The Mégane ll's Excuse for a Horn. Do We Want a Better One?

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Is the horn on the Megane II completely useless?

Yes
62
70%
No
5
6%
What horn?
21
24%
 
Total votes: 88

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Postby stenikol » Tue Nov 08, 2005 8:52 pm

Le Grand Crapaud wrote:Can't we get a better response? After all we've all got Mégane lls! Who is the deaf old git, I wonder, who thinks the horn is OK :wink: :roll: ?


Well, I voted NO. But this doesn’t mean that the horn is ok.
You see there is a big difference between an inefficient horn and a COMPLETELY useless one. By asking this question, you’re covering the problem, instead of highlighting it with accuracy.

In my opinion the question could be rephrased; “Do you think Megane’s horn is inefficient?” or “Do you think Megane’s horn needs improvement?”

Yes, if you’d ask me…

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Postby Le Grand Crapaud » Tue Nov 08, 2005 9:03 pm

stenikol you need to understand English colloquialisms. The title is obviously sarcastic and means I am making a statement! And that statement is:

"The Mégane ll horn is next to effing useless!"

Gedd it!
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Postby JamieMac » Tue Nov 08, 2005 9:05 pm

Wow he must be doing an English diploma :lol: :lol:

By the way:

“Do you think Megane’s horn is inefficient?” should be:

"Do you think Megane’s horn is insufficient?"

So there :lol:
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Postby stenikol » Tue Nov 08, 2005 9:23 pm

Got it Le Grand Crapaud. You’re right. Mea culpa.

JamieMac; Thanks English master :shock: I prefer American English though :wink: :lol:
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Postby Stranger » Tue Nov 08, 2005 9:34 pm

The Megane II horn is embarrassingly crap!
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Postby Brian P » Wed Nov 09, 2005 9:39 am

Here's an example of just how underpowered these tooters are: One night last year I was hemmed in by another car in my street although thankfully the driver was sitting in his car at the time so I thought a quick blast of the horn would alert him to my presence - wrong! Maybe two slightly longer honks and he'd get the message (bear in mind he was physically sitting around six feet from me) no such luck, Maybe the blokes deaf? I got out the car and knocked on his window which he promptly rolled down - it turned out he wasn't deaf at all just listening to Radio 2!
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Postby hannson » Wed Nov 09, 2005 9:52 am

JamieMac wrote:Wow he must be doing an English diploma :lol: :lol:

By the way:

“Do you think Megane’s horn is inefficient?” should be:

"Do you think Megane’s horn is insufficient?"

So there :lol:
Neither inefficient and insufficient quite captures the spirit of things.

I would say it's ineffective.
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Postby Brian P » Wed Nov 09, 2005 3:25 pm

Howz about 'deficient'? as in it doesn't really do the job that is expected of it?
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Postby stenikol » Wed Nov 09, 2005 6:00 pm

We don’t have to worry about the Meg’s horn anymore…

We can just buy a nice (and cheap too) HEW GAG and use it anytime, or, we can simply use our… squeaky brakes (every cloud has a silver lining!), unless of course you have foghorn voice like me…

In any case I have to tell you that my car’s horn is more powerful, effective sufficient, efficient -you name it- than the authentic Renault alarm system (a cobra I think) fitted by my dealer…How about that!

Ahhh almost forgot… New horn’s price (really loud, hi tone one, from a car accessory shop); 88,45 Euros! I’ll pass! The horn isn’t that bad after all.
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Postby Le Grand Crapaud » Wed Nov 09, 2005 6:35 pm

So the 55 euros price for the PIAA twin tone ultra loud horn is pretty good then :) ?
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Postby Ray » Wed Nov 09, 2005 7:06 pm

could always get one of these things...

https://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/4418748.stm

costs a bit more than 55€ though.. but more effective at its job.
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Postby Brian P » Wed Nov 09, 2005 7:56 pm

does one get a reduction for bulk buying? :twisted:
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Postby pw981 » Tue Mar 07, 2006 12:23 pm

so..... this has been quiet for a while!
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Postby Le Grand Crapaud » Tue Mar 07, 2006 12:24 pm

It's the weather!
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Postby pw981 » Fri Mar 17, 2006 3:37 pm

:lol:

Months on, I still find my horn an embarrassment to use... its just so gutless, has a high tone, and is quiet!
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