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Offline Fredrik AnderssonTopic starter

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He or she?
« on: November 26, 2007, 10:48:20 AM »
What do you usually see your robots as? Are they male, female or genitally neutral?

The reason I'm asking is that I'm not sure what my robot project should be stated as :P What do you think would fit for a hexapod? I just think it's so funny when people see their robots as female and call them things like babe, sexeh, and pretty, rather than cool, awsome and neat :P
Current project: Pirrh - Portable Intelligent Round Rolling Hexapod

Offline Steve Joblin

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Re: He or she?
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2007, 11:03:42 AM »
Gramatically, machines are females, as in cars, boats, and planes... I would assume that robots follow suit.

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Re: He or she?
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2007, 04:25:50 PM »
I usually refer to mine as "he" or "it"... :)
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Re: He or she?
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2007, 07:03:35 PM »
with the ammount of time i spent hovering over my robots brains in the last week, it better be a she, and she better love me for it  :P

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Re: He or she?
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2007, 07:32:58 PM »
for r/c robots i would call them nutural

but for robots with programing that you made i would call it a she

it's just not right for a guy to spend months creating a guy
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Re: He or she?
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2007, 08:25:16 PM »
I call all my robots 'it'

Or depending on my mood, and what my robot is doing (or not doing), sometimes I call it 'stupid robot' . . .

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Re: He or she?
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2007, 08:35:43 PM »
true, i often say things i cannot mention here, especialy when i found out the only board in my budget is out of stock !  >:(  >:(

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Re: He or she?
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2007, 10:08:06 PM »
It depends on the shape. Most of robots I call 'it' but AI-BOT's android is definately a 'she'. Small humanoids are 'he'.
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Re: He or she?
« Reply #8 on: November 27, 2007, 10:35:02 PM »
I call my robot "the one" because I've only made one in my life. I guess "the one" doesn't really fit the $50 robot, but oh well I call it O Gracious One, Your Imminence, and it never appreciates it. That's why it's disassembled in a box now. Haha!

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Re: He or she?
« Reply #9 on: November 27, 2007, 10:48:05 PM »
I figured this robot had relevance to this topic . . .
http://www.societyofrobots.com/robotforum/index.php?topic=2477.msg16708#new

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Re: He or she?
« Reply #10 on: November 28, 2007, 01:37:35 PM »
Right now it's and "it", or maybe "pile o' scrap".
And of course the fact that it isnt working yet is entirely "it's" fault.
It will graduate to "she" when it can get off it's dead butt and get me a beer.

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Re: He or she?
« Reply #11 on: November 30, 2007, 06:13:10 PM »
i think this robot is a guy



from
http://www.societyofrobots.com/robotforum/index.php?topic=1023.0
« Last Edit: November 30, 2007, 06:15:01 PM by cooldog »
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