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  • Joshua Goldstein
    Ray, OT = off topic (presumably). Meaning, the list is for Solectria issues not EVs in general. Actually I like an occasional post like that since I m not on
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 30, 2010
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      Ray,
      OT = off topic (presumably). Meaning, the list is for Solectria issues
      not EVs in general. Actually I like an occasional post like that since I'm
      not on any other EV lists, but agree that it shouldn't become a thread with
      further discussion.
      Joshua
      '99 Force

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Ray Darby" <raydarby@...>
      To: <solectria_ev@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, November 30, 2010 5:06 PM
      Subject: Re: [solectria_ev] Re: Revenge of the Electric Car needs Likes on
      Facebook


      > Please excuse my ignorance (I don't "text") but what is "OT"....is it
      > "over the top"? While I'm highly supportive of anti-spammers I guess I
      > don't see the harm in this.....please enlighten me.....
      >
      > - Ray Darby, Driving electric for 13 years now!
      >
      > Currently driving -
      > 96 Solectria Force EV
      >
      > Working on restoring -
      > 83 Grumman EV Postal van
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: anbausa
      > To: solectria_ev@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, November 30, 2010 7:41 AM
      > Subject: [solectria_ev] Re: Revenge of the Electric Car needs Likes on
      > Facebook
      >
      >
      >
      > This is way OT - Please consider this thread terminated
      >
      > Moderator
      >
      > --- In solectria_ev@yahoogroups.com, "joelado" <joelado2@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Chris Paine's sequel to Who Killed the Electric Car? is in a bit of a
      > pickle. Chris and his marketing team felt that they would play a little
      > game with their fans and put up a challenge. The challenge being that they
      > won't run the trailer to the movie until 10,000 visitors to their Facebook
      > page give them the thumbs up. This is clicking the "like" button near the
      > title of the movie on the page. Well, it has been a few weeks and the big
      > run up that happened the first weeks seems to have stalled in the mid
      > 6,000 range. Fans of Chris Paine and Who Killed the Electric Car are
      > getting worried and beginning to express embarrassment over the fact that
      > the numbers seem to be stuck. I want to assure you that I am not worried
      > or embarrassed. It probably wasn't the best of marketing tactics, but in
      > the end in may prove to be not that bad of an idea that is if we can get
      > the very large EV movement to get behind this movie.
      > >
      > > We shouldn't, however, let our friend Chris Paine look bad. We know
      > there are thousands upon thousands of people involved with Plug-In
      > America, the EAA chapters and Who Killed the Electric Car? fans who, if
      > they knew about Chris's website, would gladly go to it and give it the
      > thumbs up he deserves.
      > >
      > > What I want members of our group to do is to go to Chris's website
      > >
      > > http://www.facebook.com/revengeoftheelectriccar
      > >
      > > and go to the thumbs up/like button to the right of the title and click
      > it. You don't have to join Facebook to do this.
      > >
      > > If you are a member of Facebook I also want you to go to the left side
      > of the page and click on "Suggest to Friends." The "Suggest to Friends"
      > button will allow you to tell friends to go to the Revenge of the Electric
      > Car Facebook site and to click the like button as well. Also tell them to
      > tell their friends, and their friends will tell their friends, and their
      > friends will tell their friends, until the entire planet will have visited
      > Chris's Facebook page for his movie.
      > >
      > > But seriously. We owe Chris a lot for what he has done for the electric
      > vehicle movement. Let's help him out with this little gesture of kindness.
      > >
      > > Sincerely,
      > >
      > > Joe Lado
      > >
      >
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