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Old 04-09-2017, 01:12 PM   #31 (permalink)
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In Frank Lee's defense, he may have meant an aggressive boat-tailing might preclude a tandem passenger.


No he said "unless narrow"

And I'm doing the big 3

Narrower, shorter and boat tail.

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Old 04-09-2017, 07:53 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Why single passenger? Room for two unless going narrow as well.
Why is other's reading comprehension so important to you?

I think I know what he was getting at [being wrong], frankly, because I take him 'seriously but not literally'. Why not chill and address that? Earlier today the aphorism on Slashdot was

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Understanding is always the understanding of a smaller problem in relation to a bigger problem. -- P.D. Ouspensky
Without going into P.D.O. being my introduction to Russian philosophers, I think this applies here as well as anywhere. I went back to take a screen shot for proof and it had changed already.

So, seriously, is the boat tail going to be asymmetrical and as long as the car, or symmetrical and longer than the car? Here's one of my favorites, a bubble-top coupe inside a hatchback roofline, the GTI W12-650:

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