I Cannot Drive a Stickshift

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    Stickshift Is a Man's Dream!

    Not me! I mean, if I have to learn how to drive a stick shift I would like someone manly to show me how! ha ha ha  I would practice; trying to drive my husband's stick shift car by the sidewalk. I would stall and stall and just try to go go forward and backwards...
    123ct 123ct
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 28, 2008

    Manually Challenged

    First car I bought was a small, three cylinder Chevy Sprint.  How I fit into that thing I'll never understand.  In any case, it was a stick shift. As proud as I was for having paid cash for the vehicle, I was equally embarrassed by the fact that my sister had to...
    AaaaaaRGH AaaaaaRGH
    36-40, M
    Jul 6, 2010


    I had one teaching session in the past, the car was making weird noises & shook back and forth. It was quite difficult to me. I couldn't believe that someone would not even think of switching gears & do it automatically right. Well, I guess it's a think like with...
    misasja misasja
    26-30, F
    Apr 28, 2008

    Doubt I Will Ever Learn

    It look hard. I mean, people tell me it's easy, but I like just driving, not thinking about he gears, and thinking about other stuff. It's just easier and I like the auto shift.
    Littledove Littledove
    18-21, F
    Oct 6, 2010

    I Can't....

    I used to have a friend who promised to teach me, but then he got jealous of my boyfriend (now husband), and changed his mind.  My husband said it's not hard, but I think it's too much work just to drive a car, lol.
    BamaBabe87 BamaBabe87
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 20, 2010
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