Lotus Elan

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PostPost by: The Veg » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:43 pm

And yes, there are a few factual gaffes in it.

https://youtu.be/e3EfNfE8pCU
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PostPost by: reb53 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:50 am

The Veg wrote:And yes, there are a few factual gaffes in it.

https://youtu.be/e3EfNfE8pCU


Nah, I was talking to Colin yesterday and he reckoned it was right on the money..... :)
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PostPost by: RogerFrench » Fri Dec 06, 2019 2:52 pm

Since when has the name been pronounced Lowdiss? What a crock.
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PostPost by: Matt Elan » Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:07 pm

Bit tooooo shouty for me!
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PostPost by: Bill » Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:00 pm

The Red Elan 1600 just after the opening monologue is mine (26/0538) - video taken about 5 years ago by the local cable provider for Vancouver Island viewer programming.

Maybe I should send them a bill.
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PostPost by: pharriso » Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:08 am

Spotted you Bill!

I have to say I enjoyed it :-) Not for anoraks, but perfect for youngsters with a 15 minute attention span!
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PostPost by: JonB » Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:10 pm

...and I'm like "Duuuuude! Your hat's on back to front!

It's like much of YouTube content. The "YouTuber" thinks he / she has to speak in an exaggerated way to maintain your interest.

On the other hand, try this pointless bit of drivel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROmQfJUVmmo

It's part of an inexplicable "eating online" craze. Shudder. So you see, it could be worse. Much worse.
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PostPost by: The Veg » Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:53 pm

JonB wrote:...and I'm like "Duuuuude! Your hat's on back to front!

It's like much of YouTube content. The "YouTuber" thinks he / she has to speak in an exaggerated way to maintain your interest.


No WAYYY dude, that's how we 'Muricans really talk!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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PostPost by: JonB » Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:51 pm

Yeah like I'm like soooo stoked man! Like totally raaaaad!




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PostPost by: pcarew » Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:43 pm

I liked it....There was some stuff that I didn't know and I thought that I pretty much knew the Lotus story.
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PostPost by: Slowtus » Mon Dec 09, 2019 6:19 pm

Matt Elan wrote:Bit tooooo shouty for me!


And me, dreadful presentation...no idea about the 'facts' - I gave up after a few minutes as the enamel was coming off my teeth.

Dreadful.
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