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• ... gets ... been ... two ... it ... method ... solve ... be ... I m a little confused about your step 6. If you have already placed three of the left edges,
Message 1 of 4 , Feb 3, 2003
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--- In speedsolvingrubikscube@yahoogroups.com, redkbrandon
> --- In speedsolvingrubikscube@yahoogroups.com, "Wayne
> <mylib_2000@y...>" <mylib_2000@y...> wrote:
> > Does anyone here use the Waterman method ? I know Ken is using
> > corners first but he said he doesn't place two edges at a time.
>
> I do now :)
> My method is very close to the Waterman method. The closer mine
gets
> to Waterman the better. Right now this is my method, but I have
been
> changing it a lot lately, which is slowing me down(not good for the
> talent show next week Tuesday though), but will speed me up in the
> long run.
>
> 1. Solve two adjacent corners(with center I always use red)0-2s
> 2. Solve the other two corners(again always red)1-3s
> 3. Solve three edges on the left layer(red)2-4s
> 4. Solve right corners(1 of 41 alg Orange)2-4s
> 5. Solve two right edges(Orange)1-3s
> 6. Solve one right edge, and one left edge at the same time. Or
two
> left edges at the same time.2-3s(recognition kills me here and now
it
> takes me 3-7s)
> 7. Solve last edge, and orient middle layer(1 of 8 algs)2-3
> 8. Position middle layer edges (1 of 4 algs)2s
> 9. Line up the three layers(Right Middle and Left)0-1s
>
> So eventually if I never have to wait to recognize I could get sub
> twenty. But now I am at around 25s. If I recall the Waterman
method
> would solve the first four corners without the center, and then
solve
> the center with an edge. That would also save me time, but would
be
> much harder for recognition.
>
>
> -Kenneth

three of the left edges, how could you place two left edges in step
6 ?
• ... the ... the ... now ... sub ... my bad . . . I meant it to be like this: 1. Solve two adjacent corners(with center I always use red)0-2s ... two right
Message 2 of 4 , Feb 4, 2003
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--- In speedsolvingrubikscube@yahoogroups.com, "Wayne
<mylib_2000@y...>" <mylib_2000@y...> wrote:
> --- In speedsolvingrubikscube@yahoogroups.com, redkbrandon
> > --- In speedsolvingrubikscube@yahoogroups.com, "Wayne
> > <mylib_2000@y...>" <mylib_2000@y...> wrote:
> > > Does anyone here use the Waterman method ? I know Ken is using
> > > corners first but he said he doesn't place two edges at a time.
> >
> > I do now :)
> > My method is very close to the Waterman method. The closer mine
> gets
> > to Waterman the better. Right now this is my method, but I have
> been
> > changing it a lot lately, which is slowing me down(not good for
the
> > talent show next week Tuesday though), but will speed me up in
the
> > long run.
> >
> > 1. Solve two adjacent corners(with center I always use red)0-2s
> > 2. Solve the other two corners(again always red)1-3s
> > 3. Solve three edges on the left layer(red)2-4s
> > 4. Solve right corners(1 of 41 alg Orange)2-4s
> > 5. Solve two right edges(Orange)1-3s
> > 6. Solve one right edge, and one left edge at the same time. Or
> two
> > left edges at the same time.2-3s(recognition kills me here and
now
> it
> > takes me 3-7s)
> > 7. Solve last edge, and orient middle layer(1 of 8 algs)2-3
> > 8. Position middle layer edges (1 of 4 algs)2s
> > 9. Line up the three layers(Right Middle and Left)0-1s
> >
> > So eventually if I never have to wait to recognize I could get
sub
> > twenty. But now I am at around 25s. If I recall the Waterman
> method
> > would solve the first four corners without the center, and then
> solve
> > the center with an edge. That would also save me time, but would
> be
> > much harder for recognition.
> >
> >
> > -Kenneth
>
>
> three of the left edges, how could you place two left edges in step
> 6 ?

my bad . . . I meant it to be like this:

1. Solve two adjacent corners(with center I always use red)0-2s
> > 2. Solve the other two corners(again always red)1-3s
> > 3. Solve three edges on the left layer(red)2-4s
> > 4. Solve right corners(1 of 41 alg Orange)2-4s
> > 5. Solve two right edges(Orange)1-3s
> > 6. Solve one right edge, and one left edge at the same time. Or
two right edges at the same time. 2-3s(recognition kills me here and
now it takes me 3-7s)
> > 7. Solve last edge, and orient middle layer(1 of 8 algs)2-3
> > 8. Position middle layer edges (1 of 4 algs)2s
> > 9. Line up the three layers(Right Middle and Left)0-1s
-Kenneth

ps one week to talent show!!
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