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northsub

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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2004 4:03:26 PM

One of the first things that I noticed, when I moved to Illinois, from NY/NJ is that people here DON'T HONK! At first, I thought the cars here were not equiped with horns! My question is, when do you think it most appropriate to HONK your horn?
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acmccart
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 1:43:24 PM

I have the opinion that the horn is there for a reason, if you don't use it then you aren't using all the features provided to you for safety (i.e. turn signal, brakes, etc.) haha!
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dvc2
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 1:41:55 PM

When needed.
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ace12012
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 1:22:44 PM

I try to avoid it except when absolutely necessary.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2014 11:46:06 AM

not really
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streetcars
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 12:23:11 AM

Mostly to shoo critters out the way.
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55Russ
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 12:17:04 AM

Yes when needed
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Gxpress
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 11:42:45 PM

Yup
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WEPSMAN
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 10:04:39 PM

I like my horn. I do not use it often, but I do use it. I usually use it when somebody is not paying attention and is sitting at a green light texting or about to run into me because they are not paying attention.
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 9:59:36 PM

Seldom
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eB40
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Message Posted: Aug 16, 2014 5:49:12 PM

Hardly
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 4:34:18 PM

No
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dassfg
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 7:40:28 AM

Yes - when needed
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pvdray
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 7:32:25 AM

seldom, but yes to get someones attention
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jessjames
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 7:17:06 AM

Seldom
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 7:13:02 AM

No
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linku2gasbuddy
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2014 10:06:08 PM

It's probably optional equipment in Illinois!
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2014 9:12:53 PM

Hardly
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 11:39:01 AM

no
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puddy
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 9:57:25 AM

yes
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 9:49:06 AM

when needed, not that often.
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campyz
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 9:23:03 AM

Very rarely.
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gvan
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 9:10:19 AM

Used it today when this jacka** swerved into my lane two feet in front of me because he/she didn't want to be behind a car only going the speed limit.
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jessjames
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 8:13:40 AM

Not often
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tiny1oh
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 8:11:00 AM

seldom
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Jul 17, 2014 9:19:33 AM

Yes.
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gvan
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Message Posted: Jul 17, 2014 8:44:09 AM

Yes, if necessary, to get someone's attention i.e. sitting at a green light, merging into my lane, etc.
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Jul 17, 2014 7:10:14 AM

No
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2014 11:30:19 AM

yes
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weddy11
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2014 10:17:08 AM

yes, when needed.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2014 9:31:45 AM

no
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2014 9:20:53 AM

no
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2014 8:48:00 AM

No
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 6:09:19 PM

Hardly
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2014 4:22:05 PM

No.
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2014 4:12:10 PM

I use the horn when needed.
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eB40
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2014 3:40:02 PM

No
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goldmonk
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2014 9:53:37 PM

yes
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morrongiello
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2014 9:21:42 PM

when needed
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Treasurehuntxxx
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Message Posted: Jun 26, 2014 11:43:03 PM

when needed also
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Message Posted: Jun 26, 2014 10:38:11 PM

When needed
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Moe86
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Message Posted: Jun 26, 2014 10:09:30 PM

No.
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morrongiello
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Message Posted: Jun 26, 2014 9:36:14 PM

not today
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Jun 25, 2014 7:52:53 PM

Not really.
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Gxpress
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Message Posted: Jun 21, 2014 10:18:15 PM

When needed. Not often
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Jun 21, 2014 8:21:09 PM

Only if I need to which is next to never.
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jorobins538
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Message Posted: Jun 21, 2014 7:58:51 PM

yes, but not before 6 AM.
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Jun 21, 2014 7:29:14 PM

No
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2014 7:44:38 PM

No
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Jun 12, 2014 8:19:43 AM

no
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russells350
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 8:11:43 AM

no
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