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Relationship between time and number of puzzles

hic2482w

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There probably is a relationship between your time and the number of twisty puzzles you own (the lower your time, the more puzzles). I have been trying to think of a formula for this, but I can't. Anybody want to help? :D

For the record, my average is 26 seconds, and I own 7 puzzles.
 

Kynit

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Number of puzzles or number of distinct puzzles?
I average 25 seconds, have 6 puzzles, and have 4 different puzzles.
 

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seriously? there is no relationship between the number of puzzles you own and the time it takes you to solve a 3x3.
 

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There's obviously no formula you can write for this, because different people with the same time can have totally different numbers of puzzles. And plus, as TheMachanga said, most people with a huge number of puzzles can't solve fast at all.
 

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I only average around 50 sec and i have over 40 twisty puzzles... Maybe for the 3x3's faster you are more 3x3 you will have, but not for all twisty puzzles.
 

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Not really. Your statement is just too broad. There are some collectors (like Stan!) who own tons of puzzles and don't care about speedcubing. And some cubers get sub-15 without owning many cubes.

However, I would agree that there are reasonable correlations between the following:

Cubing speed - involvement in the community
Involvement in the community - stronger interest in various puzzles
Stronger interest in various puzzles - owning more puzzles
 

maggot

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Not really. Your statement is just too broad. There are some collectors (like Stan!) who own tons of puzzles and don't care about speedcubing. And some cubers get sub-15 without owning many cubes.

However, I would agree that there are reasonable correlations between the following:

Cubing speed - involvement in the community
Involvement in the community - stronger interest in various puzzles
Stronger interest in various puzzles - owning more puzzles
hahah i wish my cubing speed correlated with my involvement in the community. maybe i should start participating more >_>
 

sofeeuhh

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Not really any association. Ex: blizzardkb has like 100-200 puzzles and he can only solve the rubik's cube in a minute or two.
 
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