BlinkerSpawn wrote:15.934 looks like it shouldn't have been on the list to begin with: ...
gmc_nxtman wrote:Here it is in 12 gliders but very bulky: ...
This also reduces 11.29 to 6 gliders. Is that 4-glider add-siamese-snake converter new? I hadn't seen it before.
Goldtiger997 wrote:15.578 in 11 gliders by using an easier method of construction: ...
I wasn't aware of that 5-glider tail-added. I've added it to my collection.
Goldtiger997 wrote:While doing this, I found a tail-adding mechanism. ... Is this new or useful?
BlinkerSpawn wrote:I don't recognize it, but that's not saying much. Reducible: ...
I didn't recognize it either. The beacon can be replaced by a forming block, for the same cost as a loaf:
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x = 42, y = 24, rule = B3/S23
BlinkerSpawn wrote:Also found this: ... (EDIT: Which does nothing in this case because that's a 4G still life and there's a 3G component that does the same thing and without the extra block)
It's still worth knowing, in case the extra block is needed, e.g. when adding an inducting snake, carrier, or eater, or a siamese snake or canoe.