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I just did some googling... and I couldn't find much. I thought places like CafePress would let you do that but no (you can personalize everything but ties).

Here is the closest that I have found: Personal Creations
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While not exactly maps, the site TerraTies does sell ties with sattelite images printed on them. They have about a ½ dozen patterns in different color schemes. The partner web site Civitas does sell map ties, but they are all either old maps or old-styled maps of assorted world cities. They also have scarves of most of the cities.
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Here is the closest that I have found: Personal Creations

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This looks promising. I've emailed them asking about placing a single map image on a tie. I'll let you know what they have to say.

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There's a comic strip I really enjoy, called Pearls Before Swine. The author occasionally throws a map reference of one sort of another in there.

Here's one of my favorites...I haven't ordered this as a t-shirt or mug yet, but I'm about to.

Pearls Before Swine Map Joke

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There is a Belgian comic book called Cities of the fantastic in which the main character is a cartographer at a national maping institute in an imaginary eastern european nation. It is a bit kafka-esque but quite beautiful although it does get a bit off-topic at times. Definitely an adult comic. It is by Schuiten and Peeters and runs to two volumes in the incomplete english translation...
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sounds interesting... yours truly is also a comic book geek, in addition to being a map geek...
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same here....but not a big fan of the super heroes stuff...

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Me, too. Certainly classics like Calvin & Hobbes and Asterix, as well as old strips like Krazy Kat. Good examples of graphic communication (and fun). :D
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Brilliant! Mind if I steal that for a bumper sticker?
It's even better than "Not all those that wander are lost" (Tolkein)

As for license plates, I saw one at NACIS some years ago that said: MERC8R
For my own I'm thinking of going with a simple: 63360




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