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Q: A few more absurd laws still in effect in China......

-It is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle.

-It is illegal to stab yourself to gain someone's pity.

-Men may not spit in front of the opposite sex.

-It is legal to drive the wrong way down a one-way street if you have a lantern attached to the front of your automobile.

-In Shanghai province a man is legally entitled to beat his wife with a leather belt or strap, but the belt can't be wider than 2 inches, unless he has his wife's consent to beat her with a wider strap. Consent should be given prior to theevent, as is carefully stipulated.

-The only acceptable sexual position in Beijing is the missionary position. Any other sexual position is considered illegal.

-It is illegal to fart in a public place after 6:00pm on a Thursday.

-All citizens must own a rake

-It's illegal to throw knives at men wearing striped suites

-It's illegal to allow someone to use stilts while working on the construction of a building

-It is illegal to get a fish drunk

-You cannot walk backwards eating peanuts in front of an Auditorium during a

performance

-Whistling underwater is illegal

-If you pass anyone over the age of 70 in the street, you must bow to them and say a prayer to the Gods of the Ancients."

-Drivers of power-driven vehicles who stop at pedestrian crossings are liable to a fine of up to five yen.

-An Imperial law stipulates death by torture to anyone who disclosed the secret of how to make silk."

-It is against the law to store more than 1 ton of explosive (fireworks) in the cellar of a house."

-It is now illegal to bind a child's feet to stop them from growing."

-Rescuing a drowning person is not allowed as it would be interfering with their fate."

-You may only have one child, or a massive fine will be imposed."

5 years 1 week ago in  Visa & Legalities - China

 
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Where do you get all that info?

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Google "absurd laws in China" and see what else can you find....

You can do the same for other countries too, just change country name.

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-Drivers of power-driven vehicles who stop at pedestrian crossings are liable to a fine of up to five yen.

 

was already stated

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Men can't spit in front of us girls?? Really???? Really?????? Wow.

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Imagine how much trouble you would be in if you were having sex with the wife on a Thursday evening in Beijing in a position other than missionary and you spiced it up with a little slap and tickle with a 2 1/2 inch strap and while this was all happening you accidentally farted.

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Funny but true, the sad part about it is some of these laws are more than 100 years old

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A: That would be an awful experience. I would call your embassy asap
A:That would be an awful experience. I would call your embassy asap, they might be able to suggest something or give you a temporary replacement or something. I'm sure they would have seen this before.You may also need something from the PSB to say that you still have a valid visa in order to leave the country. Do you at least have a copy of your visa and passport front page, or can you get one?  If you have been working here your employer would probably have copies. In the mean time, turn the place upside down trying to find your passport.Good luck mate.   -- Stiggs