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    So just thinking about things that you could do with humanoid wrestling-techincally, if you had a robot that was large enough and strong enough, could you program a move so that it actually picks up its opponent and throws it out of the ring? I kno that balance and strength are going to be problems here, but is there anything else that I am missing?

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    Sure - leverage and balance. I could throw a skyscraper across town if I just had enough of those two things. And an exoskeleton that wouldn't turn to dust under the pressure.

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    But there's nothing in the rules that says it can't be done?

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    [shrug] I don't have every wrestling events rules in front of me.
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    Hmm...What do you think it would require to build? Like any specific servos or anything?

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    That's an engineering and physics question. I believe it would need to be designed from the ground up for its task, thinking leverage the entire time. The more leverage you can find in your design, the less torque would be required.
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    Re: Throwing Bot?

    If its not being done already in Robo-One, its probably for a good reason.

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    Only a few years ago nobody was fighting humanoid robots and yet now you go on YouTube and you can find literally hundreds of videos disgnated to just that-If it's not being done already its just a question of how long it takes before it is done.

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    I'm just not sure the technology is there and at least somewhat accessible to individuals. Point being is that Robo-One has some of the worlds best humanoid bots, and none of them are anywhere near the ability to pick up and throw another bot in their weight class.

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    I'm going to disagree with you here, Tyb. There are always trade-offs, but I don't buy for a moment that it "can't be done".

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