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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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SGLuz
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2014 6:50:11 PM

Yes
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pt1KY
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2014 6:30:20 PM

Yes
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2014 5:43:01 PM

Not really.
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55Russ
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 11:56:48 AM

Yes when needed
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 11:39:16 AM

no
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 10:47:07 AM

No
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 8:57:35 PM

No
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sandy40
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2014 6:42:28 AM

I think I have blown my horn once or twice in the year.
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Gxpress
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2014 6:38:36 AM

When needed
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eB40
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2014 11:41:30 AM

No
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2014 7:06:23 PM

No
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ncclyde
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 5:04:21 AM

yep, and had occasion to use it on Saturday, when some idiot, after pulling out onto the Interstate, came to a complete stop to allow a car stopped on the shoulder to pull out in front of them. it wasn't heavy traffic, fairly light, other than the three cars that were immediately behind them, going about 50, who all but rear-ended each other as we all had to jam on out brakes. thankfully no accident occurred.
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 12:15:35 AM

seldom
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gator2002
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 6:57:29 PM

Yes
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Gxpress
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 6:51:35 PM

sometimes it's needed..why you have one...
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contiki
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2014 6:15:11 AM

Sometimes when needed...........
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goldmonk
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2014 3:06:15 AM

yes
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cujo1977
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 11:16:00 PM

Y
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 10:38:30 PM

Only when necessary
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eB40
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 3:05:22 PM

Harley
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gvan
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2014 10:03:11 AM

Yes, if I determine I need to get someones attention.
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ramsowji
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 10:33:19 AM

no unless required
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installer
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 9:52:34 AM

Only just b4 impact.
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 9:46:18 AM

Yes
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retcap201
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 9:09:20 AM

yep
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 9:06:22 AM

not sure if I have one!
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Will 1
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 9:01:59 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 8:30:12 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 10:47:24 AM

yes
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eB40
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 10:25:36 AM

Rarely
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2014 12:56:05 AM

yes
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2014 12:53:28 AM

seldom
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Gxpress
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 10:14:34 PM

Sometimes it's needed
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 8:39:44 PM

No
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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2014 7:50:29 PM

Hardly
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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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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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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 7:13:02 AM

No
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