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Old 04-29-2013, 03:28 PM   #1
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Last month I bought my "dream" car an 03 Z06 in Millennium Yellow. The neatest thing about the car isn't the car itself, but the fact EVERY single vette driver I have passed has waved!

I wish I would have read that first as the first few times I thought I knew the people.
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Old 04-29-2013, 03:34 PM   #2
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you do know people.

and you never even knew

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Old 04-29-2013, 03:35 PM   #3
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Ain't it cool?
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Old 04-29-2013, 03:52 PM   #4
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That's cool. In my area, many corvette drivers just drive by without returning the wave. The odd thing here is many other non corvette drivers wave at each other regardless of what they are driving. The later is a southern thing I've seen all my life. The former I haven't figured out.
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Old 04-29-2013, 03:53 PM   #5
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Old 04-29-2013, 05:20 PM   #6
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From what I have experienced regardless of the generation most women do not wave. I encountered one today in a red c5. I will wave.
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Old 04-29-2013, 05:44 PM   #7
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Ive been waving for 50 years of corvette ownership.
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Old 04-29-2013, 05:45 PM   #8
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I've probably jinxed myself but seriously a dozen have waved in the last month, I'll report back on the first non waver!
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Old 04-29-2013, 05:57 PM   #9
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Just part of the tradition of owning a Vette.
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Old 04-29-2013, 06:27 PM   #10
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Here in the Bay Area it's been a 50/50 on the Wave.. Some don't know about it. & Some just don't do it lol!!! I do it regardless!!!! Save the wave,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Old 04-29-2013, 06:30 PM   #11
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Nobody in Orlando waves. Everyone in Michigan and Ohio did when I lived up there
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Most do, some don't. You can usually tell as they go by if they
1) just didn't see ya
2) don't know about it
3) are too stuck up to even care.

#3's still get a wave... a slightly different kind but still a wave.
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Old 04-29-2013, 07:21 PM   #13
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Ive been waving for 50 years of corvette ownership.
Only 47 years for me----gotta keep the WAVE going!
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Old 04-29-2013, 07:30 PM   #14
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Most do, some don't. You can usually tell as they go by if they
1) just didn't see ya
2) don't know about it
3) are too stuck up to even care.

#3's still get a wave... a slightly different kind but still a wave.
Still a wave??? All this time I thought is was the salute.
I hate when that happens.

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I don't know but this weekend I must of driven by at least 10 corvettes In connecticut i waved at all 10. 1 guy waved back some guys I geuss just don't care about it I geuss
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Still a wave??? All this time I thought is was the salute.
I hate when that happens.

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eh... you say tomato...
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Part of it just could be changing times. When my generation was young, we dreamed of owning a Corvette in the early 20's or so but back then, it just really wasn't much of a reality. So we studied them, talked about 'em, and just learned. I don't remember when I first heard about the wave but it was probably in the late 60's.

Today people are getting them so young that I don't think they have a clue of the history and in most cases, don't care. I could be all wet but the times they are a changin'
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Old 04-29-2013, 09:13 PM   #18
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Passed two here yesterday and neither one waved back.
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Old 04-29-2013, 09:16 PM   #19
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I wave. About 80/20 here in Phx area.
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I had been Corvette-less for 30-some years and forgot about the wave. When we bought our C5 in December it was my wife's first question to the sellers. "Do Vette owners still wave?" Spring just arrived over the weekend, we'll find out soon enough.
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