We tallied our favorites and have them here for you in "countdown" fashion. The Top Ten Dining Mistakes to avoid:10. Speaking too loudly.9. Playing with your hair or earrings, or touching your face and head.8. Pushing away the plate or bowl when finished.7. Eating too fast or too slowly.6. Using cell phones and pagers while dining.5. Poor posture.4. Leaving your purse, keys, sunglasses, or eyeglasses on the table.3. Elbows on the table.2. Picking your teeth.1. Talking with food in your mouth and chewing with your mouth open.