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Mattresses especially fall into the 'dangerous' category from what I recall; the sewing machines would be extremely easy to run a hand or finger into if you make a mistake.

Lightbulbs are probably similar to Pato11's original story; robots which can handle the glass and construct the filament supports require extremely delicate and precise control, so it's cheaper to use people. For now.




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