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September 7, 2005 11:46 AM   Subscribe

The First Interspecies Online Chat. An Internet chat with Koko the Gorilla. Some fascinating discourse with the world's most famous primate..... Question: Do you like to chat with other people? LiveKOKO: fine nipple
posted by Idiot Mittens (34 comments total)

 
So Koko's behind all those spam headers, huh?
posted by tittergrrl at 11:50 AM on September 7, 2005


Well, that link is dead! Fast kill on that one.
posted by agregoli at 11:50 AM on September 7, 2005


Jeez, sorry about that, it was up a minute ago, maybe they can only handle a few hits at a time. Too bad, it's hilarious.
posted by Idiot Mittens at 11:52 AM on September 7, 2005


maybe they can only handle a few hits at a time

Yeah, it's Geocities site :(
posted by the cuban at 11:55 AM on September 7, 2005


Google cache
posted by schwong at 11:55 AM on September 7, 2005


This is the transcript of the AOL Live Internet Chat with Koko the gorilla. Which took place on April 27th, 1998.

I thought I'd heard about this before.

I'd pay to see a debate between Koko and BushCo.
posted by fenriq at 12:02 PM on September 7, 2005


[this is nipple]
posted by gigawhat? at 12:11 PM on September 7, 2005


MetaFilter: this is nipple
posted by It's Raining Florence Henderson at 12:23 PM on September 7, 2005


foot
posted by 23skidoo at 12:24 PM on September 7, 2005


LiveKOKO: fine nipple

Haha, Koko is N.I.C.O.L.E.
posted by Emperor Yamamoto's Eggs at 12:24 PM on September 7, 2005


Linking to geocities. Classic. :P
posted by delmoi at 12:31 PM on September 7, 2005


HaloMyBaby: Storm 1004 asks, Dear Koko...I've watched you for years now...your gentle spirit is inspiration for many... I'd like to know what you'd like for your birthday.
HaloMyBaby: What a sweet question!
LiveKOKO: Birthday. Food and smokes.
HaloMyBaby: SMOKES?


LOLerskates.

DrPPatrsn: You have to understand...Smoke is also the name of her kitten.
posted by delmoi at 12:34 PM on September 7, 2005


LiveKOKO: Birthday. Food and smokes.
......
LiveKOKO: I like drinks.
posted by Emperor Yamamoto's Eggs at 12:44 PM on September 7, 2005


Here's a copy of the transcript on Koko's website koko.org.

And of course we need a link to the Koko song.

Apple Nipple Monkey!
posted by ruthsarian at 12:47 PM on September 7, 2005


Reminds me of this New Yorker article:

Talking Chimp Gives His First Press Conference.
posted by billysumday at 12:53 PM on September 7, 2005


Talking Chimp Gives His First Press Conference.
posted by It's Raining Florence Henderson at 1:01 PM on September 7, 2005


Zinger!
posted by billysumday at 1:05 PM on September 7, 2005


DrPPatrsn: She's playing with her troll doll now!

So life outside of of Metafilter posts is a lot like life inside Metafilter posts?
posted by zaelic at 1:06 PM on September 7, 2005


Zinger!
posted by It's Raining Florence Henderson at 1:07 PM on September 7, 2005



posted by kirkaracha at 1:20 PM on September 7, 2005


Listen, Koko loves eat
fine nipple
lips, hurry, good, give me.
fake, hat that


They've trained a gorilla to respond only in the form of Google searches.
posted by XQUZYPHYR at 1:24 PM on September 7, 2005


Koko used to be cool, but after 9/11 something inside her must have snapped, and ever since she's been little more than a shrieking, sputtering Bush apologist and one-note neocon shill. Welcome to my killfile, you damn dirty ape!
posted by gigawhat? at 1:48 PM on September 7, 2005


AOL: Does she watch TV?

PENNY: Yes, public broadcasting only. Right, so she'd like to look at Hawaii.

KOKO: Think XXX.

posted by jikel_morten at 1:57 PM on September 7, 2005


Shades of Clever Hans.

And gigawhat, thanks for the chuckle.
posted by mowglisambo at 2:03 PM on September 7, 2005


yes, you sterile brick walls, keep reasserting that you are in fact smarter than the ape. you guys are weird.
posted by Satapher at 2:21 PM on September 7, 2005


I wish the store on her website wasn't called the KokoMart.
posted by Specklet at 2:28 PM on September 7, 2005


Finally, an appropriate use for the 'nipple' tag. Thanks Idiot Mittens, I hadn't seen this before.

(I also adore Koko and want to mate with her.)
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 2:43 PM on September 7, 2005


I doubt that this would really be available for access to strangers on the internet...

asl plz livekok
posted by Citizen Premier at 2:45 PM on September 7, 2005


Weren't some of her handlers suing the zoo they worked at because of Koko's nipple fetish?
posted by andendau at 3:28 PM on September 7, 2005


Yes, andendau, I just looked it up. They named Dr. Patterson, the chat moderator.
posted by johngoren at 5:57 PM on September 7, 2005


Thanks for digging up that link.
posted by andendau at 7:37 PM on September 7, 2005


LiveKOKO: fine nipple
DrPPatrsn: Nipple rhymes with people, she doesn't sign people per se, she was trying to do a "sounds like..."

So the sign she didn't make sounds like a completely different word? Cool!

It sounds to me like someone rationalising the chatter from a bot.
posted by tomble at 8:04 PM on September 7, 2005


Koko is smart, and awesome.
posted by agregoli at 8:00 AM on September 8, 2005


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