Oh, they are attached, okay got it!
On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 6:44 PM, VA/DC Referee Advisor <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> It fails because the white cells are *attached* to each other--you have
> to look closely. You are correct. You are not allowed to attach the cells
> doctor and tech to your robot (unless they can separate through gravity.)
> Steve Scherr
> VA/DC FLL Referee Advisor
> On Sep 15, 2010, at 6:30 PM, Michael Brown wrote:
> From the games rulings page
> *1 - RAPID BLOOD SCREENING PICS**
> Remember, knowledge of the Rules is just as important as knowledge of the
> missions… For this mission, IN is required, and TOUCHING is not. But the
> NO SCORE status of Pictures 3 and 4 is not about the Mission criteria. They
> fail because of the third bullet of Rule 13. (By the way, please IGNORE the
> last picture under Professional Teamwork!)*
> I need someone to explain to me why picture three is a no score. it meets
> the requirement of "in' but fail from bullet three from rule 13 which is...
> *You are limited as to how you may connect anything to a mission model.
> Gently flipping and/or shaking*
> *one (the heavier if the two are different) must allow gravity to
> completely separate them. The ref does not*
> *allow a start with an illegal connection. See Rule 20.*
> So picture three fails because the "cells" are on their sides???
> If that is so, if the doctor and the tech are face down but in do they also
> Does that mean I can not attach the cells, the doctor, tech to my robot and
> drive my robot so that they are 'in" but are still attached to the robot?
> Michael Brown
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