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The FMC thread

xyzzy

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Did a 4FMC attempt. The time limit used in the old weekly comps (back when they had 4FMC) was 2.5 hours, but I didn't want to waste too much time on this so I cut it short at 2 hours.

Scramble: L2 R2 D2 L2 B' R2 B F2 L2 F' R' D' L B L2 U2 F' R' U' F Uw2 Rw2 Uw2 R' Uw2 D2 R' D' Fw2 Rw2 R2 Uw2 Fw B' Rw2 D Rw2 D Uw L2 Fw Uw' Rw' R' F'
Solution (75).
// reduction
r' f' r2 U' r U f R2 f' // white/yellow centres (9/9)
L R' u R' F' u R u R u' R' u F2 // other centres; 3 dedges (13/22)
B' D' B2 D2 B' u' y2 // +2 dedges (6/28)
(U' R' f' U B2 U' D' L D L' f) // +5 dedges (11/39)
(R u' F R' D F' R u) // finish reduction; three pairs (8/47)
// 333 stage
U F R' B' // two squares (4/4)
(R' D R) // I don't remember why I did this lol (3/7)
R2 U L2 // xxcross + two pairs (3/10)
R' F L' F' L D2 R // ab4c2e (7/17)
F @ (F) // move 4c2e to one layer (2/19)
@ = D L2 U B' U R2 B U2 L2 D' F // optimal ZBLL (11-2/28)

Total move count: 47 + 28 = 75.

First 333 solution that I used for bootstrapping (39 moves):
U R' B' R D R U // 222 + square + pair (7/7)
F D' L D U' F' U // eoxxcross (7/14)
R F R' L F2 L' // third slot (6/20)
F' D2 F' L' F L D2 // last slot (7/27)
D2 F' D' F' D2 F D F D2 F D' F D F' // optimal ZBLL (14-2/39)

I think I might have meant for the R' D R to be R' D' R (forms another square) but wrote it wrongly, and then that somehow ended up being useful.

Edge pairing is kinda meh. Should be possible to do better.
 

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My solutions from CubingUSA Nationals 2018:

Moves in parentheses are done on the inverse.

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

1-move pairs: L F' (U D')
I went with (U).

(U B2 R' F L') // 222 [5/5]
U' R2 // 3 pairs [2/7]. I struggled here for a while, then figured:
U' R B' // 223 [3/10]
(R' B U B' U R B U' B') // 4C [9/19]

The NISS cancelled two moves, leaving 17.
Skeleton: U' R2 U' R (B' B) U (1) B' R' U' B U' B' R L F' R B2 U' [17]
Insert at (1): U' F2 U B' U' F2 U B // 8-4
New skeleton: U' R2 (2) U' R F2 U B' U' F2 U R' U' B U' B' R L F' R B2 U' [21]
Insert at (2): L U' R2 U L' U' R2 U // 8-3

Final solution: U' R2 L U' R2 U L' U' R' F2 U B' U' F2 U R' U' B U' B' R L F' R B2 U' (26)

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

I got trapped by the following start:
R U // square [2/2]
(R' F' U F2) // 222 + 2 pairs [4/6]
(D' B2 R' D' R') // 222 + 2sq + pair [5/11]

With 20 minutes to go and not enough time for good insertions, I continued with the following:
(D L' D' L D') // 222 + 123 + sq [5/16]
(R U R U' R2) // 3E3C [5/21]

Skeleton: R U R2 (1) U R' U' R' D L' D L D' R D R B2 D F2 U' F R [21]
Insert at (1): L U2 L' U D' B U2 B' U' D // edges 10-2
New skeleton: R U R2 L U2 L' (2) U D' B U2 B' D R' U' R' D L' D L D' R D R B2 D F2 U' F R [29]
Insert at (2): R D' R' U R D R' U' // corners 8-2

Final solution: R U R2 L U2 L' R D' R' U R D R' D' B U2 B' D R' U' R' D L' D L D' R D R B2 D F2 U' F R (35)

Scramble: R' U' F D' F2 L2 U' R2 U' L2 U R2 U2 L2 R D2 F D L D U F R D2 R' U' F

Because I hadn't done it yet, and remembering the potentially great EO on a previous attempt that I didn't even consider, I went with an EO start and found the following:
L B' D F R // EO(R) + 3 pairs

I considered the following continuations:
I. (D' B' D' F D' R2) // 2x-cross
II. (F D R2) // 222
III. (D F R2) // 222
I went with III. and continued with F U L2 to build 223.

So far we have:
L B' D F R // EO(R) + 3 pairs [5/5]
(D F R2) // 222 [3/8]
F U L2 // 223 [3/11]

From here, I got two continuations:
I. F2 U2 F' U F2 U F' U F U' // 4C [10/21]
II. F2 U F U F2 U F2 U // 3E3C [8/19]

Of course, I tried the 3E3C first due to being comfortable with 8-move edge insertions (or so I thought):
Skeleton: L B' D F R F U L2 F2 U F U (1) F2 U F2 U R2 F' D' [19]
Insert at (1): U B U' F2 U B' U' F2 // corners 8-5 (!!!)
New skeleton: L B' D F R F U L2 F2 U F U2 B U' (2) F2 U B' F2 U R2 F' D' [22]
Insert at (2): L2 D2 R2 B U2 R2 D2 F // edges 8-1

Then time was up :(

Final solution: L B' D F R F U L2 F2 U F U2 B U' L2 D2 R2 B U2 R2 D2 F' U B' F2 U R2 F' D' (29)

26, 35, 29 = 30.00 mean
Not my best showing, but I haven't seriously practised FMC in probably a year(?)

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Something else I found on the third attempt that I was NOT going to try officially:
(L F' R' D) // EO(F) [4/4]
This builds a 123 with the centres wrong! Continuing on normal:
B' L2 B2 // EO223 - centres [4/8]
(L' B L B L' B2) // 5C + 4 centres [6/13]

For those who haven't done centre insertions before: When building your skeleton, you have to consider the moves as if the scramble contained the insertion! This means that the moves on inverse stay the same as premoves, but the moves on normal change according to the transformation of the centres (in this case, by a y2 rotation).

"Revised" scramble: R' U' F D' F2 L2 U' R2 U' L2 U R2 U2 L2 R D2 F D L D U F R D2 R' U' F F2 B2 U' D R2 L2 U' D
Skeleton: F' R2 F2 B2 (1) L B' L' B' L D' R F L' [13]
(1): F', L B L' // 8-4
New skeleton: (2) F' R2 B2 F L B L' F L B2 L' B' L D' R F L' [17]
(2): L2, F' R' F // 8-3
What we've got so far:
L2 F' R' F L2 F' R' F B2 (3) L B L' F L B2 L' B' L D' R F L' [22]
F2 B2 U' D R2 L2 U' D y2 // 8-3

So the solution becomes:
R2 B' L' B R2 B' L' B' U' D R2 L2 U' D L B L' F L B2 L' B' L D' R F L' (27)

Of course, this was DEFINITELY not viable for an official attempt, but great for fun :)
 

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Second 4x4 FMC attempt, 67 moves

this time I used NISS and had a nice 22 move 3x3 stage
scramble: R' D U L2 F2 D B2 D' R2 F2 L2 U R U' F2 D2 B D2 L2 B2 D' Rw2 F U' Fw2 U Rw2 F' D U' Rw2 Uw2 F2 Rw' D2 F L B Fw' Rw' U' Rw2 L Uw D B2

L' Fw' D R' Fw' Lw' U2 Lw // white + yellow centers
L Uw2 B' F' Uw' B2 Uw' // orange + avoid OLL parity
R Dw' R F Dw // finish centers + free edge pear :D

Dw2 R' U R Dw2
Dw L' U2 L Dw'
x2
Fw2 R' F' B2 R Fw2
(B' Uw B' U2 B Uw')
(Uw2 D L' D' L Uw2) // edges + avoid PLL pearity

3x3 fmc:
U2 D F' U // 2x2x2
(R' D2 R2 B2 R2) // 3e5c

U2 D @ ^ F' U R2 B2 R2 D2 R
^ = R2 L2 B' L B L R2 // 16 to L3C
@ = [U2, B D B']

3x3 solution: D B D B' U2 B D' B' R2 L2 B' L B L R2 F' U R2 B2 R2 D2 R (22)

Full 4x4 solution:
L' Fw' D R' Fw' Lw' U2 Lw L Uw2 B' F' Uw' B2 Uw' R Dw' R F Dw' R' U R Dw' L' U2 L Dw' x2 Fw2 R' F' B2 R Fw2 D B D B' U2 B D' B' R2 L2 B' L B L R2 F' U R2 B2 R2 D2 R Uw2 L' D L D' Uw' B' U2 B Uw' B

67 moves
 
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My first 4x4 FMC attempt (77 moves)

scramble (same as Cale's above): R' D U L2 F2 D B2 D' R2 F2 L2 U R U' F2 D2 B D2 L2 B2 D' Rw2 F U' Fw2 U Rw2 F' D U' Rw2 Uw2 F2 Rw' D2 F L B Fw' Rw' U' Rw2 L Uw D B2

U Lw' U2 Bw B Lw // 1st center + 2 bars
F L' Bw2 B Dw' B2 Dw // 2nd center + more bars
L' D Bw2 D' F U Fw' // 3rd + 4th centers

center skeleton: U Lw' U2 Bw B Lw F L' @ Bw2 B Dw' B2 Dw L' D Bw2 D' F U Fw'
@ = U' Bw' U, Fw2 // L2C

Fw' U' B' U' Fw // 5th + 6th edges
(z y' U2 R U' Rw U' R L2 U Rw') // 7th - 10th edges
(Rw' U' B L' U B' Rw) // L2E (go kale jale!!!)

3x3 stage:
L' R' B R' * R // 2x2x2
*: D2 F2 L2 F' // EO
L D' L2 D' L2 D' // 2x2x3
L' D' L' D L // F2L - 1
D F2' D2' L D L' R // tripod to L3C

skeleton: & L' R' B R' D2 F2 L2 F' L D' L2 D' L2 D' L' D' L' D L D F2 D2 L D L' R
& = [D', L' U2 L]

3x3 solution: D' L' U2 L D L' U2 R' B R' D2 F2 L2 F' L D' L2 D' L2 D' L' D' L' D L D F2 D2 L D L' R (32)

Full 4x4 solution: U Lw' U2 Bw B Lw F L' U' Bw' U Fw2 U' Bw Uz2 B Dw' B2 Dw L' D Bw2 D' F U Fw2' U B' U' Fw D' L' U2' L D L' U2' R' B R' D2' F2' L2' F' L D' L2' D' L2' D' L' D' L' D L D F2' D2' L D L' R Rw' B U' L B' U Rw2 U' L2' R' U Rw' U R' U2' y z'
 

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Second 4x4 FMC attempt, 67 moves

this time I used NISS and had a nice 22 move 3x3 stage
scramble: R' D U L2 F2 D B2 D' R2 F2 L2 U R U' F2 D2 B D2 L2 B2 D' Rw2 F U' Fw2 U Rw2 F' D U' Rw2 Uw2 F2 Rw' D2 F L B Fw' Rw' U' Rw2 L Uw D B2

L' Fw' D R' Fw' Lw' U2 Lw // white + yellow centers
L Uw2 B' F' Uw' B2 Uw' // orange + avoid OLL parity
R Dw' R F Dw // finish centers + free edge pear :D

Dw2 R' U R Dw2
Dw L' U2 L Dw'
x2
Fw2 R' F' B2 R Fw2
(B' Uw B' U2 B Uw')
(Uw2 D L' D' L Uw2) // edges + avoid PLL pearity

3x3 fmc:
U2 D F' U // 2x2x2
(R' D2 R2 B2 R2) // 3e5c

U2 D @ ^ F' U R2 B2 R2 D2 R
^ = R2 L2 B' L B L R2 // 16 to L3C
@ = [U2, B D B']

3x3 solution: D B D B' U2 B D' B' R2 L2 B' L B L R2 F' U R2 B2 R2 D2 R (22)

Full 4x4 solution:
L' Fw' D R' Fw' Lw' U2 Lw L Uw2 B' F' Uw' B2 Uw' R Dw' R F Dw' R' U R Dw' L' U2 L Dw' x2 Fw2 R' F' B2 R Fw2 D B D B' U2 B D' B' R2 L2 B' L B L R2 F' U R2 B2 R2 D2 R Uw2 L' D L D' Uw' B' U2 B Uw' B

67 moves
Better than Brandon Mikel at 3x3
 

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Cross-strait FMC 2018 solution

I was not at the competition.
26.66 Mo3 ;)
#1 R' U' F D2 B2 F2 L F2 U2 F2 U' R B' L U2 B' D R2 B L' F R' U' F

D' L' (R F' D' ) F D' B // 222 (8)
F' U' F2 U2 ( F2 U' ) // 223 (6)
( R U F U' F' ) // OLL (5)
( U2 L' B2 L U2 F2 L D2 L' F2 ) // PLL T (10)

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

28

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

R' F U R2 // 222 (4)
F' B D' B' // 223 (4)
D' L' D L' F2 U // F2L-1 (6)
L U B L' B' // Pseudo F2L (5)
( L U' R' U' R2 B' R' B2 U' B' ) // LL (9)

R' F U R2 F' B D' B' D' L' D L' F2 U L U B L' U B2 R B R2 U R U L'

27

#3 R' U' F U2 L2 D' R2 F2 R2 D' R2 U' F L' U2 R' B L D L2 U' R' D R' U' F

( U' B R2 ) B2 // 222 (4)
( L U' F' U2 F2 L F U' F' L F ) // Pseudo F2L (11)
U2 B R B2 R D L' D2 F' R2 // LL (10)

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

25 :)
 
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Did a 5x5 FMC attempt. Really exhausting. 163 moves (Cale got 147 on the same scramble xd)

Scramble: Fw Dw' Lw' U2 L Bw Rw2 L Fw Bw B' D' Bw2 B2 U Lw U' D' L2 B' Bw2 U' Lw' R' U2 Dw D2 Lw B Bw Lw2 U2 Dw R2 Lw F2 Bw Dw2 Bw Rw Lw' F2 Dw2 R2 Uw' U2 L' Uw D2 Rw' Bw2 U2 Lw2 Dw Lw2 Dw2 B2 R2 Bw' L2

Bw2 Uw Dw D Rw2 // 1st center
Bw2 L' Bw Dw' L Dw Fw' L Fw U2 Lw Rw Uw' L2 Uw // 2nd center
D F' Rw2 D' Lw F' Rw' Lw F Rw' U Lw' // 3rd center
F Lw2 B' Lw2 B' Lw2 F Lw2 B Rw2 F Rw2 U' Rw U Rw' U Lw' B2 Lw // 4th center
U Rw U' Rw' U' Rw U' Rw' // L2C

Uw' R' U2 R Uw // too lazy to
(F' Uw' B U B' Uw' B D2 B' Uw2 // add comments
Dw F' L D' F L' Dw') // because it's just making random pairs
R2 Fw2 U F U2 F U Fw' R B2 R' L U' F L' U Fw'
U2 Fw' L' F2 L R F2 R' Fw
Dw F L' U F' L Dw'
Rw2 U' L U Rw2 Lw2 U' B L' U B' Lw2

3x3 stage scramble (inverse of CFOP solution lol):
F U2 B' U B' U B U' B U2 F' B U B' U' D B L B' L' D' L B2 L' B' L B' L' U R' U' R U' B' U D L' D' L2 B2 L'
D' R2 D2 B F' R F R' L2 U2 L U' F R' B2

B R' B U' D L // 2x2x2 + pair
R F' R' F // EO
D' B D' B' D2 // 2x2x3
B R2 D B' D' B' U' B2 U //F2L - 1
D B' D' // L4C

B R' B U' D L R & F' R' F D' B D' B' D2 B R2 D ^ B' D' B' U' B2 U D B' D'
& = R', F' L F
^ = D' R D, L'
3x3 solution: B R' B U' D L F' L F R F' L' R' F D' B D' B' D2 B R' D L' D' R' D L B' D' B' U' B2 U D B' D' (36 :/)

full 5x5 FMC solution: Bw2 Uw Dw D Rw2 Bw2 L' Bw Dw' L Dw Fw' L Fw U2 Lw Rw Uw' L2 Uw D F' Rw2 D' Lw F' Rw' Lw F Rw' U Lw' F Lw2 B' Lw2 B' Lw2 F Lw2 B Rw2 F Rw2 U' Rw U Rw' U Lw' B2 Lw U Rw U' Rw' U' Rw U' Rw' Uw' R' U2 R Uw R2 Fw2 U F U2 F U Fw' R B2 R' L U' F L' U Fw' U2 Fw' L' F2 L R F2 R' Fw Dw F L' U F' L Dw' Rw2 U' L U Rw2 Lw2 U' B L' U B' Lw2 B R' B U' D L F' L F R F' L' R' F D' B D' B' D2 B R' D L' D' R' D L B' D' B' U' B2 U D B' D' Dw L F' D L' F Dw' Uw2' B D2' B' Uw B U' B' Uw F
 
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Just got back from the CubingUSA Northwest Champs. Awesome comp. 6 podiums, including an FMC win!
FMC mean was meh at best. I wasn't a fan of the scrambles, but all worked out. Still a bit upset about not getting the sub-30 mean, but next time.

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

D B // Square
(L D' R) // 2x2x2
U' F' U' F' U' L' F // 2x2x3 + square
U2 L' U' L F' L2 F L' // AB5C

Skeleton: D B @ U' F' U' F' U' L' F U2 L' U' L F' L2 F L' R' D L'
@ = B' D B U B' # D' B U'
# = R D' L2 D R' D' L2 D
Optimal insertions.
Should have left some of the edges unsolved at the end and looked back through the skeleton to see where I could cycle them with R U R' U', R U2 R', etc.

Scramble: R' U' F D' F2 U' F2 D' L2 F2 D' L2 F L2 U' L' U' R B' L D' R2 B2 D R' U' F
Inverse: F' U R D' B2 R2 D L' B R' U L U L2 F' L2 D F2 L2 D F2 U F2 D F' U R

Probably my least favorite scramble out of the 3

R F L2 // 2x2x2 without a corner + pair
(B2 R' U R) B // 2x2x3 - corner
(L U' F U2 F' U') // idk
(L' F' L F' D F D' F) // leaves good 6 corners

Skeleton: R F L2 B F' @ D F' D' F L' # F L U F U2 F' U L' R' U' R B2
@ = B D F D' B' D F' D' (cancels 4)
# = L B2 L' F2 L B2 L' F2 (cancels 3)
Optimal insertions again.
Please try this scramble and give solutions.

Scramble: R' U' F L2 U2 L2 U' L2 R2 F' R' B R F U' B L' F L2 D2 R' U' F
Inverse: F' U R D2 L2 F' L B' U F' R' B' R F R2 L2 U L2 U2 L2 F' U R

Probably the best scramble out of the 3.
First thing that I found was this 2x2x3: D2 R' B R F2 D2 F D' B2
This gave my two backups:

Backup #1: 32
D2 R' B R F2 D2 F D' B2 // 2x2x3
F' D R' D' (F2) // F2L-1
U' R U R' U' R U // F2L
D R D' R D R' B R' B' D' R2 // LL

Backup #2: 27 to 3c
D2 R' B R F2 D2 F D' B2 // 2x2x3
F' D R' D' (F2) // F2L-1
(R U' R U R U F' U' F) // Square thing
(U' R U R) // AB3C (optimal is 32)

Then I found this which I ended up using:
D2 R' B R F2 D2 F D' B2 // 2x2x3
U' R' U R' F2 // F2L-1
(U' R U R' F R' F') // AB4C

Skeleton: D2 R' B R @ F2 D2 F D' B2 U' R' U # R' F' R F' R U' R' U
@ = R' B2 R F' R' B2 R F (cancels 4)
# = B' L2 B R2 B' L2 B R2 (cancels 1)
Optimal is 30, but it was a 5 cancellation nested inside a 1 cancel soooo.

=30.67 mean. PB is 30.33 from Nats. Both of these had the potential to be sub-30 (especially nats), but I'm overall happy with both performances. Super happy with the win at Northwest. Good stuff.
 

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My winning solution for FMC at Asian Championships!
26, 28, 24 = 26.00 mean


1st Attempt
26 moves
scramble: R' U' F R2 F2 L' R' U2 B2 R2 B2 R D R2 U2 F' U' L2 R' B U2 B U' R' U' F

(U2 F2 U B2 L’) // 222
F R2 F’ R B2 // 223
F R’ F’ R’ // F2L-1
R’ U R B U2 B’ // L3C

skeleton: * F R2 F’ R B2 F R’ F’ R2 U R B U2 B’ L B2 U’ F2 U2
insert at *:U B’ U’ F’ U B U’ F
one move cancel :-(

2nd Attempt
28 moves
scramble: R' U' F L2 R2 U2 B2 L2 U' B2 D L B' U B' D2 F' L' F U' R D R' U' F

D2 U2 L’ B U’ R // 222
L2 B L’ // 223
(R D B2 D’ B R’) // Finish pseudo F2L
(F U R U’ R’ F’ U B2) // L3C

skeleton: D2 U2 * L’ B U’ R L2 B L’ B2 U’ F R U R’ U’ F’ R B’ D B2 D’ R’
insert at *: D’ L’ U2 L D L’ U2 L
3 moves cancel, lucky :)

3rd Attempt
24 moves
scramble: R' U' F L2 B2 D B2 U2 L2 D' L2 R' F2 D' L2 B' D B' F' R' B' F' R' U' F

(U’ L’ F’ U’ R’) // 222
U2 B L B2 L2 // 223
B2 U2 B // make cross and pair
R’ U R // 3E3C

skeleton: U2 B L B2 L2 B2 U2 B R’ U R2 U F L U *
insert at * :U [R B R’ U’ R’ U R B’] U’(pair comm)
 
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My 3rd solution at AC2018.

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

NISS
U B //122
NISS
U' B' U // 222
F' R F' R2 D2 // 223
F' R2 D R D' R' * F' R // 2E3C

*: R F R2 D R D2 F D F2
 
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Just got a pretty cool 26:

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

L2 B // 1x2x2
U' B U // 2x2x2
D' R F2 // pseudo-2x2x3
(F) // fix pseudo
F D' F' D' // AB3E5C, cancels 1

With rNISS I found two 16 to 5C skeletons:
* L2 B U' B U D' ^ R F' @ D' F' D' F'
* = L2 D' L D L // AB5C, cancels 1
^ = R L D L' D' R' // AB5C, cancels 2
@ = B R D R' D' B' D // AB2E2C, cancels 2

I tried the first 5C skeleton and ended up with a 29 (IF found a 28), but then the second one had some nicer cancellations:
L2 B U' B D' % # U R L D L' D' F' D' F' D' F'
% = D F2 D' B2 D F2 D' B2 (cancels 2)
# = R D2 R' U R D2 R' U' (cancels 4)

Solution (26): L2 B U' B F2 D' B2 D F2 D' B2 R D2 R' U R D2 L D L' D' F' D' F' D' F'

I'm happy with my solution, but I really think this scramble has a lot more potential; I'd like to see what really good FMC solvers get on it. There were a ton of blocks I had to break for my first skeleton, so I'm curious if anything better could've been done with them. There's also definitely some potential with the 17 to 2E2C skeleton.
 
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Just got overall PB for the SS weekly comp. A silly insertion saves the day.

R’ U’ F B D2 L2 R2 F D2 L2 B2 U2 F R2 U’ R’ D2 F2 U’ R F’ R U’ L2 R’ U’ F

B’ // Partial EO
(D’ U’ R’ B’ L) // Finish EO
(R U R’ U) U2 // 2x2x3
(D’ L2 D L D2 L D2 L’ D) // AB3C

Skel: B’ U2 D’ L D2 L’ D2 L’ D’ L2 D U’ R U’ R’ L’ @ B R U D

@ = L2 B R B’ L2 B R’ B’ (cancels 5)

Final: B’ U2 D’ L D2 L’ D2 L’ D’ L2 D U’ R U’ R’ L B R B’ L2 B U D (23)
 

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Good day,

I am uncertain as to where I should ask the below question, but since it it about the berkeley FMC website I thought this would be the right place.
Now my question is; I forgot my password for logging it, but I cannot see anywhere to (a) ask for a email to be sent (b) or request a new password. So is there anyway for me to do that? Or what would be the best way to go about that? Thank you very much in advance.

Lastly, The other reason that I am asking this question here, is because I did not see any contact info on the website.
 

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Good day,

I am uncertain as to where I should ask the below question, but since it it about the berkeley FMC website I thought this would be the right place.
Now my question is; I forgot my password for logging it, but I cannot see anywhere to (a) ask for a email to be sent (b) or request a new password. So is there anyway for me to do that? Or what would be the best way to go about that? Thank you very much in advance.

Lastly, The other reason that I am asking this question here, is because I did not see any contact info on the website.
Since that website refers here you might actually receive a reply. Another way might be to use this page to just submit your result with a comment about not being able to login: https://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~dadams/fmc/244/

Also, I tried the "register" procedure to force an error by using "username=a, password=a"...but it succeeded even though the minimum was 8 characters for the password. I hope David Adams will read this and will delete that account
 

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Since that website refers here you might actually receive a reply. Another way might be to use this page to just submit your result with a comment about not being able to login: https://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~dadams/fmc/244/

Also, I tried the "register" procedure to force an error by using "username=a, password=a"...but it succeeded even though the minimum was 8 characters for the password. I hope David Adams will read this and will delete that account
Thank you very much @AvGalen for the reply. I will try as you suggested in regards to submitting a solution for this week, and see if David Adams or anyone else sees my request/question. I thought about creating a new account, but I do not want my old results to be left behind, with no ability to be able to add more solutions to my first account (If that makes any sense).

Again thank you for the reply, and I guess now I will have to wait and see what happens.
 

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I redid the first scramble of my 27 NR Mean ( 31 :confused: :? , 25 , 25 ) and found a 21 would have been 23.66 WR o_O !
Lyon Mental Brekdown 2018

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

F' U2 L D F R' // 222 (6)
( B2 U' R' U ) // Blocks (4)
( R2 U' R B' R' U2 L U L' B' ) // 3E (10)

S // F' U2 L D F R' B L U' L' U2 R B R' U :cool: R2 U' R U B2

:cool: U' R B' R' U D' F R F' D ( +1 ! )

Solution :
F' U2 L D F R' B L U' L' U' D' F R F' D R2 U' R U B2 // 21
 

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I redid the first scramble of my 27 NR Mean ( 31 :confused: :? , 25 , 25 ) and found a 21 would have been 23.66 WR o_O !
Lyon Mental Brekdown 2018
Did it give you a (lowers sunglasses) Mental Breakdown? (music: YEEEEEEAAAAAH)

How much time did you spend on finding that solution?
will analyze tonight at home
 

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Good day,

I am uncertain as to where I should ask the below question, but since it it about the berkeley FMC website I thought this would be the right place.
Now my question is; I forgot my password for logging it, but I cannot see anywhere to (a) ask for a email to be sent (b) or request a new password. So is there anyway for me to do that? Or what would be the best way to go about that? Thank you very much in advance.

Lastly, The other reason that I am asking this question here, is because I did not see any contact info on the website.
Update: No one has to worry about my question anymore. For some unknown reason I found my password on a piece of paper so I am now logged in. However if anyone ever has any contact info for the Berkley website or whoever is in charge of the website, I think that it would be great for everyone to be able to contact them when they need...If that makes sense. Thank you all that helped me answer my questions.
 
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