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Help me choose my personalized license plate!

Discussion in 'Model S' started by TheAccuser, Sep 2, 2015.

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Which personalized plate should I get?

  1. GAS LOL

    61.7%
  2. OIL LOL

    10.6%
  3. WATT OIL

    27.7%
  1. TheAccuser

    TheAccuser Member

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    I'm still on the fence of getting a personalized plate for my 85D that I'm picking up this Tuesday. Which of the three choices in the poll do you like best?
     
  2. mikeg561

    mikeg561 Member

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    gas lol was one of the options I wanted. Here in Ca. it is already taken. Strictly speaking, the car in not oil free, but it is gas free! Have fun with it. :)
     
  3. SabrToothSqrl

    SabrToothSqrl Active Member

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    Someone took "KICK GAS" before I could :(
     
  4. taurusking

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    I like "Gas Lol" better than any other options....Good luck :wink:
     
  5. Rockster

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    I voted for GAS LOL but "FU OPEC" is still my favorite but my wife vetoed it as being too incendiary. (She has some clients in the oil and gas industry.)
     
  6. MorrisonHiker

    MorrisonHiker Beta Tester

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    One bad thing about threads like this is that it gives other people ideas. I'm sure my idea will have already been taken...but just in case, I'm not going to mention it here first.
     
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    Vgsllc1 Member

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    I still don't get the point of getting a personalized plate.
     
  10. Pete90D

    Pete90D Fan of Red Lights

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    Many years ago I was on the personalized plate train and viewed it as a way to make the car more unique to me specifically. However, I then realized that there are a lot of people that think you are doing something wrong when you aren't and will report you. A personalized plate makes that easier so I jumped off the train.
     
  11. brec

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    #11 brec, Sep 5, 2015
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    A more general comment: in brainstorming custom plates, I had two sections in my list of candidates: negative and positive. The ones in this thread's poll would go in the negative section. Examples from the positive section: ELECPWR ELECAR GIGACAR (I live not terribly far from the "Gigafactory"), AJZ3T (mirror image, so doesn't really work for rear plate), NIKOLA.

    Here's the entire negative section -- they were all available recently in Nevada, which has a 7-character limit:
    GASLESS
    NOEXHST
    WHATGAS
    OUTOGAS
    GAS NOT
    GAS NO
    PSSDGAS
    SHUNGAS
    GOBYGAS
    GAS HUH
    NONGAS
    GASNOPE

    I decided early on to go positive. I'll withhold what I chose until the plates are delivered -- not that's it's so great, but I provided only that one selection on the application and wouldn't want to be usurped.
     
  12. BerTX

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    Personalized plates in Texas are more than I want to pay, so I won't get them. If I have a statement to make I'll put a decal on the window for a one-time fee and I can change it when I want. And not be limited by number of characters or the morality police.
     
  13. dgpcolorado

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    Where I live, out in the boondocks, EVs were unheard of until recently (for several years I had the only one in a six county area). I got my plate as a way of educating folks that my EV was a different kind of car. I expect that others have different motivations. In places where EVs are common I would guess that the personalized plates serve as a sort of conversation with other EV drivers.

    I do enjoy seeing and trying to decode personalized plates. Many, perhaps most, people likely don't even notice them.
     
  14. brucet999

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    There is a sort of sub-culture of electric-themed boat names among owners of Duffy electric boats in Newport Beach, CA (and maybe elsewhere, for all I know). All manner of puns involving ohm, watt, volt, current, etc.
     
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    One passed us today - ONTOMARS"... (Or something like that).
     
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    Vdub New Member

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    I've seen and like "60 in 3"
     
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    brucet999 Active Member

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    e-FTW New electron smell

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    I think "WATT OIL" or "WATT GAS" would be smarter.
     

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