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Old 03-19-08, 01:00 PM
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The coolest and creepiest...

...robot ever
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1czBcnX1Ww
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Old 03-19-08, 01:09 PM
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Damn thats kool.
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It may well be the coolest, but not the creepiest

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,339213,00.html
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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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Old 03-19-08, 01:21 PM
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I can't stop laughing. That is so funny looking. But it sure can move. I want to put a saddle on it and go for a ride.
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Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
It may well be the coolest, but not the creepiest

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,339213,00.html
yikes!
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Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
It may well be the coolest, but not the creepiest

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,339213,00.html

Seems like a lot of extra work...and maybe kind of painful...not real sure where he took it.
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I blew that up in the last episode of Half-Life 2.
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Old 03-19-08, 01:38 PM
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Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
Seems like a lot of extra work...and maybe kind of painful...not real sure where he took it.
copied from article:

"It was able to fire multiple shots into the man's head after he activated it."

What part did you find confusing?
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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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Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
copied from article:

"It was able to fire multiple shots into the man's head after he activated it."

What part did you find confusing?
4 shots in the earlobe seems an unnecessary pain to me...YMMV.
Or perhaps, 3 shots into the jaw, before the fatal 4th shot....I mean, how many non lethal shots were fired first? Why not just make a big bomb and set it off in your lap? Would be a lot more sure thing and only one bang.
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Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
It may well be the coolest, but not the creepiest

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,339213,00.html
That's frightening and a little too futuristic. Scary.
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lol, here's another one of Boston Dynamics robots...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0NFrA-Nx4Y
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those walker robots are no good--
just wait until they link one of those
with a cyber brain and train it to police us--

I saw a real article recently on how DARPA
or some other creepy agency trained a rat brain
that was isolated in vitro to pilot a bomb--
all of this stuff will be combined in the future
to have real hunter killer robots run by organic
intelligence.
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Originally Posted by kaiju-velo View Post
those walker robots are no good--
just wait until they link one of those
with a cyber brain and train it to police us--

I saw a real article recently on how DARPA
or some other creepy agency trained a rat brain
that was isolated in vitro to pilot a bomb--
all of this stuff will be combined in the future
to have real hunter killer robots run by organic
intelligence.
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Originally Posted by v1k1ng1001 View Post
I blew that up in the last episode of Half-Life 2.
hahahahahah I believe it!
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Originally Posted by kaiju-velo View Post
those walker robots are no good--
just wait until they link one of those
with a cyber brain and train it to police us--

I saw a real article recently on how DARPA
or some other creepy agency trained a rat brain
that was isolated in vitro to pilot a bomb--
all of this stuff will be combined in the future
to have real hunter killer robots run by organic
intelligence.
i have a rat brain. just saying
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Process this with your rat brain...
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That was totally cheesey, which means it rocked, in rat brain talk.
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Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
4 shots in the earlobe seems an unnecessary pain to me...YMMV.
Or perhaps, 3 shots into the jaw, before the fatal 4th shot....I mean, how many non lethal shots were fired first?
My problem is that he rigged a device to shoot .22 caliber bullets! (presumably .22 LR) Too much potential for failure, resulting in a lot of pain. I would have rigged a device that shot .50 Action Express.

.50 AE far left, then .44 magnum. A .22 LR is on far right.
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Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
It may well be the coolest, but not the creepiest

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,339213,00.html
Well what's really creepy about this story is that I saw this link on the same page:

Woman Goes for Leg Operation, Gets New Anus Instead

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My problem is that he rigged a device to shoot .22 caliber bullets! (presumably .22 LR) Too much potential for failure, resulting in a lot of pain. I would have rigged a device that shot .50 Action Express.
good point
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Originally Posted by eric von zipper View Post
****! I was going to post that yesterday! Oh well Creepy **** isnt it! Now imagine what they have that their not showing us! Its a fact that the government will show the public only technology that is at least five steps behind thier most advanced stuff! Now THATS creepy!
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But don't forget that this ^^^ eventually leads to this:

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But don't forget that this ^^^ eventually leads to this:

Which will hopefully lead to a threesome! (as you can see from my avatar...ilikerobots too!)
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This robot may be scary, depending on computer tastes:

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