Go to Post So yeah I love the minibot because it was a great vehicle to promote our team, make new friends, and possibly make sure a team makes it past their 1st or 2nd year. - Mr V [more]
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Go to Post Our opponents didn't know where our robot was going and neither did we! ReapersRule CalTran
Go to Post REMEMBER - there ARE things more important than robots... false Botwoon nathan_hui
Go to Post You do use CAD to prototype, Cardboard Aided Design. Peter Matteson nathan_hui
Go to Post I can see the 2013 Kickoff broadcast now: "Hello Teams. Welcome back. Gracious Professionalism. Here's some homework. Here's the animation. Here's what the actual field looks like. RTFM. Peace." sanddrag Andrew Lawrence
Go to Post Safe zones are for the weak. ChristopherSD LedLover96
Go to Post As you get more into your years in FRC, you start becoming friends with more people. You should try it out. Robotics people are pretty nice. Andrew Lawrence CalTran
Go to Post Not sure if its fair to call this or not yet. Back a group of dedicated teenagers far enough into a corner, and they're gonna find a way out. Racer26 Billfred
Go to Post It was the stupidest rule, but a rule is a rule, and everyone has to follow them. RyanN Gregor
Go to Post Seems decretive bumpers are the new rage now. I couldn't stand making them once, never mind twice. Gregor Hallry
Go to Post If there's one thing that I love, it's a good scouting challenge! wilhitern1 DampRobot
Go to Post I'll toss this out to stir up the pot: if you need double precision floats for your FRC software, you should re-think what you're doing. Ether billbo911
Go to Post Iteration is a necessary but not sufficient criteria to being a powerhouse team. Chris is me Gregor
Go to Post Iteration is something everyone can do. Andrew Lawrence Anupam Goli
Go to Post I've completely figured [the hint] out: Robots will have to move around, and also displace objects in order to score points. What do I win? pfreivald Hallry
Go to Post Those four stages will most likely be supplanted with the more aptly named phased approach: "Don't Panic", "Consider Panicing" and "Why havent we been panicing?" Dan Richardson RyanCahoon
Go to Post Don't give FIRST ideas...we like our 45 day build season. They can make it shorter. Never underestimate the power of the GDC. Littleboy LedLover96
Go to Post We can relate anything back to water, and by anything, I literally mean ANYTHING. Surfing around on Chief Delphi has proven that to me. karomata Hallry
Go to Post Smaller FRC bots...... This is what the Mayans were referring to.... My world is ending.... CrazyHorse CalTran
Go to Post Some of them look like phone numbers... LETS START CALLING THEM ALL! akoscielski3 LedLover96
Go to Post And you said it would be an easy game hint... Time to break out the N-Spire and do some number crunching CalTran dag0620
Go to Post KoP inventory -- it's the FIRST version of opening Christmas presents. BigJ Hallry
Go to Post I, as a programmer, always strive to have the entire robot operate with as little driver input as possible. Those pesky humans.... dellagd Kevin Selavko
Go to Post I used to wonder if the FRC staff would read the CD game hint posts and just laugh to themselves..now I know they do. rachelholladay Ultimatum
Go to Post I'm intrigued by the possibility of Mayan stadium sports, minus the whole sacrificing part. AlecMataloni Andrew Lawrence
Go to Post Ladies and Gentlemen I believe this is the first time a Fantasy FIRST draft has been completed before it's allotted start time! Koko Ed GCentola
Go to Post Clearly they're releasing the game hint on 12/21/12 because they know the world's going to end, and they want to keep FIRSTers happy and distracted until the very end. Kevin Sevcik daniel_dsouza
Go to Post IRI: it's FIRSTmas in July! Alan Anderson Hallry
Go to Post Not that I'm doubting you, but where is it bugged? The exterminators are in the house. Greg McKaskle rsisk
Go to Post Congratulations! Welcome to the hardest fun you'll ever have. Undertones Zuelu562
Go to Post [Hints] usually come out right before Christmas. Be patient, and go do something else with your life while you still have time! Libby K CalTran
Go to Post It is going to be a water game. Sorry, I thought everybody knew that. :ahh: FrankJ Hallry
Go to Post My wife just looked over my shoulder, shook her head, and said "Only engineers...." Tom Line MechEng83
Go to Post It's not about the numbers, it's what you can do with them. AlecMataloni Andrew Schreiber
Go to Post IT'S LIKE FIRSTmas CAME EARLY THIS YEAR!!! THANKS VEXPro! akoscielski3 CalTran
Go to Post Jon is very right, going forward I have a hard time envisioning any future Championship Chairman's award winners without a significant social media presence. It's just too big of an avenue to be ignored. Karthik Billfred
Go to Post The only constant in FRC is change. Learning to adapt to change in competition is the best way to prepare for change in real life. Jessica Boucher Libby K
Go to Post "Dear Santa, all I want for Christmas is a game hint." Gregor Hallry
Go to Post Originality in Sponsorship can get you a lot of places. MysterE Joe G.
Go to Post *be there or be triangle, circle, square PVCpirate LedLover96
Go to Post I think this says it all... It's Fantasy FIRST on Chief Delphi. Zach O SamC
Go to Post And another big factor in winning. Luck. Carol SamC
Go to Post We also have a " big daddy" hand riveter. In my estimation one could have assembled the George Washington bridge with it. DonRotolo jwallace15
Go to Post You know you have FIRST Kickoff fever when you know when Kickoff is but not Christmas. Jacob.B Kevin Selavko
Go to Post (middle school age) One time I had a truly awful day at school and came home crying. My mother's response? "Do you want to go to the build session tonight? It will make you feel better.." And it did. It always does. rachelholladay CalTran
Go to Post You should always do CAD no matter how you plan on having parts made. Garret Gregor
Go to Post Re: New to programming, any tips? Join the mechanical team :) IndySam SuperS_5
Go to Post No, but you have access to the most powerful machine tool of all; a telephone. We had zero machining sponsors, now we've probably had over 30 unique shops run parts for us; All we did was ask. AdamHeard Billfred
Go to Post Canada has five regional events now. Canada. Nick Lawrence synth3tk
Go to Post We use the engines of our imagination on the robot all the time. FIRST being an engine of change after all. Mark McLeod Hallry
Go to Post Go with a Big Block. The torque is awesome and you cant beat the sound of a built Big Block with a high lift cam and some open headers. A blower would be a nice addition as well. Good luck getting past the inspector. GBK gracie.

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