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Old December 7th, 2013, 04:19 AM   #21
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What an idiot.

"BoA is saying $13k is it's max fair value"' No, BoA is saying $13k is it's current price.

"It's a bubble with no real worth." So is gold, the stuff is useless but it's rare and it looks nice. Anything people say has value has value.

"The Fed won't let it take off." Bernanke is a fan of Bitcoin and says (as does BoA) that it is about to take off as a mainstream currency.

This guy is just a reactionary pushing back irrationally against something new but it is Fox...
To be honest I didn't watch the film until I read your post. It sounds like this is poised to be something. No government controls it. It is valued purely based on the people that value it. I don't know how they can stop this.

It reminds me of this story I read about tide landry detergent.

How Tide Detergent Became a Drug Currency -- New York Magazine
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Old December 7th, 2013, 05:38 AM   #22
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The whole idea is kind of reminds me of the idea of years ago, that we would all be flying around in flying cars like on the Jetsons. Sounds good, and looks good on paper, but may never be compatible with the practical world.
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Old December 7th, 2013, 06:35 AM   #23
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flying cars actually exist but they're $100k. just wait or the price to drop and you should see them more often. I give it 50 years.
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Old December 7th, 2013, 06:49 AM   #24
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flying cars actually exist but they're $100k. just wait or the price to drop and you should see them more often. I give it 50 years.
Yeah, they've got st solve the crashing into each other problem too.

...and why don't they mass produce cars that are seaworthy & can travel in water???

Or even submersible like this:


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Old December 7th, 2013, 02:43 PM   #25
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Yeah, they've got st solve the crashing into each other problem too.
They have to be controlled by computer verses people, technology that has existed for just about 20 years.
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...and why don't they mass produce cars that are seaworthy & can travel in water???
Um... They have.
The amphicar, the Gibbs Aquada, the VW Schwimwagon, the US army DUWK, the Rinspeed splash.

Why don't you think and learn a bit before you post unsubstantiated claims.

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Old December 7th, 2013, 02:50 PM   #26
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The whole idea is kind of reminds me of the idea of years ago, that we would all be flying around in flying cars like on the Jetsons. Sounds good, and looks good on paper, but may never be compatible with the practical world.
Um, if it wasn't compatible with the real world there wouldn't be a market for them.
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Old December 7th, 2013, 03:24 PM   #27
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.They have.
The amphicar, the Gibbs Aquada, the VW Schwimwagon, the US army DUWK, the Rinspeed splash.
Tell us all the very last time you saw one of these "mass produced" vehicles on the road.
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Tell us all the very last time you saw one of these "mass produced" vehicles on the road.
Ever live in a swamp or an area almost totally devoid of roads with lots of rivers? no, now quite.
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Old December 7th, 2013, 06:41 PM   #29
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Ever live in a swamp or an area almost totally devoid of roads with lots of rivers? no, now quite.
Let me educate you on mass produced cars; you see them on the road on a fairly regular basis.
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Old December 8th, 2013, 01:22 AM   #30
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Let me educate you on mass produced cars; you see them on the road on a fairly regular basis.
Not necessarily. The US army DUKW was never ment to be a commuter car. It was mass produced for the military. I didn't live in the fifties in Europe so likely net saw the amphicar. It was mass produced, depending on what mass produced means, I would say at least five hundred. I still don't live in Europe so I likely won't see the splash or the other one.

I did see a DUKW the other day down in the swamps when I went to eat crawfishwith my cousins. They live in the sticks. Of course that vehicle is older than my parents so not sure there are too many around. Though I don't think it's a car you drive to work on a daily basis.
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Let me educate you on mass produced cars; you see them on the road on a fairly regular basis.
I have yet to see a model T and it was mass produced. Don't see 55 Chevy Bellaires often they we mass produced. I haven't seen a 2014 Vauxhall astra and they are mass produced. Haven't seen an Alfa Romeo, citrioŽn, or a Renault on the streets and they are mass produced.

So you don't necessarily see mass produced cars on the streets. This is the issue many of these cars are European.
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Old December 8th, 2013, 05:32 AM   #32
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The US army DUKW was never ment to be a commuter car.
Bingo! We are supposed to be talking about consumer vehicles, not commercial ones.
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Bingo! We are supposed to be talking about consumer vehicles, not commercial ones.
You're not going to ever see specialized vehicle in general use. lying cars could coast the same as normal cars and you wouldn't see them outside airports and major highways because they'd be useless for short commutes.
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You're not going to ever see specialized vehicle in general use.
Not necessarily. Pickup trucks used to be "specialized vehicles". Now everybody and their half-dead brother has one.
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We need personal Hovercraft instead of cars.
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Old December 8th, 2013, 03:51 PM   #36
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Bingo! We are supposed to be talking about consumer vehicles, not commercial ones.
You are too busy moving the goal post you can't keep up with your argument. It wasn't a commercial vehicle it was a military one. You said mass produced, not consumer. You just introduced that element into the argument.

Stop worrying so much about saving face.
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Old December 8th, 2013, 03:56 PM   #37
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Not necessarily. Pickup trucks used to be "specialized vehicles". Now everybody and their half-dead brother has one.
What is your point? You were wrong about them being mass produced. You were wrong about them being commercial them you start talking about what used to be.

Collect your thoughts.

Plus tractors are mass produced, and consumer vehicles that you hardly ever see on the road.
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We need personal Hovercraft instead of cars.
Have you ever driven one of those? You smack into every obstacleyou see
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Old December 8th, 2013, 05:26 PM   #39
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. It wasn't a commercial vehicle it was a military one.
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The military is in effect a business; a 100% government owned business, you sweet little playtoy!

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The military is in effect a business; a 100% government owned business, you stooge maniacs!
Say what you wish your deflects failed. The military vehicles were mass produced. Your original statement was that they weren't mass produced. That was proven wrong.

You said it wasn't a consumer vehicle, the government was a consumer if they are a business. You are also wrong about that.

The only thing you are right about is you don't see them driving down the road. Obviously you wouldn't they are battle vehicles.

If what you are saying is that they aren't common modern vehicles that people commute to work and home with I would have to say no **** Sherlock.

But they were and still are mass produced, they were consumed by consumers they did have their purpose.
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