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Do you drive? Or do you aim?

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posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 04:21 PM
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Seriously. When you get in your car, do you become the only person in the universe, oblivious to anyone around you until they "invade" your space enough that you have no choice but to recognize their existence on the planet?
Or do you get in your car knowing that driving equals awareness of those sharing the road with you? Are you courteous and watchful? Do you let other drivers know what your intentions are before doing them? Do you consider others where ever you go?

I have noticed more and more people aim, rather than drive in the past few years.

They park across two and three spaces in front of the door at a convenience store, and walk into the store completely unaware anyone might want to park in those spaces they just blocked.
They park straddling two spaces at Wal-Mart, thinking it will help keep their car from getting scratched, which is alrady scratched because of the last time they did it, and pissed someone off to the point of keying it.
They pull out of McDonalds, and onto a side street, right in the middle of the road so no one can hope to get around them in either direction.
They text at a stop light, and continue after it has turned green.
They open their car door, and leave it open for minutes, blocking anyone else from parking in the spot next to them.
The list is endless. There is nothing those who aim are incapable of, and they reach new heights yearly.

Do you drive? Or do you aim?




posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 04:24 PM
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I make it a point to drive. There are just too many other people aiming these days to do anything else. It's not safe.



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 04:25 PM
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a reply to: Klassified

This is what I often envision happening to aimers...



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 04:27 PM
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a reply to: Klassified

Oh god yes people aim so much these days.

What grinds my gears is acting like you are the only one driving on the interstate and treating the passing lane as your personal cruising lane!!



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 04:29 PM
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a reply to: Sremmos80

The ones that get me are the ones who should be clearly able to see that the lane they are in will be closing up ahead and they still gun ahead in it and force their way into the line the rest of us wait patiently in instead of taking their turn.

I do admit to playing chicken with them at times. My old Hyundai needs to be replaced anyhow, and if they want to horn in front of someone in those cases, it ain't gonna be me.



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 04:33 PM
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You should take up truck driving! You'd be astonished just how brian dead most drivers are.

From high up in a truck you see down into cars, and when its dark you can see that nearly every driver has a light coming from between their legs! With female drivers it looks quite amussing because the phone slides down inside their skirt!

From high up in a truck you can see far ahead and see the moron who's caused the jam!

From high up in a truck you can scare the f out of them



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 04:35 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

Oh ya that gets me too.
Or when they do it on a busy exit that is backed up.
And it really doesn't save you that much time, love seeing them get stuck as I cruise past them.



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 04:38 PM
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a reply to: VoidHawk

It's no the same, but I took plenty of bus rides in college and that's about the same distance up as a truck driver. You're right, people do some amazing things in their cars. We went through Dallas during rush hour once and we saw people shaving, putting on makeup, etc., in their cars.



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 04:41 PM
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I will have to ask my Butler because I don't drive.



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 04:43 PM
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I drive. Until cars turn into completely automated machines eliminating the need for humans to be conscious participants in getting from point A to point B, the only safe way to handle the journey is to pay attention, drive defensively, and be considerate of your fellow travelers...kind of like life in general...



- AB



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 04:43 PM
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a reply to: boymonkey74

Ya we wouldn't want ya driving with your big arms, be hard to turn when you can only move them so much



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 04:43 PM
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originally posted by: ketsuko
I make it a point to drive. There are just too many other people aiming these days to do anything else. It's not safe.

Coming from you. I can actually believe that. For some reason I picture you as being a real driver.



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 04:45 PM
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a reply to: Klassified

I drive. I never aim. I don't like unsafe drivers and do my best not to be one of them. Also, taking up more than one car is stupid and deserves getting your car bound up in 200 layers of plastic wrap.



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 04:46 PM
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originally posted by: VoidHawk
You should take up truck driving! You'd be astonished just how brian dead most drivers are.

From high up in a truck you see down into cars, and when its dark you can see that nearly every driver has a light coming from between their legs! With female drivers it looks quite amussing because the phone slides down inside their skirt!

From high up in a truck you can see far ahead and see the moron who's caused the jam!

From high up in a truck you can scare the f out of them

I used to be an OTR driver. The moronic, idiotic things drivers see out there could fill an encyclopedia set.



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 04:46 PM
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a reply to: boymonkey74

I thought you just swung from vines. Wasn't that how you got those monster arms?



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 04:48 PM
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originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: VoidHawk

It's no the same, but I took plenty of bus rides in college and that's about the same distance up as a truck driver. You're right, people do some amazing things in their cars. We went through Dallas during rush hour once and we saw people shaving, putting on makeup, etc., in their cars.

Yep! I've even seen people getting dressed while driving

My observations were that the ladies were the worst offenders when it came to phone use, and by a long way! But the guys were more prone to doing crazy stuff that ought to get them banned for life if caught.



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 05:20 PM
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originally posted by: Klassified

originally posted by: ketsuko
I make it a point to drive. There are just too many other people aiming these days to do anything else. It's not safe.

Coming from you. I can actually believe that. For some reason I picture you as being a real driver.


Never had a ticket, and not because I always drive the limit. It's because I always watch what the traffic around me is doing. Stay in the crowd and you don't stick out.



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 05:34 PM
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When you see a Mercedes or fancy sports car taking up three spaces , I'm the dick in the truck who parks so close to the driver's door that the owner has to climb through the passenger side .


I hate most drivers , they are far to self absorbed, to worried about their last text on their iPhones . To worried about getting to their destination five minutes sooner , to worried about a parking spot 10' closer to the door . It's all about themselves , to hell with everyone else .



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 05:37 PM
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a reply to: Stonecutter45
True. I love the folks who come flying past you, only to turn at the next cross street.



posted on Apr, 24 2015 @ 05:41 PM
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a reply to: Stonecutter45

You'll only see me with a book or phone when I'm stuck in winter traffic and it's going so slow my car has maybe moved inches in an hour. Yeah, I've been there a couple times.



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