Edit 2: Closer to the original score now - switched from a set to an associative array with some fugly duplicate checks allowing it to print as it goes Tested in Firefox console. It should also be remembered that whilst these random phone numbers will not be assigned for use by telephony companies in the foreseeable future, there is no guarantee that this situation will remain unchanged forever. Bargain Number Plates The Cover Plate Hotlist Loading. If you want further explanation of part of the code, leave a comment and I'd be happy to explain more too. A vehicle registration plate called license plate in the United States of America, also called licence plate or number plate in other countries is a metal or plastic plate attached to a motor vehicle or trailer for official identification purposes.
Please note that the use of any fake telephone numbers generated by Fake Number does not imply that the resulting mobile number has been allocated. If I need to clarify any additional details, please mention it in the comments and I will add it to my post. Other generators: - - - -. However, please refrain from exploiting obvious loopholes. The scenario: You are a software designer working for a gov't-run company that designs license plates for cars and other vehicles. It should also be remembered that whilst these random phone numbers will not be assigned for use by telephony companies in the foreseeable future, there is no guarantee that this situation will remain unchanged forever.
Any reference to 'Irish' registrations on this page relate to registration marks now known as 'Northern Ireland format' registrations. Change that alert to a console. While I do generate the answers pseudo-randomly, as pretty much everyone else did, I strategically picked the random seed such that invalid answers wouldn't end up in the output. Legality of these covers varies. All personalised number plates mentioned in this site are British i.
Winner will be chosen after seven days. Challenge 2: Number Plate Validator Your second challenge consists of writing a program that will ask the user to enter a number plate. We have put some tips and ideas to assist you here into a guide. To break the law on the manufacture and display means you risk having your entitlement to your cherished registration plates permanently withdrawn and face a substantial fine of up to £1000. Some cameras incorporate filter systems that make such avoidance attempts unworkable, usually with infra-red filters.
Anyways, good luck, and generate me some appropriate license plates! But pass did the trick. In recognition of this fact we only supply fully road legal number plates. However, with Fake Number's free and ethical service, you can have full confidence that all generated mobile telephone numbers are indeed 100% non-working. Answers abusing any of the are considered invalid. Cheese and wine to everyone who participated! For instance, answers to challenges should attempt to be as short as possible. It outputs license plates to stdout without line feed between them. Plates are designed to conform to standards with regard to being read by eye in day or at night, or by electronic equipment.
You've been asked to develop software that generates license plates. Any suggestions wellcome : F , 264 chars Not really a language designed for golfing, but I'm sure this could be improved. Vehicle owners can also purchase customized frames to replace the original frames. It was once possible to buy cheap number plates from any private car numberplates maker without any evidence of your entitlement to the car registration numbers. You can always include a readable version of the code in addition to the competitive one.
You may wish to personalise your vehicle with your name, initials, hobbies or interests. Delphi, 161 bytes Here is my take on this. The law on the display of vehicle registration numbers is now very strict and personal number plates owners may not use decorative or fancy fonts. If you think a specification is unclear or underspecified, comment on the question instead. Plates are usually fixed directly to a vehicle or to a plate frame that is fixed to the vehicle.
Update 1: Winner will be chosen slightly earlier. It's theoretically possible that the list of 999 plates will contain enough repetitions so that the trimmed set will be less than 200. Generates random plates, and filters out duplicates and forbidden ones until 200 are found. We only generate one or zero plates per iteration, so after each iteration the full updated list of plates to exclude will be read by grep. If you're still not convinced about how we can help, you should read up on the makers of 2003 film 'Bruce Almighty' using 776-2323 as a number to call God, which resulted in nuisance calls across many areas.