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Samantha Davis <[log in to unmask]>
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Samantha Davis <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 15 Nov 2011 14:13:05 -0500
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Purely out of curiosity, why would you reset the dispenser? 

All the Best - Samantha
Sent from my iPhone

On Nov 15, 2011, at 1:59 PM, John Barrett <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> And just to be precise, the score is given for empty dispensers, and not (what I would call) triggered dispensers.  Correct?  I ask because in the course of the match, our robot dispenses the pink bacteria and then later "resets" the dispenser to the original position (without any bacteria, of course).
> 
> John
> 
> On 11/15/2011 1:10 PM, VA/DC Referee Advisor wrote:
>> Brian is right.  The *bacteria* are not worth any points on the mat or in Base.
>> 
>> Also, teams should remember that it's okay for bacteria to land on the
>> mat, especially if that is part of their strategy.  If the robot
>> happens to clean them all away (e.g. take them to Base) before the end
>> of the match, then the empty dispensers are worth the higher amount.
>> It is the condition of the field at the end of the match that
>> determines the scoring.
>> 
>> Steve Scherr
>> VA/DC FLL Referee Advisor
>> 
>> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 11:53 AM, Brian Hardy
>> <[log in to unmask]>  wrote:
>>> Technically, the bacteria do not score at all (unless they make it to the
>>> sink), it's the dispenser that score the points - they each get 12 points, 7
>>> if any bacteria, of any color, is on the mat outsde of base. As has been
>>> stated in previous threads, they do not have to make it base for the
>>> dispenser to score.
>>> Brian
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> On Nov 15, 2011, at 11:09 AM, "Tiller, Ron (ESS)"<[log in to unmask]>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> If some fall and you return some then the points for the ones returned are
>>> lowered to 7 which is the same as the ones left on the mat.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Ron C. Tiller
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> From: First Lego League in Virginia and DC
>>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Samantha Davis
>>> Sent: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 11:02 AM
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: EXT :[VADCFLL-L] Scoring
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Hi -
>>>  I can't find the rule about the bacteria. We want to capture the little
>>> green
>>> bacteria balls and return to base. I know points are different for bacteria
>>> on
>>> mat vs. the base. What if some fall and some return? No points?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> All the Best - Samantha
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> 
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