A challenger has appeared!

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    So today I find out another group practically is doing a similar project after overhearing our group convos and that sucks. Now we're essentially in direct competition.

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    Well, you did say "a challenger has appeared!"
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    So, next time they're listening, discuss your decision to use COBOL and flat text files for your database.

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    But that's pretty rotten, the first thing that came out of the group leader's mouth was the idea and we were the first to submit it to the teacher, then the group listens to our convos and decides to do a similar thing. That's just rotten.

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    Practice talking backward.

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    I'll practice nut kicking for the final exam.

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    But that's pretty rotten, the first thing that came out of the group leader's mouth was the idea and we were the first to submit it to the teacher, then the group listens to our convos and decides to do a similar thing. That's just rotten.
    Get a software patent, sue the pants off your rivals, then quit school and live off the money gained

    Well, why not complain to your teacher?
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    He knows, he thinks it will be "interesting" how it plays out.

    he's kind of crazy.

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    So what's the idea?

    what? you don't trust me?

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    well everyone has their project, it's basically an automated parking system.

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    Since these people have demonstrated that they like to steal ideas, why not give them a few other ideas to steal -- ideas that won't work?

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    We have enough of those of our own. We're this close to incorporating transformers into our system.

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    We're this close to incorporating transformers into our system.
    hmm... automated parking system... transformers... of the talking car variety?
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    They prefer to be called robots in disguise.

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