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Dumb LawsToday, we’re asking True/False questions about dumb laws in the US.  We didn’t get a chance to ask ALL of the questions below, but we’re putting them out there for you now. What do you think? Are the following laws true or false?

QUESTIONS:

  • In Alabama, it is illegal to have an ice cream cone in your back pocket at any time.
  • In Alaska, it is illegal to wake a sleeping bear for the purpose of taking a photograph.
  • In Arizona, hunting camels is prohibited.
  • In Arkansas, a man can legally beat his wife, but not more than once a month.
  • In California, no vehicle without a driver may exceed 60 miles per hour.
  • In Colorado, it is legal to rip tags off pillows and mattresses.
  • In Connecticut, it is illegal to dispose of used razor blades.
  • In Delaware, it is illegal to fly over any body of water, unless one is carrying sufficient supplies of food and drink.
  • In Florida, it is illegal to sing in a public place while wearing a swimsuit.
  • In Georgia, it is illegal to have an ice cream cone in your back pocket if it is Sunday.
  • In Hawaii, it is illegal to have more than one alcoholic drink in front of you at a time.
  • In Idaho, it is illegal to ride a merry-go-round on Sunday.
  • In Chicago Illinois, it is illegal to eat in a place that is on fire.
  • In Indiana, it is illegal to have a mustache if you have a tendency to habitually kiss other people.
  • In Iowa, it is illegal for a man with a moustache to kiss a woman in public.
  • In Kansas, pedestrians crossing the highway at night must wear tail lights.
  • In Kentucky, it is illegal to dye a duckling blue and offer it for sale unless more than six are for sale at once.
  • In Louisiana, it is illegal to gargle in public places.
  • In Maine, it is illegal to step out of a plane in flight.
  • In Massachusetts, it is illegal to have a gorilla in the back seat of your car.
  • In Minnesota, it is illegal to sleep naked.
  • In Mississippi, horses are not to be housed within 50 feet of any road.
  • In Montana, it is illegal to have a sheep in the cab of your truck without a chaperone.
  • In Nebraska, it is illegal to hunt whales.
  • In Nevada, it is illegal to drive a camel on a highway.
  • In New Hampshire, on Sundays citizens may not relieve themselves while looking up.
  • In New Jersey, it is illegal to delay or detain a homing pigeon.
  • In New Mexico, idiots are not allowed to vote.
  • In New York, a person may not walk around on Sundays with an ice cream cone in their pocket.
  • In North Carolina it is illegal to sing off key.
  • In North Dakota, it is legal to shoot an Indian on horseback, provided you are in a covered wagon.
  • In Ohio, it is illegal for more than five women to live in a house.
  • In Oklahoma, it is illegal to wear your boots to bed.
  • In Oregon, babies may not be carried on the running boards of a car.
  • In Pennsylvania, it is illegal to sleep on top of a refrigerator outdoors.
  • In Rhode Island, cap guns are illegal.
  • In South Carolina, a person must be 18 years old to play a pinball machine.
  • In South Dakota, if there are more than five Native Americans on your property you may shoot them.
  • In Tennessee, it is illegal to sell hollow logs.
  • In Texas, it is illegal to sell one’s eyes.
  • In Utah, birds have the right of way on all highways.
  • In Vermont, women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.
  • In Virginia, it is illegal to tickle women.
  • In Washington, it is illegal to pretend that one’s parents are rich.
  • In West Virginia, whistling underwater is prohibited.
  • In Wisconsin, it is illegal to kiss on a train.
  • In Wyoming, you may not take a picture of a rabbit from January to April without a permit.

ANSWERS:

All of the above dumb laws are TRUE!

 NET CHECK IN’s:

Tonight we had a total of 32 people check in to the Net and 21 of them had the correct answer to their Trivia Question.  Too many to list!  Thanks to everyone.

 

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