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    **** no
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    (Original post by usualsuspects)
    Is this really a thing?!
    No. Nobody has ever eaten dinner in the living room, ever.
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    Depends if we're all home at the same time or not, as my dad works odd shifts. Also, my sister doesn't like a lot of the meals we eat and I have dietary requirements, so sometimes its separate as we need to cook different things so it's spread out.
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    I don't even have a table.
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    We don't actually have a dining table... :eating:
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    (Original post by WoodyMKC)
    No. Nobody has ever eaten dinner in the living room, ever.
    That's pretty common: nowadays rooms aren't as strictly divided as they used to be. Modern design has introduced open and multifunctional spaces, so it's definitely normal to have a table large enough to eat at in what you'd call the kitchen or the living room.

    But having dinner without a table seems complicated and unusual. On the sofa, with plates and everything on your knees? Watching TV? That seems very peculiar, I can understand how it might happen sporadically, on certain particular occasions, but I had no idea people did it routinely.
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    (Original post by usualsuspects)
    That's pretty common: nowadays rooms aren't as strictly divided as they used to be. Modern design has introduced open and multifunctional spaces, so it's definitely normal to have a table large enough to eat at in what you'd call the kitchen or the living room.

    But having dinner without a table seems complicated and unusual. On the sofa, with plates and everything on your knees? Watching TV? That seems very peculiar, I can understand how it might happen sporadically, on certain particular occasions, but I had no idea people did it routinely.
    Yeah it's fine, just put the plate on your lap and sit up straight. You can even put it on a tray if you want to be extra efficient.
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    Yes, is something special about eating meals around a table it has always signified a time to connect and enjoy good food and good company.
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    I'm the only one ever at the table. If my Dad is at work I will be up in my room since my Mum doesn't care how long I'm on my computer.
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    We eat every meal around the table. No phones, books, ipads etc are allowed whilst we're eating, as it's a time to spend with your family. We catch up on each others days, and just generally talk
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    Not much for family so my desk is my dining table
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    Rarely, normally in my room sitting on my office chair.

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    No, I either sit on the floor in the living room whilst my family are watching TV (no discussion allowed tho so I just have my ear/headphones in :rolleyes:)
    Or I eat it in my room

    We only ever use the dining table for Christmas. ATM our dining table is home to a hamster
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    Occasionally, but we mostly sit in ground with family.
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    Nope, the sounds of chewing, lip smacking and the clink clanking of cutlery on plates makes my skin crawl and I get unreasonably angry / agitated by the whole thing.

    Edit: We'll usually eat dinner in our living room sat on the couch.
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    Nope. We only eat around the table for Xmas dinner. Otherwise it's always on the sofa
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    (Original post by usualsuspects)
    Of course we do, what's the other option, eating under the table?
    I can't help but quote myself. I'm appalled at the number of people stating they don't eat around a table.
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    (Original post by usualsuspects)
    I can't help but quote myself. I'm appalled at the number of people stating they don't eat around a table.
    It's comfortable to eat on the floor.

    Though I've never eaten on a table in my life.
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    In my own room usually
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    we always used to when i was little, but now my mums a vegan and i'm not so i tend to make food for myself and eat in my room, while they eat theirs watching tv. i can't remember when it changed really
 
 
 
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