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Old May 20th 2021, 1:52 am
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Originally Posted by missile
I guess the best response to shacho and other ill mannered posters is to ignore their requests for help or advice in future.

It would be helpful if admin could add an "ignore this user" option to this forum.
Each and every member has the possibility to put other users on ignore via their own profile section so it is already available.

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Old May 20th 2021, 2:16 am
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Originally Posted by Rosemary
Each and every member has the possibility to put other users on ignore via their own profile section so it is already available.

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Thanks for the heads up. Added shacho to my ignore list
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Old May 20th 2021, 2:28 am
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And do not forget 10 days self isolation in the UK and rip off tests when you arrive and before you leave as Spain is on the UK amber list
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Old May 20th 2021, 2:59 am
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Originally Posted by Listen Very Carefully
And do not forget 10 days self isolation in the UK and rip off tests when you arrive and before you leave as Spain is on the UK amber list
oh really, gosh ....who would have thought a simple question about a number plate could lead so far. Thanks!
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Old May 20th 2021, 3:17 am
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Originally Posted by Listen Very Carefully
And do not forget 10 days self isolation in the UK and rip off tests when you arrive and before you leave as Spain is on the UK amber list
That could have changed by the time he goes back to be fair, who knows.
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Old May 20th 2021, 3:23 am
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Originally Posted by shacho
oh really, gosh ....who would have thought a simple question about a number plate could lead so far. Thanks!
amazing how it all goes pear shaped when you touch a nerve,would have thought someone who has as much knowledge as you do in that field would know where to get a number plate
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Originally Posted by shacho
oh really, gosh ....who would have thought a simple question about a number plate could lead so far. Thanks!
There is a lot of things that could have helped, and stopped people 'getting on their high horses'. You did not state you were a classic car dealer, and it isn't in your profile, so how could people know . a couple of explanatory lines at the start would have been very helpful, and people would have been aware that you knew the rules and knew what you were doing.
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Old May 20th 2021, 3:31 am
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Originally Posted by mikelincs
Sorry, but forum rules state that no-one can suggest anything that may be illegal, and you have been told that legally you need a UK address for the plates to be sent to.
Not sure it's actually illegal to have UK plates made and sent outside of the UK ? Yes in the UK one has to prove they are registered keeper with V5 and some other form of ID. However I don't know how plate makers do it but they obviously can be made and posted outside UK as the link I provided allows for that. There must be a way round it what happens if one is holidaying abroad and damages their number plate or it falls off? They can't simply continue driving with no number plate as they would be breaking the law not only UK law but countries they are in. So seems reasonable to me that if a company offers to make the plates and ship them to you so long as they meet legal standards for plates you are doing all you can to be legal.
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Nice motor and looks like a good job on it too. It's turning in to a popcorn worthy thread, we all know that a siple question on any forum can easily turn in to a bun fight with questions about the question and extra info, sometime inflammatory, not always helpful to the OP but often helpful to others. The GB sticker comment helped me as I hadn't even noticed the lack of E on my plate and would have come a cropper when I attempt to leave the country next week.
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Apropos of nothing to do with the OPs question, all those people with UK plated cars that have the EU symbol and GB on, are they now illegal, we are not in the EU anymore, so should anyone with a car like that get the GB stickers like we used to have.
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Originally Posted by mikelincs
Apropos of nothing to do with the OPs question, all those people with UK plated cars that have the EU symbol and GB on, are they now illegal, we are not in the EU anymore, so should anyone with a car like that get the GB stickers like we used to have.
per this UK Government link it would seem that a UK number plate with EU symbol and GB remains legal both in Spain and UK but if one just has the EU symbol on it then one needs a separate GB sticker.
https://www.gov.uk/displaying-number...nd-identifiers
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Originally Posted by bobd22
per this UK Government link it would seem that a UK number plate with EU symbol and GB remains legal both in Spain and UK but if one just has the EU symbol on it then one needs a separate GB sticker.
https://www.gov.uk/displaying-number...nd-identifiers
f your number plate includes the GB identifier with the Union flag (also known as the Union Jack), you do not need a GB sticker. But you will need to display a GB sticker clearly on the rear of your vehicle if your number plate has any of the following:
  • a Euro symbol
  • a national flag of England, Scotland or Wales
  • numbers and letters only - no flag or identifier
If you’re in Spain, Cyprus or Malta, you must display a GB sticker no matter what is on your number plate.
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Originally Posted by shacho
I have a suitable license.
What does that mean, for reasons already stated it can't be a Spanish one, is there perhaps some sort of 'special' licence exclusively the preserve of registered classic car dealers?

Glad to see the car is taxed, MOT'd, and insured although I have to wonder if you've informed the insurer that you're no longer UK resident, its a very rare insurer which entertains those.

Your posts have raised a number of red flags but if you want to get indignant at people querying if you are as fully legal as you believe yourself to be best make sure you are!
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Originally Posted by VFR
f your number plate includes the GB identifier with the Union flag (also known as the Union Jack), you do not need a GB sticker. But you will need to display a GB sticker clearly on the rear of your vehicle if your number plate has any of the following:
  • a Euro symbol
  • a national flag of England, Scotland or Wales
  • numbers and letters only - no flag or identifier
If you’re in Spain, Cyprus or Malta, you must display a GB sticker no matter what is on your number plate.
Yes re reading it you are correct.
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