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by M564038
Tue Jun 09, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis To Disband Police
Replies: 174
Views: 6184

Re: Minneapolis To Disband Police

Sounds like an excellent idea!

LCDFlight wrote:
My mom said, why not make the new police (or public safety) force a woman-only organization? Or, pool the gender equity with fire?

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by M564038
Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Norway defies forecasted Cov-19 collapse and sees highest real estate prices ever in May.
Replies: 7
Views: 683

Norway defies forecasted Cov-19 collapse and sees highest real estate prices ever in May.

Wether this is premature hubris on the basis of thinking Sars Cov-19 is beaten or intoxication over the economy coping better than everyone thought in march and better than most of the world is one for the historians. Before the Pandemic, real estate prices was forecasted to stay flat. As late as on...

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by M564038
Sun May 31, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of Sudan as a Tourist Destination
Replies: 33
Views: 1582

Re: Possibility of Sudan as a Tourist Destination

But you have all those things at home, too!

EstherLouise wrote:
Civil war. Political crazies. Dictatorship. Yeah... But, no. I'll happily spend my US dollars in a place where I don't have to worry that any given five minutes will be the last five minutes of my life.

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by M564038
Wed May 27, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 435
Views: 23618

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - May 2020

In my country we have tested a lot. Based on this, they believed we had 1% infected. But we have also tested a huge number of people randomly for anti-bodies, and these tests have shown that a lot less of the poulation than we thought have had this virus. Only around 0.5% That makes it a lot more de...

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by M564038
Thu May 07, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Europe's coronavirus outbreak may not have originated from Wuhan
Replies: 45
Views: 2149

Re: Europe's coronavirus outbreak may not have originated from Wuhan

And this would be a reasonable opinion had it not been for the refrigitated containers and massgraves needed to cope with the sheer amount of dead people in otherwise civilized, rich western cities. Those who reacted early into the spread , also killed off the seasonal flu completely, and reduced a ...

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by M564038
Wed May 06, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 435
Views: 23618

Re: DeBlasio has Finally Lost it

You link to Fox News as a trustworthy source?
That tells me all I need to know.

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by M564038
Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Random Good music from Youtube
Replies: 49
Views: 2473

Re: Random Good music from Youtube

A lot of great music in this thread. I am a big fan of many of the artists posted, randomly I have been lucky enough to meet a couple of them, and my best friend is in one of the videos(!) However, sometimes you just need to hear Einstein and Stephen Hawking explain to you how to turn on the televis...

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by M564038
Tue Apr 28, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Blue Means Liberal and Red Means Conservative in the United States
Replies: 15
Views: 1153

Re: Why Blue Means Liberal and Red Means Conservative in the United States

Red for left and Blue for right has been a thing for more than a century.
Somehow those strange americans decided to switch them about 20 years ago.

And then they continued doing even stranger things.

What a mess that country has become!

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by M564038
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When will Europe be “open” for tourism?
Replies: 65
Views: 5515

Re: When will Europe be “open” for tourism?

I think this is a pretty good analysis. Partial regional reopening for the summer seasons (late june in northern europe, later in central and southern europe). The real spread in comunities will be extremely low by then if the current good advice is followed, and people is getting shocked in to foll...

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by M564038
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen. Bernie Sanders ends Presidental primary run
Replies: 76
Views: 2745

Re: Sen. Bernie Sanders ends Presidental primary run

If there ever was a LOL.
Desperate Donald will be long gone or dead by then.

AA747123 wrote:
It does not make much difference, there is no way in the world anyone can beat Trump. Come November you will see the biggest landslide in the history of our nation

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by M564038
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen. Bernie Sanders ends Presidental primary run
Replies: 76
Views: 2745

Re: Sen. Bernie Sanders ends Presidental primary run

Galaxy: You are spreading misinformed myths. Stop watching Fox News, it is just for entertainment, but shit is real now, so stop. I'm not taking any victory lap for the demise of Bolshevik Bernie's campaign. His ideas need to be fought at every turn and with great vigor. Individual liberty and right...

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by M564038
Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen. Bernie Sanders ends Presidental primary run
Replies: 76
Views: 2745

Re: Sen. Bernie Sanders ends Presidental primary run

I'm not taking any victory lap for the demise of Bolshevik Bernie's campaign. His ideas need to be fought at every turn and with great vigor. Individual liberty and rights need to be protected and upheld; and it's clear we need to educate the latest generation that's fallen prey to the dopey collec...

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by M564038
Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Dead bolt
Replies: 9
Views: 2215

Re: Dead bolt

Closely held. LOL.
Security by Obscurity means 2 people, not every Boeing type rated pilot or mechanic out there.
Nothing about an airliner is secret. Nothing.

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
This should be addressed by your operator, NOT on a public forum. It’s a security procedure, thus closely held.

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by M564038
Sun Apr 05, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 5G Network
Replies: 10
Views: 644

Re: 5G Network

What country are you guys talking about?

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by M564038
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus and Darwin award
Replies: 53
Views: 4940

Re: Coronavirus and Darwin award

Supposedly it is the correct substance, but in a quantity orders of magnitude above human medical use.

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by M564038
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 7385

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

The loss of respect towards the USA across the globe over the last few years is astounding. From beacon to banana republic, that is what Trump has done to america. The american voters doesn’t even know, because of Fox News propaganda. They how no idea how bad things look. If the democrats manage to ...

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by M564038
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Ok Waterbomber. You need to understand 2 things. 1/You are not an expert. People, you included, should not be listening to hou, but to the experts. 2/You are stockpiling, and is making supplies a problem. Without you, supplies wouldn’t be a problem. So which is which? I've doctors saying that only t...

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by M564038
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

All serious medical authorities says this: If you are sick, stay away from people, but you wearing a mask may protect those treating you and others. If you are not sick, do not wear a mask. Wearing a mask makes you touch your face many times more than people not wearing a mask, and thus you are more...

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by M564038
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Which are all the sane things to do to start turning things around. No one has been testing based on mild symptoms for a long time. People have been asked to self-quarantine without testing. This goes for most countries. The western country that had tested the least are the US. I really hope things ...

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by M564038
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

You bet it is one of the golden threads! You don’t need to go many pages back before right wing crazies meet themselves spouting stuff that even in this short hindsight is proven delusional and crazy. But even that doesn’t bite, does it? The average Trumpsters capability of cognitive dissonance is f...

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by M564038
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

This is just doing the same as every other civilized western society is doing right now. We are all in the same boat, stop whining. It is perfectly logical. You just have to check the number of celebrities that got Coronavirus. From the wives of the presidents of Spain and Canada (Pedro Sánchez and ...

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by M564038
Sun Mar 15, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

It is already several days since they stopped testing. Norway has also closed it's borders completely. The border with Sweden and Finland was left open until recently. Now it's closed. Everyone who's been to Sweden and Finland lately needs 14 days quarantine. https://direkte.vg.no/coronaviruset/news...

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by M564038
Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK 'can't go climate neutral before 2050'
Replies: 32
Views: 1007

Re: UK 'can't go climate neutral before 2050'

olle wrote:
In 10 years we will need much more energy when transport sector go electric. In the same time many private consumers with houses will become net producers.


The extra energy needed to electrify the transport sector isn’t really that much.
Make everyone use LED-lighting, and it is more than fixed.

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by M564038
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

No. You simply don’t get it, do you? You are comparing the wrong things. Are you simply denying that the US is already deep into this thing? These aren’t all different strains, and we aren’t trying to extrapolate death rate. Another thing you need to consider is that testing stops even on people tha...

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by M564038
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

This is can not be explained away with interpolation. The major variables are the start of testing and the amount of testing. Actual deaths are a lot safer number, and with the US being 41 times higher than Norway and 33 higher than sweden, we can safely say the threat has veen severly downplayed by...

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by M564038
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Latest numbers for France: 3661 tested positive (800 more than yesterday) and 79 deaths. Yep, And the US has now crossed 2000 333 more than yesterday, and 41 total deaths. https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/ We have 1000 registered cases and 1 death. That, amongst other things, mean that wit...

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by M564038
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

It is friday morning, a normal workday. Yet, everything is dead quiet outside, like a sunday morning, and we treat it as such for the time being. Schools hasn’t started the online classes yet. Being told to keep a home office, for the time being that office is in bed together with the 6-month old. M...

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by M564038
Thu Mar 12, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Trump is the prime example of this right now. (Joined by Putin, Erdogan, Bolsonaro and the rest of his fascist friends) He has all the information he needs, still he blames everyone else and downplays everything. Like yourself. We are closing schools, business are telling people to work from home, t...

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by M564038
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

We are closing schools, business are telling people to work from home, they are considering closing airports etc. We are in full lock down any day/hour now. It is just what it takes to put the brakes on this thing, as has been shown in china. And we are even a few days late doing this. Hospitals can...

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by M564038
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

There is just days before it has hit severly there as well. Juventus Football club first team player - Danile Rugani has also tested positive ! Ronaldo is in quarantine in his home town - Madeira in Portugal. Any possible reasons, how come Portugal have not affected? Its a popular tourist destinatio...

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by M564038
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK 'can't go climate neutral before 2050'
Replies: 32
Views: 1007

Re: UK 'can't go climate neutral before 2050'

I have stopped earing meat, I do not drive a fossile vehicle, I drive an EV on solely hydro and solar power, we recycle, everything, we have more or less stopped flying privately, (although I am not sure aerospace even has a negative carbon footprint due to technology and aerodynamics knowledge shar...

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by M564038
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Thats how we were thinking 1 week ago. Now we are closing schools and kindergardens, and people are urged to stay at home if it is not 100% to move outside. We will be in total close down by the start of the next work week. Pre-screening passengers? LOL! You had to start that in january. This ban on...

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by M564038
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK 'can't go climate neutral before 2050'
Replies: 32
Views: 1007

Re: UK 'can't go climate neutral before 2050'

The next few weeks will see some pretty spectacular cuts in emissions, so if we just keep it up..

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by M564038
Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 6 years since MH370: Time for Malaysia to finally admit the truth?
Replies: 63
Views: 8311

Re: 6 years since MH370: Time for Malaysia to finally admit the truth?

There is no connection between those 2. If the captain did it, he would be the world’s first politically moderate, atheist terrorist. The Malaysians would love that to be the explanation, but it obviously isn’t. What about the Germanwings pilot? His actions weren't politically or religiously motivat...

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by M564038
Sun Mar 08, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 6 years since MH370: Time for Malaysia to finally admit the truth?
Replies: 63
Views: 8311

Re: 6 years since MH370: Time for Malaysia to finally admit the truth?

If the captain did it, he would be the world’s first politically moderate, atheist terrorist.

The Malaysians would love that to be the explanation, but it obviously isn’t.

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The fat old pig doesn’t look quite as good as the Airbi in the new clothes, to put it mildly!

Someone83 wrote:
First 737-700 in the new livery, with the mask

https://www.flickr.com/photos/shanair/49631289718

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by M564038
Sun Mar 08, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tesla's quiet chip downgrade sparks anger in China
Replies: 32
Views: 1544

Re: Tesla's quiet chip downgrade sparks anger in China

Haha! This is not even a storm in a cup, it is a gold fish fart in the pacific.

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by M564038
Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tesla's quiet chip downgrade sparks anger in China
Replies: 32
Views: 1544

Re: Tesla's quiet chip downgrade sparks anger in China

That links shows a very slight and insignificant fault in a technical deckaration. It has nothing to do with what the customer is promised. They sell the features, they don’t specify whats behind the scene. They don’t sell chips. Again. It has 0 -ZERO implications for the buyer. Nowhere in any contr...

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by M564038
Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tesla's quiet chip downgrade sparks anger in China
Replies: 32
Views: 1544

Re: Tesla's quiet chip downgrade sparks anger in China

Again. It has 0 -ZERO implications for the buyer. Nowhere in any contract does Tesla tell you what processor the autopilot have.
If buyer includes option that has to have the newer chip, the car will have it, or be upgraded to it.

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by M564038
Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tesla's quiet chip downgrade sparks anger in China
Replies: 32
Views: 1544

Re: Tesla's quiet chip downgrade sparks anger in China

The HW2->3 switch has already started in the US. Wether your car has 2 or 3 is not even something you are meant to know, but if you are entitled to, you will get upgraded shortly.
I don’t see how it is slimy if it has absolutely 0 implications.

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by M564038
Thu Mar 05, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tesla's quiet chip downgrade sparks anger in China
Replies: 32
Views: 1544

Re: Tesla's quiet chip downgrade sparks anger in China

So if I read this correctly, these car has the HW2-chip rather than the HW3-chip?
For the time being the functionality is exactly the same, and they will be upgraded, so it is hard to see any substance in this, other than being the same old oil financed smear campaign against EVs.

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by M564038
Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What do you believe is NOT a conspiracy?
Replies: 111
Views: 5031

Re: What do you believe is NOT a conspiracy?

Of course Oswald acted alone. His weird life, personality and belief fits with other wacko, lone terrorists. He was also a trained sniper, and shot Kennedy from barely 60m away. (Pretty much analogous to the fact that Mohammed Atta had a valid CPL, for which he was a perfectly average student) All t...

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by M564038
Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Building a classic ‘Stack’ Hi FI system
Replies: 22
Views: 1647

Re: Building a classic ‘Stack’ Hi FI system

Some manufacturers have proprietory solutions for wireless transmission, room-tuning and so on. You can’t match those. Any system using standard components(media players, amplifiers, speakers) comunicating via normal audio protocols i.e. (un)balanced line level or digital via toslink/spdif/Aes3/AES5...

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by M564038
Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Building a classic ‘Stack’ Hi FI system
Replies: 22
Views: 1647

Re: Building a classic ‘Stack’ Hi FI system

You are right. The goal for each component is to be as neutral as possible. A wire with gain, if you will. You use the products that fits, «matching» is really not a thing. Interesting that some here are saying they must be a "matched system", from the same manufacturer. To me that was nev...

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by M564038
Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is There a Market for a Plain, Ordinary Car?
Replies: 210
Views: 8095

Re: Is There a Market for a Plain, Ordinary Car?

Are people still discussing hydrogen? LOL!
Like 2012!

We already know pure EVs are the only way forward. Hydrogen is dead.

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by M564038
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is There a Market for a Plain, Ordinary Car?
Replies: 210
Views: 8095

Re: Is There a Market for a Plain, Ordinary Car?

What do you mean dropped my Norway-example? I haven’t. EVs are incredibly succsessful in Norway, and no one could ever imagine a technology change could happen that fast. Being a cold, nordic climate with every thinkable weather, infrastructural and distance challenge not only makes it an excellent ...

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by M564038
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is There a Market for a Plain, Ordinary Car?
Replies: 210
Views: 8095

Re: Is There a Market for a Plain, Ordinary Car?

Didn’t know the e-tron(a terrible car, btw.) could do that. 22kWh was a special french Zoe thing. The point is that the peak grid loads Tommy has fixated on, is only a product of his imagination, and that the real life grid usage of EVs had proven to be much more evenly distributed around the clock...

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by M564038
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is There a Market for a Plain, Ordinary Car?
Replies: 210
Views: 8095

Re: Is There a Market for a Plain, Ordinary Car?

Didn’t know the e-tron(a terrible car, btw.) could do that. 22kWh was a special french Zoe thing. The point is that the peak grid loads Tommy has fixated on, is only a product of his imagination, and that the real life grid usage of EVs had proven to be much more evenly distributed around the clock....

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by M564038
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is There a Market for a Plain, Ordinary Car?
Replies: 210
Views: 8095

Re: Is There a Market for a Plain, Ordinary Car?

Says Kiwirob, as a reply to one of Bjørn’s videos. I never said anything about 500Km in one go, though. Driving Oslo-Trondheim (520Km)with a T3, I do have to charge for 7 minutes during winter. Because you say so? Lol. https://youtu.be/_04rk3lIFcM They are not bullshit arguments, your 30 minutes ext...

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by M564038
Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is There a Market for a Plain, Ordinary Car?
Replies: 210
Views: 8095

Re: Is There a Market for a Plain, Ordinary Car?

Of course we deal with a significant number. These numbers are well understood by now. You have a hangup on fantasies of doom you need to let go of. Once again you simply ignore the fact that WE have real measurable numbers from a cold, harsh climate with massive EV market penetration. The additiona...

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