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Postby butitsadryheat » Fri Mar 20, 2009 6:38 am

phydeux wrote:From what I understand, the California plate with Yosemite Valley used to be easily confused with the Washington State plate showing Mt. Rainier - both were blue watermarks in back of the numbers and had state names in red letters of similar script.

The new license does look pathetic, but maybe the bureaucrats are leaving the open space on the right side for some regional imaging. How about the infamous highway "Caution" sign of the dad, mom, and kid running across the freeway or just a brown patch (smog) for us here in So Cal. Maybe those of you in the Bay area could use an image of an East Bay/downtown Oakland crack dealer, or a San Francisco gay couple holding hands. San Joaquin Valley folks might like a meth cooker. Eastern Sierra residents will probably have to have an boring image of Mt. Whitney or maybe Brower Palisade.

Don't you just love the diversity here in California! :wink:


:lol: :lol:

Bob Burd wrote:I think The Chief needs to kick some ass on this one.


Go Chief! :lol:
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Postby Diggler » Fri Mar 20, 2009 5:04 pm

phydeux wrote:From what I understand, the California plate with Yosemite Valley used to be easily confused with the Washington State plate showing Mt. Rainier - both were blue watermarks in back of the numbers and had state names in red letters of similar script.

The new license does look pathetic, but maybe the bureaucrats are leaving the open space on the right side for some regional imaging. How about the infamous highway "Caution" sign of the dad, mom, and kid running across the freeway or just a brown patch (smog) for us here in So Cal. Maybe those of you in the Bay area could use an image of an East Bay/downtown Oakland crack dealer, or a San Francisco gay couple holding hands. San Joaquin Valley folks might like a meth cooker. Eastern Sierra residents will probably have to have an boring image of Mt. Whitney or maybe Brower Palisade.

Don't you just love the diversity here in California! :wink:


Funny!
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Postby MoapaPk » Fri Mar 20, 2009 6:41 pm

I might buy a plate if it were stamped out by Bernie Madoff and personally signed.
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Postby ScottyS » Fri Mar 20, 2009 7:18 pm

This is just one more example of why California needs to trade the High Sierra to us for everything within 50 miles of the Stratosphere.
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Postby ScottyS » Fri Mar 20, 2009 7:19 pm

ScottyS wrote:This is just one more example of why California needs to trade the High Sierra to us for everything within 50 miles of the Stratosphere.


Oh, and we'll "throw" Harry Reid in for free.
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Postby Luciano136 » Fri Mar 20, 2009 7:36 pm

MoapaPk wrote:I might buy a plate if it were stamped out by Bernie Madoff and personally signed.


I love it!! :D
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Postby phydeux » Fri Mar 20, 2009 10:09 pm

phydeux wrote:From what I understand, the California plate with Yosemite Valley used to be easily confused with the Washington State plate showing Mt. Rainier - both were blue watermarks in back of the numbers and had state names in red letters of similar script.

The new license does look pathetic, but maybe the bureaucrats are leaving the open space on the right side for some regional imaging. How about the infamous highway "Caution" sign of the dad, mom, and kid running across the freeway or just a brown patch (smog) for us here in So Cal. Maybe those of you in the Bay area could use an image of an East Bay/downtown Oakland crack dealer, or a San Francisco gay couple holding hands. San Joaquin Valley folks might like a meth cooker. Eastern Sierra residents will probably have to have an boring image of Mt. Whitney or maybe Brower Palisade.

Don't you just love the diversity here in California! :wink:


Yeah, maybe we should just stick to one image - The State Capital building with a "Foreclosure Sale" sign in front of it.

BTW: Checked the US Senate website and seems the Brower Palisade bill is languishing in the Senate's Natural Resources & Parks committee (hasn't moved out of there since last year). Hopefully it'll stay there and die due to inaction.
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Postby lcarreau » Sat Mar 21, 2009 2:12 am

I have to agree with DMT on this one. The only reason why vanity plates are issued is
for money.

I have had the same plate for 30 years. It's about ready to fall off and become "road pizza."
An old buzzard will be descending on it shortly !!!

But, have we forgotten the new catch phrase of "YES WE CAN ?" :?
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Postby 96avs01 » Sat Mar 21, 2009 4:00 am

phydeux wrote:Yeah, maybe we should just stick to one image - The State Capital building with a "Foreclosure Sale" sign in front of it.


Sad, but true
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Postby fossana » Sat Mar 21, 2009 2:18 pm

MoapaPk wrote:I might buy a plate if it were stamped out by Bernie Madoff and personally signed.

Better yet, stamped from the panels of one of his cars.
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Postby HeyItsBen » Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:21 pm

Anyone getting the Sierra license plate?

Got a phone call asking me to purchase this plate last week. Looks like they need 7500 people to commit up front before Sep 2010 in order for this thing to roll out. Almost did it, but there's a $40 renewal fee per year or the DMV kicks you a standard plate again, hmmm.... oh yeah, and there's that design.

http://www.sierralicenseplate.org/index.html
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Postby brianhughes » Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:36 pm

Do they allow 7 letters? Because I want my plate to read "SIERRAS" ...
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Postby butitsadryheat » Tue Dec 22, 2009 12:21 am

brianhughes wrote:Do they allow 7 letters? Because I want my plate to read "SIERRAS" ...


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Postby Dave Daly » Wed Dec 23, 2009 4:02 pm

Of course, Brian's plate will look like this:

SIERRA'S

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