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You spend half your career building up experience, then the other half wishing you hadn't bothered as employers clearly prefer cheap and malleable 24 year olds.
Yep.

Wanna start a school?
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Let's do it!
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Old 06.04.2017, 13:24
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Fab. You hum it, I'll play it... let's do the show right here!
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Old 06.04.2017, 13:27
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My pulse gadget, given all the info on my age, weight, sex etc. and measuring distance, altitude gain and time, somehow calculates my calorie usage. Lovely, then I know how much I can afford to eat after my exertions.
Unfortunately, in summer I use an ebike and after a few weeks using the same system, I can no longer get into my jeans.
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Old 06.04.2017, 15:53
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Went to Macdonalds .. That's over 140 calories per franc and 160 calories per minute.
After all the ranting about "too expensive" threads we now have to read complaints about getting too much for the money?
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Old 07.04.2017, 08:12
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MyStore have sent me emails in French. I presume this is their revenge for my passive aggressive email following their failure to deduct free shipping from the last order.
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Old 07.04.2017, 08:47
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My distate of packing exponentially grows. More I travel, less I consider packing necessary. Who needs two pairs of clothes?! Papers...books, gifts. Ugh.

I am determined to stick a crochet hook somewhere in there, though.
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My distate of packing exponentially grows. More I travel, less I consider packing necessary. Who needs two pairs of clothes?! Papers...books, gifts. Ugh.

I am determined to stick a crochet hook somewhere in there, though.
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.
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Old 07.04.2017, 09:34
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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.
Dtto. Although I know I do it for the little one and my family there. Everybody thinks it's hols for me, while it ain't. Although I do squeeze a lot of study time in there. And a proportional amount of goulash. Easter is about girls being beat up with whips and other pagan craziness, I wonder if I should pack some pepper spray, lol.
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Old 07.04.2017, 10:15
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Old 07.04.2017, 10:52
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Its going to be a lovely weekend, so we're probably going to have to go out
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We're having internet connectivity issues at work today, Netflix and YouTube are practically unwatchable
Plot twist: you work at Netflix/Youtube?
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Old 07.04.2017, 13:08
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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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.
Amen to that!

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.

But the stress of all the planning and coordination it takes to travel, the hassle and expense, and did I mention the stress? just so we can Have! Fun! Now!... No, at this point in my life traveling is not the way I wish to spend my very limited leisure time.

The prevailing attitude that one is 'supposed' to travel, that not traveling somehow automatically makes one a less worthy person, is really starting to bother me.

At the moment my idea of a great holiday would be a week of peace spent tending my garden.
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Old 07.04.2017, 13:23
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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, 13:38
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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, 20:32
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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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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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