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PSUEngineer replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:17 PM

Re: Tesla in 'production hell'

No, that's what you're saying. I'm saying that the grid will evolve to meet future needs. As it turns out, homeowners who like to drive for free on sunshine get solar on their homes. The payback takes a few years and after that [more]

Fri Apr 20

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PSUEngineer replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:25 AM

Re: Tesla in 'production hell'

Our electricity distribution grid is already in place. And it reaches the most remote corners of civilization.

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PSUEngineer replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:13 AM

Re: Tesla in 'production hell'

Solar mostly, as it's growing extremely rapidly. But it's also the case that you don't need as much additional electricity as you might imagine. First, EVs charge mostly at night when they don't create new peak usage, and the [more]

Thu Apr 19

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PSUEngineer replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 4:51 PM

Re: Closing Credit Cards vs Leaving Open

I think keeping older cards is better for your credit scores but there isn't a significant age difference in the 3 cards that you posted.

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PSUEngineer replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:49 PM

Re: Tesla in 'production hell'

Very true. I may not even be alive in 10 years, but that's a different problem.

You really do think old. From what I gather, we're the same age. Wait until 20 years before talking about age.

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PSUEngineer replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:46 PM

Re: Tesla in 'production hell'

Where is all of this additional electricity coming from? Solar? Wind? Coal?-:( Nuclear?

Not only that but how fast can we upgrade the power grid? It won't be able to handle EV in every household.

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PSUEngineer replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 4:39 PM

Re: Closing Credit Cards vs Leaving Open

I would keep at least one card for places that are easier to use than debit cards or cash like hotels and rental cards. I would keep two cards in case one has a fraudulent charge made against it like when traveling. It helps to have a [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:45 PM

Re: Tesla in 'production hell'

I predict here in a public forum that in 10 years there will be more EVs, more charging, faster charging, and most vehicles will still be ICE. I will not be offended if in 10 years someone drags this out and holds it over me if I'm wrong. But [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:16 PM

Re: Tesla Swirling the Bowl?

The biggest problem I see with this vehicle is something that was pointed out recently in a review I read of the Slingshot (another three-wheeled vehicle): potholes. You aim the vehicle so the two front wheels go on each side of a pothole, and [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 1:13 PM

Re: Paper Ballots are Only Secure Way

They also use digitally scanned paper ballots here.

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PSUEngineer replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:10 PM

Re: Tesla in 'production hell'

But then they didn’t have the kind of industrial strength rose colored glasses some people do, so they are able to render an honest opinion.

Considering his portfolio is concentrated in Tesla stock, his opinion is somewhat [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:07 PM

Re: Tesla in 'production hell'

And yet... once you've had an EV for a while and you haven't been to a gas station in months, you suddenly realize one day that you've gotten a piece of your life back. And it's clear how totally wasted it was. It feels [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:49 AM

Re: Tesla in 'production hell'

But even if you find that to be too exhausting, more objectionable than driving to a stinky gas station to lift a gas pump nozzle then stand in line to pay and overeat,

Where do you get gas? The gas stations I use are not stinky and I [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:30 AM

Re: Tesla Swirling the Bowl?

You won’t see this vehicle because it’s a terrible idea. Ever seen a tricycle tip over? Sure, all the time. Ever seen a go-kart tip over? You have to really push it to do that.

That's a bad comparison. A tricycle is easy to tip [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:15 AM

Re: Mayochup or Ketchonaise?

PS - I would keep the mustard AND heap on the chili.

But what kind of mustard? There is yellow, brown and Dijon to name a few.

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PSUEngineer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:30 PM

Re: Tax code retirement day

It will be simpler for me. I'll be taking the standard deduction instead of itemizing. Less work and documentation.

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PSUEngineer replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:28 PM

Re: Millennials Find Early Retirement

Sure. Is that what you did?

It helped that he hit a home run with Dell stock.

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PSUEngineer replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:25 PM

Re: Tesla in 'production hell'

Face it - don’t hide it - your fossil cars are dead metal rolling.

That may very well happen. We're just not sure Tesla will be around when it happens.

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PSUEngineer replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 5:16 PM

Re: Crawl space

It's a cop-out for builders so they can provide room for trades (electric, plumbing, hvac) to install their stuff into all areas of the home without the cost of digging out a complete basement. After construction is done, the space is often [more]

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PSUEngineer replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:18 AM

Re: Boycott TurboTax

Did my taxes by hand and filed in February. Received the refund checks weeks ago.

There's an incentive to file earlier when you are getting a refund - you want your money. I try to owe money. I was successful again this year. It [more]

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