“I’m not touchiing yoouuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu…”

“Shut up.”

“I’m not toooooouching yooouuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu… :D”

“You do realise that poking my with a pencil still counts as touching, right?”

“Dang it.”

Author’s note: It’s a metaphor, see: you put the robot really close to the chute, but you don’t give it the power to touch both a tote and the chute door at the same time, directly or indirectly through the use of any object. ~quote: The Fault in Our Wires


The investigators were on lunch break, and they did feast upon the lambs and sloths and carp and anchovies and orangutans and breakfast cereals and fruit bats and large chu–

Skip a bit, Detective.

And the Dave spake, saying, “First shalt thou install a Holy Pressure Vent Plug (if using pneumatics). Then, shalt thou count the number of installations of these such Plugs to one, at least. One shalt be the least number thou shalt count, and the number of the counting shall be at least one. Four shalt thou be able to count, shouldest thou wish, but nor either count thou zero or negative one, excepting that thou then proceed to install one. Five is alright, if really thou so desires. Once the number
one, being the first number, be reached, then meetest thine Holy Safety Specifications, and useth thine robot to defeat thy opposing alliance, who, being naughty in my sight, shall snuff it.”




This is relevant, I promise. See, BOM BOM BOM actually stands for Bill of Materials Bill of Materials Bill of Materials (it just makes sense to abbreviate). We used to have to list everything on the robot in the BOM BOM BOM, including the Kit Of Parts items, but now you neither have to include KOP items nor COTS items costing less than one dollar. It is now law to say “Bill of Materials” as BOM BOM BOM. Period.

BONUS: Japanese Version!!!

CIO here! If you thought the snow day meant you didn’t have to read an update email, then…

HAHAHA lol no, there’s no escape!!!
~CIO/Acting Ensign CIO