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Old 08.01.2014, 09:53
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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I put a glass bottle in my mother-in-law's dust bin. She might get in trouble with authorities.
Wrong thread, this is about problems, not achievements
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Old 08.01.2014, 09:59
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I'm getting so sick and tired of reading about other people's first world problems every freaking time I open up my laptop, tablet or smartphone...
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Old 08.01.2014, 10:15
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I can't delete any spam threads because there are too many Spam Deputies on the EF
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Old 08.01.2014, 10:17
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I'm getting so sick and tired of reading about other people's first world problems every freaking time I open up my laptop, tablet or smartphone...
I bet your latte got cold as you were ploughing through all 5 pages, didn't it?
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Wrong thread, this is about problems, not achievements

Then his mother-in-law can come here post her problem
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Old 08.01.2014, 10:33
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

After 5 pages, none of the posts has reached the quality of a regular first world problem in the complaints corner. Making up first world problems just does not work.
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Old 08.01.2014, 10:37
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After 5 pages, none of the posts has reached the quality of a regular first world problem in the complaints corner. Making up first world problems just does not work.
k_and_e thinks our first world problems are made up.
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Old 08.01.2014, 10:45
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Ugh, I'm so annoyed they don't sell Lindt at the Migros in front of our apartment. Now we are forced to go all the way to Coop to buy some...
things are tough all over but i wouldn't want to be in your shoes.
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Old 08.01.2014, 10:53
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

walk a mile in my shoes people, i have to use a swiss keyboard to type this.
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Old 08.01.2014, 11:02
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walk a mile in my shoes people, i have to use a swiss keyboard to type this.
Pah - that is nothing!

At work I have a German keyboard which I use as an English one. At home I have an American one - which is used as is - otherwise it will bring its kind of keyboardness to every other keyboard.

That means I have the @ in 3 different locations!

(And don't get me started on the work security - as this defaults to German - and so the @ moves)
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Old 08.01.2014, 11:10
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walk a mile in my shoes people, i have to use a swiss keyboard to type this.
What? I love the Swiss keyboard. All those right at your fingertips, and all the characters moved around so you have to hit alt gr to get a blessed @ symbol, and a $ right next to the carriage return is so handy.
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Old 08.01.2014, 11:11
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Over the New Year they've added Ebay to the list of sites I can't access from work.

I think its time to find a new Job
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Old 08.01.2014, 11:21
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Over the New Year they've added Ebay to the list of sites I can't access from work.

I think its time to find a new Job
I emailed them today to add EF
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What? I love the Swiss keyboard. All those right at your fingertips, and all the characters moved around so you have to hit alt gr to get a blessed @ symbol, and a $ right next to the carriage return is so handy.

For me, the Swiss keyboard is the best. The US keyboard would have been the best if it had the accents, , umlaut, , signs...

The French AZERTY keyboard is one of the worst: very unfriendly layout:

M next to L, reversed numbers / signs (you have to press shift to enter a number)...

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Old 08.01.2014, 11:32
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For me, the Swiss keyboard is the best.
But where's the Euro symbol man.... Where's the Euro? (Swiss mac)
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Old 08.01.2014, 11:34
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But where's the Euro symbol man.... Where's the Euro? (Swiss mac)
On mine, it's alt gr and e (PC, though).
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Old 08.01.2014, 11:37
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I have not had a waferless Kit Kat in a VERY LONG TIME.
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Old 08.01.2014, 11:41
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

You may have a look at the United States-International Keyboard layout.



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Since the standard US keyboard layout in Microsoft Windows offers no way of inputting any sort of diacritic or accent, this makes it unsuitable for all but a handful of languages unless the US International layout is used. The US International layout changes the `, ~, ^, " (for ), and ' (for ) keys into dead keys for producing accented characters. The US International layout also uses the right alt (AltGr) as a modifier to enter special characters. Although there is no UK International layout on Windows, XP SP2 and above provide a UK Extended layout which, if activated, will allow the user to enter a wide variety of diacritics (such as grave accents) which are not accommodated by the standard UK layout.
Source Wikipedia.

PS: You do not have to physically own this keyboard to use it. It is just a setting in your operating system.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/258824/en-us
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But where's the Euro symbol man.... Where's the Euro? (Swiss mac)

OPTION + E


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I forgot the charger for my heated skiing socks at the weekend :-(
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