How often do you use your MINI's horn?

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  1. DneprDave

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    I was just thinking, the last time I honked the horn on my MINI was almost eight years ago, when I was checking that everything worked on my new MINI.
     
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    I use it to say “hi” to people I see at Fontana or around my area.
     
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    Occasionally, to remind someone of what a green light means.
     
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    In Memphis if you are doing 70 you will get run over. It is a law that you must be in the far left lane and wait till 10 feet before your right hand turn, then cut across 2 or 3 lanes on traffic. If you don't have a horn you will not survive. I wish I was kidding:mad:
     
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    That move is know as “The Jersey slide”. They have been doing that move in New Jersey for decades.

    The Jersey Side:

    Far left lane to exit ramp with no turn signal in 200 feet across 4 lanes of traffic. :mad:
     
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    I used it yesterday to notify a VW driver that he didnt' know how to drive.
     
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    For that I just use “the finger”.
     
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    The finger folowed :Thumbsup:
     
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    It’s also useful to remind people to look up from their phone.
     
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    Heck man If I knew it was you I'd have waved. :)
     
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    I also give the finger to other MINI owners wave at me, especially on Hellbender or the Dragon.

    The wave is stupid and you should pay a 100% of your attention to driving on those roads. You may not be diving like an idiot but others may be and they are the ones that hit you.
     
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    If one can't lift a hand & wave while safely driving, they shouldn't be driving anything anywhere.

    Waving at you while I drive this keyboard...... :eek:
     
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    I have a horn ???????
     
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    It was a Passat :)
     
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    I bumped it the other day when I was detailing the center console.
     
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    No, you car has a horn, but you toot your own more than you toot your car's, so that's why you were confuzled. :rolleyes:
     
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    Rarely if ever. I find trying to educate other drivers via horn or other means to be a waste of time.
     
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    True but it feels soooo good!:D
     
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    Pedestrians around here have the right of way. They're standing at the intersection enthralled with their instant gratification device and not seeing me waiting for them to get the hell out of the way so I beep my horn to get their attention. It is entertaining to see the look on their face when they realize there are other people in the world besides themselves.
     
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