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Ruby Redfort's Rules:

Rule 1: You can never be completely sure what might happen next

Rule 2: If you want to keep something secret, don't leave it lying around

Rule 3: People so often don't see what's in front of their eyes

Rule 4: If in doubt, say nothing

Rule 5: There is more to learn than you can even know

Rule 6: Never have a friend who would sell you out

Rule 7: Never forget the little things - it's the little things that will lead people to notice the big things

Rule 8: Don't let your imagination run away with you or you might well lose the plot

Rule 9: There is always a chance that someone somewhere is watching you

Rule 10: Never reveal your hand to a psychopath

Rule 11: Expect the unexpected and be ready for anything

Rule 12: Adjust your thinking and your chances improve

Rule 13: There is more to most things than meets the eye

Rule 14: Very often people neglect to tell the most important detail

Rule 15: Just because they have a pretty face doesn't mean they are made of candy

Rule 16: Even the mundane can tell a story

Rule 17: Always check the evidence before jumping to conclusions

Rule 18: People often miss the downright obvious

Rule 19: Panic will freeze your brain

Rule 20: Ninety percent of survival is about believing you will survive

Rule 21: Don't think back; don't think ahead; just think now

Rule 22: If you think you might talk yourself into a trap, keep your trap shut

Rule 24: Stay alive long enough to figure out your next move

Rule 26: Never kid a kidder

Rule 28: It doesn't matter if it's hard to believe. If there's no other explanation it's gotta be true

Rule 29: Just because a lion says it's a mouse, don't make it a mouse

Rule 32: Tell one lie and get ready to tell a whole lot more

Rule 33: More often than not, there is always a very ordinary explanation for the 'extraordinary' happening

Rule 34: You never know when something is going to come in handy

Rule 36: Always come up with Plan B before you have embarked on Plan A

Rule 40: If you ain't breathing, you ain't surviving

Rule 42: Don't waste your time arguing with someone who won't in a million years change their mind

Rule 43: If you've got the advantage- make sure you keep it

Rule 44: When in a tight spot, buy yourself some time: one minute could change your fate

Rule 45: Never stop challenging small-mindedness

Rule 47: Never lie to someone who is likely to see right through you

Rule 48: Don't get distracted, focus on what you got to focus on

Rule 51: When you don't trust the other players, always play your cards close to your chest

Rule 52: You can miss a lot in the blink of an eye

Rule 53: If something is worth knowing, chances are it's written down somewhere

Rule 62: Sometimes all the answers you are looking for are under your own nose

Rule 65: People believe what they want to believe

Rule 66: Sometimes not thinking about a problem is the best way to find the solution

Rule 71: When in doubt think the obvious

Rule 73: Sometimes you just have to work with what you've got

Rule 79: What to do if you meet a bear- wish you hadn't!

Rule 80: Don't stand on a window edge unless you know if it opens inwards or outwards

Rule 81: What to do when your most trusted ally turns out to be a phoney?

Rule 82: If you know their secret, don't let them know that you know.

Not all rules were mentioned in the books, but if you know one that is not listed please feel free to add it.