You quite clearly don’t know how to do it right.
“It’s not a prank. It’s just an out-of-season April Fool’s joke.”
“We’re in 70th place”
“At least we’re not last?”
“I need more caffeine”
“We’re in 32nd place…”
“But there’s 33 teams here! We’re not last!”
“But one never showed up…”
“Ok, what do we need to pack?”
“Grab all those bins, spacers, a few axles, the bolt cutters.”
“Also get some consumables like bands and 4” omni wheels"
“Okay, we’re all packed!”
*Comes in the next morning to leave
“WHY WOULD YOU NEED THE HEX WRNCHES OUT OF OUR PARTS?!?!?!”
“AND WHERE ARE THEY?!”
that’s why we don’t pack till the day of : P
opponents: points at mass of yellow rubber ziptied to the side of our bot. “what’s that thing?”
us: “why, its our rubber chicken of course!”
opponents: are intimidated.
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something is either really jank or just completely falls off of robot
“Trust the Process, it’s a prototype”
Did you get AP for it lol?
I don’t believe so. The refs treated those 30 seconds as if it never happened.
when I get distracted and they start auton and I think driver control has started so I freak and drop the controller.
“You lost your laptop with all your programs again?”
Me: “hey can I use robotC real quick, I just gotta download some code on my flashdrive to my bot”
Sister Team: “sure, but be fast” hands me laptop.
Me: downloads code.
Sister Team: “what happened?”
Me: “you didn’t happen to have saved your programs just now did you?”
Sister Team: heavy breathing
Me: “hey, have fun with that I gotta go, I think I heard them say we’re queuing” runs away.
Me: …hey guys? We were just invited to Worlds.
Them: How??? We never even competed??? We never bought v5???
Me: Yeah. That’s how freaking good we are.
“Let me just increase the “I” of the PID for the potentiometer… by around 0.001”
Accidentally clicks the wrong area and adds 10
Robot starts and overshoots, breaking the Potentiometer
“Welp… Time to go back on vexrobotics.com!”
New Potentiometer Comes In and I replace the potentiometer
Forgets about the code and starts the robot with the new potentiometer
1st New potentiometer breaks
I put the second new potentiometer in
Forgets about the code AGAIN and starts the robot with the SECOND new potentiometer
The second potentiometer breaks
“Wow I have never seen that before in my entire VEX career.”
Me: “We didn’t make it to worlds”
Teammate: “Yea we did”
Mentor: “We didn’t make it to worlds”
We made it to worlds
“when you try your best and you don’t succeed”