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some places just have bizarre, pointless laws. but they're also sorta funny! for example:

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

in Eraclea (near Venice Italy) building sandcastles on the beach is forbidden.

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

In Florida USA, Having sexual relations with a porcupine is illegal.

Australia, 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.

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.


does anyone know of anymore weird pointless funny laws?

and sorry if this is a dubble post.
Posted 8/18/08
It is illegal to throw snowballs in Belton

It is illegal to fly a kite in Schaumburg, Ill

It's illegal to annoy a bird in Honolulu
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Shoving a firecracker up a cat's butthole is illegel.....duh animal cureulity.
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It is illegal to throw snowballs in Belton

It is illegal to fly a kite in Schaumburg, Ill

It's illegal to annoy a bird in Honolulu


wow its illegal to annoy a bird?!?!?!?!

thats crazy....ha ha how weird

in cali its illegal for a woman to drive in a house coat
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India it's illegal to hurt a dam COW!!! So if a cows on the road and blocking you..... too bad but you can say "MOOO-mother F***&^
Also something with baboons
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In alphabetical order:

Alabama

It is illegal to play Dominos on Sunday.

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

Putting salt on a railroad track may be punicshable by death.

Alaska

In Fairbanks, it is illegal to feed alcoholic beverages to a moose.

It is illegal to a wake a bear for the purpose of photography, although it is legal to shoot a sleeping bear.

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

In Fayetteville, it is illegal to kill any living creature, including insects.

In Little Rock, if a man and a woman flirt with each other in the streets, the could be jailed for 30 days.

California

It is a misdemeanor to shoot at any kind of game from a moving vehicle, unless it's a whale.

In Pacific Grove, "molesting" butterflies can result in a $500 fine.

In Pasedena, 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.

It is illegal to eat oranges in a bathtub.

Due to the ambled name of "Texas Instrument," the TI-82,TI-83,TI-83 ,TI-86, and TI-89 were all banished from California. If caught with one, 4 weeks of prison is assigned.

Colorado

In Durango, it is illegal to go out in public dressed in clothing unbecoming to one's gender.

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 in 25 mph, even when going to a fire.

In Hartford, it is illegal for a man to kiss his wife on a Sunday.

Delaware

In Lewes, it is illegal to wear pants that are form-fitting around the waist.

It is illegal to fly over a body of water unless sufficient supplies of food and water are on board.

Florida

In Miami, it is illegal for a man to wear of 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.

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 site on one's porch in an indecent position.

In Quitman, it is illegal for a chicken to cross the 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 the some are exhibited to public view.

Also in the latter town, it is prohibited for pedestrians and motorists to display frowns, grimaces, scowls, threatening and glowering looks, gloomy and depressed facial appearences, generally all of which reflect unfavorably upon the city's reputation.

Boxes of cany given as romantic gifts must weigh more than 50 pounds.

Illinois

In Chicago, people who are diseased, maimed, mutilated, or deformed to the point of being an unsightly or disguting object are banned from going out in public.

Also in Chicago, it is illegal to fish in pajamas.

One more in Chicago, it is illegal to take a French poodle to the opera.

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.

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.

Iowa

State law forbids any establishment from charging admission to see a one-armed piano player.

In Fort Madison, fireman are required to practice for 15 minutes before going to a fire.

Kansas

It is illegal for restaurants to sell cherry pie a la mode on Sundays.

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 any one wearing a striped shirt.

Kentucky

It is illegal for a woman to appear in a bathing suit on a highway unless she is a)escorted by at least two police officers, b)armed with a club, c)or lighter than 90 pounds or more than 200 pounds.

It is illegal to remarry the same man four times.

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, but 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.

It 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 offence.

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 the rented rooms.

It is illegal to wear a goatee without a license. Dueling with water pistols is illegal.

In Boston, it is illegal for someone to take a bath unless ordered by a physician.

In 1659, Christmas was outlawed.

Michigan

A man legally owns his wife's hair.

In Detroit, it is illegal to ogle a woman from a moving car.

In Port Huron, the speed limit for ambulances ins 20 mph.

Under state law, dentists are officially classified as mechanics.

Minnesota

Women may face up to 30 days in jail if they impersonate Santa Clause.

In Minneapolis, double parkers can be put on a chain gang.

Every man in Brainerd is required by lay to grow a beard.

It's illegal to tease skunks.

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 6 blackbirds or 3 cows.

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-duty firefighter to rescue a woman wearing a nightgown. In order to be rescued, a woman must be fully dressed.

Montana

It is a felony for a wife to open her husbands mail.

It is a misdemeanor to show movies that depict acts of felonious crime.

It Whitehall, it is illegal to operate a vehicle with icepicks attached to the wheels.

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 form shaving their customers chests.

If I child burbs during a church service, their parents may be arrested.

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

Nevada

It Nyala, a man is forbidden from buying drinks for more than three people.

In Eureka, men are forbidden from kissing women. Everyone walking on the streets of Elko is required to wear a mask.

New Hampshire

It is illegal to sell the clothes one is wearing to pay off a gamling debt.

It is illegal to check into a hotel with an assumed name.

New Jersey

It is against the law to frown at a police officer.

In Neward, it is illegal to sell ice cream after 6pm, unless the customer has a note from his/her doctor.

It is illegal to slurp soup.

In Trenton, it is illegal to throw a bad pickle in the street.

New Mexico

In Raton, it is illegal for a woman to rider horseback down a public street with a kimono on.

The Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary is banned in Carlsbad.

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 ogle a lady. The accused are forced to wear horse-blinders.

Also 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 16 yards of cloth at all time.

In Ashville, it is illegal to sneeze on city streets.

North Dakota

In Fargo, one may be jailed for wearing a hat while dancing, or even for wearing a hat to a party 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, for men can see the reflection of their underwear.

In Columbus, it is illegal for stores to sell Cornflakes on Sunday.

It Oxford, it is illegal for a women to undress in front of a man's picture.

In Youngstown, it is illegal to run out of gas.

Catch-22 is banned in Strongville.

Oklahoma

People who make ugly faces at dogs may be fined and/or jailed.

In Schulter, it is illegal for a woman to gamble while wearing a towel.

Oregon

One may not bathe without wearing "suitable clothing," i.e., clothing that covers one's body from neck to knee.

In Hood River, it is illegal to juggle without a license.

In Marion, ministers are forbidden from eating onions or garlic before giving a sermon.

As of January 1, 2000 all 5 bedroom homes will be evacuated and searched by police for drug substances every 2 months.

If caught in possession of Marijuana during the month of February, you will be assigned to two thousand hours of community service.

It is illegal to be seen in public with the number 69 on an article of clothing.

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 to be skittings, the motorist must take his car apart piece by piece, and hide it under the nearest bush.

In Morrisville, women need a permit to wear cosmetics.

Ministers are forbidden from performing marriages when either the bride or the groom is drunk.

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 sundown.

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 carriage horses 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.

Tennesee

It is illegal to use a lasso to catch 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's illegal to take unfinished pie home and all pie must be eaten on the premises.

In Memphis, it is illegal for a woman to drive by herself, unless a man is walking or running infront of the vehicle, waving a red flag in order to warn approaching pedestrians and motorists.

Texas

It is illegal for children to have unusual haircuts.

A recently passed anti-crime laws requires criminals to give their victims 24 hours notice, either orally or in writing, and explain to the nature of the crime about to be comitted.

It is illegal to milk another persons's cow.

In El Paso, churches, hotels, halls of assembly, stores, markets, banking rooms, railroad depots, and saloons are required to have spittoons on hand.

In Houston, it is illegal to sell Limburger cheese on Sunday.

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.

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.

It is illegal for a man to kick his wife out of bed.

It is illegal for a man to pat his wife's derriere.

Washington

In Seattle, women who sit on men's laps on buses or trains without placing a pillow between them face an automatic 6 months in jail.

In Seattle, it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon longer than 6 feet.

It is illegal to pretend one's parents are rich.

West Virginia

In Nicholas County, no clergy members may tell jokes or humourous story from the pulpit during church services.

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 women's hair.

It is illegal to kiss on a train.

Cheese making requires a license. Limburger cheese making requires a master cheese license.

Wyoming

It is illegal to wear a hat that obstructs peoples' view in a public theater or place of amusement.

It is illegal for a women to stand within five feet of a bar while drinking.
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lolz I found some more

Alabama
* It is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle.
* Dominoes may not be played on Sunday.

California
* Sunshine is guaranteed to the masses.
* Bathhouses are against the 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.
* 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 or 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.


I didn't make these up. they are all real laws. not all of them are enforced, but they are are legit.
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Texas Laws
*A city ordinance states that a person cannot go barefoot without first obtaining a special five-dollar permit.
*It is illegal have more than three sips of beer at a time while standing.
*In the state of Texas it is a misdemeanor if two men engage in oral and or anal sex and is considered sodomy. The same law does not apply to men and women engaging in the same activity with each other.
*In Texas, sixteen-year old divorced girls are prohibited from talking about sex during high school extracurricular activities.
*It is against the law to litter or do anything "unsanctimoniously" at the Alamo.
*In Texas, it's illegal to put graffiti on someone else's cow.
*It's legal for a chicken to have sex with you, but it's illegal to reciprocate.
*It is illegal to curse in front of or indecently expose a corpse.
*As late as 1932, jail-breaking in Texas was not a crime if the prisoner escaped without using a gun.
*In Kingsville, there is a law against two pigs having sex on the city's airport property.
Minnesota Laws
*It is illegal to tease skunks.
*A law in Alexandria makes it illegal for a husband to make love to his wife if his breath smells like garlic, onions, or sardines.
*By law, every man in Brainerd must grow a beard.
Arkansas Laws
*It is illegal to mispronounce the name of the state of Arkansas.
Washington Laws
People may not buy a mattress on Sunday.
There is a law designed to reduce crime that clearly states:"It is mandatory for a motorist with criminal intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police as he is entering the town."
In the state of Washington there is a law against having sex with a virgin under any circumstances, including the night of the wedding.
An old law in Bellingham made it illegal for a woman to take more than 3 steps backwards while dancing.
A Seattle city ordinance bans lollipops.
In Seattle, goldfish can ride the city buses in bowls only if they keep still.
Pennsylvania Laws
*A special cleaning ordinance bans housewives from hiding dirt and dust under a rug in a dwelling.
*No man may purchase alcohol without written consent from his wife.
*Any motorist driving along a country road at night must stop every mile and send up a rocket signal, wait 10 minutes for the road to be cleared of livestock, and continue."
*When an automobile and a horse and rider meet on the road, the owner of the automobile must stop and dissemble his automobile so as to not frighten the animal. He may not assemble the auto until the animal is out of sight.
*In Philadelphia, wrestlers could be fined if they tossed their opponents out of the ring
Ohio Laws
*Females are forbidden from doing their own hair without being licensed by the state.
*It is illegal to get a fish drunk.
*It is illegal to advertise beer if you are wearing a Santa Claus suit, including if you are a dog.
*In Cleveland, it is a crime to catch mice without a hunting license.
*In Cleveland, women aren't allowed to wear patent-leather shoes in public - a man might see the reflection of something "he oughtn't!"
*In Oxford, it's illegal for a woman to strip off her clothing while standing in front of a man's picture.
*In Toledo, it is a crime to throw a reptile at someone
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In Haiti, raising the dead is illegal.
In Germany, you may, legally, urinate on the side of the road, so long as you face away from any cars.
In Cuba, one must obtain a permit before gathering in a group of more than three people.
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Thou shalt not kill!

what kind of idiotic law is this since we kill every single day?.... so idiotic...
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lol you just owned everyone.
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Patthepirate wrote:


saiyukilover wrote:



lol you just owned everyone.


Thank you. Thank you *bows* please hold your applause.
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Sorry , You have just created a duplicate thread ..and btw , thats my thread . XD

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