To Build or Not To Build

All reasons to NOT build a robot:

  • Expensive!! For the price of one robot, I can buy 2700+ Gushers fruit snacks…nutrition or endless pain of build season, your choice

  • Boring!! Motor spin, thing spin, robot move…where is the fun in that? With a pack of Galactic Fruit Gushers Fruit Flavored Snacks, you can possibly get a surprise in every bite! With a robot everything is repeatable and boring, no one likes robots. The pure bliss of finding the mystery gushers flavor has been proven by scientists that it brings far more joy to students compared to building robots, greater inspiration, and leads them to be more likely to go to a accredited 4-year institution.

  • Unsustainable!! $5,000 in registration, $5,000 for robot, $5,000 for all the other things, another $5000 for the other other things, and throw in $5,000 more for literally anything else, and you have the equivalent of throwing $20k into a dumpster fire. If you look at this website, you will find that if you interpolate the match data, within the next few years, we will have 0 matches per year. This will spell death for all FIRST programs. Eventually, we will run negative matches, which means HQ will be paying US registration fees instead of the other way around. How will they afford that? You know what is sustainable? General Mills, the parent company of Gushers. Don’t believe me? Look at this graph:

Clearly better than the matches per year graphs. Checkmate. Your move FIRST HQ.

Reasons to build a robot:

  • ???

In conclusion, don’t let robotics control you, let Gushers control you.

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Sometimes I wonder if we really should shut down CD in the offseason, and posts like this always make me revisit my opinion on the subject

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Posts like these are exactly why we shouldn’t

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I 100% agree. I have never found a more articulate member of ChiefDelphi.

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what if i already bet everything on Enron stock

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I’m calling my financial advisor right now, great idea. I’ve always needed a place to spend my spare change

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It’s quite obvious the market is just about ready for the next big downturn. As we can see in the past few days, there’s been a significant influx of cash flow to leveraged long volatility funds. This is occurring right as they roll july long vol futures into august meaning that the ones selling those futures, meaning that the ones hedging their position with derivative shorts on the august spx. However, the VIX volatility index is calculated from options dated 23 to 37 days today which means hedges from july will no longer be included in the calculations, but the ones from august will. This will force the VIX up and therefore push asset prices down. This will in turn drop the Nasdaq which I will take advantage of by shorting the TQS ETF, a leveraged long nasdaq fund. In addition, the fund is scheduled their july futures into august over the next 2 weeks, which they will be doing to not only low liquidity but falling asset prices. This means that ever day the nasdaq drops, they will be forced to cough up cash to the banks due to over half of their equity being held in notional swaps. Not even that but they will be forced to liquidated swaps as the market continues to fall, which means that in addition to paying overmarket value for august futures, they will also get below market prices when they are forced to sell. This will cause a negative feedback loop ultimately causing near or total collapse of the entire TQS ETF.

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god i feel like im back in r/wallstreetbets reading this

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At the moment, WSB is just a secondary r/AyyMD.

But that post is a trainwreck of WSB and r/VXJunkies or something.

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Please bring this back to gushers fruit snacks or a moderator will have to lock this thread.

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Good point, counter point: invest in IKEA. Instead of buying Fruit Gushers Fruit Flavoured Snacks, buy IKEA Swedish Meatballs. You get more flavour and also support the armies of Sweden! Spend your entire budget on IKEA Swedish Meatballs, you will not regret the decision!

You sure? Big bank will be bailed out and the fed will just dump billions of QE into the TQS ETF.

Think about fruit gushers though. If many people purchased futures on gushers at $1000 for 10,000, there’s a good chance they would drop in value due to oversupply. How many gushers can one feasjbly eat??? This drop would crater the price of gushers into the negative as investors realize they will have to take possession of gushers. You could short gushers and then buy a bunch of them for personal consumption. It’s a win-win! And I don’t know about you, but I’m not at all tired with wining yet.

Invest in these and your robot will turn out just fine.

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I wholeheartedly disagree. If you want some top tier robot performance, you gotta copy 254 and get your team some strawberry kiwi flavored Capri sun.

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Y’all are idiots. Invest in treasury bonds. With the current coin crisis, it’s becoming more and more obvious we must abolish the penny from circulation and pour trillions of Gushers fruit snacks into the market as currency.

However, I also strongly suggest Welch’s fruit snacks. They are made from real fruit juices, which many other fruit snacks cannot rightfully claim.

Welch’s ® Fruit Snacks are made with Real Fruit and feature an excellent source of Vitamins A, C & E, No Preservatives and more! … Featuring a delicious combination of flavors that the whole family loves: Strawberry, White Grape Raspberry, Orange, White Grape Peach and Welch’s ® Concord Grape.

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I think some are too conservative in your thinking. You got to take some chances, a little risk. Gushers are a bit too stable for my liking.

With the current acceptance of certain recreational leaves, I think these would be a wise investment.

Along with a franchise…

Now for maximum return, these would need to be sponsors on the robot however this might go the path of the NASCAR cigarette ads…

How about making Gushers a sponsor and putting them on the robot. Gushers, Mmmmm… tasty.

I’m sorry, what are we trying to build?

Oooh, Funyuns! Let’s go get some tacos.

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Okay, okay! Capri Sun to wash down the Cheese Puffs will get you started in the right direction. But, as those of us who live nearer to 2767 understand, that’s just a start.

Now we know the true secret – Funyuns!

Oh, and what we are trying to build is fast, accurate swerve.

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Water is the best source of hydration.

#watergame

(also taco sauce and dino nuggies. tens of FRC kids love taco sauce and dino nuggies)

counter point

shrek movies before frc: 0
shrek movies since frc was started: 4

therefore frc=more shrek

check mate