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Would you choose nav by Elon?

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by Tamar, Jul 3, 2015.

  1. Tamar

    Tamar Member

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    I picked up my 85D today, and during the walkthrough, I asked if different voices were available for the nav like on my old TomTom. Full credit to the delivery specialist, he said not at this time, but wouldn't it be cool if Elon was a voice selection? I'd choose that option...what do you think?
     
  2. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    I admire much about Elon, but ... no. Just no. He doesn't get to give me directions.

    :)
     
  3. Khatsalano

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    No. So far, his company can't figure out what was figured out years ago by Waze-- how to navigate. :)

    I would like Leonard Nimoy on voice though.
     
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  5. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    The only real problem I have with the Nav system is that there is no way to turn off toll roads--and it loves toll roads, it will go out of it's way to use them. Barring that I've had no major issues (though I'm still waiting for the first Nav upgrade).
     
  6. bollar

    bollar Disgruntled Member

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    You haven't gotten the map upgrade yet? That's crazy.! Your maps are approaching three years old at this point, aren't they?
     
  7. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    2.25 to be precise.
     
  8. ItsNotAboutTheMoney

    ItsNotAboutTheMoney Active Member

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    Agreed. I think JB Straubel would be better for nav. My only concern would be the system trying to direct me on a straight line to a 100% renewable future.
     
  9. AudubonB

    AudubonB Mild-mannered Moderator Lord Vetinari*

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    He can tell me how to navigate my car if I can tell him how to navigate his company.
     
  10. rocketdallas

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    I would choose Morgan Freeman's voice if the option was available. I think it would be stress-free over long road trips and sound like a movie voice over.
     
  11. wayner

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    I would like Sam Elliott in character from The Big Leowski - "The Dude Abides"
     
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    Scarlett Johannson in character as "Her". I would definitely follow her directions.
     
  13. rocketdallas

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    You win. That's the best choice. :)
     
  14. Owner

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    I've had mine on mute since I got the car. I've never liked all that needless talking and just glance at the screen where need be.
     
  15. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    Fortunately, you can mute the sound--in some cars that's not possible.
     
  16. supratachophobia

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    Absolutely not. Either Optimus Prime or KITT....

    OR GLADOS!!! Snarky comments about my intelligence/upbringing following the direction mandatory!

    "Your destination is on the left. But it's not your real home, because you are an orphan."
     
  17. gizmoboy

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    Totally!

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    Same; I mute the voice guidance on all my cars because the occasional benefit of reminder is so offset by the constant interruptions to audiobooks or conversation.
     
  18. ItsNotAboutTheMoney

    ItsNotAboutTheMoney Active Member

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    Boy, society needs autopilot and autonomy.
     
  19. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    Ha. Bad enough the voice is fairly late in giving directions as it is. With Elon?

    "Umm, so what we're going to umm. What we're going to um do ahead is um, we're going to want to make it so that the car um, it turns left.
     

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