# Square-1 help needed!

#### Rakxar

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I have a square one that i just bought and I'm now placing the edges on the right layers.. but the problem is 1. I dont know what the default face would be and 2. I used cube zone (http://www.cubezone.be/square1step3.html) but I would get stuck because it would say like for the first one it's algorithm (0,-1) / (-3,0) / (4,1) / (-4,-1) / (3,0) / (0,-1) but on the (4,1) I would end up in the middle of a large corner piece and i can't do the right 180 degree turn. If you could point me to a better guide or help me with it that would be amazing! thank you!

#### ben1996123

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Are you holding the cube with the line on the middle layer on the left of the F face?

Edit: this line must be on the left of the F face, not the right. Last edited:

#### EVH

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What he said is right, but if you need a video here is one.

#### Rakxar

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Are you holding the cube with the line on the middle layer on the left of the F face?

Edit: this line must be on the left of the F face, not the right. Oh thanks I didn't know that and now I will try that

Edit: It still doesn't work when I try (0,-1) / (1,4) / (-1,-4) / (-3,0) / (4,1) / (-1,0) any help with that?

#### robosariobo777

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One thing i found with my square one was the position of the middle bars. It varies between cubes wether the big bar and small bar were in which positions. Most times i had to off-set the top and bottom layers.

#### ben1996123

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Oh thanks I didn't know that and now I will try that

Edit: It still doesn't work when I try (0,-1) / (1,4) / (-1,-4) / (-3,0) / (4,1) / (-1,0) any help with that?
It does work. You're probably just doing a move as its negative by accident or something (like (0, 1) instead of (0, -1)).

#### vcuber13

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if this is for the case i think it is, just do R2 U': M2

#### Rakxar

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It does work. You're probably just doing a move as its negative by accident or something (like (0, 1) instead of (0, -1)).
Nevermind I figure out by the video EVH linked that the top and bottom turn different ways if they are both negative

edit: Now I have a new problem, I'm in a parity. I've got everything done except two edges that are right next to each other. Does anybody know an algorithm that will fix that?

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#### vcuber13

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(UR UF)
/ (-3,0) / (0,3) / (0,-3) / (0,3) / (2,0) / (0,2) / (-2,0) / (4,0) / (0,-2) / (0,2) / (-1,4) / (0,-3) / (0,3)
[13|27]

#### Rakxar

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(UR UF)
/ (-3,0) / (0,3) / (0,-3) / (0,3) / (2,0) / (0,2) / (-2,0) / (4,0) / (0,-2) / (0,2) / (-1,4) / (0,-3) / (0,3)
[13|27]
Okay I get everything but (UR UF) and [13|27]

#### Julian

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Okay I get everything but (UR UF) and [13|27]
(UR UF) indicated the pieces being swapped, the UR and UF edges.
[13|27] is the number of moves. 13 twists, 27 moves in face turn metric.

#### Rakxar

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(UR UF) indicated the pieces being swapped, the UR and UF edges.
[13|27] is the number of moves. 13 twists, 27 moves in face turn metric.
Okay I see now thank you!

edit: One more thing, none of these algorithms seem to work they just mess up my cube can you help me? http://www.cubezone.be/square1step3.html

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#### vcuber13

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they all work

however i would only learn use M2 and the single swap (i use [UR DB] R2 U R2 U M2 U' R2 U' R2) when your first learning to solve a sq1