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When can one call oneself a "sub 20 cuber"?

Meisen

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I've been wondering as to when i can brag to my friends and relatives (and anyone else around) about me being a sub 20 cuber.

When can you say you have broken that boundry?

A single sub 20 solve?

Avg of 5, 12 or maybe even 100?

A streak of X sub 20 solves in a row?

When 50% or more of your solves are sub 20?


You can see my times in my signature. The only info missing there is sub 20 solves in a row, which i believe is only 4.

I do not consider myself a sub 20 cuber yet, but my personal opinion is that when i get an average of 100 below 20 i'm quite close, if not there.

What are your thoughts and opinions on the matter?
 

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I call myself sub23 having an avg of 100 sub23, so I think personally, an average of 100 sub 'n' within the past month, otherwise, one that hasn't practiced in months and got a sub20 avg of 100 a long time ago could say they're sub 20, when they are really like 30s now.
 

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@ Stachuk1992

An average of 100 within the last month qualifies you as an sub "n" cuber?

I like that definition :)

For people that don't bother doing long averages i guess consistency of solves below "n" would qualifiy.
 

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I think not the PB avg of 12 is sub-20 (for example PB ao12: 19.99 -.-)

But then when you get many averages sub-20 and YOU think that these are okay times.. not some WOWOWOWOWO times but.. you feel... comfortable with them? Bad explaining but..

I think I'm a sub-20 cuber.. And I have a sub-15 PB ao5

Mostly I get times like 17-20 so.. sub-20 I guess.
 

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I think it should be when you get a sub-20 avg at a competition, because then u are officially ranked sub-20. That's just my opinion.
 

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i guess its when you have consistency on sub"n" solves ? ..

but i still do get solves like 22.xx or 21.xx when my normal average is 14-16s:fp
 

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I think not the PB avg of 12 is sub-20 (for example PB ao12: 19.99 -.-)

But then when you get many averages sub-20 and YOU think that these are okay times.. not some WOWOWOWOWO times but.. you feel... comfortable with them? Bad explaining but..

I think I'm a sub-20 cuber.. And I have a sub-15 PB ao5

Mostly I get times like 17-20 so.. sub-20 I guess.
Check my signature ;)

But I wouldn't call myself sub20 yet...
 

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I think not the PB avg of 12 is sub-20 (for example PB ao12: 19.99 -.-)

But then when you get many averages sub-20 and YOU think that these are okay times.. not some WOWOWOWOWO times but.. you feel... comfortable with them? Bad explaining but..

I think I'm a sub-20 cuber.. And I have a sub-15 PB ao5

Mostly I get times like 17-20 so.. sub-20 I guess.
Check my signature ;)

But I wouldn't call myself sub20 yet...
I think that's his point. It's sub-20, when being sub-20 doesn't sound so great to you.
 
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