Is Elon Musk the greatest visionary or the greatest snake oil salesman of our age?

Discussion in 'world politics, current affairs and news' started by tim, Apr 29, 2017.

  1. MickiQ

    MickiQ Well-Known Member

    You would think with all the money he's got he could afford to hire a decent PI rather than the obvious twonk he did hire.
    Asian women carry their age well but anyone who can't tell the difference between a 32 yr old woman and a 12 yr old girl needs to find a different line of work
     
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  2. FridgeMagnet

    FridgeMagnet Administrator

    Psst - he's lying. He wasn't fooled by a PI, he's just a twat who posts whatever he feels like.
     
  3. Marty1

    Marty1 lol


    JR put Tusk on a pedestal and was cringeworthy at times as he gushingly praised him.

    JR went out and bought a Tesla car shortly after the interview so Tusk is certainly a good salesman.
     
  4. skyscraper101

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  5. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist slowtime

    Maybe like Gilbert Ratchet he can build a series of ever more improbable machines to get him out of fixes. In this one he needs a time machine to go back and check himself before he click post
     
  6. Saul Goodman

    Saul Goodman It's all good, man

    Far too many people are getting wrongly diagnosed as being on 'the spectrum', when the only spectrum they're on is the cunt spectrum, and I reckon Musk is double rainbowed up on that one.
     
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  7. skyscraper101

    skyscraper101 0891 50 50 50

    Last edited: Nov 22, 2019
  8. MickiQ

    MickiQ Well-Known Member

    The Model S is a very stylish vehicle but that thing is a right fugly contraption
     
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  9. Marty1

    Marty1 lol

    It’s just an angular steel box on wheels :confused:

    I see some of the twitter comments in the BBC article saying Musk has brought back the DeLorean.

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  10. tommers

    tommers Your disco needs you

    What the actual fuck.

     
  11. Crispy

    Crispy The following psytrance is baṉned: All

    Mental. Looks like something from an 80s sci-fi
     
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  12. Yossarian

    Yossarian free shrugs

    "Now we'll demonstrate how unbreakable the windows are." :D

     
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  13. Part 2

    Part 2 bizarre wanking accident

    The windows on my 20 year old Focus would do better than that.
     
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  14. Reno

    Reno The In Kraut

    Aliens :cool:

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  15. Crispy

    Crispy The following psytrance is baṉned: All

    Or Johnny cab from total recall
     
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  16. FridgeMagnet

    FridgeMagnet Administrator

    The low-poly design means it will run faster on old computers.
     
  17. fishfinger

    fishfinger تپلی

    It's very much "my first AutoCAD design".
     
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  18. Yossarian

    Yossarian free shrugs

    I'm pretty sure I drew this when I was 8, Mr. Musk will be hearing from my attorneys.
     
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  19. keybored

    keybored Well done. You remember cat good.

    I wonder how much Tesla spunked on R&D instead of just tracking down this driver and asking.

     
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  20. Yossarian

    Yossarian free shrugs

    Maybe it just didn't load properly.

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  21. Orang Utan

    Orang Utan knows how to use the three shells

    That is one ugly vehicle
     
  22. MrCurry

    MrCurry Cooking with Swedes

    People in the future will wonder how stupid early 21st century humans must’ve been to even allow that thing to be created. Whether it sells well or not, it will mark a low point in vehicle design.

    Be prepared for your great grandchildren to flash an image of that thing at you in response to any criticism you may try to make of their clothes/cars or music.
     
  23. equationgirl

    equationgirl Respect my existence or expect my resistance

    I thought it looked appalling. I get that he might want it to look different but it looks like an 8 year old drew it.
     
  24. belboid

    belboid TUC Off Your Knees

    Looks like its made for Minecraft
     
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  25. weltweit

    weltweit Well-Known Member

    Looks really ugly sure it isn't a hoax?
     
  26. equationgirl

    equationgirl Respect my existence or expect my resistance

    Maybe he stole it from Minecraft?
     
  27. equationgirl

    equationgirl Respect my existence or expect my resistance

    It also looks like no-one could actually be arsed to style it in any way.
     
  28. Marty1

    Marty1 lol

    Just to confirm those prices - that’s what Tesla are offering to pay people prepared to be seen dead driving it?
     
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  29. Crispy

    Crispy The following psytrance is baṉned: All

    The specs are great, and the price is very competitive. $10k more than a petrol equivalent, sure, but the amount of petrol these things drink means you'd make up the difference in no time, especially if it's used for business. Any other styling and they'd have a hot seller.
     
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  30. Spymaster

    Spymaster Cockney Wanker

    It'll sell anyway. Plenty of cars look worse than that.
     
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