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Old 11-13-2012, 04:48 PM   #41
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I wanna learn how to drive, never had a single lesson though. I think I'd enjoy being a driver (like, professionally), driving lorries or buses or whatever. Still, I could just be a crap driver, hope to get lessons and find out soon.
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:49 PM   #42
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that would be due to the driver being an incompetent fuck.

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Old 11-13-2012, 04:51 PM   #43
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Could you learn how to make the car move? Sure, no problem.

Could you learn to drive at a standard that's safe on the road? Not a chance.

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Old 11-13-2012, 04:54 PM   #44
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i would like to take an offensive driving course. those look fun
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:56 PM   #45
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i would like to take an offensive driving course. those look fun

they're defensive driving courses...
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:57 PM   #46
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they're defensive driving courses...


yeah those are boring, have you seen what they teach in offensive driving? offensive driving courses are real; most stunt drivers take them (and teach them)

EDIT: just go youtube 'offensive driving course'
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:01 PM   #47
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I learned to drive a manual early. So now I can't stand driving an automatic..
Automatics take all the fun out of driving on roads.

But it's fairly easy, getting the car rolling is the hardest part. Once you have that down you're golden.
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:02 PM   #48
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I learned how to drive manual in about 2 hours. Not really that hard if you already can drive an automatic.
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:10 PM   #49
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yeah those are boring, have you seen what they teach in offensive driving? offensive driving courses are real; most stunt drivers take them (and teach them)

EDIT: just go youtube 'offensive driving course'

that's a ******ed name for it, and a ******ed option for a joe blow like yourself.

there are proper advanced driving courses that will teach a lot more important stuff about controlling a car rather than how to t-bone terrorists.
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:12 PM   #50
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that's a ******ed name for it, and a ******ed option for a joe blow like yourself.

there are proper advanced driving courses that will teach a lot more important stuff about controlling a car rather than how to t-bone terrorists.

I don't know why but this made me laugh furiously.
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:19 PM   #51
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cool, a forum full of 12 year olds
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:20 PM   #52
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cool, a forum full of 12 year olds


Says the guy called morbidguitar.
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:23 PM   #53
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I've heard that learning manual first was the way to go, because then you can drive both ways

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Who cares. Cars will be driving themselves in the near future.

And then it'll really be automatic
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:23 PM   #54
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If I really put my mind and energy into learning how to drive a car (actually a shitty old pick-'em-up truck) with a stick shift, could I do it in two days?

I learned in one day. It's ******edly easy.

I think you'll also find that it's much more fun than an automatic, as well. I like the feeling of having more control over the car I'm driving, too.
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:27 PM   #55
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cool, a forum full of 12 year olds


yeah, most pedophiles like that
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:30 PM   #56
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:30 PM   #57
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The first and only time I've driven an automatic, I found it harder than a manual. Spent most of the time waving my left hand around the handbrake and my left foot stomping the floor.
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:31 PM   #58
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that's a ******ed name for it, and a ******ed option for a joe blow like yourself.

there are proper advanced driving courses that will teach a lot more important stuff about controlling a car rather than how to t-bone terrorists.


t-bone terrorists? you must be watching the wrong videos. offensive driving is all about what you just mentioned. proper advanced driving courses to teach you how to control a vehicle in tense situations. Are you trolling or have you really never heard of offensive driving courses?
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:37 PM   #59
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Hey guys, I'm 20 and am gonna take my first ever driving lesson soon (manual), how long should it take me to be able to drive? I mean, I've driven in GTAIV, doing it irl can't be too much harder, right? Right?
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:37 PM   #60
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I'm still not that good on a 5 speed. All the cars I've had have been automatic. I've driven stick shifts around parking lots but honestly I've never been past second gear in a manual. Around here you generally have to go out of your way to find cars with manual gearboxes, i.e., they're harder to find and generally more expensive. Plus, replacing clutches is a bitch. In an automatic all you have to do is slide the torque converter on and be done with it. With a clutch you have to align it, plus you have the whole hydraulic system that fucks up from time to time.
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