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Piratebay is down following a raid now i have to look elsewhere.
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Old 10.12.2014, 13:34
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The lemon cupcakes I made are flat and dense and might work well as doorstops. I have six packets of brand new, unopened and unexpired baking powder. How could I possibly have pulled out an old packet from 2012 and used that instead?
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Old 10.12.2014, 14:44
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I had to put subtitles on while eating crisps
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Old 11.12.2014, 13:17
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Take away sushi is damn expensive here. The quality is not all that fantastic compared to the price, either.
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Old 11.12.2014, 13:22
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Old people shopping in a supermarket on Saturdays really annoy me, they have the whole week to do this stuff...
In my supermarket (Letzipark/Zurich) on Saturday it's mostly expats and foreigners...
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In my supermarket (Letzipark/Zurich) on Saturday it's mostly expats and foreigners...
Things must be cheap.
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Old 11.12.2014, 13:39
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Things must be cheap.
No, it's just Coop supermarket, McDonald's, Denner, Fust, a few restaurants and so on. I guess it's mostly foreigners who try to get their food for a full week and so on.
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Old 11.12.2014, 14:11
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In my supermarket (Letzipark/Zurich) on Saturday it's mostly expats and foreigners...
expats and foreigners, meaning: higher than 120k and lower than 120k
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Old 11.12.2014, 14:15
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The lemon cupcakes I made are flat and dense and might work well as doorstops. I have six packets of brand new, unopened and unexpired baking powder. How could I possibly have pulled out an old packet from 2012 and used that instead?
What exactly can go off with baking powder? Yeast, yes, but BP is purely a chemical mix, which should last pretty much indefinitely as long as it doesn't get damp. Did it get damp, perhaps?
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expats and foreigners, meaning: higher than 120k and lower than 120k
No, that would be ex-pats and immigrants. Foreigners must refer to people who live in Germany and come down to Zurich for the high quality produce, right?
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Old 11.12.2014, 14:17
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Things must be cheap.
Or they are selling brown sugar
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Old 11.12.2014, 14:25
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What exactly can go off with baking powder? Yeast, yes, but BP is purely a chemical mix, which should last pretty much indefinitely as long as it doesn't get damp. Did it get damp, perhaps?
There is no yeast in baking powder. Baking powder is a major source of carbonates and acid, which gives baked goods a lift.

Moisture can cause part of the baking powder to react prematurely. It doesn't exactly go off, but it is less effective or useless.

Storing baking powder correctly in a minimum moisture environment is important (e.g. a tight container). The internet still seems to say that most baking powders only have an effective shelf life of one year, though.
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Old 11.12.2014, 14:41
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My cat is making love to his cushion and I can't hear the tv.
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Old 11.12.2014, 15:03
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There was no chocolate behind today's door on my advent calendar, so I opened tomorrow's and ate that chocolate instead.

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It is damp, cold, grey, and very windy outside, yet my selfish selfish dogs still want me to walk them.
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Old 11.12.2014, 15:18
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You either walk your dogs or you eat them... That's how it works here.
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Old 11.12.2014, 15:24
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

It takes an agency seven working days to respond to my inquiry, only to tell me that the property I am wanting to arrange a viewing for is not available.

Yet, the ad for renting the property is still up on the website and shows in search results.
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Piratebay is down following a raid now i have to look elsewhere.
Kickass Torrents, website is much better than Piratebay.
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Old 11.12.2014, 17:59
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What exactly can go off with baking powder? Yeast, yes, but BP is purely a chemical mix, which should last pretty much indefinitely as long as it doesn't get damp. Did it get damp, perhaps?
I store it in the freezer so I would think not...but it's the only explanation I can come up with for such flat cupcakes given I use this recipe all the time.
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Old 11.12.2014, 18:06
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