Answered: Manually extending robots

you stated

This entry states that robots may be larger than the 18" cube after being handled. There is no mention of how these robots expanded or extended.

Question 2: [https://vexforum.com/t/more-trapping-clarification/50225/1

This entry states that robots cannot be physically extended by a coach or a driver during any legal handling period.](https://vexforum.com/t/more-trapping-clarification/50225/1)

and i was wondering if you had a rubberband system that made your robot extend and it malfuctioned and you could prove that normaly it exteded would you be allowed to manually extend it or manually activate what was extending

No, this would not be legal based on the rules and answers quoted in the above responses.