A warning to those considering a WDW personalized license plate

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  1. BirdsOfPreyDave

    BirdsOfPreyDave Disney Lover, DVC Member, SSR Fanatic DIS Lifetime Sponsor

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    Today was a first. In the parking lot at a local shopping center, someone pulled up next to me as I was getting out of the car and pointed to my "WDW 4 M3" license plate and DVC Member plate cover. "Oh," she said, "we're going to Disney World for the first time in a few weeks. Can I ask you some questions."

    I love talking about Disney, so this wasn't a problem. After about a dozen questions, though, I wrote down the URL for DISboards.com and told her she should join us online.

    LOL, it wasn't until she'd driven away that I thought about giving her a DVC referral.
     
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  3. sleepydog25

    sleepydog25 Been here awhile

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    Obviously, I've been living under a rock. Where did you get the DVC member plate cover? :)
     
  4. BirdsOfPreyDave

    BirdsOfPreyDave Disney Lover, DVC Member, SSR Fanatic DIS Lifetime Sponsor

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    It's one of the DVC logo items that has recently shown up at the resorts.

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  5. bbluvsdis

    bbluvsdis luv all things Disney!!

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    That is funny! I too live in VA with a vanity plate. I have a DVC sticker in my window. I am LV DISNY but no one has ever asked me about it. They just say "so you are a Disney fan" and that's all it takes to get me talking. I have yet to give out a referral card, I don't want to be pushy, but I love to talk about it to anyone who will listen! ;)
     
  6. ErinC

    ErinC DIS Veteran

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    Mine is DISNEY5. I teach school so I get comments about it often.
     
  7. rentayenta

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    I want one!
     
  8. Checkers

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    When we first bought DVC we received a "vanity plate" (not a plate holder) in the mail with the old DVC logo on it and "DVC Member". We had our auto dealer place it on the front of the car a few years ago (our State only requires plates on the back of the car) and have had a few comments on it but not many.

    I read somewhere a long time ago that these same plates (no longer available as I think they stopped giving them out) were selling on ebay for a fair amount of money. At the time I had even forgotten we had received it and couldn't find ours for the longest time and then one day I was going through somethings looking for something else and found it. I am not sure but I think it is made of metal where the ones made later were plastic. I'll have to check it out when I use the car tomorrow.

    I'll have to remember that the next time someone says something to give them a DVC referral!
     
  9. DiznyDi

    DiznyDi <font color=darkcoral>If you remember, we are the

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    Love my vanity plate! Mine is DZNY DI my husbands is DZNY DAD
    I've also incurred some wonderful conversations because of my plate. Once from a young woman who was leaving the next day to enter the college program. She also had a vanity plate though I can't remember what it was. Nice memory this morning.
     
  10. sleepydog25

    sleepydog25 Been here awhile

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    Virginia here, too. Plate: VWL DVC. Not sure anyone in our neck of the woods has a clue what that means. ;)

    Thanks, BirdsOfPreyDave! I'll have to check for them this November. :thumbsup2
     
  11. IggyLans

    IggyLans DIS Veteran

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    Ours is Dsny 4. :)
     
  12. skylynx

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    Someone is selling that DVC member license plate frame on eBay. For only $999.99. And not even free shipping...that's an extra $3.95.

    Boy, if I thought people would actually pay that for a plastic frame, there's my new retirement plan.
     
  13. skylynx

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    Ohhhh I should have kept looking. The same seller is also offering a car window sticker for the same bargain price! And the shipping is less. Only $1.95to have a thousand dollar car window sticker sent directly to your door!
     
  14. Thumper4me

    Thumper4me Planning my next trip

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    I have a vanity plate as well:

    WDW BWV

    No one at my work or living round me has a clue what it means. :confused3
    That is fine with me. I like it. :)

    Kelly

    I had one before that was: DVC 4ME. Unfortunately, I ended up going through a divorce and everyone thought it meant divorce for me. :rotfl:
    Hopefully my current plate will not be confusing.
     
  15. Norm1

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    Oh Wow!! I have two plates. One that just says Disney Vacaton Club and one that says Disney vacation club member both with the old DVC logo.:cool1: I smell a point add on in my future.:rotfl2: They are hanging up in the garage because Connecticut requires both plates.
    My CT plates are AKV*OKW for my two home resorts. I also have the DVC plate holder, no one around here probably has a clue. One day I'll drive to DW were people understand me.:rotfl:
     
  16. helenk

    helenk I wish I was in Disney World

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    I'd love to get one of the plate covers, I will definately pick one up when I'm in WDW the end of this month.
    I have a vanity plate too, WDW BWND (Walt Disney World Bound) I do have people ask me what it stands for.
     
  17. Bellecruiser

    Bellecruiser Mouseketeer

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    Hubby and I are going to get plates for my car tomorrow. Great idea! DISNY DVC? I will ask how to get these plates. :thumbsup2
     
  18. happyann79

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  19. moredisneyplease

    moredisneyplease Working towards more DVC!

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    sooo funny!!! sounds like the same as keeping your occupation quiet! My sister is a veterinarian and my husband is a computer wiz. They both lie to people about their professions because of this same sort of problem "so my dog has been licking a lot lately............" "i'm having a problem with my explorer icon moving around on me..........." keep it on the down low! HA
     
  20. WDWbeat

    WDWbeat Earning My Ears

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    My husband's plate is SOARIN+ but so far only one person sort of caught on and asked if he hang glides. My husband said "Only at Disney World".
     
  21. Jousey

    Jousey <font color=red>Dis Dad #694 <img src=http://www.w

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    I think I need to look at puting a Disney Plate on DW truck
     

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