Recent content by ThatGuy

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    CuSHan - Cubing Short Hand

    Yep me too, I will definitely be trying this out. Unfortunately I just finished learning CMLL, so not sure what I'll apply it to yet lol.
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    One-Answer 4x4 Question Thread

    Basically, you setup your case into the 'front to back' case, do the algorithm (r2 U2 r2 Uw2 r2 Uw2 that icarneiro gave), and then undo the setup you did. Note that you can also just apply the front to back algorithm on your case to get a 3-cycle, which you can just solve with a 3x3 U-perm. Less...
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    [Help Thread] Roux Discussion and Help

    First, recognize the corner orientation. For example, everything under H means there are no Yellow stickers on the U face, and the Yellow stickers are pointing in opposite directions. Then, adjust the cube...
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    App for our Speedsolving Forum

    Tapatalk is an app that lets you use various forums including speedsolving, but I don't use it so I can't tell you if it works better than the website.
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    I have an idea: WCA online 15 second announcer

    There is a cstimer setting (well, multiple settings) that does this. Under timer settings, you can enable voice alert of inspection (of course, the inspection setting itself has to be on).
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    [Help Thread] Roux Discussion and Help

    I also recently started seriously learning Roux and I found that watching example solves was helpful. As you've noted, it can be hard to break out of an F2L mindset, so it's important to see blockbuilding techniques.
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    Cubing on youtube is over with COPPA

    From what I'm reading, you're not safe if you just mark your videos not for kids. YouTube plans to use its algorithms to automatically find videos it believes are aimed for kids (even if you mark not for kids, Youtube's algorithm may belive you made an error). Cubing will likely be affected...
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    [Help Thread] Blindfolded discussion and help

    Nice! Also, I forgot I use Y instead of X, whatever works though. You may look into blindfold goggles that can fit over glasses and are designed to block out the gaps as well. Not sure if they are WCA legal but I feel like they should be.
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    Blindfold Accomplishment Thread

    In a turn of consistency, I actually got an ao5 :) Using turbo/OP avg of 5: 5:06.73 1. 4:44.20=2:46.53+1:57.67 U2 F' L D2 B' D' F' L' B2 R F2 L' B2 R2 L F2 D2 L U2 B R2 Rw' Uw' 2. 4:49.86=3:24.27+1:25.59 R' U2 B' D2 R2 D2 B D2 B2 D2 R2 B U F' L B D' L2 U R2 Rw Uw' 3...
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    [Help Thread] Blindfolded discussion and help

    This video goes over parity, though fairly quickly. The overall method is different, but since turbo is a 3-cycle method like 3-style, you handle parity in conceptually the same way. (Note that if you were using Old Poch for both edges are corners, then parity would always be an Rperm)...
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    Changing 2LOLL algorithms to develop 1LOLL

    Hey everyone, a thought came to me a few days ago and I haven't seen much about it so I thought I would share. Basically, I'm fairly lazy and I don't think I could actually sit down and learn all of OLL by just repeating algs. I've also heard recognition becomes a problem as well. So, I've...
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    [Help Thread] How to Get Faster using the Fridrich / CFOP Method

    Just to confirm you aren't some edge case, is the increase in time because it takes longer for you to think about your moves? This is common when you aren't too familiar with F2L and it just takes practice. Don't always time yourself, sometimes it's helpful to chill and take your time getting...
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    Accomplishment Thread

    Helo fliends, I am probably unknown but I am returning from a longish hiatus and plan to stay for a while. Got my first sub-20 ao5 since Berkley Summer 2010 last night :] Average of 5: 19.38 1. (16.28) 2. 19.12 3. (21.35) 4. 20.25 5. 18.76 almost got an ao12 but :(
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    [Help Thread] "What cube should I get?" The Puzzle Choice Thread

    What is a good minicube that is available on Amazon? I care the most about it not popping, other things are added bonus. For the record, here is the search I did (I want free shipping)...
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    Weekly competition 2011-37

    it's been a while. who remembers me C: !! 3x3: 23.53, 21.47, 29.09, 24.37, 30.90 = 25.66 3x3 OH: DNF(53.15), 45.36, 49.21, 59.04, 46.38 = 51.54 ew 25-30 sec LL 4x4: 1:48.36, 1:40.51, DNF(1:42.83), 1:45.18, 2:02.83 = 1:52.12