"Do you know me?" no, you're driving a Sandy Beach Prius. "OH"

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  1. priustexasbob

    priustexasbob New Member

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    I pulled up next to a Gen 3 Sandy Beach, gave a quick honk and wave then pulled into Best Buy. The other Prius happened to pull in as well. He got out and asked if I knew him, I replied "no, you're driving a Gen 3 Sandy Beach Prius" I said with a slight grin, his response was "OH" and walked away. :confused:

    In another instance, a different Gen 3 Sandy Beach arrived at a 4 way stop, when he turned left (passing me) he gave a smile and wave.

    When I had a New Beetle, everyone gave the NB wave, I guess it isn't the same with all Prius drivers. :rolleyes:
     
  2. TonyPSchaefer

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    We waved back in '04 and '05. Probably all the Gen1 also though I never had one. However, once the Prius became mainstream, people stopped waving and started thinking I was weird for waving. So I stopped.
     
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    they definitely aren't p/c members!
     
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    Yeah, it's not an exclusive club anymore. :)
     
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    If I ever saw another Prius, I would wave.
     
  6. TheAaron

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    Need PC bumper stickers
     
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    I would wave!! :)


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  8. spiderman

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    Nope, we are smug.
     
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    If you were in LA, you'd be waving every 30 seconds and end up with tired arms.
     
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  10. Tideland Prius

    Tideland Prius Moderator of the North
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    Like Tony said, we used to back in 04 and 05.
     
  11. Socal Pete

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    LOL...here in Pasadena try every 10 seconds.
     
  12. SoCalBPrius

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    LOL, u took the words right out of my mouth as I wanted to say something to similar effect;).
     
  13. eds123

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    I had a 2003 mr2 and used to wave as it is a rare sight but most people didn't even notice. Its the same here in Orlando, FL, with a Prius everywhere. Heck we even have them in our fleet at Avis Rent a Car!
     
  14. DavidA

    DavidA Prius owner since July 2009

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    I asked the driver of a new v how she liked her new Prius v wagon. She said it was "nice" and I welcomed her to the Prius club and I mentioned I have enjoyed my new Prius also. She shrugged and replied "Its just a car, why do you care?"

    OK. Either she doesn't "get it" either, or Prius is now just a car. We might all have to face this reality that... wait for it again... Prius is just a car.
     
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    In '06, we did it with Honda fits unless one was going too fast on thee freeway to admit he'd been seen wasting fuel.............
     
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    Living among million dollars homes, high end gas drinking SUV's and Mercedes driving teenagers, I see at least 5 Prius's on the way to work before I hit the freeways.I dont wave at any of them.
     
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    Oh well, I wave to anyone, regardless of their ride, so I'm not a good barometer on these things.

    I blame my parents.
     
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  18. KSBlizzard

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    I think it just depends on the location and personality of the person. Not many Priis where I am. I'd definitely wave back, and would be much more enthusiastic about someone pointing out our matching cars :) I had a Prius park by me at the gym the other day. Made me smile. Of course I assumed it was on purpose.
     
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    We waved in 06 than in 07 the Prius got old! [​IMG]