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Old Jul 13th 2006, 4:03 am
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Wonder if anyone else has been aware of this. Was at an American friends house and a guy came to visit, the friends were really put out because the guy called at the back door. I have spoken to others since then who say that the back door is personal space and only very close friends or family should visit using that door.

Back home we always used the back door and many people didnt use their front one at all.
I like that I am now figuring out the differences between us that are much more subtle. Is this just a Southern thing or has anyone else experienced it?

And yes. I can see the potential for changing the emphasis of this thread!!!
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Old Jul 13th 2006, 4:07 am
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Originally Posted by Bradford Lass
....the back door is personal space and only very close friends or family should visit using that door.

Back home we always used the back door and many people didnt use their front one at all.

...And yes. I can see the potential for changing the emphasis of this thread!!!
There you go then!
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I thought this was gonna be good
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Walking around to the back of a lot of US homes could be a fatal mistake ...

Certainly never done to me in the UK or here ....
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Originally Posted by Ray
Walking around to the back of a lot of US homes could be a fatal mistake ...

Certainly never done to me in the UK or here ....
I never thought of that!
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Old Jul 13th 2006, 4:41 am
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Originally Posted by Bradford Lass
I never thought of that!
Thats cos your a nice trusting person ...
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Default Re: Using the back door

Originally Posted by Bradford Lass
Wonder if anyone else has been aware of this. Was at an American friends house and a guy came to visit, the friends were really put out because the guy called at the back door. I have spoken to others since then who say that the back door is personal space and only very close friends or family should visit using that door.

Back home we always used the back door and many people didnt use their front one at all.
I like that I am now figuring out the differences between us that are much more subtle. Is this just a Southern thing or has anyone else experienced it?

And yes. I can see the potential for changing the emphasis of this thread!!!
Back home in Brum friends would often call round for a cuppa by going up the back alley, scaling the fence and then running through our back garden, they could then make a dramatic appearance at the back door.

On the other hand, if this is a coded thread for anal sex then I suggest you go on the pill, using the front door is okay. Friends using your back door is okay but family is definitely a northern thing.
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Old Jul 13th 2006, 9:47 am
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Originally Posted by Patrick Hasler
I thought this was gonna be good
Dirty bugger.
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Old Jul 13th 2006, 10:46 am
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Originally Posted by lionheart
On the other hand, if this is a coded thread for anal sex
Having never tried it myself (and I'm not implying you have either), I wonder is it all that it's cracked up to be?
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Old Jul 13th 2006, 12:05 pm
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Originally Posted by lionheart
On the other hand, if this is a coded thread for anal sex then I suggest you go on the pill, using the front door is okay. Friends using your back door is okay but family is definitely a northern thing.
Jeesh!! You are a crude bastard ... I just could not be like that ...
anyway... I think we should all leave that sort of thing to the shirt-lifters who do like it up the Sh*tter..... allegedly
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Old Jul 13th 2006, 12:06 pm
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Hm, never come across that one before.....Most homes have a privacy fence that would stop one using the back door if one felt so inclined to do so.
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Old Jul 13th 2006, 12:09 pm
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Default Re: Using the back door

Originally Posted by Ray
Walking around to the back of a lot of US homes could be a fatal mistake ...

Certainly never done to me in the UK or here ....
The last thing I would do, would be trapsing around my neighbors backyard, I'd have a 12 gauge pointed at me swede! :scared:
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Old Jul 13th 2006, 12:11 pm
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Default Re: Using the back door

Pushing your way through some one's back door unannounced is considered extremely rude in this country, not sure about the UK.

Also, learn the acronym "UFIA", I use it in daily life:
http://www.reference.com/browse/wiki/Ufia
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We used to only use our back door in our house in the UK....
However anyone found mooching round my back yard uninvited here - especially after dark - is unlikely to make it back out again.
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Old Jul 13th 2006, 4:03 pm
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around here, well people use the backdoor as often the front is sealed up during winter and people get in the habit...and sales people, they also generally just go around to the back...

and there's no way around making any of that sound not dirty
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