0GrathioBest Answer 10 years ago ReplyUpvoteWhile Japanese made robots want to love and serve you and occasionally save the planet, American made robots hate you and want to steal your job and spouse and occasionally destroy the planet. This is a natural law caused by a complex interaction between electronics in the Western hemisphere, sun spots, and the precession of the Earth. Read up on the Van Allen belt for more background into this amazing phenomena.Anyway, since Instructables is headquartered in the United states, all robots operated by it must somehow act on their hate filled urges. A common front-line defense (or offense) of any Western electronics is to Frustrate And Confuse, which will both demoralizes the humans and gets them to leave the robots alone while they plan our destruction. Having an unresponsive Reply button is how the Instructables robot has chosen to enforce this directive.