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```
x = 5, y = 4, rule = B3/S23
3bo$o2b2o$b2o$2bo!
```

Then someone places catalysts around the active region, to 1. eat the active region or 2. turn the active region into a 'standard' methuselah, plus some optional gliders. Like this:

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```
x = 14, y = 16, rule = B3/S23
2o$bo$bobo$2b2o2b2o$6b2o2$12b2o$7bo4b2o$4bo2b2o$5b2o$6bo$2b2o$bobo$bo$
2o!
```

To begin:

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```
x = 8, y = 4, rule = B3/S23
b2o3b2o$o6bo$o3bobo$b4o!
```