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talking dog blind guidance

 
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this is gps for blind people except the voice that prompts them sounds like a dogs voice were dogs able to speak. like scooby-do or similar
vfrackis, May 26 2010

Davey and Goilath: Moral compass of a talking dog. http://www.youtube....watch?v=Hb8GBSbBES0
Mad TV version [rcarty, May 27 2010]


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       I do.
MaxwellBuchanan, May 26 2010
  

       s'funny, but [ ]
FlyingToaster, May 27 2010
  

       Mmm... this ice cream tastes like a Midwestern twang.
swimswim, May 27 2010
  

       //Midwestern twang//   

       We don't have accents in the Midwest. Everybody else does.
MikeD, May 27 2010
  

       //everybody else does// english, welsh, scottish, irish, french, german, australian, indian, spanish, italian, greek, newcastle...
po, May 27 2010
  

       this idea is no joke, this is what i saw. I was in the subway and i saw a blind gentleman lead to a stairway by his seeing eye dog. They both stopped the blind person asked a stranger is the most polite sweetest voice "am i at a flight of stairs, is there a passage way between, which way?" then as if possessed by satan with the nastiest voice he leaned over and said to the dog "this is it, i have had it i am so tired of your shit let's go, i'm finished"   

       this experience perplexed me and inspired the idea, so no flavor here   

       and why does satan require a capital in order to be spelled correctly
vfrackis, May 27 2010
  

       Your being perplexed doesn't really make that much difference - as presented, it is still a GPS system with a novelty voice - only instead of a celebrity, it's someone doing a doggy voice.   

       Your journey of inspiration and perplexement provides a certain dark frisson - But this essentially boils down to there being an instance where the comfortable stereotype of "nice blind person in loving relationship with their dog" turned out to be a fiction, an interesting vignette, I'm just not sure I understand how that helps.   

       Satan normally requires a capital, because it's a (to use the jargon) "Proper Name" - and that's one of the things that proper names do. You are still spelling it correctly though.   

       Perhaps, if you wish to express your protest to the Dark Lord, you should spell it sNAAT5? Not only eschewing all proper capitalisation, but ignoring the usual letter order as well - AND thowing in a silent-five - that'll show him - though adopting this option really should be balanced against the risk that others might not know what you're on about.
zen_tom, May 27 2010
  

       ...b-but you don't understand, sNAAT5 is the name of my dog!
calum, May 27 2010
  

       // Your journey of inspiration and perplexement provides a certain dark frisson
[marked-for-tagline]
jutta, May 27 2010
  

       ZT the idea is based on this a. facilitate transition from from dogs guiding to gps guidance. b. teach them a thing or two about how silly it seems to me to be guided by a dog.   

       Also the system would have to be a hybrid of gps and cellular signal transfer and repeating, as you know gps does not work indoors and triangulation would have to rely on multiple signals.
vfrackis, May 27 2010
  

       [ZT], you don't think Lord Lucifer might secretly relish such pervy spelling contortions?
pocmloc, May 27 2010
  

       //because it's a (to use the jargon) "Proper Name"//   

       However, in this instance, the phrase "proper name" does not require capitals, since "proper name" is not a proper name.   

       // Your journey of inspiration and perplexement provides a certain dark frisson// That sounds like one of the phrases that you hear when listening to Dutch people and incorrectly believing them to be speaking English.
MaxwellBuchanan, May 27 2010
  

       //Lord Lucifer might secretly relish such pervy spelling//
Evidently an individualist, like Tom Lehrer's friend Hen3ry.
mouseposture, May 28 2010
  


 

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