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pjk

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That is a tough one. For all I know someone we have never seen compete could come in and do very well. However, I will post my predictions sometime soon when I get time.
 

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Yu Jeong-Min for 3x3x3. (provided that he doesn't +2 anything)
Rama for 3x3x3 OH.
Frank for 5x5x5.
Anssi for 3x3x3 with feet.
Zbigniew Zborowski for 3x3x3 FM.
Stefan for Megaminx.
Matyas for the rest.
 
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2x2x2: Łukasz Ciałoń or Matyas Kuti
3x3x3: Edouard Chambon
3x3x3OH: Chris Dzoan or Dan Dzoan
4x4x4, 5x5x5, 3x3x3BFD, 4x4x4BFD, 5x5x5BFD, Magic, Clock, Master Magic: Matyas Kuti
Square 1: Grzegorz Prusak
Pyraminx: Grzegorz Łuczyna
3x3x3 fewest moves: Zbigniew Zborowski
3x3x3 with feet: Anssi Vanhala
Megaminx: Erik Akkersdijk
3x3x3 multiblind: Rowe Hessler or Matyas Kuti
 

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3x3x3: Macky or Chambon (or me:D) (is Gungz going to be there? if so, he's a threat as well)

3x3x3OH: Ryan Patricio or...hmm...that's a hard one...me as well :)

4x4x4: don't know...maybe...Matyas or Erik

5x5x5: Frank and Erik

3x3 bld: hmm...let me see...who for this one? :D

other blds: yeah, the same...
 

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If Macky's going then it's got to be him. He's proven himself over and over again, that after all these years, he's still one of the world's elite.

4x4x4
Uhhh, Erik or Matyas. They're both pretty insane. Probably going to see WR single and average from those two.

5x5x5
Frank Morris. I have nothing really to say, but that I think he's going to win.

3x3x3 OH
A Dzoan.

3x3x3 BLD
Matyas. He's too good.

4x4x4, 5x5x5 BLD
Who konws, maybe Chris Hardwick has made great strides in the past few months, but until we see if he did, Matyas is an overwhelming favorite.

I am not knowledgeable enough in the other categories to make a prediction.

Have fun everyone! And bring Worlds back to Orlando next time!
 

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2x2: Matyas
3x3: Someone from China or Korea, possibly someone who isn't popular.
3x3 OH: Gilles VP or Matyas
4x4: Erik
5x5: Frank Morris
Square-1: Lars
Magic / Master Magic: Matyas
3x3, 4x4, 5x5 BLD, multi: Matyas
FM: Roux
3x3 w/ feet: Annsi

Some people are going to walk away with a lot of money.
 
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3x3x3: Gungz or Nakajima(Is macky even going? cuz he's lecturing on saturday at ARML haha.)
4x4x4: Erik
5x5x5: Morris for WR
3x3x3bld: matyas, but he will be challenged this time.
3x3x3OH: Dzoan or Rama.
big cube BLD: matyas
multi BLD: it's gonna be interesting.
 

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3x3x3: Joël van Noort, I saw him doing lots of sub 10 times in the car at the Lyon Open(He drove with us).
4x4x4: Erik Akkersdijk or Frank Morris.
5x5x5: Frank Morris or Ookusa.
3x3x3 OH: The Dzoans or Kuti or Gilles or Patricio, I am not the type of guy who wins.
All blindfolded events: Matyás Kuti.
Pyraminx: Grzegorz Luczyna.
Square-1: Grzegorz Prusak.
Megaminx: The boy named Akkersdijk.
2x2x2: I do not care, 2x2 is booring I never practise it and I never will, alltough I did made up to the top 3 at Lyon surprisingly, without doing one practise solve since the cube meeting at Arnauds place.:p
 
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3x3x3: Joël van Noort, I saw him doing lots of sub 10 times in the car at the Lyon Open(He drove with us).
wow that's amazing, driving and doing sub 10s, no hand on the wheel ? :p
 

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2x2x2: Łukasz Ciałoń
3x3x3: Piotr Kózka or Tomasz Żołnowski or Adam Polkowski
3x3x3OH: Piotr Kózka or Tomasz Seweryn or Rama
4x4x4: Piotr Kózka
5x5x5: Tomasz Żołnowski
3x3x3BFD: Matyas Kuti
4x4x4BFD, 5x5x5BFD: Rafał Guzewicz
Magic: hard to say because of DNF
Clock, Master Magic: Matyas Kuti
Square 1: Grzegorz Prusak
Pyraminx: Grzegorz Łuczyna
3x3x3 fewest moves: Zbigniew Zborowski
3x3x3 with feet: Anssi Vanhala
Megaminx: Stefan Łapicki
 

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2x2: Matyi (Lukasz if he will come)
3x3: Joel, Nakajima, Harris, Edouard, Thibaut, Jean, Macky?
4x4: Matyi or Frank, Frank has improved lately
5x5: Ron, Matyi, Frank or Ookusa
OH: Rama, Dzoan, Dzoan, Matyi or Gilles
BLD: Matyi
BLD multi: Matyi or Rowe
4x4/5x5 BLD: Matyi
Clock: Matyi
Magic: Matyi
MM: Mate, Milan or Matyi
Feet: Anssi
FMC: Guus!
Pyra: Gregorsz
Mega: Stefan
 

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Maybe someone could make a summary of this? I personally don't have the time for it.

I think this format would be good:
Event:
1. Name1 (Votes1)
2. Name2 (Votes2)
3. Name3 (Votes3)
n. Namen (Votesn)

Example
Rubik's Cube Fewest moves:
1. Zbigniew Zborowski (10)
2. Guus Razoux Schultz (8)
3. Gilles Roux (6)
..
50. Arnaud van Galen (1)

For all events:
2x2x2 Cube
Rubik's Cube
4x4x4 Cube
5x5x5 Cube
3x3x3 one-handed
3x3x3 with feet
Rubik's Cube Fewest moves :
3x3x3 blindfolded
4x4x4 blindfolded
5x5x5 blindfolded
3x3x3 multi blind
Rubik's Magic
Rubik's Master Magic
Megaminx
Pyraminx
Square-1
Rubik's Clock
 
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pjk

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We could make a poll for each category (which means a separate topic for each). I think it might be a good idea, especially considering that this is the biggest competition ever. I might do that tonight if no one else does before then. Feel free to do so if you have time.
 

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I'll start with 3x3x3

1st place: Macky and Chambon - 4 votes
2nd place: Thibaut, Gungz, Nakajima and Joel - 2 votes
3rd place: Harris Chan, Jean Pons, Piotr Kozka, Tomaz Zolnowski and Adam Polkowski - 1 vote
 
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