While not many of us like to be told what to do, rules exist for a reason. Otherwise, the world (and our daily lives) would be in a constant state of utter and total crazy chaos. When you have a place as orderly (and in my eyes almost perfect) as Disneyland, then it鈥檚 totally obvs that some pretty strict employee rules exist in order to keep it the 鈥渉appiest place on Earth.鈥 Think about those infamous carnies at the county fair, then think about those who work at Disneyland 鈥 big diff right?!? While Disney keeps their in-house rules and regulations totally on the down low, here are 21 that are rumored and/or known to be true.

1. They鈥檙e not called employees. Disneyland workers are always referred to as cast members. Think of Disneyland as the stage 鈥 these folks are the players and guests are the stars of the show.

2. You won鈥檛 see any tats on cast members. While tattoos on guests are everywhere (and this is the perf place for your Disney-centric tattoo inspo), you won鈥檛 see any skin art on cast members. If they have them, they must be well covered.

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3. And no extra jewelry, either. Cast members can鈥檛 be seen sporting a nose, lip or tongue piercing. And earlobe expansions are a total no-no. Their earring rules state, 鈥淥ne earring in each ear is permitted. Earrings may be clip-on or pierced, post, hoop or dangle and must be worn on the bottom of the earlobe. Earrings may not exceed the size of a quarter.鈥 And they can only wear one ring on each hand (unless they have a wedding band set). Ankle bracelets are totally NSFW.

4. Eyeglasses must be simple. If a cast member has impaired vision and wears glasses, the pair they sport must be of a conservative hue and can鈥檛 have any large logos. So those hot pink Chanel logo specs will have to stay at home.

5. There is no Mr. This or Ms. That. Every cast member is on a first name basis. This is something that came directly from Walt Disney himself. At the parks, his film studios and offices, he was always Walt, never Mr. Disney.

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6. Men can have a beard, but it鈥檚 gotta be well-groomed and tidy. For decades, cast members weren鈥檛 allowed to sport facial hair at all while employed at the park, but this strict policy was changed a few years back. Now they can 鈥 but with conditions. Facial hair can鈥檛 be a work-in-progress; mustaches and beards must be fully grown (which means they鈥檒l have to spend their vacay growing out their 鈥榮tash). Additionally, facial hair must be trimmed, well-kept with no wack-a-doodle shaping and must, as Disney states, be 鈥渨ell-maintained at no longer than a quarter of an inch in length.鈥

7. Nails must be tamed. While long nails with images of the cast of Beauty and the Beast or a tribute to Minnie Mouse might be tempting, a Disneyland employee can鈥檛 go there. Nails must be simple. As Disney states, 鈥淚f polish is used, it should be an appropriate, neutral color. This includes deeper, richer shades of polish. Polishes that are not permitted include black, gold, silver, multicolored or neon. Also, nail charms or decals aren鈥檛 permitted either. (Photo via Nailed It by Chelsey)

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8. Hair must be tamed too. For women, hair must be 鈥渘eatly combed and arranged in a classic, easy-to-maintain style.鈥 And those 鈥渆xtreme styles鈥? They鈥檙e a no-go. As for hair color 鈥 think natural. 鈥淭he Disney Look does not permit extremes in dyeing, bleaching or coloring. If the hair color is changed, it must be natural-looking and well maintained. Subtle highlighting or frosting is permitted as long as it creates a uniform look over the whole head.鈥

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9. Use two fingers. When pointing, say giving directions to the nearest Churro stand, cast members must do so with two fingers, not one. Pointing with one may be considered rude in various cultures and, since Disneyland is a melting pot, they don鈥檛 want to offend anyone.

10. There is no such thing as 鈥淚 don鈥檛 know.鈥 If you have a question that pertains to the park, cast members can鈥檛 answer with an 鈥淚 don鈥檛 know.鈥 They must either ask another cast member or call someone who鈥檒l know. But remember, this is for real questions. They can鈥檛 help you with 鈥淲hich came first, the chicken or the egg?鈥 or 鈥淚s there life after death?鈥 Well, at least we don鈥檛 think they can.

11. They can鈥檛 Snapchat their day as Elsa. Or, for that matter, they can鈥檛 talk about their Princess gig anywhere outside of work 鈥 like on their YouTube channel or at an open mic night. Their job as a Disney character is not unlike being a spy. There is, indeed, a veil of secrecy.

12. The size of their body matters, if they鈥檙e a character, that is. There are size constraints for certain character roles, and while it might be an odd job requirement, it totally makes sense. Disney princesses such as Cinderella, Snow White and Aurora are usually in the 5鈥4鈥 to 5鈥 8鈥 range, while a character like Alice is usually under 5鈥2鈥. And they鈥檙e all pretty fit and trim.

13. No free costume rental for you. Have a pal who works at the Haunted Mansion and you think that you can ask them to borrow their costume for Halloween? Think again. Cast members (and their friends) can鈥檛 wear the Disneyland costumes for any sort of personal use.

14. They also need to be able to write 鈥渋n character.鈥 Those who are livin鈥 their day as a Princess, Pluto or Peter Pan (among many, many others) will need to learn to properly pull off the character鈥檚 in-character signature. That way, when the kids go home and compare the John Hancock from this year from two years ago, it appears that the autographs are one and the same. Each character has their own style, like Minnie Mouse puts a heart over the 鈥淚,鈥 Daisy Duck puts a flower over her 鈥淚鈥 and Woody adds a star to his lasso-like 鈥測.鈥

15. They need to learn and use code words. Not-so-magical things can happen at the Magic Kingdom. And instead of saying, 鈥淲e need to clean up that vomit outside of Space Mountain,鈥 it鈥檚 鈥淲e have a Code V.鈥 Other codes include Code P or Code U (for urine) and Code H (for horse poop on Main Street).

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16. If they see trash, they have to pick it up. Everyone, from execs to a roaming Alice, must pick up any litter they see. And they can鈥檛 pick it up by squatting, rather one must embrace their inner ballerina and gracefully swoop it up.

17. No photos, please. While we鈥檙e all used to taking (and sharing) photos everywhere, cast members aren鈥檛 allowed to take photos backstage, like ever. No one wants to ruin countless childhoods by seeing Mickey without his head.

18. They can鈥檛 make guests feel stupid. 鈥淚f someone asks you 鈥榳hat time does the 3:00 parade start鈥,鈥 a former cast member stated. 鈥淵ou can鈥檛 laugh. They may be serious! Actually, they are most of the time! You have to say 鈥3:00 with a smile that doesn鈥檛 suggest to them that you think they are a big stupid and should go learn something.鈥

19. Celebrities LOVE Disneyland, but you have to treat them like any other visitor. It鈥檚 said that asking a celebrity for a photo or autograph while you鈥檙e working is grounds for termination.

20. There are lots of little things a cast member can鈥檛 do. There are plenty of mundane little things that are off limits. They can鈥檛 be seen chewing gum, checking their cell phone while on 鈥渟tage鈥 or eating while on the job. And since Disneyland has a ton of Pokestops, that also means you can鈥檛 play Pokemon Go while at work (no matter how tempting).

If you worked at Disneyland, which rules would be the hardest for you to follow? Tweet us @BritandCo and let us know!