Discussion about design renames

As much as we are getting further into the season, I believe it’s a good idea to re-evaluate names so they sound more professional and mature. For “In The Zone” Season, the Goliath Intake was later named to just rollers for the sake of being both simplistic and understandable:


If we were to have competitions, I think it would be the best of interests to not call the design “Pooper” and call robots “Snailbots.” The issue I think with pooper is that it sounds relatively immature, and snailbots doesn’t match the name of such a fast and nimble design. That being said, I want to help with finding more mature words that we can go with that’s more socially acceptable for the designs:
  • Ejection Rollers
  • Expel Rollers
  • Dump Rollers
  • Ditch Rollers
  • Boot Rollers

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  • Hood Bot
  • Roller Bot
  • Layup Bot

0 voters

Most of these names were taken from the thesaurus in a sense.
If there’s any new words that I can add to the polls, let me know and I’ll add em :slight_smile:

What about sorter rollers?

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I’ve always called it a hood bot, because it doesn’t really look like a snail that much tbh and snailbot isn’t very descriptive.

I do see how pooper isn’t really professional, but I don’t see it changing because its easy to say, mildly amusing, and is actually pretty descriptive. But for judged interviews and with people unfamiliar with your robot, probably will want to call them ejection rollers or something more professional.

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Yea, my post isn’t as much for having an official name for the design, but a name that can be utilized for announcers without much of a problem

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I’m not so sure this is necessarily an issue…

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Search “Pooper definition” and find out yourself🙂

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Hey you can call the “pooper” a back dispenser

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No, I don’t think I will.

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Bruh whyd you make a whole post about this we’re calling it pooper and that’s that

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I don’t think you understand the purpose for this thread

Its to make sure that there’s no family members/audiences on streaming platforms or in VRC competitions find vulgar meanings if they decided to use google. Also its to clarify the vagueness of some names.

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They can call it pooper too

That is not the point he is getting at. He is just trying to make this more mature then pooper. It makes sense. Personally I like back dispenser

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That may work but if I add it then the poll will restart. Do you believe it will be more understandable than what’s being voted upon?

Kind of because when you think of ejection rollers. It just sounds weird. Also people already have roller/intakes in the front of the robot. So people might get confused. But personally I just like the sound of it really. Just sounds more professional

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I can’t change it, rip. I may just need to start up another poll.

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Why, exactly, are we calling this a popper?

I am thinking that mabey when he had typed the wrod “popper” he had meant to typed “pooper” instead and had switchd the “p” and the “o”.

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I mean, ‘popper’ isn’t that inaccurate either to be fair, as it does pop out the ball…

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Meant to say pooper but ye

I like the term snail bot. I believe its professional enough. i do agree with the “pooper” term being a little unprofessional.

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