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The FitnessGram Pacer Test is a multi stage...
Week of Roux Day 4 was extremely discouraging. My average was 26.5. I didn’t plateau, I went backwards, trying hard to get faster. Oh well. Maybe I’ll do a bunch of FB-only (probably biggest room for improvement) practice tomorrow and learn CMLL’s and maybe find some tricks from Kian. I’m not sure right now.
Day 1- 30.4 avg
Day 2- 28.1 avg
Day 3- 25.8 avg
Day 4- 26.5 avg
Generated By csTimer on 2019-05-06
solves/total: 55/55

single
best: 16.25
worst: 35.73

mean of 3
current: 31.31 (σ = 4.22)
best: 21.58 (σ = 1.23)

avg of 5
current: 30.72 (σ = 3.74)
best: 22.27 (σ = 2.24)

avg of 12
current: 27.24 (σ = 4.16)
best: 24.26 (σ = 2.79)

Average: 26.52 (σ = 4.00)
Mean: 26.49

Time List:
1. 25.12 U2 L2 D' U F2 L2 R2 U' R2 U' L' D R' F' D2 B2 R D' B F2
2. 35.73 D' R F2 L U2 B' D F2 L2 D2 L' B2 D2 R F2 U2 F2 L F' D
3. 24.92 D B U R' U2 R F B2 L U2 B2 R' D2 L F2 U2 R F2 R U
4. 23.18 R' L2 D2 R2 B2 F D2 F2 L2 B L2 F R2 L D B' U2 R' U' F2
5. 23.64 U' F D L D L D' U2 L2 U2 R L D2 B2 L B2 R D2 F'
6. 25.18 B' L2 D2 R2 F2 R2 U2 B' U2 B U2 R2 U' F2 L' F R2 U F2 D2 R
7. 24.66 L2 U2 L2 B2 F' L2 U2 B' U2 F' U F' L R U' R' F' R D2 F2
8. 19.22 F2 D' B' U2 B2 U2 L2 R2 B D2 U2 L2 B' R D' L' D U' F' R2
9. 28.65 B F R2 F' D2 R2 F2 U2 L2 B' L B R B D F D F' D L2
10. 30.23 U2 L' U2 L D2 L2 R' F2 D2 F2 U2 D L R B D R2 F2 D R
11. 32.06 L2 B2 F2 D2 U' R2 U F2 D' R2 L F U B' D B' L F U' L
12. 27.08 F R' U' B2 R2 U2 F2 L2 U R2 U F2 D L2 B' R2 F' L D R U'
13. 34.38 B2 F2 L F2 R2 B2 D2 L' D2 L2 U2 L2 U' R B' F' D L' R B R
14. 19.78 R' F' U2 B2 R' B U' F' B' U B2 L2 F2 L2 D2 B2 U R2 D L2
15. 24.12 F2 L2 F' U2 F' D2 B2 L2 U2 R2 D R2 U' F D' R' B' F L' R2
16. 35.33 D2 L2 B2 D' U' L2 B2 U R2 B2 R2 B' R D F' L U' B2 U R2 D
17. 16.25 B D2 L' U F' D L' B' U2 L2 D F2 L2 F2 D2 F2 D B2 R2 U'
18. 22.92 D2 R2 F' D2 R2 B' L2 D2 U2 B' F2 L2 U L F R U B2 D' L2 R
19. 27.58 B U L' R2 D F2 U F2 U' R2 U2 L2 U B2 F' D U' R D R' B'
20. 28.62 R' B' L2 F2 R2 U2 F' D2 R2 F' U2 B2 L D' R' B2 R2 B' U' R' B'
21. 20.75 F R B2 D' B2 D' F2 U2 L2 U R2 U2 L D' F' D' B F R2
22. 26.32 L B L2 U' L2 U' L D2 L2 U2 R2 F2 R2 U' R2 D' B2 R2 U2 L' B
23. 22.12 L2 B' L2 R2 U2 L2 F' R2 B2 F D2 F L R2 U' B D' F U2 B' U
24. 23.25 L' B2 R2 U L2 U' F2 U F2 R2 D' R2 D2 L' B' L2 R2 F2 U' B2 D2
25. 31.68 D2 B' L2 R2 D' F2 D R2 F2 U' F2 R2 B L B F L2 U B
26. 20.61 B2 D' U' B2 R2 B2 L2 U' B2 D R2 B U' L' D U2 F R' D B2
27. 24.55 D2 L' D2 B2 L' B2 L' D2 F2 D2 R B2 F R B' D2 L' D' U' B' U'
28. 25.87 U2 F' D2 R2 F2 U2 F' U2 B L2 D B D' L' U2 B2 F2 R B2
29. 20.85 L' U' F L2 B2 F D2 R2 B' L2 R2 B U2 R' B' F D' F2 L' B D'
30. 26.98 U F' U2 B' R D F' D B2 D2 F2 L' D2 L' U2 R' F2 L B2 F' U'
31. 27.42 F2 L' D' L2 B2 R2 B2 U' L2 R2 U R2 D' F' L' U' L F D' B2 L'
32. 32.08 U' F2 D R2 D' F2 U R2 D' L2 D R2 B U B D2 F2 U L B U2
33. 32.35 R' L2 D' R2 B' U' F' D F2 U' L2 F2 D2 F2 D F2 B2 U2 R U
34. 24.55 L' U2 L' B2 D2 B2 D2 R' B2 L' U2 R2 F L2 B R F' L' U L2 R'
35. 28.65 R B R D' R2 D L2 R2 U L2 R2 F2 D2 U' B' U' B' F' R U B'
36. 32.95 F2 U B D2 F' R U2 D L' B' D2 B' L2 F' B2 D2 R2 U2 L2 B' D2
37. 27.62 R' B2 L2 U' L2 D' B2 U' F2 U2 F2 B' R2 B U L D U2 B L
38. 31.05 U2 F U2 B' U2 F' R2 B U2 B' F2 D' R' U2 F U' F D' L2 R'
39. 29.65 B2 D2 L2 D2 R2 B' U2 B' F D2 R2 U' L' B R2 D2 U' B2 U B'
40. 18.81 R2 U' F' R' B2 D2 R U' R L B2 U2 B2 L U2 F2 B2 L F2 D2
41. 27.91 R' L2 B R2 F' U2 L2 B2 U2 F L2 B2 R2 D R B U2 F' L2 B F2
42. 28.32 R' B' D2 U B2 L2 D2 B2 L2 D L2 F2 R' B' F R2 U L B' R2
43. 16.67 U2 F2 U F2 D R2 U' F2 D2 L2 U' F L2 U' R' U2 F2 L' D'
44. 28.35 F2 L2 D' B2 L2 F2 D2 L2 U F2 U' R B F' D' L' U2 L2 U F' U2
45. 31.55 D' F2 R2 U2 F2 U' R2 U B2 U2 F2 L' B' D2 L2 F L D' F2 D
46. 25.22 F2 D' L2 D2 F2 U' B2 U B2 D R2 F' D F2 L U' R' B' F' R
47. 23.55 D2 B2 R D' F2 U F' R F' D2 R2 B' R2 U2 F' U2 D2 B R2 F'
48. 27.38 R2 D2 F2 D2 B2 L B2 L B2 D2 B2 U' L' B D' L2 B D L B'
49. 21.25 U R2 F2 R2 U' R2 D' F2 D2 R2 L' B2 L2 F' D R' F U' L U
50. 22.95 U2 B2 D2 U F2 U2 F2 R2 L' U' F2 D2 L2 F2 D F' U R
51. 20.55 B' R U2 F2 L' B2 U2 R2 D2 R' U2 B D' R' B L2 F2 R2 U
52. 32.32 F' D F2 R B D2 L D2 F' L2 B U2 D2 F D2 L2 F' L2 B' R D'
53. 33.39 F D B2 R2 B2 R2 U B2 D' U2 B2 L R' D R' F D' B' R' U
54. 34.09 R2 U R2 D2 L2 U' L2 F2 D' L2 B2 U' F' U2 F' L2 R' D2 U' F L'
55. 26.45 B R' D R U B U F' D2 L2 D2 L2 B2 R U2 F2 R' U2 L' B2 U
This isn’t much of an accomplishment, so maybe this doesn’t belong here?
I feel that sub-25 is so close yet unreachable...
Interesting, because I’ve found that my biggest weakness is second block. anyway, this is the accomplishment thread, so my clock pb is now 6.83!
 
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Interesting, because I’ve found that my biggest weakness is second block. anyway, this is the accomplishment thread, so my clock pb is now 6.83!
I just uploaded an OH example solves video; it might help you with second block. keep in mind that OH solutions are quite similar to two-handed ones especially for second block.
 
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I got a fullstep 7.455 on my Supernova Valk M yesterday!
Reconstruction:
F B2 D F R F' L2 B' U2 F2 U' L2 D R2 F2 U' R2 D' R2 U'
Inspection:
Cross: R' U F D2
F2L 1: B L' B L
F2L 2: U2 R U R' L F' L' F
F2L 3: y R U' R' y' R' U' R
F2L 4: U' R U2 R' U R U' R'
OLL: r' U2 R U R' U r
PLL: U2 R' U' F' R U R' U' R' F R2 U' R' U' R U R' U R
AUF: U
64 moves
8.58 TPS
 
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Scramble: (0,-1)/ (3,3)/ (4,1)/ (-4,-4)/ (0,-3)/ (0,-2)/ (6,-3)/ (-4,-5)/ (4,-3)/ (0,-3)/ (-4,0)
Inspection: y2
Cubeshape: (4,0)/ (3,0)/ (-4,3)/ (-1,-2)/ (-3,0)/
CO: (3,5)/
EO Skip
CP: (0,1)/ (3,3)/ (0,3)/ (3,3)/ (0,3)/ (3,3)/
EP: (0,1)/ (-1,-1)/ (0,-3)/ (0,1)/ (-1,-1)/ (0,3)/ (0,1)/ (-1,-1)/ (-3,-3)
(M2 D M2 D' M2 U' D')
20/14.78 = 1.35 SPS
 
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finally a good squan single (not pb tho)
Scramble: (0,-1)/ (3,3)/ (4,1)/ (-4,-4)/ (0,-3)/ (0,-2)/ (6,-3)/ (-4,-5)/ (4,-3)/ (0,-3)/ (-4,0)
Inspection: y2
Cubeshape: (4,0)/ (3,0)/ (-4,3)/ (-1,-2)/ (-3,0)/
CO: (3,5)/
EO Skip
CP: (0,1)/ (3,3)/ (0,3)/ (3,3)/ (0,3)/ (3,3)/
EP: (0,1)/ (-1,-1)/ (0,-3)/ (0,1)/ (-1,-1)/ (0,3)/ (0,1)/ (-1,-1)/ (-3,-3)
(M2 D M2 D' M2 U' D')
20/14.78 = 1.35 SPS
 
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n o o o o
3.85 2x2 pb fail
coulda beaten my oldest standing record,but it stands once more
EDIT:YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS I JUST BEAT IT,3.15 with 2 move 1st layer and sune
 
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ok so my day just got even better
30.41,beats my oldest 3x3 pb of 30.90
very nice cross,basically took me 2-3 seconds,i had 2 f2l pairs inserted by 8 seconds,then i knew i had to clutch it
 
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Week of Roux Day 4 was very discouraging. My average was 26.5. I didn’t plateau, I went backwards, trying hard to get faster. Oh well. Maybe I’ll do a bunch of FB-only (probably biggest room for improvement) practice tomorrow and learn CMLL’s and maybe find some tricks from Kian. I’m not sure right now.
Day 1- 30.4 avg
Day 2- 28.1 avg
Day 3- 25.8 avg
Day 4- 26.5 avg
Generated By csTimer on 2019-05-06
solves/total: 55/55

single
best: 16.25
worst: 35.73

mean of 3
current: 31.31 (σ = 4.22)
best: 21.58 (σ = 1.23)

avg of 5
current: 30.72 (σ = 3.74)
best: 22.27 (σ = 2.24)

avg of 12
current: 27.24 (σ = 4.16)
best: 24.26 (σ = 2.79)

Average: 26.52 (σ = 4.00)
Mean: 26.49

Time List:
1. 25.12 U2 L2 D' U F2 L2 R2 U' R2 U' L' D R' F' D2 B2 R D' B F2
2. 35.73 D' R F2 L U2 B' D F2 L2 D2 L' B2 D2 R F2 U2 F2 L F' D
3. 24.92 D B U R' U2 R F B2 L U2 B2 R' D2 L F2 U2 R F2 R U
4. 23.18 R' L2 D2 R2 B2 F D2 F2 L2 B L2 F R2 L D B' U2 R' U' F2
5. 23.64 U' F D L D L D' U2 L2 U2 R L D2 B2 L B2 R D2 F'
6. 25.18 B' L2 D2 R2 F2 R2 U2 B' U2 B U2 R2 U' F2 L' F R2 U F2 D2 R
7. 24.66 L2 U2 L2 B2 F' L2 U2 B' U2 F' U F' L R U' R' F' R D2 F2
8. 19.22 F2 D' B' U2 B2 U2 L2 R2 B D2 U2 L2 B' R D' L' D U' F' R2
9. 28.65 B F R2 F' D2 R2 F2 U2 L2 B' L B R B D F D F' D L2
10. 30.23 U2 L' U2 L D2 L2 R' F2 D2 F2 U2 D L R B D R2 F2 D R
11. 32.06 L2 B2 F2 D2 U' R2 U F2 D' R2 L F U B' D B' L F U' L
12. 27.08 F R' U' B2 R2 U2 F2 L2 U R2 U F2 D L2 B' R2 F' L D R U'
13. 34.38 B2 F2 L F2 R2 B2 D2 L' D2 L2 U2 L2 U' R B' F' D L' R B R
14. 19.78 R' F' U2 B2 R' B U' F' B' U B2 L2 F2 L2 D2 B2 U R2 D L2
15. 24.12 F2 L2 F' U2 F' D2 B2 L2 U2 R2 D R2 U' F D' R' B' F L' R2
16. 35.33 D2 L2 B2 D' U' L2 B2 U R2 B2 R2 B' R D F' L U' B2 U R2 D
17. 16.25 B D2 L' U F' D L' B' U2 L2 D F2 L2 F2 D2 F2 D B2 R2 U'
18. 22.92 D2 R2 F' D2 R2 B' L2 D2 U2 B' F2 L2 U L F R U B2 D' L2 R
19. 27.58 B U L' R2 D F2 U F2 U' R2 U2 L2 U B2 F' D U' R D R' B'
20. 28.62 R' B' L2 F2 R2 U2 F' D2 R2 F' U2 B2 L D' R' B2 R2 B' U' R' B'
21. 20.75 F R B2 D' B2 D' F2 U2 L2 U R2 U2 L D' F' D' B F R2
22. 26.32 L B L2 U' L2 U' L D2 L2 U2 R2 F2 R2 U' R2 D' B2 R2 U2 L' B
23. 22.12 L2 B' L2 R2 U2 L2 F' R2 B2 F D2 F L R2 U' B D' F U2 B' U
24. 23.25 L' B2 R2 U L2 U' F2 U F2 R2 D' R2 D2 L' B' L2 R2 F2 U' B2 D2
25. 31.68 D2 B' L2 R2 D' F2 D R2 F2 U' F2 R2 B L B F L2 U B
26. 20.61 B2 D' U' B2 R2 B2 L2 U' B2 D R2 B U' L' D U2 F R' D B2
27. 24.55 D2 L' D2 B2 L' B2 L' D2 F2 D2 R B2 F R B' D2 L' D' U' B' U'
28. 25.87 U2 F' D2 R2 F2 U2 F' U2 B L2 D B D' L' U2 B2 F2 R B2
29. 20.85 L' U' F L2 B2 F D2 R2 B' L2 R2 B U2 R' B' F D' F2 L' B D'
30. 26.98 U F' U2 B' R D F' D B2 D2 F2 L' D2 L' U2 R' F2 L B2 F' U'
31. 27.42 F2 L' D' L2 B2 R2 B2 U' L2 R2 U R2 D' F' L' U' L F D' B2 L'
32. 32.08 U' F2 D R2 D' F2 U R2 D' L2 D R2 B U B D2 F2 U L B U2
33. 32.35 R' L2 D' R2 B' U' F' D F2 U' L2 F2 D2 F2 D F2 B2 U2 R U
34. 24.55 L' U2 L' B2 D2 B2 D2 R' B2 L' U2 R2 F L2 B R F' L' U L2 R'
35. 28.65 R B R D' R2 D L2 R2 U L2 R2 F2 D2 U' B' U' B' F' R U B'
36. 32.95 F2 U B D2 F' R U2 D L' B' D2 B' L2 F' B2 D2 R2 U2 L2 B' D2
37. 27.62 R' B2 L2 U' L2 D' B2 U' F2 U2 F2 B' R2 B U L D U2 B L
38. 31.05 U2 F U2 B' U2 F' R2 B U2 B' F2 D' R' U2 F U' F D' L2 R'
39. 29.65 B2 D2 L2 D2 R2 B' U2 B' F D2 R2 U' L' B R2 D2 U' B2 U B'
40. 18.81 R2 U' F' R' B2 D2 R U' R L B2 U2 B2 L U2 F2 B2 L F2 D2
41. 27.91 R' L2 B R2 F' U2 L2 B2 U2 F L2 B2 R2 D R B U2 F' L2 B F2
42. 28.32 R' B' D2 U B2 L2 D2 B2 L2 D L2 F2 R' B' F R2 U L B' R2
43. 16.67 U2 F2 U F2 D R2 U' F2 D2 L2 U' F L2 U' R' U2 F2 L' D'
44. 28.35 F2 L2 D' B2 L2 F2 D2 L2 U F2 U' R B F' D' L' U2 L2 U F' U2
45. 31.55 D' F2 R2 U2 F2 U' R2 U B2 U2 F2 L' B' D2 L2 F L D' F2 D
46. 25.22 F2 D' L2 D2 F2 U' B2 U B2 D R2 F' D F2 L U' R' B' F' R
47. 23.55 D2 B2 R D' F2 U F' R F' D2 R2 B' R2 U2 F' U2 D2 B R2 F'
48. 27.38 R2 D2 F2 D2 B2 L B2 L B2 D2 B2 U' L' B D' L2 B D L B'
49. 21.25 U R2 F2 R2 U' R2 D' F2 D2 R2 L' B2 L2 F' D R' F U' L U
50. 22.95 U2 B2 D2 U F2 U2 F2 R2 L' U' F2 D2 L2 F2 D F' U R
51. 20.55 B' R U2 F2 L' B2 U2 R2 D2 R' U2 B D' R' B L2 F2 R2 U
52. 32.32 F' D F2 R B D2 L D2 F' L2 B U2 D2 F D2 L2 F' L2 B' R D'
53. 33.39 F D B2 R2 B2 R2 U B2 D' U2 B2 L R' D R' F D' B' R' U
54. 34.09 R2 U R2 D2 L2 U' L2 F2 D' L2 B2 U' F' U2 F' L2 R' D2 U' F L'
55. 26.45 B R' D R U B U F' D2 L2 D2 L2 B2 R U2 F2 R' U2 L' B2 U
This isn’t much of an accomplishment, so maybe this doesn’t belong here?
How did the rest of the week go? Regression is a normal step on the road to improvement.

Today I improved my Roux solving with a sub-50 average of 12, a sub-45 average of 5, and a new PB of 35 seconds.

I'm experimenting with Petrus style corners, instead of using 3-cycle commutators for everything. If I can solve the corners in one look with a 3-cycle I do so, but if I have to do a 2-look solution, I permute all corners correctly (using Niklas or Eve) with my first look. I can then solve orientation with Sune or a corner twist commutator, which are both very easy to recognize and execute.
 
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How did the rest of the week go? Regression is a normal step on the road to improvement.

Today I improved my Roux solving with a sub-50 average of 12, a sub-45 average of 5, and a new PB of 35 seconds.

I'm experimenting with Petrus style corners, instead of using 3-cycle commutators for everything. If I can solve the corners in one look with a 3-cycle I do so, but if I have to do a 2-look solution, I permute all corners correctly (using Niklas or Eve) with my first look. I can then solve orientation with Sune or a corner twist commutator, which are both very easy to recognize and execute.
Glad you asked!
I really didn't try much for the last few days, so currently I avg ~24.5 with Roux. I technically did reach my goal of sub-25, but don't feel that accomplished.
Although I am still glad I did it, because it was an interesting other world, and I even got some skills that makes my regular solves better.

GL with your Roux improvement!
 
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How did the rest of the week go? Regression is a normal step on the road to improvement.

Today I improved my Roux solving with a sub-50 average of 12, a sub-45 average of 5, and a new PB of 35 seconds.

I'm experimenting with Petrus style corners, instead of using 3-cycle commutators for everything. If I can solve the corners in one look with a 3-cycle I do so, but if I have to do a 2-look solution, I permute all corners correctly (using Niklas or Eve) with my first look. I can then solve orientation with Sune or a corner twist commutator, which are both very easy to recognize and execute.
Is Roux your main method?
 
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Is Roux your main method?
Yes. I started with Heise. When I learned 4x4, I had to come up with a way to address corner parity, since the Heise method doesn't work on 4x4. After I made an intuitive 4x4 method using commutators, I realized that my 4x4 method was just Roux when adapted to the 3x3. So I started solving 3x3 with Roux, using my own corner method.

I know it's probably worse than two-look CMLL, but I like it because it's mine. I'll also never have to worry about forgetting algorithms if I take a long break, since I can do the whole thing intuitively with commutators.
 
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