Results for - 10 top etiquette rules: do you follow them or break them?

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Core Rules of Netiquette: Rule 1: Remember the Human Rule 2: Adhere to the same standards of behavior online that you follow in real life Rule 3: Know where you are in cyberspace Rule 4: Respect other people's time and bandwidth Rule 5: Make yourself look good online Rule 6: Share expert knowledge Rule 7: Help keep flame wars under control Rule 8: Respect other people's privacy Rule 9: Don't abuse your power Rule 10: Be forgiving of other people's mistakes (what a concept!!!!!)

Here are ten ever so important etiquette rules. Check off the ones that you follow/adhere to:

1. Here are ten ever so important etiquette rules. Check off the ones that you follow/adhere to:

The right hand is for waving and shaking hands (using the left hand is for sneezing or coughing into)
23%
413 votes
Your purse should be on the left shoulder, and on the floor to your right at dinner time
10%
171 votes
Handbag is the correct term if it's expensive, purse is regarded to be less expensive
9%
166 votes
If you pass the salt or the pepper, you pass both (think of them as a married couple)
14%
243 votes
The correct way to applaud is just slightly to your left, about chest height. You never want to clap in front of your face.
12%
205 votes
The seat in the back of the limo is far right, which is for the boss, then load in towards the left
4%
76 votes
When you get into a car, you sit then swing your legs in
19%
337 votes
Never point at someone. You can point at something, but never a person
33%
585 votes
When faced with a revolving door, it's polite to enter first, never let the other person be in the position to have to push
10%
179 votes
N/A
42%
739 votes
Did you find this list to be antiquated?

2. Did you find this list to be antiquated?

Yes
38%
665 votes
Not sure
28%
501 votes
No
16%
285 votes
N/A
18%
315 votes
Do you know the difference between etiquette and manners?

3. Do you know the difference between etiquette and manners?

Yes
48%
849 votes
No
23%
407 votes
Undecided
15%
261 votes
Not Applicable
14%
249 votes
Check off what you know, regarding etiquette and manners:

4. Check off what you know, regarding etiquette and manners:

The primary distinction between etiquette and manners is that the first includes specific rules of conduct, while the other is more generalized.
31%
540 votes
Manners involve general behavioral guidelines, such as treating the elderly with respect and courtesy.
44%
780 votes
Etiquette is a specific code of behavior, with an example of etiquette being knowledge of the proper mode of address for a queen, which is, incidentally, Your Majesty.
34%
597 votes
Many of the rules of etiquette are already practiced by people with good manners, and a demonstration of familiarity with good manners will mark someone as cultured, polite company.
31%
555 votes
People are typically taught manners from a very young age
41%
730 votes
Children learn, for example, that it is not polite to stare, to make personal comments (like telling a Jew that their head will explode by leaving the O out of G-d)
30%
526 votes
In childhood, people usually absorb lessons about how to treat others and how to behave in a variety of situations.
36%
627 votes
Manners often become second nature when they are taught at a young age.
43%
755 votes
N/A
30%
533 votes
When did you learn etiquette or manners or both?

5. When did you learn etiquette or manners or both?

I learned as a child
58%
1,021 votes
I learned as a teen
4%
64 votes
I learned as I went, growing up over a range of time
18%
323 votes
Don't remember
11%
197 votes
I have never learned either etiquette or manners
8%
141 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
20 votes
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