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how has GM been spending your Billions?

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by E_SolSi, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. E_SolSi

    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    GM is working with Segway to develop a fucking 2 seat, 2 wheel, electric rickshaw cart

    :clapping: bravo GM..... brav-fucking-o :clapping:


    GM and Segway unveil new two-wheeled urban vehicle - Yahoo! News

     
  2. Briansol

    Briansol Admins Admin VIP

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    i told ya to let them fail over a year ago...

    :shakeshead:
     
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    YBLEGAL Regular Member w/ Cheese

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    Ya that's fucking retarded. I like Toyota's rolling chair better. (Saw it on Top Gear).

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    And regardless, did these GM brainiacs ever consider a motorcycle??? Make it just a hair longer and you can market 2 seats lol. Not to mention top speeds of 100+ and more than 40 miles to a gallon and 200+ miles on a single "charge" [fill] lol.
     
  4. EGProject

    EGProject YEEEEAAHHHHH

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    They live in their own little world.




    Has anyone heard the latest radio spot GM has been marketing? It starts with an innocuous voice talking about how certain car companies have a perception of quality, of how the cars are built, and of the way they sound.

    I totally expected Honda, or even Hyundai...


    Then it introduces GM.


    I nearly fell out of my chair listening to it.
     
  5. efhondakid

    efhondakid My name is Byron. VIP

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    "Because walking is hard work." WTF? Thats got to be the dumbest shit Ive ever seen.
     
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    Both of those chairs are over 10 years old.
     
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    The movie WallE wasn't too far off....
     
  8. invisibledemon

    invisibledemon Bored Moderator VIP

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    its a going to be considered great until somebody is taking it through an intersection and gets HAMMERED by a fucking crown vic taxi cab.
    then people will be screaming about safety, and lawsuits will arise.

    i hate people
     
  9. E_SolSi

    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    its full on retarded

    it makes no damn sense for places like NYC or other crowded cities... because crowded cities (for the most part) already have something that cuts down on congestion even better than a bunch of 2 wheel electric rickshaw carts running around all over the place... its called public fucking transportation... shit like buses, subways/elevated trains, taxi services, etc...

    so in NYC where parking can cost you more than many people pay for rent every month, why the hell would you get one of these, and battle with cars, buses, pedestrians, and the weather to get to the other side of the city, when you can simply foot it a few minutes to the subway station, hop a train and be there in 15 minutes???

    this makes no sense for city dwellers... its more expensive than a bus/subway pass... its more expensive than cab fair... its less safe and less useful than a car... it offers no protection from weather or other vehicles, its not as maneuverable as a bicycle... cant easily be brought inside at night... it has no storage space so its not any good for running to the store...

    the only people this does kind of make sense for is people in those gated communities and such that are already rolling around in EVs and golf carts... but even for them, you cant put a cooler in this thing and roll down to the shuffle board courts with a friend or significant other...

    these would simply cause more congestion in an already busy city
    these would serve limited use for people in small communities

    about the only thing these do make sense for is suburban novelties... it doesnt have enough range or speed to get me to work... it doesnt offer any protection from weather or other vehicles...
    about all i could really use this for is rolling around town to friends houses or out for coffee at night (weather permitting)... and im not spending $_____.__ on something that servers that little actual purpose, when for probably abut the same amount i could get a motorcycle that would be a lot more fun, and a lot more useful, and offer at least the same amount of protection if not more (from the added maneuverability)

    GM has completely lost touch with reality
     
  10. Trinity

    Trinity <font color=#FF909B><b>I go back like Aqua Net.</b

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    Well maybe my mall will pick this up for our security guards. They already ride around on segways here. Nothing is funnier than watching someone wipe out full speed on a Segway in the mall going around a corner.
     
  11. CRX-YEM

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    I agree with E.
    Not to mention in a city like NY you can always walk.
     
  12. gomezkun

    gomezkun Yay for DOHC VTEC ^_^

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    Just quit already GM. Seriously, just stop....>_<
     
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    A Segway for even lazier people.

    Don't we already have something like this? Electric wheelchair/hoverounds?
     
  14. E_SolSi

    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    yes... because standing is entirely too much work

    sort of... but this sits 2 and goes just fast enough to seriously fuck yourself (and your passenger) up, when you wreck it
     
  15. MthaFuknGreen

    MthaFuknGreen Green on the scene.

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    i wish GM would join hondaswap so i could give them negative rep.
     
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    invisibledemon Bored Moderator VIP

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    i dont know why, but that was by far the best post you have made green.
     
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    MthaFuknGreen Green on the scene.

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    i hear(well.. read) that a lot.
     
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    Hahaha I can't wait to see that.
     
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    Its called a bicycle. It has unlimited range and has close to zero maintenance cost. These dipshits want to put these damn things on a network; along with our thermostats..... Anyone else see the report about a potential breach in our energy infrastructure yesterday? Yeah, networking our freaking cars is a GREAT idea. This is more happy feel good Wall-Eish bullshit.
     
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    Yeah no shit. It takes me just as long to ride my bike to campus as it does to walk. There is no reason why people who don't live to far from work can't be able to ride there bike. Not only does it save you money but it would also help all the fat ass Americans loose weight. But Americans are to pathetic.
     
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