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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Entry by Rich949

60 You've got 60 seconds to get into that parking spot. You get another attempt when you finish circling around the lot.

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Entry by JarOCats

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

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Entry by Scott Laffey

CRACKEDCON MINIMUM TIME REQUIREMENT FOR FACT CHECKING A CLEARLY PARTISAN AND POTENTIALLY MALICIOUS NEWS STORY BEFORE BEING ALLOWED TO FORWARD IT TO OT

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Entry by femshep87

3lm 3 min Minimum amount of cuddle time required after hitting the sheets with someone. CRACKEDCON

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Entry by Busteq

Maximum time you should delay your visit to a doctor to see if it will go away by itself': 4 DAYS CRACKEDCON

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Entry by PookieJones

CRACKED COM Minimum time spent with someone before giving them a HI! NICKNAME: I'M LUKE. HEY!!! SKYWALKER!!! Calensar 50 HOURS

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Entry by Alexius08

Maximum time allowed for putting a call on hold: min CRACKEDOON

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

2hr The post-meal waiting time before you are allowed to put another food item into your mouth. CRAGKEDCOM

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Entry by Fooery

CRACKEDOON Maximum number of days to avoid taking a bath: DAY 3

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MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF TIME ALLOTED FOR READING ON THE TOILET... FIFTEEN MINUTES. 15 MINUTE COUNTDOWN CLOCK 0:15:20 CRACKEDCOMT

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Entry by MistakeNot

So, you've introduced two of your friends to each other for. the first time. 2 88887E5 is the maximum amount of time you can leave them alone before t

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Entry by jaykay

The amoun't of time it should take before someone decides they don't like Star Wars: 180 minutes. COTH A NEW EMFRE HOPE STRIKES DACK Approximately one

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Entry by Busteq

Time you should allow to see if a TV series is not worth watching any more: I'm bored. GAMETHRONES 60 DUTES. CRACKEDCON

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Maximum time in which wishing someone a happy birthday is still acceptable: BRTHORY 1 week after the celebrant's birthday. CRACKED.COM

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Entry by Trash_hog

Maximum time a game of MONOPOLY can be played before it stops being fun.. ..and starts to destroy your sanity (and family)e 60 2hr h CRACKEDCON

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Entry by Kalli

When you are the first car in line you should be hitting the gas within three seconds of the light turning green. CRACKED COM

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Entry by PookieJones

time a Maximum hover can salesperson actually you (in case their help): need 1 MINUTE 00:55 CRACKED COM

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Entry by tarun_rawat

Minimum time you can take to get to the point before I stop listening. d 030 831o 3388 Inlcworth UROHSK 30 CECONDS

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Entry by Fooery

Maximum FITTING ROOM time to Spend per outfit in the fitting room Of 5 min Store:

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Entry by SmolBean

You binge watched that newly released show? GREAT! NOW wait a week before sharing any spoilers on It. HETFLIX C ROIVN T Little Baby

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Entry by Busteq

Maximum time allowed to look at your phone after getting a notification during dinner: 10 SECS. CRACKEDCON

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Entry by Zinnavi

CRACKEDOON Date One Date Two After date three: Dating! You must go on a minimum of three dates before you can say you are officially dating someone.

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Entry by JarOCats

MINIMUM TIME YOUR LAST TEXT MUST GO UNANSWERED BEFORE YOU'RE ALLOWED TO ASSUME YOU'VE BEEN GHOSTED8 3 DAYS CRACKED.COM

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Entry by PookieJones

HANDSHAKE LIMITH TIME 3 SECONDS STOP CRACKED COM

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Entry by SmolBean

FN 6 If a movie has credit scenes, the credits should last a maximum. of THREE minutes.

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Entry by PollyDarton

Maximum amount of time viewers should have to wait for the new season of their show: 9130131 E year

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