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Nick Hammes @nfhammes Northern California

@MNGOFIRST alum, Googler, @FIRSTweets MC/GA, mentor, @UMNews Grad, Extrovert and (probably) not a brain in a vat. Obviously, comments are my own.

2,337 Following   1,398 Followers   10,159 Tweets

Joined Twitter 1/5/08


@lib_wit A girl calling you dork isn't necessarily an insult. It can easily be a sincere complement. That, or I sho… https://t.co/SsplrDbKE4
11/5
2019
Dr. Woodie Flowers pushed experimental learning by showing engineers how to solve problems with their hands, rather… https://t.co/T3g8O8fKrM
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11/3
2019
@TeaThomas13 I think you're just supposed to shout "BILL! BILL! BILL!" until you find him @CarKnobz There's nothing stopping you buying it, and turning your house into shelving unit heaven. @CarKnobz "why is every wall of your house lined in shelving?" "it's a reminder to always consider units when ordering things"
10/25
2019
The FTC volunteer trainings new home is neat, being visible to VCs is especially huge. The GP video is great the fi… https://t.co/zcpTzEqhMM
10/19
2019
@zak_lmao I really hope this is your subtle way of announcing your Jeff Goldblum Halloween costume. @addzie22 Yes, but they require 3-5 years of experience
10/18
2019
@Jenna_Foertsch @RocketLeague @RocketLab If you just talked about @KerbalSpaceP instead, you wouldn't have that particular issue @TeaThomas13 Which facility? Jealous.
10/15
2019
@LeapsAndBowns The kind who gets a Woodie trophy?
10/9
2019
@DRSSRobotics @FTC_Indiana @FTCTeams It's just like a bike helmet; you don't get them for common events, you get th… https://t.co/msr5Ji2Sk9
10/7
2019
Safety glasses don't matter until they really really do... today at CalGames, we had a robot tumble out of the hand… https://t.co/Jpca0VEqS8Concept: a new Discovery channel event, Snark Week. Including quality content like Sir David Attenborough documenta… https://t.co/rXsYRyWuOX
10/6
2019
@addzie22 It sounds like you're trying to ask what someone was thinking before asking whether or not they were thinking...
9/30
2019
@addzie22 Just hope something similar doesn't happen with a different chemistry lab and Imagine Dragons' Radioactive.
9/25
2019
@andymarkinc I appreciate the finer details. I'm not sure whether the third one was an intentional reference to goa… https://t.co/5JuXmHrCjTCan I just say. The drawing for the @andymarkinc goat makes me so happy. https://t.co/tlX8xyEeBk
9/24
2019
@Sophsonary The same age when you stop adulting, and become a real adult
9/18
2019
@jonclarkpond To my ear, "In just days" needs a number, unless you really mean to refer to days in which justice transpires. @laurensergent @TeaThomas13 I can't speak to Wisconsin, but Minnesotans usually mean a cabin if they "went up north… https://t.co/rz3UcWQKw1
9/16
2019
@Devynnjcr @The3Daddict Wondering why their job keeps messing up unless they have silly amounts of infill? @Devynnjcr @The3Daddict I'm gonna go ahead and say... probably a machine shop?
9/15
2019
@klardotsh @audible_com Okay, a puzzle alarm actually sounds really cool. And probably more effective than.. 3-4 alarms in the morning @klardotsh Wait, is that a sponsored alarm from @audible_com in your clock app? They may have gone a little far this time. @Devynnjcr @ChrisRose @kennyflorian @BattleBots @BishopCider "The Dark Cide" is amazing branding, holy wow
9/14
2019
@feeman The low bar was one of the most interesting parts of Stronghold, I'm glad FTC finally gets something simila… https://t.co/Ne6IyTNPxG
9/9
2019
A game element that shares its name with a unit of measure, and a stacking challenge? #SKYSTONE has laid the founda… https://t.co/IWl4x7Irwd
9/7
2019
@addzie22 "why do you carry that bulky box around with you wherever you go?" "hey man, you never know when you're g… https://t.co/8HtSY7HPIj
9/6
2019
@TeaThomas13 The timespan matters a lot. I use about a 200-drop bag each season, including some aggressive sharing… https://t.co/lfXXlZl4a9
9/5
2019
@natalieeelaneee Or just help them understand the importance and impacts of unintended consequences, and generally… https://t.co/UlioAyQQRO
8/30
2019
@laurensergent Huh. I was right now old when I learned they weren't.
8/28
2019
@natalieeelaneee Well, are you hooked yet?
8/23
2019
@addzie22 Is 9am too early for breakfast? Maybe. Lunch for breakfast? Perfectly acceptable though
8/19
2019
@addzie22 I've been confused for being in high school a few times this year, and I'm now 5 years out of college.. i… https://t.co/XqadflhGhB
8/7
2019
The first half of my trip to Sydney has been wonderful -- emceeing Duel Down Under, exploring the north shore of th… https://t.co/gFfNMMOSuW @StruckByTheBell HDMI is also totally reverse compatible with DVI, which is also reverse compatible with VGA, which… https://t.co/DlBQ2nJsfY
8/1
2019
@StruckByTheBell @TaranVH No way. That's gotta be like white sugar, or plain rice. If we're talking packets your money's probably on mayo.
7/30
2019
@StruckByTheBell I opened it once, and quickly closed it to return to the warm, cozy embrace of Tweetdeck.
7/25
2019
@ftc10908 use a co2 fire extinguisher, spraying carefully at the base, while the people next to you take pictures a… https://t.co/RFkKhG0Dke @smalls_7_ Did you get the reasoning behind its crossing?
7/21
2019
@LoremToastum Play a few matches. If you still can't convince them, perhaps you're the one who needs to be convinced.
7/18
2019
@addzie22 As a person who literally did just that: be careful, don't overwork yourself, stay healthy. @nochill_nat I like this idea.... You could keep the cursed locket in your hands, the charismatic host assures you,… https://t.co/Wy5qF8Ujos
7/17
2019
Happy day to all my non-binary pals, who may not be guys or gals, and deserve to take a day for morale! https://t.co/zz7Nobo9Zl @FIRSTweets Shout-out to @FirstAustralia for being similar parts awesome and far away, so as to make up over a third of that distanceSo I just did the math, and as of this month I've traveled over 63,000 miles volunteering with @FIRSTweets, meeting… https://t.co/W4UGb7fncN
7/14
2019
@CarKnobz The group that protested Ellen Degeneres, gay representation in media, and letting trans people use bathr… https://t.co/5HobxEHCh9
7/11
2019
@VCH2020 I mean, that's way more possible than when I was last out there! I haven't really thought it out, I didn't… https://t.co/FtG3P6OM7CI just did a thing... I now have tickets to visit London over Thanksgiving week! Got a deal under half the usual pr… https://t.co/miNrHOdhiX
7/10
2019
@lnofs_ Bradbury's whole town sleeping met Rip Van Winkle, now the whole of Midland still thinks acid washed jeans,… https://t.co/5HgcReYqMa
7/4
2019
@lnofs_ I had a good friend do one.. and I think part of the draw to her was that it encourages more exploration, s… https://t.co/IeZd8SHBDV
6/30
2019
@lnofs_ I, too, enjoy the "how many vowels can I get wrong in someone's name before they get mad at me", Liyndsīæ
6/29
2019
@nochill_nat Presented here: all the slime you could possibly need https://t.co/3fo4UKA9T2
6/28
2019
@lnofs_ If I weren't too young to run until at least 2028, you know...Elementary: president, hands down Middle: at different points, politician, scientist, game designer? High: trial la… https://t.co/s7u9aBdClL
6/26
2019
@passbybutterfly @pinnateleif Why not both? Trained agents with cameras hidden against their wings, instructed to f… https://t.co/jHbTwaunTf
6/22
2019
@addzie22 You've now talked about engagement rings on twitter, and will be sent additional ads about them for the next several weeksWhen people ask cynically why math is important, while aesthetic or intellectual answers are compelling, maybe they… https://t.co/4NhemK2jLnSeriously, the fine print says they will charge 18.99% interest, or the greatest legal interest rate in my jurisdic… https://t.co/keL7PktU9iGood news: I now have (good) enough credit to be approved for loans Bad news: the credit bureaus have decided to te… https://t.co/YqIAn05AAh
6/18
2019
@addzie22 Because while you know to distrust webmd's advice that it's probably cancer, evolution has tempered your… https://t.co/FL5OnDAWuW
6/16
2019
@LeapsAndBowns "come on, it's a flight number, not an FRC team number"
6/9
2019
@natalieeelaneee You're looking at this all wrong. You suddenly have 9 feet of gold vinyl to do something with. Imagine the possibilities!
6/4
2019
@addzie22 If you have to ask... welcome to the club
6/2
2019
@addzie22 Imagine controversy over teaching students in physics the theory of gravity. Or chemistry students atomic… https://t.co/CUs7bPieUp
5/31
2019
@addzie22 Is the Californian terrified by the prospect of weather? It's an amusing phenomenon
5/29
2019
@klardotsh That's actually really cool! (If they expand to my part of the Bay Area, I'd love to get more speed for less!)
5/27
2019
@klardotsh Impressive! Is it a smaller ISP?
5/26
2019
@StruckByTheBell No, frozen hot chocolate is actually a thing you make intentionally as its own thing. Think frappuccino without espresso. @RuthT We were thinking fat and sugar content, but apparently this is the real answer @Stoof1 Wait what. Not milk? I think we've made a grievous error. @ASnarkyCatLady We had some well-cited academic debate about the fat/sugar contents of ice cream, milk, and hot cho… https://t.co/Kq1ehHFbWqMy coworkers and I finished a meeting early, so we debated an important philosophical question: what is the differe… https://t.co/ymPVFjfcDJ
5/24
2019
@jellicents That's still strange.. was it maybe someone around you they were trying to intimidate or "be present" around? @jellicents Wait, you're shopping and they're following you? That sounds totally wrong
5/22
2019
If "number of vigorous hand gestures" is a good measure of professional presentation quality, I've had a knock-out day at work so far.
5/21
2019
@lib_wit How many times has this caused you to visit Milwaukee in the last month?
5/16
2019
@passbybutterfly You just felt the need to Cher?
5/8
2019
@zak_lmao_ "it is both a gun and not a gun until it's placed on the stage" -- Chekov's Shrodinger's gunIf you ain't down with fractals I feel bad for you, son I've got 99 problems, and 99 smaller problems inside of eac… https://t.co/iKQN9uqPoc @robotems Pro strats: buy whichever sound good, then look up how to combine them into something, and buy the rest o… https://t.co/FAhq5uJJeY
5/7
2019
@jellicents and they keep doing it? that's totally not okay. @jellicents wait, what? putting everyone's legal name without actually letting them opt out? doesn't that seem like… https://t.co/AX4hgiCK0W @lnofs_ Plot twist: you take one, but it's just about being skeptical of dudes named hunter
5/3
2019
I'm on the Houston recap, starting in a few moments; check it out! https://t.co/BO3ilNrJHV
5/2
2019
@Devynnjcr Thank you!! @CamillaPanda @LeapsAndBowns I'd love to have any wisdom you can share too, especially after almost losing mine last week. @zak_lmao_ Nah, thanks to some time shenanigans, I skipped it entirely, so my last perfect square was 1. @cjmoeller Thanks, Cheryl!!I'm trying to figure out what's special about this new age, and I'm a perfect cube for the first time in almost 20… https://t.co/P1N2ERUqjf @lnofs_ I appreciate it, Lindsay!! 😊🤖 Thanks for the kind wishes!
5/1
2019
@Dracco1993 Is that someone you? Because same
4/29
2019
Today, a team I worked with many times while doing FRC in Minnesota, whose mentors and alumni I have learned much f… https://t.co/25nqcrmVrF
4/28
2019
@natalieeelaneee But I think you can generalize the principle: different people need different things to be engaged… https://t.co/9W3rvyLEBr
4/27
2019
@bryancherbst @LoremToastum Was the last post on the thread "never mind, I figured it out"? @LeapsAndBowns I had to cross the bridge very quickly when my coworkers were concerned I was bleeding from the scalp... @TeaThomas13 I agree. You should really bring the headband back.What do I do when I'm between South and North Champs? Why not hop across the border to experience the beauty of Ont… https://t.co/cxnzN1DBMF
4/23
2019
@paperdoll @smalls_7_ @CamillaPanda I ended up getting someone to road trip with me from Chicago.. maybe that's a cheaper option?
4/22
2019

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