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Someone Stole From Us And It’s Just Baffling – Tales From The Slack

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SkyRise
SkyRise
11 months ago

Is there any evidence that “Richard” is a real person? The profile picture is a terrible composite and the comments are super generic.

Adrian Clarke
Adrian Clarke
11 months ago

Not bitter they didn’t steal any of MY stuff. Not bitter at all *hisses and puffs cigarette*.

Chronometric
Chronometric
11 months ago

I am VERY UPSET. Last week I bought the NFT for that image on Alibaba.

Greg
Greg
11 months ago

If ya can’t beat em, steal their stuff!

Pretty soon people will be able to launch cheap AI lawyers at this type of stuff. Non-stop litigation in the metaverse. What a world.

Mr Sarcastic
Mr Sarcastic
11 months ago

Bishop needs a logo, perhaps a bishop chess piece or Autopian A, to work into every design like an easter egg. It may not have been directly stolen but submitted by a reader.

Stef Schrader
Stef Schrader
11 months ago
Reply to  Mr Sarcastic

A watermark couldn’t hurt, TBH.

OrigamiSensei
OrigamiSensei
11 months ago

If you’re going to steal, perhaps best not to steal from someone whose style is so incredibly distinctive and original. I guess theft is the sincerest form of flattery?

The Bishop’s takes on interior design have always been my favorite bits of his speculative features; I think they’re brilliant. If I ever have billionaire money and want to do a completely custom build I want the Bishop designing the interior.

Duke of Kent
Duke of Kent
11 months ago

This type of data thievery always baffles me. What is the goal of the Facebook poster?

He must have visited the original article in order to find the image in the first place, so if he’d read it (or even just the headline), he’d know that it was not a real GM concept… although, looking at it again, I guess he never really asserts that it originated with GM — just that it’s a concept, which I suppose is technically correct. So if he’s just sharing it in the spirit of: “Hey, this looks cool”, then that’s one thing… but it could easily be misinterpreted by stripping away all context, so why not link the original article?

It reminds me of the way that my uncle gets fooled about once a year into believing that GM will be bringing back the Trans Am when he re-finds photos of those Firebird body kits for modern Camaros.

Ranwhenparked
Ranwhenparked
11 months ago
Reply to  Duke of Kent

Reading comprehension is also generally quite poor these days, he might have skimmed over the article and somehow come away with the idea of “this was GM’s actual idea for a Mk3 Corvair” and just run with it.

Or else, Russian troll farm?

Taargus Taargus
Taargus Taargus
11 months ago

The bigger concern here is that people genuinely believe what they read on Facebook.

Man With A Reliable Jeep
Man With A Reliable Jeep
11 months ago

This is actually low-key amazing. Autopian! Autopian!

Taco Shackleford
Taco Shackleford
11 months ago

The Bishops posts are turning into Galaxy Quest.
There will be a whole generation in the future where his dreams are looked at like real history down to the point of young space hopping mechanics coming across his designs and trying to recreate the historic vehicles from scrap found across the galaxy.

Last edited 11 months ago by Taco Shackleford
Chronometric
Chronometric
11 months ago

COTD. I want to live in Bishop’s Metaverse.

ProfPlum
ProfPlum
11 months ago

In the olden days, before toll transponders (1980s), I had an RHD Elan in the US. We have toll booths in my state, and at the time, they took tokens. I got good at throwing the token over the car’s roof at the basket, and most of the time, I got it in.

There were no barriers or cameras then, so if I missed, they did get the token even if I set off the ringer.

Taco Shackleford
Taco Shackleford
11 months ago
Reply to  ProfPlum

as a child one of my favorite driving activities was tossing the coins in the basket from the back seat on the NJ Parkway.

10001010
10001010
11 months ago
Reply to  ProfPlum

On the few occasions I had to drive a RHD car to work I had to put my access card on a telescoping rod to stick it out the left window and open the gate to the parking garage.

Chronometric
Chronometric
11 months ago
Reply to  ProfPlum

I had a lowered ’90 Miata and the windshield cleared the tollbooth bar on Georgia 400. I loved to slow down just enough to heave two quarters into the basket and then gun it under the arm. Lights flashed and klaxons blared for about 10 seconds until the coins registered. Great fun.

Icouldntfindaclevername
Icouldntfindaclevername
11 months ago

members area and not locked?

Rust Buckets
Rust Buckets
11 months ago

Same experience here. Kind of interesting, but I don’t mind.

Buzz
Buzz
11 months ago
Reply to  Rust Buckets

Your eyeballs are committing content thievery and the attack lawyers are already on retainer.

Man With A Reliable Jeep
Man With A Reliable Jeep
11 months ago
Reply to  Buzz

I’ve commented in order to cement my participation on this day which will live in infamy.

Icouldntfindaclevername
Icouldntfindaclevername
11 months ago

Fixed

Hotdoughnutsnow
Hotdoughnutsnow
11 months ago

You’re the kid who used to ask the teacher if we had homework over the weekend, aren’t you.

Icouldntfindaclevername
Icouldntfindaclevername
11 months ago

NO!, my parents were both school teacher. I remember them throwing parties at the house and seeing my teachers and principle

MATTinMKE
MATTinMKE
11 months ago

Was there a bowl full of car keys at these parties? One of my teachers in HS was a former Play Boy “model”. That, and knowing some of the other teachers like I did, I always wondered…

Mr Sarcastic
Mr Sarcastic
11 months ago
Reply to  MATTinMKE

Like a nude beach it is never the people you want going nude or swapping.

Mr Sarcastic
Mr Sarcastic
11 months ago

Bless your heart

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