While this probably isn’t exactly what DiscoBallDad had in mind when he discussed “personal duality”, I couldn’t help but laugh as I thought about my Toyota Tacoma pickup which gets 12 mpg and my all electric Nissan Leaf.
It’s also interesting to note that the Nissan Leaf will tell you everyday how your fuel economy compares to other Nissan Leaf drivers in your area. This would be ok except my highly competitive, yet usually relaxed personality (more duality?) causes me to want to run other Nissan Leaf drivers off the road, thereby eliminating any probability that they might outscore me in the daily and monthly fuel efficiency results.
And, since DynaPapa and I share the Leaf we have become obsessed with outperforming each other in terms of fuel efficiency. It’s not uncommon for us to send text messages taunting each other about how well we scored on fuel efficiency for the day. By the way, for the younger crowd - yes - this is what happens to you when you get old and have been together for a number of years. Gone are the days where we sent messages like “Get home quick. I need it, Baby”. They’ve been replaced by “Ha. Ha. I got 4.9 mi/kWh on my last trip. Suck it.”
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