From: Robin Lee Powell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Oct 05 2003 - 14:46:04 MDT
On Sat, Oct 04, 2003 at 11:14:55AM +0100, Simon Gordon wrote:
> --- "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <email@example.com>
> > ===
> > A critical failure on a Friendly AI skill roll means
> > that the players must
> > roll 3d10 (roll three 10-sided dice and add the
> > results) on the
> > Friendly AI Critical Failure Table
> > 3: Any spoken request is interpreted (literally) as a wish and
> > granted, whether or not it was intended as one.
> I think this could be dangerous:- it depends on the minds of
> others and whether they are capable of making "bad wishes". I
> would exclude this possibility for the sake of precaution.
[snip many more non-sequitors]
Umm, it's the critical *FAILURE* table.
These are *bad* results. We don't want them.
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