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Elon makes nerds cool

Postby dustbinflowers » Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:55 pm

So today's Falcon Heavy launch was pretty awesome



https://youtu.be/aBr2kKAHN6M
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Re: Elon makes nerds cool

Postby Dead Kid » Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:06 am

Watching it felt like worshipping a phallus, just like in ancient times. 'Twas under a lot of pressure to perform with 2 million+ people watching live.

I did laugh at The Verge's idea of a small hiccup, but relatively speaking they're not wrong:

https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/6/16980 ... ed-landing
The center core was only able to relight one of the three engines necessary to land, and so it hit the water at 300 miles per hour about 300 feet from the drone ship. As a result, two engines on the drone ship were taken out when it crashed...


It’s a small hiccup in an otherwise successful first flight.
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Re: Elon makes nerds cool

Postby Red_switch » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:22 am

Nerds were always cool. Elon is not.
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Re: Elon makes nerds cool

Postby Rizzo » Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:12 pm

Cheap access to space is all well and good but Ol' Musk is a dick - https://www.engadget.com/2017/02/24/elo ... for-tesla/
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Re: Elon makes nerds cool

Postby dustbinflowers » Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:18 am

That's disappointing.
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Re: Elon makes nerds cool

Postby Dead Kid » Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:37 am

Red_switch wrote:Nerds were always cool.

If they were, the nerd would get a girl at the end of The Breakfast Club. Or maybe it's just a crappy movie.
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Re: Elon makes nerds cool

Postby Red_switch » Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:01 am

The breakfast club is a great movie, but remember, it is pitched as self-redemption for the non-nerds.
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