Vanity plates

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Kent Wang, Jun 2, 2006.

  1. rdawson808

    rdawson808 Senior member

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    I recall once seeing a vanity plate on Mercedes CLK 430 that said, "HIM8NTZ"



    I don't get this one either.

    b
     


  2. Pink22m

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    High Maintenance
     


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    My key man policy restricts me from having vanity plates. The insurer (a Berkshire Hathaway company) feels accidents happen with high profile activities like vanity plates. Not sure that I would have vanity plate anyway but I find this highly ironic as Warren Buffet sports vanity plates on his (used) Lincoln Town Car that pronounce "Thrifty." His daughter gave him the plates apparently for a Dad that had everything.

    http://business.missouri.edu/1249/default.aspx

    No I haven't tried the Buffett angle with my insurer. I hope they forget about me and stop raising my rates. My pilots and license and scuba certification give them fits.


    Is your insurer Geico?

    Jon.
     


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    A Y Senior member

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    There there's always the VW Bug with "FEATURE".

    I really don't like the witless plates, like those that just repeat the brand or model of the car: "FASTBMW", "MY M3", etc.

    --Andre
     


  5. designprofessor

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    I don't get this one either.

    b


    "High maintenance"?

    but "Him ate nuts" is more surreal.
     


  6. j

    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    "High maintenance"?

    but "Him ate nuts" is more surreal.

    HEH8ME
     


  7. rdawson808

    rdawson808 Senior member

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    As long as people are in a giving mood..I still don't understand this one either: as posted by Arethusa: "A6MTYPE0 on a Mitsubishi."

    Is the driver busting on Audi? A typist? Hmmm, the end could be penile "p-e-nil" EDIT; no, it would have to be penal.

    bob
     


  8. Kai

    Kai Senior member

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    Here are mine:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     


  9. Kent Wang

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    Hahaha, that Viper one is great.
     


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    Yeah, the viper's great.

    Does this make sense to anyone? CARISMA

    Regards,
    Huntsman
     


  11. rdawson808

    rdawson808 Senior member

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    Sure; a bit of a pun. Car-isma. I wouldn't choose it for my plates. Plus I drive a honda so, you know.

    bob
     


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    I thought it seemed pretty obvious to me when I first saw the plates. The driver was some young blonde gal.
     


  13. Arethusa

    Arethusa Senior member

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    Sorry, but I can't figure this one out. What does it say?
    i don't get it.
    This is a Mitsubishi A6M Type 0. [​IMG] I think the Mitsubishi I saw it on was an SUV.
     


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    Is your insurer Geico?

    Jon.


    No [​IMG] I (we) are covered by a reinsurance division of Berkshire Hathaway. We self insure up to a point and then cap it with a custom product. Geico is only a small insurance division of Berkshire Hathaway. GEICO might have the most policies but others have larger coverages. I (we) need the coverage for estate tax purposes otherwise the IRA would force the liquidation of the portfolio for my carry to pay the death tax.
     


  15. rdawson808

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    This is a Mitsubishi A6M Type 0.


    Oh, that is clever. Maybe a bit overblown for an SUV, but clever.

    b
     


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