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TBasich
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WALL-E is real!

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08-06-2013 11:13 AM

A little bit technical, but for the right reasons. I thought this was a pretty cool little video on one man's work to recreate Pixar's WALL-E. (I also adore WALL-E, so I'm a little biased.)

 

http://gizmodo.com/wall-e-recreated-as-an-amazing-real-life-bot-1028097268



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Re: WALL-E is real!

08-07-2013 01:51 AM in reply to: TBasich
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Re: WALL-E is real!

08-08-2013 09:05 AM in reply to: hwalker

Very cool!

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Re: WALL-E is real!

08-09-2013 06:44 AM in reply to: TBasich

That's awesome!!!!

Reminds me of the time my family and I were at the local mall and someone outside of one of the stores dressed like Luke Skywalker had a life size R2D2 that he built himself.  It was so cool.  It moved around and talked too like in the movie.

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Re: WALL-E is real!

08-09-2013 10:57 AM in reply to: Cadmanto

R2D2 was at AU... 2 years ago?  Last year?

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Re: WALL-E is real!

08-12-2013 08:56 AM in reply to: cbenner
Two years ago... I never got to see it, but, I saw pictures everyone was taking, lol.
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Re: WALL-E is real!

10-29-2013 05:49 AM in reply to: TBasich

The lead artist on WALL-E was at AU several years ago. The did some extensive research to make him appear as real as possible on screen, including determining what metal looks like when super heated as WALL-E was when he was under the rocket. Those guys at Pixar are incredible!

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