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    And I was worried about zombies!!

    "In 1981, a 37-year-old factory worker named Kenji Urada entered a restricted safety zone at a Kawasaki manufacturing plant to perform some maintenance on a robot. In his haste, he failed to completely turn it off. The robotís powerful hydraulic arm pushed the engineer into some adjacent machinery, thus making Urada the first recorded victim to die at the hands of a robot."

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    Never turn your back on a robot. They want to take over the world.

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    Was it an accident or intentional?

    Some robots don't mean it.

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    i,Robot will be a reality soon enough.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    i,Robot will be a reality soon enough.
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    Be prepared.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slvoid View Post
    Was it an accident or intentional?

    Some robots don't mean it.
    Man, it is good to have you back!
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ka_Jun View Post


    Be prepared.
    I have that book above my desk at work.



    Speaking of zombies and robots...


    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    A girl once asked me to give her twelve inches and make it hurt. I had to make love to her 3 times and then punch her in the nose.

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    Apparently none of you have had to go to the emergency room from a robot assault.
    Your turtle skirt is exposing your FUPA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crackerjab View Post
    Apparently none of you have had to go to the emergency room from a robot assault.
    You work on robots, of course you would take THEIR side.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Why do robots all look so wussy? I want robots to look like this:

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    and I want them to look like this:

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    Incorrect. You want the skin jobs to look like this, and I would side with you:



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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    and I want them to look like this:
    Is that Cherry 2000 or a Stepford wife?
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    I want them to be invisible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redirekib View Post
    Is that Cherry 2000 or a Stepford wife?
    cherry 2000

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    [QUOTE=Psydotek;9274989]I have that book above my desk at work.



    Speaking of zombies and robots...

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    Nice selection of tomes. I have more than a few of those.

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    Today, I was talking to my friend in the battery manufacturing industry. Apparently, their robots went haywire occasionally. Occasionally, their calibration would shift off. THey would end up doing the same motion, but pointing in the wrong direction!!
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    I was working late one night with a coworker and we had one of our robots throw an unnamed object about a 150'. Targets followed shortly after that.
    Your turtle skirt is exposing your FUPA.

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    It was a sex toy,wasn't it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    It was a sex toy,wasn't it?
    Hahahahah. YES! Seriously.

    Edit: And the reason we had sex toys is because they make excellent practical jokes for other traveling coworkers. A man pulling out his laptop with a giant rubber penis tied to it with a couple feet of string in a security line at the airport is priceless.
    Your turtle skirt is exposing your FUPA.

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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    I do not even want to know what kind of targets you have a robot throw dildos at, do I?
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    No you don't.
    Your turtle skirt is exposing your FUPA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crackerjab View Post
    Hahahahah. YES! Seriously.

    Edit: And the reason we had sex toys is because they make excellent practical jokes for other traveling coworkers. A man pulling out his laptop with a giant rubber penis tied to it with a couple feet of string in a security line at the airport is priceless.
    That's hilarious, but terrible. Imagine if it happened in a meeting with a customer.

    The guy who became the first robot fatality is part of why lockout/tagout procedures exist.

    I'm trying to figure out if physorg is re-running their own articles, or plagiarizing another's articles years later in hopes they won't notice. Either way, I recall reading the same thing a couple years ago.

    And the Cylon has a terrible pelvic design. They'd get almost no torque from such small rotator joints. Amateurs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    and I want them to look like this:
    I want my robots looking like this:

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