1.6 Duration

Shotgun may be called for one ride, one final destination where a deed is to be done. When your final destination is reached, Shotgun no longer belongs to the original caller and may be claimed again. For rides lasting longer than 2 hours, Long Haul rule may apply. 1.6.1 Ancillary Stops If driver and passengers understand there [...]

1.5 Voiding

Whenever you break a Shotgun rule as stated in this guide, you may be "voided" from receiving Shotgun privileges for that ride. Although somewhat discretionary, voiding automatically applies if you call Shotgun while indoors, if you do not have your shoes on, or if you display any other blatant disregard for Shotgun protocol. In circumstances [...]

1.4 The Shotgun Gaper

Gapers (gey-pers) are people who prioritize Shotgun much more than a normal human being. These people will alter their usual behavior and even undermine their own ethics in order to gain the rights to Shotgun. They do this through legal means, such as sprinting for an exit, and therefore their individual calls usually cannot be Voided. [...]

1.3 You Must Be Outside To Call Shotgun

If the Deed takes place indoors, the Deed is considered done after you have left the building in which the Deed took place. All passengers need not have exited the building, but someone must hear you call Shotgun. Some people choose to use a variation of this rule and require that all occupants be out of the [...]

1.2 The Deed Must Be Done Before Shotgun May Be Called

For the Shotgun Rules to work properly, it is essential that you understand and accept the concept of the "Deed." Shotgun may only be called after the "Deed is Done." Simply stated, the Deed is any activity or objective that directly precedes the ride in the automobile. The Deed can be anything, ranging from a [...]

1.1 You Must Say The Word “Shotgun”

You must say the word "Shotgun" to stake your claim on Shotgun. This must be done clearly and loud enough so that at least one other to-be occupant of the vehicle can hear you. No variations of this word are acceptable. After you have legally called Shotgun, you have exclusive rights to Shotgun for that [...]

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