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I Refuse to Drive Intoxicated

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    Im Really Tough About This

    Ive never driven when Ive had anything to drink, not even a sip of wine or beer. Basically theres no way I could live with myself if I hit someone cause of it so I wont drink drive. Hell I wont even drive with a hangover :-)
    Gemzaayy Gemzaayy 26-30, F 1 Response May 18, 2012

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    Drive Intoxicated

    Drive intoxicated,never,Not on your life,How can I drive,Don't even have a licence!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 11, 2012

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    Perspective.

    on the one hand: i could drive intoxicated, possibly killing or maiming another person and/or myself, and consequently live the rest of my life in guilt, pain, and despair.... OR on the other hand: pay $10 for a cab. gotta go with option B. every time. it's just not worth it.
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 28, 2008

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    The Night Life Isn't Worth Death

    I one time in my late teens, very early 20s somewhere in there...  Drove VERY slightly buzzed, I wasn't impaired badly, but enough to feel that my reactions and driving seemed off, I drove 4 blocks, stopped at my friend's house, parked my car, and told him that I needed to...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M Jun 2, 2009

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    Never

    When I was 18 I lost two friends to drunk driving. They were killed by a train. I have worked in the bars and seen too many crazy things happen and the most important reason I will never drive intoxicated are my 5 children. They need me and I am not going to risk a drive no...
    cinfullysweet cinfullysweet 26-30, F Mar 15, 2011

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    Yep... Me Too...

    I was 23... drove down to the coast to spend time with someone... Ended up drinking too much at a pub... got real drunk, drunkest ever, then got into the really big arguament with my GF, got in my car, and accidently drove my car through the pub we were at... Unlucky for me...
    MichaelMalek MichaelMalek 31-35, M 1 Response May 31, 2009

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    I Wont Risk Some Else's Life

    I know too many people who have driven while intoxicated. Most of them haven't harmed or killed anyone. Most of them. I know too many people who have been hit by drunk drivers. Some of them didn't die. Some of them don't wish they had. I am not worried about what it would do...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2010

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    I Don't Drink

    I don't drink, so it's not a problem for me.
    bleubyrd bleubyrd 26-30, F Jan 19, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    My first car I ever owned was an automatic - but my second was a manual and I've never looked back. I refuse to own automatic stick shift is SO much more fun to drive!
    DrunkGiraffe DrunkGiraffe 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I am 22 years old and never got a drivers license. People look at me funny when I go to buy a drink and show my learners permit. I get severe panic attacks. I HAVE driven to places...
    birdlover9 birdlover9 22-25, F Nov 24

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    I tend to make sure I drive when we go for meetings. If it isn't my car, I still offer to drive in the hope that they would allow me to. Yesterday I had to be client side for a...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 6 Responses Dec 3

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    Not only am I a truck driver, but I'm married to one. The difference is I'm a local driver, home every day, and hubby is an over the road driver. He promised me he would either...
    LivvieDestroyerofSocks LivvieDestroyerofSocks 18-21, F Nov 23

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    My mum drains me of all hope and all life. After I speak to her I'm in tears and look like death. I just want her support. And her love. But I'm called selfish at any opportunity...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 28

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    Just came back from a nude drive. I thought I'd get something to eat so first stop was the ATM. Got my cash and was going to head over to the local Jack in the Box, but then...
    BareFunintheSun BareFunintheSun 51-55, M Nov 29

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    Just got home from the best semi random drive. Live in central MI, been pretty stressed lately (ok, like close to nervous breakdown stressed) so I gassed up and just went. Started...
    thesubtwin thesubtwin 26-30, T 1 Response Dec 6

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    I have a 200 mile drive ahead of me that I'll probably drive naked.
    georgiokr georgiokr 56-60, M 5 Responses Dec 8

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    I hate stupid drivers!!! and the ones that text and drive too!!!
    bayowolf2 bayowolf2 51-55, M Dec 10

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    its not that I don't want to,but basically,years ago when I was learning to drive, I was doing great,and enjoyed it. but I started having seizures,and had one while at the wheel...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I drive a 2007 VW Golf City (: and my hubby drives a 2008 Ford Escape!
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    A month ago I took delivery of a very special car. It is a 93 Mercedes 300E. My 88 was wrecked and I found this one on auction out of Tacoma Washington. It had been a one...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    I bought a new moped recently, its Vespa VX from Piaggio introduced in India last year. A very beautiful model. I love to ride it, like everything about it, its looks its...
    usscalifornia41 usscalifornia41 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    I am so scared of driving... I'm 18 and almost everyone my age at school has a license. I just panic and forget how to breathe and want to runaway. My boyfriend says driving is...
    helloIamhopeful helloIamhopeful 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    he is the best race driver ever born...... just look at his stats... and the skills ..... i think he is one of the best ever
    adrai19966 adrai19966 18-21, M Nov 26

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    I blast my music and sing when I'm driving I love heading down motorways and dual carriageways going between 60-80mph just enjoying the drive x
    Tomm3y Tomm3y 18-21, M Nov 27

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    I took the road test and I passed the road test so now I am a driver :-)
    samuelsluck986 samuelsluck986 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    But both need to drive to crazy for me.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 29

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    I drive a navy blue Continental GT, such an amazing car! I've put 108,000 miles on it in the passed few years, and have not once had to take it to the shop, other than routine...
    chauncey25 chauncey25 18-21, M Nov 29

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    I wear tights at work under my jeans to start with. Friday nights I always wear tights and panties during the day and then take my jeans off and slide on short skirt for the trip...
    bacon62 bacon62 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    I love driving, I'm so happy I'll be getting my license in January. Having a permit and not a license is hard because I have to be with someone who is over 18. I can't wait to take...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 13-15, F Dec 2

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    You Are the Contented Cruiser. If you could drive and put your feet up on the dashboard, you would. For you, driving isn't about how fast you get to your destination, its about...
    Vetrov Vetrov 51-55, M Dec 7

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    To my crotchety, old man neighbor who drives like a bat out of hell. Yeah, we see yah.
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    Hey ladies my drive is up and ready to play lets get naked.. Let's talk and see what happens. I love to exchange pics..
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M Dec 9

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    Well I can drive Auto, well now seeing that I am infatuated with driving a stick/manual I finally bought myself a stick, All i can say is WHAT THE F*^K IS THIS ****!!!!!!, It looks...
    Arizv11 Arizv11 22-25, M Dec 10

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    Two more days until freedom. I haven't been able to drive for over 6 months for a stupid dumb reason and Saturday, I can! Can't wait to go out Saturday night ;)
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F Dec 11

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    I drive a 2013 Dodge Dart....orange!!! My other car is a 2011 Dodge Avenger
    bacon62 bacon62 51-55, M 11 Responses 5 days ago

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    I drive a 54 reg MG ZT :-)
    NotSuchAnInnocentGirl NotSuchAnInnocentGirl 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    my husband did not want to leave work because of the money when I miscarriage.
    leaf90McC leaf90McC 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    Let me know if you want to play!
    havesomuch havesomuch 31-35, F 8 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    When it's cloudy and raining!
    benginm benginm 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    Anger feels something like power.
    twelves twelves 22-25 Dec 11

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    Are scapegoats just bringing it on themselves? Please don't be offended by this. It's a genuine question to think... 'Can I change this? Or is it them...?'
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    Everytime I do to them what they do to me I'm made out to be a crazy, bad daughter that 'starts' things. I.e 'ohhhhh I'm not gonna sit all day long and go around in circles with...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F Nov 24

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    I'm traumatized by how I've been treated in the past where my parents could have helped me but they chose to save themselves over their daughter. When things were right in front of...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    This is to everyone I have on here. I'm ur friend b a friend to as many people as u can handle and thank you for being in my life in one way or another. Love you Devon p. And u...
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I just can't act like an old person. I like what I like and I do what I want to do to be happy.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    You need to be unique and different. That's where you earn respect and give as a source of inspiration for others. You don't have to be something to get accepted in someone's group...
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 25

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