Ten easy steps to becoming a "Bar-Room Hero" on the weekends.

When going Downtown in New Bedford on the weekends, here are simple, yet common etiquette rules to ensure a safe, yet good night out in the city:
THE 10 COMMANDMENTS OF DOWNTOWN NEW BEDFORD
1.) Thou shall drive slowly and with caution throughout the area.
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2.) Thou shall park in a centralized area if bar crawling
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3.) Thou shall ALWAYS prepare a designated driver
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4.) Thou shall stray from busy bars/clubs if you’re looking for quick service
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5.) Thou shall never take a first date to thou’s favorite hangout spot
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6.) Thou shall arrive after 10 p.m. if looking for a crowd
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7.) Thou shall arrive before 10 p.m. if looking to find a seat at a bar
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8.) Thou shall leave downtown before or even right at last call if thou is hungry
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9.) Thou shall never accept a round of drinks or shots if thou is unwilling to pay for the next round.
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10.) Thou shall be cautious when walking on the cobblestones, especially during the winter or if wearing high-heels. 
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