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How to waste money??

Cor Blimey! No posts for some time then 2 in ten minutes!

Anyway, had an insurance policy mature and rather than shove it all in some bank account.... I decided to blow a bit of it.

I've always wanted to have my own number plate so I looked around. Didn't realise that finding one would be as difficult as it was. It's either big money or not much choice.

Anyway my initials are TB so...... I've bought TB 9**9 I think it will look great on my GT Blackline.

Issued in Lancashire in 1919 so there's a bit of history there and .... if I ever wanted to sell it I'd probably get a fair bit of my money back.

Sorry to sound off about indulging myself.

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Thought about getting one myself, not got round to it though. Always seems to be other priorities.

I used to own NTH 1Y which was once on the mayor of Neaths' limo !! Sold it when I bought a house first and needed the cash.
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Why didn't you buy yourself a nice watch?!!!
Each to their own i suppose.
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Why didn't you buy yourself a nice watch?!!!
Each to their own i suppose.
Already have Bell & Ross Vintage 123 and a Zenith Port Royal Elite (Rectangular).. But.... another watch is a great idea.
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Or you could buy me a big tv.
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Why didn't you buy yourself a nice watch?!!!
Yeah can't beat a nice watch. Once had a big arguement with a colleague who wanted me to justify the expenditure on a Tag Heuer - why the hell do I have to justify what I buy with my hard earned. Rant over.

Shall we start a thread on 'whats the best watch ?'

or to be fair to Dumb Tony

Whats the best registration ?
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GH05 TYD is available...











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Good for you

I'm getting mine for my 30th birthday, as I've always wanted one, and in remembrance of my grandfather - between friends and family. So am really looking forward to it

E11BER (For Ember - my grandfather pet name for me)
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Good for you
Thanks for that! I was beginning to wish that I hadn't posted!

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[QUOTE=GhostyDog;1842368]GH05 TYD is available...


How much? That would be a great plate for you
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Re: How to waste money??

i've found a good one , but it aint cheap , but would look good on any alfa , its ALF 11A. Its up for sale for £7000. If i had the money to throw away i'd have it , although it would 6 times more valuable than the car.
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Nice one for sale here :

Personalised Number Plate P13 SED

might get stopped by the cops though !!
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This is only £ 999.00

Personalised Number Plate S111 AFT

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or to be fair to Dumb Tony

Whats the best registration ?
I settled for a TB plate but.... If I could have found W4 NKA I would have bought it.

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Just don't get half of what these are meant to say.

They seem way too pricey for things that aren't actually
like US perso plates where you can actually have
it properly say something.
 
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I might just save some money and get my name changed to match my Number Plate.

My new name will be R??? EAP.
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I settled for a TB plate but.... If I could have found W4 NKA I would have bought it.

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Followed a 4X4 Merc tuther day his plate was W14 NKA , Took me a while to click as to what it said .
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Just don't get half of what these are meant to say.

They seem way too pricey for things that aren't actually
like US perso plates where you can actually have
it properly say something.
Seconded.
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OP - Good luck with the plate!

I have a friend with a VERY expensive numberplate, I love winding him up about it, I mean my number plate has 7 characters on it AND it came with the car.. Now thats value for money His one only has 4 charecters....
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Seconded.
Thirded.

How about spending the money on a name for the house, such as " Dundrivingcosafter buyingnumberplatecantaffordpetrol "

Only joking Tony, it's your cash and you spend it like the rest of us ( at least the recent single again ) on what YOU want.
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my alfa (NI reg) came with XXX 8006

not exactly personalised, but looks cooler than most 4 random numbers

dont think plates are a waste tho, probably an investment in many cases.

in NI lately we had BIG xxxx, seen BIG 1 on monday, bound to be worth a mint - was on a dodgy pick-up too
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Is it just me or does E11 BER spell ellber not ember? I am not trying to hurt anyone's feelings honestly.
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Re: How to waste money??

i want one.. but can not decide between trying to find an "alfa" (did recently see "T1 4LFA" on fleabay) or a name one (being DOM makes this easy and more pricey!)
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