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Tacoma Wave?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Casey05Taco, Sep 2, 2008.

  1. Sep 2, 2008 at 8:43 PM
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    Casey05Taco

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    Ive been riding around town in my new (to me) Tacoma. Before this i used to drive a jeep wrangler. Both which when you see the same model you would wave to them. Do you guys in your town have this or is it just a jeep thing?:confused:
     
  2. Sep 2, 2008 at 8:46 PM
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    i try to get a wave from some taco owners
     
  3. Sep 2, 2008 at 8:47 PM
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    In both Austin and Ft Worth, I've never had anyone return a wave. So I stopped. Tacomas aren't really a niche vehicle like Jeeps and motorcycles are.
     
  4. Sep 2, 2008 at 8:48 PM
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    It may be an area thing. I do it sometimes, but usually do not get a response back. If I go out away from the city people are more responsive & not so uptight.

    Welcome to TW!
     
  5. Sep 2, 2008 at 8:50 PM
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    Well I know in VA it seems like all Taco owners wave however out here in CA the only thing it seems you can get is the finger. Damn I hate CA!!
     
  7. Sep 2, 2008 at 8:52 PM
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  8. Sep 2, 2008 at 9:03 PM
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    As you flip the finger wave back and forth. This way you will feel good that you brightend someones day. At least it was a friendly flip off. :)
     
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    I've tried waving...but never get a response. Usually it's some old-fart who can't even see 5 feet past his truck, let alone see you waving at him. Those folks aren't *enthusiasts* anyway.

    If I see a nicely modified one ...I'll make the extra effort to wave or nod or something to acknowlege they've got a nice truck. They'll usually nod back (like in passing).

    The jeep, motorcycle, and corvette waves have been around for YEARS AND YEARS. That's something that's been a part of history for a long time.

    Of course you can try to start some tacoma 'history' but EVERYONE's gotta do it and do it all the time so people 'catch on'.
     
  10. Nov 27, 2008 at 5:29 PM
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    In my hill jack area of this country we typically wave at all trucks we pass.......and since I've had my Taco I've noticed that the other Toy and Taco truck owners always stare and wave back..........:wave:
     
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    Same up here most of the time here in Nor-Cal :(
     
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    Since I got the YJ, I do the Jeep wave, which made me think about a Tacoma wave (or the lack thereof), but most people don't even notice other trucks--I look and I notice that others don't, so a wave probably wouldn't work around here. Too bad.
     
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    People in metro-Phoenix turn into HUGE DICKS behind the wheel. I don't wave like I did when I was growing up in the country because NO ONE waves back. Shit, I can't even get an acknowledgement from someone passing on the sidewalk anymore.
     
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    We have covered this before and in Va I always get a wave but here in Ca I only get the finger.
     
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    i hate the vette wave and wont do it. the only time i will give a thumbsup is if its a cool car.

    what i hate is when bikers don't do a wave. its like wtf man.
     
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    The one that gets me is the "Harley" guy that won't wave to anyone on a bike other than a Harley, lol....
     
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    I'm from NJ. I automatically assume anyone waving is using only one finger.
     
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    Where i work we do the wave quite often alot of tacomas owners.
     
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    The thing is, I don't see that many Tacoma's around here anyway. I saw a nice white one the other day in the WalMart parking lot with dual exhaust and a woman driving. I was pretty impressed, actually. Other than that, there's the old security guard at my job who got the exact same truck as me because he liked mine so much. I mean, I work with almost 1000 people and there's only one other Tacoma.
     
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    i agree. thats pretty shitty. most people have no idea that i ride a honda though
     
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