Personal VEX Team Quotes

Put your most memorable team quotes here!

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“no”

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“Finally, you wont spend half of practice on vex forums” - My team after forums shut down

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“what pressure would create a bomb just curious”

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“It worked well… until it didn’t.”

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“Hey William, have you ever tried crack?”

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“as they say at NASA ‘eh good enough’”

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“i am a perfectly sane and reasonable human”

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“its probably going to work dont worry about it”

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“We aren’t staying late today” (we stayed late that day)

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“I don’t care that you’re 6’ 2”, I want FLEX WHEELS!"
- me when VexForum was down, and I was search the Vex Discord for flex wheel insert tips

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“Don’t stand there please Anders” -Me

Ander stands there

“Ok, your fault” -Me

shoots with a 3 rubber extremely tight weight projectile from our endgame

“Ouch” -Anders

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programer we should use a flywheel to shoot sharpened c channels.
Everyone: visible concern
Programer just kidding god take a joke

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Me: Thinks its a good idea to throw a screwdriver to the kid on our team who can’t catch to save his (or our controllers, or his phones) life.

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Some favourites from my team:

“Just because our tracking doesn’t work doesn’t mean we have to tell them that”

“So much for coding it on the way to the competition, I coded it AT the competition”

Me: says 10 digits of pi
Programmer: okay that may be enough to land a rocket on the moon but it’s not enough to move the robot a foot over

“This battery tastes low”

Robot starts drifting in donuts
Programmer: The code added a very minor, negligible amount of drift I’d say, it won’t be noticeable in tournament settings

“Anything not explicitly illegal is legal”

“I’m going to go put a pencil in the flywheel”

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One of my teammates whenever we wanted to show off our flywheel he would throw a screw in it and every time he got yelled at for it he finally stopped when it hit a kid in the head

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“It should work, I think” is essentially our team motto at this point

And then there are these gems:

“It’s janky but it works”
“This is the worst idea ever, I love it”
“I hate it when you have good ideas”
And finally “oh yeah the auton works” (it did not work)

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Me: Explaining what we are doing this meeting in detail.

Teammate: so what are we doing today?

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It’s not my team’s quote, but I think it is a pretty good quote:

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At the airport at 3am (going to worlds):

“What if… if… I don’t drive… the robot… When I don’t (incomprehensible) robot… eats gummy bears

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