Originally Posted by Zero23
I'm not going to lie, when I was 17, I applied for a couple part time valet job at a few luxury condos in Boca Raton. I lied on the application saying I knew how to drive manual. I had no clue. That summer I learned how to drive manual on a 911, Corvette, and an Audi S4. After many stalls and burning of clutches that weren't mine, I learned how to drive manual. Needless to say, I never valet my car unless absolutely necessary.
When I was about 20, I lied on an application that I had experience in fine restaurants as a waiter. So I got this job in a Greek restaurant and the owner observed the way I carried trays, couldn't open up wine bottles, got the orders mixed up (I never wrote anything down). In no time he promoted me to head waiter, but I actually did learn and eventually did a good job. I guess I'll never know why but I think his wife had a thing for me.