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Unread 11-07-2008, 05:47 PM
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Re: "Quotes" that were said during build season

Samir, don't electricute yourself!
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Re: "Quotes" that were said during build season

we have this freshmen who is constantly breaking things, his name is jon. (now he is a sophmore) so now we rate things around the shop at how many jons they can take. for instance the cieling tiles are 1 jon, the miter saw is 15 jons, the air drills are 8 jons, the microwave is 3 jons, and so on. (yes he somehow broke a cieling tile)
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Re: "Quotes" that were said during build season

On our team and I'm sure its the same on others, we have lots o failures. And we will always rate things that happen using different levels of fail, like "wait for it, borderline fail, minor fail, fail, epic fail, major epic fail" and soo on. So this year we have created a large poster sized "Failometer". It is awesome I will try and post the document once I get my hands on it. We will have it up in our shop and have a marker that will mark what level of failure we are currently at, kind of like the fire warnings or the security threat level stuff.
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Re: "Quotes" that were said during build season

"we're spreading the gospel of engineering."
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"A new scratch a day means a robot will soon be at play"

Goes back to the hands paradox of the build season.
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A bit of wood filler and it was as good as new. Referencing when our chain broke and scratch the gym's floor.
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Re: "Quotes" that were said during build season



something we saw taped to the robot a couple of times....
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Re: "Quotes" that were said during build season

"More purpler"

and

"Work harder on a program that works!"

(more to come as I remember them)
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Re: "Quotes" that were said during build season

kid walking into the physics class room where we work:
"Wow, smells like... physics"
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On our team and I'm sure its the same on others, we have lots o failures. And we will always rate things that happen using different levels of fail, like "wait for it, borderline fail, minor fail, fail, epic fail, major epic fail" and soo on. So this year we have created a large poster sized "Failometer". It is awesome I will try and post the document once I get my hands on it. We will have it up in our shop and have a marker that will mark what level of failure we are currently at, kind of like the fire warnings or the security threat level stuff.
That's pretty funny/clever.

It would be cool to see another meter rating achievements/successes alongside.

Edit: so as not to hijack the thread - in response to Andrew's Bacon Scale posted below - I was thinking along the lines of daily successes as well - looking at team-building development, organizational development, development of a business plan, developing a safety plan and practicing it. A big slice of bacon could be awarded to the team if they make it through build without any safety accidents or injuries - possibly rating it week by week. That way every team qualifies for the bacon in their shop. Not just CA winners or robot competition winners - although those certainly could earn a slab of bacon.
Just a thought.
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That's pretty funny/clever.

It would be cool to see another meter rating achievements/successes alongside.
I would vote for this scale being called the bacon scale. This is X slices of Bacon, this is Y slices of Bacon. Like winning a regional would be 100 slices of Bacon, winning Chairman's would be 200, hearing your physics teacher sing Superbeast by Rob Zombie would be 500 slices.. etc etc
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Re: "Quotes" that were said during build season

Programmer:
"Oh no, now i have to try programming it while its spinning"

Me: "hey, could i please use your BBQ to heat my hammer?"
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Re: "Quotes" that were said during build season

Last year's best line:
"2x4's aren't two by four, you moron!"
All-time best line (circa 2005)
"Mr. I, can you can you come down here, preferably running?"
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