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[Help Thread] [Roux] 2-look CMLL lookahead tips

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Hi all!

I currently average around 35 with Roux and 2-look CMLL. I know I have to work on first and second block, but when I slow-solve I notice that the biggest pause I make is after executing CMLL to check which perm alg to use. I use J-Perm and Y-Perm, so for J-Perm I have to AUF to set it up. I usually end up looking at all of F, L, B, R until I either find a matching corner pair, in which case I AUF to start J-Perm - or I don't, in which case I execute Y-Perm.

Aside from "learn full CMLL", which I will once I average around 20, does anyone have tips on how to spot which perm alg it'll be while executing the CMLL alg, or even before?

Thanks!
 
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If you look at the three Corners/ four Spots you see when you look at two sides - on a Diagonal Swap both Spots on any side will be opposite, which means if both sides you look at have opposite colors, it's a Y Perm.
- on a Adjacent Swap you will either have a matching side or one opposite and one adjacent pair

Example
Do a J Perm with your preferred orientation
If you look at F and R, R has an Opposite Pair and F has an Adjacent Pair
Do a U
The same but switched
Another U
Now you see a matching pair

Hope that helps
 
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