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So it seems to happen to me alot. Everytime I see an R driving next to me I try and be the "hey nice car" guy and wave. Everytime I get a wierd look. <br>Yeah I dont have an R but I drive a nice s60. Just wondering if its an R thing or am I just waving at the wrong people?<p>This is me...<br><IMG SRC="http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h284/n8tabasco/IMGA0040.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>Next time say hi. Untill then Ill keep trying <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>kmagnuss</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">90% of R owners don't realize it's a 'special' car.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>This. Well, maybe 75%.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>kmagnuss</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">90% of R owners don't realize it's a 'special' car. Don't worry, I've never gotten a wave back either.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Yup. No wave whatsoever.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>MancUnited1</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>This. Well, maybe 75%.</TD></TR></TABLE><br>75% are volvo drivers <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Something stuck up your Rs? (tabasco)

It helps to also see some R's around which I NEVER do!!
 

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I've gotten a couple R drivers who didnt seem to notice at all, a couple who waved, and one guy who I straight-up called out while passing him at a stoplight going opposite directions. A young guy, he had no clue what he was driving. I mean, even if your other car is a Lambo, you still know you are in an R, right?<p>I had an R sighting on Lake Shore Dr. a couple weeks back that was pretty cool. Sweet R, but better yet, just the way I scope Rs from way off in the distance, I saw him checkin my R out (why is "40yrold virgin" popping in my head, lol). Waved, and kept going. Of course, seeing another R around here isnt that uncommon once you know what you are looking for, so I dont even bother to post in the sightings thread.
 

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I never got the wave when I owned mine. My buddy owns a Jeep and its waves all day from other Jeep owners. When I used to drive a home heating oil truck in my early 20's all the oil truckers waved at each other.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>MancUnited1</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>This. Well, maybe 75%.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>More like 99%
 

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They don't wave because they're totally brain dead.<p>Just think, they've never hit the pedal hard enough to realize "oh, ohhhhh....". (Or they've been at a track all day and are too tired to focus on other drivers at all <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0"> )
 

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I was passing an R not too long ago. He was eye f*ckin my car and I was eye f*ckin his and then got a friendly head nod. Other than that no one els seems to have a clue. I see one a week...maybe.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>imageomega</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">They don't wave because they're totally brain dead.<p>Just think, they've never hit the pedal hard enough to realize "oh, ohhhhh....". (Or they've been at a track all day and are too tired to focus on other drivers at all <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0"> )</TD></TR></TABLE><p>They probably never say "Oh ohhhhh" because they are slow 04 GT owners.
 

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LOLOLOLOL my exact thoughts I would think hes a menoite and WTF are you waving at me you weirdo LOL<p>Get less black rims and more Lime Green rims and I woudl wave back <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Chilled Man</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">LOLOLOLOL my exact thoughts I would think hes a menoite and WTF are you waving at me you weirdo LOL<p>Get less black rims and more Lime Green rims and I woudl wave back <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>You'd wave back, don't lie!<p>Regardless of brand, I always give a wave to any "done up" vehicle I see. I don't bother waving to stock-looking cars, especially Volvos. It's just not worth my time. Now, your car, I would give a wave. Car looks good <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Mennonite....thats funny! Wouldnt I need a one horse power?<p>90% of the time I am in a shirt and tie. huumm.<p>Too bad I wasnt in PA then I could do yellow rims and Steeler out. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Next time Im in PA I will wave at EVERYONE! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"><br>
 

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I see an R about 1x every 3-4 weeks so I give a nod to the driver. Most don't bother nodding back.<p>Was behind a Blackama yesterday, looks like he had wider tires/maybe spacers, and when he turned the corner with me behind him he stepped on it for about half a block to where he was turning in. Sounded sweet when he floored it - modded I'm guessing and pulled away quickly....impressive.<p>He must have seen me behind him hence the demo! This was on the Queensway in Toronto/Etobicoke (not sure if a member here).
 

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I actually got more waves and complimets from non Volvo/ R owners. I talked to some Benz GLK, 350Z, Camry <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> , IS300 and they knew more about the R then s60 drivers.
 

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I agree, most R drivers don't seem to be into anything else but themselves. I have had modded cars for a long time now and it was a norm that when you saw someone with or where driving a nice car, modded or not, you at least nodded. But I have seen three R's since I got mine and none of them even glanced at me????? WTF?
 

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I think I have only seen three R's in my life (excluding the one I drive). Two were already ahead of me to the point that I couldn't catch up (this was before I had my R <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> ) and the other was parked with the driver nowhere in site. I definitely look for them, though.<br>
 
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