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« Reply #90 on: January 11, 2016, 12:24:04 pm »
Nope. All true. It was about $3.30 a couple of weeks ago. We are in fact rated one of, if not the highest priced Gas prices in America.
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« Reply #91 on: January 11, 2016, 02:27:20 pm »
Check for that yellow gas cap, my friend!  Find out what kinds of fuel your car can actually take.

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« Reply #92 on: January 11, 2016, 03:31:01 pm »
My ex always suggested, no told me, to put in premium in mine and hers.

Ya right, not gonna happen. If I own a car that requires premium, I've got the wrong car.
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« Reply #93 on: January 11, 2016, 03:37:54 pm »
Seriously, watch Pump and get really annoyed that you're paying so much to fill up your car.

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« Reply #94 on: January 15, 2016, 09:37:46 am »
Ugh! Every day for the past week the DOW keeps falling. As of right now, another -526 points this morning. F*CK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #95 on: January 15, 2016, 09:48:42 am »
This is taking a huge hit to my 401. But I've been doing this long enough to not panic.
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« Reply #96 on: January 16, 2016, 01:03:34 pm »
Lottery veterans question Tennessee family’s behavior before claiming Powerball winnings



God, these people are stupid!!! Ya know, when Powerball mania was running wild and I allowed myself to dream my "What if" scenario should I win, the first thing I said to myself was I would limit my exposure as much as possible within the law. There's no way in hell I would do press on any show, small market or large market. I wouldn't even brag to anyone I knew that I had millions. They are bringing a world of hurt on themselves now. Enjoy your millions of dollars and millions of relatives and friends you thought you never knew existed. IDIOTS! FYI, if I could accept my money through an intermediary, that's how I would do it.
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« Reply #97 on: January 16, 2016, 09:50:58 pm »
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Re: All Things Money
« Reply #98 on: March 23, 2016, 09:35:02 am »
Tax credit with electric cars... I did not know this.

Is Tesla Rethinking Its Model 3 Reservation Strategy?

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According to the Teslarati, Tesla may have changed course when it comes to accepting reservations for the Model 3. An e-mail went out to existing Tesla owners just a few days ago telling them that Tesla stores would not start accepting reservations until 10 am Pacific time and that they would get priority in the reservation queue. Now, it seems that may have changed.



Cesar Deschamps told Teslarati late on Tuesday, “I was told they will open here in Miami [Dania] Beach Store at 10 am to take reservations. They thought they would be opening at 1pm [ET] to coincide with California, but they confirmed that they heard this morning from Corporate that they will be processing reservations immediately upon opening.”

Not only that, but the priority Tesla thought it was going to give existing owners seems to have gone out the window, also. “I spoke to two people at the store together, at the same time. They said the info came from their briefing. One said that Elon got a lot of emails complaining about the owners getting preference. This was their way of placating owners whilst pushing loaded cars.”

What’s all the kerfluffle ahout? Basically, it comes down to this. The Model 3 is expected to blow away the competition in its price class. An electric car with 200 mile range that costs just $35,000 and is a Tesla? Who wouldn’t want one of those? Production won’t even begin for 18 months — if it starts on time — and no one even knows what the car will look like yet. But that hasn’t prevented interest in being one of the first to own a Model 3 from rising to a fever pitch.

Then there is the money. Many observers think Tesla will be bumping up against the 200,000 car limit in total sales by the time the Model 3 hits the streets. That’s the point at which a manufacturer’s electric cars begin to lose their federal tax credit. If you want a Model 3 and the full $7,500 tax credit, you need to get one of the first cars built. Since $7,500 is a fair chunk of change, that’s a powerful motivation for people interested in buying a Model 3 to shove their way to the front of the line if they possibly can.

Already on the Tesla  Motors Club blog, people are talking about when they plan to start camping out in front of their local Tesla store in order to be first in the door on the morning of March 31. Some are predicting the company will take 100,000 reservations in the first 24 hours. Things could get ugly. This may turn out to be like the hordes outside of Walmart on Black Friday, champing at the bit to get in.

So here’s how it’s going to work. First and foremost, the most expensive cars are going to get built first. That is standard procedure with Tesla. If someone in Portland, Maine is the first in the US to reserve a car but decides to order an entry level model while someone in Portland, Oregon strolls in to reserve a car three days later but ticks every box on the order form when it comes time configure the car for production, the Oregonian will be driving his or her Model 3 long before the Mainiac.

Deschamps explains it further. “Each region in the country will have their own queue and yes owners will receive priority first, but only after optioned cars first. In other words, the optioned cars are grouped first (highest will be delivered first) but inside this sub-list owners will get theirs first. So, it will be possible to get my car before an owner if my car has more options and a higher list[price].”

Keep in mind that the car will not even be revealed to the public for the first time until the evening of March 31. All this excitement is over a car no one has ever seen. The guess is that there will be more people watching the live video stream from the unveiling party than watched Neil Armstrong take that giant step for mankind in 1969. I know I will be one of them!
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Re: All Things Money
« Reply #99 on: March 23, 2016, 06:34:03 pm »
I don't have money.....will continue to walk and dream of the lottery.
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« Reply #100 on: March 23, 2016, 07:08:07 pm »
If it helps any, the Bolt sounds better, and far more affordable.  I saw a recent episode of The New Screen Savers, the host had pre-ordered a Tesla but after comparing it to the upcoming Bolt, he started to get second thoughts and seriously considered cancelling his order.  That's  a h3ll of an endorsement.

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