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    A man with a moustache may never kiss a woman in public.


    One-armed piano players must perform for free.


    Kisses may last for no more than five minutes.


    Tanning bed facilities must warn of the risk of getting a sunburn.
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    New Jersey

    You cannot pump your own gas.

    It is illegal to get drunk and annoy others in your house.

    It is against the law for a man to knit during the fishing season.

    All cats must wear three bells to warn birds of their whereabouts.

    You may not slurp your soup.

    It is illegal to offer whiskey or cigarettes to animals at a zoo.

    It is illegal to delay or detain a homing pigeon.

    Here's one from the town I live in...
    It is illegal to frown as the town is a ?Frown-Free Town Zone?.

    This one is from the City of Newark...
    It is illegal to sell ice cream after 6pm, unless the customer has a note from his doctor.

    This one is from Trenton....
    Pickles are not to be consumed on Sundays.
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    North Carolina:

    It?s against the law to sing off key.

    Elephants may not be used to plow cotton fields.

    While having s**, you must stay in the missionary position and have the shades pulled.

    If a man and a woman who aren?t married go to a hotel/motel and register themselves as married then, according to state law, they are legally married.

    All couples staying overnight in a hotel must have a room with double beds that are at least two feet apart.

    Organizations may not hold their meetings while the members present are in costume.

    Bingo games may not last over 5 hours unless it is held at a fair.

    Serving alcohol at a bingo game is not allowed.
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    Ohio has some dumb laws on the records dating way back. These laws are simply crazy and how they actually became a law is beyond me. Here are some of these dumb Ohio laws.

    1 It is illegal to mistreat anything of great importance. I wonder what is considered to be of great importance and what is not?

    2 Owners of tigers must notify authorities within one hour if the tiger escapes. How many people in Ohio have actually owned a Tiger?

    3 It is illegal to get a fish drunk. This one is so funny. Who actually ever got a fish drunk to make this a law?

    4 No one may be arrested on Sunday or on the Fourth of July. This is crazy, on Sundays and the Fourth of July can we commit murder or rob a bank and get by with it?

    5 Participating or conducting a duel is prohibited. Yep Ohio is so well known for its dueling.

    7 It is illegal for more than five women to live in a house. This one I just have to wonder "Why?"

    Bexley

    7 Ordinance number 223, of 09/09/19 prohibits the installation and usage of slot machines in outhouses. I bet they were so upset they couldn't win money while using the crapper.

    Cleveland

    8 It's illegal to catch mice without a hunting license! Ok I won't catch them. I'll just kill them.

    9 Women are forbidden from wearing patent leather shoes, lest men see reflections of their underwear. Now I've heard it all.

    Columbus

    10 It is illegal for stores to sell corn flakes on Sunday. Cornflakes must have alcohol in it and we never knew. Cool new way to get drunk. Just not on Sunday.

    Marion

    11 You cannot eat a doughnut and walk backwards on a city street. Geez now I won't get any exercise.
    Oxford

    12 It's illegal for a woman to strip off her clothing while standing in front of a man's picture. The picture has eyes and obviously a voice to tell on you.

    Paulding

    13 A policeman may bite a dog to quiet him. May the dog bite him back?

    Toledo

    14 Throwing a snake at anyone is illegal. And dumb of you, that person may beat the snot out of you.
    Youngstown

    15 Riding on the roof of a taxi cab is not allowed. The taxi was full I had to ride some where.

    15 You may not run out of gas. This one is very dumb I guess if you run out of gas you will go to jail.
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    California

    Sunshine is guaranteed to the masses.

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

    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.

    No vehicle without a driver may exceed 60 miles per hour.

    Alhambra
    You cannot leave your car on the street overnight without the proper permit.
    Arcadia
    Peacocks have the right of way to cross any street, including driveways.
    Baldwin Park
    Nobody is allowed to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool.
    Belvedere
    City Council order reads: “No dog shall be in a public place without its master on a leash.

    Blythe
    You are not permitted to wear cowboy boots unless you already own at least two cows.
    Burlingame
    It is illegal to spit, except on baseball diamonds.
    Cathedral City
    It is prohibited to sleep in a parked vehicle.

    Persons may not ride their bicycles through the “Fountain of Life”.

    One may not bring their dog to school.

    Cerritos
    All dog “waste” must be removed from any yard within seven days.

    Chico
    One must obtain a permit from the city to throw hay in a cesspool.

    It is illegal to own a green or smelly animal hide.

    Bowling on the sidewalk is illegal.

    Driving a herd of cattle down a street is against the law.
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    I'll do it for both states I have resided in...
    Utah:
    It is illegal to fish from horseback.
    NOT drinking milk is illegal
    It is illegal to hunt whales (can anyone tell me how this works?)
    It is illegal to have sexual intercourse in the back of an ambulance responding to a call.

    Logan- it is illegal for women to swear.

    Washington:
    X-rays used for the purpose of fitting shoes are illegal.
    "All lollipops are banned".
    It is illegal to entice girls away from the Maple Lane school for girls.
    People may not buy a mattress on Sunday.
    It is illegal to pretend that one's parents are rich.
    You may not buy any kind of meat on Sundays.
    Destroying a beer cask or bottle of another party is illegal.

    Seattle- It is illegal to carry a concealed weapon that exceeds six feet in length.
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    Kansas

    If 2 trains meet on the same track, neither shall proceed until the other one has passed

    It is illegal to hunt whales

    You may not hunt rabbits from a motor boat

    The use of a mule is prohibited when hunting ducks
    Derby, KS

    Hitting a vending machine that stole your coins is illegal

    Lawrence, KS

    All cars entering the city limits must sound their horn to warn horses or their arrival

    Topeka, KS

    Singing the alphabet on the streets at night is prohibited

    A very good Kansas law is from Overland Park

    It is illegal to picket a funeral...take that Fred Phelps

    South Carolina

    A person must be 18 years of age to play a pinball machine

    It is illegal to give or receive oral s**

    It is perfectly legal to beat your wife on the court house steps on Sunday

    When approaching a four way or blind intersection in a non horse driven vehicle you must stop 100 feet from the intersection and discharge a firearm into the air to warn horse traffic

    Horses may not be kept in bathtubs

    Every adult male must bring a rifle to church to ward off Indian attacks

    Clemson, SC

    Bitches in heat shall be defined

    Fountain Inn, SC

    Horses must wear pants at all times

    Greenville, SC

    The legal drinking age on campus of Furman University is 60 years of age

    Lancaster county, SC

    It is illegal to dance in public
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    7 It is illegal for more than five women to live in a house. This one I just have to wonder "Why?"


    That one was enacted as a way to discourage brothels.


    I could never figure out the corn flakes one. I'm sure it had to do with the sabath or something, but it just seems very strange to name a product like corn flakes.

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