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Re: Thread For Requesting Help

Postby dvgrn » June 10th, 2017, 6:10 pm

dvgrn wrote:
gmc_nxtman wrote:Hmm. This would work in my instance, however, I feel that a far more efficient solution is still out there...

...the requirement that the bit should be toggleable, not just settable, tends to make the circuitry quite a bit bigger.

Here's another idea. It's not necessarily an improvement as it stands -- but at least it works properly, unlike my previous two contributions, and maybe somebody can improve on it.

x = 184, y = 107, rule = LifeHistory
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130.4B$128.B.5B$127.8B$126.10B$3D2.4D2.2D2.3D106.13B4.2A$D2.D.D4.D2.D
.D2.D98.2A5.12B5.A$D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D83.A15.A6.12B.BA.A$3D2.3D2.4D.D2.
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2.D.D2.D68.3A9.2A20.18B$D2.D.4D.D2.D.3D72.A9.B20.17B$77.2A10.2A9.3B
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4.D4.D$12.D.D45.3A15.A.AB9.4B3.10B11.18B19.D3.D2.D.D4.D4.D4.D$10.D5.D
30.A11.A19.2AB.3B4.6B2.11B3.2B2.20B20.D3.D2.D.D4.D4.D4.3D$47.3A9.2A
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84.4B10.A6.4B26.D2.D.D2.D3.D$85.4B7.3A5.4B27.D2.D.D2.D3.D$86.4B5.A7.
4B28.D2.D.D2.D3.D$87.4B4.2A5.4B30.2D3.2D4.D$88.9B4.4B$89.6B5.4B$89.8B
2.4B$87.15B$87.14B$87.13B$85.2AB.10B$84.A.AB3.B2A3B$84.A6.B2A3B$83.2A
6.4B$92.3B$93.2B.BA$92.B2ABA.A$91.BABABA.A$89.A2.A.A.A.A.2A$89.4A.2A
2.A2.A$93.A4.2A$91.A.A$91.2A!

Maybe something like an L156 -- a conduit with an extra mid-conduit glider output -- could improve the geometry here?
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Re: Thread For Requesting Help

Postby gmc_nxtman » June 10th, 2017, 7:26 pm

dvgrn wrote:Here's another idea. It's not necessarily an improvement as it stands -- but at least it works properly, unlike my previous two contributions, and maybe somebody can improve on it.
...
Maybe something like an L156 -- a conduit with an extra mid-conduit glider output -- could improve the geometry here?


Nice concept! This one might not be smaller, but it could be possibly more efficient than the LWSS stopper because one wouldn't need a G-to-LWSS converter for the read. For now, I'll just tighten the previous solution further:

x = 134, y = 94, rule = LifeHistory
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10B$88.13B$88.14B$88.15B$90.8B2.4B$90.6B5.4B$69.A19.9B4.4B$69.3A16.4B
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5B$68.2A.8B2.4B25.4B2.3B$70.9B.4B27.9B7.2A.2A$70.13B29.8B8.A.2A$70.B
2A9B31.10B3.B.A$69.2B2A8B32.7B2A2B.B3A$69.11B33.7B2A3BAB2.2A$67.14B
32.12B4A2.A$67.13B2.B28.2AB.7B3.2B.A.2A$65.15B.B2A26.A.AB.7B2.B3A2.A$
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65.3B2C9B35.4B$67.7B2.4B33.4B$.133B$.4A46B4A14B2C63B$A3BA45BA3BA14B2C
63B$2.2BA49BA79B$A.BA46BA2BA80B$62.11B9.4B21.4B$61.4B.6B11.4B19.4B$
60.4B3.6B11.4B6.A10.4B$59.4B5.5B2A10.4B5.3A7.4B$58.4B10.BA.A10.4B7.A
5.4B$57.4B10.B3.A11.4B5.2A4.4B$56.4B15.2A11.4B4.9B$55.4B30.4B5.6B$54.
4B32.4B2.8B$53.4B34.15B$52.4B36.14B$51.4B38.13B$50.4B40.10B.B2A$49.4B
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B.3B$44.3BA46.A.AB2AB$43.4B47.A.ABABAB$42.4B45.2A.A.A.A.A2.A$41.4B46.
A2.A2.2A.4A$40.4B49.2A4.A$39.4B56.A.A$38.4B58.2A$37.4B$36.4B$35.4B$
34.4B$33.4B$32.4B$31.4B$30.4B$29.4B$28.4B$27.4B$26.4B$25.4B$24.4B$23.
4B$22.4B$21.4B$20.4B$19.4B$18.4B$17.4B$16.3AB$16.2BA$17.A!
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Re: Thread For Requesting Help

Postby calcyman » June 11th, 2017, 5:00 am

gmc_nxtman wrote:For now, I'll just tighten the previous solution further:


Ooh, nice! The alternative Snark catalyst won't allow this circuitry to be slow-salvo constructed, unfortunately, whereas I imagine BlinkerSpawn's version might just about be constructible. (My well-spaced version is certainly constructible in every orientation.)
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Re: Thread For Requesting Help

Postby dvgrn » June 11th, 2017, 9:25 am

dvgrn wrote:Maybe something like an L156 -- a conduit with an extra mid-conduit glider output -- could improve the geometry here?

Seems to tighten things up a little bit, anyway. The closer the first glider output is to the H-to-2G, the less space is needed to delay the glider until one of the semi-Snark outputs can stop it. There are a few other Herschel conduits with mid-conduit outputs that might be worth looking at.

x = 329, y = 155, rule = LifeHistory
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172.3D2.3D2.4D.D2.D$43.D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D172.D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D$43.D2.D
.D4.D2.D.D2.D172.D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D$38.A4.D2.D.4D.D2.D.3D168.A4.D2.D.
4D.D2.D.3D$36.3A188.3A$35.A190.A$34.A.A188.A.A$33.BA.A187.BA.A$32.3BA
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7B4.4B176.7B4.4B$20.B.4B.8B2.4B170.B.4B.8B2.4B$19.2AB.17B170.2AB.17B$
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6B2A2B5.2A174.6B2A2B5.2A$26.6B2A3B180.6B2A3B$26.10B181.10B$22.A.2AB.
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14.2A7.16B2A13B$3.4A12B18.14B5.A.A.A.A13.A8.29B80.4A12B18.14B5.A.A.A.
A13.A8.29B$3.A.2B3.7B.B2A16.14B4.A.2A.2A.A9.3A16.2B.B.17B80.A.2B3.7B.
B2A16.14B4.A.2A.2A.A9.3A16.2B.B.17B$4.3AB2.7B.BA.A15.4B2A9B3.A3.A3.A
9.A17.3B4.15B82.3AB2.7B.BA.A15.4B2A9B3.A3.A3.A9.A17.3B4.15B$7.A3.5B5.
A14.5B2A10B3.2A.A3.2A22.2A.2BA5.15B85.A3.5B5.A14.5B2A10B3.2A.A3.2A22.
2A.2BA5.15B$2.5A5.4B5.2A13.18B4.A28.A.2BA.A5.13B81.5A5.4B5.2A13.18B4.
A28.A.2BA.A5.13B$2.A10.4B17.2AB.11B2.4B3.A.A27.A2.BA.A2.13B83.A10.4B
17.2AB.11B2.4B3.A.A27.A2.BA.A2.13B$4.A9.4B15.A.AB2.8B5.4B3.2A28.A3.A.
A.2A4.8B84.A9.4B15.A.AB2.8B5.4B3.2A28.A3.A.A.2A4.8B$3.2A10.4B14.A5.
10B4.4B30.A.4A2.AB2A6.6B83.2A10.4B14.A5.10B4.4B30.A.4A2.AB2A6.6B$16.
4B12.2A5.B.2B4.2A5.4B28.A.A3.A.A2.B8.5B96.4B12.2A5.B.2B4.2A5.4B28.A.A
3.A.A2.B8.5B$17.4B19.3B4.A7.4B27.A.A2.A2.2A.2A9.B.B97.4B19.3B4.A7.4B
27.A.A2.A2.2A.2A9.B.B$18.4B17.B2AB5.3A5.4B27.A3.2A2.A.A9.3B99.4B17.B
2AB5.3A5.4B27.A3.2A2.A.A9.3B$19.4B17.2A8.A6.4B22.2A10.A.A9.B2AB99.4B
17.2A8.A6.4B34.A.A9.B2AB$20.4B34.4B21.A.A10.A11.2A101.4B34.4B34.A11.
2A$21.4B34.4B22.A4.2A120.4B34.4B$22.4B34.4B17.4A.2A2.A2.A119.4B34.4B$
23.4B34.4B16.A2.A.A.A.A.2A120.4B34.4B$24.4B34.4B17.BABABA.A124.4B34.
4B$25.4B34.4B17.B2ABA.A125.4B34.4B$26.4B34.4B17.2B.BA127.4B34.4B$27.
4B34.4B15.3B131.4B34.4B$28.4B34.4B5.2A6.4B132.4B34.4B$29.4B34.4B5.A6.
B2A3B131.4B34.4B$30.4B34.4B4.A.AB3.B2A4B131.4B34.4B$31.4B34.4B4.2AB.
10B131.4B34.4B$32.4B34.4B5.13B131.4B34.4B$33.4B34.4B4.14B131.4B34.4B$
34.4B34.4B3.15B131.4B34.4B$35.4B34.4B4.8B2.4B131.4B34.4B$36.4B34.4B3.
6B5.4B131.4B34.4B$37.4B34.4B.9B4.4B131.4B34.4B25.2D2.D2.D.5D$38.4B34.
7B4.2A5.4B131.4B34.4B23.D2.D.D2.D3.D$39.4B34.5B5.A7.4B131.4B34.4B22.D
2.D.D2.D3.D$40.4B33.4B7.3A5.4B131.4B34.4B21.D2.D.D2.D3.D$41.4B31.4B
10.A6.4B131.4B34.4B20.D2.D.D2.D3.D$42.4B29.4B3.2A14.4B131.4B34.4B19.D
2.D.D2.D3.D$43.4B27.4B4.A.A14.4B131.4B34.4B19.2D3.2D4.D$44.4B25.4B7.A
150.4B34.4B$45.4B23.4B8.2A150.4B34.4B$46.4B21.4B24.2D2.D2.D.5D124.4B
34.4B13.B$47.4B19.4B24.D2.D.D2.D3.D127.4B34.4B11.2B$48.4B10.A6.4B25.D
2.D.D2.D3.D128.4B34.4B9.3B$49.4B7.3A5.4B26.D2.D.D2.D3.D129.4B34.4B7.
4B$50.4B5.A7.4B27.D2.D.D2.D3.D130.4B34.4B5.4B$51.4B4.2A5.4B28.D2.D.D
2.D3.D131.4B34.4B3.4B$52.9B4.4B30.2D3.2D4.D132.4B34.4B.4B$53.6B5.4B
176.4B34.7B$53.8B2.4B178.4B34.5B$51.15B180.4B33.4B$51.14B182.4B31.4B$
51.13B184.4B29.4B3.2A$49.2AB.10B186.4B27.4B4.A.A$48.A.AB3.B2A4B188.4B
25.4B7.A$48.A6.B2A3B190.4B23.4B8.2A$47.2A6.4B193.4B21.4B$56.3B194.4B
19.4B$57.2B.BA192.4B10.A6.4B$56.B2ABA.A192.4B7.3A5.4B$55.BABABA.A193.
4B5.A7.4B$53.A2.A.A.A.A.2A191.4B4.2A5.4B$53.4A.2A2.A2.A192.9B4.4B$57.
A4.2A195.6B5.4B$55.A.A201.8B2.4B$55.2A200.15B$257.14B$257.13B$255.2AB
.10B$254.A.AB3.B2A4B$254.A6.B2A3B$253.2A6.4B$262.3B$263.2B.BA$262.B2A
BA.A$261.BABABA.A$259.A2.A.A.A.A.2A$259.4A.2A2.A2.A$263.A4.2A$261.A.A
$261.2A!

Putting the output on the other side doesn't look quite as good, I guess.

x = 410, y = 109, rule = LifeHistory
315.3D2.4D2.2D2.3D$266.2D2.D2.D.5D35.D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D$265.D2.D.D2.D
3.D37.D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D$265.D2.D.D2.D3.D37.3D2.3D2.4D.D2.D$265.D2.D.D
2.D3.D37.D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D$265.D2.D.D2.D3.D37.D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D$101.
3D2.4D2.2D2.3D146.D2.D.D2.D3.D32.A4.D2.D.4D.D2.D.3D$52.2D2.D2.D.5D35.
D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D146.2D3.2D4.D30.3A$51.D2.D.D2.D3.D37.D2.D.D4.D2.D.D
2.D187.A$51.D2.D.D2.D3.D37.3D2.3D2.4D.D2.D149.4B33.A.A$51.D2.D.D2.D3.
D37.D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D148.4B33.BA.A$51.D2.D.D2.D3.D37.D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.
D147.4B33.3BA5.C2B$51.D2.D.D2.D3.D32.A4.D2.D.4D.D2.D.3D147.4B32.4B6.B
CBC$52.2D3.2D4.D30.3A156.A11.4B31.6B5.2B2C$93.A159.3A8.4B31.7B4.4B$
55.4B33.A.A161.A6.4B25.B.4B.8B2.4B$54.4B33.BA.A160.2A5.4B25.2AB.17B$
53.4B33.3BA5.C2B157.6B26.2A18B$52.4B32.4B6.BCBC156.8B26.2B.16B$39.A
11.4B31.6B5.2B2C157.9B28.16B$39.3A8.4B31.7B4.4B157.11B28.15B$42.A6.4B
25.B.4B.8B2.4B158.12B28.12B.B2A$41.2A5.4B25.2AB.17B158.13B28.11B2.BA.
A$45.6B26.2A18B158.15B28.10B5.A$44.8B26.2B.16B157.16B28.6B2A2B5.2A$
44.9B28.16B156.18B27.6B2A3B$43.11B28.15B155.20B26.10B$43.12B28.12B.B
2A152.4B.15B23.A.2AB.8B$42.13B28.11B2.BA.A150.4B2.6B.7B22.3AB2AB.B.7B
53.A$41.15B28.10B5.A149.4B4.2B6.6B20.A4.B3.B2.6B52.A.A$40.16B28.6B2A
2B5.2A147.4B16.4B20.3A.2A2.8B53.A.A$39.18B27.6B2A3B152.4B18.4B21.2A2.
A.8B52.2A.3A$38.20B26.10B152.4B20.4B23.A.A.8B52.B4.A$37.4B.15B23.A.2A
B.8B151.4B22.4B18.A.2A.A.A8B50.B2AB3A$36.4B2.6B.7B22.3AB2AB.B.7B53.A
95.4B24.4B17.2A.A.BA2B.6B7.2A41.B2A.A$35.4B4.2B6.6B20.A4.B3.B2.6B52.A
.A93.4B26.4B19.A2.2B2.7B6.A40.5B$34.4B16.4B20.3A.2A2.8B53.A.A92.4B28.
4B18.2A.B3.7B3.BA.A39.4B$33.4B18.4B21.2A2.A.8B52.2A.3A89.4B30.4B15.2A
2.A.A2.8B2.B2A38.B.5B$32.4B20.4B23.A.A.8B52.B4.A87.4B32.4B13.A2.A2.2A
2.11B39.8B$31.4B22.4B18.A.2A.A.A8B50.B2AB3A87.4B34.4B13.2A7.11B38.10B
$30.4B24.4B17.2A.A.BA2B.6B7.2A41.B2A.A88.4B36.4B21.11B36.13B4.2A$29.
4B26.4B19.A2.2B2.7B6.A40.5B89.4B38.4B21.11B28.2A5.12B5.A$28.4B28.4B
18.2A.B3.7B3.BA.A39.4B90.4B40.4B23.7B14.A15.A6.12B.BA.A$27.4B30.4B15.
2A2.A.A2.8B2.B2A38.B.5B88.4B42.4B21.8B4.2A6.3A15.A.AB3.12B.B2A$26.4B
32.4B13.A2.A2.2A2.11B39.8B87.4B44.4B19.8B5.A6.A19.2AB.16B$25.4B34.4B
13.2A7.11B38.10B85.4B46.4B19.7B2.BA.A6.2A20.18B$24.4B36.4B21.11B36.
13B4.2A77.4B48.4B17.9B.B2A8.B20.17B$23.4B38.4B21.11B28.2A5.12B5.A77.
4B50.4B16.11B10.3B19.16B16.5D2.2D3.3D2.3D.D4.4D$22.4B40.4B23.7B14.A
15.A6.12B.BA.A76.4B52.4B15.11B9.6B16.17B18.D3.D2.D.D4.D4.D4.D$21.4B
42.4B21.8B4.2A6.3A15.A.AB3.12B.B2A76.4B54.4B12.2AB.9B.B3.B2.10B11.18B
19.D3.D2.D.D4.D4.D4.D$20.4B44.4B19.8B5.A6.A19.2AB.16B65.2A10.4B56.4B
10.A.AB2.27B3.2B2.20B20.D3.D2.D.D4.D4.D4.3D$19.4B33.2A11.4B19.7B2.BA.
A6.2A20.18B66.A9.4B58.4B9.A5.16BD3B2A15BD15B21.D3.D2.D.D.2D.D.2D.D4.D
$18.4B33.A.A12.4B17.9B.B2A8.B20.17B65.A10.4B60.4B7.2A5.16B2D2B2A15BDB
D4B.7B22.D3.D2.D.D2.D.D2.D.D4.D$17.4B28.2A4.A15.4B16.11B10.3B19.16B
16.5D2.2D3.3D2.3D.D4.4D19.5A5.4B5.2A55.4B13.4B2D11B2D18B3D4B2.6B22.D
4.2D3.3D2.3D.4D.4D$16.4B27.A2.A2.2A.4A12.4B15.11B9.6B16.17B18.D3.D2.D
.D4.D4.D4.D27.A4.4B5.A57.4B11.6B2D10BD21BD4B3.6B$3.2A10.4B28.2A.A.A.A
.A2.A13.4B12.2AB.9B.B3.B2.10B11.18B19.D3.D2.D.D4.D4.D4.D24.3AB2.7B.BA
.A58.4B9.7BD10BD26B6.4B30.D.D$4.A9.4B32.A.ABABAB16.4B10.A.AB2.27B3.2B
2.20B20.D3.D2.D.D4.D4.D4.3D21.A.2B3.7B.B2A60.4B7.4B2.5B2.3B5.13B.4B
12.B2A2B28.D5.D$2.A10.4B33.A.AB2AB18.4B9.A5.16BD3B2A15BD15B21.D3.D2.D
.D.2D.D.2D.D4.D23.4A12B63.4B5.4B3.6B3.3B3.7B.B4.4B14.2A.B2A$2.5A5.4B
5.2A28.AB.2B20.4B7.2A5.16B2D2B2A15BDBD4B.7B22.D3.D2.D.D2.D.D2.D.D4.D
21.2A2.BA3B2A7B64.4B3.4B5.4B5.2A15.4B18.BA.A24.D3.BC2.D$7.A4.4B5.A32.
3B20.4B13.4B2D11B2D18B3D4B2.6B22.D4.2D3.3D2.3D.4D.4D17.A2.3AB.2B2A7B
65.4B.4B9.2B4.A15.4B22.A27.2C2B$4.3AB2.7B.BA.A32.4B6.2A12.4B11.6B2D
10BD21BD4B3.6B66.2A.A.B3.10B66.7B9.BA2B4.3A11.4B.2B11.A8.2A23.D.2B2C
2.D$3.A.2B3.7B.B2A31.3B2AB6.A14.4B9.7BD10BD26B6.4B30.D.D36.A8.8B66.5B
10.A.A7.A10.11B6.3A34.4B$3.4A12B32.4B2AB3.BA.A15.4B7.4B2.5B2.3B5.13B.
4B12.B2A2B28.D5.D34.2A7.9B65.5B11.A18.8B2A3B4.A36.BD2B3.D$.2A2.BA3B2A
7B31.10B.B2A17.4B5.4B3.6B3.3B3.7B.B4.4B14.2A.B2A77.3B2.4B63.7B28.9B2A
3B4.2A10.2A22.4BD.D$A2.3AB.2B2A7B30.13B20.4B3.4B5.4B5.2A15.4B18.BA.A
24.D3.BD2.D41.5B3.4B61.4B.4B26.14B2.5B10.A22.4B$2A.A.B3.10B29.14B21.
4B.4B9.2B4.A15.4B22.A27.2D2B43.2A7.4B59.4B3.4B24.14B2.4B9.BA.A21.4B$
3.A8.8B27.15B22.7B9.BA2B4.3A11.4B.2B11.A8.2A23.D.2B2D2.D42.A8.4B57.4B
5.4B22.22B4.3B.B2A10.A10.4B$3.2A7.9B25.4B2.8B25.5B10.A.A7.A10.11B6.3A
34.4B43.3A10.4B55.4B7.4B20.24B.7B12.3A7.4B$13.3B2.4B23.4B5.6B25.5B11.
A18.8B2A3B4.A36.BD2B3.D40.A13.4B53.4B9.4B18.33B15.A5.4B$11.5B3.4B21.
4B4.9B23.7B28.9B2A3B4.2A10.2A22.4BD.D57.4B51.4B11.4B16.33B15.2A4.4B$
11.2A7.4B19.4B5.2A4.4B21.4B.4B26.14B2.5B10.A22.4B62.4B49.4B13.4B14.
35B14.9B6.2A$12.A8.4B6.A10.4B7.A5.4B19.4B3.4B24.14B2.4B9.BA.A21.4B64.
4B47.4B15.4B12.38B14.6B7.A$9.3A10.4B5.3A7.4B5.3A7.4B6.A10.4B5.4B22.
22B4.3B.B2A10.A10.4B66.4B45.4B17.4B10.16B.25B2.2B2.B3.6B5.2A.A$9.A13.
4B7.A5.4B6.A10.4B5.3A7.4B7.4B20.24B.7B12.3A7.4B68.4B43.4B19.4B8.4B.8B
.2B2.6B2.33B4.A2.A$24.4B5.2A4.4B19.4B7.A5.4B9.4B18.33B15.A5.4B70.4B
41.4B21.4B6.4B3.7B6.3B4.6B.27B3.B2A$25.4B4.9B21.4B5.2A4.4B11.4B16.33B
15.2A4.4B72.4B39.4B23.4B4.4B5.4B13.5B.B2.16B2A14B$26.4B5.6B23.4B4.9B
13.4B14.35B14.9B6.2A66.4B37.4B25.4B2.4B5.4B14.2A7.16B2A13B$27.4B2.8B
24.4B5.6B15.4B12.38B14.6B7.A68.4B35.4B20.2A5.8B5.A.A.A.A13.A8.29B$28.
15B23.4B2.8B16.4B10.16B.25B2.2B2.B3.6B5.2A.A69.4B33.4B22.A5.7B5.A.2A.
2A.A9.3A16.2B.B.17B$29.14B24.15B15.4B8.4B.8B.2B2.6B2.33B4.A2.A71.4B
31.4B23.A.AB.7B6.A3.A3.A9.A17.3B4.15B$30.13B25.14B16.4B6.4B3.7B6.3B4.
6B.27B3.B2A73.4B29.4B25.2AB.9B5.2A.A3.2A22.2A.2BA5.15B$31.10B.B2A24.
13B17.4B4.4B5.4B13.5B.B2.16B2A14B75.4B27.4B28.11B.2B4.A28.A.2BA.A5.
13B$33.3B2AB3.BA.A24.10B.B2A16.4B2.4B5.4B14.2A7.16B2A13B77.4B25.4B29.
13B2A3.A.A27.A2.BA.A2.13B$33.3B2AB6.A25.4B2AB3.BA.A9.2A5.8B5.A.A.A.A
13.A8.29B79.4B23.4B30.13B2A4.2A28.A3.A.A.2A4.8B$35.4B6.2A25.3B2AB6.A
10.A5.7B5.A.2A.2A.A9.3A16.2B.B.17B80.4B21.4B31.10B2.2B33.A.4A2.AB2A6.
6B$35.3B36.4B6.2A9.A.AB.7B6.A3.A3.A9.A17.3B4.15B82.4B19.4B29.7B2A3B
37.A.A3.A.A2.B8.5B$32.AB.2B37.3B19.2AB.9B5.2A.A3.2A22.2A.2BA5.15B83.
4B6.A10.4B29.2A6B2A3B37.A.A2.A2.2A.2A9.B.B$31.A.AB2AB33.AB.2B22.11B.
2B4.A28.A.2BA.A5.13B85.4B5.3A7.4B30.2AB.9B38.A3.2A2.A.A9.3B$31.A.ABAB
AB31.A.AB2AB21.13B2A3.A.A27.A2.BA.A2.13B88.4B7.A5.4B32.B.10B46.A.A9.B
2AB$28.2A.A.A.A.A2.A29.A.ABABAB20.13B2A4.2A28.A3.A.A.2A4.8B88.4B5.2A
4.4B38.7B47.A11.2A$28.A2.A2.2A.4A26.2A.A.A.A.A2.A18.10B2.2B33.A.4A2.A
B2A6.6B89.4B4.9B40.5B.A$30.2A4.A30.A2.A2.2A.4A15.7B2A3B37.A.A3.A.A2.B
8.5B90.4B5.6B39.4B3.A.A$36.A.A30.2A4.A18.2A6B2A3B37.A.A2.A2.2A.2A9.B.
B91.4B2.8B39.2A6.A$37.2A36.A.A16.2AB.9B38.A3.2A2.A.A9.3B93.15B38.A$
76.2A17.B.10B46.A.A9.B2AB93.14B35.3A$100.7B47.A11.2A95.13B35.A$101.5B
.A156.10B.B2A$99.4B3.A.A157.3B2AB3.BA.A$99.2A6.A158.3B2AB6.A$100.A
167.4B6.2A$97.3A168.3B$97.A167.AB.2B$264.A.AB2AB$264.A.ABABAB$261.2A.
A.A.A.A2.A$261.A2.A2.2A.4A$263.2A4.A$269.A.A$270.2A!

EDIT: Here's another mechanism that's been kicking around for a while, that allows for a clean boat-bit toggle. The test mechanism is a 2hd glider pair instead of a single glider:

x = 329, y = 148, rule = LifeHistory
157.2A$151.2A5.A$151.A.A.3A$153.A.A$152.B2A$147.2B4.2B$146.5B.2B$143.
12B$142.13B$142.13B$141.14B$140.16B.B8.2A3.2A$139.20B6.B2AB.B2AB$140.
19B6.4B.3B$141.20B5.2B3.B6.2B$144.38B$145.39B$145.41B.B$7.A7.2A129.
41B2A$7.3A5.A2.2A127.40B2A$10.A5.2A.3A125.34B.2B.3B$9.2A6.B4.A122.2AB
.29B8.B$9.5B.B2AB3A122.A.AB3.24B$11.3B.B2A.A124.A7.22B$9.9B125.2A16.
3B.12B$6.B.9B149.12B$5.2A3B2A5B25.3D2.4D2.2D2.3D106.12B$5.2A3B2A5B25.
D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D106.11B$6.2B.8B25.D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D104.9BD2CB$10.7B
25.3D2.3D2.4D.D2.D104.2A3.5BC2B$2.B3.11B25.D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D105.A4.2B
3C2B$.A2B.13B24.D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D102.3A6.6B$A.A16B23.D2.D.4D.D2.D.3D
103.A8.7B$.AB.15B153.8B$4.16B38.2A113.8B$5.16B37.A114.9B$4.18B33.BA.A
113.11B$5.17B33.B2A114.12B$5.18B30.3B117.12B$5.19B28.4B117.6B.6B$6.
12B2A5B24.B.4B118.6B2.6B$7.11B2A5B13.A8.7B118.8B2.6B$8.18B12.3A6.6B
118.8B4.6B$7.20B14.A4.2B3C2B118.9B4.6B$7.20B13.2A4.4BC2B3.B114.9B5.6B
$8.B.18B12.4B.4B3CB2.3B112.10B6.6B$9.20B.B11.11B.4B112.3B2A5B7.6B$10.
18B.B2A3.2A4.12B.4B106.2A3.4B2A5B8.6B$8.22B2A2.B2AB3.20B104.A3.11B9.
6B$8.2A.17B.2B4.2B4.11B.9B103.A.A12B10.6B$9.A3.15B8.2B.10B3.10B98.2A
4.2A2.8B13.6B46.B$6.3A5.9B.4B7.27B99.A9.7B4.2A8.6B42.2D2.D2.D.5D2.2D$
6.A7.8B3.4B6.28B98.A.AB7.6B4.A10.6B40.D2.D.D2.D3.D3.D2.D$16.5B5.4B3.
31B98.2AB.3B3.6B.BA.A11.6B39.D2.D.D2.D3.D6.D$16.6B5.37B100.14B.B2A13.
6B38.D2.D.D2.D3.D6.D$16.7B5.34B.B2A98.16B16.6B37.D2.D.D2.D3.D5.D$17.
2B.4B5.33B.BA.A98.14B18.6B36.D2.D.D2.D3.D4.D$15.4B2.4B5.31B5.A97.16B
18.6B36.2D3.2D4.D3.4D$15.2A5.4B.B3.22B.3B2.B6.2A6.B60.3D2.4D2.2D2.3D
9.18B19.6B$16.A6.6B4.17B3.4B14.2D2.D2.D.5D2.2D46.D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D6.
19B21.6B40.B2A$13.3A8.6B3.17B3.B2AB13.D2.D.D2.D3.D3.D2.D45.D2.D.D4.D
2.D.D2.D6.2BC15B23.6B37.2BA2BAB$13.A11.6B2.17B4.2A14.D2.D.D2.D3.D6.D
45.3D2.3D2.4D.D2.D5.3BCBC4B.7B25.6B36.3B2A3B$26.6B4.15B19.D2.D.D2.D3.
D6.D45.D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D6.2B3C4B2.6B26.6B33.12B$27.6B3.14B20.D2.D.D2.
D3.D5.D46.D2.D.D4.D2.D.D2.D5.5BC4B3.6B26.6B31.14B$28.6B2.13B21.D2.D.D
2.D3.D4.D47.D2.D.4D.D2.D.3D5.10B6.4B27.6B31.13B$29.20B22.2D3.2D4.D3.
4D67.4B12.B2A2B28.6B30.14B$30.19B107.4B14.2A.B2A22.B4.6B28.15B$31.18B
28.B2A75.4B18.BA.A21.2B4.6B27.14B$32.14B2.B2A24.2BA2BAB73.2A23.A2.B
18.3B2.B.6B26.13B$33.13B2.BA.A23.3B2A3B73.A23.2A20.7B.6B25.B3D4B.3B$
34.12B5.A21.12B68.3A47.14B24.2BD4B$35.10B6.2A19.14B67.A22.2A26.14B23.
2B3D2B$36.7B30.13B91.A4.3B16.18B22.6B$37.6B30.14B90.A.A5B14.21B20.7B$
33.B4.6B28.15B91.2A6B13.22B18.8B$33.2B4.6B27.14B94.6B6.B5.17B.6B16.8B
$33.3B2.B.6B26.13B96.6B.B2.25B.6B14.9B$33.7B.6B25.B3D4B.3B96.44B12.4B
.6B$34.14B24.2BD4B101.45B10.4B.7B$7.2A26.14B23.2B3D2B102.45B8.4B2.6B$
8.A4.3B16.18B22.6B100.2B.46B6.5B2.6B$8.A.A5B14.21B20.7B99.2A4B2A43B4.
6B3.B2A3B$9.2A6B13.22B18.8B99.2AB.2B2A6B3.35B.9B.2B2A5B$11.6B6.B5.17B
.6B16.8B101.B2.5B2.B5.45B.9B$12.6B.B2.25B.6B14.9B103.6B8.25B2.18B2.9B
.B$11.44B12.4B.6B102.4B10.26B.18B.11B2A$11.45B10.4B.7B102.2B2AB8.20B
2.B.34B2A$12.45B8.4B2.6B101.2AB.2A8.20B5.35B$9.2B.46B6.5B2.6B100.A.AB
10.2A14B.2B7.35B$8.2A4B2A43B4.6B3.B2A3B99.A12.A.AB.B3C4B.3B9.2AB2.29B
$8.2AB.2B2A6B3.35B.9B.2B2A5B96.2A12.A4.2BC4B13.A.AB3.30B$9.B2.5B2.B5.
45B.9B109.2A4.2B3C2B13.A5.26B2.B2A$11.6B8.25B2.18B2.9B.B112.6B13.2A5.
25B4.A$11.4B10.26B.18B.11B2A110.7B19.24B.B2A3.3A$11.2B2AB8.20B2.B.34B
2A109.4B.B20.25B.BA.A4.A$9.2AB.2A8.20B5.35B110.3B23.24B5.A$8.A.AB10.
2A14B.2B7.35B110.2B22.2AB3.6B.13B5.2A$8.A12.A.AB.B2CD4B.3B9.2AB2.29B
109.2A.B22.A.AB.5B5.6B.6B$7.2A12.A4.2BC4B13.A.AB3.30B106.A.A24.A4.2A
12.B5.3BD$20.2A4.2B3C2B13.A5.26B2.B2A106.A25.2A5.A12.2A5.3BD$26.6B13.
2A5.25B4.A106.2A29.3A14.A6.3DB$25.7B19.24B.B2A3.3A134.A13.3A8.4B$24.
4B.B20.25B.BA.A4.A148.A11.4B$24.3B23.16BD7B5.A101.5D2.2D3.3D2.3D.D4.
4D35.4B$24.2B22.2AB3.6B.4BDBD6B5.2A102.D3.D2.D.D4.D4.D4.D39.4B$21.2A.
B22.A.AB.5B5.4B2D.6B108.D3.D2.D.D4.D4.D4.D40.4B$20.A.A24.A4.2A12.B5.
3BD107.D3.D2.D.D4.D4.D4.3D39.4B$20.A25.2A5.A12.2A5.3BD106.D3.D2.D.D.
2D.D.2D.D4.D42.4B$19.2A29.3A14.A6.3DB105.D3.D2.D.D2.D.D2.D.D4.D43.4B
6.2A$50.A13.3A8.4B104.D4.2D3.3D2.3D.4D.4D41.BD2B4.B2AB$64.A11.4B173.B
D2B3.3B33.2A$12.5D2.2D3.3D2.3D.D4.4D35.4B171.3D3B3.B.B33.A$14.D3.D2.D
.D4.D4.D4.D39.4B171.12B31.A$14.D3.D2.D.D4.D4.D4.D40.4B171.13B29.2A$
14.D3.D2.D.D4.D4.D4.3D39.4B171.13B19.2A8.B$14.D3.D2.D.D.2D.D.2D.D4.D
42.4B171.14B17.A.A7.3B27.A$14.D3.D2.D.D2.D.D2.D.D4.D43.4B6.2A163.14B
17.AB6.6B16.5B3.A.A$14.D4.2D3.3D2.3D.4D.4D41.BD2B4.B2AB163.3B2D9B15.
2B3.B2.10B11.7B3.A.A$84.BD2B3.3B33.2A125.B2.3BD2BD10B10.B2.19B3.2B2.
10B4.A$83.3D3B3.B.B33.A123.9B2D12B8.12BD3B2A15BD6B$84.12B31.A124.16B
2A6B6.13B2D2B2A15BDBD4B$85.13B29.2A123.16B2A8B4.B2D11B2D18B3D4B$86.
13B19.2A8.B123.28B2.2B2D10BD21BD4B$87.14B17.A.A7.3B27.A93.32BD10BD26B
$88.14B17.AB6.6B16.5B3.A.A93.34B.4B5.13B.4B$89.3B2D9B15.2B3.B2.10B11.
7B3.A.A93.39B5.7B.B6.2B$85.B2.3BD2BD10B10.B2.19B3.2B2.10B4.A95.B.2B.
31B22.B$83.9B2D12B8.12BD3B2A15BD6B101.3B2.28B21.2D2.D2.D.5D2.D$83.16B
2A6B6.13B2D2B2A15BDBD4B100.B2AB2.27B21.D2.D.D2.D3.D3.2D$83.16B2A8B4.B
2D11B2D18B3D4B101.2AB3.24B23.D2.D.D2.D3.D4.D$83.28B2.2B2D10BD21BD4B
105.2AB.B.17B26.D2.D.D2.D3.D4.D$83.32BD10BD26B105.A.AB2.6B.9B28.D2.D.
D2.D3.D4.D$84.34B.4B5.13B.4B112.A6.2B5.6B30.D2.D.D2.D3.D4.D$84.39B5.
7B.B6.2B112.2A11.8B31.2D3.2D4.D3.3D$85.B.2B.31B22.B126.2A5B$86.3B2.
28B21.2D2.D2.D.5D2.D113.2A3B$85.B2AB2.27B21.D2.D.D2.D3.D3.2D115.2B$
86.2AB3.24B23.D2.D.D2.D3.D4.D114.4B$90.2AB.B.17B26.D2.D.D2.D3.D4.D
114.B2AB$89.A.AB2.6B.9B28.D2.D.D2.D3.D4.D115.2A$89.A6.2B5.6B30.D2.D.D
2.D3.D4.D$88.2A11.8B31.2D3.2D4.D3.3D$101.2A5B$101.2A3B$103.2B$102.4B$
102.B2AB$103.2A!

-- Still a long way from being a reasonable size, I'm afraid, especially once you grab a signal from OUT2 and route it back into TOGGLE, to allow for a non-destructive read of the boat-bit. There is actually a variant of the right-hand H-to-2G READ circuit that's completely Spartan, but that's pretty much irrelevant at this point.

Seems like there must be something cheaper that's already known. If there isn't, it will be necessary to invent it...!
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Re: Thread For Requesting Help

Postby gameoflifemaniac » December 2nd, 2017, 5:26 am

Can someone reduce this synthesis for cis-boat and cap?
x = 14, y = 18, rule = B3/S23
3bo$2bo$2b3o6bo$12bo$3b3o4b3o$5bo$4bo7bo$11b2o$7bo3bobo$6b2o$6bobo2$b2o$obo$2bo$8bo$7b2o$7bobo!

The autogenerated synthesis link on my page (Cis-boat and cap) was broken, but it said that this still life can be synthesized with only 6 gliders.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6EoRBvdVPQ
One big dirty Oro. Yeeeeeeeeee...
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Re: Thread For Requesting Help

Postby BobShemyakin » December 2nd, 2017, 6:54 am

gameoflifemaniac wrote:Can someone reduce this synthesis for cis-boat and cap?
x = 14, y = 18, rule = B3/S23
3bo$2bo$2b3o6bo$12bo$3b3o4b3o$5bo$4bo7bo$11b2o$7bo3bobo$6b2o$6bobo2$b2o$obo$2bo$8bo$7b2o$7bobo!


4G:
#C xs13_2530f96 costs 4 gliders
x = 110, y = 15, rule = B3/S23
7bo$6bo$6b3o3$6b3o95b2ob2o$6bo5b3o88bobobobo$7bo4bo91bo2bobo$13bo93b2o4$2o$b
2o$o!

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Re: Thread For Requesting Help

Postby dvgrn » December 21st, 2017, 9:03 am

For the LifeViewer Anniversary Holiday Challenge, I was thinking of making a waypoint script animation that would follow a signal through a figure-eight. It would start out as a glider, then meet other gliders that would turn it into a loafer (let's say), then back to a glider, then to an X66, then a glider again, then a dart, and so on.

It wouldn't be good to take up a lot of space with permanent multi-signal-synchronizing stuff like a G-to-loafer converter. That would shift the focus too much off of the single signal being followed.

But I think it might be reasonable to include smallish stable or oscillating spaceship-to-glider converters. Could make an arbitrary rule that 135-degree turns, even temporary ones, aren't allowed. So no loafer to 135-degree glider followed by a Snark, but maybe it's okay to allow a brief 90-degree turn and a little time as a Herschel:

x = 134, y = 96, rule = LifeHistory
AB$B2A$2A2B$.4B59.A$2.4B57.A2B6.A$3.4B55.B3A5.A2B$4.4B53.4B5.B3A$5.4B
51.4B5.4B$6.4B49.4B5.4B$7.4B47.4B5.BA2B$8.4B45.4B5.BA2B$9.4B43.4B5.2B
3A$10.4B33.ABA5.4B5.5B$11.4B31.B2AB4.4B5.5B$12.4B29.3BA4.4B5.5B$13.4B
27.4B4.4B5.5B$4.ABA7.4B25.4B4.4B5.5B$4.B2AB7.4B23.4B4.4B5.5B$5.A3B7.
4B21.4B4.4B5.5B$6.4B7.4B19.4B4.4B5.5B$7.4B7.4B17.4B4.4B5.5B$8.4B7.4B
15.4B4.4B5.5B$9.4B7.4B13.4B4.4B5.5B$10.4B7.4B11.4B4.4B5.5B$11.4B7.4B
9.4B4.4B5.5B$12.4B7.4B7.4B4.4B5.5B$13.4B7.4B5.4B4.4B5.5B$14.4B7.4B3.
4B4.4B5.5B$15.4B7.4B.4B4.4B5.5B$16.4B7.7B4.4B5.5B$17.4B7.5B4.4B5.5B$
18.4B6.5B3.4B5.5B$19.4B4.7B.4B5.5B80.2A$20.4B2.4B.7B5.5B82.A$21.4B.3B
4.4B5.5B78.4B.A.2A$21.8B3.35B50.10B2A.2A.A$20.10B.36B50.10B.A$20.47B
50.10B.A$20.47B50.9B.2A.2A$20.47B50.10B.B.A$19.48B50.10B2A.A$18.49B
50.10B2A.2A$17.50B50.8B.2B$16.4B5.B2.39B50.9B$15.4B10.B.36B50.10B2.2A
.A$14.4B15.B8.4B71.12BA.2A$13.4B26.4B70.11B$12.4B28.4B69.5B2A4B$11.4B
30.4B68.5B2A3B$10.4B32.4B67.10B$9.4B34.4B66.9B$8.4B36.4B65.9B$7.4B38.
4B65.8B$6.4B40.4B63.8B$5.4B42.4B63.6B$4.4B44.4B62.6B$3.4B46.4B61.6B$
2.4B48.4B60.7B$.4B50.4B60.6B$3CB52.4B58.6B$2BC54.4B58.5B$.C56.4B57.6B
$59.4B56.6B$60.4B55.7B$61.4B54.2B3D2B$62.4B52.3BD4B$63.4B51.2B3D3B$
64.4B49.8B$65.2B2A49.2B2A3B$66.2AB49.2B2A5B$67.BA45.13B$112.16B$112.
17B$112.16B$112.15B$113.13B$113.12B$109.B.14B$108.17B$106.20B$105.21B
$105.21B$107.19B$109.18B$107.20B$105.A.2AB.17B$103.3AB2AB.18B$102.A4.
B3.4B2.7B2.4B$103.3A.2A2.3B5.3B5.4B$105.A.A2.AB8.3B5.4B$108.3AB7.4B6.
4B$113.A4.B2A2B7.4B$110.4A5.2A10.3B$110.A21.2B$111.A21.B$110.2A!

-- Or maybe not. Would it be better to always have the 45-degree reflections produced by gliders? Then the loafer would look more like

x = 229, y = 176, rule = B3/S23
225bo$225bobo$225b2o4$228bo$226b2o$227b2o97$3bo$4b2o$3b2o$67bo$66bo8bo
$66b3o5bo$74b3o3$71bo$70bo$70b3o$50bobo$50b2o$51bo2$7bobo$8b2o$8bo38$
3bobo$bo5bo2$o2b3o2bo$5bo$o3bo3bo2$bo5bo$3bobo4$70b2o$69b2o$71bo!

(except preferably without cheating with a kickback.)

It might be best if the conversion gliders came from the outside of the turn, as in the above example. Or maybe it would be more entertaining if the converting ships were something more interesting than gliders. What are the biggest weirdest ship collisions that produce clean glider outputs?

x = 94, y = 65, rule = LifeHistory
91.A$91.A.A$91.2A51$66.A$65.5A$64.A5.A.A$A.A2.3A57.A2.2A.A$A
.A.2A2.A57.2A$.A2.2A.A64.A$6.A63.A.2A$A68.A2.A$3A66.A2.A$A2.
A66.2A$.2A$.2A!

The following glider outputs are in the wrong direction, at least for the input glider I chose above -- but this is definitely something I didn't know about loafers:

x = 45, y = 37, rule = B3/S23
obo2b3o16bo$obob2o2bo14bobo$bo2b2obo15bobo$6bo17bo$o$3o$o2bo$b2o$b2o
19$35b2ob3o$obo2b3o25b2o2b2o4bo$obob2o2bo23bo4bo5b2o$bo2b2obo24bo4bo5b
2o$6bo26b2o2b2o4bo$o34b2ob3o$3o$o2bo$b2o$b2o!

Lots of orthogonal spaceships to choose from. Anyone care to contribute some good 45-degree deflection reactions, to turn any of the following back into a single glider?

LWSS (3 gliders):
MWSS (3)
HWSS (3)
(sidecar? Big A? Coe ship?)
loafer (8)
x66 (13)
copperhead (14)
dart (25)
fireship (20)
25P3H1V0.1 (47)
25P3H1V0.2 (?) (only have partial synthesis so far)
puffership (60)
60P5H2V0 (61)
30P5H2V0 (65)
Pushalong 1 (77)
weekender (79)
30P4H2V0.4 (85)

If necessary, we could use gliders or whatever to build small constellations for the spaceship to collide with, too.
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Re: Thread For Requesting Help

Postby muzik » December 21st, 2017, 6:08 pm

Does anyone know of any p12 domino sparkers?

x = 4, y = 5, rule = B3/S23
bobo$b2o$b2o2$2o!
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Re: Thread For Requesting Help

Postby mattiward » February 15th, 2018, 2:01 am

Can anyone find a solution for the bottom conversion?
x = 48, y = 30, rule = LifeHistory
12.A.A26.4B$12.2A27.4B$13.A27.5B$40.7B$14.2A23.7B$2A.2A9.A.A13.2A.2A
4.8B$A3.A9.A10.D4.A3.A3.5B.2B$.3A21.2D4.3A3.6B$12.A6.9D8.7B$A.4A5.2A
12.2D3.A.2A4B.5B$2A.A2.A4.A.A11.D4.2A.A.3B3.3B$5.2A28.3B.B$37.4B$37.
5B$39.4B$13.A26.4B$12.2A27.4B$12.A.A8.3D16.3B$22.D3.D$26.D$25.D$24.D$
24.D$2C.2C.2E32.2C.2C.2E$C3.C.2E16.D10.D4.C3.C.2E$.3C31.2D4.3C$10.28D
$C.4C29.2D3.C.2C$2C.C2.C28.D4.2C.C$5.2C!

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Re: Thread For Requesting Help

Postby dbell » June 4th, 2018, 12:13 am

The following old reaction by Mark Niemiec can be used to grow any barberpole:

x = 20, y = 16
10bobo$11boo$bo9bo5bo$bbo14bobo$3o14boo4$17bo$16boo$16bobo$8boo$7bobo
$$5bobo$5boo!

However, it has a very large repeat time, partly due to a large amount of smoke.

Can someone find a quicker reaction which can grow a barber pole at a speed of c/12?

I think it should be possible as the core reaction is just a glider and two simple sparks, as shown in generation 20 of the above pattern. The reaction needs to be repeatable every 12 generations (with a flip across the diagonal every other time).

If someone could find this, we could use Corderships to create a growing barberpole pattern.

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Re: Thread For Requesting Help

Postby hkoenig » June 4th, 2018, 12:46 am

Here's one, source unknown, that takes only 9 generations:

x=20, y=27
15bobo$15b2o$16bo3$16bobo$b2o13b2o$bo15bo$2bobo$5bo$4b2o2$9bobo$2o7b2o$b2o2b
2o3bo$o5b2o4b2o$5bo6bobo$12bo4$2b2o$3b2o$2bo$17b3o$17bo$18bo!


It looks like the reactions can be as close as 16.

x=18, y=23
13bobo$13b2o$14bo2$b2o$bo12bobo$2bobo9b2o$5bo9bo$4b2o2$9bobo$2o7b2o$b2o2b
2o3bo$o5b2o4b2o$5bo6bobo$12bo2$4b2o$5b2o$4bo$15b3o$15bo$16bo!
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Re: Thread For Requesting Help

Postby Extrementhusiast » June 5th, 2018, 4:29 pm

Here, have a barberpole joiner in eight variations:
x = 375, y = 41, rule = B3/S23
106bo$2bo104bo$3b2o46bo53b3o196bo51bo$2b2o48b2o98bobo48bobo49bo49b2o
50bo$12bobo36b2o9bobo47bobo38b2o49b2o47bobo48b2o49b3o$12b2o48b2o48b2o
39bo50bo49b2o$13bo49bo49bo53bo49bo49bo49bo49bo$165b2o48b2o48b2o48b2o
48b2o$2bobo47bobo47bobo47bobo11b2o34bobo11b2o34bobo11b2o34bobo11b2o34b
obo11b2o$3b2o48b2o48b2o48b2o48b2o48b2o48b2o48b2o$3bo49bo49bo49bo49bo
49bo49bo49bo5$16b2o48b2o48b2o48b2o48b2o48b2o48b2o48b2o$9bo7bo41bo7bo
41bo7bo41bo7bo41bo7bo41bo7bo41bo7bo41bo7bo$8bobo3bobo41bobo3bobo41bobo
3bobo41bobo3bobo41bobo3bobo41bobo3bobo41bobo3bobo41bobo3bobo$9bobobo
10bo34bobobo10bo34bobobo10bo34bobobo10bo34bobobo10bo34bobobo10bo34bobo
bo10bo34bobobo10bo$10b2ob2o7b2o36b2ob2o7b2o36b2ob2o7b2o36b2ob2o7b2o36b
2ob2o7b2o36b2ob2o7b2o36b2ob2o7b2o36b2ob2o7b2o$2o21b2o25b2o21b2o25b2o
21b2o25b2o21b2o25b2o21b2o25b2o21b2o25b2o21b2o25b2o21b2o$b2o7b2ob2o36b
2o7b2ob2o36b2o7b2ob2o36b2o7b2ob2o36b2o7b2ob2o36b2o7b2ob2o36b2o7b2ob2o
36b2o7b2ob2o$o10bobobo34bo10bobobo34bo10bobobo34bo10bobobo34bo10bobobo
34bo10bobobo34bo10bobobo34bo10bobobo$8bobo3bobo41bobo3bobo41bobo3bobo
41bobo3bobo41bobo3bobo41bobo3bobo41bobo3bobo41bobo3bobo$7bo7bo41bo7bo
41bo7bo41bo7bo41bo7bo41bo7bo41bo7bo41bo7bo$7b2o48b2o48b2o48b2o48b2o48b
2o48b2o48b2o5$21bo49bo49bo49bo49bo49bo49bo49bo$20b2o48b2o48b2o48b2o48b
2o48b2o48b2o48b2o$20bobo47bobo47bobo34b2o11bobo34b2o11bobo34b2o11bobo
34b2o11bobo34b2o11bobo$158b2o48b2o48b2o48b2o48b2o$11bo49bo49bo45bo49bo
49bo49bo49bo$11b2o48b2o48b2o58bo48bo48b2o$10bobo47bobo9b2o36bobo57b2o
47b2o48bobo47b2o46b3o$21b2o48b2o97bobo46bobo47bo48b2o47bo$20b2o51bo43b
3o200bo47bo$22bo94bo$118bo!

(Previous steps not included.)

I'd actually recommend extending via a quadpole instead of a bipole, as it's easy to make one from a ship, and the length turns out perfectly for Corderships to use.
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