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Old December 11 2013, 06:22 AM   #1
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Parrot Operated Robotic Vehicles - our future?

Are PORV's the future of avian locomotion?

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With on of these configured as a shopping cart, the parrots could drive to the pet store and buy their own bird feed.
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Old December 12 2013, 01:22 AM   #2
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Re: Parrot Operated Robotic Vehicles - our future?

"12 people were killed today when a car chased a man with a box of crackers through a crowded city park".
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Old December 12 2013, 01:41 AM   #3
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Re: Parrot Operated Robotic Vehicles - our future?

Gentlemen, the future is here.
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Old December 12 2013, 05:48 AM   #4
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Re: Parrot Operated Robotic Vehicles - our future?

Parrots are dicks.
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Old December 14 2013, 12:00 AM   #5
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Re: Parrot Operated Robotic Vehicles - our future?

They were even to control bombs
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Pigeon
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Old December 14 2013, 07:40 AM   #6
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Re: Parrot Operated Robotic Vehicles - our future?

Those were pigeons, not parrots. Pigeons are subject to group-think, mob mentality, and nationalistic jingoism, and are easily turned into mindless weapons. Parrots, on the other hand, are just dicks.
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