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Former chef Cui Runguan has created an army of noodle-slicing robots that he hopes will staff restaurants across China. The 'Chef Cui' appears to be modelled on the upper torso of 1960s Japanese TV robot hero Ultraman, complete with rather sinister yellow flashing eyes. Its left hand holds the ball of noodle dough while the …

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  1. Joe Pineapples
    IT Angle

    Yes, but can it Iron?

    Noodles are for wimps, I'd pay 20,000 for an ironing robot!

  2. jake Silver badge

    Eh?

    I've been making noodles (pasta) by hand for over forty years. It ain't exactly rocket science. Rumor has it that humans have been doing it by hand since before the Romans stole "civilization" from the Greeks ... certainly long before Marco Polo came back from China.

    Only stands to reason ... grind/mill grain, mix with liquid, dry, store, re-hydrate, season, eat.

    1. geekclick

      Re: Eh?

      Did you read the article?

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: silly boy

      can you make your pasta straight into boiling water or soup ?

    3. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Eh?

      Its the technique, although this robot looks odd for the job, really just a robotic arm, no need for the body.....

      Oh and pasta is just noodles done wrong....

  3. bharq

    conversion factor

    Here we go again with these foreign units - what is the noodle / linguine conversion rate? And does it change when made by robots?

  4. Mine's a pint
    Happy

    Pictures or it didn't happen

    Or even better re-created in lego.

    1. James O'Brien
      Terminator

      Re: Pictures or it didn't happen

      Or even better re-created in play mobile.

      Fixed that for ya.

      1. Olafthemighty
        Mushroom

        Re: Pictures or it didn't happen

        @James: Playmobil.

        You're welcome.

  5. Ye Gads
    Happy

    Now...

    That's using your noodle

  6. saundby
    Thumb Up

    And the solar-powered version

    will have a light on its chest that blinks when power is low.

    Where did I leave my beta capsule?

  7. thedweeb
    WTF?

    At least 10 comments in and this hasn't been said. How can this be possible?

    I, for one, welcome our noodle-slicing overlords.

    1. Ken 16

      Re: At least 10 comments in and this hasn't been said. How can this be possible?

      at least until your fingers go into the pot

  8. Magani
    WTF?

    FSM at risk?

    Is the Great One with the noodly appendages likely to be pleased with this?

  9. Ascylto

    23456

    What else from the land of "Death by a Thousand Cuts"?

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