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Date: 03/15/06 02:22 AM

26 Responses to Make an Automated Bar

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    buddy Male 30-39
    10116 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 12:32 am
    Link: Make an Automated Bar - What a great do-it-yourself project.
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    AndyJP Male 18-29
    38 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 3:01 am
    Wow thats neat!
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    lolakitty72 Female 30-39
    1972 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 3:50 am
    OMG- when I build my treefort- this is getting installed!
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    deaf_woman Male 30-39
    2721 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 4:24 am
    A for effort dude!
    I actually prefer either making my own drinks, or having someone else make them for me. But hey, diff`rent strokes for diff`rent folks.

    or something.

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    eDJ Male 30-39
    2 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 4:28 am
    I saw a prototype of a commercial ersion of this back in the late eighties. I think it was on CNN and I haven`t seen or heard of it since. What was shown then used gallon jugs of liquor & mix. The facility was built against a wall with a room behind it with racks for the gallon jugs. In that time the report stated it wouldn`t make bar tenders obsolete but would free them to mix call drinks which would require carbonated fluids and other viscous liquids that this automated system wouldn`t lend itself to. Simple liquor and mixer drinks could be entered by the wait staff of a restaurant. This would provide faster service and more generous gratuities as well.

    I noticed in the report that the use of a credit card reader to charge the drink cost was addressed. This wasn`t spoken of in the original report I saw on TV but is a logical progression now.

    A friend of mine and I were quite interested back then. I`m glad to see this idea being rethought now and possibly remarketed.

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    p-ball4life Male 18-29
    645 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 4:56 am
    cool i want one... it would help if i was old enough to drink though :-(
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    bang_ Female 13-17
    276 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 7:06 am
    Quicktime, YOU SUCK!

    Sincerely, me.

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    Enohead Male 40-49
    1587 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 9:20 am
    Well, that elaborate construction project would certainly be easier than mixing drinks by hand.
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    dragonrice Male 18-29
    632 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 10:11 am
    I want one of those in my room now!
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    Palfas Male 30-39
    411 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 10:41 am
    friken sweet!
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    bobbyo Male 18-29
    318 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 10:47 am
    reminds me of airport bars where every bottle is connected to a measuring device so that the bartenders can`t make you a strong drink without charging you more. cheap bastards.
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    Mo0k Male 18-29
    664 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 11:14 am
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    TabooPoison Female 18-29
    1062 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 11:53 am
    Interesting but kind of a waste of a computer.Unless you`re an alcoholic.
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    N1kk1 Female 13-17
    1463 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 12:08 pm
    wow im gona go make 1
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    N1kk1 Female 13-17
    1463 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 12:08 pm
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    PrKitty Female 18-29
    370 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 1:49 pm
    I WANT ONE!!!!
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    MetalGrand Male 13-17
    100 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 3:26 pm
    wow, its getting built right away
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    Osprey39 Male 18-29
    1409 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 3:53 pm
    That computer looks about a decade old.
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    12gaugelove Female 13-17
    1025 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 4:05 pm
    WHOA THATS AWESOME!!! i want to make one, but i want it to pour coke instead of alcohol!!
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    tambourine33 Male 18-29
    168 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 4:24 pm
    It is a good project, but im with Enohead on this one. Much quicker and easier if you do it yourself.
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    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
    2554 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 6:05 pm
    And better, go to a roostertail bar
    you`ll see what I mean ;)
    what? you`ve already been?
    Watch the bartenders not the
    hawt ladies ^^
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    hovalady411 Female 18-29
    1262 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 8:25 pm
    Thats hot.
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    joolia Female 13-17
    272 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 9:08 pm
    Holy crap, that`s awesome.

    tambourine and enohead: I think the reason he bothered making this whole automated bar is because he regularly has alot of people at his house and he doesn`t want to be a host-bartender person. Just a theory though. nerd parties 8]

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    jimbodahobo Male 13-17
    371 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 9:33 pm
    the only other thing i need is how to hide this from my dad
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    farquaadhnch Male 18-29
    1225 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 10:54 pm
    Update 3/14/06: Wow, web traffic to this site has really picked up. I`d like to welcome all the new visitors. Feel free to contact me (see below) with any questions. Also, I`d love to know how you came across this page. I may be updating the page soon with some more details about the bar. Stay tuned.
    At the current rate my bandwidth will be exceeded soon. Anyone willing to donate some hosting, please contact me!

    I guess no one told him/her that they got posted on IAB... he he... he`ll exceed bandwidth pretty soon...

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    Chibee Female 13-17
    130 posts
    March 15, 2006 at 11:07 pm
    o.o cool

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