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[DPRG] Extinguishing the FireFighting candle

Subject: [DPRG] Extinguishing the FireFighting candle
From: Sluggy! slugmusk at linuxlegend.com
Date: Mon Feb 4 10:48:20 CST 2002

rljordan at airmail.net wrote:

> I wonder if a tongue depressor or two on a lever with
> a rubber band would serve to "stomp" out the flame.
> Just get close and smack the top of the candle.


That could be pretty effective, but according to the Trinity College 
rules, there is a 50 point time penalty assessed for touching the candle 
  before it is extinguished. See section #18 of the official rules.

http://www.trincoll.edu/events/robot/rules02.htm

Sluggy!

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