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The '''familiar fours''' are common [[constellation]]s of four identical objects. The five most common (in decreasing order of frequency) are [[traffic light]] (four [[blinker]]s), [[honey farm]] (four [[beehive]]s), [[blockade]] (four [[block]]s), [[fleet]] (four [[ship]]s in the form of two [[ship-tie]]s), and [[bakery]] (four [[loaf|loaves]] in the form of two [[half-bakery|half-bakeries]]). [http://www.conwaylife.com/ref/lexicon/lex_f.htm#fourskewedblocks|Four skewed blocks] is also occasionally included in the list.
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The '''familiar fours''' are common [[constellation]]s of four identical objects. The five most common (in decreasing order of frequency) are [[traffic light]] (four [[blinker]]s), [[honey farm]] (four [[beehive]]s), [[blockade]] (four [[block]]s), [[fleet]] (four [[ship]]s in the form of two [[ship-tie]]s), and [[bakery]] (four [[loaf|loaves]] in the form of two [[half-bakery|half-bakeries]]). [http://www.conwaylife.com/ref/lexicon/lex_f.htm#fourskewedblocks| Four skewed blocks] is also occasionally included in the list.
 
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Revision as of 16:23, 11 March 2019

The familiar fours are common constellations of four identical objects. The five most common (in decreasing order of frequency) are traffic light (four blinkers), honey farm (four beehives), blockade (four blocks), fleet (four ships in the form of two ship-ties), and bakery (four loaves in the form of two half-bakeries). Four skewed blocks is also occasionally included in the list.

Traffic light
RLE: here
Honey farm
RLE: here
Blockade
RLE: here
Fleet
RLE: here
Bakery
RLE: here

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