Weird Laws and rules disobeyed by everyone – yes, you too break them all the time.
Rules are there to be broken, but disrespecting the laws can actually lead to great punishment, often paid with money penalty or jail. But, there are some rules and laws that are definitely not obeyed by anyone. And even though the laws aren’t naive and have good background and reasons for their existence, it seems that even the governments aren’t too eager to punish their citizens for breaking the law.
1 No Jaywalking
Jaywalk when you cross the street with no crosswalk, or walk when the light clearly says DON’T WALK. This crime is something you see a hundred people doing every hour on the road, which would account for officers almost never busting people for it unless it causes a real hassle or the cop feels like being harsh that day. Jaywalking can be very dangerous, especially when it becomes jay running. On the other hand, it’s really convenient for those times when you desperately need to get across the street and doing it the legal way is tens of yards down the road.
2 Showering Before Using Public Toilette or Beach
Come on, seriously? Yes, it is quite disgusting to share the public pool with someone whose hygiene is questionable, but when going to the beach or using public restroom it is highly unlikely that people actually obeyed this rule. So unless you are a complete germaphobe that doesn’t go anywhere outside your home, then probably this rule sounds a bit too much for you.
3 Don’t Read That Book/Magazine/Newspaper If You’re Not Going To Buy It
If you’re reading books or magazines without paying first, you’re technically stealing. Those words are their product. After all, you wouldn’t go into the corner store and eat their candy bars while browsing around, right? Virtually every bookstore will let this slide, as at least a few of these browsers become paying customers (though not enough of them, if the ever-increasing amount of closed book nooks is any bit of evidence). Even stores and supermarkets will allow this, not wanting to lose even one potential customer to the competition. If the customer is a long-time regular, they can basically paw through all the newspapers and magazines they want, and nobody will say a word.
4 No Home Gambling
Well thank goodness for the rise of online gambling sites like dewa-poker.net that allow you to place bets via a computer, but despite the ease and convenience of this, it’s still kind of hard to keep people from organizing and actually playing Texas Hold ‘Em in their cozy homes. You did that, didn’t you? In most places, any kind of home game, save for ones where no money is on the line and the poker chips are actually potato chips, is illegal. The reason is simple – outside of casinos, gambling is just plain against the law. Even though it is actually against the law to take part in this sort of activity in your home, it doesn’t prevent you from signing up to gambling sites that are similar to dominoqq does it? If you want to make more money, there are plenty of ways in which you can do this legally, you just need to know where to look.
5 You Need a License to Sell Anything
So those kids that are selling lemonade (if they are still doing that) are actually breaking the law. Little rascals. If any of the neighbors actually report this sort of selling (or even a simple garage sale) you are busted.
6 Only Download Music/Games/Movies You Currently Own
Hidden in the fine print of most download sites is the oddball requirement that we only download things that we have already paid for and own. No, it can’t be a game you owned when you were seven and then sold to the kid down the street for some milk money and a few candy bars. It must be in your possession at the time you download the electronic version. After 24 hours, you are supposed to erase the download and go back to your physical copy. The question is – if you own the media, why download it? The point of a download is to get something you don’t have! The rule is completely silly and the torrent sites know this. They post the rule because they have to, knowing perfectly well nobody downloads movies, music or television shows if they already own it.
7 Employees Must Wash Hands When They Come Back to Work
Who actually controls these people while they are in the bathroom? No one, right? It is up to their hygiene habits and their conscience whether they would wash their hands before serving the customer, but if we are going to be honest, nobody would check the cleanness of their hands. Period. Silly rule.