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The 3x3x3 Example Solve Thread

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Next Scramble: F2 L2 R2 D2 F' U2 R2 F R2 D2 L2 U' B' R2 B' L' B2 D B' F
Wow ! You had half the pieces solved in 8 moves, very interesting, maybe even low enough moves to plan in inspection in a speedsolve, who knows

U' R2 U' R' U2 // 2x2x2
x2 y' U R' F // EO
U' L' U2 L R' U L' U' R U' L // TSLE
F2 U' F2 U R2 U2 M' U2 M // F2L-1
F2 U' R2 u2 R2 F2 D R2 D r2 // TTLL
38 STM

Next Scramble: F' U2 F2 D F2 L2 R2 D' R2 D2 L2 U2 B L' F' L' R D U2 B
 
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NEXT: F' D2 L D' R B L2 D' R' D F2 U2 L2 D' B2 L2 U L2 F2 L2
start with white on bottom, blue in front

D' R D2 F' R' // cross
R' U R d' L' U2 L U' L' U L // first pair
U' R' U2 R2 U R' // second pair
d' R' U' R U' R' U R // third pair
U' R U' R' U R U' R2 F R F' // fourth pair and EO
U' R U R' U R U2 R' // OLL
R' U L' U2 R U' L R' U L' U2 R U' L U // PLL

NEXT: D2 B2 L2 R2 D2 B2 F L2 R2 D2 F L F' U L2 F' D2 B U F'
 
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start with white on bottom, blue in front

D' R D2 F' R' // cross
R' U R d' L' U2 L U' L' U L // first pair
U' R' U2 R2 U R' // second pair
d' R' U' R U' R' U R // third pair
U' R U' R' U R U' R2 F R F' // fourth pair and EO
U' R U R' U R U2 R' // OLL
R' U L' U2 R U' L R' U L' U2 R U' L U // PLL

NEXT: D2 B2 L2 R2 D2 B2 F L2 R2 D2 F L F' U L2 F' D2 B U F'
you could skip oll with U' R U' R' U R U' R' U F' U' F U R U2 on fourth pair
 
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start with white on bottom, blue in front
also known as x2 rotation :)
NEXT: D2 B2 L2 R2 D2 B2 F L2 R2 D2 F L F' U L2 F' D2 B U F'
(z2 x)
U’ r U’ R’ F R u2 // Cross
E R U’ R’ u // 1st Pair
U2 y R’ U’ R U R’ U’ R // 2nd Pair
U L’ U L y’ R’ U2 R2 U2 R’ // Last Two Pairs
U R’ U’ R’ F R F’ R U’ R’ U2 R // OLL
D’ R2 U R’ U R’ U’ R U’ R2 (D U’) R’ U R U2 // PLL
CFOP, 56 moves

Next Scramble: R2 L2 B U' F2 L D' R2 F2 L2 F2 D2 L D2 B2 L F2 D2 U B2
 
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R2 L2 B U' F2 L D' R2 F2 L2 F2 D2 L D2 B2 L F2 D2 U B2
(z2)

D' R D' R2 B | Cross
U' R U2 R' L U L' |1st Pair
B' R B R' | 2nd Pair
U' R U' R' U2 R U2 R2 F R F' | 3rd Pair
U' L' U' L U' F' L F L' U2 F' L F L' | 4th Pair and EO
U2 R2 D R' U2 R D' R' U2 R' | U OLL
U R' U R' U' (x2 y') R' U R' U' R l U' R' U R U | Z-Perm (forgive the terrible alg)

NEXT: B2 L' U2 F' D' R F' U2 F' L2 B R2 U2 R2 F2 U2 F' L2 U F
 
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(z2)

D' R D' R2 B | Cross
U' R U2 R' L U L' |1st Pair
B' R B R' | 2nd Pair
U' R U' R' U2 R U2 R2 F R F' | 3rd Pair
U' L' U' L U' F' L F L' U2 F' L F L' | 4th Pair and EO
U2 R2 D R' U2 R D' R' U2 R' | U OLL
U R' U R' U' (x2 y') R' U R' U' R l U' R' U R U | Z-Perm (forgive the terrible alg)

NEXT: B2 L' U2 F' D' R F' U2 F' L2 B R2 U2 R2 F2 U2 F' L2 U F
I’ll forgive that Z-Perm, but not 3rd Pair...
It can be solved with just R U2 R’ U’ R U R’....
The more you know, the better :)

y’ z’
r u’ r’ U’ R U’ r2 // X-Cross
U R2 U2 R’ U // 2nd Pair
R2 x’ U’ R U // 3rd Pair
R’ x’ U’ R U R’ U’ R // Last Pair
y z’ U’ R U’ R’ U2 r // OLL
U2 R2 U’ R2 D R2 u’ R2 U R2 y R2 // PLL
40 HTM, interesting CFOP, right?
(hint: entirely R and U moves)

Next Scramble: U2 R2 U2 F D2 U2 F2 D2 B' U2 L2 B D' F2 L' B F D2 L F' R
 
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(hint: entirely R and U moves)
Except for the D in PLL and (debatably) the r,u moves :D

U2 R2 U2 F D2 U2 F2 D2 B' U2 L2 B D' F2 L' B F D2 L F' R
x' L U' F' R' U' R' //cross
U R U R' //P1
U2 R' U' R L' U L //pairs
y' U L F' L' U F //insert
L U L' U L U L D L' U2 L D' L2 //P4+WV
M' U' M U M' U M U M' U M U2 M' U' M U' //ELL

Next: U2 L2 B2 U2 R2 U L2 D R2 D' L2 F' U' L' R2 D' F2 L' R U2
 
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scramble: L B' L2 B' R2 D L' F2 B D L2 B2 D' F2 R2 U' R2 D F2 U2
x2 y
u L2 R2 F L’ D’ // 2x2x2
M’ U M // EO
F2 L’ U L U’ R2 // Koce. F2L-1
R U R’ U2 R U’ R’ // TSLE
y’ R2 U2 R2 M U2 M’ // F2L-1
U R U L' U2 R U' R' U2 L R U' R2 U’ // TTLL
42 STM, pretty normal 2OP solution

Next Scramble: D B2 L2 U2 R2 U' F2 L2 U' L2 F' U' R B2 R B' L R2 B' R
 
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Next Scramble: D B2 L2 U2 R2 U' F2 L2 U' L2 F' U' R B2 R B' L R2 B' R
ROUX 31 STM (Bad EO)

x y
R E' R B' U2 //2 Sq+Pair (5/5)
B' r F r' B R' //2 NM Blocks (6/11)
F R' F' r U2 R U2 R' //CMLL (8/19)
U' M' U' M' U' M U' M' //EOLRb (8/27)
U' M U2 R //4c+fix NM (4/31)

ROUX 28 STM (changes after squares) - cancelled 4 moves

x y
R E' R B' U2 //2 Sq+Pair (5/5)
B2 r F2 r' B2 R' U' R' x //2 Blocks (8-2/11)
y2 F' L F L' U2 L' U2 L //CMLL (8-2/17)
U2 M' U' M' U' M2 //EOLRb (6/23)
U' M' U2 r' R' //4c+fx NM (5/28)


Next Scramble: F2 L2 D B2 D' F2 U' L2 U F2 L2 R F' U' L' B2 F' D' U' R U
 
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