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'Pet replacement' app criticised

Discussion in 'Mayberry Lounge' started by Michaelangelo, May 21, 2014.

  1. Michaelangelo That doesn't work for me, brother Platinum Member

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    I find it a bit creepy. Cant see myself going out and getting a look a like pet to replace the one that I have had for years. I'm sure it can console some though.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-27501769
     
  2. Jack Reacheround Never Go Black

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    Reminds me of Re-Pet from The Sixth Day.
     
  3. Martialarts101 Brown Belt

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    Not for pets. Make it for ex-girlfriends though, it could have saved me some hard times.
     
  4. Loiosh Detective Platinum Member

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    Don't see a problem with this.
     
  5. thebluerider caelgender ftw

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    i know all sorts of people who have adopted dogs online. pets are replaceable. DEAL WITH IT
     
  6. Michaelangelo That doesn't work for me, brother Platinum Member

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    Im not against getting a new pet. It's just trying to duplicate the one you lost that irks me.
     
  7. Starck Black Belt

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    If it promotes adoption of dogs/cats in general, I don't see the issue here.
     
  8. thebluerider caelgender ftw

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    that wasn't so much directed at you. some poeple have breeds they prefer. if they can rescue one instead of going to a breeder, then i think that's great. anyone who gets a dog should obviously interact with it then irl before making the final decision to adopt or not.
     

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