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I Drive a Forklift

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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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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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 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. 
    candywhite26 candywhite26 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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    yup i sure do i love calling my ex to come over its so hot.
    Sexythelma Sexythelma 18-21, F 4 mins ago

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    I grew up in a small town. I got to drive when I was 7or 8 stick shift first. I drove a wheat truck for my dad at 14. Driving anything make me feel powerful.
    cdavis0807gmailcom cdavis0807gmailcom 51-55, F 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I learned to drive in a metallic blue '69 Mustang. I still enjoy the power I feel in that shifting of gears. It gives one a sense of pure power.
    Olivia1962 Olivia1962 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I got my license during high school and since then it was a glorious thing to be able to drive around every where with my friends. But I begin to feel like they are loosing respect...
    jxnn3 jxnn3 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I got my license during high school and since then it was a glorious thing to be able to drive around every where with my friends. But I begin to feel like they are loosing respect...
    jxnn3 jxnn3 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Lola T70-vintage race car. British built with an American engine. I can dream, can't I?
    Thinklessfeelmore Thinklessfeelmore 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been diligently trying to get my license since I was eighteen. I'm now 25 and still don't have it. It's been exhausting, degrading, and disheartening not having one all...
    lessneedymonica lessneedymonica 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Lol I don't even live in the US, but I am from there so I will probably get my license at 18
    adriana0102 adriana0102 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    My little brother is 4 to 5 years younger and he just wants to do everything I do and that drives me insane. But I do understand that he just looks up to me i guess and thats how...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    yes i have very high sex drive even more than lot women
    boobilicious4you boobilicious4you 22-25, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My younger step-brother has a room next to mine and I can always hear him through the wall playing his xbox, and when thats not on I can hear him snore. Dang he can snore loud...
    dancingamy dancingamy 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    When this 34 ton toy get's operational, I want to make tracks around town !
    sargebill sargebill 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    Went on a naked drive today over 100 miles on the freeway. My windows are frosted so had to leave them rolled down. LOL. going threw town was interesting and pulling up to the...
    bobby2go bobby2go 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    ... This might take an explanation... I get caught in loops of looking backward in life... Blinding me to the reality of the crisis at my doorstep.... No fool like an old fool...
    distancerunner distancerunner 70+, M Jun 23

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    I honestly think it's so funny that no one in the "I have no sex drive" group has put in an effort to make the page interesting or post anything and if that is not the most fitting...
    UnidentifiedCryingobject UnidentifiedCryingobject 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Since I was a child I was taught to be always quiet and to never raise my voice, to listen to what my parents tell me and to never disobey them. My whole life, I was trying to make...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I learned on a 1929 Ford model A sedan. And my first vehicle with a manual gear box was a 1952 Willys Station Wagon. I still own a truck with a manual gear box but can't drive it...
    auggie1971 auggie1971 41-45, M Jun 19

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    Most of us British folk can. I've had a good half dozen manual gearbox cars up to and including a 3,500 kilo loadout Land Rover Defender. I've an auto now. It's like driving a...
    vicjustvic vicjustvic 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    My first stick (manual) I drive an inherited 1997 BMW 328i M3 Clone. I love how fast it is and would like to upgrade the engine when I have the finances to do so. Learning to...
    fami1001 fami1001 26-30, F 7 Responses Jun 19

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    I Can drive! ...but when I get to the metro center I flunk out or something... I hate that I don't have my license but I'm glad I'm not alone.
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F Jun 19

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    BY exactly what method did you learn to drive a stick? I happened upon a method when I was teaching my kid that others have told me is the way its done but I didn't know it...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 18

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    When I bought my first car I had to have someone else drive it home for me because it was a stick shift. It was way cheaper than an automatic. Spent the next two weeks learning to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 18

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    I c. Only men that drive naked r there woman too
    jack24681012 jack24681012 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    I always drive barefoot because I love the pedal under my foot! Even in the winter, I drive barefoot! To me wearing shoes is an impairment!
    13sorento 13sorento 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    I'd like to tell my story of how I learned to drive a stick shift. I was 16, and had just gotten my driver's license. I learned to drive in my dad's automatic Dodge. I worked...
    AwfullyLonely AwfullyLonely 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    I've owned 6 cars, all brand new, all stick shift. It's getting harder and harder to find a decent car that's not automatic. Not a huge fan of compromising. Went to buy a 2015...
    Liftofferik Liftofferik 26-30, M 6 Responses Jun 18

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    I passed my drivers test. Now I have a license and all but no car to go anywhere.
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 17

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    I do drive a truck and i like it but i was going in to town and with all the rain its very muddy ..M y Hubby is not home yet and wont be till tonight sometime...But as i was on my...
    CLPLIKESFUN CLPLIKESFUN 46-50 2 Responses Jun 17

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    My best experience and time was the day I drove from where I live to a doctors appointment a long distance away.. I was dressed in a mini skirt, pantyhose, white blouse, brunette...
    bmg1kel bmg1kel 61-65, T 1 Response Jun 17

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    So, I start Driver's Ed in about 5 hours. If you asked me months ago how I felt about it, I'd say I was excited. Now, I really don't want to do this.
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    Yeah, I'm pretty much ready to go at all times. It's a curse I'll never be completely satisfied but it's a lot of fun trying
    Leisuresuitlarry12 Leisuresuitlarry12 36-40, M 5 Responses Jun 14

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    I have a very high sex drive.. Want some one preferably a Lady to speak..!
    iamOwned2 iamOwned2 22-25, M Jun 14

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    It's true, I have the sexual drive of a teenage school boy lol
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 28 Responses Jun 14

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    I start on Tuesday. I was calm about this but not anymore. My social anxiety is through the roof & I'm not even there yet. I get scared thinking of having a panic attack at the...
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Jun 14

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    I once called my wife 'Mom' while at it... Well I used to say it before also but not loudly... It so happened by accident... For once she got freaked out... But now she asks for it...
    chatforbliss chatforbliss 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 14

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