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We're all in this together. Well... most of us sincerely believe that. We just all need to be on the same page about certain things.

That was the basis for today's burning question from Redditor TakinShots, who asked the online community: What "unwritten rule" do you think more people should live by?

Here are a few. You might find yourself nodding in agreement.


"I grew up around a rural area..."

I grew up around a rural area, "open a gate, shut a gate." This of course has to do with livestock, but I have extrapolated it to mean, if I use something that is not mine, unless I am told differently, I put it back exactly where I found it.

840pickwickguy

"Be quiet..."

Be quiet when someone is sleeping. Like, pretend you are the one who's sleeping.

lolipop3k

"Don't accept..."

Don't accept criticism from somebody you wouldn't take advice from.

ablizzardofdinner

"You never know..."

You never know what someone is going through or the type of day someone is having, so just be kind.

LamarEdwards

"Be always honest..."

Be always honest with your feelings towards someone who you like, or likes you. Don't lie just because you are afraid or feel bad you might hurt someone.

If you aren't honest when you should be, it will get worse for you and the other/s person/people and it won't end well, or, at least, worse than it could have been.

DevilSP21

"For the love of god..."

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For the love of god, chew with your mouth closed.

gqhug

"Take note..."

Take note of closing times or pick up on clues that a business is closing, respect that and promptly get out.

Nicola162

"Headphones mean..."

Headphones mean I don't want to engage right now. If I'm not on fire, please don't shout past the headphones. If you yank them off to talk to me, I will actively set you on fire.

Arithered

"If a kid..."

If a kid shows you something, be excited as they are, ask questions, and say how pretty or awesome it is.

tinkrman

"This includes..."

Outside of "getting to your destination safely," your primary objective while driving should be to not inconvenience everybody behind you with your actions. This includes unnecessary braking before getting into the turn lane, stopping traffic to make a turn across a double yellow if there's a better intersection ahead, failure to maintain your speed on inclines and declines, and stopping the flow of traffic to be "polite," and the list goes on.... There is so much more to being a good driver than not texting, tailgating, and speeding. Try not to be noticed at all.

Quetzalcoaxial

"Stop talking..."

Stop talking on your cell phone in a public place. If you need to make a call (except for emergencies), excuse yourself to a place where you won't bother anyone. Especially at work; it's so rude to make coworkers around you hear your conversation while they're trying to get things done.

Jewel94

"Always protect children."

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Always protect children. Any child any time.

Not spoil them but actually value them enough to invest in their education and protect them from abusers and molesters.

Ethelfleda

"The pinkie promise."

The pinkie promise. Yeah, it seems stupid to say, but it'd be nice to have some sort of unbreakable bond as adults like we do as kids.

MedalistheBest

"Pain can either transform you..."

Pain can either transform you or transfer through you. Grow or hurt others, those are pretty much your options.

dreadpiraterobers92

"When you reach 'expert' level..."

When you reach 'expert' level in anything remember you went through a 'Day 1' so be kind to others who are not yet on your level.

enikeji

"Apologize to custodians..."

Apologize to custodians and those alike if you walk right through where they just cleaned. Or if able, just don't walk where someone JUST cleaned. It makes me feel so bad each time I do it, being that it rains here kind of a lot and herds of college students leave a ton of wet shoe marks on the floor, but they seem appreciative if I apologize profusely for doing it.

Sagethewolfblooded

"Being nice..."

Being nice is free. So don't be an a-hole.

misseu

"If you're using..."

If you're using the microwave when your family is sleeping, you should instantly yeet whatever the fuck is in there one second before it makes the loudest noise you will hear.

autistOdysseys

"Never say no..."

Never say no to enthusiasm. My son is excited about a video game, I'll have him draw pictures of it. Write stories about it. We even wrote a 'how to play' instructional list for other kids who might want to play the game. Also, there was a Mom at my child's school who wanted to do a passive fundraiser. They said no. What??! If she's happy to run it what's the harm. There is ALWAYS a way to incorporate what people are enthusiastic about. It's apathy we're fighting.

twodesserts

"If you have to keep something..."

If you have to keep something a secret because it would upset those close to you, you probably shouldn't be doing it in the first place.

Generous_lions

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Have you ever been reading a book, watching a movie, or even sitting down for a fantastical cartoon and began to salivate when the characters dig into some doozy of a made up food?

You're not alone.

Food is apparently fertile ground for creativity. Authors, movie directors, and animators all can't help but put a little extra time and effort into the process of making characters' tasty delights mouthwatering even for audiences on the other side of the screen.

Read on for a perfect mixture of nostalgia and hunger.

AllWhammyNoMorals asked, "What's a fictional food you've always wanted to try?"

Some people were all about the magical foods eaten in the magical places. They couldn't help but wish they could bite into something with fantastical properties and unearthly deliciousness.

Nutritious

"Enchanted golden apple" -- DabbingIsSo2015

"The Minecraft eating sounds make me hungry" -- FishingHobo

"Gotta love that health regeneration" -- r2celjazz

"Pretty sure those are based off the golden apples that grant immortality. Norse mythology I think?" -- Raven_of_Blades

Take Your Pick

"Nearly any food from Charlie and the Chocolate factory" -- CrimsonFox100

"Came here to say snozzberries!" -- Utah_Writer

"Everlasting Gobstoppers #1, but also when they're free to roam near the chocolate river and the entire environment is edible." -- devo9er

Peak Efficiency

"Lembas" -- Roxwords

"The one that fills you with just a bite? My fat a** would be making sandwiches with two lembas breads and putting bacon, avocado and cheese inside. Then probably go for some dessert afterwards. No wonder why those elves are all skinny, eating just one measly bite of this stuff." -- sushister

Some people got stuck on the foods they saw in the cartoons they watched growing up. The vibrant colors, the artistic sounds, and the exaggerated movements all come together to form some good-looking fake grub.

The One and Only

"Krabby patty 🍔" -- Cat_xox

"And a kelp shake" -- titsclitsntennerbits

"As a kid I always pretended burgers from McDonalds were Krabby Patties, heck from time to time I still do for the nostalgia of it all. Many of my friends did the same thing." -- Thisissuchadragtodo

Cheeeeeeeeese

"The pizza from an extremely goofy movie. The stringy cheese just looked magical lol" -- ES_Verified

"The pizza in the old TMNT cartoon as well." -- gate_of_steiner85

"Only bested by the pizza from All Dogs Go to Heaven." -- Purdaddy

Get a Big Old Chunk

"Those giant turkey drumsticks in old cartoons that characters would tear huge chunks out of. Those things looked amazing, turkey drumsticks in real life suck and are annoying to eat."

-- Ozwaldo

Slurp, Slurp, Slurp

"Every bowl of ramen on any anime, ever." -- Cat_xox

"Studio Ghibli eggs and bacon" -- DrManhattan_DDM

"Honestly, any food in anime. I swear to god half the budget no matter what the studio goes into making the food look absolutely delicious." -- Viridun

Finally, some highlighted the things that aren't quite so far-fetched, but still far enough away that it's nothing we'll be eating anytime soon.

That tease can be enough to make your mouth water.

What's In It??

"Butter beer" -- Damn_Dog_Inappropes

"came here to say this. i was pretty disappointed with the universal studio version which was over the top sweet. it was more of a butterscotch root beer. i imagine butter beer to be something more like butter and beer, which wouldn't be crazy sweet, but would have a very deep rich flavor" -- crazyskiingsloth

Slice of the Future

"The microwave pizzas in back to the future two" -- biggiemick91

"I've been fascinated with those for years! They just look so good!" -- skoros

As Sweet As They Had

"The Turkish Delight from Lion Witch & Wardrobe. The real ones I had weren't bad but nothing special." -- spoon_shaped_spoon

"Came here to say this. I know it's a real thing, but I always imagined that it must have been amazing to betray your siblings over." -- la_yes

"You're used to freely available too sweet sweets. For a WW2 era schoolkid, it would have represented all the sweets for an entire year." -- ResponsibleLimeade



Here's hoping you made it through the list without going into kitchen for some snack you didn't actually need.

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