Anderson's Pooper: That's because most Dads can reach into the back seat and smack the kids without slowing down or swerving. It's safer, even if you're the one getting smacked.
foxyshadis: domenad: I challenge any mom to be fun enough to play "Oh my god the brakes just went out" like my dad did.The sad thing is, modern cars are put together so much better these days that you rarely see any of the really exciting things happen that used to happen all the time when we were kids./Or maybe that was just my family, we never had a car that was newer than I was my whole time growing up.kiwimoogle84: Anderson's Pooper: That's because most Dads can reach into the back seat and smack the kids without slowing down or swerving. It's safer, even if you're the one getting smacked.I lol'd.And I think it has something to do with the fact that more male drivers actually pay attention when they drive, rather than swerving the minivan all over the road while playing their next words with friends move.I usually try to stick up for my gender when it comes to driving, but as a whole? I'm happy to be the exception, and not the rule. I've just almost gotten rear ended by more females in this last month alone- and I peek my rear view and there's their iPhone in front of their faces./hates humanity a littleI don't know about that. We're now raising an entire generation of men just as vapidly absorbed into their gadgets as women, and even middle-aged men have adopted bluetooth headsets with gusto and seem to go into another world when they get too animated talking on them.
Cythraul: My parents never used the 'we'll turn this car around' thing. They would threaten to not stop for bathroom breaks, and threaten to not feed us for a few days if we peed in the car.
I never had to do that again.
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