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One of these days, they will all meet up and decide to envelop Earth .....


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There's all this talk about the biocomputing possibilities for this slime mold and how it can "calculate" differential equations and the like, but isn't it wonderful that simple life form could be so elegant?

Then, of course, there is this:

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Not one of Steve McQueens best movies Surfermom....
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I just love intelligence ....

It blob is superior to us...
Then all power to it!
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Re: Why a brainless yellow 'blob' that can learn is mystifying scientists

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Then all power to it!
With all its intelligence, I bet it can't wire a plug.
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With all its intelligence, I bet it can't wire a plug.
Or remove a screw top off a jar....
Or reverse a car....
Or read a map.......






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Or remove a screw top off a jar....
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Or remove a screw top off a jar....
Or reverse a car....
Or read a map.......


Now prepare for incoming......
I hope you can run fast, OGF :

I'm backing my way over there, no map needed, where I shall parallel park (getting it right the first time), before commencing to open a jar of yellow slime - right over the top of your head.

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I hope you can run fast, OGF :

I'm backing my way over there, no map needed, where I shall parallel park (getting it right the first time), before commencing to open a jar of yellow slime - right over the top of your head.

Pah! Just a regular day for Foxy.
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I hope you can run fast, OGF :

I'm backing my way over there, no map needed, where I shall parallel park (getting it right the first time), before commencing to open a jar of yellow slime - right over the top of your head.

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Pah! Just a regular day for Foxy.
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