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#24
Welcome Marcel here another oldie (45) from the Netherlands. Saw your Vid.
My tips :
When Practice move Slow and try to look ahead. And you'll improve very fast. Also try to become colorneutral.
Learning 2 look OLL and 2 look PLL isnt so important as learning to look ahead in F2L and the most important is the Cross i`ve learned. try to 'catch' the first f2l pair when solving the cross.
anyway keep on practising and you'll soon be a sub 50.

Groetjes
 
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#25
Well hello there, forum flooding with Dutch folk here hehe, 'nother Dutchie. You are already faster than I am, so you have NOTHING to worry about as you are not the slowest of the bunch hehe. All I can say is practice that F2L, don't try to be fast, but as you are putting the pair in the slot you can start looking ahead for the following pair. As you get more adept in that, speeds will automatically increase with the new skill included.

Sep 15-16 Eindhoven Open.. I am thinking of going. Not to compete, although I see the 3x3 best of 5 time limit is 2 minutes, heck us slow folk can manage that! :D
 
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#34
Are you doing F2L by pairing up corners and edges (Fridrich F2L)? With your times I strongly recommend you to use Keyhole F2L. ;)

Keyhole F2L is a great alternative and stepping stone to Fridrich F2L, and it still enables you to achieve great time with it. Just to give you an example, my PBs are using Keyhole F2L. :)

Oh, and before I forget: "Welkom!" :D
 
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#35
Are you doing F2L by pairing up corners and edges (Fridrich F2L)? With your times I strongly recommend you to use Keyhole F2L. ;)

Keyhole F2L is a great alternative and stepping stone to Fridrich F2L, and it still enables you to achieve great time with it. Just to give you an example, my PBs are using Keyhole F2L. :)

Oh, and before I forget: "Welkom!" :D
Don't listen to him Marcel, pairing up has more potential, movecount is lower, so advantage for not-so-fast-turners, as we are...........
 
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#36
Many people use Keyhole F2L as a stepping stone to full F2L, so I don't see what the problem is. Learning full F2L with times times like 1:10 is what you can call de lat te hoog leggen. That's like learning full OLL without knowing 2-look PLL.
 
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Whhhooohoo.. I have been getting bad results all week (or longer). Today suddenly I had great times.. A few new PB's (about 4 or 5 LOL) My previous best was 1:10

A 1:01

And 1:00

Almost sub 1 minute.. I need to adjust my goal...
 
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