Rules and Exceptions

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Steerpike, Dec 29, 2008.

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Statement_ERE is:

Poll closed Jan 5, 2009.
  1. True

    60.0%
  2. False

    40.0%
  1. Steerpike

    Steerpike Registered Member

    Is statement ERE true or false and why?
     

  2. Bliss

    Bliss Sally Twit

    In some cases rules are there to be broken, in other cases rules are there to be followed with no exceptions. It depends on what the rule is. You'd need to be way more specific on this question.
     
  3. wooly

    wooly I am the woolrus

    There are some rules in which there is no exception or reason for breaking. Like rape for example, there is no situation in which the act of rape can be excused.

    Or rickrolling outside of sub-talk. :p
     
  4. T-Menace

    T-Menace Registered Member

    Most rules can be broken in a emergency situation. But like wooly said, there are rules which should never be broken under any circumstances.
     
  5. Merc

    Merc Certified Shitlord V.I.P. Lifetime

    Unless that rule can physically or mentally restrict the actions and thoughts of a human being, there will always be an exception I'd imagine.
     
  6. English-Emo-Boy

    English-Emo-Boy Supreme System Lord V.I.P. Lifetime

    If the rule can be broken then there is an exception.

    And I do believe that every rule can be broken otherwise it wouldn't be a rule.
     
  7. micfranklin

    micfranklin Eviscerator

    Every rule can be broken and every rule is broken at one point or another.
     
  8. wooly

    wooly I am the woolrus

    i don't think the question is CAN a rule be broken, obviously every rule can be broken or the rule wouldn't have needed to be put in place. The question is, does every rule have an exception where it's okay to break it...
     
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  9. ExpectantlyIronic

    ExpectantlyIronic e̳̳̺͕ͬ̓̑̂ͮͦͣ͒͒h̙ͦ̔͂?̅̂ ̾͗̑

    "There's an exception to every rule (even this one)," is an aphorism I find myself using a lot.
     
    Last edited: Dec 29, 2008
  10. Cait

    Cait Oh, poppycock.

    No, but most rules have loopholes which are just as fun.
     

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