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Man pranks drive-thru employees with robot in front seat

It just wanted to pick up its order.


Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Internet Culture

Posted on Aug 4, 2015   Updated on May 28, 2021, 5:48 am CDT

Working at a drive-thru looks worse than ever. Not only do you have to contend with the regular problems of low-paid fast-food work, but you’re a captive audience for YouTube pranksters like this guy and his fake driving robot.

MagicofRahat built a robot mannequin that looks pretty convincing when “driving” a car. From his vantage point behind the robot’s seat, he was able to scare a whole lot of drive-thru workers into screams and giggles using the talking robot.

This prank is harmless, but you can totally understand why the drive-thru employees are so freaked out. What would you do when confronted with a creepy, glowing robot that inexplicably knows your name and can drives its own car? 

Screengrab via MagicofRahat/YouTube

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*First Published: Aug 4, 2015, 8:54 am CDT