The future has arrived

We are the Borg.
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Pretty cool. Arguably not the first flying car however. Also, no wheels so it's not actually a car.

Was an old fashioned biplane a flying car? Is a helicopter?

Maybe we should just say that flying cars were invented a long time ago. We call them airplanes.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:12 pm The whole "flying car" shtick was based on the premise that individual small flying machines would replace the family car.
You know, like in the Jetsons.

That will not happen, even if the technology exists.
Because it's inherently more dangerous.


Or is it?

Maybe if they somehow become autonomous too.
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A flying car is like a flying boat
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It doesn’t work well as a car, or as a plane
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The only thing to do is make a car boat aircraft
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Well dang, (lower case) robinson I never figured you for a socialist. Ya know kinda like traffic lights and police and fire departments. Welcome to the dark side bro.
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Anaxagoras wrote: Sun Aug 30, 2020 2:49 pm
Maybe we should just say that flying cars were invented a long time ago. We call them airplanes.
Yep

What we really need are flying trains


Wait, that's what a bunch of aircraft is
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Wait until they show them how to cook meat
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I'm becoming cynical, and yet even more hilarious with age.
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Fid wrote: Wed Nov 04, 2020 11:18 pm Well dang, (lower case) robinson I never figured you for a socialist. Ya know kinda like traffic lights and police and fire departments. Welcome to the dark side bro.
I'm still trying to figure out what that was in response to.