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Where's Waldo?

By boxfiddler Moderator ·
Fla. boaters urged to look out for missing robot

Sep 5, 5:23 AM (ET)

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Scientists on Florida's Gulf Coast are trying to find an underwater robot that has mysteriously vanished.

The robot from the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota has been missing since Monday.

It cost about $100,000. It also was equipped with a detector to find red tide, a toxic algae bloom. That was valued at another $30,000.

Scientists aren't sure what happened to the robot, which is nicknamed Waldo. It could have had a leak or malfunction and sunk to the bottom. It also could be on the surface, but its communication system isn't working properly to signal its location.

The lab hopes boaters out for the busy Labor Day weekend might spot Waldo.

So. Where's Waldo? :0

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I can not tell a Lie

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to Where's Waldo?

It was delicious. :0

Nothing more to say on the matter though.

Col 0:-)

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Saw that in this morning's news

by NickNielsen In reply to Where's Waldo?

I know a nine-year-old who could probably do it in a couple of long as the robot is wearing a red-and-white striped shirt and hat!

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In Atlanta.

by seanferd In reply to Where's Waldo?

"The bot wandered away from a daycare.

He was found a short time later."**406/detail.html

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Oh, well done.

by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to In Atlanta.
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by NickNielsen In reply to In Atlanta.

Now THAT's an unfortunate typo! :^0

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Oh, yes

by santeewelding In reply to In Atlanta.

And I am reviled for doing the same.

Sorry for ranting, but the "New Media", in contrast to my training in the old, leaves much, much to be desired.

Vetting my own.

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So that'll be a draw then ?

by OldER Mycroft In reply to Oh, yes

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