Talk:List of stupidest laws in Britain revealed

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I have a source that confirms #3 as false, #2 is probably also false since there is nothing in the laws of treason that could be interpreted as such. I don't really understand what's meant by #8. #10 is a bit misleading - it's absolutly not legal to murder someone under these circumstances, just because an ancient piece of unrepealed legislation exists doesn't mean it's the law, more recent statues overrule it.

This poorly researched list has just been passed around news agencies with very few of them bothering to do any research, perhaps we can do a little better. Darksun 11:42, 8 November 2007 (UTC)

The opening paragraph of this article looks like it was written at 2 or 3 different times, and I'm having a lot of trouble figuring out what it means. I think the fact that some of these are urban legends shouldn't undermine the article, as it never purports to be a list of accurate laws. It is simply a reporting of a poll done by a TV station. It is, however, difficult to say for sure what happened on the TV show due to the first paragraph :-\ —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs)

Sure we can try to do better. If you have sources that think #2 and #3 are false, then lets see them. Kingjeff 15:53, 8 November 2007 (UTC)

I've unpublished it. We're not going to uncritically repeat some list of unconfirmed urban legends and rumors. There's a minimal quality we should strive for which isn't just repeating this sort of thing. We should republish when we have a better idea which are "true" and how "true" they are. JoshuaZ 16:38, 8 November 2007 (UTC)

{{editprotected}} - all links in the sources section are broken[edit]

{{editprotected}} - all links in the sources section are broken

At the time the article was written, presumably all the sources were working. This article is now archived. The news is old. Sources that no longer work aren't removed and replaced with new ones. DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 16:05, 13 December 2012 (UTC)