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Old 09-16-2008, 01:46 PM
 
Location: CO
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Maybe it's just a Rockville/Camden thing...I went for a run today and lost count at 20 vehicles with vanity plates. The girlfriend was getting annoyed because I was blurting out "hey, another vanity plate!" every few minutes. I've never seen so many vanity plates in one place as I have around here.

I had a friend seek out getting FYYFF and when the person behind the counter asked what it meant, she told them "For Your Young Furry Friends", and got a quizzical look and was denied because it'd already been taken anyway.

 
Old 09-16-2008, 09:38 PM
 
Location: Kronenwetter, Wis
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I've been trying to get 2BZ2P in Wisconsin for a number of years - been denied each time. Maybe one of you busy fellows in Maine can try for it. I also applied for MAINE - also denied. But for a number of years I had ENIAM on my military veteran plate (Maine spelled backwards, so at least it made sense thru a rearview mirror.
 
Old 09-16-2008, 10:17 PM
 
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LOL! Yes, I must be THAT vain! My last one read "ISLEAHO". Before that it read "I LA HO" but most people didn't get it so I changed it.
You crack me up
"ISLEAHO" is superb
 
Old 09-17-2008, 04:17 AM
 
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i saw a green van heading south on 95 between fairfield and waterville, with vanity plate
"mrs pms"
 
Old 09-17-2008, 07:58 AM
 
Location: Forests of Maine
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Originally Posted by mainebrokerman View Post
i saw a green van heading south on 95 between fairfield and waterville, with vanity plate
"mrs pms"
You may need to stay clear of that van.
 
Old 09-17-2008, 11:34 AM
 
Location: WV and Eastport, ME
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Originally Posted by mainebrokerman View Post
i saw a green van heading south on 95 between fairfield and waterville, with vanity plate
"mrs pms"

That was probably ranger.101st running from mrs.ranger, based on what we've learned from previous threads dealing with the issue.
 
Old 09-18-2008, 08:15 AM
 
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We have lived in many states and Maine by far has the most vanity plates we have ever seen. We really enjoy reading them, there are some really funny ones out there. I always joke with my husband that I will most remember the vanity plates in Maine when we move
 
Old 09-18-2008, 11:46 AM
 
Location: Gary, WV & Springfield, ME
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I was once a firm believer in vanity plates. When I was married, mine was ILUVJIM while the clown I married was true to form with ILUVME2.

After he died, I changed it to AFARMER. That also became my handle on a members-only site I belonged to.

When I became a poultry farmer, I advertised by way of my tag with: FRSH EGZ.

When I could no longer farm, I changed it to my initials, including my maiden name initials. Unfortunately, there were some who felt it stood for something vulgar. So I returned to the normalcy of standard issue. Now it looks like I am a rolling terrorist with the first three digits being IED. Standard issue. Go figure.

Last edited by AliceT; 09-18-2008 at 11:56 AM..
 
Old 09-22-2008, 06:26 AM
 
Location: Southwestern Ohio
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I bought DH vanity plates for his last bday they say ME 04631. Pretty amusing when you consider we live in Ohio!!!
 
Old 09-22-2008, 06:39 AM
 
Location: Lebanon, OH
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I bought DH vanity plates for his last bday they say ME 04631. Pretty amusing when you consider we live in Ohio!!!
This would be it, almost no one here gets it.

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