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    Vanity plate of the day

    Saw this vanity plate yesterday on the way back from my mtb ride:

    BEASCAR

    I'm still chuckling a day later...

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    I read it as meaning the car belongs to someone named Bea. "Be a scar" seems like a stretch to me. Did you read it as something else?
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    You're surely right, but it looked to me like "be a star" changed to "be a scar" by someone who dislikes high-risk sports.

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    Well everyone wants to be like SCAR. Cool guy.
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    Disappointed I opened this thread.
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    It's similar to the common "break a leg" saying before someone goes on stage.

    This one is "be a scar" before riding the trails, particularly in AZ where 5" rocks are considered smooth.

    Ok, I tried.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mtn-Rider View Post
    it looked to me like "be a star" changed to "be a scar"
    OK, I knew there had to be more to it than I saw at first read.
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    The best one I have seen was Eliz D on a sick black Beamer.
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    At 16 years old, my long-haired biker-type friend bought a brand new Beemer. He couldn't drive it a mile without getting pulled over... until he put the plate "STOLEN" on it. He never got pulled over again.
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    I've got a really nice scar on my left calf caused by my broken handlebar going into it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    I've got a really nice scar on my left calf .
    This the thread where we show pics of our Scars?

    Yes, They all happened at the same time..







    Got a fresh one going on my hand....


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    Cool, Fish!

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    Damn fish you got some leakers there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Damn fish you got some leakers there.
    Work hard , Play Stupid !

    The knee was packed full of dirt and gravel after I got up... didn't leak much.

    I can laugh ....now..


    Where''s Tones?.. with a pic of the scar he got from his lobotomy ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Oh poop! The footage ended right when Quint was gonna talk about the USS Indy!!!

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    '75 Jaws footage, nice one, I +rep that.

    It also makes me wonder when vanity plates first appearead. I can't recall seeing any in the 70's.

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    In Britland a plate is forever, and there are still plates out there from waaay back: RR1 for instance, that is, or was, owned by Rolls Royce, and if it went on the market would probably sell for hundreds of thousands. Anything with initials or low numbers sells expensive: for me there is CHR1S, or for someone else: 51MON etc etc. My old neighbors in England were vanity plate dealers, Russell and Fran Marks, and their cars were plated RM1 and FM1. Both worth many hundreds of thousands... silly when the plate is worth more than your house... Now when the govt. issue new plates, they weed out anything too sexy, (L 1 KME), and sell anything that could even remotely be construed as 'personal'.
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    Re: Vanity plate of the day

    This guy was in front of me awhile back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishbucket View Post
    Where''s Tones?.. with a pic of the scar he got from his lobotomy ?
    He probably got the budget version where they use a knitting needle up through the eye socket, so no scars.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wv_bob View Post
    He probably got the budget version where they use a knitting needle up through the eye socket, so no scars.

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    Sounds a bit like what we used to have to do to frogs before dissecting them in science class at school: slide a long needle thing into the base of their skulls and wiggle it around a bit...
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    Quote Originally Posted by wv_bob View Post
    He probably got the budget version , so no scars.
    Bummer, I figured with the wee small brain... they'd have to cut the whole top off to get at it.


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    When I was in high school a guy had a 1965 Mustang Fastback. It was white with red stripes and red interior. Just a pristine example of such a ride. He was a year ahead of me and was a seniior and a star athlete. Apparently mommy and daddy bought him the car. Back then most everybody else drove beat up old bomber cars.

    His plate said MUF DVR. I wonder what mommy and daddy thought about that one.
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    looking at the first pic, i was wondering if that was your stomach or your knee...

    stomach was a scary thought as it successfully concealed your weenie, assuming you had one... luckily the second picture helped out a bit...
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    Quote Originally Posted by osokolo View Post
    assuming you had one... .
    Cutting low.. without provocation?? ... why are you channeling Tones?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishbucket View Post
    Cutting low.. without provocation?? ... why are you channeling Tones?


    based on pictures i could not be sure if you are a boy or a girl... just trying to be politically correct... nothing malicious Fish... sorry if i offended you...

    PS you are on record now stating that you do have one... duly noted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishbucket View Post
    Cutting low.. without provocation?? ... why are you channeling Tones?


    Hey at least your socks are clean.
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    I was going to start a new thread on this then it dawned on me we've got one that never took off.

    Rebirth: Post up customized vanity licence plates here.

    Here's one I saw recently. On a 69 cherry Shelby Cobra 428 Mustang.

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    Many years ago I worked with a guy who went by the name UB.

    His plate said.

    IBUBUBU
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    I remember seeing a couple in some car magazines that said:

    2BZ2P
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Many years ago I worked with a guy who went by the name UB.

    His plate said.

    IBUBUBU
    That's just pure genius right there.
    dang

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    "all rise"

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    Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm.
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    Nice Lexus, Anna!

    If you're getting funny looks in traffic, you might want to check out the above post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by azimiut View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phillbo View Post
    Or:
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    The best one I saw wasn't even a vanity plate, 2BIG469.

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    Lololololol^
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    I saw "OMG LOL" yesterday on a Cali plate.
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    "ISO SWF", long ago on a 911 Turbo in the early days of both vanity plates and singles ads.
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