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UHYIKES, IM RAD: The Winningest Arizona Vanity Plates From 2019

UHYIKES, IM RAD: The Winningest Arizona Vanity Plates From 2019
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Unicorns don't believe in you, either.
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If you drive a car in the Valley — and odds are you do — then you've probably guffawed, gawked, or groaned at at least a few vanity plate whiles waiting oh-so-patiently at red lights or politely not-riding the tail of the car in front of you.

Or maybe you have your own vanity plate. Good for you!

Today, we bring you a random collection of awesome vanity plates from around the Valley seen in 2019.

But first, we'd like to give a shout out to the plate that inspired this project: JIAOZI. This is one of the most important words in Mandarin a non-Chinese speaker can learn. It means "dumpling."


Unfortunately we were unable to snap a photo of JIAOZI at the time. But thank you, JIAOZI, wherever, whoever you are, and bon appétit.

Now, the Plates

This is how we feel every day ...

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True commitment.

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Unicorns don't believe in you, either.

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Unicorns don't believe in you, either.
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Second place is the first to lose.

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We couldn't agree more!

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Go Gotham ...

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... and Clark Kent.

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Priorities.

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Thanks for the reminder.

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Parked right at the base of Camelback Mountain. We can't help but remember this video.

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Garden of Eve.

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What?

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Elizabeth Whitman was a staff writer for Phoenix New Times from March 2019 to April 2020.