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Old 20.06.2017, 19:57
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I'm on DuoLingo, and all the leaves on my tree are now gold.

If I don't want to lose my streak I have no choice but to tackle the next (much more difficult) section.
That's a great problem to have! I haven't logged on in so long, I didn't know they were using trees with leaves to track your progress. I guess my tree is dead by now...
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Old 20.06.2017, 23:05
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

This evening's weather is far too hot to have my over-heated macbook sitting on my boobs while I lie sweltering in bed and type sh!te posts on the forum.
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Old 20.06.2017, 23:16
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This evening's weather is far too hot to have my over-heated macbook sitting on my boobs while I lie sweltering in bed and type sh!te posts on the forum.
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Old 20.06.2017, 23:22
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This evening's weather is far too hot to have my over-heated macbook sitting on my boobs while I lie sweltering in bed and type sh!te posts on the forum.
I, on the other hand, have been complaining all day because this office AC is set at a ridiculously low temperature and I am freezing!

I usually set my own freezing level in my home office, but I am visiting another office and they don't have individual thermostats, the horror!!!

I know I'll regret this next week when I am in places with no AC at all. Quintessential FWPs.
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Old 21.06.2017, 09:51
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

How long is it considered acceptable to wander around the grocery freezer section without arousing suspicion? I've been 10 minutes in the frozen veg section and an additional 5 leaning into the ice lolly bin.

So. Hot.
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Old 21.06.2017, 10:05
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How long is it considered acceptable to wander around the grocery freezer section without arousing suspicion? I've been 10 minutes in the frozen veg section and an additional 5 leaning into the ice lolly bin.

So. Hot.
10 in fruit and veg probably okay, but 5 in the ice lolly bin and they're likely to come check you haven't been consuming all the merchandise.
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Old 21.06.2017, 10:11
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How long is it considered acceptable to wander around the grocery freezer section without arousing suspicion? I've been 10 minutes in the frozen veg section and an additional 5 leaning into the ice lolly bin.

So. Hot.
If you work at a place that has onsite IT and a server room, call them and ask if they would give you a tour of the server room.

You might have to shout while you're on the phone with them - when the weather gets like this the entire IT department finds something in the server room which needs their attention, so when they pick up the phone the noise of the A/C in the background may make it hard for them to hear you.
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Old 21.06.2017, 10:12
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I parked as best I could next to someone who had done an awful job of it. That person left and now it looks like I don't know how to park
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Old 21.06.2017, 10:30
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I parked as best I could next to someone who had done an awful job of it. That person left and now it looks like I don't know how to park
Ha. I once got a note on my windscreen saying "nice parking, asshole" in a company carpark. Thing was, there were just two spaces, one against a wall on driver's side, and one open on passenger side. He'd parked a good 50cm into the space, leaving the driver's door dead on the white line, so the only way the other space could possibly be used was by blocking his door and making him climb across from the passenger side. Wtf did he expect?
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Old 21.06.2017, 10:53
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I can't add a new Quinoa recipe as the thread became too politicized and was closed. oh well off to the beach for a swim now...
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Old 21.06.2017, 11:03
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

By the time I get hungry I don't care about all the ecolo/recycled/hipster containers I eat and drink from, when I am on the go. Meh.
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Old 21.06.2017, 11:15
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If you work at a place that has onsite IT and a server room, call them and ask if they would give you a tour of the server room.

You might have to shout while you're on the phone with them - when the weather gets like this the entire IT department finds something in the server room which needs their attention, so when they pick up the phone the noise of the A/C in the background may make it hard for them to hear you.
When I ran a computer centre then in hot weather I always finished up being the idiot on the roof spraying the a/c condensers with a hosepipe
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Old 21.06.2017, 12:22
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The dramatic pauses before announcing the right answer or a winner have gone beyond 5 seconds! Or they even cut to commercials! Oh for ... Sake...
Half of 30 mins are now the proverbial drumrolls...

BBC's Pointless is a rare exception though...
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Old 21.06.2017, 12:30
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I can't add a new Quinoa recipe as the thread became too politicized and was closed. oh well off to the beach for a swim now...


A thread about quinoa was closed? Crikey...


*nosy peek*

Ah. I see.

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Old 21.06.2017, 13:06
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I've had the BBC News channel on in the background for four hours now, and I'm actually starting to believe what these politicians are saying.

Must. Turn. Over. (Before it's too late and there's no turning back)
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Old 21.06.2017, 13:12
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Who let Ed Miliband out? He's live now playing DJ and doing a current affairs natter thingy on radio 2

No escape.. they're everywhere.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My mother sent me a text telling me how hot it is in the UK. Well, I wasn't having that. So we've just spent the last half hour in 'Yorkshire-Men Sketch' fashion trying to one-up each other on who is the most hard done-by.

"32 degrees?! I used to dream of 32 degrees!"
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Old 22.06.2017, 00:14
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I just came back from holiday and i now need to wait a whole month for the next one
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Old 22.06.2017, 00:46
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Going on hols but, suddenly, i am scared of flying...
(Don't want Europe by train, want other places I'm scared to fly to!!!) Scottie, beam me there, ffs...
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Old 22.06.2017, 01:18
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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If you work at a place that has onsite IT and a server room, call them and ask if they would give you a tour of the server room.

You might have to shout while you're on the phone with them - when the weather gets like this the entire IT department finds something in the server room which needs their attention, so when they pick up the phone the noise of the A/C in the background may make it hard for them to hear you.
The IT person's perspective of that:
  1. The phone is ringing non-stop with calls from people you don't know, and you're not authorised to let strangers in.
  2. Retreat to far end of computer room where you can't hear the phone.
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