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    Rubik's Cube

    Anyone else do a Cube? I have been getting really far with mine and have learned some strategy, but there are still a few things I'm lacking. I'm looking for a little bit of help.

    I know one strategy is to finish the corners and then work with the inside cubes, and I have gotten to the point where all the corners were done (twice), but couldn't manage the inside (which I heard was easy at that point). How to do this?

    Is working from top down really another okay strategy? I assume no, but someone was mentioning it (they havn't solved the cube yet though).

    Any other tips would be helpful. I want to go it and become good at it.

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    I generally just rearrange the stickers and prest-o.... it's done.

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    Yeah. I occasionally take apart the blocks to rearrange them--always fun.

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    Wikipedia actually has a ****-ton of information on this.
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    You do realize this is a bodybuilding forum don't you?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MeHoW
    You do realize this is a bodybuilding forum don't you?
    Flex as hard as you can while solving it.

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    I do also realize this is the "General Chat" forum as well.

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    i can get the bottom solved. the front , back , right and left sides i can solve all the way except the top row. i can do this all with basic algorithms in about 1:30

    the rest i cant seem to figure out an algorithm for
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    http://www.nerdparadise.com/puzzles/333/

    Its actually really funny to see this topic, since I used to know how to do one and then I saw one the other day and couldn't do it, so I started messing around with it again today. Anyway, I think its a good party trick since every once and a while you will see one lying around, and if you can get one in under 10 minutes most people will think your a genius

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    My thoughts exactly. I think it's genius if you can solve it be yourself, but if I can remember how to do it, then it's hella impressive. People will totally make bets with you and stuff.

    Flex as hard as you can while solving it.

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    I know someone who could do it in under a minute since he was in 6th grade... amazing, because i never realized how hard it was untill i tried. I guess I always just thought if you messed around with it long enough it would just 'solve its self'.

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