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Old 27.06.2017, 22:49
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Our car had an electrical fault while we were on a biking holiday in Germany. Thanks to insurance support and a hire car, we are safely back here, but our car is still in Schwäbisch Hall and the bikes are still in Crailsheim. Shanks' Pony for us for a while.
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Old 27.06.2017, 22:56
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Every time I take a shower I get wet.
In this weather who cares!
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Old 27.06.2017, 23:21
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I'm writing this on my iPad because there's a centipede exploring my desk
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Old 27.06.2017, 23:27
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

After I carried all that water out and watered the plants ...... it's raining.
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Old 28.06.2017, 16:33
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I am trying to spend money but the bonprix site keeps booting me out & I can't connect through the main page. I went on chat & the woman closed it on me twice!
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Old 28.06.2017, 16:35
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I am trying to spend money but the bonprix site keeps booting me out & I can't connect through the main page. I went on chat & the woman closed it on me twice!
That's what you get when you refuse to answer online questions about your underwear choices. The internet never forgets.
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Old 28.06.2017, 16:46
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Someone had nudged the Roomba virtual wall slightly, altering the beam sufficiently that only two-thirds of the room got vacuumed.
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Old 28.06.2017, 17:17
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I am trying to spend money but the bonprix site keeps booting me out & I can't connect through the main page. I went on chat & the woman closed it on me twice!
I just ordered there, no problems. Maybe they don't have your size?
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I just ordered there, no problems. Maybe they don't have your size?
Apparently it is working again now. I'm in... time to spend .
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It's still raining.
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Can't have my mid-week tipple, have run out of ice.
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Old 28.06.2017, 19:45
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Old 28.06.2017, 19:46
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Can't have my mid-week tipple, have run out of ice.
Freeze the tipple, and the glass.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The Swiss school system is my personal gripe. Organizing timetables for multiple kids in one family, of different ages, makes catching electrons in quantum physics look easy.

So yesterday I received the 3rd and final school timetable for the coming school year.

I have 3 kids.

I was so happy that finally my youngest has school 4 afternoons a week instead of just two. Then i received the timetable from the eldest...

There is no school for Kid 1 on Wednesday afternoon, none for Kid 2 on Thursdays, and none for Kid 3 on Fridays.

There would only be one step worse - being in one of those little villages that has the timetable changing on alternate weeks.
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Old 28.06.2017, 20:38
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The Swiss school system is my personal gripe. Organizing timetables for multiple kids in one family, of different ages, makes catching electrons in quantum physics look easy.

So yesterday I received the 3rd and final school timetable for the coming school year.
You definitely have my sympathy. That's an organisational nightmare!
A father I know told me that, once these timetables are out, he invites all the other (relevant) parents over for a spaghetti evening, and they all bring their timetables, and thrash out who will be taking whose children in for lunch or out for sports on which days. He said that evening was time well spent, so that each parent occasionally got a break.
I hope you have a good support sytem, too.
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Old 29.06.2017, 18:31
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

cablecom is taking this TCP/IP system far too literally. It seems they turn off the connection between each data packet.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Two days ago, my first world problem was that I just spent money to replace a rug without telling my OH, when we're supposed to be saving.

But scratch that, because it's been two days, he's walked on it countless times and hasn't even noticed the difference.

*inside thought* if I can get away with this, I can get away with anything!
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Old 29.06.2017, 20:46
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Two days ago, my first world problem was that I just spent money to replace a rug without telling my OH, when we're supposed to be saving.

But scratch that, because it's been two days, he's walked on it countless times and hasn't even noticed the difference.

*inside thought* if I can get away with this, I can get away with anything!
On a related note: I have so much yarn that I'm now having to "store" it in my car... (my OH not noticed either...)
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The pair of you have it all wrong.

It's not that we don't notice. It's more that we know that it's often better not to notice, or ask.

It's also a way of compensating for not noticing that you've changed your hairdo.

"Notice anything different?"

"Ummmmm"

"Look at me"

"You're ravishing, more so than usual."

"What is that supposed to mean?"

(thought to self: It's a positive way to indicate that I recognize a resemblance to the person I married) "Oh, you've been to the hairdresser"

"Do you like it?"

"Well, it's different from the q-tip in the clothes dryer look. And I like the green tinge... it hides the grey."
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Old 29.06.2017, 21:12
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My garden grass is growing.
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