Can a computer know everything?

vbimport

#1

I was thinking of an 8-ball and the computer at 20 questions tried to guess it. It took it 28 questions , so i win , but the computer thinks i should have answered different on some questions.

I am guessing that it is a billiard ball? Yes !

  1. Can it cheer you up? Irrelevant.
  2. Is it something you can wear? No.
  3. Does it shine? Yes.
  4. Does it get wet? No.
  5. I guess it a golf ball? Close.
  6. Is it used in a sport? Yes.
  7. Is it round? Yes.
  8. Is it larger than a microwave oven (or bread box)? No.
  9. I guess it a skateboard? No.
  10. Does it have writing on it? Yes.
  11. Is it pleasurable? Yes.
  12. Is it usually colorful? Yes.
  13. Do you hold it when you use it? No.
  14. Is it flexible? No.
  15. Is it made of metal? No.
  16. Can you use it at school? No.
  17. Do you use it in your home? No.
  18. Is it a common household object? No.
  19. Can you get information by using it? No.
  20. Is it smaller than a loaf of bread? Yes.
  21. Would you give it as a gift? Yes.
  22. Can you put something into it? No.
  23. Can it fit in an envelope? No.
  24. Is it something you bring along? Yes.
  25. Does it bring joy to people? Doubtful.
  26. Does it weigh more than a duck? Doubtful.
  27. Is it hard? Yes.
  28. It is classified as Other.

#2

Damn , that thing is GOOD !

I am guessing that it is a web page? Yes

  1. Can you open it? Yes.
  2. Does a basketball player use it? Probably.
  3. Can you put something into it? Yes.
  4. Is it manufactured? Yes.
  5. Would you use it in the dark? Yes.
  6. Can you read it? Yes.
  7. Is it considered valuable? Sometimes.
  8. Does it bring joy to people? Yes.
  9. Is it soft? No.
  10. Can it fit in an envelope? No.
  11. Do you know any songs about it? No.
  12. Would you use it daily? Yes.
  13. Can you buy it at a store? No.
  14. Is it hard? No.
  15. It is classified as Other.

I am guessing that it is toilet paper? Yes

  1. Do you use it at work? Yes.
  2. Is it made from paper? Yes.
    Was it used over 100 years ago? Unknown.
  3. Is it multicolored? Sometimes.
  4. Is it flat? Yes.
  5. Is it a synthetic material? No.
  6. Does it contain a lot of water? No.
  7. Do you use it at night? Yes.
  8. Do most people use this daily? Yes.
  9. Can it fit in an envelope? No.
  10. Does it bring joy to people? No.
  11. Would you give it as a gift? No.
  12. Is it usually colorful? Sometimes.
  13. Is it hard? No.
  14. Does it come in a box? Sometimes.
  15. Can it be washed? No.
  16. Do you hold it when you use it? Yes.
  17. Would you find it in an office? No.
  18. Does it have writing on it? Sometimes.
  19. It is classified as Other.

I am guessing that it is a CD-ROM? Yes

  1. Can you play games with it? Yes.
  2. Can you use it with your friends? Yes.
  3. Does it require specific knowledge to use it? Yes.
  4. Can you write with it? No.
  5. Do you carry it in your pocket? Yes.
  6. Was it used over 100 years ago? No.
  7. Can you smell it? Rarely.
  8. Does it contain a liquid? No.
  9. Is it found on a desk? Yes.
  10. Does it roll? Yes.
  11. Does it help accomplish tasks? Yes.
  12. Can it fit in an envelope? Yes.
  13. Is it heavier than a pound of butter? No.
  14. Is it made of metal? No.
  15. Does it use electricity? No.
  16. Does it have a hard outer shell? Yes.
  17. Could it be found in a classroom? Sometimes.
  18. Can it cheer you up? Irrelevant.
  19. It is classified as Other.

I am guessing that it is a black hole? Yes

  1. Is it multicolored? No.
  2. Can you touch it? No.
  3. Can you smell it? No.
  4. Is it a mammal? No.
    Does it contain a lot of water? Unknown.
    Is it usually warm? Unknown.
    Is it useful? Unknown.
    Does it produce heat? Unknown.
  5. Is it a wild animal? No.
  6. Is it dangerous? Yes.
  7. Does it have a hard outer shell? No.
  8. Is it heavier than a pound of butter? Yes.
    Does it make sound? Unknown.
    Does it get wet? Unknown.
  9. Can you buy it at a store? No.
    Is it smaller than a loaf of bread? Unknown.
  10. Would you use it daily? No.
    It is classified as Unknown.

#3

This thing is REALLY GOOD !

I am guessing that it is a warp core? Yes

  1. Is it something that you build? Yes.
  2. Can you get information by using it? No.
  3. Does it help accomplish tasks? Yes.
  4. Is it usually colorful? Yes.
  5. Can it be washed? No.
  6. Is it something you can purchase? No.
  7. Is it pleasurable? No.
  8. Is it used in a sport? No.
  9. Do you open and close it? No.
  10. Does it fly? No.
  11. Is it used by the police? No.
  12. Can you live in it? No.
  13. Is it used in travel? Yes.
  14. Do you use it in your home? No.
  15. Does it use electricity? Yes.
    Is it outside? Unknown.
  16. Is it multicolored? Yes.
  17. Does it make noise? Yes.
  18. Do most people use this daily? No.
  19. It is classified as Other.

I am guessing that it is a lie(untruth)? Yes

  1. Can it be stolen? No.
  2. Is it comforting? Yes.
  3. Can it help you find your way? Doubtful.
  4. Can you read it? Yes.
  5. Would you find it in an office? Yes.
  6. Is it used in travel? No.
  7. Can it be heard? Yes.
  8. Does it require specific knowledge to use it? Maybe.
  9. Is it man made? Yes.
  10. Is it outside? Irrelevant.
  11. Is it involved in movies? Yes.
  12. Is it flat? No.
  13. Is it considered valuable? Depends.
  14. Can you get information by using it? Yes.
  15. Is it larger than a microwave oven (or bread box)? Irrelevant.
  16. Could it be found in a classroom? Yes.
  17. Can you hold it? No.
  18. Would you give it as a gift? No.
  19. It is classified as Other.

#4

wow this thing is slow! by the way, what kind of question is does it weigh more than a pound of butter?

Object is a condom

Does your mother know what you are thinking about?
I am not allowed to talk about stuff like this, but,
I am guessing that it has something to do with sex?
Yes , No , Close

  1. Can it cheer you up? Yes.
  2. Is it usually colorful? No.
  3. Does it fly? No.
  4. Can you put something into it? Yes.
  5. Is it flat? No.
  6. Does a hockey player use it? Sometimes.
  7. Does it come in different colors? Yes.
  8. Can it be washed? No.
  9. Is it something you can wear? Yes.
  10. Do most people use this daily? Sometimes.
  11. Is it made from paper? No.
  12. Can it be used more than once? No.
  13. Does it get wet? Yes.
  14. Can it fit in an envelope? Yes.
  15. Can you smell it? No.
  16. Would you give it as a gift? No.
  17. Can you buy it at a store? Yes.
  18. Is it hard? No.
  19. It is classified as Other

Object is a derranged gorilla

I am guessing that it is a gorilla?
Yes , No , Close

  1. Is it black? Yes.
  2. Is it a primate? Yes.
  3. Is it bigger than sofa? Sometimes.
  4. Does it live in grass-lands? No.
  5. Is it brown? No.
  6. Is it a carnivore? No.
  7. Is it ferocious? Yes.
  8. Does it communicate? No.
  9. I guess it an orangutan? Close.
  10. Is it clever? Yes.
  11. Is it tall? Sometimes.
  12. Does it stand on two legs? Sometimes.
  13. Is it dangerous? Yes.
  14. Is it a herbivore? Yes.
  15. Can it live out of water? Yes.
  16. Does it have a bill or beak? No.
  17. Does it have four legs? No.
  18. Does it have hooves? No.
  19. Does it live in mountains? No.
  20. Does it live in the forest? No.
  21. Does it live in African grass lands? No.
  22. Can it be trained to obey commands? No.
  23. Is it furry? Yes.
  24. Can you see it in a zoo? Yes.
  25. Does it have claws? No.
  26. Is it small? No.
  27. Can you buy it? Irrelevant.
  28. It is classified as Animal.

#5

You were thinking of an ink cartridge.

Does it break if dropped? you said Probably, I say No
-> I don’t think it’ll still work though
Is it found on a desk? you said No, I say Yes
Can it fit in an envelope? you said No, I say Yes
-> that’s some small ink cartridges he’s thinking of (or large envelopes :p)
Is it a common household object? you said No, I say Yes
-> I doubt my mother frequentely uses ink cartridges in her householding (and I’m glad she doesn’t :p)

  1. Is it connected to a wire? No.
  2. Would you find it in an office? Yes.
  3. Is it a common household object? No.
  4. Can you find it in a church? No.
  5. Is it used in travel? No.
  6. Would you give it as a gift? No.
  7. Does it come in a box? Yes.
  8. Does it use electricity? No.
  9. I guess it underwear? No.
  10. Is it made of metal? No.
  11. Is it heavy? No.
  12. Can it fit in an envelope? No.
  13. Is it found on a desk? No.
  14. Do you use it with a computer? Yes.
  15. Can you get information by using it? No.
  16. Does it break if dropped? Probably.
  17. Is it round? No.
  18. Is it flat? No.
  19. Does it go inside other things? Yes.
  20. Do you hold it when you use it? No.
  21. Do you open and close it? No.
  22. Does it make noise? No.
  23. Does it bring joy to people? Irrelevant.
  24. Do you use it in your home? Yes.
  25. Can you put something into it? Probably.
  26. Does it have writing on it? Yes.
  27. Is it hard? Yes.
  28. It is classified as Other.

#6

This is what I got:

You win
Play Again
What you were thinking of is not in my knowledgebase.

Stupid computer :bigsmile:

The word is very simple SEX


#7

Originally posted by AnOrO
[B]This is what I got:

You win
Play Again
What you were thinking of is not in my knowledgebase.

Stupid computer :bigsmile:

The word is very simple SEX
[/B]

obviously you didn’t read that the anonymous login is rated for all , so no sexual references will be searched.


#8

And what about this question???

Originally posted by Bloodstar007
Object is a condom

I am guessing that it has something to do with sex?


#9

Originally posted by AnOrO
And what about this question???

perhaps it can make a reference , but is not allowed to check for it , so if the word is actually ‘sex’ , how the hell is it gonna make correct references if it’s not allowed to search there.


#10

Originally posted by Mr. Belvedere
[B]

perhaps it can make a reference , but is not allowed to check for it , so if the word is actually ‘sex’ , how the hell is it gonna make correct references if it’s not allowed to search there. [/B]
Ok ok, I didn’t read about the sexual references. So I did it again with a Non sexual word Calendar (I have it on my desk). And guess what? I win again. :smiley:

  1. Is it used by the police? Yes.
  2. Do you carry it in your pocket? Probably.
  3. Can you find it in a church? Yes.
  4. Is it made from paper? Yes.
  5. Is it pleasurable? Probably.
  6. Can it bend without breaking? Yes.
  7. Is it heavier than a pound of butter? No.
  8. Do most people use this daily? Yes.
  9. I guess it a web cam? No.
  10. Does it move? No.
  11. Is it comforting? Irrelevant.
  12. Can you put something into it? No.
  13. Can you play games with it? No.
  14. Is it used for communications? No.
  15. Is it something you bring along? No.
  16. Do you hold it when you use it? Probably.
  17. Does it go inside other things? No.
  18. Do you use it at work? Yes.
  19. Can you open it? No.
  20. Can it fit in an envelope? No.
  21. Is it found on a desk? Yes.
  22. Can it be washed? No.
  23. Would you use it in the dark? No.
  24. Was it used over 100 years ago? Doubtful.
  25. Would you give it as a gift? Yes.
  26. Does it bring joy to people? Yes.
  27. Is it larger than a microwave oven (or bread box)? No.
  28. It is classified as Other.

You win, but the computer did guessed it eventually
Play Again
You were thinking of a calendar.

[b]Computer justification Vs My justification:

Does it bring joy to people?
Computer answer: you said Yes, I say No
My answer: It is the Sports Illustrated 2003 Swimsuit Calendar; of course it brings joy to people.

Was it used over 100 years ago?
Computer answer: you said Doubtful, I say Yes
My answer: I didn’t know.

Can you open it?
Computer answer: you said No, I say Yes
My answer: You don’t open it you only take of the front page away every day.

Do you hold it when you use it?
Computer answer: you said Probably, I say No
My answer: you have to hold it to take the front page every day.

Is it pleasurable?
Computer answer: you said Probably, I say No
My answer: Again It is the Sports Illustrated 2003 Swimsuit Calendar

Do you carry it in your pocket?
Computer answer: you said Probably, I say No
My answer: What if I take it every day to work and back home???

Again I win computer loose[/b].:bigsmile:


#11

Its weird. It works fine for common objects like airplanes, staplers, guns, but gets worse as you get into rarer objects. I tried “urine” and it could only give me the list after 30 something questions. Then it had some disagreements with my choices:

Is it smaller than a loaf of bread? you said Irrelevant, I say Yes
Can you put something into it? you said Yes, I say No
Do most people use this daily? you said No, I say Yes
Does it move? you said No, I say Yes
Is it multicolored? you said Sometimes, I say No
Is it usually colorful? you said Depends, I say Yes


#12

It’s a nice little page, but it’s slooowwww… I waited for over an hour to find the word ‘alcohol’ (which it never did)… I’m not in the mood to try again.


#13

wont load now


#14

do slugs lay eggs? computer said no… i actually didn’t know…

well, it guessed right anyway :a


#15

Not so good after all. But it’s fun! :slight_smile:

  1. I guess that it is a comforter? No (it was a carpet)
  2. I guess that it is a rug? No
  3. Is it an alcoholic beverage? No
  4. Can you use it with your friends? Maybe
  5. Does it get wet? Yes
  6. Is it used on a bed? No
  7. Can you sit on it? Yes
    Can it become moldy? Unknown
  8. Do you sleep on it? Rarely
  9. Does it live above ground? Yes
  10. Can you kiss it? Irrelevant
    Is it combustible? Unknown
  11. I guess that it is a recliner? No
  12. Is it made of multiple parts? Sometimes
  13. Is it bigger than a human being? Probably
  14. Can you control it? Maybe
  15. Would you use it in the dark? Yes
  16. Do you hold it when you use it? No
  17. Is it small? Depends
  18. Is it larger than a bread box? Usually
  19. Does it provide protection? Partly
  20. Is it a thin material? Depends
    Does it help one accomplish tasks? Unknown
  21. Is it multicolored? Sometimes
  22. Do you use it in public? No
  23. Is it a common household object? Yes
  24. Does it burn? No
  25. Is it flexible? Yes
  26. Is it sticky? Maybe
  27. Do you wear it? No
    Would Michael Jordan use it (basketball player)? Unknown
  28. Can it be washed? Yes
  29. Can you lift it? Yes
  30. Is it classified as? Other

#16

Originally posted by RedHatted
7. Does it burn? No

what kind of carpet do you have??? :stuck_out_tongue: