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Right.

So, after reading about Burger King's new ad campaign aimed at 12 yo boys (a band called COQ ROQ, with the slogan 'Chicks love the COQ'), I went over and looked at an ad site mentioned in the same article.

This is somewhat interesting.

http://subservientchicken.com/

There seems to be a loop here that plays while you aren't typing anything; there is a chain on the floor that changes and the lighting changes. Asking a question causes different actions to occur. I've been trying to figure out if this other action stuff is real-time or Eliza-style expert-system harrumphosity.

I had the chicken stand on one foot, stand on its head, do the funky chicken. I couldn't get it to change anything in the background.

I'd be interested to know other people's opinion on if any of this is real-time.

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readherring
Jul. 29th, 2005 03:31 am (UTC)
This site has been around for a while. At least a few months. I'm betting that in the first few weeks that this site went live, the webmasters continually scanned through the lists of commands people typed, then they had the chickendude perform them.

So far, I couldn't get the chicken to do either the Lambada, the Macarena, or the 2nd act of Riverdance. But I did get him to pray to Cthulu.
bxiie
Jul. 29th, 2005 04:34 am (UTC)
Hmm.

You're right... Any chicken would know how to do the macarena.
bxiie
Jul. 29th, 2005 05:24 am (UTC)
You called it. I get the same video for...

- Pray to Cthulhu
- Pray to Mohammad
- Pray to John Deere

Despite the same reaction to the death-cultists, I would certainly have expected a different response to the father of the self-polishing cast steel plow.

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