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The Solve Critique Thread

Llewelys

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If anyone's feeling bored and wants to critique some solves, here are a few:


Reconstructions are in the video description. Thanks !!
 

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I am not going to make a quest thread, so I was wondering if anyone could critique my solves on here
Just a heads up, My solves are only good because of high tps and lookahead, and my solves are generally 70 moves instead of 60
 

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I am not going to make a quest thread, so I was wondering if anyone could critique my solves on here
Just a heads up, My solves are only good because of high tps and lookahead, and my solves are generally 70 moves instead of 60
You majorly need to work on your F2L, I average around 60 with 4lll, and with 2-look I'm around 50.
 

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i want to critique max park OH world record

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

z' x2 // Inspection
D U' L R Uw’ U R // Cross
L' U L // 1st Pair
U2 R' U' R U L U' L' // 2nd Pair
U R' U2 R U' R' U R // 3rd Pair
y' R' U R U' R' U' R // 4th Pair
Rw U R' U' L' U R U' // OLL

you can get last layer skip no AUF if you do this on 4th pair
R U' R' U R U' R' F R' F' R

so fastest way is not always give you the best result
 

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i want to critique max park OH world record

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

z' x2 // Inspection
D U' L R Uw’ U R // Cross
L' U L // 1st Pair
U2 R' U' R U L U' L' // 2nd Pair
U R' U2 R U' R' U R // 3rd Pair
y' R' U R U' R' U' R // 4th Pair
Rw U R' U' L' U R U' // OLL

you can get last layer skip no AUF if you do this on 4th pair
R U' R' U R U' R' F R' F' R

so fastest way is not always give you the best result
So obviously Max sucks

Mods, this is what we mortals call a sarcastic remark
 

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I can't figure out what I need to improve on...can someone help?
The biggest thing I see is doing tons of U moves without rhyme or reason. I would also make sure that you are able to do Cross+1 for most of your solves with unlimited inspection. Also, make sure that you don't have to pause to look for another pair and look for pairs while inserting other pairs. As for fingertricks you have to work on your U moves. I see you doing U with your left thumb which is bad because not only does it take a long time compared to other fingertricks, it also takes you away from home grip. If you are in a position where you cant do U moves with the right index, use your left index and push on the back corner.
 

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Way too many double rotations, learn to insert in the back slot
I think that many people overlook back slot inserts, but it can save your TPS and lookahead. If you can't do a basic L U L' or R' U' R I would get on that immediately. You can also use some roux teqniques with some extra alterations for harder inserts along with stuff like bsledge
 
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Hey, I'm thinking of starting a solve critique series for my youtube channel, and first I'm going to critique someone who averages 20-25 seconds, and uses CFOP, so, if you average around that range, post a video in first person of a typical ao5 for you and provide scrambles and I'll make a critique video for you.
 
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YOFRODABEAST

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@Mike3451 I think that you can easily be sub 18 if you work on f2l look ahead

Here is j-perm's video on it:

Also work on less rotations
 
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Hey friends, please provide some feedback on my solves. I uploaded 6 solves and i know there's tons of things i can improve on. Lets hear your thoughts. CFOP, 2LOLL, full PLL.
 
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Before the number of people saying they will critique other people's solves gets out of control, I decided that I could make this thread, similar to TheCubicle's "Cubicle Academy." You can find anybody on the following list who averages lower than you, and ask if they can help you get better. If you would like to be a mentor, reply to this thread, and I will add your name to the list.

@BenChristman1: 3x3 (sub-19), 2x2 (sub-4.5), communicate by PM, $0.00 USD/session
 
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