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A decent mbld attempt last night: 40/42 in 55:45.34[37:29.65].

Second best attempt ever actually. This is almost 2 minutes faster than my 41/42 PB. DNFs were two flipped edges because I traced to the wrong side of an edge, and 3 corners because I did the comm for UBL DBL DBR instead of the inverse. So recall was perfect.
Also exec was 18:15 or 26.07/cube, and there was a 1:10 pause in there for one cube's edges, so without that it would have been approx. 24.5 exec/cube

Not really sure why I'm still trying 42. I guess I wanted to make myself feel better about doing terribly at last weekend's comp. I'll try a few 44 attempts next and then more 46.

Last night I watched Noah's video on 4bld, did one practice memo for centers and then went to sleep. This morning I woke up, spent 15 minutes really weakly memorizing the algs and then decided to do an attempt just for fun practice. It was somehow a success. I'm honestly extremely shocked because I made several errors while tracing pieces, some of which I had to go back and fix over 5 minutes later. Unfortunately, I forgot to change my computers settings and it went to sleep during the timing but I think it took around 40 minutes.

1. 32.139 R D2 R2 F2 L' F2 R' D2 B2 F2 R' D L2 F U' B U2 L2 R2 U B'
2. 34.840 B D2 F2 U2 B' D2 F' D2 R2 F' R2 U' L' R F U' R2 F' R F2 L
3. 34.010 F L2 D R' U' B2 L' D F' U2 L' U2 B2 R' B2 L F2 L F2
4. 28.124 D B2 L2 U2 L2 F2 R2 B2 D B2 U2 R' F' U R2 F' D R' B U L
5. 38.292 R2 F2 D B2 R2 U F2 D L2 U2 L2 B' R D' L2 D2 F2 L2 R2 F'
6. 29.945 D2 L2 B D2 F D2 R2 B2 F L2 F D B L' B2 R' F' L B U' L'
7. (21.649) F2 U B2 L2 U' L2 U2 R2 U2 B2 D' B R D R F R2 F D F R
8. 34.258 U2 B2 R D2 L2 F2 U2 R' U2 L' B' F L D F2 L2 D2 F D F2
9. 35.218 U R2 U B2 D' L2 U' B2 F2 R2 B' L D' B2 F' L R' F' R2 D U'
10. 22.657 U2 B2 U' D2 R' B R' D' R' L2 F B2 L2 F U2 D2 F R2 U2 F2
11. (DNF(35.202)) B2 U L2 F2 L2 D L2 B2 U2 F2 U' F' D' F L2 B L R' B D2
12. 37.958 U' L D' L B' R D B2 R F B2 D2 L' U2 R U2 F2 R' D2 R2 U2

Weird average. I actually didn't notice that I was about to get an avg12, so the last solve wasn't even a safety, it was just slow.

21.649 was a 8/10, 22.657 was 7'/8. The 21 had especially easy algs for me.

Got this in a 22/28 session with a mean of 31.514, also pretty good.

Time List:
1. 1:53.88[14/25/9] F' Rw2 Uw2 Rw' D' Uw2 L Uw L B' Rw L U2 R U R' D' B U2 Uw Rw2 D U' B' R2 F' L R' Fw2 B F Uw Rw' B' Uw' Fw2 R U' Fw2 F2
2. 1:55.41[14/24/8] B L2 Fw L' Uw Rw' Uw' B2 Fw' R2 L' Uw2 B2 R2 Rw D' Rw' L2 B2 Rw2 L' B L' D2 Uw2 R2 L' B L' U' Fw' F' B2 L' Fw2 D2 R' B2 D2 Fw2
3. 2:00.77[15/26/8] F' R' F2 Rw' R' F' U2 D2 F2 Fw2 U2 B' F2 Rw' U' F D Rw' U Uw2 D2 L Uw B2 R Uw U2 R Uw2 U Rw U2 D' B' Rw F Rw2 F R Fw

Overall alg count was worse than average lol (25 algs, 23 algs, 25 algs)
Also first solve had 4.03 stps I think that's my first time breaking the 4 stps barrier for 4bld

A sad side note: the solve before the 1:53 was a 1:41 dnf by 2x centers. Would have been pb single and also would have ended up being a 1:50 mo3

I haven't posted here in a long time.
Exactly one year after getting my multi NR and deciding to improve my systems (memo and exec), I've finally finished learning all my corner comms. They're not perfect, but they're pretty good.
I've also very nearly finished my PAO lists. So hopefully within a week or two I will start seriously practicing 3bld/multi again.

This kind of feels like a fail but it was very close to being very very very good so I'll post it lol

9/10 multibld in 7:34[4:12]. Forgot the second edge image on one cube and gave up when trying to remember it.
I got 10/10 in 9:34 on the next try, which is "10/10 UWR" lol but that had a 1:20 pause so I'm not happy with it at all. I'll try some more later and hopefully get a sub-8 10/10

Trying to get back into blindfolded for what must be the third time at least...today I broke my 4/4 PB with 10:51 which was a nice surprise. I'm also hoping to finally commit myself to switching to comms, so I've been trying to get used to doing simple stuff like setups to U and A permutations.

Trying to get back into blindfolded for what must be the third time at least...today I broke my 4/4 PB with 10:51 which was a nice surprise. I'm also hoping to finally commit myself to switching to comms, so I've been trying to get used to doing simple stuff like setups to U and A permutations.

Nice! If you’re interested in comms I would recommend to also try setups to U2 M U2 M’, aka 4-mover. It’s not hard to get used to and is much faster than a U perm.

Nice! If you’re interested in comms I would recommend to also try setups to U2 M U2 M’, aka 4-mover. It’s not hard to get used to and is much faster than a U perm.

1. 20.65 R2 U2 F2 R2 D L2 F2 L2 D2 R2 D' L' D2 B' D' L' B L F L R' Rw2 Uw'
2. (22.90) U2 F R2 B' U2 L2 U2 L2 F' L2 B2 U' F L D' B2 F L B U' Rw'
3. 20.62 D' R F' D2 F2 D B D F2 B R2 F2 L2 D2 F R2 F2 U2 D2 Rw' Uw
4. 21.30 F2 U2 L2 B2 L2 U' B2 D L2 D F2 B' L' D' R U B L2 D' F' Rw2 Uw'
5. (20.52) D2 R2 F D' F B2 U2 L' F R' L2 B2 U' F2 D L2 U2 D' L2 D R2 Uw2

PB average of 12: 1:17.223 (using M2/OP with the occasional commutator)

1. (DNF(1:43.995)) D2 L' U D2 B' L F' B U2 R' B2 L2 D B2 U B2 D R2 D' B2 D2
2. 1:22.455 R2 D F2 U R2 D' L2 D L2 F2 U' R F U' L' U' L B2 L D2
3. 1:27.030 F' R' B L' F B' U' B2 U' L B2 D' R2 B2 R2 L2 D' B2 U2 D
4. 1:19.422 L2 R2 D2 L2 U2 B2 U R2 B2 D' B2 L U2 B L R2 F2 R F' R' U
5. 1:10.439 U F2 L2 D' F2 U2 R2 D F2 L2 U2 B L' B2 R2 F' L' R' F' U
6. 1:20.642 D F2 D2 R2 F2 U' B2 L2 U' R2 U2 B' R F' L U F L F' R2 U
7. 1:05.089 B2 F2 D2 F2 L2 R2 U F2 R2 D2 R2 B L D2 F D L2 R' D2 F' U2
8. 1:19.457 D' F2 D' R2 F2 U2 B2 U' R2 U' R2 B U2 F' D2 B2 U L' U2 R2 B2
9. 1:12.878 U' F' D F2 B L' F' B' D2 F B2 U F2 U2 L2 D F2 U F2 B2 U
10. 1:11.449 L' F2 U2 L F2 L' R2 D2 B2 F2 L F U2 L R2 U F2 D L2 U' F
11. (56.661) L U' R' B2 L U2 B' U L' D' F' R2 B2 U2 B L2 U2 R2 F' R2 F'
12. 1:23.372 L2 F D2 F2 R2 F' R2 F' R2 F' R2 D R F' U R U2 L B' D R2

Edit: About 45 minutes later, also got 5/5 multiblind in 15:20. The time is nothing special, but 100% solves are always reassuring.

I think this might be my first ever 5BLD average of 12 (admittedly done over a period of 4 weeks for the weekly competition), and it's certainly my best ever:
avg of 12: 13:10.03
11:34.99, 13:42.88, (31:04.88), 11:36.41, 15:47.85, (11:33.89), 13:21.14, 11:47.61, 12:09.77, 14:24.38, 14:09.09, 13:06.13

I also think these are both PBs:
avg of 5: 12:15.05
11:36.41, (15:47.85), (11:33.89), 13:21.14, 11:47.61
mean of 3: 12:14.21
11:33.89, 13:21.14, 11:47.61

Also, I'm currently at a streak of 13 5BLDs in a row, so if I can get a couple more, I can make that 31 go away (and therefore the counting 15), so I still have a shot at a sub-13 average. But admittedly my current lucky streak is already so ridiculous that I really doubt there's a chance that will happen.

Also, my most recent 2 6BLD attempts and my most recent 3 7BLD attempts have also all been successful. What a wild streak!

Not much, but learning 4BLD at the moment and successfully memorised and solved the centres today. Will try with wings tomorrow and attempt a full solve soon

1:38.42 4BLD PB on 23 algs.
37s memo, pauses at wings exec. I'll beat it soon.
1. 1:38.42 L2 R' U D2 Rw2 D' L F B Uw F2 R' D' Fw2 D Rw' U B L2 F2 L' Fw' R L2 B2 L' B Fw' L F Fw' L' D2 Uw B' F D Rw' F2 L2

Really good session of 50 3bld solves for me 28/50 at 25.93

Super sad though, solves 28-39 would have made a 25.93 pb ao12 but i missed the last solve by 2 twisted corners from a tracing mistake would have been PB by almost 2 seconds ugh

Spoiler: times and scrambles

Mean: 25.93

Time List:
1. 25.99[12/8] U' F U R2 F2 D R B2 L' B' F2 R2 L2 U L2 D B2 D2 L2 B2 D Rw Uw
2. DNF(29.41) D2 R2 D2 L' B2 R D2 R D2 L2 D' F2 L U B' R' D' F D2 L2 Fw'
3. DNF(26.69) D R' B2 R B2 R' F2 L2 B2 R2 D2 F2 B U L2 D' F D2 F2 R B2 Fw'
4. 28.35 F2 D2 U2 R2 B U2 B D2 L2 D2 B2 D U2 F' L2 R' D F' R' U'
5. DNF(27.47) L U2 F R2 F D2 L2 U2 B' U2 R D2 B' L U B2 F R D' Uw'
6. 26.53 D' R2 U B2 R2 B2 F2 U' B2 L2 F2 R' U B D' F' U L2 R' Fw Uw'
7. DNF(33.06) L2 B F2 D2 L2 R2 B U2 F' D2 F R' B F2 R' F2 U' L' D B' F' Fw' Uw2
8. DNF(7.03) F2 L2 U2 F' R2 D2 L2 R2 F2 L2 F' L F' D R U2 L' U L' U2 Rw' Uw'
9. DNF(36.59) U2 R2 U L2 B2 L2 R2 D2 R2 U' L2 B' R2 B2 L' U B D' F2 L' Fw' Uw'
10. 26.42 B2 F2 R2 B2 D2 U' L2 D' U2 F2 U2 B L' B2 R' F D R2 F2 R U Fw Uw
11. DNF(25.55) F2 R' D F R' B' R F D2 F U2 F' U2 F B2 D2 F' L2 U' Uw2
12. 28.51 U2 B2 D F2 R2 D' R2 B2 D2 R D2 U F L' U R U' L Fw Uw'
13. DNF(21.40) L' B U2 B' D2 B L2 F2 U2 B' L D' R B U2 F2 L2 R2 F Uw
14. 22.46 L2 F' R2 B2 R2 F' R2 U2 L2 R2 B' L' F2 U L' R D' F2 R2 B' Rw Uw2
15. 25.04 B2 D R2 F2 D F2 U L2 F2 R2 F2 B' L D2 R' U2 L' B L' U' F' Uw'
16. 27.61[10''/9] F' L2 F2 U2 L2 D B2 D' R2 B2 D' B R' U2 L' B D2 F' D R2 U Rw2 Uw2
17. DNF(32.24) B' L2 F' L2 U2 F R2 U2 F2 D2 B U' F R' B2 L2 D2 F' L' U R2 Uw
18. DNF(34.58) D2 U2 B2 D2 L' D2 U2 R' U2 L U2 D' B2 U B' L' D2 R2 D Rw2
19. DNF(26.71) L2 D2 L2 D' B2 L2 D B2 U2 F2 L2 B' D U2 L2 F2 D' B L2 R' F2 Rw Uw2
20. 24.07 D R B D' L2 D F2 L D F R2 B L2 U2 F B2 R2 L2 F R2 Rw
21. 27.70 L' B2 L' F' U' D' B' R' F B2 U' D' B2 U' L2 D' F2 B2 L2 D Fw' Uw
22. DNF(30.28) L2 U2 F2 R2 F U2 B2 U2 F' D R' D2 R2 B L2 R' D2 B R' Rw' Uw'
23. DNF(9.85) B U R' F B R B D' R' U2 L U2 B2 D2 R2 F2 B2 R F2 D' Rw' Uw
24. DNF(20.81) R' D2 R2 D2 B2 D2 R' D2 B2 R U2 F U R' D F' D B2 D2 B2 Rw2 Uw2
25. 27.98 U B2 R D2 F' D' F2 R' U' R2 B2 D F2 U2 B2 L2 D F2 U2 R Fw
26. 25.26 L2 F' D2 B R2 D2 R2 B2 U2 B' F L' F L R2 B' D' F2 R B L Fw' Uw'
27. DNF(21.87) U2 B2 U2 L2 F R2 U2 B D2 L2 B' D' L2 F R B' R2 D B' U R Rw2 Uw
28. 23.69[8''/8] F' D2 U2 F2 L2 B U2 F' D2 F D2 U R' U B' L F2 D U R' B Rw
29. 27.65 L F2 L2 U2 L2 B R F2 R2 D2 R2 D' F2 R2 F2 B2 D L2 F Uw'
30. 27.60 D2 R2 D R2 D' R2 U' R2 U' B2 U L U B2 R F' R D2 L' U2 F' Fw Uw'
31. 25.51 U2 L2 U L2 U' R2 F2 U2 R2 F' L B2 R' D' B' U' R2 D2 B Rw2 Uw
32. 24.06 F2 L2 B2 D2 R2 U2 L2 B2 L' D2 U2 B F U' R U L2 B2 R B' Fw' Uw
33. DNF(34.42) F2 L2 D' L2 D' U2 L2 B2 D2 L2 R U' F L2 B U2 L B2 L2 U' Rw2 Uw2
34. 20.04[10/5, 7.53 tps] B2 D B2 L D2 F D2 B' R' F' D2 R2 D2 B' D2 R2 F Rw'
35. 25.05[10/9] L' U' F U' R2 F U D2 B L2 D2 L D2 R' U2 L D2 F' Rw' Uw
36. 28.78 F D' B2 L2 F2 D2 B2 D U F2 U' L U2 R2 B' U' R' B2 D' F'
37. 27.02 R B2 L' U2 L2 B2 U2 L2 B2 R D R D' L' B U' B' F2 L2 Fw' Uw'
38. 24.87 L B2 U' L2 R2 F2 U' B2 F2 U' L2 D2 L B F U' R' B D2 F Rw' Uw
39. DNF(24.92)[2 twisted corners] F2 D2 B' D2 R2 B L2 U2 B' F2 R B2 D' F2 R D F' U2 F2 U' Fw' Uw2
40. 29.30 U' B' D2 B' L' B' U F2 L' U' F2 U' F2 B2 D R2 U F2 B2 L2 Uw
41. 24.88 L2 B R' B D2 F L' B2 D U2 L2 D2 B D2 F U2 R2 B' D2 Fw'
42. DNF(35.59) R2 U2 L2 D' F2 L2 U L2 B2 D2 L2 F' L U' F' R U' R B U' R' Rw Uw'
43. DNF(31.74) F U2 R2 F2 U R2 U' F2 L2 D' R2 F' R2 B L' D R' U' B R' Uw
44. 26.39 R2 F' U2 L2 B D2 R2 B' D2 B' F U' L F2 D' B D' B2 F2 L'
45. 24.45 F' D2 F L2 U2 B L2 B' D2 U2 F2 D' B2 R D F2 L' R' B' L2 Rw Uw'
46. DNF(26.87) L2 R2 B D2 F' D2 F D2 U2 F' L F' D2 B2 F' U L' F D' Rw Uw
47. DNF(35.19) B' F2 R2 F2 R2 U' R2 U F2 U L2 U' F L D' L B' D2 U2 R' B' Fw Uw
48. 25.38 R2 B2 F2 R2 U F2 U2 L2 F2 D2 B' L F2 R' U2 F' U' B D' R' D2 Rw
49. DNF(29.48) F2 L U2 R U2 L B2 R2 U2 R' D' R F U' L' F' D2 B' U' Rw' Uw
50. 25.43 L2 U2 R2 U' L2 F2 U2 L2 D' R2 U' F R' D R' D2 U B' R D' B Fw' Uw'
51. DNF(32.38) L' B R L D R U D' F D2 F L2 F L2 U2 B' D2 F U2 D Uw