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I Drive a Forklift

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    My Job

    I love going to work because I get to drive around this really big forklift. I work in a distribution center where we ship out lots of items to a nation wide chain store. I am one of the only women in my department and that makes me kinda proud because I know I am good...
    allyKat allyKat 26-30, F 1 Response May 14, 2007

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    I drive a forklift at work,

    a high reach forklift that lift to 8.5 meters, a normal counterbalance Forklift and a layer picking forklift which is used to pick layers off a pallet. 
    IamCandyWhite26 IamCandyWhite26 56-60, M Dec 29, 2014

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    I Love My Job

    I love going to work because I drive around on the forklift all day. I work in a bedspring distribution warehouse. We bring in bedsprings from over seas and ship them all around the world. Though I am also now the logistics manager, I load and unload containers. I am the only...
    eastsidechick eastsidechick 26-30, F Aug 13, 2007

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    Fun Job

    My husband works at a railroad repair warehouse. This is what he says about it. "I work at a railroad repair shop and I haul huge train car parts. It's wild how much **** you need to move around to fix a train. I drive around on a forklift for 7-8 hours straight out of the 10...
    girvingtree girvingtree 18-21, F Oct 18, 2013

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    Enjoying Every Moment On The Forklift

     I just got my Forklift Operator's Licence and am being encouraged to use the forklift more often at my workplace, which is a distribution warehouse.  I trained on the Yale (they're great for training) and used LPG and electric Toyotas at work. Getting more used to the...
    mathandle2009 mathandle2009 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 4, 2009

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    Komatsu Vs. Yale

    I operate a Komatsu forklift, not a very large one I'm afraid. The other forklift at my job is a Yale, same size, & it has its disadvantages compared to the Komatsu. On the Yale, the mast is directly in front & through which on has to peer through during the normal...
    navyvet navyvet 56-60, M Dec 23, 2008

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    Forklift Heaven

    i got a Certificate for forklift driving just before xmas 07 was brilliant, the course was quite difficult  but now i have a Forklift license. They are fun to drive, very different to a car with the rearwheel steering, i like driving forklifts
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 14, 2008

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    I am also a truck driver's daughter... My dad has been driving truck for 40+ years. He's 68 years old and still driving. I think the statement is true. It's in their blood! My dad...
    sls84 sls84 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    Once. The fear of being caught has kept me from doing it again. Basically, I woke up on a friend's couch having pissed it (never did apologize due to being too embarrassed) and I...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I was in a terrible accident the first time I ever drove at age 14, it nearly killed my mother. Ever since no matter how hard I try I still can't drive. I did therapy for it, hired...
    JamieMostra JamieMostra 26-30, T 1 Response Feb 7

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    When I'm driving with my mum, I get very confused with directions. I am the driver I decide on the direction. But when mum is in the passenger seat she is very much a back seat...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F Feb 14

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    I'm already in college, and it's really embarrassing to know that everyone I know seems to have a license. I've never really wanted to drive. When I was little, I always got...
    athena25 athena25 18-21, F Feb 15

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    I'm still afraid of driving and even people who sits in my car was afraid too , I hope the driving coach won't freak out teaching me to drive (if Only the coach is available) . Oh...
    minniekoala minniekoala 22-25, F Feb 20

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    I got my license back in January, and I drive a 2002 Mazda tribute. I love my car so much, I go on long drives by myself listening to music and just thinking. It has a v6 engine so...
    MajesticMia MajesticMia 16-17, F a week ago

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    I will be 26 this month. I have my permit but no license. Right now I am in no hurry to get it. I know that having a driving license will be good to have. I haven't driven in a...
    Rippie Rippie 26-30, M Feb 10

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    I'm a truck driver from Nebraska looking for right woman to team drive with I've got 20 plus years experience I like hauling livestock otr thanks
    truckerbrian1969 truckerbrian1969 41-45 Feb 11

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    My drivers license is invalid because of outstanding state of Texas surcharges. I still drive, have insurance and have 2 Driving While License Invalid convictions. If I get pulled...
    theMaverick713 theMaverick713 41-45, M Feb 11

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    Especially at night. As driver as well as passenger. As driver I am less distracted and relaxed. As passenger I fall asleep very easy. :)
    Brokenshadowwings Brokenshadowwings 31-35, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    A long time ago in a land far far away, EP used to have this section called "goals". And in this section you could add experiences that you aspired to achieve someday. Mine...
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I drive an 02 Ford F150 4x4 extended cab with an extended trailer hitch. This means my hitch sticks out an addition 6-8 inches from my bumper...and this morning I learned to...
    pollyprozac pollyprozac 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    My gentle giant and I have officially been together since Christmas. He was a local driver at the time, so we spent a lot of time together. He decided to go back otr a couple of...
    rogerthat1218 rogerthat1218 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Oh no, you don't! jk. I drive a boat ;)
    Bethstar Bethstar 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    THIS IS MY LAST YEAR PADS AND BOOKS  DRIVE IN KISERIAN ,I HOSTED SIX VOLUNTEERS FROM U.S.A AND THEY BOUGHT PADS ,BOOKS WITH THEIR OWN MONEY AND THEY DISTRIBUTED THEM TO NEED...
    ngog ngog 36-40, M Feb 4

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    That's cute, you drive a 5 speed!
    spun222499 spun222499 26-30, M Feb 4

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    It's snowing and I drive a RWD truck with a five speed. ***** about to get fun.
    justthatxxxguy justthatxxxguy 18-21, M Feb 5

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    All my 12 year old brother does is sit around the house and play gta 5, and assassins creed. He makes a mess of everything because he says he doesn't have time. And then when he...
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles 18-21, F 18 Responses Feb 8

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    I love people who drive trucks or pickups
    LeighUK LeighUK 41-45, M Feb 8

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    i learnt driving barefoot !! and now it is very uncomfortable for me to drive wearing shoes :/ feels like car is out of control & the pedals feels slippery.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Feb 10

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    I am dating a truck driver and I am conflicted on what to do as this is a totally new experience for me. This guy and I have known eachother for years he was the first guy to ever...
    sweetbaby2013 sweetbaby2013 31-35 Feb 10

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    I am dating a truck driver and I am conflicted on what to do as this is a totally new experience for me. This guy and I have known eachother for years he was the first guy to ever...
    sweetbaby2013 sweetbaby2013 31-35 Feb 10

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    I am dating a truck driver and I am conflicted on what to do as this is a totally new experience for me. This guy and I have known eachother for years he was the first guy to ever...
    sweetbaby2013 sweetbaby2013 31-35 Feb 10

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    I am dating a truck driver and I am conflicted on what to do as this is a totally new experience for me. This guy and I have known eachother for years he was the first guy to ever...
    sweetbaby2013 sweetbaby2013 31-35 1 Response Feb 10

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    I love long drives actually when I'm in traffic. I can sit and talk to whoever in the car. If I'm alone I blast music and dance.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I know a guy that comes in and out of my life always making me question my motives and intentions. He is always honest with me and passionate in his beliefs. He questions me always...
    MaskedOne MaskedOne 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I in fact have driven more stick shift than automatic cars.
    Brian1953 Brian1953 61-65, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    The real art is to be able to drive using a crash gearbox.
    bilnic bilnic 70+, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    In the UK most people drive manual cars.
    Rahat96 Rahat96 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Anyone want to go on a road trip in usa with me and a couple others? Message me if interested.
    Eve34 Eve34 18-21, F Feb 2

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    Anyone want to go on a road trip in usa with me and a couple others? Message me if interested.
    Eve34 Eve34 18-21, F Feb 2

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    Younger Women are more Willing to Marry Older Men. A recent survey measured people’s attitudes about marrying a partner either older or younger than themselves. The survey...
    Donnaccaa Donnaccaa 26-30, F Feb 3

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    Going for L test hope I pass :)
    michellesydney michellesydney 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 4

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    No matter what, every time I get behind the wheel, I always always wear a condom.
    ajaxthegreatest ajaxthegreatest 26-30, M Feb 6

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    Stick is way better. I own a Challenger R/T manual.
    spaten74 spaten74 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Well tested my s10 for sure today
    sabresfan2010 sabresfan2010 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    I was actually in a car crash cuz of one :,(
    shaun7654 shaun7654 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I love love love my truck. I have a white 09 Chevy Silverado crew cab with dark tinted windows and flow master.
    friendlyfun30 friendlyfun30 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 8

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