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People Watching (via license plates?)

Mar 09, 2011 Uncategorized 16 comments

I’ve got cars on my mind this month. Everywhere I go, I see clever personalized plates, and I have to share a few. It’s fascinating to see what people want to share about themselves to strangers.

MEEOW4 (Think this person has a thing for cats?)

HUGGGS (Lenny, I thought of you)

AWSUM1 (Loads of self-confidence here)

2SLFSH (Proud of their flaws? But hey, at least they’re self-aware!)

PAIRDOX (I could read this two ways . . . They own two doxen’s, OR they are a clever English major and it means ‘paradox.’ What do you think?)

MS ROBO (Is this kind of like the Stepford Wives?)

STYXCHK (A girl who likes the band Styx)

SHAMROQ (I’m betting this person is originally from Ireland)

RED BUG (I thought about doing the guess the car with this, but yeah)

However, here’s a license plate where I’d love to hear your guesses. It totally made me giggle. πŸ˜€ So give me the make, model and color, and the person with the most correct information wins their favorite candy bar: 


(I’ll give you a hint. Google a picture of Z06 if you don’t know what one is.) And if you haven’t voted on the latest This vs. That poll, I’d love it if you did! πŸ˜‰


16 Responses to β€œPeople Watching (via license plates?)”

  1. I haven't seen personalized license plates in a while. You get all the fun.

    Not that I'm very good at figuring them out.

  2. A silver Honda Prelude.

  3. Joanne says:

    I did google Z06 and I'm still recovering from the sticker-shock of those prices … Wow!!

  4. Melissa says:

    2Slfish….so self-aware! haha, I love it! How do you remember all of these when you see them? ANd I totally don't see this many awesome license plates!

  5. Jessica Bell says:

    LOL. Um okay … a beige Morris Mini Minor? lol

  6. I have a strange impediment when it comes to understanding vanity license plates. I saw one recently: PNSCAR

  7. I'm going to guess a red Camero Z28.

  8. Oh, forgot the make and misspelled the model. Here's the correction to my guess: red Chevrolet Camaro Z28.

  9. I always laugh when I see personalized license plates. People are weird.

  10. I am going to say a Yellow Chevrolet Chevette Z06. But I really have no idea!

  11. I'm going to say it's a Nissan Z with delusions of being a z06. And if that's what it is, I'm going to bet I know the driver. LOL

  12. 1988 Toyota Camry. πŸ˜€ Just a guess. πŸ˜›

  13. Jeez. I don't know. Red Porsche 911.

  14. I love looking at personalized plates. It's a nice surprise when I'm at a red light.

    I'm stumped with the last one.

  15. Amie Kaufman says:

    I'm stumped on the one we're guessing, but I saw one the other day and thought of you! It was this:


    And he did hate to wait, too, he was zipping through traffic, changing lanes!

  16. I'm going with a yellow lamborghini because he's obviously in competition with the zo6, right? But really, I have no idea.

    I loved reading these, though, Janet. Very creative. πŸ™‚


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