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[I've thought they were tomatoes, and I've seen them called apples,
but beets is a new one--good choice.  BTW, fllrobotgame hasn't
responded to my question about that...but he might have missed it
while thinking about the rest of the question!]

Each of the two crates of produce is a multi-part model and is
considered a single unit of groceries, worth 2 points.
See the Field Setup, "There are twelve units of groceries: Ten in
Base, and two specific ones in the yellow truck," and also Game Update
7.

Steve Scherr
VA/DC FLL Referee Advisor

On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 8:58 PM, B Bergenstock <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Pigback- does each banana and beet (or whatever those red crops are) count
> for 2 points on the table or are they seen as a collective?
> Thanks for clarification-
> Brandy
>
> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 5:17 PM, VA/DC Referee Advisor <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>>
>>  Sonya is correct.  The groceries may be piled on top of each other,
>> and the table would still be supporting the weight of all the
>> groceries.
>>
>>  To score points for the groceries, the table may not be supporting
>> the weight of anything but groceries and the centerpiece, and nothing
>> else can be supporting any weight of those groceries.
>>
>> Steve Scherr
>> VA/DC FLL Referee Advisor
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 2:44 PM, Sonya Shaver <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> > I wouldn't think that would matter.  The table is still supporting all
>> > its
>> > weight.  If that was the case, then I think the rule would say it has to
>> > be
>> > *touching* the table.  And it just says supporting all its weight.  So,
>> > I
>> > would think that if the grocery units are in a jumble on the table, just
>> > not
>> > with anything else holding them, then they would all count.
>> > That is my interpretation, and I hope that's right!  :)  Hopefully Steve
>> > will chime in.
>> > Sonya in Harrisonburg
>> >
>> > On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 2:24 PM, Heather Dyson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Am I correct in that the groceries cannot be on top of other groceries
>> >> on
>> >> the table since it says the table has to support all its weight?
>> >>
>> >> Thanks!
>> >> Heather Dyson
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