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    la vache fant˘me phantomcow2's Avatar
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    Got my license :)

    Yup, all is done. I didn't stall or anything, and the guy said he was impressed by that. But then at the very end, at the parking lot of the DMV after I had pulled into a spot I forgot to press the clutch in as I braked and stalled! He laughed so hard, called it the pinnacle, and let me off the hook for it.
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    Sounds like you can drive a stick alot smoother than me.

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    one more car

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    yea! No ducks were injured in this event?
    Where am I going?......

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    Congrats!

    Over here, you don't fail the test if you stall once or twice. My parents, both regular drivers since the mid 70s, stall once in a while.

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    Congrats! Make sure you don't forget how to ride a bike now.
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    Heh, no ducks were harmed in the process of achieving this license. It was however, pouring like a monsoon. I stayed very conservative throughout.
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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    OH good for you PC! This is a very exciting day for you indeed. And for you to do this in the rain is pretty cool too! Congrats!
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    Congrats!

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    The officer probably warned everybody else already. We got into a shouting argument in the parking lot
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    *Note to self...stay out of Dover*



    Congrats PC!! Glad to hear you did it!
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    Way to go phantomcow2.

    It is probably not a good idea to shout at the officer until after your license is in hand!!
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    Congrats!

    Yeah, the DMV testers tend to have a decent sense of humor about things like that.....stickhaps happen.

    Either way, go celebrate already
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    Let's see, the distance between here and NH is about 2400 miles I figure - should be enough...

    BDG - TAKE COVER!

    Just kidding, congrats!

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    i remember just being really friendly with my officer. i think it helped. although i was still nervious and lurched out of the parking spot way to fast. then i screwed up a little doing a u-turn and i forgot to check my mirror once or twice.

    anyway, 13 years and two wrecks later i'm still alive!

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    Quote Originally Posted by crtreedude
    Let's see, the distance between here and NH is about 2400 miles I figure - should be enough...

    BDG - TAKE COVER!

    Just kidding, congrats!
    Actually, I'm closer (about 9 miles) than she is! But I've been in Dover a lot since he got his permit & have felt relatively safe...relatively
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    OK, now, aside from watching out for you if I ever venture to your neck of the woods, congrats, and be careful - it's usually "the other guy" who causes a crash.
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    Now to stay clear of the roads. COngrats.
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    Well done! I hope you enjoy the sense of freedom that a license gives you. Enjoy and be safe
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    Does this mean we won't get weekly threads about how to perform driving tasks any more?

    btw - congratulations.
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    No, it doesn't.
    By the way, I asked the guy if I am allowed to shift to neutral and coast to a stoplight, stop sign, or whatever. He said absolutely not, because that is "not how you operate a vehicle". Interesting
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    Quote Originally Posted by phantomcow2
    No, it doesn't.
    By the way, I asked the guy if I am allowed to shift to neutral and coast to a stoplight, stop sign, or whatever. He said absolutely not, because that is "not how you operate a vehicle". Interesting
    Ugh...please explain why. What difference does it make if the engine is enguaged with the tranny or not. Yes your braking distance is shorter but otherwise why not?
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    Quote Originally Posted by phantomcow2
    I didn't stall or anything, and the guy said he was impressed by that.......................

    But then at the very end, at the parking lot of the DMV after I had pulled into a spot I forgot to press the clutch in as I braked and stalled!
    impressed? yikes. Where i live, i believe it is an automatic fail if you stall. And it should be.

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