(Closed) Weird Couple Rules

posted 8 years ago in Relationships
Post # 3
7082 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2009

The person driving definitely gets to pick the music (and control the air temp)!

The person who cooks dinner packs the lunches for the next day 🙂

Post # 4
1801 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

We have the same rules!  The front cupholder is more for ease of reach than anything though.

We also do not play Monopoly together at all as a rule.

Post # 5
12097 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2009 - Barr Mansion

Haha, those are good rules! 

1. When we’re on a long road trip, I always drive last b/c I’m better at staying awake.  It’s pretty much an unspoken rule.

2. Whoever cooks the other person has to do the dishes (though sometimes this isn’t enforced!).

3. Whenever college football is on, the Dude gets the tv(s).  Any other time, I have dibs.  🙂

Post # 6
925 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

1. same as you, if you’re on the laptop you do not get the remote

2. things must be deleted together on the DV-R

3. he feeds the cat, I feed the dog(never discussed..just kinda happened)

Can’t think of anything else but I know we’ve got more!

Post # 8
510 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

@mouse:  we match on 2 and 3! except he gets the tv more often because of College Football, Hockey, and College Basketball…. which leads me to reading quite a bit!

Post # 9
1801 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

@snow – Yeah no Monopoly for the lack of niceness.  He even admits it, but he tends to make deals with everyone but me (and plenty of deals include “I’ll only trade if you don’t trade with her”!).  But we can play plenty of other games, I don’t know what the problem gets to be in Monopoly…

Post # 10
143 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010 - The Chesapeake Bay Beach Club

We totally do the driver gets the front cup holder too!

Also @mouse – opposite for us on #1: Mr. Guinea Pig always drives when it’s late because I fall asleep so easily!

Post # 11
2859 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011 - Bartram's Garden

After dinner, one of us does the dishes and one of us takes the dog out.

I let him have the TV most of the time, but I always get to watch Lost, House, The Office and Glee.

When we’re vegging out, I always get the sofa and he always gets the loveseat.

Post # 12
5263 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2012

1) Whoever does the cooking gets help with the dishes and clean-up. 

2) Whoever goes to bed first at night makes sure the other person wakes up on time in the morning. 

3) Whoever goes in the kitchen first in the a.m. puts on the pot of coffee. 

Post # 13
5823 posts
Bee Keeper

We have a couple of those!

1. One activity at a time.  If you’re on your laptop, no tv remote!
2. Ask before you go #2 in the bathroom in case the other person has to #1
3. You cut/separate/divide, I choose which portion I get
4. You cook, I do the dishes.
5. The driver gets the radio, but the passenger gets the climate control
6. The passenger is the official navigator!  Map out, figuring out where we’re going!

Post # 14
260 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2011 - The Providence Biltmore

We have a no pooping in front of each other rule.  THANK GOODNESS!  hehe

Post # 15
226 posts
Helper bee

1. We have a chart to keep track of who took out the dog last/most.  So if you have less checks it’s your turn to take them out.  We used to bicker about this a lot.

2.  If we both watch a series, we don’t watch the dvr’d show without the other person. 

3.  I feed the dogs breakfast, he feeds them dinner.

I’m sure we have more, but those are the ones that come to mind. 


Post # 16
7431 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

If there is a show we are both interested in, we watch together or Tivo it so we can watch together later.

I give the dog a bone before I leave for work, he gives the cat treats before he leaves

The passenger figures out what to listen to on the radio (there are very few fights over this, we like pretty much all the same music)


This is all I can think of at the moment

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