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Owners blog / forum?

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by TEG, Jul 6, 2007.

  1. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

    Aug 20, 2006
    Can someone who has access to the private owners forum / blog give some sort of high level description of what it is like there?

    Is it a blog just like the public blog but with owner-only questions being answered by Tesla staff?

    Is it used heavily with daily postings?
  2. W8MM

    W8MM R1.5 #325 + Mdl S #01380

    Jan 5, 2007
    Cincinnati, USA
    The Tesla Owners' forum area tends toward quiet.  It doesn't have nearly as much posting activity as this board has had of late.

    The topics and discussions focus on issues of owner expectations and product content with a few suggestions for improvements seen through the eyes of actual deposit-paying owners.  The staff will answer questions freely, but "company secrets" are few and far between.  Many of the staff answers tend toward cheerful hand holding for those customers who have yet to memorize the entire massive content of the web site and public blogs.

    It's divided into sections on: forum ground rules, Tesla Motors topics, Roadster Topics, fellow owners by region, and an off (but near) topics area.  It's not wildly different from what you might imagine. It's organized as a forum like this one.

    The public area blogs have all sorts of wild comments that follow on after the lead posting.  The forums don't have those official starting points to foster discussion and rely on individual owners to start a thread.  Sometimes a blog posting from the public area will audition in the owners area, but only in the case of something like the slight reduction of promised range which owners should hear about before the general public as a common courtesy.

    I hope that helps.
  3. tonybelding

    tonybelding Active Member

    Aug 17, 2006
    Hamilton, Texas
    I'll chime in agreement with W8MM, most of the Owner's Forum is pretty sedate.  The questions answered are typically rather mundane concerns.

    Q: How long is the cord on the charging station?

    A: 12 feet.

    Q: Can I stow the soft top in the trunk?

    A: Yes, there's a special place for it.

    Q: Can you go back and redesign the whole Roadster to add obscure feature X for me?

    A: . . .
  4. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

    Aug 20, 2006
    Thanks gents... That description satisfies my curiosity. I just wasn't sure.
  5. malcolm

    malcolm Active Member

    Nov 12, 2006
    Owners blog / forum

    Oh for crying out loud!

    Any chance of a discussion on the Tesla Owners Forum calling for owners willing to blog about their delivery / ownership experiences? It would be great if one or two normal people (not the celebs, obviously) would be prepared to write and post a monthly report.

    These blogs could be advertised through this site.
  6. DDB

    DDB Member

    Sep 1, 2006

    Any chance someone could take some screen shots using that good old Ctrl plus print screen and paste them??? Thanks.

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