If you miss the high five on the first attempt, no re-attempt can be made in a manly way. Accept defeat and move on.
When playing a sport, it is customary to elect two captains and stand the remaining individuals in line. First choice is determined by coin flip or other agreement of your choice.
Both captains alternate in picking members of their team until no choices remain.
If acting as captain, you may pick superior athletes over your buddy for a few rounds in order to preserve the athletic potential of your team, however it is improper to allow your buddy to be last picked. This is classified as a dick move.
Grilling is the manly choice for all forms of cooking.
Anything can be grilled.
Even birthday cake.
A man’s zipper is his own business.
If by accident, you notice another man’s fly is down, you didn’t see anything. It was your imagination. You may never admit to even momentarily looking in the vicinity of another man’s Savannah.
It has been determined in the past that use of a map is not acceptable by a code-following man. However, with the advent of portable GPS devices, a decision between the map rule and a man’s right to the use of his toys must be made.
So, unless agreed upon otherwise, the use of a GPS will be neutral and will not make the user appear less manly.
However, the ability to find a destination of over 50 miles away without the use of GPS will be a sign of great manliness and therefore, every man should strive to be an excellent navigator without the use of electronic devices.
You must make an honest attempt to intervene before a friend has a drunken hookup with another girl while in a committed relationship.
It is not your duty to police the relationship, only to offer a friendly reminder.
If the man indicates that he is of sound mind and will, you are obligated to let him make his own mistakes.
If asked by his girlfriend, you know nothing, as per the Secrecy code, but it is expected that you have a great deal less respect for the man.
A man shall spend no more time on the phone with a woman than he can have sex with her.
If you can make it 60 minutes, well then props to you, fellow man.
A man must pursue a manly career. The following is a ranking of the top 10 manliest career paths:
9. Alaskan Crab Fisherman
8. Blackhawk Pilot
6. Cigar Roller
4. Marine Sniper
Hooking Up in a friend’s bed is discourgaed.
If it happens, a complete washing of sheets is required.
…aka falling on the grenade.
A man who is performing the wingman duty is obligated to entertain the designated ugly or fat friend (DUFF) of the girl his buddy is trying to score with.
This duty can range anywhere from buying a drink to leaving the bar with her.
Should one thing lead to another, and the wingman ends up hooking up with the DUFF, an immediate vow of silence is understood and the wingman shall never hear of it again.