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Re: Game Hint Hint

This has to have something to do with "the end". Maybe at the end of the game all the robots are sucked into a large crater that emerges in the middle of the field, and all of the drivers need to drive their robots out before they are destroyed!

Or, a cool endgame. Either or.
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12/21 --> anagram of 2112.

No Cotton Eyed Joe, no Gagnam Style, no Call me Maybe, no Party in the USA.

All Rush, all the time.

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I support this idea 100%, that and the look of confusion on hundreds of students faces at a regional would be priceless.
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Re: Game Hint Hint

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Oh man...a hint about a hint...this is too meta
Yeah. i sense a subtle a Troll among us..
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Re: Game Hint Hint

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12/21 --> anagram of 2112.

No Cotton Eyed Joe, no Gagnam Style, no Call me Maybe, no Party in the USA.

All Rush, all the time.

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If only this were the case. If I never hear Chantilly Lace or the Cha Cha Slide again, it'll be too soon.

I'm intrigued by the possibility of Mayan stadium sports, minus the whole sacrificing part.

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May be worth checking out some of the Mayan games ...
Based on some quick research, I recommend teams start designing manipulators to handle an eight inch diameter solid rubber ball weighing about three to four kilograms. Dropping the ball can have serious consequences ...
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Re: Game Hint Hint

I have a feeling that the Mayan aspect will have absolutely nothing to do with this years game.
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That would be very interesting. But I think that something like this is a bit to obvious. Anyone can look up Aztec culture and derive games playable by robots from it. Besides, we just had a ball game. I feel that the game is going to be some sort of stacking or arranging type of deal. Just a vibe, but....
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Re: Game Hint Hint

Hmm, combining "never gonna give you up" with the end of the world i get that this years game will be... a robot version of keep away or kill the carrier...

game pieces in the center of the arena and alliances try to maintain control of them until the end of the match... because they're never gonna give them up, until the end of the world...

this does seem like a rather simple game though, and maybe not too spectator friendly.
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Re: Game Hint Hint

As to my thoughts on what this means, I'll keep to myself.

But I gotta say as the years go on, I enjoy the trolling by FIRST Staff, and it's been so good this year! A hint about a hint, I mean come on how could you get better than that?

Keep up the good work HQ, and keep our heads spinning in the crazy illogical fashion like always!
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Re: Game Hint Hint

What the hint really means is that at the end of every match, a giant solar flare will destroy the field.
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Re: Game Hint Hint

What about field pieces that start together but drift apart? (Similar to the would falling apart)

Return of the hexagonal trailers/goals?

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Re: Game Hint Hint

Perhaps a normal period of play, and then some randomized, crazy event during the end game?
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Re: Game Hint Hint

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All this talk about "The End", i have a strong feeling that maybe this hint coming in a few days will tell us about the endgame
Sounds good to me.

Gah. Thanks FIRST for making my next three days horrible with anticipation.

Also, Im SURE they wont post it at 12 am beginning of the 21st like I would like, that would not fit with the Trolling pattern.
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Re: Game Hint Hint

They are not ready to release the game hint until the "end of the world"?
Combine this with the "Never gonna give you up" hint...

That's whats standing out for me.

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They are not ready to release the game hint until the "end of the world"?

That's whats standing out for me.
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