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(CNN)   July 1 sees new laws nationwide: In Illinois, it's now $50 to barf in a cab, and in Kentucky, it's now illegal to release feral hogs into the wild. In related news, Kentucky bar ladies' night attendance drops drastically   (cnn.com) divider line 52
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2012-06-30 03:52:57 PM  
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If you're gonna spew... spew $50 into this.
 
2012-06-30 03:58:23 PM  
If they're feral...
 
2012-06-30 03:59:53 PM  
oh, subby, you magnificent bastard

/there's so much wrong with you

//snort
 
2012-06-30 04:00:32 PM  

Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: If you're gonna spew... spew $50 into this.


Ok. I see you got things already handled here. Let it happen again.
 
2012-06-30 04:01:27 PM  

mab1823: If they're feral...


My thoughts exactly.
 
2012-06-30 04:07:18 PM  
in Kentucky, it's now illegal to release feral hogs into the wild.


img705.imageshack.us

So, Kentucky outlawed this movie?

*shrugs*

It's a start.


Just another Heartland Weirdass: Ok. I see you got things already handled here. Let it happen again.


*salutes*

Cheers!
 
2012-06-30 04:07:38 PM  
Idaho still uses fax machines. Welcome to the 80's
 
2012-06-30 04:14:24 PM  
I was under the impression that those hogs were already basically everywhere. So, they closed the hell out of that barn door, basically?

*shrug*
 
2012-06-30 04:14:28 PM  

Smeggy Smurf: Idaho still uses fax machines. Welcome to the 80's


Who doesn't still use fax machines? Phone lines have shown to be reliable and available during power outages and internet outages beyond the local ISP.

Also, hard copies may be necessary or desired for certain things.
 
2012-06-30 04:14:36 PM  
They missed one for Indiana, the new smoking laws are taking effect. I drink at the American Legion, since it's a private club we're exempt. We had our vote a couple weeks ago so we allow smoking downstairs in the bar but not in the upstairs hall. As of tomorrow minors aren't allowed in the bar area because of the smoking rules.
 
2012-06-30 04:16:23 PM  
2. Kentucky: A law prohibits people from releasing feral hogs into the wild.

Do lawmakers know what the word feral means?

7. Virginia: A local ordinance requires electronic messages on outdoor advertising to remain in place for at least eight seconds to avoid driver distractions.

Pity it wasn't a ban against electronic advertising. The worst are when you're driving at night and the electronic sign if of someone on a white background. Damn near blinded me the first time. Dangerous considering it was while I was driving.

15. Virginia: A law allows a concealed handgun permit as a valid form of identification when voting.

It's a government issue ID, why wasn't it allowed before?

17. Nevada: Unclaimed casino earnings will be split between the state (75%) and the casino (25%). Previously, the casino got all the money.

So...if you don't claim your winnings, the casino pays a special casino tax?

19. Vermont: Minors (under 18) will be prohibited from using tanning beds.

While this will stop parents getting their babies and toddlers tanned at tanning places, I honestly have no problem with 16 year olds using those places.

20. Kentucky: (Effective July 12) A law makes it more difficult for thieves to sell stolen copper for immediate cash at recycling centers by delaying payments.

Not really stopping the problem, just punishing those who do it legally. I would prefer "If found in the act of stealing copper, the minimum sentence is 5 years prison, assuming the owner of the stolen copper doesn't kill you in the process.
 
2012-06-30 04:23:54 PM  
I puked in a cab in Chicago once. :(
 
2012-06-30 04:24:13 PM  

pedrop357: Smeggy Smurf: Idaho still uses fax machines. Welcome to the 80's

Who doesn't still use fax machines? Phone lines have shown to be reliable and available during power outages and internet outages beyond the local ISP.

Also, hard copies may be necessary or desired for certain things.


still using pencils, paper clips and a crapload of pre-internets goodies. no need to re-invent the world.

/tires are so old fashioned. where is hover car?
 
2012-06-30 04:24:53 PM  

Great Janitor:

Not really stopping the problem, just punishing those who do it legally. I would prefer "If found in the act of stealing copper, the minimum sentence is 5 years prison, assuming the owner of the stolen copper doesn't kill you in the process.


We have metals stolen from us a lot, and this law will actually help us quite a bit. Most the people doing it avoid anywhere that already doesn't pay immediately. When we are scrapping, it's legit, so we don't mind the wait.

Now I just wish they could do something about the people leeching metals with toxic chemicals in various apartment complexes. I watched people get evacuated because some idiot didn't understand chemistry and took his kit inside his apartment because it was smoking so much it was drawing attention outside (yeah, it was stolen material). I'd love to know who had to pay the cleanup on that.

But I do agree with you that it doesn't stop the problem overall.
 
2012-06-30 04:27:55 PM  

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Why are the names not in synch with the actors on the poster?
 
2012-06-30 04:29:12 PM  
$50 isn't bad. That's cheaper than what it cost last time one of my friends hurled in a cab.
 
2012-06-30 04:30:55 PM  

chance4510: [img705.imageshack.us image 540x800]


Why are the names not in synch with the actors on the poster?


It's a way to balance egos. Center is preferred to outside, left to right, top to bottom.
 
2012-06-30 04:31:40 PM  
Until I visited TN, I didn't know that wild turkeys actually existed and that deer will walk up close to your house and not give a f*ck.
 
2012-06-30 04:39:41 PM  
I'm glad I can still throw my dirty needles in the trash.

/beats throwing them out the window as I drive by a school
 
2012-06-30 04:43:05 PM  

cookiefleck: Until I visited TN, I didn't know that wild turkeys actually existed and that deer will walk up close to your house and not give a f*ck.


Come to Ohio. The deer don't give a fark and we have wild turkeys AND turkey buzzards, which are disconcerting when you first encounter one standing on the side of the road. They're big.
 
2012-06-30 04:44:19 PM  

cookiefleck: Until I visited TN, I didn't know that wild turkeys actually existed and that deer will walk up close to your house and not give a f*ck.


where do you live? In suburban southern NH, I've had wild turkeys in my yard. And I just now realized the source for the enormous bird craps I saw this spring. I had forgotten about those huge things.

no deer in my yard that I know of, but people 3 blocks away have said they had one in their yard a couple of times. Many years ago, when my former neighbor moved from Dover NH to Sunset ME, my roommate went with them to help with the move. which of course involved simply astounding quantities of beer. At one point, the former neighbor had that last burp that says "Oops, tank's full, better empty it" and went running out the front door. He collided full contact into a deer that was just standing there and the two of them went tumbling pell mell, got up, looked at each other, and ran in opposite directions. It so startled my former neighbor, that he ended up not getting sick (well, not then, anyway probably, LOL)

that's my new standard. If you can't run out of your house without bumping into wildlife, then you are definitely out in the sticks.
 
2012-06-30 04:44:22 PM  

Great Janitor: So...if you don't claim your winnings, the casino pays a special casino tax?


Basically. It revolves around expired payout vouchers from slot machines. They usually expire in 6 months, and the casinos were simply treating it as profit. Escheat doesn't work because there is no way to identify who it is, so the state just gets a big cut of it.

I imagine it's thousands of small amount vouchers. I sat down at a machine and saw that there was a voucher sitting on the hand rest for 11 cents and the minimum bet was 35 cents (some random penny machine). It's most likely going to be things like this.

The only other thing I can think of would be places that still use coins that find them during remodels. I remember a story at least a few years back about a casino in New Jersey remodeling and finding thousands of dollars in tokens (maybe chips too) all around the place. They treated it as profit and had to pay the gaming tax on it. The NV law would probably require them to hand over 75% of that and keep 25%. I didn't bother looking, but I wonder if the casinos have to pay the gaming tax on the part they get to keep.
 
2012-06-30 04:53:50 PM  

Mister Peejay: cookiefleck: Until I visited TN, I didn't know that wild turkeys actually existed and that deer will walk up close to your house and not give a f*ck.

Come to Ohio. The deer don't give a fark and we have wild turkeys AND turkey buzzards, which are disconcerting when you first encounter one standing on the side of the road. They're big.


They're humongous! The first time I saw one IRL I thought I was looking at some mutated creature.

And the deer in Ohio are like zombie deer. I was driving outside of Columbus once and came across some in the road. I slowed down, expecting they'd begin to move. No. I ended up in a dead stop on a road (55 mph speed limit, out in the middle of nowhere a bit), waiting for the deer to move. Honking and flashing my lights didn't scare off anything but the little ones. On the plus side, after a few minutes they got bored and walked off.

I still don't understand what it was they were doing in the middle of the road, other than having a zombie party.
 
2012-06-30 04:55:21 PM  

" Florida: A law prohibits people from videotaping a person without his or her knowledge in a residential dwelling."


Well, there goes my Florida vacation.

 
2012-06-30 05:01:34 PM  

pedrop357: Smeggy Smurf: Idaho still uses fax machines. Welcome to the 80's

Who doesn't still use fax machines? Phone lines have shown to be reliable and available during power outages and internet outages beyond the local ISP.

Also, hard copies may be necessary or desired for certain things.


Quit making sense when I'm laughing at the backwardness of my local law enforcement. I earned that right
 
2012-06-30 05:20:01 PM  
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I don't always barf in a cab, but when I do, I always pay my $50.
 
2012-06-30 05:20:07 PM  
Lol and bears.. but those are so cute that I feel bad when they're lost
 
2012-06-30 05:23:35 PM  
I went on a offroad tour of wineries in a Jeep in Temecula, we drank a LOT (thus the tour), they charged 2 bills if you blew chunks in the Jeep, our driver said it's not entirely uncommon since he tends to hit the most radical trails of the day right after lunch when everybody has over a dozen drinks in em (not all were little either, the first place took the measuring things off to pour if you tip at all on drink #1)

/was fun as hell
 
2012-06-30 05:32:30 PM  

pedrop357: Smeggy Smurf: Idaho still uses fax machines. Welcome to the 80's

Who doesn't still use fax machines? Phone lines have shown to be reliable and available during power outages and internet outages beyond the local ISP.

Also, hard copies may be necessary or desired for certain things.


You know what's funny? Printing bank statements that I only get online and faxing them to my mortgage company. It's especially funny when the fax machine won't work properly. Seriously, there must be a better way (that's secure).
 
2012-06-30 05:47:18 PM  
Don't know about the others, but here in New Mexico the law about green chile has been BIG news. They've been talking about it on the news a lot for quite some time.
 
2012-06-30 05:55:08 PM  
Wow, Illinois, what a great new progressive way to encourage drunk driving, by starting the colloquial belief among drunks that it's not safe to catch a cab because you can be ticketed now.

And I realize that it's not a ticket from the state, but making it legal for the cabs to charge them $50 for the cleanup. Doesn't matter. It will now evolve in to the belief that taxi rides aren't drunk friendly.

Further, cab companies should have already factored in cleaning the goddamn car as a business expense. Both regular cleaning, and emergency cleaning. That they haven't factored the latter, suggests to me that they aren't doing the former with any regularity either.

But back to the legislation and encouraging drunk driving, that's really awesome. Thinking outside the box there, Lincoln state. Since it's not a ticket, you don't even get your hands dirty, but get to reap all of the fines for those who will now drunk drive because of it. Plus they can stock up on their, "Look at this hilarious DUI test!" footage to sell to all of those "Worlds Most [Adjective] [Noun]" shows. farking win/win.

Someone should give them a gold star or something.
 
2012-06-30 05:56:50 PM  

Belatryx: I puked in a cab in Chicago once. :(


I did it in 29 Palms, CA. And I was a big enough dick to not tip the driver.
 
2012-06-30 05:59:43 PM  

Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: in Kentucky, it's now illegal to release feral hogs into the wild.


[img705.imageshack.us image 540x800]

So, Kentucky outlawed this movie?

*shrugs*

It's a start.


Just another Heartland Weirdass: Ok. I see you got things already handled here. Let it happen again.

*salutes*

Cheers!


Does anyone else find it mildy irritating on movie posters and covers , when the main characters are displayed (which they always are), the farking names at the top dont match up with the character below the name? Would be asking too much to match up the names above the correct actor?

Also,
There are too many laws. Every damn politician has to leave their legacy. If ignorance of the law is not an excuse,there should be...10...or 20 laws tops. In the whole world. Pick and choose! Silly Humanity, everything has to be illegal.
 
2012-06-30 06:02:07 PM  

chance4510: [img705.imageshack.us image 540x800]


Why are the names not in synch with the actors on the poster?


Missed that comment. My sentiments exactly!
 
2012-06-30 06:14:32 PM  
Posters where the names dont line up with the cast topic.

i.imgur.com
 
2012-06-30 06:16:10 PM  
Would not the Florida videotaping law also apply to nannycams? meaning parents cant watch their children at work or other uses?
 
2012-06-30 06:16:28 PM  

kriegfusion: Does anyone else find it mildy irritating on movie posters and covers , when the main characters are displayed (which they always are), the farking names at the top dont match up with the character below the name? Would be asking too much to match up the names above the correct actor?


It kinda messes with my pseudo-OCD, yeah.
 
2012-06-30 06:16:46 PM  
Is it still illegal to put squirrels in your pants for gambling purposes?
 
2012-06-30 06:19:29 PM  
So is it free if you blow chunks outside the window?
 
2012-06-30 06:30:53 PM  

bittermang: Wow, Illinois, what a great new progressive way to encourage drunk driving, by starting the colloquial belief among drunks that it's not safe to catch a cab because you can be ticketed now.

And I realize that it's not a ticket from the state, but making it legal for the cabs to charge them $50 for the cleanup. Doesn't matter. It will now evolve in to the belief that taxi rides aren't drunk friendly.

Further, cab companies should have already factored in cleaning the goddamn car as a business expense. Both regular cleaning, and emergency cleaning. That they haven't factored the latter, suggests to me that they aren't doing the former with any regularity either.

But back to the legislation and encouraging drunk driving, that's really awesome. Thinking outside the box there, Lincoln state. Since it's not a ticket, you don't even get your hands dirty, but get to reap all of the fines for those who will now drunk drive because of it. Plus they can stock up on their, "Look at this hilarious DUI test!" footage to sell to all of those "Worlds Most [Adjective] [Noun]" shows. farking win/win.

Someone should give them a gold star or something.


...how does that encourage drunk driving, exactly? I feel like there are a few pieces that just aren't properly lined up in your argument. Like, is part of the goal of drinking to consume so much that your body starts trying to keep you from dying by puking? If so, I've been doing it really wrong for quite some time.

Also, if you're choosing to drink well beyond your limit, can't you also choose to puke before getting in a cab (or after getting out)? ...or have the driver pull over real fast? Why should the driver be expected, as a normal part of his job, to lose time and money cleaning your biohazardous waste out of his cab?
 
2012-06-30 06:32:53 PM  
And craziest of all it is now illegal to make or sell foie gras in CA. Thanks to a bunch of nutjobs billions of taste buds are weeping right now. Actually I never had foie gras, until I heard about the ban. Then I decided I should try it while I have the chance. The wife and I went to Napa two weeks ago and I had a delicious fattened duck liver. Kiss my ass peta.
 
2012-07-01 12:08:29 AM  

Great Janitor: 15. Virginia: A law allows a concealed handgun permit as a valid form of identification when voting.

It's a government issue ID, why wasn't it allowed before?


My guess is that the current law says "valid state issued ID" and then listed them, and this was missing.
 
2012-07-01 02:29:27 AM  

dwade: Posters where the names dont line up with the cast and contain a token black character topic.

[i.imgur.com image 327x475]


fixed
 
2012-07-01 02:29:27 AM  
Anyone ever been to the Double Down Bar in Vegas? You can buy puke insurance when you start your night. I think it's $20.
 
2012-07-01 02:45:17 AM  
Is it still illegal in Chico, CA to detonate a nuclear device within city limits?
 
2012-07-01 04:08:25 AM  

limboslam: Is it still illegal in Chico, CA to detonate a nuclear device within city limits?


Yes, but not in Megaton.
 
2012-07-01 05:07:08 AM  
Okay, releasing feral hogs...the logic of that sentence alone makes it quirky.

I am however, failing to see how a law forbidding people from videotaping the girls dorm bathroom is quirky or cute in any way. Just a thought.
 
2012-07-01 08:19:03 AM  
5. Florida: A law forbids the shackling of women incarcerated during a pregnancy and immediately after giving birth.

Florida finally does something smart.
 
2012-07-01 09:23:36 AM  

pion: mab1823: If they're feral...

My thoughts exactly.


Yes, oxymorons, rejoice!
 
2012-07-01 10:17:45 AM  

DontMakeMeComeBackThere: Great Janitor: 15. Virginia: A law allows a concealed handgun permit as a valid form of identification when voting.

It's a government issue ID, why wasn't it allowed before?

My guess is that the current law says "valid state issued ID" and then listed them, and this was missing.


When I voted in the primary here I used my CHL for ID.
/CSB
//meh.
 
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