Personal Vex Team Quotes


#141

Teammate: I finished the four bar with a 7:1 lift ratio
Me: you mean 1:7 right… cause that’s what I said
Teammate: yeah, same thing right?
Me: umm, which gear is on the motor shaft…?
Teammate: the 84 tooth…
Me: …


#142

If nothing goes wrong it is not robotics


#143

“Trying is for tryhards”
“Good Enough”
“We don’t need a pid on the lift, right?”


#144

The majority of my classmates throughout the day: “VEX is not a sport!”


#145

same, when you do nothing else


#146

@robotguy you DON’T do anything else, at least do golf. It technically is a sport.


#147

“Grab me the 7 gear”


#148

wut


#149

My TL last year make his own names for 90% of the parts in roboics


#150

robotguy and I have and always will be our own team leaders


#151

This thread is now long enough that this is probably up there somewhere, but in case it isn’t I’ll offer the single comment I’ve heard the most often as a mentor:

STOPSTOPSTOP!!!


#152

“What/why are you doing that?”

me: "Why did you use steel for that?
them: “for strength”


#153

“We may be a toaster, but we will be the highest quality grade A toaster with all organic butter on top”


#154

freshman teammate is trying to build rd4b: “why isn’t it working like a joint?”
Senior: looks at it [disappointed silence]
Senior: that’s because when there’s 2 nylocks right next to each other they don’t turn
Freshman: oh. Oh.


#155

“Hand me the nylock with the octopus thingy”
“The WHAT?!”
“THE NYLOCK WITH THE OCTOPUS THINGY”


#156

every other week, “hey, you want to try a dr4b? sure.” 3 days later “So this is what we’re gonna do for our chainbar…”


#157

“I think I found a way to do a Goliath intake with 1 motor”


#158

i mean, you could do it with a bunch a gears. maybe impractical but definitely doable

sometimes my mouth spouts bs and hopes it’s right


#159

If you are not doing a “Goliath” intake with one motor, you are obviously doing something wrong.


#160

“Wait. Where did this come from?” “eh its not important”