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New Cubing Timer Website - SpeedTimer!

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You need a MASSIVE update. Do not trust this timer at all. If you got a PB just scratch that.

I started using this timer and got a 13.65, I average 18-20 seconds. This scramble wasn't anything special, it had an okay cross that I turned into an x-cross F2L wasn't the greatest I had 2-look OLL and an Ab perm which I messed up and did two Aa perms, this solve should have been a 20 and I thought well maybe it's because I had higher TPS than usual. The next solve I got a 12.28, almost a PB. The next solve I got a 12.90, that's a sub-13 Mo3. I suspected something wasn't right so I switched back to Cubedesk.io and got slightly below average solve due mostly to my unusually higher than normal TPS. I knew now something was up. So I took my stackmat and raced it with the "SpeedTimer" the timer is WAY and I mean WAY to slow. This is completely unreliable.

edit: I also did some 2x2 on it even though I knew it was slow and I got a series of 3.5's which is below my usual average of just under 5 seconds. I t just goes to show how slow the timer is because 5-6 seconds (what the solves probably were) compared to 3.5 is a huge difference in such a short amount of time.
 

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Btw are the scrambles for 3x3 random state? They probably should be these days, I have noticed things like D U D' U in the scrambles which shouldn't happen as it can obviously be reduced to U2 and if the scrambler just generates 20 random moves and you get something like that then you are really only doing 17 moves which probably does worsen scramble quality.
 
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Btw are the scrambles for 3x3 random state? They probably should be these days, I have noticed things like D U D' U in the scrambles which shouldn't happen as it can obviously be reduced to U2 and if the scrambler just generates 20 random moves and you get something like that then you are really only doing 17 moves which probably does worsen scramble quality.
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that's bad.
@CoderGuru you should be using random state
 

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@cuber314159 When you got your ao50 on this timer, how fast was it compared to your previous ao50 pb
I got a 9.49 AO50 when my previous best was about 9.9 but I felt that I was solving well so wasn't too concerned, this was on a different device though and I'm sure the timer was at least close to accurate, when I tried comparing it on my laptop against cstimer I was very surprised because that would be the equivalent of me averaging high 7 if I actually did solves then.
 
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Has the update gone into effect yet because I still have a problem with the speed of the timer
 
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