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Me and my friend find a double verison of the eater:
x = 9, y = 7, rule = B3/S23
It can eat glider in 8 directions, block in 4 directions, pre-beehive in 4 directions etc.
We also find another verison of this eater:
x = 8, y = 8, rule = B3/S23
Roee 11:33, 20 May 2014 (UTC)
6G synth found:
#N eater2_synth #O Tanner Jacobi #C Glider synthesis of eater 2 #C http://conwaylife.com/wiki/eater_2 x = 32, y = 16, rule = B3/S23 9bo$7b2o$8b2o$2bo$obo$b2o2$12bo$3bobo6bobo12bo$3b2o7b2o12bobo$4bo21bob o$25b2ob3o$5b2o24bo$6b2o5b3o9b2ob3o$5bo7bo11b2obo$14bo!
Alternate 6G synth found, here is a file containing both:
#N eater2_synth #O Tanner Jacobi, gmc_nxtman #C Glider synthesis of eater 2 #C http://conwaylife.com/wiki/eater2 x = 72, y = 18, rule = B3/S23 9bo$7b2o$8b2o$2bo39bobo$obo40b2o5bo$b2o40bo5bo$49b3o$12bo$3bobo6bobo 12bo39bo$3b2o7b2o12bobo37bobo$4bo21bobo37bobo$25b2ob3o10bo11bo11b2ob3o $5b2o24bo10bo11bo16bo$6b2o5b3o9b2ob3o9b3o9b3o10b2ob3o$5bo7bo11b2obo15b 3o18b2obo$14bo31bo7bo$45bo7b2o$53bobo!