What time do you eat dinner?

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    Dinner meaning the evening meal. I've heard some people refer to lunch as dinner. Some call dinner supper.

    I think growing up we ate late around 7 or 8PM. Now I don't have a set time but I think 6PM would be it if I did.
     
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    In NY around 8:00. In Hawaii about 7:00. If on vacation about 9:00. I call it breakfast, lunch and dinner. I've heard people in the midwest refer to dinner as supper... and they eat it earlier around 6:00.
     
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    No real set time. Usually between 10pm-12am.
     
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    Yup, us hicks-in-da-sticks are guilty of that 6 PM pull-up-a-trough and shovel-it-in-yer-face supper-time punctuality. You betcha.:biggrin1:

    Of course, none of the above applies when da Packers and da Bears have a game. We do all of the above before, during, and after da game, and cut the cheese for hours afterward.

    I realize that for most of da world, if us folks from the Midwest had our brains taxed, we'd get a refund; but we punctuate brilliantly.:tongue:

    Ya hey, in so.
     
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    If you have breakfast at 8AM, and if you have lunch at noon, 6PM would be a logical time for dinner.
     
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    Well I sort of graze throughout the day. I have a whey shake before I go to the gym at 6:00 am and then around 8:00 I have a papaya and toast and coffee.
    About 11:00 I have some yogurt or cheese and a hand full of peanuts or a banana.
    Then around 2:30 I have a salad or sandwich and some fruit. Later in the afternoon when I have a lull I have coffee and a little nosh.
    Around 7:00 I start throwing together dinner... then around 9:30 a little dessert. If I'm staying up late watching television or a movie I'll make some popcorn after the news. If I'm really throwing the diet out the window I might have ice cream too!
     
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    I have no set time on eating when it's just me, I eat when I'm hungry, which is more like 6 small meals in a day .... example: cottage cheese and a whole chopped tomato
     
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    Mostly I have Dinner at dinnertime
     
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    I don't eat til later - during the week I'm not usually home from work til after 7, after 9 if I work out afterwards... so my dinner time varies.
     
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    I have dinner before 8 (if I have dinner at all) and I supper at 8 or 9, supper is my usual evening meal.
     
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    Far too bloody late. :S 9-10 pm.
     
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    :rolleyes:

    That's odd because most people don't.
     
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    In my country lunch is the main meal. We usually have things you guys, in The States have for dinner. Unless you have guests, dinner is quite a boring, breakfastlike meal. We usually hve it around 7 PM.
     
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    Breakfast, lunch and dinner get eaten when the mood strikes... but as a kid mom always had dinner ready between 5-6.

    Just an fyi... dinner is the largest meal of the day...regardless of what time it is eaten.
     
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    I have dinner anytime between 4pm and 10pm. Just depends on the day, what I did, and how much/when I ate.
     
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    My mind sends my stomach a hunger signal like clockwork daily between 4:30 PM & 5:00 PM...and I obey.
     
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    Usually between 12am and 2am. If I have to wake up early for some reason, I'll eat between 10pm and 12am in a usually hopeless attempt to get to bed early.
     
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    Most of the time, I start my evening meal (which I call dinner, as does everyone I know) between 6:30 and 7:00; certainly before 8:00. When I have a musical rehearsal or performance in the evening, I may have to dine as early as 5:00, with no time for wine with the meal or dessert afterward.
     
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    Ugh, depending on the amount of work I have that day sometime between 6pm and 9pm. I try to stay between 6-7pm but I have a few nights a week that it's closer to 9pm before I can have dinner.
     
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    Maybe it's a regional thing, I grew up in the Northeast. When I say or her dinner I also think of the evening meal.
     
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