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Knowledge that is common only amongst those who have some...
It's common sense (c.s.)...

-Not to tailgate. (Not c.s. if you've never ran into someone else's trunk.)
-Not to lean over a rail. (Not c.s. if you haven't leaned over and busted your face before.)
-Not to feed the wild animals. (Not c.s. unless you're missing a hand or two.)
by Ace Shot May 05, 2009
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1) The sense of logical reasoning and problem solving skills as applied to practical situations that all inteligent beings should and usually do have. Whether they actually use it is another issue.

2)A pamphlet written by none other than Thomas Paine prior to the American Revolution. It railed against British policies in it's colonies, and got many colonists (the intelligent and/or educated ones who could read, anyway) to question British rule of America. This, of course, was yet another paving stone on the road to revolution and the creation of the United States of America as we know it today.
1) "You don't need education to know that's stupid... just use your common sense."

2) The man read Common Sense by Thomas Paine. Then, he decided to go burn his stamps and not buy any more British tea.
by bluesmobile February 01, 2006
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The Darwin awards - proof of the rarity of common sense
by FlightofIcarus March 21, 2010
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bunch of bullshit, used to support all sorts of bullshit, bigotry and hate (anti-gay, anti-black rights, women's rights over history). It deals with social skills (know when to talk, when to shut up, how to have fun (but not act like a fool), how to walk, how to talk, etc. Just bullshit.

"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen."
-Albert Einstein

"Fuck your common sense"
by Lee McKinnis February 08, 2006
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1. A mental consept that is used in determining what is right and wrong, safe and dangerous, etc.

2. A form of knowledge used by a, now currently extinct, species of human known as Intelligent Individuals (or smart peoplez).
1. Dumbass: "Dude! I tried lighting a Black Cat in my ass and now I can't sit anymore..."

Friend: "What the fuck did you think would happen, dumbass! Use your common sense!"

2.(conversation cont.) Dumbass: "What's common sense?"
by TheTypoPoopcicle May 15, 2009
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Sense isn't common here on earth
by me March 27, 2004
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Something that helps a minority of people in situations to use logic to get out of said situation.
Commen sense is not so commen.
That train is coming for me, I should move.
by Gabriel March 21, 2005
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