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    US Resident Early Retirement Strategies

    Place to discuss retirement funding. Focused on the under 59-1/2 crowd. Non-professional Non-advice 72(t) aka SEPP Roth vs Traditional IRA Roth Ladders
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    Max Pain sidebar

    @lafrisbee @Artful Dodger I copied the OI table from Stock Option Max Pain into Google Sheets Then for calls I added a column of the running sum of options less than the current strike (previous sum plus the OI of the next lowest strike). Added another column that is a running total of...
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    Boring: Ft Lauderdale

    Thanks to @generalenthu for the link!
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    Plaid thermal event

    For further duscussion of the June 2021 event.
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    Green Act EV Proposal Discussion

    Thread for debating the legalese of what the proposed bill may or may not say, and what the final version (should it ever exist) may be like.
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    New policy on moving your Tesla to Canada?

    Things may be changing on the import to Canada front: Elon on Twitter: Twitter Good to see (potential) progress on this after issues Tesla families relocating and having to sell them.
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    Happy Birthday Elon

    On the off chance Tesla reads these forums, I thought it might be nice to have an aggregated birthday recognition thread to let him know we are are thinking of him. Hey Elon, Thanks for all the sacrifices you make to help the transition to sustainable energy become a reality. I hope you get a...
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    Elon Musk Recode Interview 2018

    Elon Musk: The Recode interview Spoilers go here: :)
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    Discussion of Optimus Prime/Octograbber Machine for F9 Securing

    My understanding: Watch again. Octograbber prevents the rocket sliding all over the deck. It's heavy and sits under the rocket grabbing the legs.
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    Automotive Plant Construction Timing

    General discussion of plant building timelines (including non-Tesla) 5 months to pick a spot and setup partnership, 3 years to build after that. For Mazda and Toyota, why the rush to Alabama?
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    McDonalds, hot coffee

    The coffee was being served over a safe and reasonable temperature, Too hot to drink, and capable of third degree burns in seconds. McDonald's had previously paid out over $500k to 700+ cases of people with burns.
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    What is Tesla's Worth?

    So I'm sitting here thinking of the down stock price and wondering to myself, "Is TSLA over valued? How will it grow like other recent stock successes?" Software sales (Microsoft) are a great money maker, you develop a version once, and then sell multiple copies at the margins. More users more...
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    Hyperloop is People (centric)

    Per Elon: Adjusting The Boring Company plan: all tunnels & Hyperloop will prioritize pedestrians & cyclists over cars
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    Fixed vs multi-gear drivetrain when comparing vehicles

    Given the fixed vs multi-gear drivetrain difference along with motor top RPM disparity, are the motor torques really a good number for comparing to other vehicles? If the X had half the top speed, the gearing would be half, and wheel torque/ low end acceleration would be double (assuming super...
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    Poll: 2017.50.3.f3425a1 acceleration rate after a stop

    I was in marching band in high school. I think that causes me to be more sensitive to how quickly a string of cars starts moving after the light turns green. In marching, you start on the first beat, everyone, same time, same gap. As opposed to: first car goes, second car goes when there is a...
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    18650 Panasonic Cell Agreement

    A post in another thread got me thinking, when does Tesla's original purchase agreement with Panasonic for 18650 cells conclude? From: Panasonic to Supply Tesla With 2 Billion Lithium-Ion Battery Cells From 2014 to 2017 | Inside EVs The 2 billion cells should be used up fairly soon. So, will...

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