Go to Post At IRI you have 72 of the best teams in the country. It could literally be held in a cornfield in the middle of Indiana and nobody would care, because the competition is simply that good. - Cory [more]
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Go to Post The big lesson we learned ... our past does not limit our future, that superior attitude will beat out big budgets.
Go to Post Failure is not an option.
Go to Post Heck, every human being has the potential to change the world, as long as the world still exists.
Go to Post Why drink Pepsi when you can drink Pepsi and program?
Go to Post Yes, a big part of FIRST is learning from others. But a just as important part of FIRST is learning from discovery.
Go to Post I don't understand why it should matter if your robot is 100% student built, 100% engineer built or somewhere in between. As long as you are Inspired (I word again) FIRST is getting its point and primary goal across.
Go to Post FIRSTies always get Two Xmases! Sscamatt
Go to Post FIRST teams do not allow other FIRST teams to fail. Billfred
Go to Post I feel there really is only one team, and the name of that team is FIRST. Kyle
Go to Post Successful FIRST team members know they always can improve themselves, not just as a FIRST team, but as people who can offer something of value to society. Kyle
Go to Post anything is possible with dedication. Billfred
Go to Post theres no such thing as the best robot...cuz every robot is the best :D Bharat Nain
Go to Post It's always nice to have the outside party take a look at your code because one of two things can happen: 1. They write it better. 2. They find your stupid mistake. Astronouth7303
Go to Post You need to stay on top of your classes or you will be back as a returning freshman on next year's team. Ian Curtis
Go to Post Fire and smoke are great if you're into Battlebots, but we like to avoid them in FIRST competitions. Elgin Clock
Go to Post Getting that degree is the reason for going to college. Failing out of school because you mentored isn't really a good reason. DonRotolo
Go to Post "We don't build the robots, we build the robot builders." lukevanoort
Go to Post If you want to make change, you have to know what you're trying to change. Amanda Morrison
Go to Post Sometimes it is worth it to stop and read what you've written before posting. joshsmithers
Go to Post Part of Gracious Professionalism is the Professional bit. Doesn't matter if you're a volunteer or a staff member, a failure of this level in the real world would result in getting fired. nighterfighter
Go to Post If all else fails, just ask the judges to turn off the gravity! :D rsisk
Go to Post It's like the people from Pimp my Pit came and had it professionally done. BJC
Go to Post Chief Delphi down for a few hours ON A WEEKEND??? This is MADNESS! Hallry
Go to Post Messy wires are a pain in the chassis IndySam
Go to Post Dean's probably sitting in his chair saying "Dance puppets, dance!" EricLeifermann
Go to Post The only thing that would finish this perfect day is a game hint... Hallry
Go to Post Now I want to casually slip the word [B]Hemispherical Omnidirectional Gimbaled Drive[/B] into normal conversation .... billbo911
Go to Post Here's my standard for-every-new-member-of-Chief-Delphi-Welcome: WELCOME TO CHIEF DELPHI!!!!!! :D Hallry
Go to Post Like my programming class teacher has said multiple times: "Stop complaining on reddit about your code not compiling and actually fix it". bam-bam
Go to Post Sleep?! How am I supposed to do that with the build season done?! There are still practice bots to make! Hallry
Go to Post I think a 100% student-run team is as good as a school taught by your peers. rsisk
Go to Post So let me get this straight. We'll have 6 hours to re-build an entirely new robot that took us 6 weeks originally to make. Kimmeh
Go to Post These teams aren't elitists, but they sure are elite. Katie_UPS
Go to Post Note to self: Go to IRI sometime. plnyyanks
Go to Post Team Titanium's trying Teeter Totter Talons tying the terrain traversal tandoming Twin Tucking Tabs to try triples. CalTran
Go to Post A robot is never "complete" Hallry
Go to Post ....you can't go to a single FIRST event without someone saying "Hey, Look! It's SuperNerd!" Gregor
Go to Post Iteration is something everyone can do. Anupam Goli
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. CalTran
Go to Post "We just fundraised $5000 for registration, and you spent it all on balloons?" rsisk
Go to Post Difficult? Yeah. Extremely difficult? Some parts. Doable? It's been done. DeformedFedora
Go to Post Teaching students should take place in the offseason. Applying the skills learned is what the real season is for. synth3tk
Go to Post To quote Harrison Ford: "Never tell me the odds". GCentola
Go to Post West Coast Drive is best coast drive. Whippet
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 New CAD computer one day and the 254 Build Blog + Tech Binder the next? Christmas in July really does exist. Billfred
Go to Post I'm a bit wary about playing on the new fields, however, because of the Carson/Carver/Hopper/Tesla Curse. I hear no alliance from those divisions has ever won championships. Billfred
Go to Post Who knew there were this many FRC teams that are teams! Very impressive, I might add. Shrub
Go to Post Each team should ask not what their alliance can do for them, but what they can do for their alliance. artK
Go to Post The minute you get a functioning mechanism start working on a better one RyanCahoon

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