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Why do men never ask for directions?

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Jane Report 9 Jul 2008 18:22

Do they feel embarrased to ask or what? they would rather drive for miles and miles .I think it's losing face.Me on the other hand think nothing of winding down car window and saying excuse me ,I'm lost!!
I remember my dad was just the same,and can still visualise my mum seething away .
OH says we will just take the scenic route!!!!!!!!!!!!


Surf Report 9 Jul 2008 18:24

no problem here have a sat nav and a map book



Jane Report 9 Jul 2008 18:26

Yes but if you don't have them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cumbrian Caz~**~

Cumbrian Caz~**~ Report 9 Jul 2008 18:28

Snap Helen, I will always be the one who has to ask, mind you, my OH wouldnt even ask if the coffee laid on at work last week was for staff when other staff members were drinking it, I had to ask!!

Does it dent their masculinity or something lol?

Caz xxx


Surf Report 9 Jul 2008 18:28

I would stop and ask a police man

no problem with asking anyone for directions here


Jane Report 9 Jul 2008 18:33

Caz yes I think it is to do with masculinity,even if they don't realise it!!

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♫ Penny € Report 9 Jul 2008 18:39

Cause they think they must/should know the way & so will keep driving until they find their destination - how ever long it takes !!!!!


Surf Report 9 Jul 2008 18:43

route planning only take a minute

but give us men a chance
be nin my shoes when a woman in the car next to you reading a map and giving direction
when she says next right it really means next left
and strait up means turn around and go the other way

I actullay got to blackpool that way lol


Jane Report 9 Jul 2008 18:58

Yeah Yeah Surf M OH says I always read the map upside down.But what is so shameful in asking directions??
It can save petrol.

Cumbrian Caz~**~

Cumbrian Caz~**~ Report 9 Jul 2008 18:59

Lol Surf, Im very good with directions!!

Caz x


Jane Report 9 Jul 2008 19:00

Sat Nav is not always the best.

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 10 Jul 2008 04:38

I don't even bother with asking o.h. when I am driving as he needs one pair of specs for reading signs etc and a different pair for the road map. He can get lost going to his father's house, where he used to live, fgs, but I am usually ok and can find my way round fairly well, even if I go wrong I can usually find my way back to the road I really wanted to be on. And of course, I am never too proud to ask for directions.


Barrie Report 10 Jul 2008 05:09

Is this the way to Amarillo
every night I've been hugging my pillow
dreaming dreams of Amarilloand sweet Marie who waits for me
show me the way to Amarillo
I've been weeping like a willow
crying over Amarillo


Guinevere Report 10 Jul 2008 06:37

It's because they are afraid their bits will shrivel and drop off.

*nods wisely*


.•:*:•. Devishly Angelic Juliecat & Panda..•:*:•.

.•:*:•. Devishly Angelic Juliecat & Panda..•:*:•. Report 10 Jul 2008 07:10

Lol Gwynne :-)

Slightly off topic. My ex used to be a driver. He was sent to Towyn once to deliver a load of insulation. He got there okay (we'd been before) but when he stopped to ask for directions to the place he was supposed to deliver to he was told he was in the wrong Towyn pmsl