Saturday, July 31, 2010

Rule #526 (End of Meta-Rule Week)

Meta-Rule #7:

Despite what Rule #332 says, there are no exceptions to the Meta-Rules.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Rule #525

Meta-Rule #6:

While a lot of rules stem from personal experience, I need not necessarily have experienced something to have written a rule about it.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Rule #524

Meta-Rule #5:

If a day of updating is missed for some reason, space/time will be bent so that a rule is still posted that same day by 11:59 PM.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Rule #523

Meta-Rule #4:

Although the rules are typically posted at 12:01 AM, a rule is not late unless it doesn't go up by 11:59 PM.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Rule #522

Meta-Rule #3:

Pictures corresponding to rules don't have to make sense, and are merely a further distraction from our mostly empty and ultimately meaningless existence.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Rule #521

Meta-Rule #2:

Rules should be easily understood and difficult to misinterpret.

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Rule #520 (Beginning of Theme Month & Meta-Rule Week)

I hope you enjoyed my Guest Month a while back, because I've decided to do the same thing, but with Theme Rules. So, to kick things off, let's have a week suggested by the very brainy Brint Montgomery: Meta-Rule Week (Rules about Rules).

Meta-Rule #1:

Rules should be short (i.e. no longer than a couple of sentences).

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Rule #519

There is no piece of safety equipment that doesn't exist for a very specific reason.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Rule #518

The weirdest things can come back to haunt you.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Rule #517

It's difficult to shop for someone when what they like is more expensive than you can afford.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Rule #516

It's difficult to shop for someone when you don't know what they like.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Rule #515

A chance to rest can do wonders for your creativity.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Rule #514

It's a common but sad occurrence for friends to drift in and out of your life.

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Rule #513

Liking a book doesn't mean you have to agree with everything the author thinks.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Rule #512

The day after your birthday can be kind of depressing (but doesn't have to be).

Friday, July 16, 2010

Rule #511

Nothing says "It's your birthday!" like a 16oz steak.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Rule #510

It takes a long time for hype to die.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Rule #509

When playing video games during a thunderstorm, save frequently.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Rule #508

Movie trailers can be very, very misleading.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Rule #507

Always make sure your escape route is clear before you set off a bug bomb in your house.

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Rule #506

Dusting makes your wife very happy.

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Rule #505

If you don't use muscles, you lose them (quickly).

Friday, July 9, 2010

Rule #504

Sometimes violence is the answer.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Rule #503

Some things just aren't as good as you remember them being when you were a kid.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Rule #502

It's surprisingly easy to be hypocritical and not realize it.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Rule #501

Always make sure you get out of bed before you turn your alarm off.

Monday, July 5, 2010

Rule #500

500 days is a long time to maintain a daily update schedule.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Rule #499

Celebrating independence is a good idea, especially when it's done with fireworks.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Rule #498 (End of Logical Argument Week)

Logical Argument Rule #7:

.∙. Logic should be required curriculum in schools.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Rule #497

Logical Argument Rule #6:

Logic is, in fact, useful in daily life.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Rule #496

Logical Argument Rule #5:

If school curriculum ought to be based on a subject's usefulness in daily life, then logic should be required curriculum in schools.