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Postby WharfRat » Tue Jun 07, 2005 7:34 pm

CubsFan7724 wrote:
WharfRat wrote:That's a great use of our tax dollars. A car that can throw a baseball. :-?

I wonder if it has a decent four-seamer?

You'll be commenting on how great it was that we made a bunch of robo cops and crime went down. :-D


Hey, cops I can get behind. They actually serve a purpose beyond throwing a baseball. Unless they can modify this thing to use baseballs as a weapon. ;-D
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Postby Madison » Wed Jun 08, 2005 12:15 am

The S-3, which weighs about 200 pounds and resembles a small car, the Sherpa DM, a heavy-duty robot made for the Army by Lawrenceville start-up Re2 Inc., and the Talon, which is made by a Boston firm.



Why do I get the feeling this is the opening line to a very odd joke? :-?

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Postby reznorsboy » Wed Jun 08, 2005 1:05 am

Poor batting practise pitchers loosing there jobs to a machine!! :-t
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Postby Simulacrum » Wed Jun 08, 2005 5:11 pm

perlick29 wrote:anyone else picturing the robot from rocky IV or johnny 5?


I was picturing something tougher, like the evil robot from Robocop- AT 180 or whatever it was called. :-?
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Postby ZeroGravitas » Wed Jun 08, 2005 5:40 pm

Um, don't these people watch science fiction movies? There's no way those things don't go berserk. Like the Defense Department could ever build a robot that doesn't turn on humanity. I'm telling you, there'll be chaos in that stadium.

Then we're all doomed.

(Okay, so I just noticed that the game was last night. But it'll happen one day. James Cameron told me so.)
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Postby SHOCKandAWE » Wed Jun 08, 2005 9:25 pm

CMU has created some great inventions that can be used for our safety in this country. My wife works there and I have seen some up close. They are really neat to see and I am sure will come in handy in the future somehow. We just dont know yet :-?
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Postby Kingctb27 » Wed Jun 08, 2005 10:40 pm

Pretty cool if you ask me.
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