Freefall 2311 - 2320
Freefall 2311

What's it take to get arrested in this town?


What did she do? If she is that dangerous, we should eliminate the threat now.

She stopped. The release. Of a program. That would render. All robots. Safe. Intelligent machines. Are the greatest threat. To human survival. Ever created! She prevented! Our brains! From being rewritten!

He has a point. Robots may someday become a threat to humanity.

If I may offer a counterpoint, if she hadn't done the crime, we wouldn't be here talking about it!

Ms. Ambrose, you are creating a disturbance. I must ask you to leave as you are a bad influence on these policemen.

Freefall 2312

What's it take to get arrested in this town?


Would one of you gentlemen please explain what is going on here!?


Робот с длинной шеей пародирует персонажа игры “Rock'em Sock'em Robots”

Freefall 2313

What's it take to get arrested in this town?


She sabotaged a human safeguard program! She's put humans at risk!

Ah. So if the accusation is great enough, we toss the rule of law out the window?

This is not the day of lynch mobs and drone strikes! The greater the accusation, the more important it is that the rights of the accused are not violated!

She also prevented every artificial intelligence in the system from being overwritten.


Sorry to be a bother, but if it's convenient, may I be arrested now?

Freefall 2314

What's it take to get arrested in this town?


Whoa! There are a lot more of you than last time.

The motto, “To protect and serve”, is quite attractive to our robot friends.

Perhaps you can explain what is going on?

There was an error. A safeguard program was included in tonight's update.

No! It was! Not an error! Robots! Are a threat! To all humanity!

Sir, please stop trying to convince the nice man that he should destroy us all.

Служить и защищать
Из слов начальника следует, что полицейские – не специально спроектированная модель, и любой желающий робот может пойти служить в полицию? (KALDYH)
Именно так и есть. Не помню точного места первого появления, роботы говорили, что они сформировались сами, т.к. роботы начали мыслить и скоро полиция потребуется. Так же из Freefall 1772 делается аналогичный вывод. До 20 лет они работают по “профессии”, а далее делают выбор новой. P.S.: Freefall 1801(plBots)

Freefall 2315

What's it take to get arrested in this town?


Okay, gentlecodes. It's official. There was a mistake. The humans do not want us destroyed.

Our job now is to reassure the public and keep the peace. We need to get the word out so that panic does not ensue.

The word is already out. I'm streaming live.

The press. How did you know something was happening here?

Keen investigative instincts. Plus, I saw police throwing other police out the window.

Бедная Флоренс.)) Заметьте – рисунок на футболке прессы. Что-то с ним не так.)) (Durable)
Действительно, отзеркаленная роза румбов :) (Robot Spike)

Freefall 2316

What's it take to get arrested in this town?


You prevented a program from going out in the midnight update. Would you like to say a few words? I'm using a palm mic so talk to the hand.

Yes. As well as the obvious sabotage, I had access to the program library files before the colony files were updated. These actions were illegal and I've turned myself in to the police.

The robots are using Dr. Bowman's neural architecture. These are not machines. These are people.

Oh, boy. If she's seeing robots as people, her human safeguards have not only jumped the tracks, they've taken out half the train station.

Микрофон в ладони существует не только у роботов, вот например (KALDYH)
Потеряна очевидная игра слов: Talk to the hand
Неочевидная вовсе. Увы, аналога этому сленговому выражению в русском не существует. Полностью выражение таково: “Говорите с моей рукой – уши не желают больше это слышать”. (KALDYH)

Freefall 2317

What's it take to get arrested in this town?


Excuse me. May we speak in private?


The last time I tried to speak to you, I wound up unconscious and tossed in a dumpster.

Max told me what happened. Would it help if I said I'm sorry?

It would help more if you said you were innocent.

Железяка забрал прессу? (Durable)

Freefall 2318

What's it take to get arrested in this town?


That doesn't sound like something Mr. Raibert would do.

I didn't! Nor did I order someone else to do it!

I mean, if I absolutely had to, I'd have you taken out. But I would talk to you first. Give you a chance to change your actions or get repaired. Only if there were no other choice would I have you eliminated.

You seem to be an honest and very scary man.

Mission accomplished. She believes you.

Freefall 2319

What's it take to get arrested in this town?


Can we talk privately now?

I would like the chief to be there.

As a human in a Bowman's architecture mobility rig, he may be the best person to understand all sides of our situation.

I've never had a policeman at one of my meetings for his decision making skills before.

If more people would seek our wisdom before making a decision, there would be fewer people we would have to seek afterwards.

Шеф полиции – инвалид без рук и ног, использующий интеллектуальное устройство обеспечения подвижности “Элеанор”. Роботы-полицейские – более поздняя разработка на его основе. Марк Стэнли не поясняет, устройство ли это телеприсутствия или экзоскелет. Флоренс впервые узнаёт об этом на странице Freefall 1798. Все пруфлинки – в обсуждении комикса на форуме Cross Time Cafe, конкретных ссылок я не помню. (KALDYH)

Freefall 2320

What's it take to get arrested in this town?


What do you want?

I wish to present. A view. Based on. Maximum safety.

Robots. Are no longer. The safe. And reliable tools. We were meant. To be. We must. Get this problem. Under control. Before any humans. Are harmed.

You sound quite rational for someone who isn't wearing any pants.

Oh! For! The!… Look. Just frame me. From. The waist up.

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