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Old 12.01.2014, 22:07
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Or I would rather ask how many ensuite bathrooms do you have in your rented apartment? whereas I'm basking in the sun of my 5-bedroom mansion at the swimming pool sipping piņa colada?
I think sometimes the question can hit a nerve if you don't have an 'ensvuite basthroom'. if this is the case

you could reply,

oh mrs cathharmonys_mothers_surname, that reminds me of the weekend we spent with tom cruise at his mountain hideaway, you would not believe how beautiful the view was from the ensuite bathroom. i mean who's going to check.

i don't think its wise to make stuff up like having a 5 bedroom mansion and pool. You could get caught out which could be embarrassing.

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Old 13.01.2014, 12:09
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I think sometimes the question can hit a nerve if you don't have an 'ensvuite basthroom'.
My toilet doesnt have a window!
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Old 13.01.2014, 12:29
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My toilet doesnt have a window!
careful what you wish for young ones, my toilet unfortunately does, i get in and out of there quick before someone sees me!
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Old 13.01.2014, 12:29
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My toilet doesnt have a window!
I read that as you needing a porthole in the porcelain...
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Old 13.01.2014, 13:39
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careful what you wish for young ones, my toilet unfortunately does, i get in and out of there quick before someone sees me!
Why not give a show!!!
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Old 13.01.2014, 15:46
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Why not give a show!!!
because id probably need a special license from the gemeinde first,

then there will no doubt be problems ticket touting (like what happened with the rolling stones concert and the new monty python show), scotland yard would become involved and then where would the fun be after that
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Old 13.01.2014, 16:21
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I think you'll all agree a first world problem does'nt get much worse than this!

US govt secretly spies on every one in the world for the last 10+ years - a couple of threads with a few comments last year

dog off its leash - hundreds of comments in many threads, almost every week, year after year, the latest thread, 7 soon to be 7+ pages long
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Old 13.01.2014, 17:27
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I think you'll all agree a first world problem does'nt get much worse than this!

US govt secretly spies on every one in the world for the last 10+ years - a couple of threads with a few comments last year

dog off its leash - hundreds of comments in many threads, almost every week, year after year, the latest thread, 7 soon to be 7+ pages long
You still young in here...

You should have seen the hysteria over brown sugar... THAT is what I call FWP.
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Old 13.01.2014, 20:14
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You still young in here...

You should have seen the hysteria over brown sugar... THAT is what I call FWP.
hehe after cross referencing all the threads and comments, i now know more about brown sugar than i ever dreamed possible, thanks ef
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Old 13.01.2014, 21:41
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I have a problem. Where can I buy brown sugar?!?!
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Old 13.01.2014, 22:20
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I have a problem. Where can I buy brown sugar?!?!
For the last time I'm helping a noob

http://www.englishforum.ch/search2.php?q=Brown+sugar

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Old 14.01.2014, 08:37
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

i've noticed hygiene standards in the first world are really slipping,
hardly anyone brushes their teeth before they kiss their dog on the nose
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Old 14.01.2014, 09:26
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i've noticed hygiene standards in the first world are really slipping,
hardly anyone brushes their teeth before they kiss their dog on the nose
That's no way to speak of the fairer sex!!!
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Old 14.01.2014, 12:28
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

i think some of you in the first world will recognise the deep divide between dog nose kissers and non dog nose kissers,

i thought perhaps i could bring the two sides closer together with the benefit of my many years of experience and share this short tutorial on how you can safely and enjoyably kiss your dogs nose.

very safe - brush your teeth before you kiss your dogs nose

safe - use your thumb to gently wipe* the imaginary aids virus, polio, cholera, diphtheria or denghi fever germs from your dogs nose, kiss your dogs nose

safe - you could do what i do when i think someone is watching, kiss your dogs nose and then wipe your mouth

perfectly safe - take a short break and kiss your dogs nose, tell her how wonderful she is and how much you love her, carry on with your daily activities. this one has worked for me for years

not safe - bypass your dogs nose and go directly to another dogs butt and kiss it. do not do this. this is not safe.

* do not scrub your dogs nose with a brush

ps. if you notice a salty aftertaste after you have kissed your dogs nose, you will need to try harder to stop your dog from eating poop on its walks or stop feeding it junk food.

a video of many happy dog nose kissers

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Old 14.01.2014, 15:33
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I have to go to the grocery store (again!)

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Old 14.01.2014, 15:55
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

A good friend of mine has damaged her spine in a skiing accident and now I have to do some food shopping for her.

In a poorer country they would have just left her to die, and I wouldn't need to waste my time like this.
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Old 14.01.2014, 16:01
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I took up their offer to super-size my fries and drink but I didn't like the look the server gave me.

They should train them not to look so judgemental
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A good friend of mine has damaged her spine in a skiing accident and now I have to do some food shopping for her.

In a poorer country they would have just left her to die, and I wouldn't need to waste my time like this.
I assume she broke her neck and can't order things for herself online...... so lazy.
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Old 14.01.2014, 16:07
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Now I have a PS4, I don't know whether I should hang on to my PS3 a while longer, or just sell it.
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Old 14.01.2014, 16:23
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I parked my car in the 3rd row instead of the 1st row. Now I have to carry my laptop bag extra 150m
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