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 Post subject: Best 2x2x2 speed solve methodPosted: Mon Feb 19, 2007 10:12 pm

Joined: Sat Dec 23, 2006 9:56 am
Just curious as to what everything thinks is the most efficient or quickest method of solving the 2x2x2. I'm looking to work on my times for the 2x2x2 and would appreciate if you could include links to your corresponding methods... Thanks!!!

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 Post subject: Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 8:12 am

Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 12:40 pm
Location: Marske-By-The-Sea, UK
Try Guimond, you can work out your whole solve in the 15 second inspection, then solve it all in 8 seconds.

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@.=split(//,"J huhesartc kPaeenrro,lt");do{print\$.[\$_];\$_=(\$_+3)%25;}while(\$_!=0);

Last edited by Pembo on Wed Feb 21, 2007 4:01 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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 Post subject: Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 8:36 am

Joined: Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:15 am
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Yes, Guimond is really good. Getting to 8 seconds doesn't take too much practice. But I think even the fastest people can't work out whole solve in 15 seconds, unless there are some really easy cases...

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 Post subject: Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 11:15 am

Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 12:40 pm
Location: Marske-By-The-Sea, UK
Oh, I heard that you could, or work it all except the last step.
My bad.

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 Post subject: Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 3:06 pm

Joined: Sat Dec 23, 2006 9:56 am
ok thanks a lot

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 Post subject: Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 3:53 pm

Joined: Sat Apr 01, 2006 8:55 pm
Location: Dallas, TX
Where is this method posted at? How can I find it?

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 Post subject: Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 4:01 pm

Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 12:40 pm
Location: Marske-By-The-Sea, UK
http://www.rubikscuberecord.com/methode_en.html

My apologies for the spelling mistake in the first post.

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 Post subject: Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 6:22 pm

Joined: Sat Jan 22, 2005 12:12 pm
Location: NY, USA
I respect Guimond's site, but if you're going to learn the method I think it's easier to learn from Erik Akkersdijk:
http://erikku.er.funpic.org/rubik/2x2_guimond.html

Erik also has some other interesting 2x2x2 methods on his main method page (http://erikku.er.funpic.org/rubik/2x2_index_page.html). For example, the EG and OFOTA methods are both a bit faster than Guimond, but they require much more algorithms (like ZB as opposed to Fridrich/Petrus).

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