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Rhino's Comment
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I guess we’re all low class. Bet he wears a sweater around his shoulders and thinks he’s top class above us. 😂😂😂

Quite frankly Bird, you’re way off base here. You know nothing of my background and experience and are basing an opinion off one comment, which in itself was the height of unprofessionalism. Maybe I’m not as rough and tumble as a bunch of truck drivers, but I come from a luxury retail background where that blue collar “tell it like it is” mentality is considered low class. I delivered an appropriately low class response.

For the record, I was personally held up by the leadership in the training program as a model of professionalism for the other students to emulate, almost to the point of embarrassment. For three months I received nothing but praise and accolades for my work ethic and professionalism, and responded with blushing and humility for the recognition. Professionalism has nothing to do with this week: it’s simply that my backing was that poor. I was a nationwide leader in my industry that I voluntarily left to give this a try, and I didn’t get that way by being unprofessional. I didn’t handle multi-million dollar accounts by being unprofessional. It looks as if I have to return to this industry now, so if you want to learn something about professionalism I’ll be glad to invite you to my office to teach you.

Banks's Comment
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If that post that hurt Eugene's feelings was in fact a troll, it was probably the most successful one I've ever seen.

Everybody starts out sucking at backing. Everybody has days where they suck at backing. I have days where I turn the wheel the wrong way. My first thought is "I hope nobody saw that".

If you let it get to you, you have a breakdown like Eugene did and lose your mind.

I find it hilariously ironic that someone that preaches tolerance, acceptance and professionalism calls people "the help" and "low brow blue-collar" after some pretty unprofessional posts.

Steve L.'s Comment
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Eugene proves something I’ve long believed; humility is in scarce supply.

I don’t care how many millions of dollars, or people, you have managed. So have lots of us. Don’t think yourself better than those who are getting the job done.

There are plenty of truck Drivers who may not be much to look at and/or lack a formal education, BUT CAN RUN RINGS around my driving/backing skills.

I’m grateful for all the not-so-well-perceived Drivers, who endured decades of difficult work conditions, that I can enjoy this relatively easy (don’t shoot me!) profession.

I pray I never forget how fortunate I am. 🙏🇺🇸😎


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midnight fox's Comment
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Too much ego, not enough Zen.

Delco Dave's Comment
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Say what? We need to find out what happened with Eugene! :)

I was on this morning when he was posting and happened to catch it. It got a little ugly. Without getting into any detail, he took some shots at the site and made some negative comments about the community here as a whole.

87Wrangler 's Comment
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So does that mean Eugene is not part of the forum anymore? I was randomly folling his progress, but missed what he said this morning. Glad I did if it was bad enough to get him booted!

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