In order for us to function in a healthy society, there’s a set of unwritten rules we have to follow. Those are one of the things that no school teaches you, and at some point, you have to learn that yourself. Some call them good manners, some call them rules, or maybe just common sense.
However you name it, society has a rule book that ‘forces’ people to behave and be good to one another. In order to do that you have to be aware of these “unwritten rules”. Therefore, today we will share some with you.
One Reddit user asked a question: “What is one ‘unwritten rule’ that you believe everyone should know and follow?” And there were quite some people who shared their wisdom with the internet. People were listing things that should be common knowledge but for some reason aren’t, and it’s about time everyone learned them. Therefore, scroll down below to check out this list of “rules” we compiled for you. And if you know another one that hasn’t been mentioned, make sure to share it with us in the comment section.
If I show you a picture on my phone, don’t go swiping sideways.- Soft-Problem
Don’t watch loud videos on your phone at a restaurant. Can’t believe this isn’t common curtesy anymore. –
If you borrow something, give it back in the same condition.- Ryastor
If someone is giving you a ride you should be ready at the door before they get there. It’s so rude to have someone waiting on you when they are doing you a favor by picking you up. –Thatweirdboringdude
Let us get off the lift/train before you try to barge on ffs – Melassia
The last one to go to bed has to turn the light off. –Rebeca2277
When you have a complaint with a retail store or business, please remember that the person you are speaking too (or yelling at sadly) is just the one that happened to pick up the phone or is standing at the till. they likely have nothing to do with what went wrong and have little sway in what can be done to help. They don’t need to be yelled and screamed at for something they did not do or is under the control of a corporate office/higher up.- sebastianrileyt2
If someone is wearing headphones and is clearly keeping to themselves, leave them the fuck alone!-
Put the shopping cart back where it GOES! –brock0124
If you want to go for a hike and listen to music, come with earphones or headphones. Don’t blast loud music. – AgeOfWomen
Quit pissing on public toilet seats. – kpeterson159
When someone else is paying the bill you shouldn’t order something very pricey (it’s understandable if something expensive is the only thing you are able to eat) –yomomma1000
The “wave” of thank you when someone lets you in while driving in traffic. Its just polite – dishyboii
Double flush if you must. Nobody wants to see your poop crumbs. – jdward01
Wear deodorant if you are out in public. –kyogre120·
If someone can’t fix an aspect of their appearance in five minutes or less, don’t mention it.- greentea2727
PERSONAL SPACE (even when not in a pandemic) – keri112493