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Old 11.12.2015, 14:30
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No Empty Chairs at Christmas

Hi everyone,

if you don't want to spend Christmas on your own -> find a host or be a host.

I like the idea from ikea: http://www.noemptychairs.ch/en

How about you?
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Old 11.12.2015, 14:38
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Re: No Empty Chairs at Christmas

Anything to make us buy more crockery, right! .

Joking aside, it's a lovely idea! Are you doing it, Dechen?
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Old 11.12.2015, 14:42
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Anything to make us buy more crockery, right! .

Joking aside, it's a lovely idea! Are you doing it, Dechen?
I really like the idea but I don't celebrate Christmas myself, so no party at mine.
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Old 11.12.2015, 14:44
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Re: No Empty Chairs at Christmas

Good idea.

We've done it before but not through a scheme.

Last year. Elderly Swiss neighbours whose own children didn't want to see them at Christmas.

My sister's done it in the U.K. too - for a neighbour whom she knew would be alone for Christmas.
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Old 11.12.2015, 14:54
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Re: No Empty Chairs at Christmas

Very moving idea.

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Old 11.12.2015, 17:17
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Re: No Empty Chairs at Christmas

I found that if I hung round my local pub on Christmas Eve talking about Pot Noodle, I'd generally get at least one invite to dinner the following day.
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Re: No Empty Chairs at Christmas

I did it once, but just with people i knew. I invited 6 and 12 turned up!! Word of mouth, i guess. But i did have a nice surprise when a friend who had moved back to London showed up.
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