Truckers

Discussion in 'Mayberry Lounge' started by JohnnyDrama, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. JohnnyDrama

    JohnnyDrama Brown Belt

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    Please stop trying to pass other trucks. You end up slowing everyone else down when you get in the "fast" lane.

    Watching two semi's pass each other is like watching the people on the biggest loser run a mile.

    /rant

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  2. Chernabog

    Chernabog Sherdog Curator

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    One of the more terrifying things on a freeway is when you're right by a semi and it drifts out of its lane into yours. Makes the car you're in feel like a coca cola can on wheels.
     
  3. JohnnyDrama

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    ^^ very true. It is windy on I-95 today and they are swerving like crazy.
     
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    "Truck Stop Whore! Truck Stop Whore!..."

    An actual chant on Jerry Springer.

    Truckers don't give a shit. They scare me sometimes. They need runaway diversion routes ffs.
     
  5. Big Sissy

    Big Sissy Banned Banned

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    Guy i went to high school with is a trucker. Im pretty sure they have a certain amount of time to get to their destination. So i doubt they're too worried about delaying you for 30 seconds or so while they pass someone. Truckers used to annoy me too til i reconnected with my friend on fb and heard a lot of his trucker stories and see what he goes through. The trucking life sounds hard as shit. He's constantly away from his wife and daughter and driving across the country alone. Its not an easy life. Cut them some slack
     
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  6. gotBooched

    gotBooched maximus entertainus

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    kinda like calling all cops a piece of shit because one of them is corrupt.

    truckers are an absolute staple to our society....they work insane hours, have to deal with people constantly cutting them off, drive ENORMOUS vehicles and therefore have to stay extremely alert while driving....and how about driving in heavily crowded areas?

    truckers get nuttin' but love from me. drive as slow as you want, just get there safe and thanks for delivering whatever goods you are delivering. causing me to lose 2 minutes in a day, once a month, is fine.
     
  7. PolishHeadlock

    PolishHeadlock Putin Belt Platinum Member

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    Now they have laws on how many hours they bdrm drive a day so speed is even more important
     
  8. JohnnyDrama

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    I'm not knocking what they do. I'm just whining like a bitch.
     
  9. WINNERBYTWISTER

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    I worked at a place that had truckers.

    They used to talk about things they do to fuck with regular drivers.

    That was one of them.
     
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    Truckers do not give one dick worth of fuck about us regular drivers. We're insects to them.
     
  11. JohnnyDrama

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    I have always thought that. They probably have one guy on the CB telling the other one how many cars he is holding up. They probably make it a competition.
     
  12. WINNERBYTWISTER

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    They said they would pull up beside another truck and make eye contact and the other trucker would know what they were doing and they would usually laugh. Those bastards.
     
  13. MSK1010

    MSK1010 Far too Young and Clever

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    My 45 year old cousin is a trucker and he has an entire 2 gb memory card filled with pictures of naked truck stop whores. It is disgustingly hillarious. He looks alot like joe dirt too which makes it even funnier that thier doing what thier doing in these pictures for him.
     
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    This one trucker said they are referred to as lot lizards.
     
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    Trucks are goverened to only go up to 105km/h, so when they try passing each other some may only be able to go like 1 mile an hour faster. I think in the states they dont have that law yet.
     
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    Remember: The tissue that dries your eyes was delivered by a trucker.
     
  17. Big Sissy

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    song about trucking my friend had on his wall. i don't drive truck but i still listen to it occasionally it's kinda cool

     
  18. MSK1010

    MSK1010 Far too Young and Clever

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    i believe this is the term he used as well. I try not to let anything he says stick with me though for obvious reasons.
     
  19. bootsy

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    I did some long haul driving with my uncle when I was about 17. One of the most eye opening experiences I had was in Detroit when we stayed at a place called "The Wolverine Truck Stop". You had to get there before dark and they didn't reopen the razor wired fences until dawn. We were drinking beer in the truck, listening to the cb banter between the parked trucks. One of the main topics would be something like "got a lot lizard over here looking to get to Pensacola...".

    One time we were gone for two weeks and I slept ten hours...I was only there to help keep him awake.
     
  20. JohnnyDrama

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    That does sound like fun.

    I don't doubt they have fun as hell when they are out on the road.
     

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