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Robot Hall of Fame 2004 Inductees Announced

michael posted more than 10 years ago | from the take-me-to-your-leader dept.

Robotics 131

generic-man writes "According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Carnegie Mellon University has announced this year's inductees for the Robot Hall of Fame. On October 11, the Hall welcomes Robby the Robot from Forbidden Planet, Astroboy, C3PO, Honda's ASIMO, and a 'pioneering mobile robot called Shakey.' They join R2D2. the Mars Pathfinder rover, and other robots from the class of 2003."

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Terminator (1)

RucasRiot (773111) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467489)

They need the T-101 on that list. :(

Re:Terminator (3, Informative)

mark-t (151149) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467525)

Feh!

Get it right!

The T-101 was a _CYBORG_, a cybernetic organism... not a robot!

Re:Terminator (1)

RucasRiot (773111) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467563)

Actually The cyberdyne systems model 101 was just the endoskeleton. YOU need to get it right.

Re:Terminator (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467595)

The 800 series was the cyborg.
The 100 series was the endoskeleton.
The 800 series is built on top of the 100 series.
YOU have failed it.

Robot Hall of Fame? (1, Troll)

Wig (778245) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467502)

Gimme a break, what's next, "Worst Television Sitcoms with Underage Teenagers Hall of Fame!"

I for one.. (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467511)

welcome our new robot overlords.

Re:I for one.. (1)

wahsapa (767922) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467657)

imagine a beowolf cluster of these

Re:I for one.. (1)

sxtxixtxcxh (757736) | more than 10 years ago | (#9468393)

in soviet russia, robot overlords welcome YOU

Michael outdoes himself! (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467515)

Michael outdoes himself! Not only is this a dupe [slashdot.org] , but it's from the same submitter, with the same wording, and it was originally poster by Michael! Amazing! Good job Michael!

Re:Michael outdoes himself! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467541)

how is this a troll? Pointing out dupe articles is a troll?

Re:Michael outdoes himself! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467556)

no, linking to the very story you are now reading is a troll.

Mod parent downRe:Michael outdoes himself! (1, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467551)

Come on guys , this is not a dupe check out the link (Its circularly linked to the same article)

Re:Mod parent downRe:Michael outdoes himself! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467586)

maybe you are the own who has been duped!

mod you down, maybe, my frienD?

Re:Michael outdoes himself! (1)

Murf_E (754550) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467576)

you could mod this funny I guess

Re:Michael outdoes himself! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467689)

haha wtf, dude u linked to the same story. heh, no doubt someone fell for it anyways

When's Data getting in? (5, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467516)

It would be illogical to exclude him.

Re:When's Data getting in? (2, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467637)

Lt. Cmdr Data deserves this. It is an OUTRAGE to see him excluded from this prestigious list!

Re:When's Data getting in? (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467864)

And pray tell me how is the parent 'informative' !!! Cmmon moderators use ur brains or gimme all ur mod points yummmmmm

Re:When's Data getting in? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9468072)

Data is an android, not a robot.
Remember the episode where he corrects Q?

Re:When's Data getting in? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9468100)

And C3PO is in. What's your point?

Bender (4, Funny)

Mac-O-War (682910) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467518)

Bender belongs on that list

Re:Bender (1)

Alkaiser (114022) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467572)

And you KNOW Richard Nixon's head on the robot body is storming in right behind him.

Re:Bender (2, Insightful)

McAddress (673660) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467642)

Beagle 2 anyone?

I dunno about 3PO... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467526)

After some of those stupid jokes he was telling in Attack of the Clones, I'm surprised anyone would vote him into the Hall of Fame. At point point in AotC, his head is dangling from his body as R2 drags his torso along the ground. 3PO cries "I'm beside myself!" Get it? Isn't he clever? 3PO was always a pathetic droid but he really sunk to a new low in AotC. Keep him out of the Hall of Fame, please.

Re:I dunno about 3PO... (1)

wahsapa (767922) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467690)

really that's lucas' fault for having such a big head, star wars is horrible now

Re:I dunno about 3PO... (1)

kfg (145172) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467947)

Alas, poor Yorick. I knew me well.

KFG

I nominate (5, Funny)

Unnngh! (731758) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467527)

I, for one, nominate Darl McBride, everyone's favorite FUD-slinging robot! The openserver platform he's running on seems a bit buggy however--some of the outputs make no sense...

Re:I nominate (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467571)

I nominate Tom Brokaw!

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new GNAA DVD coming soon (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467640)

Histories 100 greatest beheadings.
Charles I and Nick Berg are currently neck and neck in the voting, hopefully the respective camps will use their head and come out on top to be head and shoulders above the rest.

Robby the Robot (4, Funny)

joNDoty (774185) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467532)

Man, my dad just burnt me a copy of forbidden planet. After seeing it for the first time recently, I gotta agree that Robby should make this hall of fame. The robot produced, what, 60 gallons of alcohol for that alcoholic crew member? What loyalty! And the way the robot made those giant sheets of lead wobble as if they were only styrofoam set props. Brilliant.

I, not a Robot (2, Insightful)

arth1 (260657) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467717)

Robby would be nice, yes.

But what surprises me is how they could elect Asimo without also electing R. Daneel Olivaw! Without R. Daneel, there wouldn't have been an Asimo. Well, at least not under that name.

Regards,
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Re:Robby the Robot (2, Funny)

Smallpond (221300) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467735)

Hey its "The Tempest" with a few changes. Shakespeare would have loved Leslie Nielsen.

Morpheus, a remake is approaching from the South
Monsters! Monsters from the studio!
My poor Krell. Countless centuries of civilization ruined by J Lo and Ben Affleck.

Re:Robby the Robot (1)

marcello_dl (667940) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467926)

Hehe I cannot suppress a laugh myself, at the first appearance of Robbie, for the funny way it walks (and i pity the guy who had to walk around with that costume, it must have had some weight). But Robbie is my fave robot of all times. First of all, it is well programmed, never hurts a human throughout the film and keeps behaving like a tool without magically acquire emotions or a personality during the movie (HAL, are you listening... er... reading my lips?). He's never hacked (receives a bypass code from Altaira and accepts it, not bad for a 50 years old movie), his only failure (i can't say more without spoiling the movie) is due to the specifications it was built with. Also it has a great look (blue neon-like lights which are so fashionable today and the teletype clicks) and a fine sense of humour. To altaira who says "Robbie, i need a new dress, right away!" he replies "Again?!?". BTW: you cannot talk about science fiction without having seen this movie.

Re:Robby the Robot (1)

Politicus (704035) | more than 10 years ago | (#9468511)

Robby may be famous but in as much as he contributed to expanding the possibilities of robots in sci-fi, he's completely useless. I nominate the robot from woman from Lang's Metropolis movie made in 1927. The transition from human to robot would still have made the cut in Hollywood sci-fi movies until the late 60's.

Give it a few years (2, Funny)

Timesprout (579035) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467547)

And the robots will be voting for the Humanoid Hall of Fame

Its happening already! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467605)

In soviet russia, the robots vote for you!

*posts just to see if random slashdot jokes will get modded up regardless*

Hmmm... (3, Funny)

xenostar (746407) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467548)

I don't see Cher on there.

Re:Hmmm... (1)

wahsapa (767922) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467727)

shes not a full on robot, more like a cyborg, however that hall of fame doesnt open until 2008

COG (2, Interesting)

afidel (530433) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467566)

I was very suprised that COG [mit.edu] was not on either list. COG is doing more for the real advancement of robotics then any of those "celebrity" robots ever will. I mean why should we transfer the cult of personality from hollywood to the realm of robotics?

Re:COG (1)

dalangalma (514344) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467614)

And why do you know COG? Probably because you've seen it on TV. COG is as much a "celebrity" robot as R2D2, and has done about as much to advance the field of robotics. Unless you're counting people inspired to work on robotics, in which case R2D2 probably has the upper hand.

I really don't understand this "Robot Hall of Fame". Is it for science fiction stuff, real robotics, what? It really just seems like a waste of time to amuse children and ignorant adults.

Re:COG (1)

afidel (530433) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467643)

Nope, I visited the media lab on a campus tour back when I was visiting schools to apply to. Got in but couldn't afford the ~40K/year tuition+room&board. My parent's house cost $42K for god's sake! I ended up going to RIT [rit.edu] which was less than half the cost =)

Re:COG (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467768)

Crackhead mod's I'll see you in metamod! How can the first post to mention COG be redundant!

The World's Greatest Robot (5, Interesting)

14erCleaner (745600) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467567)

I'd like to nominate Mr. Coffee, possibly the world's most important robot. Millions of people couldn't get out of bed in the morning if their coffeemaker weren't up before them, getting the morning brew ready.

must... nominate... (4, Funny)

Tar-Palantir (590548) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467577)

Marvin, the Paranoid Android.

Brain the size of the universe and I can't even get nominated. Life, don't talk to me about life.

My nominations . . . (5, Insightful)

harley_frog (650488) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467580)

Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo from Mystery Science Theater 3000. Let's face it, not everyone (robots included) can sit through ten years of the cheesiest movies ever made without getting some kind of award.

And Gypsy and Cambot! (1)

burgburgburg (574866) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467747)

It took all four of them to make sure that the Satellite of Love kept running and the experiments were properly recorded.

And there were two different humans involved, but who cares about them?

Re:My nominations . . . (1)

Mahonrimoriancumer (302464) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467764)

I agree, is there a write in ballot for mistakes like this?

AlGore (4, Funny)

raider_red (156642) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467582)

I think we need to admit the AlGore robot to the hall of fame. Not only was he a revolution in cybernetics, but he was almost elected president.

"Almost?" (0)

fiannaFailMan (702447) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467769)

I think we need to admit the AlGore robot to the hall of fame. Not only was he a revolution in cybernetics, but he was almost elected president.
"Almost?" Au contrare [gregpalast.com] .

Re:"Almost?" (2, Informative)

raider_red (156642) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467793)

He lost the election that actually matters. Namely, in the electoral college.

Re:"Almost?" (1)

fiannaFailMan (702447) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467949)

Didn't click the link, did you?

Re:"Almost?" (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467831)

OH HOHOHO, AREN'T YOU CLEVER??!!!notsomanycapsnotsomanycapsonotnotnotnot somanymanymanycaps

Re:"Almost?" (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467857)

I'm pretty sure the Democrats are going to lose this election as well - they're still too busy grousing about 2000 and haven't gotten on with their lives yet.

Re:"Almost?" (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467887)

Yes, almost. The writings of a bitter partisan don't change anything.

Gore lost, Bush won. Get over it.

(And the way Kerry's spinning his wheels, get used to it)

Re:"Almost?" (0, Offtopic)

ch-chuck (9622) | more than 10 years ago | (#9468111)

From the article linked:

If you commit a felony in Florida, you lose your right to vote there, and you're "scrubbed" from the rolls. You become a non-citizen, like in the old Soviet Union. This is not the case in most other states; it's an uncivilized vestige of the Deep South.

It's curious that another state, New York [gothamgazette.com] suffers from the same "uncivilized vestige of the Deep South".

Who is "Greg Plast" and why should we listen to him? A simple search turns up this page [ncsl.org] which lists all the US states, and if anyone takes the time to read it instead of hammering out more communists bulletins for their leftist anti-US readers, they will see that almost all US states take away felons voting rights while in prison or on parole.

Florida/Old South/Soviet Union ??? This guy is hogwash.

Re:"Almost?" (1)

Politicus (704035) | more than 10 years ago | (#9468440)

almost all US states take away felons voting rights while in prison or on parole.
In Florida, the problem was not so much that felons were purged from the rolls but that purging was encouraged without verifying people's actual identity. This resulted in a purge count much higher than actual felons to the benefit of the GOP.

The other issue of course is that while you lose your right to vote while serving a sentence, you should regain that right when your sentence expires otherwise, you are serving an eternal sentence with respect to your rights. That is the case in Florida and as I understand it, very few states actually do this.

Finally, the election was decided by the supreme court of the United States since the Florida recount was stopped prior to the date that Florida had to turn in their electoral votes. The narrow writing of the decision (that it only applies to Fla for example), pretty much gives away the partisanship behind it.

If Diebold only had their shit together back in 2000, then none of these uncomfortable facts would be out there.

Re:AlGore (1)

kfg (145172) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467818)

Not only was he a revolution in cybernetics. . .

Resulting in his invention of the AlGore-Rhythm, the patterned, recurring alternations of contrasting elements of political speech when running for office.

"Left! Left! Left, right, left! Left! Left! Left, right, left! There I was just campaigning down the street. . ."

KFG

Re:AlGore (1)

MBCook (132727) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467863)

Let's not forget that he invented the internet.

Also, and possibly more importantly, as the VP he lead his team of Vice Presidential Action Rangers to protect the space time continum (it's in the constitution).

All hail AlGoreBot

2 Words (1)

loteck (533317) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467593)

Agent [imdb.com] Smith [warnerbros.com]

Re:2 Words (1)

strictnein (318940) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467615)

Agent Smith was a computer program/process/thread/virus/malware/adware/spywar e/whatever, not a robot

Marvin (1)

iMaple (769378) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467596)

What about Marvin [about.com] ?? He should be on it. He always reminds me of so many people I actually know

Danger, Danger! (3, Insightful)

Tumbleweed (3706) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467660)

No 'Robot' from Lost in Space? (I can't remember his model number.)

Also:

whatserface from Metropolis
Huey, Dewey & Louie from Silent Running
the Kung Fu robots from Ice Pirates ("I can't figure out this one's program.")
the friendly denizens of Westworld

Lots of others deserving to be included!

I didn't see any of these mentioned from the 2003 list, and I couldn't find the 'total' list, if there is one. Anybody? Anybody? Bueller?

Re:Danger, Danger! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467728)

That was Robbie the Robot

Re:Danger, Danger! (1)

Tumbleweed (3706) | more than 10 years ago | (#9468096)

No, Robbie the Robot and 'Robot' from Lost in Space were _not_ the same robot. Robbie has the dome head, and Robot had the oblate spheroid head. There was even a Lost in Space episode that had both (with Robbie playing an alien-made robot that acted very superior to Robot).

_DEFINITELY_ not the same robot.

My favourite Robbie the Robot moment was from 'Mork & Mindy.' When Robbie called a woman fat, he was told to go apologize to her, only to get, "I'm sorry you're fat." heh

Re:Danger, Danger! (1)

kevn (730412) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467788)

Robbie the robot and the "Robot" from Lost in Space are the same robot (or robot suite). kvn ps. get it right you tin plated ninny!

Re:Danger, Danger! (1)

VikingBerserker (546589) | more than 10 years ago | (#9468078)

Robbie the robot and the "Robot" from Lost in Space are the same robot (or robot suite). kvn ps. get it right you tin plated ninny!

That's a pretty good Dr. Smith impression, particularly the way that it's inaccurate. Observe:

Robby [100megsfree3.com]

Lost in Space's B-9 robot [jeffbots.com]

Re:Danger, Danger! (1)

Tumbleweed (3706) | more than 10 years ago | (#9468167)

Sorry, wrong answer. You will now be bumped down to a 7-digit slashdot userid. Thanks for playing. :)

Re:Danger, Danger! (1)

decipher_saint (72686) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467960)

The robot's name on Lost in Space was "ROBOT". The robot in Metropolis is referred to as "False Maria" (though I have also heard the term "robotrix" bandied about).

My nominee for robot would be Maximillian from "The Black Hole" that guy scared me when I was a kid...

Re:Danger, Danger! (1)

Tumbleweed (3706) | more than 10 years ago | (#9468202)

Ohhh yeah, Maximillian was scary as hell! Good nomination...

I think that movie would've gotten a lot more respect if the 'good' robots hadn't been so cutesy. Same problem that Return of the Jedi had with the Ewoks. In both cases, they cute ones were actually very effective, but _geez_.

Gay (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467681)

This has to be the gayest thing I've seen all day...

Preston...my dog. (1)

JimmytheGeek (180805) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467725)

"Daddy created him for good, but he turned out EVIL!"

Wallace & Grommit, "Close Shave"

ironic that there's ASIMO.. (4, Insightful)

gl4ss (559668) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467733)

..but nothing from asimoV..

especially when asimov's robots had much more depth than starwars robots could ever aspire to have.. even if he made them act by pre-set logical rules(which was the whole point anyways).

I mean, christ, even terminator is more robot(_machine_) like than r2d2 or c3p0 are, r2d2 and c3p0 could be a midget and a butler without any difference in their actions(of course, the midget would have to be a slicer as well..).

in fiction making a character into a robot is most just to justify the character for being very shallow(and geek 'sexy') and to have special powers.

Sci-Fi (1)

arth1 (260657) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467885)

In addition to Asimov and (at least) R. Daneel Olivaw, let's not forget the other grand master, dirty old Heinlein.

If they can vote in HAL 9000, which is a computer and not a robot, well, then Mycroft definitely deserves a place on that list.

Re:Sci-Fi (1)

ari_j (90255) | more than 10 years ago | (#9468075)

I think HAL 9000 qualifies as the brains of a robot, since HAL had control of the entire ship, which could be considered its body. But HAL 9000 by itself was definitely a computer.

Re:ironic that there's ASIMO.. (1)

ari_j (90255) | more than 10 years ago | (#9468048)

Another reason for making a character into a robot is because robots can get away with things on TV that humans doing would be censored. Futurama's Bender is a great example of this - he smokes, binge-drinks, pick-pockets frequently, and says things that a human character could never get away with on TV.

Like the 5th-season episode title says, "Bender should not be allowed on TV", but he is.

Re:ironic that there's ASIMO.. (1)

ajs (35943) | more than 10 years ago | (#9468199)

R2D2 and C3P0 are not shallow characters at all. They're the only characters in the movies that we get any real sense have feelings about the events surrounding them that go deeper than the waistline. R2, clearly in control of more events than he lets on, is constantly thinking ahead and taking giant causes on his shoulders in order to protect the ones he cares about. He evolves, but slightly, though the course of the chronology of the series. His actions in the first three movies, like Yoda's, show a certain age. No more flying around metal-shops, he's instead carrying plans, but he's still playfull... knowing full well who Yoda is, he has fun poking at the old master in Empire. R2 enjoys his role as much as he considers it important.

What I find fascinating about R2 is that he manages to convey his character deeply and meaningfully without every uttering a word.

3P0 on the other hand puts up a fastideous and shallow front, but time and again we see him chip away at that front and expose the compasionnate friend that he can be. He complains about everything, but when R2 or Luke need him, he's always there and always charging into danger along-side his human counterparts.

This pair is going to play a huge role in the third movie, and I suspect people's opinions of them and droids in general will change after that movie.

Did you think Lucas had just accidentally wrote the Obi Wan line about how different everything would be if droids could act on their own initiative (when we clearly know that they can)? Did you think that it was just a shallow plot device that no one living on the planet-sized computer of Corsucant knew how you could possibly DELETE any information (and yet it happened)?

To mis-quote Lynch... the droids are not what they seem....

I have an idea for the HOF... (1)

GPLDAN (732269) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467774)

I think Billy Mumy should be the curator. I mean, really, what else is he doing?

Re:I have an idea for the HOF... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467923)

I think Billy Mumy should be the curator. I mean, really, what else is he doing?
Waiting for a Babylon 5 revival?

Re:I have an idea for the HOF... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9468173)

Singing "Fishheads" in concert.

I've always wanted... (4, Funny)

CommieLib (468883) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467776)

To invent a robot dog and name it Dogmatic.

Re:I've always wanted... (1)

kfg (145172) | more than 10 years ago | (#9468227)

Of course he has to repeat the experiment:

"Do you know how fast you were going?"

"Yes officer. 64.93534572099238 miles/hour. I'm a very good driver, but can you tell me how to get to Fort Smith from here? I seem to be lost."

(Cue Arkansas Traveller on the fiddle)

"Well, can I take this road to Fort Smith?"

"I'll tell ya, I been standing here all day and don't see no point and ain't seen it move, so I knows it's there already."

(Cue fiddle again)

Entangle your partner!

KFG

hey (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467810)

the Hall welcomes Robby the Robot from Forbidden Planet, Astroboy, C3PO, Honda's ASIMO, and a 'pioneering mobile robot called Shakey.' They join R2D2. the Mars Pathfinder rover, and other robots from the class of 2003."
That's practically all the succesful robots ever made. This sounds easier to get into than Arizona State

Shakey, a Boy's Best Friend (1)

Embedded Geek (532893) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467817)

This was one of the first real robots I remember reading about (c. 1975). I wanted to build one for myself, but a nine year old's allowance couldn't handle it.

Shakey was the size of small refrigerator, wheeled and (in retrospect) ugly as hell. I always thought it looked like it was going to topple over. But a robot that's smart enough to manipulate its environment (move a wooden ramp into position so it could roll up a step and continue on the task you asked it to do in the first place) - ground breaking.

You can find more about shakey here [sri.com] .

(Yes, I did have a sad, lonely childhood. How did you guess? :)

Re:Shakey, a Boy's Best Friend (1)

bandy (99800) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467922)

You can see Shakey at the Computer History Museum [computerhistory.org] in Mountain View, CA.

Not sure if he was a robot... (1)

weeboo0104 (644849) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467834)

What about Muffit from Battlestar Gallactica?
Wasn't he like a robotic Ewok?

fuck aE cum (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467841)

Re:fuck aE cum (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467895)

Modders parent is slightly offtopic and just might be a troll , try out the link and decide

mowd down (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467869)

NetBSD posts on community. The pro-homosexual ANOTHER SPECIAL dim. Due to the was what got me Th3 failure of 'first post' is the group that

They forgot K-9 (1)

earthforce_1 (454968) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467889)

Dr. Who's faithful robot companion.

Fitter Happier Fred (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467892)

Fitter Happier

Fitter, happier, more productive,
comfortable,
not drinking too much,
regular exercise at the gym
(3 days a week),
getting on better with your associate employee contemporaries,
at ease,
eating well
(no more microwave dinners and saturated fats),
a patient better driver,
a safer car
(baby smiling in back seat),
sleeping well
(no bad dreams),
no paranoia,
careful to all animals
(never washing spiders down the plughole),
keep in contact with old friends
(enjoy a drink now and then),
will frequently check credit at (moral) bank (hole in the wall),
favors for favors,
fond but not in love,
charity standing orders,
on Sundays ring road supermarket
(no killing moths or putting boiling water on the ants),
car wash
(also on Sundays),
no longer afraid of the dark or midday shadows
nothing so ridiculously teenage and desperate,
nothing so childish - at a better pace,
slower and more calculated,
no chance of escape,
now self-employed,
concerned (but powerless),
an empowered and informed member of society
(pragmatism not idealism),
will not cry in public,
less chance of illness,
tires that grip in the wet
(shot of baby strapped in back seat),
a good memory,
still cries at a good film,
still kisses with saliva,
no longer empty and frantic like a cat tied to a stick,
that's driven into frozen winter shit
(the ability to laugh at weakness),
calm,
fitter,
healthier and more productive
a pig in a cage on antibiotics.

This is an insult! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9467907)

Where is Homer Simpson's robot?! Or Awesomo-4000!

While we're at it (1)

westies-from-hell (533039) | more than 10 years ago | (#9467982)

Should not we also nominate Commander Data?
It would be the human thing to do.

Dubya? (1)

mcguyver (589810) | more than 10 years ago | (#9468057)

Can I nominate president Bush into the robot hall of fame?

Where's the Awesom-O 4000? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9468218)

Laaaaaammmme!!!

Once Again... (1)

Cylix (55374) | more than 10 years ago | (#9468359)

Once again they have forgotten the almighty pimpbot.

"The man, the myth, the pimp. This is the PimpBot 5000. He combines the classic sensibilities of a 1950's robot with the dynamic flare of a 1970's street pimp."

I can't believe he won't be included.

More pimpbot info at http://www.pages.drexel.edu/undergrad/st95wf3z/pim pbot.html

google-bot (1)

sxtxixtxcxh (757736) | more than 10 years ago | (#9468420)

whether or not in meatspace, googlebot pwnz.

google should get a toaster and load up all the googlebots on that so's to be eligible for the hall of fame.

"so... what does it do?"
"crawls through cyberspace, archiving, cataloging, cross referencing and generally pwning all... AND makes toast."

my robot b.... (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#9468496)

how about those state of the art robots from eurotrip???

But be careful.... (2, Funny)

One Louder (595430) | more than 10 years ago | (#9468604)

If your name is Sarah Connor, it is highly recommended that you *not* visit this museum.
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