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Old 12-07-2010, 08:23 PM   #11
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My mum used to call us with a bell.
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Old 12-07-2010, 09:30 PM   #12
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At our house it's either: "Dinner" or "Dinner's Ready"
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Old 12-07-2010, 10:27 PM   #13
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currently, it's "dinner's ready", but i want to eat with a family that says "tutti a tavola a mangiare"!
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Old 12-07-2010, 10:34 PM   #14
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currently, it's "dinner's ready", but i want to eat with a family that says "tutti a tavola a mangiare"!
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Old 12-08-2010, 12:15 AM   #15
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currently, it's "dinner's ready", but i want to eat with a family that says "tutti a tavola a mangiare"!
I may start using this

Right now I give Shrek a 20 minute warning, so he can hit the library or finish his card game on the computer. When it's ready I say, "Time to eat!" Sometimes, I just fill his plate and take it to him, especially if it's something special.
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Old 12-08-2010, 07:54 AM   #16
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It's evolved over the years with SO and me because I used to call her a little early.

It used to be,
"Dinner in two minutes!",
"OK"
"Dinner now"
"Is it really ready or will it be ready in a couple of minutes?",
"It's ready now."

Then,
"Dinner"
"Now?"
"Yup"

Then we had a little talk. I'll call you once. Come or don't.
"Dinner"
This sounds familiar!
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Old 12-08-2010, 10:12 AM   #17
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Old 12-08-2010, 10:13 AM   #18
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Mom used to say, "Go wash your hands" and that meant it was suppertime. I use, "come and set the table" and then we all dive in!
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Old 12-08-2010, 10:36 AM   #19
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This sounds familiar!

It's all in fun. It all started because I used to call her to dinner too soon. I learned my lesson before she realized it so now we play a little game from time to time.
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Old 12-08-2010, 11:09 AM   #20
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