How would a Dalek play Cricket?

Discussion in 'Doctor Who' started by Guy Gardener, Apr 14, 2014.

  1. USS Triumphant

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    Go ahead, caller. I'm listening...
    I doubt the results would be recognized by any court that could enforce them, since throughout the civilized multiverse the whole thing would be considered to be in incredibly bad taste for reasons that should be obvious to anyone. ;)
     
  2. publiusr

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    My thoughts exactly.

    I'd like to see a Dalek stalk fashioned after jamming grippers like this:
    http://www.gizmag.com/universal-robotic-gripper/16729/
    http://www.gizmag.com/versaball-robotic-gripper/30442/

    That would replace the sucker--and actually work.

    And the stalk would be this:

    http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/...ippers-combine-to-form-robotic-elephant-trunk
    https://www.google.com/patents/US20120169078

    Take a look at this Dalek: http://www.faqs.org/patents/imgfull/20080302200_02

    There are inflatable robotics around the corner
    http://www.hizook.com/blog/2011/11/...ot-named-ant-roach-and-complete-arm-plus-hand

    Lots of human safe robots--and one that works in zero g
    http://www.popsci.com/technology/ar...ing-grab-objects-zero-g-satellites-space-junk
     
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