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1) The rule of three is the rule that controls how and when celebrities die. If one celebrity dies then two must follow or the universe will become unbalanced. This is why Betty White has not died.

2) The rule that things that are written in threes are generally more funny, more satisfying, and effective
Example 1

Dude 1: did you hear about that 911 dialing cat dying?

Dude 2: ya I did! I wonder what celebrities will be next! The Rule of Three always keeps me on my toes!

Dude 1: I hope its Tracy Morgan.

Dude 2: I can't help but feel that's racist...

Example 2

The three little pigs and goldilocks and the three bears are all examples of The Rule of Three in fairy tales
by él_tejon October 09, 2013

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