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Go to Post If the GDC made a game that consisted of driving in a straight line, it would probably be the hardest game in FRC history. themccannman Hallry
Go to Post It made me want to do a swerve drive, but then I smacked myself. Nemo Aren Siekmeier
Go to Post 7 divisions would be... interesting. cadandcookies Jessica Boucher
Go to Post You don't have enough money, you're under-staffed, you're not quite sure what the customer wants, requirements change, and they want it yesterday. Kimmeh Martian86
Go to Post Want the TL;DR of it? Keep it simple, effective, and easy to use. Andrew Schreiber cadandcookies
Go to Post Just keep doing. Everything. Keep designing, keep building, keep learning, keep fundraising. Build more robots, try more ideas, compete more and more and more. brennonbrimhall
Go to Post first post and the FRC "well what is a stick" comes in. Toothpick, does it need to be round, does a carbon fiber chain of Buckie balls count as a stick. CD posters are sooooo predictable. Foster EricH
Go to Post I also exclusively use FRC team numbers when punching in times for the microwave. Calvin Hartley Jarren Harkema
Go to Post Start building your robot as soon as possible, but not sooner. Richard Wallace Whippet
Go to Post When I'm hiring an intern "Award Winning VRC Notebook" isn't applicable. But "Award winning technical documentation" sure is. Andrew Schreiber gblake
Go to Post Why does school have to get in the way of more important things like FIRST? When would we ever need to know about the stuff there teaching in here? Briansmithtown MichelB
Go to Post You can't observe things that aren't seen or reported. Andrew Schreiber dubiousSwain
Go to Post Your best friends are all team members and you could never live without any of them because robotics people are the best people. Riverdance MichelB
Go to Post Read the rules. And then read the rules again. Then, get together as a group and read the rules together. Knufire bduddy
Go to Post After all FIRST & CD are both places to learn everything. popnbrown Taylor
Go to Post You know you're addicted to FIRST when you text your mentors more than your friends from school. LindsayC Kevin Selavko
Go to Post Learn to respect the opinions of others, even if they are the complete opposite of yours. Hallry JRuegsegger
Go to Post Many students I have met will insist that nothing is better than FIRST robotics. And most people would agree that a ham sandwich is better than nothing. So does it logically follow that a ham sandwich is better than FIRST robotics? tsaksa Briansmithtown
Go to Post We are all one big team, even though we are split into thousands of smaller teams. DonRotolo Hallry
Go to Post You mean how many Edible Data Analysis Metrics and Aggregated Measurable Entities (EDAMAME)? Andrew Schreiber Billfred
Go to Post Isn't FIRST robotics the answer to life, the universe, and everything? weberr Whippet
Go to Post I had a few jokes about the illness and germs at some of the competitions, but I don't want to spread them around. tsaksa Kevin Selavko
Go to Post Cut it out with the paper airplanes! Frank hath spoken! cgmv123 Drivencrazy
Go to Post Programmer says autonomous will work 100% perfectly...Great way to clear the room of all mechanicals and all but the boldest electricals EricH Kevin Selavko
Go to Post Corn dogs for everyone! DCA Fan JYang
Go to Post Scrap it and use the cheesey poof's design vladtheimpaled TheHolyHades1
Go to Post The competition is over, I have no other FIRST-related activities to pursue–WHAT ELSE AM I GOING TO DO WITH MY LIFE BUT BROWSE CHIEF DELPHI UNTIL JANUARY???? David8696 Whippet
Go to Post You can sometimes step outside the box if you have properly thought through the question. Jim Zondag cadandcookies
Go to Post At the end of the day, and this is where many may disagree, it's about what is learnt and not about who wins. popnbrown bduddy
Go to Post More later, if anyone's interested and I still have homework to avoid. Chris is me TheHolyHades1
Go to Post Facebook for FIRST already exists. It's called Facebook :) dcarr Alan Anderson
Go to Post Fancy that, better robots winning matches... DampRobot aryker
Go to Post The Scouting Award exists. It's called "Championship Winner". Chris is me Grim Tuesday
Go to Post it's called the Mars Rock automode (you sit there and wait for Opportunity to come along). EricH DanielPlotas
Go to Post Data is never ugly. It is only how you use it that can be. Ed Law kiettyyyy
Go to Post Don't put any weight into the OPR. It's ugly and its momma dresses it funny. wilsonmw04 Jacob Bendicksen
Go to Post Q: "What does your robot do?" A: "It collects data about the surrounding environment, then discards it and drives into walls" tsaksa Whippet
Go to Post Maybe next season I want to develop and test a new metric for FRC scouting: Bumper Quality Rating (BQR). BQR-5: The platonic ideal of FRC bumpers. ... BQR-0: Moderate to heavy use of duct tape. I believe BQR would outperform OPR as a predictor of on-field robot performance. Nate Laverdure Christopher149
Go to Post You know what they call the graduate with the lowest GPA in med school? Doctor. You know what they call the fourth robot in the alliance that wins Einstein? Champion. Billfred A_Reed
Go to Post You know what they call the graduate with the lowest GPA in med school? Doctor. You know what they call the fourth robot in the alliance that wins Einstein? Champion. Billfred Johnbot
Go to Post If any of these alliances happen, I think i'll eat my computer. Anupam Goli JNajarian
Go to Post P.S. No matter what happens a build season, you will always have memories. Briansmithtown RamZ
Go to Post I would like to complain about the game as well. Complain, complain. Monochron cadandcookies
Go to Post FRC is a game of mentors. The best teams are guided by mentors who know how to balance on the knife edge of pushing the envelope and achieving success. Mr. Van rsisk
Go to Post It's sooo stressful! I brought my suitcase to school today, and I still don't know if we're going! elfenari Jessica Boucher
Go to Post What am I going to do with all of these torches and pitchforks now? PayneTrain Whippet
Go to Post I believe in my students, I encourage them to fail in their endeavors to find the best formula. There is valuation in failure. Chief Hedgehog aryker
Go to Post As mentors we need to be good role models for students. Because like it or not, we will be role models. mathking aryker
Go to Post We had an over all losing record this year. When I look at kid's faces, they don't give a rip about that. I see excitement about the next event and talking about improvements for next year. Winning is nice, but that is not the reason I do what I do. wilsonmw04 Whippet

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