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Trip Boy
04-11-2005, 05:08 PM
Australia: If someone breaks into your house and you're not home and injurs themselves, they can press charges against the homeowner. If they break in when you are home and you try to "remove" them, they will press charges against you for trying to cause grievous bodily harm.

Helena, Montana: Law states that a woman cannot dance on a saloon table unless her clothing weighs more than three pounds, two ounces.

Clawson, Michigan: It is legal for a farmer to ``sleep with his pigs, cows, horses, goats, and chickens.''
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I don't know
04-11-2005, 05:14 PM
this forum is also culture, hehehehe :D

Jackish
04-11-2005, 05:18 PM
Hey trip boy, I must admit you seem quite a unique kinda member and all, but couldn't you keep these facts into one topic? There interesting and the like but its a bit much otherwise!

Cheers.

nieh
04-11-2005, 05:19 PM
Australia: If someone breaks into your house and you're not home and injurs themselves, they can press charges against the homeowner. If they break in when you are home and you try to "remove" them, they will press charges against you for trying to cause grievous bodily harm.

That's not unique to Australia. It's happened in America a few times.

Jackish
04-11-2005, 05:21 PM
That's not unique to Australia. It's happened in America a few times.

Its happened in the UK, too. Quite scary actually.

Some little shite pressed charges against an old man. What a wanker, I hope he rots in erm, somewhere hot.

Isolated Fury
04-11-2005, 08:14 PM
In my town, it's illegal to sing in the shower. :rolleyes:

Trip Boy
04-11-2005, 08:30 PM
In my town, it's illegal to sing in the shower. :rolleyes:

With my roommates I wish it was here.

dirtybird
04-11-2005, 08:38 PM
Clawson, Michigan: It is legal for a farmer to ``sleep with his pigs, cows, horses, goats, and chickens.''


That takes all the fun out of farming...

Someone
04-11-2005, 08:51 PM
In Canada, it's illegal to pay for an item which costs more than 50 cents in pennies.

In a mexico town, they are trying to implement legislation so that it would be illegal to be naked in your house.

turb0negr0
04-11-2005, 09:05 PM
In a mexico town, they are trying to implement legislation so that it would be illegal to be naked in your house.


Holy shit...that's retarded.

Faded Soul
04-12-2005, 05:05 AM
Alabama
It is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle.

Dominoes may not be played on Sunday.

It is illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church.





California
Sunshine is guaranteed to the masses.

Animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.

Bathhouses are against the law. [Get the full text of this law.]

It is a misdemeanor to shoot at any kind of game from a moving vehicle, unless the target is a whale.

Women may not drive in a house coat.





Florida
Women may be fined for falling asleep under a hair dryer, as can the salon owner.

A special law prohibits unmarried women from parachuting on Sunday or she shall risk arrest, fine, and/or jailing.

If an elephant is left tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be paid just as it would for a vehicle.

It is illegal to sing in a public place while attired in a swimsuit.

Men may not be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown.

Having sexual relations with a porcupine is illegal.

It is illegal to skateboard without a license.

When having sex, only the missionary position is legal.





Kansas
Prohibits shooting rabbits from a motorboat.





Louisiana
It is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol.





Indiana
It is illegal for a liquor store to sell cold soft drinks.

Liquor stores may not sell milk.





Michigan
You may not swear in front of women and children in the state of Michigan.




Nebraska
It is illegal for bar owners to sell beer unless they are simultaneously brewing a kettle of soup.




New York
A fine of $25 can be levied for flirting. This old law specifically prohibits men from turning around on any city street and looking "at a woman in that way." A second conviction for a crime of this magnitude calls for the violating male to be forced to wear a "pair of horse-blinders" wherever and whenever he goes outside for a stroll.

It is against the law to throw a ball at someone's head for fun.

A license must be purchased before hanging clothes on a clothesline.

The penalty for jumping off a building is death.





North Dakota
Beer and pretzels can't be served at the same time in any bar or restaurant.

It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on.





Ohio
It is illegal to fish for whales on Sunday.

It is illegal to get a fish drunk.





Pennsylvania
A person is not eligible to become Governor if he/she has participated in a duel.





Texas
It is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing.

It is illegal to drive without windshield wipers. You don't need a windshield, but you must have the wipers.

It is illegal for one to shoot a buffalo from the second story of a hotel.

It is illegal to milk another person's cow.

A recently passed anticrime law requires criminals to give their victims 24 hours notice, either orally or in writing, and to explain the nature of the crime to be committed.

The entire Encyclopedia Britannica is banned in Texas because it contains a formula for making beer at home.





Wisconsin
You must manually flush all urinals in a building.

Butter substitutes are not allowed to be served in state prisons.


Australia
Children may not purchase cigarettes, but can smoke them.

You may never leave your car keys in an unattended vehicle.
It is illegal to roam the streets wearing black clothes, felt shoes and black shoe polish on your face as these items are the tools of a cat burglar.

It is illegal to read someone's tarot, or give them a psychic reading as these are forms of witchcraft.

Under Australian Communications Authority (ACA) regulations, your modem can't pick up on the first ring. If it does the ACA permit for your modem is invalid and there's a $12000 fine. - Telecommunications Act 1991.





England
Those wishing to use a television must apply for a license.

It is illegal to leave baggage unattended.

Picking up abandoned baggage is as act of terrorism.





France
Between the hours of 8AM and 8PM, 70% of the music in the radio must be by French composers.




Thailand
It is illegal to leave your house if you are not wearing underwear.

You must wear a shirt while driving a car.

You must pay a fine of $600 in Thailand if you're caught throwing away chewed bubblegum on the sidewalk. If you do not pay the fine, you are jailed.

No one may step on any of the nation's currency.

JoY
04-12-2005, 05:22 AM
omg, this has been mighty entertaining. sometimes I really believe governments & such must be incredibly bored for thinking so much shit up.

"so.. how can we influence our dear people today?"
"well, we could make walking around the house naked illegal."
"what else? I'm sure there must be something else we can think of."
"we can make a law, that no woman should be allowed to dance on top of a table in clothing that weighs less than a pound."
"let's make it three."
"alright, three it is."
"brilliant, I'll send George to set up the cameras. this is going to be hilarious!"

it's like they're playing fucking Nintendo & we're all fucking Mario.

Faded Soul
04-12-2005, 05:35 AM
you know, this makes me think.....how do they enforce such laws?

ooooh I have more!

Alabama

In Jasper, it is illegal for a husband to beat his wife with a stick larger in diameter than his thumb. It is illegal to play Dominos on Sunday. It is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter in church. Putting salt on a railroad track may be punishable by death.

Alaska

In Fairbanks, it is illegal to feed alcoholic beverages to a moose. While it is legal to shoot bears, waking sleeping bears for the purpose of taking a photograph is prohibited. A law in Fairbanks, does not allow moose to have sex on city streets.

Arizona

In Tucson, it is illegal for women to wear pants. In Globe, it is illegal to play cards in the street with a Native American. In Glendale, it is illegal to drive a car in reverse. In Nogales, it is illegal to wear suspenders.

Arkansas

A man can legally beat his wife, but not more than once a month. In Fayetteville, it is illegal to kill "any living creature." Schoolteachers who bob their hair may forfeit their pay raises. Flirtation between men and women on the streets of Little Rock may result in a 30-day jail term.

California

In Los Angeles, a man may legally beat his wife with a leather strap, as long as it is less than two inches wide, or she gives him permission to use a wider strap. It is a misdemeanor to shoot at any kind of game from a moving vehicle, unless the target is a whale. In Pacific Grove, "molesting" butterflies can result in a $500 fine. In Pasadena, it is illegal for a secretary to be alone in a room with her boss. It is illegal to set a mousetrap without a hunting license. In Long Beach, it is illegal to curse on a mini-golf course. In San Francisco, it is illegal to wipe one's car with used underwear. It is illegal to cry on the witness stand in Los Angeles courts. In Ventura County, cats and dogs are not allowed to have sex without a permit. In Los Angeles, a man is legally entitled to beat his wife with a leather belt or strap, but the belt can't be wider than 2 inches, unless he has his wife's consent to beat her with a wider strap. Consent should be given prior to the event, as is carefully stipulated.

Colorado

In Durango, it is illegal to go out in public dressed in clothing "unbecoming" one's sex. In Logan County, it is illegal for a man to kiss a woman while she is asleep. In Pueblo, it is illegal to let a dandelion grow within city limits.

Connecticut

In Hartford, it is illegal to educate a dog. It is illegal to dispose of used razor blades. In New Britain, the speed limit for fire trucks is 25 m.p.h., even when going to a fire. In Hartford, it is illegal for a man to kiss his wife on Sunday.

D.C.

The only acceptable sexual position in Washington D.C. is the missionary-style position. Any other sexual position is considered illegal.

Delaware

In Lewes, it is illegal to wear pants that are "form-fitting" around the waist. Getting married on a dare is grounds for an annulment. It is illegal to fly over any body of water, unless one is carrying sufficient supplies of food and drink.

Florida

In Miami, it is illegal for a man to wear any kind of strapless gown. Unmarried women who parachute on Sundays may be jailed. In Sarasota, it is illegal to sing while wearing a bathing suit. In Florida, it is illegal for single, divorced, or widowed women to parachute on Sunday afternoons.

Georgia

All males in the state between the ages of 16 and 50 are required to work on public roads. In Columbus, it is illegal to sit on one's porch in an indecent position. In Quitman, it is illegal for a chicken to cross a road. It is illegal to change the clothes on a storefront mannequin unless the shades are down.

Hawaii

It is illegal to appear in public wearing only swimming trunks. It is illegal to own a mongoose without a permit.

Idaho

In Pocatello, "the carrying of concealed weapons is forbidden, unless same are exhibited to public view." Also in Pocatello, "It is prohibited for pedestrians and motorists to display frowns, grimaces, scowls, threatening and glowering looks, gloomy and depressed facial appearances, generally all of which reflect unfavorably upon the city's reputation." Boxes of candy given as romantic gifts must weigh more than 50 pounds. It's safe to make love while parked in Coeur d'Alene. Police officers aren't allowed to walk up and knock on the window. Any suspicious officer who thinks that sex is taking place must drive up from behind, honk his horn three times and wait approximately two minutes before getting out of his car to investigate.

Illinois

In Chicago, people who are diseased, maimed, mutilated, or deformed to the point of being "an unsightly or disgusting object" are banned from going out in public. In Chicago, it is illegal to fish in one's pajamas. In Chicago, it is illegal to take a French poodle to the opera. According to state law, it is illegal to speak English. The officially recognized language is "American." In Guernee, it is illegal for women weighing more than 200 pounds to ride horses in shorts. In Joliet, it is illegal to mispronounce the name Joliet. A state law in Illinois mandates that all bachelors should be called master, not mister, when addressed by their female counterparts. In Oblong, it's punishable by law to make love while hunting or fishing on your wedding day.

Indiana

Monkeys are forbidden to smoke cigarettes in South Bend. In Gary, it is illegal to attend the theater within four hours of eating garlic. The Stepford Wives is banned in Warsaw.

Iowa

State law forbids any establishment from charging admission to see a one-armed piano player. In Fort Madison, firemen are required to practice for 15 minutes before attending a fire.In Ames, warn your hubby that after lovemaking, he isn't allowed to take more than three gulps of beer while lying in bed with you-or holding you in his arms.

Kansas

It is illegal for restaurants to sell cherry pie a la mode on Sundays. In Wichita, a man's mistreatment of his mother-in-law may not be used as grounds for divorce. In Wichita, it is illegal to carry a concealed bean snapper. In Lang, it is illegal to ride a mule down Main Street in August, unless the animal is wearing a straw hat. In Natoma, it is illegal to throw a knife at anyone wearing a striped shirt.

Kentucky

It is illegal for a woman to appear in a bathing suit on a highway unless she is: escorted by at least two police officers; armed with a club; or lighter than 90 pounds or heavier than 200 pounds. The ordinance also specifically exempts female horses from such restrictions. State law stipulates that a person is considered sober until he or she "cannot hold onto the ground." It is illegal to remarry the same man four times. An excerpt from brilliant Kentucky state legislation. "No female shall appear in a bathing suit on any highway within this state unless she be escorted by at least two officers or unless she be armed with a club." The following important amendment however is to be considered here: "The provisions of this statute shall not apply to females weighing less than 90 pounds nor exceeding 200 pounds, nor shall it apply to male horses."

Louisiana

In New Orleans, fire trucks are required by law to stop at all red lights. It is considered "simple assault" to bite someone in New Orleans; it is "aggravated assault" if the biter has false teeth. It is against the law to gargle in public.

Maine

In Portland, it is illegal for men to tickle women under the chin with feather dusters. The most money one can legally win gambling is three dollars. In Rumford, it is illegal for a tenant to bite his/her landlord. In Waterville, it is illegal to blow one's nose in public.

Maryland

In Baltimore, it is illegal to wash or scrub sinks, no matter how dirty they get. Every person who has bowled since 1833 may be fined $2 for each offense. In Halethorpe, it is illegal to kiss for more than one second. It's illegal to mistreat oysters. It's illegal to play Randy Newman's "Short People" on the radio.

Massachusetts

In Salem, even married couples are forbidden from sleeping in the nude in rented rooms. It is illegal to wear a goatee without a license. North Andover prohibits its citizens from carrying "space guns." State legislation forbids dueling with water pistols. In Boston, it is illegal to take a bath unless one has been ordered by a physician to do so. In 1659, the state outlawed Christmas.

Michigan

In Clawson, it is legal for a farmer to "sleep with his pigs, cows, horses, goats, and chickens." A state law stipulates that a woman's hair legally belongs to her husband. In Detroit, it is illegal to make love in a car unless it is parked on your property. In Detroit, it is illegal to "ogle" a woman from a moving car. In Port Huron, the speed limit for ambulances in 20 m.p.h. Under state law, dentists are officially classified as "mechanics." In Detroit, couples are not allowed to make love in an automobile unless the act takes place while the vehicle is parked on the couple's own property. In Michigan, a woman isn't allowed to cut her own hair without her husband's permission.

Minnesota

Women may face up to 30 days in jail if they impersonate Santa Claus. In Minneapolis, double-parkers can be put on a chain gang. Every man in Brainerd is required by law to grow a beard. It's illegal to tease skunks.In Alexandria, no man is allowed to make love to his wife with the smell of garlic, onions, or sardines on his breath. If his wife so requests, law mandates that he must brush his teeth.

Faded Soul
04-12-2005, 05:36 AM
Mississippi

It is still legal to kill one's "servant." In Truro, a would-be groom must "prove himself manly" prior to marriage by hunting and killing either six blackbirds or three crows.

Missouri

In Saco, women are forbidden from wearing hats that "might frighten timid persons, children or animals." In St. Louis, it is illegal for an on-dutyfirefighter to rescue a woman wearing a nightgown; in order to be rescued, a woman must be fully dressed. While children may purchase shotguns in Kansas City, they are not allowed to buy toy cap guns. Missouri considers drunkenness an "inalienable right." In Merryville, women are prohibited from wearing corsets because "The privilege of admiring the curvaceous, unencumbered body of a young woman should not be denied to the normal, red-blooded American male."

Montana

It is a felony for a wife to open her husband's mail. It is a misdemeanor to show movies that depict acts of felonious crime. In Whitehall, it is illegal to operate a vehicle with ice picks attached to the wheels. Bozeman, has a law that bans all sexual activity between members of the opposite sex in thefront yard of a home after sundown-if they're nude. A law in Helena, mandates that a woman can't dance on a table in a saloon or bar unless she has on at least three pounds, two ounces of clothing.

Nebraska

It is illegal for a mother to give her daughter a perm without a state license. In Waterloo, barbers are forbidden from eating onions between 7am and 7pm. In Omaha, barbers are forbidden from shaving their customers' chests. If a child burps during a church service in Omaha, his or her parents may be arrested. It is illegal for bar owners to sell beer unless they are simultaneously brewing a kettle of soup. The owner of every hotel in Hastings, is required to provide each guest with a clean and pressed nightshirt. No couple, even if they are married, may sleep together in the nude. Nor may they have sex unless they are wearing one of these clean, white cotton nightshirts.

Nevada

In Nyala, a man is forbidden from buying drinks for more than three people other than himself at any one period during the day. It is illegal to drive a camel on the highway. In Eureka, men who wear moustaches are forbidden from kissing women. Everyone walking on the streets of Elko is required to wear amask. In Nevada, sex without a condom is considered illegal.

New Hampshire

It is illegal to sell the clothes one is wearing to pay off a gambling debt. It is illegal to check into a hotel under an assumed name.

New Jersey

It is against the law to "frown" at a police officer. In Newark, it is illegal to sell ice cream after 6pm, unless the customer has a note from his doctor. It is illegal to slurp soup. In Trenton, it is illegal to throw a bad pickle in the street. Any couple making out inside a vehicle, and accidentally sounding the horn during their lustful act, may be taken to jail according to a Liberty Corner, New Jersey law.

New Mexico

In Raton, it is illegal for a woman to ride horseback down a public street with a kimono on. The Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary is banned in Carlsbad. State officials ordered 400 words of "sexually explicit material" to be cut from Romeo and Juliet. During lunch breaks in Carlsbad, no couple should engage in a sexual act while parked in their vehicle, unless their car has curtains.

New York

In New York City, it is illegal for a woman to be on the street wearing "body hugging clothing." In New York City, it is illegal for a man to turn around and look "at a woman in that way," and violators are forced to wear horse blinders. In Staten Island, it is illegal for a father to call his son a "faggot" or "queer" in an effort to curb "girlie behavior." In New York City, "It is disorderly conduct for one man to greet another on the street by placing the end of his thumb against the tip of his nose, at the same time extending and wiggling the fingers of his hand."

North Carolina

In Charlotte, women must have their bodies covered by at least 16 yards of cloth at all times. In Ashville, it is illegal to sneeze on city streets. Ironically, Hornytown has banned all massage parlors. State law mandates that all couples staying in rooms for one night must be kept in room with double beds, kept a minimum of two feet apart, and making love on the floor between the beds is strictly forbidden. It is illegal to have sex in a churchyard.

North Dakota

In Fargo, one may be jailed for wearing a hat while dancing, or even for wearing a hat to a function where dancing is taking place. It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on. It is illegal to serve beer and pretzels at the same time in any bar, club, or restaurant.

Ohio

In Cleveland, women are forbidden from wearing patent leather shoes, lest men see reflections of their underwear. In Columbus, it is illegal for stores to sell cornflakes on Sunday. In Oxford, it is illegal for a women to disrobe in front of a man's picture. In Youngstown, it is illegal to run out of gas. Catch 22 is banned in Strongville. In Oxford, it's illegal for a woman to strip off her clothing while standing in front of a man's picture.

Oklahoma

People who make "ugly faces" at dogs may be fined and/or jailed. In Schulter, it is illegal for a woman to gamble in the nude, in lingerie, or while wearing a towel. Clinton, has a law against masturbating while watching two people having sex in a car.

Oregon

One may not bathe without wearing "suitable clothing," i.e., that which covers one's body from neck to knee. The town of Hood River prohibits the act of juggling without a license. Salem has barred women's wrestling. In Marion, ministers are forbidden from eating garlic or onions before delivering a sermon. In Willowdale, no man may curse while having sex with his wife.

Pennsylvania

Any motorist who sights a team of horses coming toward him must pull well off the road, cover his car with a blanket or canvas that blends with the countryside, and let the horses pass. If the horses appear skittish, the motorist must take his car apart, piece by piece, and hide it under the nearest bushes." In Morrisville, women need a permit to wear cosmetics. Ministers are forbidden from performing marriages when either the bride or groom is drunk. In Harrisburg, it is illegal to have sex with a truck driver inside a toll booth.

Rhode Island

In Providence, it is illegal to sell toothpaste and a toothbrush to the same customer on a Sunday. It is illegal to throw pickle juice on a trolley. In Newport, it is illegal to smoke a pipe after sunset.

South Carolina

Every citizen is obliged to carry his gun to church. No horses are allowed into Fountain Inn unless they are wearing pants. In Charleston, all carriagehorses must wear diapers.

South Dakota

It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep in a cheese factory. Movies that show police officers being struck, beaten, or treated in an offensive manner are forbidden. In hotels in Sioux Falls, every room is required to have twin beds. And the beds must always be a minimum of two feet apart when a couple rents a room for only one night. And it's illegal to make love on the floor between the beds!

Tennessee

It is illegal to use a lasso to catch a fish. In Dyersburg, it is illegal for a woman to call a man for a date. In Memphis restaurants, it is illegal to give any pie to fellow diners. It is also illegal to take unfinished pie home. All pie must be eaten on the premises. Also in Memphis, it is illegal for a woman to drive by herself; "a man must walk or run in front of the vehicle, waving a red flag in order to warn approaching pedestrians and motorists."

Texas

The entire Encyclopedia Britannica is banned in Texas because it contains a formula for making beer at home. A recently passed anticrime law requires criminals to give their victims 24 hours notice, either orally or in writing, and to explain the nature of the crime to be committed. In El Paso, churches, hotels, halls of assembly, stores, markets, banking rooms, railroad depots, and saloons are required to provide spittoons "of a kind and number to efficiently contain expectorations into them." It is illegal to milk another person's cow. In Houston, it is illegal to sell Limburger cheese on Sunday. In LeFors, it is illegal to take more than three swallows of beer while standing. In San Antonio, it is illegal for both sexes to flirt or respond to flirtation using the eyes and/or hands. In Mesquite, it is illegal for children to have unusual haircuts. In Kingsville, there is a law against two pigs having sex on the city's airport property.

Faded Soul
04-12-2005, 05:37 AM
Utah

Birds have the right of way on all highways. A husband is responsible for every criminal act committed by his wife while she is in his presence. In Monroe, daylight must be visible between partners on a dance floor. A Tremonton, Utah law states that no woman is allowed to have sex with a man while riding in an ambulance. In addition to normal charges, the woman's name will be published in the local newspaper. The man does not receive any punishment. Utah state legislation outlaws all sex with anyone but your spouse. Next to that adultery, oral and anal sex, and masturbation are considered sodomy and can lead to imprisonment. Sex with an animal - unless performed for profit - however is NOT considered sodomy. Polygamy - provided only the missionary position has been applied - is only a misdemeanor.

Vermont

Women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth. It is illegal to deny the existence of God. It is illegal to whistle underwater.

Virginia

In Richmond, it is illegal to flip a coin in any eating establishment to determine who buys a cup of coffee. In Norfolk, a man may face 60 days in jail for patting a woman's derriere. There is a state law prohibiting "corrupt practices of bribery by any person other than candidates." In Lebanon, it is illegal to kick your wife out of bed. In Norfolk, a woman can't go out without wearing a corset. (There was a Civil Service job--for men only--called a corset inspector.)

Washington

In Seattle, women who sit on men's laps on buses or trains without placing a pillow between them face an automatic six-month jail term. In Auburn, men who deflower virgins, regardless of age or marital status, may face up to five years in jail. Seattle residents may not carry concealed weapons longer than six feet. It is illegal to pretend that one's parents are rich. In the state of Washington there is a law against having sex with a virgin under any circumstances. (Including the wedding night.)

West Virginia

In Nicholas County, no clergy members may tell jokes or humorous stories from the pulpit during church services. Doctors and dentists may not place a woman under anesthesia unless a third person is present. It is illegal to snooze on a train.

Wisconsin

In St. Croix, women are not allowed to wear anything red in public. It is illegal to cut a woman's hair. It is illegal to kiss on a train. Cheese making requires a cheese maker's license; Limburger cheese making requires a master cheese maker's license. In Connorsville, no man shall shoot off a gun while his female partner is having a sexual orgasm.

Wyoming

It is illegal to wear a hat that obstructs peoples' view in a public theater or place of amusement. It is illegal for women to stand within five feet of a bar while drinking. An ordinance in Newcastle, specifically bans couples from having sex while standing inside a store's walk-in meat freezer!

JoY
04-12-2005, 05:48 AM
you pretty much killed the fun of it now with how much you posted.
however I loved the fake mustache in church-one.

Faded Soul
04-12-2005, 05:53 AM
haha. sorry for killing the fun. I HAD to post all stupid laws ya know :p

HAHAHAHAHA in Mohave County, Arizona, there's a law stating if you steal a bar of soap, you must use it til it's gone..hmmmmm I might just do that. LMAO

JoY
04-12-2005, 06:01 AM
I love the law in Singapore, where you can't buy bubble gum, you can't toss it away, it's illegal to import it, you may not make it, but if you've got it, you may eat it.

Faded Soul
04-12-2005, 06:07 AM
oh crap. if you can't import the gum, etc, but if you have it, you can eat it. jesus. I wonder how in the hell do you get gum then??????

JoY
04-12-2005, 06:08 AM
you don't. but if it magically appears to be in your pocket one day, when you stick your hand in there, you might as well put it in your mouth.

it makes absolutely no sense.

Faded Soul
04-12-2005, 06:13 AM
ahaha. no it doesn't!

ha. your people are strange! Netherlands law states this: It is legal to smoke pot, buy it, or have less than 5 grams with you.

JoY
04-12-2005, 06:19 AM
that's a completely reasonable law.

depending on age, it is your own responsibility if you want to smoke that shit. we don't sell it at supermarkets, you have to go to a coffeeshop to get it, be old enough, have money on you to pay with, not buy too much of it & yeah, then it's legal. pretty much like alcohol. =)

Faded Soul
04-12-2005, 06:21 AM
oh I see, if I wanted to smoke pot while visiting, I must have atleast 5 grams on me at all times? what if I buy 5, then smoke one gram, I'm breaking the law? :eek:

tool_sux
04-12-2005, 06:22 AM
In Georgia: it is illegal to curse in front of a dead body ( like he's ever gonna know ), keep donkeys in bathtubs ( Why would you put a donkey in a bathtub? ), and carry an ice cream cone in their pocket on Sundays( ???? ).

The really sad thing is that all of the laws that anybody said here would have had to happened at some point in time.

JoY
04-12-2005, 06:24 AM
oh I see, if I wanted to smoke pot while visiting, I must have atleast 5 grams on me at all times? what if I buy 5, then smoke one gram, I'm breaking the law? :eek:
no, you may have less than five grams on you. if you have more, then you're breaking our law.

& as a tourist, it recently became illegal to buy drugs here.

Faded Soul
04-12-2005, 06:27 AM
haha. really? I suppose that's no surprise. considering Mexico has somewhat adopted the same law we have on age of alcohol. the age for all Mexican nationals is 18, but 21 for US citizens. but in US no matter what country you visit from, it's 21.

RXP
04-12-2005, 06:39 AM
The whole of Title II of the Patriot Act is a dumb law. Infact the whole of the act is.

turb0negr0
04-12-2005, 12:09 PM
Wyoming:

It is illegal for women to stand within five feet of a bar while drinking.

No, it's not.

RXP
04-12-2005, 12:09 PM
Man Faded Soul is such an idoit for pasting all that shit in here.

Sinister
04-12-2005, 02:26 PM
All Laws Are Stupid !

RXP
04-12-2005, 03:34 PM
lol @Sinister

Dr.Faustus
04-13-2005, 06:50 AM
however I loved the fake mustache in church-one.

That one is a classic.

Nepthys
04-13-2005, 08:12 AM
my personal favorite: in Utah it's illegal to hunt whales (although the state has no coastline)

JoY
04-13-2005, 08:15 AM
my personal favorite: in Utah it's illegal to hunt whales (although the state has no coastline)
*giggles* that's a pretty brilliant one indeed. that's like saying that in the Netherlands it's forbidden to hunt elephants.

Faded Soul
04-14-2005, 02:12 AM
Man Faded Soul is such an idoit for pasting all that shit in here.


:rolleyes: I found all those at dumblaws.com