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Vote: Is it OK to start the second layer of chocolates before finishing the first?

Or does that mean war?

ONE OF THE best thing about Christmas is all the amazing culinary swag that passes through the house.

There are plentiful amounts of goodies of all different types in the house and plenty of Big Shops done. This means the opportunity to eat food that is normally off limits – boxes of fancy chocolates (and biscuits too) being chief among these.

Boxes of fancy chocolates are naturally the height of Christmas luxury. In fact, there’s only one downside to them: the hotly-contested family debate about whether it’s ever okay to dip into the second layer before the first is gone.

This year, we’re asking readers of What makes a real Christmas for you? We want you to tell us how YOU do Christmas.

So whether you’re the ‘sure, dig in wherever’ type…

Source: Ruth and Dave via Flickr/CC

… or more of a ‘hands off until the first layer’s gone’…

Fancy Vosges chocolate @teacup brought from Chicago as gift for my parents. Source: kurafire via Flickr/CC

… the battle lines have been drawn. What is acceptable behaviour?

Vote: Is it ever OK to start the second layer of chocolates before finishing the first?

Poll Results:

Yes, relax, it's fine (5779)
Absolutely not on penalty of death (or at least a huff) (3323)
Other (please specify in the comments) (170)

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