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Monday, 20 January 2014

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It is illegal to congregate in public with two or more people while each wearing a mask or any face covering which disguises your identity.

In New York, adultery is still a crime.

Women may go topless in public, providing it is not being used as a business.

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

Throwing a rotten tomato, egg at a politician.

You may not smoke within 100 feet of the entrance to a public building.

It is illegal for a woman to be on the street wearing "body hugging clothing".

A fine of $25 can be levied for flirting.

New Yorkers cannot dissolve a marriage for irreconcilable differences, unless they both agree to it.

A nursing mother may only expose one breast at a time unless she has twins.

During a concert, it is illegal to eat peanuts and walk backwards on the sidewalks.

It is against town ordinances to camp out on your own back yard more than 72 hours a month. If you want to camp out for 2 weeks you need a permit, which can only be obtained once a year.

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