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Old 09-25-2013, 07:47 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Sarah in SC View Post
T....Like you, though, I'm old fashioned, at 42, and think when you entertain, you should provide everything! Though I must admit that quite a few of our friends have BYOB as a default, if not also bringing a dish. And one particularly annoying case, she reminds us it needs to be a "homemade" dish, not storebought. The nerve!
I hear you but it seems to have changed over the years. Around here, we pretty much expect to bring an appetizer or dessert to share when going to someone's house for dinner, as well as a bottle of wine. Just part of the culture here that people ask what they can bring when invited and the typical response is just an appetizer or dessert to share.

While it is sort of an unsaid rule that the dish should be homemade, I would find a host saying it annoying as well.

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Old 09-25-2013, 09:59 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by F4mandolin View Post
Friends? Hmmmm....might want to try getting some of those.
I got a couple of them you can have for free.

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Old 09-25-2013, 10:16 PM   #23
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I got a couple of them you can have for free.
Do they come with (good) references? they pick up your tab at dinner? Do they come help you move? Do you have to talk to them if you are feeling like a b*stard? If so......

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