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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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LuckyD43
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 5:28:26 PM

RAISED
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retcap201
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 8:34:52 AM

flat
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lled
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 8:16:11 AM

raised
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WES03
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 7:58:18 AM

Raised and they say (Maryland) they can't find any waste in the budget.
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jessjames
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 7:30:53 AM

Flat
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 7:24:13 AM

Raised
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2014 5:19:47 AM

It has numbers on it, who actually cares?
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2014 12:26:56 AM

raised
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 3:34:33 PM

raised. Same style for around 30 years.
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eB40
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 2:59:52 PM

raised
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2014 12:58:26 AM

raised
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 10:05:44 PM

Raised blue on reflective white
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Somis1
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 2:21:48 PM

Raised.
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gvan
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 2:12:25 PM

Raised in Illinois.
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dakine
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 9:00:50 AM

Raised
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 1:13:46 PM

raised
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 7:15:26 AM

raised
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 7:13:13 AM

Raised
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NoGasLeft
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2014 6:54:22 PM

In N.J. our plates are raised but our temporary plates are flat and they are made of heavy duty cardboard....
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Titanic1985
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2014 7:24:10 AM

Good Morning mileena202,

I posted an inaccurate response to this Topic :-( . In South Carolina the "standard issued license plate" is flat, endorses tourism and is reflects the state's history. The other with "In God We Trust" has raised letters and must be requested when you purchase a vehicle. I put it in my sales contract when I bought my 2012 Ford Ranger XL and 2011 Toyota Matrix. If you have the standard issued plate, you can exchange it for the "In God We Trust" version without charge. I still have to do that for my 2012 Chevrolet Sonic.

I do wonder what license plates I'll receive after their ten year life cycle expires. This duplicity is not made known freely by SCDMV and is not cost effective as the returned license plates can't be reused.

Take Care :-). MGY
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2014 12:52:02 AM

raised
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Sparky0911
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2014 12:41:26 AM

In New Jersey, the plates use to have raised letters and numbers, now they're flat
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 10:13:19 PM

Raised like taxes
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luvmyrv
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 9:54:10 PM

raised...flat looks so cheap.
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NoGasLeft
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 7:24:07 PM

N.J. here... our plates are raised but our temporary tags are flat......
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dchawk81
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 11:55:00 AM

PA here so...raised.
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roadrunner7669
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 9:46:33 AM

BOTH
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retcap201
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 9:42:05 AM

flat
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51stovi
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 9:33:59 AM

Flat
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 9:32:16 AM

raised
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nichols
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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2014 8:52:48 AM

raised
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 6:18:14 PM

Raised
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51stovi
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 10:11:58 AM

Flat
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badbobKY
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 9:05:28 AM

raised
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speedy700
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 8:34:23 AM

Raised, but new plates are flat.
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2014 8:15:08 AM

Raised
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NoGasLeft
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 7:02:55 PM

N.J. didn't just go to flat... Raised .... Our temporary plates are flat....
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 12:49:34 AM

NJ - just went to flat.
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 12:44:18 AM

At this time they are raised
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Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 9:40:16 PM

Current Texas default plates are monochromatic (black and white) and flat.

My charity plates are also flat, but they're red, white, blue, and black.



[Edited by: Sneakers55 at 8/13/2014 9:44:42 PM EST]
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 6:25:16 PM

Raised
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NoGasLeft
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2014 6:09:32 PM

Our plates in N.J. are raised.... The temporary plates are flat!!
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punchy60
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2014 2:46:50 PM

Flat
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NoGasLeft
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2014 2:23:05 PM

raised .........the flat letters and numbers are the new temporary plates...
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2014 12:55:07 PM

NJ - Just changed to flat.
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randy3116
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2014 12:33:34 PM

flat
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2014 12:25:49 PM

raised
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 4:19:14 AM

Raised
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2014 11:04:53 PM

Raised
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Nuzan
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2014 11:32:06 PM

Raised
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