to wave or not to wave, that is the question?

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  1. Soozywoozy

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    As a newbie of motorhome ownership of less than one week please funsters advise on the motorhome wave etiquette? We have merrily waved to motorhomers this weekend with a mixed response. Are there some situations you don't wave or certain "brands" or "breeds" which don't entertain the idea and so we are causing offence? :Smile::BigGrin:
     
  2. Ridgeway

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    We wave at all and laugh at those that don't wave back.
     
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    To wave or not to wave

    Hi we always wave if the people don't like it they can ignore us. But when abroad we ahve noticed how friendly people are and always seem to wave :fatbuddha:
     
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    wave at whoever you feel like.....if you get a return wave all well and good.

    All i can say regarding selective waving......why when we all do the same thing, park in a field and sit outside.

    Unless snobbery is involved......its come to our attention our van is better/bigger/newer/higher value than yours then you wont get a wave either way.
     
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  5. Granjan

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    We wave and most wave back :fatbuddha::youbetcha:
     
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    to wave or not

    yes you must wave it's the law:Wink:
     
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    We wave, unless we don't see you til too late. Find most wave back. Not wanting to start a debate but we find the ones that least return waves are classic VW drivers. Overall though most waves returned. Question is we exchange waves but if you saw a Moho broken down at the side of the road would you stop to see if you could help?
     
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    Eh !! I am a VW driver and I wave, :thumb:
     
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    If it was safe to do so then probably - but not if I was travelling alone.
     
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    It would depend on if we could stop safely, were rushing to catch a ferry, or had small children with us. Would also depend where we were .......in Spain or a dodgy area ....it might be a robbery set up:Eeek:.

    Having said all that would help if we could.

    Think we all should exercise a little caution.

    Having said that a lady friend and I once waded into a fight between a couple of gay blokes at a horse show one guy was pretty much unconscious, Shamed the thug into stopping got covered in blood tho! thought afterwards that we might well have got hurt too but didn't feel we had a choice at the time.

    Please note I will not offer to be a bouncer at funster meets!
     
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    Yeh we wave place bets

    See if we get a wave back

    :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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    Wave:fatbuddha:
     
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    :fatbuddha:
     
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    You must wave, I'm an unashamed waver I love to get a wave back makes me feel part of a brotherhood/sisterhood if you know what I mean. :fatbuddha: :fatbuddha: :thumb:
     
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  15. Wildbill

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    if you ever se us and the wee man giving the v for victory singe he is saying cool camper man at the same time that's our funster wave :BigGrin:
     
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    We always wave. Bit embarrassing if it's a horse box.:fatbuddha:
     
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    walking through knarsbrugh yesterday I fund my shelf waving at motorhomes dooo:Doh:
     
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    We wave :Smile: its easy to miss a wave under some driving conditions :Wink:
     
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    We wave if we spot the oncoming motorhome or camper in time, its always more difficult on motorways and dual carriageways. But if I don't wave its purely because I'm watching the Road and have missed a fellow camper, not for any other reason. On a couple of occasions I have seen a motorhome and a wave at the last second and throw up a late wave :sorry2: only to then feel bad in case it wasn't seen and they thought I'd ignored them. I then try to be extra vigilant for a few miles and chunter like an old git when I don't get a return wave.
    So I would say, wave when its safe to.:fatbuddha:
     
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    I wave at any MH I see. Infact, I am such an avid waver that when we bought our Nissan Cube, the highlight of the purchase was to be told that they are so rare, whenever two Cubes pass each other the owners wave to each other in a maniacal fashion! I have owned the car for nearly two years and have only had the chance to wave twice, this included once when we were in the MH....the Cube driver had a very quizzical look on his face, but waved back anyway!:thumb:
     
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