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can you drive a car?

Postby enosh » Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:38 am

can you drive any car? automatic or manual.

since when have you been driving?
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Postby tknoppe » Tue Mar 17, 2009 7:05 am

Mmm - thought I answered this once before.

Yes, I drive a car: Dodge Grand Caravan, automatic. I've been driving since I was 16.
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Postby lisamariemary » Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:25 am

Yes - I can drive.

Yes - I can drive both automatic and manual.

Prefer manual.
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Postby tms_seo » Mon Mar 30, 2009 1:12 am

No i don't know how to drive :(
I don't own a car, but i love to have one soon :)
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Postby terrapin719 » Mon Mar 30, 2009 9:18 am

tknoppe wrote:Mmm - thought I answered this once before.


I'll join you in the dejavu moment, I think we discussed this somewhere around here recently!

Nope, I don't drive and I never have. No driver's license. Yes, I'm a freak, I know. You have permission to laugh.
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Postby TorontoCarol » Mon Mar 30, 2009 11:21 am

Yes, I drive both manual and automatic. Taught myself out of necessity when I was a 23 year old single mom and the day care was three buses away.
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Postby DJSFran32 » Tue Mar 31, 2009 10:04 am

Yes! I drive learned on a manul when I was 16 and in HS drivers ed. I also drove my dad's produce truck to the market for him and when I finally got into an automatic I just wasn't sure what to do with my feet, and I kept trying to shift the gears (wow was my dad mad). :) I also drove a VW van, a 26ft motor home, dirt bikes, 3 wheelers and lastly I drive a motorcycle. Lots of fun at Daytona BikeWeek. :)
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Postby MarketingGuide08 » Tue Mar 31, 2009 11:11 pm

I can drive bought, but Mostly I prefer manual and I am very good at it.
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Postby karynsolo » Wed Apr 01, 2009 1:42 pm

Yes I drive a 2002 PT Cruiser Touring Edition, it is Manual Shift.
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Postby eskimo13 » Wed Apr 01, 2009 11:05 pm

I've been driving since about 1969. Cars and pickup trucks mostly, though I've driven commercial vehicles with up to 14 wheels. These days I'm pretty much in 'Mini-Van Land'.

My first experience with a manual shift was with my first motorcycle. I learned to ride it by going around and around the garage, before venturing out off of the property.

My first wreck in a car was a minor one, which put my rear bumper up onto a concrete post which was guarding a culvert, and my rear wheels were up off the ground. I had to be towed. Very embarrassing, considering that it was right in front of my high school, with many eyes observing. How did this particular wreck occur?

I was racing another guy. In reverse.

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Postby DJSFran32 » Thu Apr 02, 2009 7:26 am

Quinn, that is so funny. How old were you at the time. I can just see your classmates doing standing around, watching the action, school books in hand trying to be "cool" and laughing out loud but saying to themselves "I'm glad that wasn't me". :)
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Postby eskimo13 » Thu Apr 02, 2009 8:15 am

DJSFran32,
You must have been there!

It was hard for me to see, though, what they were doing as I probably had my head under my arm in embarrassment. That was an episode I never did live down. I had several nicknames for a while, all referring in some way to 'reverse', 'wrong way' and 'backup'.

I was 16.
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Postby nar321 » Thu Apr 02, 2009 5:37 pm

have been driving since my early twenties, learned on manuals. Had to replace several cluster gears due to "peeling out". Presently I have '94 Toyota Paseo(if I knew then what I know now would never have bought it)it is a Automatic.
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Postby Juliusanderson » Fri Apr 03, 2009 1:41 am

Yes i can drive both but i prefer to drive manual
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Postby valg » Fri Apr 03, 2009 3:58 pm

Yes, I can drive both. I have a Honda automatic.

My grandpa taught me how to drive when I was 13 years old, on an old Ford manual pickup. Great memories for me!
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