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Holiday October 30th, 2014 2:19am

Do you know how to drive a vehicle with manual transmission?

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1222 Houston
10/30/14 10:44 pm

18 wheels a rollin..5 up 5 down !!!

MrTony Colorado
10/30/14 8:25 pm

All 3 of my cars have manual transmissions. I've never owned a car with an automatic.

10/30/14 7:39 pm

I know how, just have zero interest in it. Give me an auto any day - press down and go.

10/30/14 8:04 pm

Me too.

ludophile following back from IL
10/30/14 11:20 am

Yes, and I've had reason to be grateful that my parents pushed me to learn both standard and automatic.

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
10/30/14 9:19 am

I used to drive one all the time, it has been a while but I'm sure I could again.

shamoo Utah
10/30/14 8:57 am

That's all I ever drive

jvc1133 61535
10/30/14 8:33 am

I'm old of course I know how to drive a standard transmission

Yoko318 Utah
10/30/14 8:32 am

There is, however, a large gap between theory and practice. :-P

Injectable Trump Killed Babbitt
10/30/14 9:17 am

You're telling me. I got a half hour lesson from my Dad and then I was sent on a 400mi road trip. Took me a 1/2 hour to leave the first gas station I filled up at (parking break lol).

10/30/14 8:15 am

I'm actually WAY more comfortable with stick shifts than automatics to the point I'd rather let someone else drive than drive an automatic! What do you do with your left feet people?!?!?!?!


crazyblob223 Sherman Oaks, California
10/30/14 7:50 am

I stopped at: do you know how to drive...

WildRice With a side of sass
10/30/14 6:13 am

My first car was a manual and I love love love them! I would have one still but they don't make them like that mini van style haha

imanag My heaven on Earth
10/30/14 6:23 am

More is the pity!

rons Thanks America
10/30/14 6:01 am

First car a 1964 Beetle with 4 on the floor. Varoom! NOT! Two mustangs and a Saturn SC2. All stick. I wanted a Subaru STI 6 speed but she picked the Outback. oh well.

jmw7477 Indiana
10/30/14 5:27 am

Not very well, but I can if I had to.

Joshua77 Jesus is Lord
10/30/14 5:25 am

I prefer a manual.

Have you ever driven a 3 on a tree?

musiman28 Cotton country
10/30/14 11:37 am

Love the old three on the tree ones!

Joshua77 Jesus is Lord
10/30/14 5:43 pm

Yeah, my first car was a 1974 Chevy nova with a three on the tree. Good time :-)

musiman28 Cotton country
10/30/14 4:50 am

That's what I learned to drive in. My Dad had a 82 Datsun pickup with a 5 speed and a 4 cylinder Diesel engine. Got 40 mpg back when diesel was 30-40 cents a gallon.

musiman28 Cotton country
10/30/14 4:52 am

Sad now that they are getting hard to find. Even heavy duty pickups and even semi trucks have automatics now.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
10/30/14 3:01 am

No, and it's too late to learn now. I no longer drive since I became legally blind six years ago.

Think Lovin Life
10/29/14 11:22 pm

Yep, and I've made sure my wife and all four kids know as well. Two of our four adult kids prefer -- and still drive -- manual transmission.

ShereKhan A very dark place.
10/30/14 6:37 pm

I would hope so

knetzere Illinois
10/29/14 8:16 pm

I prefer to drive stick

10/29/14 9:56 pm

Me too. They are so much more fun than automatics.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
10/29/14 7:51 pm

Sure do. Did you expect not? ;)

imanag My heaven on Earth
10/29/14 7:42 pm

Why yes, yes I do. I love driving stick!

WildRice With a side of sass
10/30/14 6:11 am

Haha sorry if this is too much but that sounds dirty ;)

But I'm totally with you. Love driving a stick! Much more control

imanag My heaven on Earth
10/30/14 6:23 am

It does a bit, but I didn't mean it like that. I was waiting for one of my clever SOH friends to call me out on that. ;)

cpaswr just say the letters
10/29/14 7:22 pm

That is what I drive now.