Our Jobs Are In Danger!!!!

Decorating By Rose_N_Crantz Updated 10 Aug 2009 , 4:52am by madgeowens

Rose_N_Crantz Posted 9 Aug 2009 , 1:14am
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I've only heard tales of such machinery existing, but then I saw this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBtI8AkXVXw&feature=rec-HM-r2

Everyone! Run for your lives! These are going to take over the industry! Who needs a human being to dream up a beautiful custom designed wedding cake for your big day when you can just get a sheet cake off the assembly line? These will even write on the cake for you! It's quicker, cheaper and more consistent! (consistently low quality that is. Did you notice the bare space in the bottom border of the blue cake?)

There's more videos of other things the machines can do too. Who knew the Terminator could decorate. . .

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BeeBoos-8599_ Posted 9 Aug 2009 , 1:31am
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Haha You have to admit it was pretty cool.

LaBellaFlor Posted 9 Aug 2009 , 1:46am
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Wow. Its limited, but it was fun to watch.

Rylan Posted 9 Aug 2009 , 2:09am
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Maybe next year there will be robots making gumpaste flowers.

cylstrial Posted 9 Aug 2009 , 2:13am
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Originally Posted by Rylan

Maybe next year there will be robots making gumpaste flowers.




LOL! I guess it's possible!

Texas_Rose Posted 9 Aug 2009 , 3:51am
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Originally Posted by Rylan

Maybe next year there will be robots making gumpaste flowers.




icon_lol.gif That might be where Sam's gets theirs. icon_biggrin.gif

Carolynlovescake Posted 9 Aug 2009 , 4:17am
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I want to learn to write backwards like that machine. It's just cool!

BeeBoos-8599_ Posted 9 Aug 2009 , 4:49am
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After just finishing 15 large gum paste hibiscus I feel like a robot.

cblupe Posted 9 Aug 2009 , 5:00am
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I keep getting an error message. RATS icon_cry.gif

MissCathcart Posted 9 Aug 2009 , 5:07am
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I don't think most of the members here are in danger. Fondant, and gumpaste seem to be the rage. Does anyone care what cakes taste like anymore? Including what's on top?

kakeladi Posted 9 Aug 2009 , 10:37pm
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Yeah, that's been around for many yrs already. But from what I have heard the investment is somewhere in the $60,000 range!

miny Posted 9 Aug 2009 , 11:38pm
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Originally Posted by cblupe

I keep getting an error message. RATS icon_cry.gif





icon_cry.gif me too!!! icon_cry.gificon_cry.gif

bobwonderbuns Posted 9 Aug 2009 , 11:53pm
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icon_eek.gif Are you kidding me??? icon_confused.gif

cheatize Posted 9 Aug 2009 , 11:58pm
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Originally Posted by CarolynGwen

I want to learn to write backwards like that machine. It's just cool!




Shoot, I'm still working on forward! Hmm, maybe that's the trick? Perhaps I should try backwards first instead of forward???

korkyo Posted 10 Aug 2009 , 4:26am
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I'm not worried... those cakes will still taste like the cardboard box they were baked in!!! Yes it's true. Cardboard boxes.

madgeowens Posted 10 Aug 2009 , 4:52am
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LOL yeah me too, maybe it will come out better backwards....

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