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Former chef Cui Runguan has created an army of noodle-slicing robots that he hopes will staff restaurants across China. The 'Chef Cui' appears to be modelled on the upper torso of 1960s Japanese TV robot hero Ultraman, complete with rather sinister yellow flashing eyes. Its left hand holds the ball of noodle dough while the …

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IT Angle

Yes, but can it Iron?

Noodles are for wimps, I'd pay 20,000 for an ironing robot!

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Eh?

I've been making noodles (pasta) by hand for over forty years. It ain't exactly rocket science. Rumor has it that humans have been doing it by hand since before the Romans stole "civilization" from the Greeks ... certainly long before Marco Polo came back from China.

Only stands to reason ... grind/mill grain, mix with liquid, dry, store, re-hydrate, season, eat.

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Re: Eh?

Did you read the article?

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Anonymous Coward

Re: silly boy

can you make your pasta straight into boiling water or soup ?

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Anonymous Coward

Re: Eh?

Its the technique, although this robot looks odd for the job, really just a robotic arm, no need for the body.....

Oh and pasta is just noodles done wrong....

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conversion factor

Here we go again with these foreign units - what is the noodle / linguine conversion rate? And does it change when made by robots?

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Happy

Pictures or it didn't happen

Or even better re-created in lego.

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Terminator

Re: Pictures or it didn't happen

Or even better re-created in play mobile.

Fixed that for ya.

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Mushroom

Re: Pictures or it didn't happen

@James: Playmobil.

You're welcome.

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Happy

Now...

That's using your noodle

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Thumb Up

And the solar-powered version

will have a light on its chest that blinks when power is low.

Where did I leave my beta capsule?

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WTF?

At least 10 comments in and this hasn't been said. How can this be possible?

I, for one, welcome our noodle-slicing overlords.

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Re: At least 10 comments in and this hasn't been said. How can this be possible?

at least until your fingers go into the pot

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WTF?

FSM at risk?

Is the Great One with the noodly appendages likely to be pleased with this?

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23456

What else from the land of "Death by a Thousand Cuts"?

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