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Old 07-02-2018
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How about this Musk dude?

The guy is insane - I mean genius insane.

He has put one of the Tesla cars into orbit using one of his rockets that can land back on earth.

And he has a twitter video feed to prove it.

https://twitter.com/twitter/statuses/960992715579125760

I mean, is this stuff for real?

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The guy is insane - I mean genius insane.

He has put one of the Tesla cars into orbit using one of his rockets that can land back on earth.

And he has a twitter video feed to prove it.

https://twitter.com/twitter/statuses/960992715579125760

I mean, is this stuff for real?

Maybe, maybe not, but either way it's a great publicity stunt.
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I used to think he did stuff for publicity too, but after having read a bit about him, I have changed my mind. He seems to be a modern day Ford or the like. The guy's got some ideas.
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Time will tell. Just put a big ass battery system in SA, and has just joint announced that he has struck a deal with the SA government to put 5000 solar system with batteries into homes in SA in the next 5 years. First 4000 are going into Housing homes for the one's who struggle most. Seems like a smart man with a gift of the gab who knows solar. They recon that car will run for a million years!!
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He reckons he is in it all for the benefit of mankind. I do actually believe him weirdly enough.

He's got some ideas that's for sure.

The Boring Company - wonder what he'll do with that....
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The Boring Company - wonder what he'll do with that....
I really wanted the flamethrower.
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This inspires people as much as JFKs 'well put a man on the moon by the end of the decade' type speech. This will motivate other deep pocketed big thinker to out do him.

Look at his recent pay structure. Does anyone come back from a string of failures and bet everything he has so publicly and have so much of his own success and wealth tied to the success of products.

There is no one like him thats for sure.

EDIT: i think comparing him to Ford isn't a compliment. He seems to channel the spirit of Nicola Tesla, who seemed to strive for achievements for the sake of achieving/uncovering something awesome, rather than just his own personal wealth?
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Yeah, I meant Ford more in the sense that his cars started to change the way we see the world and do things.
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Hehehehehe.............I got a bridge I can sell, looks like giant coat hanger and you can coat it in solar panels that I can sell you to offset the purchase cost, to top it off it is right in the middle of Sydney Australia.....you will make a motza

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I don't trust him , I've been keeping track of the guy for a while , i reckon his heading for a grand scale bankruptcy .
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