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by Scorbie
January 16th, 2021, 2:36 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Lying Thread
Replies: 47
Views: 657

Re: Lying Thread

I'm a weeb

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Worst wishes to you all,
hope you have a bad day

Scorbie
by Scorbie
January 13th, 2021, 5:27 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits
Replies: 465
Views: 261160

Re: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits

Unexpected catalysis of a double BTS: Here's an H→Q based off of it: x = 46, y = 29, rule = LifeHistory 11.D$10.3D$9.5D12.A.2A$8.2D3.2D10.A.2A.A$25.A4.A$22.2A.6A.2A$22.A.A6. A.A$24.A.4A.A$23.2A.A2.A.2A4$2.2A$.A.A$.A42.2A$2A42.2A6$11.2A$11.2A2$ 33.3C$24.2A8.C$25.A6.3C$22.3A$22.A! Whoops to mislead y...
by Scorbie
January 7th, 2021, 9:34 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Famous Quotes
Replies: 285
Views: 99571

Re: Famous Quotes

# This should be parsed as 'gliders exist', not 'glider sexist': '''glidersexist = self.rg.ess[2] & self.rg.ess[3] & (not self.rg.ess[1]) & (not self.rg.ess[4]) glidersexist = glidersexist & (not (self.rg.bee[4] | self.rg.bee[5]))''' # Ironically, the spelling of this variable is incurrrect: currre...
by Scorbie
January 5th, 2021, 12:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 2363
Views: 674453

Re: Thread for basic questions

Each 2c/3 signal is made up of two half-signals that can be separated from each other by an arbitrary number of ticks. I don't see the half-signals, can anyone provide an example? Maybe it's referring to a double-length signal? No, a single-length signal. x = 86, y = 24, rule = B3/S23 7b2o28b2o28b2...
by Scorbie
January 4th, 2021, 9:26 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the New Herschel Conduits
Replies: 1206
Views: 829335

Re: The Hunting of the New Herschel Conduits

bubblegum wrote:
January 4th, 2021, 6:57 pm
MathAndCode wrote:
January 4th, 2021, 4:50 pm
I don't think that the stairstep hexomino has an agreed-upon letter yet
It does but it's ad-hoc and it's three letters.
I'm guessing you mean LoM for Lumps of muck?
by Scorbie
January 2nd, 2021, 9:40 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1637
Views: 717024

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

A completion of the p20 base reaction from A for awesome (praosylen on discord) Just posted here for archiving purposes. (And a little fun) x = 51, y = 36, rule = B3/S23 21b2o$22bo2b2o$22bobo2bo$21b2ob3obob2o$22bobobob2obo$20bo$19bob3obob4o $19bo3b2ob2o3bo$20b3ob3ob3o$bo2bo5b2o10bo5bo10b2o5bo2bo$b4o...
by Scorbie
January 2nd, 2021, 7:43 am
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Thread for your script-related questions
Replies: 129
Views: 34181

Re: Thread for your script-related questions

HelicopterCat3 wrote:
December 31st, 2020, 5:58 pm
3. Where do I download qfind or a spaceship searcher like lifesrc?
Some programs can be found in LifeWiki. (e.g. lifesrc)
by Scorbie
January 2nd, 2021, 7:39 am
Forum: Scripts
Topic: A small modification of dr
Replies: 24
Views: 31329

Re: A small modification of dr

Hunting wrote:
December 29th, 2020, 8:47 am
Hopefully I'm looking at rewriting it (in Python first as a proof-of-understanding then C++) after my final exam.
Why haven't I thought of that; I should do that myself! Looking forward to your rewrite and good luck with your exams!
by Scorbie
January 2nd, 2021, 7:34 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spaceship Discussion Thread
Replies: 1488
Views: 665271

Re: Spaceship Discussion Thread

Congrats!!!
The two trails can be out-of-phase, or you can use only one trail.
by Scorbie
January 1st, 2021, 12:11 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: PotY 2020 Nomination Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 1276

Re: PotY 2020 Nomination Thread

MathAndCode wrote:
December 31st, 2020, 11:26 pm
except for the 17G RCT, as I believe that it is already covered under #3 (cheaper universal construction).
Cheaper universal construction looks more coherent and comprehensive, seconded :+1:
by Scorbie
December 31st, 2020, 11:10 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread for your unsure discoveries
Replies: 2144
Views: 1064451

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

Wait it may make an entertaining version of the c/2 variable-period rake/puffer/ etc Edit: I was talking about this one, but I can see that the spacing is a bit off... x = 108, y = 46, rule = B3/S23 39bo$36b4o$36b2o$34bo$34b4o$33bo10bo$32b3o2bo4b3o$33b3o5b2o$34bo6bo$ 35b3obobo$35bo2b2o5b4o$36b2o3bo2...
by Scorbie
December 30th, 2020, 10:31 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: H-to-G and H-to-Gn converter collection
Replies: 147
Views: 134744

Re: H-to-G and H-to-Gn converter collection

Bellman can be run on Linux as well. There's an ubuntu binary in Bellman-szlim repo. (and compiling isn't too hard)
by Scorbie
December 30th, 2020, 9:29 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: H-to-G and H-to-Gn converter collection
Replies: 147
Views: 134744

Re: H-to-G and H-to-Gn converter collection

I happened to find this: x = 16, y = 31, rule = LifeHistory 3.A.2A$3.3A6.2A.A$4.A7.A.2A2$5.2A$5.2A16$4.3D2.2A$4.D4.A.A$3.3D5.A$11. 2A$.D$D$3D3.2A$6.A$7.3A$9.A! Is there a permanent catalyst that works in this situation? The closest I could find was this: x = 12, y = 11, rule = LifeHistory 10.A$4.3C...
by Scorbie
December 28th, 2020, 8:11 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1637
Views: 717024

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

A smaller but less clear p3 domino sparker x = 38, y = 26, rule = B3/S23 5bo4bo16bo4bo$4bobo2bobo14bobo2bobo$4bob4obo14bob4obo$3b2o6b2o12b2o6b 2o$2bo2bob2obo2bo10bo2bob2obo2bo$bob2o2b2o2b2obo8bob2o2b2o2b2obo$bobo 2b4o2bobo8bobo2b4o2bobo$2ob3o4b3ob2o6b2ob3o4b3ob2o$bobo8bobo8bobo8bobo $bobo3b2o3bobo8b...
by Scorbie
December 28th, 2020, 7:54 pm
Forum: Scripts
Topic: A small modification of dr
Replies: 24
Views: 31329

Re: A small modification of dr

2718281828 wrote:
February 8th, 2019, 10:51 am
Is there a ntdr2 version? I mean for searching in non-totalistic rules? I see in the code that a modification is implemented for 'just friends' - so I think 'the architecture' allows for it.
For what is worth, actaully the Just Friends rule support is sort of a manual hack as far as I know.
by Scorbie
December 27th, 2020, 11:45 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1637
Views: 717024

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

I'd suggest to leave the historical inconsistencies alone (HWV is a strong p5 domino sparker, Emulators are usually p4), for backwards-compatibility, and start over with a clean nomenclature: "LW/MW/HW sparkers". (Cause people already using the words would be confused.) I have been trying to use th...
by Scorbie
December 27th, 2020, 11:25 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1637
Views: 717024

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

"Heavyweight volcano" has become a generic term for strong domino sparkers, especially p5 domino sparkers. Note the variants on the wiki page . I think that we should change the nomenclature in order to make it fit with other pages, such as Heavyweight emulator and Middleweight volcano . I'd sugges...
by Scorbie
December 27th, 2020, 9:54 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1637
Views: 717024

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

I think you're right; I searched for the wiki for that, but I guess that's just a p5 domino sparker misnamed as a HWV. Oh well. Another historical baggage...
by Scorbie
December 27th, 2020, 8:23 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1637
Views: 717024

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

Here's the shallowest (according to JLS) Heavyweight Volcano (with the first two rows clear): x = 38, y = 32, rule = B3/S23 18b2o2$11b2obo8bob2o$3b2o6b2obo8bob2o6b2o$2bobo6b3o4b2o4b3o6bobo$2bo 10bob3o2b3obo10bo$b2ob5obo2b3obo2bob3o2bob5ob2o$2bob2o3b4o4b4o4b4o3b2o bo$o2bo2b2o5b4o4b4o5b2o2bo2bo$2obobo...
by Scorbie
December 22nd, 2020, 12:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Golly 4.0
Replies: 43
Views: 2869

Re: Golly 4.0

What is your OS, and does it only happen in Golly?
I'm worried of the problem not being able to be reproduced in other enviornments
by Scorbie
December 19th, 2020, 1:10 am
Forum: Website Discussion
Topic: Suggested LifeWiki edits
Replies: 240
Views: 72572

Re: Suggested LifeWiki edits

1. Suggest changing 230P8 , 209P8 , 104P9 , and 80P6 to something like P8 HW sparker, P8 MW sparker, P9 MW sparker, and P6 MW sparker. (Note the use of the term sparker rather than emulator) Cause god, I'm never memorizing those populations, and somebody will optimize it at the time I do memorize it...
by Scorbie
December 18th, 2020, 10:11 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Results of catalyst tests
Replies: 121
Views: 63138

Re: Results of catalyst tests

Since it seems like periodic catalysts are now being put in here, here's an interesting timing-independent p5 catalyst (asymmetrized for clearance) (RLE) In a lot of cases — but not all cases — it's probably equivalent to a BTS or the more versatile drifty eater 3. The clearance would probably be b...
by Scorbie
December 18th, 2020, 1:18 am
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Search utilities executable?
Replies: 15
Views: 6446

Re: Search utilities executable?

Just an anchor for Seeds of Destruction; Wasn't in the Scripts Forum.
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=1091&p=7903
by Scorbie
December 16th, 2020, 11:15 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Results of catalyst tests
Replies: 121
Views: 63138

Re: Results of catalyst tests

@"A for Awesome"
Thank you! That looks as good as a stable catalyst!
A for awesome wrote:
December 16th, 2020, 4:44 pm
(NOTE TO PEDANTS: Just because the example pattern shows it catalyzing a spark doesn't mean sparks are the only thing it can catalyze)
I love when you say this XD