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I did really good in 3x3 today for some reason, got multiple solves that were pb2(before the next)
Sub-10's are extremely rare for me, and getting 3 in one day is pretty insane.

9.93
9.82
9.26

These are all really good for me, 2 of them were pll skips and the other was fullstep(one was Wide sune, the other was RUR'U' Sledge)
Overall really happy with these.

Edit: What is going on I just got a 9.91 fullstep a few minutes after writing this.

Edit Edit: 9.73 right after the edit what(also fullstep)

Guys we drove 3 hours to do three solves
Overall I am happy with the mean, comp was pretty fun. Also top 10 in the state is cool(SR9 now), I was going to use mostly blockbuilding but I decided not to after worrying that I would mess up. Still ended up using NISS, solve three was normal fullstep cfop all on normal scram. Hoping to go to a comp with 5 and mega soon, as those are my main events rn.

So, SEC is in June, and I currently global under cutoff for 8 of the ten events I do(11 if you count fmc, but I'm not doing fmc champs)

These two are 5x5 and Squan, and I am already very close for 5x5, with around 1 in 3 of my solves being sub-2, and I think this will be better with practice. Squan, however, is something that I am very far from globalling sub-45 on, mainly because I have not known the parity alg. Yesterday, I began grinding squan to get my global good enough, and the first obvious step was learning parity. While this was rather confusing at first, I was able to break it into patterns and now know the alg! I'm planning on registering in the other 8 events and 5x5, and adding squan later. I'm going to do some squan solves if I have time later, so I might post that soon.

So, SEC is in June, and I currently global under cutoff for 8 of the ten events I do(11 if you count fmc, but I'm not doing fmc champs)

These two are 5x5 and Squan, and I am already very close for 5x5, with around 1 in 3 of my solves being sub-2, and I think this will be better with practice. Squan, however, is something that I am very far from globalling sub-45 on, mainly because I have not known the parity alg. Yesterday, I began grinding squan to get my global good enough, and the first obvious step was learning parity. While this was rather confusing at first, I was able to break it into patterns and now know the alg! I'm planning on registering in the other 8 events and 5x5, and adding squan later. I'm going to do some squan solves if I have time later, so I might post that soon.

Yeah I probably will, only problem is that the last day of the comp intersects with the start of a Boy Scout trip so I’ll have to see how I can make it work. Do you plan on going to NAC?

Yeah I probably will, only problem is that the last day of the comp intersects with the start of a Boy Scout trip so I’ll have to see how I can make it work. Do you plan on going to NAC?

I personally can't, it's rather close to SEC as far as time goes, not to mention the hotel and other expenses. I should be able to go to Worlds 2025 which will be really cool. Also, cool that you're in Scouts, I am as well.

(Btw I wasn't sure if you were asking Isaiah or me, so mb if you were talking to him)

Yeah I probably will, only problem is that the last day of the comp intersects with the start of a Boy Scout trip so I’ll have to see how I can make it work. Do you plan on going to NAC?

Let's goooooo!! The only reasons this was so good was because of barrel barrel and LITERAL M2 U2 M2 and equator flip when I got to EP!!!! I did mess up EO pretty badly by doing 2 extra m2s to setup good case, but this is insane for me.

Overall, I'm extremely happy with this and I think I can make cutoff at SEC with some practice, right now it is around 3 in 4 solves that make it. I am now registering in all 10 mini guildford events.

So....
I've had an 8.85 as my 3x3 pb for months, coming very close a few times. Today I finally beat it!(Also for some reason my 3 best solves are all 8.x5 lol)

Spoiler: 8.65 3x3 PB

8.65 3x3 pb scram: R D' F2 R' L2 F' B2 L' F2 B2 L2 U B2 D L2 U' F2 L2 F2 U R'

Solution:
U2 D' L R2 D // Cross
U' R U R' U y R' U' R // 1st Pair, kinda planned in inspection
U2 R U' R' // Pair 2
y R U' R' U2 y R' U' R // Pair 3
U y' L' U L U2 R U R' // Pair 4 and OLL Skip
M' U' M2 U' M2 U' M' U2 M2 // PLL

Ik there were wayyyy too many rotations during f2l in this solve, but I am still insanely hyped about this. Also legit flawless z perm execution, I thought this solve would have been way slower but z perm was insanely fast.

Also 11.35 pb mo3 with 11.40 and 14 flat as well.

Also pyra was insane yesterday, got a 6.27 ao100, 5.15 ao12, 4.78 ao5, and 2.27 single, all of which are pbs except single, which was off by 0.06.

Did 3x3 Today, here is an ao100, I think I'm pretty confidently sub-14 now, and I got a few avg pbs as well.

Session Bests:

Single: 9.52, pb6 or smth, fullstep as well.
Ao5: 11.58, pb by 0.19
Ao12: 12.09, pb by 0.67
Ao25: 12.80, pb by a ton, not sure how much.
Ao50: 13.45, probably pb.

One really funny part of the avg is where cross was solved wrong and took 7 seconds, then got 3 free pairs and PLL skip, time was a 13, not sure which one. Not to mention the 9 second cross and plus 2 on 82

Overall really happy, also learned 2 more OLLs yesterday(First 2 dot cases)

Spoiler: 13.63 ao100

Generated By csTimer on 2024-02-13
avg of 100: 13.638

Time List:
1. 13.050 R U2 B2 F2 L' D2 B2 L2 U2 L' D2 F2 U' L2 R2 B' F2 U' B' L' F
2. 11.198 R2 F2 D L2 D2 B2 L2 B2 U R2 U F2 L' B' D2 U F L2 F2 R2 F
3. 14.259 D B2 U B2 R2 D2 B2 D L2 F2 L2 B2 R D B' F' L F2 R' U2 F2
4. 15.805+ D R U D L' B' U' L2 F D2 F' D2 L2 F' U2 R2 B L2 D R'
5. 12.862 R2 U' B U' L F' U R D' R' F2 B2 D2 L D2 R2 F2 R' F2 R'
6. 12.891 F' D2 B' L2 D2 B R2 B' U2 F' D' R U2 B' F' D U2 R' F2
7. 14.010 F2 D' L2 B2 F2 D R2 D' R2 U2 L B D2 U2 B2 L R U' F U
8. 11.562 L' B' F2 L' B2 R' D2 U2 B2 R' D2 B2 U2 B F2 U L F2 D' F'
9. 15.524 L R2 D U R2 D' B2 R2 U R2 U' B2 R' B2 L F U' B2 D R2
10. 13.380 D2 R D R' D2 L F R' D F' D2 F2 R2 F' U2 D2 B' D2 F2
11. (10.813) R D2 U2 L2 B2 D2 L' B2 D2 L' U2 L' D' F U2 R' U B D B'
12. 11.279 R2 F B R2 U2 L' D R2 F L2 U2 F R2 D2 B2 U2 F D B'
13. 15.004 D' F2 D' B2 U' L2 U' L2 B2 D' R2 B' R' F' D' R2 B2 L R D' U
14. 13.033 B U' B' R' F U B R L D2 F2 R2 L2 F2 D' L2 F2 D' R2 F2 U'
15. 15.241 L F2 L2 R2 D2 L2 B2 L2 U2 B R2 B' U B' L F L U' L2 U2
16. 14.394 U F R D' L2 B D' U2 L2 F R2 L2 F2 L2 B L2 B' U2 L U'
17. 11.800 L' B R D L F' R2 F U' R L D2 F2 B2 L' U2 F2 L' F2 D2 R2
18. 12.932 R' B' F2 D2 B2 D2 U F2 L2 R2 D' B2 L2 B' L' U' L R' D2 B'
19. 13.512 L2 F2 R' U2 R' F2 R' F2 R' F2 R' D' B U' R B F' R B' R2 D'
20. 15.450 F2 R2 F2 D' B2 D' L2 R2 D2 F2 U' F' U R B F L2 U2 L' R B'
21. 13.471 D2 L2 B2 R2 U F2 D2 U R2 B2 L' F L2 B F' L D2 F' D'
22. 13.327 R2 B2 L' D R2 B R' F B2 D2 L2 F2 D' F2 B2 R2 B2 D L2 D2
23. 13.560 L' D2 B2 D2 L F2 R2 F2 R F2 L F2 B' U B D2 B2 R2 U2 B R
24. 17.306 R' D2 L B R2 B' U2 F R2 D2 B' D2 L2 F R' D' U2 L2 B U' F'
25. 14.145 R F2 L2 D' U2 F2 R2 U' L2 B2 R2 U B U2 F' D' F R F U B2
26. 16.281 F R2 U' L2 B2 R2 D R2 D U2 L D R2 D2 B D2 L F' R2
27. 14.074 L' U2 B2 U2 L R2 U2 F2 L' D2 F2 U2 F' R U2 B2 R U' L' B' L2
28. 14.417 U2 R B R2 D' B U' B' L U2 B2 L2 U' F2 U R2 U' B2 R2 D2 B2
29. 11.205 R2 F U2 B2 R F2 U2 R U2 R B2 U2 R U B2 L' R' B' D' F U
30. (10.361) F2 L U2 F' D2 L2 F U2 B L2 F' L F2 D' U' R B' F2 R2
31. (20.452) U R' F B U2 R D U2 L' F2 D2 L B2 R B2 L D2 R D2 B D'
32. 14.760 D F R2 F' D2 F R2 B D2 L2 D2 U2 F' U' R B' F' R2 B' R' D'
33. 16.096 F2 R' F R D' R L F L2 F2 R2 D2 B' L2 U2 B R2 F D L
34. (17.740) L D U2 F2 U2 L2 D L2 B2 R2 U L' D' F L' F2 D2 B2 U F'
35. 12.270 U F2 R F2 L2 F L2 F' R2 B L2 B U2 R B' U' B2 D' B2 F
36. 13.310 D' B2 U L2 F2 U R2 B2 D L2 U L' B F L' D B U L2 D L
37. 13.020 R B' U' L2 D' U2 B2 D' L2 U' R2 F2 L B R F D L' R2 B
38. 13.520 F2 R2 U' L U' R F2 B D' B' D2 F R2 B U2 F U2 D2 R2 F2
39. 14.080 F2 L F2 L2 R2 D' F2 R2 U2 R2 D' F2 L2 U L B2 R F L2 F U
40. 15.139 U L2 D2 L2 U' B2 F2 R2 D R2 D R D L F' R B' F R D' R
41. 12.910 F2 L2 F2 U2 L2 F2 D' L2 U F L' F U' B' L2 U' L F2 D2
42. 14.735 U R2 B2 L2 R2 U' F2 R2 D U' R2 F2 B' L D2 R D2 R B R' U
43. 14.366 L2 B2 R2 B2 D U B2 U' L2 U F2 R F L' D B' D2 L' U2 B
44. 11.944 F2 U2 L R2 U2 B' D2 R2 B L2 U2 R2 F' R2 D R U' R F D2 U2
45. 12.981 U2 R D2 U2 L' D2 R2 F2 R' D2 B U' R F D U2 L F' U2 L
46. 13.213 B2 R2 D2 F2 D U2 L2 B2 D' F2 U' L2 F' L2 U' B U2 R' U F2
47. 14.585 D2 F2 L' B2 R' D2 R B2 D2 B2 U2 R2 U' B L U2 L B' U L2 U
48. 13.337 U F2 L2 F2 D2 U' R2 F2 U' R2 B L R2 F2 D B' F D' R' U'
49. 12.970+ F D2 F L2 B R2 B' R2 B U2 F' U' B' L B2 U L' D' F R'
50. 12.555 L' B2 U2 B2 L B2 R' B2 R2 B2 D2 R F' U' L2 B L2 F L2 D
51. 15.820 B L B2 F2 D' R2 D2 F2 L2 D' R2 F2 U' L' B F R' B2 U' R2
52. 14.066+ L2 U2 R2 F R2 B2 U2 B2 F R2 D U' L R' D' R' B U' R
53. 15.894 F2 R2 F2 D U2 L2 U' R2 B2 U B2 U' F R' D B' L' D2 F D2 L2
54. 15.546 U2 L2 F2 U L2 U F2 L2 B2 L2 U R2 B' L' R' F2 U B F2 U' B
55. 14.516 L2 B' L2 F' R2 F U2 F' R2 U2 L' U F2 U B R2 U2 F U2
56. 13.419 L' D B' D2 F' D2 R2 F2 L2 F2 D2 L2 R' U' B' D L' D' B D
57. 14.092 B2 D' U2 L2 F2 R' B2 L' U2 R2 D2 U2 B' D' L2 B L2 D'
58. 15.648 R' F' R2 L F2 U' R U2 R2 F2 D2 F2 L2 B D2 L2 F R2 F' L' D
59. 13.397 F' R L2 F2 L' D' R2 B' R' D2 B' U2 F' L2 U2 R2 L2 F L2 F2 U2
60. 11.946 U D' F U' B2 L U2 D R' U L2 D R2 U' R2 F2 U2 L2 F2 B2
61. 13.724 D B L U R2 F2 L2 R2 F2 D2 U F2 D2 F2 R F' D R U L2 F
62. 15.411 R F2 U B2 R2 B' R' L2 U2 D' R2 L2 D F2 U2 F2 R2 F' D2
63. 12.156 U2 F2 R2 U R2 D' F' B U R F2 L2 U2 L B2 D2 L' U2 F2 L'
64. 12.095 F2 D R2 F2 D' F2 R2 B2 L2 U F2 L B L' D' U' B' U2 R F'
65. 15.216 B' L2 B2 L2 D2 F D2 F D2 L2 D' R' F2 U' B L2 F' R B' L'
66. 11.604 L2 F R2 B' F2 U2 F L2 R2 D2 F' U F R B' L' D2 U' R' D' F'
67. (9.528) F' L2 D' B2 L2 D U2 R2 U' F2 U B2 F' D2 U' L U2 R F2 D' F2
68. 11.064 D' R2 U2 D R U2 R' F' B2 R2 U F2 U' L2 U F2 B2 D2 L2 D
69. 12.635 L D2 R2 B2 D' B2 D F2 U' B2 U' F2 D2 R' B D L2 D' L2 U
70. 15.603 D2 R2 B R2 U2 F D2 B' L2 B2 F' L2 U R' D F2 R D2 L' F' L
71. 12.903 D' F U2 B2 F2 D F2 D2 L2 B2 U' B L' U R D2 U L' U2
72. 12.820 B' L' D' R' F' D2 B' U L F2 D2 R2 F' U2 B' D2 F' D2 B' L2
73. 11.225 U L F' D2 L2 R2 U F2 U L2 U2 B2 U R F' R2 B R2 D R2
74. 13.296 R F U2 L2 U2 L2 B L2 F' D2 L2 B' F' L' B U' R2 F L' B R2
75. 12.630 L2 B2 F2 D R2 D' R2 U' B2 R2 U2 F' R U2 R2 D2 U' F2 L' R2 U'
76. 12.226 L' B2 L' U L D B R F2 D' L2 F2 L2 D2 L2 U' R2 L2 F'
77. (10.590) D R2 L' B2 U' D' L D F2 R2 F' L2 F2 D2 F' L2 U2 L2 U2 L
78. 13.886 L' F D2 R2 U2 B2 L2 U2 F' R2 F U2 L' U F D L2 R2 U B' R
79. (10.837) B L' B U2 B2 U' B D L2 F2 U' F2 U L2 U' L2 F2 U F2 B' R'
80. 13.230 B L B2 F2 U' B2 D' F2 R2 U' R2 B2 D L D' U' B D2 L' F2 R2
81. 12.532 L F' U R' L2 U B F2 D2 L2 F2 U L2 U' F2 U2 L2 D B2 L
82. (22.075+[9 sec cross and plus 2 lol]) B2 U2 R2 B2 R B2 R2 U2 R' B2 U2 F' R2 D' R2 D2 L B L2 B'
83. 15.527 B2 U2 L2 U' R2 D' F2 D' B2 F2 U B' U' L' F U L' B' D R2
84. 14.867 R2 B2 F2 R D2 R2 D2 R F' D' B' D2 U B' U2 B' D2
85. 13.964 D2 B2 D L2 D2 U' L2 F2 L2 B2 U' L B D' R B L2 U B D2
86. 13.410 U' F' D2 B2 R2 U2 L2 U2 F' D2 U2 R' D' U R D B2 R2 B' R2
87. 13.482 L2 B2 R' B' D R2 U' L2 U2 R' B2 L2 F2 L U2 R B' U'
88. 11.961 R D B2 F2 R2 F2 U' B2 D' B2 D2 L2 F' D L2 B' R2 D R U'
89. (18.585+) R' D' R2 U L2 U2 L2 B2 U B2 R2 B L' D2 B D' B2 L U' L
90. 12.866 B F2 R2 D B2 U L2 U' L2 B2 D2 F2 B' U' R' B' D B' D2 R
91. (18.058) R' B' D2 B2 D' F2 L2 D2 F2 D' L2 R B' F2 U' R' F L' D
92. 14.949 R' D2 U2 F2 L F2 L2 B2 U2 R D' U R' B' F' U F L U'
93. 11.891 B2 D B' R' U2 B' L' R2 F' D2 B' L2 U2 F' U2 B R2 B R'
94. 13.982 B2 L2 F2 D2 U L2 U' R2 F2 U2 R2 F2 L' F2 D' B2 F' U' L B2 R'
95. 12.669 B L2 R2 B F R2 B D2 R2 U2 B R' F U2 R2 U2 F' D L2 D2
96. 15.873 R D' B' D F2 U' F L2 F2 R2 F2 U2 F2 U2 B2 L' U2 L F D
97. 12.982 U2 R B2 L R2 D2 U2 B2 R U2 D' R2 U2 B' L2 D2 B U' L'
98. 13.956 B2 U B2 D' L2 U L2 U R2 F' D F2 R' B D B2 F L' B2
99. 13.422 L' B2 D' B L2 B2 U F2 L B' L2 B R2 D2 B' R2 B' U2 D2
100. 12.254 R' D L2 B2 L2 R2 U R2 D' R2 U F2 D L F U' F' R' F' L B'

Months-long goal achieved, sub-20 OH ao5 at last. I've wanted this for so long, I cannot believe how happy I am with my performance on these solves. All of these solves were fullstep and the clutch on a v perm was insane at the end(not that I think v perms are terrible but they are worse than a lot of plls)

Happened around 100 solves into grinding OH for race to sub-22 w/Jdaw6

Generated By csTimer+ on 2024-02-14
avg of 5: 19.86

Time List:
1. 19.87 R L' D' F' L2 U' L' F D2 F' R2 F2 U2 B D2 B' U2 B D R
2. 19.98 D R' L' B R' U R' B2 L2 F' U2 D2 L2 F D2 R2 B U2 D' B2
3. 19.72[f perm] R' B D F B L' U R2 F L2 F2 U2 B2 U D2 R2 F2 L2 D' F2
4. (25.33) B2 D' R L2 U' F' D R' B' R D2 L' U2 F2 L' U2 F2 L F2 R'
5. (18.79[V Perm solve 5 clutch lets gooo]) L2 D2 F D2 R2 F L2 B F2 L2 R U' B R U B R D' R

Really unexpected 3x3 solve today, the funny part is that I was wondering a few seconds before this when I would get a sub-8. New PB is 7.69, which is a huge drop of 0.96 seconds. The crazy part about this is that it was(kind of) fullstep. Also I planned first 2 pairs in inspection so that's cool.

Generated By csTimer+ on 2024-02-16
single: 7.69

Time List:
1. 7.69 U L2 D2 L2 F2 D2 U' L2 U' B2 R' U' L' U2 L' D F U F2 L

Spoiler: Recon

x2
F' D' // Cross
U2 L U' L' // 1st Pair
R U2 R' U' R U R' // 2nd Pair
y R U2 R' U' R U R' // 3rd Pair, I actually locked up really badly on this during the solve
y L' U L // 4th Pair
R U R' U R U2 R' // OLL
R U R' U R' U' R2 U' R' U R' U R // PLL
U' // AUF

Nearly 6 TPS, which is really high for me, Overall really cool.

I've been attempting 3BLD about every day for 3-4 days now, the main reason I got so motivated was being off by 2 corner twists on day one, so I decided to keep trying. Today I finally succeeded, the scramble is absolutely insane though, so I definitely owe some of this to that.

Spoiler: 5:09.25 3BLD Success

Generated By csTimer+ on 2024-02-23
single: 5:09.25

Time List:
1. 5:09.25 L2 D2 R2 D F2 R2 U2 F2 R2 D L2 F R B' R' D' B L2 D F'

Memo:

Edges: OQ TS DH UP(Absurdly easy, 3 already solved and no new cycles)
Corners: PQ SL IM

I feel like this should have been so much faster, my exec took me so long, overall I'm still really happy. Only 14 Letters for memo is just insane, but I'm still glad to have gotten a time, even if it is way slower than I wish it was.

Got several good 3x3 times today/yesterday.
8.26, 8.54, 8.76, as well as a full step 8.92 and 8.50. The 8.50 was part of a pb 3x3 ao5 that I got just now, everything was fullstep, after the 8 and 15, I think I turned at around 6-7 TPS just because I really wanted to get pb avg, my solutions were really bad though. Getting Pretty close to sub-11, that'll be cool when it happens. Former PB ao5 was 11.32.

Generated By csTimer+ on 2024-02-25
avg of 5: 11.07

Time List:
1. (8.50) B R' F2 R D2 R B2 F2 L F2 U2 D B2 L2 R B' D2 R B
2. (15.04) F' B U2 R F R' D' L' B F2 L2 U2 B2 L2 D B2 R2 D R2 D
3. 10.30 D F' U2 L2 B U2 B L2 U2 B' U' B2 D' L F2 R' F' R2 U
4. 11.33 R' D U2 B U2 F D2 U2 F2 U2 F R2 F L D B F' R' U B'
5. 11.59 U D' L D2 R D F D' R2 F' R2 F B2 L2 U2 F D2 F2 R2 L

So I haven't cubed in ~3 weeks but I did some 2x2 solves to warm up, then did 3x3, where this happened.
Generated By csTimer on 2024-03-10

Pb ao5 by roughly 0.4, Finally getting sub-11. Also, I got a sub-10 mo3 with PB2 single at the start of this avg, which is crazy. I kind of hate that this is counted a 12, as if I performed well enough on solve 4 it could've been lower, maybe even sub-10.(I think I needed 10.25 for that though). Still, really cool.

10.65 ao5 and 9.27 mo3.

Time List:
1. 9.60 L2 F2 U L2 U R2 F2 U R2 D' R2 U' F R' F2 L2 F' D' B2 L
2. (8.10) B2 R' D2 L' D2 L' U R B' U R2 L2 B2 L2 D F2 R2 U' R2 D' R2
3. 10.12 U' B2 F2 R2 U R2 D' F2 R' D2 L D2 B' U2 L2 F2 D' F'
4. 12.24 R U D2 F D2 B2 D2 R2 D2 F' L2 F2 D2 R U' F R U L D' F'
5. (14.56) R' D2 L D2 F2 L2 F2 U B2 D B2 L2 B2 F' U L' R U L

Really lucky 2x2 avg, pb by nearly 0.2, down from 2.58.

Generated By csTimer on 2024-03-13
avg of 5: 2.39

Time List:
1. 2.51[oll skip] R U2 F2 R U2 F U' F' U'
2. 2.36[oll skip] U R2 U F' R' F R' F R'
3. 2.29[pll skip whaaat] R2 U F R F' R' F U' F2
4. (4.31) F R' U2 F' U' R2 U R2 F'
5. (2.19[PLL skip again yoooo]) U' F' R' U F R' F U2 F'