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we don't even put out the briefcase when practicing, too much trouble
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From: [log in to unmask] href="mailto:[log in to unmask]">Eric Palmer
To: [log in to unmask] href="mailto:[log in to unmask]">[log in to unmask]
Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 8:28 PM
Subject: Re: [VADCFLL-L] Nurse in base ...

Thanks. That pesky brief case is not on tight!



On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 8:09 PM, Lloyd O'Hara <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
I concur, the rules only say that the people have to be in the patient are.
 
Lloyd
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From: [log in to unmask] href="mailto:[log in to unmask]" target=_blank>Michael Brown
To: [log in to unmask] href="mailto:[log in to unmask]" target=_blank>[log in to unmask]
Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 7:38 PM
Subject: Re: [VADCFLL-L] Nurse in base ...

I am pretty sure that the breifcase is an optional item and not required.  I remember seeing that rule somewhere. 

Mike

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 7:35 PM, Eric Palmer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
So what happens if the nurse's briefcase is left behind.  Near the targtet. But she get to the patient area with the other people?

Thank

On Sun, Oct 17, 2010 at 9:33 PM, Stephen Scherr <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Viquar,
  No--each object that the robot retrieves from the field has to cross into Base itself before the team members may pick it up.

 Under Rule 22, Touch Penalties,  it says:
  If you touch the active robot or anything itís touching while:  a piece of CARGO is outside Base, you lose that piece of cargo, unless it was with the robot the last time the robot left Base.

Also, Rule 18, Handling Not Allowed says:  You may not move or adjust anything outside Base, before, during, or after the match.

   For the situation you described, the doctor (nurse) is a piece of CARGO (rule 14--the robot has it for transport).  That figure needs to cross into base (some part of it over the boundary line), or else the referee will take it off the field and out of play when the team touches the robot.

  There is one exception this year--when any part of the syringe crosses into base, then the team may take the entire syringe, and the red and white blood cells it is carrying into Base.  (see the Mission description)

Steve Scherr
VA/DC FLL Referee Advisor

On Oct 17, 2010, at 9:17 PM, Viquar Shaikh wrote:

Hello
 
My question is regarding the nurse in base. When the robot grabs the nurse and comes back to base, is it sufficient that the robot is in base, while the nurse - still in the robot's grasp - is outside the base. Can the kids then pick up the nurse from outside the base??
 
Thanks
Viquar
Team #8637

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