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  1. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    OT Agreed, but "Ride My See-saw" fits my current mood Sorry...
  2. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    I refer to these wacky accounting rules as "Alice in GAAP Land"
  3. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Looks great... (So your the one that got my licence plate)
  4. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Very interesting (some one just saved 800 bucks). Coincidently Maxwell Technologies was/is located a few blocks from UCSD...
  5. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    OT Most children today that are in their late twenties will probably make it to the mid 80's. A normal retirement age (NRA) for these "kids", of 67 to begin drawing full retirement benefits for the next 15-20 years makes no sense. Social Security (SS) could be made solvent by increasing the...
  6. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    How do they lubricate the pin joints?
  7. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Alexa "Auto mode" on my iphone via blue tooth works great with my iphone apps and Tesla audio (all by voice command.)
  8. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    OT, Spending July on Long Island first stops, "Lunch at the Lobster Roll" Hamptons, NY and Burgers at "All American" Thank You, Tesla! https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=lobster+roll+hamptons&docid=608043489715649553&mid=1D8C919901E950BB40641D8C919901E950BB4064&view=detail&FORM=VIRE
  9. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    As I remember, Disney's Drive In Sc-Fi theatre has a full bar ("a glass full of Chardo" helped the Muppet Show go down) probably not a good Idea for the Tesla Drive in?
  10. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    My guess is that PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC (Twitters Auditors) will be taking a second look at the fake bot count SEC disclosure?
  11. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    "Remember this, if these gyrations were not temporal, you would not be safe from them even if you were 100% in cash. Because if these gyrations were not 100% temporal in nature, if business as we know it is coming to an end, you have a much bigger problem on your hands than the balance number...
  12. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Just looked, my ARKK is down is down 68.6% probably gonna hold...
  13. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    I do not know, way above my abilities, I do know no tree grows to the sky but Tesla is a Coast Redwood and I will continue to hold, trade leaps and accumulate shares. I truly value your opinion, read all your posts and would be very interested to your response to the question(s). Thanks...
  14. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    I have seen 3 and at least 1 up close (in a neighbors driveway) to my eye the Rivian is well styled and solid looking. I haven't driven one. Best of luck to them, the world will need lot more well designed and engineered EV's and Tesla can't possibly make them all (but a nice thought).
  15. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Walt Disney died in 1966 he had just turned 65, Disney World opened 5 years later. It is rumoured he left behind a note listing possible future projects.
  16. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Our old 2018 Model 3 Vin number 99XX to my eye was near perfect , we sold it at 50K miles. Maintenance cost $1k for a set of tires.
  17. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Plus FSD @ $10K vs $12K today; April 2019 $5,000 May 2019 $6,000 August 2019 $7,000 July 2020 $8,000 October 2020 $10,000 January 2022 $12,000
  18. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Careful using that one, very prone to "spillage" I used it while in traction for 5 months(short story, car crash ,broken femur).
  19. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    "It's a free concert from now on .That doesn't mean that anything goes...."
  20. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Agreed but as someone once said; "I always grew up believing that if you build a better mousetrap, the world will beat a path to your door. Now if you build a better mousetrap the government comes along with a better mouse."
  21. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Remember this hire? "Tesla hires SEC lawyer, former fed prosecutor as managing counsel PUBLISHED MON, NOV 22 20217:16 PM ESTUPDATED MON, NOV 22 20217:45 PM EST" Pretty sure he knows all the secret handshakes...
  22. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    As I remember a couple of our Audi's had oil change reminders that could only be "shut off" by a proprietary tool only available at Audi Dealers. Cheap as I am I went to Audi for oil changes until the free market came up with a fix and then Audi gave up...
  23. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Hang in there (BTW try the APP "Libby" borrow library books without going to the Library , download to Kindle, ipad, phone or google. Free with a Library Card)
  24. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Agreed, interesting that Ford does not disclose the amount or classification of regulatory credits as both are audited by PWP. Perhaps next year. (Facing Emission Fines, Ford Becomes Ravenous for Carbon Credits) From the SEC website SEC.gov | What We Do ; "To achieve this, we require public...
  25. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    "Who enforces FASB standards? Responsibility for enforcement and shaping of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) falls to two organizations: The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The SEC has the authority to both set and enforce...
  26. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    I know the books of the world don't always balance but where and how do the "payors" of the credit classify/disclose that expense?
  27. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    "chuckleheads" my Dad's favorite word for "Morons" Brought back memories, Thanks...
  28. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    I saw the the BMW "competition" tonight at a Tennis tournament in Indian Wells CA, up close the front plastic kidneys looked like a Fly's eye under a microscope ("Help Me" came to mind)
  29. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Agreed, when I buy I select a sale date, got really piggy this time. (I always buy more Tesla shares with any option gains, now on to Jan 24 leaps)
  30. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Just wish I sold the Feb18 22 $950 calls I bought on10/01/21 at $11.25.
  31. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Probably more than the Secretary of Energy.....
  32. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    I thought all the bats went to live under the Congress Avenue Bridge?
  33. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    My Dad, a Honda Exec, had an early pre mass production Honda Prelude that could not be sold by Honda. He drove it for a year in CA (California) with MFG plates.
  34. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    As I tell my kid's "there are two types of people that work 8 hours a day, those that made it and those that never will"
  35. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    "Donor advised fund In the United States, a donor-advised fund is a charitable giving vehicle administered by a public charity created to manage charitable donations on behalf of organizations, families, or individuals. To participate in a donor-advised fund, a donating individual or...
  36. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    That will fund a big TITS (sorry, and a smart 2021 tax deduction against the 2021 stock option gains)
  37. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Looks like the $50 "grill option" on my Club Car golf cart...
  38. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Great Stuff (who owns Boston Dynamics now?)
  39. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Change from estimate? 9/30/2021 close price and related stock compensation GAAP accrual and actual much higher 4th quarter exercise prices? (I haven't opined on SEC financial statement bean counting for many years)
  40. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Only 1067hp at the wheel. That's a relief, guess I can safely switch from "Sport" to "Plaid" mode...
  41. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Some good news? CBS News California’s “Lithium Valley” on the rise https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/california-s-lithium-valley-on-the-rise/vi-AAT5Ito?ocid=UCPNC2&pfr=1
  42. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    WOT, As a Catholic School kid in the early 60's from Gueens NY the thought of "Violators trying that may find themselves with especially raw knuckles" brought back some scary memories... (And I also suddenly recalled Ivory Soap tastes terrible?) :):):)
  43. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    In CA the Tesla quote for our Plaid was 1/3 less than AMICA.
  44. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    The Tesla Mission Viejo CA, Showroom today at 1:00 pm. Nary a car in sight...
  45. JustSaying

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    I am a CPA (Cleaning, Pressing and Alterations):)

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