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Thanks a lot Bill for your feedback!! This is what my team's understanding
was!!


Thanks

Amit

On Nov 14, 2016 12:18 PM, "Robot Bill" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Amit,
>
> Here is my unofficial response to your situation and questions.
>
> This mission does not state anything about hanging in the "gap of the
> Biomimicry Wall" nor "touching the white/grey section of the wall".
> * See GP2 and M05.*
>
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__firstinspiresst01.blob.core.windows.net_fll_animal-2D&d=CwIFaQ&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=J5fb0ELkRoh7TzAGYz99sSMvB-c7i4AC0HDT2OVPrww&m=yJXB6B3A0qJLT_ddThmFff8HY3LYjG3hLk5gTT4Tsaw&s=YILs1zkdkoVK4Yl1N8I_Z6P8tFQ1gYnLlGkaIkQgG6k&e= 
> allies-challenge-guide.pdf
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__firstinspiresst01.blob.core.windows.net_fll_animal-2Dallies-2Dchallenge-2Dguide.pdf&d=CwMFaQ&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=J5fb0ELkRoh7TzAGYz99sSMvB-c7i4AC0HDT2OVPrww&m=Kuv9mRMV-jPektI0qFMWwoxrwPJJyxtoeFc44OShEGU&s=o5ZQIbAZ3kCkspuaTlB7zctxKV_WbvRBZOb40gl93bs&e=>
>
> [image: Inline image 1]
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>
> *Here is how I would approach this as a referee:*
> *Q1: *Is the "Biomimicry Wall completely supporting all of the weight of
> the White Gecko *and* touching only the Biomimicry Wall and/or the Green
> Gecko"?*.*
> *Q2:* If the Gecko is also touching the robot, is the robot also a
> "scoring object"? (Is all of the weight of the robot *also* hanging from
> the wall *and* touching only the Biomimicry Wall and/or the Green Gecko?)
>
> In my opinion, if the answer to Q1 is yes and the answer to Q2 is either
> not applicable or yes, your team should get credit for this mission
> depending on what is hanging on the wall.
>
> Per GP5 and GP2, we only use the updates, missions, field setup and rules "*exactly
> and only what it plainly says*" as the authoritative references for the
> robot game.
> [image: Inline image 4]
>
> Hopefully this answers your current (and possible a few future) questions.
>
>
> Bill
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 10:59 AM, Amit G <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> HI FLL Mentors, Referees and Awesome Coaches!!!
>>
>> Thanks for all the Qs asked and answered on this forum in the last 30
>> days.
>>
>> My team was sharing their project and Robot design with a Rookie team and
>> we learnt that in the biomimicry mission, the White Gecko was to hang in
>> the gap of the biomimicry wall and not be touching the white/grey section
>> of the wall. I was not sure if that is true, because after reading the
>> mission details, we were under the impression that the Gecko can go
>> anywhere on top of the wall as long as it's not touching the ground.
>>
>> the rules say "The Biomimicry Wall completely supports: ...All the
>> weight of the White Geckoā€¯ the Gecko must be supported by the wall and
>> not the robot at the end of the match.
>>
>> I will really appreciate your feedback and clarfication on this topic.
>>
>> Thanks a lot!
>>
>> Amit Govil
>> Team 10769 - The Doggy Doo'ers
>>
>>
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