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Elon, can you give us a way to wave to fellow Tesla drivers

Discussion in 'Model X' started by Oceanwolf, Jan 4, 2017.

  1. Oceanwolf

    Oceanwolf Oceanwolf

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    The old Porsches had it, Harley's still have it, we are a tight group of owners who needs a way to say "hey Tesla Buddy". A wink using the driver side headlight and rear brake light could be fun. A double tap on the emergency flasher button or a double pull on the headlight stalk could be a way.

    Some of you guys have a twitter access to Elon, what do you think?
     
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  2. Andyw2100

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  3. Drone Flyer

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    How about standing up through the panoramic roof and waving your shirt at the other Tesla driver?
    Oh wait a minute....
     
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  4. ggnykk

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    You can just open your falcon wing door (while your car is moving) to say hi to other Tesla ;-)
     
  5. Oceanwolf

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    I don't have a panoramic roof but flapping my wings is a good idea.
     
  6. iwannam3

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    When Mini Coopers were new we waved, I had Mini drivers puzzled when I waved even when driving my pickup. Way too common for waves the last 8 years or so. I would expect in California you are way past the wave stage. Maybe Elon can come up with an Easter egg easily activated? Can AP2 sense a Tesla from an ICE? IR signature? Sibling recognition?
     
  7. NikeWings

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    I always flash a peace sign to fellow Teslas. I love it when they pretend not to see you. Lol
    Sooooooooo, if your in LA I'm looking to flash you. ;)
     
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  8. David99

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    I tried to wave or nod or something but I noticed most Tesla drivers don't react. So I gave up. At Superchargers most people are nice and I had many great conversations with people.
     
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  9. outie

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    I have not seen anyone wave here in SoCal in Teslas. When I had a Porsche I got waves and flashes all the time.
     
  10. Chrisizzle

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    I got my Model S in Toronto, Canada during November 2014. Every Tesla driver waved.

    In July and August 2015, Tesla's Toronto showroom delivered hundreds, perhaps thousands of cars. No one waved after that. They became a relatively common sight on local roads and the new drivers lacked the sense of community.

    I drove to Ottawa a few months later where they were still rare and got waves again.

    So, a Catch 22. As Teslas become commonplace (which is what we all ultimately want), ownership won't be special anymore.
     
  11. Haxster

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    Oh no :eek: Not another thing to remember while I'm driving!

    Am I driving our Corvette (wave), our Boxster (flash lights), our Tesla (nod or ?), or our Honda (ignore)?

    And what if I give the wrong "greeting" :oops: to a non-matching car (I've done this)?

    And besides, here in Silicon Valley, Tesla's almost seem to be as common as Hondas.

    Too much stress and distraction for an old guy :confused:
     
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  12. Cellsaver

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    Drove a Wrangler for years and almost universally get a wave.
     

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