One from a friend of my brother.
Student goes to a college bar post last final exam to celebrate (is a senior and of legal drinking age). Bouncer will not accept his driver's license as proof of age because is it "obviously" a fake. Student shows that ID name/picture matches his student ID-no dice. Bouncer says that even it that is true, they don't have to accept said license because it is an out of state license and legally the bar only has to accept licenses from *this state* and states that touch *this state*.
This state is Missouri, Student is from Nebraska. Student goes to college library, checks out atlas, returns to bar and asks for a manager.
I had a similar issue when I turned 21. In NJ, you used tobe able to get a paper license, with no photo. As i was in college, I would renew my license by mail, and it was good for 2-3 years. So the year before i turned 21, I renewed, and as soon as I turned 21, and was home for Christmas (my bday is in Dec too) I hightailed it to the DMV to get one WITH a photo, which was so much easier as I went to school out of state, and they always looked at my license with suspician.
It didn't help that I did, and still do, look VERY young for my age. Also, becasue it wasn't time for me to renew my license, it was stamped with "duplicate" as I was simply replacing an already non-expired license, rather than renewing it.
So I'm home for the summer, and my friend and I are at a bar, and the bartender gave me a really hard time about the fact my license said duplicate, and the fact I looked about 14. now I could see if I was at school, out of state, where they might not know that NJ also had the paper license option, but this was IN NJ, and she really should have known better. She finally gave in, but not without a lot of back and forth.