I wonder, do Chinese HAVE to eat lunch at 12 and dinner at 18.30? If you eat 1 hour later will you starve?
Just came back from MIT lecture which took place at 12pm and it seemed liked 80% of the Chinese there were with lunch boxes eating in front of the professor, and not only students but also the teaching staff.
Some day i asked asked a girl out for dinner, and she said "ok lets meet at 6.30pm?" i said "i just finish my class then, so lets meet at 8pm?" and she was like "no, it is soooooo late".
Seriously, it is a real question - what is this fixation on eating at the same time?