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by Sputnik
Mon May 13, 2013 1:59 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: 2014 Nissan Note website
Replies: 15
Views: 1139

Re: 2014 Nissan Note website

The 2014 Nissan Note has arrived, in Ottawa! http://www.huntclubnissan.com/2014-nissan-versa-note.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; LOL funny that is the dealer I got my Leaf and Juke from. And I have to disagree this is the first good looking hatch from Nissan! I've got two that ...
by Sputnik
Sun May 12, 2013 4:46 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: My old car came for a visit today
Replies: 6
Views: 564

Re: My old car came for a visit today

Holy cow that is impressive!
by Sputnik
Sat Nov 10, 2012 9:40 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Feelin’ the (2003 Salsa Two-tone) Vibe
Replies: 31
Views: 6538

Re: Feelin’ the (2003 Salsa Two-tone) Vibe

03VibeOttawa wrote:
Sputnik wrote:What are you getting instead?
I picked up a mint condition 2009 Subaru Impreza STI hatchback two weeks ago. :D Lovvvvvvving it :-) Pretty much the opposite of a Nissan Leaf, eh?!!


Ha! For sure! Glad you're enjoying it!
by Sputnik
Wed Nov 07, 2012 4:07 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Feelin’ the (2003 Salsa Two-tone) Vibe
Replies: 31
Views: 6538

Re: Feelin’ the (2003 Salsa Two-tone) Vibe

What are you getting instead?
by Sputnik
Thu Nov 01, 2012 5:16 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Introducing... Nanuq!
Replies: 30
Views: 3520

Re: Introducing... Nanuq!

Almost 1 year with the Leaf. Just under 7000km on it (we have a short commute really). There are more and more charging stations popping up in Ottawa so its quite easy to have the charge you need to get around town. We drive the Leaf almost exclusively in town and my Juke for distance drives. The Le...
by Sputnik
Thu Nov 01, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: winter tire recommendations
Replies: 19
Views: 3689

Re: winter tire recommendations

Just got my brand spanking new winter tires and wheels installed on the Juke this week. I like getting them late October so I don't have to get into the mad rush of people getting them installed Nov/Dec. Anyway since I traded in the Rogue, I didn't have any snow tires for the Juke. I got Michelin XI...
by Sputnik
Sat Aug 18, 2012 3:49 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Where Did You Go This Summer?
Replies: 17
Views: 2518

Re: Where Did You Go This Summer?

Went to Daytona Beach the first weekend in June to visit a friend. A week-long trip to MD to visit the family. Spent the last week of June in Pigeon Forge, TN doing touristy stuff - white water rafting, horse-back riding, caught a Soul of Motown show, Dollyworld, etc. Our last vacation of the summe...
by Sputnik
Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:01 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New to board, with new car
Replies: 31
Views: 1833

Re: New to board, with new car

Welcome - happy to see another Canadian member!! :) Nice 'trix too.
by Sputnik
Fri Aug 17, 2012 2:55 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Where Did You Go This Summer?
Replies: 17
Views: 2518

Re: Where Did You Go This Summer?

In June we went to Whistler/Vancouver/Penticton in British Columbia.
by Sputnik
Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:33 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: My new Nissan Juke!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1086

Re: My new Nissan Juke!!

lannvouivre wrote:The look has grown on me by now. Gratz on your new toy! Definitely like its design better than the Rogue (or Versa)


I trade a Rogue to get the Juke. When I first got the Rogue, I thought it was awesome. Now when I compare the two I feel like I was driving a grandma's SUV before. ;)
by Sputnik
Tue Jul 17, 2012 1:31 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: My new Nissan Juke!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1086

Re: My new Nissan Juke!!

jake75 wrote:It is an interesting car - but when I looked it was kind of expensive.


I'm not sure what the price is in the US, but up here it starts at under $20K. I got the fully loaded FWD (AWD is about $2K more I think) and it was still cheaper than my non-fully loaded Rogue.
by Sputnik
Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:14 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: My new Nissan Juke!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1086

Re: My new Nissan Juke!!

I had no idea I'd like it as much as I do. I go to bed thinking up where I can drive to next in it. When I first saw it I thought it was weird. Now I just think its freaking awesome. Besides when you're driving it you can't tell the front has weird headlights.
by Sputnik
Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:34 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: My new Nissan Juke!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1086

My new Nissan Juke!!

Picked it up on Wednesday and I LOVE IT! This car is so much fun to drive (although not as much fun as the Leaf). Its tiny, shorter than a Versa actually. Has awesome handling, awesome acceleration and loaded with lots of goodies - a rear view camera, navigation, XM radio, heated seats, leather seat...
by Sputnik
Tue Jul 10, 2012 5:27 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Nissan Juke, which ones are the headlights?
Replies: 37
Views: 8377

Re: Nissan Juke, which ones are the headlights?

Hey congrats on the Juke! Certainly don't see many around so you'll be relatively unique. I still like them well enough - but meanwhile I saw the restyle of the formerly great looking Altima, and it looks quite homely. What color did you get? So I'm going to have two of the most unique cars out the...
by Sputnik
Mon Jul 09, 2012 1:20 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Nissan Juke, which ones are the headlights?
Replies: 37
Views: 8377

Re: Nissan Juke, which ones are the headlights?

I don't know if anyone's answered the original question yet, but the headlights are the top ones. I've been calling the Juke the Nissan Aztek. I don't find it as ugly anymore, though. It's less plain than the Versa, at least... Actually no the top ones are the signal indicators. The middle (round) ...
by Sputnik
Sat Jul 07, 2012 3:47 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Nissan Juke, which ones are the headlights?
Replies: 37
Views: 8377

Re: Nissan Juke, which ones are the headlights?

Pick up my Juke on Monday (probably). :) In time for my birthday on Tuesday! Happy birthday to me! LOL
by Sputnik
Mon Jul 02, 2012 9:18 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Nissan Juke, which ones are the headlights?
Replies: 37
Views: 8377

Re: Nissan Juke, which ones are the headlights?

So.... I test drove a Nissan Juke on Saturday and totally loved it. I'm looking to replace my '08 Rogue with a smaller vehicle. I love Nissans and I love the height of SUVs but I want a small vehicle. The Versa makes me yawn... the Juke is perfect for what I'm looking for. Has XM/NAV/backup cam, lea...
by Sputnik
Wed Jun 06, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: 10 years...
Replies: 10
Views: 703

Re: 10 years... (Sputnik)

Congratulations and thanks! Been a while since you went Nissan, and you're still here helping run the place for us users. Thanks! And yes traded "Sputnik" my Vibe in 2007... may go Hyundai next. ;) Hubby still talks about the Vibe and how much he misses it, although that complaint stopped...
by Sputnik
Wed Jun 06, 2012 1:40 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: 10 years...
Replies: 10
Views: 703

Re: 10 years...

Just a member when I started. Then moderator of a couple areas of the forum, then global.
by Sputnik
Tue Jun 05, 2012 5:00 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: 10 years...
Replies: 10
Views: 703

10 years...

I was just looking at one of my posts and noticed I'd joined May 28, 2002! Over 10 years on this site... holy crap. Time flies...
by Sputnik
Mon May 14, 2012 3:25 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Never. Ever.
Replies: 14
Views: 2110

Re: Never. Ever.

I saw a Fiat with these on the other day. (removed) what a hot mess it is... why would anyone do that to their car??
by Sputnik
Sat Apr 28, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Canada - Quebec
Topic: Ou est toute le monde? Where are you guys?
Replies: 44
Views: 18419

Re: Ou est toute le monde? Where are you guys?

I went to a Leaf Owners meet here in Ottawa last month. Meeting them again on Monday. Yeah I know its not Quebec and its not Vibes. LOL. ;) C'est la vie.
by Sputnik
Sun Apr 22, 2012 4:09 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Annnnnd...We're Back!!!
Replies: 47
Views: 3503

Re: Annnnnd...We're Back!!!

J_TO_ENVY wrote:Mike, could you please delete this thread for me? My Garage thread has disappeared so I figured I would just make a new one for my Vibe and I'd like to go ahead and just make a new one for my mom's Vibe as well. Thanks in advance!


I removed the thread for you.
by Sputnik
Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: Canada - Ontario
Topic: Ontario Roll Call
Replies: 96
Views: 20460

Re: Ontario Roll Call

Holy crap At Work! Blast from the past! LOL
by Sputnik
Fri Apr 20, 2012 1:53 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Annnnnd...We're Back!!!
Replies: 47
Views: 3503

Re: Annnnnd...We're Back!!!

Simple solution - don't post large pics! ;) Just kidding. :)
by Sputnik
Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:52 pm
Forum: GenVibe Announcements
Topic: New Forum Software
Replies: 78
Views: 5511

Re: New Forum Software

Yeah I'm pretty sure I was over 4000 posts, and now I'm not... not that I really care. It makes no difference really.
by Sputnik
Thu Apr 19, 2012 1:34 pm
Forum: GenVibe Announcements
Topic: New Forum Software
Replies: 78
Views: 5511

Re: New Forum Software

WOOT! I'm green! ;) :mrgreen:
by Sputnik
Thu Apr 19, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: GenVibe Announcements
Topic: New Forum Software
Replies: 78
Views: 5511

Re: New Forum Software

I am no longer a God. :D At various points we have debated the usefulness of post count derived tags, certainly a low priority thing to worry about, if ever. However, it would be good to tag the moderators as moderators. You admins get maroon usernames, but Sputnik only looks like a random user Yea...
by Sputnik
Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:57 pm
Forum: GenVibe Announcements
Topic: New Forum Software
Replies: 78
Views: 5511

Re: New Forum Software

I can't remove my signature pic... I see where I can modify the text of the signature, but there doesn't seem to be any code for the image... its just ... there.
by Sputnik
Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:33 am
Forum: Testing 1..2..3
Topic: test
Replies: 5
Views: 1197

Re: test

Test test. :)
by Sputnik
Wed Apr 11, 2012 6:57 am
Forum: GenVibe Announcements
Topic: New Forum Software
Replies: 14
Views: 1949

Re: New Forum Software (mkowdley)

Good news! Thanks for all your work on this Mike!
by Sputnik
Sat Mar 31, 2012 11:34 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: GENVIBE TENTH ANNIVERSARY April 1, 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 2042

Re: GENVIBE TENTH ANNIVERSARY April 1, 2012 (joatmon)

There is definitely something about this place that keeps me coming back 5 years after I traded in our Vibe, Sputnik. This site has been a wealth of information and full of friendly people. In contrast I barely go to the Rogue forum (not at all in 4 years), and only occasionally post on the Leaf for...
by Sputnik
Wed Mar 28, 2012 11:14 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: The Official "Price You Paid For Gas" Thread
Replies: 1608
Views: 187000

Re: (ArcsVibe)

Quote, originally posted by ArcsVibe »
Paid 138.7$/L tonight compared to 144.4$/L last Saturday.

Rumor is that (at least in Montreal) we will be paying over 1.50$ a liter this summer

CRAZY!!

I put gas in the Rogue tonight - first time in two months and it was 1.29/L

by Sputnik
Wed Mar 28, 2012 8:46 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Introducing... Nanuq!
Replies: 30
Views: 3520

Re: (Sputnik)

Met some other Leaf owners on Monday... here are all our cars lined up (7 total!). Later a Tesla roadster showed up and parked next to the left-most Leaf.


by Sputnik
Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:37 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Introducing... Nanuq!
Replies: 30
Views: 3520

Re: (Sputnik)

Update on # in Ottawa: 22, not including any fleet cars (of which there are some but I'm not sure what fleet they are in).
by Sputnik
Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:44 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Introducing... Nanuq!
Replies: 30
Views: 3520

Re: (06pvibe)

Quote, originally posted by 06pvibe »I'll second that. Keep us informed. No problem, I'll post updates on it from time to time. Lots of people like to ask me about it when they find out I have one. Funniest thing was this couple behind us snapping pictures of us! Then pulling out to come up beside ...
by Sputnik
Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:38 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Introducing... Nanuq!
Replies: 30
Views: 3520

Re: (Sputnik)

We are now on our way to 3 months of driving a Leaf. We turned over 1000km today (short commute, don't drive it on ice/snow days). We calculated its costing us close to 3cents/km in the winter to drive it (worst case). I think its closer to 2.5c/km. In the summer that should be about 1.9c/km. So tho...
by Sputnik
Tue Mar 06, 2012 8:25 pm
Forum: Site Problems, Suggestions, Questions
Topic: Imminent Genvibe Decade
Replies: 15
Views: 1959

Re: Imminent Genvibe Decade (ou.grizzly)

Quote, originally posted by ou.grizzly »
Thinking about this last month... So many few original members here...

I do hope some folks pop back in...

Yep still some of us "old fogeys" around. Wow, 10 years of my life spent reading the forums... That is a first.

by Sputnik
Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: Photography and Photoshop
Topic: Official Photography Thread
Replies: 677
Views: 108958

Re:

Male and female cardinal n the backyard...
by Sputnik
Wed Feb 29, 2012 8:35 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: SNOW!!! - finally! :)
Replies: 7
Views: 920

Re: SNOW!!! - finally! :) (Feelin' The Vibe)

Quote, originally posted by Feelin’ The Vibe »
Niice! Gotta get your $$ worth out of your snow tires!

We've had snow on the ground here since Christmas eve, and still getting dumped on (8" snowstorm coming this afternoon/tonight).

And that snow can bite me. I'm SO SICK OF WINTER.

by Sputnik
Tue Feb 21, 2012 7:58 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Pic of Vibe made it on the Nissan Leaf forum
Replies: 11
Views: 1533

Re: Pic of Vibe made it on the Nissan Leaf forum (09vGT)

Quote, originally posted by 09vGT »REBEL! Yeah that's me, breakin' all the rules! Actually I had emailed IKEA asking what these "green" parking spots were and if I could charge my EV there. The reply was they don't have charging spots, but I was "more than welcome to park my EV" in the hybrid spot.
by Sputnik
Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:16 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Pic of Vibe made it on the Nissan Leaf forum
Replies: 11
Views: 1533

Re: Pic of Vibe made it on the Nissan Leaf forum (Feelin' The Vibe)

Quote, originally posted by Feelin’ The Vibe » Heh, reminds me of places where hybrids and electric vehicles are permitted to use the high-occupancy vehicle lanes, and "regular" vehicles aren't. My car gets better highway mileage than my family members' Camry Hybrid and Malibu Hybrid.Like at t...
by Sputnik
Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:14 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Pic of Vibe made it on the Nissan Leaf forum
Replies: 11
Views: 1533

Re: Pic of Vibe made it on the Nissan Leaf forum (jkm311)

Quote, originally posted by jkm311 »Hey, the Vibe owner removed the badging and antenna. They're doing their part. And on a similar note... does your Leaf really have that 100% ELECTRIC badging?!Even the grumpiest senior to the 16 year olds getting their licenses know the Leaf is electric. At least...
by Sputnik
Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:42 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Pic of Vibe made it on the Nissan Leaf forum
Replies: 11
Views: 1533

Re: Pic of Vibe made it on the Nissan Leaf forum (KITT222)

Quote, originally posted by KITT222 »
The Vibe actually is a ULEV (Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle). We can't see the picture though, for we are forbidden

Hm, you can't see it?
Okay I attached it.


Attached files
by Sputnik
Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:21 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Pic of Vibe made it on the Nissan Leaf forum
Replies: 11
Views: 1533

Pic of Vibe made it on the Nissan Leaf forum

I was browsing the Leaf forum this morning and came across this picture:
http://www.mynissanleaf.com/do...=view

The poster was saying the Vibe shouldn't park there as its not low emissions. I replied that although its not low emissions, most Vibe owners would argue it is fuel efficient!

by Sputnik
Wed Feb 15, 2012 6:33 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: How old is everyone on here?
Replies: 47
Views: 3216

Re: How old is everyone on here? (DirtDevil)

Quote, originally posted by DirtDevil »
I'm 20. I was wondering how old everyone is. Curiosity

35

by Sputnik
Wed Feb 08, 2012 5:26 am
Forum: Canada - Ontario
Topic: Living in Ottawa
Replies: 12
Views: 3075

Re: Living in Ottawa (Feelin' The Vibe)

Wow do I hear you on this! They say this year is milder than normal and less snow but honestly I'm sick of it. I went to Jamaica last week and I think this made my longing for summer even worse. I really want to park my Rogue on the street so I can put the Leaf in the driveway and hand wash the darn...
by Sputnik
Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:44 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Introducing... Nanuq!
Replies: 30
Views: 3520

Re: (KITT222)

Quote, originally posted by KITT222 »Nanuq would feel right at home here in LA. 10 were in just one row at LAX and I saw so many today while out and about. Even a few Teslas. At Caltech there were even EV-only spots. Odd, but I was reminded of Nanuq. I wish we had some EV spots... closest I've foun...
by Sputnik
Wed Jan 25, 2012 9:50 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Introducing... Nanuq!
Replies: 30
Views: 3520

Re: (Wolfman213)

Haven't gotten my hydro bill yet... mine comes every two months so I think my next one will be in the next month and then I can compare it to previous months. Took my friend for a ride in it tonight. She kept saying "its SO quiet!"
by Sputnik
Tue Jan 24, 2012 7:04 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Introducing... Nanuq!
Replies: 30
Views: 3520

Re: (Sputnik)

Had our Leaf for over a month now. Still loving it. Its like driving on a cloud. Range is pretty decreased in -20 degree weather, but still no problem for our general commuting. The only time we don't drive it is when the weather is crappy (snow or freezing rain) because we didn't put snow tires on ...

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