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I Don't get the Humor

09/26/2023 8:17 AM

I've seen this car about once a year for several years now. The license plate seems like it has to be engineering humor. I've pushed around a few ones and zeros over the years, but I just don't get it. 0101101. Can anybody help?

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Re: I don't get the humor

09/26/2023 9:03 AM

I'll hazard a guess that it is a Trump supporter that feels that advertising the fact may lead to some nut case vandalizing his ride...

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09/26/2023 4:05 PM

From the ASCII table:

045 055 02D 00101101 - (minus or dash)
I believe you nailed it.

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09/26/2023 6:53 PM

I'm going to guess that a reference to the 45th president is probably what the license plate is referring to.

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09/27/2023 2:20 PM

Whatever it means, it's bound to insult somebody. We'll see if the DMV makes them turn it in for a new plate.

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09/27/2023 3:08 PM

This is the DMV. Someone would have to spell it out for them. The plate holder could claim to be a fan of the M1911. Oh, wait. That would offend somebody too.

Ummmm . . . how about a fan of a certain malt liquor? That should be politically 'safe'.

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09/28/2023 2:40 PM

Plenty of plausible deniability...

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09/28/2023 3:41 PM

A little Internet searching revealed any number of commemorative M1911's to its corresponding president.

I hadn't come across these before but I wasn't shocked to find them.

I liked my issue M1911 that I carried back in the early nineties in Korea. The M9 issued to me when I deployed for OEF just didn't feel like a real weapon. They are only useful for self-defense so I suppose it doesn't really matter either way. However in a vehicle in convoy, the M9 is easier to engage a target over an M-4 or M-16.

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09/28/2023 6:09 PM

I agree, especially if yours is a gold cup kind of thingy...

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09/26/2023 9:39 AM

45 is Utah, though.

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09/26/2023 9:44 AM

Could be interpreted as: "Ohio Won One! in 01"

Jim Tressel was hired as head coach in 2001 and quickly gave Ohio State its seventh national championship in 2002 with a win in the Fiesta Bowl.,(Referring to the hiring of their new head coach in 2001)

But I am just guessing....

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09/26/2023 10:03 AM

<...Can anybody help?...>

The driver probably can.

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09/28/2023 10:34 AM

The driver probably can.

Maybe it's a random number and the driver just wants to prove

that he's NOT non-binary.

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09/26/2023 8:42 PM

0101101 not 01011001,still,a strange coincidence of binary numbers.

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09/27/2023 6:15 AM

Maybe the owner was born in 1945?

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09/27/2023 10:49 PM

Let's see, 32 + 8 + 4 + 1 = 45.

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09/28/2023 11:08 AM

It's in Florida, the owner is probably drinkin n packin.. the caliber 45?

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09/28/2023 7:01 PM

The owner of this vanity plate that it was issued to,… has won.

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10/03/2023 3:45 PM

It's really simple the normal Binary number is 01011001 which is 8 Digits, however Florida only allows 7 Digits so our IT Whizz dropped an 0 to get 0101101 on his plate.

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10/04/2023 2:03 PM

But what if your binary number was a nibble?

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10/06/2023 3:15 PM

If grey code it is 54

2D in Hex

And different in other number systems,so the meaning is even more muddled.

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