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Old 09-16-2013, 08:09 PM   #15
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I wave when we're not separated by more than a lane of oncoming traffic. I start waving early and perhaps shame 'em into it. I usually get a wave back more than half of the time.

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Old 09-16-2013, 08:31 PM   #16
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Sorry I didn't see you was too busy texting, changing radio and eating. multi-tasks can only do 4 .

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Old 09-16-2013, 08:57 PM   #17
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I wave, especially, if I see them looking at me. Nearly always wave on 2 lane roads, I don't know about the rest, but it makes me feel good. LOL!!
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Old 09-16-2013, 09:09 PM   #18
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I do my best to pull over and let the line of cars pass me, and I appreciate the cars that honk a thank you. I like to be the last one in line..........less stress. deSanford ps I wave about 40% of the time.
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Old 09-17-2013, 06:00 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by Fred and Bonnie View Post
Wave only on two lane roads, where I can see the driver.

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Old 09-17-2013, 06:12 AM   #20
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We wave at people all the time. Stopped at a stop light we wave at the ones waiting in the crosswalk. As we go by a bus stop we wave. We wave at people next to us waiting for lights. We wave at people in stores that stare at us. We wave whether we are in the car, RV or on the bike. It amuses us to wave, it usually brings a smile to people especially since both Thom and I right now have green/blue hair.
Mine will be purple again in a few days. Thom is looking to change just the top to fire engine red. The colours amuse us first and a nice byproduct is they also amuse others. We have been flagged going down the highway at 75mph by people to yell to us that they like our hair / car or whatever.
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Old 09-17-2013, 06:23 AM   #21
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Do I wave or not? Depends.

On the freeway if I'm doing 55 and you 65 and passing me, I have both hands on the wheel, No wave

if you are on the freeway going the other way,, Too far to see a wave

On a 2-lane, no matter which way you are going passing me.. Both hands on the wheel.

On a 4 lane, Perhaps

in a camp ground (5mph) Often

All depends on speed, and how tightly I'm gripping the wheel.
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Old 09-17-2013, 06:27 AM   #22
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I wave too. It's about a 50% respond rate I'd say. I've also discovered since I started driving a Mustang, that Mustang drivers wave. Wonder if Prius drivers wave?
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Old 09-17-2013, 06:32 AM   #23
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Hi my name is Les. I stand before you and say "I am a waver". In fact I'm already in the 12 step program for waving.

It all started as a child waving at all the truckers and people my dad passed on the road. Then it graduated to waving at girls. I think this was when it started to get out of control and I recognized I had a bit of a problem. I waved at other bikers when I had a bike however many bikers didn't wave back and I started to get a complex. Once I got a boat, then it seemed like I waved more. My wife often told me she thought I was a bit obsessed.

Once we got the RV though, I found myself almost waving at everyone and everything. If it moved, I waved at it. I would be careful though If my wife was watching, I would try to sneak a wave in whenever I could so as not to raise any alarm.
She could tell when I had been waving heavily by the perspiration marks on my shirt when she did my laundry. I found her starting to watch me when I flinched to see if I was going to wave. She said she thought I needed help. I had now become a closet waver, waving discreetly while wearing disguises. That is till my wife caught me and said "Either it's me or the waving, you make the choice" so, being the smart man, I picked her.
That was 4 years ago now.
After being in the program, I have a lot better control over my waving. My sponsor tells me I'm doing great.
I just wave at RVers now. Other vehicles will pass and My wife will look over at me and we smile at each other knowing I pretty much got this licked. I do have to watch though cause I know I'm always just one wave away from needing help.
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Old 09-17-2013, 06:43 AM   #24
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I will wave on a 2 lane road if not preocupied watching the scenery.But the post brings back memories of winnie winking, We are long time Winnebago owners our 1rst being a 1974 brave. Back then Winnebagos had the "eyebrow" lookon the front end. You coiuld spot a winnie coming at you a mile away. It was customary for winnie owners to "wink" by flashing the headlights at each other. As most club members had there Wit membership numbers posted on the front cap of the rig, and the club supplied you with a membership list you could look up the # of the rig that just winked at you and you would know who they were and where they were from.
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Old 09-17-2013, 06:45 AM   #25
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WE (I) wave, especially, if I see them looking at us, all though our first trip out i would have to say only about 50% of them return the wave.
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Old 09-17-2013, 06:49 AM   #26
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Originally Posted by Jeep trekker View Post
I usually wave at other RVs unless preoccupied such as watching a movie. (Just kidding)
Try waving with a Playstation 3 controller in your hands while driving with your knee. It's impossible.

Honestly, I'm a Jeep and Camaro owner and waving at others is kind of ingrained at this point but over the years I see fewer and fewer return waves.

I do find it hard to see RV'rs and if they're waving back or not.

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Old 09-17-2013, 07:04 AM   #27
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I wave, but in the short time you normally have to make eye contact inside the on coming camper, it's really difficult to time your wave to when they will see it.

All that said, I wave regardless!
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:26 AM   #28
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I do not wave, nor do I congregate when stopped.


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