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KingTim96

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Just got my first ever sub 10 second solve while competing in Mike Hughey's weekly competition!!!

It was a 9.84, full step i think or I got a pll skip. I will try to do reconstruction if I can below!

Scramble: B' R2 L B2 L D' B U' R L2 F B L2 U2 F L2 D2 B

Inspection: I am not good at typing this out with x y and z moves. Just do white bottom green front

X-Cross: F2 U' R' F' L U' L' B L y' (red side front) L' U L D'

Pair1: U' R U2 R' U R U' R'
Pair2: y (green front) U R U R' U' d' R U R'
Pair3: L' U L U L' U' L U2 L' U' L

OLL: f R U R' U' f' >> U' R U2 R2 U' R2 U' R2 U2 R

PLL: U' R2 U R U R' U' R' U' R' U R' U

That is the third personal record I have broken since coming back to cubing. SO happy to be back!!

EDIT: This session also beat my personal best avg5 but it wasn't as crazy of a difference. Old avg5 was 13.87 and this one was 13.83 lol
 

EngiNerdBrian

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Not speed related but I got my Axis cube solved finally. I did it intuitively, last layer was an absolute pain and I don’t think I’ll be scrambling this one anytime soon...most certainty The most difficult 3x3 shape mod I’ve tried.

Estimated time is 6-8hours over the last 4.5 weeks. I could hardly play with it for longer than 15mins at first it was so frustrating and hard to even get the layers aligned properly. Success!

ETA: I was misidentifying the centers for a few weeks haha. I didn’t clearly understand that there were multiple shapes of both corners and edges. Once that was figured it F2L went smoothly but getting orientation fixed in LL was brutal. I digress...
 
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xyzzy

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A nice and round 444 PB single. Pretty much skipped half-centres, had nice F2L pairs, 9-move COLL then opposite parity.

Generated By csTimer on 2020-05-22
single: 32.768

Time List:
2908. 32.768 R2 U2 F U2 B L2 F' D2 F2 U2 R U L' F' L2 B F2 U' L' F2 Rw2 Fw2 B R' Fw2 F' R' Uw2 F' U2 F2 L2 Uw L2 B' F D2 B' Fw U2 Rw Uw L U2 Rw R' @2020-05-22 22:26:22

edit: Also, ao100 46.317 → 46.018, ao200 47.243 → 47.148. Seems like every time I mess around with my Wuque's setup I get new PBs (removed the stacked magnets on the outer layers, partially cleaned and relubed).
 
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Legomanz

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1.09 2x2 ao25, stackmat PB by like 0.05 which is insane for me. Solves 14 - 25 make a 1.01 ao12 which is also PB. I might make reconstructions soon.
Edit: recons are posted in the reconstruction thread
Generated By csTimer on 2020-05-23
avg of 25: 1.09
Generated By csTimer on 2020-05-23
avg of 25: 1.09

Time List:
1. (0.75) F' U2 F U2 R' F' U2 R2 U'
2. (0.77) U' F' U2 R' F' U F2 R' U'
3. 1.04 R' F2 U2 R2 F' U2 F' U R2
4. (2.68) R F' R F' U2 R F' U' F'
5. 1.08 U2 F2 U' R' U F R F' R'
6. 1.01 R2 U F2 U' F2 R' F' R2 F2 R'
7. 1.35 F2 U' F U R F2 U R2 F'
8. 0.86 U2 R2 F2 R' F2 R F' U' R2
9. 1.26 F' U R F R' F2 R' F U' R'
10. 1.90 U' R' F U R F2 R2 U2 F2
11. 1.29 U' F U2 R2 U' R F' U R2 F'
12. 1.04 U R' F U2 R2 F U F2 R' F'
13. 1.11 F' U' F R' U2 F R' U' F2
14. 0.98 U' F R2 U' R F U' R' F U'
15. 0.88 F2 U' F U F' U R2 U2 R'
16. 0.94 U2 R2 U' F2 U R2 U' F U
17. (8.73) R' F R2 U' R2 U F2 R2 F'
18. 1.17 U R F U' R2 F2 U R' F2
19. 0.86 F R' U R' U' R2 U F2 U2
20. 1.09 R U F' U F U' R F2 R'
21. 1.07 F' U F' R U2 F2 R' F2 U'
22. 0.89 F' R' U F2 R U2 R U' F
23. 1.08 U' F U2 R F' R2 F' R2 U'
24. 1.06 U2 F' R' F' R U' R' U F' R'
25. 0.92 U' R U F R2 U F' R2 F2
 
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Ghaleon

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This is to announce I can finally solve the Rubik's Cube using the Fridrich method without looking at the instructions. It took me 8 months: one month for F2L and 7 months for 4-look last layer.

Yes, I am a very slow learner. I heard some people say they learned F2L in a day and the last layer in a month. I am still vey happy and proud. I set a very difficult and time consuming goal for myself and could finally do it after hard work and perseverance.

I still have to do drills and practice, and now at least I don't have to look at the guide on my iPhone while I do solves. People won't be able to say that I'm cheating.
 
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