Copyboy is our fork of GitHub's Campfire bot, hubot. He is aware of all Internet traditions.
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Copyboy is our fork of GitHub's Campfire bot, hubot. He is aware of all Internet traditions.

This version is designed to be deployed on Heroku and experienced in IRC via


In addition to an array of standard hubot features, copyboy has a few tricks of his own.

  • arewemarkedtodie: If we are mark’d to die, we are enough.
  • caw: Displays a random youtube of an eagle kicking ass when certain phrases are used.
  • finalcountdown: Some extra oomph for when time's running out.
  • gasface: Give 'em the gas face.
  • holla: Gets back at you.
  • iesaysno: How it feels when Internet Explorer comes down hard.
  • itsatrap: It's a trap!!
  • latimes: Returns the latest news headlines from the Los Angeles Times.
  • motivate: For when you need a little motivation.
  • preramble: Copyboy dutifully combs through our past efforts and comes up with a genuine L.A. Times project preamble.
  • pulitzercode: Returns a random word from Joseph Pulitzer's book of coded names and terms.
  • rewrite: Lets people know when you need rewrite.
  • rollout: Drops some Ludacris if anybody says "roll out."
  • sevendirtywords: Sends out some love whenever you use one of George Carlin's "seven dirty words."
  • thejournalistscreed: Professions from the code of ethics written by Walter Williams, founder of the Missouri School of Journalism.
  • underpressure: Feeling under pressure? Copyboy can help.
  • beyonce: Who runs the world? Ask copyboy.