# The 3x3x3 Example Solve Thread

#### carcass

##### Member
D B2 R F2 D' R2 D' R2 D2 F2 D R2 B2 F' R' F2 R2 B F2 D'
Freefop, 38 STM
z2 f' R2 f d R D2//dlb
L F L F2 U2 F2//dlF and cross
U2 F' d' L U L'//third pair
d' R U R'//F2L
y2 R U R U F R F' U2 R' U' r U R' U' r' U//1LLL

NEXT SCRAMBLE: D' R2 U' B2 L2 B2 D2 B2 U' F2 L' B2 D' U2 L2 F D' L D2 U

#### carcass

##### Member
D' R2 U' B2 L2 B2 D2 B2 U' F2 L' B2 D' U2 L2 F D' L D2 U
CFOP, 43 STM
z U R' D F R2//cross
r U' r' F//first pair
R' U R f' L' f//second pair
U f R f'//third pair
d R' U2 R U2 R' U R//fourth pair
y R' U' R U' R' U2 R U r' U2 R U R' U r U2//1LLL

NEXT SCRAMBLE: U2 L2 D L2 F2 L2 U2 B2 R2 F2 U' R U B' F' D' R' B R2 D

#### OtterCuber

##### Member
NEXT SCRAMBLE: D' R2 U' B2 L2 B2 D2 B2 U' F2 L' B2 D' U2 L2 F D' L D2 U

CFOP, 61 STM
x2 y2 // inspection
U L2 U' B2 R U R2 D2 U' r' U r // x-cross
y U2 R U' R' U y L' U' L // 2nd f2l
U2 R U' R' U' R U' R' U R U' R' // 3rd f2l
y U2 R U2' R' U R U' R' // 4th f2l
R U2' R2' F R F' R U2' R' // OLL 35
U' y' (R U' R U) R U (R U' R' U') R2 // Ua perm

NEXT SCRAMBLE: U2 L2 D L2 F2 L2 U2 B2 R2 F2 U' R U B' F' D' R' B R2 D

#### carcass

##### Member
U2 L2 D L2 F2 L2 U2 B2 R2 F2 U' R U B' F' D' R' B R2 D
CFOP, 50 STM
z2 F L F' L2 F2 U2 L2 F//xcross
L U2 L' U2 f R f'//second pair
d2 f' L2 f2 U' f' L//third pair
U2 R' U' F' U F R2 U R' F' U F//fourth pair
L' U' L U' L' U L U' L U L2 U L2 U2 L' U'//ZBLL

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

#### carcass

##### Member
F R2 F R2 D2 R2 B2 R2 B L2 U2 R' D U L' B D2 U' B2 U' L
CFOP, 48 STM
y x' M B2 r u' R//cross
f' L' f U' L U L'//first pair
U' R U2 R' U' R//second pair
U' R2 U' R2 U' R'//third pair
y' U' F R' F' R U' R U R'//fourth pair
y L' U R U' L R U R U R U' R' U' R2 U2//ZBLL

NEXT SCRAMBLE: L2 R2 B2 U' F2 U2 R2 D F2 R2 D' L' R' D L2 F' R' D' F2 R

#### abunickabhi

##### Member
ZZ, 49 STM

x z // Inspection
R' F2 R' U2 F D R2 L' // EOcross
U' L' U' L2 U2 L' // 1st Pair
D' U2 L' U2 L // 2nd Pair
U' D R' U2 R U R' U' R // 3rd Pair
D R U' R' D' // 4th Pair
U2 R2 U' R U R U' R' U' R U' R' U R' U R2 // ZBLL

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

z2 y
//edges SBMX LUTP JCEB
//corners UWGC ESOC

U R' D R' S R' S' R2 D' R U'
M2 U L' E' L2 u' M2 U L' U' //UF-BL-DB-DL-FR
[R' E R, U']
[U' M2 U' : [M, U2]] [U' M U' : [M', U2]]

[D' R U' R':[U2, R' D R]]
[R : [R D R', U]]
[R U D : [R' D' R, U2]]
[R D' R', U']

R' U' F' R U R' U' R' F R2 U' R' U' R U R' U R //parity
recon

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

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#### AlgoCuber

##### Member
Next: B' L D R F2 B' R' F2 U' B2 U2 D R2 L2 U' L2 B2 D2 L
ZZ with psuedo-slotting, 40 STM
y' z' // Inspection
F2 U' F D2 B' R' D' //EOcross
L U' L' // 1st Pair
D2 R' U2 R // Psuedo-Pair
L' U2 L // Keyhole Corner
D L' U' L U2 L' U2 L D // 4th Pair
U R U2 R2 F U' R2 U' R2 U F' U R // ZBLL
U2 // AUF

Alternate End, 41 STM
y' z' // Inspection
F2 U' F D2 B' R' D' //EOcross
L U' L' // 1st Pair
D2 R' U2 R // Psuedo-Pair
L' U2 L // Keyhole Corner
D L' U' L U' L' U L D // 4th Pair
U R U2 R' F U2 F' U' R F U' F' U2 R' // ZBLL
U2 // AUF

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

#### carcass

##### Member
L U2 D2 F2 B' R' B' R2 B2 L2 B2 U F2 U R2 F2 D' L2 D F
CFOP, 41 STM
x U' F2 L2 D2//cross
U' S' L S//first pair
R' U2 R F' U F//second pair
U f R2 f' d L U' L'//third pair
d R' U2 R U2 R' U2//fourth pair, cancelling into LL
R U R' U2 R U2 R' U2 F' U2 F R//1LLL

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

#### tsmosher

##### Member
CFOP, 41 STM
x U' F2 L2 D2//cross
U' S' L S//first pair
R' U2 R F' U F//second pair
U f R2 f' d L U' L'//third pair
d R' U2 R U2 R' U2//fourth pair, cancelling into LL
R U R' U2 R U2 R' U2 F' U2 F R//1LLL

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

// CFOP - cross was too easy - man, what a lucky solve!
B L F' // cross (3)
R U R' U' D' R U R' D' // align Xcross (9/12)
R U2 R' U' d' R U R' // p2 (8/20)
d' L U' L' // p3 (4/24)
U R U' R' // LS (4/28)
F' U' L' U L F // OLL (6/34)
U M2 U' M' U2 M U' M2 // EPLL (8/42)

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

#### GRVigo

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

CFOP 36 STM, 35 with cancellations

Inspection: x'

XCross (8): D' F D2 U' F2 R L' U'
F2L 2 (3): x2 y' R' U R
F2L 3 (7): y z U R U' R2 F R F'
F2L 4 (4): R U R U'
1LLL (13): z' y f R U R' U' f' U F R U R' U' F'
AUF: U

Roux 34 STM, 33 with cancellations

Inspection: z'

First block (8): U' D R2 B2 L' F' R' F y2
Second block (10): U' R' F R2 F' R' B' R2 B R
CMLL (8): U2 R' U' R U' R' U2 R
L6E (8): U2 M2 U' M U' M' U' M2

Petrus 33 STM, 32 with cancellations

Inspection: x' z2

Block (8): F R F U' L' B' U B' z2
Expanded block (5): F U2 F R' F
EO (6): B U2 B' f' U f
F2L (3): R' U R
ZBLL (11): y' F R' U2 R F' R' F U2 F' R U

ZZ 37 STM, 35 with cancellations

Inspection: z' x'

EOCross (8): B2 D' L' R2 U' F B' U'
F2L 1 (3): x2 R' U' R
F2L 2 (8): z R U' R2 U R2 D R D'
F2L 3 (4): R2 U' R' U
F2L 4 (3): U R2 U'
ZBLL (11): z' y R U' R' U2 L R U' R' U L' U2

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

#### tsmosher

##### Member
CFOP 36 STM, 35 with cancellations

Inspection: x'

XCross (8): D' F D2 U' F2 R L' U'
F2L 2 (3): x2 y' R' U R
F2L 3 (7): y z U R U' R2 F R F'
F2L 4 (4): R U R U'
1LLL (13): z' y f R U R' U' f' U F R U R' U' F'
AUF: U

Roux 34 STM, 33 with cancellations

Inspection: z'

First block (8): U' D R2 B2 L' F' R' F y2
Second block (10): U' R' F R2 F' R' B' R2 B R
CMLL (8): U2 R' U' R U' R' U2 R
L6E (8): U2 M2 U' M U' M' U' M2

Petrus 33 STM, 32 with cancellations

Inspection: x' z2

Block (8): F R F U' L' B' U B' z2
Expanded block (5): F U2 F R' F
EO (6): B U2 B' f' U f
F2L (3): R' U R
ZBLL (11): y' F R' U2 R F' R' F U2 F' R U

ZZ 37 STM, 35 with cancellations

Inspection: z' x'

EOCross (8): B2 D' L' R2 U' F B' U'
F2L 1 (3): x2 R' U' R
F2L 2 (8): z R U' R2 U R2 D R D'
F2L 3 (4): R2 U' R' U
F2L 4 (3): U R2 U'
ZBLL (11): z' y R U' R' U2 L R U' R' U L' U2

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

y x // 41 ETM
u2 R' u2 r' U F2 // FB (6)
R' U R U2 R2 y R' F R F' U2 L' U L y // SB (15)
r' F' r U' r' F2 R // CMLL (7)
M' U M U2 M' U M U2 M2 U M U2 M // LSE (13)

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

#### carcass

##### Member
F U' R' B' U L2 B U' B2 L2 B2 L2 D2 B2 D' F2 U' R2 D2 R B2
CFOP, 51 STM
z D' L' D' R' F//cross
U' F' U2 F2 U' F'//first pair
R' U' R U2 f' L f//second pair
U f R2 f' U f R' f'//third pair
M U r U' r' U' M'//fourth pair
y' r U R' U R U2 r' F U F' R' F R U' R' F' R U//1LLL

Out of order CFOP, 42 STM
y' E' L E f U2 S' r'//dlb
S R' S' //BRd
U' L' U2 L2 F' L' F//FLd
U' R U2 R'//FRd
U S' U S//EO and DR edge
U' M' U2 M//FD edge
S' R U R' S U R U' B U' B' R' U'//ZBLL

NEXT SCRAMBLE: R2 U2 B2 U' L2 D B2 U F2 R2 U' R F U' F2 U2 B' F R' B2 F'

#### carcass

##### Member
R2 U2 B2 U' L2 D B2 U F2 R2 U' R F U' F2 U2 B' F R' B2 F'
CFOP, 44 STM
z' B' R' F D R U' R' E R U2 R' F U F2//xxcross
U r' U r B'//BL pair
R U2 R' d R' U' R//FR pair
y' R' F R2 U R' U' F' U' R U' R2 F R F' R U2 R' U'//1LLL

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

#### carcass

##### Member
D2 U2 F2 U2 B' U2 B' R2 B' R2 F2 D' R U' B2 U B R' U' F' R2
CFOP, 43 STM
x' z S' D2 F u R//cross
U2 R U2 R2 U' M//first pair
x U2 L U2 L' U L//second pair
d L' U L U R' U' R//third pair
U' L' U L U2 F U F'//fourth pair
y r' U' r U' R' U M U r U'//1LLL

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

#### carcass

##### Member
B2 R' D2 F2 R2 D2 L' R' B2 U2 F2 U' L D' R2 B' R B' L' B' U2
CFOP, 54 STM
z B2 L S' L U2 z//cross
r' U r B' L U' L'//first pair
U' F' L F L' F U' F'//second pair
R' U' R d' L' U' L//third pair
U2 R' F R F' U2 R U R'//fourth pair
y R' U2 R U R' U R F U R U2 R' U' R U R' F' U'//1LLL

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

#### tsmosher

##### Member
CFOP, 54 STM
z B2 L S' L U2 z//cross
r' U r B' L U' L'//first pair
U' F' L F L' F U' F'//second pair
R' U' R d' L' U' L//third pair
U2 R' F R F' U2 R U R'//fourth pair
y R' U2 R U R' U R F U R U2 R' U' R U R' F' U'//1LLL

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

y
F' U F u S' // CP line (5)
R u2 R' u r2 // Dl (5/10)
U2 R' u R' E' R E R // 3QB (8/18)
U2 R U R' U2 S' U' S U R U' R' // EOLE (12/30)
R' U R' U' R U R' U' R U R // DCAL (11/41)
U R' U' R U' R' U2 R2 U R' U R U2 R' // 2GLL (14/55)
U // AUF (1/56)

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

#### abunickabhi

##### Member
y
F' U F u S' // CP line (5)
R u2 R' u r2 // Dl (5/10)
U2 R' u R' E' R E R // 3QB (8/18)
U2 R U R' U2 S' U' S U R U' R' // EOLE (12/30)
R' U R' U' R U R' U' R U R // DCAL (11/41)
U R' U' R U' R' U2 R2 U R' U R U2 R' // 2GLL (14/55)
U // AUF (1/56)

NEXT:
D2 B2 D2 L2 B2 F L2 U2 R2 U2 B2 F' U L' B2 L U R D2 F' U'
z2 y
//edges IAMG OQRD SL
//corners HRSW CT

S U' R' E R2 u S U' R' U S2 //UF-FL-UL-BR-RU
S U M R U M U' M2 R' U' S'
[R' E' : [R U' R', E']]

[R' U : [U, R' D' R]]
[R2 : [R' U' R ,D2]]
[R' F' R, B2]

R' U' F' R U R' U' R' F R2 U' R' U' R U R' U R //parity

recon

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

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#### tsmosher

##### Member
z2 y
//edges IAMG OQRD SL
//corners HRSW CT

S U' R' E R2 u S U' R' U S2 //UF-FL-UL-BR-RU
S U M R U M U' M2 R' U' S'
[R' E' : [R U' R', E']]

[R' U : [U, R' D' R]]
[R2 : [R' U' R ,D2]]
[R' F' R, B2]

R' U' F' R U R' U' R' F R2 U' R' U' R U R' U R //parity

recon

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

z2 // Roux w/NMB (43 STM)
R E F2 R' u r2 u' // FB (7)
U' M2 U R U M2 U R // NMSB (8/15)
U' R' U' R U' R' U2 R2 U R' U R U2 R' // NMCLL (14/29)
M2 U' M U M' U' M' // EOLR (7/36)
U' r2 U' M U2 M // M2 + 4c (6/42)
U' // AUF (1/43)

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