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  1. sadlonelygit

    sadlonelygit Read Only Funster

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    are you a waver, nodder or just damn ignorant.
    i refer of course to the greeting as we pass each other on our travels.
    as a motorcyclist and coach driver i'm used to giving a freindly greeting to like minded souls on my travels. however yesterday coming back from the south coast i was met with several stoney faced glares as i cheerfully waved at fellow moho's.
    usually get swmbo to do the waving as we're lhd and she's got nothing better to do:BigGrin:
     
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    we're not wavers and I take issue with being called damn ignorant.

    we choose not to but that doesn't imply ignorance by any means - we just don't see what purposes it serves

    "ooo look - another motorhome - let's wave" errm - why??

    do we go driving in a car and wave at all other drivers?? no we don't, so why do so just 'cos you're in a motorhome??

    if it implies belonging to a "club" of some sort then I invoke the Marx rule. that's Groucho Marx, not Karl. research it if you don't understand. :Smile:
     
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    :wave:
     
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    I can understand some people not wanting to wave but If you see someone wave at you and don't respond, then I'd say that's being rude, maybe ignorant, but definitely being a miserable sod :BigGrin:
     
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    I confess...we are serial wavers. Wave at anyone and anything...
    though the vehicle conversions are not always obvious that they are MH's until the last minute. I sometimes think we should have a waving hand on the rear of ol' Doris so that those we miss get waved at in retrospect. :BigGrin:
     
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  6. Mousy

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    I'm a dedicated waver, in fact if you've been rolling in your Mo Ho and been waved at by a blond in either a silver yaris or a blue bmw it's me....just forgetting I'm not in the van.

    I love waving so much, sometimes we just go for a drive looking for motorhomes to wave at. It gives me a warm glow when people wave back and we laugh out loud if they don't.

    We even have different waves...

    Chicken wave... (leave it to the last minute to see who waves first)

    Mexican wave... (Whole arm wave)

    To cool for school wave...(languidly flick of the wrist)

    Fellow autosleeper wave...(a wave of great enthusiasm)

    Concorde wave...(like the royal wave in deference to a superior van) only done once.

    Middle aged man alone wave...(cheery hand palm wave)

    Jazz hand wave...(Friday night only wave)

    Etc the list of waves is long my friends, don't knock it til you've tried it...
     
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  7. scousebird

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    If we see someone wave, we wave back but most of the time I'm looking at the scenery and Alan is busy driving!

    It does strike me as a strange custom 'cos we never did it as caravanners.
     
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    We're not wavers but do respond when waved to :Smile:

    On the bike I'm the same will respond but not obsessed with dropping my hand off every time I see another bike. I do deliberately ignore idiots on sports bikes riding like dickheads as I have no wish to be associated with them, if they think they're that fast get a licence and get on the track, see what they're really made of. :Doh:
     
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    i guess its a left over from the days when motorhomes were few and far between,more than ever on the road now, on motorways it is a no as they are too far away and if I am passing a frugal 50 mph = 40mpg and I am doing 65mph its too difficult, on highways some do and some don't and it does put you off trying when you are blanked
     
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    I do wave

    Sometimes I just wave and wave and wave and get absolutely no response.....

    Then........

    When I stop waving........

    Someone will wave at me and it will be too late for me to wave back:Smile::RollEyes:
     
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  11. Mousy

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    That's a Russian wave..
     
  12. sdc77

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    I'm no grouch... O.. I wave :BigGrin:
     
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    We wave, especially in France where it seems every other vehicle is a motorhome. The French usually wave back.:france:
     
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    More wavers here.

    Our daughter's always called it the "Sweet or Sour?" game.

    Steve :Smile:
     
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    You are the ignorant one.

    Just open a dictionary to see what ignorant actually means :RollEyes:
     
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    I find owners of older MH`s wave more , I stick a :thumb: if I see them in time
     
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    I just hang my arse out of the window.:Smile:
     
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    I am a "Waver"...

    but only in a superior, aristocratic manner as if I am greeting lesser mortals...

    That is because I am basically a friendly guy but...




    I'm in a Hymer...



    JJ :Cool:
     
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    :thumb::thumb:I wave I like to get that club like feeling.we used to wave in our beetle.a 1962 model.air colled.:Rofl1:
     
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    I flash:Doh:
     

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