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Old 06-20-2013, 03:31 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Stupid idea, electrifying the street. Nobody would go for that.




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Old 06-20-2013, 03:38 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Old 06-20-2013, 07:39 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Well, yes, I guess that is simpler, and probably better than bumper-car technology, which has other limitations...
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Old 06-21-2013, 07:45 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Now, bumper-car technology is a great idea. Everyone's bumpers could be piezoelectric generators!
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Bumper cars FTW! Grid powered and Fender benders a thing of the past!
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Old 06-21-2013, 11:03 AM   #17 (permalink)
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People already play bumper cars on the highway... I do not want to encourage that!

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