So the light turns green...

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  1. Doc Holliday

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    So the light turns green...and you sit there, and sit there, and notice the Clueless Millennial in front of you is staring down, playing with his phone...

    ...at what point do you finally beep the horn and get flipped off? Because now YOU are the Bad Guy for wanting to go on a green light...

    People are doing everything but actually driving out there. So sick of it, now I'm in the habit of laying on the horn the second the light goes green, even if I'm three or four cars back...don't give a _____ anymore...really, why wait?
     
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    Yeah, but are you a light Tap...Tap honker....or a long loud blast even after he is already moving "I hate everyone anyway" honker? grin
     
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    But infotainment screen is like, FIFTEEN inches.
     
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    4.35 seconds......MOVE IT!!!!!
     
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    No mercy for those idiots...give 'em a full three seconds of horn...
     
  8. RenoF250

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    If I can tell they are jerkin around I honk right away.

    I paint fingers on the side of my car like badges of honor.
     
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    The world record for honking a horn after the light turned green is .03 second -- the honker, from New York, later succumbed to head injuries administered by the truck driver (AKA honkee) during the incident (from a 1960's Mad Magazine spoof). :dancingbanana:
     
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    im an attentive driver , and after 38 years of driving ALOT , i have never had an accident and only one ticket over 30 years ago. i NEVER immediately go when the light turns green , i take a second and make sure no jackwagon is gonna t bone me when THEY run their red light . when someone honks at me the instant the light changes they get the finger and if the get up beside me a big ol F&&K YOU and come at me bro.... be courteous , wait a few seconds .
     
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    If I can see they're on the phone, I'll lay on the horn right away. It's not like they're aware of how long the lights been green.
     
  12. uhlawpup

    uhlawpup l'Italia s'è desta

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    So, um, do you expect us to give you an award or something?
     
  13. pittpa

    pittpa What did I come in here for?

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    You put an Little Asian car horn in the rear of your vehicle so it sounds like the guy behind you beeping. If you drive an Asian car, put a Ford truck horn in the back. Blow the horn and then turn and look behind you as if it's not you.
     
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    Defensive Driving say give it a 2 second count.
     
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    i dont expect squat, but some people have reasons for not taking off the instant the light turns , mine was an example . good luck to you in your new career as a cognitive reader of posts too btw
     
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    I will give a full 4-6 seconds before I hit the horn. But if I have to honk....then I have a 4 second minumum for honking. I've gone as long as 30 seconds.
     
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    I waited about 20 seconds once. Then the guy gets behind me and follows me to the next light.

    Honks at me the instant the light turned green. I just laughed.
     
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    If it's a BMW, waiting 2 seconds to honk is generous.

    If they are on the phone, a long honk to interupt the phone call for public safety.
     
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    Honestly, I do the same thing. Too many people blow through red lights here for me to go charging out into the intersection the nanosecond the light changes.