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orbital

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Q4/holiday results; I made as much from my Amazon stock as I did my Amazon job on Q4-annoucement Friday.

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Amazon set an all time record high for its stock price today, all time high.
With business' & industries crumbling right now ==== Amazon grabs the next higher gear.

just incredible
 

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Amazon set an all time record high for its stock price today, all time high.
With business' & industries crumbling right now ==== Amazon grabs the next higher gear.

just incredible

And they gave us a $2/hr raise
And they're offering full double-time for any overtime
And there's so many people signed up for overtime that some people are being turned down
And it's completely optional to come into work now, or show up on time
And roughly half the faces I see at work now are completely new
And there are more groups of new people being trained every day like it's holiday season

The times they are a-changin'..

In actual car news; one of my fave episodes of Neutral Drop, all you have to do to have fun in a minivan is destroy it:

 

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That entire wheel and tire package is probably cheaper than one Hummer wheel, and who wouldn't want the exhilaration of traction control constantly intervening during city driving or 5000 rpm on the freeway..

It does work better on smaller cars:
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The next Mazda 6 is slated for a straight 6 motor & rear wheels drive

..the reason I find this interesting is that straight 6s' just sound so great, that smooth/punchy exhaust note******
its gotta be a manual transmission
 

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The next Mazda 6 is slated for a straight 6 motor & rear wheels drive

If you're already copying BMW that closely, you may as well go for their drivetrain layout too. Not much to hear with the modern plastic panel-armored engines though.

Other news: Let's take a drive around town in a completely street-legal 3,000+ HP drag car with power windows and steering, and plenty of cupholders. I never considered it before, but I guess with a fully slammed drag car, you basically sit back up against the rear wheel tub:

 

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There are lots of I6 rwd cars throughout history,, Nissan/Datsun ~ Triumph ~ BMW ~ Toyota ~ Jaguar ~ Mercedes ~ some others for sure .
exhaust note is usually out the pipes, not engine bay.;)
 
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This virus, plus with gas prices being 1.70 a gallon, I've seen an increase of exotic vehicles on the road. People must be self quarantined in their cabs. Saw a Subaru 360, Datsun 240z, GMC typhoon with an antique tag, Chevy LUV truck and a grand torino. Only 1 had an in state tag
 
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