Time-Based Rules We Need Way More Than The 5-Second Rule

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Any time you drop something on the floor, you know you've got five seconds before it's too gross to eat. That's a great rule. So great, in fact, that we wish there were rules like that for everything. So we asked readers to come up with a bunch more, to cut through the chaos of our daily lives.

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