Vanity license plates
November 9, 2001 4:50 PM   Subscribe

Vanity license plates are like warez d00d speak for your car.
posted by nathan_teske (10 comments total)
Here's my favorite not on that page - GR8 PL8.
posted by bobo123 at 4:55 PM on November 9, 2001


That said, I'm hesitant to get one. It's a lot easier for someone to remember a vanity plate than it is for them to remember "P156837" or whatever.
posted by jaek at 4:55 PM on November 9, 2001

I remember a post on /. a few weeks back about a 1960s VW Bug with the custom plate, "FEATURE".
posted by nathan_teske at 4:59 PM on November 9, 2001

hey, "1000101" works in my building! i had no idea what it translated to.
posted by danOstuporStar at 6:14 PM on November 9, 2001

funny, they don't have the one i want:

posted by jcterminal at 7:49 PM on November 9, 2001

When I was getting my plates I asked for 31337. No dice, unfortunately. For me, it'd be the perfect plate. If you don't get it, you don't even know I've got a vanity plate and if you do get it you laugh (hopefully with me).
posted by ODiV at 11:23 PM on November 9, 2001

IMHO, people with vanity tags eat their young.
posted by MAYORBOB at 6:02 AM on November 10, 2001

Plates are big in Virginia, check this out, from the Virginia DMV website:
"Virginia offers approximately 180 special plates for our citizens to put on their vehicles. These plates represent colleges and universities, branches of the military and special interest organizations such as conservationists, professional organizations and hobbyists."

Also, you can try out you messages on their create-a-plate page!

3M TA3 is not available.
posted by hotdoughnutsnow at 8:07 AM on November 10, 2001

A lady in my home town drives around in a black
Mercedes that reads 42ITS . Yes indeed.

When I lived in LA many years back, I saw a
champagne colored Benz sporting a plate that
posted by Lynsey at 3:41 PM on November 10, 2001

I got mine from Kool Moe Dee-

posted by campy at 9:07 PM on November 11, 2001

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