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When does Life begin?

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by MLH, Apr 18, 2013.

  1. MLH

    MLH Member

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    In my mind, my car "came to life" yesterday - for the first time the mobile app recognized the vehicle, displayed the VIN, and directed me to activate from the touchscreen. Realizing we all come from different backgrounds, I would expect many differing thoughts on this issue...

    Life begins at...
     
  2. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Life begins at connection then?:smile:
     
  3. Al Sherman

    Al Sherman It's about THIS car.

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    In that case; mine was just born again at the Columbus SC. According to the app. :smile:
     
  4. clea

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    then follows the question: If nobody connects to it does it exist?
     
  5. toto_48313

    toto_48313 CAN P #5

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    Congratulations !
    And what is the new VIN # which is alive?
     
  6. geharmon

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    Everyone knows life begins at delivery.
     
  7. Zextraterrestrial

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    +1

    that's what I was going to say :smile:
     
  8. FlasherZ

    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    I'd have to argue that it begins at the time that the MVPA is finalized, because at that point you can't back out without penalty of law.
     
  9. Zextraterrestrial

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    penalty of $$

    The car is alive, not you.
    The cars come alive when they are at or near the final test area on the bamboo platform from what I've heard and seen at the factory. I would say this is when your S is alive but it resuscitates you when it arrives and then you are alive too :biggrin:
     
  10. FlasherZ

    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    Contract law. :)

    At the risk of things getting too political, I was attempting a rather cheeky comparison to the socially-charged argument of when human life begins - and therefore when a parent can no longer make a choice to back out of the responsibility.

    I admit my irreverence, and caution everyone against saying things that would have no effect but would end up in the snippiness thread. :)
     
  11. Lloyd

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    When was the Model S Conceived? I was always taught that life began at conception!! :rolleyes:
     
  12. JerryNycom

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    When I was called to schedule a pickup I couldn't go for a few days so I asked the DS to please go activate the mobile app in the car. He did and when I was able to see the car parked and charging it all began! Than after sitting in the car at pickup and setting my driver profile it really hit me, this is real....enjoy my friend...
     
  13. deonb

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    Live begins the first time the Model S can circulate air on its own, without having to be connected to the grid...
     

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