27 Jun, 2021 06:49 PM

What is the meaning behind J3L2404?

I feel silly for not understanding the joke behind this license plate joke from the movie, 'FARGO'? Can someone explain this? It's supposed to be a personalized license plate for someone who cannot afford his own. Please don't make fun :(

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JU
27 Jun, 2021 06:49 PM

"Did you hear the one about the guy who was too poor to get personalized plates so he changed his name to J3L2404?" 

I am assuming that J3L2404 was the license plate number he was given by the BMV. He couldn't afford to get a personalized plate with his name so he changed his name to J3L2404. So his name would match his plate number, therefore it would be a "personalized plate". Kind of hard to explain, hope that makes sense..lol.

JU
27 Jun, 2021 06:49 PM



Yeah, you can't afford the vanity plate, so you change your name to match the random letters and numbers the DMV gave you.

Silly joke.  Nothing too deep here.