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Old 20.02.2017, 18:56
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My FWP is:
Saw this rather exciting thread, started to read, but the thread went 'south'... The thread lost its purpose... I am crestfallen...
Don't be, two more posts and you can move on the the sales-departement.
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Old 20.02.2017, 19:00
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Aha. Huh?
Duplo is lego for the under 5s. It's hurty if you stand on it. A pain rivalled only by standing on an upturned plug, although now I type that I realise Swiss plugs probably don't lie on their back like UK ones do...
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Old 20.02.2017, 19:08
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I was making jokes about He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named (e.g. the current U.S. President) and Oompa Loompas, and getting blank stares from my husband.

Turns out he has never heard of "Charlie and The Chocolate Factory"!!!

Oh the heresy!

I promptly bought him the book and we'll have to (re)watch the movies - both the original one and the Creepy-Johnny Depp one - once he's through reading.
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Old 20.02.2017, 19:41
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Chai latte at starbucks is too sweet!

Other people in the first-class carriage on the train so i can't occupy the 4-seat area all by myself... Day is simply ruined!
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Old 20.02.2017, 19:44
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Turns out he has never heard of "Charlie and The Chocolate Factory"!!!
Are you sure he isn't from a different planet?
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Old 20.02.2017, 19:59
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Are you sure he isn't from a different planet?
In a way, he is...

He grew up in Commieland, on the other side of the (Berlin) wall, and there are certain things that he just was never exposed to. Among others, notable ones are Disney movies, Bible references, and...Charlie&Chocolate Factory!

I am a huge Disney fan so I am taking care of the Disney movies part. I am also a huge history of art person, so we look at art together and talk about the obvious Bible references that are necessary to understand what we are looking at. He tells me all about the Grid and power transformers and energy.

Obviously he was exposed to many other different and equally interesting things that I was not exposed to, but, growing up so differently and the age difference between us make for some very interesting "discoveries"!
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Old 20.02.2017, 22:00
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So you are hooked up with Shrek... or pop, pop... the donkey? Who isn't?
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Old 21.02.2017, 17:38
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Little Rufus has learned how to answer the landline phone. She has also evidentally worked out how to reach the landline phone.

She answers with a lot of stentorian breathing and a manic giggle. It's like a crank phonecall in reverse.
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Old 21.02.2017, 17:51
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

All the kittens on this Kitten-cam website are asleep
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Old 21.02.2017, 17:53
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Ah thats better, getting my kitten fix here instead
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Old 21.02.2017, 17:58
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Ah thats better, getting my kitten fix here instead
I daren't click...
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Old 21.02.2017, 18:11
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Please let me know if you do - this suspense is like "Psycho" all over again
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Old 21.02.2017, 18:21
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Please let me know if you do - this suspense is like "Psycho" all over again
I'll click if you do...

Dammit. I clicked.

Why are the first ones named after Criminal Minds characters?

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Old 21.02.2017, 18:30
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Old 21.02.2017, 19:08
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I'm fine - have obviously more restraint
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Old 21.02.2017, 19:17
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I'll click if you do...

Dammit. I clicked.

Why are the first ones named after Criminal Minds characters?
Forwarded to Blueangel for comfort - she's had exceptionally bad experiences with cats as well
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Old 21.02.2017, 19:19
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All the kittens on this Kitten-cam website are asleep
Hope there isn't a baby lamb one..
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Old 21.02.2017, 19:20
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This is how epidemics start.
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Hope there isn't a baby lamb one..
And hope that one ever-ever shows this to their kids incase they've always been dreaming of a little-one...
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Old 21.02.2017, 20:02
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Hope there isn't a baby lamb one..
Lamb???? Hippopotami!

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