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It's southern redneck stereotyping.

I live in Indiana and there are actual people who talk like this in the smaller towns.

Confederate flags fly everywhere in my small town too, which amazes me how uneducated they all are... we were a Union state... xD
    
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Damn, people here really make Alabama's people to sound like real dumb people, I'm a foreigner so maybe I just don't get it.

Yeah, it's just a stereotype. Trust me, there are a lot more actual rocket scientists and engineers in Madison County, Alabama than there are here on OCN.
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Update: In a beautiful twist to the story, the scrapyard dealer who bought the vehicle didn't dismantle the vehicle. In fact, he contacted Motherboard with pictures proving that it was in one piece and that he was planning on selling it on at some point soon.

Move along, nothing to see here smile.gif
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Move along, nothing to see here smile.gif
Excellent, it would make a fitting addition alongside the Saturn V on display at Redstone Arsenal.
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8,000 pound space vehicle

Gee, wonder why they didn't go with that design in the end? lachen.gif
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The scrapyard owner didnt do anything with the rover and plans to sell it: http://motherboard.vice.com/read/heroic-junkyard-owner-says-he-saved-priceless-moon-rover-from-scrap-heap

The actual image of it is in the link I posted, and honestly the thing looks like a super early prototype that someone could easily mistake as some vehicle a redneck built from scrap.
post #28 of 45
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Yeah, it's just a stereotype. Trust me, there are a lot more actual rocket scientists and engineers in Madison County, Alabama than there are here on OCN.

How dare you!! Every member of this site is a rocket scientist and a lawyer in their spare time! They are also professional game designers and software engineers. Not to mention master of everything else they read on Wikipedia...

Plus they are all druid ninja green beret assassins, so if you talk crap they will hack you and find out where you live so they can assassinate you!
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How dare you!! Every member of this site is a rocket scientist and a lawyer in their spare time! They are also professional game designers and software engineers. Not to mention master of everything else they read on Wikipedia...

Plus they are all druid ninja green beret assassins, so if you talk crap they will hack you and find out where you live so they can assassinate you!

Isn't the internet wonderful. Its a great place to pretend we all matter and people all care about our opinions... and heaven help anyone who disagrees!! mwahahaha!

By the by... i use my ninja cats to do my bidding. Leaves my hands free and clear thumb.gif
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post #30 of 45
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How dare you!! Every member of this site is a rocket scientist and a lawyer in their spare time! They are also professional game designers and software engineers. Not to mention master of everything else they read on Wikipedia...

Plus they are all druid ninja green beret assassins, so if you talk crap they will hack you and find out where you live so they can assassinate you!

Shush, I think I hear them outside by the chicken coop.

Edit-NM, it wuz just them dadburn Colemen kids from 'cross the holler that dun bin stealin' muh prize hens
Edited by BulletSponge - 10/28/15 at 7:15pm
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