Butterfly pea flower soda. Blue-colored, turns purple with a slice of lime ๐Ÿ˜ฏ

It took me a while to find a solution: there are "extension blocks" which you need to enable... but where do the added block go? Took me a while to notice the "Show all blocks" in gray at the bottom of the screen.

Finally, we have a block to perform the most elementary action in all LOGO-derived languages: moving forward.

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<rant> Blast has one motor per leg, and they must be spinning at the same time for the robot to advance in a straight line. But if a child stacks two "run motor X clockwise for N rotations" blocks, they will be run in sequence, causing the robot to spin left and right instead of advancing. Then we found that you can select two motors in a single block, but you can only pick one direction, which doesn't work since the leg motors are facing each other! ๐Ÿ˜ฉ

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Before destroying all humans, Blast had to download an update into its brain, and then even update the firmware of each motor! ๐Ÿคญ

Could be a plot element in the next Terminator junk sequel...

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...but I ran into the usual issues with packages like mpv and vlc being out-of-sync with the libraries in ๐Ÿ˜ฉ

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, the booster of 's , already has all its rings in place, but it's still split into two sections to fit inside the Highbay.

When is it going to roll out to the launchpad? Will it carry a Starship on its maiden flight, or fly headless? What an amazing time to be alive!

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