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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 03:31 PM
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Poll question: Who killed the electric car?
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MrCoffee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 03:34 PM
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1. It was the Secret Order of the Stonecutters
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stonecutters

Later known as the Ancient Mystic Society of No Homers
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Bill McBlueState Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 03:40 PM
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2. I hear they also made Steve Guttenburg a star n/t
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MrCoffee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 03:41 PM
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3. How else do you explain Steve Guttenburg?
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RufusEarl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 03:41 PM
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4. Why hasn't someone else built one these?
The technology available, the know how, and the market! So why hasn't some smart business man/woman, made one of these obviously popular vehicles available to the public?

Anyone want to start an electric car company?
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LSparkle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 03:48 PM
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5. Huell Howser ... so he could get wider exposure in the doco (ha!)
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Karmakaze Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:30 PM
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6. The biggest culprit is - us.
We the people want big fast cars. We want power and speed and a roaring V8. WE want those things, so THEY provide them. If no one bought SUV's they wouldnt be killing the planet right now. No one forced people to buy SUV's or other gas guzzlers.

So we can blame the oil companies all we want, but in the end it is OUR fault.
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Nutmegger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 07:52 PM
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7. k
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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 07:56 PM
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8. I ride a bike...
... and will continue to do so until there are electric cars back on the market.

So fuck off GM, Ford, Dodge, et al! :)
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