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 Post subject: cube sightings
PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2006 3:29 pm 
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Hi Guys,

In the last few weeks there were at least three appearances of the cube on the tube.

On "Numb3rs" last night there was a cube sitting on a desk at the university.

On "Mystery Woman," while waiting in a friend's office Kellie Martin picks up a cube and gives a few turns.

A friend of mine told me of a "Sienfeld" where George swears off sex for a while and his brain starts working. At Jerry's he picks up a scrambled cube, and makes random turns. While he is playing with it, the cube is momentarily out of sight below the kitchen counter and when it reappears it's solved.

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Apparantly it was on the season finale of "My Name is Earl", but I missed it because I messed up my cabling.

Junior Asperagus of VeggieTales also has a cube in his room in the "Slobfather" book.


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sorry, entered it twice


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my sister was watching a nickelodeon movie and they were doing nerd makeovers in it. And while the people were fixing the guys hair, he was turning a cube. The people then proceeded to chuck the cube out of sight saying its "way to nerdy." youd think theyd have a little more sense than that. :D


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there was a clip in the movie Hellboy where that creature who was helping Hellboy was playing with a cube in his watertank. he was supposed to be this really smart being, but couldn't figure out how to solve a cube. he's been working on it for like 10 or so years and could only get two sides :P

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I watched Zathura several times, and I never did see the supposed Square-1 that was supposed to be in that movie. I did see two of them auctioned off online though. I tried to win them. They sold for about $40 each. Maybe that part was pulled from the movie.


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anyone go to CollegeHumor.com?

Today's hotlinks: The one-handed Rubik's Cube


It's an old video, but wow, Rubik's on CollegeHumor! :D

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i watched wedding singer the other day and the one girl was playing with a cube and she said "no one is every going to solve this thing!" and she threw it. lol pretty funny

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I saw a cube in Armageddon today in AP Chemistry! :)

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On the Food Network show "Good Eats," they keep a Rubik's Cube on one of the shelfs and on at least one episode the show's host Alton Brown can be seen twisting it up.

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in donnie darko, donnie is laid on his bed twisting a picture cube

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On the Food Network show "Good Eats," they keep a Rubik's Cube on one of the shelfs and on at least one episode the show's host Alton Brown can be seen twisting it up.


i absolutely love that show :D

I love all the shows on food network.


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Ryan Thompson wrote:
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On the Food Network show "Good Eats," they keep a Rubik's Cube on one of the shelfs and on at least one episode the show's host Alton Brown can be seen twisting it up.


i absolutely love that show :D

I love all the shows on food network.


that show is amazing that guy is a genius

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nitro13 wrote:
Ryan Thompson wrote:
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On the Food Network show "Good Eats," they keep a Rubik's Cube on one of the shelfs and on at least one episode the show's host Alton Brown can be seen twisting it up.


i absolutely love that show :D

I love all the shows on food network.


that show is amazing that guy is a genius


Completely agree with you on that....I watch it every weeknight at 7 pm and 11 pm PST
And I thought I was a dork for loving that show :)

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lol i know alot of ppl that watch the food network pretty much all my friends watch it

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Last night on the new season of Last Comic Standing there was a mention of the cube in one of the acts.
It was along the lines of:

Here's my impression of someone who's colorblind solving a Rubik's Cube
*looks at an imaginary cube in his hand
*Raises it in triumph

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Wasn't the one in Numb3rs a Professor's Cube? I'm pretty sure that was the first time I saw a 5x5. I had just started learning the 3x3 at the time.


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Being colorblind myself I thought it was hilarious when he did that :D

TBTTyler wrote:
Last night on the new season of Last Comic Standing there was a mention of the cube in one of the acts.
It was along the lines of:

Here's my impression of someone who's colorblind solving a Rubik's Cube
*looks at an imaginary cube in his hand
*Raises it in triumph

TBTTyler

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Here's a rare bit that not many will see. There's an animated TV show airing in Japan called "Blood+" and in the most recent episodes the opening theme starts with a brief closeup of a set of hands turning a rubik's cube.

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some guy came and solved one on the tonight show in 18.5 seconds.

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who could it be?

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his name is stevie starr

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Just saw a blink-&-you'll miss-it shot of a (scrambled) cube on CSI Miami!

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