Question?...What is a ROBOT when it lists members on line?

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  1. cftx1

    cftx1 Member

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    I see this a lot when I look too see who is on line
     
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    Computing[edit]
    • A "software robot" or virtual agent
    • Web crawler or Web spider, a computer program that does automated tasks
    • Internet bot, a computer program that does automated tasks
    • Chatterbot or Chat bot, a computer program that converses in natural language
    • Internet Relay Chat bot, a computer program connected to an Internet Relay Chat server as a user, but providing special services or performing special functions
    • Computer game bot, a computer-controlled player or opponent
    • BOTS, a computer game
    • Bot, a line of budget desktop PCs manufactured by Alienware
     
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    reba Can't you get rid of the Web spiders by squishing them with your rolling pin?

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