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REAL or FAKE: Can you tell which of these government spending projects are real or fake?

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posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 08:08 PM
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Fake or Real uses of Stimulus money?

$700,000 stimulus money to develop a robot that tells jokes?

$3,400,000 to build a tunnel for workers to cross underneath a Florida road?

$1,000,000 to help smokers quit by giving them blackberry smartphones?

$2,400,000 to train American prostitutes to drink responsibly?

Answers below the video but watch the video...









$700,000 stimulus money to develop a robot that tells jokes? TRUE

$3,400,000 to build a tunnel for workers to cross underneath a Florida road? FALSE - the $3.4 MILLION was spent on building a tunnel for TURTLES to cross under a Fla. road.

$1,000,000 to help smokers quit by giving them blackberry smartphones? TRUE

$2,400,000 to train American prostitutes to drink responsibly? FALSE - $2.4 MILLION was spent to train CHINESE prostitutes to drink responsibly.




posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 08:16 PM
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posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 08:23 PM
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posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 08:31 PM
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Ok - I'm gonna play without reading below the vid.

I guessed all true..

..and..

doh - I was thinking about going with 2 & 4 as false but talked myself out of it.



posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 08:32 PM
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What a shame, totally unacceptable what is going on with OUR tax money!!!!!

Here is another video by them that may cease some of the HEATED liberal vs conservative debates:

www.youtube.com...

BOTH SIDES are burying this country apparently...



posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 08:46 PM
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RE: the joke telling robot.

Well it does sound stupid, but to be fair artificial intelligence is a perfectly valid research field and the understanding of humour would be quite an achievement..

Even Lt Commander Data couldn't tell jokes and he was pretty advanced



posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 08:48 PM
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Originally posted by StlSteve
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edit on Fri Nov 26 2010 by DontTreadOnMe because: (no reason given)



posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 08:50 PM
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Originally posted by davespanners
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RE: the joke telling robot.

Well it does sound stupid, but to be fair artificial intelligence is a perfectly valid research field and the understanding of humour would be quite an achievement..

Even Lt Commander Data couldn't tell jokes and he was pretty advanced


Yep. Agreed. But the joke telling robot does make great fodder for dissent, huh?



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