8 Parts Of Barney Stinson’s Bro Code That You Should Actually Listen To

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If you have seen an episode of How I Met Your Mother, then you should be very familiar with Neil Patrick Harris’s character Barney Stinson. Long story short, he is a womanizing playboy who abides by the “Bro Code.” The Bro Code is a set of rules governing the behavior of “bros” towards one another.

Many of them are pretty ridiculous, some are cliche like “bros before hoes” however, some are actually good advice. Here are 8 pieces of advice from the legendary “brofessor” that you should actually pay attention to.

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Article 3 : If a Bro gets a dog, it must be at least as tall as his knee when full-grown.

Seriously guys, you can’t be caught walking a Yorkie unless it’s your girlfriends.

Article 12 : Bros do not share dessert.

Two dudes, two forks, one big mistake.

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Article 18 : If a Bro spearheads a beer run at a party, he is entitled to any excess monies accrued after can canvassing the group.

No, I don’t have your change.

Article 20 : A Bro respects all his Bros in the military because they’ve selflessly chose to defend the nation.

Freedom isn’t free.

Article 22 : There is no law that prohibits a woman from being a Bro.

Some of my best bros are girls.

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Article 48: A Bro never publicly reveals how many chicks he’s been with.

Have some respect.

Article 60: A Bro shall honor they father and mother.

Also one of the 10 Commandments so it’s pretty important.

Article 75: A Bro automatically enhances another Bro’s job description when introducing him to a chick.

“I get by with a little help from my friends.”

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