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Old 22.06.2017, 23:04
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The free city BBQ at Wollishofen took an hour to grill my chicken properly.

1st world enough?
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Old 22.06.2017, 23:31
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a local Chinese takeaway...
Where?!
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Old 22.06.2017, 23:36
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Years ago i thought i discovered a culinary solution for wraps: i spread leftover mashed potatoes on the wrap to act a glue to hold veg and whatnot in place. Made some for the visiting relatives. They played with it a bit, said it was crap and walked off to a local Chinese takeaway...
Mashed potatoes on bread... Are you by any chance from the Nordic region?

And if you are, how is it that your family isn't?
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Old 22.06.2017, 23:39
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Was swimming in the Rhine this evening after foolishly drinking a beer on my over warm balcony.
Problem was too many little flying insects hovering in clouds over the river
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Old 23.06.2017, 07:13
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Years ago i thought i discovered a culinary solution for wraps: i spread leftover mashed potatoes on the wrap to act a glue to hold veg and whatnot in place. Made some for the visiting relatives. They played with it a bit, said it was crap and walked off to a local Chinese takeaway...
Was it your mother in-law?
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Old 23.06.2017, 09:53
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Can cherries be frozen with the stones?
I bought a bit too many but if I have to take the stones out I can't be bothered, I'll just indulge.
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REPEAT ....
I feel ignored
Given that fruit tends to go a bit mushy after being frozen, removing the stones will likely be a messy, slippery job (I know it's already messy with fresh cherries). I would remove the stones before freezing.

Now I await your FWP tomorrow complaining about blue fingers...
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Old 23.06.2017, 10:00
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Given that fruit tends to go a bit mushy after being frozen, removing the stones will likely be a messy, slippery job (I know it's already messy with fresh cherries). I would remove the stones before freezing.

Now I await your FWP tomorrow complaining about blue fingers...
Thank you. I think I'm just gonna eat them instead then
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Old 23.06.2017, 10:04
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Thank you. I think I'm just gonna eat them instead then
Go easy, there. You've seen the Witches of Eastwick, right?
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Old 23.06.2017, 10:32
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A shower gotta be wet and splashy .
The video links on a Google search for that are blocked at work. And I now have a meeting with HR this afternoon.
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Old 23.06.2017, 11:30
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The video links on a Google search for that are blocked at work. And I now have a meeting with HR this afternoon.
That's why I always borrow my boss's computer for such searches.

I've found that doping so speeds up my promotion.
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Old 23.06.2017, 11:44
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I've found that doping so speeds up my promotion.
No anti-doping policy where you work?
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Old 23.06.2017, 11:55
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The video links on a Google search for that are blocked at work. And I now have a meeting with HR this afternoon.
But you've proven over the years that you have a vivid imagination.
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Old 23.06.2017, 13:04
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No anti-doping policy where you work?
No, we're all pretty dopey.
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Old 23.06.2017, 13:13
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Was swimming in the Rhine this evening after foolishly drinking a beer on my over warm balcony.
Problem was too many little flying insects hovering in clouds over the river
Beware of biting beavers
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Old 23.06.2017, 13:55
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The sun poring through my office window is giving me an uneven tan
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Old 23.06.2017, 17:58
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The airport lounge closes 30 mins before my flight so I need to spend an extra 30 mins with the unwashed masses
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Old 24.06.2017, 09:57
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Today is not boiling hot, so I can open the windows without fear of dying.
A wasp flew in. I told her to leave, politely. She refused. I said, last warning. She ignored me.
Went to the kitchen to fetch the insect spray. Did the dead.
Now I don't know where her corpse is, to give it a proper burial.

Insects never die where you want them to
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Old 24.06.2017, 10:04
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Yesterday aboard a cruise ship on Zurich lake when an unforecasted storm blew in, thunder and lightning, horizontal hail and rain.
I had to extinguish my cigar and retire to the bar
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Old 24.06.2017, 11:00
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It's Saturday.
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Old 24.06.2017, 11:09
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I cannot remember if I booked either a medium or a large transport truck online from IKEA for Monday moving.
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