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Old February 14th, 2012, 07:43 PM
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This evening we went to dinner. We had couples to the left and right of us, but we heard every word spoken by the woman three tables over. Is that really needed?
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This evening we went to dinner. We had couples to the left and right of us, but we heard every word spoken by the woman three tables over. Is that really needed?

There is a great Italian restaurant in my town . They open only for dinner and its mobbed always .However ,the diners in restaurant seem to talk non stop .
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I usually talk quite a bit, but when I eat I do give it a break.

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That would be frustrating. Sometimes the size of those tables, though, makes you speak louder than usual to be heard by the entire table. I know the last 12 top I was at on a Royal Caribbean ship, I felt like I was shouting down to the other end of the table at times. I prefer the round table concept. Guess King Arthur was onto something.
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Yes, I understand that diners at larger tables need to speak up so all (at the table) can hear. Diners at two-tops should seek to keep their conversations private.

I have heard that our dining "volume" is one way many European friends recognize Americans.
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Well, it seems she she wanted the whole world to know what was going on in her life. Sorry you had to hear.
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Well, it seems she she wanted the whole world to know what was going on in her life. Sorry you had to hear.
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Another thing is when you're dining and someone is talking on their cell phone very loudly about very personal matters.
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I agree, very annoying. I work in a large grocery store and I can tell you, daily the people that are shopping and talking away. Half the time, I think they are talking to me and want to reply, only to see they are talking to someone else...

When I go to my eye dr., he has a sign that cell phone must be turned off, wish more people would do that.
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