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Any Rubik's Cube fans around here?

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Sat Oct 05, 2013 11:08 pm

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Re: Any Rubik's Cube fans around here?

Postby gnome » Sun Oct 06, 2013 4:21 pm

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Re: Any Rubik's Cube fans around here?

Postby gnome » Sun Oct 06, 2013 4:23 pm

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Or for one better...

5D Cube

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Postby asthmatic camel » Sun Oct 06, 2013 6:27 pm

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Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Postby silverdrake » Sun Oct 06, 2013 7:16 pm

Anyone know what the white cubes might be?

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Postby gnome » Sun Oct 06, 2013 7:29 pm

Marshmallow or Tofu?
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Postby asthmatic camel » Sun Oct 06, 2013 8:25 pm

It looks very much like cubed feta cheese, which would work in a fruit salad. There's a variety of peach which has white flesh, may be that, although I'm not sure if the flesh would start to go brown like apples do when exposed to the air.
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Postby Cool Hand » Sun Oct 06, 2013 8:36 pm

Who cares? It's obviously some chef who knows nothing about puzzles. Or desserts.

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Postby asthmatic camel » Sun Oct 06, 2013 8:39 pm

Cantankerous old git.

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Re: Any Rubik's Cube fans around here?

Postby Bruce » Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:48 am

gnome wrote:Image

Or for one better...

5D Cube

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All of the Rubik's puzzles make me want to find Mr. Rubik and :nutkick:
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Postby whitefork » Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:21 pm

If it's good enough for Nelson, it's quite good enough for me.

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Re: Any Rubik's Cube fans around here?

Postby DrMatt » Mon Oct 07, 2013 6:45 pm

The original Rubiks Cube came out when I was a lad. In college I ran into folks who could solve it. I can still solve it myself, though not via the shortest path.
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Postby Cool Hand » Mon Oct 07, 2013 7:45 pm

DrMatt wrote:The original Rubiks Cube came out when I was a lad. In college I ran into folks who could solve it. I can still solve it myself, though not via the shortest path.


Yeah, I was in college too, I think. I solved it a few times, but the last time I picked one up I think my obsessive tendencies took over. i remember spending hours at a time fuzting with it and after putting it down everything else looked roundish in comparison. That's when you know to step back from the Rubik's Cube.

Yeah, that guy deserves a special place in hell.

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Postby Bruce » Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:28 am

I still have my Rubik's Rings:

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Awesome puzzle, but it's held together by a thin plastic wire that weaves through the whole thing. I first got one for Christmas when I was 9. About the time I mastered the thing, I broke it. After buying a breaking my 4th one, I couldn't find them anymore. About a decade later, they re-release the puzzle. I bought it and haven't touched it since. It's part of my puzzle collection.

Yes, I have a puzzle collection.

Before you start in, I just want to say fuck you guys. :x
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Postby asthmatic camel » Tue Oct 08, 2013 8:20 am

Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Postby Rob Lister » Tue Oct 08, 2013 10:46 am

Cool Hand wrote:
DrMatt wrote:The original Rubiks Cube came out when I was a lad. In college I ran into folks who could solve it. I can still solve it myself, though not via the shortest path.


Yeah, I was in college too, I think. I solved it a few times, but the last time I picked one up I think my obsessive tendencies took over. i remember spending hours at a time fuzting with it and after putting it down everything else looked roundish in comparison. That's when you know to step back from the Rubik's Cube.

Yeah, that guy deserves a special place in hell.

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I too fiddled with it for hours. Not trying to solve it but trying to ascertain the mechanics of it. I correctly surmised the geometry of the internal bearing track to a good degree of accuracy. Confirmation came in the [destructive] disassemble (as I couldn't fathom how to take it apart without breaking it). Satisfied, I then threw it away in a distant dumpster to prevent my roommate--to whom it belonged--from discovering my sin.

'I don't keep track of your fucking toys!' was my planned response to any pending queries.

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Re: Any Rubik's Cube fans around here?

Postby asthmatic camel » Tue Oct 08, 2013 10:53 am

Rob Lister, the forum's favourite thief. Steals his wife's iPad, steals his roommate's Rubik 's Cube, steals the hearts of my best-loved goats...

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Re: Any Rubik's Cube fans around here?

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Tue Oct 08, 2013 2:48 pm

asthmatic camel wrote:Bruce's puzzle collection.


Jigsaw puzzles of gay pin-ups?

That's a puzzle collection for super-lame-o gay man.


BTW. I have solved the corners and edges of my 11x11 Rubik's cube. 8)
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Postby silverdrake » Tue Oct 08, 2013 2:55 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
asthmatic camel wrote:Bruce's puzzle collection.


Jigsaw puzzles of gay pin-ups?

That's a puzzle collection for super-lame-o gay man.


BTW. I have solved the corners and edges of my 11x11 Rubik's cube. 8)



Evidences?

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Postby Abdul Alhazred » Tue Oct 08, 2013 2:58 pm

silverdrake wrote:Evidences?


You'll just have to take my word for it.

Why would someone confess to something so damning if it weren't true? :P
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