In reviewing Texas laws, we came across many that are absolutely ridiculous, and some of which are apparently still on the books. So in the spirit of fun, here are the top 5 most ridiculous Texas laws we found.

Coming up to Memorial Day weekend, certain more obvious laws pertain to the holiday in particular, including drinking and driving and wearing your seat belt. But did you know that drinking too much beer while standing up is not only ill-advised, but illegal?

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    It's Illegal to Sell Your Eye

    It doesn't say whether it's alright to sell someone else's eye, but selling your own is strictly prohibited.

     

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    It's Illegal to Take More Than Three Sips of Beer in a Row While Standing

    Can you take two sips of beer while you're standing?  Absolutely. But if you're standing around during the Memorial Day weekend sipping your beer and you exceed three, then you're really breaking the law.

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    It's Illegal to Own More Than Six Adult Novelties

    Or female pleasure devices, as it's listed. Up until 2008, you could be charged with a felony for this one, ladies!

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    You Can Be Officially Married if You Introduce Someone as Your Spouse Three Times Publicly

    Something you could say in jest could get you hitched!

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    It's Illegal to Shoot a Buffalo from a Second Story Hotel Window

    Can you shoot one from the first story of a hotel?  Maybe, but I wouldn't try it.  And good luck seeing a random buffalo.

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