Hey hey, another NZ cuber here, from Rotorua! :D
I was reading through this and was curious as to how much you've improved? ^_^
Anyway, I hope to see you at some future competitions! I was supposed to go to Nats but work wouldn't allow me the time off throughout December >.< Ah well.
Who said that "looking faster to the community" was his incentive at all? You have completely jumped the gun here, and started pointing fingers and accusing him of stuff which is false. He is having FUN. If he wants to post it, let him post it. If you don't like the thread name, don't open the...
In my opinion, it would be best to learn F2L ASAP, because the more solves you do with LBL/beginners, the harder it may become to swap to F2L. I know the transition from LBL - F2l for me was INCREDIBLY difficult. But when I got F2L down, I improved by about 10-15 seconds!
Both of my parents are very supportive of it, my father used to drive me to every comp until I moved to my mothers, now I can drive/fly anywhere there is a comp! But back to topic, no, my parents do not hate cubing. In fact, they ask me questions about it quite a lot, including EXACTLY how to...
Just over 2 days to go! Does anyone have an predictions/wishes for the comp, results wise?
2x2: Alex Asbery will take NR for single by .5 seconds.
3x3: David Lim will take NR single by a lucky PLL skip ;)
4x4: Alex will beat both previous records by being godlike
3x3 OH: David will take NR...
There is no need to learn the algs for F2L, in any case, just do untimed solves where all you do is focus is Cross - F2L. Take as long as you need to learn how to do F2L cases that come up. Sooner or later they become natural. Algs for F2L are ALMOST useless.