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crispini Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-24-05 03:24 PM
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10. That's funny, I'm from Dallas too,
and I would TOTALLY agree with your assessment of the three types of honks. There's "hi!" there's "hellllllOOOOO," and there's "FUCK YOU!" Guess it's a regional thing, although I had no idea it was so different in Dallas and Austin. :shrug:
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  -Did you know in some cities honking is considered the HEIGHT of rudeness? Bouncy Ball  Jan-24-05 03:00 PM   #0 
  - It's a requirement around Chicago  DrGonzoLives   Jan-24-05 03:10 PM   #1 
  - I could get along well in a city in which it is required.  Bouncy Ball   Jan-24-05 03:12 PM   #2 
     - Good thing I wasn't the driver (in your car)  BlueJazz   Jan-24-05 03:18 PM   #5 
     - As if this is the height of couth and good manners  miss_kitty   Jan-24-05 03:32 PM   #13 
  - There really is a difference everywhere I think.  smbolisnch   Jan-24-05 03:16 PM   # 
  - In some cities it also means that you're horny, go figure.  Murphys_Unlawful   Jan-24-05 03:16 PM   #3 
  - Not in Brooklyn  Lavender Brown   Jan-24-05 03:17 PM   #4 
  - I'd do well there.  Bouncy Ball   Jan-24-05 03:21 PM   #6 
  - Absolutely right. You have to keep your hand on the horn to keep waking up  BrklynLiberal   Jan-24-05 03:37 PM   #14 
     - Somebody was outside my building a few nights ago,  Lavender Brown   Jan-24-05 03:41 PM   #17 
        - DAMN! they do that a lot in NYC!! I hate it!!  BrklynLiberal   Jan-24-05 05:39 PM   #39 
  - I met a Texan from Austin  KurtNYC   Jan-24-05 03:21 PM   #7 
  - Eh.  Bouncy Ball   Jan-24-05 03:24 PM   #9 
  - Hey Bouncy I am from New York City  givemebackmycountry   Jan-24-05 03:23 PM   #8 
  - But I love that about New York.  Bouncy Ball   Jan-24-05 03:25 PM   #11 
  - I think that is every bit as much a charicature of NYC as  KurtNYC   Jan-24-05 03:39 PM   #15 
  - That's funny, I'm from Dallas too,  crispini   Jan-24-05 03:24 PM   #10 
  - I know, right? Who knew?  Bouncy Ball   Jan-24-05 03:26 PM   #12 
  - The courtesy tap is very Seattle  flamingyouth   Jan-24-05 03:40 PM   #16 
  - They were assholes to start with--had little to do with the honk.  tjdee   Jan-24-05 03:51 PM   #18 
  - L.A .here  GRLMGC   Jan-24-05 03:53 PM   #19 
  - I think we're rapidly catching up with you on the roadrage.  Bouncy Ball   Jan-24-05 04:12 PM   #22 
  - I live in Houston, and I am very sparing with the horn.  Lady Effingbroke   Jan-24-05 04:08 PM   #20 
  - We do both of those here  Bouncy Ball   Jan-24-05 04:11 PM   #21 
  - Oh another thing I noticed:  Bouncy Ball   Jan-24-05 04:13 PM   #23 
  - I think we may be a bit less "honky" here (in the "horny" sense) than  Lady Effingbroke   Jan-24-05 04:29 PM   #27 
     - Oh yeah bulldogging doesn't require any honking.  Bouncy Ball   Jan-24-05 04:31 PM   #28 
  - I would have locked the doors and LEANED ON IT  DS1   Jan-24-05 04:17 PM   #24 
  - If someone hesitates a millisecond when the light turns green in Boston  Kathy in Cambridge   Jan-24-05 04:17 PM   #25 
  - Yikes.  Bouncy Ball   Jan-24-05 04:32 PM   #29 
  - Kathy, I've been honked ~before~ it turned green plenty of times  DS1   Jan-24-05 04:54 PM   #34 
     - try putting your car in reverse, that often helps the situation as well  StopTheMorans   Jan-24-05 04:55 PM   #35 
        - Or turn it off and get out the car and look at the hood while scratching  DS1   Jan-24-05 04:57 PM   #36 
  - you could get a ticket for honking at a parked car  Kire   Jan-24-05 04:21 PM   #26 
  - Huh.  Bouncy Ball   Jan-24-05 04:34 PM   #30 
  - picking your nose is not a threat  Kire   Jan-24-05 04:35 PM   #31 
  - "Horns are for emergencies only." i disagree, the horn is put there for  StopTheMorans   Jan-24-05 04:37 PM   #32 
     - My father once told me  johnnie   Jan-24-05 04:44 PM   #33 
  - In Miami, they honk at you if you don't move your car within a second  RagingInMiami   Jan-24-05 04:58 PM   #37 
  - Austin folks would have a real hard time driving in Boston.  notmyprez   Jan-24-05 05:03 PM   #38 
 

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