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11 Music Festival Rules That Need To Be Law

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1. Leave your own personal musical instruments at home.

We came to hear the greatest artists of our day, not your sophomoric cover of "I'm Yours" on acoustic guitar.
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We came to hear the greatest artists of our day, not your sophomoric cover of "I'm Yours" on acoustic guitar.

2. Don't bring furniture into your campsite.

Camping is this thing where you don't live in a house with a futon and a bed and an armchair and a lamp and garbage.
Mr Michael Phams / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Via Flickr: michaelphams

Camping is this thing where you don't live in a house with a futon and a bed and an armchair and a lamp and garbage.

3. And don't leave all your trash behind.

Be a good citizen.
billfromesm / CC BY http://2.0 / Via Flickr: b1ll

Be a good citizen.

4. Don't get angry if someone won't move so you can "stand with your friends."

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It's seriously the oldest excuse in the book.

5. You can record with your device ONE TIME during a show.

And the shorter the better. One solo, not the entire song plz.
Noam Galai / noamgalai.com / Getty Images

And the shorter the better. One solo, not the entire song plz.

6. On that note: Deodorant is not optional.

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Your naturalism is literally suffocating me.

7. If you want to sit during a show, go to the very back. No, farther. Farther than that. Try over by that fence.

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8. If you're super tall, please don't stand directly in front of not-so-tall people.

We both know you have every right to be here, but do you have every right to be there, exactly?
James Lamon

We both know you have every right to be here, but do you have every right to be there, exactly?

9. If you like to mosh, mosh. Don't be this guy.

Via cityoftheblind.tumblr.com

Pushing is not moshing.

10. Only put your morphsuit on immediately before crowd surfing — not at home, not in line, not walking around the fest.

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Doug Hay / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: doughay

It's just creepy.

11. And finally, there is a limit on how long you can do this:

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The limit is about 15 seconds.

Most importantly: if you're going to bring refreshments, bring enough for everybody.

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Jim Beam® is a registered trademark of Jim Beam Brands Co. and is used with permission.

DRINK RESPONSIBLY.

Jim Beam® Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 40% Alc./Vol. ©2014 James B. Beam Distilling Co., Clermont, KY