Paid PostPosted on Sep 22, 201716 Things Only People Who Carpooled As A Kid Will RememberLet the battle for the front seat begin...by FordBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Calling "Shotgun!" for the front seat even though you were farthest from the door was pure savagery. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF 20th Century Fox 2. Because the front seat meant having full reign over the music... Willeecole / Getty Images 3. ...but it also meant you were poked endlessly by those in the back seat without knowing who did it. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Netflix / Via imgur.com 4. The coolest parents always had the best snacks... Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF zabfahrts / Via youtube.com 5. ...or they were easily guilted into buying fast food for everyone. Ortlemma / Getty Images 6. You got the silent treatment if you were the late kid that held everyone else up... Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC / Via tenor.com 7. ...or you got assigned the middle seat as punishment. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via tenor.com 8. As you got older, you honed your craft of knowing when and how much to gossip in front of parents or siblings. Shellphoto / Getty Images 9. And you knew stuff was going down when there was absolute silence in the car. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Fox / Via imgur.com 10. You were shook the first time you saw other parents in their pajamas in the mornings. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF 20th Century Television / Via cheezburger.com 11. You played endless games of "I Spy," like looking for license plates from different states. Richard Masoner / Cyclelicious Follow (CC BY-SA 2.0) / Via flic.kr 12. Or you just waved crazily at other drivers to see who would wave back. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF homefry815 / Via youtube.com 13. You had a carpool name or group chant that bonded you with the other kids. emilydickinsonridesabmx (CC BY 2.0) / Via flic.kr 14. And if a cool older sibling drove you instead of a parent, you were officially the hottest ride on the block. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via cheezburger.com 15. Even though sharing a ride with loud, smelly kids was never the easiest... Michalz86 / Getty Images 16. ...there were still plenty of good times to remember. Elitsa Deykova / Getty Images Get ready for whatever comes your way with Ford.