# Thread: The blindfold race!

1. Stopped once I had a mean of 5.

2x2 BLD: 17.15, 20.36, 32.01, 14.89, 18.05 = 20.49
accuracy: 5/5
times: 17.15, 20.36, 32.01, 14.89, 18.05

3x3 BLD: 50.99, 49.28, 41.31, 41.71, 51.29 = 46.92
accuracy: 5/8
times: 50.99, DNF, 49.28, 41.31, 41.71, DNF, DNF, 51.29

2. I'm still doing corners only on 3x3. But I realised that when I use the 2x2 scrambles, the DBL corner stays solved all the time (D'uh lol), which means I'm not really practising 3x3 corners properly. So I'm going to use the 3x3 scrambles this week, and I guess you can just put me as DNF(corners only) under 3x3 like you did the first time I competed.
Thanks.

Mean of 5 best: 49.76

I'm very happy with this. My two aims were to have 75% accuracy and for my mean of best 5 solves to be below 1 minute. My accuracy was 16/20 which is 80% and my mean of best 5 result was less than 50 seconds. So I'm very happy. And my corners only result was close to Zane's whole cube result lol .
I also got my first sub-20 memo.

Spoiler:

Accuracy: 16/20
Best 5 solves: 43.83 (20), 46.20 (3), 50.79 (4), 53.05 (8), 54.91 (19)
Best time: 43.83
Worst time: 1:59.75
Spoiler:

1. 1:16.50
2. 1:12.13
3. 46.20 (24 memo/22 execution) PB - first sub-50
4. 50.79 (25/25) Second only to the above time
5. DNF(2:45.95)
6. DNF(2:21.05)
7. 1:07.11
8. 53.05 (25/28)
9. 1:18.54
10. DNF(1:19.15)
11. 1:04.30
12. 56.08
13. DNF(1:43.29)
14. 1:59.75
15. 59.02
16. 1:14.46
17. 1:11.71
18. 1:07.91
19. 54.91 (24/30)
20. 43.83 (19/24)

3. BLD2 39.59, acc: 15/20

40.67, DNF, 46.88, 1:04.51, 52.56, 41.65, 41.62, 40.22, 42.23+, DNF, DNF, 1:02.28, 40.47, DNF, 48.67, 43.04, 43.06, 47.24, 34.96, DNF

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BLD3 1:45.52, acc: 12/20

DNF, DNF, 2:02.76, 1:51.82, DNF, 2:17.00, 1:39.86, 1:43.68, DNF, DNF, 1:51.01, DNF, 1:41.24, 3:51.91, 2:40.21, DNF, DNF, 1:52.69, 1:53.24, 2:04.89

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BLD4 14:05, acc: 2/8

DNF, DNF, DNF, DNF, 14:39, DNF, DNF, 13:31

My first success solves with comms for centers! Yay!

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BLD5 25:13, acc: 2/4

DNF, DNF, 25:13, 28:38

4. Where will be new scrambles?
BTW, probably it was proposed before, but maybe we can make multi-bld in this race too? It's just the scrambler adds 20-30 scrambles for this discipline.
There was a multi-bld race before but it faded out.

5. Results for week 2012-06:

2x2x2
1. 20.49 Zane_C
2. 21.04 Jakube
3. 22.16 Mike Hughey
4. 39.59 DrKorbin
5. 43.16 Riley

3x3x3
1. 44.80 amostay2004
2. 46.92 Zane_C
4. 1:35.16 MatsBergsten
5. 1:45.52 DrKorbin
6. 2:30.75 Riley
7. 4:54.47 Carson
8. 5:21.77 Cubenovice
9. DNF pi.cubed

4x4x4
1. 6:06.98 MatsBergsten
2. 14:05 DrKorbin
3. DNF Cubenovice

5x5x5
1. 14:29.80 MatsBergsten
2. 25:13 DrKorbin

Sorry to be late with the results. It's been a busy week.

I really feel like this race is already pretty huge without adding multi; I'd rather not add it. If someone else ever decides to hijack, feel free to add it if you want, but I'd rather it not become a regular part of the race here, personally.

6. Week 2012-07:

• 2x2x2BLD 20 solves: mean of five best. (do at least 5 solves)
• 3x3x3BLD 20 solves: mean of five best. (do at least 5 solves)
• 4x4x4BLD 8 solves: mean of two best. (at least 2)
• 5x5x5BLD 4 solves: best solve. (well, one then)
• 8x8x8BLD 1 solve: best solve.

Do as much or as little as you like. This will end Monday night, February 20, 2012, at 11:59 PM EDT.

Scrambles for week 2012-07:

2x2x2:
1. U2 F' R U' F R2 U2 F2 U'
2. F2 R' U R2 F' U' R2 F2 U'
3. U2 F2 U F R U' R' F R'
4. U R' F2 U2 R' U F2 U R
5. U' R2 U' R' U F2 U' F2 R
6. F2 R' F2 U R' F2 R' U'
7. U2 F' U' F R' U F U2 F'
8. U' R F R' F U' F2 U F2
9. U' R2 F R' F R
10. F2 U2 F U2 F' U F' R2
11. U2 F' R F' U R' U' F2 U
12. R F2 R F' U2 F R F' U'
13. F R F' R F R U2 F
14. R F' U F' U' R F' U R' U'
15. R' U2 F' U2 F' R F2 U'
16. R' F' R F R' U R F'
17. F R' F U R U' R' U'
18. F2 U' F' R F' U R F2
19. F R2 U' F' R F U' R
20. R' F' U2 F' R2 U2 F U' R'

3x3x3:
1. U' R' L B2 D F' R' F B U2 F2 U2 D B2 U2 F2 L2 U' F2 D'
2. U' F2 R2 U R2 U L2 D U R2 B2 R B U2 F' L' F D B' F' D'
3. D' B2 L2 R2 D' R2 D' B2 R2 U' B U2 F U2 L D2 F' R' B' L2 U'
4. B2 D2 F D2 R2 U2 F' U2 F2 L2 F2 L' R2 F R' D L2 R D' U2 F'
5. D2 F' R' U' R U F2 D' B L2 B2 D' R2 U' L2 D' L2 D2 L2 F2
6. D2 F2 L' D B R' D2 L B U2 D2 F2 D' B2 D' R2 B2 L2 D' R2
7. F2 L' D2 L' B2 D2 L' D2 R B2 R' U' B R2 D' F' U B F2 U'
8. R2 U' L2 D' L2 R2 D L2 D' B2 R2 B D' L B2 F2 U L' R D2 F'
9. F2 L2 B2 L2 R2 D B2 L2 D2 U B' R2 F' U L' D2 U' R' D2 U R'
10. D' B U' B' D B2 D L' B2 U2 F' L2 D2 F D2 R2 B' U2 F'
11. U L2 R2 F2 D' L2 U2 R2 D L2 U2 B L B R B2 D' F2 U L' R
12. D2 B2 U R2 F2 L2 R2 D' F2 L2 U' L' B' F2 L F' U R' B D2 B2
13. U R L B L' B U2 D' L D2 R2 B' D2 F' D2 B2 R2 D2 B' L2
14. D L' F2 D' F U F2 U2 D R L2 F2 B2 D2 B2 R' B2 R' F2 R
15. R L D2 F' B2 U2 D' R2 D2 R B' D2 B R2 U2 B' U2 B' U2 B' R2
16. F2 U' F2 R2 B2 U F2 U2 B2 L' D' F' L R' U' R2 B' R' U2
17. L2 U' F2 D2 U R2 B2 U' B2 L2 U' R D2 L2 U F' U' F' R B D
18. L2 D' U' L2 B2 F2 U' F2 D F2 R D2 F U L2 F2 L F' L2 R2 U2
19. L2 B R2 B' L2 U2 F2 U2 B2 L2 B' D' B R2 D' B F2 D2 R D U'
20. D L2 R2 U2 F2 D' B2 F2 U' B2 U2 F L' D' R' U R' U' B2 L' F

4x4x4:
1. Rw Fw' D Rw2 Uw' Rw' B' U2 B2 L2 Rw Uw' Rw R' D2 U' Fw F' Rw F Uw' U' B' F' L2 Rw' R' Fw U' L Rw Uw U' F2 Uw' L Rw' U Fw D2
2. Fw2 Uw' Rw' Uw' L2 Fw2 L Rw2 D L F' R' Fw F' D' R2 Uw U Rw' Fw Uw' R2 U' Fw2 F2 L' Fw' Uw' Rw' D Rw2 D' U2 Rw F' R' Uw' U' Fw' U2
3. Uw' U' Fw Rw R2 U2 L' R F' L2 B2 D U' R' B2 Fw' Rw2 Uw L2 R' Uw R' B2 L' F' D Uw U2 L' Rw2 R' B Rw R' D Uw Fw F L Rw'
4. B Fw Uw2 L' B2 Fw D2 Uw2 Fw R2 Fw U' L' B2 D2 U2 Rw' D U' L' R' D' F' L' Fw R D L' Uw B D2 Uw U2 F2 L B R2 U' Fw2 R'
5. Rw' B' F2 D F U Rw U2 L Rw' F' L' Fw' L2 B' L Rw' Fw Rw R2 F Uw U B' R B' Rw' R' B F R' F2 Rw2 R2 Uw2 F' U2 F2 L B2
6. Fw D2 B2 R B2 Uw U' B' Uw2 Fw L R' D' U F' Uw' L2 Rw Fw' Rw' U' Fw' D Rw2 Fw2 U' B2 Fw U2 B' F2 L' R2 B2 R Fw F2 D' R' U'
7. R' B Fw2 Rw2 F R' U' L U' L B' L Fw F2 U F2 D' Rw F2 R Fw2 L R' D U' Fw2 F2 U' B F2 L2 Rw2 R2 D L Uw' B F' L U
8. Fw F' L2 U Rw B' Rw Fw2 F Rw' Fw2 F' L' R D L2 R2 U' L F Uw2 Fw2 Uw Rw2 Uw L' Rw2 R2 F2 D' U' Rw' Uw L B R Fw' Uw2 U2 Rw

5x5x5:
1. U2 B2 Rw2 Dw2 Uw' U' Fw U' R U2 F' D Fw L2 Dw2 Lw2 R' Dw2 B' Dw Uw Fw2 D2 L2 D Dw Uw' B2 Dw2 U Fw2 D Dw' Uw2 Fw' L2 D B Fw2 Lw' Bw F2 L' Lw Rw' Dw2 Lw B' L' F' D2 Dw Uw2 U2 B2 F' D' Rw2 B2 Fw'
2. L2 Lw' B Dw2 Bw2 Fw' U2 Bw2 Uw' Fw2 Dw2 B2 F2 D B F' D2 Dw Lw Uw B2 L Bw2 Lw' Fw' F D Dw2 B2 L2 D L Rw D' Dw2 Bw' Lw' B' L B' Rw2 F' Dw' L Uw Rw Fw F U Rw U' Bw' Dw' B Fw2 F2 Rw2 B2 Fw' F'
3. Dw2 Uw2 Fw Dw L2 Rw2 Uw Lw R2 B2 Bw2 Fw2 R' U2 Fw Rw' D' L' Uw' Fw Uw' U Bw2 L2 Uw R Dw Bw Dw' Bw' F L2 Lw' Bw' D2 Dw L Lw R Dw' Uw Rw2 D2 R' Dw2 B' L2 Fw2 Lw' U2 Rw B' Bw2 F2 Dw2 L' Rw2 R Bw' Fw2
4. L Rw2 R2 U2 L F D' R2 Bw2 U' B2 Bw Fw' Lw2 U L2 Bw L' Lw Uw' L2 U' L' R B2 D' Lw2 B F Uw' U' Bw Fw D Uw Lw D' F U2 L Lw' D2 Lw Rw2 R' Fw2 R' B2 Bw Fw2 Dw' U Bw Fw R D' Uw Rw2 Dw' B'

8x8x8:
1. U f 3d' D2 F' r' l2 B2 d2 f 4f2 3r2 4f' L2 u2 3f' b' 3b f2 d' L' R 3r2 3d 3b2 4r' 3b' B l U2 F B 3b 3f2 f' b' 4f r' 3d' U r' 3u 3f' f R 3f2 b L' r2 R 4r' 3b' l2 4f' 3f 3r L 4f' 3d 4u 3r2 3d2 B2 d' 3u2 3r' 3f B' 3l2 F l r' 3l2 f D2 f 3b 3u2 f 3b2 L B' 4u R2 4u d2 3f' 3r' d2 3b u' D2 3b' R2 d' 3r B 3l2 b2 U 4f 4u2 b r' D' 3d 3f2 d' 4f b 3d L' 4u2 4f2 3b' 3r' F' 3l2 r2 U

7. 2x2:
37.49, 51.99, DNF(1:04.60), DNF(49.39), 1:38.16, 1:14.04, 56.36, DNF(39.18), DNF(1:03.52), 39.21, DNF(1:34.90), DNF(1:09.83), DNF(1:07.30), DNF(1:20.86), DNF(1:28.53), 1:10.78, DNF(1:32.95), 1:05.08

8. Riley, Week 7

2x2:
Consistency: 7/8
Mean of best 5: 33.08
38.70, 55.06, 39.48, 30.55, 31.11, 38.32, 26.73, DNF(30.08)

3x3:
Consistency: 6/8
Mean of 5 best: 2:20.98
2:17.68, 2:17.27, DNF(2:01.60), DNF(1:59.29), 1:49.24, 2:31.39, 2:27.99, 2:33.34
comments: 1:49.24 is a PB! Hopefully I can get a sub 2 at Stanford, this coming weekend.

9. 3x3 BLD: 37.69, 42.88, 43.18, 44.89, 45.60 = 42.85
accuracy: 13/20
session mean: 54.92
times: 54.51, 44.89, DNF, DNF, DNF, DNF, DNF, 42.88, 43.18, 58.59, 45.60, 37.69, 1:04.03, 1:17.20, 1:14.07, 58.84, DNF, 1:00.99, 51.52, DNF

10. Week: 2012-08
3x3BLD
5/20 - Mean of 5 best = 5:02.53

Spoiler:

01) DNF
Gave up... too many execution mistakes

02) DNF - 5:20.42
2 corners off, edges were jumbled

03) DNF - 5:05.02
2 flipped edges

04) DNF - 6:59.35
Pretty far off... had to go back and fix numerous mistakes, so who knows what I did to screw it up.

05) DNF
Gave up when I realized I memo'd the same letter twice in a row. Opened eyes, looked at cube, then finished solve. Would have been about 4:15.

06) 4:28.26

07) 5:16.78

08) DNF - 5:57.66
Off by 4 edges and 4 corners

09) DNF - 4:15.66
Execution Mistake

10) DNF - 6:41.10
Dunno... just wrong

11) DNF - 4:08.33
3 cycle of corners

12) DNF - 4:01.82
As soon as I started solving, I realized I had odd corners and even edges... gave up.

13) 6:35.98
This was a hard fought success. I messed up the memo three or four times before I finally got it right. By the time I was actually ready to start solving, I probably had the equivalent of a three cube multi in my head!

14) 4:22.32
This should have been at least :30 faster. I messed up corners during execution, so I had to undo the first four and start the solve over.

15) DNF - 6:44.88
Not even close

16) DNF
Randomly forgot an alg... so I gave up

17) 4:29.32

18) DNF - 5:28.44
Not even close... no clue why

19) DNF - 3:49.87

20) DNF - 6:15.86
Memo'd corners wrong the first time so I had to redo them. By the time I memo'd and solved them, I had forgotten the edge memo. Took me a couple minutes to get that before I could finish the solve. Was off by a three edge cycle, but I'm not sure how.

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