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The One Ring Forums: Off Topic: The Pollantir:
What do you call this room?
 
Poll: What do you call this room?
Living room
Front room
Drawing room
Other
Mine is combined into a "great room"
View Results (51 votes)
 

Patty
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Feb 14 2012, 8:08pm


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What do you call this room? Can't Post

We always say front room, because it stayed tidy so we could put on a "front" that the rest of the house was clean.Wink

Seriously, isn't it a regional distinction?

Subject User Time
What do you call this room? Patty Send a private message to Patty Feb 14 2012, 8:08pm
    Here in the UK (I don't know where you are from Patty) DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 14 2012, 8:15pm
    Call it a living room here acheron Send a private message to acheron Feb 14 2012, 8:44pm
        I grew up DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 14 2012, 8:49pm
            I'm thinking front room is "Southern" Patty Send a private message to Patty Feb 14 2012, 9:16pm
                Never heard "front room" in NC, VA, TN, GA, or AL. Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Feb 14 2012, 11:34pm
                My grandma said "front room", but she was from Montana. AlassŽa Eruvande Send a private message to AlassŽa Eruvande Feb 15 2012, 2:34pm
            indeed the US acheron Send a private message to acheron Feb 15 2012, 4:28am
            That explains it. My mom was from London, Kentucky! Patty Send a private message to Patty Feb 15 2012, 5:34am
                My sister lives in Manchester! Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Feb 15 2012, 5:48am
    Parlor? dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Feb 15 2012, 12:54am
    'Other' silneldor Send a private message to silneldor Feb 15 2012, 2:57am
    I guess I was raised by weirdos... Hamfast Send a private message to Hamfast Feb 15 2012, 3:42am
        Definitely weirdos... AlassŽa Eruvande Send a private message to AlassŽa Eruvande Feb 15 2012, 2:39pm
            I figured as much... Hamfast Send a private message to Hamfast Feb 15 2012, 3:03pm
            Open floor plan, and thoughts on "front" room... Patty Send a private message to Patty Feb 15 2012, 6:42pm
                I always assumed that it was called the front room DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 15 2012, 6:51pm
                    Yes, and it's in the front of the house because... Patty Send a private message to Patty Feb 15 2012, 8:00pm
                        Attached garages? DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 15 2012, 8:05pm
                            What's a terraced house? Is it like... Patty Send a private message to Patty Feb 15 2012, 8:10pm
                                If you've ever seen Coronation Street? DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 15 2012, 8:11pm
                                    Yeah, I looked it up... Patty Send a private message to Patty Feb 15 2012, 8:17pm
                                        I'm not a fan of Corrie.... DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 15 2012, 8:43pm
                                            oh, okay. Patty Send a private message to Patty Feb 15 2012, 8:45pm
                                                Now Eastenders I watch DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 15 2012, 8:50pm
                        We have one Nightingale Send a private message to Nightingale Feb 15 2012, 10:16pm
                I LIKE open floor plans! :) HappyHobbitess Send a private message to HappyHobbitess Apr 6 2012, 1:21pm
        Some people around here have dens. RosieLass Send a private message to RosieLass Feb 15 2012, 9:35pm
            All this talk of houses DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 15 2012, 9:39pm
            That sounds like what we call the "family room." Patty Send a private message to Patty Feb 15 2012, 10:14pm
    Depends sevilodorf Send a private message to sevilodorf Feb 15 2012, 3:55am
    Living room--ours was actually in back of the house Gwytha Send a private message to Gwytha Feb 15 2012, 4:10am
        "jockey box"? acheron Send a private message to acheron Feb 15 2012, 4:26am
            You bet! Gwytha Send a private message to Gwytha Feb 15 2012, 4:29am
                My dad was born and raised in south Texas and called it a jockey box, too! // AlassŽa Eruvande Send a private message to AlassŽa Eruvande Feb 15 2012, 2:29pm
                    A Jockey Box is something I've NEVER heard. / Patty Send a private message to Patty Feb 15 2012, 6:28pm
                        Neither have I ! DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 15 2012, 6:37pm
                        Me, neither. RosieLass Send a private message to RosieLass Feb 15 2012, 9:32pm
                            Same thing as a glove compartment. Gwytha Send a private message to Gwytha Feb 16 2012, 3:32am
                                Should be renamed DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 16 2012, 9:50am
                                    Maps are dead.. .haven't you heard? Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Feb 16 2012, 11:35am
                                        Never! DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 16 2012, 1:14pm
                                            A GPS? What's that? dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Feb 16 2012, 5:19pm
                                            Maps, atlas, and state gazeteer for every vehicle! =) Eowyn of Penns Woods Send a private message to Eowyn of Penns Woods Feb 20 2012, 7:31pm
                                        Well, they are pretty old maps... Gwytha Send a private message to Gwytha Feb 16 2012, 8:33pm
                    This is getting curiouser and curiouser Gwytha Send a private message to Gwytha Feb 15 2012, 8:48pm
    Either living room or front room Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Feb 15 2012, 5:53am
        Yes it is the same/similar DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 15 2012, 9:16am
            I thought some of you Brits called lunch "dinner" Patty Send a private message to Patty Feb 15 2012, 6:31pm
                Lunch can also be called dinner DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 15 2012, 6:39pm
                I believe so Nightingale Send a private message to Nightingale Feb 15 2012, 7:51pm
                    Similar situation DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 15 2012, 8:02pm
                    I think I read where high tea is interchangable with dinner.... Patty Send a private message to Patty Feb 15 2012, 8:04pm
                        Not heard of high tea DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Feb 15 2012, 8:13pm
                        I always thought Nightingale Send a private message to Nightingale Feb 15 2012, 10:18pm
            supper titanium_hobbit Send a private message to titanium_hobbit Feb 19 2012, 5:54am
        Dinner/supper, front room/back room let's call the whole thing off? Gwytha Send a private message to Gwytha Feb 15 2012, 3:57pm
        Dinner is the big meal of the day dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Feb 15 2012, 4:49pm
            Yes, that's how I remembered it. Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Feb 20 2012, 12:35am
    Mine is a "great room", but we always said "living room". AlassŽa Eruvande Send a private message to AlassŽa Eruvande Feb 15 2012, 2:31pm
    If I'm allowed... Faenoriel Send a private message to Faenoriel Feb 15 2012, 2:58pm
    Living room. RosieLass Send a private message to RosieLass Feb 15 2012, 9:30pm
    Typical of kids in my area and time, Eowyn of Penns Woods Send a private message to Eowyn of Penns Woods Feb 20 2012, 7:04pm
        Where are you from, Eowyn? Patty Send a private message to Patty Feb 20 2012, 7:10pm
            I'm a south-central PA, Mason-Dixon Liner. // Eowyn of Penns Woods Send a private message to Eowyn of Penns Woods Feb 20 2012, 7:25pm
    Living Room, which is a bit strange Elberbeth Send a private message to Elberbeth Feb 24 2012, 8:32pm
        Since we built the family room, we're not in the living room as often... Patty Send a private message to Patty Feb 24 2012, 9:37pm
    "that room over there." HappyHobbitess Send a private message to HappyHobbitess Apr 6 2012, 1:25pm

 
 
 

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