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 Post subject: Ryan Thompson's Skewed Slice CubePosted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 3:16 pm

Joined: Fri Jan 27, 2006 3:36 pm
Location: Boston, MA
I don't know how i came up with this idea, but i did, and decided to build it, but not well. I built it really sloppily, but it turned out well, or at least better than i thought. I ran into the problem of realizing that a fisher cube does not have the exact smae dimensions as a normal cube, but a fixed that with apoxie sculpt. Haven't scrambled it yet, and i don't plan to.

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 Post subject: Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 3:18 pm

Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 12:40 pm
Location: Marske-By-The-Sea, UK
OO nice, it's like a Square - 1 but with squares! Another job well done Ryan.

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 Post subject: Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 3:19 pm

Joined: Fri Jun 29, 2001 10:09 am
Location: Great State of Washington
Another new design. Great Job. A combo of a fisher cube and a regular cube.

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 Post subject: Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 4:57 pm

Joined: Sun Jun 04, 2006 10:05 am
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
The solution is similar to a domino with a center layer parity correct?

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 Post subject: Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 5:08 pm

Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 12:40 pm
Location: Marske-By-The-Sea, UK
That would make a lot of sense, basically a domino with an extra layer.

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 Post subject: Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 5:19 pm

Joined: Fri Feb 18, 2000 8:50 am
Location: chicago, IL area U.S.A
another innovative idea - Great job!!

-d

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 Post subject: Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2006 1:37 pm

Joined: Fri Mar 18, 2005 10:08 am
Location: Scotland, UK
I've often wondered about the possibility of bandaging a 3x3 to make it into a relative of the Square-1. Nice to see it in the flesh! The end result looks pretty damn good to me

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 Post subject: Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 2:06 pm

Joined: Thu Feb 23, 2006 12:18 am
Location: Columbus, OH
wow. think of all the possibilities. a puzzle when solved, the mechanism isn't alligned. evil in a way, but pure genius none the less.

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 Post subject: Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 2:09 pm

Joined: Fri Jun 29, 2001 10:09 am
Location: Great State of Washington
Fisher's Golden Cube is the same. When it is solved, the mechanism is not lined up.

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 Post subject: Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 3:53 pm

Joined: Thu Dec 16, 1999 9:31 am
Location: Kaunas, Lithuania
I am impressed! Very clever idea. Congratulations, Ryan!

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 Post subject: Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 4:32 pm

Joined: Sun Jun 04, 2006 10:05 am
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Mr.Twisty wrote:
Fisher's Golden Cube is the same. When it is solved, the mechanism is not lined up.
God I love that puzzle.

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3x3 PB 22.63
3x3 Av 30.57

25, Male
Started cubing Oct 15 '05

Out of the game, but not completely.

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 Post subject: Wow! Elegance!Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 8:35 pm

Joined: Tue Mar 04, 2003 11:17 am
Ryan,

What an example of brilliance and simplicity! For that reason I'd like to nickname it, "Elegance"

David J

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