However, by the end of last month followers knew something was up with BoredElonMusk:
Now, a prepared statement that somehow leaked from BEM world headquarters shows the fight may be gone from the spunky satirists:Trying to behave...— Bored Elon Musk (@BoredElonMusk) July 30, 2018
Editors at semi-popular Elon Musk satire news website, BoredElonMusk yesterday revealed that they had “given up” in their long-running struggle to keep ahead of reality.The announcement came following this week’s news that a competing Elon Musk twitter account was the vehicle used to announce a proposed Tesla LBO.
“Honestly, simply cannot compete in these sorts of conditions,” said BEM acting editor Biltmore Montesquieu.
"After The Boring Company's hats sold out and someone tipped the idea of the flamethrowers in mid-January we came back with:
The Purge, except instead of one day a year of lawlessness, there’d be one day a year of balanced and well researched public policy debate.— Bored Elon Musk (@BoredElonMusk) January 11, 2018
"Not great but keeping our brand visible"
"Reality was becoming surreal, parody couldn't compete."
"We knew we might be in trouble when Climateer posted June 16ths":
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"So we tweeted":
Technically speaking, Earth is in space. Space isn’t a separate place.— Bored Elon Musk (@BoredElonMusk) June 18, 2018
"But as you can see, the magic just wasn't there".
“Over the years, we’ve had to deal with a growing trend of real-life trying to outdo satire, especially in 2018, but this is beyond our capabilities. To be honest, we could have probably worked around the whole selling-stuff-to raise-a-little-cash bit, up to and including the $1500 Tesla surfboards being flipped on ebay for three grand, but with the LBO we’ve had to concede defeat.”Even Monday's comment on the surfboards lacked the snap from the old days:
If Tesla goes private, don't immediately write off BoredElonMusk, maybe they can get a book deal out of the brainstorms but for now here are some of the ideas that sprang from their fertile imaginations:Service that takes your unwanted items, slaps a Supreme sticker on them, then sells them on eBay to idiots for 100x their value.— Bored Elon Musk (@BoredElonMusk) August 6, 2018
VR game that drops you into a fantasy world where people actually want to use VR.— Bored Elon Musk (@BoredElonMusk) July 11, 2017Portable solar fanbrella. pic.twitter.com/GaMlRaPoQq— Bored Elon Musk (@BoredElonMusk) July 23, 2017
The December 2016 post "Elon Musk Considering A Boring Company" foreshadowed a bit of recursive geniusPants that switch keys to pocket on the other side when they recognize you're holding a million grocery bags in the wrong hand.— Bored Elon Musk (@BoredElonMusk) August 21, 2016
Dying is Easy. Comedy is HardTraffic is driving me nuts. Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging...— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 17, 2016Boring, it's what we do— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 17, 2016Ditto https://t.co/JGOyTHHOop— Bored Elon Musk (@BoredElonMusk) December 17, 2016
The above report is parody.
"exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist, and you know that they abound and give to your life its highest beauty and joy. Alas! how dreary would be the world if there were no
Santa Claus BoredElonMusk."