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Mysterious buttons

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by 787steve, Sep 20, 2016.

  1. 787steve

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    #1 787steve, Sep 20, 2016
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    Ok. I know I could have just emailed the delivery team about this, but I thought the responses here would be more entertaining. When we looked in our gift bag, we found four small button shaped items. They look uncomfortably similar to the material the bad Terminator guys are made of. They each have a plastic inner portion that looks not terribly unlike a contact lens.

    I put them on the table and took a time lapse film, and they have not showed any ability to reform into one big object, or even move at all. Very suspicious. They just sit there. trying to act like something totally normal. It is really unnerving. Especially when you realize that their mothership is sitting in the garage, on line, and never sleeps. Think about it. And every time I go to the garage it blinks at me and makes funny sounds, and even seems to reach out to try to grab me with it's little silver hands, if I get too close.

    If anyone knows what these are please advise. Can they be trusted? Can they be destroyed?
    Wait,,,,,, I think one of them just moved................
     
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  2. Off Shore

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    They're covers for the screws that hold your (rear) license plate on. Have a great day!
     
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    Caps for the license plate frame screws
     
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    Indeed.

    That said, they cannot be trusted. You should either restrain their motion by installing them on the vehicle, or dispose of them immediately. :D
     
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    I always thought they were spare flux capacitors.... learn something every day
     
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    I wasn't given a rear license plate frame or hardware.

    Anyone know what size screws fit?
     
  7. Fiver

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    Ohhh, I need two of those if you want to sell them. I have the top 2 on my rear license plate, but somehow the bottom two fell off or weren't included when I picked up my car.

    Trade?
     
  8. 787steve

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    I hear what you guys are saying, but I'm pretty sure I saw one of them move. Maybe they WANT us to think they are lowly screw covers. This may be how it begins........
    I'm just sayin'
     
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    Have you tried tasting one yet?
     
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  10. 787steve

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    #10 787steve, Sep 20, 2016
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    Hmmmmm. I'm pretty sure that would leave me needing two
    You think I'm crazy?? I put one on the floor in front of our dog and he ran and hid in the closet. He hasn't come out for two days!
    Actually, that might account for the smell that I have been attributing to these things.
     
  11. Fiver

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    A wild man like yourself doesn't need a license plate.
     

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