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Comments on Bartendro Robot Bartender
'He sipped the cognac that the robot bartender handed him...'- Alfred Bester, 1956. (Read the complete story)

"Or the Usuform Robot Bartender (1943) http://www.technovelgy.com/ct/content.asp?Bnum=1683"
(Winchell Chung 4/24/2013 6:43:33 PM)
"You're right; the usuform robot bartender from Anthony Boucher's 1943 story Q.UR. is the earliest example of a robot bartender that I know about in science fiction.

'Quinby opened a door. There sat the first original Quinby usuform - no remake of a Robinc model, but a brand-new creation. Quniby said, "Three Planets," and he [the robot] went into action. He had tentacles, and the motions were exactly like Guzub's except that he himself was the shaker. He poured the liquids into his maw, joggled about, and then poured them out of a hollow hoselike tentacle.'

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(Bill Christensen 4/25/2013 4:26:05 PM)

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