I was in a Walmart today...

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  1. Shuster

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  2. geoff_in_nc

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    Ooh... Maybe an even better way to civilly disobey..... After you buy stuff, cut out the RFID tags, then bring them back to the store at a later date and sprinkle them all over the store. Maybe you can cause a bot to go all cattywompus when inventory doesn't resolve properly.
     
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    I was there too!

    I didn't see a robot BUT a weighted blanket! A 15lb blanket!!! Felt like it was full of bird shot!
     
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    Old news, and they don’t want to work humans as you can see.
     
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    Oh! I thought that thing was a roving urinal. My bad, as they say.
     
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    That's just great, as if Walmart wasn't already dangerous enough, now I have to worry about a robot going on a shooting spree.
     
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    why do your shopping there? do you have no mom and pop stores in your neighborhood?
     
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    I hate Walmart. Every time I go in there some kid takes my picture and I wind up on the people of Walmart website! :D
     
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    Its not very huggable is it?

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    Do they have a slot where I can put my chewing gum ?
     
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    How well will it interact with the zombie shoppers that infest such places? A semi-sentient machine v braindead humans.

    I foresee mayhem.
     
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    I dunno. Put some 30" mudder tires on that, and the next doorbell you hear could be that very scanner. It's WalMart. I'm sure some store somewhere is already retrofitting new wheels and tires.
     
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    Maybe they are mobile recharge stations for the weary shoppers.

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    Vision systems like that are all the rage now for product tracking and quality control.

    But it won't solve all problems. They may wast money trying to make it work.

    When you think about it. They are:

    A. Trying to eliminate manpower costs;

    B. They can't find competent staff to take pride in diligently doing that job for what they are willing to pay.
     
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    Basically, no. Besides, there has never been a "mom and pop" store that carried nearly EVERYTHING I want to buy, in a "one stop" shopping trip, and with reasonable prices. I'm not a non-profit charity with the task of propping up small businesses that can't (won't) compete with the rest of the world. Society is changing, and those who can't adapt will join the buggy-whip makers and gas station attendants in obscurity. That's just the way it is......:(
     
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    Every time I go to Walmart, there's some screaming three year old kid throwing a tantrum and you can hear it all over the store. Maybe they should get robots that find these kids, give 'em a good smack, and say "Shut up!".
     
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    We have a chain of Supermarkets in New England Named Stop&Shop that now has robots roaming around to keep an eye out or spills and such to reduce lawsuits. gotta love it.
     
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