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    I was raised to believe you didn't put your elbows on the table, ever, but you ignored it when other people did it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OnTheRoad View Post
    I was raised to believe you didn't put your elbows on the table, ever, but you ignored it when other people did it.
    +1, Last time I was on a date I made sure my elbows stayed off the table. The date had hers on the table. She didn't know what I was talking about when I brought it up.
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    Could it be a body language thing ? Like crossed legs and such, as to sorta shut off one's self against the others at the table like a barrier ? Kind of like slouching gives one a sorta sense of self concentration...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crothcipt View Post
    +1, Last time I was on a date I made sure my elbows stayed off the table. The date had hers on the table. She didn't know what I was talking about when I brought it up.
    I'm guessing that date didn't go so well.

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    Unless it was the breakfast table...

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    Quote Originally Posted by apicius9 View Post
    Unless it was the breakfast table...

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    Good one.

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    It's why I like to eat at the bar.
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