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Poacherbots

Now you can have it all.
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Have you every wanted something that you just couldn't afford? or several things? Have you ever contemplated stealing the objects of your desires but couldn't handle dealing with the potential guilt.

This is a family of robotic devices engineered to seek out and gather the objects that its owner specifies as required while insulating its owner from the process of gathering.

This system converts guilt type and thus makes the process more pleasurable, guilt for something you did transitions easily to guilt from something you didn't actually do and is easier to deal with.

vfrackis, Sep 08 2014

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       "I prayed to God for a Harley-Davidson. But then I remembered that God doesn't work that way ... so I stole a Harley-Davidson, and prayed for forgiveness..."   

       // couldn't handle dealing with the potential guilt //   

       No, absolutely not. Why do you ask ?   

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       Is there a 'bot that does Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IX's ?
8th of 7, Sep 08 2014
  

       I thought for a second how I would love to have my own baby elephant and how I couldn't possibly afford or steal one or afford to steal one if I got caught. This is how I got to this idea and I am surprised that its not already a secretive dark industry. I'm surprised people aren't being taken yet?   

       I envisioned a drone capable of snatching up a baby elephant and delivering it to my yard. Then I thought that i would need to be careful to return it before it got too big.   

       If you engineer a poacherbot big enough you can have anything you want. Why not acquire the aircraft of your choosing?
vfrackis, Sep 08 2014
  

       Because there are only two airworthy Avro Lancasters in existence and if one goes missing it's quite likely that someone's going to notice, which means that even if you have it you can't fly it anywhere without awkward questions being asked, so it would have to stay in as hangar, which is not only no fun but also totally bad and wrong.
8th of 7, Sep 08 2014
  

       you could wrap the entire plane in black electrical tape like they do in Manhattan with stolen bikes. This way you could fly it as much as you like and not have to worry about awkward questions.
vfrackis, Sep 08 2014
  

       If 8th is having merlin powered kit, I want a DeHavilland Hornet.
bs0u0155, Sep 08 2014
  

       Well, at least it's not in other:general
normzone, Sep 08 2014
  

       It's probably better to train crows to steal pound coins and jewellery.
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 08 2014
  

       But if you trained cows they could carry more stuff.
AusCan531, Sep 08 2014
  

       //Well, at least it's not in other:general   

       I salute reflexively every time someone says that these days.   

       Logically, the first step would be to poach everyone else's poacherbot, so you can poach uninterruptedly.
not_morrison_rm, Sep 08 2014
  
      
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