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SAS
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Here's a 1 × N quadratic growth pattern. I believe it's the first. The breeder used is the one from Nick Gotts' 26-cell quadratic growth pattern.

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``````#C Quadratic growth pattern of width 1.
#C Stephen Silver, 20 April 2011.
#C Uses a breeder by Nick Gotts.
x = 1013783, y = 1, rule = B3/S23
105o298b25ob3o15828b41ob3o69b8o102b3ob41o91b105o161b105o101b4ob49o
31930b41ob3o30b8o63b3ob41o13b105o3b105o101b4ob49o15906b41ob3o30b8o63b
3ob41o13b105o14616b105o101b4ob49o1558b41ob3o30b8o63b3ob41o13b105o232b
105o101b4ob49o1550b41ob3o30b8o63b3ob41o13b105o2b105o101b4ob49o1554b41o
b3o30b8o63b3ob41o13b105o3b105o101b4ob49o1548b41ob3o30b8o63b3ob41o13b
105o22b105o101b4ob49o1580b41ob3o30b8o63b3ob41o13b105o32367b105o101b4ob
49o31822b41ob3o30b8o63b3ob41o13b105o221b105o101b4ob49o31836b41ob3o30b
8o63b3ob41o13b105o239b105o101b4ob49o31836b41ob3o30b8o63b3ob41o13b105o
397b105o298b25ob3o31764b41ob3o69b8o102b3ob41o91b105o2b105o101b4ob49o
31970b41ob3o30b8o63b3ob41o13b105o503b105o298b25ob3o31842b41ob3o69b8o
102b3ob41o91b105o3b105o101b4ob49o31876b41ob3o30b8o63b3ob41o13b105o3b
105o101b4ob49o31870b41ob3o30b8o63b3ob41o13b105o2b105o101b4ob49o31882b
41ob3o30b8o63b3ob41o13b105o3b105o101b4ob49o31876b41ob3o30b8o63b3ob41o
13b105o2b105o101b4ob49o31872b41ob3o30b8o63b3ob41o13b105o397b105o101b4o
b49o31902b41ob3o30b8o63b3ob41o13b105o7b105o13b41ob3o63b8o30b3ob41o
31906b49ob4o101b105o3b105o91b41ob3o102b8o69b3ob41o31786b3ob25o298b105o
116b105o13b41ob3o63b8o30b3ob41o31872b49ob4o101b105o32480b105o13b41ob3o
63b8o30b3ob41o31866b49ob4o101b105o32858b105o13b41ob3o63b8o30b3ob41o
31936b49ob4o101b105o2b105o91b41ob3o102b8o69b3ob41o31874b3ob25o298b105o
158b105o91b41ob3o102b8o69b3ob41o31768b3ob25o298b105o3b105o91b41ob3o
102b8o69b3ob41o31750b3ob25o298b105o2b105o91b41ob3o102b8o69b3ob41o
31746b3ob25o298b105o2b105o91b41ob3o102b8o69b3ob41o31726b3ob25o298b105o
3b105o13b41ob3o63b8o30b3ob41o1584b49ob4o101b105o2b105o13b41ob3o63b8o
30b3ob41o1544b49ob4o101b105o1758b105o91b41ob3o102b8o69b3ob41o1464b3ob
25o298b105o2b105o91b41ob3o102b8o69b3ob41o1462b3ob25o298b105o3b105o91b
41ob3o102b8o69b3ob41o15820b3ob25o298b105o46826b105o383b3ob25o31701b41o
b3o37b8o102b3ob41o63b105o!
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Axaj
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Joined: September 26th, 2009, 12:23 am

Re: 1 × N quadratic growth

Wow! Very nice job!

137ben
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Joined: June 18th, 2010, 8:18 pm

Re: 1 × N quadratic growth

Yes, I believe it is the first! There's still a ways to go before finding one of reasonably small size.