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I Drive a Forklift

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Okay, I know, I'm 35 and can't drive, that's weird. When I became of age to get a driver's license, my mother refused to teach me and it defied logic to me to learn from my...
    Blue1513 Blue1513 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I just turned 25 and I have yet to get my drivers license. I can't think of anything more embarassing and depressing than this...so much that I keep it a dirty little secret or I...
    Adavis3 Adavis3 22-25, F Jul 8

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    Every day I have to travel in a road to get to work from the town that I live in. It becomes a challenge when you a woman driver and a good one.that is because everyone wants to...
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I like to drive. I love driving a truck. Especially between the hours of 9pm to 5am. But here's what I hate about the job... I hate truck stops, because 90% of male truck drivers...
    ForeverChanged81 ForeverChanged81 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I'm 23 I have my license but I do not drive . For some strange reason I'm afraid to drive. It's like I'm afraid of other cars because now and days you're not only driving for you...
    PrettyLadyLostSoul PrettyLadyLostSoul 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    My grandparents are really talking about having me get a license (And they're the type of people who walk with their talk). I'm excited, and on one level, I feel ready. However...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I just got back from the drive in movies it was so much fun i don't know what it is about sitting outside watching a movie but it makes it πŸ’―times better being able to lay under...
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    So this was my last day of driving with my instructor. I've improved quite a lot. For the past three days, students were taking me home with the instructor. I would expect to have...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F Jul 3

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    Going to the drive in tonight! πŸ˜πŸš˜πŸ“Ί
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F Jul 3

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    I really do love long drives, but I don't like being the one who is driving. I like to just sit back whilst I have my headphones on and my music is playing, all the windows rolled...
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I got my first permit when I was 17. No one cared enough to trust me with their car. I'm not smart enough to learn how, so I guess it figures. So now I'm 29 and utterly useless to...
    wtfimik wtfimik 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I love to drive around crossdressed and being seen. Seeing the look on women's faces. Have u had the same experience?
    sexipants sexipants 41-45 1 Response Jul 14

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    So help me God, get outta my way when you see me haulin *** on the freeway. THAT is my think time, and turtle-y drivers cut into that. MOVE to the right. Thanks :)
    BabyBurd BabyBurd 26-30, F Jul 15

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    my mom always imagines that everybody around her, including me treats her so bad and she is always so dramatic and treats herself as a sensitive and precious princess. her blood...
    iamgettingcrazy iamgettingcrazy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I love my truck and the random adventures we have together. 4x4ing, to mud-bogging, a casual backroad drive, straight down to the highway speeds!
    EstherKay EstherKay 22-25 Jul 16

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    I am Jan 21 live in Florida and always drive barefoot. I hate wearing shoes and never wear them.
    jantheslut jantheslut 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Omg omg omg. Me tries not to be one. But they dont. They pull out in front of me. Or cut in front of me. Or pass unsafely. Or get mad at me for being me. Shyte...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    Yes I did, I m a supercar lover . Lamborghini Diablo modified ,1998 model 600bhp, not mine, just a friends.... 1st,2nd ,3rd gear the driver experiences acceleration of 2-3G very...
    prince35xxx prince35xxx 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I keep having to update drivers because technology frequently outdates them, and it is quite a nuisance
    needtojog needtojog 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Going to sleep with parkway drives killing with a smile on shuffle, ahh I love my subby
    Wannalovelife Wannalovelife 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I am 20 years old and I just recently got my driver's license. I am comfortable as long as there is someone in the car with me that can help and reassure me that I am doing the...
    IndecisiveLateBloomer IndecisiveLateBloomer 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'll never understand why people think turn signals are optional. Or why people drive slowly in the left lane - just move over!!!
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I live in Los Angeles, and a popular song (http://youtu.be/R_UpLtGEWoY) once exclaimed "Nobody walks in LA!" Well, after having given up driving for nearly 3 years now, I must say...
    SkittishRobot SkittishRobot 22-25, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    The same few over and over again. LOL. Just leave.
    Andrew29 Andrew29 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    Just bought an '04. She needs some work, but still runs great and is a beautiful car.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M Jul 1

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    I love 50's Diner, as diners here are not common at all. So we had to go all the way to Baguio (beautiful mountain area surrounded by pine trees that smell so nice at night and...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    im 16. PA. have a bridge near here looking for a partner. if you have other ideas, i can travel some.
    Teenyphilly Teenyphilly 18-21, F Jul 6

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    Does anyone know of or own any land great for off-roading in Maryland that is LEGAL other than Assateague National State Park? I have the pass there, and I've used it twice, but I...
    towsonstudent towsonstudent 18-21, M Jul 6

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    I've been got out and gone for a lovely walk in the sunshine 😊
    xAngiexx xAngiexx 41-45, M 7 Responses Jul 9

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    So today i feel way better than yesterday ... I had a breakdown yesterday after i had cleaned my two year and three month olds room de cluttered threw away toys my 2 yr old just...
    paola04414 paola04414 18-21, F Jul 9

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    This is my 89' ford f-150 lariat that I found off of craigslist!!! This truck is my baby lol! I named him Bo-Bo because I name everything! I put a filter on my picture because I...
    Ginnty Ginnty 18-21, F Jul 11

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    When you're hungry and have no idea what you want
    jackknows jackknows 46-50, M Jul 11

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    it bugs me, sometimes I can't control it and sometimes it gets me in trouble -.-
    LoneDovahKiin LoneDovahKiin 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    It left after I had my daughter. It didn't say goodbye, but it's ok - I don't really even miss it. I sowed all my wild oats (and then some) in my 20's. Have had my thyroid and...
    DaisyMe1975 DaisyMe1975 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I love to listen to my music in a car when I'm driving especially at night where there aren't many car on the road, sooo peaceful and relaxed.
    ShastaMt ShastaMt 36-40, F Jul 15

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    Well tonight is gonna be good for getting drunk...just found out that one of my closest friends was killed in an accident....cutting and drinking sounds good to me....
    SexyBlonde321 SexyBlonde321 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I have to wait until I'm sixteen *cries* i have places to go but I have to walk and it's so annoying ughhhhhhh
    ciciyoshi ciciyoshi 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Ummm. Yes. Rare. But yes. Hopefully more than one. Lol.
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    can't really say hate...that is such a strong word...but I do disapprove of drinking and driving...I can say that because I used to all the time
    mrmarine mrmarine 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    There was this guy who rode the same bus I did to class and I was completely mesmerized by him. I thought he was the most beautiful person I've ever seen, but I only talked to him...
    meagenator meagenator 16-17, F Jul 18

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    i developed a kickstarter to try and help, you should check it out! i think it's stopping me from posting a link, but if you search the 'eff you shade' on kickstarter, you can...
    dhughes72 dhughes72 36-40, M Jul 18

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    It's like, you have no regard for the safety of yourself or anyone around you, your a reckless fool driving a 3000 Kg vehicle, and your so impatient and worried about where you...