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OMGthat is freaky
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It's not the look of them that creeps me out. It's when they move like this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1czBcnX1Ww


They way it responds to being kicked and slipping on the ice is spooky.
 
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post #32 of 51
Those look like one of the very expensive (~$5k) 5ex Doll lol
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Sad thing is.. I actually thought that was a real person in the picture. LOL
    
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post #34 of 51
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I want to know, what in the world would anyone want a "android" to begin with...

I don't see a purpose or function that they would provide. And don't tell me to fix stuff or be in the service industry because we can have automated machines do that without the awkward appearance that resembles somewhat like a human.
I want to know, what in the world would anyone want a "computer" to begin with...

I don't see a purpose or function that they would provide. And don't tell me to do maths stuff or be in the computing industry because we have abacus machines to do that without the awkward interface that resembles somewhat like paper application forms.
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Holy damn, i thought that was a real person
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post #36 of 51
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Originally Posted by Mobius01 View Post
It's not the look of them that creeps me out. It's when they move like this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1czBcnX1Ww


They way it responds to being kicked and slipping on the ice is spooky.
LMAO at the vid
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I don't get creeped out. I just wonder when I can sex it.
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The only reason why humans are freaking out is because those robots look human. It looks like us, but it isn't anything like us.
The fear of unknown.

Edit:
Seems I was right, after reading the article.
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You made me think of Futurama with Fry downloading data and uploading to a empty shell that forms into a robotic Lucy Liu.
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post #40 of 51
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Originally Posted by Mobius01 View Post
It's not the look of them that creeps me out. It's when they move like this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1czBcnX1Ww


They way it responds to being kicked and slipping on the ice is spooky.
I want one... =^_^= it's so cute!!!

I will add guns to mine!
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