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I believe the following is symmetric in the sense that any QTW

will bring you closer to home:

All corners are rotate, and letting + indicate clockwise

and - counterclockwise, each face has the following

corner configuration

+-

-+

(and all the edges are intact)

a total map of the cube corners might look like

+-

-+

+- -+ +- -+

-+ +- -+ +-

+-

-+

Each face is essentially the same: edges OK and all corners

rotated so that opposite corners are rotated in the same

direction. It is rather intuitive to me that rotating a face

clockwise is the same as rotating the face counterclockwise. This

fulfills the condition needed for maximality, but what flavor of

symmetric is it (if the symmetry is easily describable). Also,

does anybody have a 28 QTW algorithm (OR LESS!!) to go between

solved and this position.