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Blindfold Failures Thread

cubeshepherd

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I am really sorry for the double post, but I just attempted my first 5x5 BLD solve ever and it was off by 8 wings and 3 midges. Time was 32:48.37[17:21.13].

It could have been better if I had not mixed up the midge letters and remembered the edges pairs, but for a first attempt I am not to disappointed, and hopefully soon I will get a success.
 
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I am really sorry for the double post, but I just attempted my first 5x5 BLD solve ever and it was off by 8 midges and 3 edges. Time was 32:48.37[17:21.13].

It could have been better if I had not mixed up the midge letters and remembered the edges pairs, but for a first attempt I am not to disappointed, and hopefully soon I will get a success.
By edges do you mean wings?
 

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By edges do you mean wings?
Oops, I just relized that I put the wrong name for the pieces. I was off by "8 wings and 3 midges". For some reason I get the name of the pieces mixed up easily and I forgot to make sure that I had the right names, but thank you for checking on that, and I fixed it in the original post as well.
 

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First ever 5BLD attempt, at 2am: DNF by 2 + centres, 4 X centres, 12 wings, 5 midges, and 6 corners. Also woefully slow - over an hour - but hopefully the next attempts will be faster.

Edit:
5BLD attempt 2 - this time at 1am so I am improving ^^: DNF by 5 + centres, 2 X centres, and 4 corners. Sub-hour! Execution was a lot smoother too, though I'm kinda glad I was off by a couple of centres as to DNF on corners only would kill me.
 
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I'm kinda glad I was off by a couple of centres as to DNF on corners only would kill me.
Jinxed it.

Another 2am 5BLD attempt, attempt 3 - this one off by 6 corners and 7 edges. Edges here being actual edges as I messed up a Y perm on corners and DNFed due to that. Everything else was solved. =(
 

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Well this is sad

Missed a 2:01 4bld ao5 by 2 solves off by 2 pieces each :(

avg of 5: DNF

Time List:
1. (2:00.51) F Fw Rw F2 Uw L2 B' U2 D B L Uw' F' Fw2 Uw Fw' R' Rw Uw B Uw' Fw2 F B2 D2 Uw2 B2 F Fw Rw2 L F U Uw B2 L2 R2 U Rw R
2. 2:03.95 L2 B' Uw B U R Fw' Rw2 L R2 Uw2 D2 Fw' Uw' F Rw2 L' D' B' Uw2 U2 Fw2 F' Uw' D L' F2 Uw' U2 Rw' D' Rw2 Uw' Rw' Fw' R2 Fw2 U' L2 D2
3. (DNF(2:13.66)[1 move during wings]) Rw' F2 U Fw L' F' R2 L2 U D' B' F U2 Rw2 D' B2 Rw' L2 D' Uw' F' D Fw2 Rw' R U' L' D2 R' D2 F Fw Rw' L' Uw R Rw2 U' B' U2
4. DNF(1:59.13)[2ce] B' Rw2 B2 R F' B' U' L B' Fw' Rw B2 R B U2 F2 U D' R' L' Fw' F R' L2 U D L Rw' D F' Rw' U2 R2 Uw' B2 Uw' B2 R2 L2 Fw'
5. DNF(2:00.44)[2 wings] Uw F' D' Fw' R' B' Rw' L2 U2 R Rw' Uw B' Fw2 Rw D' Fw2 B' D2 R2 L D Uw R' Fw R2 D F L2 B Fw2 U Fw2 F R' Rw' B R Rw' D
 

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So 3BLD yesterday...

First scramble: 14'/9, 2:02 DNF, couldn't wrap my head around memo
Second: Still pretty bad, wasn't in the mood, 1:49
Third: 12'/6'. Here's the real problem

I messed up memo, so that wasted 5 seconds
I messed up a comm, so that wasted another 5 seconds
I get to corners at 34 (24 without the messups)
I FORGET CORNERS. How do you even forget on that scramble.
After remembering at 1:09, I get a 1:14.

Still won, but super dumb, my official pb is 41.03
 

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No joke, this is something like my 15th sub-35 8bld dnf by 3 pieces or less.

DNF(32:53.58)[forgot to execute one oblique comm :(] 4r2 u' b 3b2 r2 B2 3b2 3u 3l 4u' U' l 4f2 b' d2 3r2 B2 3b F' f' d' f 3b2 R2 4r2 3f 3b2 B' 4u2 l 3f' 3d' 3u 4u l2 3d2 3u' r2 3u' 3l2 d2 4u B2 4f2 b' 3u2 U B 3b2 4f 3f' 3d' 4u2 3u' d2 3l 3b 4r' L f 3l R 3b' 3u' F r D B F 3r2 b2 3l' D' b' D2 u2 l 4r R' 3f 3r' D2 f' 4r2 R' 3l l d B' 4f b 4u2 L' 4u' 3l 3b2 U' b' f l 4u2 B' 3f' R' 3f D2 r2 b2 D' B d2 F2 R' 3b2 3f' b r 4f' 3d u2
 

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Missed 6bld UWR by 2 inner xcenters lol. 4:34 exec though, thats cool :p

DNF(8:40.79) F 3Fw' Uw2 3Uw' R2 L U 3Rw2 Rw' D2 L B' L2 3Uw Lw 3Rw2 Dw 3Uw' U Bw2 U' 3Uw D2 3Fw2 D' Bw 3Uw2 L2 F' 3Uw' 3Fw' 3Uw2 Uw' Bw' Lw' 3Rw2 Uw2 U' D 3Uw Bw' R2 Bw' Fw Rw' 3Rw2 Dw' Rw 3Rw Dw R' Lw2 3Uw 3Rw R2 L' 3Fw Bw R2 L' 3Uw' Rw2 Bw2 3Rw' Bw' Dw2 Bw2 Dw D2 R2 B L 3Uw2 3Fw' 3Rw2 3Fw' Lw' F2 Dw' U
 

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I go excited into Blindfold Discussion after seeing the last post is by sigalig, expecting another UWR... only to see it is in the Blindfold Failures thread. :(
 

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9/11 MBLD Fail. I am a little sad about this attempt because one of the DNF'd cubes was only off by 2 edges and if I had remembered that letter pair this attempt would have been a PB since it would have been 10/11.

But this was my first time trying 11 cube in MBLD so it not to disappointing, but I need to work on remembering everything better (like spending a little more time reviewing;)).
Also, I decided to switch to OP/OP for MBLD recently because I know that I will have a harder time trying to remember all the M2 algs and if I will have parity on a cube, at the competition that I am going to in a couple of day, so instead worrying about parity and what not I am going to be using OP/OP this time around, especially since I get much more nervous in a competition, and this will be the first time competing in MBLD at a competition, so with all that combined I will stick with OP/OP.
 
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