- Chewing gum is banned in Singapore.
- The 1999 Jodie Foster film is banned in Thailand for disrespecting the Royal Family.
- North Korea says no to Blue Jeans as they just seem too american.
Got Dang Right! ‘MERICA!
- Alcohol advertisements are not allowed in India anymore.
- Reincarnation is banned for Budhist monks in China. That is unless you get permission from the government.
- In Australia there is a ban on pornography with women with small breasts. They think it encourages pedophilia.
- In addition to being banned from Australian porn, Claire Danes is barred from entering the Philippines after she bad mouthed living conditions there while on a film shoot.
- Heading back to the Phillapines again, where singing “My Way” by Frank Sinatra instigated so many homicides that the song has been banned in karaoke bars.
- To try and intentionally die in the U.K. House of Parliment is a big no go because anyone who does is entitled to a state funded funeral and that ain’t cheap!
- In Burundi it is illegal to jog. Groups of militants would run in groups to conduct secret meetings.
- Kinder Surprise, the delicious chocolate with a treat is illegal in the U.S. because it is a choking hazard hidden inside food.
- Lip Syncing is a no go in Turkmenistan where it is deemed to erode “true culture”.
- Denmark has banned foods with fortified vitamins that lack government seals of approval.
- In Monaco, home of the world famous Monte Carlo Casino, it is illegal to gamble in said casino if you are a citizen of Monaco.
- If you are a South Korean and under the age of 16, you can’t play online video games after midnight.
Though you can watch online games.
- One of life’s great adrenaline rushes in waiting is driving down Germany’s Autobahn.
The speedy highway moves real fast, but has no fill-up stations. And it is illegal to pull over, so make sure your tank is full.
- A ponytail on a man is not just weird to look at, it’s also illegal in Iran.
- Taurine is banned in France, which essentially meant a ban on Red Bull for a while until they re-tooled their formula for sale in France.
- Romania used to have a ban on Scrabble as it was deemed subversive and evil by their leader Nicolae Ceausescu.
- In South Africa it is illegal to take photographs of the presidential home.
Obviously, it didn’t work.
- China, oh China.
Media depicting time travel is illegal because it subverts history.
- In Japan it is illegal to dance.
Well, in night clubs, late at night without a license. Think of it like a liquor license.
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