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You are in a restaurant with some people and your food comes first, do you wait until their food arrives as well before you eat? 

790 deviants said I wait for a certain amount of time, if their food still doesnt come I will dig in.
593 deviants said Yes it is only polite to wait till everyone has food before eating
341 deviants said Nope I dig in, otherwise the food will get cold
53 deviants said Others

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DIG IN i'm hungry :I and the food will get collddd
I wait till one other person's food comes, then eat. If they eat too, I'm not alone. If not, they can watch me eat and know that they too could be eating RIGHT NOW...
LunarMew Mar 29, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I eat it first, usually. And I offer from my plate if the rest of the meal takes long.
XOrdinary1998 Mar 5, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Depends on what it is. If you got an appetizer (like a soup or salad) and they didn't, then that's fine if you eat first, but if you all just ordered main courses, then you should wait until their food comes--unless you feel like sharing.
RichardSodan Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i'll wait... cause if i finish it first i will be jealous for they still have food and i haven't.
Rutana Feb 21, 2013  Student Writer
I wait a while, because I prefer to eat in company and it's more respectful, but when they take too long and it starts to get cold, I'll start eating and the waiter has to bear a lot of complaints :O
wolf-in-a-dress Feb 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Pfffttt... No, I'm HUNGRY.
Peter-T-D-Walker Feb 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Correct dinner etiquette states that one must wait for everyone to be served before eating your own meal.
That said, if they tell me to begin then I will.
LifeIsZealous Feb 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I wait, but usually people tell me to start eating, and then I do. If nobody says for me to stop waiting, then I continue to wait.
I've never been in a situation where it mattered. When I'm at a restaurant I'm either with close friends and family, and nobody really cares. Everyone just eats when they get their food.

If it was a more formal thing or a date I'd probably wait though.
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