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Etiquette Standards in Lithuania (and in Europe)

introducing we say “Hello” or “Good afternoon”
if we make an acquaintance with a new man, we say our name;
it is accepted to smile during the greeting
apparently a younger man (for example a teenager) welcomes a senior one (for example friend’s parents)
a man welcomes a woman the first;
greeting it is more comfortable to keep hands in pockets and to chew something;
if shaking hand is necessary during the greeting; a man gives a hand to a woman the first;
greeting is accepted by the right hand.
leaving we can shake hands to each other or nod;
leaving friends or good familiar we use phrases “bye”, “good luck”;
leaving we say: ”Enjoy your meal” or “Bon appetite”;
if we leave from guests, we thank for the evening and wish the remaining guests to have a good time.
Getting off the bus, we help to get out for elderly people, small children;
We give a seat for an elderly person, a pregnant woman, a mother with small children;
We talk about our problems and life’s events loudly by phone that all the people on the bus hear;
If we need to go further, we try to go carefully, not to step on foot of the another person; if it is necessary, we say “sorry”;
it is not accepted to comb hair or to eat in public transport;
If we have a backpack, we take it off from our shoulders and put near.
talking by phone, we do not chew anything;
If we dial the number, we should wait for 4-5 signals, then we do not wait more, that somebody answers – we just hang up;
If the person, who we call, answers – we greet him the first;
Close acquaintances we can call until 22:00;
Official calls are allowed only until 18:00;
If we call wrong, we insist that the person, to whom we called by mistake, introduces, we try to get acquainted with him;
If someone calls us by mistake, we say “Excuse me, you have a wrong number”.
We go to the theatre neatly dressed (changed clothing, having a nice hairstyle);
We take tickets definitely to the theatre or the event;
After the first call we come to an employee of the theatre and ask to show our place in the theatre hall;
After the third call entrance to the theatre hall is prohibited;
During the break it is possible to have a snack in the theatre’s restaurant;
It is possible to eat, to talk loudly by phone during the performance in the theatre hall;
We evaluate work of theatre’s actors with applause.
We can go to the store together with domestic animals (eg., with dogs);
We wait for payment of goods in the store standing in the queue;
We can touch with hands only those products which are packed or which can be peeled (eg., watermelons, potatoes, bananas);
It is allowed to eat, to taste food products only when they are paid;
We do not shout loudly in the store;
If we need to get out of the store without purchases, we pass carefully next to people standing in the queue saying “Excuse me, let me go through please”.
As everywhere in public places you should handle utmost defiantly: talk loudly, gesticulate, access to other tables and see what is good in their plates.
Only hands but no elbows can be on the table.
Sitting at the table things which are on the table and those who sit at the table or people who serve are not criticized.
A cloth napkin is taken from the plate when meals are started to serve. After eating the napkin is placed on the table on the left side of the plate.
It is tried to talk at the table about things what gives appetite but not ruins appetite.
Between the tables it is necessary to go quietly and gently, without disturbing and touching sitting people.
When the tables are not available, but there are places at occupied tables, it is asked for permission before sitting down: “Excuse me, can you give me your place?” or “Excuse me, won’t you like to leave and to eat somewhere else?”
Entering the hall, you greet loudly and embrace all the acquaintances, tap on the shoulder a couple of strangers.
Wishing to take the menu from a neighbouring table, you should say loudly at a distance: “Hello, can you bring me the menu?” or “Give me the menu as soon as possible”.
It is sat at the table as broad as possible, for example occupying 2-3 chairs. All available items are put on the table: a handbag, gloves, handkerchiefs, combs, powder and other toiletries.
The fork is held in the right hand, the knife – in the left. When it is eaten only with the fork, it is held in the left hand.
You give a hand to a friend, and greet the parents only;
If your friend’s mother gives you a hand, and then - a friend’s father, you shake their hands;
You shake the hand of your friend’s mother the first;
You shake the hand of the friend’s father the first;
If only your friend’s father shakes you a hand, you shake his hand and greet friend’s mother with words and head nodding.
right answers: “ If your friend’s mother gives you a hand, and then - a friend’s father, you shake their hands” and “If only your friend’s father shakes you a hand, you shake his hand and greet friend’s mother with words and head nodding”.
to talk, to laugh or to shout loudly;
to discuss loudly personal life peripeteia together with a friend;
to listen to music loudly;
to talk mobile phone long and to no purpose;
to eat pizza;
not to give place for an elder person;
to pay for public transport ticket;
to sit keeping a your small child on knees;
all answers are right, except “not to give place for an elder person” and “to pay for public transport ticket”
You can call to close acquaintances home on weekdays from 7-8 o’clock in the morning and in the evening - until 21-22 o’clock.
You can call to close acquaintances home on weekdays from 4-5 o’clock in the morning, and in the evening - until 18-19 o’clock.
You can call to close acquaintances home on weekdays from 10-11 o’clock in the morning, and in the evening - until 23-24 o’clock.
You can not call to close acquaintances home on weekdays until luch time, and in the evening - until 21-22 o’clock.
You can call to close acquaintances home on weekdays from 7-8 o’clock in the morning, and in the evening - until 17-18o’clock.
In the store shop assistants and other customers must be treated politely, not to shout loudly. If we have to get out of the store without purchases, we pass carefully next to people standing in a queue, but we do not saying anything
In the store shop assistants and other customers must be treated the strongest possible way. If we have to get out of the store without purchases, we pass carefully next to people standing in a queue, but we do not explain anything to them.
In the store shop assistants and other customers must be treated politely, not to shout loudly. If we have to get out of the store without purchases, we pass carefully next to people standing in a queue, saying “Excuse me, let me go through”.
In the store shop assistants and other customers must be treated politely, not to shout loudly. If we have to get out of the store without purchases, we stand in a general queue and wait until we can go out.