Hi James: welcome to the club.
As far as this problem you have posted goes, I wonder: what is your
non-dominant hand doing? When I am doing a trigger with one hand, my
passive hand is holding the cube in a way that seems to stop other faces
from moving incorrectly. Hope that helps: good luck!.
What method are you using to solve the cube?
PS check out these trigger videos, maybe they will help:
PPS you might find a dry silicon-based luibricant works better than a
>From: James Sibley <rocketkid14@...>
>Subject: [Speed cubing group] Stuck Cubies
>Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 23:33:52 GMT
>I am able to solve Rubik's cube with an average of one minute and thirty
>seconds. I know of a few ways to cut down on my time.. all of them I can
>work on but one. Since I first played with one Christmas, I have been
>having a problem of getting the cubies to lock up when I am turning. I put
>some vaseline in the cube to make it turn better but that made the problem
>worse because I overturn the cube. I am having trouble fixing my problem..
>has anyone else experienced the same problem? How did you fix it? Sometimes
>one face will turn as a result of my finger being in the way (like I turn
>the left face but before I complete it, the right and back face will half
>way turn and mess up what I am doing)
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