10, Marina

1. Pictures explained

11. Tourist attraction: the cube at the cross

cube at cross

12. Animal: Rubik’s cube with my cat

angry cat with cube

13. Unusual place: cube in a frying pan

frying pan

14. Unusual cube: mirror cube

2. Creative challenge

21. Quiz questions

yellow line rubiks cubeQuestion 1:If you are solving the 3×3 Rubik’s Cube, on the the last layer, what algorithm would you use if there is a line on the top? (See Picture)
correct answer: F R U R’U’F’
incorrect answer 1:U R U’L’U R’U’L
incorrect answer 2:R U R’U R U U R’U
incorrect answer 3:R’D’R D R’D’R D U

Question 2: Which 2 colors are NOT on the classic 3×3 Rubik’s Cube?
correct answer: purple and pink
incorrect answer 1: yellow and blue
incorrect answer 2: white and orange
incorrect answer 3: red and green

Question 3: What was the Rubik’s Cube originally called?
correct answer: Magic cube
incorrect answer 1: Twisty cube
incorrect answer 2: Puzzle box
incorrect answer 3: Color scrambler

22. House design explained:
my house design is a siamese Rubik’s Cube house with 2 floors, 2 flat roofs, a chimney, and a ladder onto the higher roof

23. Trick explained:
Scramble a cube a very little bit, but enough that it looks solved. show it to the crowd, and put it in a bag. Tell the audience that cubes don’t like the darkness. Then show them , saying things like ; “ouch its biting me!” Whil speaking you solve the cube wih one hand. if you need extra time take the cub out VERY slowly.

24. Advertising plan:
Charlie Brown is sitting under a tree with a scrambled Rubik’s cube, and as Lucy walks up, Charlie holds up the Rubik’s cube, solved. Lucy says, “You’re such a blockhead, Charlie.”

25. Task for the third round:
Post a video of you solving any twisty puzzle as fast as you can.

3. Hard-working challenge

31. Title of the movie and the scene described:
Title: Despicible Me 3
Scene: Balthazar Bratt is on a ship stealing a valuable jewel, as he was getting away, Gru and his wife came to stop him.
So, in defence, he threw a scrambled Rubik’s Cube, and when it hit the ground it solved itself then exploded.

32. Pattern algorithm:
F2 U2 F2 R2 D U’ R2 B2 L F2 D2 B2 R’ B F U L R’ F

33. 15-puzzle link:
[Link no longer available]

34. URL with our backlink:
(I commented on the mudroom post)

35. Solution algorithm:
F U2 D2 R L U’ D F B R U2 R2 U2 F2 L2 U2 F2 L2 B2