1. There must be at least 3 people involved
As the saying goes, there has to be a bit of a “crowd.”
2. The first person in the conga line is responsible for maintaining the conga line’s energy
He or she is often referred to as “the champion.”
3. You are forbidden from acting like you don’t know how you got into the middle of the conga line
You know exactly how you got there. Stop looking like it’s a surprise that’s painful to you.
4. Conga lines must be led by living things
Traffic cones are for traffic… even if they have faces drawn on them by teenagers.
This also doesn’t count
Those are bears that had no choice in the matter.
5. If a conga occurs naturally, it must be enjoyed for a total of 2 minutes
And if you don’t enjoy it, you have to do it until you do.
6. Conga lines are not to double as adult leashes
They are not a tool that tour guides have at their disposal. They know that.
7. Bongos are required in some capacity
Two hands must be used, and one hand must be in contact with the bongos at all times.
8. Contrary to popular belief, conga lines are waterproof
They are not machine washable, however.
9. If the conga line’s participants are under 10 years of age, the conga line must be supervised by an adult
Otherwise there could be tears.
10. Conga lines at weddings must be led by the newlyweds
Look at that bride. She knows everyone’s doing it wrong.
11. Conga lines do not count towards graduation
The only kind of “credit” you can get from doing a conga line is “credit” that you did it well.
12. Once 3 or more people have asked you to join their conga line, you are obligated to do so
Even if they don’t ask nicely. You have a duty.
13. “Hover hands” are categorically forbidden
You don’t even want to know what happens if you “hover hand” in a conga line.