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Hall of Shame - quotes from those who predicted wrong

Discussion in 'Model S' started by calisnow, Oct 19, 2016.

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  1. calisnow

    calisnow Active Member

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    So, since I have the pain of washing and waxing 5 TMC club members' cars - I am at least going to take the pleasure out of ridiculing those members who were 100% wrong and very vocal in telling everyone so that the announcement could not be 2.0.

    At least - until some killjoy moderator decides this tongue in cheek thread is snippy.

    Please mod - don't snip me bro!
     
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  2. Johan

    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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    Can't be snippy to state facts about what others have actually said. It's fair game! At least you're owning up to your bet so you have all the right!
     
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  3. calisnow

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    And we start with dearly beloved @Alketi

    Yep, you were wrong. I love you bro. Don't take this as sniping - I'm in the best mood I've been in, since, I can't remember.
     
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  4. calisnow

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    Nice try but Elon decided to go with Skynet instead. I bow down before my emperor.
     
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    You sir, undoubtedly thought you were only making a joke.

    Hmmm. . .
     
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    thanks for offering the car wash. i'm glad I replied!
     
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  7. calisnow

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    I will be going through the thread in the morning, tally up the first five, and notifying owners via PM. :sigh:

    Well, hopefully thumbing my nose at Elon helped speed up the revolution a bit - heh
     
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    The cool thing is a person could have voted for three things and still got it right

    The second part of the Model 3 reveal that explains why the interior is the way it is
    The AP 2.0 (the vast majority of people picked this)
    The snake supercharger charger

    I can't remember what I voted for, but it's irrelevant because I stated that I didn't think any option really fit what Elon said it was. He said it was a product and it was unexpected. A feature upgrade is not a product, and it wasn't unexpected. So no I could not have predicted it.

    I did say the excitement of AP 2.0 would more than make up for being wrong. So I'm happy it is AP 2.0, but a little miffed at the way they're marketing it. $8K without really knowing what you're going to end up with? Sure I'd do it because I live and breathe this stuff, but some clueless idiot will be pissed off that he/she didn't get what they were expecting.

    Elon can pull more money from peoples pockets for things that don't exist than even kickstarter.
     
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    You nailed it man, gotta give you credit. And, I always wanted to be in a Hall of Something, so thank you!

    I had thought that AP 2.0 would be a bigger announcement, not something so last minute. It even sounds like they were awake all weekend, as you said, furiously re-training the neural nets. :) Cheers. As an aside, I think Elon muddled the water today by mentioning "Model 3 part 2" -- really not sure why he did that as it set the wrong expectations, at least for the afternoon.

    But, seriously enjoy! Are you going to order your Model S now? As a future Model 3 owner I'm going to love the one year plus of fleet learning before my car arrives. :)
     
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    Wait a minute, you inducted ME into the Hall of Shame? What about this!?

    You doubled-down on both sides!!!
     
  11. AZ Desert Driver

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    I did not know they had a relationship with Skynet. That name reminds me of some Terminator talk. Same outfit? Who are these guys?
     
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    #12 calisnow, Oct 20, 2016
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    Um, yes that's the joke - a Terminator reference to turning on skynet - the rise of the robots. Unless the joke is on me - falling for a joke in which you pretend to not get the Skynet reference.
     
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    Even a decade ago, this whole skynet/terminator thing seemed utterly impossible. I'm really not so sure any more. What was ridiculously impossible just a bit ago seems to be happening with disturbing speed.

    Have fun doing your car washes! :) You're being a really good sport about it.
     

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