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The 3x3x3 Example Solve Thread

yCArp

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x' y2 // inspection
R U' L' F B2 U R' U2 R D' L' U' L D U L U' L // XXXCross
d2 R' F R2 U' M' U2 r' U' F' // ZBLS
y' R' U2 R U2 D' R U' R U R U' R2 D U' // ZBLL
Total: 42 Moves
Next: B' R2 U' F2 D2 B2 U' B2 D F2 L2 D' F R F2 R' U2 F L' D' R
 

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x' y2 // inspection
R U' L' F B2 U R' U2 R D' L' U' L D U L U' L // XXXCross
d2 R' F R2 U' M' U2 r' U' F' // ZBLS
y' R' U2 R U2 D' R U' R U R U' R2 D U' // ZBLL
Total: 42 Moves
Next: B' R2 U' F2 D2 B2 U' B2 D F2 L2 D' F R F2 R' U2 F L' D' R

// ZZ-4c
R' U'D R' D' F' UD' R' L2 // EO Mixed Cross (8)
U' R' U R U' L U L'
U L' U2 L U L' U' L
U2 R' U R U R U R2' U' R U' R' U' R // F2L (30/38)
U R2 D R' U2 R D' R' U2 R' // COLL (10/48)
M2 U M' U2 M U2 M2 U2 // 4c (8/56)

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

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y L’ F U’ R U R2 U2 //2x2x2 block
z2 U’ F’ U D R’ U2 D y R U R’ D’ y M’ U M D’ F U2 F’ D U’ L’ U L U’ L’ U’ L D’ // Rest of f2l. don’t know what I did lol
y F R U’ R’ U’ R U R’ F' R U’ R’ U’ R U R D R’ U’ R D’ R’ U2 R’ U2 // Oll & pll

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

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y L’ F U’ R U R2 U2 //2x2x2 block
z2 U’ F’ U D R’ U2 D y R U R’ D’ y M’ U M D’ F U2 F’ D U’ L’ U L U’ L’ U’ L D’ // Rest of f2l. don’t know what I did lol
y F R U’ R’ U’ R U R’ F' R U’ R’ U’ R U R D R’ U’ R D’ R’ U2 R’ U2 // Oll & pll

Next: U' R2 F L2 R2 U F2 U2 B2 R2 B2 F2 D R2 L D2 F' U B2 L D'
z2 y
//edges RNCQ FPLI XLEB
//corners MABT UB

[R2 U2 F:[M',D']] //UF-BD-RB-UR-LD
[U':[E',L][S',L]] //UF-BU-FR-BL-FL
[L' D:[l' D',M2][M,D2]] //UF-FD-BL-LU-UB

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

R U R' F' R U2 R' U2 R' F R U R U2 R' U' //parity

recon

Next: D2 B L2 R2 D2 R2 F' L2 U2 F U2 R D B2 R' D R2 B' F2 L
 
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z y // inspection
U2 L D' F l' F' l L2 F' U' R U2 F' R' F' R // XXXCross
y R U' R D r' U' r D' R2 // ZBLS
R2 U' R U F' U2 R' U2 R F U' R U' // ZBLL
Total: 38 Moves
Next: L' B2 D2 L2 R2 D R2 U L2 U' L2 U2 B2 F D' L U' L2 B L2 F
 

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z y // inspection
U2 L D' F l' F' l L2 F' U' R U2 F' R' F' R // XXXCross
y R U' R D r' U' r D' R2 // ZBLS
R2 U' R U F' U2 R' U2 R F U' R U' // ZBLL
Total: 38 Moves
Next: L' B2 D2 L2 R2 D R2 U L2 U' L2 U2 B2 F D' L U' L2 B L2 F
z2 y
//edges IOLD UMBA CS
//corners BIUD FPNC

[U' F R':[E,F]] //UF-FL-RF-BL-DF
[R:[U',S' M]] //UF-DB-BR-UB-UL
[U', R E R']

[R' U D : [R D R', U2]]
[F' R U : [R' D' R, U2]]
[R B2 R', F]
[U, R' D R]

recon

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

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f' L' u R D2 U R E' // Cross + Set Up 2 Pairs
U2 F B U F' U2 R U R' d' R2 U' R2 U' R' // 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Pairs (Ultra Insane Multislotting)
S' L' U' L U L F' L' f // OLL
U l' U R' D2 R U' R' D2 R2 // PLL
Total: 42 Moves
Next: B2 R' D2 F B R' F2 U' L U2 B R2 U2 F L2 F2 U2 B U2 D2 B
 

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Next: B2 R' D2 F B R' F2 U' L U2 B R2 U2 F L2 F2 U2 B U2 D2
I use Beginner CFOP

x2 // inspection
R' F R' D' F D U2 L D F' D // Cross
u R U' R' U R U' R' u' // F2L 1
y L U' L' U' E' R U' R' u' // F2L 2
y' L' U L // F2L3
y2 R U R' U' R U' R' F' U' F // F2L 4
U' F R U R' U' F' // OLL 1/2
U' R U2 R' U' R U' R' // OLL 2/2
U' R U R' U' R' F R2 U' R' U' R U R' F' // PLL
U2 // AUF

Total: 73 Moves
Next: B' L D L2 U' L2 U F2 D2 R2 B2 L2 R2 U2 L' F D' F L2 F' U'.
 

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Next: B' L D L2 U' L2 U F2 D2 R2 B2 L2 R2 U2 L' F D' F L2 F' U'.
x R D R2 D2 R D //6 move cross
L’ U L U2 L U L’ //7 move pair 1
U L’ U L R’ U R //7 move pair 2
U’ R U’ R’ U L' U’ L //8 move pair 3
R U2 R’ U R U R’ F R’ F’ R //horribly inefficient 11 move last pair
y’ R U R’ U R U’ y R U’ R’ F’ //10 move oll
U x’ R2 D2 R’ U' R D2 R’ U R’ //10 move pll

59 moves (terrible if I’m trying to be really efficient)
Next: L D' F2 B L' F U B' R L2 D2 R2 L2 F L2 B2 L2 U2 B2 U2
 

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Scramble:
L D' F2 B L' F U B' R L2 D2 R2 L2 F L2 B2 L2 U2 B2 U2
Solve here

If there are problems opening it, here it is:
x2 // inspection
F U' F R U' B2 R' D' F B' D' // Cross
R U2 R' U2 F' U F // F2L 1
y R' U2 R2 U R' U2 R U' R' // F2L 2
y U R' U R2 U' R' U F' U' F // F2L 3
y R U R' F' U F U' R U R' // F2L 4
f R U R' U' f' U F R U R' U' F' // OLL 1/2
// OLL 2/2 Skip
U2 R U R' U' R' F R2 U' R' U' R U R' F' // PLL 1/2
U' M2 U' M2 U' M' U2 M2 U2 M' U2 // PLL 2/2

Next:
U' L2 U' D2 F D F B U' R F2 L F2 R' U2 L U2 D2 R F2
 
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L D2 F' u' U L U' L2 f U' f' M2 d2 M2 // XXXCross + Set Up 4th Pair
R U' R' // 4th Pair
R' U R2 F2 D r' U r D' F2 R2 U' R U // Anti-PLL
Total: 31 Moves
Next: U' B L D2 U2 L' D2 B2 R2 U2 L2 D2 R' U F' L D' L' B2 L
 

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U' B L D2 U2 L' D2 B2 R2 U2 L2 D2 R' U F' L D' L' B2 L
z2 y // inspection
R' L' F' D L' // cross
L U2 L2 U' L // 1st pair
U' R' U' R U2 L U L' // 2nd pair
U' R' U' R // 3rd pair
U R U2 R' U y' R' U' R // 4th pair
l' U' L U' L' U L U' L' U2 l // OLL
R' U R' U' R D' R' D R' U D' R2 U' R2 D R2 U2 // PLL
Total: 58 Moves
Next: D2 B2 D' R' F2 U' B2 U' F' U' L D U F D' U' L' R2 D2 R' D' B L R F
 

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S2 L2 U R U' B R' U r2 U' r U' r' R' // XXCross
D' R' F R F' D // 4th Pair
U' S U R U' R' S' // ZBLS
U' R U R' U R U2 R' U2 // ZBLL
Total: 35 Moves
Next: R' B' U2 B' R2 U2 R2 F2 R2 F2 D2 L' U' L' U B D R2 D
 

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R' B' U2 B' R2 U2 R2 F2 R2 F2 D2 L' U' L' U B D R2 D
x2 y' // inspection
R' F U2 D' L' B L2 // cross
R U' R' U2 F' U' F // 1st pair
y L U2 L' // 2nd pair
U' R' U' R2 U R' // 3rd pair
U2 R' U R U2 f R f' // 4th pair
U2 r U R' U R U' R' U R U2 r' // OLL
R U R' F' R U R' U' R' F R2 U' R' // PLL
Total: 56 Moves
Next: L' F2 D B2 D' B2 R2 B2 D R2 U B F D B2 L B' R' F2 R2
 

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R2 D U' F' u2 U' R' D' // XCross
U2 L' U' L2 U' L' // 2nd & 3rd Pairs
y U r U r' U R U M' U r' // ZBLS
y' R' U2 L U' R U L' U R' U R // ZBLL
Total: 38 Moves
Next: D2 R2 D2 F2 U' L2 U2 R B' R2 L' D B2 R L U R2 L'
 

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

Method: SSC

z2 B R' (D2 U) r U' r' (U2 D') // Psuedo Pairs (7)
R' D R2 U' R' // SLS (5/12)
D R2 U' R2 D' R2 (U' D) R2 // CTL + CPBL (8/20)
U2 r U' r' S r U r' U2 S (D U2) S2 // EO + DR/DL (12/32)
M' U2 M U' M U2 M' U // L6EP (8/40)

Cancelled CTL and CPBL together which was nice. Also modified the EO alg to insert the DR/DL edges.

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

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D2 B2 F2 L2 U2 R2 U2 F2 D L2 U2 B' R2 B2 U L' F2 R' D' L2 R'
x2 // inspection
D' F' D2 F // cross
R' U R U R' U R U' R' U R // 1st pair
U' R U' R' U R U' R' // 2nd pair
y' U' L' U L // 3rd pair
U R U' R' U R U R' // 4th pair
U2 R U R' U R' F R F' R U2 R' // OLL
R' U' F' R U R' U' R' F R2 U' R' U' R U R' U R U2 // PLL
Next: B' U2 L2 F' R2 U2 B2 R2 D2 B2 L2 F' D' F' U' L D' R B D2
 

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B r U' r' U' F2 u L R' U R U2 r' U r // XXCross + Preserve 1 Pair
U R U' R' // 3rd Pair
y2 R' D' r U2 r' D F R F' // ZBLS
R' L U L' U' R U2 L U2 L' // ZBLL

Alternative solution with pseudoslotting:
x y' // inspection
B r U' r' U' F2 u L U2 r' U r // XXCross
u2 U' M f' L' f M' // 3rd Pseudo Pair + EO
y' R' U2 R U' R' U R // 4th Pseudo Pair
U R U2 R2 U' R2 U' R2 U2 R // ZBLL

Total: 38 Moves (Both solutions)
Next: U D' F' L2 F2 L' F2 B2 D' B R2 F2 U2 L' B D2 R'
 

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U2 R’ U2 x R’ D B R’ //pseudo xcross (7)
z R U R’ y2 //second pseudo pair (3)
U R U R’ F U2 F’ //third pair (7)
y L’ U2 L U L’ U’ L U L’ U2 L D’ //4th (12)
y x’ R U’ R’ D R U R’ x R U’ R’ U’ R U R’ F’ R U R’ U’ R’ F R F’ //oll cancelled into pll (23)

52 moves, whatever

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

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U' R' U' R U R' U L' l' U l // XXCross + Preserve 1 Pair
d' R' U' R // 3rd Pair
U2 R U R' U R U' R' // 4th Pair
f U R U' R' f' // OLL
M2 U' M2 U2 M2 U' M2 U // PLL
Total: 36 Moves
Next: B R U D2 R' L2 B' R' B' R D' L2 U2 D2 F' D2 B U2
 
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