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Blindfold Failures Thread

RyanReese09

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1:47.69 DNF. 3 cycle corners. I'm not sure how I screwed that up? Those were part of a new cycle....

Though upon me taking off blindfold, I immediately recognized the 8 move comm. So..win? Debating on when to start doing comms/turbo in solves.
 
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3:42 memo, this feels secure and I am confident.
7 wings and the corners left to solve... oh crap why have I gotten the letter B twice?

I thought about it, and there was absolutely no way I broke into a new cycle. I should've realised it was actually F, I quite often label F as B due to a similarity with 3x3.

I take of the blindfold to see all the centers, midges and 16 wings solved. 7:25.90, FML.
 

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4bld, 12~ minute memo, going over edges for last time, brain absolutely fried, realised I labeled a piece wrong, which meant I did again later in the solve. Probably would've just taken 1m to fix, and then a quick run through but I'd had it and rage quitted.
(now is my success total 1/3, or isn't this a real DNF :p)
 

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Did another blind solve at school today
The fastest blind solve I have ever done, if it wasn't for forgotten parity

DAMN

I noticed the parity mistake before I removed my blindfold, but I don't know how to solve that problem yet.
 

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1st 2 full 3x3 attempts: DNF(8:25), DNF(7:15) - Classic Pochmann

8:25 - Memo 3:15 and deliberate slow execution - A complete mess and I didn't want to even try and do a post mortem with Chris's guide
7:15 - Memo 3:25 - Much better (relatively) 2 bad oriented edges, 3 bad oriented corners and a clear R perm missing so I must have had parity and mis counted.

I would have to say I am disappointed though in reality I shouldn't be.

I made the conscious decision initially to deal with orientation using cycles rather than sorting afterwards and I think that messed up my cycles on both edges and corners. It was more of a problem in solve 1 and I believe led to the major scale DNF. I think I messed memo in solve two for orientation I think my lettering scheme for stickers does not help and I am not 100% confident of actually remembering my letters (as in getting the right letters for that sticker).

As for pure memo ability I don't think this is a problem and looks promising. I think memorisation will be a strong point and my execution will be weaker. For info I used a journey and a POA based memo. Can still remember both solves now so I might be over memoing if thats possible? After a while I think I could try corners visually alone

I'm not convinced with my poor execution that shouldn't just change to M2 edges at this stage.

EDIT: I think I missed the y at the end of one of my J2 perms on edges on solve 1
 
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