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3 years (+ 1 day) since launch event. Dozens of people took small test rides. Is there any user on this forum that was there and rode in the prototype? Odds should favor someone with an account took a ride. Are you out there?

 

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3 years (+ 1 day) since launch event. Dozens of people took small test rides. Is there any user on this forum that was there and rode in the prototype? Odds should favor someone with an account took a ride. Are you out there?
There weren't so many who managed rides, as they had to fix the prototype a couple times that night. So of the people I know and follow who were there that night, none got to ride in it.

Dozens did, but... they don't need this forum that I know of.

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Yeah. It's not unusual with a reveal. No idea what the other problem was, but it ended rides earlier than anticipated.

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I feel like I have watched every video ever, but do you have your source of that info?
 


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3 years (+ 1 day) since launch event. Dozens of people took small test rides. Is there any user on this forum that was there and rode in the prototype? Odds should favor someone with an account took a ride. Are you out there?
Speaking of three years ago I guess author/writers are running out of things to write about?!

Love being reminded of this terrible three years of waiting!

Fred Lambert Electrek | Nov 22 2022

“Musk has been hyping the Cybertruck as not only Tesla’s best vehicle yet but as possibly the best product ever.

The CEO is known for his use of hyperbole, but he has some credibility when it comes to Tesla’s vehicle programs since each model has raised the bar in one way or the other in the auto industry.

While the launch of the vehicle in 2019 wasn’t without issue or criticism, with the unbreakable window demonstration failing and the polarizing design of the truck, the hype around it has been quite successful.

Musk announced that Tesla received over 250,000 reservations for the Cybertruck within a week of unveiling the vehicle.

Generally, Tesla receives a lot of reservations early after an unveiling, and then it tapers off – but that wasn’t the case with the Cybertruck.

Even throughout the pandemic, sources told us that some Tesla stores were getting hundreds of Cybertruck reservations per week, and Cybertruck pre-orders even helped boost sales.”

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Now You Know is sponsored by the Cybertruck Owner's Club. They state it in all their long form videos and it's also listed in the Youtube description under each video.

To send us your contributor stories/community mail, email us at: [email protected] Send us your Supercharger reviews here! https://www.nowyouknowchannel.com/sup... Cybertruck Owners Club: https://www.cybertruckownersclub.com/... Cybertruck Owners Club Reservations Spreadsheet: https://www.cybertruckownersclub.com/...
Yes.

Hence the 'and' for the other source,

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I watched the event about 11 hours later during a break at work. I am in Eastern time so it was late for me. I didn't expect to make a reservation but when I saw the price I threw $100 down right then. I told my wife a couple weeks later 😆
 

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Now You Know channel on YouTube and a competitor to this forum, so not something I can link.

-Crissa
Zach and Jesse (NYK) are sponsored by this forum so I do not think they think of themselves as a competitor. I have watched their video on the reveal night and I think one of them got to ride. I didn’t know there were issues with the prototype but I am not surprised.
 

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Zach and Jesse (NYK) are sponsored by this forum so I do not think they think of themselves as a competitor. I have watched their video on the reveal night and I think one of them got to ride. I didn’t know there were issues with the prototype but I am not surprised.
Yes, it was a list of two sources which each had a different reason for why I couldn't link them.

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I was there at the unveiling (in the front row) due to getting tickets from the Tesla referral program. When the truck first rolled out on stage, I will admit at first I thought we were being punked and it was not the "real" truck. But as we all know now, it was very real and people's minds were blown (including mine)...After the presentation, the original truck with the broken windows was removed and repaired so they could give rides and a second truck was rolled into place on stage for photos. This happened while I wasn't looking at the stage, and I'm pretty sure that the the second truck rolled on stage was a non-working model just for photos.

The broken window thing in the presentation almost seemed to be a little staged to me since they just happened to have replacement glass right there off-stage and they immediately replaced it and moved the truck outside for rides. Still not sure about that...

After the presentation, I made a reservation on my phone for a CT (and showed it to Franz in my Avatar photo). At that point, we didn't get in line for a ride as there was other stuff to do and I didn't want to wait in a long line and use up our time there for what seemed like would be a very short ride.

We ended up taking photos, eating/drinking, chatting, etc. and didn't think of getting in line for a ride until later. I walked outside and did a quick calculation looking at the length of the line and the fact that there was only one vehicle and decided not to get in line because it would have just taken too long. We had a 2 hour drive back home and so we ended up leaving about 11pm. I heard later they stopped giving rides before we would have reached the front of the line anyways (if we had stayed) due to the ending time on their event permit paperwork or something like that.

We had a blast at the event and it will remain a Tesla high point for me for many years to come...But, alas, no ride!

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Thanks Randy

I'm glad you thought the broken glass may have been staged.

I have always been sure of it. 2 bullet prints just look perfect… an artist touch.

Not to mention the free press over it.

Staged. !!


One day they will spill the beans.

 

 
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