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  1. A

    [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. C

    [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. N

    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. alevine

    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. E

    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. S

    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. nuclearbigdaddy

    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. S

    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. jskyler91

    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. R

    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. S

    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. K

    How do you all resticker your cubes?

    I am getting Cubesmith stickers and do not want mess up my cube. Thanks. ;)
  13. MrIndianTeen

    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. B

    [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. n00bcub3r

    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. A

    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...
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    [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...
  18. B

    The FMC thread

    So I started FMC 2 weeks ago because of the forum competition, and it's the funnest (note: not funniest) thing in cubing for me by far and nothing comes close :D (well, maybe big cubes BLD, which I've quit :p) But being a noob and all in FMC (only 6 attempts so far), I couldn't find a place...
  19. teller

    One-Answer 3x3x3 Question Thread

    Is this a thread where I get to ask a question? :confused: What makes an alg a "2-gen?" I've heard this term and I don't understand.
  20. *LukeMayn*

    The One-Answer Question Thread [closed]

    Read before posting. Search before posting a question. The "search thread" tool in this thread can be used to see if someone already asked a similar question here. Depending on the question, you may also find answers on the Speedsolving Wiki, or in other threads. If you have questions about WCA...
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