# The 3x3x3 Example Solve Thread

#### ottozing

##### Platinum Member
CFOP 55 STM(F perm ruined it)

F' D L' //cross

y L U' L' F' L U' F L' //F2L 1 + F2L 2&3 setup
U L U L' //F2L 2
U2 R U R' //F2L 3
U2 R' U R U2 R' U R //F2L 4

y' R' U' F U R U' R' F' R //OLL

y R' U' F' R U R' U' R' F R2 U' R' U' R U R' U R U' //PLL

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

z2 y
D' F R U2' L D U' // Cross
R' U' R // 1st pair
y' U' R' U F R2 U' R' // JSS+3rd pair setup
U R' U' R2 U R' U' R U2' R' F' // 3rd+4th pairs
r' U' R U' R' U2 r // OLL
U R U R' U' D R2 U' R U' R' U R' U R2 U D' // PLL

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

#### tsmosher

##### Member

y x'
S U r u' r U2 M2 // Mehta FB (7)
u R U2 R u2 // 3QB (5/12)
U R' U R U2 R' U R // BR pair (8/20)
U R' F R F' // EO (5/25)
R U2 R' U' R U R' // LS (7/32)
U R U R' U L' U R U' L U2 R' // COLL (12/44)
M2 U' M U2 M' U' M2 // EPLL (7/51)
U // AUF (1/52)

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

#### CodingCuber

##### Member
NEXT: R' F2 B' L F2 U B2 R' F2 L2 U2 D2 B2 U2 F D2 F R2 D2 R2 U
Please excuse my amateur roux skills
Roux, 59 STM

z2 y

R' U' M F U R2 U L U L'
U R' U2 R' U' L F L' U' M U2 M' U2 L' B' L M'

R U R' U R U' R' U R U2 R'
U' M' U M U2 M' U M

M2 U M' U2 M U2 M2

U M' U2 M' U2 M2

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

#### tsmosher

##### Member
Please excuse my amateur roux skills
Roux, 59 STM

z2 y

R' U' M F U R2 U L U L'
U R' U2 R' U' L F L' U' M U2 M' U2 L' B' L M'

R U R' U R U' R' U R U2 R'
U' M' U M U2 M' U M

M2 U M' U2 M U2 M2

U M' U2 M' U2 M2

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

y x'
B' M' U M2 // mixed Mehta FB (4)
R u U R u // Belt (5/9)
M U M' U2 M U M' // EOLL (7/16)
R2 U R2 U' R U' R' U2 R U' R' // F2L (11/27)
S U2 S' // DL edge (3/30)
U' R' U' R U' R' U2 R2 U R' U R U2 R' // COLL (14/44)
d M' U2 M' U M U2 M // L5EP (8/52)

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

#### BenChristman1

##### Member
NEXT: D R B2 D2 L D2 F2 R' U2 F2 R2 D2 R D R B F U F2 R' B'
CFOP, 48 STM
y2 // Inspection
U L U' L F' D2 // Cross
U' R U R' F U F' // F2L 1
U L U2 L' F' U F // F2L 2
U' f R' f' U' L U' L' // F2L 3 & 4
r U' r2 U r2 U r2 U' r // OLL
R' U L' U2 R U' R' U2 L R U2 // PLL
ACN

Roux, 46 STM
y2 // Inspection
U' F2 U D' R' U' D' R f' L' f // FB
U' R2 U R2 U2 R U R U R' U r U' r' // SB
U R2 D R' U2 R D' R' U2 R' // CMLL
U' M U M U2 M2 U M U2 M' U // L6E
ACN

ZZ, 50 STM
y // Inspection
F R' B U B' D R' D // EO Cross
D2 R' U R D2 R' U R U R' U R U2 L' U L // 2 Pairs
U L U L' R U R' U2 R U2 R' // Other 2 Pairs & WV
U' R U R' F' R U R' U' R' F R2 U' R' U // PLL
ACN

Mehta-OS (Anti-APDR), 54 STM
y' // Inspection
R U' R' L2 D2 U' F2 U2 F2 U' F2 // FB+1
R E R' u2 f' U f // EO Belt
U R U R' U' R2 U' R2 U' R U R' // 6CO
U2 R2 U' R2 U R2 U2 R2 // Anti-APDR
U x R2 F R F' R U2 r' U r U2 x' // PLL
R2 U2 R2 U' D' // Finish
ACN

Mehta-TDR, 45 STM
y' // Inspection
R U' R' L2 D2 U' F2 U2 F2 U' F2 // FB+1
R E R' u2 f' U f // EO Belt
U' R U' R2 U' R U2 R2 U' R // TDR
U' F R' U' R2 U' R2 U2 F R F' R U' R' F' U2 D' // ZBLL
ACN

Next: F L' R2 F2 D2 U2 B' R2 B D2 B F L U2 F L D' B U

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#### CodingCuber

##### Member
NEXT: D R B2 D2 L D2 F2 R' U2 F2 R2 D2 R D R B F U F2 R' B'
CFOP but with weird slice moves everywhere that achieve nothing, 56 STM

z'

S' R D L F' D'

L U M U' R' U
x U L U L'
U' L' U' L U L' U' L
U' F R' F' R

y' L' U' L U' L' U L U L F' L' F

y' D' R U R' U' D R2 U' R U' R' U R' U R2 U2

Next: use previous person's scramble because I realise that I have been ninja'd while writing my solution

#### abunickabhi

##### Member
CFOP but with weird slice moves everywhere that achieve nothing, 56 STM

z'

S' R D L F' D'

L U M U' R' U
x U L U L'
U' L' U' L U L' U' L
U' F R' F' R

y' L' U' L U' L' U L U L F' L' F

y' D' R U R' U' D R2 U' R U' R' U R' U R2 U2

Next: use previous person's scramble because I realise that I have been ninja'd while writing my solution
z2 y
//edges VERG JONL TBXB
//corners GFXO RESM
https://alg.cubing.net/?setup=F_L-_..._[U,_R-_D-_R]]__[R-_D_R,_U]&title=3x3 example
M U' M2 S' D S M' D' M' U M' //UF-DR-LU-BD-RU
R2 E R' U' R' E R U R' E2 //UF-LF-RF-RB-BL
[U : [L2, S']] [U M U : [M, U2]]
https://alg.cubing.net/?setup=F_L-_..._[U,_R-_D-_R]]__[R-_D_R,_U]&title=3x3 example
[L, U' R' U]
[D2 R : [U', R D' R']]
[l' U : [R D R', U2]]
[D : [U, R' D' R]] [R' D R, U]

Next: F2 R B2 L2 B2 R' D2 R' F2 R B' F' U B' R U2 F2 U' B R

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#### zzoomer

##### Member
Next: F2 R B2 L2 B2 R' D2 R' F2 R B' F' U B' R U2 F2 U' B R
x y2 // inspection
U' R' L' F' D2 L' U2 L' D' R' // XEOcross
L' U L U' L' U L // pair
R U R2' U' R // pair
R' D' R U' R' D R // TSLE
U2 D R2 F2 R F' R U R2 F2 r U M R D' U // TTLL
view at CubeDB.net
Next: R B L2 D2 L2 B2 R2 D L2 B2 D U L2 U' F' D2 L' B' L2 B' U

#### LukasCubes

##### Member
x y2 // inspection
U' R' L' F' D2 L' U2 L' D' R' // XEOcross
L' U L U' L' U L // pair
R U R2' U' R // pair
R' D' R U' R' D R // TSLE
U2 D R2 F2 R F' R U R2 F2 r U M R D' U // TTLL
view at CubeDB.net
Next: R B L2 D2 L2 B2 R2 D L2 B2 D U L2 U' F' D2 L' B' L2 B' U
Scramble: R B L2 D2 L2 B2 R2 D L2 B2 D U L2 U' F' D2 L' B' L2 B' U

Method: Triangular Waterman

z2 // Inspection (0/0)
R U R' U L // Triangle (5/5)
y2 U R U2 R' U F' U2 F' R2 F2 // 1LLS + Single Edge (10/15)
x y M2 U2 R U' M' U R' U2 // E2L Pair (8/23)
R2 U' M2 U // Single Edge (4/27)
R U' M U // LMCF rBDR set Alg (4/31)
F2 M2 F2 R2 L' // Permute Midges (5/36)

The 1LLS case was pretty bad (not that many 10 movers) but the LMCF rBDR set was really lucky as I got a 3 move alg after the R set up.

Next: B U2 R' D L2 F2 D F' B2 L' U2 F2 U2 B2 L' D2 R F2 U2 L'

#### tsmosher

##### Member
Scramble: R B L2 D2 L2 B2 R2 D L2 B2 D U L2 U' F' D2 L' B' L2 B' U

Method: Triangular Waterman

z2 // Inspection (0/0)
R U R' U L // Triangle (5/5)
y2 U R U2 R' U F' U2 F' R2 F2 // 1LLS + Single Edge (10/15)
x y M2 U2 R U' M' U R' U2 // E2L Pair (8/23)
R2 U' M2 U // Single Edge (4/27)
R U' M U // LMCF rBDR set Alg (4/31)
F2 M2 F2 R2 L' // Permute Midges (5/36)

The 1LLS case was pretty bad (not that many 10 movers) but the LMCF rBDR set was really lucky as I got a 3 move alg after the R set up.

Next: B U2 R' D L2 F2 D F' B2 L' U2 F2 U2 B2 L' D2 R F2 U2 L'

y2 x' // YruRU
F' U F U S2 // CP line (5)
U' M U2 M2 // dM (4/9)
U' R2 u' U' R2 U' R' u' // 3QB (8/17)
R2 U2 // B pair (2/19)
R' U' R' U S' U' S // EO (7/26)
R U' R' // LE (3/29)
U' R U2 R' U R' U2 R U R' U R2 U R' // CLS (14/43)
S' U2 S // L5EP (3/46)
U' // AUF (1/47)

Next: F L' D F2 U F2 R' U2 F' L2 B R2 F U2 L2 U2 D' R'

#### zzoomer

##### Member
Next: F L' D F2 U F2 R' U2 F' L2 B R2 F U2 L2 U2 D' R'
ZZ-CT 43 STM

y2 // inspection
U2 R' F' R D L2 D R' // EOcross (8)
U' R' U R // 1st pair (4)
R U' R' U' L U L' // 2nd pair (7)
R U' R' // 3rd pair (3)
U R' D R U' R' D' R // TSLE
D2 U R2' U2' R2 U S R2' S' U R2 U' D2 // TTLL (13)

Next: U2 B2 L2 F2 L2 F2 D' L2 U' L2 U' L' F' U L' F L' D2 R' F D'

#### abunickabhi

##### Member
ZZ-CT 43 STM

y2 // inspection
U2 R' F' R D L2 D R' // EOcross (8)
U' R' U R // 1st pair (4)
R U' R' U' L U L' // 2nd pair (7)
R U' R' // 3rd pair (3)
U R' D R U' R' D' R // TSLE
D2 U R2' U2' R2 U S R2' S' U R2 U' D2 // TTLL (13)

Next: U2 B2 L2 F2 L2 F2 D' L2 U' L2 U' L' F' U L' F L' D2 R' F D'

z2 y
//edges SMJA EQDC TPUO
//corners CBTQ MBAX FC
https://alg.cubing.net/?setup=U2_B2..._U-]] [R-_:_[U-,_R-_D-_R]] &title=3x3 example
U R f' M' U M S U' F R' U' //UF-RD-BR-LF-UL
U' M' U L2 U2 S U' S' U M U2 L2 //UF-LU-LD-DF-UR
[U L' : [E', L2]] [M' : [U R U', M2]]
https://alg.cubing.net/?setup=U2_B2..._U-]] [R-_:_[U-,_R-_D-_R]] &title=3x3 example
[R2 :[B2, R F R']]
[R U' D' : [R' U R, D2]]
[U D' : [R D' R', U2]]
[D R D' R' : [R' D R, U']]
[R' : [U', R' D' R]]

Next: B U D2 B R2 U F2 D2 F' R D2 B2 R2 D2 R2 L U2 R U2 F2

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#### CodingCuber

##### Member
Next: B U D2 B R2 U F2 D2 F' R D2 B2 R2 D2 R2 L U2 R U2 F2
CFOP, 52 STM

z2

L B' D' F' D

U' R' U R F U2 F'
L U L' U L U' L'
U' R' U R U2 R' U R
F' U' F2 R' F'

U' F U R U' R' F' R

y' x R' U R' D2 R U' R' D2 R2 B

Next: U' F2 U' R2 U' L2 F2 L2 F2 D L2 D' B R F' R' U' L' R' U' R' F2

#### Cubing Forever

##### Member
Next: U' F2 U' R2 U' L2 F2 L2 F2 D L2 D' B R F' R' U' L' R' U' R' F2
CFOP: 66 STM
R' B' D' L B D' R // cross
L' U L U' L U L' // 1st pair
U F U' R U2 R' F' // 2nd pair
R' U R U' R' U R // 3rd pair
U2 F R' F' R U R U R' // 4th pair
U r U R' U R U' R' U R U2 r' // OLL
U R2 U R' U R' U' R U' R2 D U' R' U R D' U2 // PLL

Next:
D B' R U2 F' R' L2 D F R' B2 D2 R' F2 U2 D2 L2 B2 D2 L'

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#### ottozing

##### Platinum Member
Mehta CFOP hybrid time

x z'
D' B' R' D L' B2 (FB)
u' R' u R2 E R2' (3QB+1 D layer corner)
D' U2 r U2' r' U r U' r' (PSF2L-1 with pre-AUF to force free pair)
R U R' D (F2L)
U' F U R U' R' F' (OLL)
U R U R' U' R' F R2 U' R' U' R U R' F' U (PLL)

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

#### LukasCubes

##### Member
Mehta CFOP hybrid time

x z'
D' B' R' D L' B2 (FB)
u' R' u R2 E R2' (3QB+1 D layer corner)
D' U2 r U2' r' U r U' r' (PSF2L-1 with pre-AUF to force free pair)
R U R' D (F2L)
U' F U R U' R' F' (OLL)
U R U R' U' R' F R2 U' R' U' R U R' F' U (PLL)

Next - U' L U2 R U2 R2 F2 R' D2 R D2 R2 F' D U2 B F L2 U F2
U2 R2 F' R F' U' F S2 // All Corners + 2 Centers + 1 Edge
z B' U' M' U B // E2L Pair
x L2 F M F' M' U' M' U // E2L Pair
x L' M U' M' U L U' M U // E2L Pair
M U' M' U2 M' U' R // L5E Alg

LMCF 37 Moves with L5E

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