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1. International dinners: Who doesn't like being in a room packed with loads of food of random places where you have never been and that they are actually from the place (I mean eating genuine Japanese onigiris, German Bradwursts or Belgian waffles and not what you might get in your country's chain supermarket). I must say most of the time, due to travel restrictions I bring a couple of bottles of Mistela (apparently very popular among my German MUN friends) and chorizo. Most of the time what people bring is alcohol, let's not kid ourselves.
2. Karaoke nights and Committee songs: Most of us mortals are not the next American Idol neither ABBA but nevertheless, singing with your committee a random song is always good fun especially if the song is related to your committee. Among the classics I have seen are We are the World by Michael Jackson by the HRC
2.1. If you happen to have people from your own country or someone who speaks your language, there is a trend of singing the most stereotypical song your country is known for i.e. Volare for the Italians, Macarena for the Spaniards or Dragostea din Tei by Moldovans among other "musical pearls" as we say in some country in south-west Europe.
3. Skipping a morning session: Not everyone I know has done it but there will always be someone in your committee who gave it all the night before and has a lay down the next day after the social.
4. Using the word fruitful: C'mon none all of you who are veterans use this word. I do not use this word outside MUNS and I doubt l will but it is one of those classy MUN words we have all used (Love it or hate it but you have used it).
5. Crisis opening speeches: most of the time, in an MUN crisis, there are casualties. Most of the delegates will always start their speeches expressing their condolences towards the "victims" of the acts committed by terrorist group X. If you do not do it, you look like you are insensitive so pretty much everyone in the committee adds a line expressing their thoughts and prayers or condolences.
6. Singing and dancing punishments: for being late, declaring wars, wearing Hello Kitty leggings in session... there is always an excuse to get that delegate that dared to break the rules to get the punishment they deserve.
7. Placard signing: This moment is one of the saddest but at the same time it is so worth it. Signing each other's placards with funny anecdotes, phrases or puns said and that happened during the conference. Usually you wait until you get home to read some of the things they have written in your placard. I treasure all my placards and every now and then I take a look at then and have a laugh.
I genuinely try to be as original as possible and add a personal touch to each placard. I really do not like to sound generic. I had once a chair that use to say, if you're going to write Dear Country X I really enjoyed having you in the committee, hope we'll see each other at another MUN yours, Country Y Then do not bother in writing anything.
Today, I am a bit out of ideas but if I come up with more, I will add them shortly. If there is any traditions that are specific to an MUN youa ttend regularly please share it on the comments below.