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Can you solve Rubik's Cube?

Survey period: 11 Feb 2019 to 18 Feb 2019

"Solve" does not mean take it apart and put it back together.

OptionVotes% 
Yes, in under a minute676.04
Yes, in under 5 minutes13412.07
Yes, with patience16314.68
Sometimes988.83
Not reliably16314.68
No44940.45
I have no idea what Rubik's cube is363.24



 
GeneralI could solve it reliably in under a minute in 1980 but... Pin
chris5gd17-Feb-19 10:51
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Generalfast and simple Pin
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GeneralHow a Rubix Cube works... Pin
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GeneralRubic's cube: A smartphone precursor Pin
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General"Solve" does not mean take it apart and put it back together Pin
OriginalGriff11-Feb-19 11:30
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CodeWraith13-Feb-19 6:28
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GeneralFriedrich method Pin
Gast12811-Feb-19 9:34
memberGast12811-Feb-19 9:34 
I relearned to solve the Rubik 5 years ago and practice now frequently. On a good day a lucky solve can be even under 30 seconds. That's way too slow for competition where every solve is under the 10 seconds.

For beginners method you only need to memorize 4.5 algorithms which is easy by just practicing a lot. The Friedrich method is an advanced method consisting of:
* cross
* F2L. Placing the corner and edge peaces in one go
* 1 step OLL. You need 57 algorithms for this
* 1 step PLL. You need 21 algorithms for this

I learned only 2 steps OLL which you need about 7 algorithms and a bunch of PLL algorithms.

modified 13-Feb-19 2:41am.

GeneralMy Preference Pin
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GeneralWhat about with a can of paint Pin
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GeneralOnly after some knowledge refresh Pin
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