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Mystery robot dog from the 1950s

Clive Maxfield
8/17/2011 09:00 PM EDT

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mr_bandit
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mr_bandit   8/26/2011 1:29:23 AM
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I love K-9. He had a bad habit of failing just when the Doctor could use him to easily escape from some situation, forcing the Doctor to use his wits. Bad dog! "Neglecting to have your dog microchipped is outright irresponsible behaviour" Snicker! Could this dog just be a one-off?

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YEE_HAA   8/26/2011 12:05:30 AM
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“It appears to pre-date integrated circuits” Neglecting to have your dog microchipped is outright irresponsible behaviour

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Max The Magnificent   8/25/2011 2:36:05 PM
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It really is beautiful, isn't it. Can you imagine what you would have thought if you had seen this in an antique (or junk) shop? I would have snapped it up...

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ReneCardenas   8/25/2011 1:59:44 PM
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Even for the artistic value alone this piece is a beau to my eyes. It shows how humans have bonded to pets and sought to perfect that relationship (less the unpleasant aspects of pet ownership).

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mjayme   8/25/2011 1:00:09 PM
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Does it even work? It reminds me a little of the robot depicted in Norbert Wiener´s Cybernetics book... Specially the apparently front steering wheel.

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