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Believe it or not, Guy Code ain't the only code out there. It might be the most important, but it's not alone in this wide world of ethics and morals and s**t you do or don't do. While you're walking around with a swag in your step, these other folks are following their own paths. And much like our own code, they have rules to follow. You can't just walk into anyone's kitchen and expect a steak. Here, we found five other codes in case you end up amongst a gang of geeks, hobos comedians, bears, or Twinks.
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You should know by now not to mess with geeks. Yeah, they might have bad haircuts, crooked posture and sweaty palms, but guess what? They got brains you can land rockets on and explore for three straight years. In other words, they are frikkin' smart.
The Geek Code is a series of numbers, letters and symbols used by fellow geeks to express the sort of person they are. Check out the Wikipedia page for Geek Code and you're likely to get dizzy attempting to keep up. If you're gonna call yourself a geek remember to follow the code. If you can't wrap your head around it, then you weren't meant to be there in the first place.
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You thought it'd be easy being a hobo? You were wrong. Just to be clear, we're not talking about some cluster of homeless guys who shout about nails raining down from Heaven and bugs on their skin. No, those guys are dangerous and only live by a code of freaking us the f**k out.
Hobos are entirely different. More common during the Great Depression, but still around today, the Hobo Code more or less states not to be an ungrateful dick. Most of the rules entail finding work and treating others with respect. However, if you're referring to yourself as a hobo there's a good chance you've already violated many, many other codes of decency.
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Technically, there is no code for comedians other than be funny. BUT, as many of the "Guy Code" comedians will tell you, there is an unwritten set of ethics most comedians tend to follow. Stealing jokes is obviously the equivalent to kidnapping your sister and making her drinking sewer water.
We found this link with some others that we mostly agree with. Some are questionable, but we especially love #10. The bottom line is if you're hanging out with comedians, have a good time. Of course, don't be too surprised if you become the butt of the joke. As that link clearly states, "#6 - It's OK To Have Fun At Another Person’s Expense As Long As It's Funny."
Bears & Twinks Code
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Settle down, homophobes. We're not saying you might be one or the other (not that there's anything wrong with that). We're merely pointing out a code exists for gentlemen who happen to fall into these categories. A Bear, if you didn't know, is a gay dude who is mature and exhibits more facial and body hair than a more manicured fella. Think Zach Galifianakis if he were into men. Twinks, on the other hand, are younger and more effeminate. The codes they follow are mostly for online dating purposes with a series of symbols and letters to represent appearances.
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OK, so we sorta made this one up, but be honest, when you were that young you knew there was a code in place and everyone followed it. Some of the rules we remember from Kindergarten Code are: "Always be nice to the kid with the new toys", "Never steal another kid's cookies" and "Nap time is for naps and NAPS ONLY." Over time we become adults and slowly get away from Kindergarten Code, but it doesn't stop us from remembering the god ol' days.