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Old 01-12-2013, 09:29 AM   #1
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Question Have you ever thought about how you drove to a specific location? i.e. Your house

Not sure if I'm losing my mind but I really feel like I was subconsciously driving home last night. I got back around 2am and I just thought - "how the **** did I get home?" as I sat in my bed.

I didn't drink, smoke, or anything of the kind.
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:34 AM   #2
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Not sure if I'm losing my mind but I really feel like I was subconsciously driving home last night. I got back around 2am and I just thought - "how the **** did I get home?" as I sat in my bed.

I didn't drink, smoke, or anything of the kind.
So if you don't remember how you got home, then how do you know a drug was not present in your system?
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:53 AM   #3
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:57 AM   #4
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I know what you mean. Auto-pilot.
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:58 AM   #5
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Not often, but it has happened on straight, boring drives in an automatic vehicle.
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:59 AM   #6
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I call it "zoning out." If it's a route I take over and over, I get familiar with it. When I memorize it, I just let my body go on autopilot. I'm still aware of my surroundings and can evade an emergency situation if the need arises, but I just kind of "wake up" when I get to where I'm going. It helps on long road trips.
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Old 01-12-2013, 11:03 AM   #7
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i autopilot all the time.

going a coming from work is when i do it most. its usually with routes that i travel a lot.
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Old 01-12-2013, 01:54 PM   #8
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OP, I know what you mean. One minute I'm driving to work and the next I'm already there! And I'm like how the eff, why so quick?? I don't remember shjt in between and sometimes I wonder how I'm able to follow and stay in the lanes.

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Old 01-12-2013, 02:46 PM   #9
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Happens more often than you think. Same applies for going to work or any routine path on a daily basis. It's called mental mapping, IIRC.
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Old 01-12-2013, 02:51 PM   #10
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Driving becomes natural after a while, your sub conscience is able to take control while you're off thinking about what oil you should use such.
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Old 01-12-2013, 02:52 PM   #11
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Driving becomes natural after a while, your sub conscience is able to take control while you're off thinking about what oil you should use such.
Speaking of which, what kind of oil should I use?

I've only done this a couple times on the way to work, it's kinda trippy.
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Old 01-12-2013, 03:37 PM   #13
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Do you take/snort Zoloft or Lunesta? Srs
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I find it ironic that you can't wait for self driving cars considering the fact that you're on a car forum for the ultimate driving machine. Most people on this site can't stand the thought of a self driving car (including myself). However, everyone is entitled to their choice.
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I find it ironic that you can't wait for self driving cars considering the fact that you're on a car forum for the ultimate driving machine. Most people on this site can't stand the thought of a self driving car (including myself). However, everyone is entitled to their choice.
I never stopped to consider that when we have self-driving cars, recreational driving (and riding) may not be allowed

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Cars kill 40k people a year
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I find it ironic that you can't wait for self driving cars considering the fact that you're on a car forum for the ultimate driving machine. Most people on this site can't stand the thought of a self driving car (including myself). However, everyone is entitled to their choice.
I don't know man maybe I'm just getting old, but some days I don't feel like driving, especially in traffic when I'm tired going home from work. And it's not like you couldn't turn that shit off like cruise control.

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Word. Looking at all these crashes on Russian dashcams makes me wonder how many deaths could be avoided.
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Old 01-12-2013, 10:45 PM   #19
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Do you take/snort Zoloft or Lunesta? Srs
Neither one here, but I've been taking hydrocodone and percocets since my rotator cuff surgery. Makes me zone out a lot, but not like auto-pilot.

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I don't know man maybe I'm just getting old, but some days I don't feel like driving, especially in traffic when I'm tired going home from work. And it's not like you couldn't turn that shit off like cruise control.
+1 I love to drive and I'm not quite old, but there are some days where I just don't feel like driving.
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Old 01-12-2013, 10:56 PM   #20
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