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Eli Apperson's Progression Thread

What side event should I practice

  • Square 1

    Votes: 3 14.3%
  • Pyraminx

    Votes: 3 14.3%
  • Megaminx

    Votes: 8 38.1%
  • Skewb

    Votes: 1 4.8%
  • Clock

    Votes: 4 19.0%
  • 3x3 OH

    Votes: 2 9.5%

  • Total voters
    21
  • Poll closed .
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Generated By csTimer on 2022-06-13
single: 19.42

Time List:
1. 19.42 R' F L2 U2 F2 R2 U2 B2 F2 L' R' B' U' F L2 U' F D'
First sub 20 with roux.
I said awhile back I was going to switch to roux, and I think I might finally do it. CFOP is getting kinda boring, and roux is obviously better.
Why switch to Roux? I know you are getting bored with CFOP, but maybe you should learn cross+1. I know it is hard (I even have trouble w/ it), but you cross+1 will definitely make you faster and more consistent.
 

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Why switch to Roux? I know you are getting bored with CFOP, but maybe you should learn cross+1. I know it is hard (I even have trouble w/ it), but you cross+1 will definitely make you faster and more consistent.
First of all because roux is better. Second, my cfop is quite inefficient, and I think learning roux will help me with the intuitive aspect of cubing. With that said, sub 30 ao100
Generated By csTimer on 2022-06-13
avg of 100: 29.82

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First of all because roux is better. Second, my cfop is quite inefficient, and I think learning roux will help me with the intuitive aspect of cubing. With that said, sub 30 ao100
Generated By csTimer on 2022-06-13
avg of 100: 29.82

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Man, I can relate. I learned my CFOP from a PDF guide (all my cases algs that I had recognized for F2L, Oll and PLL), so I didn't get to understand the part of intuition OR lookahead that well. And yet I have gotten to sub-12 in 3x3 and got better at understanding intuition and lookahead.
3x3 is like the half-mile: there are times when hitting a certain barrier seems impossible. For me, it is 2:20. No matter how much you train, you will never get how the pros seem to be getting faster and faster. In cubing, there is Park Faz, Tymon, Matty, Siauw, and others who are really fast. Then there is my case, Hayden Roberts. He seems to be getting faster at every race that I have gone to. In the mile and half-mile. A month ago, he raced in state in the mile and half-mile, and got a 4:26 and a 1:59.
But you just want to get as good as them, so you try to study in a way that is similar to their approach, like Max Park's lookahead and TPS, and Tymon's tricks and lookahead. In a racing sense, just try to tough it out through each 200 of the race in a different: get out, relax, focus on form, GO GO GO!!!
 
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Man, I can relate. I learned my CFOP from a PDF guide (all my cases algs that I had recognized for F2L, Oll and PLL), so I didn't get to understand the part of intuition OR lookahead that well. And yet I have gotten to sub-12 in 3x3 and got better at understanding intuition and lookahead.
3x3 is like the half-mile: there are times when hitting a certain barrier seems impossible. For me, it is 2:20. No matter how much you train, you will never get how the pros seem to be getting faster and faster. In cubing, there is Park Faz, Tymon, Matty, Siauw, and others who are really fast. Then there is my case, Hayden Roberts. He seems to be getting faster at every race that I have gone to. In the mile and half-mile. A month ago, he raced in state in the mile and half-mile, and got a 4:26 and a 1:59.
But you just want to get as good as them, so you try to study in a way that is similar to their approach, like Max Park's lookahead and TPS, and Tymon's tricks and lookahead. In a racing sense, just try to tough it out through each 200 of the race in a different: get out, relax, focus on form, GO GO GO!!!
Thanks for the encouragement 🙂.
I know I will never be fast or world class at cubing. So that makes it based around what's fun. And right now, roux is a lot of fun. So, that's what I'm going to use for now. I'll still compete with CFOP, I'm just trying out a new method for a awhile. It can't hurt anything.
 

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Generated By csTimer+ on 2022-06-20
avg of 5: 9.97

Time List:
10.53, 8.76, (12.02), (8.48), 10.61
This had a lot of potential, but literally every solve had a V perm. Too bad, but still a nice average.
The worst way to have a 0.00005% chance happen (literally, that's what 1/18^5 x 100 is, i did not make that up)
 

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Generated By csTimer+ on 2022-06-23
avg of 12: 10.24

Time List:
1. 9.78 B2 R U F' L' B U L R2 U F2 U2 D R2 D F2 D' B2 U2 B
2. 11.20 B2 U2 R2 U L2 R2 F2 U' B2 D' R2 U F R F D2 F' D2 F L' B'
3. 11.59 L2 D L2 D' F2 R2 B2 L2 D' F2 D L2 B R B' F' D' B2 D' L2
4. 11.63 R2 D2 U2 B2 F' L2 B2 F U2 L2 R' D2 R' U' R' B U' F' U
5. 9.31 B2 R2 D2 F2 L2 F2 R' D2 F2 L U2 D B' U L2 R F' R' B' F2
6. 9.70 F' U' L2 U2 B' U D' F' L2 B L2 D2 B' U2 B' L2 U2 R'
7. 9.57 R' D2 L B2 L' R2 U2 F2 D2 B2 R U2 B' L U' B D R2 B2 D2 F2
8. 10.44 B L' R2 D2 L2 D B2 U' R2 F2 U' F2 U' L' B2 L' B2 F R' D2
9. (8.32) R2 U' D' B' R' L B' D' B' R2 D2 F2 B2 R B2 D2 R' D2 F2 D2 L'
10. 9.76 B2 D2 F' D2 U2 F2 D2 F L2 R2 U2 D R F2 R U' B' D F2 U' L'
11. (12.91) F' L' D2 L2 F2 R' B2 D2 F2 U' F' L' D B' U F' D U'
12. 9.38 R' B L' F2 L2 U2 R' F2 D2 F2 L' F2 U' L' B2 F' D B' U2 B
Almost had it, scramble 8 and 11 I messed up on, they would have been 8's.
 

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No sub 10 yet, but I did get this nice Ao100
It is my first one after coming back from vacation.
Generated By csTimer+ on 2022-06-23
avg of 100: 10.94

Time List:
1. 12.38 L' D L2 D B2 U B2 U' R2 B2 F2 U' L' D' F2 D2 U' L B' L2 F
2. 12.06 D L D' F' L F2 R' F D F2 B2 D2 L U2 L' B2 R' D2 L2 F2
3. 11.15 F U F2 U' L2 R2 U R2 D U2 R2 D2 F' D2 U' L' B2 F2 U2 R'
4. 10.49 D2 L2 U2 L2 B D2 B2 L2 F L2 B' D' L D2 R' B2 U F L U'
5. 11.18 F' D' L B U2 F D R' L2 U2 D F2 R2 B2 R2 U' B2 U2 B2 U' F'
6. 11.50 U F' B R' L' F D R B2 L' R2 D2 F2 B2 U B2 R2 D R2 D' R2
7. 11.52 U2 L2 U' R2 D' R2 B2 D' F2 D2 F2 U B' R D2 U L2 U B R' D'
8. 12.04 B D' L F2 D2 R' D2 L R2 D2 L2 B2 U' R' D' F' U' B R2
9. 10.32 U' F2 L2 D2 L2 R2 U' B2 L2 F L2 R' F2 L2 B' L B F' R'
10. 11.50 U' B' D2 R' F D2 L2 F' U' B2 L F2 R2 F2 D2 L' B2 U2 L2 U2 L2
11. 9.38 B' D' B2 L F' D B' D2 F2 R2 L2 D2 R2 D' F2 D' R2 L D'
12. 11.00 F' R B2 L2 D' U' F2 R2 U R2 B2 L2 B2 U R' D2 F' D2 U' F' L2
13. (9.24) D R2 B2 D L2 D B2 D F2 L2 D R2 B D L U' B2 D' L' F
14. 11.72 U D2 F2 L' U2 L' D2 R U2 R' B2 L R2 B F' L' D L' R D' F'
15. (13.98) D' F2 U L2 B2 D' L2 F2 D2 U' R2 B R F U R2 F' U2 F L' D2
16. 10.26 D' F2 U2 L' D B' R F' R2 F D2 B' R2 F D2 R2 D2 B D' R2
17. 11.39 L' U' R2 U' F2 R2 U2 R2 U2 B2 R2 U' F' D B2 R' U F' L2 F2 R
18. 9.55 L F' U R2 U' B2 R2 D' B2 D R2 B2 U F' D' L2 R D' R' F L
19. 11.43 R2 F' U2 B' D2 B2 L2 R2 U2 B' F' U2 D' R U' L U2 F' L' D2 R
20. 10.09 D R' L2 U F2 R2 D F2 D2 R2 U F2 U2 R F' L B' R' D F
21. 10.58 B R2 D F R' F2 L B' U' R2 U2 D2 R2 U R2 L2 B2 R2 B2 D2 F'
22. 10.39 D R F2 D2 R2 D2 R' U2 B2 F2 L' U2 D B2 R' B D' U' L2 F2
23. 10.26 F' D' B2 L2 B2 D' B2 U' R2 D' B2 U2 F D' L' U' L2 B' R D
24. 11.46 D2 L F2 D L2 F2 U' R2 B2 F2 D' L' B L' F' U2 F D
25. 12.26 U' R2 U2 R2 F2 U R2 F2 U F2 L' B' U B' U L U B2
26. 11.40 D2 B' R F U2 D' R' B2 L' D2 R2 L' F2 D2 L' F2 L' B R2
27. 12.11 F2 L U B2 L B2 F2 D2 R U2 F2 L' R B' R' B2 D2 U' R' B'
28. 10.37 U F2 L2 D2 R2 D' F2 L2 F2 D' U' L' B' L' F' L R' F' D2 F2 U
29. (12.76) U2 B' R2 F L2 U2 F R2 F R2 U' L B' F2 D' L F R F2
30. 11.24 D' F U L2 B2 L2 D R2 U2 R2 F2 R2 B D' B' L' F U' R2
31. 11.01 U' F U2 F2 D' R2 D U2 L2 R2 U' R2 B2 L' R' F' D' B' F2 L B2
32. 12.64 D' F U2 R2 F U2 B' D2 F' D2 F U2 B' R' B2 L' F U F2 U2 L'
33. (8.92) R2 B D' L2 R2 F2 U2 R2 U B2 U2 F2 U2 L F L F' D B' U' R
34. 10.79 B' U2 R2 F U2 F L2 F' U2 F' D L2 B D F' L B2 R2
35. 11.05 U B' F2 R2 D2 U2 B2 R D2 L F2 R' F2 D2 U B D L' B' L D
36. 10.78 B' L2 U L F' D R' F2 U2 L2 D L2 U' F2 U' L2 F2 R2 L' D
37. 9.95 D' R2 D L2 F2 U' L2 B2 F2 U F2 D2 F L B2 R' B2 U' L2 R' F2
38. 11.74 R U2 R2 B2 L' D' F' L F R2 D2 F' R2 F R2 U2 L2 F' R2 U2
39. 11.33 R2 U' L2 F2 R D' L' F' R2 U B2 U2 L2 D' B2 D F2 L2 D B' R2
40. 10.10 R2 F U D R F U2 D2 L R2 B' L2 U2 B2 D2 F R2 F' U2
41. 10.37 U2 L2 B2 R2 U2 L2 F L2 B U2 B' U' B L' R2 F' D L' F D2
42. 9.27 L F U R2 D' F2 U B2 D' U2 B2 D' R2 U2 L' R2 U B R D U'
43. (12.90) F U2 L U' D' F U2 F L F2 L2 F2 L B2 L B2 L F'
44. 11.34 U2 R2 F2 R' D2 L U2 L D2 L2 U2 R' B' F2 D' B' F' U F' D2 L
45. 10.25 F B' U2 L' F D2 B' U' B U2 R2 L2 F2 R2 B2 U B2 L2 D L2 F2
46. 11.92 D B2 U' R2 D U2 L2 F2 R2 U' R2 B' L' F2 L' F' R' U2 F D' L
47. 10.66 F R U' L2 D' L2 B2 L2 D R2 U' F2 L2 D L D' R F U R2 D
48. 11.65 F2 L' U R2 D2 B2 D' B2 U B2 L2 B2 F2 U L D L B L D' B'
49. 10.67 B2 F2 L D2 U2 B2 U2 L F2 R' U2 L' D' L2 B' D' L' F' R2 F2 R
50. (13.50) R D B' D' F' U2 L2 U L U L2 U2 R2 D F2 D L2 U' F2 B2 U
51. 10.84 D L U F2 B' R U F R2 D2 R2 F' D2 F2 R2 U2 B' L2 F D R2
52. 10.87 L F' B2 L2 U2 F2 R' F2 D2 L U2 L D2 F' D2 L' B' U' R2 D F'
53. 11.27 U' F' B2 U R2 D2 L2 B2 R2 U' R2 B2 D2 F' R2 D2 L' B' L' D R'
54. 11.40 R B2 U2 F2 L2 U' B2 R2 D R2 F2 D F L' R B2 L2 B' R U2 L'
55. 12.62 F L2 B2 D F2 D B2 R2 D2 B2 F2 L2 U2 L' F D U L' F2 L2 B'
56. (8.81) L2 U B' U2 R B R B2 U' B2 U F2 B2 U' R2 D' F2 U' B' U
57. 12.36 D F2 R2 F2 R B' U R2 D2 R2 U2 F' B' U2 F R2 L2 U F'
58. 10.36 U' B2 U L2 D' F2 L2 D2 R2 U2 B U B2 U2 L' D' L2 B2 R'
59. 9.74 D2 R2 F D B2 R2 D U R2 D' B2 D2 B2 F2 R' B2 U' B2 U2 L F
60. (9.14) R' B' L2 F2 U B2 U B2 U' L2 F2 U' B2 U F' L' U F2 R D' B'
61. 10.85 R' B' R2 F2 L U2 B2 D2 F2 R2 U2 L F2 R2 F U F D2 L' D' B'
62. 9.49 B2 D2 U2 L' U2 L2 B2 U2 F2 L U2 L U R B2 F' L2 U2 R' F U
63. 11.82 R2 D' F2 D2 U B2 F2 R2 D2 U' B' U' B2 L D2 U L R' D2 U'
64. 11.06 F' U2 F2 D2 R2 F2 R' B2 D2 B2 U2 L' D' B D B F2 U' F' D
65. 10.99 D' R B' D2 U2 B' R2 D2 L2 U2 R2 B2 L' F2 U2 B D' B' D
66. 10.78 D B D' R' B L D2 F' L' R2 B2 U2 F2 D' R2 D F2 R2 B2
67. 12.56 R' F' B' U' L F L2 F D F D2 L2 U2 F2 U2 B U2 L2 F2 D2
68. 10.52 R' F' U F' D2 R L2 U' L2 D2 B2 R B2 R D2 L' B2 L' U2 B2
69. 9.56 L D B2 F R2 F L2 D2 F' L2 R2 B2 F' D' L R' D U2 F' L' R'
70. 10.92 U R2 B' D2 F U2 B F2 R2 U2 F2 R' F2 D U' B' L' U R2 D'
71. 11.85 F' L2 F2 D' B2 U' L2 U F2 D' B2 U B L' R F' D L2 R
72. (9.25) U B' D2 R2 B D2 L2 B R2 F L2 F2 U F D B2 L2 R' F
73. 11.56 D F' R2 B U2 R2 D2 B2 U2 F R D U' F2 R' F2 U2 L
74. 11.27 U' B2 R2 D B2 U2 L2 F2 D2 L2 B2 L' B' F' U' L B' F' U B2 R2
75. 10.63 L2 U' R D B' D2 B2 L U2 D2 B D2 F U2 B2 D2 F2 D2 L2 F U
76. 9.76 R2 B' U' B2 L2 B2 U' B2 U' L2 D' L2 B2 U L' B2 F' D R U2 B2
77. 9.56 D2 B' L2 B' L2 U2 L2 B' U2 F' L D' U2 R' U2 L2 R F D
78. 10.83 F' B2 D2 L' D2 R D2 F2 L' U2 R D2 L' U' R' B F2 D2 F U' L2
79. 10.20 U L' B F2 D' F2 R2 U2 L2 F2 D' L2 U2 F2 R' B D L2 R2 U2 B2
80. 9.99 L' R2 F2 D' R2 D' L2 D' L2 B2 U' B' D2 R F2 D' L' R2 U R'
81. 10.19 D R' B2 U R2 D2 L2 F2 D' R2 U' L2 D' R F' U2 L2 D' U' R'
82. 11.56 U2 B' F2 U B2 U' R2 D' R2 U L2 B2 R2 F' D U2 B' R' U
83. 11.87 U F D B' R2 F' L2 F2 L' R2 U F2 D' L2 U' L2 U L2 B2 R2
84. 11.29 U2 R' F' R2 D2 R2 B' D2 U2 F' R2 B' U2 R2 U B2 L D' R2 U F
85. 10.34 D' L2 D2 B2 L2 U L2 B2 U B2 U' B' D U2 B R U B D2 B' L
86. 9.31 B R B R' B' D' F' U' F B2 R F2 D2 B2 L2 D2 R2 L' F2 D2
87. 10.88 B2 D' B2 D L2 F2 D2 L2 D R2 L D' F L U R D' B F' R'
88. (14.38) B2 D R' D2 L2 B' L2 B D2 B2 L2 B2 F' U2 R' B' D' B L2 B2 F'
89. 11.45 B D' F2 U2 B' R2 F D2 B R2 U2 F2 R' D U' F2 L' F R'
90. 12.56 R2 B U D' F' L U' R' U2 R2 B2 R2 B2 L2 D2 L F2 L2 D R'
91. 9.63 R2 U L D2 R2 D B2 R2 U2 L2 D F2 L2 R' B F' L B D' L
92. 9.40 U' B' R' L2 U' B2 U2 F2 L2 D2 R2 D R B' L' B2 L' D2 L
93. 10.52 B' D B' U2 B' U2 D R' F L2 B2 U F2 L2 B2 U' R2 L2 F2
94. 10.46 R L F U' B2 L' B' R2 D' B2 D2 R' F2 R U2 L' U2 F2 R2 U2 D2
95. 11.06 D L' U' F2 D B2 R' B' L2 U' F2 D B2 L2 B2 L2 D' L2 F2 D' B
96. 11.06 R2 U B2 D2 U' B2 F2 R2 B2 F2 D' B' F' U R2 B U' B' R D
97. 11.68 U' F2 D2 R2 D R2 D B2 U2 L2 U' R F' D' R' U F2 D F'
98. 11.97 U B' U2 R' D' B L' U' R U' B2 R2 U R2 B2 D2 F2 D R2 F2 L2
99. 11.06 U L2 D2 B R2 B L2 R2 F D2 B' D2 F' U R' B' R2 D' B2 L' R'
100. 10.29 R' U' D2 L R2 F2 D2 R' U2 R2 D2 B2 F' U L2 D L U' R
 

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avg of 12: 9.97

Time List:
1. 12.05 U F' D2 F2 D2 L F2 R U2 L B2 R U2 B U' B D2 B R B
2. 9.24 U' D' R B' L' D2 F' L F2 U2 B' U2 F D2 R2 B U2 D2 F' B' R
3. 10.68 F2 R B' U2 D L2 F' B' D' L2 D2 F2 L F2 R2 L U2 L' F2 D2
4. 9.30 F' B2 R U2 F L2 D L' U2 B2 L F2 R B2 U2 L' D2 L B U'
5. 11.10 F L' U' R2 D' F2 U2 B2 L2 R2 U L2 F2 D R' F' R B2 U' B' R'
6. 9.41 U L2 B2 R2 U F2 D2 U B2 L B L' F U B' F U2 B2 R'
7. (13.02) F2 L2 D2 F2 D R2 U2 L2 U R' D2 B D' F' D R D' R2 U2
8. 9.23 D2 B2 D2 R2 F2 L' B2 L U2 B2 D2 B2 D F D L' U L2 F2 L' F'
9. 8.78 B' R2 B2 L2 F2 R2 U' L2 R2 U' L2 F' R B2 U' R' F L' F'
10. (8.59) U L2 F' U2 R' L' F U2 D2 F2 L B2 L' U2 D2 L' D2 R' U L2
11. 10.34 R L' D2 B2 U2 F U' L U2 R' F2 L' B2 R D2 F2 D2 R2 F D
12. 9.59 R F D' F R U' L2 B2 L B2 U2 R' U2 R' F2 L2 B2 R' D' B
 
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