# help needed

1. ### [Help Thread] Speed Drop

A few days again I was timing and I was getting all low 20 secs and today I have started timing and keep getting low 20 secs and low 30 secs. Any ideas on how to stay at one speed range? (ON 3X3)
2. ### [Help Thread] How to memorize OLL and PLL algs

I am starting to use OLL and PLL and I need help memorizing the algs. Any Help?
3. ### LBL middle layer help please

Trying to solve the middle layer. Everyone keeps saying there are only 3 possible scenarios: 1)top layer edge needs to move right diagonal 2)top layer edge needs to move left diagonal 3)edge piece in middle layer is correct bug backwards. I have a 4th scenario, though, and don't know how to...
4. ### 42mm ZhanChi untensionable screw; HELP!

Hi, I just bought a 42mm ZhanChi and the tensions were wonky, so I retensioned it and apparently I messed with the red side so much that now I cant use it with a screwdriver (circle) and all of the sides are fine except that one side that turns like a dollar store cube. I need to fix it by...
5. ### The New Method / Substep / Concept Idea Thread

Please read before posting I'm making this thread for all of those ideas you have that are interesting, yet are not fully developed. This is a place to post them. I have come up with many ideas and didn't want to post a new thread for every one of them when most don't get very far. Perhaps if...
6. ### Need help solving my Shenshou 8x8x8

Hello, I recently got an 8x8x8 Shenshou cube and I've managed to solve all the centers but the last two, and I'm having a hard time understanding how to solve these last two centers. Unless someone has solved an 8x8x8 and can tell me that it's markedly different from solving the 7x7x7's edges...
7. ### Fully Functional 3x4x5 Parity Help?

Hello everybody...I have had the TomZ plus mf8 for quite a while now...and have just learnt how to solve it...almost...I can solve every part easily except for the parity...can someone please help me with the parity...I know all the algs, I just don't know how to use them correctly (for the...
8. ### Help with tredges?

Err...well....i started learning the 5x5 about a week ago. i learned how to do the centers really easily. however, when i got to the pairing up tredges, i didnt understand a thing. would anybody care to help? i also checked the other websites and i didnt help much unfortunately.
9. ### 3x3 13.68 Average of 5 - Tips and reconstruction wanted

3x3 13.68 Average of 5 - Tips and Reconstruction Appreciated This was shot right after a 12.52 average of 12, but of course the second I turn on the camera I get 13's. Considering that I average around 13 right now, this is a pretty normal solving for me. I would appreciate some tips or...
10. ### Cube Shop in Chicago?

I am traveling to downtown Chicago soon and I was wondering if anyone knows of anywhere in Chicago inn which there is a physical cube shop. Any help would be appreciated!
11. ### I need Help.

I can solve the rubik's cube layer by layer starting with the white cross and so on. My current average is 1 minute 17 seconds. I have been practicing for about 1 year. I would like to get into speed cubing. There are so many websites for the speed cubing and they are lengthy, and confusing. I...
12. ### How do you all resticker your cubes?

I am getting Cubesmith stickers and do not want mess up my cube. Thanks. ;)
13. ### Puzzle Mod / Modding thread

Hi this will be a thread on any modded cubes you have. You can share pictures here too. I'll start w/ an "elite" I just made. Here are my mods. Keep clicking on next to see the other pics.
14. ### [Help Thread] Puzzle Tensioning

Hey guys, im still relatively new to cubing ( 2 months ) and i have purchased a white Guhong from icubemart. I love it, however there seems to be a slight problem. No matter how loose, or how tight i adjust the tension screws, the tension doesn't change. The white and yellow sides are so lose...
15. ### Competitions in Atlanta?

Since i live in atlanta and haven't ever seen a competition are there any competitions coming up near atlanta? sorry im new so i suck :P
16. ### What puzzle is this piece from?

Can anyone identify the type of puzzle the piece in the picture is from? If so I would very much appreciate it! I don't really need a specific description, but if someone could post a picture of the type (not the manufacturer) of puzzle, it would be awesome! (i.e. 3x3x3, not DaYan GuHong...
17. ### [Help Thread] "What cube should I get?" The Puzzle Choice Thread

Edit: Please find the latest suggestions in this thread here. Ok, so I am really sick of people asking what kind of cubes should they get. It seems that I have started the "The XXX Thread" wave at this forum, although some of the threads are pretty useful, the invarible title really annoys me...