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I Refuse to Drive Intoxicated

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Some people just can't drive.
    Smelyalata97 Smelyalata97 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    My poor daughter - I let her drive home from the store, in the dark (first mistake) and letting her with her sandals (second mistake). We made it to about half a block away when I...
    MsAnnieMack MsAnnieMack 46-50, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I learned to drive a stick shift before I ever got my license. But that was back in the early 70's when they were still a lot of stick shifts. You had better learned how to drive...
    volvoman60 volvoman60 56-60, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Yet but soon as I pass the written test again and someone is available to teach me how to drive I can then take the road test and hopefully pass and have my license at least. I use...
    animallover412 animallover412 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    On an eight hour drive to go do some training for work. I left early this morning and was free ballin' in my athletic shorts and it's been such a nice drive I've been driving for...
    ryderstrong ryderstrong 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I drink. Let's not be silly. But never to intoxication. It help keep the flashbacks at bay. But to drink so much that you are out of control. Lose of control is something...
    MisterGw MisterGw 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Although to be honest, I've never been so! Don't like the idea of not having control of myself. Seen plenty of "happy drunks" at parties and out and about. And it seems to be a...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days 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 6 days ago

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    I got myself into trouble too often when I drank, so I don't drink much anymore.
    MeIncarnated MeIncarnated 70+, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    One of My Fake Mother's boyfriends and his entire family use some sort of drug to give me bodily itching, especially through fecal excrement. The only thing I could think up of...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 6 days 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 a week 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 a week 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 Aug 25

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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 4 Responses Aug 24

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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 18-21, M Aug 24

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    This is a file photo of a cow being slaughtered at the farm I buy my cows from, they are humanely immobilized before being stunned, a very humane way to be slaughtered:) To people...
    JennyTom JennyTom 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    but If I had to kill my own meat I'd become a vegetarian
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M Aug 24

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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 Aug 23

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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 Aug 23

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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 Aug 23

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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 Aug 23

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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 Aug 22

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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 Aug 21

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    I drive a Golf VR6 mk3 from 1992 with airride suspention
    Erikswimsuit Erikswimsuit 41-45, M 3 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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    'Cus steak is ******* GREAT
    DrDeathDefying DrDeathDefying 18-21, 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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    Shame on you! How can you put a price on someone's life!? We're all equal and we all have the right to live, "one who agrees with abuse with his silence, might as well be the...
    itaih1 itaih1 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I need to be healthy for myself and for my boyfriend who is going to prison October 4!
    ForYouIwillWaitJoey ForYouIwillWaitJoey 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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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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