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Old 02-07-2018, 08:37 AM   #1
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Falcon Heavy

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Old 02-07-2018, 10:26 AM   #2
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I love all of the easter eggs.

"Don't Panic", "Starman", "Life on Mars", "Just Read the Instructions", and "Of Course I Still Love You".

Plus, the upcoming BFG, I mean, BFR.
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Old 02-07-2018, 11:52 AM   #3
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I loved the simultaneous booster landings. It seemed like bullshit cgi from some movie but was so real.
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Old 02-08-2018, 09:29 PM   #4
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xoB, thanks man!



HM, what are you talking about, cause, I missed *all* of these references.

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I love all of the easter eggs.

"Don't Panic", "Starman", "Life on Mars", "Just Read the Instructions", and "Of Course I Still Love You".

Plus, the upcoming BFG, I mean, BFR.
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Old 02-08-2018, 09:32 PM   #5
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That's because it's not the same vidio, it's a video of the landing.
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Old 02-07-2018, 12:44 PM   #6
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I bet they named it "Falcon Heavy" because during the design phase an engineer sardonically pointed out that rockets are "fuckin' heavy," and Elon Musk ran with it. [/headcanon]
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Old 02-07-2018, 02:43 PM   #7
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Musk is having entirely too much fun for a guy who works his ass off.
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Old 02-07-2018, 05:21 PM   #8
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He can afford people to prepare his fun moments so as to maximise his time and fun.
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Old 02-07-2018, 05:38 PM   #9
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Just found out that the convertible is headed toward a Mars orbit. Can you imagine the newsday nostalgia that we'll all be reliving, when they eventually get enough equipment to Mars to successfully reclaim the car out of orbit and it becomes the first car to drive on the surface?

"Yes, kids, I remember when he shot that car into space. Different times, different times..."
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Old 02-07-2018, 10:13 PM   #10
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video unavailable.

do you know of another one that has what you guys are talking about?
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Old 02-07-2018, 10:35 PM   #11
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Old 02-08-2018, 08:49 AM   #12
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Old 02-08-2018, 08:53 AM   #13
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I should have gone down to #9, neat-o Bruce. Thanks.
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Old 02-08-2018, 09:39 PM   #14
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Yeah, those are references from the event as a whole, not the video in particular.

The dashboard of the Tesla says "Don't Panic" (and there's a towel in the glove compartment) [Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy].

"Starman" is the name of the mannequin, and they played "Life on Mars" when the Tesla was deployed [David Bowie].

The drone ship landing barges are named "Just Read the Instructions", and "Of Course I Still Love You" [Iain M. Banks' Culture novels].
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Old 02-08-2018, 09:46 PM   #15
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