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Old 21.06.2017, 11:12
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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, 11:30
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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, 11:53
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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...
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Old 21.06.2017, 12:03
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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, 12:15
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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, 13:22
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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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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, 14:06
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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, 14:12
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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, 01:14
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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, 01:46
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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, 02:18
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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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Old 22.06.2017, 02:19
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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...
Try this tapping method...it has worked for some people I know.

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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My 48 hour anti-perspirant is letting itself down by 47 hours and 57 minutes.
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Old 22.06.2017, 16:14
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The compressor in my air conditioner keeps turning on and it is hard to hear the TV over this racket!
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Old 22.06.2017, 16:15
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My 48 hour anti-perspirant is letting itself down by 47 hours and 57 minutes.
Then you need an aluminium, cancer filled alternative:

https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/...nts-fact-sheet
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Old 22.06.2017, 16:17
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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.
Sounds like a dream job tbh
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Old 22.06.2017, 16:17
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The compressor in my air conditioner keeps turning on and it is hard to hear the TV over this racket!
Teehee. That was a problem I encountered about 30 years ago in Africa

This doesn't really class as a First World Problem
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Old 22.06.2017, 16:23
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Try this tapping method...it has worked for some people I know.
Did you volunteer for the tapping?



I saw some Math geeks feeding on mentos (mentoses?) the entire day today at the EPFL. I have no mentos!
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