ok, this thread got me thinking... anyone know of any ridiculous laws??? a have a couple that i can remember from a while back. apparently in the UK you need planning permission to do certain things with your property, and if you don't get the neccessary permissions you are in fact breaking the law. You can erect a flag pole without it, but to fly a flag you must get permission. and you can build yourself a swimming pool no probs, but to fill it with water? yep, you gotta have planning permission. i do like the one where you cannot be drunk on licensed premises though. and just how many people break this law every day???