18, that's pretty generous... I start getting pissed after 5...
in situations similar to this, I'm usually pissed after about 70 seconds.
They were already 30 minutes late, judging from the posting time.
Perhaps this year's Loebner Prize transcript will fill a little of that empty void where robots will some day always be a part of us.
I noticed the two "related videos" on that page -- this one was really good, but "this media is not available in your territory"(!) Clearly the Beeb is looking out for the delicate sensibilities of those offended by toy abuse.
I hate waking up before noon, whatcha gonna do.