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josh42732

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What is your guys' (is that even a word??) order for 5BLD? I'm doing some practice right now, and what I'm doing is I'm scrambling the cube and then say memo corners and solve them last. Then I memo wings, then solve wings. Then memo midges, then solve midges. Then memo X-centers, then solve X-centers. Finally, memo and solve + centers, but I don't know what order I should be doing them in. Any tips for practice sake? I'm working on using comms for the centers. Also, what's a good parity alg for midges and wings? Is the wings alg the same as 4BLD? Also, what about corner parity?
 
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What is your guys's (is that even a word??) order for 5BLD? I'm doing some practice right now, and what I'm doing is I'm scrambling the cube and then say memo corners and solve them last. Then I memo wings, then solve wings. Then memo midges, then solve midges. Then memo X-centers, then solve X-centers. Finally, memo and solve + centers, but I don't know what order I should be doing them in. Any tips for practice sake? I'm working on using comms for the centers. Also, what's a good parity alg for midges and wings? Is the wings alg the same as 4BLD? Also, what about corner parity?
I use:
memo +centers, wings, midges, corners, xcenters
execute xcenters, +centers, wings, midges, corners

wing parity: l' U2 l' U2 F2 l' F2 r U2 r' U2 l2
midge/corner parity: U' F2 U M2 U' F2 U M2 then U2 R U R' U' Rw2 F2 U2 r2 U2 F2 Rw2 U R U' R' U2
 

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I use:
memo +centers, wings, midges, corners, xcenters
execute xcenters, +centers, wings, midges, corners

wing parity: l' U2 l' U2 F2 l' F2 r U2 r' U2 l2
midge/corner parity: U' F2 U M2 U' F2 U M2 then U2 R U R' U' Rw2 F2 U2 r2 U2 F2 Rw2 U R U' R' U2
I like that order. Also, would D' L2 D M2 D' L2 D work instead of your version for midge/corner parity? Because that's what I do for 3x3.
Also, I might execute corners after centers are done because that's what I do for 4BLD.
 

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My order is basically:
Memo everything that is not in 4BLD so
1. Memo + centers
2. Memo midges
Do a normal 4 BLD so
3. Memo x centers
4. Memo wings
5. Memo corners
6. Execute corners
7. Execute wings
8.Execute x centers
Execute everything not in 4BLD and fix parities
9. Execute + centers
10. Execute midges
11. Fix parities

For wing parity I use several K4 LL algs that swap 2 wings
For corner/midge parity I leave DF and UB midges and UBL and UBR corners swapped and do: F2 (Rw2 F2 U2 r2 U2 F2 Rw2) y (T-PERM) L2
 
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I won't be working this out any time soon, but I've got some vague ideas for sq1BLD. It's something kinda similar to what Mike Hughey did, but maybe it could be made much easier? I found this one by accident ages ago when messing around with PCS.
/-3-3/0-1/22/-10/22/-2-1/-1-1/32
 

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Can someone explain how these commutators work?
R2 U R2' D R2 D' R2' U' R2 D R2' D'
r2 D r2' D r2 U' r2' U' r2 U r2' D'
first one is [R2 U: [R2 D R2 D' R2, U']]
2 move setup to comm, cancel 4 moves

2nd can be written without wide moves as L2 U L2 D L2 D' L2 U' L2 D L2 D' which is just
[L2 U: [L2 D L2 D' L2, U']]
 
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What should you do if you notice duplicate scrambles in an official MBLD attempt? I remember a few people saying this happened at Nationals and I have no idea what I would do in that situation
 
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