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by Extrementhusiast
Yesterday, 8:11 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the New Herschel Conduits
Replies: 1075
Views: 790299

Re: The Hunting of the New Herschel Conduits

A catalyst usage guide I had made for myself at one point: x = 570, y = 358, rule = LifeHistory 211.A22.A$210.A2.2A18.A2.2A$210.A22.A$211.A.A20.A.A$212.A22.A2$211.2C 21.2C2.C$211.2C20.C.4C$231.3C$230.C3.3C$231.3C2.C$233.C28$41.2C$41.C. C$43.C$4.2A18.2A17.2C3.2A$.C2.A15.2C2.A20.C2.A$C.C.A.A13.C.C.A.A...
by Extrementhusiast
September 23rd, 2020, 8:45 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1380
Views: 664723

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

A couple of weird sparkers that I found: x = 79, y = 58, rule = B3/S23 33b2o$33bo$31bobo$30bobob2o2bo$30bo3bo2bobob2o$29b2obo2bobobobobobo$ 29bo2b2obobobobobob3o$30bo4bobob2ob2o4bo$26b2o2b4ob2o3b2obob3o$25bo4bo 3bobo6bobo$29bobobo2b2o5bo$26bo3b2obo2bobo2bo2bo$28b2o2bobo3b4ob2o$29b ob2ob4o4bo$27bo2bo...
by Extrementhusiast
September 3rd, 2020, 10:41 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Synthesising Oscillators
Replies: 1080
Views: 828214

Re: Synthesising Oscillators

Crossposting this reduced add-Silver's p5 component from the discord (reaction by me, workable synthesis by Kazyan): RLE Here are the eleven six-glider versions that I found: x = 170, y = 222, rule = B3/S23 73bo63bo$74b2o62b2o26bo$73b2o62b2o27bobo$16bobo61bobo46bo13bo22b2o$17b 2o62b2o47b2o9bobo$17b...
by Extrementhusiast
September 2nd, 2020, 11:43 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
Replies: 493
Views: 376512

Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

In fact, I managed to find a line-like structure which inserts the pre-TL all by itself. Here's a predecessor which looks quite constructable: ... I once tried an academic exercise of adding the Schick Ship engine from behind, i.e. inserting a TL behind a pair of existing *WSS escorts using a metho...
by Extrementhusiast
August 27th, 2020, 8:47 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1380
Views: 664723

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

Didn't see this P4 wick in jslife: RLE Much smaller stabilization: RLE that isn't a blinker Impressive! How did you find that? Whenever I try to stabilize wicks with JLS, JLS either can't find a solution, or creates a ridiculously long partial, in which case, I usually have to continue it on for a ...
by Extrementhusiast
August 27th, 2020, 5:57 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1380
Views: 664723

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

Didn't see this P4 wick in jslife: RLE Much smaller stabilization: x = 50, y = 216, rule = B3/S23 5b2o2b2o$5bo2bobo$ob2obob2o$2obo2bo2bo$4bo3b2o2b2o$9bobobo$6b2o3bo$6bo 3b2o$6bobo$6bo2$7bobo$8bobo3$9b3o$7b2o$10b3o$7b3o$11b2o$8b3o3$9bobo$ 10bobo3$11b3o$9b2o$12b3o$9b3o$13b2o$10b3o3$11bobo$12bobo3$13b...
by Extrementhusiast
August 26th, 2020, 10:39 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries
Replies: 2594
Views: 1090016

Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries

Small part of a soup produces a hilarious toroidal traveler: x = 45, y = 10, rule = B3/S23:T0,10 o5bo6bob2ob6o2bo4bo2bo2b7o$ob5o5b2obobo2bobo2b3o2bo2bob4o2bo2bo$b4o3bo bo3b3o2b2obobobo3bo3b2obobobobo$obo4b3o3bo3b4o3b5obobobo4b2ob2o$bo2bob o6b4obob2ob2o5b2obo2bo2b2o$2b4obo3b2o3b2o5bob4ob3o2b3o6bo$bob...
by Extrementhusiast
August 10th, 2020, 6:18 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: 20-bit still life syntheses
Replies: 30
Views: 3264

Re: 20-bit still life syntheses

Tail to at-claw, or something. Applies to some related still lifes. I forgot to drink a mug of Brain Juice this morning; there's probably a version at 1/3 the cost. rle As usual, some assembly required: RLE Less assembly required: x = 38, y = 22, rule = B3/S23 obo$b2o$bo2$9bo20bobo$10bo11bo7b2o$8b3...
by Extrementhusiast
August 7th, 2020, 7:32 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: 20-bit still life syntheses
Replies: 30
Views: 3264

Re: 20-bit still life syntheses

An entry in the component catalog sidesteps this: ... (However, I'm not surprised you didn't find it, as it is a real mess! I really need to clean it up sometime.) I've attempted to arrange these components in my User:GUYTU6J/Project_Wöhler . It's pretty crude and tiny but that is the first step. W...
by Extrementhusiast
August 2nd, 2020, 2:03 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: 20-bit still life syntheses
Replies: 30
Views: 3264

Re: 20-bit still life syntheses

Bump — there are 802 to go now. Is there a suitable block recipe for this partial synthesis? (The substrate is easy enough to be done.) RLE An entry in the component catalog sidesteps this: x = 20, y = 19, rule = B3/S23 16bo$14b2o$15b2o5$8b2o$3b2obo2bo4bobo$3bob4o5b2o$15bo$4b3o$3bo2bo10bo$ 3b3o11bo...
by Extrementhusiast
July 21st, 2020, 9:31 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits
Replies: 263
Views: 246078

Re: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits

Tangentially related: [G + notquiteGtoBconduit + beehive -> H + notquiteGtoBconduit] Wow! Has this been run past Bellman yet? I guess a replacement for that beehive is fairly unlikely, since it turns into an R-pentomino that then reacts pretty energetically with the main reaction. It's possible to ...
by Extrementhusiast
July 19th, 2020, 3:51 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
Replies: 493
Views: 376512

Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Oh, so somebody did notice that I made a synthesis for 70P2H1V0.1! Here are the background notes for proof of work: x = 10875, y = 2578, rule = B3/S23 3272bo$3259b2o8b4o$3259bo2b3o2b4o5b4o2b2obo$3258bo7b2o2bo4bo5b3ob3o$ 3257b4obobo3bo2bo4b2o5b5o$3257b2o8bo2b2obo2bo2bo2bo5bo4bo$3256bo10b2ob o10bo6bo2...
by Extrementhusiast
July 19th, 2020, 3:41 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Art of Life
Replies: 5
Views: 2879

Re: The Art of Life

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by Extrementhusiast
July 8th, 2020, 4:58 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits
Replies: 263
Views: 246078

Re: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits

However, there are also conduits that can restart from a glider hitting a beehive directly to make an R-pentomino, with no need for a nearby big bulky Bandersnat (5/6ths of a Bandersnatch, not counting the loaf in its stomach I guess.) Tangentially related: x = 10, y = 14, rule = LifeHistory 4.A$5....
by Extrementhusiast
June 20th, 2020, 12:17 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread for your unsure discoveries
Replies: 2032
Views: 1002729

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

dr2 found the following eater that isn't in the stamp collection:

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x = 14, y = 12, rule = B3/S23
10b2o$3bo5bobo$bobo5bo$2b2o4b2o$5b2o$4bo2b3o$3bobo4bo$b3obob2obo$o4bo
2bobob2o$b3obobo2bob2o$3bob2o3bo$9b2o!
by Extrementhusiast
June 12th, 2020, 8:05 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
Replies: 493
Views: 376512

Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Key step for HWSS/14WSS/HWSS flotilla: x = 53, y = 62, rule = B3/S23 15bobo$16b2o$16bo5$30bo$31bo$29b3o3$5bo$6bo$4b3o18bo13bo$23bobo14b2obo $24b2o13b2o2bobo$43b2o13$33b2o$33bobo$34bobo$26b2o7b2o$26b2o$30b2o19bo $29bo2bo17b2o$29bo2bo17bobo$3o9b3o15b2o$2bo11bo$bo11bo$8b2o$9b2o$8bo7$ 50bo$49b2o$49bobo$...
by Extrementhusiast
June 6th, 2020, 1:59 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits
Replies: 263
Views: 246078

Re: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits

Snatch is fine. Err...I see NSFW connotations with that shorthand if it doesn't have to do with weightlifting or hastily grabbing something. Bander is OK in English, but has a similar problem if this website is translated into French. BS has associations with cow poop, and adding an F before it (fo...
by Extrementhusiast
June 5th, 2020, 12:36 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Execution of Old Guns by Variable-Speed Firing Squad
Replies: 568
Views: 398518

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

HOW DID I MISS THAT!?
I never should have asked for help.
by Extrementhusiast
June 4th, 2020, 8:01 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Execution of Old Guns by Variable-Speed Firing Squad
Replies: 568
Views: 398518

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

Not sure if this could be used for anything: x = 44, y = 31, rule = B3/S23 obo$b2o$bo3$25b2o$25b2o4b2o$17b2o12bo$17b2o10bobo$29b2o$36bo2b2o$35bob o2bo$35bobobo$34b2obob2o$33bo2b2o3bo$32b3o3b2o2bo$32b3o2b2obobo$18bo4b o8b3o3b2obo$19b2obobo8bo2b2o$18b2o2bo2bo8b2obob5o$23b2o10bobo2bo2bo$6b 2o27bo2bo$5b...
by Extrementhusiast
May 3rd, 2020, 3:56 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the New Herschel Conduits
Replies: 1075
Views: 790299

Re: The Hunting of the New Herschel Conduits

HL161H with new edgy SW glider output (shown here with an HF116H tacked on the end): x = 83, y = 71, rule = LifeHistory 31.2A$31.A.A$33.A4.2A$29.4A.2A2.A2.A$29.A2.A.A.A.A.2A$32.A.A.A.A$33. 2A.A.A$37.A2$23.2A$24.A7.2A$24.A.A5.2A$25.2A2$54.A$52.3A$51.A$51.2A2$ 15.2A18.2A$16.A18.A23.2A$14.A21.3A21.A$14...
by Extrementhusiast
April 17th, 2020, 6:14 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Smaller Pi Calculator Challenge
Replies: 92
Views: 14523

Re: Smaller Pi Calculator Challenge

Assorted unfinished components for an ND-READ tape: x = 7309, y = 1136, rule = LifeHistory 6387.2C$6387.2C9$.2A$.2A7$9.2A$9.2A$6411.3A$6411.A$6412.A4$17.2A$17. 2A7$4.2D19.2A$4.2D19.2A2$3312.2A$2C3310.2A$2C3$33.2A$33.2A$4100.2A$ 3320.2A778.2A$3320.2A3$5106.2C$41.2A5063.2C$41.2A$4108.2A$3328.2A778. 2A...
by Extrementhusiast
April 13th, 2020, 7:55 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Smaller Pi Calculator Challenge
Replies: 92
Views: 14523

Re: Smaller Pi Calculator Challenge

Ideally what seems to be needed is a cheap seed constellation that, when hit by a glider, directly returns a 180-degree glider, or two 180-degree gliders if some still life is present off to the side on the binary tape. Does the constant-return glider even need to emerge in the same reaction as the...
by Extrementhusiast
April 9th, 2020, 12:50 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Smaller Pi Calculator Challenge
Replies: 92
Views: 14523

Re: Smaller Pi Calculator Challenge

This data storage and retrieval question has come up many times before. Are there better existing solutions for extending a data tape into empty space, that I've managed to forget all about? Or would anyone be interested in coming up with something new that improves on this 75-glider total cost? Th...
by Extrementhusiast
April 6th, 2020, 3:11 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Smaller Pi Calculator Challenge
Replies: 92
Views: 14523

Re: Smaller Pi Calculator Challenge

EDIT: Here's a design I came up with for zooms up to 2^7, with the added bonus of hexadecimal output... Okay, here's my current printer-builder script. For the moment, the character bitmaps loaded into the printer are hard-coded at the top of the script, in LifeHistory format, following the pattern...
by Extrementhusiast
April 4th, 2020, 4:56 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Smaller Pi Calculator Challenge
Replies: 92
Views: 14523

Re: Smaller Pi Calculator Challenge

If anyone would like to dig up or invent a less amateur-looking font for a digitprinter, please post it here. Can be fixed-width or proportional, doesn't matter, and it doesn't have to be 15x19 -- any size in that general vicinity would be fine. The main thing is that when the pixels are printed di...