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Old 17.07.2017, 11:28
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I did some shopping in France, had dinner in Germany and then filled up in Switzerland, all on the same evening.

Those ever-vigilante folk at UBS credit card services were quick to phone me up and query the odd card useage.

I explained that I'm from Basel and thats how we roll
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Old 17.07.2017, 11:29
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I'm hiding from the sun in the blessedly cool living room of our stone cottage.
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Old 17.07.2017, 11:35
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I calculated benefits of keeping savings using CS's Bonivia package versus PF package. The difference was CHF100 per annum in favour of the PF.

Negative interest rate cleverly hidden in account's fees seems to be a FWP in CH.
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Old 18.07.2017, 17:03
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

All day summer sneezing.. am exhausted.
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Old 18.07.2017, 19:06
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I was woken up with a cup of tea.
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Old 18.07.2017, 19:14
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I was woken up with a cup of tea.
That's a first world problem?
It would be in the "I smile because" thread for me ..... been ages ..... only English guys seem to do that
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Old 18.07.2017, 19:18
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It would be in the "I smile because" thread for me ..... been ages ..... only English guys seem to do that
He is Swiss and it is coffee. Is that a First World Problem?
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Old 18.07.2017, 19:57
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I bought OH a nice juicy T-Bone for his dinner today. (Trading in an arm, leg, and left kidney to afford it...)

The ancient Belltie's appetite is up and down, lately dangerously down. Having refused food all day, a minor miracle: As I was grilling OH's glorious T-Bone he suddenly showed interest. So I gave him a piece. Which he wolfed down. So I gave him another. And another. And another...


FWP: Now I have no idea what to feed OH tonight. Nor the heart to tell him I fed his prime T-Bone to the dog...





(Even OH gives the Belltie a pass on everything these days. We are just happy the Ancient One is still here. Gotta love the Oldies. )
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Old 18.07.2017, 21:33
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Can't watch the new GoT episode, thunder and lightning have disrupted the tv satellite signal.

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Old 18.07.2017, 21:43
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

What? Is it on AGAIN? Was on last night and they showed it in the wee small hours on Sunday same time as the US had it.
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Old 18.07.2017, 21:47
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Can't watch the new GoT episode, thunder and lightening have disrupted the tv satellite signal.
You have thunder and lightning? You can keep that...


FWP: my bespoke kitchen cupboard doors aren't bespoke enough. I now have gaps while they make some more...
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Old 18.07.2017, 22:06
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FWP: my bespoke kitchen cupboard doors aren't bespoke enough. I now have gaps while they make some more...
Ah, too late.. sent it north

Now, I just need the kids to nod-off after all the thunder & lightning excitement so I can watch blood, gore, guts, monsters and snow.. not forgetting john snow, in his furs (sigh).. and them there dragons, with fire 'n' death.. and..
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Old 18.07.2017, 22:08
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Ah, too late.. sent it north

Now, I just need the kids to nod-off after all the thunder lightening excitement so I can watch blood, gore, guts, monsters and snow.. not forgetting john snow, in his furs (sigh).. and them there dragons, with fire 'n' death.. and..

I have Beauty and the Beast (live action) on Blu-Ray. And Little Rufus is not yet asleep...
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Old 18.07.2017, 22:10
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What? Is it on AGAIN? Was on last night and they showed it in the wee small hours on Sunday same time as the US had it.
Medea, seriously?! I do have a life.. have to wait a day or two to get round to it
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I had the blinds down & the curtains closed all weekend. The neighbours no doubt think I am antisociable & did not appreciate their party till gone 2am (ok, that is true)... but I didn't want their guests to see I was watching porn either.
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Old 18.07.2017, 22:16
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I've beaten the Akinator 3 times with different characters and now the fun factor is gone.
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Old 18.07.2017, 22:17
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I had the blinds down & the curtains closed all weekend. The neighbours no doubt think I am antisociable & did not appreciate their party till gone 2am (ok, that is true)... but I didn't want their guests to see I was watching porn either.
Now, now! I think you might need to give the knitting a rest, eh?

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Old 18.07.2017, 22:24
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I had the blinds down & the curtains closed all weekend. The neighbours no doubt think I am antisociable & did not appreciate their party till gone 2am (ok, that is true)... but I didn't want their guests to see I was watching porn either.
OK, finally a reference worth following up on
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Old 18.07.2017, 22:43
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I've told someone I speak French, and now they want to speak French all the time. My brain hurts. I only have the patience for one foreign language at a time - that would be English, thank you.
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Old 18.07.2017, 22:52
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Im so stuffed from dinner i can barely move
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