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Is this legal?

  1. Is it legal for a man in New York to marry his widow's sister?
     
  2. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,644

    You can`t fool us that easily Real Blackstuff.He`d be dead wouldn`t he ? DOH !
     
  3. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 8,165

    spoilsport
     
  4. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,644

    Try saying "Milk,Milk,Milk" then answer this question - What do cows drink ?
     
  5. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 9,431

    Not DOH. Why can't a dead person marry anyone? Or do any other legal transactions? Is there some law that says "dead people don't count"? (We'll leave out rabid convervatives saying that marriage with a dead person is "unnatural" and not how it's meant in the Bible etc etc).

    The fact that no dead people (at least I haven't heard) have tried to marry anyone so far doesn't mean it's impossible.
     
  6. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,802

    Well, there was actually a story on the telly here in Sinagpore about people who married dead pepeople...

    It's apparently not that unusual in China, and not unheard of in neighbouring countries. Unfortunately I didn't catch the actual program, so all I know is from the spots adverticing it. But apparently you either choose to marry a dead person, or a relative of the dead person asks you to marry the dead. After the marriage you go about your business like nothing is out of the ordinary, but when you die you're united for eternity. Or something like that...
     
  7. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,654   +323

    If all those people can vote when they are dead, why shouldn't they be allowed to get married too?
     
  8. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19


    I agree entirely SNGX.

    We get dead people who post on these boards occasionally. well, at least they appear to be dead. ;)

    Regards Howard :)
     
  9. Spike

    Spike TS Rookie Posts: 2,371

  10. Vigilante

    Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,120

    I know a few people who were legally dead.

    I know a guy who was denied a job because he was dead.

    And you know, there was a man who accused a doctor of wrongful death, he represented himself :) ouch, that sucked.
     
  11. Jimbo420

    Jimbo420 TS Rookie Posts: 484

    I know a few people that should be dead does that count for anything :p
     
     
  12. Vigilante

    Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,120

    HA

    Well I guess I know a few people who SHOULDN'T be dead :)
     
  13. SOcRatEs

    SOcRatEs TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,382

    www.mydeathspace.com :evil:

    Mormons tend to marry the dead as a way to save souls past. :angel:

    I died 3 times, clinically and legally......
    who do the "in between places, GHOST's marry?"
     
  14. Vigilante

    Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,120

    I wonder if some die illegally?

    I suppose Ghosts don't want to marry. They can go around and see and do as they please. Think about it. Marry? HA
     
  15. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    Sounds great! Marry a dead woman then you can be home from the pub as late as you want without all the moaning and complaining!!!
     
  16. altheman

    altheman TS Rookie Posts: 541


    lol, i saw the exact quote in a newspaper ad (for mullier yougurt) :p
     
  17. hadoud76

    hadoud76 TS Rookie Posts: 54

    I dont suppose that someone dead will want to get married...Probably who experienced death will like to repeat the thingy again...
     


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