How I Met Your Mother Recap: "The Three Days Rule"

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On last night's episode of How I Met Your Mother, Ted got the phone number of a cute girl, Holli (Rebecca Budig) and immdiately starts showing too much interest in the girl.

In an effort to teach Ted about the three days rule, Barney and Marshall put their number in Holli's place in Ted's phone and pretend to be Holli as they text back and forth.

Marshall and Barney Texting

Find out what these hilarious antic led to in our "The Three Days Rule" recap.

Now for some of our favorite How I Met Your Mother quotes from the episode:

Barney: You can't call her, you have to wait three days to call a woman. That's the rule!
Ted: Barney, that rule is completely played out. Girls know exactly what you're doing. Hey I got a new rule, it's kind of crazy, it's called you like her, you call her
Barney: I'm sorry, can you repeat that? I don't speak "I never get laid" | permalink
Barney: Nice! Girls whose names end in LY are always dirty: Holly, Kelly, Karly... Lily.
Marshall: Hey! Oh, yeah, I know it's true | permalink

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Barney: Ladies and gentlemen, I have in my hand a copy of tonight's Top Ten list. The category: top ten things I would've called my truck...
Ted: It was never your truck.
Barney: if Ted hadn't been a jerk and given it back.
Ted: It was a rental.
Barney: Number ten, "The Winne-Bango." Number nine, "The Pick-Up Truck." Number eight, "The Ford Explore Her." Number seven, "The You Scream Truck." You Scream. (they all laugh) Number six, "Feels on Wheels!" Hello! Number five, "The Ride Her Truck." Number four, "The 18-Squeeler." Number three, "The Esca-Laid." Number two, "The Slam-Boney." and... the number one thing I would've called my truck if Ted hadn't been a jerk and given it back... "The '69 Chevy."

Sometimes things have to fall apart to make way for better things...we're done here.

Ted