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Do you do the Tesla Nod???

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  1. _tlover01

    _tlover01 New Member

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    #1 _tlover01, Sep 26, 2013
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  2. Chrisr400cc

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    That is an awesome video. That would be a great first commercial for Tesla to air. The only other vehicle you would do that in would be a Jeep, like 10 years ago. But that was more of a "wave". If I had a Model S I would totally do the "nod". I plan on getting model E or GenIII (whatever they decide to call it) and then i'll do the "nod"
     
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    What is the song in this video? I tried to Shazam it but it didn't come up. It's perfect. Reminds me of the old Apple Commercials ("Hi I'm a Mac, and I'm a PC")
     
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    Don't know about the rest of the world, but in Australia, a lot of motorcyclists do "the nod" (regardless of type of motorcycle). Doesn't really happen in cars.

    I would totally do the Tesla "nod" though! Great video. :biggrin:
     
  5. _tlover01

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    Glad you liked the song Chris! An Artist by the name of Alex Mercier let us use the song. It's not even out yet!! It is called "Be With You"
     
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    Tesla, wake up and buy the rights to this - you'll sell tons! I can see this going viral fast. Best car add ever!!!! Ha ha!!!
     
  7. spaghetti

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    Nice!! I do it every time I see a Tesla, and for most part I get a nod returned. :smile:
     
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    I've done the nod with a couple Leafs and Volts while in my Roadster too... I think they have bigger grins than I do
     
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    I do "the nod" and I haven't even had delivery yet! Moral of the story: If you see a random BMW guy nod at you...nod back...he's just waiting for his order :)
     
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    Excuse me (I am not English mother tongue) but I also looked on the dictionary and I didn't find the answer. What is the meaning of "I am doing the nod"?
     
  11. brianman

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    To "nod your head" means to bend it up and down (associated in some cultures with "yes" whereas side-to-side means "no").
     
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    Ok brianman. Then I do the Tesla nod. :cool:
     
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    +1

    Awesome video!
     
  14. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    Hehe, great stuff, _tlover01! So, are you the reluctant nodder in the video?! ;) And, those were your better halves in the other car, I presume?!

    I'm more of a smile-and-wave guy but, the nod's cool.
     
  15. BobHodgen

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    I got the "Hang Loose," or "Shaka" sign from another Tesla one time. I thought that was our gang sign.
     
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    ...variable...nod or hang loose...thumb's up with reply from the ICE crowd.....
     
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    Just got back from Hawaii and I think 'Hang Loose' is appropriate now (+ more Humboldt style). I have done a 'T' but it looks more like you are giving someone a timeout or something. A huge smile and nod is the easiest and quickest :biggrin:
    Funny video, cute
     
  18. Mr X

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    Was a little worried about the guy not nodding back at the females at first....


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    That was intense. Not being from California if we ever see another Tesla we're bouncing off the seats as are the people in the other car!
     
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    I've been doing it wrong! I tried a "thumbs up" to some folks in a Tesla today, but they refused to look at me in my gas guzzling SUV. Those of us waiting for our Tesla's need a temporary permit or something that will allow temporary access to the club.
     

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