These Ridiculous Vanity Plates Make Us Wonder What People Are Thinking

Vanity licence Plates

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personalised licence plates can range from the sublime to the ridiculous. Most of the time, they lean markedly more towards the crazy side.In a way, a vanity plate is like a tattoo for your car. They are each unique and work as a way to express individuality.

The good part is that once you are tired of a vanity plate, it is far easier to remove than a tattoo. There are no painful laser treatments, just five minutes with a screwdriver and a trip to the DMV.

On second thought, laser treatment might be preferable.

We combed through a number of photos to find some of the strangest vanity plates on the road. You’ll notice that the majority are from the great commonwealth of Virginia.

There’s a simple reason for that.

While current numbers are not available, MSNBC has reported in the past that nearly one in every 10 vanity plates can be found in Virginia.

This seems like an odd avenue to promote peas.

Some are also using the medium to advocate outdated technology.

This plate is from President Reagan's security limo that is in his library.

Yeehaaw on a pickup truck. We'll leave this one without comment.

Perhaps this person is a runner? Maybe?

Some plates can be philosophical.

We really think this plate needs one more U.

If this person really wanted to be historically accurate, they should change the badge to read Shaguar.

If you're going on a job interview, don't let the boss see this one.


Didn't the Redskins just have a terrible season?

This is actually Justin Timberlake's car.

It seems there's at least one Billy Madison fan in Germany.

Seems like a Mustang would be a more appropriate car for a horse fan.

Bacon is awesome, but so awesome that you need to tell the world?

That's an easy way to get pulled over.

Final tip: not every last name is suitable for a licence plate.

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