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    dont forget - CMP got noise complaints the day they ran the Bicycle race there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jethro View Post
    dont forget - CMP got noise complaints the day they ran the Bicycle race there.
    Yah, but the same guy sends noise complaints when the track is empty too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by luker View Post
    What crack are you smoking. 200 years worth in the tar sands, several hundred years worth in a few seas like arctic. Then there is bio-diesel, E85, bio-ethanol etc... Lot of sources of fuel to burn in an internal combustion engine.
    Man you’re rude.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1Morelap View Post
    Yah, but the same guy sends noise complaints when the track is empty too.
    oh, I see. carry on.

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    Sorry I thought this was MR. I guess only a couple of people are allowed to be rude.

    The link you shared shows that there is 300 years worth of oils left in Venezuela, Kuwait and Iraq combined. So gee I guess I was wrong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by luker View Post
    Sorry I thought this was MR. I guess only a couple of people are allowed to be rude.
    there's a difference between rude and ignorant.

    "would I say that to Mario's face?"
    No?
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    What I wrote I would say and have said to many people's faces. Should have added a smiley face I guess.
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    well, as long as you're smiling when you say it. that makes it ok.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mario View Post
    http://www.randomwebsiteoverfossilfu...Iagreewith.com

    Here is another random chart that proves what I think.

    20080915-piechart.jpg

    I'm all about facts and stuff but sometimes... check your sources, c'mon.
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    People get "peak oil" wrong. We're not going to run out of oil. It's not how much oil is left; it's how fast you can extract it. The easily extracted stuff is getting tapped out, and we're having to go to more and more difficult methods of extraction - deep offshore, oil sands, fracking, etc. Costs go up and rate of extraction goes down.

    Once the supply falls short of the demand, things get very messy - demand rises above supply, prices spike, economies go into recession, recovery, lather, rinse, repeat.

    We were flirting with a supply crunch for a while; the lingering effects of the last recession and the fracking craze have held it off.

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    Oil is going to last a long time when it is $500 a barrel.
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    I was wrong about this one; enjoy this moment.
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    turns out for the second time in my life, I was wrong.


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    fuckn' right.

    we'll all be using doug's fleet of EV's.

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    This is a little Ironic
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    "Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have." -- Louis E. Boone

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    Electric oil?

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    Now with more electrons!

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    Quote Originally Posted by figo View Post
    Electric oil?
    They aren't corn tires.
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    What's the MRpinion on fanboost? I think it's as gimmicky, and stupider than DRS.
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    Had to google it... sounds dumb.

    Quote Originally Posted by http://formula-e.wikia.com/wiki/FanBoost
    The FanBoost is a concept introduced by the FIA in the Formula E Championship to give the three "most popular" drivers a temporary boost in power in each ePrix.[1] Fans vote for their favourite driver through the FIA's website (or official accounts on social media), to give three drivers a 100 kJ boost in power in the second half of the race.[2]

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    Its on the same level as the Nascar Chase format. Its has nothing to do with Racing. Its all about TV ratings, and fan interactivity. As a Racer I hate it. As a fan, it sure makes things more interesting (more the Chase than this fanboost)

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