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Old 05-26-2012, 04:37 PM   #41 (permalink)
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sub-par journalism if you ask me. they didn't introduce the story at all and really nothing suspenseful and interesting reported. nice work on the car though!

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Old 05-26-2012, 10:14 PM   #42 (permalink)
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Its not as good as it could have been but its not bod. I was expecting the worst (pitched as a freak) but He does a good job of detailing out the rationale so its fine in my book. I like the part of passing me if its safe to do so. its a direct quote and I hopped that would be in there.
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Old 05-29-2012, 10:59 AM   #43 (permalink)
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You've got unrealistic expectations of the news media- a direct quote is useless unless it's in proper context! They somehow screwed that up and did it properly. The tone of the article was great, listing the tiny improvements and then hitting them with the big number. They even make it sound like it's easy, and getting real gains actually is.

Their use of trained monkeys that rely on Auto Correct is cute: Occasionally you get middle fingers and other less than police gestures.

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