At last someone waved back

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  1. dencol

    dencol Read Only Funster

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    I know this has been on the forum in the past and was not going to bring it up again but I'm made up, I purchased my first van some 6 months ago and have been waving at every motorhome I see without success. :Sad: Perhaps I though because I have a panel van conversion people think its a works van. Or perhaps people are worried that in this nanny state some spy camera is going to catch them waving and an ‘official’ official will charge them with not having proper control of their vehicle.
    But no this weekend just as I was thinking of giving up two vans waved back. :yeah:

    Colin
     
  2. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    put a couple of MH FUN stickers on your windscreen then we know you aint just a panel van.....:thumb::Rofl1:

    another hint.............quick flash of your headlights followed by a wave, works for me...

    john
     
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    This thread makes me wonder just how many motor homers do wave back.
    Our experience is that other than being on a motorway greater than 90% wave back to us.
    Then again it could just be manic laughter and pointing at our motorhome as most are larger than ours :Rofl1:
    Roger
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    as the 'experts' tell us blokes.........size aint everything....:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Well I do try to do everything with ours that Im told to do :Rofl1:
     
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    Well, we love it! We wave at all MHs , though not necessarily on motorways, and most either respond or get to that stage before we do!

    Go for it - keep waving!

    Bb and Di
     
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    I have no shame!
    I wave at everyone!
    If they don't wave back thats because they didn't see you and the wife was interupting! :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    of they're just bloody ignorant.:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    we always, wave (well when i am not busy nosying at something else) when they dont wave back we call them miserable buggers, and say they can't belong to motorhomefun:Rofl1:
     
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    a FUN sticker will get more waves than a copy of 'The Sun' on the dash:Doh:
     
  11. playbyte

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    Anyone ever seen another member on the road going in the opposite direction yet?
     
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    Oh dear sorry to hear people dont wave back.

    Part of the fun for us is that we wave and most wave back, it makes the journey more enjoyable.

    Over the last few years, we have started to recognise regulars too.

    Anddddddddd if you see a motorhome stopped on the motorway, another motorhome always stops to see if you are ok, or thats always been our finding.
     
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    We generally found that when we had our Kontiki, 9 times out of 10 people would wave bacik.

    Now we have an RV and hardly anyone waves back if they are on the motorway, perhaps 9 out of 10 will wave back if we are on a 'A' road and they can hardly miss us waving. The odd one will keep looking straight ahead so it looks like they didn't see us (yeh right). It makes you want to say 'Sod it' but when you do someone goes and waves at you coming the other way and then you think 'I bet they think that just because we have an RV we don't want to wave to them'. You can't win.:Rofl1:

    I will keep waving though :Wink:

    Pammy
     
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    You didnt happen to be near newbury did you? we've just got a new burstner and my hubby was waving at every motorhome he saw :)
     
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    not me.:cry:
    but if you aint got a MHFUN window sticker on show how would i know.....:Doh::thumb:

    john.
     
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    Those people who buy the Checklist will get more waves than any others, I'm not going to tell you why, you will have to buy the checklists to find out:BigGrin:
     
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    We always wave, quite often at horse boxes that look like MH's from a distance, oh and the odd minibus too. About 50% wave back I'd say.
     
  18. dencol

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    Hi
    No not me up by newbury was coming back from Lytham but not sure exactly where I was as I have a habit of seeing a side road that 'looks interesting' and turning off for a look. This time not so much lost as a 'bit misplaced' :whistle:

    Colin
     
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    we hardly ever get waves now - I assume cos we don't look like a campervan even - cos it's a blue van - no heki type on the roof - only the awning is a give away - but that's not that visible - so I'm afraid I've stopped waving - I do wave back tho on the rare occasion that someone waves to us.
     
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    bet you could sell meat to a vegan, Jim. :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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