SciFi Question of the Day: If you could have a personal robot that either made soft-serve ice cream cones on demand OR shot deadly laser beams out of its eyes, which would you choose?
Terry Morgan That would depend on my mood that day. Probably the ice cream robot though.
Barry Gavin Now you didn’t say it would shoot deadly lasers out of its eyes on command so now I have an image of rampaging robots burning down the city at will.
Betsy Dornbusch I can get ice cream. Deadly laser beams…now that takes a background check I can’t pass!
Eric Schmitt With deadly laser eyes robot you can get all the soft serve you want. Is Wafflebot an option?
Hannah Christine Rohloff Soft-serve, I’m peaceful folk.
Dale Thelander Ice cream. Because yeah, ice cream!
Jade A Tiller Deadly laser beams!
Heather Dolloff LASER BEAMS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Heather Corey Which one looks like Nathan Fillion?
AmyBeth Fredricksen The ice cream one…
Heather Corey Hmm. I’m lactose intolerant, but I’m willing to sacrifice for a personal robot that looks like Nathan Fillion
Melissa Conway I want fricking laser beams! Highly allergic to dairy so soft serve wouldn’t work…
Gwendolyn Wilkins Ice cream! Oh sweet, never-ending ice cream!!
DeAnna Knippling Heh heh heh Nathan Fillion Soft Serve…
Cee Wu Combat ready robot to defend w/ high powered…ribbons of chocolate fudge swirl soft serve.
Dale Thelander @ DeAnna: LO-freaking-L!
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Gerri Lynn Baxter Ice cream. Lasers aren’t that useful compared to ice cream, esp. when I’m in a mood. Oh, and safer, too, esp. when I’m in a mood. I’d have to work to kill someone with ice cream.
Oliver Clare Lasers. You could hold-up as many ice-cream vans as you need with a laser-eye-deadly-killer-droid-man-thing. Also, you could etch funny comments into toast. And as an added bonus… Lasers.
Thaddeus Cochrane Lasers, the department of defense will pay more for it than Bluebell. Also…I really can’t turn down the idea of even a semi transformer-like creature bound to serve me.
I get the question but I don’t always do Rules.
Zachary Besterfield With Soft-Serving Bots, I could crush the International Soft Service Dairy Union. In that case, I could could forgo the expense of the (more expensive) Laser Bots needed to quell their protests. The Tyrant wins again! All hail Me!
Dan Thompson I hate soft-serve ice cream, so I think I would have my laser-wielding robot destroy all of the soft-serve variety.
Elizabeth Einspanier How about ice cream that shoots lasers?
Oliver Clare +Elizabeth Einspanier – or lasers that shoot ice-cream eating robots… Naa, that’s just silly…
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Lizka Vaintrob Have to go with the laser beams. 🙂 Unless the soft-serve ice cream tastes and feels like normal ice cream.
Laser beams. Definitely laser beams.
Doug Grayson Laser beams. Far too useful. n_n
michael cole Laser beams….he could always hijack a Bluebell Ice Cream truck for the ice cream
We all scream
For frickin’ laser beams!
Stephen Thompson I’m just waiting for someone to pick the ice cream robot, so I could use the laser beam robot to steal it and have both. 😀
Gustavo Campanelli I have no use for deadly weapons.
Hall of The Black Dragon – Online Magazine If the ice cream is low fat, lo-carb and loaded with protein then that one.. If not I will happily accept the death ray DROID. He can be my own personal HK-47
+Gustavo Campanelli no one said you had to eat the ice cream 🙂
Lizka Vaintrob Would you have to supply milk, etc to the ice cream robot? Because if not, then it’s like an unlimited yummy-survival robot.
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