Car Nack Predicts

Posted by Bill Beatty.

Other on team #71, Team Hammond, from Team Hammond.

Posted on 2/22/2000 10:57 PM MST

Car Nack Predicts

  1. If there are no rejections, the number one seed will win at least half of the regionals, heretofor a rare happening.

  2. If there are no rejections, the National Champ will be in the top four seeds.

  3. The most frequently heard comment in the operators station will be “We have fallen over and we can’t get up”

  4. More than one rotating beacon will tear loose from it’s mounting and be trashed.

  5. The second most heard comment will be “The balls are stuck and they won’t come out”

  6. The maximum number of robots hanging on the bar at one time will be two.

  7. The third most heard comment will be “ We were on the ramp, but when the power shut down we slid off.”

  8. Four robots on the ramp and/or bar will be very rare, less than two percent of the matches.

  9. Most robots will react against the goal, however, it will not be called as a violation.

  10. FIRST will hire wintering circus workers to use their brooms and shovels the clean up the field after each match.

  11. FIRST will provide breath mints and deodorant for all the folks cozied in the player station.

Car Nack has spoken.

Posted by Joe Johnson.   [PICTURE: SAME | NEW | HELP]

Engineer on team #47, Chief Delphi, from Pontiac Central High School and Delphi Automotive Systems.

Posted on 2/23/2000 9:41 AM MST

In Reply to: Car Nack Predicts posted by Bill Beatty on 2/22/2000 10:57 PM MST:

Bill … er ah, I mean … Car Nack,

Not that you were gone all that long, but we sure missed you :wink:

Glad to have you back.

Your friend and not so secret admirer,

Joe J.

Posted by Erin.

Student on team #1, The Juggernauts, from OTC-NE, Oxford High School and 3-D Services.

Posted on 2/23/2000 2:42 PM MST

In Reply to: Car Nack Predicts posted by Bill Beatty on 2/22/2000 10:57 PM MST:

: 3. The most frequently heard comment in the operators station will be “We have fallen over and we can’t get up”

: 5. The second most heard comment will be “The balls are stuck and they won’t come out”

two things the juggernauts WILL NOT be saying.

among other things. be afraid of the power of rotating arms :slight_smile:

-erin