Non-Cubers say the darndest things!

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  1. Mellis Ferton

    Mellis Ferton Member

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    "Hey man can I try that Rubik's cube?"
    "Sure. *gives* Don't be too rough with the cube, it cost a lot."
    "How much?"
    "$42."
    "$42?! Dude I can go to the dollar store and get a cube that's better than this!"
    "No..."
    "Why does it cost so much?"
    "Magnets..."
    "MAGNETS?! *gasps* OH MY GOD IT MAKES SO MUCH OF A DIFFERENCE!"
    "It helps with overshooting."
    "No no! It's so special! Because it has circle centers!"
    "-.-"
     
  2. Duncan Bannon

    Duncan Bannon Member

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    Here
    I can’t even turn it that fast


    And then there’s also accurate noncubers, like the wr is 5 seconds, can you do it that fast?
     
  3. "Don't you use an algorithm to solve that?"
    "Uhhh... you use a method with algorithms in it"
    "So you DO use algorithms!"
    "Yup"
    "So what is it?"
    "There are many algori-"
    "WHAT IS IT!!!"
    "Uhh... R U R' U' R2-"
    "WTH ARE YOU SAYING?!?!?!"
     
  4. Another one!

    Me and my friend (franco) were playing with my new GGYX yuexiao pro M lite from the cubicle

    *random guy walks up*
    Non-cuber:can I borrow that?
    Me:sure!
    *he gets it and starts turning*
    Non cuber: is it lubricated?
    Us:are u kidding me
     
  5. Mellis Ferton

    Mellis Ferton Member

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    Was it?

    Non-Cuber: *watching me solve* You should be in the math(s) club.
    Me: Why?
    Non-Cuber: You can solve the Rubik's Cube.
    Me: But that doesn't involve math(s).
    Non-Cuber: Algorithms are math(s) related, and you use algorithms to solve the cube.
    Me: Yeah, but the algorithms aren't math(s) related.
    Non-Cuber: Did you not just hear me?
    Me: Not all algo-
    Non-Cuber (obviously triggered): I have an A in math(s)! I know more about math(s) than Albert Eisenstein!
    Me: But that still doesn't mean tha-
    Non-Cuber (oh jeez): ARE YOU TRYING TO QUESTION MY KNOWLEDGE IN MATH(s)! I KNOW ALGORITHMS ARE MATH(s) RELATED! YOU USE ALGORITHMS TO SOLVE THE RUBIK'S CUBE! THEY ARE RELATED!!!
    Me: Yeah, bu-
    Non-Cuber: YEAH, BUT BUT BUT BUT, BUT WHAT? I'M SMARTER THAN YOU!!!
    *non-cuber then proceeds to throw his food at me*

    I got in trouble... for instigating...
     
  6. JustinTimeCuber

    JustinTimeCuber Member

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    WCA:
    2013BARK01
    Spanish class today.

    Context: I switched from Spanish II to Spanish III on Monday. Half the class didn't really notice me on Monday or Tuesday since there was a sub who obviously didn't say anything about it.
    Today, the teacher was back, and she mentioned that I was switching into that class.

    Actual quotes underlined.

    Teacher: Justin's in this class now, he is infected with the Rubik's Cube sickness.

    Me: henlo frends

    Me internally: ¿kden?

    Later:
    (Teacher goes off on some tangent about how people sometimes focus better if they have something to do with their hands, and she's fine with it as long as it isn't loud or something, but needs a counterexample for some reason.)

    Teacher: Justin, can you manipulate your cube?

    *starts spamming LL algs*
    *stops briefly*
    *solves LL from there in like 3 seconds, casually sets down cube*

    *everyone claps wtf*
     
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  7. When assigning partners for projects or other stuff, my Spanish 3 teacher will describe the two people in Spanish and the class has to guess who the person is.
    Whenever he describes me he always talks about rubik's cubes, making hand motions. After he found out that I have the SR for Feet, he always mimes Feet solving while standing up.
     
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  8. Piotr Grochowski

    Piotr Grochowski Member

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    Me: I can also solve 4x4x4 and 5x5x5 cube
    Non-cuber: That's 125, right?
     
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  9. Dom

    Dom Member

    them: "how many colors can you get (solved)?"

    me: "only six"
     
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  10. Oliver1010

    Oliver1010 Member

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    I noticed my cube was getting dusty, so I decided to wash it
    Me: *Disassembles cube
    Dad: WHAT???? DID YOUR CUBE JUST BREAK????
    Me: I'm washing it
    Dad: WHY? WHEN YOU WASH IT IT MAKES IT WORSE SINCE THE METAL WILL RUST
    Me: This is plastic
    Dad: THEN WHY DO I SEE METAL??
    Me: because that's the core, I'm not washing the core
    Dad: THEN YOU HAVE TO WAIT FOR IT TO DRY OVERNIGHT!! *Picks up pieces and moves them to the heater
    Me: I can just hand dry it
    Dad: BUT THERES WATER VAPOR ARE YOU STUPID??? FINE!!! ITS YOUR PROBLEM!!!
     
  11. GAN 356 Air SM

    GAN 356 Air SM Member

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    lol I had to get lube in syringes checked at the airport to make sure it's not flammable
     

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