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Some text comments on that Flying Geek 06 Challenge performance video on youtube -

BancroftProductions (1 year ago) 
Hello.My name is Jon. I am that goofy kid with the blonde hair running the robot at the beginning. I was also the programmer for the robot. It took many long nights till about 12 or even 1 in the morning but it has to do with the light sensors.

etharooni (1 year ago) 
Awesome. This is one of the coolest rounds I have seen. Your robot is very accurate. How did you get it so perfect?

LEG0ADDICT (1 year ago) 
we will miss them in this years int'l tournaments if they do not get a wildcard. Hey this team really should go int'l. also this year they are top, badluck caused them to be 2nd...

havfro (1 year ago) 
not the only to score a perfect round, but the first to score a perfect score with only one program

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--- On Tue, 10/27/09, Jin Ye <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

From: Jin Ye <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: [VADCFLL-L] What is ATTACHMENTS? and What is STRATEGIC OBJECTS?
To: [log in to unmask]
Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 9:51 AM

According the the RULES -
 
12 ‐ ATTACHMENTS
• Attachments are defined as parts of your robot that are designed to be added and/or removed.

13 ‐ STRATEGIC OBJECTS
• Strategic objects are defined as team‐supplied objects which you or your robot may use as tools or aids.
• You may touch or use strategic objects *only in Base, but your robot may touch or use them anywhere.
• *Example: If you’re using a device to aim your robot, you need to either pull the device away or let go of it before your robot is allowed to start.
 
Watch the following youtube video closely. At the 26th second the robot detaches with the arm assembly that just completed "Stain-Resistant Fabric" mission, the arm assembly is left on the field and the robot moves on to execute next mission!!!    
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABx9jsJ4r5o
 
This the most amazing 06 Nanoquest Challenge Robot Game Execution in my opinion, perhaps it is the best of all time.
 
Questions - 
 
Is the arm assembly an attachment? or is it a strategic object?
 
Would any advanced team build such detachable mechanism in this year's game?
 
:))

Jin 



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