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Help Me Build a Crowdfunded Model S!

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Sp4rky, Jun 14, 2016.

  1. Sp4rky

    Sp4rky Member

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    Not sure if anything like this has been attempted\done before, but I started a GoFundMe account to "crowd-fund\build" a Tesla Model S. I know it's a crazy idea (and if it's not your cup of tea, no worries), but I thought it would be cool to have a Model S built completely from donations and input from the community. I have a variety of Goals that allow you to pick the color, battery size, and even name it.

    I'd appreciate you giving it a look and sharing it (if you want, free country and all assuming your from the US). If no one steps up for the big goals, I'll actually come back to the forum and create a survey for color, battery size, options, etc.

    gofund.me/29frndm4

    Thanks!
     
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  2. Zybd1201

    Zybd1201 Member

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    is this for charity?
     
  3. MickC

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    I think he wants one for free..
     
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  4. eyespii

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    creative.....but no. sorry man - not seeing why you would expect random strangers to donate money so they can pick the options on your Model S.
     
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  5. MickC

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    Options... he wants the complete car for free...
     
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  7. Racerx22b

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    Ballsy bro!

    I'd like to start one as well. I would like a the new DB11. Who wants to be the first to donate?
     
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  8. Max*

    Max* Autopilot != Autonomous

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    Let me see if I understand, I could be slow at times, you want me to give you money so that you could get a Model S for yourself?

    I got a bridge for sale...
     
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  9. Max*

    Max* Autopilot != Autonomous

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    At least you have humor

     
  10. Piney999

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    I have to be honest, this kind of makes me a bit sick to my stomach. I am not sure why, but it literally makes me feel ill.
     
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  11. whitex

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    I'll donate, but only if the option I get absolute and unconditional control over is where the car lives, who has access to it and who gets to drive it, (and if you haven't figured out who that will be, donate a minimum of $1,000 to me). :cool:
     
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  12. Zybd1201

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  13. deonb

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    I thought you actually meant "build".

    A crowd-funding campaign where you build a Model S literally from scratch - every single part, and then document on YouTube every step you do, every part you acquire, every software modification you make does actually have a chance of going somewhere.

    But you probably need to be either WK057 or Ingineer to have enough cred to pull that one off.
     
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  14. Lloyd

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    AYFKM! It rejected my negative donation!! :cool:
     
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  15. H2OU

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    I think there is another website you should try to get your S: GoFinanceYourself.com. You might have more success there.
     
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  16. Zybd1201

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    I think it is actually This domain (www.gofundyourself.com) is for sale.

    However, you will have to buy the domain too. ;-)
     
  17. H2OU

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    I was totally joking and have no idea if that site exists. I just made it up. That would be a good domain to grab if one was in the lending business, however!
     
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  19. S4WRXTTCS

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    Hey, at least the OP is honest.

    It's pretty sickening how many gofundme's are really trying to pull one over people. Like how a person got injured and they're out of work so they can't do X which they'd absolutely love to do. But, then you realize they were injured years ago and the injury has nothing to do with them being out of work.

    My recommendation to the OP is to delete the current one. Then rethink how he could contribute to society in a meaningful way. In a way that would be pay back society for giving him a Model S.

    Like maybe a rescue dog type thing where he constantly volunteered to drive animals to clinics/etc.
    Or promising to drive senior citizens for X number of hours a week.

    There is a lot of good that a person with time on their hands could do with a Model S and cheap/free electricity.
     
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    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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