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Old 17.06.2017, 19:13
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I'm using a blowtorch to get rid of weeds but the smell of burning foliage is making me slightly nauseous
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Old 17.06.2017, 20:03
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it's got a nest of little blackbirds in it.
Four and twenty?
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Old 17.06.2017, 20:06
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Four and twenty?
Don't start
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Old 17.06.2017, 20:08
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Don't start
Borrow Castro's blowtorch.
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Old 17.06.2017, 20:17
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Borrow Castro's blowtorch.
That's a Mod's blowtorch.. don't have the clearance.
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Old 17.06.2017, 20:43
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I can't cut back the big overgrown shrub at the back of the garden, it's got a nest of little blackbirds in it.
Make a pie

"Sing a song of sixpence,
A pocket full of rye.
Four and twenty blackbirds,
Baked in a pie."
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Old 18.06.2017, 03:44
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The dog, the kid and the hubby are all snoring. Jeebers...
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Old 18.06.2017, 07:09
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I have a whole day to work. Bliss. Except apparently people only efficiently write cca two hrs a day.
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Old 18.06.2017, 08:44
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The dog, the kid and the hubby are all snoring. Jeebers...
Perfect time to get your tuba and practice a bit.
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Old 18.06.2017, 08:56
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My cat wants to play fetch but keeps dropping the ball just out of arms reach so I have to sit up everytime.
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Old 18.06.2017, 09:05
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My cat wants to play fetch but keeps dropping the ball just out of arms reach so I have to sit up everytime.
Even when a cat is being annoying, they're doing it with a specific aim in mind. There's a favourite cat toy under your pillow.
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Old 18.06.2017, 14:25
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I don't see the allure of crumpets.
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Old 18.06.2017, 14:34
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I don't see the allure of crumpets.
I know you don't
what did you call them? Bland?

Leads to mine: I can't buy crumpets in Switzerland.
(which makes them oh so much more desirable. That's me, I'm afraid )
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Old 18.06.2017, 15:06
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

It's five past two and I'm still in my PJs. (And I have no immediate plans to change).
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Old 18.06.2017, 15:07
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

No time to post on the EF.
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Old 18.06.2017, 22:01
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No icecream.
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Old 18.06.2017, 22:03
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I'm so content, I don't even have a first world problem
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Old 18.06.2017, 22:05
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I'm so content, I don't even have a first world problem
Your Cablecom connection has healed itself?
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Old 18.06.2017, 22:08
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I know you don't
what did you call them? Bland?

Leads to mine: I can't buy crumpets in Switzerland.
(which makes them oh so much more desirable. That's me, I'm afraid )
Oh what I would give for a nice toasted crumpet with salted butter melting down my fingers right now...
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Old 18.06.2017, 23:47
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Your Cablecom connection has healed itself?
Ehhhm, no but it got better and I got used to it and I have my tricks now

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Oh what I would give for a nice toasted crumpet with salted butter melting down my fingers right now...
Bitch
But as a matter of fact I made some today so ...... nanananana

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