Talk:413: New Pet
Is anyone else tempted to do this for real? Because I certainly am. 220.127.116.11 23:24, 9 March 2013 (UTC)
- NEW PROJECT. Alexbuzzbee (talk) 14:36, 16 March 2015 (UTC)
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABzjUf3E_0c 18.104.22.168 16:39, 18 April 2015 (UTC)
Here is the comments section on the xkcd site: http://blog.xkcd.com/2008/04/22/hooray-robots/#comments (Sorry. Don't know how to make it a link.) There are a number of proposed designs and several readers who claim to be making one. There are 248 entries so I only skimmed over them. ExternalMonolog (talk) 20:48, 21 January 2014 (UTC)ExternalMonolog
I don't think this is possible, because most hamster balls are not smooth, and all of them have holes, which would make the magnets get stuck. 22.214.171.124 20:39, 4 June 2015 (UTC)
Those look like mechanum wheels. Not omniwheels.
So, what would this do? I assume the laptop needs to be connected to some other control device somehow? But what? Why does the computer in the middle need to be a laptop? Will it be displaying video to people who come across the "pet"? GreatWyrmGold (talk) 13:03, 12 July 2020 (UTC)