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To ask if you see your neighbours having too many people over at christmas will you report them?

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ShesMadeATwatOfMePam Sat 17-Oct-20 18:55:57

Just that really. Will you actually report your neighbours if you see they have over 6 people at christmas, if the rule of 6 is still in place?

Yabu: yes i will report them
Yanbu: i wouldn't report

From my point of view, i wouldn't report.

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Waxonwaxoff0 Sat 17-Oct-20 18:57:50

Nope, I won't report. I'm having to break the rules myself over half term so I'd be a hypocrite if I reported someone else for doing so.

TidyDancer Sat 17-Oct-20 18:58:20

If they had a few extra, no. If they chuck a party, probably yes.

TheLastDigestive Sat 17-Oct-20 18:59:16

No. God, how depressing.

girlicorne Sat 17-Oct-20 19:00:05

No I wouldn’t I don’t know their circumstances and it’s none of my business. People will break the rules over Xmas, reporting them won’t stop it spreading. We will comply but we only ever do xmas at home the 4 of us, if we had big family gatherings I may feel different.

Cuddling57 Sat 17-Oct-20 19:00:23

The police officer who lives down my street doesn't either.

Redtartanshoes Sat 17-Oct-20 19:02:38


My neighbour regularly has her (police officer) son and his family over... taking the number in the household to way more than 6:.. and we live in an area where are you aren’t supposed to socialise at all

whyareyoulying Sat 17-Oct-20 19:03:55


Vicliz24 Sat 17-Oct-20 19:04:19

Most definitely not . This year has been hard enough on us all . A rave I might complain about but a family Christmas never .

Soundbyte Sat 17-Oct-20 19:04:45

More than 6 people already live in my house so how would anyone know how many is too many at mine? For that alone I wouldn’t do it to anyone else, because no one knows everyone else’s circumstances.

MilkTwoSugarsThanks Sat 17-Oct-20 19:04:53

Party of 20+ making a hell of a racket and ruining my Christmas = yes.

Any other scenario = no.

vodkaredbullgirl Sat 17-Oct-20 19:05:47

No will be too busy.

Queenoftheashes Sat 17-Oct-20 19:05:59

Certainly not, I doubt I’ll be adhering myself

NailsNeedDoing Sat 17-Oct-20 19:05:59

Of course not.

1Morewineplease Sat 17-Oct-20 19:06:40

I think that if they had a massive Covid soup party of many visitors, I might.

But if you're a middle aged couple with four young adult children ( not me but someone I know who I chatted with today about this) , three of whom live in different households ( students, flat shares) then I'd understand.
I want my son home from uni for Christmas and I want my frail mum here for Christmas.

I think many people will bend the rules at Christmas. It's not what we should do but it will happen.

Sparklesocks Sat 17-Oct-20 19:07:48

No I wouldn’t.
I expect there might be some leniency around Christmas anyway.

babygroups Sat 17-Oct-20 19:07:53

Nope, absolutely not.

KitMarlowesCodpiece Sat 17-Oct-20 19:08:09

No. I'm not the fucking Stasi.

What a depressing time to be alive.

devildeepbluesea Sat 17-Oct-20 19:08:11

Wouldn't report under any circumstances.

TheWernethWife Sat 17-Oct-20 19:08:16

Definite no from me.

I'm in the north and totally pissed off with the Government moving the goalpost. I cannot have my friend or my neighbour in my house but I have had workmen in for 2 days and a guy measuring up for binds came yesterday, apparently that's ok.

NoSquirrels Sat 17-Oct-20 19:08:28

Absolutely not.

Given my immediate neighbours are all 70+ I doubt they’ll be having a rave, and if they’d like to see more than their official allocation of friends & family that’s their business.

My sense of social justice does not extend to reporting anyone for this.

TellMeAStoryIllTellYouTheTruth Sat 17-Oct-20 19:08:37

Not a chance!

My dad is terminally ill. There is no way we are complying with any of these rules when it comes to time together. My time with him and our family is precious.

I would never report anyone because I don't know their circumstances.

tigger001 Sat 17-Oct-20 19:08:37

It will relaxed for Christmas due to pressure, but as others have said, if it were a family Christmas, No but a mass party, as any other day though this, yes.

Kljnmw3459 Sat 17-Oct-20 19:08:47

I won't report.

CookieMumsters Sat 17-Oct-20 19:09:10

No, providing it's only a few more. If they're having a lot of people regularly, I would consider it

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