Force Of Habit

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Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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honking the horn before backing into a parking space OR taking an embarrasingly wider than necessary turn. In your personal vehicle. Been called on it haha!

I've done those too, honked the horn before backing into or out of a spot at the store and got some weird looks from people.

Same with the wide turns my dad will look back and say "are you dragging a set with us".

Storming right now so no fishing till this afternoon at best :( luckily we still have a couple days to go.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Dan67's Comment
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Just wait until the day you inadvertently pull into the scale house with your personal vehicle. Yeah I did that a few years ago.. everybody had a good laugh on that one.

Suicide Jockey's Comment
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Yup my wife teases me everytime I do one of four habits.

1: Swing crazy wide in a car. Fortunately I don't do this one much anymore.

2: Back into every parking spot.

3: Turn on the wipers when I see brake lights ahead. Then am puzzled for a brief moment as it mentally clicks that I'm not in the truck.

4: Put on hazards and slow down approaching a railroad crossing. One particular RR crossing I cross roughly 6 times a day at work, it's just burned into my brain to stop. As I come to a stop in my car there's usually a fuel tanker crossing from the other direction laughing and waving. They've probably done the same...

Dean R.'s Comment
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I'm on a 5ish day fishing trip with my father, was driving pulling the boat in the left lane saw the sign for a scale and started to move over for it. Also I was planted in the right lane behind of a bunch of trucks and my dad asked I plan on following them all day or can we pass them. I'm just so used to hanging out in the right lane it became 2nd nature.

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I tended to reach for the parking brake in my Highlander after 5 days out. Also took wide turns causing Mrs. Roberts to snicker. Worst of all once trying to squeeze the diesel nozzle in my gas filler.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

MissIncognito's Comment
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Trying to turn the key over by your left knee....instead of the right side of the steering column.

Anne A. (Momma Anne) & To's Comment
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Trying to turn the key over by your left knee....instead of the right side of the steering column.

Oh, migosh!

I can't even TELL you, how happy 'I'AM .. to hear you chime in!!!

Thanks, girl.

~ Anne ~

ps: Can we get 'more' of ya ?!?!?! ;)

pps: My 'idol incarnate,' haha! I'm struggling at my old arse age, to get this..I am.

Delco Dave's Comment
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My son noticed one of these over the weekend. When in between traffic lights, I see the next one turn yellow up ahead and immediately let up off the fuel and coast as if I had a 53 or set of doubles. Way too early to coast a pickup truck to the intersection

Doubles:

Refers to pulling two trailers at the same time, otherwise known as "pups" or "pup trailers" because they're only about 28 feet long. However there are some states that allow doubles that are each 48 feet in length.

BK's Comment
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Depends on the boat. Size matters.

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Well, at least with a boat you can avoid the price of fuel and just use the oars.

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Lol! True enough

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