EX 2: It used to be common sense to do a courtesy flush but now when you walk into a bathroom stall (stall) you can't even breath b/c some iggit dropped a bomb sized turd into the toilette and did not flush it. Common sense is something that used to be prevalent in society, as a whole, but through time has diminished greatly for whatever reason.
EX 3: A great example of the lack of common sense is some person looking this definition up as "common cents", as I have heard it referred to, and ironically, I have seen it spelled that way.
2) The ability to discern what is right and what is wrong.
3) The ability to discern what is intelligent and what is stupid.
Don't touch the posionous snake.
If you buy a Sega product you are just throwing your money away on something that will not have any new games released for it shortly after its release.
Common sense should tell people that coffee is a hot drink, and that when spilling it, one should expect it to be hot. Common sense should also tell people that eating fatty foods makes you fat. Still, look at the recent pathetic excuses for "lawsuits" against some fast-food restaurants.
Common sense should tell people - even children - that TV shows such as "Power Rangers" are not reality. Two eleven-year-old boys, however, tried to re-enact a scene from the above-mentioned show by burying an eight-year-old boy alive in the ground, thinking he would grow back out. Duuuuh...I don't think it worked...oops!
Common sense should tell the Bush administration to take money from people who actually HAVE MONEY TO GIVE, but instead they choose to take it from people who do not have it.
I rest my case.
The only type of knowledge in life that is truly useful over 99% of the time.
It also took him 45 minutes to find the entrance on the hooker he hired on a lonely Friday night.
-trying to breathe underwater
-staring into the sun to try to see it
-trying to touch a rainbow
-believing politicians truly care about the people
-telling someone with a bazooka to fuck off
-driving on the wrong side of the freeway
-being a hypocrite
-poking any dangerous creature