When visiting any place for the first time you want to do your best with the locals and the culture.

You're a guest.

Whether it's someone'e home or if it's as vast as the scope of the entire country.

You want to experience all you can while being respectful.

So let's discuss hitting up America for the first time.

Redditor Praglik wanted to share some must knows for the people whole and visit our land. They asked:

"Americans of Reddit, what's something anyone visiting the US for the first time absolutely must know about or be aware of?"
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People Share Their Best 'F**k This, I'm Outta Here' Experiences
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As much as many of us don't like to disrupt the status quo, there is only so much time a person can tolerate a miserable situation before things become so unbearable that they ultimately have to peace out.

For some people, it takes a while for them to reach a breaking point. Eventually, there comes a time when they realize their self-worth is more important than continuing to please others who don't appreciate them for the sake of keeping up with appearances.

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When love goes wrong it can be dangerous. And that danger can be a present for years to follow. If that is the case, one has to do all they can to protect themselves. Even if it lands you in chaotic circumstances. Case in point… Redditor actuatoad to discuss her story for some feedback. So […] More

Believe it or not, many household items can be hazardous. Some household products, like oven cleaner, contain hazardous chemicals that could really harm you–or even kill you–if used incorrectly.

Oven cleaners often have a high pH, making them alkaline corrosives.

Oven cleaner can cause burns or irritation of any exposed tissue, whether that is the mouth, skin, eyes, or airway. And if swallowed, as the National Capital Poison Center points out, "oven cleaners can cause vomiting and burns to the lips, mouth, throat, and further down in the digestive tract, like the food pipe and stomach."

That will make you think twice, huh?

But oven cleaners are far from the only potentially hazardous objects in your home.

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People Share Their Best 'I Didn't Just Dodge A Bullet But A Tactical Nuke' Experiences
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How many stories have you heard about last-minute decisions that change the course of someone's fate?

You make a right turn and not a left and learn the road on the left was on fire?

We survive on pure luck sometimes.

Most of the time we never know it.

But when you do witness it, it gives you some perspective.

Redditor Long-Jeweler-5845 wanted everyone to share how their lives at one point were spared. They asked:

"What’s your best 'I didn’t just dodge a bullet, but a tactical nuke' story?"
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