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mileena202

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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2012 3:46:16 AM

In Maine, New York, and Pennsylvania, the letters are raised.

In South Dakota, Nevada, and Delaware, the letters are flat.
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2014 1:01:10 AM

raised
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ricker2332
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2014 12:57:34 AM

Raised
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kennyman
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2014 4:00:54 PM

Raised lettering.
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eB40
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2014 2:55:26 PM

Raised
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2014 11:25:58 PM

Raised
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 12:02:48 PM

Raised in Michigan....
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weddy11
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 8:49:09 AM

Flat in Arizona.
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retcap201
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 8:47:00 AM

flat
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lled
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 8:44:18 AM

raised in Ct.
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 1:37:34 AM

Just changed to flat.
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 12:59:56 AM

raised
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Dec 4, 2014 5:21:08 PM

Raised
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Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Dec 4, 2014 4:49:06 PM

If you have plates with raised lettering in Texas, you've had your vehicle for a while. I do know that after a certain number of years pass the plates fade and they reissue them with flat plates.

Texas did not waste any money on the default plates, they're black and white. I have a personalized plate that is red, white, blue, and black. Personalized plates can be almost anything in Texas. If you have $4815 for the setup fees and a design that will pass the muster of the Texas Department of Public Safety, you can get a personalized plate for your cause. Texas has a Dr Pepper plate (part of the proceeds go to the Dr Pepper Museum in Waco) and a plate to raise research money for Cancer of Unknown Primary Origin (with a fuchsia and black spotted ribbon on it). For a while, they had a "Built FORD Tough" plate but for some reason they're no longer issuing them. However, those who have them can keep them until the ink on the plates fade.

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eB40
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Message Posted: Dec 4, 2014 3:48:16 PM

Raised
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Nov 28, 2014 8:58:19 PM

Raised blue on white
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 28, 2014 2:08:46 PM

Raised
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psm80134
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2014 10:26:02 AM

Flat.
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speedy700
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2014 10:04:19 AM

Here in NJ they used to be raised, but recently they have switched to an all flat license plate.
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2014 9:48:50 AM

Raised
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Tucsonhomes
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 5:46:43 PM

Flat
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 5:13:41 PM

Raised
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 12:50:04 AM

raised
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jessjames
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 7:46:34 AM

Flat
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 7:36:32 AM

Raised
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Nuzan
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2014 2:47:00 PM

Flat
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eB40
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2014 12:34:54 PM

Raised
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2014 6:20:10 PM

Raised, Michigan
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2014 10:44:06 AM

raised
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nichols
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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2014 9:54:23 AM

raised
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2014 1:05:08 AM

raised
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kennyman
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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2014 12:19:49 AM

Provincial. Has raised letters and numbers.
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2014 10:31:23 PM

Raised.
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2014 7:29:58 PM

Raised
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LeftLane1
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 11:48:59 AM

BOTH..
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lled
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 8:27:15 AM

raised
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 7:25:10 AM

Raised
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 12:41:38 AM

raised
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jl1rp
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 12:39:19 AM

raised
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streetcars
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 12:15:27 AM

Some are flat and some are raised, depends on the style of plate.
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poetdog73
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 12:10:38 AM

flat
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cv
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 12:06:21 AM

NC has raised letters.
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stoner0046
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 11:20:15 PM

In New Jersey they are raised.
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rick_evans
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 9:43:13 PM

Raised
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 9:34:02 PM

Raised blue on white
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 1:01:53 AM

raised
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 12:35:37 AM

Flat.
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NoGasLeft
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 9:46:11 PM

Raised... our new temp plates are flat......
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WEPSMAN
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 9:16:11 PM

Ours used to be raised. To save money, they are now flat.
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Nuzan
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 7:41:15 PM

Flat
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eB40
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 1:10:09 PM

Raised
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krazkar
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2014 1:32:02 AM

Raised lettering. Same look for over 30 years!
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