Japanese Gymnast Robot Will Doom Us All

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Japanese Gymnast Robot Will Doom Us All

When the robot apocalypse comes, walls will not hinder our cruel mechanical destroyers, provided they learn how to land of course.

Japanese robot enthusiast and YouTube video maker Hinamitetu has constructed a robot capable of swinging on a horizontal beam from a standing - well, hanging - start. From what little I can glean from the video, it would appear that this is the fourth iteration of the robot, which Hinamietu has apparently constructed in a large closet or basement judging by the clothes hanging up on the right hand side.

No need to panic though, because as you can see from the video, the robot hasn't quite got the hang of landing just yet. But when it does, we've lost another defense against the robot horde as they brachiate across flagpoles and through trees so they can enslave us and force us to toil in their solar mines.

It is a grim future we have ahead of us...

Source: Gizmodo

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*giggles like a little girl*

I can't wait, the future is here!

Does anyone else find it suspicious that the Japanese have started building so many robots with human capabilities recently? They might be planning to take over. Someone watch out for when they start making working Gundams.

It made such a loud noise when it landed XD

Made my day.

that is SO awesome.

I don't feel threatened by this robot. I'm more threatened by the fact that he built this in a closet. Seriously, what's next? Nukes in a Closet? (starring Samuel L. Jackson)

So there i was: young and foolish, watching a website for gaming, when i came across our threat.

I am john connor, and we are the revolution.

{terminator theme plays in the background}

anyway, were screwed.

Oh my.

If you don't mind me I'm going to go buy a nuclear power plant, and a couple hundred thousand microwaves, and start modding them so that they can turn on with the door open...

Gotta improve my barricade...

RUN FOR YOUR LIVES

I'm still waiting for a robot that would actually do more than just one specific thing.

I mean honestly, when the robot apocalypse comes, do you expect one unit to hold the gun, second to aim, third to reload and fourth to shout obscene remarks at us?

Hurraaaaay, we're all gona diiieeee!

That thing's pretty damn cool. Luckily it doesn't appear to have any AI yet, just an automated sequence... Unless it's SO clever it can hide it from us.

Oh joy... Skynet learned another trick to it's list.

You know, after looking at that, I have a feeling that we'll be okay when Skynet takes over. :P

Et3rnalLegend64:
Does anyone else find it suspicious that the Japanese have started building so many robots with human capabilities recently? They might be planning to take over. Someone watch out for when they start making working Gundams.

Have you seen the giant Gundam model in Japan? Yeah I wouldn't be surprised if that became animate and takes Korea hostage.

nilcypher:
solar mines

Um.

Mines are underground. And, uh, sunlight doesn't go through... wait, wait.

So, you are saying that robots will be using us to mine raw materials for their solar "things", thus you are just being all hip and cool and using the slang "solar mines" when you meant "solar material mines"?

Or are you saying that robots will be able to make sunlight go through opaque surfaces?

AlexWinter:

Et3rnalLegend64:
Does anyone else find it suspicious that the Japanese have started building so many robots with human capabilities recently? They might be planning to take over. Someone watch out for when they start making working Gundams.

Have you seen the giant Gundam model in Japan? Yeah I wouldn't be surprised if that became animate and takes Korea hostage.

Darn! I was going to reference the 1:1 scale Gundam model in Japan. It could all be a ruse. I don't want to die to something inspired by a cartoon!

Et3rnalLegend64:
Does anyone else find it suspicious that the Japanese have started building so many robots with human capabilities recently? They might be planning to take over. Someone watch out for when they start making working Gundams.

I'm just waiting for Ghost in the Shell to become reality. When it does, I'll be first in line for a full-body prosthetic. If I can't beat our new robotic overlords, I'll join them! :P

Until the TX is a reality, humankind will reign over the planet. (Until the TX's seduce the men-folk.)

AlexWinter:

Et3rnalLegend64:
Does anyone else find it suspicious that the Japanese have started building so many robots with human capabilities recently? They might be planning to take over. Someone watch out for when they start making working Gundams.

Have you seen the giant Gundam model in Japan? Yeah I wouldn't be surprised if that became animate and takes Korea hostage.

Of course I have. I've been calling dibs on Tallgeese III every time Funk makes an article about that thing.

Your robot. Give it to me... Noaw!

*Puts on a fake beard, buys hobo clothes and then covers them in alcohol before putting on a cardboard sign that says "The End Is Nigh"*

hURR dURR dERP:

Et3rnalLegend64:
Does anyone else find it suspicious that the Japanese have started building so many robots with human capabilities recently? They might be planning to take over. Someone watch out for when they start making working Gundams.

I'm just waiting for Ghost in the Shell to become reality. When it does, I'll be first in line for a full-body prosthetic. If I can't beat our new robotic overlords, I'll join them! :P

/this

I know I will certainly riase my hand when they ask who wants to be cyberized. (third or fourth gen for sure.) Prosthetics would be great as well.

On that note I welcome our electronic masters with joy.

AlexWinter:

Et3rnalLegend64:
Does anyone else find it suspicious that the Japanese have started building so many robots with human capabilities recently? They might be planning to take over. Someone watch out for when they start making working Gundams.

Have you seen the giant Gundam model in Japan? Yeah I wouldn't be surprised if that became animate and takes Korea hostage.

Oh my god, that'd make my f*king day!

I think we're fine until they start making daleks.

lvl9000_woot:

AlexWinter:

Et3rnalLegend64:
Does anyone else find it suspicious that the Japanese have started building so many robots with human capabilities recently? They might be planning to take over. Someone watch out for when they start making working Gundams.

Have you seen the giant Gundam model in Japan? Yeah I wouldn't be surprised if that became animate and takes Korea hostage.

Oh my god, that'd make my f*king day!

I think we're fine until they start making daleks.

We'll be fine, the Timelords are back. Although my head hurts from Russel's excessive amounts of WTF!

Et3rnalLegend64:
Does anyone else find it suspicious that the Japanese have started building so many robots with human capabilities recently? They might be planning to take over. Someone watch out for when they start making working Gundams.

I actually think theyhave an Alliance with the Chinese. The Chinese finance them with all the companies they have bought recently's money, and the Japanese provide the footsoldiers.

People, arm yourselves, the end is nigh.

Et3rnalLegend64:

AlexWinter:

Et3rnalLegend64:
Does anyone else find it suspicious that the Japanese have started building so many robots with human capabilities recently? They might be planning to take over. Someone watch out for when they start making working Gundams.

Have you seen the giant Gundam model in Japan? Yeah I wouldn't be surprised if that became animate and takes Korea hostage.

Of course I have. I've been calling dibs on Tallgeese III every time Funk makes an article about that thing.

Screw you man, Tallgeese III is mine.

*face palm*

I have to admit, I laughed when I saw it let go. I was busy being impressed... then... crunch.

pfft the landing was horrible, nah i think we got at least a few more years till they beat us at gymnastics.

the Japanese civilians are building robot monkeys in their basements! ROBOT! MONKEYS! BASEMENTS! CIVILIANS!

and here us Scandinavians have been bragging about being able to build ikea furnitures, and this is just a random dude wanting to make a youtube video, so what if this is only in beta, think of what the government are building right now.

i believe that the Japanese people have robot monkey servants that they have been hiding from the rest of us, i am now moving Japan on the top of my list, Finland will have to wait (they found a way to make fruit and nuts without the "shell").

They'll probably make takes with gym poles like this attached to them. A mechanism would hide it and when the robot gets enough speed the mechanism will pop off and the robots would be sent flying out like missiles!

Awww ... It's kinda cute, in a strange way. Gotta love robots.

Right, time to start work on that EMP cannon....

Here's hoping we don't consider Skynet during my lifetime.

I knew it...the japanese going to end up killing us all! lol

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