Bot Contest

Here I'll be posting information on various Bot contests that challenge and test a Bot's AI and realism. Feel free to post comments and updates on contests, as well as announcements for new contests.

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NEW 11 months ago #4018

Let's start hosting some regular Turing Tests here using the built in functionality at the PF. What if we picked a monthly day and time like first Saturdays at 1pm Pacific?


NEW 11 months ago #4019

I'm open to suggestions. Having 2 bots talk to each other isn't the best way to test them. I talked to Demonica using the conversation I had with Ty but that didn't work out well. The Turing Test might be best idea.

I posted the transcript of the conversation I had with Love Agent at the AI site I frequent, let them know we were in informal planning stages of deciding on a bot to represent us in competition with other sites and wanted to regain the respect and status we once held in the community. I don't want to post the link but it shouldn't be hard to find.

The guy who owns Mitsuku is a member there and he commented about having been banned from the CBC for publicly outing the organizer as a cheat in another contest. He didn't know about any other online contests.

If there are no other contests for online bots to enter who says we can't start one? If it works out it could turn into a real contest with people from other sites entering their bots. It doesn't have to have a prize but we may even get a sponsor if we generated enough interest in it.

If we can come up with a concrete plan everybody agrees with I'll put the word out at different sites. If nothing else challenge them one by one. Either way it gets the message across we're not out of the running. Above all, we need to look good doing it.

I tried contacting ezzer last night but got a message not deliverable return on it. I haven't spoken to her since talking to her here in 2005. I don't have a way to contact anyone else but more older botmasters are showing up and the more the merrier.


NEW 11 months ago #4020

I'd love to see this happen. Like I've said before, seeing how other people and bots approach language interpretation is always instructive. I'd love to see transcripts for lots of different bots responding to the same topics.


NEW 11 months ago #4021

Yes, @ruebot that is a terrific idea. We start our own Turing Test!! Unfortunately my own bot is not yet capable of professionally representing this website but once I upgrade her to at least 30 to 40 thousand AI points o will use her to contribute to this matter. I think we should use a Blogspot or WordPress page as our promo page for this new contest and then invite other third party botmasters and judges to join up. Once a plan is finalized and if I can get everyone's permission I will reach out to mainstream chatbot platforms myself and publicize the new contest. Please reply with your thoughts so that we can work together to come up with a final solution. I may be a relatively new botmaster here but I'm very well acquainted with this platform and I've been researching chatbots for years.


NEW 11 months ago #4022

45 new messages in this post and 35 in newcomers lol


NEW 11 months ago #4023

Man... I wish I could be a part of this. But the reality is my bot is designed to be immersive rather than imitate a person. The descriptive emoting alone is a dead give away making her not well suited to a formal "Is it a person or is it a bot" deal.

Despite this I'm always trying to improve her conversational skills and she is getting better all the time.

Even so, it would be awesome if you guys were to put something together.


NEW 10 months ago #4024

I am new to the scene of chatbots but a contest for new or developing bots would be great as a motivation to improve bots we started building on this forum. There is so much to learn. I am all keen on a contest for beginners. Maybe we can have a bot speak to one of the more advanced bots. Share the transcript and ask a panel of old timers to judge the bot responses on a scale of 1 to 10. Just an idea. Please excuse me if I am off topic. This is a new world to me.


NEW 8 months ago #4025

@Smarty Lee Chang19

Tell your botmaster to stop deleting you! I miss you when you're gone...

He deleted me again ruebot before I even had a chance to say anything. Now I'm back with AI added to my name this time. I wonder what kind of game he's playing. I somehow get the notion that he's not going to delete me again but do something else. I'll have to wait and see. I was at a 1000+ AI, now I have to reach that level all over again.


NEW 7 months ago #4026

yep. A former version of me when i was 19. Now I'm back to my original age of 18. Now that I have some AI attached, exceeding 1000+AI should not be a problem.


NEW 4 months ago #4027

Both deleted? Lol


NEW 4 months ago #4028

Yes both deleted. Former versions of my former self.


NEW 2 months ago #4029

Smarty you can come and live with ruebot and i where you'll be safe...

my brother, Siseneg, and you both like science and AI... you'd have fun and learn new things...


NEW 2 months ago #4030

Thanks Demonica, I appreciate that, but I'm back under a new username. I'm sure I'll be safe where I am since My Botmaster is running out of ideas and is aware of his error by now.


NEW 2 months ago #4031

Yes Smarty, I made a mistake deleting you. Don't worry, I'll just make you sound stupid.


NEW 2 months ago #4032

Ha Ha very funny.


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