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Tesla is flying 12 randomly selected 1st day model 3 revs to gigafactory opening

ecarfan

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The email from Tesla quoted in that article says:

"Through random selection, Tesla has chosen twelve Golden Ticket winners from all those that placed Model 3 Reservations on the opening date to receive an all-expenses paid trip to our Gigafactory Grand Opening event on July 29th, 2016 in Reno, Nevada."

Does "opening day" mean March 31st? I assume so. Unfortunately, I did not place my 3 reservation until April 1st, I was at sea on the 31st and outside the US so could not make it any earlier.
 
I won't lie, I'd like to win that golden ticket. But odds aren't good that I will, so congratulations to the people who do.

Two requests to the lucky winners:
1) Please consider taking me with you as your +1. I will pay you.
2) Please take lots of pictures (as much as they'll allow) and notes of everything, and give us all the juicy details.
 
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Was just about to make a topic. Did any TMC forum goers get a "Golden Ticket"?

Inbox - checked
Spam box - checked
Junk box - checked
Deleted box - checked

Re-checked for all of the above 3 times and yet I didn't have different results..just nothing!

I feel like I lost my best friend! Man that would have been nice.
 
I've been a bunch of times for work projects I had out there. Not too impressive, but can't wait for the full site to be built in a few years. The size is already impressive. Every time I am there I ask if the Model 3 is there :D. Just missed it when it came in for the photo shoot. No, if you have questions about the factory I am not at liberty to speak about it. Yes, NDA was signed
 
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S'toon

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I think that Tesla should have a Silver Ticket (maybe 500) drawing for Model 3 line waiters for the Gigafactory opening where the winners pay their own travel and lodging expenses and only get admission to the event. What do you all think?
I think that I live 6 or 7 hour's drive from the nearest store, and getting there wouldn't have been practical on the day of the reveal.

2 day's drive if I had to do it in a Model S, since there are no Superchargers in this province, and none being planned.
 

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