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2016 New Years Resolutions / Goals

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4x4- sub 35 avg or something just to get better
4bld- sub 3 single at home sub 5 in comp. Learn center comms
3bld- Comms, just actually work on comms and beat Callum's official single (with hopefully something around 45)
Complete my WCA profile by getting an FMC single and avg, sq1 avg and 3bld mean.
Do a 7bld, 8bld and 9bld.
Continue helping at comps a great deal.
 
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All right, this will be fun. I didn't set too many goals last year, so I'm going to make up for it by making a really big post this year.

Cubing time goals:
2x2: sub-3 ao100, sub-2.9 official average
3x3: sub-10 ao100, sub-10 official average
4x4: sub-42 ao100, sub-43 official average
5x5: sub-1:35 ao50, sub-1:40 official average
6x6: Official mean
7x7: Official mean
BLD: sub-1 ao12, sub-55 official single, improve my official mean
OH: sub-19 ao100, sub-19 official average
FMC: <=25 official single, sub-30 official mean
Feet: sub-1:30 ao100, sub-1:35 official mean
Mega: sub-1:20 ao100, sub-1:20 official average
Pyra: sub-5.2 ao100, sub-5 official average
SQ-1: sub-20 ao100, sub-20 official average
Clock: sub-13 ao100, sub-14 official average
Skewb: sub-6 ao100, sub 6 official average
4BLD: success in comp
5BLD: success in comp
MBLD: better than current NAR (21 points in 56:53) at home, >17 points in comp

Alg/method goals:
Finish CLL and learn EG-1
Full OLLCP
L2E for bigcubes
Comms for BLD
More structured letter pair and loci system
Optimize my LL algs for OH
Learn how to do insertions better
Learn other FMC stuff like EO first
Mega 4LLL
L4E for Pyra
Advanced cubeshape, CP Parity, faster EP
Good solutions to all Skewb L4C+CLL

Misc cubing event goals:
Figure out why my feet times go up over a minute when I use a stackmat
Get a 6x6 and 7x7
Get a better clock

Other cubing goals:
Podium in 3x3 at a comp
Join the all events completion club
Do the weekly comp every week except for the ones I'm not cubing
Get into top 100 for KinchRanks
Go to Nationals
Organize a 2 day competition in the summer (counting on y'all Georgia cubers for help on this one!)
Increase the number of states I've competed in to at least 10 (current: 7, so probably Maryland, wherever Nationals is, and some other state)
 
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My goal is to behold more epic results and records from my friends and people I admire in speedcubing community... The progression is so fast this days that I feel like I cannot accomplish anything impressive anymore :(
 
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Goals for Saturday, December 31, 2016:
3x3: Sub 11 global? Sub 7 single? Podium a comp? If I'm lucky?
2x2: Uhh sub 3.5 global I don't practice that much
4x4: SUB 60 PLZPLZPLZWHYDOISUCKSOMUCHPLZ
5x5: idc maybe sub 2:20 I never practice
6x6: same as 5x5, sub 2:20
7x7: sub 2:20
Pyra: sub 8 or maybe 7 if I practice
Mega: sub 4 global and that's final I embarrass myself
Skobe: LOL sub 12?
3BLD: Maybe do it? Maybe? I don't care, whatever.

IRL: Don't fail math <-Justin you won't fail math you have like a 96
 
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2x2: Learn an actual speedsolving method - Sub 6
3x3: Sub 25 - Learn full PLL and maybe full OLL.
4x4: Sub 2:00
5x5: Get an official average
3BLD: Learn - get at least one successful solve in comp (This is probably my main goal, and one that I've been planning for a little while now)
Square 1: Learn to solve properly - official average maybe?
Comps: Not miss a single UK comp - Go to Euros '16 if it isn't too far from Blighty - maybe host one in Kent. Maaaaaaybeeeeeeee?
Outside of cubing: Get a gym membership, get in shape - Stop being such a filthy degenerate - Reinvent myself again - Travel to a few countries - Get more versed in philosophy - Become the Übermensch!

All other events I don't care about, or don't practice enough to get a good estimate of how good I'll be by this time next year. Eh.
 
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The progression is so fast this days that I feel like I cannot accomplish anything impressive anymore :(
My friend, the accomplishment you should truly be striving for is not to be greater than your fellow man, but to be greater than the man you were yesterday!
A feat does not have to be world class to be impressive- just something that you once thought was beyong your reach. Prove your past self wrong. I believe in you!

[/trying too hard to be wise]
 
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Last years goals were easy. But I improve slowly. I shall challenge myself.

2x2: Actually practice, improve. Maybe learn Ortega algs from different angles. More CLL.
3x3: sub8 single, sub13.5 Ao100. This will be tough.
4x4: sub35 single, sub50 Ao100.
5x5:sub1:10 single, sub1:35 Ao100.
6x6: sub2:30 single, sub3 Ao25.
7x7: sub4 single, sub4:30 Ao12.
OH: sub14 single, sub21 Ao100.
Mega: sub1:20 single, sub1:35 Ao25.
Pyra: sub4 single, sub8 Ao100.
Skewb: Why?
Clock: Sure.
Square-1: Why not?
3BLD: Get an Official success.
FMC: Get comfier with NISS. Learn insertions. Get sub35.

Competition goals:
- Hold more competitions in more places.
- Get a few more podiums.
- Improve all records.

IRL:
- Get more into programming/computer sciency stuff
- Continue learning Piano.
- sub200 lbs by summer.
 
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2x2: If I actually start to care at some point, sub-4 global average with CLL
3x3: Globally sub-13
4x4: Sub 45 Global
5x5: Sub 1:40 global
6x6: don't care, maybe sub-3:20 g
7x7: don't care, maybe sub-5 g
OH: Sub 20 Global
3BLD: switch to full corner comms, sub 1:45 avg of something
4BLD: Sub 10, use some comms
5BLD: Success, if things go alright sub 20
MBLD: 15 points
Pyra: 3.5ish Global average
Skewb: don't care, maybe sub-8 global
Clock: Get a rubik's: if I do, sub 15 global
Square-1: Get a qiyi, sub 25 global
Mega: Sub 1:30 global I've used that word way too much

Comps

Go to EOW and EOS 2016
Get official results in multi, 3BLD, clock, square-1, and one other event I don't have a result in.
Pyraminx NR (either one)
Top 20 sum of ranks in Canada (either single or average)
 
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I failed almost all of my resolutions from last year so time to change a bit

2x2: Stop using a WitTwo, again
3x3: Sub-12, learn full OLL
3x3OH: Sub-30, learn some OH PLLs
4x4: Sub-1
5x5: Sub-3
SQ-1: Learn to speedsolve

Non-cubing goals:
Be better at losing weight
Get better grades
Become LE rank in CSGO
Learn to use Blender and Skyrim Creation Kit
 
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Global averages:
2x2: sub 2.5- learn EG-1
3x3: sub 10- learn full OLL
4x4: sub 45- keep going with Hoya
5x5: sub 1:40- Keep going with Hoya
6x6: sub 4
7x7: sub 7
Skewb: sub 3.5- learn more algs
Pyraminx: sub 3.3- improve my L4E
Clock: sub 12
Square-1: sub 15- full EO+most EPs
Megaminx: sub 1:40
OH: sub 20
3BLD: sub 1:30
4BLD: sub 15
5BLD: get a success
MBLD: 5 points

Comps:
All events: Get an average that reflects global average
Help organise a comp
Join the all events club
Podium in every event at least once:
2x2 DONE
3x3
4x4
5x5
6x6
7x7
OH
BLD DONE
Mega
Pyra DONE
Skewb DONE
Square-1 DONE
Clock
4BLD
5BLD
FMC
MBLD DONE
 
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2x2- sub 4 global and learn EG-1 and EG-2
3x3- sub 15 global and algorithmic f2l maybe
4x4- sub 50 average and better pll parity
5x5- sub 2 average and learn last 2 edges algs
6x6- sub 3:30 and better cube control
7x7- sub 4:30 and better control of the cube
3x3OH- sub 30 and learn OH algs
3BLD- learn 3BLD
Megaminx- sub 1:30 aand learn finger tricks
Pyraminx- sub 5 learn more algs
Skewb- sub 10 (dont really like skewb)
Square-1- Get a square-1
Clock- Buy a clock
 
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Last year I wanted to learn 3BLD and to go to a comp and not come last which I achieved.

This year I want to be sub 2 mins in 3BLD and get a competition success. I want sub 30s in 3x3 and sub 2mins in 4x4. In general I want to do more focused practice and not let real life get in the way.
 
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2x2: Get really low 2 if not sub 2 and learn eg2 and one look at least 90%
3x3: sub 10.5
4x4: sub 45
5x5: sub 1:30
6x6: sub 3:00
7x7: sub 4:30
skewb: sub 4.5
Pyra: don't care
Clock: sub 12
Square 1: sub 25
Mega: sub 1:40
OH: sub 20
BLD: sub 2?
4/5BLD: maybe try and maybe succeed
FMC: sub 30 official single with sub 35 global average
MBLD: like 3 or 4 points

and also don't let harry beat me in sum of ranks :p
 
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Find an awesome new venue for ABHC 2016 since WGC venue is booked.

Switch to Advanced M2 and get as consistent as OP and go for 10+ points.
 

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Can't remember this year's goals, but it took a twist anyway - I started going to comps, which I had never intended to do. Friends and family now have more respect for the hobby. And I found a passion for BLD, which I had no interest in before. So the best things I achieved weren't in my goals list anyway :)

For 2016:-

Go to lots of comps.
3BLD official sub-2 (and learn corner comms).
4BLD official sub-10.
5BLD official success.
MBLD add one point to PB per comp attempt.
5x5 official average.
Be a good dad.

EDIT: met two of these already before 2015 was over, so here's some tougher targets...

3BLD official sub-1:30
5x5 official sub-2 single, then average
4x4 official sub-1 single, then average
 
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