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Old 03-06-2007, 06:11 AM  
Ari Chi3fs Ari Chi3fs is offline
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**** You Thomas Edison, Tesla was the real Genius

I just finished watching "The Prestige" and it reignited my disdain for Thomas Edison.

Sure, he gave us the lightbulb, but Tesla gave us Alternate Current[AC]

Tesla also set up a system that gave us all free electricity, but it was thwarted and his funds were dried up by JP Morgan, and his lab destroyed... can't be giving away shit for free.

Edison was an insecure prick and most people don't realize this, because the history books were written by those who he was in favor with.

Tesla got hosed.

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Old 03-06-2007, 06:18 AM   #2
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Just curious, is this the first you've heard about Nikola Tesla?
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Old 03-06-2007, 06:21 AM   #3
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of course not.


hence the "...and it reignited my disdain for Thomas Edison."

I have many books and videos on Tesla... but I dont recall having ever seen a thread about the subject.
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Old 03-06-2007, 06:26 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by Ari Chi3fs
of course not.


hence the "...and it reignited my disdain for Thomas Edison."

I have many books and videos on Tesla... but I dont recall having ever seen a thread about the subject.
ya, Thomas Edison has nothing on you.
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Old 03-06-2007, 06:26 AM   #5
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Old 03-06-2007, 06:30 AM   #6
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Old 03-06-2007, 06:32 AM   #7
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I think Tesla was a very good and underrated 80s band.
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Old 03-06-2007, 06:42 AM   #8
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I think Tesla was a very good and underrated 80s band.
Didn't they have a song titled "Edison's Medicine"
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Old 03-06-2007, 06:43 AM   #9
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ya, Thomas Edison has nothing on you.
huh?
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Old 03-06-2007, 06:43 AM   #10
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Old 03-06-2007, 06:44 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Ari Chi3fs
of course not.


hence the "...and it reignited my disdain for Thomas Edison."

I have many books and videos on Tesla... but I dont recall having ever seen a thread about the subject.

Yes, and now look what you've gotten for your troubles, countless "80s rock band named Tesla" posts, LOL!
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Old 03-06-2007, 06:46 AM   #12
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Old 03-06-2007, 06:47 AM   #13
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Old 03-06-2007, 06:48 AM   #14
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exactly.
Please allow your fingers to type out longer responses, if possible. Dunno if your keyboard is too sticky from the Elvis hair goop or whatever...

Edison was hard working, and diligent and brilliant man. However, his ego got in the way of him becoming truly great.

In the end, he got his glory, but he harmed many in the process.
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Old 03-06-2007, 06:49 AM   #15
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I think Tesla was a very good and underrated 80s band.
Their "Signs" cover was the only one that I remember What else did they do?
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