1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Why do people blur their plates?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by TOYOTA 09, May 19, 2011.

  1. May 19, 2011 at 3:55 PM
    #1
    TOYOTA 09

    TOYOTA 09 [OP] Kicking Ass Since 1981

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2010
    Member:
    #31266
    Messages:
    942
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    Maine
    Vehicle:
    2009 SR5 MT 4x4 Access Cab
    Preview 2009 SR5 4x4 MT Black Sand Pearl (Access Cab) SUSPENSION ToyTec 5100 Billstein Coil Overs (3" Lift) Fox 2.0 Remote Res Rear Shocks Total Chaos UCAs Full Dakar Leaf Pack w/Extra AAL TIRES & WHEELS BFG AT KOs 265/75/16 load range E American Rancing AR-23 Wheels Borla CAT back exhaust AFE cold air intake w/custom TRD clear cover Satoshi grill w/Grill Craft insert Hella 500 behind grill lights Rigid Industries Backup lights Interior Custom LEDs and Bed Lights Backup Cam Anytime MOD Leather armrest and rear seat MOD Weathertech floor liners Custom rear gear/dog platform Cobra CB and Garmin GPS Bed Mat UWS low pro tool box with Custom LED lights Diff breather MOD Custom painted engine cover Wet Okole seat covers
    I see it all the time on this forum...people blur out their plates on their truck when postinging pics? WHY? What are people affraid of? By this logic wouldn't you people who blur out plates in this forum want to caover up your plates driving down the road? Can someone explain to me?
     
  2. May 19, 2011 at 3:57 PM
    #2
    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2008
    Member:
    #9924
    Messages:
    10,307
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    shithead
    nj and not from "the jersey shore"
    Vehicle:
    silver bullet
    Lots of evil spiteful people on the Internet.it's scary how much personal stuff you can find on line.I guess one less way for people to do bad things
     
  3. May 19, 2011 at 3:58 PM
    #3
    TacPro45

    TacPro45 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2010
    Member:
    #48111
    Messages:
    217
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    '11 TRD Sport Double Cab Long Bed
    Weathertech Floor Liners
  4. May 19, 2011 at 3:59 PM
    #4
    06aztaco

    06aztaco Screw you guys, I'm going home.

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2010
    Member:
    #32969
    Messages:
    120
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Cole
    Phx AZ
    Vehicle:
    06 Prerunner 2.7
    Another good question: What is this post doing in the 2nd gen forum?
     
  5. May 19, 2011 at 4:00 PM
    #5
    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2008
    Member:
    #9924
    Messages:
    10,307
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    shithead
    nj and not from "the jersey shore"
    Vehicle:
    silver bullet
    Maybe only you 2nd gens do it :D
     
  6. May 19, 2011 at 4:00 PM
    #6
    TOYOTA 09

    TOYOTA 09 [OP] Kicking Ass Since 1981

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2010
    Member:
    #31266
    Messages:
    942
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    Maine
    Vehicle:
    2009 SR5 MT 4x4 Access Cab
    Preview 2009 SR5 4x4 MT Black Sand Pearl (Access Cab) SUSPENSION ToyTec 5100 Billstein Coil Overs (3" Lift) Fox 2.0 Remote Res Rear Shocks Total Chaos UCAs Full Dakar Leaf Pack w/Extra AAL TIRES & WHEELS BFG AT KOs 265/75/16 load range E American Rancing AR-23 Wheels Borla CAT back exhaust AFE cold air intake w/custom TRD clear cover Satoshi grill w/Grill Craft insert Hella 500 behind grill lights Rigid Industries Backup lights Interior Custom LEDs and Bed Lights Backup Cam Anytime MOD Leather armrest and rear seat MOD Weathertech floor liners Custom rear gear/dog platform Cobra CB and Garmin GPS Bed Mat UWS low pro tool box with Custom LED lights Diff breather MOD Custom painted engine cover Wet Okole seat covers

    It's doing the same thing the "Do Aliens Exit" post is doing....getting TRAFFIC!!!
     
  7. May 19, 2011 at 4:03 PM
    #7
    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2009
    Member:
    #12478
    Messages:
    16,670
    Gender:
    Male
    SGV, CA
    Vehicle:
    07 TRD Offroad
    my theory is some people have really nice mods on their truck and there are probably ppl who lurk our forums who may want to steal them.

    Lets say i post a pic of a brand new race radio i installed on my truck. If im driving down the street, ppl wont know i have that in my truck. but if they see it on my build and see my license plate #, then they could find out where i live and break in and steal it.
     
  8. May 19, 2011 at 4:04 PM
    #8
    TacoSport

    TacoSport opinions are like assholes; everyones got one.

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2011
    Member:
    #49982
    Messages:
    377
    Gender:
    Male
    NE
    Vehicle:
    2011 TRD SSM Sport DCSB w/Tow
    It's Top Secret :eek:
     
  9. May 19, 2011 at 4:05 PM
    #9
    Unknown

    Unknown He who angers you conquers you

    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2010
    Member:
    #35554
    Messages:
    8,158
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Brian
    Los Angeles
    Vehicle:
    Unknown
    Unknown
    Why is this on the 2nd gen category?
     
  10. May 19, 2011 at 4:05 PM
    #10
    MillerMan06

    MillerMan06 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2011
    Member:
    #50950
    Messages:
    104
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Adam
    Raleigh
    Vehicle:
    06 PreRunner SR5
    K&N Cold Air Intake,Running boards,bed cover,windows tinted, MagLite seat mount (A big Thankyou to piercedtiger for that one got it off cheap/free mods) extra 4 outlets on the 12V plug 3 12V plug in's and a USB all one box with toggles,48LED dome light (blue), Tail gate theft mod,Exhaust flowmaster super 44 with tips!!!!
    As my father in-law would say "Locks are for honest people" but i say "dont temped a theif" they dont know they dont try.
     
  11. May 19, 2011 at 4:10 PM
    #11
    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2009
    Member:
    #12478
    Messages:
    16,670
    Gender:
    Male
    SGV, CA
    Vehicle:
    07 TRD Offroad
    or...you can just break my window then and there :laugh:

    i never blur my plates because im too lazy. but...there was a case where a race truck was stolen on ttora, and the only ppl who really knew how much it was worth were the ppl on the forum cuz it looked like a POS unless u knew all the $$$ that went into suspension and comm equipment. You never know.
     
  12. May 19, 2011 at 4:11 PM
    #12
    Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2008
    Member:
    #5269
    Messages:
    3,621
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Frank
    San Francisco
    Vehicle:
    2001 prerunner doublecab limited
    2001 with; cat-back twin exhaust,elbow mod, Westin bullbar with Hella550's, Snugtop XTR camper shell, TRD off-road 2x4-black beauty.
    This is the most logical reason I have heard on this question-I never thought about that. I have erased mine in the past simply because I saw others do it and figured they had good reason:D well there's a damn good reason!
     
  13. May 19, 2011 at 4:13 PM
    #13
    JHAirForce05

    JHAirForce05 I'm kinda a big deal

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2009
    Member:
    #18780
    Messages:
    374
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Justin
    Tacoma, WA
    Vehicle:
    09 DC LB SP
    Kenwood DDX712 with Nav and rear view cam, Viper 5901 Security System, Kobalt Slim Line Compact Truck Tool Box
    :rofl:LMAO:rofl:
     
  14. May 19, 2011 at 5:23 PM
    #14
    mntbiker2008

    mntbiker2008 First I derp.. then I herp

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2008
    Member:
    #11718
    Messages:
    8,172
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Aaron
    Cincinnati, OH
    Vehicle:
    93 Pick up 4x4 (sold), 10' Mazda 3
    this. I do it because who knows what kind of people could be around here.... I would rather not take the risk and have someone showing up at my house...
     
  15. May 19, 2011 at 7:26 PM
    #15
    Mxpatriot

    Mxpatriot Arctic Prerunner

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2009
    Member:
    #26163
    Messages:
    3,212
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chase
    North Pole, Alaska
    Vehicle:
    '06 4x4 AP LT and Locked
    Money pit.
    Well one reason to do it is in case you really piss in someone's cheerios, it makes it more difficult for them to put a name to a screenname. It's not unheard of for people to take online squabbles into the "real world"; whether it be messing with someone's employment, security, etc.
     
  16. May 19, 2011 at 7:34 PM
    #16
    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2009
    Member:
    #27584
    Messages:
    38,620
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Peter North
    British Columbia
    Vehicle:
    Mag Grey 09 Trd Sport DCLB 4x4
    OME 885x , OME shocks and Dakars , Wheelers SuperBumps front and rear , 275/70/17 Hankook ATm , OEM bed mat , Weathertech digifit floor liners , Weathertech in-channel vents , headache rack , Leer 100RCC commercial canopy , TRD bedside decals removed , Devil Horns by Andres , HomerTaco Satoshi
    Or the " Show me your Bank information " thread
     
  17. May 19, 2011 at 7:35 PM
    #17
    Sandhopper

    Sandhopper Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2011
    Member:
    #49161
    Messages:
    90
    Gender:
    Male
    I subscribe to the show me your Social and Birthday thread...:D
     
  18. May 19, 2011 at 7:39 PM
    #18
    KEG'sTACO

    KEG'sTACO FJ Cruiser

    Joined:
    May 2, 2010
    Member:
    #36405
    Messages:
    1,406
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kurt
    Auburn, AL
    Vehicle:
    '08 FJ Cruiser
    Leveled, 33" BFG A/Ts, Demello Offroad front flat-top bumper, Demello Offroad rear 3-piece bumper, 17" Liquid Metal Gatlins, Pioneer audio upgrade, custom mounted 10" subwoofer, offroad interior
    I can remember social security numbers for you...free of charge.
     
  19. May 19, 2011 at 8:03 PM
    #19
    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2009
    Member:
    #27584
    Messages:
    38,620
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Peter North
    British Columbia
    Vehicle:
    Mag Grey 09 Trd Sport DCLB 4x4
    OME 885x , OME shocks and Dakars , Wheelers SuperBumps front and rear , 275/70/17 Hankook ATm , OEM bed mat , Weathertech digifit floor liners , Weathertech in-channel vents , headache rack , Leer 100RCC commercial canopy , TRD bedside decals removed , Devil Horns by Andres , HomerTaco Satoshi
    oh balls

    :anonymous:

    I forgot about that
     
  20. May 19, 2011 at 8:07 PM
    #20
    Unknown

    Unknown He who angers you conquers you

    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2010
    Member:
    #35554
    Messages:
    8,158
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Brian
    Los Angeles
    Vehicle:
    Unknown
    Unknown
    Or "show us your wife or girlfriend" thread :spy:
     
To Top