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2019 Cubing New Years Resolutions / Goals

Feb 14, 2014
Over there
I suppose I'm a bit late, but I figured I'd post some goals anyway. Some of these are extremely ambitious; others seem much more reachable. We'll see! :)

Event goals:
2x2: Practice enough to improve a little (current global is 3.7 +/- 0.2), sub-3 official average
3x3: ~9.5 global average, sub-7 official single, sub-9 official average
4x4: ~36 global average, sub-30 official single, sub-35 official average
5x5: sub-1:10 global average, sub-1 official single
6x6: sub-2:30 global average, sub-2:30 official mean
7x7: sub-3:40 global average, sub-3:40 official mean
Pyraminx: ~2.7 global average, any PR average, sub-1.5 official single
Megaminx: sub-1 global average, sub-1 official average, sub-50 official single
Square-1: either single or average PR
Skewb: don't forget how to solve it, maybe get an average PR?
Clock: sub-10 global average, sub-10 official average, sub-8 official single
OH: sub-20 global average, top 1000 official average or single at any point in the year
Feet: sub-35 global average, get official results I'm proud of, prevent it from being removed!
FMC: ~28 global average
3BLD: Get an official mean!
4BLD: Get an official mean!
5BLD: Get an official single! Get an official mean?!
MBLD: Do an official attempt over 7 cubes!

Other cubing-related goals (some are hijacked from last year's goals):
Host a successful competition (or two) at Princeton
Get some cool non-WCA puzzles and figure them out
Learn more than 10 algs for real this year
Continue to do the weekly competition every week
Practice Redi Cube again and get kinda good
Get more new YouTube subscribers in 2019 than in 2018
Try new things (also just in life)
Meet more cubers
Go to Worlds and have a good time
Get a Worlds podium?

Overall goal: Achieve 50% or more of these goals!

Biggest goal (also a message to my future self):
Don't pressure yourself to achieve any of these goals. Cubing is meant to be fun, so let it be! :)
(If you can't tell, I'm not very confident in my ability to achieve these goals and I'm preemptively comforting myself haha. If I do get a decent amount of these goals, it'd be insane, but I'm not too stressed about it.)
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Jul 14, 2015
Uh oh this could go wrong, my first resolution is to not burn out again having too aggressive goals :(

3x3 goals:
- getting a sub20 avg5 in january and then something even faster at the end of the year <3
- relearning the olls
Aug 3, 2017
Western Australia
Goals (Mostly pretty unreasonable but maybe)

2x2: Learn full EG. Sub 3 average in comp?
3x3: Sub 12 Ao100. Sub 10 single in comp. Learn full OLL.
4x4: Sub 1 average at comp.
5x5: Sub 2 average at comp.
Pyraminx: Sub 6 average at comp?
OH: Sub 18 single at home. Sub 25 average at comp?

And also learn how to solve a 3x3 blindfolded.
Stay motivated to cube; don't wear out.
Mar 18, 2016
Illinois, U.S.A.
Event: single/global average, official single/average, bonus

3x3: <7/10.8, <100m WR/<11

OH: <9.58/14.8, <13/<15

Megaminx: <40/49.8, <45/<52, Top 150 (right now 100 is sub50 for refference)

Feet: <25/34.8, <30/34, Keep the event

At this point, I really don't care about any other events, though I would like to get back into the Blinds. Maybe a successful 3BLD mean and a 4BLD single? Lets say sub 3:00 and sub 15 for both.

0 Nemesis. I guess I'm around 15 or so, the site is down so I can't check. If they remove Feet, then It'll go way up to something like 50 or higher. Keep it in the single digits hopefully.

Host a comp. Have it not be a disaster.

Get a couple wins and podiums in some events.

Related to my other hobbies:
Make state finals in the 300m hurdles and/or PR at <39.5. My current PR from sectionals last year was only 43.43 so I have a long way to go.
90 wpm average on qwerty with a high of 112. Switch to dvorak and get back to at least 75 wpm. Accuracy at at least 97.5%, preferably at 98%+.
Get at least a 500k score on Classic Tetris emulator or get a NES and do it on the original. Get comfortable with level 18 speed and be able to survive on level 19+.
Learn some cardistry and get to a point where I won't cringe if I see myself doing it.

Related to life:
Go to college and do responsible college things and learn. Don't accumulate massive amounts of debt.
Attain or just increase my current level of fluency in (high medium) Spanish and (still just learning) French, start learning Japanese. #Polyglots
Get some legal form of a income, a part time job or not even that so I can start paying college loans and buy cubes for myself.
May 30, 2017
A bit late but oh well
All are at home

2x2: single-sub 1, average of 500-sub 4 Learn cll
3x3: single-sub 8.5, average of 500-sub 12 learn full oll
4x4: single- sub 40, average of 500-sub 1
5x5: single-sub 1:30, average of 100-sub 2
6x6: get another one or fix my Yuxin
7x7: get one
3x3 OH: single-sub 20, average of 500-sub 30
Megaminx: single-sub 1:20, average of 100-sub 1:40
Pyraminx: single-sub 1.5, average of 500-sub 4
Skewb: single- sub 2.5, average of 500-sub 6
3x3 with feet: single- sub 1, average of 50-sub 1:20
Square-1: single-sub 15, average of 100-sub 30 learn more algorithms and practice
3bld: learn

Some are ambitious but some aren’t

Get over 100 subs on YouTube.
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