What is the sound of one piston slapping?
What is the sound of one piston slapping?

Yes, I know most states have had that feature for years and years. I think it was an option to do when I lived in Washington like... 20 years ago. ANYWAY, here in Oklahoma the previous personalized plate procedure was this:

  1. Fill out a form with your top 7 plate choices
  2. Mail said form and a check to OKC
  3. Check gets cashed immediately
  4. Wait 3 months with zero communication
  5. Plate arrives in the mail and you finally get to see what plate you got

I did it once and the plate arrived about a month before I sold the car.

I’m usually a little.... meh on personalized plates. Like leather pants or a pimp cup, I secretly like them but not usually inclined to put up any effort or money to procure them. Also they don’t really suit me.


So that poor metaphor out of the way, I discovered when renewing the Volvo’s tags today that you could check personalized plate availability. While doing that I discovered that a couple of surprising plates were available.

So... I bought two.

I am excite, but embarrassed.

I’ll reveal what they are if I am granted them.

Until then you’ll have to deal with my favorite personalized plate:

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