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
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ray Darby" <raydarby@...>
Sent: Tuesday, November 30, 2010 5:06 PM
Subject: Re: [solectria_ev] Re: Revenge of the Electric Car needs Likes on
> 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Tuesday, November 30, 2010 7:41 AM
> Subject: [solectria_ev] Re: Revenge of the Electric Car needs Likes on
> This is way OT - Please consider this thread terminated
> --- In email@example.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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