It's been ~4 years since I last posted here. I took a long "break" from cubing to finish school and for other reasons. I didn't really think I would come back, at least not with as much intensity as I had back then. I was wrong and I really got sucked back in.
A lot has changed in 4 years; the...
Be patient, learn algs, practice. The only thing that you're doing wrong is getting frustrated by expecting too much. Stick to a method, maybe get a new cube, and relax. Everyone that's fast was where you are now. No reason to get confused.
I say permutation of the last layer, but that the PLL 'permutes' the last layer pieces. Any way is fine though since it means the same thing.
When you do the F2L in such a way the it's influencing the LL?
Nah. Maybe you just weren't specific enough. "People have slowed down light"?
What do you mean by that? If you shine light into air it slows down, or water, or a plastic bottle. So yea, when you shine it into a cloud a molecules, it's going to slow down... big whoop.