Bad Experiences with Rides while Hitching? (1 Viewer)

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have you ever had creepy or predatory experiences out on the road? an aggressive attempts or things like that? how'd you deal with them? I was traveling with 2 kids and we had a semitruck driver and he asked the woman I was traveling with "Can I make looove to ya?" which was creepy but not too bad. she was understandably a bit shook up but nothing serious came of it.
 
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Pretty recently when I was in Slatington, PA, I got picked up by two guys in a pick up truck. They asked my parnter and I where we were coming from, and we told them Philly. They started talking a bunch of shit about the minorities that live there, and I argued with them, and they got pretty threatening verbally. But the only thing that really came about it was that they dropped us off at an on ramp.

Most people I've ever gotten rides with have been nothing but kind.
 

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Last summer, I had once got picked up by a couple of redneck-ish dudes whom I found out from listening to them that they were apparently trying to escape from law enforcement. These guys were seriously messed up. I didn't know what they were doing, but I learned that they were white supremacists and they had been talking about shooting "niggers" ; and seeing the guns laying in the floor of the back seat it was really fucking creepy. I got them to let me off much sooner than I was originally going to; this was so bizarre.
 
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Last summer, I had once got picked up by a couple of redneck-ish dudes whom I found out from listening to them that they were apparently trying to escape from law enforcement. These guys were seriously messed up. I didn't know what they were doing, but I learned that they were white supremacists and they had been talking about shooting "niggers" ; and seeing the guns laying in the floor of the back seat it was really fucking creepy. I got them to let me off much sooner than I was originally going to; this was so bizarre.


good call, dude. racists with guns? that shit is no fucking joke. I've encountered a pretty good amount of really racist people. quite the bummer.
 
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holy shit.hitch hiking and bad experiences go hand in hand.other than the fact that part of my soul dies every time i'm coerced into leaving the catching out spot and to a hitching spot.i truly believe that at least 1 in 3 truckers are deprived and creepy to say the least,of coarse this is stating the obvious.on the other hand when you get a great ride it renews your faith in humanity,they go out of their way to take you those extra miles...etc.even tho hitching sucks it's a neccesary evil in adventure.=)so a bad experience was when this guy picked me and my ex up at a truck stop in dallas headed west on the 20.his name was perry.he was a walking contradiction,talking about making girls ride nude or in their under wear,then talking about how he was a good family man.he also had the worst fake egotistical laugh that was excruciating to hear.then he would be on the phone talking to his brother in law about being a man of god and a man of repentance??i wanted to beat his phoney christian ass!!we rode all the way to ontario ca with him??the whole way threw the desert i was so annoyed that i wanted to have him drop me off in the middle of the desert ,miles from any town not even caring about the lesser pain that that option would provide.but you can't put traveling partners in that position.so i suffered threw it.although this probably reads as a mild occurance it was bad!!mental anguish is far worse for me than just fighting and being able to release your anoyance.you know??
 
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Eh, tweekers up for days.... creepy sexual proposals...racist-homophobic-sexist rides... and one ride with two ASSHOLES who actually searched me prior to entering then made fun of me the whole time about being vegan, skinny, and smelly.

Maybe I'm not picky enough, but I've never turned down a ride. Hey, never raped, assaulted, or robbed so I figure that's alright with me.
 

derekja

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Years of hitching and I've only had one scary ride, and in retrospect even it was more weird than scary. I was in South Carolina and got picked up by a good 'ol boy who was very insistent about wanting to suck my c**k. Despite continued and vocal protests that I was really not interested, he still pulled behind a school into a parking lot rather than going on into town like he'd told me he was. When he stopped the car I got out and started walking away and the town sheriff pulled into the parking lot moments later, ignored me completely, and drove over to the guy's car. I kept walking. I still don't understand, I mean, if a guy's not into it then I can't imagine that going down on him would be in the least satisfying to either party. And a school parking lot? I guess he just wasn't the sharpest crayon in the box.

Lots of fucked up opinions and conversations through the years, of course, but that was the only time I felt like something overtly non-consensual was trying to happen. Lately it seems like everyone who picks me up wants company to smoke their pot with while on the drive. Not a bad thing, I guess, except that this trend only started when I decided to quit smoking pot for a while.

(btw. not that it matters, but I'm bi and in other circumstances and with other people the offer may have been welcome, but once it was clear it wasn't welcome the rest of the episode was just weird.)
 

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I've only caught one creepy ride where nothing happened, but it was better than a bad experience NOT getting a ride while hitching... Anyway, he let me sit in the seat right in back of him while my partner sat up front, so if anything went down, she would release his seat belt and I'd go on the attack- which was our emergency plan. Never had to use that strategy...
 

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got picked up by this tweeker, he's like "yeah i'll git yall down the road, i just gotta take care of some business first" we pull off at this podunk bar next to another truck.... theres an 8 (?) year old kid in the passenger seat of the other truck.... so both trucks roll down the windows the kids all like "hey mr kenny"....so yeah the dude in the other truck gives this kid some money and says "give that to kenny" , the kid reaches out and hands our driver the money....then our driver reaches out across the kid and hands the other guy a bag of speed....fucked up..........buuut, in the guys defense he was really nice and drove us a ways and gave us a little "present" when he dropped us off...leading into a whole different story.......
 
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I hate when I get rides in small pickups where one person is in the cab and the other is stuck int he back. I usually end up stuck in the back. *sigh*

but uh... yeah, no terrible rides. just some crackheads once in CT. smoking crack with a blow torch and they dropped us at a pretty crappy spot... but all the spots seemed to end up crappy in that area so it really wasn't their fault. they gave me some cool rocks though (not crack.. the natural earth kind.. they were into rocks of all kinds it seems)

I guess the ride that led to the crackhead ride was actually the worst. some off work trucker on his way to a casino drug us along with him to the middle of nowhere so he could show us this stupid casino he was going to and brag about wine and money and then let us go to sleep in the woods. he took us so far off the highway I thought we were never gonna get back but luckily the crackheads saved the day.

never fall asleep and let your stupid boyfriend, who sucks at hitching, do all the talking. that's the type of shit that happens.
 

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"I hate when I get rides in small pickups where one person is in the cab and the other is stuck int he back. I usually end up stuck in the back. *sigh*"

ridin in the back of trucks is the SHIT.......... it's like ridin a train........
 
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in my experience they aways drive too fast and there's usually junk in the back that likes to attack you.

that and I hate not being able to hear what's being talked about in the cab. I never trust anyone, ever. so it makes me paranoid.
 

Labea

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my worst was probably last week in seward, a drunk native picked me up, and not only was the music this terrible 90's shit that i cant even begin to try to explain, we almost careened off the road into the ocean a few times.

thats nothing though. im just lucky.
 
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If your ever on vancouver island and a native fellow with a growly blue heeler picks you up between duncan and ladysmith, try and fuck with his head, or steal some shit before he trys to suck your cock!!! fucking creep ball picks up everyone I know!
 
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i was hichin to rochelle ill, and we got this one ride, and the driver asked if we wanted any smack, we said no, so then the driver decides to shoot up, so then he starts to nod off, so i went for the steering wheel and pull hard right, once the car got towards the side, we booked it into some woods.
 

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Ive never had a bad experience with hitching. But i'm a 5'10 girl with decent muscle so i tend to come off as intimidating and or crazy. Most of the time I just talk my ass off because i know if they dont have room to talk it doesnt give them the chance to be creepy. I also talk about pretty nasty stuff that not even the most fucked up kinky dude can work off of lol
 

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Never had any creepy experiences hitching. Got hit on by a mid-60s asian dude in starbucks (only coffee place within walking distance and i was too tired to make a pot) today though. Dude decided it was good to just lightly rub my arm and stare at me. I got a free coffee and his business card though.
 

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once while i was traveling alone i had a dude put a gun to my head as soon as we got on the freeway. long story short(cause i hate typing stories) i told him there was a cop and i grabbed the wheel and ducked and wrecked the car. cops gave me a ride
 
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the other day i got a ride from this guy in a pickup, i was with my friend colby. there was no room to get in the back, so i had to squeeze into the front seat between this fat 60 year old guy and colby. i glanced into the back of the truck, and noticed a white plastic sheet covered in blood. then i notice the guy is covered in blood as well, all over his hands and clothes. the first thing he said was "hope ya don't mind all the blood, i just got done slaughterin' a cow"

we were so fucking scared the whole time. don't really want to hitch hike for a bit.
 

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