Motorhome Waving Survey

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by Mad Donna, May 6, 2012.

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Waver or scowler

  1. Waver

    395 vote(s)
    95.2%
  2. Scowler

    20 vote(s)
    4.8%
  1. Mad Donna

    Mad Donna Read Only Funster

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    Are you a motorhome friendly waver or a motorhome scowler as I have noticed that since we have had ours, other motorhomers seem to a...wave and smile....or b... scowl and ignore.

    So.....what do you do??
     
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  2. tofo

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    Wave I do unless I'm constantrating on my driving

    Mrs t says they won't wave

    Some do some don't :thumb::thumb
     
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  3. rangitira

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    I only ignore Rapido's flying the Welsh Flag:BigGrin:
     
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  4. dshague

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    i wave but driving a white pvc coachbuilts approaching think i am white van man :Eeek:
     
  5. acting_strange

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    We always waive and pass comment at those that don't....same as when I'm on the bike...I always nod to fellow riders but some are too stuck up to reply...
     
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  6. Reallyretired

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    We wave on single carriageways, sometimes on dual/motorway, but they are then too far away to see.
    Mostly don't wave at PVCs but thats only because they don't usually look like motorhomes. Sometimes wave at small buses by mistake.
    About 50/50 wave back, even the French wave sometimes.
     
  7. icantremember

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    I waved at a couple of motorhomes today but the miserable bu88ers ignored me:cry:...............













    ...............just 'cos I was driving the car:Doh:
     
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  8. Chris

    Chris Funster Life Member

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    I wave, quickly replaced by the finger if they don't.

    Keeps me happy:thumb:
     
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  9. Gran & Rog

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    I still wave even though we don't have a Motorhome now.
     
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  10. JeanLuc

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    Neither - I'm usually concentrating on driving.
     
  11. wivvy's dad

    wivvy's dad Read Only Funster

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    Waving?

    Why?



    Pointless with multi-makes and models.

    Sensible for single makes like Beetles/Type 2's or 2CV's etc
     
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  12. Jim

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    We're wavers, when the kids were little, we'd have a giggle and they'd all wave like mad at every motorhome. Even now, its rare not to have a wave not returned and when motorhomes pass close the smiles are wide too.
     
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  13. Drew

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    We wave, usually whoever is the passenger, does the waving and commenting on returned wave or lack of it. :thumb:
     
  14. chesterfield hooligan

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    :Rofl1: we used to wave untill we realised we look like a van so don't bother now if we had a motorhome we would wave :Rofl1:

    :thumb:::bigsmile:riving2:::bigsmile:riving2::thumb:​
     
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  15. WynandJean

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    We wave, not only at motorhomes but horseboxes, small buses, white vans or anything else that looks as though it could be a motorhome. We have to surpress the urge to wave when we are in the car!

    Wyn
     
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  16. golly

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    I wave if its safe to do so, but I have had people waving at very inappropriate times, exiting round abouts, blind bends etc. :Eeek:
     
  17. Gran & Rog

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    Wynand Jean I do that too and its surprising that the drivers sometimes wave back lol
     
  18. Mad Donna

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    Well I am happy to say there are more of us happy wavers than there are grumpy scowlers or so it seems .

    Keep voting people!!!
     
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    Why do you presume that the alternative to being a 'happy waver' is to be grumpy and scowl? This suggests a pejorative judgement that must be hard to substantiate.
    I could just as easily refer to 'manic gesticulators' to describe the antics of some who try and attract attention across six lanes of a motorway.
    Perhaps your poll should have included the option to select a middle-ground answer such as 'It's not a big issue for me so I tend not to bother'.
    :Wink:

    p.s. I do occasionally wave to local camping caristes in France in the spirit of entente cordiale, since I am a visitor in their country; and I have been known to flash a motorhome that is the same type as mine - but then I'm that oft-derided species, the Hymer Driver.
    :getmecoat:
     
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  20. patyogi

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    I wave at anyone not flying a flag...why would you want to?
     
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