ANSWERS: 99
  • keep driving and forget the petty situation.
  • Just drive through and move on.
  • Get out of my car to have a smoke, tie my shoe, and do some pushups. Watch how impatient he gets now! (Kidding, but we should all try it one day for a good laugh)
  • I wait for the yellow and then drive through the intersection.
  • I wave an apology as I move on.
  • Depends on what mood I'm in that day probably. Probably b first just to be a smart arse then A. But I would mostly be doing C just under my dash at them, to many stupid cases of road rage any more. Ain't worth getting my finger shot off by a complete stranger,lol.
  • Just go. I was the dumb a$$ in this situation. : )
  • I wave as though he were my best friend and move on very slowly.
  • I recall reading somewhere that scientists have determined the shortest measurable increment of time. It is called the honkosecond and it is the interval between when a traffic signal turns green and when the 2nd driver in line honks at the first driver....:-D....
  • I live in Jersey. So I would flip the guy off, wait for a few minutes and then let him ahead and tail gate him as far as I could.
  • E) Fire up my jetpack and do circles around him!
  • A)I mostly accept my mistake. If the honking continues even as I'm moving along, I say something probably not worth repeating here. : )
  • people shoot each other for this type of mistake and i can get you pretty mad - not sure why
  • No need to get pissy w/ the guy who's behind you when it's your own fault... Suck it up and drive on through... Everyone makes mistakes... no need to be embarrassed about it!
  • E) Wave him a thank you and drive on.
  • A) - I messed up by daydreaming. I'd just give him a wave and move on.
  • I just move on and don't do anthing...you never know who has a gun and you might just have stepped on their last nerve if you flip him off or wait longer on purpose.
  • What else could the poor guy do? Imagine it could be an emergency. - As long as they are not rude, or honk repeatedly as a maniac, I would just drive through. Not really embarrassed, these kind of things just happen. - if they do, I admit I would have an inclination to choose B... But I would not do it too obviously: it could be really dangerous, at times.
  • I would just drive through. I was probably pondering something I read on AB, and wasn't paying attention.
  • slowly proceed through the intersection.when he passes you and flips you off ,smile politely and BLOW HIM A KISS!!!
  • I wait just a few seconds longer. Then I am on my way. I never give anybody the finger unless I am sure I can outrun them!!!
  • If I am daydreaming, I wave and drive on. If they are being a jerk and honking the second the light turns, I put the car in park and get out. I then go back and ask (politely) what is the matter. Do I have a light out or maybe something is falling off of my car? I figure that they are trying so hard to get my attention that something must be wrong and I know that they are just trying to help. It helps if you keep one hand inside of your jacket when doing this.
  • If I've accidentally sat there too long, , I know I was wrong and it kind of embarrasses me and I go on. If they are just trying to be an ass,and make a federal case out of it, I generally try to piss them off even more. They don't want to get too huffy. I drive a 1- Ton Ford diesel with Ranch Hand bumpers and a Class 5 trailer hitch from Hell. I COULD ACCIDENTALLY just shift into reverse . I have plenty of insurance,and they might just catch me on a bad day when I just don't give a damn ! ;-)
  • I really wish you all would quit honking at me because all it does is wake me up from my daydream. More I do A, I have did B
  • mostly i get really embarrassed and drive on through. if i'm having a bad day i'll look in my mirror real quick to contemplate what they meant by the honk. if i'm really not happy i'll drive really slow or turn around and give him my evil eye then drive really slow.
  • flip him off
  • Gotta go with the bird on this one.
  • A if it is a polite little "beep beep" type of honk B if it is a "WTF" type of honk Straight to D if its a "lay on the horn like the world's gonna end" type of honk It's all situational ~_~
  • B and Sometimes C and sometimes both b and c but mostly B i dont break laws like speed and stuff soo i hate peopel who do so i go SLOWW Just to make them miserable
  • It depends on the honk. If the other driver waited a few seconds, realized I wasn't paying attention and just chirped his horn, I'd do my "Hi, I'm a dumbass" wave and scoot through. If he's a jerk who'd just as soon roll over me as wait for me to get going, he gets the benefit of my rear view mirror stare and the few extra seconds it takes to get it. I usually won't use hand gestures. Right or wrong, I'm more the type of person who will find the slowest car in the lane next to me and match its speed so the impatient driver has an aneurysm trying to get by us.
  • Depends on the vehicle I'm in. If I'm in my husband's Civic, then I squall tires, and flip the guy off, if I'm in my Jeep, they get the tailgator's squirt, and the bird.
  • I usually wave to let them know I heard them and then drive off without embarassment. If they flip me off or get nasty, I slow down and wave again until their ulcer bursts and they crash into a nearby tree. Then I call 911 and report the accident.
  • I would do "A", why should I be an @ss? I was the one not paying attention to the light.
  • I like these answers....I believe I cracked a rib laughing too...LOL! I just put my car in reverse and back all the way up until I hit them. Then I call the police and say they hit me from behind. (C'mon people! I'm joking, honestly!) Truthfully, I don't do anything 'cause i don't stop for red lights!! <--------- cracking myself up again over here!!!
  • A & C LOL
  • i would for sure do both B&C hahaha
  • Slowly drive away, smiling. :)
  • If it's just a short honk, I drive away quickly like nothing has happened. If he lays on the horn, Than I stay a bit, usually just until the light turns yellow. ^,^ I know someone who got out and walked around his car, and walked back to the car and said "What?! Is something on fire? Is a child in danger?"
  • I usually take path (A) minus the embarrassingly part. Who am I to be embarrassed? If I'm really tired, then its an honest mistake. If I'm distracted, its someone else's fault. If I'm stupid, then people should accommodate my mental deficiency. Simple.
  • I sit there and pretend I don't care about his horn and play with my cd player before driving off
  • Impatience is a key ingredient in car accidents. I often go with "d" because the guy behind me needs to chill out before his big hurry gets someone hurt.
  • E) My bumper sticker reads...When your horn honks ,my brakes stick!
  • I am not embarrassed, he may not be angry, I don't want him angry, and I am glad he let me know that I could drive forward now. So I wave a happy little 'Thanks' at him and drive slowly forward, but not so slowly that I might piss him off.
  • I`d shift down to low series reverse and punch the gas! then get out of my car go back to him smash his window grab him by the neck and smash his face into the steering wheel... At least thats the image playing in my head while i`m slowly driving on... he he..
  • Usually (A) minus the embarrassingly part. No reason to be embarrassed.
  • A, without any doubt! Maybe not embarrassed though, but it is defiantly not B or C.
  • depends on how long I sit there before I get a honk, if they instantly honk at the turning of the color, then i sit there for awhile while glaring at them from my mirror, I then proceed VERY slowly then i flip them the bird..lol
  • both b and c
  • In my state of iowa I would wait for 5 to 10 seconds. If I gunned it off the line when the light turned green I would be broadsided by a red light runner for sure. Get there fast or save my life? Hmmmm?
  • E) I would curse at the fucker for being impatient then slowly drive forward. Nice to see you haven't fallen off the face of the earth again... Hey I have a thought... try messaging me Love, Your PIMA
  • Depends on the mood I am in. If I had a bad day I would do both B and C. If had a good day I would drive through and wave at the driver behind me.
  • A.....ya never know who is behind you, his/her state of mind and whether he/she has a weapon..why make yourself a bigger target?
  • I have sit and waited until it changed!
  • Give him a thumbs up for being so aware that the light is green.
  • BBBBBBBBBBBBBB & CCCCCCCCCCCCCC
  • Decissions, decissions oh for some wisdom in these circumstances. Dont bring yourself to the point of releasing energy that could be better used making love. Get out the car leaving the engine running. Proceed to the front of his car and turn to face your car. Slowly undo your belt and let the moon shine your love for all bitter contention. Is it not wiser to walk away from sinning and let the light shine through. AMEN
  • People seem to forget what a horn is for. In this case, just because he honked wouldn't mean he is impatient. He is probably just letting you know the light is green. People these days sheesh..lol.
  • i would do both b&c.
  • kick his ass
  • Stick Ur head out the window & act like U know Him greeting him with a "BIG SMILE, WAVE & "CALL ME SIGN" WITH UR THUMB & LITTLE FINGER"!!! He "Blows His Horn", U "Blow his Mind"!!! He will wonder so hard as to "Who was that?" he may even miss his "Turn"!!!??? John
  • Depends on a couple of things... 1) My mood at the time; 2) Long honk or "beep"; 3) How long after the light changed? (I've had people hong almost IMMEDIATELY after the light changed... There are still other cars in the intersection); 4) The guy in front of me is turning (where the hell am I supposed to go?) I've done A (usually with a short wave "sorry)... and C (and sometimes I worry that the times I wave, people think I'm flipping the bird). AND I've had idiots NOT paying ANY attention at all to the light (reading something, playing around with something/someone on the passenger seat) do B.
  • a - and wave
  • i do d.
  • Step out of the car. Reach under the seat for the tire iron. Walk back to his car and ask him if there is a problem. Either that OR I'd probably just drive through. LOL
  • you throw your car into reverse slam into him when he gets out beat the hell out of him an by the time your done the light will be green again !
  • I drive through, and then when the car behind me gets into the other lane to pass me in disgust, I blow him a kiss......Flirting makes driving fun;)
  • We all make errors and this is a small one, just nod or wave a humble polite "thank you" to them for bringing the green light to your attention and drive on. There's no need to make it worse by copping an attitude for something that is my fault, that would just open the door for more issues.
  • Definitely A (blush, blush). Especially since I get VERY impatient when someone in front of me doesn't notice the light change.
  • I don't hear well so I would not hear his horn...so, I would sit there and watch this person in my rear view mirror, drooling and frothing at the mouth and flipping me off for no apparent reason....if I figured out what was going on, I would choose A.
  • I'd accelerate quickly and make a mental note to be more observant of the next light. I've done the honking before. I don't honk if someone messed up while getting into gear and stalls (that was just accidental). If they are doing something else like: makeup/texting/looking in mirror honking is fair game. If you don't wish to make the world a meaner place, give them 3 seconds to notice the light, and if that hasn't happened, give a 2 tap on the horn.
  • i would laugh at my self while moving and i will smile sweetly while apologizing...
  • A,though not embarrassed.
  • It depends. If the same guy was tailgating you and being an idiot in general and there isn't much traffic you can use this little trick. Wait through the whole light and then when it turns yellow go through the intersection. My friends and I used this trick downtown with two vehicles when we were younger except we drove crappy old cars and we'd take both lanes when the guys in their fast cars were trying to race from light to light.
  • A - i hate confrontations
  • I prefer to switch my engine off and play along like it stalled and won't start until the light goes through an entire cycle. Unless, of course I really was day dreaming an excessive amount of time.
  • honk back...lol...then go...my husband does this
  • Actually, I cooled down in my old age. If they were quick to do that when I was younger, I would turn off my engine, get out of my car, pull out one of my 45 Government Colt's and smash out their headlights. They always seemed far less impatient and friendly after that. Only one ever complained to the police about it too. I was well connected told the investigator my side and he saw my point. No problem at all. Done the same and actually started with obnoxious drivers that wouldn't dim their headlights or tailgated. As I said though I was well connected. In as in possession of a "Get out of jail free card." Never know who you're dealing with so you might want to be polite.
  • The last time this happened, after waiting until the light was red again (the idiot just sat there, looking in the mirror), and since I couldn't go around as I was already too close, I got out and beat the shit out of him. Turn's out he was going into insulin shock and hadn't a clue as to what was going on. I might add this was the third time this particular person had done this to me (was my nieghbor) and had dared me to kick his ass after I had (very nicely) confronted him on his rediculous behavior. His wife, a Brunette Bombshell, eventually divorced him due to his illness, and we are now happily married. Wow, who would of thought??
  • Oh, I forgot to add: If it was you, I'd kick your ass too
  • I would drive through. No need to cause any trouble. Plus it's my fault. The person behind is right to toot me.
  • i wait untill the light turns yellow and right before it turns red i pull off causing the guy behind me to sit through another red light
  • You should be nice, after all you are the Lead vehicle and should be paying attention!
  • I tend to hesitate any way when light first turn from red to green anyway after being hit by a guy in San Francisco who jumped the gun and broad sided us, and funny thing was he came from New York and said he knew better cause your suppose to count so many sec's before going. So I'm a little gun shy at lights, so when a person Honks I just wave and smile at them, figure there in a bigger hurry than me, thats their problem not mine. Life's to short to worry about the small stuff!
  • If I don't immediately go on the light change, and he honks, then I do B. Otherwise I do a little of A.
  • I would just drive on because that is how you can anger a person greatly.
  • pay attention to the light and you wont have to worry about it
  • Well i would probs show him a finger or two.. But thats because i have road rage
  • what the hell why not both B and C I bet he gets pissed and goes around
  • just drive, dont mind the guy honking both b and c can cause a serious confrontation and i have heard many stories where people get killed through road rage and believe you dont have a clue who you are flicking off or whos nerves your playing with.
  • I'll just drive on.
  • Doing both B & C would be childish (and C, that's just wrong any way you look at it, just vulgar and only shows one has a limited mind). And A, why would it be embarrassing? You just didn't realize the light turned green. I'm sure you've been behind someone who didn't notice the light turned green and just sat there. We've all done it. And sure we've all honked at the person who did it. Life's too short to get upset over something so small. As others have answered, just give a wave of apology (afterall you were the one who didn't go when the light turned green) and drive on. Or if you don't want to give a wave of apology, then just drive on. Don't let it ruin your day.
  • Lets seem I would start moving while yelling at the guy behind you...its a common mistake...lol. I have road rage
  • depends on his honk, if its a loud long obnoxious rip on the horn or a quadruple arrogant blast. i wait then burn out while flipping the bird. If its a polite reminder toot of the horn i wave and calmly drive away
  • Depending on the mood, I either drive through since it was my fault for dozing off, or I walk outside take out my baton and ask the guy if he has a problem.
  • I would just wave and drive through, but I wouldn't be embarrassed, what ever everyone makes mistakes once in a while. No need to be pissed off.
  • there should be a couple of short beeps, this is a polite way to tell the person the light is green in this case I move on If someone rudely lays on the horn, I take their tag number and run them through the system

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