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Old 14.12.2016, 17:13
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My homeland does not always just have the perfectly square small bits of bread you get in CH (unless of course it's an uncut loaf). The Rufus Hound likes her toast in quite small squares. It's a nuisance. She just used to take the whole slice.

I feel that this has rather lost its way.

Marmite, anyone?
Aha, so this being said, the old adage of "best thing since sliced bread" doesn't apply to your homeland.
Hold the Marmite - refill the gin please.
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Old 14.12.2016, 17:30
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Aha, so this being said, the old adage of "best thing since sliced bread" doesn't apply to your homeland.
Hold the Marmite - refill the gin please.
The adage worked great through the great depression - but now, really? We've had sliced bread for 88 years - I am pretty sure there are at least 2 things better than it.

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Old 14.12.2016, 17:33
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The adage worked great through the great depression - but now, really? We've had sliced bread for 88 years - I am pretty sure there are at least 2 things better than it.


Only 2....
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Old 15.12.2016, 08:16
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I keep putting packs of chewing gum in the car and there are feckers in this world who keep taking/ eating it - leaving me without any.

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Old 15.12.2016, 15:53
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My arm is a little sore from the free flu-shot at work
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Old 15.12.2016, 16:13
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I keep putting packs of chewing gum in the car and there are feckers in this world who keep taking/ eating it - leaving me without any.
Find some old style pink stick gum, the kind wrapped in foil. Open, unwrap, brush the gum with garlic oil, then dip in cayenne pepper, re-wrap in foil and return to package. Place package in car.
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Old 17.12.2016, 14:45
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Just finished wrapping & labelling the kids presents, but now they won't fit back in their hidey-hole.
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Old 18.12.2016, 17:59
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Friggin weekend was too short


again!
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Old 18.12.2016, 18:02
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Friggin weekend was too short


again!
Don't worry, soon be Xmas.
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Old 18.12.2016, 18:37
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Don't worry, soon be Xmas.
i'm not ready
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Old 20.12.2016, 15:41
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

As Santa puts pressies under the tree for us parents too (the little girl in our house gets upset if Santa forgets Mummy & Daddy), just realized I'll have to wrap an empty perfume box as I have run out and can not wait until the 25th.

They'll be too busy to notice. I just have to make all the right noises when I unwrap the empty box, then go hide it
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Old 20.12.2016, 17:05
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The Rufus Hound is too comfortable on "her" sofa to stir herself to bark at the Amazon delivery dude. All he got was a raised hairy eyebrow.
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Old 20.12.2016, 17:12
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The Rufus Hound is too comfortable on "her" sofa to stir herself to bark at the Amazon delivery dude. All he got was a raised hairy eyebrow.
Buggerlugs cat is being the same. He's made a nest on the bed and is only moving between there and his food cupboard, except for one venture outside where he sniffed the air and went straight back to bed.
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Old 21.12.2016, 08:31
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I knew the exact answer for a chess puzzle. However, due to fat finger syndrome or a sketchy touch screen, I moved a piece to the wrong square (right next to the correct one) and stuffed up the solution.

Instead of +8 points, I got -5 points.

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Old 21.12.2016, 09:45
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My arm is a little sore from the free flu-shot at work
My entire body is extremely sore for not taking the flu shot...
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Santa puts pressies under the tree
Used to happen when I was a kid too & grandma would always have a grope trying to guess what was inside, until one Christmas a match from her fag went unnoticed down the side of her armchair & we were all woken up at 2am with the house ablaze. Goodbye entire contents of lounge including tree, presents, the ceiling, the floor & her only pair of shoes. So this is why you should never sleep wearing a homemade nightshirt & stripey socks with holes in them 'cos the poor firemen don't need that view.

My First World Problem today is I can't find the hoover bags. I know I bought some but where are they hiding?
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Old 21.12.2016, 14:41
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My First World Problem today is I can't find the hoover bags. I know I bought some but where are they hiding?
My FWP today is: I need to hoover. And reorganise the kitchen cupboards.
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Old 21.12.2016, 14:44
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Still do not know what to buy for Xmas.
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Old 21.12.2016, 14:47
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Still do not know what to buy for Xmas.
For whom? Yourself, or someone else?

Let us help with ideas :P
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Old 22.12.2016, 08:07
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Those bloomin' (fellow) Brits have bought up all the jars of mincemeat (for mince pies) in all the local coops.
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