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Is there a Tesla Wave or hand sign?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by WillK, Apr 10, 2017.

  1. WillK

    WillK Member

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    Hi,

    Is there a Tesla Wave or Hand sign? For the Harley Riders there is a little signal they can give that is unique to Harley riders. Just wondering if there is anything like that for Tesla. My wife and I are on vacation and see a LOT of Teslas. I am currently just pointing and giving a thumbs up.
     
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  2. msnow

    msnow Active Member

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    I used to flash my lights or give a thumbs up but as more new buyers come onboard who look at it just as another car there's very little response anymore, sad!
     
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  3. Knightowl

    Knightowl Whovian

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    haha well I typically just point and thumbs up as well :)
     
  4. Sir Guacamolaf

    Sir Guacamolaf The good kind of fat

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    My interaction goes a little bit like this ..

    Step #1: Ooh another Tesla, mine's nicer of course!
    Step #2: Should I wave? What if it's some stuck up driving it?!
    Step #3: The other Tesla is now within face recognition distance, the other driver is looking at me, crap should I wave?
    Step #4: The other driver waves with a big grin
    Step #5: Oh crap I'd better wave back!
    Step #6: Too late ..zoooom.. (other driver thinks I'm a stuck up bitch)
     
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  5. CTShore

    CTShore Supporting Member

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    Always wave. Puts a smile on my face to see another Tesla, especially when in my home state of CT!
     
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  6. SarahsDad

    SarahsDad Member

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    Back in the day it was the Tesla Nod...

     
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  7. FlyF4

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    Yea, there is a sign. I hold a tin cup out the windows to signal for donations. All money spend on the car :eek:
     
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  8. sakimano

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    Bjorn Nyland had a good joke. He said you wave but hold up enough fingers to indicate how many drive unit replacements you've had :)
     
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  9. Joe F

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    In New Jersey there's a gesture, but, I doubt you'll like it.
     
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  10. pedriscoll

    pedriscoll True Blue Tesla Fan

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    I just wave and see what response I get. In Indy I still only encounter another Tesla a few times a week, so usually the orhwe driver responds with a wave or a thumbs up.
     
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  11. ThisIsTrue

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    I always, always wave. Only about half wave back. That way, I can tell instantly which are TMC members, and which are the stuck-up snoots.
     
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  12. deonb

    deonb Supporting Member

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    I must complement you on your Avatar.
     
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  13. Hugh Mannity

    Hugh Mannity Mediocre Member

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    Very rarely get the wave back around my parts, don't know why.
     
  14. NikeWings

    NikeWings Active Member

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    I flash the peace sign and smile like this ==>. :D
     
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  15. ThisIsTrue

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    Thanks. I just couldn't stand it anymore. I usually change the avatar every month or so, but this one's been up since mid-February, so I should probably change it. Here's a copy in case someone looks later and wonders what the heck you're talking about:

    breaks brakes.png

    (I'll keep it handy, though, and post it again if needed...!)
     
  16. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    I got the finger from a C-class driver yesterday. No real idea why. I think he was jealous. I thought it was odd and had no sympathy for him and his puss car.

    I do still wave in parking lots and such. But not so much on the road. There are too many in Silicon Valley to safely drive and wave to all!

    I actually miss it. There was a time when we were rare. My ego misses that. My portfolio F_ING loves it.:cool:

    Thanks to all the believers. We really are changing the world. One electric car at a time.
     
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  17. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    The dog alone sells me!
     
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    SomeJoe7777 Marginally-Known Member

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    That was his wife's car. His BMW is in the shop.
     
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  19. fallen888

    fallen888 Member.. hehe, I said "member"

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    I wave whenever I notice a Tesla. I see one (or more) on almost daily basis. Half wave back, and half don't. I'm guessing half of those who don't just don't notice me and the other half just don't give a crap.

    There was a funny moment a couple of weeks ago when another MS driver passed me on the PA turnpike and (obviously on autopilot as well) turned back with a huge smile and gave me two thumbs up BEHIND the front passenger seat, through the rear passenger side window. :cool:
     
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  20. cookpwr

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    Half half half half Cmon Fallen you can do better than that! There we are even. :)
     

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