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2x2x2 Race Thread

Czery

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Avg 1
4.97, (4.23), 6.81, 9.67, 8.54, (13.49), 6.17, 7.62, 13.09, 5.25, 5.66, 5.41 = 7.32 (σ = 2.54)
Avg 2
9.34, 6.98, 6.65, 7.35, 6.99, (5.06), 6.52, 5.93, 5.44, 6.65, 8.80, (11.55) = 7.07 (σ = 1.19)
Avg 3
8.53, 8.25, 10.01, 9.28, 6.01, 11.39, 5.94, 6.66, 6.31, (14.28), 6.50, (1.55) = 7.89 (σ = 1.90)

Mean 742

Horrah for single. Nay to average.

~ Switching to Layer by Layer method.
 

Kev43

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I'm back for the race to sub3 :)

2.11, 2.69, (5.43), 1.94, 2.94, 2.40, 3.30, 2.36, (1.88), 2.75, 3.47, 4.08 = 2.80
3.11, 3.13, 3.71, 2.96, 2.77, 3.46, 3.05, 2.40, (2.06), (3.81), 3.44, 3.03 = 3.11
3.40, 2.77, 3.11, (2.08), 2.58, 2.84, 3.56, 3.08, (3.71), 2.97, 3.46, 2.30 = 3.01

Mean of 3: 2.97

That's nice :)
 

Cubetastic

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Round 88
Goal: Sub 6
Average 1: 00:07.30 - 00:09.25 00:07.92 00:07.45 00:08.17 00:06.20 00:08.59 00:06.28 00:07.80 00:06.28 00:07.08 00:05.41 00:07.16
Average 2: 00:07.04 - 00:08.46 00:05.71 00:07.00 00:06.83 00:06.97 00:06.98 00:09.71 00:06.42 00:04.91 00:07.44 00:06.86 00:07.19
Average 3: 00:06.80 - 00:03.54 00:07.55 00:07.00 00:08.04 00:08.06 00:06.80 00:04.50 00:06.16 00:07.42 00:08.03 00:07.53 00:06.98
Average of Averages: 7.046

Pll skip on that 3.54 second solve :)
 
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Mike Hughey

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Racing to sub-6

5.91, 6.42, 5.92, 8.02, (15.15), 8.03, 5.73, 7.55, (5.01), 8.47, 11.35, 8.02 = 7.54
5.59, 6.28, (8.66), 6.44, (5.07), 5.96, 6.47, 6.92, 7.33, 6.70, 7.32, 6.63 = 6.56
(7.62), 5.16, 6.11, 6.67, 5.95, 6.75, 6.99, 7.44, 7.11, 7.42, 6.77, (3.63) = 6.64

Mean of 3: 6.91

Wow, bad. The second and third averages were pretty typical, but I had several cases of really messing up the same PBL in the first average. (emolover's J perm - it's fast for me so I switched to it, but it's risky - I often mess it up)
 

Brian Kremer

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Round 88

15.50, 16.44, (DNF), 12.72, (12.69), 17.30, 15.69, 13.85, 18.08, 16.44, 14.19, 14.12 = 15.43
22.98, 14.04, 9.05, (DNF), 15.05, 21.39, DNF, 16.44, 21.39, 12.75, (6.26), 14.47 = DNF
10.97, 9.15, 20.52, (21.76), 10.47, 14.99, 8.54, 12.54, 11.60, 11.88, (5.91), 17.43 = 12.80

This is my first week with the 2x2. I'm trying to learn Ortega but I think I'm doing something wrong. Every so often I'll have one bar on the top layer in front and I'll do R U' R F2 R' U R' and afterwards I'm left with an upside down T perm. If I get in a hurry and don't notice the T perm I end up with a DNF. What am I missing?
 

NSKuber

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Average 1: 2.56
Best Time: 1.86
Worst Time: 4.44
Individual Times:
2.00, (4.44), (1.86), 2.08, 2.31, 2.11, 3.46, 2.11, 2.00, 2.21, 4.43, 2.84

Average 2: 2.82
Best Time: 2.15
Worst Time: 4.16
Individual Times:
2.97, 2.36, 2.65, (4.16), (2.15), 2.25, 2.44, 2.84, 3.05, 3.56, 2.78, 3.30

Average 3: 3.26
Best Time: 1.75
Worst Time: 6.66
Individual Times:
2.81, 2.83, 3.61, 2.19, 2.15, (6.66), 2.81, 3.56, 4.69, 3.78, 4.15, (1.75)
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Mean of 3 averages: 2.88
 

DrKorbin

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Round 88

Race to sub-4

Average-1: 5.22 :fp
7.49, 4.05, 6.79, 7.62, 3.17, 4.53, 4.75, 4.02, 5.49, 5.34, 5.24, 4.52

Average-2: 4.59
3.36, 2.77, 7.58, 4.92, 3.74, 5.02, 5.07, 6.72, 3.54, 5.49, 4.25, 3.80

Average-3: 5.31 :fp
4.81, 4.13, 11.74, 4.92, 8.04, 5.76, 4.74, 4.74, 6.05, 4.43, 5.46, 12.13

Mean: 5.04 :fp:fp:fp
 

Reprobate

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Round 88 Results

Race to Sub-2.5

NSKuber - 2.88

Race to Sub-3

Kev43 - 2.97

Race to Sub-4

Drkorbin - 5.04

Race to Sub-5

Skullush - 5.15

Race to Sub-6

Mike Hughey - 6.91
Cubetastic - 7.11
Czery - 7.42

Race to Sub-10

Reprobate - 16.28
Brian Kremer - DNF
 

Reprobate

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Round 89 Scrambles
tentative closing date 3 June 2012, 7:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

Average 1

1. U' R F2 R2 F' R2 U2 F' U'
2. F2 U' R U F2 R2 U' R2
3. F' U F2 U F' R2 U'
4. R U R2 U R U R2 F2 U2
5. F2 U2 F' U F R U R2 U2
6. U F' U2 F U' R' F' U
7. F R F2 R F' U2 R' U' R2
8. F' U2 R' U2 R U' F2 U R'
9. U2 R' F U2 F2 R' F' R U'
10. R2 U' R U' R' F2 R F2 U2
11. F2 R' F2 U' R' F2 R' U' F2
12. F R' F R' U' F' R2 U

Average 2

1. U' R' F' R' F U2 R' F2
2. U2 F U F2 U F2 U F' R2
3. R U' F2 R' F R' U2 R U
4. R' F R2 F R U2 F U2
5. R' F' U' F2 R F U2 F'
6. R2 F U' F2 U' R' U' R' F U'
7. U' R' F R2 U2 F' R' U2
8. R F U' F' R2 F R' U R' U'
9. U' F' U F' U2 R U' F R' U'
10. F R' U' F' U' F R'
11. U R F2 R F R' F
12. F2 U' R2 U' F2 U R U2

Average 3

1. R F R' F2 R2 F' R U2 R' U'
2. F' U F2 R F' R F2 R' F
3. R F2 U' R' U F2 U F R' U'
4. R' F2 U' R U F' U R2 U2
5. R2 F2 R U' F2 U' F R' U
6. R2 U' R' F' U2 R U'
7. F2 R2 F U2 F U' R' F2 R
8. U' R2 F R' F U R' F2 R'
9. F2 R2 F' R2 U2 F U' F R2
10. F U2 F U' F U' R F2 U'
11. R' U' F' U F U' R U2 R U'
12. F2 U F' U' F2 R F' R' U'

Please post a mean of the three averages, and also if you have a specific goal time, please post it as well, otherwise I will just place you in whatever band seems appropriate.
 

Reprobate

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16.76, (6.57), (28.72), 22.57, 8.16, 13.39, 8.74, 13.09, 17.44, 13.73, 11.13, 22.78 = 14.78
16.27, (10.93), 29.60, 12.28, 17.90, (DNF), 36.22, 12.12, 27.49, 15.64, 13.01, 25.95 = 20.65
(11.29), 20.57, 15.57, 14.48, 11.76, 15.29+, 12.81, 14.45, 11.35, 14.79, (DNF), 82.20 = 21.53

Mean = 18.89

Sloppy. No excuse for some of those stupid mistakes.
 

Czery

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Avg 1
6.54, 6.40, 5.77, 4.98, 6.78, 6.62, 6.16, 5.09, 5.99, 10.26, (4.75), (10.61) = 6.46 (σ = 1.47)
Avg 2
5.77, (12.92), (4.21), 9.40, 5.91, 4.38, 8.07, 5.04, 4.26, 7.89, 8.63, 11.72 = 7.11 (σ = 2.44)
Avg 3
6.61, 9.46, 7.49, 5.66, 7.99+, 9.68, 5.24, 7.95, 5.25, 6.78, (19.82), (4.74) = 7.21 (σ = 1.60)

Mean T692

First average consistent. Others not so much. Interestingly enough, my best times were all achieved with ortega.

~ Switching to Layer by Layer method.
 
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Kev43

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Race to sub3 !

3.59, 2.27, 3.13, 2.27, 4.09, 2.86, 2.44, 2.97, (2.15), 2.84, (4.38), 3.00 = 2.95
(4.03), 2.46, 3.09, 2.97, 2.94, 3.00, 3.94, (1.86), 2.18, 3.65, 3.75, 3.94 = 3.19
4.56, (2.36), 2.81, 3.25, 4.08, 3.22, 2.80, 3.61, (5.00), 3.08, 3.38, 4.38 = 3.52

Mean of 3: 3.22

The first one was good, second was pretty bad and third is awful...
 

Skullush

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Round 89
Goal: Sub-5
Mean of 3: 5.37
Average of 12: 5.14
1. 4.51
2. 5.79
3. 4.67
4. 4.26
5. 6.44
6. 5.07
7. (7.57)
8. 5.44
9. (3.19)
10. 5.47
11. 5.01
12. 4.71

Average of 12: 6.26
1. 5.90
2. (4.26)
3. 4.70
4. 4.92
5. 5.24
6. 4.71
7. 6.85
8. (14.03)
9. 5.47
10. 12.22
11. 5.29
12. 7.28

Average of 12: 4.72
1. 4.31
2. 5.30
3. 4.61
4. (3.33)
5. 4.64
6. 4.41
7. (5.85)
8. 3.92
9. 5.79
10. 4.32
11. 5.66
12. 4.22
 

Brian Kremer

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Round 89

Average 1 10.98, 10.40,(9.40), 9.80, 27.06, 28.29, 14.04, 14.69, 12.50, 14.18, 14.23, (DNF) = 13.72
Average 2 12.14, 9.07, 18.74, 8.54, 13.29, 12.25, 9.60, 12.18, (8.14), (28.46), 13.18, 24.00 = 13.29
Average 3 15.48, 12.10, (10.70), 10.71, 13.77, 15.24, 12.50, 10.75, (DNF), 14.01, 12.45, 11.56 = 12.85

Round 89
Goal: Sub-10
Mean: 13.29

I'm not 100% sure what you mean.
After I'd solve a 7 a T perm would be left over. I think I am mis-identifying the 7 sometimes.
 

cincyaviation

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Round 89

Average 1: 9.56, 4.52, 5.16, 7.67, 5.41, 8.06, 6.02, 5.36, 3.89, 5.28, 4.50, 6.64 = 5.86
Average 2: 2.45, 4.65, 5.68, 8.38, 5.44, 3.38, 7.93, 9.70, 6.84, 11.86, 13.56, 4.31 = 6.82
Average 3: 4.45, 4.49, 15.14, 7.69, 16.24, 4.78, 4.80, 4.06, 6.86, 3.90, 7.13, 5.65 = 6.51

Mean of 3: 6.40
 

DaveyCow

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Round 89 - Race to sub10 Average: 12.04
Set 1: 11.84
Set 2: 12.24
Set 3: 12.05
Set 1
Mean: 11.93
Standard deviation: 1.68
Best Time: 9.67
Worst Time: 15.18

Best average of 5: 10.96
5-9 - (11.98) (9.67) 11.12 11.41 10.34

Best average of 12: 11.84
1-12 - 15.17 (15.18) 13.05 10.92 11.98 (9.67) 11.12 11.41 10.34 11.67 12.15 10.55
Set 2
2x2x2 cube
May 28, 2012 7:22:00 PM - 7:29:47 PM

Mean: 12.50
Standard deviation: 3.66
Best Time: 6.72
Worst Time: 20.90

Best average of 5: 10.92
7-11 - 11.57 10.63 (6.72) (20.90) 10.56

Best average of 12: 12.24
1-12 - 11.19 10.56 11.75 11.09 15.06 11.71 11.57 10.63 (6.72) (20.90) 10.56 18.27
Set 3
2x2x2 cube
May 28, 2012 7:31:38 PM - 7:38:56 PM

Mean: 12.20
Standard deviation: 1.80
Best Time: 9.75
Worst Time: 16.18

Best average of 5: 11.04
4-8 - 11.72 (12.01) 10.55 10.86 (9.75)

Best average of 12: 12.05
1-12 - 13.62 11.04 13.08 11.72 12.01 10.55 10.86 (9.75) (16.18) 12.21 14.68 10.73
 

Mike Hughey

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Racing to sub-6

4.84, 6.76, (4.75), 6.35, 6.43, 7.27, 7.89, 6.79, 5.82, 6.78, 7.71, (8.99) = 6.66
9.35, 7.59, 6.41, (5.35), 5.88, (9.69), 6.70, 8.00, 6.02, 6.64, 8.03, 7.43 = 7.21
7.14, 7.21, 6.45, 6.12, 6.70, 6.50, (7.82), 6.02, 5.26, (5.14), 7.24, 6.44 = 6.51

Mean of 3: 6.79
 
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