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Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't.

I can still remember Princess Anne attending a Scotland v. England rugby match in a tartan suit, and singing, "Flower of Scotland," at the start of the game. The next day, a newspaper cartoon had the Queen on the 'phone with the caption;

"Anne, I can live with you wearing the tartan, I can accept you singing , 'The Flower,' but I draw the line at, 'If you hate the f**ing English, clap yer hauns.'" Half of Scotland was on the floor over that one.


It also works well when two outrageous things are contrasted with something trivial;

Yes, you wrecked the car, and demolished the front wall, BUT DON'T DRINK MILK FROM THE CARTON !!!

It's more of a guideline than a rule, though, as sometimes the impression is given of trying too hard.
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Isn't the "rule of three" one of the options on the selector switch of an M-60?
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Isn't the "rule of three" one of the options on the selector switch of an M-60?
It can be anything you want when you consider the lack of context in the OP. I understood the rule of 3 to be that when one celebrity dies two others will follow in quick succession. So far I've seen little to dissuade me from that impression.
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Thats way right field but just within the paradigm.
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Any opinions on the "Rule Of Three" ?
From the USMC Infantry side of the house....the rule of three is pretty solid.

One Marine directly leads three Marines; Chain of Command.

Fireteam Leader directly leads three Marines
Squad Leader directly leads three Fireteam Leaders
Platoon commander directly leads three Squad Leaders
Company Commander directly leads three Platoon Commanders
Battalion Commander directly leads three Company Commanders
Regimental Commander directly leads three Battalion Commanders
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If you try to lead more than three people, generally you run into problems.
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Isn't the "rule of three" one of the options on the selector switch of an M-60?
The M-60 was either rapid fire or safe.

The M16-A1 had three positions....
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