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Thread: Do you prefer driving or taking Skytrain/ Translink to incalls?

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    Do you prefer driving or taking Skytrain/ Translink to incalls?

    Sometimes after booking , the SP texts me parking instructions even though I never said I was driving.
    Most of the incalls I've visited are central or accessible by transit.

    Do you prefer driving or taking Skytrain to incalls? (or even biking and walking?)

    I've never biked to an incall yet but it would be healthy

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    I'd prefer some place near a Skytrain or within walking distance from a Skytrain.

    Sometimes certain SP location have heavy parking restriction or limited parking and it can cause me to be late trying to find a spot nearby and it usually annoys the SP.

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    Driving. Walking would take several days.
    Even though there are days I wish I could change some things that happened in the past, there’s a reason the rear view mirror is so small and the windshield is so big, where you’re headed is much more important than what you’ve left behind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jgg View Post
    Driving. Walking would take several days.
    It's definitely possible to walk if you do all your business around Downtown or Yaletown

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chessmen View Post
    It's definitely possible to walk if you do all your business around Downtown or Yaletown
    Preceded by a 3 hour drive and a 3 hour flight to get to YVR.
    Even though there are days I wish I could change some things that happened in the past, there’s a reason the rear view mirror is so small and the windshield is so big, where you’re headed is much more important than what you’ve left behind.

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    SkyTrain. I prefer to have a bit of wine during my dates. Helps us both get relaxed, and nice to sip over initial conversation.
    I'm a lightweight so I wouldn't trust myself driving after.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andyjones777 View Post
    SkyTrain. I prefer to have a bit of wine during my dates. Helps us both get relaxed, and nice to sip over initial conversation.
    I'm a lightweight so I wouldn't trust myself driving after.
    Good plan.
    Even though there are days I wish I could change some things that happened in the past, there’s a reason the rear view mirror is so small and the windshield is so big, where you’re headed is much more important than what you’ve left behind.

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    Drive every time....the beast does not do well on Skytrain....though I probably would end up with the car to myself.
    I think my guardian angel drinks...
    I'll tell you what's wrong with society....nobody drinks from the skulls of their enemies anymore.
    Sometimes life will fuck you and you'll just have to change position and enjoy it somehow.

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    If I were to ever see an SP in Surrey, they'd have to be near the stations, no fucking way I'm fighting traffic over the bridge and risk getting carjacked.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by uncleg View Post
    Drive every time....the beast does not do well on Skytrain....though I probably would end up with the car to myself.
    That beast goes everywhere you go, it seems. If only he could tell the stories ...
    Dilbert: "That doesn't make sense."
    Dogbert: "You'd be surprised how little that matters."

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    LOL, at Surrey being rough. Come to Seattle and eat at the taco stand on 12th and King Street. Many times I have thought of packing a gun due to the amount of people who yell and talk to themselves there.

    This is the area. https://www.google.com/maps/place/12...4d-122.3171814
    Last edited by honda761; 02-17-2019 at 11:13 PM.

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    Really depends, on where your at and where your going. Finding the right balace of an opening in my schedule, theirs, where Im at and their incall. I mainly drive over Uber and public transpo. Driving in certain spots and times can be a bitch but when you arrive at the door of a really good SP they can help you let out all that frustration

    Besides I like being mobile especially if I end up staying longer into the late night then expected.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MissingOne View Post
    That beast goes everywhere you go, it seems. If only he could tell the stories ...
    If only I could post the pictures........ But........

    He would have a few to tell.....some would fit right in here.....others, not so much. Pretty well like most people.
    I think my guardian angel drinks...
    I'll tell you what's wrong with society....nobody drinks from the skulls of their enemies anymore.
    Sometimes life will fuck you and you'll just have to change position and enjoy it somehow.

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    Always driving.
    My extra-curricular activities are 99.9% of the time during a typical work day.
    If the date goes sideways for any reason- cancellation, need to walk when the door is opened, session needs to abandoned etc. etc.- then a vehicle makes Plan B much more efficient.
    Also, I'm pretty much always on call. On VERY few occasions (maybe thrice ever) I'm the one who pulls the plug to deal with work. Best laid plans....shit happens and being independently mobile is paramount. Another reason why booking more than a day or two in advance generally doesn't work for me.
    "Hungry? Here- pig out on knuckle sandwiches!" Reid Fleming- World's Toughest Milkman.

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    I only see SP's who are close to or walking distance from Skytrain. I don't want to deal with the awkwardness of my car seen parked somewhere by someone who knows me and them asking me what I was doing in such and such place. I also don't like SP's knowing that much personal info about me, such as the car I drive, or license plate number.. just as I wouldn't want to know that info about them either. I find also with traffic getting increasingly hectic, public transit is less stressful. Additionally if I wind up at an incall where I may need to walk away due to bad vibes, or the SP flakes out... by being at a Skytrain station that usually means there are a few others I can try and make something happen with instead should it come down to it, as most stations have a few SP's nearby doing incall.

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