Me And My Big Mouth! (How To Start A Fight At A Terminal)

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Sambo's Comment
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I think it's great that you give the effort Old School. I hope that when I get out on the road, that I run into people like you. Maybe one day, after i've been around for awhile, i'll be able to bump into some of you on the road, and if that's the case, feel free to give me any advice you think I need. I'm never one to balk at an opportunity to get better at something i'm doing.

In this business, you would think that comradery would be high, especially toward those who have been doing it a long time. I guess some people just don't get it though.

To that end, some people are just hard headed, some people think of themselves better than you...some people just need a cup of coffee and to relax!


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Dave I's Comment
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guy laid into me and let me know that any time he needed some advice from a "super trucker" he would ask for it!

Some people just can't be helped...

JakeBreak's Comment
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Don't let him deter you OS there's still plenty of us out here that will listen to your sage advice. And if being successful and making money makes you a super trucker I think we all want to be one smile.gif

Rob S.'s Comment
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I'll bet you see that guy again. He'll be taking his break at the fuel island.

Terminal Rat ( aka...J's Comment
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I've pretty much come fo the conclusion that one of fhe things you just can't teach is "common sense". LOL


Tractor Man's Comment
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Common WHAT??????smile.gif

Terminal Rat ( aka...J's Comment
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Common WHAT??????smile.gif

Hey! Don't get me started, I'm liable to go "Old School" on you. LOL

Bud A.'s Comment
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Super Trucker - erm, I mean, Old School - I just typed out a long response reaffirming everything you said, complimenting you for your attempt, and illustrated with examples of why it's better to try to arrange things so you can look at the average over a four-week period instead of worrying about getting in one more load before payroll so you can get longer runs more consistently, along with a hilarious story told to me by the dispatchers at our yard, but the meal I was eating at this little truck stop in Springfield, Colorado, was so good that my login times out and I lost the whole thing.

Funny thing is, this place has gotten some pretty bad reviews on Trucker Path. Glad I didn't listen to them.


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Burkley B.'s Comment
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I just started at Knight 2 weeks ago and I've seen this a couple times. I just did a 1200 mile run in 2 days, 1600 would be a nice 3 day run. I hope to see you around sometime old school

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