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Tue Aug 13, 2013, 04:09 PM

New Super-Fast Transport System Powered By Passengers’ Screams

SAN FRANCISCO—Entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled his plans Monday for a revolutionary Hyperloop transportation system, which would seat riders in vacuum-like tubes, launch them from Los Angeles to San Francisco, and would be powered solely by the screams of its terrified passengers.

More at link.


http://www.theonion.com/articles/new-superfast-transport-system-powered-by-passenge,33468/

Some good levity from The Onion. N.B., this is satire.

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Reply New Super-Fast Transport System Powered By Passengers’ Screams (Original post)
longship Aug 2013 OP
Xipe Totec Aug 2013 #1
longship Aug 2013 #3
customerserviceguy Aug 2013 #10
pinboy3niner Aug 2013 #19
dixiegrrrrl Aug 2013 #2
longship Aug 2013 #4
madinmaryland Aug 2013 #5
longship Aug 2013 #13
tanyev Aug 2013 #6
dixiegrrrrl Aug 2013 #8
customerserviceguy Aug 2013 #11
deurbano Aug 2013 #15
Wednesdays Aug 2013 #7
abelenkpe Aug 2013 #17
msanthrope Aug 2013 #18
olddots Aug 2013 #9
hunter Aug 2013 #12
obxhead Aug 2013 #14
Spitfire of ATJ Aug 2013 #20
ashling Aug 2013 #16
Dash87 Aug 2013 #21

Response to longship (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 04:16 PM

1. You can't have levitation without levity. nt

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Response to Xipe Totec (Reply #1)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 04:19 PM

3. I see what did there.

And you're reported for it!


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Response to longship (Reply #3)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 05:16 PM

10. He'll probably get a suspended sentence.

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Response to customerserviceguy (Reply #10)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 06:53 PM

19. That is yet tu be determined. nt

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Response to longship (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 04:18 PM

2. ROFL!!!!

Been reading about this guy's ideas.

Funny funny image by the Onion.

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Reply #2)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 04:22 PM

4. It is a great pic.

My iPhone won't post pics anymore. Google won't let me copy image URLs.

Otherwise I would have posted the pic.

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Response to longship (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 04:28 PM

5. Here's the picture. Too funny!

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Response to madinmaryland (Reply #5)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 05:21 PM

13. Many thanks. nt

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Response to longship (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 04:46 PM

6. I would get there in record time.

God help me if I ever have to have an MRI.

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Response to tanyev (Reply #6)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 04:59 PM

8. I wish we were allowed to scream

on the the present day tubes that we sit in to fly across the country.

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Reply #8)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 05:17 PM

11. You can

if you're a baby riding for free on the lap of the person behind me.

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Response to customerserviceguy (Reply #11)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 05:48 PM

15. That made me laugh!

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Response to longship (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 04:58 PM

7. Powered by screams?

Hmm...

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Response to Wednesdays (Reply #7)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 06:49 PM

17. Perfect! Nt

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Response to Wednesdays (Reply #7)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 06:51 PM

18. One of my kid's favorite movies! nt

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Response to longship (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 05:04 PM

9. this idea may be a good idea

but so far it doesn't look like a well thought out idea

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Response to longship (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 05:20 PM

12. No way in hell is anyone ever going to stuff me in a tube and shoot me to Los Angeles.

I'd rather walk.

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Response to hunter (Reply #12)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 05:43 PM

14. the way you say it

I see the tube at the bank, stuck half way across the ceiling.

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Response to hunter (Reply #12)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 06:57 PM

20. Getting blown all the way to Frisco sounds good.

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Response to longship (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 06:14 PM

16. You could do your banking in SF

from a drive through window in LA


just like banking on the internet . . . except it uses a series of tubes.



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Response to longship (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2013, 07:06 PM

21. Lol

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