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Today's FWP:

The Belltie has set a new personal best for hamstering his morning pill before spitting it out: 43 minutes!
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Old 07.04.2017, 14:38
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The handrail on the escalator was moving at a different pace to the steps, so I had to keep lifting my hand.
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I just finished writing, so now I need to sober up to edit the damn thing.
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I just finished writing, so now I need to sober up to edit the damn thing.
That's the wrong way around. You're supposed to edit the damn thing first and then write it.
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Old 07.04.2017, 21:32
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My distaste for travel similarly grows.

I have to visit England in a few weeks' time. I really cannot face the hassle. Why can't I just spend my holidays at home with my own kitchen, my own living room, my own library? It just seems like an awful lot of expense and bother for very little return.
Because we love the space you guys leave for us when you go away. I love Easter, I can get from A to B in no time, it's wonderfully quiet, no kids - or worse their parents - ruining my reading in the sunshine ..... everybody is at the Gotthard (or in in England apparantly).
So have fun guys (and remember, I'm the one who loves crumpets )
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Old 07.04.2017, 22:59
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Because we love the space you guys leave for us when you go away. I love Easter, I can get from A to B in no time, it's wonderfully quiet, no kids - or worse their parents - ruining my reading in the sunshine ..... everybody is at the Gotthard (or in in England apparantly).
So have fun guys (and remember, I'm the one who loves crumpets )
Enjoy it while you can - it doesn't happen very often. I think the last time was four or five years ago.

Anyway, how much space do you need on the S25 between Ziegelbruecke and Linthal?
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Old 07.04.2017, 23:23
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Enjoy it while you can - it doesn't happen very often. I think the last time was four or five years ago.

Anyway, how much space do you need on the S25 between Ziegelbruecke and Linthal?
I was talking about driving but however if I visit folks that direction I'll go the other direction from Ziegelbrücke - Weesen, Amden. So you're welcome to spend Easter in Switzerland
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Old 08.04.2017, 02:27
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I've run out of a rather crucial shade of cream yarn... bugger.
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Old 08.04.2017, 14:23
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Perhaps because travel has for a long time been something of a duty - albeit one I embrace willingly - rather than a holiday. And I am grateful for the opportunity to spend time with my loved ones.
Indeed!

I just wish they realized it is no longer me hopping across the courtyard to them. And that is a bit harder for them to imagine: that arranging travels for me and my kid is far from easy. And arranging her program there while I cram or chase her material so she can be homeschooled in her mother tongue here in CH. Thankgod for her being able to go to school there as well, for a bit. My family will probably never retire.

Still, I am really grateful for their agility and for having them so we can visit. Being in a country without larger family to see them frequently, sucks.

My FWP is - suitcases don't match colors.
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Old 08.04.2017, 15:42
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Indeed!

I just wish they realized it is no longer me hopping across the courtyard to them. And that is a bit harder for them to imagine: that arranging travels for me and my kid is far from easy. And arranging her program there while I cram or chase her material so she can be homeschooled in her mother tongue here in CH. Thankgod for her being able to go to school there as well, for a bit. My family will probably never retire.

Still, I am really grateful for their agility and for having them so we can visit. Being in a country without larger family to see them frequently, sucks.

My FWP is - suitcases don't match colors.
Yup - been there. The lonely nights in the deluxe City hotels Worldwide were irrelevant for me. It's wonderful to be away for a while, but at the end of the day it's lonely, and if you're living in Switzerland - there is that wonderful feeling of returning home.
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Old 08.04.2017, 22:01
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I forgot to put beer in the fridge. And now the deep freezer hasn't made it cold enough in 15 minutes for the hockey game, yet.
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Old 08.04.2017, 22:11
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My Philips shaving machine, that I got for Valentine's Day in 2015, stopped working few days ago. Just two months after the 2 year warranty had expired.
So I used razor for two days.

Yesterday, when I was about to plan getting a new one from Tivoli, to my surprise the machine has turned on by itself. How odd? I suspect it must have been water residue that must have caused electric circuit malfunction.

Now, I'm a happy man in my early 40's again who doesn't need to wear a beard.
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Old 08.04.2017, 22:37
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

When did Take That get old?
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Old 09.04.2017, 14:15
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The numpties at Netflix have changed their rating system from the universally clear 1-5 stars to a matched number % thumbs up/down system.

So now when you watch a movie and pause it for a time, you return to watch 45% of 87% matched movie.. good grief, it's making my eyes hurt.

87% matched is not accurate anyway because the movie is crap
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Old 09.04.2017, 16:20
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If I sleep during the day, I am desoriented.

I travelled at night and cought up during the day. What now...We go swim. Difficult choices.
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Old 09.04.2017, 20:23
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Put too much salt in my food, which apparently means I'm in love.
But ..... I don't know who with
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I want to hire a castle for a family event, but I can find one the right size
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Old 09.04.2017, 22:06
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Put too much salt in my food, which apparently means I'm in love.
But ..... I don't know who with
Throw some salt over your shoulder and check the name it forms
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Old 09.04.2017, 22:13
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Throw some salt over your shoulder and check the name it forms
And then look for the equivalent on EF?
Or ask everybody's name, walking down the street?
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