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Smith Offers $1 Million Prize for Successful E-Cat Demo
New Energy Times ^ | 2/14/2012 | Steven B. Krivit

Posted on 02/14/2012 8:29:10 AM PST by Johnny B.

As Mr Millin and I do not seem to be getting anywhere on this issue, I have determined a way that we could possibly break this nexus, i.e. I would like to offer you USD1,000,000 for a successful repeat of the March 29, 2011 demonstration.

(Excerpt) Read more at blog.newenergytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: coldfusion; ecat; lenr; rossi
Sounds like reasonable test conditions. I wonder what excuse Rossi will use to avoid it?
1 posted on 02/14/2012 8:29:25 AM PST by Johnny B.
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To: dangerdoc; citizen; Liberty1970; Red Badger; Wonder Warthog; PA Engineer; glock rocks; free_life; ..

LENR / Cold Fusion courtesy ping.


2 posted on 02/14/2012 8:36:53 AM PST by Johnny B.
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To: Johnny B.

Well, that money’s safe.


3 posted on 02/14/2012 8:38:22 AM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Now I know how the average lefty would feel if Fred Phelps were elected President.)
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To: Johnny B.
I thought my E-Cat was more worthy of the prize...


4 posted on 02/14/2012 8:39:02 AM PST by montag813
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To: Johnny B.

That “reactor” will produce excess energy right after the UN “Climate Change” models actually produce something that does not resemble the output of a public school grad.


5 posted on 02/14/2012 8:39:53 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Johnny B.

Is there a contract on intrade about whether he (Rossi) accepts or declines the million dollar demonstration offer? (My money would be on “decline.”)


6 posted on 02/14/2012 8:41:25 AM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: Johnny B.

Rossi is too busy making millions of ecats for Home Depot. Rossi says.


7 posted on 02/14/2012 8:42:51 AM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Triple
Is there a contract on intrade about whether he (Rossi) accepts or declines the million dollar demonstration offer? (My money would be on “decline.”)
That would be a good question for Kevmo, since he claims to have made money off of Rossi on intrude.

You will have to ask Kevmo himself, since he posts his standard, childish "I'm not talking to you" post any time I include his name in the "To:" list.

Since Rossi has steadfastly refused to allow any test that would actually prove that his gadget works, I think it's safe to assume that it doesn't work. But it may be interesting to see what insults he uses to avoid this challenge.

8 posted on 02/14/2012 8:51:33 AM PST by Johnny B.
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To: Johnny B.

It is amazing to me the amount of time, energy and money that has been wasted on this.

Either Rossi’s machine works or it doesn’t. Based on what I’ve read so far, I’m betting it doesn’t. I invite him to prove me wrong with a fully documented, peer attended, online streamed, repeatable demonstration. Until then, I think he’s full of BS.


9 posted on 02/14/2012 8:52:06 AM PST by upchuck (Let's have the Revolution NOW before we get dumbed down to the point that we can't.)
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To: Johnny B.

Isn’t there a “science fiction” category for this stuff?


10 posted on 02/14/2012 8:53:56 AM PST by GulfBreeze
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To: upchuck
It is amazing to me the amount of time, energy and money that has been wasted on this.

Either Rossi’s machine works or it doesn’t. Based on what I’ve read so far, I’m betting it doesn’t. I invite him to prove me wrong with a fully documented, peer attended, online streamed, repeatable demonstration. Until then, I think he’s full of BS.

BUMP!

11 posted on 02/14/2012 8:56:17 AM PST by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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To: Johnny B.

I’m confused... was the 3/29 test the one where a massive generator was “inadvertently” left connected during the test, the one where simmering water was accounted using the energy value of hot steam, or the one where we’re still waiting for detailed analysis of the copper which was produced for one trial and seems to not be an issue anymore?


12 posted on 02/14/2012 9:35:55 AM PST by TennesseeProfessor
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To: Johnny B.
I'm sure Master Rossi will find that he is too busy with the robotic factories and all the new inventions he producing to bother with such trifles as a million U.S.

After all there is the need to actually deliver a first unit of any kind yet and the figuring out how it might work if it did work.

13 posted on 02/14/2012 9:47:26 AM PST by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: TennesseeProfessor
I’m confused... was the 3/29 test the one where a massive generator was “inadvertently” left connected during the test, the one where simmering water was accounted using the energy value of hot steam, or the one where we’re still waiting for detailed analysis of the copper which was produced for one trial and seems to not be an issue anymore?
Heh, heh!

HERE is a nice summary of that demo (along with all the other ones). Judge for yourself.

FYI, the "detailed isotopic analysis" that Sven Kullander promised before Christmas, is still missing. There is a rumor that it has been leaked, and that it's very bad news for Rossi's believers, but that's only a rumor at this point.

14 posted on 02/14/2012 9:55:44 AM PST by Johnny B.
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To: count-your-change

[ I’m sure Master Rossi will find that he is too busy with the robotic factories and all the new inventions he producing to bother with such trifles as a million U.S.
After all there is the need to actually deliver a first unit of any kind yet and the figuring out how it might work if it did work. ]

Still a better investment than Solyndra...


15 posted on 02/14/2012 11:08:14 AM PST by GraceG
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To: Johnny B.
And, according to THIS link on the Vortex mailing list, Rossi rejects the offer:
Archibald Fields

February 14th, 2012 at 5:57 PM
Dick Smith Offer
Dear Andrea,
Australian millionaire Dick Smith has written an open letter to you offering more than $1,000,000 unconditionally if you can successfully repeat March 29 demo. This is easy money and you have till 20 Feb to accept. Kullander and Essen can be validators. This will provide you with easy and much needed funding. What good reason is there to decline this offer?
Yours Faithfully,
Archibald Fields

Andrea Rossi

February 14th, 2012 at 6:23 PM
Dear Archibald Fields:
This is a Clownerie. If this guy wants to test a 1 MW plant and has 1 million to’ spend he can buy a 1 MW plant, with a refilar contract, that gives him all the necessary guarantee. Our plants Are tester by Our Customers and the Consultants they chiose. I have not time at all for this clownery.
Warm Regards,
A.R.

So, whoever had "Too busy" and "Don't need the money" in the pool wins!
16 posted on 02/14/2012 4:20:50 PM PST by Johnny B.
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To: Johnny B.
You will have to ask Kevmo himself, since he posts his standard, childish "I'm not talking to you" post any time I include his name in the "To:" list.

How did you get so lucky? The last time Kevmo and I posted in the same thread, he was still challenging me.

Anyway, I'm betting Mr. Smith's money is safe. Rossi has yet to give a convincing demo.

17 posted on 02/14/2012 4:37:44 PM PST by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: Johnny B.
Rossi suggests that Smith just buy an E-Cat with his million dollars. There is also the University of Missouri, which has just received a $5 million grant to do LENR research.

I hope one or both go ahead and try to just buy one from Rossi. It will be very interesting to find out what excuse Rossi gives when he refuses to actually sell them one.

18 posted on 02/14/2012 4:46:07 PM PST by Johnny B.
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To: Johnny B.
It's worth remembering that Rossi claimed in mid-November that he would be shipping the first Megawatt E-Cats in 3 months. That's now. So, we should be seeing the first E-Cats hitting the street any day now.

Of course, I understand that things don't always go according to plan, but it's fascinating that there has been absolutely no progress visible. No evidence of a customer, no evidence of a 2nd device, no evidence that the first device has been used since the October 28th dog & phony show, no evidence of a factory actually being built.

Also, still no sign of the "detailed isotopic analysis" that Sven Kullander promised would be available in time for Christmas.

19 posted on 02/14/2012 5:31:26 PM PST by Johnny B.
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To: Triple

No contract, as much as I wish there was one.


20 posted on 02/14/2012 8:20:08 PM PST by Kevmo (If you can define a man by the depravity of his enemies, Rick Santorum must be a noble soul indeed.)
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To: Kevmo

Do you really think Rossi will agree to the test by Feb 20. and then follow-through and have it actually happen?!? (within a reasonable time)


21 posted on 02/14/2012 8:39:07 PM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: Kevmo

Do you really think Rossi will agree to the test by Feb 20. and then follow-through and have it actually happen?!? (within a reasonable time)


22 posted on 02/14/2012 8:39:33 PM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: Johnny B.

That sounds like: “Our parachutes are tested buy our customers and are good til the last drop”.


23 posted on 02/15/2012 12:51:46 AM PST by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: Triple

No, he’ll find some lame excuse not to do it.


24 posted on 02/15/2012 1:46:11 AM PST by Kevmo (If you can define a man by the depravity of his enemies, Rick Santorum must be a noble soul indeed.)
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To: Johnny B.
As a followup, Krivit has posted an invoice from Rossi's company for the Australian rights to resell the E-Cat:

http://blog.newenergytimes.com/2012/02/15/rossi-no-need-for-1-million-just-send-131000/

25 posted on 02/15/2012 5:34:27 AM PST by Johnny B.
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26 posted on 03/12/2012 3:46:04 PM PDT by Kevmo (If you can define a man by the depravity of his enemies, Rick Santorum must be a noble soul indeed.)
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