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World Record predictions in the year 2020?

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3x3: 3.99/5.84
4x4: 18.77/24.21
5x5: 38.82/46.12
2x2: 0.49/1.13
3BLD: 18.70/22.80
OH: 6.88/9.21
FMC: 18/23.67
3WF: 18.23/24.22
Mega: 29.80/34.51
Pyra: 1.20/1.95
Kilo: 10.80/18.37
Sq1: 5.18/8.04
Clock: 3.10/4.44
Skewb: 0.95/2.31
6x6: 1:28.90/1:35.10
7x7: 2:18.35/2:25.06
4BLD: 1:52.21/2:04.55
5BLD: 4:30.00/5:59.32
MBLD: 76/88 in 60:00.00

Changes to the WCA:
-Kilominx is added as an event on July 1, 2017
-4x4 and 5x5 Blindfolded Average records are added
-WCA accounts actually do something (lol yes don't correct me I know I'm exaggerating)

Cube changes:
-No one cares about new 3x3s anymore, even Chris Tran is out of ideas to improve upon cubes
-Rubik's brand makes an actual speedcube unlike their "revolutionary" stiff, ball-core, blocky garbage "speedcube", but as mentioned previously no one cares
-Moyu Clock hits the market. It has phenomenal corner cutting.
-7x7s are expected to corner-cut 45 degrees and reverse-cut at least 2 cubies to be considered usable.
-President Trump implements a tariff on all cube imports from China. Massive amounts of cubers protest in the streets across the US. Millions sign a petition for this to be changed so that their plastic toys cost $15 instead of $20.
-QiYi comes out with the Kipa, a foot cube tested and approved by Jakub Kipa. Feliks Zemdegs gets it, and after realizing that it is a foot cube, decides to use it for normal solving at Worlds 2019 and gets a 5.84 WR average in the finals.
 
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3x3: Feliks will start using more and more FreeFOP until he uses FreeFOP in about 90% of his solves and 3x3 won't so much improvement (6.2x average) but by 2022 Feliks will get a sub 5.5 official average. Lucas will decide to become CN with would inhibit improvement for a while but will start to improve rapidly after fully transitioning. Lucas will go down to about 10th in the world but would make a comeback to 2nd in 2019. Feliks will also become a master of EO and use CTLSLL in about 50% of his solves without even using ZZ. ZZ-CT will gain popularity while Roux will lose popularity. About 10% of cubes will use some sort of SSC witch will be the main reason Roux will lose popularity. The cubicle.us will make a cube company superior to MoYu/Qiyi and moyu will make mostly collector cubes and qiyi will make mostly budget cubes. A top of the line 3x3 will cost around 25$
 

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Cool, a chance to make less ridiculous predictions than my 2024 ones.

2x2: 0.60/1.32
3x3: 4.36/5.98
4x4: 19.97/23.86
5x5: 43.01/48.66
6x6: 1:30.50/1:39.69
7x7: 2:20.85/2:28.03
3BLD: 17.96/22.40
4BLD: 1:49.70/2:01.23 (4BLD and 5BLD means might be ranked some day)
5BLD: 4:28.67/4:58.76
MBLD: 51 points (bonus: 53/55 in 58:47)
OH: 6.99/9.02
WF: 21.11/25.33
Pyra: 1.12/1.89
Mega: 34.64/40.90
Skewb: 1.15/1.83
Sq-1: 5.95/9.53
Clock: 4.31/5.19
FMC: 19/22.00
Damn, 9 beaten already. With a few more closing in.

New prediction: all of my (2015) predictions are gonna look as funny in 2020 as the 2009 ones do now.
 

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2x2: 0.39/1.08
3x3: 3.92/5.56
WF: 15.83/18.85
Pyra: 0.85/1.10
Mega: 29.01/33.56
Skewb: 1.05/1.90
Sq-1: 6.05/8.53
Clock: 3.63/5.00
FMC: 17/20.33

I removed all the events I know nothing about
 
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by 2020...
2x2: 0.4/1.2x
3x3: 4.3x/6.0x maybe sub 6?
4x4: sub 20/22.xx
5x5: 41.xx/45.xx
6x6: sub 1:30/sub 1:40
7x7: 2:15.xx/2:20.xx
mega: 32.xx/36.xx
bld: 18.xx/20.xx
multi: 45/45?
4bld: sub2
5bld: sub 4:50
OH: sub 6/sub10
squan: sub 6/sub 8.5
feet: 18.xx/23.xx
Pyra: sub 1/sub 2
skewb: sub 1/stays same or close to same
clock: same/low 5 sub 4?
Kilo: sub 18/20.xx?

but that's just me... I think these estimations push most of these events limits except big cubes
 

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3x3: 4.15/5.89
4x4: 18.54/21.03
5x5: 41.83/46.32
2x2: .47/1.28
BLD: 17.05/20.72
OH: 6.88/9.70
FMC: 17/21.33
Feet: 18.57/24.16
Megaminx: 29.18/36.86
Pyraminx: .98/1.83
Square-1: 5.84/8.33
Clock: 2.96/4.73
Skewb: .86/1.89
6x6: 1:28.55/1:33.21
7x7: 2:02.75/2:18.66
4BLD: 1:49.49
5BLD: 4:22.63
MBLD: 53/52 58:14

Lets see how long it takes for these to look stupid and slow.
 

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3x3: 4.15/5.89
4x4: 18.54/21.03
5x5: 41.83/46.32
2x2: .47/1.28
BLD: 17.05/20.72
OH: 6.88/9.70
FMC: 17/21.33
Feet: 18.57/24.16
Megaminx: 29.18/36.86
Pyraminx: .98/1.83
Square-1: 5.84/8.33
Clock: 2.96/4.73
Skewb: .86/1.89
6x6: 1:28.55/1:33.21
7x7: 2:02.75/2:18.66
4BLD: 1:49.49
5BLD: 4:22.63
MBLD: 53/52 58:14

Lets see how long it takes for these to look stupid and slow.
Pyra single is slower than Skewb?
 
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3x3: 2.89 Kian Mansour/4.80 Feliks Zemdegs
OH: 6.66 Feliks Zemdegs/9.62 Michal Pleskowicz
WF: 17.77 Jakup Kipa/24.21 Henri Gerber
4x4: 18.88 Feliks Zemdegs/24.56 Sebastian Weyer
5x5: 39.60 Feliks/45.00 Feliks
6x6: 1.00.03 Feliks/1:07.32 Feliks
7x7: 1:57.34 Feliks/2:13.34 Feliks
3BLD: 14.02 Marcin kowalczyk/20.65 Kaijun lin
4BLD: 1:28.23 Oliver Frost
5BLD: 3:23.43 Roman Strakhov
multi: 55/55 in 55:55.55 Shivam Bansal
FMC: 16 Cale Schoon/19 Sebastiano Tronto
skewb: 0.53 Jay McNeill/1.52 Michal Rzewuski
pyra: 0.75 Drew Brads/1.43 Drew Brads
mega: 29.63 Juan Pablo Huanqui/35.09 Juan Pablo Huanqui
squan(the fastest improving event): 4.32 Ty Marshall/6.88 Sophie Chan
clock: 2.99 Nathaniel Berg 4.20 Evan Liu
2x2: 0.00(not a timer failure) Chris Olson/0.97 Lucas Etter
 
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MY PREDICTIONS

3x3: 2.89 Kian Mansour/4.80 Feliks Zemdegs
OH: 6.66 Feliks Zemdegs/9.62 Michal Pleskowicz
WF: 17.77 Jakup Kipa/24.21 Henri Gerber
4x4: 18.88 Feliks Zemdegs/24.56 Sebastian Weyer
5x5: 39.60 Feliks/45.00 Feliks
6x6: 1.00.03 Feliks/1:07.32 Feliks
7x7: 1:57.34 Feliks/2:13.34 Feliks
3BLD: 14.02 Marcin kowalczyk/20.65 Kaijun lin
4BLD: 1:28.23 Oliver Frost
5BLD: 3:23.43 Roman Strakhov
multi: 55/55 in 55:55.55 Shivam Bansal
FMC: 16 Cale Schoon/19 Sebastiano Tronto
skewb: 0.53 Jay McNeill/1.52 Michal Rzewuski
pyra: 0.75 Drew Brads/1.43 Drew Brads
mega: 29.63 Juan Pablo Huanqui/35.09 Juan Pablo Huanqui
squan(the fastest improving event): 4.32 Ty Marshall/6.88 Sophie Chan
clock: 2.99 Nathaniel Berg 4.20 Evan Liu
2x2: 0.00(not a timer failure) Chris Olson/0.97 Lucas Etter
Hahahahahhaha
No.
My only prediction is that 3x3 ao 5 will be sub 5.5. Edit: Jay will get a random 3.8 and his reaction will be spectacular.
 

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Hmm I'll update my predictions

222: 0.49/1.20
333: 4.20/6.17
444: 18.95/22.03
555: 38.94/45.88
666: 1:16.34/1:28.45
777: 2:01.46/2:14.00
Mega: 30.14/34.34
Pyra: 1.11/2.02
Skewb: 1.06/2.28
Squan: 5.37/7.85
Clock: 3.56/4.93
OH: 6.88/9.78
Feet: 17.90/23.10
FMC: 18/21.00
3bld: 16.92/19.97
4bld: 1:31.55
5bld: 3:52.77
Mbld: 53/54 in 59:40

Large Competitions will routinely have over a thousand people attend, 4 day competitions will also become a thing.
around a dozen people will be globally sub 7 on 3x3.
A mass produced Examinx and 17x17 will be out.
Some of the fastest cubers will get paid to go to competitions and there will be some cubing mentors.
I'll still be slow
 

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I'm applying names to these records
3x3: 4.3x Kian, or Feliks/6.0x maybe sub 6?Feliks
4x4: sub 20/22.xx both feliks
5x5: 41.xx/45.xx both feliks
6x6: sub 1:30/sub 1:40 both feliks
7x7: 2:15.xx/2:20.xx both feliks
mega: 32.xx/36.xx juan pablo huanqi or Nicholas Naing
bld: 18.xx/20.xx kaijun lin
multi: 45/45? Shivam Bansal
4bld: sub2 ???
5bld: sub 4:50 Roman Strakhov
OH: sub 6/sub10 Feliks or Antoine
squan: sub 6/sub 8 Brandon lin/ty marshall/rowe hessler
feet: 18.xx Jakub Kipa/23.xx Henry Gerber
Pyra: sub 1/sub 2 both Drew Brads
skewb: sub 1 Nathan soria or jay/stays same or close to same ???
clock: same/low 5 sub 4? Joshua Feran, Evan Liu
Kilo: sub 18/20.xx ???
2x2: 0.4 anyone really.../1.2x Lucas, Chris or Will
FMC: 17 Tim Wong/ 20 ???
 
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Hmm I'll update my predictions

222: 0.49/1.20
333: 4.20/6.17
444: 18.95/22.03
555: 38.94/45.88
666: 1:16.34/1:28.45
777: 2:01.46/2:14.00
Mega: 30.14/34.34
Pyra: 1.11/2.02
Skewb: 1.06/2.28
Squan: 5.37/7.85
Clock: 3.56/4.93
OH: 6.88/9.78
Feet: 17.90/23.10
FMC: 18/21.00
3bld: 16.92/19.97
4bld: 1:31.55
5bld: 3:52.77
Mbld: 53/54 in 59:40

Large Competitions will routinely have over a thousand people attend, 4 day competitions will also become a thing.
around a dozen people will be globally sub 7 on 3x3.
A mass produced Examinx and 17x17 will be out.
Some of the fastest cubers will get paid to go to competitions and there will be some cubing mentors.
I'll still be slow
3x3 average will surely be sub 6.

I'm applying names to these records
3x3: 4.3x Kian, or Feliks/6.0x maybe sub 6?Feliks
4x4: sub 20/22.xx both feliks
5x5: 41.xx/45.xx both feliks
6x6: sub 1:30/sub 1:40 both feliks
7x7: 2:15.xx/2:20.xx both feliks
mega: 32.xx/36.xx juan pablo huanqi or Nicholas Naing
bld: 18.xx/20.xx kaijun lin
multi: 45/45? Shivam Bansal
4bld: sub2 ???
5bld: sub 4:50 Roman Strakhov
OH: sub 6/sub10 Feliks or Antoine
squan: sub 6/sub 8 Brandon lin/ty marshall/rowe hessler
feet: 18.xx Jakub Kipa/23.xx Henry Gerber
Pyra: sub 1/sub 2 both Drew Brads
skewb: sub 1 Nathan soria or jay/stays same or close to same ???
clock: same/low 5 sub 4? Joshua Feran, Evan Liu
Kilo: sub 18/20.xx ???
2x2: 0.4 anyone really.../1.2x Lucas, Chris or Will
FMC: 17 Tim Wong/ 20 ???
Stop picking me for 3x3 single. Roux = good for averages. Not singles. And i'll probably be done with cubing by 2020.

Oh yeah, i have 1 more prediction. 2x2 average will be 1.37 by someone from Europe.
 

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3x3: 2.89 Kian Mansour/4.80 Feliks Zemdegs
OH: 6.66 Feliks Zemdegs/9.62 Michal Pleskowicz
WF: 17.77 Jakup Kipa/24.21 Henri Gerber
4x4: 18.88 Feliks Zemdegs/24.56 Sebastian Weyer
5x5: 39.60 Feliks/45.00 Feliks
6x6: 1.00.03 Feliks/1:07.32 Feliks
7x7: 1:57.34 Feliks/2:13.34 Feliks
3BLD: 14.02 Marcin kowalczyk/20.65 Kaijun lin
4BLD: 1:28.23 Oliver Frost
5BLD: 3:23.43 Roman Strakhov
multi: 55/55 in 55:55.55 Shivam Bansal
FMC: 16 Cale Schoon/19 Sebastiano Tronto
skewb: 0.53 Jay McNeill/1.52 Michal Rzewuski
pyra: 0.75 Drew Brads/1.43 Drew Brads
mega: 29.63 Juan Pablo Huanqui/35.09 Juan Pablo Huanqui
squan(the fastest improving event): 4.32 Ty Marshall/6.88 Sophie Chan
clock: 2.99 Nathaniel Berg 4.20 Evan Liu
2x2: 0.00(not a timer failure) Chris Olson/0.97 Lucas Etter
Stop picking me for 3x3 single. Roux = good for averages. Not singles. And i'll probably be done with cubing by 2020.
hey, 4s for you aren't thaaat rare, and you never know...
 

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Ooh, I'm excited to see this one!
In 2020, multiblinders will push the limits of fundamental logic.
Hahaha
No, it's like Justin says, entered results will not be able to be changed, so when Marcin, Mark, Kaijun, or Shivam get a 52/53, the score-card-input-people will make an irreversible typo and my prediction will come true.
E: and Kian will be the one to get the 4.15 in comp
 
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