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 Post subject: Professor Rhomb help
PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 6:07 pm 
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Hi! I decided to scramble and try and solve my professor Rhomb today. I got it all, but three middle center pieces!

Can you please help me out? Either a way to solve this back when I was solving centers, or even more optimal, an alg that fixes this only!

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 Post subject: Re: Professor Rhomb help
PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 6:11 pm 
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Can you please show some pictures. That would make it easier for me to see what to work with.

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 Post subject: Re: Professor Rhomb help
PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 6:35 pm 
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Here you go!
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 Post subject: Re: Professor Rhomb help
PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 6:51 pm 
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If the Closest corner to the camera in that picture is F, and the other corners in the picture that turn are U, R, D and L. I call the Center slice between U and D, X. X' is the same direction as U'. Lowercase is a slice move.

(X' R' d R X R' d') F (X' R' d R X R' d') F'

I think this works :P

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 Post subject: Re: Professor Rhomb help
PostPosted: Sat Oct 30, 2010 3:29 am 
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I'm pretty sure that doing a 2x3x3 style 3 cycle will do the trick. Obviously you will scramble the edges up, but they're not the hardest to solve.

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 Post subject: Re: Professor Rhomb help
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Sebuver. thats not a bad idea at all! Thanks!

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 Post subject: Professor Rhomb help
PostPosted: Tue Nov 02, 2010 10:37 am 
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Doubleyou wrote:
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Here is how to rearrange by places the central elements of a cube 5х5х5:

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 Post subject: Re: Professor Rhomb help
PostPosted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 4:34 pm 
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Thank you! :)

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 Post subject: Re: Professor Rhomb help
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Couldn't you just solve this centers first like a normal 5x5x5?

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 Post subject: Re: Professor Rhomb help
PostPosted: Thu Nov 04, 2010 3:42 am 
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PM6262, no you cant with regular 5x5x5 center algs. You switch the pieces around when adding more. plus the center needs orientation as well.

I want to learn the new alg. But I found it really easy after re-thinking centers into the 3x3x2 edge solution. The algs is only needed if you dont take care of the problem when you solve the centers completely at first.

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