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Rubik's Cube

Post by Undisclosed » Sun Oct 09, 2005 6:49 am

Has anyone ever solved it? Theres a kid at my school who can do it under 2 minutes, its scary. I was lookin up guides and stuff, its a lot of memorization but I wanna try. I'm goin to Grand Rapids today so I'm pickin one up. But ya, I was just wondering if anyone here had actually finished a rubik's cube, without moving the stickers.

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Post by Gamelver » Sun Oct 09, 2005 7:00 am

yeah, I did once....a long time ago :P....
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Post by madc0w » Sun Oct 09, 2005 7:00 am

i have... once. :cry:
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Post by Sparkfist » Sun Oct 09, 2005 7:07 am

Yeah your right its a system of patterns you perform. There is really no way you can go systimaticly through every combination, there are over 4 quadrillion conbinations (you'll either die or lose interest first).

I guide would really be the only way.
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Post by G-force » Sun Oct 09, 2005 8:06 am

How to solve the rubiks cube - A guide by G-force

1) Go to a garage sale and buy on for $1. People seem to always want to get rid of these for some unknown reason.
2) Try multiple combinations of moving around the cubes for about an hour.
3) Now that you are good and annoyed with it, smash it with a hammer! Knock off every piece from the block.
4) Glue pieces back onto the block in color order.

TA-DAAA! :P You're a genius!

But really, I hate those things. They infinetly suck.

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Post by Jeff » Sun Oct 09, 2005 8:13 am

Lol G-force!

I got really annoyed one day and spent the 6 hours I was being confined to my bed (I was 10 and didn't do my homework for 2 weeks), learning how to solve it.

I cna solve one within 10 minutes now.
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Post by sam fisher » Sun Oct 09, 2005 8:35 am

Sparkfist wrote:Yeah your right its a system of patterns you perform. There is really no way you can go systimaticly through every combination, there are over 4 quadrillion conbinations (you'll either die or lose interest first).

I guide would really be the only way.
not true! theres only 387,420,489 combinations!

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Post by sam fisher » Sun Oct 09, 2005 8:36 am

when i was 3 i did one in 1 minut apparently. no i have no idea!

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Post by Turbo Tax 1.0 » Sun Oct 09, 2005 8:53 am

yeah my teacher cqan do them in a couple minutes he said it depends on how its arranged when he starts
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Post by Sparkfist » Sun Oct 09, 2005 8:58 am

sam fisher wrote:not true! theres only 387,420,489 combinations!
Thats 9 to the 6th powe? I just want to be sure because I got my figure out of a math text book I used before.
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Post by bicostp » Sun Oct 09, 2005 9:09 am

I used to have one of those triangular ones, and I think my dad has one of the square ones. I haven't solved one before.

OK, well I actually did kind of solve a small, cheaparse keychain cube (If you count peeling off all the stickers and sticking them back on again! :P)

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Post by madc0w » Sun Oct 09, 2005 9:17 am

my friend has one, that instead of squares, its random triangles, pentagons and squares, so its almost impossible to solve by guessing
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Post by FDSMAN » Sun Oct 09, 2005 9:19 am

I know, get a set of the same color stickers and place them on top of the unsolved one! Then everyone will think it's never been solved. :wink:
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Post by vb_master » Sun Oct 09, 2005 9:44 am

A better guide to solving the 'cube.

1. Take the colored stickers off.
2. Restick them on in the right places.

--OR--

Make the computer solve it for you!

1. Use this.

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Post by sam fisher » Sun Oct 09, 2005 10:11 am

9*9*9*9*9*9 maybe i dont know. thats only around 500,000. would it not be 3*3*3*3*3*3*3*3*3*3*3*3*3*3*3*3*3*3 ?

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