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BRONZE Member since Apr 2003


Super Gidg!!!!
Location: Portland Oregon USA

Total posts: 8506
Posted:I think everyone have heard parents/grandparent talk about the Golden Rules

What do you think that these Golden Rules are?
What do you think the Golden Rules are for today?

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is NOT.
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I'm normal ... it's everyone else that's crazy.


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GOLD Member since Sep 2002


Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Berlin, Ireland

Total posts: 2617
Posted:Wear a condom!!!

I live in a world of infinite possibilities.



Location: Rochester, NY, USA

Total posts: 442
Posted:quote:Originally posted by DeepSoulSheep:
Wear a condom!!! Does it have to be a golden one?

FYI: I am not Pele. If you wish to reply to me and use a short version of my name, use: PWB.

English? Who needs that? I'm never going to England. - Homer Jay Simpson


Gandhi Ganjamaster


Total posts: 299
Posted:Doesn't haveto be golden just make sure it's not expired eh (just threw out a bunch that expired, like, two years ago ).



SILVER Member since Apr 2002


Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 130
Posted:1) Never get engaged in a land war in Asia.
2) Never go up against a Sicilian when death is on the line.
3) Do as you will…
4) Never put it in writing.
5) Treat every woman like a Princess, except the ones you chose to treat like a Goddess.
6) You can achieve anything if you’re wearing a long black leather trench coat.
7) Try anything twice, except incest and Indonesian folk dancing.
8) Plus others...

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Location: London

Total posts: 1810
Posted:As Princess myself have to say I like number 5 best


A kiss blown is a kiss wasted, the only kind of kiss is a kiss tasted.

I'm a woman. We don't say what we want, but we reserve the right to be pissed off if we don't get it. That's what makes us so fascinating and not just a LITTLE bit scary.



Location: UK

Total posts: 16
Posted:Never jump over a wall before checking what's on the other side first.



I don't want a title.

Total posts: 940
Posted:There's the traditional: Whoever has the gold, makes the rules.

A baker's dozen of my rules ("rules" is interpreted loosely here):

1. Everyone has a hidden agenda. Find out what they're selling.
2. That faintly nauseous feeling in your stomach isn't love.
3. You can't rebel by going against the system, because that is an action that takes place as part of the system. The only way to truly rebel is to leave the system entirely.
4. If you behave as if the world you want already exists, reality may well shape itself around you.
5. Don't pander to stupidity. It endangers your mortal soul.
6. Never use the phrase "it is clear" in an argument. If it were so clear, you wouldn't be arguing about it in the first place.
7. You can watch a pot boil. (I know; I tried.)
8. If, when you tally up your life, you've had no one who disliked you, you haven't lived as thoroughly as you ought to have. If you live passionately, someone will hate you for it.
9. Throw yourself into everything.
10. Repeat after me: "This is my life. This is my life. This is my life..."
11. What you can and should learn from something is not always what they claim they're trying to teach you.
12. Deserved, friendly arrogance is just about the sexiest thing in the world.
13. Always find out who financed the study.

E pluribus unum, baby.




Quantum Theorist
Location: Vansterdam

Total posts: 564
Posted:Never hesitate to screw the system as it already does the same to you.

Don't steal: The government hates compatition

If you speak before you think you find out what you really thought. Unfortunatly people don't want to know what you really think. They'd rather be lied to.

Therefore: Little white lies are ok.

And the most important rule (for us men): Do not hesitate simply say: No you don't look fat in that. *Follow with something sweet or charming*

In the 60's people took acid to make the world weird, now the world is weird and they take prozac to make it normal again.


BRONZE Member since Jun 2001


Corporate Circus Arts Entertainer
Location: Auckland, New Zealand

Total posts: 3989
Posted:The golden rule of all time...

Don't even mention it when people start to think you are the new Jesus!


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King Of Bongo

King Of Bongo

Location: Berlin

Total posts: 522
Posted:"wear sunscreen"

spec applies to me, burnt and peeling back from spending 8 hours in the spanish sun (average 40C in shade...)

Your life is ending one minute at a time...
So live it.



Location: Nova Scotia, Canada.

Total posts: 1591
Posted:Don't get out of the boat.




HOP Lord of the Pirate Admiralty
Location: Canterbury, UK

Total posts: 1079
Posted:DOnt get out of the boat, absolutly goddamn right.

Well here are my personal rules for living like me:

1) If you like it, wear/do/sing it. If they dont, stuff it.

2) Never explain yourself, if they dont get it straight away, they never will.

3) You have to risk it everytime.

4) There is enough love in the world, its my responsability to spread it out more evenly, thats all.

5) Listen to all complaints patiently, hear the other side of the coin, THEN, and only then, can u interpret and help efficiently.

6) Sacrifice is its own reward. Patience is the greatest gift.

7) Obey ME at all times

X x X x X

Ship off the starboard! sound general quarters! noise and light discipline! man the cannons! GET ME THE RUM!

Master of the Free Hug Program


BRONZE Member since Aug 2002


Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Total posts: 3136
Posted:quote:Doesn't haveto be golden just make sure it's not expired eh (just threw out a bunch that expired, like, two years agonot getting any either huh?

quote:6) You can achieve anything if youre wearing a long black leather trench coat.except being a good vegan. Should i get a fake one?


SILVER Member since May 2002


Intrepid Penguin
Location: , Australia

Total posts: 5635
Posted:i always thought the golden rule was "treat others as you would treat yourself"

But i'd like to say the golden rule Should be:

"treat others better than you would yourself"

cos some people arent very nice to themselves...
and the second part of the rule should be:

"love yourself, and appreciate others for their inner beauty."

and if they dont have any inner beauty and you've looked really really really hard and still cant find any, then go by rule three, which should be:

"Pick your friends wisely, stay with the people that love and respect you, and dont associate with those who are unkind."

that might be just my golden rules tho....

Currently on the right side up of the world.


SILVER Member since Jan 2002

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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Total posts: 2996
Posted:walk softly... and carry a biiiiig stick

It was a day for screaming at inanimate objects.

What this calls for is a special mix of psychology and extreme violence...


GOLD Member since Apr 2003


Location: Brisbane, Australia

Total posts: 3044
Posted:how about the golden rule OF parents/ grandparents....

take a long hard look at your girlfriend's mother /grandmother (or boyfriend's father/ grandfather ), cos thats a fair idea of what your partner will look, act, and smell like in the future years to come.

"Here kitty kitty...." - Schroedinger.



Location: UK

Total posts: 16
Posted:Dentrassi - oh no, oh no, dear god, no.

i used to believe that too, but now, for reasons probably guessable, I refuse to believe it.


BRONZE Member since Mar 2003


Location: Rotherham, UK

Total posts: 724
Posted:Make sure you are wearing a clean pair of pants.-----just in case!

Only when the last tree has died
and the last river has been poisoned
and the last fish has been caught
will we realise that we
cannot eat money.

Cree Indian, 1909


BRONZE Member since Dec 2000


the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA

Total posts: 6193
Posted:The ones I was taught by my mother...

1. Always wear clean panties (who doesn't, that is what I want to know??? )

2. Always close your bedroom door when you leave or at night (in case of fire, it contains it...and it really does work!..or in case something naughty is going on! )

3. Always treat others as you would like to be treated. The only problem with this is that there is no garuntee that you WILL get treated that way in return.

The rules according to my favorite grandma....

1. Try it, you might like it, and if you do, do it again.

2. Go for a ride, get out, as much as possible.

3. You only live once, so be young that whole time. But, this one has a clause....being youthful does not mean being irresponsible.

4. Don't let days pass without telling people you love that you care about them, because you never know when they or you will not be there to say it.

My Rules personal rules are variations of these. And I really do think they are all golden.

Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK


GOLD Member since Nov 2001

still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 6979
Posted:If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.

Laugh Often, Smile Much, Post lolcats Always




Location: la-la land

Total posts: 2419
Posted:quote:Originally posted by DJ Dimples [Frost]:

And the most important rule (for us men): Do not hesitate simply say: No you don't look fat in that. *Follow with something sweet or charming* hmm have to be carefull on this one DJ.. you need to put a suitable pause in between the question and the answer.. automatic answering could mean you've not taken enough time to consider the question.. although I'd actually like a honest answer.. having no dress sense and thinking red goes with orange and purple.. some times I need a little help

Golden rules

leave the toilet cover down - it's bad Fung Shui - your money will flow down an open loo.

always take ear plugs to a festie.

always be prepared - for anything.

and um yeah - clean pants..

and my dad's classic's..
If your not in bed by ten - go home.

I honour you as an aspect of myself..

You are never to old to storm a bouncey castle..


Fire Monkey

Location: Chandlers Ford (near Soton)UK

Total posts: 176
Posted:One that always seems scairly true..

You are free to do as they tell you.

Every ones a monkey!
Yes even you!


SILVER Member since Nov 2001


old hand
Location: Madrid, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1032
Posted:if you don't ask anybody's permission nobody can say NO!

"I don't take drugs. I am drugs" - Salvador Dali





Diamond In The Rough
Location: Richmond, Virginia

Total posts: 459
Posted:quote:Originally posted by Pele:
1. Always wear clean panties (who doesn't, that is what I want to know???I'm willing to bet about half the people reading this have never worn clean panties.

Dance like it hurts; Love like you need money; Work like someone is watching.

Never criticize someone until you've walked a mile in their shoes. That way, when you DO criticize them, you are a mile away, and you have their shoes.


SILVER Member since Nov 2001


old hand
Location: Madrid, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1032
Posted:the golden rule is:

rules are made to be broken

"I don't take drugs. I am drugs" - Salvador Dali



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