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  • smidsysmidsy Posts: 5,273
    SecretSam wrote:
    does anyone have BE 11 END ?

    Why you wanna buy? :lol:
    Yellow is the new Black.
  • arran77arran77 Posts: 9,260
    smidsy wrote:
    SecretSam wrote:
    does anyone have BE 11 END ?

    Why you wanna buy? :lol:

    Do you own it at the moment then :wink:
    "Arran, you are like the Tony Benn of smut. You have never diluted your depravity and always stand by your beliefs. You have my respect sir and your wife my pity" :lol:

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  • oldbazzaoldbazza Posts: 646
    smidsy wrote:
    Someone once managed to slip PEN15 through the dvla :lol:

    Steve Parrish (motorcycle racer of Barry Sheene era, now TV commentator) has that one I believe

    And for a while he put it on his wife's car.
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  • smidsysmidsy Posts: 5,273
    arran77 wrote:
    smidsy wrote:
    SecretSam wrote:
    does anyone have BE 11 END ?

    Why you wanna buy? :lol:

    Do you own it at the moment then :wink:

    How can I - they only make 1 of each 8)
    Yellow is the new Black.
  • arran77arran77 Posts: 9,260
    smidsy wrote:
    arran77 wrote:
    smidsy wrote:
    SecretSam wrote:
    does anyone have BE 11 END ?

    Why you wanna buy? :lol:

    Do you own it at the moment then :wink:

    How can I - they only make 1 of each 8)

    I've got NO8 END :P
    "Arran, you are like the Tony Benn of smut. You have never diluted your depravity and always stand by your beliefs. You have my respect sir and your wife my pity" :lol:

    seanoconn
  • redveeredvee Posts: 11,921
    Saw this in London today

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    I've added a signature to prove it is still possible.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 41,623
    Eons ago in Eeestbaaaaaawn, I had a paper round, in fact I had all 3 from the same shop. It was a recession. I delivered papers to a big hairy bloke with a Range Rover and a Porsche. The Porsche had the number plate Bad 1 and the Range Rover, LZ 1.
    One weekend in June, I watched the Le Mans 24hr race and saw what I thought was this same hairy bloke as the head of the Porsche Shloer race team.
    Armed with this new knowledge and a beaming smile, I approached him on my next round and said "When's your
    next race?"
    "Race?!"
    "Aren't you the head of a racing team?" I asked.
    "I don't think I am he replied" somewhat humourously.
    Miffed and sure that the hairy bloke was having me on, I told the tale to my mate. His response - "No, you daft bat, he is the ex manager of Led Zeppelin".

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  • fish156fish156 Posts: 496
    R50 LES
  • napoleondnapoleond Posts: 5,983
    There's someone in our village with J15 GUN
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  • GiraffotoGiraffoto Posts: 2,078
    They're all rubbish, because (1) they're never quite right. If your name's Steve, it's not 51eve, it's Steve. (2) They assume anyone wants to read it. I wouldn't care if it said AB01CDE, why should I care that it says M332KAT? (3) They are overpriced, i.e., they cost anything at all over the normal registration fee. (4) They're marketed as "the perfect finishing touch" when they're about as classy as spray painting your name on the bonnet as a graffiti tag. Has anyone looked at someone else's shiny new car and thought that it needed a personalised plate to finish it off? Thought not.
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  • Giraffoto wrote:
    Has anyone looked at someone else's shiny new car and thought that it needed a personalised plate to finish it off? Thought not.

    Yes, actually.
    I have seen a few where TWA7 would be suitable.
    In particular a black Range Rover with huge body kit in gold.....
  • GiraffotoGiraffoto Posts: 2,078
    Giraffoto wrote:
    Has anyone looked at someone else's shiny new car and thought that it needed a personalised plate to finish it off? Thought not.

    Yes, actually.
    I have seen a few where TWA7 would be suitable.
    In particular a black Range Rover with huge body kit in gold.....

    Good point well made ;)
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  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 15,418
    Giraffoto wrote:
    They're all rubbish, because (1) they're never quite right. If your name's Steve, it's not 51eve, it's Steve. (2) They assume anyone wants to read it. I wouldn't care if it said AB01CDE, why should I care that it says M332KAT? (3) They are overpriced, i.e., they cost anything at all over the normal registration fee. (4) They're marketed as "the perfect finishing touch" when they're about as classy as spray painting your name on the bonnet as a graffiti tag. Has anyone looked at someone else's shiny new car and thought that it needed a personalised plate to finish it off? Thought not.

    Never understood why people feel the need for a W4NKA plate. Surely it aint difficult to remember a 7 digit number to identify your own car?
    I used to work with someone who had a personal plate, nothing flash, but even so, costing a few hundred quid. He used to agonise about changing his tyres, wanting to squeeze the last mile out of them. If you have money to spend on your car, do you get better tyres, upgrade the brakes or get a plate that says to the world, 'I'm a W4NKA'? Not a difficult choice.
  • capt_slogcapt_slog Posts: 3,531
    There are two tacky [email protected] around where I live who each have number plates that spell out LOADED in some form, I think they are 'couple'.

    Every time I see them I'm truly impressed...

    ....by their arrogance, general lack of taste, bad driving and the fact that their cars are chavved up to f*ck.


    The older I get, the better I was.

  • Ballysmate wrote:
    I used to work with someone who had a personal plate, nothing flash, but even so, costing a few hundred quid. He used to agonise about changing his tyres, wanting to squeeze the last mile out of them. If you have money to spend on your car, do you get better tyres, upgrade the brakes or get a plate that says to the world, 'I'm a W4NKA'? Not a difficult choice.

    Absolutely - I'd be more worried about getting my car* through the MOT each year than kitting it out with a pointless, overpriced accessory!

    David

    *If I owned one, that is.
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  • Graham.Graham. Posts: 862
    I'm afraid I hold to the theory that personalised number plates are only owned by people of a certain, how can I put it, er "class". You know new money types.
    Bobby Davro would have one whereas Michael Palin would not.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 7,642
    Graham. wrote:
    I'm afraid I hold to the theory that personalised number plates are only owned by people of a certain, how can I put it, er "class". You know new money types.
    Bobby Davro would have one whereas Michael Palin would not.
    Too true. Can't beat the class of old money. Paris Hilton for example.
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  • GiraffotoGiraffoto Posts: 2,078
    Graham. wrote:
    I'm afraid I hold to the theory that personalised number plates are only owned by people of a certain, how can I put it, er "class". You know new money types.
    Bobby Davro would have one whereas Michael Palin would not.

    It's not "class" in the sense of "socio-economic bracket" that's the issue, it's the "class" that's the opposite of utter bowel-loosening vulgarity as practised by anyone who's not merely content with spending a fortune on themselves in the most ostentatious and wasteful ways that humanity has yet devised, but is always trying to draw attention to themselves.
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  • Graham.Graham. Posts: 862
    Giraffoto wrote:
    Graham. wrote:
    I'm afraid I hold to the theory that personalised number plates are only owned by people of a certain, how can I put it, er "class". You know new money types.
    Bobby Davro would have one whereas Michael Palin would not.

    It's not "class" in the sense of "socio-economic bracket" that's the issue, it's the "class" that's the opposite of utter bowel-loosening vulgarity as practised by anyone who's not merely content with spending a fortune on themselves in the most ostentatious and wasteful ways that humanity has yet devised, but is always trying to draw attention to themselves.
    Indeed. That is the "Class" to which I referred. "Class" as in "Style". :D
  • Graham. wrote:
    I'm afraid I hold to the theory that personalised number plates are only owned by people of a certain, how can I put it, er "class". You know new money types.
    Bobby Davro would have one whereas Michael Palin would not.

    Palin's surname works better as a personalised reg plate, mind you!

    David
    "It is not enough merely to win; others must lose." - Gore Vidal
  • Giraffoto wrote:
    Graham. wrote:
    I'm afraid I hold to the theory that personalised number plates are only owned by people of a certain, how can I put it, er "class". You know new money types.
    Bobby Davro would have one whereas Michael Palin would not.

    It's not "class" in the sense of "socio-economic bracket" that's the issue, it's the "class" that's the opposite of utter bowel-loosening vulgarity as practised by anyone who's not merely content with spending a fortune on themselves in the most ostentatious and wasteful ways that humanity has yet devised, but is always trying to draw attention to themselves.

    Funnily enough, I believe we've already mentioned Elton John in this thread....

    David
    "It is not enough merely to win; others must lose." - Gore Vidal
  • Why the owner of a Honda Prelude chose the following reg is beyond me:

    A6 NAL
  • jordan_217jordan_217 Posts: 2,580
    DU11 FKR - I seen that on the way home a few weeks ago.
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  • schweizschweiz Posts: 1,644
    Black BMW on the M6 many years ago... M1 NGE

    Blue car very many years ago... BAD 13OY
  • Yet many of you have Spesh bikes proclaiming that you are consumate female homosexuals?

    Tsk ... double standards ...
  • GiraffotoGiraffoto Posts: 2,078
    Yet many of you have Spesh bikes proclaiming that you are consumate female homosexuals?

    Tsk ... double standards ...

    I bought my Specialized because it was the best bike in the shop for my purpose. That my morals are more dubious than Jack the Ripper's is an entirely separate matter.
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  • mfinmfin Posts: 6,724
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