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Riptide
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26 years since I had one I'm still trying to figure it out. Any suggestions aside from changing the stickers?
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I can remember a joke concerning the Rubik's Cube.

Q: What goes click-click, "Have I done it?"

A: A blind man trying to work out Rubik's Cube.

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quote:
Originally posted by Riptide:
26 years since I had one I'm still trying to figure it out. Any suggestions aside from changing the stickers?

Rip,

google it. The world record is something like 18 seconds...

Geeze, 26 years huh? Even 80sRocked figured it out in 10 years... [Big Grin]

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quote:
Originally posted by jdocster:
The world record is something like 8 seconds...

7....I broke it yesterday [Wink]
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Here Rippy...

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/296901/how_to_rubiks_cube/

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Thanks guys, think I'm going to take a deep breath and try to figure it out once and for all.
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I did eventually cheat back in the 80s and got one of those books where it explained how to solve the cube. I was eventually able to solve it in approximately 2 minutes.
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Devolution here,

Ok, I'll put a video of me doing it up. I just needed to get one on youtube.

I haven't been practicing, but I was at about 30 seconds, right now I'm at about 45.

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Sounds cool, give me that youtube link. 45 seconds? You da man!
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHZ9fsusMGc
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I once owned a Rubik's Cube. I'm in the dark as to what became of it, but.
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quote:
Originally posted by Devolution:
Devolution here,

Ok, I'll put a video of me doing it up. I just needed to get one on youtube.

I haven't been practicing, but I was at about 30 seconds, right now I'm at about 45.

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Hey, Devolution,

when are you going to post that YouTube video of you working out Rubik's Cube?

I ask as I'm curious, that's all.

A reply would be much appreciated, thanks.

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Devolution here,

I'll have one of my students post it. I teach them how to do it all the time.

We are DEVO

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I could never solve the cube without resorting to unpeeling the stickers.
I also have a Rubix clock, does anyone else have one of those? It has 2 sides, each with 9 clock faces and you have to use 4 buttons and a couple of dials to try and get all 18 clocks to show the same time - but different combinations of buttons would move different combinations of hands on the clocks. It's absolutely frustrating!

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I could never figure it out either...I do, however, have a Rubik's Cube on a shelf in my computer room...when I look at it...it makes me feel special (hee hee)...I don't think there's anything that screams 80's more than a Rubik's Cube!
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