Got this for my first rope, so I have...
Got this for my first rope, so I have nothing specific to compare it too. It seems to kink/twist a fair amount. Is there a break-in period? Or is it user error?
It depends how you're using the rope. Lowering off anchors can induce a fair bit of twist. Try rappelling off it a few times, you can knot the ends, but don't knot them together. That seems to get a lot of the kinks out of ropes.