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      06-01-2023, 09:28 PM   #1
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Model 3s are NOT M3s!

More than once Iíve seen and heard Tesla people refer to Model 3s as M3s. Surely we all agree this has to stop.

Saw this plate just today in fact (which I get is to economize letters but you get my point).
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That is just wrong (the license plate).
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More shit to trigger us?

Some of y'all need to meditate or smoke weed or something....
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More shit to trigger us?

Some of y'all need to meditate or smoke weed or something....
bro all you do is antagonize most people on this forum and you want to tell people to meditate
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It is grey anyway
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Its a little confusing on general car forums. Especially so when someone brags that their m3 beat a M3 that wasn't racing at a stop light.

I propose Teslas get a lower case 'm'
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bro all you do is antagonize most people on this forum and you want to tell people to meditate
Bro, you triggered again?
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You aren't going to be happy when you find out what the Mazda boys call their 3's......
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The ///M3s arenít what they used to be anyway. They lost a lot of their cachť and lustre. Comparing Teslas and Mazdas to ///M3s actually isnít nice to Teslas and Mazdas.
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The ///M3s aren’t what they used to be anyway. They lost a lot of their cachť and lustre. Comparing Teslas and Mazdas to ///M3s actually isn’t nice to Teslas and Mazdas.
Yes M3's aren't what they used to be. Now they're reliable, supercar fast, selling more than ever, and much better in every way.
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It is grey anyway
I think verde is a play on being ďgreenĒ for the environment. This was not obvious to me at first. Itís more confusing since there are actual verde M3s.
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You aren't going to be happy when you find out what the Mazda boys call their 3's......
Didnít think of that one. Nope donít like that either.
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I think verde is a play on being ďgreenĒ for the environment. This was not obvious to me at first. Itís more confusing since there are actual verde M3s.
In which case, maybe "M3" isn't about economy of letters... maybe he really is intending to reference a BMW M3. As in... I drive a "Green M3."
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The ///M3s arenít what they used to be anyway. They lost a lot of their cachť and lustre. Comparing Teslas and Mazdas to ///M3s actually isnít nice to Teslas and Mazdas.

Have you been in a Tesla? Maybe the model S is better, but the lower end ones have the build quality of a 90's Nissan.
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In which case, maybe "M3" isn't about economy of letters... maybe he really is intending to reference a BMW M3. As in... I drive a "Green M3."
We should pity the driver.....
Obviously he wanted an M3, but his wife made him buy an EV, so he bought the one that is most akin to a M3. (I assume this is the performance model)
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In which case, maybe "M3" isn't about economy of letters... maybe he really is intending to reference a BMW M3. As in... I drive a "Green M3."
Maybe! Am I OK to still hate it?
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It obviously stands for model 3 or green model 3 in this case, now if he’d stuck an M3 badge on it that’’d be a different kettle of fish
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Maybe! Am I OK to still hate it?
Sure... even moreso!

After this thread, I realized that my neighbor's Tesla Model 3 plate is similar... it's his five letter nickname followed by M3.

(In reality, I don't care. M3 is probably a legit shortcut for Model 3... whether BMW owners like it or not.)
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Re FW-TX "Genius"....

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bro all you do is antagonize most people on this forum and you want to tell people to meditate
Just cured the FW-TX "Genius" from entering cerebral space by selecting the FW-TX Genius on my Ignore List....no more of the FW-TX Genius posts - ever.

Histrionic Personality Disorder....look it up.

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Well they've already bought Teslas. You're expecting way too much of them.
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I don't think anyone thinks a Model 3 is in any way equivalent to an BMW M3. They're just abbreviating. Move along.
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