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Stood Up? Solo Diner? Have A Hippo Date [Pic]

Hate dining alone?

One Japanese restaurant has a semi-awkward yet totally adorable solution for all your table-for-one woes.

The Moomin Caf in Japan seats solo diners with cuddly stuffed animals to make the experience of dining alone a little less lonely, Sure, the stuffies might not be the greatest conversationalists, but they have to be better listeners than your last date. The cafs are themed around The Moomins, a Swedish-Finnish book and animated series about a family of friendly hippo-esque critters. Each location features food, drink and decor inspired by the whimsical franchise, but the main draw is clearly the option to dine with a wide-eyed Moomin of your own.

This marks you as sad and lonely.

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Date: 05/08/15 07:42 AM

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    Draculya Male 40-49
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    May 8, 2014 at 5:35 am
    Link: Stood Up? Solo Diner? Have A Hippo Date - This marks you as sad and lonely.
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    greenbasterd Male 18-29
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    May 8, 2014 at 10:05 am
    pho is the only food socially acceptable to eat alone, and maybe chinese but you have to be in a true hong kong style restaurant. otherwise ure just that weirdo who eats alone.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
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    May 8, 2014 at 10:10 am
    The one with the top hat is Kawaii!!

    Wouldn`t this be a great place to pick up women/men? I mean they`re obviously single... and you know you have something in common to talk about!
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    Funkytoes Female 18-29
    170 posts
    May 8, 2014 at 11:46 am
    I love this! :) Would love too have a mumin-date!
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    toeachhisown Male 50-59
    418 posts
    May 8, 2014 at 5:18 pm
    What is the big deal about eating alone? So you are alone- who cares?
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    Bealzebubble Male 18-29
    352 posts
    May 8, 2014 at 10:22 pm
    If I`m eating alone I prefer eating at the bar and usually read my book. Sitting at a table by yourself seems really awkward especially with the empty chair across from you. If you sit at the bar sometimes another single person will come in and you can be buddies for the evening.
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    Draculya Male 40-49
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    May 8, 2014 at 10:28 pm
    @greenbasterd I had eaten out many a chinese, but never alone.

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