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Private home Iftar etiquette

Old Aug 26th 2010, 5:23 am
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I've been invited to an Iftar at a private home rather than usual hotel.

Is it normal to take along a gift eg. dates, chocolates, flowers, hard-to-get-here copies of uncensored FHM (only slightly soiled) ?
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Old Aug 26th 2010, 5:26 am
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Default Re: Private home Iftar etiquette

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I've been invited to an Iftar at a private home rather than usual hotel.

Is it normal to take along a gift eg. dates, chocolates, flowers, hard-to-get-here copies of uncensored FHM (only slightly soiled) ?
Bring a bottle...

Vimto for the ladies, red wine for the men. Don't tell anyone you are on the red.

or maybe just some Rennie.
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Old Aug 26th 2010, 7:35 am
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Default Re: Private home Iftar etiquette

Originally Posted by ctfc View Post
I've been invited to an Iftar at a private home rather than usual hotel.

Is it normal to take along a gift eg. dates, chocolates, flowers, hard-to-get-here copies of uncensored FHM (only slightly soiled) ?
It's generally considered unnecessary (or in some cases, impolite) to bring anything to Iftar / Sohour in a local home, as it's their friendly gesture to offer you hospitality.

It doesn't feel natural to me either, but it's just how it is.
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Old Aug 26th 2010, 7:56 am
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Bacon rolls and a crate of beer!
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