We love the Motor City, but that doesn’t mean it’s without its pitfalls and less-than-perfect elements. In fact, living in Detroit comes with a set of unwritten rules that every citizen should follow to avoid unnecessary stress, judgment, and discomfort. Here are nine things that everyone who calls Detroit home should stay away from.

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