Living here in the Capital Region requires some basic fundamental learning.

There are rules here for living in the upstate region of New York  - many of which are "unwritten." But how does one gather this knowledge?  Sometimes it's trial-and-error, sometimes it's word of mouth, others might pick up a few things in a written post like this one which literally spells out a dozen things you need to know when living in the Capital Region.

There are rules here for living in the upstate region of New York  - many of which are "unwritten."

Many of the items on this list were inspired by people from the Capital Region who listed a ton of things on a thread for  Albany Reddit called "Unwritten Rules of the Capital Region."

The topics range from places to go, places to avoid, things to eat, worst roads to travel, what words we use for certain things, and even how we react to stuff.

So, here we go....

12 Unwritten Rules for the Capital Region That We're Required to Know

Everyone Who Lives Here Knows these Unwritten Rules of the Capital Region

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