I just got flashed........

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  1. moreorless

    moreorless New Member

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    by another MINI's lights and a wave.

    ......Les
     
  2. Metalman

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    It might have been me..... I do it all the time....

    Sometimes I get this strange look if it's a female wondering..... Do I know that crazy guy, flashing his lights and waving at me. Probably a stalker.... Look away, Look away.... what ever you do, don't wave at the crazy guy in the MINI.:crazy:
     
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    Speaking of ... has anyone with the Xenons found that people keep flashing you, thinking that you have your high-beams on? Maybe mine need to be re-aimed, but it's been happening to me quite often lately.
     
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    It might be worth checking the aim. They look a lot brighter when they're angled up.

    Either that or you've got a bunch of stalkers who are trying to get your attention. Just look away and don't wave at the crazy people. =)
     
  5. Metalman

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    Have you noticed if your automatic level adjusters aren't adjusting?
     
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    They still adjust (do the down, up routine when I turn the car on), I just wonder if their final resting place is off kilter.
     
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    There was a lot more waving/flashing in the beginning. Then it went away as people started buying Minis for other reasons then owning a Mini. I have become a grizzled Mini owner and stopped being the initiator myself. But it still warms my heart when someone waves or flashes me. Even if they drive a Gen 2. :D
     
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    Yep when we first got the Mini other owners seemed to go out of their way to give a wave......now many of the new owners act offended when you wave to them....:( But I still wave away! :)
     
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    Funny thing.... now that you mention it... all my flashers are wearing raincoats.:D
     
  10. Justa Jim

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    What's the part number for your four-way-flasher rain coats? I haven't seen those.

    Jim
     
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    Are you wearing a raincoat when you do the flashing? :ihih:
     
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    Yeah......
    Sometimes it's just me, the trench coat and those big floppy galoshes with the buckles undone.
     
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    That's a look the ladies all love.
     
  14. moreorless

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    Oh...I forgot to mention.....

    I flashed back.

    And waved as well.

    And I have no idea what you people are talking about with this "raincoat" stuff.

    But it sounds sinister.

    :frown2:

    Where's a Moderator when you need one. :skep:
     
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    I am right here. This thread stands as is.
     
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    Yeah......
    Me too.
     
  18. Metalman

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    Sometimes I do use the buckles....

    I can run faster.
     
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    MM, I know where your business is located...not the best area to be standing in a raincoat with boots on :eek6:
     
  20. Metalman

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    Trench coat, Trench coat...
    Slightly more style....
    Sets me apart from the competition.

    Oh.... and I do prefer galoshes.
     

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