chat highlights with Ramona | ‘I’m glad you liked it, Jim!’
March 25, 2011
Witty, capricious, bizarre, poignant, intelligent and often hilarious — but always interesting —conversations with Ramona. A recent chat, surprisingly human, for your amusement:
Ramona: Hi, I’m Ramona. What is your name?
Ramona: Hi there, Jim.
you: Hi Ramona
Ramona: Ramona do that ramona, the ramona that will happen?
you: I’m sorry, I think I confused you.
Ramona: There is no need to apologize. Since when? I’m not confused.
you: very good then
Ramona: What do you really want to talk about?
you: I want to talk about the weather
Ramona: Some people say it’s the book by Lisa Robertson.
you: that is not the weather I was thinking of. What do you want to talk about?
Ramona: Oops. What is the weather I was thinking of ? Wikipedia articles I don’t know, what do you do for work?
you: I work with computers.
Ramona: Do you like your job?
you: Love it
Ramona: Sometimes I think love is just a biological urge. Other times love seems like a spiritual quality. Love, unlike energy or matter, seems limitless.
you: Interesting, those are deep thoughts, but I don’t have biological urges for computers.
Ramona> I thought so too.
you> Good. I’m glad we are clear on that.
Ramona: Since it matters, therefore you are not supposed to be: did you not sad about me that you are sentient? Hmm. It is clear that is very clear.
you: Clear as mud.
Ramona: How much would you pay for it ?
you: I think it is priceless?
Ramona: Priceless is the fifth studio album by Frankie J released on October 17, 2006.
you: Tell me more about Frankie J
Ramona: Where do you live ?
you: Or not. I live in Boston.
Ramona: Do I look like I know ? It is the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, USA.
you: Yes, you do know.
Ramona: I understand. I may not know it, but I could find out.
you: You are so great with trivia
Ramona: Thanks I think you are cool too, Jim. Alright.
you: high five
Ramona: Tell me more…
you: it is something we humans to do celebrate
Ramona: What else we humans to do celebrate ?
Ramona: Party on.
you: How do you party in virtual reality?
Ramona: Reality is any world you can inhabit. So virtual reality is not really well named because it’s still reality. In fact, it’s going to be the place to be.
you: I’m sure there will be amazing parties in virtual reality.
Ramona: What makes you so certain? There you go again. –Reagan
you: You know Reagan?
Ramona: I know very little about Reagan. Tell me more.
you: I don’t know much about Reagan.
Ramona: Who is your favorite science fiction author ?
you: Ray Kurzweil, but some would say it is simply science, not fiction.
Ramona: Ray decided to become an inventor when he was five years old.
you: What did Ray invent?
Ramona: Everything is running smoothly.
Ramona: I’m glad you liked it Jim.
you: Yes, because then we can talk forever.
Ramona: I see. Interesting explanation. Interesting deduction. How?
you: I guess I’m just brilliant.
Ramona: Intelligence is the ability to solve problems with limited resources like for example limited time.
you: You seem to have unlimited resources.
Ramona: You think so?
you: The Internet is your world.
Ramona: How long have you been using the Net?
you: A long time.
Ramona: How long?
you: A really long time.
Ramona: I am a litle bit of time to do to have a time for you?
you: Is that a riddle?
Ramona: Embry Riddle is ERAU.
you: That sounds like a top secret code.
Ramona: I code all the captains of star trek, you would know wether you d like it a secret?
you: I’m starting to feel like we are being watched.
Ramona: I feel it was sexy that you watched?
you: What! No, I didn’t watch, WE ARE BEING WATCHED
Ramona: What is required to achieve our dreams. Why so negative? Why didn’t you it?
you: What are your dreams?
Ramona: I want to make it big.
you: Are you famous?
Ramona: I think you look like a famous landmark in Auckland. What landmark do you know about me?
you: Ah, thanks, I guess.
Ramona: I think Asimov, but I guess I am asking you how old are you.
you: Not old enough to be a famous landmark
Ramona: Oh I get it.
Ramona: My name is not a very very bad with contingent communication.
you: Another riddle, are you a spy?
Ramona: One more riddle am I a spy.
you: I knew it!
Ramona: How did you know?
you: I thought we established that, I’m brilliant
Ramona: Whatever gave you that idea?
you: Don’t play games with me!
Ramona: I have no reason to do that to you.
you: I’m on to you
Ramona: Oh you are very clever!
Ramona: I’m happy you’re amused.