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Patrick Mallon
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https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/11/10/arts/design/robby-the- robot-auction-bonhams.html
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Walt Simonson sent me a link to this a while back. My first thought was, given his 26 screen appearances, often with sustantial modifications, how much of the original Robby is left?
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how much of the original Robby is left?

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Oooh. It's like a modern "theseus' paradox".
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And there is the story of the man who wore the same pair of socks for fifty years. He was able to do this by knitting new legs every summer, and new feet every winter.
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