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(io9)   Don't bring a gun to a robot fight   ( io9.com) divider line
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5031 clicks; posted to Main » on 31 Mar 2014 at 8:40 PM (4 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2014-03-31 07:35:38 PM  
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2014-03-31 08:43:03 PM  
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DRAW. DRAW. DRAW.
 
2014-03-31 08:48:48 PM  
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2014-03-31 08:52:52 PM  
I hope the old man had insurance.
 
2014-03-31 08:52:54 PM  
A 90-year-old man

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the prophecy came true!
 
2014-03-31 08:54:50 PM  
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2014-03-31 08:55:02 PM  

FatherChaos: [inet.gamersmafia.com image 400x609]


How embarrassing.
 
2014-03-31 08:56:56 PM  
Other than a bullet in this case, what goes through the mind of a man born in the 1920s when the robot cop didn't flinch away from the gunfire?  The paranoid ammo stockpile crowd should take notes here.
 
2014-03-31 09:00:37 PM  
I wholeheartedly approve of this.

http://www.robots-everywhere.com/ if you want something with the same capability and 1/20th of the price.

However, I do NOT put guns on my machines, although there's one with a laser cutter.
 
2014-03-31 09:01:19 PM  
Bullshiat, clickbait, Annalee Newitz article.

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A firefight is not where some dude shoots at your unarmed robot that is nowhere described in the article as doing anything other than "standing on the fire line".
 
2014-03-31 09:05:26 PM  
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2014-03-31 09:05:29 PM  
But what if the gun is a robot?

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2014-03-31 09:08:32 PM  

Bith Set Me Up: But what if the gun is a robot?

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Then your action figure becomes an insanely valuable collectible after all the helicopter moms get it pulled off the shelves.

/Seriously, wish I still had mine.
//Also had the original die cast metal Optimus Prime too.
 
2014-03-31 09:09:37 PM  
You mean a remote controlled vehicle?
 
2014-03-31 09:10:19 PM  
Meh.

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2014-03-31 09:10:56 PM  

YodaBlues: Bith Set Me Up: But what if the gun is a robot?

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Then your action figure becomes an insanely valuable collectible after all the helicopter moms get it pulled off the shelves.

/Seriously, wish I still had mine.
//Also had the original die cast metal Optimus Prime too.


I had both of them too but I'll be damned if I know what became of em.
 
2014-03-31 09:11:29 PM  
My robot?

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Let me tell you about my robot.
 
2014-03-31 09:11:56 PM  
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But it ended so well for this guy!
 
2014-03-31 09:13:00 PM  
In LA they would have just burned down the building.
 
2014-03-31 09:22:54 PM  

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But it ended so well for this guy!


FINALLY. I was getting worried.
 
2014-03-31 09:28:11 PM  
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Wanted for questioning.

/move along
 
2014-03-31 09:29:39 PM  
So there was a standoff, an armed suspect had barricaded himself and was shooting from his protected position.  He had a rifle and a handgun.  This went on for 5 hours.  Eventually he took his own life.......oh...and there was a robot.

What a great story.
 
2014-03-31 09:33:23 PM  

BalugaJoe: In LA they would have just burned down the building.


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Yeah, great idea.
 
2014-03-31 09:35:45 PM  
It just wanted to protect him from the terrible secret of space.
 
2014-03-31 09:43:56 PM  

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Wanted for questioning.

/move along


Make love, not war.

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"Please assume the position."
 
2014-03-31 10:00:21 PM  
What a robot battle might look like.
 
2014-03-31 10:01:31 PM  
Just like the aerial drones... Do we need a permit? Or is it open season?
 
2014-03-31 10:16:36 PM  
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2014-03-31 10:22:05 PM  
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2014-03-31 10:46:44 PM  
We really need to start making cooler looking robots.
 
2014-03-31 10:55:56 PM  
Well guess I need to pick up one of those phased plasma rifles in the 40 watt range.
 
2014-03-31 11:10:57 PM  

Cyno01: We really need to start making cooler looking robots.


Hmm... more pockets?
 
2014-03-31 11:18:32 PM  
Gawddamnnit Ruben quit farking up
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2014-03-31 11:19:36 PM  
Dodge this.
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2014-03-31 11:26:33 PM  
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This works well or so I hear
 
2014-03-31 11:29:52 PM  
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You'll never take me alive, meatbags!
 
2014-03-31 11:43:22 PM  

Cyno01: We really need to start making cooler looking robots.


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2014-03-31 11:57:08 PM  
http://biglazyrobot.com/keloid/
 
2014-04-01 01:22:51 AM  

way south: It just wanted to protect him from the terrible secret of space.


Came for this, left satisfied

/Article lacks stairs
 
2014-04-01 01:35:29 AM  
Officers say the suspect fired shots at a police robot during the standoff," according to NBC10. No other person appears to have been hurt in the tragedy.

Robots are good people.
 
2014-04-01 01:49:49 AM  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d867yvNW4aE
Depends on how big it it is.
 
2014-04-01 09:08:14 AM  
Almost as bad a bringing a gun to a clank fight.

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2014-04-01 02:11:33 PM  

wantingout: http://biglazyrobot.com/keloid/


Nice. So they did Greyhound?
 
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