The wave thing

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  1. bernardfeay

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    I think I've got it figured now. absolutely nobody waves if the weather is miserable. nobody waves on motorways and I alone wave at bread vans and buses that pretend to be motor homes.

    I have now developed a style of waving that looks like a wave but morphs into a nose pick if there is no response.
     
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  2. davidbaldam

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    I always wave but not on motorways but all the time at delivery vans, prison vans, horse boxes etc. (y)
     
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  3. Cal54

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    I wish someone would wave at me. Since getting a PVC no one waves!
     
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    I only wave on the way.. too grumpy on the way back...
     
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  5. Dawn B

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    I always wave but sometimes the number of fingers involved changes
     
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    I am an avid waver , so enthusiastic that I nearly waved at a tugger once , just managed to pull out in time . That's the preferred RC method .
     
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    Out first time this year fun to wave again .
     
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    Wifey moans at me when I do the enthusiastic wave and we are not in the van, just walking down the road!

    'Darren, they don't know you have a van. They just think you are weird'
     
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  9. Brian and Jo

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    Have to admit that we always acknowledge other motorhomers when travelling(y)
    Brian & Jo
     
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    I wave at buses, delivery vans, tuggers ...... and when I am in the car when I forget.

    Yep, I am definitely fixated with waving.
     
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    No one waved when we had a pvc, I think because it just looked like a van from the front, now we have a coach built nearly every other motorhomer waves, we love it and so did our grandson when we took him away last week.
    I admit to waving when I am in my car too.

    Keep waving x
     
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  12. SteveandDenise

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    I am usually to busy watching the road
     
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    I always wave back ,but find it frustrating when my waves are blanked!

    I can't be the only one who can morph a wave into a one fingered salute ,can I ? :whistle2:




    Vlad
     
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    Everyone driving a camper overseas waves, seems to be the done thing.
    We always wave unless otherwise distracted, it's a happy to be out in the van thing:D
     
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    I wave when I remember that I am supposed to wave ..... sometimes I just daydream, I am the passenger. Phew! Maybe the non wavers are just daydreaming like me.
    My husband waves most of the time he is more alert!
     
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    My wife really goes for it and we came across an equally enthusiastic waver in Somerset on Thursday night. It was a lady driving the other m/h and it was big waves and big smiles.(y)
     
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    I wave but not at Politition`s and Solicitor`s and Estate Agent`s... :wink: :rofl:
     
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    Sooooooooooooo

    I have always been a big fan of waving..
    BUT !

    Bikers wave or nod at each other

    Smartie drivers wave at each other

    I have lost count of the times I have been in / on the 'wrong' mode of transport for the appropriate recipient of my wave !

    If you ever see someone on a bike or in a Smartie waving at you in the MH, it is proly just me !!
     
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    Found the opposite here. & all the way up tp the UK last year it was only in the northern part of France where literally any coming the other way waved. Put it down to all just coming off the crossings ! :LOL:
     
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    Look out your window Carol.
    I am waving at you now :)

    For fun we count how many MH waves we get and how many we dont. Easter weekend saw far too many on the mway and stopped counting.
     
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