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I Refuse to Drive Intoxicated

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    FixedFacade FixedFacade 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Eighty-Nine Cents in the ash tray Half empty bottle of Gatorade rolling in the floorboard That dirty Braves cap on the dash Dog tags hanginโ€™ from the rear view Old Skoal can...
    HeySafaaJust HeySafaaJust 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    My mom shared a story with me today about what her uncle did to this one driver that tailgated. He actually stopped, got out of the car, opened the trunk, and asked the driver if...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I am Jan I am 16 and always drive barefoot. My mom taught me to drive and I was always barefoot when I was at home so I just got in the car barefoot and learned to drive in my bare...
    janwantstobeateenagemom janwantstobeateenagemom 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I hate Drunk drivers... Why? because my best Friend was driving with her mom and me to the soccerfield, in the evening, when there came a car from the left through the red traffic...
    RivvieRiv RivvieRiv 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Andrick161y4cv3 Andrick161y4cv3 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Dealt with this elsewhere, and laughed out loud when I saw this. To be honest, I don't refuse at all, but the thought of people getting agitated about it is amusing. To be honest...
    jumpersforgoalposts jumpersforgoalposts 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    What I learned to drive on, what my sister learned to drive on, what our mother taught us to drive on. Driving a stick shift should be required to get your DL.
    Scott1954 Scott1954 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 21

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    My boyfriend at the time was a big horse trainer. So we went to check on a horse that was coming in the barn. Any way they just hayed so he bought 50 bails . But the only problem...
    jeankachew jeankachew 51-55, F a week ago

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    I'm 18 and I've failed my drivers test. The first two times the instructors yelled at me the whole time and I made basic mistakes which caused me to fail. Today, I was completely...
    baibai55 baibai55 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I learned to drive in a car with a stick shift. Since then, I've always had at least one muscle car in my garage, not only in the past, but currently. So, not only can I still...
    CowGirlFan CowGirlFan 56-60, M 5 Responses Jan 3

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    I drive an Audi TT and I love it! :-) It's one of the second generation (build around 2007/2008). As I live in Germany I can also drive at it's maximum speed on the highways (250...
    BiNiceBoy BiNiceBoy 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 8

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    Just started to read more about shame. Incredible how much that single word is a driver in our lives. Part of being human.. I cant explain exactly 100% how id be shame driven, as...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jan 10

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    Here's a real dipwad who works near the Farmers Insurance at Bastanchury and Harbor in Fullerton CA. California license 6ANM136. Driving 55 on Bastanchury isn'tfast enough for this...
    drivzalot drivzalot 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    The thing is I like to drive different type of cars ... I did try a chevy silverado , fj cruiser , ford mustang 2003 , suzuki , some small cars ... I love driving when theres a...
    noora17sage noora17sage 22-25, F 18 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm a mother of two and it bothers me that I can't drive . Ive tried numerous of time but I'm just really terrified and I hate it for my two kids in the future . I'm unable to take...
    MariahMcgee MariahMcgee 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    If you are planning on making a turn, then move completely onto the turn lane. Stop straddling two lanes as you attempt to make the turn. (I'm not addressing anyone here, don't...
    technostar technostar 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Chevy Tahoe <3 My husband drives a Silverado 2500 2014 and a Chevrolet SS. We are a Chevrolet family :)
    HappyWife16 HappyWife16 18-21, F Dec 31, 2014

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    lol, i just brought my first car 2 months ago and i didnt even know how to drive. i have a red 1993 ford mustang lx.
    keyleeee keyleeee 18-21, F Jan 1

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    I drive a Dodge Ram 1500 SLT, bought it new along with a travel trailor to camp with. That truck has so much power, and is way too fast. The speedo go's to 135. I have personally...
    modistnudist modistnudist 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 1

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    It was raining tonight and I was tired, slipped off my shoes, socks and just drove.. I often drive barefoot so relaxing just wished I could have some foot fun too ..
    fguy1974 fguy1974 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I drive a 1997 Saturn SC1. I love it! I got it for my 16th birthday from my grandma.
    gjf112 gjf112 16-17, M Jan 1

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    Today I got my permit- a bit late on getting it but at least I can drive now. ๐Ÿ˜Š ๐Ÿ’ƒ
    Allyyoop Allyyoop 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Now I'm a bit of a show of sometimes..and this was one of the cases when I made myself look like a complete idiot lol, Back when I was learning to drive I had been stopped on a...
    nathans872 nathans872 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    I drive an '02 MG TF 160 vvc. A great little car with plenty of oomph. :-)
    Neondaze Neondaze 51-55, M Jan 4

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    2012 Chevy Cruze its my dream car. I love it. I drive it.
    justrobsworld justrobsworld 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    But I hate it! I'm a nervous driver and I actually prefer automatics :p
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    My wife tot mr how to drive a stick shift
    luvps luvps 31-35, M Jan 4

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    Anyone else drive a manual on the column?
    3EB333 3EB333 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 4

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    I have a lot of video and videos on my drives. And my 5TB is proving to not be enough space.
    DonnaDomm DonnaDomm 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    A family members's cruise ship family vacation turned scary Saturday when their 4-calendar year-aged boy nearly drowned inside a wave pool within the 15th deck on the ship...
    Nathan3691sfs9 Nathan3691sfs9 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    I see everyone around my age getting their permits/license, and I'm here like "IM TOO LAZY TO GET IT". Either way, I'd probably get into an accident if I do drive.
    caactas caactas 16-17, T Jan 6

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    2013 VW Beetle Fender Edition turbo.!! Dream car.! Just wish it was a convertible. Fastest car I've ever driven no joke. 0-60mph in about 4.5 seconds. And amazing sound system...
    Sexybeast8478 Sexybeast8478 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I decided to post some of my experiences as a cab driver for almost 20 years. If anyone has seen taxi cab confessions on tv, I want you to know that these stories are very common...
    TaxiDrivingMom74 TaxiDrivingMom74 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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