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Lloyd O'Hara <[log in to unmask]>
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Lloyd O'Hara <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 15:42:52 -0500
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dang, that never even crossed my mind.  Great idea
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eric Palmer" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, November 09, 2012 3:15 PM
Subject: Re: [VADCFLL-L] sharpie markings


>I always marked mine inside the battery case.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Nov 9, 2012, at 12:52 PM, Lloyd O'Hara <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> What about NXT bricks?  all of our bricks, we have a couple, have my 
>> initials and a phone number, in case they get misplaced.  I wanted mark 
>> them on the underside but that is the battery cover and easily 
>> removeable.  The markings are only for ownership and recovery purposes 
>> and have nothing to do with running the robot, and they are fairly 
>> indiscrete.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Lloyd O'Hara
>> Coach, The Crestwood Monarchs
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "VA/DC Referee Advisor" 
>> <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: Friday, November 09, 2012 2:14 PM
>> Subject: Re: [VADCFLL-L] sharpie markings
>>
>>
>>> Laura,
>>> It's been tacitly understood that marking the robots to distinguish
>>> them from each other, especially where there were multiple teams from
>>> a school or other location, has been inevitable.  Also, once you do
>>> it, it could be financially infeasible to undo.
>>>
>>> For attachments and other components like sensors, it would be seen
>>> as more consistent with the rules not to have those marked.  So, if
>>> possible, swapping with unmarked sensors would be preferable.
>>>
>>> Steve Scherr
>>> VA/DC FLL Referee Advisor
>>>
>>> On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 1:39 PM, Laura Dysart <[log in to unmask]> 
>>> wrote:
>>>> My team wrote numbers on two of their sensors in sharpie- they have 
>>>> some swapping out of attachments and sensors and decided to mark the 
>>>> ports on the sensors.  Raised a red flag for me- is that "illegal?" We 
>>>> can swap out the sensors if it is against rules.  Thank  you- Laura
>>>>
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