# noob

1. ### Fairly New To Speedcubing, Have A Set Of Questions I Want To Ask

Apologies in advance if any of my questions have been answered prior to this :P 1. I have a good feeling that this has been asked already, but how long would it take for a normal person to learn CFOP? Please just an estimate. 2. I've heard being color neutral is really helpful. I was just...
2. ### Begginer method with tricks

Since I learned the begginer's method I learned some tricks that I can now incorporate into solves (mostly edge insertion). Here are some of example solves: /* Scramble */ U B2 U L F2 U' L' B2 R B R2 L2 B R2 B' U2 L2 B2 D2 R2 /* Solve */ z2 B2 u' R' U2 F2 D // cross L' U L2 U' L' //...
3. ### Hello :D

Hi! It's my 18th birthday tomorrow (6th Dec) XD I'm from the UK. My parents first bought a rubiks brand cube for me in 2005. I played with it all the time, but I could never solve it. I then lost it somewhere in the house :( This year, towards the end of July, I found it again! I decided to...
4. ### Patrick Here from Columbus/Marietta Georgia :o

Hey guys! I'm Patrick, originally from Columbus, Ga. I've known how to cube for about...wow 5-7 years now! But, only recently have I gotten kinda serious about it. My krazy korean friend YongTae Lee got me into cubing. I was blown away by him solving it once, and so I got a cube and learned...
5. ### Noob trying to judge my progress

Well first of thanks for all the knowledge you all share on this forum, between this and badmephistos tutorials I have gotten my 3x3 average down from 5min when I first solved a rubiks cube about a month And a half ago to 1min 6sec. And a best time of 50.9 sec. I'm pretty sure it will be a...
6. ### You can sub 20 - Roux Version.

Hello fellow cubers! I don't know if you all have seen 'cyoubx' videos. But he had this short series of "You can be sub-20 without..." Using CFOP of course.. So.., where i live, it is now summer time and I have nothing to do, so I thought I'd do a You can sub 20 with Roux! :D I will...
7. ### Beginners Time.

Well I havent been cubing for long and I would like to post my times in a place were there arent sub 15 second times lol. Average: 50.25 Average of 3: 48.26 Standard Deviation: 5.98 1. 48.99 2. 51.89 3. 44.46 4. 58.13 5. 47.73 6. 58.79 7. 47.13 8. 43.33 9. 57.80 10. 56.77 11...
8. ### [Unofficial] 3x3 30.77 Second Solve

This is my road to sub 20. I do cross, F2L, 2 look OLL, 2 look PLL in 30 seconds. I think thats good time. If you guys could please tell me what i could do better next time or if im even in the right track. PS: I just uploaded it, so I dont know if it finished with the video settings.
9. ### Greetings - MrSpike

Hello everyone, it's nice to be a part of the community! I am a 16 year old English guy who has been cubing for about a month now (20th august 2011) and have been captivated by speedsolving and other twisty puzzles. I have in that month aquired a regular storebought 3x3, Ghost Hand 3x3, 2x2...
10. ### Hello Peoples!

I have been looking around the forum for a couple of weeks and decided to start posting. I've been a cuber since the fall, when one of my friends taught a beginners method. Now I am faster than him! I have a cube i have yet to identify, all i know is that it pops ALOT. Now I am ordering a Sheng...
11. ### Salutations!

Hi, I'm Nick and i'm from the UK. Not really sure how many UKers speedcube or how many there are on this site though :P I've only started recently and i'm around the 50 second mark, so nothing special. Erm, Yeah brilliant introduction. Oh. I have a Mini 2x2, a Store bought 3x3, a Stickerless...
12. ### weird orietation...?

I'v been cubing for a while (as a beginer) but ive only recently become interested in speedsolving. The question i have is this. I've solved the centres and aligned the edges of my 4x4 cube as well as solved the f2l, or in the case the f3l. Why now do i get to the last layer only to find an...