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x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S23 4b2o$2o2bobo$o5bo$b5o$3bo! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ THUMBSIZE 3 ZOOM 21 HEIGHT 400 SUPPRESS ]] [[ ZOOM 48 ]]
Pattern type Strict still life
Number of cells 14
Bounding box 7 × 5
Frequency class 18.4
Discovered by Unknown
Year of discovery Unknown

Fourteener (or eater tail siamese curl) is a 14-cell still life.


Main article: List of common still lifes

Fourteener is the forty-first most common still life in Achim Flammenkamp's census, being less common than loop but more common than cis-boat with tail.[1]

It is the 43rd most common still life on Adam P. Goucher's Catagolue, being less common than long snake but more common than cis-mirrored bookend. It is the 6th most common still life with 14 cells, being less common than block on dock but more common than cis-mirrored bookend.[2]

Glider synthesis

On March 28, 2007 Dean Hickerson found a 4-glider synthesis of fourteener.[3]

See also


  1. Achim Flammenkamp (September 7, 2004). "Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life". Retrieved on March 30, 2010.
  2. Adam P. Goucher. "Statistics". Catagolue. Retrieved on May 5, 2023.
  3. Dean Hickerson's 2, 3, and 4-glider syntheses pattern collection

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