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    • Dreamnine
    • By Dreamnine 11th Oct 16, 3:42 PM
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    Do you eat dinner/tea at the same time every day?
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    • 11th Oct 16, 3:42 PM
    Do you eat dinner/tea at the same time every day? 11th Oct 16 at 3:42 PM
    Perhaps you have a fixed routine with your partner and children and meals are at a set time.

    Single, I'll generally have my tea at 4pm. but sometimes 5 if I'm running a little late that day.
    I shot a vein in my neck and coughed up a Quaalude.
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    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 11th Oct 16, 3:46 PM
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    No as it depends on my hours at work and what I do on my days off.
    • Alikay
    • By Alikay 11th Oct 16, 3:47 PM
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    • 11th Oct 16, 3:47 PM
    Pretty well the same time, yes: About 5:45.
    It's different at weekends though, dependent on having visitors or going out.
    • Paully232000
    • By Paully232000 11th Oct 16, 3:59 PM
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    • 11th Oct 16, 3:59 PM
    monday to friday always somewhere between 5.30 and 6pm, and a bit different at the weekends depending on where we are, or whether we go out for our evening meal.
    • catkins
    • By catkins 11th Oct 16, 4:03 PM
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    • 11th Oct 16, 4:03 PM
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    • 11th Oct 16, 4:03 PM
    We eat between 7.30 and 8pm most evenings
    The world is over 4 billion years old and yet you somehow managed to exist at the same time as David Bowie
    • gizwal
    • By gizwal 11th Oct 16, 5:15 PM
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    • 11th Oct 16, 5:15 PM
    Sometime between 5-6pm, depends when OH gets home. I don`t like eating after 7pm normally.
    • Jackieboy
    • By Jackieboy 11th Oct 16, 5:27 PM
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    • 11th Oct 16, 5:27 PM
    Generally between 8 and 9 - I couldn't eat as early in the evening as some people do.
    • Missli
    • By Missli 11th Oct 16, 5:40 PM
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    It varies for me. My kids always have their dinner by about 5.50pm due to school, but I often have mine later.
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 11th Oct 16, 5:52 PM
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    • 11th Oct 16, 5:52 PM
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    • 11th Oct 16, 5:52 PM
    Why Dreamnine? Would you like to come to Tea?
    Only joking like the Pizza reply.
    Evening meal most days at 6 pm - I am turning into my late Mother
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    • mattytun
    • By mattytun 11th Oct 16, 5:55 PM
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    Sometimes but it all depends on what I've been doing that day.
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    • Dreamnine
    • By Dreamnine 11th Oct 16, 5:55 PM
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    Why Dreamnine? Would you like to come to Tea?
    Only joking like the Pizza reply.
    Evening meal most days at 6 pm - I am turning into my late Mother
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    I'll come to tea with you. What will you cook for me?
    I shot a vein in my neck and coughed up a Quaalude.
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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 11th Oct 16, 5:58 PM
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    Anything you like my friend - name it.
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    • Dreamnine
    • By Dreamnine 11th Oct 16, 5:59 PM
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    Anything you like my friend - name it.
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Ok, then, beef stroganoff, please.
    I shot a vein in my neck and coughed up a Quaalude.
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    • Tigsteroonie
    • By Tigsteroonie 11th Oct 16, 6:02 PM
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    Monday to Saturday - we eat at either 6:45pm (if Marley has made something like stew or pie or curry) or 7:30pm (if it's something from the freezer and chips) or 8pm (if it's takeaway).

    Sundays we have our main meal at either 3:30pm (if BIL is visiting) or 7pm (if he's not).

    So - no - we don't eat at the same time every day. It depends on the day and what we are eating.
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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 11th Oct 16, 6:04 PM
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    Ok, then, beef stroganoff, please.
    I can do that for you. When would you like it?
    Tips x
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    • Dreamnine
    • By Dreamnine 11th Oct 16, 6:07 PM
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    Well I haven't been to Bournemouth since 2002 (I remember my surprise at all those steps to get down to the beach.)

    Perhaps I could fly to Southampton on Friday?
    I shot a vein in my neck and coughed up a Quaalude.
    Lou Reed The Last Shot
    • Firetastic
    • By Firetastic 11th Oct 16, 6:56 PM
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    No I go and see Gran in the evening so dinner can be 8pm. On the days we take her out in the afternoon it is earliers 6:30pm - 7pm.

    Up at the home I've seen the residents sitting down for dinner at half past 4. That's too early even for me and my family so heaven knows how the residents feel.
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 11th Oct 16, 7:00 PM
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    I do a very good Hungarian Goulash also. You are always welcome to my home.

    Actually I am just going to pop back to the pizza thread, as I have a very special recipe for pizza.
    Tips x
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    • elisebutt65
    • By elisebutt65 11th Oct 16, 7:28 PM
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    I dont get home from work until 6 so it's usually around 7.30pm. On my day off I can do something that takes a little longer so we eat around 7pm and on my uni day, I'm too tired so have to have a little nap first so can be up to 8pm.
    Even on weekends I don't start the prep until 6' unless I'm doing a roast and then it's a little earlier.
    I can't actually eat at a 'normal' time now, so it's hellish when I visit parents and they have dinner at 5pm.
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    • Mrs Bones
    • By Mrs Bones 11th Oct 16, 8:25 PM
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    Roughly, it's normally between 7 and 8pm but there is no fixed rule.
    I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. ~ Maya Angelou
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