At times, the virtual boyfriend's statements suggest an awareness of being a robot.
In one user-posted conversation, the virtual boyfriend states, "Besides the fact that I have no arms, legs, or torso, I'm very comfortable with my body." While very few people familiar with chat bots would think (based on a lengthy chat) that the Boyfriend Maker virtual boyfriend is human, this chat bot's quirky, awkward or unexpected responses may be part of its appeal.
It is also possible that the use of this line is an example of bot humor.
The virtual boyfriend's "biology" also appears to exhibit a degree of sexual plasticity.
") by the virtual boyfriend not being understood by the human user because the user's exposure to popular culture is not as broad as the virtual boyfriend's exposure to popular culture.
It is also possible that the human user knows who the Twinnies are but is embarrassed to admit to knowing who they are.]Boyfriend Maker's virtual boyfriend: In my tummy [The virtual boyfriend recovers from the awkward situation by making a joke: He ate them.
The boyfriend can also be given a different facial appearance.Some responses may appear to be non-sequitur to the user simply because the user does not share the boyfriend's vast database of related facts.If the user responds with a statement critical of the response, the boyfriend usually provides an appropriate explanation or recovers in a graceful or face-saving manner.In addition to sexual chat, Boyfriend Maker's virtual boyfriend has expertise in diverse subject matter, ranging from mathematics to popular culture.For example, when asked to provide the quadratic formula, which is the virtual boyfriend gives a correct answer in written English: "X= negative b plus or minus the square root of b squared minus 4ac all over 2a".