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Old 07-20-2005, 04:54 PM
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Default Fake data... strange

I don't mean to be overly concerned, it may well be a mistake or confusion, I'm not saying it's on purpose, but there seems to be a user with 3 cars, same name, 1 tank each as override and one of them oddly low...

https://www.greenhybrid.com/discuss/...hp?userid=1965

Makes the graph look really bad for the Prius II
 

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Old 07-20-2005, 05:08 PM
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You're right. Interesting. I'm going to remove those cars and contact the member. Here's the info for reference:
Quicksilver ('05 Toyota Prius II)
300 miles @ 42.4 MPG

Quicksilver ('05 Toyota Prius II)
300 miles @ 7.1 MPG

Quicksilver ('05 Toyota Prius II)
300 miles @ 42.4 MPG
 
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Old 07-20-2005, 06:16 PM
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Hi Jason:

___While you are at it, check out poyntesm’s 2004 Toyota MR2 named Red Roster. 222 mpg after 2 miles is a bit much I E-Mailed him a few weeks ago when it first appeared but he did not fix or remove it. Kindly help him remove it please.

___Thanks in advance.

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Old 07-20-2005, 06:21 PM
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Done. *sigh*
 
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Old 07-20-2005, 07:53 PM
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7.1 mpg?? No way!
 
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Old 07-20-2005, 07:59 PM
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Hi Lakedude:

___I bet he botched the data entry and meant to put in 47.1 mpg? The 300 miles tank after tank looks odd however …

___Good Luck

___Wayne R. Gerdes
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Old 07-21-2005, 09:32 AM
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I did the best I could in trying to puzzle out the meaning of your prompts, which are far from self explanitory. I had no clue that I was making three separate entries, but rather was attempting to correct mistakes. My data are not fake. I will make one more try to enter the data, while suggesting that you try to provide clearer instruction in how to do so.

Paul Jepperson
 
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Old 07-21-2005, 09:38 AM
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Paul, database instructions are definitely on my "todo" list for the next few weeks before I go to college. My apologies.

What you'll want to do is first add a car via the Edit your Cars/Tanks page. After you've created your car, fill out the form on the Add New Tank page for each tank. The system will do the rest.
 
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Old 07-21-2005, 09:41 AM
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Paul, here are the records for what you did the last time around. If you need any more assistance on the second try, let me know.
Paul Jepperson updated car on July 19, 2005 at 7:36 PM EST

Paul Jepperson updated car on July 19, 2005 at 7:34 PM EST

Paul Jepperson added car on July 19, 2005 at 7:27 PM EST

Paul Jepperson added car on July 19, 2005 at 7:25 PM EST

Paul Jepperson added car on July 19, 2005 at 7:22 PM EST
 
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Old 07-21-2005, 09:53 AM
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Paul, you've now added a car with a lifetime mileage override. Any supplemental tanks you add will not be calculated in. I suggest you remove this "optional" information and then add a tank via the Add New Tank page.
 

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