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Stupid Laws..

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by EssAyEmEe3, Apr 14, 2002.

  1. EssAyEmEe3

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    Stupid Laws..

    Discussion started by EssAyEmEe3 - Apr 14, 2002

    ALright, this thread is where to post the STUPIDEST Laws that don't make sense at all. I'll start it off with 2 that make completely no sense whatso-ever.


    1. In a little town in mid-missouri, It is illegal to worry squirrells. What this means is that if you do anything to worry a squirell in any way, you get thrown in jail for a few nights.

    2. Apparently in IOWA, it is Illegal to hunt whales from your car. Yes, thats right, ITS ILLEGAL TO HUNT WHALES FROM YOUR CAR!


    Theres two..
     
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    In Tennessee...
    * You can't shoot any game other than whales from a moving automobile.

    * Hollow logs may not be sold.

    * Any person crippling, killing or in any way destroying a proud bitch

    that is running at large shall not be held liable for the damages due to

    such killing or destruction. [Get the full text of this law.]

    * More than 8 women may not live in the same house because that would constitute a brothel.

    * It is illegal to use a lasso to catch a fish.

    * "Crimes against nature" are prohibited.

    * Giving and receiving oral sex is still prohibited by law.

    * Stealing a horse is punishible by hanging.

    * Driving is not to be done while asleep.

    * The age of consent is 16, but 12 if the girl is a virgin.

    * It is legal to gather and consume roadkill.



    Dyersburg

    * It is illegal for a woman to call a man for a date.

    Fayette County

    * You may not have more than five inoperable vehicles on a piece of property.

    Lenoir City

    * When you pull up to a stop sign you must fire a gun out the window to warn horse carriages that you are coming. Lexington

    * No one may eat ice cream on the sidewalk.

    * Spitting on the sidewalk is prohibited. Knoxville

    * All businesses must have a "hitching post" outside the front of their businesses. Memphis

    * Illegal for a woman to drive a car unless there is a man either running or walking in front of it waving a red flag to warn approaching motorists and pedestrians.

    * It's illegal for frogs to croak after 11 PM.

    * Panhandlers must first obtain a $10 permit before begging on the streets of downtown Memphis. (Passed in 1996)

    * 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. Nashville

    * Males may not be sexually aroused in public. Oneida

    * An ordinance forbids anyone to sing the song "It Ain't Goin' To Rain No Mo'."
     
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    EssAyEmEe3 - Replied Apr 14, 2002

    In Marshalltown, Iowa, horses are forbidden to eat fire hydrants.

    Wow..and I thought the whale hunting law was fucking dumb..
     
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    graffsurgeon - Replied Apr 14, 2002

    yeah, so whats up with laws period?
     
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    they're meant to be broken.

    Also some of those "laws" are over hundred years old
     
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    EssAyEmEe3 - Replied Apr 14, 2002

    In Denver it is unlawful to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next-door neighbor.

    In Devon, Connecticut, it is unlawful to walk backwards after sunset.


    Hunting camels is prohibited in Arizona
     
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    sneak - Replied Apr 14, 2002

    in york in england, it is legal to shoot a welshman within the city walls so long as its with a cross bow

    also, its actually illegal to be drunk in a pub, yes i said drunk in a pub.
     
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    ledzep - Replied Apr 14, 2002

    in some county in maine(or somewhere up there) its illegal to dye margirine pink.

    i was a proud owner of Bart Simpson's Guide to life
     
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    MisPantalonesEstaEnfuega - Replied Apr 14, 2002

    I discovered one for my town last night, you aren't allowed to operate cameras after dusk.
     
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    Vanity - Replied Apr 14, 2002

    anti-sodomy laws
    in some county in florida, i think, you arent allowed to disturb or pen up chickens, so chickens roam the streets.
    a lot of states have anti-lurking laws... which is somehting like you aren't allowed to hide or something like that.
     
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    aederone - Replied Apr 14, 2002

    the most important stupid one..

    can't sell alcohol after 1a.m.
     
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    vinyl junkie - Replied Apr 14, 2002

    i still have a book on stupid laws like this from when i was realy little... it was written by a guy named dick hyman...
     
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  14. imported_Tesseract - Replied Apr 14, 2002

    Around here, its illegal to throw a message in a bottle in the sea, unless its a REAL SOS....this law sounds REALLY stupid...but when i learned that this law is 120 years old and that there is another law that forbids ships and boats to ignore a message in a botlle and they have the obligation to fish it an dread it it made sense,....some:eek:
     
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    T.T Boy - Replied Apr 14, 2002

    im pretty sure that up here in my province it is still legal to shoot a man if hes caught cheating in poker.
     
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