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 Post subject: Wow I Must Be RetardedPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2007 5:37 pm

Joined: Sat Oct 07, 2006 2:49 pm
Location: Pennsylvania
Ok, so i got my rubik's snake today.... i can get it to a straight line.... aaaaaand I can't get it into the ball. Anyone have any slow vids that will help? I am completely lost

PS. yeah i know it's nooby not to be able to solve this!

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 Post subject: Posted: Thu Mar 01, 2007 8:34 pm

Joined: Mon Jan 01, 2007 5:28 pm
Location: CA, USA
For awhile I couldn't get it into a ball but I figured that at each turn it rotates 90
degrees and goes in a zig-zag pattern aound to make a ball. How can you not get it in a
strait line?(not trying to sound mean or insulting)

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 Post subject: Posted: Thu Mar 01, 2007 8:39 pm

Joined: Sat Oct 07, 2006 2:49 pm
Location: Pennsylvania
lol, i said i CAN get it in a strait line... so every turn is 90 degrees? You wouldn't happen to have any slow videos, would you? I'm not sure if i even do the first 4 turns correctly, LOL. I really want to learn this puzzle, i think it's finally something i can be fast at (i'm kindof good at dexterity...)

If anyone else has any tips, let me know!!! PLEASE!!!

EDIT: HAHAHAHAHA!!! somehow i just managed to get the first step down (like forming 1/8 of the ball) i'm going to figure out how this works!!!!

any help would still be welcomed!!

DOUBLE EDIT: YAAAAAAAAAAY! i finally got it into the ball form!! now all i need to do is get that consistant!!!! Thanks Myke, your tips really came in handy!!

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 Post subject: Posted: Thu Mar 01, 2007 10:45 pm

Joined: Mon Jan 01, 2007 5:28 pm
Location: CA, USA
your welcome . stupid slight dislexia, sometimes but rarely I can't tell the
difference between can and can't (it is a 2 char difference).

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 Post subject: Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 3:15 pm

Joined: Sat Apr 01, 2006 8:55 pm
Location: Dallas, TX
Maybe you should rub some Verapamil cream on it to straighten it out???

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 Post subject: Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 5:29 pm

Joined: Sat Oct 07, 2006 2:49 pm
Location: Pennsylvania
Good news everyone! I learned how to solve the snake last night, and my PB time was 2:34...

At lunch today, i got it down to 22 seconds...

...And on the bus ride home, i got a 12.65!!! yaaay, i'm getting better fast!

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 Post subject: Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2007 2:04 pm

Joined: Thu Nov 09, 2006 8:02 pm
Location: Ohio
ROFL how would it ever take you 2 minutes and 34 seconds?

Lol i think im mildly dislexic, so dont worry about it:P

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 Post subject: Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2007 5:24 pm

Joined: Sat Oct 07, 2006 2:49 pm
Location: Pennsylvania
it took me over 2 mins because it was only like my third or fourth time ever solving it, and i decided to time it. i didn't even know the solution, i could only do it as i saw it. I also consistently messed up on two of the steps

check my signature, my times have improved since then

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 Post subject: Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2007 5:28 pm

Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2006 12:40 pm
Location: Marske-By-The-Sea, UK
My PB BLD time is about 7.xx

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 Post subject: Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2007 7:04 pm

Joined: Sat Oct 07, 2006 2:49 pm
Location: Pennsylvania
yeah, i should start taking some BLD times... that and one handed, that will be fun

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 Post subject: Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2007 1:40 am

Joined: Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:15 am
Location: Helsinki, Finland
My best BLD is ~2.3 and best OH sub-30.

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 Post subject: Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2007 10:04 am

Joined: Tue May 30, 2006 10:53 pm
Location: FL
One handed snake...You are giving up 3x3x3 practice for one handed snake johannes. lol.

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 Post subject: Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2007 7:34 pm

Joined: Sat Oct 07, 2006 2:49 pm
Location: Pennsylvania
I gave up on one handed snake... it's unfreakingbelievable hard to do

I thought my 3x3 times were going down because of all the snake practice (7.72 PB!) but i got a 27 average, which is right on the money

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 Post subject: Posted: Tue Mar 06, 2007 4:01 pm

Joined: Thu Nov 09, 2006 8:02 pm
Location: Ohio
Lol why isnt doing the puzzle with the two hands taht you have enough for you!?!??

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 Post subject: Posted: Tue Mar 06, 2007 4:08 pm

Joined: Sat Oct 07, 2006 2:49 pm
Location: Pennsylvania
FireWezul wrote:
Lol why isnt doing the puzzle with the two hands taht you have enough for you!?!??

because OH is a fun challenge! Besides that, i've been working on OH cubing, and i love watching people's faces when you do stuff with one hand

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 Post subject: Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2007 10:06 pm

Joined: Fri Dec 08, 2006 2:22 pm
Ya it took me forever to get. I just didnt understand HOW to get it into a ball. heres a tip, build half of it first

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 Post subject: Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2007 3:49 pm

Joined: Sat Oct 07, 2006 2:49 pm
Location: Pennsylvania
Ya it took me forever to get. I just didnt understand HOW to get it into a ball. heres a tip, build half of it first

umm... i think you're a tad late on offering tips... i'm sub 8 now....

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 Post subject: Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2007 12:03 am

Joined: Fri Dec 08, 2006 2:22 pm
Speedy McFastfast wrote:
Ya it took me forever to get. I just didnt understand HOW to get it into a ball. heres a tip, build half of it first

umm... i think you're a tad late on offering tips... i'm sub 8 now....

Then I suppose I am

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 Post subject: Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2007 6:36 pm

Joined: Sat Oct 07, 2006 2:49 pm
Location: Pennsylvania
Speedy McFastfast wrote:
Ya it took me forever to get. I just didnt understand HOW to get it into a ball. heres a tip, build half of it first

umm... i think you're a tad late on offering tips... i'm sub 8 now....

Then I suppose I am

heh, but you tried anyways! glad to know somebody was trying to be helpful around here

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