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I Was Offered A Ride By A Stranger

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    i was around the age of 7

    when i got offered a ride by a stranger, i was walking down the street with family when i asked if i could go and post the letter, the postbox was only at the end of the road, the corner was in view, apart from a hedge blocking the view to the postbox, we lived in a small town...
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 9 Responses Jan 8

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    I was walking home one day from the park

    and this guy stopped and asked me if I needed a ride and I said. Part of me freaked out and wanted to run home but it was just down the street so I had to walk around the block and take another street home in case he might have seen
    WhyWasIStupid WhyWasIStupid 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2014

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    So. Much going on in my life.

    I had lost my home. My son(22) was also homeless. He got in with a friend so he was ok. Me? I had to get up to Norfolk to family! Having ensured my son was ok. I left my hometown, late! I knew the bus would take me 124 miles east ok. But when I got there, I discovered I'd missed...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    Best Friend

    This is weird but totally true. One night me and my best friend in college missed the last train back to Bronxville and we decided to ask a cabbie how much it would be from Manhattan. It was something ridiculous like your first born child, so we were talking about hanging out at...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 7, 2011

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    The guys on the sidewalk

    who say taxi taxi
    dashuria dashuria 16-17, F Nov 17, 2014

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    one time I was walking home from school

    and some really creepy guy stopped his car on the side of the street and whistled and as I turned he opened the door .. I had never ran so fast in my life.
    Cakrissy23 Cakrissy23 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2014

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    omg one time I was taking a walk

    and just randomly this escalade with big asd rims pulled up and the dude goes "hey baby, get it let's go for a ride" kid you not he was in a suite to. kinda hot but creepy. just thought I'd share
    Kileighco Kileighco 18-21 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    And I took it. He was ab older man I met

    walking home from work. He worked at one of the post offices and took the same route home I did. He pulled over a few times and I always told him no. I guess that one day I was just too tired and said yes. He was 40 years older than me and he honestly was one of the greatest men...
    xxladyjadedxx xxladyjadedxx 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    When I was in college,

    my best friend and I would have all sorts of adventures, and one of them was hitch-hiking. (My parents would've had a fit i they knew.) It was a great way to meet interesting people and get a free ride to boot! I haven't done it in a long time, but since I'm snowbound here in...
    fishsweeper fishsweeper 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 11

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    Offered A Ride When I Was 15 By A Stranger

    i remember this clearly when i was offered a ride from a stranger. i was 15 and i was walking to my friends house. she lived up ahead from where my school was. i had my phone on one hand and gifts in the other. i just crossed the road not far from few people that were...
    sirinalol sirinalol 18-21 1 Response Dec 9, 2010

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    if i was offered a chance to be the doctor's companion, I'd sure as hell accept'
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    I was about 13 years old when I started riding the public bus 56 to school. A stranger by the name of Johnson befriended me when he offered the seat next to him. He reminded me of...
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    I think I was 16 when it happened. I was tired, grabbed a bottle of unopened tylonel and told my parents goodnight while they were watching depressing **** on the news. I'm gay...
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    I am afraid bullying has become an epidemic in the Western world in our time. No one seems to know the complete answer but we all need to do what we can to bring this cowardly...
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    So as you guys all know Monday and Tuesday is my day off at work, so yesterday I woke up early and just couldn't get back to sleep, so I decided to take my bike for a ride at the...
    kimheart1992 kimheart1992 22-25, F 5 Responses May 13

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    I absolutely love my nieces and nephews. I was the youngest of four siblings so not surprisingly I was an aunt at 7 and again at 17. Relationships with my nephews were playful...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 3 Responses May 10

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    Yes I do normally smile to strangers. I does it when the strangers smiles with me. And so normally my friends they will be like " are you insane ? Why are you smiling with a...
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    The Stranger (Part 2)Woke up this morning still thinking about what happen last night. I was about to eat my breakfast when Kuya from the hotel approached me and handed me a letter...
    mcsmalacas mcsmalacas 26-30, F 1 Response May 11

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    sometimes one feels freer speaking to a stranger than to people one knows. Why is that? Probably because a stranger sees us the way we are, not as he wishes to think we are.
    GhulamMustafaJr GhulamMustafaJr 18-21, M May 11

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    I believe it's a mix of paranoia and a sheltered childhood that's the culprit behind some of my serious trust issues today. In my childhood, I was constantly warned about the...
    astateofdisarray astateofdisarray 18-21, F May 16

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    No matter where I am, in the crowd or with my beloved friends and family, I don't belong here. I am loved and respected, have a nice family and loyal friends and nothing to...
    eli407 eli407 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Just over a year ago I was involved in a serious motorcycle accident whilst riding with my best friend. Following him, I made a mistake and highsided the bike at around 100km/h...
    onegap onegap 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    She steps of the shower, wraps her self in a towel, feeling the coolness after the warm of the water, which has left steam condensed over the mirror, she swipes the mirror and sees...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 28

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    Honda Cruiser. Ride with a group of friends regularly for day trips on weekends. My wife rides her own bike as well.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 29

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    And I'm in Chicago so the season is somewhat limited. Also being in a sexless marriage ... well.... I'd like to meet someone who either has a bike and rides or wants to ride...
    bghosefan bghosefan 46-50, M May 6

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    So at the end of our 2nd leg of our motorcycle ride, we go to our hotel room. Slide the card in the reader, open the door and am instantly assaulted by the fumes. Housekeeping...
    MrFoolery MrFoolery 41-45, M May 10

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    I need help, not turning on strangers but a guy who has mutual feeling for me. just need suugestions.
    livy74 livy74 18-21, F 2 Responses May 7

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    Sometimes, when you are thinking about many things and you don't feel like talking to anyone you know.. You'll end up wanting to talk with some random strangers for a change of...
    Vasha1986 Vasha1986 26-30, F May 12

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    Yes please. "Save a horse ride a cowboy".
    crikchick92 crikchick92 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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    Almost midnight,usual city ride calm night people roaming around walking their paths.Felt good,didn't go the usual route today,driving next to a river,found a bench a bit further...
    somerandomguyfromspace somerandomguyfromspace 31-35, M Apr 30

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    Decided as most of my friends ride that as a new years resolution I would go out and do my big bike test. Here in the UK that means over a thousand pounds and 4 separate tests to...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 5 Responses May 4

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    One of my dream experiences would be a sunrise hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. I can't imagine a more tranquil way to absorb one of the most...
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    Yep, I ride a 2008 Honda Goldwing. Wouldn't ever dream of owning anything else
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    We are just over 7 weeks till we take part in the charity bike ride London to Brighton. Super excited or mad I'm not sure. So today my older girls and I did 30 miles they were ok...
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    Adrien001 Adrien001 18-21, M May 17

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 18

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    My mom was always pretty ambitious when I was a little kid. She started her own small online store alongside my dad before I was born. But soon she was ready to move onto something...
    anon1296 anon1296 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Motorcycles are awesome and hot! I badly want a ride! I hope I'll have one in the future :D Its one of my secret wish :D
    BuoyantWaters BuoyantWaters 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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