They say everything's bigger in Texas. This might include the list of unusual items you're not allowed to own. The Lone Star State has its peculiar bans that might surprise you. Concealed wire cutters, for example, are a no-no to carry in Texas.

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The law firm Arnold & Itkin lists some Texas laws you won't believe, but I wanted to go further by seeking out actual items that could land you in hot water if you're caught in possession. Here’s a quick rundown of five unusual items that are off-limits in Texas.

LOOK: POSSESSING THESE 5 UNUSUAL ITEMS IN TEXAS IS ILLEGAL

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Hoax Bombs

It's no surprise that real bombs are a no-go, but in Texas, even fake ones are taken seriously. If you're thinking of creating a phony bomb for a prank, think again. Texas doesn't play around.


 

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Obscene Devices

This one may raise an eyebrow, but Texas law forbids the ownership of six or more "obscene devices." This is about certain adult toys. Although it's rarely enforced today, it's still on the books.


 

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Zombie Knives

Made popular in movies, these blades have specific designs and shapes. Although cool-looking, they are too dangerous for the average Texan.


 

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Certain Fireworks

While fireworks are a big part of Texas celebrations, not all types are allowed. There are certain fireworks that, without the correct permits, are illegal to own.


 

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Pufferfish

Believe it or not, in Texas, it's against the law to possess or sell certain types of fish unless you have a special license. Although pufferfish might seem harmless, they can be poisonous, and consuming them is extremely dangerous.

Texas is known for its gorgeous sunsets and rich heritage, but it also has its own unique set of rules. So whether you live in Texas or you're just passing through, be prepared if you're packing something unusual.

In this day and age, you even have to be careful what you name your child. Below are some examples of baby names that are illegal worldwide.

LOOK: Baby names that are illegal around the world

Stacker scoured hundreds of baby name databases and news releases to curate a list of baby names that are illegal somewhere in the world, along with explanations for why they’re banned.

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