Motorhomer's Waving

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  1. mickyb

    mickyb Read Only Funster

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    We had our first season last year as motorhomers, changing from tugging after 16yrs. We had hired a couple of motorhomes out in the 90's so we were acustom to waving to fellow friendly motorhomer's on the road when safe to do so of course. If we did miss anyone I appologise, my feble excuse , well I was probably concetrating on the driving or sometimes the glare on the windscreens of oncoming traffic especially on the other carriageway makes it impossible to see whether its occupents are waving or not. Anyway on our 4hr journey during the October half term we headed for our campsite and as usual waved uncountably to other motorhomers i.e. when overtaking or stopping for breaks. On arriving at the site, where we spent a lovely week, there were as expected lots of motorhomes, what we found very strange was that when passing their owners very few of them actually made any attempt to
    acknowledge us, most not even returning a "good morning" or "lovely day", my wife looked at me in astonishment, where have all those friendly motorhomer's gone she said?? my 14yr old Daughter piped up & laughed "they must have all gone to different site to us":thumb:
     
  2. dellwood33

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    The friendly ones were all heading to a Funsters Meeting :BigGrin:
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    you cant have waved at any FUNSTERS then.:Rofl1:

    we wave at anything.....minibus, icecream vans, horsebox's, builders vans, police vans and just occasionally, motorhomes.
    we aint fussy. :thumb:
     
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    waving

    they all recognised you from all those years ago as a tugger, when you slowed them down or got in the way,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, oooooooops,,, but come on folks time to forgive and forget,,, they are now one of us,,,, soeverybody send a quick wave and drive them mad,, how many waves makes the site go into melt down,, sorry jim,,,,
    welcome realy,,, just kidding :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:bloody tuggers
     
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    I wave at anything and everything, though motorhomes usually get a full hand wave, hee hee
     
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    Sorry, not a waver, drive commercials most of the time and if if I waved to all the others I would probably have a dislocated shoulder.
    It was probably a very nice action in days gone by. Perhaps time to move on ?:Cool:
     
  7. pappajohn

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    this enough for you !!!! :Rofl1:





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    We wave to every thing as well usually get waves back but if not we dont care cause we are having fun waving
     
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    I waved at a "Motorhome" on Thursday returning home with my new motorhome. The policeman in the transit van seemed a little confused :Blush::Smile:
     
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    we always wave regardless of whether or not people wave back sometimes it can be, because your wave isnt seen or something else is more important to concentrate on roadwise

    Do a thread search there are a few on this
     
  11. Jaws

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    I dunno !!!

    Hands up all those who did not read the whole post then !!

    Come on !!!

    own up !


    MickyB said folk WAVED at them whilst on the road .. it was when meeting other vanners in person they got the coolio ..

    I think really you may have been unlucky as every where we go we always spend ages chatting to our new neighbours :Smile:

    Errrr.. just a thought
    You do not resemble Frankenstein or walk around with a lion on a rope or anything do you ? :BigGrin:
     
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    sorry mate. take your own advise and re-read the post.

    mickyb said they waved at all and sundry.
    not once did he say they got waves in return.

    i realise the gist was the miserable buggers on site not saying hello etc
     
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    Must admit I wave at any motorhomes that travel in the opposite direction, but more don't now days, its a pity.

    The best wave back I got was a Dutch motorhome in Scotland and the lady nearly shook her hand off, and the smile that went with it was a sight to behold, and brightened the day for myself and my wife.

    So I say keep waving.


    Dave :thumb::thumb:
     
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    I wave to anybody, if I remember and I talk to anybody, I just love chatting to folk you learn allsorts.Like shall I avoid em next time hee hee hee:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    i get funny looks
    drivin the works transit
    high top white wiv red and yella stripes at the bottom
    when i wave
     

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    Got the same look from an ambulance the other day :Blush::Blush:
    :Laughing::Laughing:
     
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    Hi

    :Wink:Im being polite, winking and waving with both hands!!!!!!!!!:welcome::notworthy:

    Wildbilly
     
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    I think its still a nice gesture, although new to motorhomong I too am a proffessional driver, and never tire of being waved at or waving too fellow driver, but it is obviously a personal choice, you will be sure to get a wave from me.:Smile:
     
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    I sometimes forget I 'm in the car and wave, still no harm done. I enjoy waving and been waved at so keep the tradition going.:thumb:

    Leeks:Smile:
     
  20. Terry and Nicola

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    nice to wave

    HI ALL
    I did think in my last motorhome being an old one H REG that some motorhomers did not wave because off that but i was wrong. now we 05 motorhome and the same still happens some people are not in to waving :thumb:
     

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