What was the strangest coding standard rule that you were forced to follow?

coding-style

When I asked this question I got almost always a definite yes you should have coding standards.

What was the strangest coding standard rule that you were ever forced to follow?

And by strangest I mean funniest, or worst, or just plain odd.

In each answer, please mention which language, what your team size was, and which ill effects it caused you and your team.

Best Solution

I hate it when the use of multiple returns is banned.