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Dumb Cubing Challenges.

Etotheipi

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This thread is for people to propose and document the results of dumb cubing challenges. For example, someone could pose the challenge "Solve a 7x7 lubed with glue", and then rich people with spare 7x7s can try the challenge and video/write what happened. I got the idea from bouncing on a trampoline with a cube, I gave myself the challenge of solving a 3x3 while only turning when mid-air during a flip. I got through first block and then stopped because my landings were really bad and I realized I might hurt myself. "Dumb" is the keyword here though, don't suggest challenges like "solve 5 3x3s in under a minute".
 

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I remember somebody in a profile post (WarriorCatCuber I think?) posted something like this - solve a Rubik’s Revenge lubed with glue using ZZ, with only OLL parity for EO, and only Sune +F Perm for LL (and parity)
 

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Oh no it was actually you @Etotheipi lol I did a lot of searching and found it.
I have a challenge for people with a high pain tolerance. Get a Rubik's 4x4, lube it with glue, scramble it, then do normal redux. Once you get to 3x3 do a ZZ solve, but you have to use only OLL parity to orient edges. Then solve LL with Sune, F perms, and MU U perms (and PLL parity if necessary). If anyone does it, please make a video.
 

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Oh no it was actually you @Etotheipi lol I did a lot of searching and found it.
I have a challenge for people with a high pain tolerance. Get a Rubik's 4x4, lube it with glue, scramble it, then do normal redux. Once you get to 3x3 do a ZZ solve, but you have to use only OLL parity to orient edges. Then solve LL with Sune, F perms, and MU U perms (and PLL parity if necessary). If anyone does it, please make a video.
I'll do this (minus the glue part)
 

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Oh no it was actually you @Etotheipi lol I did a lot of searching and found it.
I have a challenge for people with a high pain tolerance. Get a Rubik's 4x4, lube it with glue, scramble it, then do normal redux. Once you get to 3x3 do a ZZ solve, but you have to use only OLL parity to orient edges. Then solve LL with Sune, F perms, and MU U perms (and PLL parity if necessary). If anyone does it, please make a video.
I don't have a Rubik's 4x4(I used an OOTB thunderclap mini, which isn't nearly as bad as a rubiks brand), but the solving progress itself was pretty simple. I only had three bad edges, but it still didn't take long at all. I did normal redux edge pairing, one at a time. No 3-2-3 or anything

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Challenge: Solve a rubiks cube with oven mitts on and using chopsticks as the only thing able to touch the cube
 

Etotheipi

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I don't have a Rubik's 4x4(I used an OOTB thunderclap mini, which isn't nearly as bad as a rubiks brand), but the solving progress itself was pretty simple. I only had three bad edges, but it still didn't take long at all. I did normal redux edge pairing, one at a time. No 3-2-3 or anything

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Challenge: Solve a rubiks cube with oven mitts on and using chopsticks as the only thing able to touch the cube
What did the glue do to the turning?
 

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Oh no it was actually you @Etotheipi lol I did a lot of searching and found it.
I have a challenge for people with a high pain tolerance. Get a Rubik's 4x4, lube it with glue, scramble it, then do normal redux. Once you get to 3x3 do a ZZ solve, but you have to use only OLL parity to orient edges. Then solve LL with Sune, F perms, and MU U perms (and PLL parity if necessary). If anyone does it, please make a video.
 

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I don't have a Rubik's 4x4(I used an OOTB thunderclap mini, which isn't nearly as bad as a rubiks brand), but the solving progress itself was pretty simple. I only had three bad edges, but it still didn't take long at all. I did normal redux edge pairing, one at a time. No 3-2-3 or anything

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Challenge: Solve a rubiks cube with oven mitts on and using chopsticks as the only thing able to touch the cube
I recently solved a cube in less than 15 minutes with one spoon :cool:
 
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