Driving a stick isn't dead

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Driving a stick isn't dead

Post by Standardshifter » Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:34 pm

Like waltzing, doing it well brings a feeling of grace and accomplishment that few feats match. Also like waltzing, fluency requires regular practice.
Classic car insurance company teaches HS students how to drive manual...with classic cars. What a way to learn!

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Re: Driving a stick isn't dead

Post by tankinbeans » Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:10 pm

If I could drop 15 years off my life and pretend I'm a complete noob I'd totes magotes do that.

I know I could still learn more though.
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Re: Driving a stick isn't dead

Post by Rope-Pusher » Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:16 pm

This driving stick sure appears to be dead.
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