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General Chat Thread, Amazon looking at Drone deliveries in General; Originally Posted by Michael Or even better, someone will shoot it out of the sky! You'd get anything from a ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael View Post
    Or even better, someone will shoot it out of the sky! You'd get anything from a free pizza to a free PS4!
    Exactly what I was thinking, now where did i put my air rifle?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JJonas View Post
    Exactly what I was thinking, now where did i put my air rifle?
    I doubt it would need that much to take it down, unless they're bullet proof? Problem is that would add to the weight.

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    Did someone say 'free pizza'? *click* *click*

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael View Post
    I doubt it would need that much to take it down, unless they're bullet proof? Problem is that would add to the weight.
    That much? a single tiny pellet being fired at something whizzing over your head, you'd miss 99 times out of 100 and the 1 time you hit it you'd be unlikely to bring it down with that.

    I'm thinking the free waterproof box you get with every delivery has got to be worth some money

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    A link to a realistic video about how it will work perfectly every time.

    LiveLeak.com - Amazon Experimenting With Drones That Will Deliver Packages In 30 Minutes

    Please don't read the comments if you have no sense of humour.

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    I would just sit about a mile off of an Amazon Distribution centre with a case of beer, It would be just like clay pigeon shooting.

    " PULL " 'Pew Pew' and what's in today's box

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    But from a sociological aspect it will (eventually) result in a mass deskilling. But I suppose jobs would open in managing and repairing the drones, but people would need training in that I imagine. I think it is a good idea, things have to progress, but some consideration should be given to all aspects of it.

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    Amazon looking at Drone deliveries-cad-20131203-9f34d.png

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    Soon you'll look up to the sky and just see yellow blobs everywhere and no glistening starts in the night sky....... I LOVE THIS IDEA!!!

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    Waterstones have posted their response to the announcement:


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    What happens when you order a drone? Is it carried by a drone?

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    Imagine the fun the local chav's would have shooting drones down and nabbing the parcels.

    This is without doubt the stupidest idea i've ever heard!

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    The Real Reason Amazon Announced Delivery Drones Last Night: $3 Million In Free Advertising On Cyber Monday

    ^ And also to make people forget about the recent Panorama programme about its warehouse workers.

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