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by Extrementhusiast
February 8th, 2019, 2:59 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Still Life Synthesis Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 76827

Re: Still Life Synthesis Thread

Based on a soup from Catagolue and in desperate need of improved cleanup, currently at 11 gliders: RLE EDIT: Is there a better existing synth? Nein. Oh wait, I meant to say nine: x = 13, y = 32, rule = B3/S23 2o4b2o3b2o$2o4bobobobo$8bobo$6bobobobo$6b2o3b2o15$4bobo$5b2o$5bo2$5b2o $4bobo$6bo4$8b2o$8b...
by Extrementhusiast
February 4th, 2019, 2:29 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
Replies: 333
Views: 313512

Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

And we have an opening bid of 105 gliders! Do I hear cheaper? x = 848, y = 53, rule = B3/S23 751bo$751bobo$751b2o3$731bobo$732b2o$732bo$735bo$736b2o11bo$735b2o2bob o6bo$739b2o7b3o$740bo$800bobo$737bo62b2o$735bobo63bo$736b2o46bo$646bo 61bo76b2o$644bobo61bobo73b2o$615bo29b2o3bo53bo3b2o66bo31bo$614bo33...
by Extrementhusiast
January 20th, 2019, 1:34 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Pattern of the Year 2018 competition: Voting
Replies: 57
Views: 27926

Re: Pattern of the Year 2018 competition: Voting

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by Extrementhusiast
January 11th, 2019, 11:49 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1117
Views: 532556

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

Here's a new p24 twin bees-based oscillator found by Apple Bottom on January 10, 2019 in a symmetric soup: RLE A monomer can be formed using eaters: RLE Sadly, it appears at first glance that this engine is nowhere near as versatile as the twin bees shuttle, having not found a single uncatalyzed 18...
by Extrementhusiast
January 10th, 2019, 1:45 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1117
Views: 532556

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

P5 wick and stabilization that I didn't see listed anywhere: x = 68, y = 17, rule = B3/S23 63b2o$64bo$6b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2bo $6b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o$65bo bo$4b60obo$3bo8bo14bo6bo13bo8bo5bo2bo$3b2o3bobo3bob2obo3b3o2bo2bobo...
by Extrementhusiast
January 3rd, 2019, 2:44 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the New Herschel Conduits
Replies: 961
Views: 697675

Re: The Hunting of the New Herschel Conduits

Here's an Lx251 that Freywa pointed out a few days ago in a message on Discord : RLE It certainly fits the criteria, but somehow it has escaped being added to the H-to-H collection until now. I had implied this one just ten posts ago , along with an Lx194: x = 31, y = 65, rule = LifeHistory 19.B$18...
by Extrementhusiast
December 28th, 2018, 7:43 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Incomplete search patterns - try to complete
Replies: 180
Views: 319000

Re: Incomplete search patterns - try to complete

With the first P8 case from the list in this post in the Oscillator Discussion Thread, I found a way to reduce it to P4 within a remarkably short space: x = 156, y = 16, rule = LifeHistory 2B3F11B4.2B3F11B4.2B3F11B4.2B3F11B4.2B3F11B4.2B3F11B4.2B3F11B4.2B3F 11B$2B2A12B4.2BABA11B4.16B4.16B4.16B4.16B4....
by Extrementhusiast
December 8th, 2018, 12:10 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Synthesising Oscillators
Replies: 943
Views: 729806

Re: Synthesising Oscillators

I was also finally able to squeeze together two pairs of glasses ("Four eyes") from 49 gliders: RLE I still haven't quite figured out how to make 1x3, 1x4, 2x3, 3x3, 3x4, 4x4, and larger arrays of scrubbers. These would need ways to trigger ways to ignite still-lifes into pulsars, and/or edge-shoot...
by Extrementhusiast
November 21st, 2018, 5:30 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Soup search results
Replies: 2097
Views: 1216588

Re: Soup search results

I accidentally made it only test for constellations less than 20 bits. It should be straightforward for anyone else modify the script to not have a limit on constellation population, but I won't be doing it soon. I'm not so sure. Running the script as it is on a honey farm gives no results (as expe...
by Extrementhusiast
November 21st, 2018, 5:23 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1117
Views: 532556

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

2718281828 wrote:Some R-based glider supported oscillating pattern (at least not listed in jslife osc-supported):

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But I think it is not easy to construct the oscillators from it, but at least something p38.
I actually posted the first of these over nine years ago. (Golly, has it been that long already?)
by Extrementhusiast
November 15th, 2018, 7:42 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1117
Views: 532556

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

Any hope of bending the p5 90 degrees near the top, and preserving that useful high-clearance side of the T-nose by extending the search west instead of south? Or is this a problem that was already solved long ago? I haven't looked through jslife yet to see what's already available. Well, there is ...
by Extrementhusiast
November 15th, 2018, 1:15 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1117
Views: 532556

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

A narrow (9 cell width) p5 t-nosed oscillator: x = 9, y = 78, rule = B3/S23 4bo$2o2bo$o2b3o$b2o$2bo3bo$2bob3o$3bob2o$7b2o$b4o2b2o$o3bo$4o$5b2o$4ob ob2o$o4bob2o$b5o$5bo$b3ob2o$o2bo2bo$o5bo$b5obo$6bo$b5obo$o$3ob2o$5bo$ 4ob3o$o3bo3bo$2bo4bo$b6o$6b2o$3b3obo$3bo2b2o$6b2o$b5ob2o$o6b2o$obo$b2o b2ob2o$4b5o...
by Extrementhusiast
November 13th, 2018, 1:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Golly suggestions
Replies: 180
Views: 84149

Re: Golly suggestions

While we're talking about rule tables, an easier suggestion could be to add compatibility with an optional extra argument at the end of each row to specify that this row has a different symmetry than the one listed at the top of the file (which would become the default symmetry to use if a row lacks...
by Extrementhusiast
November 9th, 2018, 5:06 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Soup search results
Replies: 2097
Views: 1216588

Re: Soup search results

24P10 has shown up on Catagolue: RLE Fifteen gliders: x = 112, y = 41, rule = B3/S23 26bo$27bo26bo$25b3o27bo$53b3o4$64bobo$51bobo10b2o$52b2o11bo$52bo2$46bo $45bo$45b3o$43bo$42b2o62b2o$o41bobo61bo2bo$b2o49bo49bo4bo3bo$2o6b3o41b o50b2o3bob2o$4bo3bo43bo3bo$5b2o2bo46bo42b2obo3b2o$4b2o50bo42bo3bo4bo$ 64...
by Extrementhusiast
November 5th, 2018, 4:44 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1117
Views: 532556

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

2718281828 wrote:The new p64, is somehow related to the thunderbird:

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This might be taken into account for finding a name.
Hearing that, my mind immediately jumps to Firefox, also made by Mozilla.
by Extrementhusiast
November 1st, 2018, 2:32 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Soup search results
Replies: 2097
Views: 1216588

Re: Soup search results

Dave Greene has just found a 42100 generation methuselah. (no, that's not a typo) rle Needless to say, this is probably much more and much sooner than most of us were expecting. :shock: Congratulations on beating 40514M , dvgrn! Call me insensitive, but I have an initial name suggestion of Patricia...
by Extrementhusiast
October 27th, 2018, 8:46 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Gun Discussion Thread
Replies: 105
Views: 66448

Re: Gun Discussion Thread

And here's another couple of ideas that I had for P19 inserters: x = 295, y = 72, rule = B3/S23 238bo$38bo199b3o$36b2o203bo$37b2o201b2o2$215bo$214bobo$210b2o2b2o15b2o $36bobo171b2o19bo$36b2o191bobo$37bo191b2o22bo$253b3o$31bobo219bobo$32b 2o221bo$32bo2$33bo$33bobo$33b2o$240b2o$240b2o11b2o$253bo$254b3...
by Extrementhusiast
October 22nd, 2018, 4:52 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Still Life Synthesis Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 76827

Re: Still Life Synthesis Thread

I think synthesis this by using converters will be hard... x = 9, y = 9, rule = B3/S23 4b2ob2o$ob3o3bo$2o4b2o$3b2obo$4bo3bo$2o2bo2b2o$obob2o$2bo2bob2o$2b2o2b obo! Hard, but not impossible: x = 651, y = 43, rule = B3/S23 600bo$417bo180bobo$20bo394b2o110bo71b2o$19bo396b2o37bo69bobo$19b3o345b o35bo52b...
by Extrementhusiast
October 19th, 2018, 8:35 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Honey Farm Catalysts
Replies: 7
Views: 5766

Re: Honey Farm Catalysts

Below is a stamp collection. Catalysts in white are the important ones; catalysts in white are just perturbations to get the ones in white to do their thing. RLE So then what do the catalysts in yellow do? :mrgreen: There's also this alternate placement of a BTS: x = 11, y = 13, rule = LifeHistory ...
by Extrementhusiast
October 19th, 2018, 8:26 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: c/2 diagonal telegraph
Replies: 9
Views: 10714

Re: c/2 diagonal telegraph

A much simpler termination that works even at the minimum separation of halves: x = 71, y = 90, rule = B3/S23 30b2o$30b2o$40b2o$40bo$38bobo$38b2o9$34b2o$34bobo$36bo$36b2o2$bo$obo$b obo$2bobo$3bobo13b2o$4bobo12b2o$5bobo$6bobo$7bobo$8bobo$9bobo$10bobo$ 11bobo$12bobo$8b2o3bobo$7bo2bo3bobo9bo$7bobo5bobo...
by Extrementhusiast
October 10th, 2018, 1:36 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: c/2 diagonal telegraph
Replies: 9
Views: 10714

Re: c/2 diagonal telegraph

Half of a signal built in 69 gliders, with room for improvement... Wow! I know I'm easily impressed by these things, but that's very impressive. How long did it take to find? And what's your next research project? The given cost doesn't seem to count adding the tail on the long^N boat -- there are ...
by Extrementhusiast
October 7th, 2018, 11:08 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: c/2 diagonal telegraph
Replies: 9
Views: 10714

Re: c/2 diagonal telegraph

That makes it look like it might take 50-100 gliders to get one of these signals started -- a lot more than a 2c/3 diagonal signal, for sure, but maybe it's not completely impossible. Half of a signal built in 69 gliders, with room for improvement: x = 822, y = 52, rule = B3/S23 767bo$767bobo$767b2...
by Extrementhusiast
October 5th, 2018, 2:16 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the New Herschel Conduits
Replies: 961
Views: 697675

Re: The Hunting of the New Herschel Conduits

Eh, who cares about a few months of inactivity? H-to-B/R via another R: x = 77, y = 45, rule = LifeHistory 59.2A$60.A$14.D45.A.A$13.3D45.2A$6.2A5.D.2D40.2A$7.A50.A$7.A.A48.A.A$ 8.2A49.2A5$24.2A$24.A$4.2A7.D8.A.A30.2A7.D$4.2A6.3D7.2A31.2A6.3D$14.D 50.D$69.D$68.3D$70.D$2A49.2A$.A50.A$.A.A18.2A28.A.A18...
by Extrementhusiast
September 12th, 2018, 1:03 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Stable line crosser challenge (COMPLETED)
Replies: 22
Views: 13560

Re: Stable line crosser challenge (COMPLETED)

dvgrn wrote:But Then What, Exactly?
Why not the obvious: a stable or P2 barberpole crosser?
by Extrementhusiast
September 1st, 2018, 10:53 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Still Life Synthesis Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 76827

Re: Still Life Synthesis Thread

Alternatively, if the bottom of this reaction can be synthesized in less than 9 gliders, it would be an improvement as well: x = 18, y = 33, rule = B3/S23 2$8b2o$8b2o13$5bobo$4bo3bo5b2o$5b3o6b2o$6bo3$5b3o$5b3o$5b2o! Done: x = 14, y = 30, rule = B3/S23 6b2o$6b2o9$7bo$5b2o$6b2o3$2b2o8b2o$bobo8b2o$3bo...