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passed first time, like a MILLION years ago. JESUS
yes i can, no i dont have a license. I grew up in the country and could drive a tractor before i was 10.
i used to drive my grannys car around that. I got to drive friends cars too down at the beach or in car parks on a regular basis.
i have no idea why i dont have a license. I think its because i moved to Belfast and im in no hurry or have no real need for a car.
I don't bring the car to Belfast.
You’ll have learnt nothing about road sense, anticipation of hazards, awareness of other users and the like. Not to mention that it’s unlikely that you’d pass the theory test first time without a little revision.
and im nearly sure my dad taught me everything to perfection. I did drive on the roads too, but only when he was in along side me.
Was boring, I hated it, too expensive. I sacked it off and went on holiday with my money instead. Never bothered picking them up again since. Will probably have to at some point but hopefully that point is a long time away
Just when I'm scared that I'm a useless, wet, good-for-nothing, loser, along come threads about people who can't drive, can't swim, can't ride a bike, can't cook a meal, etc etc, and suddenly I feel like James Bond.
*Cue list of dozens of valid reasons why someone may willingly choose not to do any of those things which I am grudingly forced to accpet while quietly thinking 'yeah, but you're just making excuses for being a bit rubbish'.
(You're just making excuses for being a bit rubbish.)
what if something's on TV and it's never shown again?
have been able to since 17. passed both tests on the second time.
Practical - 3rd time :(
No theory test back in 1993 other than naming a couple of signs at the end of the test.
It's one of the things I miss most about living in London actually (it's not practical for us to have a car until we move out of zone 1 later in the year).
only 5 minors
i'm a brilliant driver
I think the instructor liked me / was too busy chatting to me to notice. I got lots more in the previous 2.
I was never happier than when sat reading the broadsheets in someone elses Mercedes.
Got a lovely classic (GT) beetle. It's a constant pleasure to drive. And I get waved at.
i think i'd either be really good at it or terrible. i'd certainly have my bad days too and i'm an idiot so i don't trust myself to always drive responsibly. probably for the best if i never drive. or idk, maybe if i have babies i might.
went back and forth to the post office 3 times carrying 20kg stuff (in vintage suitcases with no wheels. and its like 28 degrees today wtf. and i'm wearing new shoes that haven't been broken in yet). then i walked across the city with as much stuff as i could carry on my back and have 2 weeks of hauling it about to look forward to. FUCK MY ACTUAL LIFE!!!!!
after I've had a chance to sober up.
i chose "yeah" when i thought the thread was asking "can you drive". *shit*
FUCK. Thank god i didn't this "No".
Well... the guy asked a couple of piss-easy questions after the practical test...
Practical - 2nd time, aged 17 and 2 months. Only failed first time cos of some dodgy refereeing. I actually got more minor points on my pass (and managed to stall it, but recover ok).
Driving's mostly great. Have I told you about how I used to race ministox between the ages of ~13 and ~17? No? Well I did. And I was ace at it. Karting's the closest I get now. One of the very few things that I get PROPERLY PSYCHED about. So now you know. </reminiscing>
You, on the other hand, not knowing me, won't be able to.
Dunno what assumptions you've got about what I'm like IRL, but you quite often make hints that you've made a few. I'm willing to guess they're pretty wide of the mark.
(In the reverse order, obv.)
IMMA BEAT YOU. ALL OF YOU.
PPPS: AND BEER.
Whenever people are around, I guess. If people even want it. End of July, start of August? When are you back, sheeldz/oeuf/anyone else?
so later in the year, when it's rainy, dark, and the cars go skoosh on the roads please.
like...I'm 9 AND THREE QUARTERS!11