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Interesting official scrambles

Robert-Y

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Post interesting official scrambles here.

I'll start with the silly Polish Open 2015 skewb scramble which currently accounts for 20% of the top 100 singles

L R L' R' L R' U' L R L' U'
 

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Post interesting official scrambles here.

I'll start with the silly Polish Open 2015 skewb scramble which currently accounts for 20% of the top 100 singles

L R L' R' L R' U' L R L' U'
- "20%?? Woah, gotta see this."
- grab puzzle
- Look at scramble "Oh, looks easy."
- L R L' R' L R' U' L R L' U'
- Hmm...
- ...
- do a few moves
- ...
- undo moves
- ...
- do some different moves
- ...
- "Hmm, maybe I misscrambled."
- solve puzzle
- L R L' R' L R' U' L R L' U'
- Hmm...
- ...
- ...
- ...wtf...
- try a few more moves
- ...
- undo moves
- ...
- solve puzzle
- L R L' R' L R' U' L R L' U'
- Hmm...
- ...
- ...
- ...
- 10 minutes later: "Damnit how could I be so bad at Pyraminx! :mad:"
- ...
- "oh..." :fp
 

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2x2 Scramble from Getafe Open 2015 (Madrid)

R' F U2 F R U' R U2 R2 U2 R2

Inspection: y' x'
Layer + Skip: R' U' R U R' U

My fail-solution: R' U' R U R' U'
 

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WGC Open 2014 2x2 scramble was also quite interesting despite I failed so badly and got 1.62 I remember Robert yau getting 1.08+2=3.08 and ben whitmore 0.75
 

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The first 3x3 scramble of the thread. It was my official single PB for nearly 1 year, from Zaragoza Open 2014, 1st round, A group, 5th scramble. Lovely white cross+pair. Too bad I had an awful LL (I will always remember that V-Perm :( )

R' D2 F2 U2 R' D2 L D2 R B' L U F2 D' F2 U' R' F2 L2
 

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3x3 scramble from mcc beta 2015:

D2 F2 U2 L' B2 R' U2 R2 B' F2 D B2 U' R2 F' R B L2 F

'twas the fifth scramble of the second round (scramble group B). i managed a low 11 with it, my solution led to a CMLL skip and an easy (or at least standard) LSE. very much had sub 9 postnatal for me, but i tend to do poorly in second rounds (i place too much value in 3x3 it seems :x)
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3x3 scramble from toronto spring open 2014:

B' L2 F U2 L2 F2 R' F2 U L' U' R2 D2 L2 F R2 L2 B'

this was my comp pb for a long time. 32 moves stm i think it was. but i was a ****ing noob so ya.... :C
 

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Something that I will probably remember forever:

Nottingham Summer 2014 Clock R1 group B #2:
UR5- DR6+ DL1- UL5- U2- R1+ D6+ L6+ ALL4- y2 U1+ R2+ D6+ L4+ ALL5- UR UL
2 move face, got a 5.9x but the timer malfunctioned

extra #1 was kinda meh, but extra #2...
UR3- DR5- DL3+ UL6+ U3- R4- D5+ L3+ ALL1- y2 U4+ R2+ D1- L5- ALL4- DR UL
 

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There was this skewb scramble at the Singapore Open 2015 (last scramble in the final) which was basically a 3(?) move layer straight to Z perm. There were 5 4s and 1 5 on that scramble.
 

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B' R' B' R L' B' L U u'

2nd pyraminx scramble at Yale Spring 2015 (not the actual scramble, I just plugged in the scramble image into umbrella)

judges kept sending it back to the scramble station because they thought it wasn't scrambled because from 2 sides it can look like it was just a slice move away from being solved

and I got a 2.37+2...
 

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L' D2 L' R2 F2 L B2 F2 U2 F L' F' L' R U' R' U' B2 R2

Justin's 6.80

I don't know what he did, but this is what I saw the second time I did the scramble:

z2 R D' U (R U R' U')x2 D

ugh why didn't I see this during competition :(
 

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Second scramble of National Cubing Region Open 2015 group C round 1. One person got a 7.05+2. 3 pairs made and an OLL skip.

B2 R F2 L F2 U2 R D2 U2 R' U' F2 D' B D' R D' U R2 U2 F'
 
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What was the scramble for the 3rd solve in the 2x2 at the Trentin Open 2011, from which the #1, #2, and #4 2x2 single solves all occurred in the same round, because the solution was a corner insertion followed by a U adjustment to complete the cube?
 
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