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    Posted: 26-Feb-2005 at 12:26
What's your opinion about Talos?Ancient robotics or a simple myth?
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It's a myth that derives (probably) from some older event. Perhaps someone created a wooden statue that by pulling some strings could move it's hands, so there goes.

On the lighter side, I had a girlfriend who's dog was called Talos. It's a huge dog so the name becomes him!

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All I know is that the big bronze dude in Jason and the Argonauts was badass!
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