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# 257062 12-Sep-2019 20:42
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I started a month ago with learning how to do the 3x3 cube and have only done a few hours per weekend of learning and can easily do it now in a under 2 mins using the very slow method. (Learning 2FL at the moment)

I borrowed a 4x4 and can do that too in under 5 mins.

 

Has anyone got any cubes they are sick of/want to sell really cheap especially 4x4/5x5/6x6/7x7 or any of the other non-square ones or I will be getting some  from Australia when I go over.



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  # 2316791 12-Sep-2019 21:14
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This can be your goal ;) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4BrzJbtRZg

 




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  # 2316797 12-Sep-2019 21:22
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17x17x17. . bahhhh,,,, thats nothing   33x33x33 is where its at these days

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqJC3YxfcyM

 

 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  # 2316847 12-Sep-2019 22:10
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My son (10) taught him self off YouTube. He’s down to under 3 mins and gas taught his cousin as well. We bought him a 4x4. That’s a lot harder.




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  # 2316920 13-Sep-2019 08:23
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Had to resort to the web just to find it what you were talking about!





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  # 2316935 13-Sep-2019 08:47
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My son competed last year in a national tournament in a few different disciplines - 4x4, 3x3, 2x2 and Pyraminx. 

 

 

 

Pretty amazing how quick some of these people can ben in solving a cube that I haven't been able to do in 50 years...





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  # 2317140 13-Sep-2019 13:36
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A 3x3 cube really isn't that hard to do .  Just remembering a couple of short turn sequences I went from knowing nothing to being able to do it in under 5 mins in a couple of days.

 

Getting the times down is just learning better/quick sequences and getting muscle memory and not having to think about it.

 

Other cubes are very similar with a few more ways of moving things around.

 

What I'm impressed with is people who do blind solving 5x5!


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