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The Wave
#1
Hi, I am new to the forum as I am to Berlingo ownership. Please tell me do Berlingo owners as wave as a matter of acknowledgement as they pass on the road?Confusedcratch: Having just had 8 years of running a PT Cruiser where it seemed the norm to be waved and gestured at by other Cruiser drivers sometimes I think in a perhaps Masonic fashion:censored:. Is it me or is it a total fluke that the last few times I have ventured out in the Berlingo other Berlingo drivers have flashed and waved!:brickwall:
John in RotherhamConfusedtudy:
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#2
.... Must be a fluke as the Berlingo is so commonplace on the roads .....

:wave::wave::wave::wave::wave::wave::wave::wave::wave:
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#3
When my domestic is in the passenger seat (not very often) she waves to other Berlingo drivers.
Unfortunately being a Benz driver, she is taking the p*ss, she hates Berlingo drivers! Tried to educate her. Failed. She has even started waving at Partner drivers, but that's because she can't tell the difference!
Is this grounds for divorce?
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#4
Used to happen all the time when we drove Beetles and later with the Land Rover to a lesser extent. Never had a wave from a Berlin owner but had a few unusual waves from a few other drivers - often BM's or Mercs . Strangely they seem to use either one or two fingers.. Very puzzling.
'56 Multispace 1.6HDi - Iron Grey
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#5
(16-09-2012, 07:56 PM)pidgeonpost Wrote:  Used to happen all the time when we drove Beetles and later with the Land Rover to a lesser extent. Never had a wave from a Berlin owner but had a few unusual waves from a few other drivers - often BM's or Mercs . Strangely they seem to use either one or two fingers.. Very puzzling.
Probably jealous.lol.
Former 2011 Mk3 XTR owner Confusedalut:
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#6
i wave to all drivers just to see who wave's back :lol:

:wave::wave::wave::wave::wave::wave::wave:
MK1 Berlingo, Y-Reg 1.4 Petrol Now LPG Converted.
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#7
:wave:
I DO MISS MY BERLINGO Heart
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#8
(16-09-2012, 05:52 AM)silverfox Wrote:  Please tell me do Berlingo owners as wave as a matter of acknowledgement as they pass on the road?Confusedcratch:

I wave to other Berlingo drivers.  Few wave back.  They just look puzzled.  But that doesn't worry me.  

OK - I don't usually wave to van drivers, just Multispace drivers.  And while I always wave to Mk1 & Mk2 drivers, the Mk3 may share the name, but it is quite a different vehicle, so I only wave to them when I'm in the mood.

And (Coco, I hope you are reading this), I will sometimes even wave to drivers of Mk1 and Mk2 Partners.

Quote:Having just had 8 years of running a PT Cruiser where it seemed the norm to be waved and gestured at by other Cruiser drivers

I was clearly supposed to be a PT Cruiser driver.Big Grin

Actually, I've always been a fan of the PT Cruiser. I remember how excited I was when I got hire one in America. A wonderful car.

Not a patch on the Berlingo of course, but still wonderful.
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#9
(17-09-2012, 09:30 PM)Northman Wrote:  the Mk3 may share the name, but it is quite a different vehicle, so I only wave to them when I'm in the mood.

:lol::lol::lol:
MK1 Berlingo, Y-Reg 1.4 Petrol Now LPG Converted.
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#10
I've never had a wave from another 'lingo owner, but then I've never given a wave to one either.
When I had a Mk1 MX5 it was quite usual to wave at other owners, but only Mk1 or Mk2 owners though, probably like the Blingo the Mk3 was a different beast and so were the owners Wink

Don't let it stop you from waving though, sure they may think you're some kind of mentalist, but who cares?? :wave:
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