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    Has anybody tried getting a personalized license plate designed to be confusing like say random string of the number 0 and the letter O.

    "O00O0OO" or using the letter I and the number 1

    "1I1II1I"

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    Default Re: Personalized tag designed to be hard to read

    Quote Originally Posted by omnicide
    Has anybody tried getting a personalized license plate designed to be confusing like say random string of the number 0 and the letter O.

    "O00O0OO" or using the letter I and the number 1

    "1I1II1I"

    ?
    If you go to the Ohio BMV you can actually set up a personalized plate online. Ones like that don't work.

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    I bet we could come up with something that would be confusing and still be allowed by the BMV.

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    Quote Originally Posted by omnicide
    I bet we could come up with something that would be confusing and still be allowed by the BMV.
    Yeah, this is a great idea. My plate is personalized and I came up with a dictionary word... so mine is very very easy for passerby to remember. After I got the plate I kindof regretted the decision.

    Regular plates in ohio have three letters and three numbers.
    ABC-123 for exmaple.

    The separation and the fact the numbers and letters are grouped make them easy to remember. I think a plate like
    A63BC2 would be much harder to read quickly and to remember.

    Next time I'll get a plate like that

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    Yeah, in my state they use the format ABC-123

    so you would want to substitute numbers for similar letters and letters for similar numbers.

    1=I
    2=Z
    5=S (good one)
    8=B
    0=O

    so a you could get a tag like 01Z-7SO. The hope would be that they get confused and read it as OIZ-750 since they were expecting the XXX-YYY format where X=letter and Y=digit. I think it would work. I know I would have a hard time reading it on a moving vehicle.

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    Ok, I've checked the Ohio BMV site, and it says:
    ZERO (ō) MUST ALWAYS BE LED OR FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER NUMBER 1-9.

    Other than that it says nothing.

    so
    I101I1O

    seems like a good one, but when I tried it I got


    The following information has been returned regarding your request:
    The sequences of characters you are trying to request do not meet the reserve standards. Please try again, visit your local Deputy Registrarís office or call 1-866-868-0006. or E-mail

    Try yourself on http://www.oplates.com/

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    yeah, i've tried some already. i'll post one when i find a really good one. one thing that i noticed is that there is no difference between O and 0. When you get one that works it displays a picture of the tag so you'll have a good idea if it'll work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by omnicide
    yeah, i've tried some already. i'll post one when i find a really good one. one thing that i noticed is that there is no difference between O and 0. When you get one that works it displays a picture of the tag so you'll have a good idea if it'll work.
    Yeah thats why I like that site.. its not bad for a government site.

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    Default Re: Personalized tag designed to be hard to read

    Quote Originally Posted by omnicide
    Has anybody tried getting a personalized license plate designed to be confusing like say random string of the number 0 and the letter O.

    "O00O0OO" or using the letter I and the number 1

    "1I1II1I"

    ?
    My plate reads "Wasntme"

    bogey

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    Default Re: Personalized tag designed to be hard to read

    Quote Originally Posted by omnicide
    Has anybody tried getting a personalized license plate designed to be confusing like say random string of the number 0 and the letter O.

    "O00O0OO" or using the letter I and the number 1

    "1I1II1I"

    ?
    not sure in which state this is not allowed, but in OH, you can't have a persn. plate that starts w/ letter "F" (i wonder why.. :roll: )... i also read that there was a case where this one lady wrote (i believe) b-i-t-*** backwards and she got her plate; however, after some time, the cops caught on and told her she had to change her plate due to 'faul language'...

    btw - OH BLOWS!! can't wait to move outta this pilgrim state...

 

 

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