Those pesky (but handy) AIs might be taking our jobs with their cool technological ways but they’re not perfect.The Roomba robot vacuum, for example, certainly makes hoovering the house easier. But apparently it doesn’t know how to detect dog poo.
One man learned that the hard way.Ryan Landy, from Florida, U.S, left out his Roomba to clean up the floor but when he came back, his home was messier than he’d hoped. The Roomba had not only slid through the poo kindly left out by Ryan’s dog Apollo, it had spread it through the house.
If only there was a robot mop to clean up the mess.Ryan, a filmmaker who studied in New York, shared the poor incident on Facebook where users couldn’t help but laugh.
He wrote: ‘My new Roomba ran over my dog’s sh*t and proceeded to “clean” the rest of my house. I’m going to need therapy.’
He added in a pic of the poo smushed into the crevices of the Roomba, in case anyone wanted to see that.Ryan later shared an update for followers who wondered how the whole thing happened.
‘Due to popular demand, here’s the sh*tter! His name’s Apollo,’ wrote Ryan.
Have an extra kitchen drawer? Use it as a dog food holder.
‘Also for those wondering, we rescued him recently and he’s not fully trained yet.
‘So we keep the Roomba closed off in whatever room it’s cleaning, unfortunately, some of my pets know how to open doors, which is what lead to the catastrophe. You learn from your mistakes.’
Due to popular demand, here’s the shitter! His name’s Apollo.Also for those wondering, we rescued him recently and he’s…
People enjoyed the incident so much, 33,000 shared the initial post with their pals.Loads also commented on the post, tagging their mates to show the powers of the device.
Ryan also shared the story on Reddit where others revealed they had similar experiences.
‘I had this exact scenario happen with me years ago,’ wrote one Redditor. ‘I will never forget the smell that greeted me when I opened the front door.’
Of course, people made jokes too, saying ‘what a sh*tty vacuum’ and ‘disgosten’, referencing other glorious poo incidents.
One person wrote: ‘Dog and Roomba = recipe for disaster,’ while others boasted that their dog wouldn’t poop on the floor anyway.