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The 3x3x3 Example Solve Thread

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#41
R U L2 R U F R D' F2 L2 R D B F' R' D2 U F' R' D' U B2 F U2 L' B2 F' U' L2 R
Method: SH
2x2x3: U F' B' L U D B R F2 L
F2L - 1 slot: U R U' F R F' R2
Last slot edge + LL edge orient + 1 LL corner orient: U R2 B' R' B U2 R'
LL edge permute + 1 LL corner permute: U2 R2 F2 U2 R2 U' R2 U' F2 R2 U
Commutator for last 3 corners: F U' B' U F' U' B

Total: 42 moves, about average

Next scramble: U' L2 F' D2 L' U B2 U2 L U' B2 U F2 U R2 U2 F2 B2 D' F2
 
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#42
2x2x2: x2 D U2 R' F2 R' F2
X-Cross: x U2 F2 U L2
1st Slot: U' L' U L U2 F' U' F
2nd Slot: L' U L2 U L'
3rd Slot: y' R U' R' U2 F' U' F
OLL: U F R U R' U' F' U l' U' L U R U' L' F
PLL: U2 R' U2 R' d' R' F' R2 U' R' U R' F R




Next Scramble: L' F R' L' B' F L' F2 R' D' F' R2 U F' L2 B2 F2 D2 B L R F' L2 F' B2
 
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Next:B2 D2 R U2 B' R2 B2 D L' R B L2 R B2 U F2 R D B2 R' D' F L' D' L'
Triangular Francisco Method

Triangle: F' B R' U2 B2
E edges: R U2 R' u' U2 r U r' u' R U R' r U r'
D edges + EO: y U2 M' U2 M y' U' M' U M U2 M' U M U M' U2 M
D corner + CO: R U R' U' R U' R' U R U' R'
PLL: D U2 y' x' R' U R' D2 R U' R' D2 R2

Next scramble: D R2 U2 F' L F U' B F R' L2 D' F' B' D' U B2 L2 D2 U L B F2 U2 D2
should the last x' be an x? or i'm missing a notation?
 
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#44
Next:B2 D2 R U2 B' R2 B2 D L' R B L2 R B2 U F2 R D B2 R' D' F L' D' L'
Triangular Francisco Method

Triangle: F' B R' U2 B2
E edges: R U2 R' u' U2 r U r' u' R U R' r U r'
D edges + EO: y U2 M' U2 M y' U' M' U M U2 M' U M U M' U2 M
D corner + CO: R U R' U' R U' R' U R U' R'
PLL: D U2 y' x' R' U R' D2 R U' R' D2 R2

Next scramble: D R2 U2 F' L F U' B F R' L2 D' F' B' D' U B2 L2 D2 U L B F2 U2 D2
should the last x' be an x? or i'm missing a notation?
and i believe the last y' should be a y.
 
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Scramble: L' F R' L' B' F L' F2 R' D' F' R2 U F' L2 B2 F2 D2 B L R F' L2 F' B2

Solve:
x2
Cross: D' R B' R2 F
F2L 1: y' R U R'
F2L 2: y' R U R'
F2L 3: y' U R U' R' U' y' R U R2 F R F'
F2L 4: y U R U2 R2 F R F'
OLL: U2 F R U R' U' R U R' R' F'
PLL: y R2 u' R U' R U R' u R2 y R U' R'

next: L D' F' D' B' R2 D2 U2 R2 L2 B U2 F2 D' U R U' B2 U2 L2 U2 L D L' F2
 
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next: L D' F' D' B' R2 D2 U2 R2 L2 B U2 F2 D' U R U' B2 U2 L2 U2 L D L' F2
Solution: Human Thistlewaite (just learnt it :) )

DU- cross + orienting edges:
L F' D L F U2 F' L D L' B D2 B'

Corners:
L D' R2 D L'
L' U R2 U' L
U2
L D' R2 D L'
D
R' D L2 D' R
D'
L D' R2 D L'

corners:
U L2 U (R' F R' B2 R F' R)
x2
U2 (R' FR' B2 R F' R)
x2
U' (R' FR' B2 R F' R) U2 (R' FR' B2 R F' R)

solving edges:
(R2 D' R2 D' R2 D' R2 D' R2 D' R2)
M2 D'
(R2 D' R2 D' R2 D' R2 D' R2 D' R2)
M2 D' U M2 D M2
U F2 U2 F2 U2 F2
E D'
F' E2 F2 E2 F'

next: D2 B' D B2 L D' U2 R2 B' D2 U L2 D2 B F L' D' B2 F2 D F U R2 F' R' D' U F2 D2 U'
 
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next: L D' F' D' B' R2 D2 U2 R2 L2 B U2 F2 D' U R U' B2 U2 L2 U2 L D L' F2
Solution: Human Thistlewaite (just learnt it :) )

DU- cross + orienting edges:
L F' D L F U2 F' L D L' B D2 B'

Corners:
L D' R2 D L'
L' U R2 U' L
U2
L D' R2 D L'
D
R' D L2 D' R
D'
L D' R2 D L'

corners:
U L2 U (R' F R' B2 R F' R)
x2
U2 (R' FR' B2 R F' R)
x2
U' (R' FR' B2 R F' R) U2 (R' FR' B2 R F' R)

solving edges:
(R2 D' R2 D' R2 D' R2 D' R2 D' R2)
M2 D'
(R2 D' R2 D' R2 D' R2 D' R2 D' R2)
M2 D' U M2 D M2
U F2 U2 F2 U2 F2
E D'
F' E2 F2 E2 F'

next: D2 B' D B2 L D' U2 R2 B' D2 U L2 D2 B F L' D' B2 F2 D F U R2 F' R' D' U F2 D2 U'
Hmm, not working :(
 
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scramble: D2 B' D B2 L D' U2 R2 B' D2 U L2 D2 B F L' D' B2 F2 D F U R2 F' R' D' U F2 D2 U'

Solve (Roux method) :D
x2
1x2x3: R' L2 D2 B' F' U F L' U2 L2 U F U' F' y
1x2x3 on oppisit side: R' U' M U2 M2 R' U R U' M2 r U R'
CLL (2-look): U' R U2 R' U' R U' R' , U' R' U L' U2 R U' R' U2 R2 x
centers + EO: M' U' M' U M'
L and R Sides: M U2 M' U2 M2 U
M Slice: M U2 M' U2

next Scramble: D2 B2 F2 D' L2 F D U2 B' U' L' B' R2 D L' R' D L B' R2 D F' R L2 B
 
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my method(or variation;wichever you prefer)

scramble:D2 B2 F2 D' L2 F D U2 B' U' L' B' R2 D L' R' D L B' R2 D F' R L2 B

solution:
1x1x3-U2 B' U2
1x2x3-L R' U R D' B' L2
2x2x3-R' F' U B' U' F2
f2l minus c/e pair-x2 L' U' L F U F' L F2 L2
f2l plus OLL-U' L U2 F U2 F' L' U L R U R' U R U' R' U R U2 R'
PLL-U x' R U' R' D R U R' Uw2 R' U R D R' U' R

next scramble:F' D' R2 F' L2 D B2 D2 F' U B' D' L U L2 D' R' U2 F' L F D2 L D2 L' F'
 
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Scramble:

D2 B2 F2 D' L2 F D U2 B' U' L' B' R2 D L' R' D L B' R2 D F' R L2 B

Solve using Fredrich:

Cross: F D' R2 L y' U D F2 (7)
F2L 1: U' L' U2 L U L' U' L (8)
F2L 2: (y) L' U2 L U' L' U L (7)
F2L 3: U' R U' R' U R U' R' (8)
F2L 4: U2 R' U' R U y R' F R F' (9)
OLL: (U) L F' L' F L' U2 L U F U F' (12)
PLL: L2 D y L' U L' U' L D' y' L2 y' L' U L (12)
64 moves total. (Bleh)

Next Scramble: D L F D2 F2 D' R D L B L2 B2 L2 F2 R' F D2 B' L' D (20)
 
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scramble:F' D' R2 F' L2 D B2 D2 F' U B' D' L U L2 D' R' U2 F' L F D2 L D2 L' F'

Solve (Petrus):
x2
2x2x2: L' U2 F' U F D' B F2 U' R' D2 y
2x2x3: U B' U' R2 U R' y2
Fix bad edges: F R U R' U' F R U R' y'
Solve F2L: U' R' U' R U' R' U R U R U' R' U R U' R'
OLL: U R U2 R2 U' R2 U' R2 U2 R
PLL: U2 R' U R' U' R' U' R' U R U R2 U

next scramble: B' D2 R' F2 B' D2 F' L U B2 R2 L2 F R2 U2 B2 F2 U' D' R2 B' L R' D2 U'
 
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#57
Okay: Solved CuBoOrDiE's scramble:

F' D' R2 F' L2 D B2 D2 F' U B' D' L U L2 D' R' U2 F' L F D2 L D2 L' F'

Using... Uhhh... Random Petrus/Fredrich combined F2L for Xcross?.

2x2: x2 y D F' D F (4)
Finishing cross for X-cross: y F R' F' U2 B2 (5)
F2L 2: y D' F' U' F U F' U' F D (9)
F2L 3: D R U R' D' (5)
F2L 4: U2 R U2 R' U F' U' F (8)
OLL: y2 R' U' R' F R F' U R (8)
PLL: U' R U' R U R U R U' R' U' R2 (12)
Total move count: 51.

Better than my last one :)

edit: I purposely didn't put in a scrable just in case someone else did CubeOrDie's scramble by the time I posted... :)
 
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Okay, try this again: Hash-Cube's scramble:
B' D2 R' F2 B' D2 F' L U B2 R2 L2 F R2 U2 B2 F2 U' D' R2 B' L R' D2 U' (25)

2x2: D2 F' D' L' U' L F' D (8)
2nd 2x2: y R2 F' U' R' F2 R (6)
3rd F2L: y' L U' L' U F' U' F (7)
4th F2L: y2 U' F' U F U' R U' R' (8)
OLL: R' U' F U R U' R' F' R (9)
PLL: R2 D y R' U R' U' R D' F2 L' U L (12)
Total move count: 50 moves.

Next scramble: U' R2 U' F2 D' R B U2 F D' B2 L D' R F R D2 L' D R2 (20)
 
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Scramble: U' R2 U' F2 D' R B U2 F D' B2 L D' R F R D2 L' D R2

Tripod Method.
2x2x2: L' F' L R' U2 L' U2 (7)
2x2x3: x U' F L2 F' U' F (6)
another block: y' U' F U2 (3)
another block: D R U' R' U D' (6)
corner/edge pair: skipped! (0)
LL first look: z' y2 R U R2' F R F2' U F (8)
second look: L U' R' U L' U' R U' (8)
Total: 38 moves :D

New scramble: F2 R2 L2 D2 B F' R' B R2 U D B' L F U2 R2 D L2 F2 L' D U F U' F
 
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