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The Bureaucrat Magazine cited the following Murphy's Laws of Combat.   
Although geared for the
military, many of the laws also can be helpful   guides for surviving in
civilian offices.  For
* If it's stupid but works, it isn't stupid.
* Don't look conspicuous-it draws fire.
* Never draw fire-it irritates everyone around you.
* Never share a foxhole with anyone braver than you are.
* Always remember your weapon was made by the lowest bidder.
* If your attack is going well, it's an ambush.
* Try to look unimportant-the enemy may be low on ammo.
* The enemy diversion you are ignoring is the main attack.
* The easy way is always mined.
* The important things are usually very simple.
* The apparently-simple things are usually very hard.
* If you are short of everything except enemy, you are in combat.
* Incoming fire has the right-of-way.
* No truly combat-ready unit has ever passed inspection.
* No inspection-ready unit has every passed combat.
* Teamwork is gives the enemy other people to shoot at.
* Friendly fire isn't.
* Anything you do can get you shot at, including doing nothing.
* If you make it too tough for the enemy to get in, you can't get out.
* When you have secured an area, don't forget to tell the enemy!