Do you greet other Astra K owners?

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mrtailorson_
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Do you greet other Astra K owners?

Post by mrtailorson_ » Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:05 am

i have a scarlet astra. whenever i see another scarlet astra k on the road i flash my headlights and give a brief honk to greet them.

so far i've been regarded as hostile. help pls :D
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fryrpc
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Re: Do you greet other Astra K owners?

Post by fryrpc » Wed Jun 28, 2017 1:46 pm

Usually just tip a nod of the head providing they are looking too :-) - so fairly subtle and fits with the British understatement way of doing things over here.
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Kuro
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Re: Do you greet other Astra K owners?

Post by Kuro » Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:40 pm

In my astra, no.

In my Eunos mx5, its obligatory.
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JustJohn
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Re: Do you greet other Astra K owners?

Post by JustJohn » Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:42 pm

No I don't.

If I did, I'd probably be greeting 1 in 20 road users... the K seems to be everywhere at present, since one of the local dealers began offering ridiculously competitive PCH and PCP deals and one of the hire car companies at Belfast City Airport took an extraordinary amount of Ks into its local hire fleet.


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Re: Do you greet other Astra K owners?

Post by JudgeNinja » Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:06 am

When I picked mine up I hadn't seen many K shapes around.... now there bloody everywhere.

Old Volvo's yes when aim in mine. But Astra owners no


davidw
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Re: Do you greet other Astra K owners?

Post by davidw » Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:35 pm

A lot of rental companies and fleet management companies bought them. You'll find that if you're greeting them in the UK, you'll be greeting pissed off business people who had their lovely 5 Series swapped out for an Astra.
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Re: Do you greet other Astra K owners?

Post by Johnny86 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:40 am

no i dont; i act cool and speed off into the sunset


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