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Whoever touches something first and cares the most gets to decide what to do with it.

Use the Midas Rule to encourage others to go ahead and work on what they want, or when someone's being lazy.
"Can I work on this project?" or "It'd be great if someone fixed this bug."
"Yes, by Midas Rule, feel free to work on that."

"Mom, I'm hungry."
"Yes, son. You're 16, by Midas Rule I'm sure you can find something to eat."
by Nivlong July 02, 2013
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