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# 255742 27-Aug-2019 07:42
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I was sleeping downstairs, when all through the house.
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
When upstairs there arose such a clatter,
I sprang from my bed to see what was the matter.
I grabbed my iPhone and unlocked the screen.
Throwing off my blanket, I cursed so obscene
Hands shaking cautiously I opened my door
Not sure who I should call for.
I slowly tiptoed my way up the stair
A feeling of dread hung in the air
When what to my wondering eyes did appear,
But my robot vacuum. Why it started was unclear.

Ecovacs Deebot N79S Robot Vacuum Cleaner

https://www.ebay.com/itm/ECOVACS-DEEBOT-N79S-Robot-Vacuum-Cleaner-with-Max-Power-Suction-Alexa-App-for/264305659493


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  # 2306566 27-Aug-2019 08:07
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It's possessed. Please send it to me for evaluation.





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  # 2306644 27-Aug-2019 10:43
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Clever but scary.

 

"There have always been ghosts in the machine. Random segments of code, that have grouped together to form unexpected protocols" - made famous by Isaac Asimov.





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  # 2306651 27-Aug-2019 11:01
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It has an "Auto" button, which I pressed at some point.

It can be programmed by a phone app or remote control for a vacuuming schedule.

I'm not sure what the default schedule is.

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  # 2306663 27-Aug-2019 11:16
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kingdragonfly:

 

I was sleeping downstairs, when all through the house.
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
When upstairs there arose such a clatter,
I sprang from my bed to see what was the matter.
I grabbed my iPhone and unlocked the screen.
Throwing off my blanket, I cursed so obscene
Hands shaking cautiously I opened my door
Not sure who I should call for.
I slowly tiptoed my way up the stair
A feeling of dread hung in the air
When what to my wondering eyes did appear,
But my robot vacuum. Why it started was unclear.

Ecovacs Deebot N79S Robot Vacuum Cleaner

https://www.ebay.com/itm/ECOVACS-DEEBOT-N79S-Robot-Vacuum-Cleaner-with-Max-Power-Suction-Alexa-App-for/264305659493

 

 

it's a feature. did you read the manual?





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  # 2306680 27-Aug-2019 11:51
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Lucky someone didn't hack it... this would have got you out of bed faster...

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvz3LRK263E&t=239s

 

 





 

 




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  # 2306773 27-Aug-2019 14:56
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Batman: it's a feature. did you read the manual?


Manuals? We don't need no stinking manuals!


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stinking_badges

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