Blindfold Accomplishment Thread

Discussion in 'Blindsolving Discussion' started by qqwref, Oct 11, 2007.

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  1. Cale S

    Cale S Member

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    used a block comm in a 5BLD solve:
    5:55.04
    D' Fw Rw' Dw Uw' F' U2 B R D' Lw2 U' L2 R2 Uw F' L D2 Fw2 B2 F Dw Rw' Dw2 B2 F2 U' Rw2 F D2 Lw' B' L Fw Lw2 U' Fw2 Lw R B' Lw U' D' B2 Uw2 Lw' Uw2 Fw2 Uw2 F' Bw' Lw2 Fw2 R2 Uw2 Fw D' F' D' L2

    first pair of midges is WE (DR LU) and the 3rd pair of wings is WE, so you can solve both of these with [3Rw R' U' 3Rw' R, D'] after the first 2 wing comms, and then skip the first pair of midges
     
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  2. kake123

    kake123 Member

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    MBLD PB with a plus 2,
    25/25 in 59min 32.23+s
    1. 0.251
    15/07/2017 13:04:09
    D2 R U2 F2 L' R' U2 R2 U' B' F' U' F' L F' D' R2 D U Rw Uw'

    2. 0.240
    15/07/2017 13:04:27
    U2 F' L2 D2 B' F' D2 U2 F' L2 R B D2 B' F U' F R' F2 Rw Uw2

    3. 0.214
    15/07/2017 13:04:38
    B2 D2 U' F2 R2 D U L' D B2 F' R2 B U F2 D L D' Rw2 Uw2

    4. 0.227
    15/07/2017 13:04:50
    B2 D' R2 D' U' F2 R2 D' L2 B L D R U F D' L U' L2 U Rw2 Uw'

    5. 0.287
    15/07/2017 13:05:03
    L2 D2 L2 D' L2 U' R2 D2 F2 R2 B' F R' U' R2 U L U2 F D' B' Rw' Uw

    6. 0.323
    15/07/2017 13:05:16
    U B2 D2 B2 L2 D F2 L2 U' F U' L2 D2 U' F' R' B2 U B2 L' U2 Rw' Uw'

    7. 0.226
    15/07/2017 13:05:28
    U2 B U2 F L2 D2 L2 U2 F U2 B R D' B2 R2 B2 F U F U Fw' Uw'

    8. 0.309
    15/07/2017 13:05:44
    D2 R2 F2 U' R2 U B2 D2 L2 D L' B R' F' R U2 B2 D B2 U R Fw Uw'

    9. 0.240
    15/07/2017 13:05:58
    U2 R2 B2 L D2 L2 U2 B2 R2 B' U R2 U2 R2 U2 F L' B D2 F Rw2 Uw

    10. 0.247
    15/07/2017 13:06:13
    L2 R2 D B2 R2 D L2 B2 U' B' L' B2 D B' U F' D L D2 U' F2 Rw Uw2

    11. 0.244
    15/07/2017 13:06:25
    D' U B2 F2 U' F2 R2 D F' L2 F' U F' D L' B' F L U R2 Uw'

    12. 0.272
    15/07/2017 13:06:37
    B2 F2 D2 F2 U R2 U' B2 R2 D B' F U' R2 U F2 L2 R' U2 Rw' Uw2

    13. 0.216
    15/07/2017 13:06:49
    B2 U2 F2 R2 B2 R' D2 U2 B2 R' F' D B U2 F L2 U' L2 B R2 Fw'

    14. 0.234
    15/07/2017 13:07:05
    U' F2 D F2 R2 U2 L2 D' R2 F L' B2 U2 B F D' L2 D2 F U2 Rw2

    15. 0.258
    15/07/2017 13:07:17
    L2 B2 F2 U R2 F2 U' R2 U L R' D' B2 F U' R D L2 D' L2 Uw2

    16. 0.249
    15/07/2017 13:07:30
    U2 B U2 B2 D2 L2 B2 L2 F D2 R U' B' F R B' R U' L' U2 F2 Uw

    17. 0.266
    15/07/2017 13:07:42
    D2 F2 U2 R2 D R2 U L2 U2 L F2 D B' F2 U' F' U2 L D' B' Rw' Uw'

    18. 0.284
    15/07/2017 13:07:57
    R2 D' R2 F2 U' L2 U2 R2 B2 D' L' B L2 D2 F2 D' U F2 R' B D Rw' Uw'

    19. (0.324)
    15/07/2017 13:08:17
    L2 R2 B' R2 B' L2 D2 R2 D' R' U F L F' R U2 F' D' L Uw2

    20. 0.217
    15/07/2017 13:08:29
    R2 F2 U2 L2 D2 B' L2 B' F' D' L D2 U F L U B2 U2 F' L' Uw'

    21. 0.236
    15/07/2017 13:08:42
    R2 B2 R2 U F2 R2 D B2 U2 F' U2 L D' L2 R' F' L2 U' R' B' Rw2

    22. 0.230
    15/07/2017 13:09:07
    R2 D2 B2 R2 F R2 F L2 F D2 B D' L D' U F2 L' F R B' L2 Fw' Uw2

    23. 0.243
    15/07/2017 13:09:19
    B2 U L2 U' L2 F2 U F2 U2 R2 U F L2 R' B L' D L F2 L R' Uw

    24. 0.244
    15/07/2017 13:09:31
    R2 D2 F R2 F2 L2 B' L2 U' F2 L2 U L R' D L B2 R' Fw' Uw

    25. (0.202)
    15/07/2017 13:09:43
    F' R2 F U2 F D2 B F2 U' F2 L' R B F' U' R D2 B U Rw' Uw
     
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  3. Mike Hughey

    Mike Hughey Super Moderator Staff Member

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    This sort of thing impresses me so much. I remember years ago when Daniel Beyer talked about doing this on a regular basis in his solves. I generally don't have enough awareness to even notice the opportunity.
     
  4. Christopher Cabrera

    Christopher Cabrera Member

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    so.. after not practicing for a while, earlier this week I DNF'ed 3/3 of my 5BLD attempts(none of which were under 15:00). I felt sad that it seemed my 5BLD skills were fading. Today I decided to do 5BLD for the weekly comp not expecting much, but then this happened:

    12:36.07 [5:27.27] ; 5BLD single PB by almost 1:30

    I honestly cannot believe this just happened and my hands are still shaking. Having a sub-ChrisHardwick 5BLD really means a lot to me because he was breaking world records when I first started cubing. I can't believe I actually got it. This is probably my greatest cubing accomplishment to date. (or at least my favorite)
     
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  5. TheCoolMinxer

    TheCoolMinxer Member

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    33.65 3bld overall PB single in round 1 lol wtf.
    Probably the official worlds fastests m2/op solve
     
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  6. Cale S

    Cale S Member

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    1. 32.48 B2 D2 B2 F2 L' U2 F2 U2 B2 L' R2 D' L' F R' D' U2 L2 U B2 L2
    2. (28.87) B2 R2 B2 R D2 F2 R F2 R' F' D' B R2 U' F' D' U2 L2 R'
    3. 32.73 U2 L2 B2 L F2 U2 R2 F2 R B2 F D2 F U' R2 D' F U2 F' D2
    4. 35.86 B2 F2 R2 U L2 U2 R2 F2 D' R2 U L' D2 B R' D' R2 U B
    5. (DNF(40.29)) U L F' R2 F R F' R2 U' F D2 L2 U' F2 U' F2 D R2 L2 F2

    pb mo3 and avg5

    28.87 recon for fun
    [U': [F' L2 F, M']]
    [x: [r U R' U' M U R U' R']]
    [x' F': [U' R' U, M2]]
    [y' L2: [M' U' M, D']]
    [B L2 B', M2]
    [R D R', E]

    [D: [U', L D' L']]
    [D': [R U2 R', D']]
    [R y': [R U' R', D2]]
    F' r U R' U' r' F R
     
  7. Iggy

    Iggy Member

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    28.13 official 3bld single, finally got a sub 30 after chasing it for so long. Could've been a 25-ish without mistakes but oh well. Too bad sub 30s aren't special anymore
     
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  8. biiiiiig 3BLD session today
    9. 54.641 R' F2 L2 R2 U2 B' U2 B U2 F' U' R' F2 L U' B' L2 D' U2 Uw2
    10. DNF(59.954) U2 B2 U' F2 L2 D' R2 U2 L2 D' B2 R D L D2 B R' F' D2 U Rw
    11. 56.042 L2 F2 U2 B2 U2 F2 R' B2 L F2 D2 B L' F2 D' U R F R2 U' Fw' Uw
    12. DNF(48.741) D B2 U2 F2 R2 B2 D' B2 F2 R2 D B' F R' U' F R' F2 U' F R Rw Uw'
    13. 1:00.971 L2 D2 R2 F2 U B2 D' L2 D F2 D2 R' U' F L' B2 D' F2 D B R' Rw
    14. 56.505 U2 F' U2 L2 F' L2 F' D2 B2 L2 R' B' L U R' F' U2 L R' B' Fw' Uw
    15. DNF(2:11.512) B' F2 U' B2 D R2 F2 R2 F2 D2 U' F L' R F' D' F' D' L B2 Fw
    16. 1:13.585 R2 L' U' B2 D' F U2 R' U2 L2 F R2 L2 F' R2 F' U2 B D2 L Fw' Uw
    17. 1:59.216 B2 F2 R2 B2 U F2 U' B2 F2 D R B2 L' B' F2 D' F' U2 L B' Fw
    18. (42.404) L' R2 F2 U L2 U' B2 D2 L2 R' D' B2 L2 U2 L2 D' F2 R Fw'
    19. 53.414 R' F' B R2 U' R2 D' R L B2 U D2 F2 L2 B2 R2 F2 D' R2 F' Rw' Uw
    20. 54.559 U' D2 R' D' F' B2 U2 D' R' U F2 D2 B2 R2 U2 D2 B2 D' R2 L' Uw
    21. 1:20.655 D2 L B2 F2 R' U2 R' F2 L' R B D2 L F' U' R' D B' R2 B2 Uw'
    22. 1:26.212 D2 B U2 B' D2 U2 R2 B D2 U2 L2 D' R' U' F' R' F' D2 R2 D2 L' Rw
    23. 1:00.758 B2 U' L2 D L2 F2 L2 R2 U B2 F2 L' R U F L' B R' D2 U Fw Uw
    24. DNF(1:00.948) B2 U2 B R U2 F2 U' F' B' U F' R2 F R2 L2 F' D2 R2 D2 F' Fw'
    25. 1:20.123 R2 D2 R2 U2 F2 D' F2 D B2 U' F2 R' B D2 L B L2 F2 U L D' Fw
    26. DNF(1:08.405) F L2 R2 D' L2 F2 U2 B2 D2 R2 D2 L D' R B' U2 F R' U R Rw2 Uw'
    27. DNF(2:13.490) R2 B2 U' F2 U L2 U F2 D B2 D' L' B2 U F2 L2 F' R B L' R Rw' Uw
    28. DNF(1:00.000) F' U B2 U2 R2 F2 D' B2 R2 U' B' D' L D2 R' B2 U2 F U2
    29. DNF(1:10.402) R' D' F2 D' F2 U' B2 L2 D2 R2 U' L' B F' U' L R F2 R B2
    30. (DNF(1:01.084)) U2 L2 R2 F2 L2 D2 U2 B' L2 F' R2 U' B R D' U' L' D F L Rw Uw
    31. 2:31.057 B' R2 U' L2 U' D' F2 R' F' L R2 U' R2 D L2 F2 U' Fw'
    32. 56.248 B F2 L2 R2 D2 B2 U R2 D' U2 L2 B L' U F' U2 L2 B' L B Fw' Uw
    33. 45.925 B' D' R2 D2 L2 F2 R2 U' B2 R2 L U2 B L2 D' U B' L2 B' Fw'
    34. 58.106 D2 B2 D2 F U2 F L2 F' D2 F' U' L2 U' L' F2 R' U2 F' L' Rw' Uw'
    35. 1:07.559 L2 F' D2 F' D2 F U2 F' R2 F' D R' F U' L' U2 R' F2 L2 F' Rw'
    36. 1:09.300 R2 U2 L2 B' U2 R2 B' D2 U2 B' L' F D' R D L R2 B2 F' D Rw2
    37. 1:11.998 F D B2 L2 U L2 F2 D' L2 D B2 D' R B L' B2 D' L F U R2 Rw2 Uw
    38. (DNF(1:39.509)) D F2 L2 F2 L2 D L2 B2 U2 F2 U' B L R' D F' U R' D B Fw'
    39. 1:16.953 F U' B R' U2 B2 R F2 U R B2 R2 L' D2 L' U2 L U2 F2 B Uw'
    40. 46.915 B L2 U2 L' R' B2 D2 L U2 R2 D2 U' B L' B2 D F L' U' B2 Fw' Uw2
    41. 1:43.704 U B2 U L2 D B2 F2 U B2 U' L B' F' D2 U L' B2 U' B D' Rw2
    42. 1:14.366 L' F2 D' B U2 F R F2 L B U' F2 U F2 R2 L2 D' L2 B2 D F2 Rw' Uw'
    43. 1:03.952 F' B2 L R2 B2 R2 F2 D2 L' F2 U' B' R' B F' D R' B U Fw'
    44. 1:36.273 B2 R2 U2 R' B2 R' U2 B2 L' D2 F2 U L' D F' R2 B R' U2 Fw' Uw
    45. 1:24.868 B D2 B F2 L2 F' L2 U2 F2 D2 R' F' D2 F2 L' R' U F2 L' Rw Uw2
    46. (DNF(53.332)) F' D2 F U2 R2 D2 F2 L2 F' U2 D' B2 D R B U' L B2 U F' Rw
    47. (44.943) L F2 L B2 F2 D2 L' B2 U2 L' F2 D' L F' R2 F2 U F2 D U2 L Uw'
    48. 2:22.567 U R2 B2 L2 U B2 D' U' B2 F2 U' B' L' R D2 B' D L2 F2 D2 U Rw2 Uw'
    49. (44.285) F U' L2 D2 L2 U L2 U F2 U B D2 L' U2 F2 U' F2 U' F Rw2
    50. 1:04.518 R2 B2 D' R2 D L2 U' B2 D' U' F' D U F' L2 F2 R' F U2 R2

    a few 2:30s, a few 44s, just a normal day
    broke all PBs except avg5
    42.40 single, 50.12 mo3, 1:08.91 avg12
     
  9. Fábio De'Rose

    Fábio De'Rose Member

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    First sub-50 3BLD Single!



    Great scramble, 6/10 and no Parity or flips.
     
  10. newtonbase

    newtonbase Premium Member

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    In the buffet car queue on the Eurostar coming back from the World Championships a couple of young women saw me cubing. One of them asked for the cube to mix up and told me that I was to look at it once and then solve it with my eyes closed as she'd seen it done on some program about geniuses. I'm not normally comfortable doing blind on command but something about their good looks and the beer I'd had made me say OK. The solve was pretty quick for me and I opened my eyes to an ovation from dozen or so people. Absolutely made up for my 3 DNFs in comp.
     
  11. sigalig

    sigalig Member

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    A couple overdue 3bld pbs: 33.01 mo3 and 33.42 ao5 :)

    mean of 3: 33.01

    Time List:
    1. 30.78 L F D2 B2 D B2 R B R B' R2 L2 U2 F2 R2 B2 D' R2 D2
    2. 30.80 R2 F' D2 R B R' F L' D F2 D' B2 U B2 R2 U F2 D' R2 Fw Uw
    3. 37.43 F2 D2 F2 D' B2 R2 D' U' R2 F2 R B2 D F R' U' B R2 U' B Rw'

    avg of 5: 33.42

    Time List:
    1. 36.97 R' D2 R' F' U' F2 L' B2 R2 F U' R2 U' R2 D B2 U' L2 D Rw Uw
    2. 32.48 R' F2 R' U2 F2 R' B2 F2 R F' L R2 D' L2 F2 R B' L' U2 Rw2 Uw
    3. (42.75) D2 L2 B R2 B2 D2 U2 R2 U2 F' D L R2 D' F2 D U2 F' R2 D Rw2 Uw2
    4. (30.78) L F D2 B2 D B2 R B R B' R2 L2 U2 F2 R2 B2 D' R2 D2
    5. 30.80 R2 F' D2 R B R' F L' D F2 D' B2 U B2 R2 U F2 D' R2 Fw Uw

     
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  12. kake123

    kake123 Member

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    4min 18.568s 4BLD PB Single
    4x4-BLD

    4. 4:18.568
    17/07/2017 16:43:23
    R2 U' B2 U' L2 U' F2 L2 D R2 D' L' B2 L2 F' U2 B' U' L2 U2 Rw2 F' U B2 D' U' Fw2 Rw2 B' L2 U' B' F' Rw Uw2 Rw L' B2 Fw' Rw' B' Rw' Fw Rw' Fw D z' y'
     
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  13. edges only bld pb
    8.42 L' B2 U2 F2 D2 L D2 F2 U2 L2 R' B' D B F' R' F' L' R2
     
  14. Jacck

    Jacck Member

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    6bld: 36:51.87 [20:50] 3rd pb :cool: and first success since pb in feb17
    21oX 14iX 17uO 19dO 24oW 24iW 5+2(+1)C means: 2 corners in place needed ccw, so I had to take a third one
    scramble from the weekly competition 2015-23
     
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  15. pinser

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    What was your solution?
     
  16. [r' U:[M', U2]]
    [R E R', U']
    [E, R U' R']
    M' U2 M2 U2 M'
     
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  17. TheCoolMinxer

    TheCoolMinxer Member

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    Got a 58 mean in the 2nd round, official pb by 7 seconds:
    51, 1:13 (failed memo), 50
    but still sub1 so that's nice
     
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  18. Cale S

    Cale S Member

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    tried the Worlds 5BLD scrambles

    4:47.56 [1:57ish]
    5:18.14 [2:08]
    5:13.17 [2:15]

    5:06.30 mo3, close to pb

    edit: 4:25.01 [1:39] off by 3 centers on E1
     
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  19. Cale S

    Cale S Member

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    Worlds 4BLD scrambles

    2:31.97, 2:55.43, 3:38.54 = 3:01.99 mo3
    all of these solves were bad
     
  20. sigalig

    sigalig Member

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    7:21.10, 7:09.09, 8:05.88 = 7:32.02 5BLD mean of 3 :D
    First mo3 since my first one ever which was 14:55 lol. Really really proud of this accuracy. Oh and the 7:09.09 is PB single also.

    Edit:

    Edit #2:
    Just a nice thing I noticed, after that mo3 my last 10 5bld attempts make a 5/10 session with a 7:31.96 overall mean :)

    Edit #3 lolololol:
    Did another solve the next day, 7:03.20 PB single which rolled the mo3 to 7:26.06 and gave me a 7:32.02 ao5 :D
     
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