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Hey, Im curious as to who waves as they drive past another MINI?
I used to own a classic Mini and when ever i went past another 1 wede both wave, some even stopped 2 chat! it was great.
I didnt think new MINI owners did it until last week when i really nice MINI Clubman in the Evesham area waved at me, waving back with slight amazment it made me just wonder if more do it.
Let me know what you all think and if u do wave or thumbs up or whatever, i really do think it should be brought in for the new MINIs as well as the classic.
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This has been mentioned many times if you search on here, I too owned and still own a classic Mini but even they only started waving once they became less common as everyday cars in the late 1980's early '90's. The new MINI drivers also used to wave at each other but now there are just so many on the road it would be impossible to wave at everyone and most would think you are mad as they are not all enthusiasts like most on here. :)
 

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We got waves from most MINIs (albeit about 4 of them!) whilst in rural France last week where the sightings are fewer, reminded me of when I got my first MINI nearly 5 years ago!
 

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No, the new MINI is a modern everyday car, its pointless, just like another thread about waving, far too many of them;)
 

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I'm an avid waver. I was when I got it in 2002 also, but of course there were only three in Jacksonville at that time ;)

Now I'm in Pensacola, FL and there aren't many here. I wave all the time and a couple have waved back. Not many people wave, but it's a special moment when you get one back :) I waved at one person and she just looked at me. Then I think she realized I too was in a MINI and she finally waved. Seen her twice since and got waves each time! :D I've converted one!

Go ahead, wave! It's fun seeing MINIs on the road and it's even better when they're waving at you.
 

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I used to a lot.

many grannies and old aunties now have a new mini - they just look worried

So I wave at the ones with spots, stripes, checks as they are normally the enthusiasts...... the cars that is :D
 

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Hey, Im curious as to who waves as they drive past another MINI?
I used to own a classic Mini and when ever i went past another 1 wede both wave, some even stopped 2 chat! it was great.
I didnt think new MINI owners did it until last week when i really nice MINI Clubman in the Evesham area waved at me, waving back with slight amazment it made me just wonder if more do it.
Let me know what you all think and if u do wave or thumbs up or whatever, i really do think it should be brought in for the new MINIs as well as the classic.
Cheers

Like Paa 100 I wave at tasty MINIs and I'm pretty sure it was us waving at you in our pepper white Clubman - so glad we put a smile on your face if it was you!

 

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I did wave when I bought my first Mini about 5 years ago. There weren't so many then around but now I don't. They're too numerous.
 

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my hairs to short now, even when it was longer i preferred the straight bob look :confused:
 

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i think your more likely to get a wave if the other mini had a jcw kit, after market wheels etc. i.e and anthusiast :) lol
 

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Like Paa 100 I wave at tasty MINIs and I'm pretty sure it was us waving at you in our pepper white Clubman - so glad we put a smile on your face if it was you!

I suspected it might have been you!

Nice vipers!!!!
 

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I make eye contact if she is fit..I wave LOL No seriously I like to wave because it`s a happy vibe as well as driving this fantastic fun car.
If I dont get a wave back. I feel happy anyways. And NO doubt the driver will probably realise and make a wave next time to a MINI driver. I used to love the attention in my Mk1 Golf Gti back 8 years ago..
Good times.
 

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I wave sometimes but it is very unusual to get a response. I usually always get a response from to GP owners around here...........mind you, I'd always be happy driving one of them!!!
 
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