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Steve Scherr <[log in to unmask]>
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Steve Scherr <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 9 Sep 2009 11:52:34 -0400
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I would suggest a different view of "leave the robot on the red spot".

The red decking on the bridge is a shared, interaction zone.
It seems difficult to arrange for two robots to both satisfy the Vehicle 
Sharing (red decking) scoring criterion simulaneously.
Probably the first robot vehicle to the spot is in a better position to 
score, but that isn't certain.

It feels like a "competitive" situation to me.

I know that teams can choose to go for the Target Spot instead of Vehicle 
Sharing, to avoid the interaction region. That presents a different set of 
obstacles, and is an example of teams being able to choose what move they 

Steve Scherr

On Wed, 9 Sep 2009 10:09:31 -0400, Robert Haskins 
<[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>Am I misunderstanding the missions, or is there no "true" shared
>mission this year? I don't count the "leave the robot on the red spot
>on the bridge" option as a shared mission, sorry. If so, it'll be the
>first time in the 6 years I have done FLL that there is no shared
>mission. Wacky.
>Haskins Family Farm
>Middletown, VA

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