#### Dan the Beginner

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Hi, I have made my own customised method, an improvement on the basic Beginner LBL method which should be more enjoyable to use, and I would be very grateful to have your help to check it out. Please let me know how I can attach a document. What file format is accepted here (Word doc, pdf and even plain text did not seem to work.)

I have posted the simpler Beginner Roux method here -- https://www.speedsolving.com/thread...sed-and-easy-roux-like-beginner-method.84916/

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This may help you remember the special OLL steps. Flip Flop is what I call the corner swapping algorithm. Feed the fish refers to what is done after the corner swapping,or the use of Sune in all the cases after the Flip Flop.

**Update.**The method is now pasted in. See below. It has been updated a few times due to typing errors.**Update 2.**A very rough demo video is now available.

***I have just discovered that the same OLL and PLL steps described here can be used also for Roux (replacing CMLL and LSE), to make it very easier for beginners who have learned the basics of LBL to have a bit of fun with Roux with very little relearning effort, as they continue to learn (and struggle with the harder latter part of Roux, like me). After building Block 1 and 2 in Roux, the only steps necessary is to get the bottom layer all White (or all with the same colour) and also to get the right colour centre pieces on the front and back. These two steps do what's necessary to finish solving the first 2 layers solved. I worked out both those steps and they are very easy and intuitive, requiring no algorithms. In fact, there are no algorithms to learn from start to 2 layers solved with this altered Roux method, and, no complicated examinations for corner twisting and edge orientation examinations. Speed however is like this DBM method, not good, but the emphasis is on ease of learning, remembering (intuitive steps) and enjoyable solving. I will be starting a new thread soon about thTis way of solving (half Roux and half 3+1 LL).**Update 3.**I have added more explanation and corrected a couple of typos, to make the method clearer for beginners. The steps are unchanged.***I have just discovered that the same OLL and PLL steps described here can be used also for Roux (replacing CMLL and LSE), to make it very easier for beginners who have learned the basics of LBL to have a bit of fun with Roux with very little relearning effort, as they continue to learn (and struggle with the harder latter part of Roux, like me). After building Block 1 and 2 in Roux, the only steps necessary is to get the bottom layer all White (or all with the same colour) and also to get the right colour centre pieces on the front and back. These two steps do what's necessary to finish solving the first 2 layers solved. I worked out both those steps and they are very easy and intuitive, requiring no algorithms. In fact, there are no algorithms to learn from start to 2 layers solved with this altered Roux method, and, no complicated examinations for corner twisting and edge orientation examinations. Speed however is like this DBM method, not good, but the emphasis is on ease of learning, remembering (intuitive steps) and enjoyable solving. I will be starting a new thread soon about thTis way of solving (half Roux and half 3+1 LL).

I have posted the simpler Beginner Roux method here -- https://www.speedsolving.com/thread...sed-and-easy-roux-like-beginner-method.84916/

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*Flip Flop and Feed the Fish"*This may help you remember the special OLL steps. Flip Flop is what I call the corner swapping algorithm. Feed the fish refers to what is done after the corner swapping,or the use of Sune in all the cases after the Flip Flop.

Last edited: Jul 5, 2021