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mircea_popescu: plasticar whose glove compartment held a dime bag. whole item weight -- counts".
mircea_popescu: seems to me like the empire-of-can't-pay-outside-obligations is moving into a soviet outfit. got plasticar, plastiphone, plastifastfood and on your way.
BingoBoingo: <mircea_popescu> but yes, this is how empires die. "yes we're aware this would sail right off if driven through in 3 feet of water, but the car's not rated for driving through 3 feet of water so it's ok." "right, but then the ramp that's not rated for flooding will flood, because etcetera in this vein, and there you are." << AHA, this happened to the plasticar
asciilifeform: lol plasticar
BingoBoingo: In other minor victories, blinker switch in plasticar was replaced. ~20 bucks and 10 minutes. No pulling of steering wheel required
mircea_popescu: the decision was made cca 2006 us infrastructure will not be maintained. the plasticar is unavoidable "squeeze last drop"
BingoBoingo awaits pete_dushenski's eventual conversion to plasticar and panel replacement that requires only a good flat head screwdriver
BingoBoingo: In other news thermoplastic hose clamps on plasticar are still holding 100% of fluid one day and ~1/4 tank of gas later
BingoBoingo: asciilifeform: Insufficiently novel. Try to preserve Saturn plasticar's plasticar theme.
BingoBoingo: Anyways bad winter weather demands Saturn plasticar. Body panels self undent!
BingoBoingo: As plasticar approaches 200,000 miles I kinda wanna see if 300,000 is possibru
BingoBoingo: <nubbins`> telling people to shut up and drink their oil << When plasticar was geared up in "Mad Max" mode with duct tape everywhere it was the mega trucks which offered it the widest berths.
BingoBoingo: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=15-11-2015#1324622 << yes, but on saturn plasticar ☝︎
BingoBoingo: <asciilifeform> BingoBoingo: many things are not sold now. e.g., passenger cars with more than 5 or so years of life in'em << There are ways to squeeze more life out of them, but the horrors plasticar (model year 2003) has been through...