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[Help Thread] SS Method Help & Discussion

Anthony

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I love easy SS cases <3. Rowan can you reason for that? I'm not arguing I just want to know. In certain cases or most of the time?
PBL algs are very fast btw, :).
Well it's 'essentially' a two step method like CLL, except the first step is 'algorithmic' and mostly 2 gen, and very easy, and the second step is pretty much 3 algs to get incredibly fast at rather than 42, with much better recog.

Meh, I guess I don't know enough of SS to see how effective it is as a general idea, but whenever I do solves with it they are always fast, often regardless of how many moves it was.
Yeah, but when you get 0-2 moves faces, EG is :3.
 

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SRS NOW

SS needs an active discussion thread, less off-topic pls :/

Anyway, SS is an amazing method everybody should know. I'm actually teaching somebody to solve 2x2 with a kind of intuitive version and he's getting it quick :D
 

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Well the problem with SS is that there are a lot of algs. I was looking at SS before I went and started learning Guidmond.

Is there an "SS Tricks" page? I know Anthony suggests learning these tricks, but which ones specifically, I guess?
 

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Well the problem with SS is that there are a lot of algs. I was looking at SS before I went and started learning Guidmond.

Is there an "SS Tricks" page? I know Anthony suggests learning these tricks, but which ones specifically, I guess?
It seems like the ones with the corner already in but mis oriented would be nice because they can be odd with ortega.
 

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Well the problem with SS is that there are a lot of algs. I was looking at SS before I went and started learning Guidmond.

Is there an "SS Tricks" page? I know Anthony suggests learning these tricks, but which ones specifically, I guess?
It seems like the ones with the corner already in but mis oriented would be nice because they can be odd with ortega.
Yeah, mainly those. After that, you can just start learning random easy cases.
 

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Well the problem with SS is that there are a lot of algs. I was looking at SS before I went and started learning Guidmond.

Is there an "SS Tricks" page? I know Anthony suggests learning these tricks, but which ones specifically, I guess?
It seems like the ones with the corner already in but mis oriented would be nice because they can be odd with ortega.
Yeah, mainly those. After that, you can just start learning random easy cases.
Or Guimond for the other cases.
 

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I wanted to learn all the cases "with the corner already in but mis-oriented", but because all the pages I could find with SS algs all seem to just completely omit the mirror cases, I worked them all out for myself. If it might be helpful to anyone else, I have published it here: http://amvhell.com/stuff/cubes/SubSS/SubSS.html

This is just a 16-algorithm subset of SS. The same cases are also used in SOAP.
 
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Aha! I see now. Thank you.

Now, consider the case where the final piece of the first face is in the correct position, but oriented wrong. Are ALL of these cases in the first column of the list? And since the first 7 are just regular OLLs, that means there are only 8 possible cases where that piece's orientation is wrong?
What about the case that is set up by (R U R' U')x4? It would seem similar to the "split" case, but its different. I don't see this case listed anywhere on the page.
That case would be a TCLL case.
 
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