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Old 04-08-2019, 07:38 PM   #21
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As for vanity plates… I had one for about 6-8 months once on the Boxster. It was also on a university special plate for my MBA program, and referenced one of the capstone courses called FORAD. The plate was "FORAD1" -- and the team I was on won the competition in that class our graduating semester (so was an inside joke).

I honestly felt like a tool whenever I drove the car. Only because of the vanity plate.

So when I got the first Tesla, I just went with the random plate assignment. Even though I really wanted to get "COALPWR" on the Arizona "Blue Skies" alternate fuel plate that allowed HOV access for the Tesla, I never did. Eventually that plate was taken (probably by some ass in a diesel pickup that like to do coal roll'n)...
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Old 04-09-2019, 12:17 AM   #22
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A big part of the problem with vanity tag censorship is that the censorship is not applied evenly. I don't know about other states, but I do know that Maryland follows its own rules on an arbitrary and selective basis. My understanding is that many states makes exceptions to their rules depending on the context even if some may still get offended.

Some thing son their face are patently obscene. When there's a good faith reason to believe a tag was chosen for something that is plain and visible when viewing the tag and you have to explain to aware and reasonable people why someone might think it's offensive, I think it would be wise to reevaluate. But, really, I don't want to stop anyone from getting their internet ire up.
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Old 04-09-2019, 09:22 AM   #23
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I thought the first E was an f. Now I see where youre coming from
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A big part of the problem with vanity tag censorship is that the censorship is not applied evenly. I don't know about other states, but I do know that Maryland follows its own rules on an arbitrary and selective basis. My understanding is that many states makes exceptions to their rules depending on the context even if some may still get offended.

Some thing son their face are patently obscene. When there's a good faith reason to believe a tag was chosen for something that is plain and visible when viewing the tag and you have to explain to aware and reasonable people why someone might think it's offensive, I think it would be wise to reevaluate. But, really, I don't want to stop anyone from getting their internet ire up.
On the second point, I might agree with you, but my standard for "good faith reason to believe" there was an innocent explanation is clearly different from yours. The idea that this guy has "Euro Fever," spelled yero, on a yellow car, and did not in any way intend it to be a double entendre, is...not plausible on its face.
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