January 14, 2022

38 Unwritten Rules of Cleveland

Any city has guidelines that most people for whatever reason stick by. They're unwritten, but they're just known. We were inspired by this Reddit Thread to actually write down the unwritten rules of Cleveland. What would you add?

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See the Lake? That’s North.
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See the Lake? That’s North.


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At some point or another, everyone takes a “cruise” on The Goodtime III, although I have no idea why.
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At some point or another, everyone takes a “cruise” on The Goodtime III, although I have no idea why.


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Misny will make them pay.
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Misny will make them pay.


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There is no such thing as Spring. In Cleveland there is this extended season called Sprinter.
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There is no such thing as Spring. In Cleveland there is this extended season called Sprinter.


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It’s always ten degrees colder downtown and ten degrees warmer at Cedar Point.
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It’s always ten degrees colder downtown and ten degrees warmer at Cedar Point.


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You have to have ‘Cleveland’ in your Twitter bio

You have to have ‘Cleveland’ in your Twitter bio

That strip of grass between the sidewalk and street is called the tree lawn.
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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

That strip of grass between the sidewalk and street is called the tree lawn.


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Photo via Wikimedia Commons
It will always be the Gund Arena and Jacobs Field.
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It will always be the Gund Arena and Jacobs Field.


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You are only separated by two degrees. Guaranteed the person you just met knows at least 3 of your friends.
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You are only separated by two degrees. Guaranteed the person you just met knows at least 3 of your friends.


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A Polish Boy is a citywide treasure even if you've never had one

A Polish Boy is a citywide treasure even if you've never had one