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Stupid Laws.
6116 Taboo at 9:02AM, March 26, 2008
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I find these to be quite humorous. xD You guys have any stupid laws in your towns? Look 'em up.


The land of 10,000 lakes declares mosquitoes a public nuisance.

It is illegal to stand around any building without a good reason to be there.

A person may not cross state lines with a duck atop his head.

It is illegal to sleep naked.

All men driving motorcycles must wear shirts.

Citizens may not enter Wisconsin with a chicken on their head.

Oral sex is prohibited. (Repealed)

All bathtubs must have feet.

Residents of even numbered addresses may not water their plants on odd-numbered days excluding the thirty first day where it applies. (Cottage Grove)

It shall be the duty of any policeman or any other officer to enforce the provisions of this Section, and if any cat is found running at large, or which is found in any street, alley or public place, it shall be the duty of any policeman or other officer of the city to kill such cat. (Hibbing)

Red cars may not drive down Lake Street. (Minneapolis)

Driving a truck with dirty tires is considered a public nuisance. (Minnetonka)

Placing tacks on a sidewalk is considered a public nuisance. (Minnetonka)

Any person who persuades another to enter a massage therapist business after 11:00 PM is guilty of a misdemeanor. (Minnetonka)

Hamburgers may not be eaten on Sundays. (St. Cloud)

You're not allowed to park your elephant on Main Street. (Virginia)

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rabidmochi at 10:29PM, March 26, 2008
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Wow, those are some kickass rules.
I wonder what kind of person wrote them.
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LoveandGuns at 10:47PM, March 26, 2008
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6116 Taboo
A person may not cross state lines with a duck atop his head.

Citizens may not enter Wisconsin with a chicken on their head.

Just imagining someone doing that makes me laugh.

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simonitro at 12:50AM, March 27, 2008
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Well, ha ha!

These laws are absurd.

Anyway, this is a very stupid rule in Lebanon.

If someone falls of a building and onto a car, the owner of the car takes the responsiblity for this action.

Enjoy… Las Vegas-y
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Frostflowers at 1:26AM, March 27, 2008
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I tried hard in finding silly Swedish laws, but my Google-fu is failing me.

I did, however, find this:

You may only own half a meter down in the ground of any land you own.

Also, I've been told (unable to verify this) - if a burglar, intending to break into your house, or having already broken into your house, slips on your doorstep and injures himself, he can sue you for damages.
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Product Placement at 4:30PM, March 27, 2008
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I got one from home.

Iceland: You're alowed to run a medical practice without any medical degrees as long as you specificly title yourself as a quack.
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martinlo_23 at 8:21PM, March 27, 2008
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The duck from Drunk duck?
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Croi Dhubh at 9:40AM, March 28, 2008
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The one about the cat (Hibbing) has to do with wild cats, not domestic cats (i.e. mountain lions).


It is illegal for liquor stores to sell food or grocery stores to sell any alcohol except beer that is at most 3.2% alcohol. (You can't buy liquor anywhere except for licensed bars or Inns on Sunday)

Car dealers may not show cars on a Sunday.

Logan County
It is illegal for a man to kiss a woman while she is asleep (This is part of a municipal code which allows you to cite for unlawful sexual contact, so it's not as stupid as you think)

It is illegal to let a dandelion grow within the city limits (This is part of a municipal code enacted to help clean up the town)

Vehicles may not park on the roadway at any time (This is part of a municipal code enacted due to the slightly narrow streets and all the snow)

It's strange how you look at things differently wen you're the one enforcing the codes *L*
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Marguati at 10:22AM, March 28, 2008
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I only found these ones for Italy:

- it is illegal to practice the profession of “the charlatan”
- a man wearing a skirt can be arrested
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sasuke of the leaf at 4:39PM, April 6, 2008
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some wareyou can't have a pickle in your house that can't bounce.
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ozoneocean at 2:31AM, April 7, 2008
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6116 Taboo
Minnesota laws…
That'd make me a wanted criminal in that sate… O_O

Cori's right though, it's only context that makes them funny… mainly the lack of it. Eve so, they're good and funny ^^
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Aurora Moon at 9:41AM, April 7, 2008
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For North Dakota:
It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on.

It is legal to shoot an Indian on horseback, provided you are in a covered wagon.

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

Town of Devil's Lake, where I went to that shitty boarding school:
New Year's celebrations are somewhat bland in this town as fireworks may not be set off after 11:00 PM!

Fargo only:
One may be jailed for wearing a hat while dancing, or even for wearing a hat to a function where dancing is taking place.
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worstcase at 5:48AM, April 10, 2008
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from Mississippi:

Private citizens may personally arrest any person that disturbs a church service.

It is illegal to teach others about polygamy .

A man may not seduce a woman by lying, and claiming he will marry her.

One may be fined up to $100 for using “profane language” in public places.

It is illegal for a male to be sexually aroused in public.

The flooring of adult bookstores and video stores must be nonabsorbent and smooth textured. (Roswell)


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