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Old 09 November 2012, 06:37   #1
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I came up behind a van yesterday and had a giggle at their number plate for their business, anyone else got / seen goodies

Also put mine on minus a bit
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Old 09 November 2012, 06:41   #2
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I've a bike with the plate WOW, had the bike 15 years, unused for the last 10 too

****side note, maybe its wise to blank the first part of an unknown persons plate like you do on your own

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Old 09 November 2012, 06:46   #3
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Maybe a silly question but why blank them out ?
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Old 09 November 2012, 06:50   #4
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Peter is right as I heard a friend was selling his car on ato trader and the number was taken and put on a stolen one they found in another part of the country he had not been too which is why I did mine, but to be fair mine takes little imagination due to my company name
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I'm curious about blanking plates too. Do you drive down the road with half of it blanked in case someone wants to copy your number down and use it for illicit purposes? Surely it's in a more public domain on the road than it is on the web.
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I'm curious about blanking plates too. Do you drive down the road with half of it blanked in case someone wants to copy your number down and use it for illicit purposes? Surely it's in a more public domain on the road than it is on the web.
Personally it does not bother me, like you say it's available if people want it anyway. My point was just the owner may feel a little disgruntled if it was cloned having been put up by somebody else, on a forum he's nothing to do with, especially when they went to the trouble of protecting their own sorted now.

That being said its free advertising

My car came with private plate, name which has nothing to do with me, not really inclined to pay to change it though
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My car came with private plate, name which has nothing to do with me, not really inclined to pay to change it though

Only about 100 to change it, you still have title to the named plate you can then sell it on if its a good plate
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Alegedly a drain company poled up at our place to rod us out with the plate "WHO5HAT" on a square plate. Never saw it so could be an urban myth.
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Old 09 November 2012, 09:11   #10
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Apparently Jim Davidson had the number plate COM 1C and had the space taken out to read COM1C. When the police pulled him over he asked if they were doing him for altering the number plate? They said no they were doing him under the Trade Description Act
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