There's something about vanity license plates that can cause a severe case of eye-roll. This person refuses to make do with a random assortment of letters and numbers like the rest of us and insists on making a statement. With funny car plates. "Oh, look at me, everybody!"

Well not always. While some use the custom license plate opportunity to promote themselves, their wealth, and their lack of class, others take advantage of this tiny piece of advertising real-estate to make us laugh. Because on a long drive, any portion of entertainment on the roads should be welcomed, shouldn't it?

While the DMV and other automobile authorities do try to keep things civilized and take the fun out of vanity plates, these people have found a way regardless. From best puns and Pokemon to even getting their puppy involved, this list compiled by Bored Panda is the very best of funny license plate creativity!

Scroll down below to check it out for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments!

#1

This Is The Best License Plate I’ve Seen Yet

This Is The Best License Plate I’ve Seen Yet

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DancingToMyself 5 months ago

It's self asteem is not quite well.

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Every vehicle has to display a license plate, but how much do you really know about them? Well, strap in and get ready for a treat, because we are about to hit you with some absolutely scintillating license plate facts!

In the U.S., New York was the first state to require that vehicles display a license plate, doing so in 1901. However, Massachusetts was the first state to have state-issued plates, issuing them in 1903. Before New York created state-issued plates, drivers had to make their own which they did by writing their initials on a vehicle-identifying tag.

The very first state-issued license plate in Massachusetts was short and sweet, reading simply “1.” It was registered to a guy named Frederick Tudor, and a member of his family still holds an active registration on the tag today!

#2

Do License Plates Get Any More Metal?

Do License Plates Get Any More Metal?

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Tone Sandman 5 months ago

I love this! 😍

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#3

Tops My Interesting License Plate List

Tops My Interesting License Plate List

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DforDorothy 5 months ago

Fun fact- Pennsylvania almost got named Transylvania 😉

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According to the blog Chrysler Capital, the first state-issued license plates were made of iron covered with porcelain enamel. "Delaware still offers a porcelain plate and is the only state to continue to do so. The starting fee for the porcelain version is $110."

"Because the fragility of the porcelain plates made them impractical, manufacturers experimented with replacement materials such as cardboard, leather and even pressed soybeans."

#4

The License Plate On This Hearse

The License Plate On This Hearse

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Alex 5 months ago

Do you ever think when a hearse goes by that you may be the next to die?

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#5

This Car Outside My Hotel

This Car Outside My Hotel

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FortnitePlayerGirl 5 months ago

The tounge, too!

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Idaho was the first state to manufacture license plates with a graphic on them in 1928. Fittingly for Idaho, the graphic was a potato.

Soon after, Pennsylvania produced the first personalized license plate in 1931. According to licenseplates.tv, "As Americans became more prosperous, custom or official vanity license plates became very popular."

"The increased fees for custom, personalized or vanity official license plates have earned the states hundreds of millions of dollars and a great source of tax revenue for education (colleges), wildlife conservation and other projects."

#6

I Was At The Right Place At The Right Time...

I Was At The Right Place At The Right Time...

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Bill 5 months ago

A lemon on wheels but I still want one

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#7

This Car Cut Me Off. I Was Mad Until I Looked At Their License Plate

This Car Cut Me Off. I Was Mad Until I Looked At Their License Plate

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Smerv 5 months ago

There's two kind of people (escuzme and muahaha)

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Today, all but three states make use of the cheap labor supplied by correctional facilities to produce their license plates. Alaska, Hawaii and Oregon are the exceptions, contracting privately-owned manufacturers to produce their state-issued plates.

Vehicles owned by the United States Postal Service do not require license plates, and don't display them.

Finally, all 50 states allow the use of vanity plates. Out of the 50, Virginia has the highest percentage of custom plates, followed by New Hampshire and Illinois. At the other end of the scale, Texas has the lowest use of custom plates. What does that say about these states?

#8

Very Appropriate License Plate

Very Appropriate License Plate

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Withnail 5 months ago

Tired and exhaust-ed...

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#9

Clever Saab Owner

Clever Saab Owner

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Foxxy 5 months ago

Hahaha, love it

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#10

What A Jerk

What A Jerk

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Luis Milian 5 months ago

must be a cat's car

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#11

Doesn't Live Up To His Name

Doesn't Live Up To His Name

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Nini Meow 5 months ago

Evil is good

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#12

Got Cut Off Today, Wasn't Even Mad

Got Cut Off Today, Wasn't Even Mad

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Luis Milian 5 months ago

miscuzi lol

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#13

I Thought This Was Clever

I Thought This Was Clever

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Lotte 5 months ago

to infinity......... AND BEYOOOOND

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#14

My Friend Posted This On Facebook This Morning. Driver Said She Was Eating Cereal And It Fell In Her Lap

My Friend Posted This On Facebook This Morning. Driver Said She Was Eating Cereal And It Fell In Her Lap

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Luis Milian 5 months ago

clumsy and dumb.

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#15

Hey Officer, I Want To Report A Hit'n Run. Ok, What Color Was The Car? Uhm, Red, Green Blue. Ok.. Did You Get The License Plate? Yeah, It Was Color Blind!

Hey Officer, I Want To Report A Hit'n Run. Ok, What Color Was The Car? Uhm, Red, Green Blue. Ok.. Did You Get The License Plate? Yeah, It Was Color Blind!

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Paola Martz 5 months ago

Looks like a 90's sweater :p

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#16

A Yellow Ferrari With “Pikachu” License Plate In Hong Kong

A Yellow Ferrari With “Pikachu” License Plate In Hong Kong

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#17

Norway Finally Got Personalized Licensed Plates. Driving In Oslo Today Found This One For A Driving School - Complete With Student Driver

Norway Finally Got Personalized Licensed Plates. Driving In Oslo Today Found This One For A Driving School - Complete With Student Driver

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BrokenFlame 5 months ago

living life in the life of the life of a noob its fun for everyone!

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#18

The License Plate On This Tesla

The License Plate On This Tesla

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Constantin George-Florin 5 months ago

It would be funny if it were powered by solar panels alone. But as long as electricity comes from non-renewable sources...

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#19

Best Handicap License Plate Ever

Best Handicap License Plate Ever

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Soupcat 5 months ago

This needs to be #1 TIMMMAAAAAAA

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#20

This License Plate I Found Today

This License Plate I Found Today

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Luis Milian 5 months ago

what we dealin' after I eat the kids??

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#21

Saw This License Plate Yesterday

Saw This License Plate Yesterday

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engineer_nope.avi 5 months ago

Tbh, this car is still easier too understand and solve than the actual item

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#22

The License Plate On This Drain Cleaning Van

The License Plate On This Drain Cleaning Van

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Luis Milian 5 months ago

helps advertise his company! coodos

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#23

This Is Roger My UPS Driver. He Stopped By On His Day Off And We Saw His License Plate

This Is Roger My UPS Driver. He Stopped By On His Day Off And We Saw His License Plate

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Ben Smith 5 months ago

Ups drivers getting PAAAAAID

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#24

Best License Plate Ever?

Best License Plate Ever?

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Bill 5 months ago

One of my buddies from the military gave his son the middle name of "Corvette" in honor of the car he had to sell when he got his girlfriend pregnant

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#25

License Plate Self Awareness

License Plate Self Awareness

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DancingToMyself 5 months ago

Hooman in his car.

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#26

Caught Me Taking The Pic, Well Played

Caught Me Taking The Pic, Well Played

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SpazzyCoolKid13 5 months ago

Haha peace y'all

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#27

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla

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FortnitePlayerGirl 5 months ago

Nikola Tesla: *Approves from heaven*

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#28

Best License Plate Ever

Best License Plate Ever

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Crouching_Penn_Hidden_Teller@yahoo.com 5 months ago

one does not simply drive into Mordor

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#29

The Most Canadian License Plate I've Ever Seen

The Most Canadian License Plate I've Ever Seen

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engineer_nope.avi 5 months ago

Wouldn't be mad if I got cut by this car

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#30

This Persons License Plate Is The Hex Code For The Exact Shade Of Blue Their Car Is

This Persons License Plate Is The Hex Code For The Exact Shade Of Blue Their Car Is

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Paola Martz 5 months ago

That's cool and all, but I kinda bothers me that is not centered 🤪

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