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 Post subject: Which order to get cubes/twisty puzzles...?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 08, 2010 9:49 pm 
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Ok, so I currently own a... 1) Rubik's 3x3x3, store-bought cube 2) Rubik's brand 4x4x4 cube 3) QJ brand Megaminx 4) Rubik's brand Bump cube (Mirror Blocks).
SO...My question is, is which other twisty puzzles should i get, and in which direction? Because I'm thinking that I should get the Eastsheen brand 5x5 and 2x2 cubes. Other than that I can't really think of anything..(except MABYE a meffert's brand pyraminx and the v-cube collection :D)

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 Post subject: Re: Which order to get cubes/twisty puzzles...?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 08, 2010 9:57 pm 
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Get a dogic next... :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Which order to get cubes/twisty puzzles...?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 08, 2010 10:04 pm 
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Skewber wrote:
Get a dogic next... :lol:


Very funny.

I'd recommend getting a Skewb. It's a different challenge from the puzzles you have already, but it's not too hard to figure it out on your own.

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 Post subject: Re: Which order to get cubes/twisty puzzles...?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 08, 2010 10:38 pm 
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If you want to get into speedcubing, get yourself a good Type A DIY speedcube. Then I'd go for a V5 rather than the Eastsheen, but it's more expensive. Then a skewb, pyraminx, square-1, and some of the other higher-order puzzles like V6, V7. That should cover your basics.


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 Post subject: Re: Which order to get cubes/twisty puzzles...?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:02 pm 
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Square-1. You can get an mf8 Square-1 from popbuying.

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 Post subject: Re: Which order to get cubes/twisty puzzles...?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:09 pm 
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Skewber wrote:
Get a dogic next... :lol:


Ha I agree! Dogic!

For real though. If you want a really good 5x5. Go for the V5. If you go for the V5, might as well get the whole collection.


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 Post subject: Re: Which order to get cubes/twisty puzzles...?
PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 1:15 am 
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get a teraminx first and then wait for a retooled verson of the gigaminx.



btw, i suggest rearranging the tiles on your QJ minx to the meffert's color scheme. here's a video of it:

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 Post subject: Re: Which order to get cubes/twisty puzzles...?
PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 7:58 pm 
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Yeah, Well I mean I was thinking about gettin the V5, but how MUCH better is the V5 than the Eastsheen, because, I have been going for that, but then I saw the Eastsheen prices, and I know that hey are (usually) better than the rubik's brand, so...yeah. Also, the V-cube collection would be nice, but 1.) I don't really have too much $$$ right now...(only like 30-35 bucks...) and 2.) Is that I'm not really sure if it's wrth the price for the V6, because I've heard that they SUCK BIGTIME...so, what do you guys think? Do you think that it would be worth the $$$ money for a V6?

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 Post subject: Re: Which order to get cubes/twisty puzzles...?
PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 8:03 pm 
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For 2x2, go Lanlan or Eastsheen. Lanlans are on Popbuying, and Eastsheens you can find almost anywhere, including the TwistyPuzzles Shop. I highly recommend the set of 5x5, 6x6, and 7x7 V-Cubes, which cost around $100 altogether.

EDIT: Woops, I didn't realize you only had $35. Hmm. I'd get a 2x2 and an Eastsheen 5x5, maybe a better 3x3 if you have any money left over.

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 Post subject: Re: Which order to get cubes/twisty puzzles...?
PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 8:28 pm 
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Skewb, Pyraminx, and maybe Square-1, so you can have some variety; you can get all these at mefferts for around 50 bucks i think. :wink: Without the square-1 it would be around 35 bucks.

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 Post subject: Re: Which order to get cubes/twisty puzzles...?
PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 8:56 pm 
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The 2x3x3 or 3x3x4 are good choices. Also the helicopter cube should be available soon.


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