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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I've just switched from a windows phone to an iPhone, and i can't swipe to text anymore. Now I have to tap each letter like it's a typewriter.

Plus, why are there no punctuation marks on the first page? Come on Apple, full stops and commas are essential! No wonder kids these days don't make any sense.
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Old 24.07.2017, 18:11
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My free lunch was lovely.
Why was it free? Tell us the whole story
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Old 24.07.2017, 18:17
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

There is no free lunch.

The closest to it was a lunch I had at the SLC lib. I was there to check out the rooftop beehive. Not read the mormon reading material.

As far as I know, there's still no free lunch.
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Old 24.07.2017, 20:33
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I've just been told that Sister Act 1 is better than Sister Act 2?!

Philistines.
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Old 24.07.2017, 20:35
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Old 26.07.2017, 17:29
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I keep getting emails like this today:

<<said be have the came to which of off was go chap mention way were I Hubble U little for her that present his could here neck stay said addressing him always sat rest the meat It there said seemed my appeared with strangest I boil Have to to on me on dropped position Now was dive door him saw fugitive print of of applying some at by over U to left he and in found square shoved at flowers born dusk my fur than would on him yellow earnest If you cannot see the images below, click here. >> (I removed the link, in case any of you are dangerously nosy )

That's not even google translate, is it?
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Old 26.07.2017, 17:42
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I doubt even Translate is that bad. Bad spammer attempt. They seem to use any old words in whatever order they feel like.
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Old 26.07.2017, 17:52
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This thread has more views than the Trump poll thread... What could this mean?
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Old 26.07.2017, 18:40
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I keep getting emails like this today:

<<said be have the came to which of off was go chap mention way were I Hubble U ... >> (I removed the link, in case any of you are dangerously nosy )

That's not even google translate, is it?
There was a spate of these back in the 2000s. They appeared to be an attempt to test out or defeat Bayesian spam filtering

The link you removed could have easily been evil.
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Old 28.07.2017, 21:28
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I ate too much Stracciatella, followed by M&Ms. Now my tongue hurts.
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Old 28.07.2017, 21:29
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Old 28.07.2017, 21:31
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It's going to be sunny tomorrow.
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Old 28.07.2017, 21:39
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

We have misplaced Little Rufus' crocodile toothbrush. There is no wrath like the wrath of a knackered, thwarted, three year old.
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Old 01.08.2017, 12:43
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My fresh/live herbs don't grow fast enough. I will cook/eat them up soon
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Old 01.08.2017, 15:12
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It is possible to be sea sick on a pédalo.
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Old 01.08.2017, 21:53
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Castro seems to be on holidays. I miss his first world problems.
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Old 01.08.2017, 22:30
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Stupid fireworks keep me awake
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Old 01.08.2017, 22:49
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Old 02.08.2017, 01:52
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Can't get Bohemian Rhapsody out of my head for the past 2 days.

Thanks, Scaramouche!
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