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I mean anything that isn't 3x3 isn't really an event. No other event is interesting or takes any skill whatsoever. Literally people that do any other event are just hipsters trying to look cool to compensate for the fact that they're bad at 3x3. Smh
What? Every event takes skill, and interesting is totally subjective.
 

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I also think that there should be more OH events. Like 2x2 OH or maybe 5x5 OH.
I disagree because a spinoff like OH doesn't actually affect the solve outside of making turns harder. Unlike blind or fmc, the one handed solution would be indistinguishable from a regular solution unless you use some extremely odd solution for OH. Stuff like OH and Feet are unique if you only do it for 3x3, but doing it for other events seems unnecessary since both the nxn and the OH aspect are better shown in the NXN and in 3x3 OH.
Side note, it would also kill most people's hands for the day to do a 4x4 and 5x5 Ao5 during a comp, especially if you warm up with a lot of solves beforehand.
 

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I disagree because a spinoff like OH doesn't actually affect the solve outside of making turns harder. Unlike blind or fmc, the one handed solution would be indistinguishable from a regular solution unless you use some extremely odd solution for OH. Stuff like OH and Feet are unique if you only do it for 3x3, but doing it for other events seems unnecessary since both the nxn and the OH aspect are better shown in the NXN and in 3x3 OH.
Side note, it would also kill most people's hands for the day to do a 4x4 and 5x5 Ao5 during a comp, especially if you warm up with a lot of solves beforehand.
killing hands is something to think about, huh. could get to a point where "hand neutrality" could play a role, and you would just have to sacrifice one event for the other.
 

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isnt axis cube a 3x3 shape mod? otherwise i do agree with master pyra, never tried fto but it looks very unique but hard to fingertrick so idk
Yes axis cube is just a shape mod, so center safe 3x3 solving is good enough for this puzzle.

Master Pyraminx is cool.

FTO fingertricks are unique, they will become more like skewb fingertricks one we have good FTO hardware.
 

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help i hate skewb fingertricks lol
still cant help myself from solving it all the time, i just cant do sledgehammers lol
Yeah skewb fingertricks are quite unique. It is more of thumbtricks rather than fingertricks, that is used in doing sledges on the skewb.

I hope you do know the polish sledge right?
 

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What I have discovered reading this thread:
FTO should be added and almost everyone thinks so. I agree completely. It would nicely fill the gap left by feet, as it is a similar speed but slightly faster, meaning it fits nicely. It also has a random state scrambler (thanks xyzzy!) which is a pretty big thing.
Other possible events include kilominx, master pyraminx, curvy copter and 15 puzzle. Master pyraminx and kilominx both fit nicely into the category of 'same puzzle as x, just a different order' (master pyra being a 4x4 pyra and kilo being a 2x2 mega). Out of both of these, kilominx has gained the most traction and has been held as an unofficial event at some comps, although the hype had definitely died down quite a while before covid. They would both be great puzzles to add, but not at the moment when FTO is obviously a better choice and not until another event has been removed (I wouldn't be sad to see 7x7 go for example, as we have 6x6 and 5x5 which both have very similar solving elements to 7x7). Curvy copter is a very unique puzzle and I think it would be pretty cool to have it as an event, but again, there are problems (which have been discussed on the thread) and doesn't have the community like FTO does at the moment. It may grow, but not yet. 15 puzzle, while I love it as a puzzle, is too small to not become like 2x2 or skewb (or pyra) and unfortunately won't fit the criteria.

TL;DR: FTO should be added.
 
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FTO ADD

TL;DR: What I have discovered reading this thread:
FTO should be added and almost everyone thinks so. I agree completely. It would nicely fill the gap left by feet, as it is a similar speed but slightly faster, meaning it fits nicely. It also has a random state scrambler (thanks xyzzy!) which is a pretty big thing.
Other possible events include kilominx, master pyraminx, curvy copter and 15 puzzle. Master pyraminx and kilominx both fit nicely into the category of 'same puzzle as x, just a different order' (master pyra being a 4x4 pyra and kilo being a 2x2 mega). Out of both of these, kilominx has gained the most traction and has been held as an unofficial event at some comps, although the hype had definitely died down quite a while before covid. They would both be great puzzles to add, but not at the moment when FTO is obviously a better choice and not until another event has been removed (I wouldn't be sad to see 7x7 go for example, as we have 6x6 and 5x5 which both have very similar solving elements to 7x7). Curvy copter is a very unique puzzle and I think it would be pretty cool to have it as an event, but again, there are problems (which have been discussed on the thread) and doesn't have the community like FTO does at the moment. It may grow, but not yet. 15 puzzle, while I love it as a puzzle, is too small to not become like 2x2 or skewb (or pyra) and unfortunately won't fit the criteria.
What I have discovered reading this thread:
FTO should be added and almost everyone thinks so. I agree completely. It would nicely fill the gap left by feet, as it is a similar speed but slightly faster, meaning it fits nicely. It also has a random state scrambler (thanks xyzzy!) which is a pretty big thing.
Other possible events include kilominx, master pyraminx, curvy copter and 15 puzzle. Master pyraminx and kilominx both fit nicely into the category of 'same puzzle as x, just a different order' (master pyra being a 4x4 pyra and kilo being a 2x2 mega). Out of both of these, kilominx has gained the most traction and has been held as an unofficial event at some comps, although the hype had definitely died down quite a while before covid. They would both be great puzzles to add, but not at the moment when FTO is obviously a better choice and not until another event has been removed (I wouldn't be sad to see 7x7 go for example, as we have 6x6 and 5x5 which both have very similar solving elements to 7x7). Curvy copter is a very unique puzzle and I think it would be pretty cool to have it as an event, but again, there are problems (which have been discussed on the thread) and doesn't have the community like FTO does at the moment. It may grow, but not yet. 15 puzzle, while I love it as a puzzle, is too small to not become like 2x2 or skewb (or pyra) and unfortunately won't fit the criteria.
What I have discovered reading this thread:
FTO should be added and almost everyone thinks so. I agree completely. It would nicely fill the gap left by feet, as it is a similar speed but slightly faster, meaning it fits nicely. It also has a random state scrambler (thanks xyzzy!) which is a pretty big thing.
Other possible events include kilominx, master pyraminx, curvy copter and 15 puzzle. Master pyraminx and kilominx both fit nicely into the category of 'same puzzle as x, just a different order' (master pyra being a 4x4 pyra and kilo being a 2x2 mega). Out of both of these, kilominx has gained the most traction and has been held as an unofficial event at some comps, although the hype had definitely died down quite a while before covid. They would both be great puzzles to add, but not at the moment when FTO is obviously a better choice and not until another event has been removed (I wouldn't be sad to see 7x7 go for example, as we have 6x6 and 5x5 which both have very similar solving elements to 7x7). Curvy copter is a very unique puzzle and I think it would be pretty cool to have it as an event, but again, there are problems (which have been discussed on the thread) and doesn't have the community like FTO does at the moment. It may grow, but not yet. 15 puzzle, while I love it as a puzzle, is too small to not become like 2x2 or skewb (or pyra) and unfortunately won't fit the criteria.
What I have discovered reading this thread:
FTO should be added and almost everyone thinks so. I agree completely. It would nicely fill the gap left by feet, as it is a similar speed but slightly faster, meaning it fits nicely. It also has a random state scrambler (thanks xyzzy!) which is a pretty big thing.
Other possible events include kilominx, master pyraminx, curvy copter and 15 puzzle. Master pyraminx and kilominx both fit nicely into the category of 'same puzzle as x, just a different order' (master pyra being a 4x4 pyra and kilo being a 2x2 mega). Out of both of these, kilominx has gained the most traction and has been held as an unofficial event at some comps, although the hype had definitely died down quite a while before covid. They would both be great puzzles to add, but not at the moment when FTO is obviously a better choice and not until another event has been removed (I wouldn't be sad to see 7x7 go for example, as we have 6x6 and 5x5 which both have very similar solving elements to 7x7). Curvy copter is a very unique puzzle and I think it would be pretty cool to have it as an event, but again, there are problems (which have been discussed on the thread) and doesn't have the community like FTO does at the moment. It may grow, but not yet. 15 puzzle, while I love it as a puzzle, is too small to not become like 2x2 or skewb (or pyra) and unfortunately won't fit the criteria.
thanks dad
 
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