stupid-laws

  • sara murphy: *takes a deep breath*
  • sara murphy: i lov-
  • anyone who has spent five seconds around her ever: yes, you love Doctor Zone, we know, you love Doctor Zone so much, he's the light of your life, you love him so much, you just love Doctor Zone, we KNOW, you love Doctor Zone, ok we know, we get it, YOU LOVE DOCTOR ZONE. WE GET IT.
Stupid Laws: Australia
  • A life sentence in prison is 200 years.
  • Children may not purchase cigarettes, condoms or alcohol, but they may use them.
  • It is illegal to dress up as Batman or Robin.
  • It is illegal to force a kangaroo to drink more than 6 bottles of beer.
  • It is illegal to walk on the right hand side of a footpath. 
  • QUEENSLAND: It is against the law to ask any person if their father was a criminal.
  • SYDNEY: It is against the law to throw a bag containing both cats and dogs into Parramatta River. But it is okay to throw a bag of cats or a bag of dogs.
  • VICTORIA: Only licensed electricians may change a light bulb. The fine for abusing this law is 10 pounds.
  • NEWCASTLE: Touching electrified wires that cause instant death is a $200 fine
Dumb laws in Youngstown, OH

Youngstown city ordinance makes it illegal to paint a duck or to sell a dyed bunny in the city. It also makes it illegal to sell less than six chicks younger than 4 weeks old.

The city sets regulations regarding the method of keeping chicks for sale in retail outlets, but it is illegal to own the same poultry in the city.

You may own fish in the city as long as they are confined to water.

It is also illegal to allow registered pigeons to fly in the city or to race pigeons suitable for use in wartime. You also may not feed pigeons in public.

It is unlawful to feed your horse in the street in Youngstown.

Running out of gas downtown more than once could get you up to 60 days in jail.

A 1998 city ordinance created the Shade Tree Commission, which has power to regulate and investigate trees.

No one may make “any noise on any street” outside of a church, school, or court.

No one may be annoying in the presence of two or more people while intoxicated.

A whole chapter of the city ordinances is dedicated to bench ownership and licensing.

A person convicted of gambling in the last 12 months is prohibited from obtaining a license to haul things.

One may not sell their house without a permit, and no person may sell more than five houses in a year.

It is illegal to sell a house before 10 a.m.

A separate license is required to conduct a “going out of business” sale.

No store conducting a “going out of business” sale may extend their hours of operation without the permission of the mayor.

A minor may not enter any premises to play games such as pinball or the claw game between 9 in the morning and 11 p.m. without a parent.

No person may perform in an indecent operetta.

Scalping of theater tickets is unlawful, unless they are for a school play.

Holding a public dance before 3 p.m. is prohibited.

It is illegal for a door-to-door salesman to operate after 5 p.m.

A pawnbroker may not accept mechanics’ tools if they have the owner’s initials on them.

A scrapyard is prohibited from doing business with an alcoholic.

No person may sell anything of value from the same alley for more than three consecutive days.

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  • Me: *sudden realisation* that’s why they are not

“Here used to be a beautiful picture of a bottle.”

Finnish decision-makers decided, that all alcohol ads must go. ALL of them. Every single one. Even the ones that are not really ads. Because apparently seeing a picture of bottle or having someone mentioning the name of alcoholic beverage makes all of the little kiddies in the Finland grave for the alcohol, and become alcoholics on the spot.

Needles to say, most Finns think this was a stupid-ass decision, so they have elected to make fun of the law.

Merry Christmas, everyone!!!

I’m @venatorphile‘s Secret Santa on twitter event by pure chance XD lol, @yamineftis got a good sense on pairing the participants, it seems. Well it’s okay, more lawlu for you guys too!

Should’ve uploaded this sooner, but I accidentally fell asleep. This year’s Christmas was really exhausting *o*

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RDJude Character CrossOver ~ The Stark & The Middle School Science Teacher

“Mr. Stark, all I intended was to request you to permit my students in visiting your labs as a part of their field study. I really hope you haven’t misunderstood the meaningless banter we just exchanged.”

Tony, if you will. I must say it amazes me.”

“What does?”

“Those eyes… how they betray your demeanor.”