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The Phoenix rises
« on: May 13, 2024, 11:40:50 PM »
All you Screaming Chicken fans can rejoice. Looks like Pontiac may be rising from the ashes.

https://youtu.be/8FVBKs7cDGY?si=rbETzjMq4iYkkDjG

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Re: The Phoenix rises
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2024, 01:08:24 PM »
They won't have much that's really performance oriented if Chevy has anything to say about it.
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Re: The Phoenix rises
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2024, 01:45:41 PM »
The designers of all of today's cars spent too much time with Hot Wheels, before they all had the same professors in the same schools...
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Re: The Phoenix rises
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2024, 02:38:12 PM »
Huh.  I have a "Pontiac" trunk lid logo I found somewhere.  Kept it just for grins.  Just says Pontiac in chrome letters, is all.  I was forever thinking of mounting it on my Subaru for laughs. Not 100% sure where it is in the car now.  Vague recollection it's in the spare tire compartment.
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Re: The Phoenix rises
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2024, 02:39:25 PM »
Its a guy holding a magazine talking about a news story.  I got better things to do. 
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Re: The Phoenix rises
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2024, 06:16:43 PM »
The way things are going, they'll have to come up with turbo chargers for electric motors given all the restrictions being put on cars.  (I'd love to see new Trans Ams on the roads.)
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Re: The Phoenix rises
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2024, 06:23:10 PM »
Its a guy holding a magazine talking about a news story.  I got better things to do. 

Not a total loss.  I learn something every day:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pontiac_(Odawa_leader)

CORRECTION TO LINK PER WLJ'S INSIGHT BELOW:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pontiac_(Odawa_leader)

Thanks, WLJ.  That kind of threw me.
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Re: The Phoenix rises
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2024, 06:27:21 PM »
Not a total loss.  I learn something every day:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pontiac_(Odawa_leader)

       

I didn't think a warrior would be wearing grabbable hoop earrings, though.

When linking to some but for some strange reason not all wiki articles you have to use the hyperlink tags or it often doesn't link right.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pontiac_(Odawa_leader)]


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Re: The Phoenix rises
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2024, 06:34:01 PM »
^ Thanks.  That was a puzzlement.Trying the image link again:



"I didn't think a warrior would be wearing grabbable hoop earrings, though."

(One of the mysteries of WikiG-d, I guess.  So now I learned two things.  Yay!)
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Re: The Phoenix rises
« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2024, 06:38:54 PM »
Noticed this behavior with Wikipedia a while back and it's weird in how for some articles you have to do it while for others you don't. Got to be a reason for it but never have dug into it.
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Re: The Phoenix rises
« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2024, 08:21:04 PM »
The automatic URL parser doesn’t like URLs that end in non-alphanumeric characters such as the closing parentheses. It can’t tell if you are punctuating after the URL or including it as part of the URL

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Re: The Phoenix rises
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2024, 08:55:43 PM »
^ Thanks.

Was it Pontiac who had the automatic transmission buttons on the steering wheel?

My Scoutmaster had one but I don't recall the make... around 1956 plus or minus.  He hated that.
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