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Posted:  8 years, 7 months ago

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My update I finished school

Hey all Thanks .... ill keep you all posted about my journey

Posted:  8 years, 7 months ago

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My update I finished school

So glad I finished school now I go on the road with my mentor on Wednesday. I'm so excited

Posted:  8 years, 8 months ago

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I am getting nervous & excited at the same time but need advice .....

I'm definitely not a girlie girl... I don't mind getting my hands dirty but I hear you on using gloves while getting gas.

Posted:  8 years, 8 months ago

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I am getting nervous & excited at the same time but need advice .....

Thank you all for the advice

Posted:  8 years, 8 months ago

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I am getting nervous & excited at the same time but need advice .....

I'm going to be heading to az for school with swift academy. ...

1- how many students are usually in one class? 2- the email I got for what to bring says 3 pairs of gloves doesn't say what kind just says 3 pairs of gloves any one be able to tell me what kind of gloves those might be?

There's a few more questions I'm debating on asking any advice for now would be nicely apperiacted.

Thanks for your time.

Mandy

Posted:  8 years, 9 months ago

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Cars are a pain....

Hmm I wonder if I could have it sent to myth busters to have it destroyed for good .

Posted:  8 years, 9 months ago

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Cars are a pain....

Its a nice paper weight cant miss place it thats for sure :) only if you don't mind a few tire marks :)

Posted:  8 years, 9 months ago

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Cars are a pain....

So a week or so ago my bf asked me to post my car for sale on the net. I said sure but don't think I will have any luck. But I start writing the rough draft.

And it reads .... 95 camry salvage title when I bought the car. The trunk has a lovely huge hole in it the hood has a nice big dent in it the right door and mirror need to be replaced the transmission is shot the battery needs replacing some sinsors need to. E replaced right front light hangs out of place ( just put a clear piece of tape to hold it in place needs a paint job ( not to bad though just top of car is the worst. Interior in good condition.

I show my bf the rough draft and he says are you trying to sell the car or keep it as a house ornament? Lol I said nope just trying to keep it real. I don't want to be misleading in any way. I sure don't want to be getting sued cause xyz went wrong or something.

I personally think I am better off selling it to the junk yard. But my bf thinks we could get 600 for it. I think 200 but it didn't go up for sell sadly it just sitting in front of the house .... funny thing is when it was working I had people stop me and ask if it was for sell I am kicking myself in the butt for saying no then. Lol I am definitely not a good sales person lol.

Posted:  8 years, 9 months ago

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My update

I will be starting with Swift 9-9-2013 wich means I leave 9-8-2013 3 weeks from today I am very excited and can't wait to be out starting my dream job. I can't beleave it is all happening so fast. ( well I took my sweet time studing and getting prepared for my permit and I got it but now I have to retake for swift, IDK why but i have faith I will pass it again with no problems.) like the first time :-D

Well I promised i would keep you all posted and I will coninue to do so along my journey.

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Posted:  8 years, 9 months ago

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I heard back......

Hey aall sorry for the late reply but thank you all for the good advice.

Posted:  8 years, 9 months ago

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I heard back......

So I heard back from swift today and they want me to take a course ( which I don't mind ) the only problem I have is it interfering with my surgery / recovery time but this is the company I was really wanting to start my career with. Do I push my surgery back til a later date or do I tell swift who I really want to work for sorry.

Posted:  8 years, 9 months ago

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Redgator we both have something in common :(

Ehk that's beyond awful!

Posted:  8 years, 9 months ago

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Hey all....I haven't forgotten about. ...

Star- thank you for the advice. :-)

Posted:  8 years, 9 months ago

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Hey all....I haven't forgotten about. ...

Alright I feel dumb asking this, as I prob should.

So I haven't heard back from anyone yet and I need advice... Brett and Star you two told me I should start bugging them by Thrusday if I haven't heard from anyone, well I just found out I need surgery which is going to set me back a bit, do I still call and show interest but tell them me fall back? or do I hold off on bugging them? I am at a loss here. any advice would be helpful.

Thanks.

Posted:  8 years, 10 months ago

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Hey all....I haven't forgotten about. ...

Brett- great advice. Thank you for the tip. :)

Posted:  8 years, 10 months ago

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Hey all....I haven't forgotten about. ...

Sorry I haven't been on here in a month I been on vacation . I got back a few nights ago. I a happy to say even on vacation I set aside an hour to study. I started applying to a bunch of companies this morning. Vb4 I left on vacation I talked with a few companies recruiters so applied with them first this morning b4 any other companies. I hope to here back from some of them soon. I haven't forgotten about tt. :)

I hope you all are doing well :)

Posted:  8 years, 11 months ago

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Talk about a nightmare. .....

Sorry, I will keep that in mind

Posted:  8 years, 11 months ago

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Talk about a nightmare. .....

I am borrowing a friends car right now. .. and the past two days I been feeling this vibration in the car I check the tires to make sure none of them are flat ( these are 6 month old 80, 000 mile tires ) and sure enough none of them are. So I start thinking ok one or more tires is off balanced and its causing the vibration or maybe an axel is bent or has too much free play .... these were all thoughts I had. Soo this morning I get up and take the car to a shop 3 miles down the road I went in and asked if they can test drive my friends car and diagnose the problem. The guy says sure no prob. They take the car now I dont know if he got in the car and parked it out back for 15 min or what he did but he comes back 15 min. Later and says oh what you are hearing and feeling is the little rubber spikes on the tires hitting and touching the street. I looked at him I smiled ( very upset with him ) and calmly say if you even drove the car you'd know that what you just said is a line of bs. ( yes i said bs. Not the word just the letters) I didn't come down here this early in the morning to get fed bs. The manager comes out and asked if I had a problem. I explained to him my situation and he asked someone else to take my friendscar for a test ddrive and this guy comes back with feels like it has a flat let me check the air in the tires.... I stood right next to him said I have checked the air its not a flat as he is checking the air and tells me I am right and that he was goi g to lift the car and do a better inspection on it as im standing there I start spinning the rear tires one by one and the left rear tire had a major dent in it ( don't know how else to describe it ) but that is what ended up being the problem and I bought a new tire. Well the manager said that they had to go pick up a tire from a different shop and the wait was going to be about 1 hour. I had no prob with waiting . So I go across the street and get some breakfast and I was there for a good hour and thirty min. Or so studying and eating. So I pack my stuff up go back to the shop to see the car still on the lift I asked why nothing been done ( ive given them more than an hour ) and he said his guy who went to pick up the tire had not left yet to pick it up and that the wait was going to be the same another hour . Me already upset with the shop now I am fuming. I smiled and said and when is this person really going to go get the tire? I have things I need to be doing rather than sit here at a shop til closing time... its already noon an hour from now will be one and then by the time the tire will be put on it will be one fifteen to one thirty. The guy said he just now walking to his pick up to go get it. I sit down study a little more ( im so focused on studying that I had lost tract of time ) and I hear cars ready thinking he is talking to me and this lady walks past me and I am putting things away nope it was her car that was ready so I go out to look at the car and they are taking the tire back off and putting it in the truck and telling me he picked up the wrong size tire. The guy goes gets the right one and was amazingly back with in 10 min and put the right tire on ..... I was like it is now 3 30 tirty min. Before closing time. I got there in the morning and I am leaving at almost closing time something that should of only taken no more tha I 1 hour and maybe 30 min. Took all day I was so upset with this place. I got nothing done but the car fixed by the time it was done it was time for me to go take my bf to work and then come hm. And take care of stuff here . What a nightmare I had. No apologies either.

Posted:  8 years, 11 months ago

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Tons of action ....

Lol... yeah it was crazy.

Posted:  8 years, 11 months ago

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Tons of action ....

My day started around 4 am this morning and since I woke up there have been strange things happening all day.... for starters I got up ( I was the only one in my hm awake.) Walked to the kitchen and I hear what sounds like my window ( one of those you push up and put a stick under it so it stays open kind of windows) opened... I go to check on it... and it wasn't open so I brush that off. Then I leave my hm around 5 this morning and I get on the freeway and next entrance there are two mustangs racing onto the freeway and I lose site of them with in a minute. Around 6 am I am driving back hm and traffic going pretty smooth it wasnt heavy traffic but it wasn't light either.... somewhere in the middle. And out of nowhere I see everyone in front of me swerving to the right and slamming on the brakes. ( I don't see what happen til I am passing it) ... this was a three car pile up and one car flipped over. Well around 9 am this morning I am out driving some more and I am sitting at the gas station waiting for a pump to open when one does open I start heading towards it when this lady comes from behind me and gets the pump that just opened. .. I was ****ed but I let it go ... then around 6 this evening I am driving and I have the news on and I hear this van drove into the ocean in sf earlier today and they were just at that time found where the van had landed. I drive a ton and see a ton of stuff every day but today I seen more than I normally do in one day and or hear about in one day... I know today was the longest day of the year wondering if maybe that has something to do with all the action today.

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