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I've been a great fan of Rubik type puzzles, since I got an original rubiks cube for my 14th birthday, in 1980.
Lost interest though for some years, and gave my beloved puzzles away to my dads workmate, for his kids.
Got into collecting in a big way, after finding a Rubiks Mate in our local charity shop going for a quid ! and have picked up various bargains, at dozens of charity shops, boosting my collection with the odd ebay auction or 50 ( under my pseudonym Pomperberry).
have just today acquired a 10 billion master barrel on ebay, and am waiting to get a diamond skewb, for believe it or not, my 37th birthday from my parents :)
I have an understanding but baffled husband, who can't even solve the 3 x 3 rubiks , and already 2 display cases full of puzzles, which I have solved mostly, but they mysteriously end up mixed up again. I suspect my husband, but can't prove it.

would love to get some of the more unusual puzzles, and still dream of owning one day, a dogic, a rubiks domino,a rubiks rabbit, and an octahedron. have tried and missed several ebay auctions for these, but will keep hoping.
great that there is such an active community around this brilliant hobby.
cheers
Liz
Spreyton, Devon


2X2X2

Rubik's Pocket Cube Quantity: 1 The 1981 release by Ideal.

3X3X3

Bandaged Cube Quantity: 1 The first mass produced bandaged 3x3x3.
Magic Cube IV Quantity: 1 And why shouldn't they use the same name everyone else used?!

Rubik's Cube - ITC UK tub packaging Quantity: 1 Ideal's "tub" packaging. Released in the UK in 1981.
Tiled Cube 48mm Quantity: 1 This tiled cube stands 48mm high, including the thickness of the tiles (approximately 1mm each).

3X3X3 (PICTURE)

Magic Square Cube Quantity: 1 All diagonal, horizontal and vertical rows add up to 15.
Mercedes Benz Quantity: 1 This version has various shades of grey and a logo on every side.
Rubik's Perpetual Calendar - English Quantity: 1 The original red and white English version. "Rubik's Calendar"


4X4X4

Rubik's Revenge Quantity: 1 2000 Edition.
Rubik's Revenge Quantity: 1 Follow up to the Rubik's cube, as shown by its name. Produced in 1982 and 1983 by Ideal in Taiwan and Macau.

5X5X5

Professor Cube, Tiled Quantity: 1 Mefferts 2002 version.

CUBE (SHAPE PRESERVING)

Skewb (aka: Pyraminx Cube) Quantity: 1 The skewb is a very solid and satisfying puzzle to play with.

CUBE (SHAPE CHANGING)

Back to Square-1 Quantity: 1 The 1994 Irwin Toys version.
Cube 21 - Original Edition Quantity: 1 European version of the Square-1.
Square-1 Quantity: 1 The logo on this version is written in a different font.


OCTAHEDRON

Skewb Diamond Quantity: 1 Meffert's build-up and truncation of a Skewb into an octahedron.

OTHER EIGHT-SIDED

Tetraminx Quantity: 1 The official Meffert Tetraminx.

DODECAHEDRON

Megaminx (Tomy) Quantity: 1 Tomy's twelve colour 1982 version.

FOUR

Pyramid Puzzler Keychain Quantity: 1 A Pyraminx clone that measures exactly 50 mm along an edge.
Pyraminx (Tomy 1981) Quantity: 1 The 1981 Tomy version.
Pyramorphix Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 in shape of a tetrahedron.

Pyramorphix Keychain Quantity: 1 A high quality 2x2x2 mod by Mefferts.
Rubik's Triamid Quantity: 1 Arrange the ten pieces by breaking them into two groups and putting them back together again.

FOURTEEN

Rainbow Cube Quantity: 1 A beautiful (but simple) puzzle closely related to the Dino Cube!

PUCKS

Czech Puck Quantity: 1 This version shows a Czech-themed crest.

SPHERE

3D Challenge Puzzleball Keychain Quantity: 1 Complete the four coloured circles.
Impossiball (aka: Incrediball) Quantity: 1 A unique dodecahedral puzzle.
Mach Ball Soccer Quantity: 1 Solve all twelve hexes by matching up the three colours correctly.

Magic Ball (aka: Rubik's Sphere) - 58mm Quantity: 1 One of the spherical Rubiks cubes produced during the original cube craze. A derivative of the Wonderful Puzzler.
Rubik's World Quantity: 1 A black globe on a stand with the seven continents in various colours.

STAR

Alexander's Star Quantity: 1 A confusing 12 sided puzzle, closely related to the Megaminx.

HEADS & OBJECTS

Darth Maul Head Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of Darth Maul's head.
Rubik's Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader Head Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.

Rubik's Darth Sidious / Count Dooku Head Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.
Rubik's Jango Fett / Clone Trooper Head Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.
Rubik's Obi Wan Head Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.

Rubik's R2D2 / C3P0 Head Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.
Rubik's Senator Amidala / Princess Leia Head Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.

OTHER SHAPES

Rubik's UFO Quantity: 1 An attractive little puzzle, possibly related to the legendary Rubik's Cheeze.

MOVING HOLE

Back Spin / Loophole Quantity: 1 A mix between the moving hole puzzles and the two-layer UFO puzzles.
Missing Link Key Chain Quantity: 1 The 1982 official Rubik's Missing Link Key Chain released by Ideal. This puzzle stands 59mm tall excluding the keychain, and the keychain's plastic attachement loop.
Smarties Rotator Tube Quantity: 1 A very simple little puzzle.

Whip-It (3 layers) Quantity: 1 This 3x6 Whip-It stands approximately 7cm tall.
Whip-It Key Chain Quantity: 1 A 52mm 3x6 Whip-It key chain
Whip-It Pencil Sharpener Quantity: 1 This 6.5cm Whip-It is built around a pencil sharpener.


MOVING MARBLES

Entrapment Quantity: 1
Ivory Tower Quantity: 1 One of the more successful puzzles from the original cube craze.
Orb (aka: Orb-It) Quantity: 1 A simple bead-moving puzzle.

Ten Billion Barrel Quantity: 1 An impossibly hard ball moving puzzle.
Ten Billion Barrel (Master) Quantity: 1 A ten billion barrel with an extra layer including 10 additional beads.
Ten Billion Barrel Key Chain Quantity: 1 This keychain version stands at about 35mm.

Top-Spin Quantity: 1 "Just put the numbers in order"... sounds a lot easier than it is!

MOVING TILES

Gerdig UFO Quantity: 1 Spin the top/bottom half to mix the satellites, then use the central plunger to flip one, two, three or four satellites over.
Rubik's Fifteen (aka: XV) Quantity: 1 Rubik's 15 (XV) is 2 puzzles in one. Arrange the numbers in sequence 1 to 15. On the other side there is a magic square challenge.

FOLDING

Rubik's Magic (Matchbox) Quantity: 1 The 1986 black Matchbox version.
Rubik's Snake Quantity: 1

PATTERN MATCHING

Rubik's Dice Quantity: 1 A great little puzzle that keep you busy for hours!
Rubik's Rabbit (aka: Rubik's Hat) Quantity: 1 Rotate the layers until all rabbits can be seen through the top of the hat when held up to a bright light.

OTHER MECHANISMS

Rubik's Clock Quantity: 1 Point all 18 clocks to 12 to solve.

BOOKS

Mastering Rubik's Cube (yellow) Quantity: 1 At last. The Solution. The 20th century's most perplexing puzzle made clear by a world-famous cube-master - Don Taylor
You Can Do The Cube Quantity: 1 #1 in the London Times and New York Times bestseller list for 1981, selling 1.5 million copies world-wide.

GAMES

Rubik's Magic Strategy Game Quantity: 1 "Easy to learn, a challenge to win." (Not to be confused with Rubik's Infinity, which is "easy to learn, a challenge to master"!)
Rubik's Race Quantity: 1 It's a race to make the scrambled "Cube Face"


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