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October 18th, 2020, 9:59 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 1380
Views: 667112

Dimerization of a known p9 oscillator:

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``````x = 23, y = 13, rule = B3/S23
8b2o3b2o\$7bo2bobo2bo\$7bob2ob2obo\$2o4b2o7b2o4b2o\$o2b2o4b2ob2o4b2o2bo\$b
3ob4obobob4ob3o\$5bo4bobo4bo\$3b2ob2o2bobo2b2ob2o\$3bo5bobobo5bo\$4b4obobo
bob4o\$8bobobobo\$4b2o2bobobobo2b2o\$4b2o3bo3bo3b2o!
``````
August 1st, 2020, 11:53 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Random posts
Replies: 5340
Views: 740117

### Re: Random posts

I just bumped into some passage on a primary-school Chinese textbook: 《詹天佑》 In this passage, a method of tunnel engineering is described: 八达岭隧道 长一千一百多米，有居庸关隧道的三倍长。他跟老工人一起商量，决定采用中部凿井法，先从山顶往下打一口竖井，再分别向两头开凿，外面两端也同时施工，把工期缩短了一半。 which translates into The Badaling Tunnel is more than 1,100 meters long, th...
July 24th, 2020, 9:23 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Guess the rule [GAME]
Replies: 4
Views: 632

### Re: Guess the rule [GAME]

Entity Valkyrie 2 wrote:
July 24th, 2020, 8:20 am
IS IT A Ь2 ЯULЭ
Νο.
July 24th, 2020, 7:23 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Guess the rule [GAME]
Replies: 4
Views: 632

### Guess the rule [GAME]

Do as the title. #1: x = 112, y = 90, rule = B3/S23 108bo\$99bo6b5o\$91bo7bo6b5o\$2bo8b2o2b2o2b2o2b2o15b3ob3ob3o13bo9bo4bo4b 2o3b5o3b2ob2o3b3ob3o\$2bo39b2obob2o15bo14bo4b2o13bo6b5o\$15b2o2b2o2b2o 19bobo44bo7bo6b5o\$o3bo39bobo17bo43bo\$o3bo14b2o2b2o20bo\$29b3ob3ob3o5b3o \$4bo18b2o6b2obob2o5bo2bobo\$33bobo5bob2...
June 22nd, 2020, 7:12 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Are non-computerized mathematical "recreations" dead?
Replies: 10
Views: 3002

### Re: Are non-computerized mathematical "recreations" dead?

GUYTU6J wrote:
June 19th, 2020, 8:29 pm
Tried to solve the nonisorulemin-S012345678 still life problem with 256 hand-made squares.....
What is this problem about? I presume this is a problem about finding a 256-cell pattern where every cell has a unique neighbourhood configuration.
June 16th, 2020, 7:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Replies: 2106
Views: 614170

### Re: Thread for basic questions

What search programs can search for diagonal spaceships in this kind of region? x = 32, y = 20, rule = LifeHistory 4B28F\$6B26F\$5BA2B24F\$3B2ABABAB22F\$3B2A2BA4B20F\$3BA3BA2BA3B18F\$3BA4B3A 5B16F\$4BA4B3ABA4B14F\$2FB2A8B3A4B12F\$4F5BA4B4ABA2B10F\$6F3BA6BA2BA4B8F\$ 8F2BA2BA2BA6BA2B6F\$10F2BA3B2A3B3A4B4F\$12F4BAB...
June 12th, 2020, 4:47 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Random posts
Replies: 5340
Views: 740117

### Re: Random posts

BLM in Life:

block lives matter
boat lives matter
barge lives matter
b-hept lives matter
bipole lives matter

Imagine what a lifeform-supremacist would be like!
June 10th, 2020, 10:04 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Predictions
Replies: 19
Views: 4191

### Re: Predictions

1. The next elementary spaceship speed is 3c/8. Then 2c/9. Then 4c/9. 2. The next oscillator period is 38. Then 19. Then 34. 3. No 1xn spaceships will be discovered until year 2021. 4. A 58p5h1v1-like c/6 diagonal spaceship will be found before 2021-3-15, which supports a glider-circulating puffer, ...
March 23rd, 2020, 3:36 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Game Of Life Comics
Replies: 77
Views: 27067

### Re: Game Of Life Comics

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March 23rd, 2020, 3:33 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Game Of Life Comics
Replies: 77
Views: 27067

### Re: Game Of Life Comics

GUYTU6J wrote:
October 12th, 2019, 12:16 pm
Anyone want to complete this crude idea?
rulexpcrude.png
What would happen if I pressed the "next" in the last window?
March 22nd, 2020, 11:49 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 1254
Views: 619113

Open topics in greyshipology to work on ... Find a c/6 grey ship By the way,I inspected that picture again and found this: x = 116, y = 103, rule = B3/S23 \$2o4bob2o\$2bo5bo\$4o6bo\$4bo3b3obo\$5o5bo2bo2bo\$6bo3b2o4bo\$7o6bob3o\$13bob ob2o\$10o3b3o2bo\$12b2obo3bo\$14o2b2ob2o\$14bo3b2o\$15o4bob2o\$15bo5bo\$17o6b o\$...
March 22nd, 2020, 11:34 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Language Barrier
Replies: 54
Views: 7102

### Re: Language Barrier

Entity Valkyrie 2 wrote:
March 20th, 2020, 8:27 am
For Chinese (I am not good at Chinese), can we use 机 as a abbrev. of 滑翔机? It is the last character and it sounds like "G" (which is the abbrev. of glider)
4G tridirectional synthesis -> 四机三向合成, etc.
March 22nd, 2020, 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Replies: 362
Views: 132295

Is it possible for one to specify a search pattern, where a cell being either alive, dead, or don't-care, and get all the patterns matching the specification? For example one could specify oo.o.. oo.ooo ...... oo.oo? .o.o?? .o.??? to search for eater 2 variants. This would be greatly useful for the ...
February 27th, 2020, 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Replies: 2106
Views: 614170

### Re: Thread for basic questions

What's the growth rate? x = 7, y = 9, rule = B2n3aikq4iq/S2-i3-a4i 2b3o\$2bobo\$2bo2b2o\$3bo2bo\$4b3o\$3bo\$2bo\$obo\$3o! #C [[ GRAPH ]] The fractal curve appearing in the population plot is precisely the Takagi function in the limit of #generations→∞. To see the fact, plot a time-history graph of the evol...
February 16th, 2020, 4:49 am
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2032
Views: 1005240

Is the evolutionary sequence useful for something like a spaceship synthesis? Yes, it's a proposed reaction for the synthesis of 56P6H1V0: x = 69, y = 31, rule = B3/S23 59bobob2ob2o\$10bo19bo28bobo3b2o\$2b2o5b2o11b2o5b2o22b2o6b3o4bo\$2b2o5b2o bo2bo6b2o5b2obo20b2o5bo2b2o2b2o\$8bobo2b2o13bobo2b3o23bo2bo3...
February 8th, 2020, 9:53 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
Replies: 493
Views: 377462

### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Some ideas for the top part: x = 79, y = 41, rule = LifeHistory 39.D25.3D\$38.2D24.D3.D\$37.D.D28.D\$39.D28.D\$39.D27.D\$39.D26.D\$39.D25.D \$37.5D22.5D5\$36.2E5.A.A17.2E5.A5.A\$36.2E25.2E7.A.2A\$44.A.A.A22.A3.3A\$ 36.4E3.2A.A16.4E3.2A3.A\$35.E4.E2.A2.A15.E4.E2.A2.A.A\$35.2E2.2E21.2E2. 2E\$6.2E22.2E4.E2.E4.2E11.2...
February 7th, 2020, 6:43 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
Replies: 493
Views: 377462

### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

p/6 predecessor and possible start: x = 58, y = 14, rule = B3/S23 3bo16bo17bo14bo\$o2bo2bobo6bobo2bo2bo12b3o14b3o\$o4b3o8b3o4bo11bo8bo2bo 8bo\$o2b4o3b4o3b4o2bo11bo2b3o3b4o3b3o2bo\$3bo6b4o6bo13b2obo2bo10bo2bob2o \$5b2o3bo2bo3b2o18bo6b4o6bo\$10bo2bo23b2o4bo4bo4b2o\$4b2o2b2o4b2o2b2o23b 2o2b2o\$4b3o2b2o2b2o2b3...
February 6th, 2020, 11:58 am
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 1380
Views: 667112

p4 partial I assume you mean that it's a partial with strict volatility equal to 1. How did you find it? I believe it's the time to publicize my tools. It's just hacked lifesrc 3.8, namely, add these lines at the beginning of the consistify10 function (line 705 in search.c): static Status consistif...
January 27th, 2020, 12:49 am
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Obsolete search programs
Replies: 4
Views: 2651

### Re: Obsolete search programs

AforAmpere wrote:
January 27th, 2020, 12:31 am
I would say afind is pretty dead, but I'm not sure it was ever alive. That was before I was around here at least.
It is said that afind can search for knightships, but I doubt if anyone has succesfully find such a ship.
January 26th, 2020, 4:37 am
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2603
Views: 1093381

If it were not those pesky 2 cells...

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``````x = 12, y = 12, rule = LifeHistory
2.2C\$3.C\$C2.4C2.2C\$3C2.3C.2C\$2.C6.C\$2.2C5.2C\$2.2C6.C\$3.C7.C2\$2.4C\$2.
2C.2C\$7.C!
``````
January 13th, 2020, 12:04 am
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 1380
Views: 667112

p4 partial x = 55, y = 23, rule = lifehistory 14.A25.A\$13.A.A.2A.A13.A.2A.A.A\$13.A.A.A.2A13.2A.A.A.A\$7.DC2D.2A.A23. A.2A.2BAB\$.2CDC2.2CD.DC2.BA21.AB2.AB.B2A2.AB2A\$CD.DCD.DC.3D4AB9.A9.B 4A3B.AB.BAB.BA\$4D.C2D.3DC.B2A2.2B2A3.ABA3.2A2B2.2AB.A3B.2BA.4B\$2C.3D 4CD2C6A.3AB.5B.B3A.8AB4A3B.2A\$3.2D.2CD2CDC.B.A...
November 27th, 2019, 7:09 am
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2603
Views: 1093381

Possible c/6 diagonal tagalong:

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``````x = 6, y = 4, rule = B3/S23
bo\$obo2bo\$o2bo\$bobo!
``````
November 22nd, 2019, 7:01 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Execution of Old Guns by Variable-Speed Firing Squad
Replies: 568
Views: 399453

### Re: Execution of Old Guns by Variable-Speed Firing Squad

100-cell improvement to p870: x = 64, y = 43, rule = LifeHistory 34.2A\$34.A\$22.5BA3.BA.A9.A7.A\$20.6BABAB.B2A9.A.A5.A.A\$8.B2A3B.B2.8B2A BA2B11.BA2B3.2BAB\$6.3BABA14B2AB2AB12.2B5.2B\$4.2A6BA6B.6B2ABAB13.3B3. 3B\$3.A2BA2BA2BA13BABAB3.2A9.3AB.B3A9.2A\$3.B2A6BA8BA5BA6.A7.BA3BA.A3BA B7.A\$4.5BABA7BABAB11.A.AB...
November 13th, 2019, 7:09 am
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 1380
Views: 667112

Scorbie wrote:
November 12th, 2019, 8:51 pm
Wow, amazing. Kudos to Bullet51 and AforAwesome!
wildmyron wrote:
November 12th, 2019, 10:37 pm
Nice p13 oscillators, Bullet51 and A for Awesome.
Thanks!

Sokwe wrote:
November 12th, 2019, 7:45 pm
Was it found with dr?
Yes.
Scorbie wrote:
November 13th, 2019, 7:01 am
Doesn't that give you a "stable" p26 reflector you wanted?
Possibly not, because the repeat time of a bumper is longer than 26 ticks.
November 13th, 2019, 12:14 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Results of catalyst tests
Replies: 83
Views: 59004

### Re: Results of catalyst tests

I would like to propose the blinker+eater phase-changing reaction featured in 50P35, Pre-pulsar shuttle 47, and the recently discovered P13 oscillator, with an example catalysis : x = 19, y = 7, rule = B3/S23 11b3o3b2o\$5b3o3bobo2b2o\$11b3o2b3o\$2b2o\$bobo\$bo\$2o! It may be beneficial to gather more data...