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28th January 2013, 21:07
Crazy Laws - New York
The penalty for jumping off a building is death.

Slippers are not to be worn after 10:00 P.M.

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.

A person may not walk around on Sundays with an ice cream cone in his/her pocket.

While riding in an elevator, one must talk to no one, and fold his hands while looking toward the door.

A license must be purchased before hanging clothes on a clothesline.

It is against the law to throw a ball at someone's head for fun.

In Carmel NY, a man can't go outside while wearing a jacket and pants that do not match.

In Greene NY, during a concert, it is illegal to eat peanuts and walk backwards on the sidewalks.

In New York City, citizens may not greet each other by "putting one's thumb to the nose and wiggling the fingers".

In New York City, women may go topless in public, providing it is not being used as a business.

In New York City, it is illegal for a woman to be on the street wearing "body hugging clothing."

In Ocean City NY, it is illegal for men to go topless in the center of town.

In Ocean City NY, it is illegal to eat in the street in residential neighborhoods, and the only beverage you can drink on the beach is water in a clear plastic bottle.

In Staten Island NY, you may only water your lawn if the hose is held in your hand.
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28th January 2013, 21:11
At least I can now read a new post on this thread without having to remember how to shortcut to the end of the thread.
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28th January 2013, 21:14
Something is better then!
I never had a problem but I understand.
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28th January 2013, 22:45
You've probably had enough of these....but.
Does eating an English burger make you a little hoarse?
If you are what you eat it makes me "quick, cheap and easy.
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21st February 2013, 19:38
Why do they sterilize the needle for lethal injections?
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21st February 2013, 22:00
Glad to see you back Celadon. We've missed your pearls of wisdom.
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22nd February 2013, 13:50
Thank you K, just back from Gracelands and and the battlefields around Vicksburg:

Why don't you ever see the headline 'Psychic Wins Lottery'?
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22nd February 2013, 20:50
Is there a visitor centre or museum at Vicksburg or is it all down to your own knowledge and imagination?
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22nd February 2013, 20:59
Did you do the " Gracland" ???

Anyway, do you have to attend a clinic, to be clinically obese?
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23rd February 2013, 16:21
K. There is a visitor centre at Vicksburg's National Military Park where they show a film about the famous siege, then you take a coach with a guide around the battlefield which is laid out with original confederate and union ordnance. Also on the site is the raised union ironclad "hunley".

P. We did the Gracelands, Tupelo and Sun Studios tours and finished up at the Mardi Gras in The Big Easy.
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