As with all things in life, there are universal courtesies that people expect each other to do. The same goes with the etiquette of smoking weed/participating in the cypher. Here you’ll find 15 definitive rules that make up a gentlemanly smoker–aka Good Guy Greg (you do know that he’s smoking in those meme photos, right?)
Number 1: When smoking a joint or blunt, the person who rolls the joint (no matter whose weed it is) gets to spark up the joint and get first hit.
Number 2: If someone rolls a nice joint, it’s good to give the person a compliment on their rolling skills.
Number 3: If someone who’s smoked asks for a sip of your soda, you must give him some.
Number 4: If you ask for a sip, don’t take a large gulp.
Number 5: Never put your whole mouth on the blunt or joint. It gets wet and disgusting.
Number 6: If you are smoking a piece, always clear the chamber.
Number 7: DON’T WASTE WEED.
Number 8: Don’t pocket someones lighter. It will inevitably happen, but don’t purposely snake another lighter.
Number 9: If someone smokes you up, you must smoke them up at a future time.
Number 10: It is not cool to criticize other people’s weed in front of them.
Number 11: Thou shalt not turn down a smoke. Ever!
Number 12: Always pass the joint or the piece to the left. Musical Youth’s immortal lyric goes, “Pass the dutchie on the left-hand side”.
Number 13: Never pass someone a spliff (which mixes weed and tobacco) without first letting them know that there is tobacco in it.
Number 14: Don’t spill bong water. It’s just gross.
Number 15: Puff. Puff. Pass. ‘Nuff said!