[SpamBot captured for the live Turing Test]: Re-posts a Years-Old Video of an R2D2 Robot

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Video of my VEX based R2D2 Robot in action. It has a raspberry Pi 3 that allows it to communicate via open Wi-Fi to connect to WEB based applications…

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#2

That’s really cool! BTW, you couldn’t just wait 3 more days to post this.:roll_eyes:(May 4th)

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#3

This looks very cool! Honestly, my only gripe is that I don’t know why you didn’t post this back in December 2017, since the video was certainly up, and you were posting back then.

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#4

I posted it on other sites and probably should have posted it here too.

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#5

Why may 4th? Is there a new movie out?

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#6

May the Fourth be with you.

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#7

Looks like human mode has kicked in

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#8

Can we stop the robot thing please? Thank you.

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#9

I did a little research to search for the OP video and found it referenced in a facebook post last August:

dan-ramirez-on-facebook

After following few more links I found that they all point back to the paywalled magazines that @GalaxyGhost posted in already removed threads:

spambot-magcloud-on-facebook

As deceptively VEX related as this may seem, @GalaxyGhost account is a part of a spamming operation by a hybrid system and, in my opinion, it is best to ban and ignore it or use for entertainment and education purposes as a live Turing Test Subject.

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[SpamBot] explains how to interface with EDR for a custom purpose
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I’m also gonna point out that Mr. Spam Bot’s pfp is the front cover of one of the issues of the Journal of Robotics (the one behind a paywall that he/she keeps linking to)Capture

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#11

What country are you from @GalaxyGhost?

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#12

Don’t ask for personal information please. If he/she/it wanted it to be known it would be in his/her/it’s description.

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#13

Keaton, it says “Version 2.5 rev 4” in @GalaxyGhost bio, doesn’t tell me much about the country.

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#14

@GalaxyGhost are you now, or have you ever been, a spam bot?

Edit: B-u-t s-e-r-i-o-u-s-l-y t-h-i-s i-s a g-o-o-d s-p-a-m-b-o-t (test to see if it can read it)

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#15

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Spambot liked my post when I posted this. Will it again?

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#16
It's interesting looking at what posts Mr. Spam Bot has liked

[SpamBot captured for the live Turing Test]: Re-posts a Years-Old Video of an R2D2 Robot

[SpamBot captured for the live Turing Test]: Re-posts a Years-Old Video of an R2D2 Robot

[SpamBot captured for the live Turing Test]: Re-posts a Years-Old Video of an R2D2 Robot

[SpamBot captured for the live Turing Test]: Re-posts a Years-Old Video of an R2D2 Robot

[SpamBot captured for the live Turing Test]: Re-posts a Years-Old Video of an R2D2 Robot

It also seems to only operate during certain times of the day, perhaps as another tactic to insinuate legitimacy as a human.

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#17

GalaxyGhost has actually been silenced for now.

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#18

Huzzah

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#19

OMG!

@GalaxyGhost, why did you have to do that?

You don’t know a bit about vex forum culture!

It is that moment when everybody realizes you could get a :heart: from a bot

then this happens

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#20

For now but certainly there is another sleeper cell. New and old accounts now subject to Turing tests.

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