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I Drive a Forklift

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Because you're safe in your car but could still be seen! It's exciting :-)
    NakedDrummer NakedDrummer 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    Around the world individuals are choosing for technology they might take together with them everywhere. Very good even signifies the greater compact sized something is, the greater...
    vagarland65 vagarland65 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I have a high s.e.x. drive and can't find a woman with a high s.e.x. Drive!!!!? Worst off since its been 8 years since I last had it. I am feeling guilty for some reason......
    BlaiddDrwg69 BlaiddDrwg69 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    An uncle........the driver took my dead uncle & put him in the drivers seat ( 3-4 were killed ) and preTENDED for years that it was my uncle driving ( he was eventually found out...
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I thought it was just mee!! Years ago I used to work in a restaurant and my clothes would get gross and smell like fried food so I'd change and toss them in the trunk. One day I...
    BlissfullDazE BlissfullDazE 31-35, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm 30 years old and I've just got my driving licence. After the first initial anxious days of driving by myself I have to confess that I indeed love to drive. Anywhere, any time...
    Raffskii Raffskii 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I actually learned to drive on a stick shift. I won't forget it ever. I was 12 and in the city of Houston, it was an old beat up Mazda truck those little bitty ones. The person who...
    txasbf txasbf 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't drive, but my uncle sometimes drives shirtless because it's always hot here, at least during morning until afternoon. I hope one day I can learn driving and go shirtless...
    manboobsPlaying manboobsPlaying 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I have so many to mention I had to create a you tube account for the videos under Lethbridge drivers who fail!
    speeedy01 speeedy01 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    Several years ago after I got out of work as I was walking across the parking lot it was hot.When I got to the car and opened the door what a blast of hot air.As my air conditioner...
    justmyskin justmyskin 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I go very often for a drive with no destination - feeling the endlessly freedom, listening to my favourite music and getting know beautiful new places. That´s just great!
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Finally!! I gave a Mustang, 1987 with t-tops. I love it. Tops off, sunout, weekend drive, almost perfect day.
    SeekingMyUnkown SeekingMyUnkown 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I was driving behind one a couple of weeks ago. He is lucky the 911 dispatcher never answered the phone or I would have told the police about him. There was a cop just down the...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Here is my story....When i was 16 and old enough for drivers ed my parents never had the money to pay for it and i couldn't of got a job because school was hard enough for me to...
    TheMidNightCrow TheMidNightCrow 26-30, M a week ago

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    I drive a Golf VR6 mk3 from 1992 with airride suspention
    Erikswimsuit Erikswimsuit 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I find it weird that people, especially young people don't know how to drive stick shift. Where I live, you can't use automatic car in driving school. If you want your drivers...
    SuicidalSam SuicidalSam 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 20

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    They are the best drives. I need to go on a road trip! :)
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 18-21, F Aug 19

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    I'm only 20, but I feel like I can get by without driving. I can carpool or use public transportation. In certain cities, I can get an Uber, especially if I don't need to go too...
    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    This was more difficult for me to learn, but since we have an old farm truck, I am able to do it. I'm also able to drive a tractor trailer, not legally, but I can do it enough to...
    RedHeadedNinja RedHeadedNinja 13-15, F Aug 18

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    There is nothing more relaxing then going for a long Sunday drive up through the mountains, and seeing all of the beautiful scenery. ;)
    Camarolover Camarolover 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I used to drive. i stopped driving back in 2007, when i was call up for active duty. i went back to Iraq. With this deployment i was reinjuried my back. So with that i wasnt...
    jsmith19941978 jsmith19941978 36-40, M Aug 17

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    I'm 26 years old and I don't have a drivers license. It bothers me because I have to depend on evey one to take me to places. I have a 2 year old son and my husband is a truck...
    Miquell Miquell 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Whenever I see an old Jag nicely restored or an Austin Healey or any classic car that has just been done up really well, and I am passing this car, I nearly always toot the horn...
    JohnSpartan117 JohnSpartan117 41-45, M Aug 16

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    Dammit! my dad got another 'I told you so' in today. He told me not to take the 20 year old motor on a long drive because it doesn't have the capacity. Breakdown recovery were...
    TrySN TrySN 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    I love getting dressed and driving at night and late evening on the highway when the truckers can see in the car i am showing my legs and body, i also dress at my office at night...
    alexiswcd alexiswcd 56-60, T Aug 16

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    Actually I will only drive a stick and only own one as well hard to find manual transmission rentals in the US but other countries it's not an issue really. I just like to have...
    2cool4school 2cool4school 36-40 3 Responses Aug 16

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    What a treat it was to step back in time and take in a double feature at the Drive-In Movie! Checked out the refreshment stand and had a hamburger with crinkled cut frenchfries...
    southerncaviar southerncaviar 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I think many, many people study for a drivers test, then forget everything they learn the minute they get their license. I am tired of inconsiderate, reckless, drivers...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    My husband decided to be a truck driver to pay our debts off. Debts which we have because someone cheated on us. I've been married for almost 10 years now. We don't have kids...
    Emi679 Emi679 31-35, F Aug 13

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    I drive buggies and fourweelers and when I go out and drive I can just let go of all my worries all the things that bound me to this earth when I drive I feel my soul in the track...
    natsufairy12 natsufairy12 13-15, M Aug 12

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    not that I hate people. i don't but i was stopped at a stop light and some driver decided to cut up in front of me by going in the left turn lane to get in front of me. this person...
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I seem to drive a wedge between me and my friends. I don't know how I do that maybe. It's because I have no real people skills...
    CreativeKitty CreativeKitty 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    I'd been wanting to do something risky for awhile, so when I was driving home from out of town one night I decided to ***** down and enjoy the drive. In retrospect, it wasn't...
    onyx999 onyx999 18-21, M Aug 9

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    I had a Volkswagen Polo 1.4 Kamei edition from 1999. I repaired everything on it, new wheels, my engine, some rusty points... When I finished it an old lady drove right against it...
    GirlyGirl1993 GirlyGirl1993 18-21, T 1 Response Aug 9

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