r/LifeProTips Aug 12 '22 Table Flip 1 Helpful 12 Wholesome 4 Silver 3

LPT: Don't put bumper stickers on your car, they can make you a target for crazies. Traveling

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u/MangoRainbows Aug 12 '22

My dad told me when I got my first car to not put on bumper stickers or get a personalized plate because cops can spot you easily. I thought this was very strange coming from my straight laced father in the 90s but I've never put a bumper sticker or gotten personalized plates.

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u/hiphop_dudung Aug 13 '22 Silver Wholesome

Lol, my dad slapped a honk if you're gay sticker as soon as i got my first car

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u/tofu889 Aug 13 '22 All-Seeing Upvote

Just wait until you're on a long lonely road one night and you hear a novelty horn sound to the tune of "it's raining men"

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u/woah_man Aug 13 '22

And all of the sudden there shined a shiny man, in the middle of the road

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u/HatchetXL Aug 13 '22

Not unless hes telling me to "Plaaaay the best sooong in the world, or I'll eat your soul"

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u/pikkdogs Aug 12 '22 Silver

One of my neighbors had a sticker on his truck that said “I support the president”, and now that the president changed he took the last two words off so it just says “I support” and nobody knows what he supports.

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u/venture243 Aug 12 '22

We need more supportive people like this

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u/AnalBees2 Aug 12 '22 Silver

I support this sentiment

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u/RobbieAnalog Aug 12 '22 Helpful

I'm against picketing, i just don't know how to show it.

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u/justiceguy216 Aug 12 '22

He plays League of Legends and mains a support character. Truly a noble gentleman.

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u/Dan-tastico Aug 12 '22

I don't blame him, queue times for DPS are a bitch

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u/Beckpatton Aug 12 '22 Gold Helpful Wholesome Take My Energy

Are you saying I shouldn't put the "Honk if you'd rather be watching 1999's The Mummy starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz" sticker on my car that my sister got me for my birthday?

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u/[deleted] Aug 12 '22 edited Aug 13 '22 Silver

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u/godinthismachine Aug 13 '22

Lmao, saw a vid on youtube some woman goin off on two guys for following her and about how crazy it was...turns out she had pulled off from a pump, tore off the hose and they were just trying to inform her...she got all pissed threw it in her car and drove off. Rofl

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u/TARANTULA_TIDDIES Aug 13 '22

Why do so many many people have such a hard time admitting they are wrong. Like come on, we're all wrong sometimes, we're all human. Annoys the piss out of me. Like when I honk at someone for almost changing lanes into me and then they honk back as if it's my fault

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u/Joeb667 Aug 13 '22

People who cannot admit personal wrongdoing are pathetic.

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u/montero65 Aug 13 '22

"I have a boyfriend, creep!"

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u/Raynenred Aug 13 '22

Lol that’s when I tell her … me too !! 🤣

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u/ebz37 Aug 12 '22

Idk how people can punk honk stickers on their car.

I would honestly forget I have that prompt on my car and just get pissed at people for honking at me when I'm doing nothing wrong.

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u/i34789 Aug 12 '22

I think those people get regularly honked at so they put it on there to feel better about being a terrible driver.

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u/KUR1B0H Aug 12 '22 Silver Helpful hehehehe Table Slap

God the guy in front of me is driving like an asshole but I can't honk at him cause he has a "Honk if you're stupid" sticker.

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u/ebz37 Aug 12 '22

He just reverse uno you. That son of a bitch!

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u/dogbreath101 Aug 12 '22

It's a simple spell but quite effective

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u/Iggyhopper Aug 12 '22

I saw one that says if I passed you on the right it's because you're a moron.

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u/schmetterlingonberry Aug 12 '22

I just bought this sticker a couple of weeks ago and have it on mine.

Zero regrets.

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u/blockminster Aug 12 '22

I want everyone to know that my neighbor has had this sticker on her car for over a year and that you guys are late to the party!

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u/Neferhathor Aug 12 '22

I need this sticker. It's my favorite movie and I'd always be rather watching this cinematic masterpiece. Side note: are you gonna buy any merch from the collection at Hot Topic?

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u/Catvros Aug 12 '22 Silver Wholesome

The only religious bumper sticker I saw and liked was

do you follow jesus this closely

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u/ThatLeviathan Aug 12 '22

It depends on whether Jesus is holding up traffic in a passing lane, something that Luke 6:31 seems to preclude.

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u/SpudCaleb Aug 13 '22

“Do to others as you would have them do to you.” ‭‭ -Luke‬ ‭6:31‬‬‬

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u/[deleted] Aug 12 '22 Silver Helpful Wholesome Bravo!

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u/ActuallyAkiba Aug 12 '22

That must rile up all 4 of your neighbors

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u/Hold_the_gryffindor Aug 13 '22 Silver

Oh come on. That commentor can't possibly live next to everyone in Idaho.

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u/[deleted] Aug 13 '22

They get really excited at first, see the driver, and then normalize back to equilibrium.

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u/oneofakidn Aug 12 '22 hehehehe

Camouflage

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u/SPER Aug 13 '22

That gif both ends too soon and starts too late.

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u/saybrook1 Aug 13 '22

Yeah that gif sucks lol

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u/its_raining_scotch Aug 12 '22 Facepalm

I had a professor in college that was a very head-in-the-clouds kind of guy. He bought a used car that had a bunch of stickers on it for bands, karate, politics, etc. I didn’t know this so once when I saw him in the parking lot I said “hey professor, you’re into karate? And band XYZ? That’s cool!” And he looked at me like I was crazy so I was like “…ya know, the bumper stickers…all over your car about those things?” And he said “oh those aren’t mine, I bought that car used.” and then nodded as a way to show the confusion was explained. But that’s actually when the real confusion began for me because why would he keep other peoples stickers?

I’m not judging, but one of first things I’d do if I bought a car with bumper stickers is remove them (unless they happened to align with me or if they were ironically funny).

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u/j-rock292 Aug 12 '22

I bought a car that the bumper looked like it had been stickerbombed, stickers on top of stickers not an inch of paint. After about 2 hours of peeling them off and being nowhere near done I gave up and left them

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u/millertime0503 Aug 12 '22

Goo-b-gone

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u/Aguacate_con_TODO Aug 13 '22

Nah. Y'all need Mostenbocker's Lift Off II.

Or if you're really good at making friends, stop by a sign shop and ask for some Rapid Remover. 👌

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u/millertime0503 Aug 13 '22

Cunningham’s Law:

“The best way to get the right answer on the internet is not to ask a question; it's to post the wrong answer."

You fell right into my trap!

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u/ds_afk Aug 13 '22

He didn't remove them because he didn't give a fuck lol

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u/tnredneck98 Aug 12 '22

"I'm playing both sides so I always come out on top."

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u/legno Aug 12 '22

Well played, man. Also good username, lol.

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u/AviDarling Aug 12 '22 edited Aug 13 '22

I don't put any stickers of any kind on my car because that makes it much more identifiable to stalkers or police. I'd rather blend in & not be known.

Edit:

"It's easy if you memorize the license plate" — Sure, it can be. Most normal people don't take the time to do that though, thankfully.

I still feel much safer in a parking lot with the same car of the same colour as 50 other people. Plus those tags can always get changed.

People can & WILL stalk you for the dumbest shit in this day & age. Like driving faster than them (Ford F-150 people do this a lot) or if you're a woman & tell a man no (my many personal experiences).

Hope that explains the logic a bit.

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u/imapassenger1 Aug 13 '22 Wholesome Take My Energy Awesome Answer

"Has personalised plate: ASSMAN..."

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u/Duosion Aug 13 '22

My favorite personal plate I ever saw read “EW PPL” and for a second I felt psychically linked to whoever that person was.

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u/Calibrated-Waffles Aug 13 '22

One in my neighborhood has “CAAARL” always makes me chuckle.

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u/rock_flag_n_eagle Aug 13 '22 Helpful

anustart

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u/SkyezOpen Aug 13 '22

"She hadn't seen the license plate"

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u/i_am_your_attorney Aug 13 '22

It was a one-in-a-million shot, doc. One-in-a-million.

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u/joshstrodomus Aug 13 '22

On the opposite end of that , when my 90s camry got stolen a few years ago , the thief had swapped plates so the only distinguishable things were the stickers (local radio station stuff)

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u/indigo-black Aug 12 '22

i have a bumper sticker that says "bumper sticker" in comic sans

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u/Phantommy555 Aug 12 '22

That’s atrocious, I like it

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u/SnazzyStooge Aug 12 '22

I have a t-shirt that says “Helvetica” but it’s written in comic sans.

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u/Bacontoad Aug 13 '22

You should get some shorts that say "T-Shirt" across the rear.

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u/spinosapa Aug 12 '22

You should get one that says "bumper sticker" in wingdings.

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u/icesharkk Aug 12 '22

Everyone will just assume it's a coexist sticker

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u/Turbulent_Cat_5731 Aug 13 '22

My contribution to the "coexist" ideal is letting the spider in my wingmirror make his web all over the damn place.

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u/korelabs Aug 13 '22

I drive a 98 Cherokee, stickers are the only thing holding it together.

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u/rgrtom Aug 12 '22

When there was nobody on the road? Nobody on the beach?

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u/darkmatternot Aug 12 '22

I feel it in the air, the summers out of reach.

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u/Aear Aug 12 '22

Empty lake, empty streets, the sun goes down alone.

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u/Jewsafrewski Aug 12 '22

I'm driving by your house, though I know you're not home

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u/TempusVincitOmnia Aug 12 '22

But I can see you, your brown skin shining in the sun

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u/FormerLurker3 Aug 12 '22 All-Seeing Upvote

Weird, I put a Black Flag sticker on mine and some emo kids did a really solid cover of the same song

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u/Dysthymike Aug 12 '22

I did the same and now my radio only plays sea shanties.

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u/maraxgold Aug 12 '22

You can never look back.

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u/Massive-Spread8083 Aug 12 '22 Silver I'll Drink to That Spit-take

I always thought it was the crazies who had bumper stickers

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u/Eidsoj42 Aug 12 '22

Any more than two bumper stickers and I definitely start to question how crazy someone is.

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u/greenfingers559 Aug 12 '22

I once saw a jeep that had a sticker for each state they drove through.

I thought that was kinda neat, not any kind of opinions or politics. Just celebrating the vehicles explorations.

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u/ghost501 Aug 12 '22

I was behind someone at a stoplight a while back that had a bumper sticker that said "I pooped Today <3)".

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u/Roscoe_P_Coaltrain Aug 12 '22

When you get to a certain age, that is indeed an accomplishment to celebrate.

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u/MatureUsername69 Aug 12 '22 Wholesome

Or if youre like me and your diet is still heavily dairy based despite being lactose intolerant: 'I pooped several times before leaving the house today'

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u/jmat83 Aug 12 '22

And if your diet is heavily dairy based and you’re not lactose intolerant, you’re probably not pooping nearly as often as you should.

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u/NhylX Aug 12 '22

Driving behind them I would find that comforting.

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u/densetsu23 Aug 12 '22

Rooftop cargo boxes get a pass, too. I love seeing them full of stickers from parks and ski hills, and random outdoor gear brands.

What I'd want, though, is a vinyl wrap for my box. A nice mountain scene or something. I've seen custom painted "murals", but haven't found wraps yet.

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u/qualmton Aug 12 '22

I'm sure if you find a tint shop that does wrapping they could wrap one

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u/Amriorda Aug 12 '22

I second this. My last company would do full vinyl wraps of their work vehicles, and we had some weird shaped vehicles. I'm sure a turtle top would be pretty easy to wrap.

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u/GrindcoreNinja Aug 12 '22

It's not my fault all my favorite bands give me free stickers every time I buy merch! Lol

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u/charlesthefish Aug 12 '22

Tf dude my metalcore/hardcore merch doesn't come with stickers. I'm getting robbed, time to start listening to grindcore

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u/BumpinPanda Aug 12 '22

Until it's covering your entire trunk, then I choose to believe you're doing it ironically.

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u/well-lighted Aug 12 '22

I can't even imagine the person who voted for Carter (only the 2nd time), Mondale, Dukakis, HW Bush (only the 2nd time), Dole, Gore, Kerry, McCain, and Romney either. What a glorious clusterfuck for anyone driving behind them.

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u/HotRodLincoln Aug 12 '22

It's holding the bumper cover on.

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u/Impressive-Donkey221 Aug 12 '22

It’s mostly sticker on sticker crime

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u/well_uh_yeah Aug 12 '22

One of the questions they asked when I had jury duty was if anyone had political bumper stickers on their cars. One guy had to say, "Well...it shouldn't be political but I have one about climate change being real."

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u/Dirty_Old_Town Aug 12 '22

I've been a mechanic for years and in and out of a zillion cars. If someone has a bumper sticker promoting a particular breed of dog, their car is way more likely to smell horrible than a regular person's car.

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u/moresnowplease Aug 12 '22 edited Aug 13 '22

I don’t need a bumper sticker to warn you of the dog hair, it presents itself when you open the door.. that and the nose prints on the window should give it away! So sorry about the mess, on behalf of dog owners everywhere!! And to be fair, I do have a dog bumper sticker, the one that says “tell your dog I said hi.”

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u/hippywitch Aug 12 '22

I own a husky and always apologized to my mechanics about the hair issue. You always wear dark colors and my husky wants to be part of everyone’s clothes.

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u/Serenity-03K64 Aug 12 '22

Have a bumper sticker that says “tell your dog I said hi”… have a sable German shepherd that wants to be a part of everyone’s clothes with both white and black on most hairs!

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u/sardonycus Aug 12 '22

I saw a bumper sticker on a really old truck that said "honk if anything falls off". 🤣

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u/A911owner Aug 13 '22

Back in college I was driving this real piece of shit Toyota truck that I paid $300 for. The back bumper was really rotted out and one day I hit a hard bump and heard a scraping noise. I pulled over and found the bumper had fallen off, and landed on the trailer hitch, but was so rotten it folded around the hitch and was dragging on the ground like a set of giant metal truck nuts. I just picked it up and threw it in the bed and went about my day. A while later one of my coworkers said he saw that happen (I was on campus at the time) and he apparently said to his girlfriend "that guy is going to be a millionaire some day".

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u/Nail_Biterr Aug 12 '22 Silver

Someone once told me 'I like merging in traffic more than I like any political party' and that always stuck with me

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u/Rrraou Aug 12 '22 Take My Energy

Well, if done right, merging in traffic can be extremely satisfying when compared to voting.

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u/Kushkaki Aug 12 '22

Nothing gets me off as much as a zipper merge being done properly with nobody jumping the gun. It’s a fleeting sense of enjoyment

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u/RemixedBlood Aug 12 '22 Starstruck

Occasionally, merging in traffic gets me somewhere I want to go

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u/hennsippin Aug 12 '22

And helps others along the way

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u/Silverbrick13 Aug 12 '22

This man ate my son

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u/[deleted] Aug 12 '22

I want to kiss every bug but they are so small and my lips are so strong. Another good one

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u/al0_ Aug 13 '22

I saw a car with this first time the other morning and cackled.

I cackled some more when I saw on the other side of his bumper was a MILF sticker "Man, I love frogs" and a frog just vibin on the sticker.

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u/brigitteer2010 Aug 12 '22

I have that one ahahahahahahaha

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u/selectbetter Aug 13 '22

Best I've seen was "tell your cat I say pspspspsps".

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u/Omegaprimus Aug 12 '22

I doubt my “space balls the sticker” will offend anyone.

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u/Lfsnz67 Aug 12 '22

I am offended by the space between the words "Space" and "Balls".

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u/ColMadBenStyke Aug 12 '22

Well I'm not a fan of "The" or "Sticker"

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u/Kingnahum17 Aug 12 '22

I am offended by the space between your "Space" and "Balls".

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u/CaptainIcy3433 Aug 12 '22

I don’t know - I wore my “Spaceballs the face mask” during Covid and apparently freaked out a woman in the grocery store…

Too funny when someone shows what an uncultured swine they are. I man, who doesn’t like Spaceballs?!?

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u/scarbellyX Aug 13 '22

Maybe they were druish

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u/Anxious_Pixie Aug 12 '22

I walked past a car once that was plastered with squirrel stickers...."I love squirrels", "crazy squirrel lady" and the like, shit was hilarious. Can't target crazies if you're the crazy. LOL

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u/thechairinfront Aug 12 '22 Heartwarming

I have a "blackboard" bumper sticker. I can write on it with chalk and wipe it off. It's come in very useful and it's fun on trips to put new things on it. Some days when I'm in a good mood I put nice things on it and tell people I'm proud of them.

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u/ThatSadGuyIsMe Aug 13 '22

Has anyone else ever wrote on it when you were parked somewhere?

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u/thechairinfront Aug 13 '22

Not that I've noticed. It's just a black sticker about 6"x6" on the back of my car. You need chalk to be able to write on it.

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u/ThatSadGuyIsMe Aug 13 '22

Ah ok lol I would always be worried someone would run up with some chalk and write stuff on it.

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u/thechairinfront Aug 13 '22

I would love it if someone did. Even if it's something hateful it washes right off.

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u/jljboucher Aug 13 '22

I saw a YouTube video of a guy who spray painted his entire van in chalk paint so his kids could draw on it. I kinda want to do that to my car now.

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u/fibrepirate Aug 12 '22

Actually, a cop told my friend who had her car stolen that the bumper stickers helped them recover and identify it. So do or do not, the choice is yours.

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u/YVR_Coyote Aug 12 '22 Starstruck

I guess a "fuck the police" bumper sticker would get your plate run by every cop, so if it gets stolen you'll get it back quicker... seems like a good idea to me.

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u/aunttjemima Aug 12 '22

I have a small Jigglypuff on mine. Come fight me over it, whatever.

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u/soundofwinter Aug 12 '22 Starstruck

This is Clefairy territory, motherfucker

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u/ebac7 Aug 12 '22

Bloods vs Crips

Puffs vs Clefs

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u/ufluidic_throwaway Aug 12 '22

You're under air rest.

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u/Applebomber24 Aug 12 '22

Only if you're over like 30% though, otherwise it might not KO

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u/ImWithSt00pid Aug 12 '22

It's not there anymore. I threw a PokeBall at it and now it's mine

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u/TheyCallMeStone Aug 12 '22

The trainer blocked the BALL!

Don't be a thief!

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u/dogbreath101 Aug 12 '22

Team snagem doesn't care they have the snag machine

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u/iaincaradoc Aug 12 '22

Knowing who the crazies are is most of the battle.

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u/PM_UR__BUBBLE_BUTTS Aug 12 '22 Wearing is Caring

I’ll make it easier for you: >! it’s everyone !<

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u/matt2085 Aug 12 '22

Everyone except me I swear

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u/xelle24 Aug 12 '22

Back during Obama's first term, I had a bumper sticker that read "Vote Cthulhu! The Stars Are Right". A guy accosted me in a supermarket parking lot, aggressively wanting to know who this "Chooloo" guy was, and what office he was running for.

I asked him if he'd ever heard of H.P. Lovecraft, and he said he thought it was an airplane manufacturer.

At that point I gave up and told him to look it up on the internet and "all will become clear". I was even nice enough to write down the name of "that Chooloo guy, sounds like a immigrant name".

Well, yes, I suppose Cthulhu would be an immigrant...of sorts. Don't forget to get out there and vote!

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u/Snarker Aug 13 '22

HP Lovecraft does sound like an airplane manufacturer to be fair lol.

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u/xelle24 Aug 13 '22

I've always thought it sounded like some kind of specialty boats...the kind you take to somewhere like Innsmouth.

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u/sybrwookie Aug 12 '22

I started off college proud of my college. Got a bumper sticker for the college. Got pulled over by cops around the college constantly. That car died, next car, didn't put a bumper sticker on it. Stopped getting pulled over. No, my driving didn't change. Cops in the area were targeting the college kids.

So LPT, it's not just crazies, it's also cops with an agenda.

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u/Angelic_Doom Aug 12 '22

Get the Alumni one, those deter, bonus points if you get the law school one.

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u/-insignificant- Aug 12 '22

if you get the law school one.

That's actually pretty clever.

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u/DweadPiwateWoberts Aug 13 '22

Ooo get one from one of the ivy league schools

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u/beeboopPumpkin Aug 13 '22

This is the exact reason i have a sigil of the Rohirrim on mine. You know… so they know not to pull me over on the first light of the fifth day.

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u/skelebone Aug 13 '22

I would be lying if I said the law school decal on my back window wasn't there for potential law enforcement intimidation purposes.

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u/AlasknAssasn858 Aug 12 '22

I have a self deprecating sticker so I don’t care

“Cool Prius” -Nobody

On a Prius….

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u/pc_flying Aug 12 '22

Not fast Just loud

  • on my beat-to-hell F150

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u/El_Moi Aug 12 '22

I used to have a VW sticker with the logo that read "0 to 60 in 5 minutes". I wish I still had it, it was hilarious.

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u/hoptownky Aug 12 '22

How am I supposed to tell people to ☪☮℮✡☥☯✝

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u/Dirtbagdownhill Aug 12 '22

I'm gonna break a window and take your crystals and your weed.

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u/IrateBarnacle Aug 12 '22

I agree with the sentiment but they’re just so tacky

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u/eel3918 Aug 13 '22

I once had a bumper sticker that said “Authorized Vehicle” you know in case I wanted to make a U-turn on the highway. I thought it was hysterical and extremely clever. No one else did.

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u/firey21 Aug 12 '22 Wholesome

Nah the ones with the bumper stickers tend to be the crazies.

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u/oo-mox83 Aug 12 '22

Everyone needs to know how much I love Battlestar Galactica.

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u/Leo-707 Aug 12 '22

Don't forget bears and beets.

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u/MorgothTheThird Aug 12 '22

This morning I saw some car with a giant dog sticker covering half the back window, the wiper was it's tail. About 8 other animal stickers all over the window.

Harmless stickers but I 100% assumed she was crazy.

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u/Little_Raspberry_ Aug 12 '22

I was looking for this comment. Seems like the more bumper stickers the higher the neuroticism.

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u/chaos8803 Aug 12 '22

A study in 2008 found that people with more bumper stickers were more prone to road rage.

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u/[deleted] Aug 12 '22

My grandparents had an old, hideous canary-canary yellow station wagon that they would lend to friends and family who visited for free, on the condition that they put a bumper sticker on it. I never saw the thing because it died before I was born but I'm told it was absolutely covered, to the point that you basically couldn't see the original paint job.

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u/nuhtnekcam_25 Aug 12 '22

Though if you live in a tourist destination having bumper stickers or a decal on your car is beneficial. Differentiates locals versus rental cars.

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u/Devmurph18 Aug 12 '22

i mean not every sticker is a political statement lol some are just like band stickers

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u/high-bridmind Aug 12 '22

Then someone crazy who hates that band, keys your car or cuts you off.

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u/SuppliceVI Aug 12 '22

Or any minor thing. People suck

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u/khorijinn Aug 12 '22

I want one that just says: "Bumper sticker".

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u/IrianJaya Aug 12 '22

Does anyone remember how after 9/11 it seems like everyone in the US had those yellow ribbons on their cars? Well, I didn't because I don't like having anything on my car. And I would get people questioning me why I didn't. Did I not care?? Well, it wasn't because I didn't care, I just didn't believe that having a ribbon on my car was relevant in any way. Eventually, one of my friends gave me a ribbon magnet, which I felt compelled to put on my car just so that people would leave me alone about it.

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u/ema_G Aug 12 '22

Who? Who doesn’t want to wear the ribbon?

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u/the_one_jt Aug 12 '22

I only target square people with no bumper stickers.

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u/KingLouiesPinkyToe Aug 12 '22

Im sure my 'Namaste, Bitches' sticker is perfectly safe from crazies

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u/CuriousKitten0_0 Aug 12 '22

I love it when people put geeky stickers on their cars. Makes me smile. I had a neighbor who had "I'm a leaf on the wind, watch how I soar" bumper sticker. Made me smile, then cry 🤣

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u/Asphalt_outlaw Aug 12 '22

Can confirm. Had "I ❤️ Mormon pussy" on my rig rocket when I lived in Utah. It's a good thing my paint was already shot

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u/2020Bun Aug 12 '22

A HS teacher also said DO NOT GENDER YOUR CAR. She had her nickname as vanity plates. She said when she was walking up to her car one day, she spotted a dude underneath it as if to grab her as she got in the drivers seat.

So no cute decorations or number stickers that are gender leaning.

Also, related side note reminder, lock your car the second you get in. My friend had a guy try to get in the passenger seat door to hit on her

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u/metajenn Aug 12 '22

My car has a setting to only open the drivers side when i unlock it. My boyfriend has to wait for me to get in and unlock his door.

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u/shiny_xnaut Aug 13 '22

she spotted a dude underneath it as if to grab her as she got in the drivers seat

That sounds like a great way to get run over

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u/salesmunn Aug 12 '22

If you have to do this, make it a magnet instead of a sticker. Easily removed.

You can buy magnet sheets online. Just put your sticker on that magnet sheet and cut it out.

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u/e-joculator Aug 12 '22

Make sure you remove it occasionally though. I had a jokey support magnet on my first car the entire time I owned it, and when I went to sell the car I couldn't remove the magnet, it only came off in small pieces and took paint with it. I guess the sun somehow baked it into the paint over the years. It was also a shitty neon so who knows.

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u/TaySwaysBottomBitch Aug 12 '22

To be fair you can peel the paint off neons if you wash it normally. I've owned 2 and one with 20k miles still had really shit paint even though it wasn't being in the sun all the time

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u/legno Aug 12 '22

Username checks out

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u/Lindaspike Aug 12 '22

not too mention NO ONE cares that your kid is a honor student, or that you ran a half marathon.

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u/bengibbardstoothpain Aug 12 '22

I have a sticker on my car for the college I went to because it's not very well-known and I want to subtly promote it. I have some funny ones I've collected over the years but I am reluctant to display them in case they get misread and I get run off the road. Not worth it.