I'm posting this here because I'm a somewhat known speedcuber and I wanted to share this with you, my friends, but also because I put an easter egg in this strip that only speedcubers would recognize. Enjoy:
Duckie Buys a Haunted House
This is a really good podcast where the guest is a world-class memory sportist. He gets into the imporance of images, talks a lot about focus, just pure gold for BLD.
I like to use people and fictional characters a lot. They're easier to remember, I suppose because humans are social creatures. anyway, I use:
GS - Gene Simmons
PS - Paul Stanley
AF - Ace Frehely
PC - Peter Chris
KS - KisS (all 4 of them, acting all cheesy like they did in that awful...
I just did my first 3-cycle in a solve! I've enjoyed Noah giving me a headache with his 3-cycle corners videos for a couple of weeks now, and today I noticed a really easy pure commutator and slipped it into my execution and it worked! What an amazing feeling, and SOOO much faster than doing 4...
Welcome, another old-timer here. Ignore the advice about the cubes--some ideas just get repeated so much that they are accepted as truth and it's all nonsense. Use good equipment. A Weilong is great, stick with it. You'll have to wade through good and bad advice, but basically there is a real...
Feliks, a 5.33 isn't a fluke for you, so I know you'll beat it sooner rather than later. But I have noticed that these modern cubes do this...the Shengshou Aurora, which I use, is notorious for it...they've cured pops but now we have twists. Hmph!
I'm not going to post an exhaustive list...I'll forget someone and feel like I've snubbed them. I want to focus on the "modern" era:
Andrej Karpathy aka Badmephisto: You brought me into the 21st century quickly by being the best teacher.
Stefan Pochmann: BLD is commonplace now, but I...
M2 edges/Y-Perm corners.
So about a year ago I was making a story out my edges and doing a visual memo of my corners. The whole thing tended to be somewhat excruciating. But I was talking to Chris Olsen and he said he did audio edges. This blew my mind. There are just too many edges to hold...