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by skomick
October 19th, 2019, 10:16 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Rules with interesting replicators
Replies: 149
Views: 41763

Re: Rules with interesting replicators

GUYTU6J wrote:
October 19th, 2019, 12:15 pm
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Even better 2-dimensional replicator firing gliders and 10c/20s:

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x = 5, y = 4, rule = B3-ky8/S2-in3-acy4iqtz5r6a7e
b3o$bo2bo$bo$2o!
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I don't usually post stuff, but I just had to say this replicator is absolutely beautiful! :shock:
by skomick
July 25th, 2019, 9:24 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Rules 2 transitions from Life
Replies: 58
Views: 22098

Re: Rules 2 transitions from Life

This might be: x = 9, y = 10, rule = B2i3/S23-c 7bo$6bobo$6bobo$6bobo$7bo4$2o$2o! Surprisingly, placing a block directly opposite makes that a pre-p30: x = 42, y = 15, rule = B2i3/S23-c 13b2o25b2o$13b2o19bo5b2o$32b2ob2o$34bo2$7bo21bo9bo$6bobo20bo9bo$6bobo 19bobo7bobo$6bobo20bo9bo$7bo21bo9bo2$34bo$3...
by skomick
February 24th, 2019, 5:00 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread For Requesting Help
Replies: 98
Views: 100186

Re: Thread For Requesting Help

Are there any c/2o puffers for this traffic light wick?? From Jason Summers' c2 collection: #Cp1200 c/2 stretcher that builds a p50 "traffic jam" wick. #CJason Summers, 24 Jul 2000 #CBased on a pattern by Dean Hickerson x = 269, y = 123, rule = B3/S23 65b2o$63bo4bo29b2o$69bo26bo4bo$63bo5bo32bo$64b6...
by skomick
February 22nd, 2018, 3:03 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Belated Pattern of the Year 2014 competition: Voting
Replies: 18
Views: 7404

Re: Belated Pattern of the Year 2014 competition: Voting

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by skomick
January 27th, 2018, 4:39 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Pattern of the Year 2017 -- votes
Replies: 35
Views: 18814

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by skomick
December 25th, 2017, 12:03 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Execution of Old Guns by Variable-Speed Firing Squad
Replies: 508
Views: 338469

Re: Execution of Old Guns by Variable-Speed Firing Squad

I didn't check all the guns on that list for reference, so please forgive my ignorance, but is this SE weld any kind of improvement (at least for bounding box)? x = 25, y = 43, rule = LifeHistory 15.B$14.3D$14.BDB$13.3D2B$13.5B$12.6B$12.6B$13.5B$13.6B$12.6B$12.7B$ 13.6B$13.6B$13.6B$12.8B$11.8B$11.9B...
by skomick
December 23rd, 2017, 2:41 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: GliderGlut
Replies: 4
Views: 1290

Re: GliderGlut

The "W" (c/3 diagonal) can be combined and extended to form infinitely different 2c/6 diagonal ships: x = 85, y = 45, rule = B2k3aijn4ak5y6k/S2ae3ajnr4aiw 39b3o$38bo2bo$39bobo2b3o$40bo2bo2bo$44bobo$45bo15$b3o27b3o27b3o$o2bo 26bo2bo26bo2bo$bobo2b3o22bobo27bobo$2bo2bo2bo23bo29bo$6bobo2b3o$7bo2bo 2bo19...
by skomick
December 2nd, 2017, 8:03 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Your birth pattern
Replies: 21
Views: 4276

Re: Your birth pattern

I was born in November of 1975, so according to the LifeWiki, the closest discovery would have been the Unix found by David Buckingham in February of 1976.
by skomick
July 2nd, 2017, 3:04 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spiral Growth Geminoid Challenge
Replies: 23
Views: 31616

Re: Spiral Growth Geminoid Challenge

Can someone come up with a Snark puffer? Then it's straightforward. Snark puffers lay down snarks, while the glider gun feeds gliders outwards in a spiral. Snarkic Infinite Reflection.rle I did this quite a long time ago, just after the synthesis was found. I don't think this qualifies as spiral gr...
by skomick
April 5th, 2017, 10:22 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Rule request thread
Replies: 510
Views: 175744

Re: Rule request thread

...But what is the smallest two-color oscillator that is not also an oscillator if it's single-color -- i.e., that doesn't work in standard Life? I'm not quite sure how to phrase the question, to avoid answers along the lines of a gun pointed at a block, or a known oscillator sparking another known...
by skomick
March 21st, 2016, 12:23 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship (Unsuccessful)
Replies: 105
Views: 76750

Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship

#116 through #129 search complete, nothing but p5xp2.I'll see where we're at Monday before I choose more to search.
by skomick
March 20th, 2016, 5:28 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship (Unsuccessful)
Replies: 105
Views: 76750

Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship

#102-#104 and #113-#115 complete with only p5 and blinker results. Searching #116-#129.
by skomick
March 20th, 2016, 2:11 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship (Unsuccessful)
Replies: 105
Views: 76750

Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship

#11 through #20 complete with no results. Searching #102 through #115.
by skomick
March 19th, 2016, 3:01 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship (Unsuccessful)
Replies: 105
Views: 76750

Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship

#7 through #10 complete, no results. I'll do #11 through #20.
by skomick
March 18th, 2016, 6:17 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship (Unsuccessful)
Replies: 105
Views: 76750

Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship

#5 complete, no results. I'll search #7, #8, #9, and #10.
by skomick
March 18th, 2016, 7:53 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship (Unsuccessful)
Replies: 105
Views: 76750

Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship

#4 is finished with nothing found. I'll search #5 next.
by skomick
March 17th, 2016, 7:26 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship (Unsuccessful)
Replies: 105
Views: 76750

Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship

... I also have a mysterious blinking cursor and no apparent activity: This is CopperSearch version 0.2 search d 130/256 [] ([] represents the blinking cursor) I'm finding it a little odd that cmd.exe process is showing no activity in Task Manager -- 0% CPU and minimal unchanging ~1MB memory use. B...
by skomick
March 17th, 2016, 5:19 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship (Unsuccessful)
Replies: 105
Views: 76750

Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship

I am currently searching #4. I pressed enter and have only the program text, my search line, and a blinking cursor. I assume all is well.
by skomick
February 24th, 2016, 6:18 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread for your unsure discoveries
Replies: 1721
Views: 835629

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

muzik wrote: well then.

When was the first "discovery" of this pattern?
I found it in the jslife osc collection.
by skomick
January 27th, 2016, 6:56 pm
Forum: Bugs & Errors
Topic: Golly crashes when running python scripts
Replies: 2
Views: 3477

Re: Golly crashes when running python scripts

I installed Python 2.7.10 (64-bit) and it worked fine. Thanks again!
by skomick
January 27th, 2016, 9:06 am
Forum: Bugs & Errors
Topic: Golly crashes when running python scripts
Replies: 2
Views: 3477

Golly crashes when running python scripts

When I try running any python script from the latest 64-bit Golly, it crashes. I'm running Windows 10. Let me know if more info is needed. Couldn't find relevant topic in forums. Thanks!
by skomick
January 3rd, 2016, 5:26 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Still-life 'factories'
Replies: 64
Views: 77831

Re: Still-life 'factories'

Scorbie wrote:EDIT: Here's a moderate H-to-HF...
Adding an eater makes an H-to-G:

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x = 24, y = 31, rule = B3/S23
18bob2o$16b3obo$15bo4bobo$15bob2ob2obo$16bobo4bo$2o16bob3o$bo15b2obo$b
obo$2b2o7$2bo$2bobo$2b3o$4bo4$19b2o$19b2o4$6b2o$5bobo$5bo$4b2o!
Don't know if this is known yet.
by skomick
October 8th, 2013, 12:20 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Extended Life
Replies: 168
Views: 108090

Re: Extended Life

Well, in that case here's a small collection of guns I've discovered and created. These are from a list of literally hundreds: If anyone would like more, let me know! x = 358, y = 87, rule = extendedlife 2.3E80.2FC8.E.E76.A84.E.E4.E.E64.EA$E2A82.E6.E.2A.A.F62.E2.2A21.16E 53.E14.E59.E2A.A$A2.A4.E76.E...
by skomick
September 15th, 2013, 7:13 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: B-fuse
Replies: 17
Views: 5525

Re: B-fuse

Here it is using a p32 rake: x = 82, y = 174, rule = B3/S23 43bo4b3o$42b3o3bo2bo$41b2obo3bo$41b3o4bo3bo$42b2o4bo3bo$47b2o7bo$47b2o 6b3o$39b3o6bobo3b2obo$38bo2bo12b3o$41bo6b2o4b3o$25b3o4bo4bo3bo12b3o$ 24bo2bo3b3o3bo3bo13b2o$27bo3bob2o6bo$23bo3bo4b3o3bobo$23bo3bo4b2o12bo$ 19bo7b2o17b2o$18b3o6b2o17bo$1...
by skomick
August 7th, 2013, 6:49 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Pi splitter
Replies: 12
Views: 6370

Re: Pi splitter

Very nice! Here's an application of this using David Bell's p150+15n gun taken from Jason Summers' collection: x = 114, y = 105, rule = B3/S23 27bo$26bobo3$26b3o$26b3o$27bo3$27bo$26b3o$26b3o3$26bobo$27bo$11bo2bob 2obo2bo$10b2o2bo4bo2b2o3b2o$11bo2bob2obo2bo3bobo$28bo7$92b2o$91bobo$o 2bob2obo2bo81bo$4...