Ex prisoners of Reddit, what are some of the best tips to survive the first week in prison?

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Always, always fight back. Even if you know you’ll get your ass beat. No matter what, fight back. They’ll see you’re not an easy target compared to someone who doesn’t defend themselves or else they’ll continue to harass you. Edit – wording.


blend in. Give respect to the homies. Also you are now racist. Side with your color.


Don’t fuck with the COs the guards will make your life hell more than inmates.


Don’t take favors from anyone cause they’ll expect one back.


Get bigger before going in don’t give anyone your food sneeze inside your shirt hygiene is a pretty big thing. No one inside is your friend.