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  # 280426 8-Dec-2009 15:58
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Saw this the other day while I went into Auckland City... (LMFAO)

Vechile Number Plate: LMFAO




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  # 280448 8-Dec-2009 17:10
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I saw BLNODE which was original, pic was taken but lost to a failed NAS.

toyc4r on a Smart fortwo up in brooklyn instant thoughts were to fit a radio control to it.

emc2 on a Delorean
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"I would"
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"so don't waste your gas"
on a supercharged commodore.
(A quick check on carjam shows it's been replaced with vbrate - lol)

I have two plates now, Comradehunt's [ CDMA ] (Thanks!) as my other plates are as good as useless as the original owner did not do a release form, "dam (with an extra n)" so one looks good on the wall and the other is battered beyond recognition.

 
 
 
 




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  # 280461 8-Dec-2009 17:58
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paradoxsm: "I would" [EATU4T] "so don't waste your gas" on a supercharged commodore.
(A quick check on carjam shows it's been replaced with vbrate - lol)


Did you see that, that car's first number plate was "ABJ247"? Haha XD




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  # 280531 8-Dec-2009 22:30
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Regularly see PMT being driven round chch... by a non-male.

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  # 282367 14-Dec-2009 16:26
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saw another cool plate (opposite direction on highway) WOOHU on a metallic green ute, Holden? late model...love a good sense of humour



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  # 282430 14-Dec-2009 18:38
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Saw one at Botany Town Center today, KKNBCK.




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  # 282551 15-Dec-2009 09:08
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DOTNET is my current plate....





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  # 295030 31-Jan-2010 23:19
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I don't know if it was posted yet but I captured this beauty at Wenderholm Park north from Auckland yesterday :)



 




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  # 295240 1-Feb-2010 17:52
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Well it has almost been two months since that was posted, what did you expect?

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  # 295275 1-Feb-2010 21:53
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Well who knows, but it got sold anyway for well below the cost of getting a personalized plate new these days.

Guess they have to get the money for all those bloody ads on the radio from somewhere. Thank gawd I got the cd player in the car sorted so I can listen to something else.




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  # 295326 2-Feb-2010 10:43
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lol,yes I remember a news story being done on that plate, the guy was so p**ed -off with the performance of the 027 network (which wasn't the best in the early days) he got the plate!

It used to be on a ute I think so he must have upgraded.

It's strange that the personalized plates now cost so much more than they used to now that there are much fewer good choices available, I'd be fire-selling them if I were in the business..

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  # 295350 2-Feb-2010 11:51
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I still am amazed at how many people spend $599 on a number plate!

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  # 295352 2-Feb-2010 12:08
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fab: I still am amazed at how many people spend $599 on a number plate!


Standard plate is $799 now

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  # 295353 2-Feb-2010 12:14
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Profit margin on those things must be a million %.
If you go get replacements for your existing standard plate it's about $12?

I also surprised no one else has tried (or is allowed to) start up a competing company and get some competition going...or is there some underlying thing that the one company has it all tied up with LTNZ?

Call my cynical but I believe it's the latter...

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  # 295355 2-Feb-2010 12:24
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paradoxsm: It's strange that the personalized plates now cost so much more than they used to now that there are much fewer good choices available, I'd be fire-selling them if I were in the business..


The personalised plate radio ads are awful.  I don't know of anyone (even my partner) who I'd buy one for as they are just too expensive.

My last one (I have two) cost me $700 for the plate, and it was an additional $100 per line for words on the top and bottom.  $900 for a piece of metal with writing?!  Ended up going with a $30 number plate surround from another crowd.

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