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Help Improve Karma Medic's Vocabulary

Some of you might suggest that Karma Medic has a limited vocabulary.

Shame on you. Shame!
Here's your chance to atone for your intimation. What would you have Karma Medic say?

Given a plurk with plurk-qualifier verb, like "shares" or "loves" or any of the others, what's a reasonable non-committal response for her to give? She can read the plurk qualifier, so she can make a somewhat appropriate response. (Offensive responses can be funny, but they wear thin pretty quickly, so I probably won't be adding those.)

Also, when the original plurk has no specific qualifier, how should she respond?
Please, suggest away! What should KM say? Help her help you!


 narilka on Aug 11th 2008 at 5:46 AM
* shares your feelings. * loves that idea. * thinks you're right.

 dblume on Aug 11th 2008 at 4:07 PM
Yay! Thanks, those are great. They're going in! Also, I meant that Karma Medic can read your plurk qualifier, so she can respond with knowledge of the verb you used. So, for example, if you plurked with "asks", what sort of responses should Karma Medic reply with? If you plurk with "hates", her response would be entirely different than if you plurk with "loves."

 davidd on Aug 11th 2008 at 7:58 AM
"42" is always a pretty good answer. Otherwise: * loves it when you say that! * likes pie. * shares the love. * gives a d@mn, unlike Rhett, that pompous jerk. * wants to party! * wishes the weekend would hurry up and get here. * wishes we could change the subject. * wishes witches washed whites with Wisk. * needs that like she needs another hole in her head. * needs you, Baby! Like, now! * will consider the ramifications of the proposal. * hopes you're having fun. * asks if you're sure about that? * has a similar opinion. * was just about to say the same thing! * wonders if this is true? * feels the burn! * thinks there's some merit to that. * says howdy! * is hungry.

 dblume on Aug 11th 2008 at 4:10 PM
I was hoping you'd reply with suggestions. Thanks! Also, see my note to Narilka above. I gave the wrong impression. I meant to indicate that Karma Medic can reply depending on the plurk-qualifier that you used. Her response should be different if your plurk starts with "loves" than if your plurk starts with "hates."

 pastilla on Aug 11th 2008 at 8:40 PM
ha ha ha ha to "likes pie" (MST3K reference from the fake telethon duet in "Overdrawn at the Memory Bank" )

 (no name) on Aug 11th 2008 at 4:27 PM
some lines from Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy or Monty Python would be great!

 zannah on Aug 11th 2008 at 4:46 PM
If I say I love something, I think Karma Medic could say "I love ponies." Sorry, I'm so not helpful right now. Long night.

 dblume on Aug 11th 2008 at 4:48 PM
Hey, it works. It's in! Thanks! ^_^

 sjonsvenson on Aug 11th 2008 at 9:03 PM
Of course KM has a limited vocabulary. Do you know anyone who has an unlimited vocabulary (when not drunk) ? ;) The big give-away of her automation is that she sometimes repeats the same repsons several times. If possible you should pick a second word from the Plurk (oops I almost said 'sentence' here) I also think that with some statments KM should be a bit cross. #I don't think so. #not my first choice. #is realy good? #wants a party with #auw, I don't hate that. #who doesn't love that? ... Maybe she should add some emoticons from time to time.

 rammikins on Sep 13th 2008 at 12:27 PM
*says "STOP! Karma time!" *wants cookies. *thinks you should give me cookies. *feels like singing. *is staying alive, uh uh, uh, yeah! ... You get the point.

 dblume on Sep 14th 2008 at 4:08 AM
Yay! They're all in! Those were responses that she could use for any plurk. But she can also do responses tailored for specific qualifier words. For example: The only time KM replies with a frownie or "I'm sorry" is when the plurker posts with the "hates" qualifier. Do you have any ideas for responses that would only appear for specific qualifiers in the original plurk?