#### TheEpicCuber

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Day 1: I start by going onto the cubeskills website (developed by 2 time world champ Feliks himself). I already have an account, so I just go to the beginners area and start there. I begin by "learning" how to start a Rubik's cube, and days 2-5 will be me practicing what I have learned.

#### TheEpicCuber

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Day two: I have decided just standard beginners method is too slow. So I optimized it a bit with fingertrick, color neutrality and better cross techniques, plus four look last layer.

#### TheEpicCuber

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So it's been a while, but I have been practicing quite a bit with beginner's lookahead, 4LLL, and some F2L. I thought my brain was messed up this morning, but then I remembered I cleaned my cube and used MAX Command on the pieces. I will finish my lubing job, and crank some more solves.

#### TheEpicCuber

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So I learned something today: the D2 flick is kinda hard to learn. You might mistaken it with Ring followed by middle, but the proper way to do it is Pinkie followed by ring, or ring followed by pinkie. I learned it from JPerm's fingertrick video.
Also, I am "learning" Pll. Got Edges, corners T, F, Ja and Jb. Need to finish up adjacent corner swap and move on to opposite corner swap.

That's nice.

#### TheEpicCuber

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Been a while since an update, but I finished pll and started on some oll.
Also, I have been practicing look ahead a but more, and it is turning up nice.
Also, did a 5x5 average of 5.
Generated By csTimer on 2021-08-17
solves/total: 5/5

single
best: 1:37.27
worst: 1:58.33

mean of 3
current: 1:54.51 (σ = 5.77)
best: 1:48.86 (σ = 10.39)

avg of 5
current: 1:52.40 (σ = 4.74)
best: 1:52.40 (σ = 4.74)

Average: 1:52.40 (σ = 4.74)
Mean: 1:50.56

Time List:
1. 1:37.27 R Uw R2 B' F' Lw2 Rw2 B2 Fw2 Lw Fw' B2 U2 Rw2 B' Lw' D F2 D' Lw' L' B Lw F' D Fw2 U2 Bw2 Fw2 Uw2 B F2 U Rw' Fw2 D' Bw B2 Rw R2 Fw F2 Uw2 B' Lw' D' Dw2 L B Rw U' R' Uw L R2 Dw' L2 Bw' Dw' L
2. 1:51.99 F2 Uw D2 U B' U D' Bw' D2 Fw F Rw Bw' U2 F L2 Lw2 Dw' B' Fw Dw' D U Uw' R' D2 Rw B' U' Uw' Lw' Fw Bw2 L' B' Lw2 B' Fw2 Uw' B' Bw Dw L2 R' Dw R D Lw2 Bw2 U D2 Dw L2 D R2 U' B Lw R' U2
3. 1:57.33 D' R' F Lw' B2 U' B Dw' U Rw2 Uw F L2 Lw Uw U L2 D2 Rw' Fw U Lw' U' Uw2 F' U2 D2 Fw' U2 Bw' U B2 Dw F' Uw' Fw2 D2 Lw' Fw' U' Lw2 B' U Uw2 B Dw' Rw F' Dw2 Fw L U2 F Lw2 D2 B' D R Uw Lw
4. 1:47.87 Fw F2 B U2 F' Uw2 Dw2 D' Rw' Uw' Bw Uw F Dw2 Rw F L' Uw' F Lw' B' Lw U2 Lw Bw' Uw2 B Dw' Fw2 Bw2 D' L2 Lw2 Bw2 D2 L2 Fw' R' Bw2 D' Dw Lw B' Fw' D' Bw' B2 Fw L2 Rw' Fw' F' Dw D F' D Uw' R2 Rw' U'
5. 1:58.33 Uw' D2 Dw2 B2 F R B' Dw2 Bw' Uw' R L2 Bw U2 Lw' F' Bw' L' Lw2 Fw Rw Bw Fw U2 Dw Uw2 Rw Fw2 F' Rw2 B2 Lw' L' B L2 Dw2 U2 Bw2 Rw' R2 L U2 D Dw' Bw' B' D2 Rw Bw2 Fw Lw' Dw' Rw R' Bw R' Rw2 Lw' B2 D

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#### TheEpicCuber

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That last 5x5 solve had 2 look-ups. I was suprised with sub-2 average.
Yay for me.

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Okay, started on megaminx solving again. I want to be average sub-1 minute by the end of the year, and following that is 6x6 goal of sub-2 minutes and 7x7 goal of sub-4 minutes.

#### TheEpicCuber

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Basically full oll on 3x3, just learning better finger tricks for them algorithms

#### TheEpicCuber

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Bruh, you have a problem for me phrasing it that way?

#### TheEpicCuber

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Did the competition for 5x5.
Wait, hol' up, is that a sub-1:30 solve?

Yeah, I smashed my PB during that solve by 8 seconds.

#### TheEpicCuber

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Alright, many people say that the Yuxin Little Magic is horrible, and trash, and very slow… but today, I am creating this progression thread to break the world record… with a puzzle that may be a bit slow, but with what I believe has a big chance
(Maybe I am over-exaggerating, but whatever)

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#### TheCubingCuber347

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Alright, many people say that the Yuxin Little Magic is horrible, and trash, and very slow… but today, I am creating this progression thread to break the world record… with a puzzle that may be a bit slow, but with what I believe has a big chance
By the time you're that fast everybody will be using the CH XMD Riptide [magnetic core/internal pieces] primary internals UV coated size changing 4x4 V2m (WB edition) and the YLM will be a thing of the past.

#### TheEpicCuber

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By the time you're that fast everybody will be using the CH XMD Riptide [magnetic core/internal pieces] primary internals UV coated size changing 4x4 V2m (WB edition) and the YLM will be a thing of the past.
Dang, that’s harsh.
Look, if Yuxin ever makes a 2nd edition of the cube by the time I break a world record, then be it.

#### cuberswoop

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Yuxin little magic isn't trash though.

#### CFOP2020

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Alright, many people say that the Yuxin Little Magic is horrible, and trash, and very slow… but today, I am creating this progression thread to break the world record… with a puzzle that may be a bit slow, but with what I believe has a big chance
What do you average right now? And are you going for WR Single or Avg?

#### TheEpicCuber

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What do you average right now? And are you going for WR Single or Avg?
50-60 seconds. And I am going for average.

Which hasn't been broken for a little less than 2 years.

#### GodCubing

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Try learning the OBLBL method it is more efficient than Yau, or use Triforce which is also very efficient and ergonomic.