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Trans-beacon down on candlefrobra (xp6_w8o0uh224a4z32)

#C [[ GRID THUMBLAUNCH THUMBSIZE 2 THEME Catagolue ]]
x = 1, y = 1, rule = B3/S23
b!
This pattern is an oscillator.
This pattern is periodic with period 6.
This pattern runs in standard life (b3s23).
The population fluctuates between 18 and 23.
This evolutionary sequence works in multiple rules, from b3-kqys23acjnr through to b34ckqryz5aeiny678s234-aqrw5-jq678.

Pattern RLE

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Glider synthesis

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#C [[ GRID MAXGRIDSIZE 14 THEME Catagolue ]]
#CSYNTH xp6_w8o0uh224a4z32 costs 10 gliders (true).
#CLL state-numbering golly
x = 166, y = 27, rule = B3/S23
116bo$116bobo$116b2o3$155bo$154bobo$154bobo6b3o$98bobo54bo$93b2o3b
2o58b3o$94b2o3bo58bo$93bo65bo$115b2o$114b2o$116bo$obo5bo148bo$b2o
3b2o47bo52bo47bobo$bo5b2o45bobo50bobo46bobo$43bo10bobo50bobo47bo$
42bo12bo52bo5bo$7b2o33b3o15b3o51bo34b2o$6b2o106bo34b2o$8bo86b2o54b
2ob2o$40b2o52bo2bo53b2obo4bo$39bobo52bobo57bo2b2obo$41bo53bo58bob
4o$155b2o!

Sample occurrences

There are 268 sample soups in the Catagolue:

Official symmetries

SymmetrySoupsSample soup links

8x32 2   

C1 169                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

C2_1 5       

C2_2 14                   

C2_4 7          

C4_1 16                       

C4_4 23                                

D4_+1 4     

D4_+2 9            

D4_+4 3    

D4_x1 6         

D4_x4 3    

D8_1 1  

G1 1  

Unofficial symmetries

SymmetrySoupsSample soup links

D2_+1_gO1s2 1  

Mateon1_Glider6_5_6_Test 1  

WSS_Test 1  

ror_stdin_test 2   

Comments (8)

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On 2021-03-11 at 11:29:38 UTC, Ignacy.Jackl wrote:

Trans-beacon down on long hook eating tub (Candlefrobra is reserved for the cis-block variant)

On 2015-11-26 at 17:55:24 UTC, Someone wrote:

Looks like this is the most common variant.

On 2015-11-11 at 00:58:38 UTC, EricABQ wrote:

Not everyone uses those prefixes in the same way AFAIK, but I think: -"Ortho-X and Y" means X and Y point in opposite directions and their heavy parts align -"Meta-X and Y" means X and Y point in opposite directions and their light parts align -"Para-X and Y" means X and Y point in the same direction and X's heavy part aligns with Y's light part -"Shift-X and Y" means X and Y point in the same direction and X's light part aligns with Y's heavy part

These prefixes are used when two different, asymmetric induction coils disalign. Cis- and trans- are used when they align.

Ortho- and para- are also sometimes used as substitutes for cis- and trans-, especially when dealing with loaves (http://www.conwaylife.com/wiki/Ortho-loaf_and_table) or when there are 4 isomers, but at least one is disproportionately common. For example, cis-beacon and anvil is by far the most common beacon-and-anvil isomer, so it doesn't need to be called cis-beacon up and anvil.

In case anyone was wondering, I had to create some of these rules to be compatible with the LifeWiki when creating a still-life nomenclature for my Catagolue Backup.

On 2015-11-05 at 17:54:43 UTC, Someone wrote:

What about the ortho-, para-, meta- and shift- prefixes from Andrzej Okrasinski's census? do they cover cases like this where there's 4 possible 'isomers' of an object?

On 2015-11-05 at 14:57:40 UTC, galen@cholbi.com wrote:

Two of these now!

On 2015-10-25 at 03:00:46 UTC, EricABQ wrote:

"Up" usually means the stabilizer is pointing toward the "heavy" part of the induction coil; "down" means it's pointing away. This is a trans-beacon down and long hook eating tub.

On 2015-10-19 at 10:18:59 UTC, tannergjacobi wrote:

Object nomenclature isn't standardized at the time of writing. The best rule of thumb you're going to get is that the version that's more bunched up together is cis, and the other is trans. There's also the up and down specifiers...this would probably be a "candlefrobra on trans-beacon down", yes.

On 2015-10-04 at 23:26:24 UTC, applebottom.applefamily wrote:

Candlefrobra on trans-beacon? (I swear, I still haven't figured out this cis/trans notation!)

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