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    1. There are plenty of ways to enter a pool. The stairs is not one of them.

    2. Never cancel dinner plans by text message.

    3. Don’t knock it ‘til you try it.

    4. If a street performer makes you stop walking, you owe him a buck.

    5. Always use ‘we’ when referring to your home team or your government.

    6. When entrusted with a secret, keep it.

    7. Don’t underestimate free throws in a game of ‘horse’.

    8. Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.

    9. Don’t dumb it down.

    10. You only get one chance to notice a new haircut.

    11. If you’re staying more than one night, unpack.

    12. Never park in front of a bar.

    13. Expect the seat in front of you to recline. Prepare accordingly.

    14. Keep a picture of your first fish, first car, and first boy/girlfriend.

    15. Hold your heroes to a high standard.

    16. A suntan is earned, not bought.

    17. Never lie to your doctor.

    18. All guns are loaded.

    19. Don’t mention sunburns. Believe me, they know.

    20. The best way to show thanks is to wear it. Even if it’s only once.

    21. Take a vacation of your cell phone, internet, and TV once a year.

    22. Don’t fill up on bread, no matter how good.

    23. A handshake beats an autograph.

    24. Don’t linger in the doorway. In or out.

    25. If you choose to go in drag, don’t sell yourself short.

    26. If you want to know what makes you unique, sit for a caricature.

    27. Never get your hair cut the day of a special event.

    28. Be mindful of what comes between you and the Earth. Always buy good shoes, tires, and sheets.

    29. Never eat lunch at your desk if you can avoid it.

    30. When you’re with new friends, don’t just talk about old friends.

    31. Eat lunch with the new kids.

    32. When traveling, keep your wits about you.

    33. It’s never too late for an apology.

    34. Don’t pose with booze.

    35. If you have the right of way, take it.

    36. You don’t get to choose your own nickname.

    37. When you marry someone, remember you marry their entire family.

    38. Never push someone off a dock.

    39. Under no circumstances should you ask a woman if she’s pregnant.

    40. It’s not enough to be proud of your ancestry; live up to it.

    41. Don’t make a scene.

    42. When giving a thank you speech, short and sweet is best.

    43. Know when to ignore the camera.

    44. Never gloat.

    45. Invest in good luggage.

    46. Make time for your mom on your birthday. It’s her special day, too.

    47. When opening presents, no one likes a good guesser.

    48. Sympathy is a crutch, never fake a limp.

    49. Give credit. Take blame.

    50. Suck it up every now and again.

    51. Never be the last one in the pool.

    52. Don’t stare.

    53. Address everyone that carries a firearm professionally.

    54. Stand up to bullies. You’ll only have to do it once.

    55. If you’ve made your point, stop talking.

    56. Admit it when you’re wrong.

    57. If you offer to help don’t quit until the job is done.

    58. Look people in the eye when you thank them.

    59. Thank the bus driver.

    60. Never answer the phone at the dinner table.

    61. Forgive yourself for your mistakes.

    62. Know at least one good joke.

    63. Don’t boo. Even the ref is somebody’s son.

    64. Know how to cook one good meal.

    65. Learn to drive a stick shift.

    66. Be cool to younger kids. Reputations are built over a lifetime.

    67. It’s okay to go to the movies by yourself.

    68. Dance with your mother/father.

    69. Don’t lose your cool. Especially at work.

    70. Always thank the host.

    71. If you don’t understand, ask before it’s too late.

    72. Know the size of your boy/girlfriend’s clothes.

    73. There is nothing wrong with a plain t-shirt.

    74. Be a good listener. Don’t just wait for your turn to talk.

    75. Keep your word.

    76. In college, always sit in the front. You’ll stand out immediately.

    77. Carry your mother’s bags. She carried you for nine months.

    78. Be patient with airport security. They’re just doing their jobs.

    79. Don’t be the talker in a movie.

    80. The opposite sex likes people who shower.

    81. You are what you do, not what you say.

    82. Learn to change a tire.

    83. Be kind. Everyone has a hard fight ahead of them.

    84. An hour with grandparents is time well spent. Ask for advice when you need it.

    85. Don’t litter.

    86. If you have a sister, get to know her boyfriend. Your opinion is important.

    87. You won’t always be the strongest or the fastest. But you can be the toughest.

    88. Never call someone before 9am or after 9pm.

    89. Buy the orange properties in Monopoly.

    90. Make the little things count.

    91. Always wear a bra at work.

    92. There is a fine line between looking sultry and slutty. Find it.

    93. You’re never too old to need your mom.

    94. Ladies, if you make the decision to wear heels on the first date, commit to keeping them on and keeping your trap shut about how much your feet kill.

    95. Know the words to your national anthem.

    96. Your dance moves might not be the best, but I promise making a fool of yourself is more fun than sitting on the bench alone.

    97. Smile at strangers.

    98. Make goals.

    99. Being old is not dictated by your bedtime.

    100. If you have to fight, punch first and punch hard.

    — a high school teacher’s list of 100 wisest words (via live-la-bella-e-vita)

    (Source: mar-rs, via damnilovemynascarrace)


  3. The 28 Best Photos from #CMAfest


    CMA’s 12 photographers captured hundreds of amazing photos during the 2014 CMA Music Festival. Of those photos, here are the best, most epic shots!


    1. Luke Bryan’s moves ain’t got nothin’ on Alabama’s Randy Owen!


    2. Capturing this shot made wasting a perfectly good beer well worth it!


    3. It wouldn’t be CMA Fest without Dierks giving us a little flex of his gun!


    4. Apparently Luke Bryan has levitating powers?


    5. Meet Tim McGraw and jumbotron Tim McGraw.


    6. This picture captures what CMA Fest is all about.


    7. What a great action shot of Great American Country’s Farm Kings bowling in Fan Fair X.


    8. Craig Morgan climbs the rafters on the Riverfront to wake the crowd up on Friday morning of CMA Fest.


    9. Hunter Hayes surprises fans with a random pop-up performance Downtown Nashville.


    10. Sometimes the lighting aligns perfectly!



    11. There were plenty of opportunities to capture a high-energy rock face from Eric Church during his LP Field set.


    12. With all that hair blowing in the summer night breeze, this shot had to be captured!


    13. Holding a guitar with lights and smoke in the background always makes for an epic photo…


    14. …while peering into a crowd of thousands of screaming fans.


    15. And then, the crowd parts to a beautiful blonde in front of purple lights…


    16. …and then another beautiful blonde bombshell appears!


    17. This aerial shot of the CMA Close Up Stage in Fan Fair X captures the attendees swarming to see Charles Esten of ABC’s “Nashville.”


    18. Frankie Ballard worked the crowd on the Riverfront and ended up in the audience singing to the fans!


    19. Another beer sacrificed for an epic photo!


    20. The rain created an awesome glow effect around Keith Urban’s ninja-like guitar playing!


    21. ‘Murica!


    22. It’s always mesmerizing to look at a sea of fans in Downtown Nashville!


    23. Charlie Daniels tearing up his fiddle… literally!


    24. Thomas Rhett pumped up the crowd for his first LP Field performance!


    25. And it looks like the crowd pumped him up too!


    26. Zac Brown is lookin’ “All Alright” in the gleam of the spotlights.


    27. This shot of Lady Antebellum shows the enormous detail of the stage and lights for such an awesome event!


    28. Magical!




  4. smokingillegalweed:

    Luke Bryan (Don’t Drop That Thun Thun)

    This never gets old. Never.

    (Source: youtube.com)

  6. miss-bambi-tails:



    I think we could all use a tiny kitten on our screens from time to time.

    ugh i love how his tail is just a triangle


    (Source: dpaf, via theamazingmlleme)

  7. awwww-cute:

    Meet Sneakers

    (via partyinthesinbin)

  8. tjpytheas:


    heres a reason not to change your mind in mid-stream

    My new reaction gif to clients who change their minds mid-project…

    (Source: ForGIFs.com, via theamazingmlleme)

  9. strikeblr:



    i saw this on one of those strange little picture slideshow websites so i decided to post it ;) have fun kids

    I have found heaven and it’s full of liquor


    (via theamazingmlleme)

  11. genuinejoy:

    This makes me want to go camping. #genuinejoy

    (Source: noperfectdayforbananafish)


  12. *something falls behind my bed*


    "well it was really nice having that thing. Goodbye”

    (via beautiful-majestic-duncan-keith)


  13. "You can wake me up in the dead of the night, wreck my plans baby that’s alright."
    — Luke Bryan

    (Source: myhushhushlife)

  14. lonerunner72:

    Carrie Underwood

  15. countryliving101:

    New Picture of Carrie!!

    Credit of picture goes to  Keep me hanging on !!!