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Old 02-21-2008, 07:58 PM   #1
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Dinner Time?

What time does the average person eat dinner at? I know most people associate dinner with six o'clock, but in my family we eat fairly early, like five, five thirty early. Other people I know, they don't have dinner until seven or eight. What time do you normally eat dinner at?


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Old 02-21-2008, 08:03 PM   #2
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We eat between 7:30 and 8:00 PM most nights.

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Old 02-21-2008, 08:04 PM   #3
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We sit down for supper between 530 and 6.

ETA: We have children so we need to be on a schedule for meals.
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Old 02-21-2008, 08:05 PM   #4
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We eat between 8:00 and 9:00, but I know that's later than most people's suppertime. Thing is, once I get my tummy full, I'm ready for bed, so I hate to eat too early.
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Old 02-21-2008, 08:16 PM   #5
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whenever we have time is when we eat...
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Old 02-21-2008, 08:17 PM   #6
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I always have supper ready to serve when dh gets home at 7:30
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Old 02-21-2008, 08:36 PM   #7
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kids go to bed at 7pm, so we eat about 5:30.
In the summer we tend to eat later.

My sister eats dinner very late. She is in NY and is 3 hours ahead and often we eat dinner before she does!
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Old 02-21-2008, 09:07 PM   #8
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we don't have a set time to eat, it depends if I cook dinner. If I don't cook and there are leftovers, hubby eats that when he is hungry.
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Old 02-22-2008, 12:10 AM   #9
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Between 5 and 7, all depend son the time of year because I work different hours depending on the season.
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Old 02-22-2008, 01:21 AM   #10
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While we have daylight savings on, it is about 8:30pm before the kitchen/dining room has cooled down sufficiently to have dinner. In the winter it is about 6-7pm so not too dissimilar from the real summer time I guess. Depends a bit how hungry vs tired I am.

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