People and the Rubik’s Cube
August 12, 2018
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Everyone loves the Rubik’s Cube. Not many can solve one. I remember the 1980s Rubik’s Cube craze. I was astonished to see Dan Harris solve the Rubik’s Cube in 30 seconds in the 1980s.
Solving times have come on a long way since then.
The Rubik’s Cube speed solving record today is 4.22 seconds. This is a lot faster than the 1980’s record. Many people have made a Rubik’s Cube tutorial of speed cubing video and uploaded them at You Tube.
The Rubik’s Cube has inspired many to use it to promote events, businesses, films and even a person’s significance.
The Rubik’s Cube has become deeply rooted in our culture. Large buildings, statues, cars, puzzles and toys have been designed to look much alike the Rubik’s Cube.
More people are becoming interested in the Rubik’s Cube. Rubik’s Cube competitions are on the increase.
There are about 600 Rubik’s Cube competitions globally each year now.
In 2009 there were only about 17 of these competitions globally each year. You can notice the enormous increase in the WCA competitions each year since 2009. Even the Rubik’s Cube solving World record has improved significantly since.
At the beginning of 2009 the Rubik’s speed solving World record was about 9 seconds. Today it is more than twice as fast standing at 4.22 seconds. Today there are a lot more countries that participate in W W C A competitions than in 2009.
I have often played on my Rubik’s Cube in McDonald’s. Onlookers watch and are awed by my performance when I produce solves below 20 seconds. Quite a few people have even asked to film me solving the cube fast.
It has even inspired some people to decide to buy a Rubik’s Cube themselves. Argos claims that there stock of Rubik’s Cubes always sell out very fast. By the love of the cube re-emerging, it won’t be long until many people will be seen playing on them again.
In the last five years I have noticed a sudden increase, in the amount of people playing on the Rubik’s Cube. When people have watched me recently speed solving the cube, many have asked me where they can buy a Rubik’s Cube.
Some have even taken my advice to watch a Cube tutorial to learn how to solve the Rubik’s Cube. From this you can notice evidence that the interest in the cube is starting again. Get ready for the next Rubik’s Cube craze.