## Search found 1452 matches

- Today, 3:10 am
- Forum: The Sandbox
- Topic: Largest total computable function competition
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**17075**

### Re: Largest total computable function competition

Kind of cheating, but you could define a function P(n) which is the product of all functions in this thread.

- Today, 3:00 am
- Forum: The Sandbox
- Topic: Synthesizing Patterns In Unusual Ways
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**126**

### Re: Synthesizing Patterns In Unusual Ways

I would say so!Hunting wrote: ↑January 20th, 2020, 11:33 pmIs this tub predecessor unusual?Code: Select all

`x = 3, y = 3, rule = B3/S23 2o$2bo$obo!`

On an unrelated note, beehive in seven gliders:

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```
x = 17, y = 17, rule = B3/S23
3bobo$4b2o$4bo8bobo$13b2o$14bo$5bo$6bo$4b3o2bo$9b3o$12bo$11b2o2$2o$b2o
$o14b2o$14b2o$16bo!
```

- Today, 2:59 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries
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### Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries

Certified Useless (TM):

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```
x = 17, y = 19, rule = B3/S23
5bo$3bobo$4b2o7bobo$13b2o$14bo$5bo$6bo$4b3o2bo$9b3o$12bo$11b2o2$2o13b
o$b2o6b3o2bobo$o10bo2b2o$10bo$14b2o$13bo2bo$14b2o!
```

- Today, 2:54 am
- Forum: Other Cellular Automata
- Topic: B2n3/S23-q
- Replies:
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**772**

### Re: B2n3/S23-q

Block shifts glider by several lanes:
EDIT: Amusing:

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```
x = 10, y = 7, rule = B2n3/S23-q
7bo$7bobo$7b2o3$2o$2o!
```

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```
x = 13, y = 9, rule = B2n3/S23-q
6b2o$5bobo$7bo3$10b3o$2o8bo$b2o8bo$o!
```

- Today, 2:45 am
- Forum: Other Cellular Automata
- Topic: Miscellaneous Discoveries in Other Cellular Automata
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### Re: Miscellaneous Discoveries in Other Cellular Automata

Stamp collection:

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```
x = 150, y = 5, rule = B2c3-j/S23
ob3o14b3o15bo15b2ob2o15bobo14b3ob3o15bobo16bo14b2o$4bo15bobo15bo14b3o2bo14bob
o35b4o15b2o14bo$21b2o14bo15b2ob2o15bobo35bo17bobo15b2o$b3o18bo15bo90b2o18bo$
148b2o!
```

- January 23rd, 2020, 9:11 pm
- Forum: The Sandbox
- Topic: [Nonsense Writing]GoL Breaking News
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**1910**

### Re: [Nonsense Writing]GoL Breaking News

x = 30, y = 33, rule = B3/S23 27bo$27bobo$27b2o7$12bo$12bobo$13bobo$13bo2bo$13bobo$12bobo$12bo$3bo$ 2bobo$bo3bo$2b3o$2o3b2o$17b2o3b2o$19b3o$18bo3bo$19bobo$20bo$11bo$9bobo $8bobo$7bo2bo$8bobo$9bobo$11bo! BREAKING NEWS: Four queen bees are building and destructing beehives in a cycle, but a glider cr...

- January 23rd, 2020, 2:45 am
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: Thread for basic questions
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### Re: Thread for basic questions

Does this oscillator have a name? It seems like it should; the rotor is unique:

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```
x = 7, y = 14, rule = B3/S23
3bo$2bobo$2bobo$b2ob2o$4bo$4bo$o4b2o$2o4bo$2bo$2bo$b2ob2o$2bobo$2bobo
$3bo!
```

- January 23rd, 2020, 1:57 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Soup search results
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### Re: Soup search results

This soup gives us a short-lived pentadecathlon before following it up with a permanent and quixotic p3: x = 16, y = 16, rule = B3/S23 oboobbooboobbooo$ obbbbobobbobobbb$ oobobobbbooobooo$ oboboboobbobbbbo$ oobbbbbbbobooooo$ obbbboboobobbobo$ obobbobbbbbboboo$ ooboobooooobbbob$ bbbbobboboooboob$ boo...

- January 22nd, 2020, 10:56 pm
- Forum: Other Cellular Automata
- Topic: Does this pattern approach a perfect circle?
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**167**

### Re: Does this pattern approach a perfect circle?

Well, the sand is simulated on a square grid, which generally never wants to form curves like parabolas or circles. Often, you'll see n-gons in play, where n is a power of 2 greater than or equal to 4.

- January 22nd, 2020, 9:52 pm
- Forum: Other Cellular Automata
- Topic: Triangular neighbourhood rules
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### Re: Triangular neighbourhood rules

I apologize - is the neighborhood with the spaceships range-2 triangular?

EDIT: I see:
EDIT: Well, here is a p9 mod3:
and a p8 mod4:

EDIT: I see:

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```
x = 5, y = 3, rule = B/S0123456789L
bobo$2ob2o$b3o!
```

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```
x = 5, y = 4, rule = B4/S345L
3bo$o$b4o$3bo!
```

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```
x = 9, y = 4, rule = B45/S23L
2b3ob2o$bo6bo$7bo$3bobo!
```

- January 22nd, 2020, 9:32 pm
- Forum: The Sandbox
- Topic: Not very interesting rule: B2ce3-ajnr/S12-ak3-a
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### Re: Not very interesting rule: B2ce3-ajnr/S12-ak3-a

Alternate synthesis of long^1 chain: x = 8, y = 12, rule = B2ce3-ajnr/S12-ak3-a 5bo$5bobo5$o$bo$bo$5b2o2$5bo! EDIT: For some reason I never synthesized this, although I feel I should have. Six gliders: x = 15, y = 15, rule = B2ce3-ajnr/S12-ak3-a 6bo$6bo$5bobo$6bo$6bo$5bobo$o5bo$bo4bo$bo4$2b2o10bo$4b...

- January 22nd, 2020, 8:53 pm
- Forum: The Sandbox
- Topic: RLE copy/paste thread - everyone else
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### Re: RLE copy/paste thread - everyone else

x = 1, y = 1, rule = B13/S13LE o! The equivalent of Replicator in that neighborhood: x = 32, y = 32, rule = B02/S13LE 2b4o2b2o3bob2obob8o3bo$2o2bobob2ob5o3bob3obobob3o$o2bo2bob2obobo2b4ob 3ob2ob2obo$2b2o2bob3o2b2ob10o$bobo4b3ob2ob2obo2b3ob4o$b2o5bobo2bo3bo4b 2obob3o$b3o2b2obo5bo4bobo7bo$2b6o3bob2ob...

- January 22nd, 2020, 3:57 am
- Forum: The Sandbox
- Topic: Not very interesting rule: B2ce3-ajnr/S12-ak3-a
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**16055**

### Re: Not very interesting rule: B2ce3-ajnr/S12-ak3-a

Is this some sort of TaE, or did you find the reaction in Catagolue? Yes, it's trial and error. I don't bother with hunting through Catagolue soups (at least not yet), and I've found that with symmetrical reactions if you throw your knife enough times, you're bound to hit something. EDIT: Also, thi...

- January 22nd, 2020, 3:40 am
- Forum: The Sandbox
- Topic: Not very interesting rule: B2ce3-ajnr/S12-ak3-a
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**16055**

### Re: Not very interesting rule: B2ce3-ajnr/S12-ak3-a

No, actually -- it's done by hand. Although such a script is a good idea.Hunting wrote: ↑January 22nd, 2020, 3:38 amIs this done by a 4G script?Hdjensofjfnen wrote: ↑January 22nd, 2020, 3:34 amCode: Select all

`screwed up the apgcode the first time around`

- January 22nd, 2020, 3:34 am
- Forum: The Sandbox
- Topic: Not very interesting rule: B2ce3-ajnr/S12-ak3-a
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### Re: Not very interesting rule: B2ce3-ajnr/S12-ak3-a

6P14 (xp14_lzaz1) in 4 gliders:

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```
x = 13, y = 14, rule = B2ce3-ajnr/S12-ak3-a
2bo$obo3$9b2o$8bo$3bo$bobo4$12bo$11bo$11bo!
```

- January 22nd, 2020, 12:42 am
- Forum: Other Cellular Automata
- Topic: Miscellaneous Discoveries in Other Cellular Automata
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### Re: Miscellaneous Discoveries in Other Cellular Automata

Oblique blinker puffer:

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```
x = 8, y = 9, rule = B34c6c/S2-n34t5e6i
2o$obo$b2o4$3b2ob2o$4bobo$5bo!
```

- January 21st, 2020, 1:51 pm
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Randomly enumerating glider syntheses
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**495**

### Re: Randomly enumerating glider syntheses

(double-post)

Can anyone clean up this 5G census result in two gliders?

Can anyone clean up this 5G census result in two gliders?

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```
x = 32, y = 21, rule = LifeHistory
25.A$24.A$24.3A6$.A$.2A26.3A$A.A26.A$30.A$14.A$13.2A$13.A.A4$.3A$3.A$
2.A!
```

- January 20th, 2020, 8:34 pm
- Forum: The Sandbox
- Topic: RLE copy/paste thread - everyone else
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**41649**

### Re: RLE copy/paste thread - everyone else

Code: Select all

```
x = 31, y = 14, rule = B38/S23
27b3o$28bo$28b3o9$b2o$obo$2bo!
```

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```
x = 6, y = 12, rule = B38/S23
4bo$3b3o2$3b2o2$3b3o$5bo2$o$o$o!
```

- January 20th, 2020, 7:10 pm
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Blockic Seeds
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**64995**

### Re: Blockic Seeds

A simple 2-block OTT:

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```
x = 8, y = 10, rule = B3/S23
4b2o$4b2o4$2o$2o$5b2o$5bobo$5bo!
```

- January 20th, 2020, 2:01 pm
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Randomly enumerating glider syntheses
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**495**

### Re: Randomly enumerating glider syntheses

Both the 4G search and the 5G search have turned up this:

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```
x = 0, y = 0, rule = B3/S23
16bo1$14bobo1$8bo6b2o1$9b2o1$8b2o11$30bo1$29b2o1$29bobo1$19b3o1$19bo1$20bo!
```

- January 20th, 2020, 12:31 am
- Forum: Other Cellular Automata
- Topic: Gems (B3457/S4568)
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**1365**

### Re: Gems (B3457/S4568)

13-cell explosive growth: x = 2, y = 11, rule = B3457/S4568 bo$2o$2o$bo$bo$bo$bo$bo$bo$bo$bo! EDIT: explosive growth in a 20-cell (2*10) bounding box. I believe both of these are close to minimal. x = 10, y = 2, rule = B3457/S4568 5ob4o$10o! If only we had CoolCreeper back on this site again... :lol:

- January 19th, 2020, 11:54 pm
- Forum: Other Cellular Automata
- Topic: Miscellaneous Discoveries in Other Cellular Automata
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### Re: Miscellaneous Discoveries in Other Cellular Automata

A counterfeit pentoad:
EDIT: p4:
Nice-looking ant eater:

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```
x = 8, y = 5, rule = B3/S2-in34q
6b2o$2bo3b2o$2b4o$2o3bo$2o!
```

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```
x = 5, y = 5, rule = B3/S2-in34q
b2o$2o$o3bo$3b2o$2b2o!
```

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```
x = 11, y = 10, rule = B3/S2-in34q
2b2o$2b2o5$2o6b2o$b2o5bobo$3bo5b2o$b2o!
```

- January 19th, 2020, 8:51 pm
- Forum: The Sandbox
- Topic: Absolutely Useless Patterns Not Worthy Of Patterns Thread
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### Re: Absolutely Useless Patterns Not Worthy Of Patterns Thread

Ian07 wrote: ↑January 4th, 2020, 4:48 pmCode: Select all

`x = 14, y = 19, rule = B3/S23 5b2o$bo2b2o$2o4bo$obo13$12bo$11b2o$11bobo!`

For some reason I find these mildly interesting.Ian07 wrote: ↑January 19th, 2020, 12:16 pmCode: Select all

`x = 6, y = 10, rule = B3/S23 4b2o$3b2o$5bo$2o$obo$o2$2bo$b2o$bobo!`

- January 19th, 2020, 8:49 pm
- Forum: The Sandbox
- Topic: Famous Quotes
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**63302**

### Re: Famous Quotes

对牛弹琴 Pronounced "duì niú tán qín", a famous Chinese idiom that roughly translates to "mooing at a piano player" (at least this is how my bovine friends explained it to me). To be more accurate, it means "playing an instrument for a cow to hear" -- obviously a cow will never visibly appreciate your ...

- January 19th, 2020, 2:57 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Help me finish this c/8 search
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**1552**

### Re: Help me finish this c/8 search

Okay, haphazardly running on Repl.it: clang version 7.0.0-3~ubuntu0.18.04.1 (tags/RELEASE_700/final) > clang++-7 -pthread -o main main.cpp qfind-c8.cpp tab.cpp qfind-c8.cpp:893:38: warning: operator '<<' has lower precedence than '+'; '+' will be evaluated first [-Wshift-op-parentheses] srows[i] = r...