for a specific example. Also look a couple posts down where I show how to avoid repeated alerts.
But I agree with lfs_alp5, I specifically wrote the Design Pattern articles to provide generically application ways to solve common problems in Rules using the minimum amount of code. Any time you encounter a situation where you feel like you are repeating lots of code, look to see if there is a Design Pattern(s) that apply. If not post a new thread and I or someone will likely write a new Design Pattern for your situation.