If I had he dough
I'd get a Number Plates "NO PLATES" or "ILLEGIBLE" or "MISSING"
The New Zealand Transport Agency has declined to withdraw a woman's numberplate tribute to her ex-boyfriend, despite another motorist's complaint that ARYAN1 wasn't particularly well thought through. Lisa Marie Thompson, 32, of Upper Hutt, coughed NZ$700 for the whiter-than-white nod to Andrew Ryan four years back, and it's …
NULL or /0 to test the input-checking on the DMV's database. But yours is probably a bad idea, as you'll get a summons to court for all the unpaid fines of people with no, illegible, or missing plates - happened to a guy (can't recall source) who used NONE for his vanity plate.
Actually, the one I really want is 6X9=42, if the '=' is a valid character for plates in my state, or 6X9 42 otherwise.
Reminds me of a flatshare years ago with 2 mates - one a very stereotypically aryan-looking German dude and another guy of obviously Jewish extraction. Oh, the hilarity!
It started with irreverent banter but after a few months had escalated to things like the German being barricaded into his room with planks and barbed wire ("get some of your own medicine Jew-killer!") and the installation of a fake Zyklon B tap next to the shower. Other people tended to find these gags in poor taste for some reason.
That's news to me.
Google'd for "18750", which usually comes up with obscure slang I haven't heard before, and Google doesn't know it by that alone. Also Google'd for "18750 slang" and only found references to copies of the kiwi number plate article.
During the Shrub's eight years as president I often wished I wasn't an American, but I fear I'm stuck with it, despite not knowing this bit of nonsense. Who makes this stuff up?
With clues from other posters I find that 187 is a reference to a section of the California Penal Code.
A reference which has found its way into rap music, graffiti, and gang culture; and may be considered by American police to be a thinly veiled death threat in certain contexts. But a gangsta rappa [sic] with a 187 tattoo is probably just trying to insinuate that he's a badass and has done time for homicide.
But there's no reason to expect that police, e.g. in Oklahoma or any of the 48 other states would use it in any official capacity as they have their own penal codes with presumably a different number for homicide.
I know Ms. Bee wanted to close the subject; she can feel free to approve this or not---
The closest I havefound is '10-108' "officer down/in need of assistance"
Incidentally, I found this in the list:
11-25 Vehicle - Traffic hazzard
11-25X Female motorist need assistance
No, there's no "11-25Y Male motorist need assistance"...
no hits for "18750 police" "18750 murder" other than this article and others about the kiwi plate rules.
Although 187 is a police radio code for murder and "five-oh" is slang for police (god knows why as 50 is police code for transport).
* Make: FORD
* Model: ESCORT VAN
* Year: 1976
* Main colour: White
* Second colour: Black
* Vehicle type: Passenger Car/Van
* Body style: Light Van
* No of seats: 5
* CC rating: 2,000cc
* Fuel type: Petrol
Plate Effective date
SF564 1993, September 23rd
MOTSUX 1989, September 12th
ENEMY 1989, May 17th
AFAIK, It means the same in Serbian as well. Bulgarian is different. Dunno about other slavic languages and there is no suitable slavic profanisaurus to refer to.
As far as them being everywhere, that is well known. In fact one the greatest Russian 20 century poets has a very nice rant where he says something on the subject. To be more specific it refers to the writing on the wall in Parisien public conveniences...
By the way that slipped past the censors over here in the UK. I have seen such a number plate on the M6 around Manchester and there was an old M5 series beamer for sale at the local garage over here proudly bearing a "HUI 5000" number plate.
Apologies in advance for stating the bleeding obvious..
QUICKE - slack for brief sexual encounter.
4QANC - Fuck you African National Congress.
50KILA - 50 (as in 'Book 'em Danno', Hawaii 50) police killer.
H8ACC - Hate ACC - (whoever they are)
KCUFME - Fuck me
OLDKNT - Old cunt..
"QUICKE - slack for brief sexual encounter." Er, no. The word is "quickie", and it scarcely qualifies as obscene.
"4QANC - Fuck you African National Congress." Eh?
"50KILA - 50 (as in 'Book 'em Danno', Hawaii 50) police killer." Bleeding obvious? Not how I'd describe a convoluted reference to a TV show last aired about 30 years ago.
I really can't be bothered to go through all the others. They're on a par with making rude words on an upside-down calculator.
ACC = Accident Compensation Corporation.
The idea behind ACC is that they form an income safety net in the event of a workplace injury or injury which prevents you working. Getting this support from ACC can be a daunting task, with its own tricks and traps to snare the unwary.
ACC do have their uses, but are largely resented as they essentially form yet another tax on one's income...an income which already has ACC levy scooped from it before you even see it (in some - if not most - cases) and has more levy scooped from it when you own a motor vehicle and need to pay to keep the plates active.
Owners of motorbikes seen the ACC levies for registering their preferred mode of transport go through the roof, something which ACC had to backpedal a bit on after the public outcry of the levies going to rediculous levels.
* Licence expired 1 month 2 days ago on 31st July 2010.
* WOF expired 1 month 2 weeks ago on 19th July 2010.
* Last WOF inspection did not pass.
Sounds like she's got more problems than what the plates says.
Maybe her ex was her mechanic?
Don't know about in Spain, but in the UK and NZ that plate would be illegal, as the govt specifies the font to use, the size, and that there can be no additional extraneous characters present. In the UK they even specify the spacing and positioning of the characters.
For the benefit of non-NZ people, license plates here are 6 characters or less (including Q,O,I,Z which are omitted in UK) and 5 characters or less for motorcycles and trailers (yes, trailers have their own license plates separate from the towing vehicle).
The 'ACC' mentioned is the NZ scheme which pays for medical treatment in an accident, and for compensation claims. A bit like National Insurance payments without the pension.
I don't follow the logic behind a lot of the banned plates, either. Recently there was a bit of a fuss when it was discovered that some license plates (deliberately) contained very rude words in Afrikaans (we have a lot of S Africans out here) so they might be tx-speak rude words in other languages.
I wanted 'HEI MAO' (black cat in mandarin) but the wife won't let me pay the $400 to buy it :)
Just because the Nazis believed in aryan supremacy the mere mention of the word "aryan" suddenly becomes out of bounds! Give it a rest! Look guys, we've moved on - only brain dead idiots believe that supremacy rubbish. "Aryan" is a perfectly respectable word and should be allowed (check out its meanings in Wikipedia).
Would I want to go round with it as a number plate... No. But that's no reason to stop someone else who would.
Number plates may be chosen in Germany within the limits of the numbering system, but this results mostly in very unimaginative combinations. No points for guessing which car makes are usually adorned by plates starting with B-MW or *-VW...
Some letter combinations reminiscent of other times (eg: NS, KZ, SS, WH) are however very much verboten.
This does not prevent some people showing creativeness in the wrong area...
This plate was photographed on the Baltic coast in the parking lot of what I believe to a "Burschenschaft", a type of German student fraternity noted for its devotion to "tradition".
Just look up what "88" is supposed to mean within certain capillary-challenged circles, and correlate that with the leading letters. This plate is IMO no fluke, you will notice that it is too small for the holder, and set in the font used until the early 1990s, suggesting that it may have been taken over from another vehicle.
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