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Old 03.08.2017, 19:47
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That's because of all the leftover KFC food caked on the pages.. far too heavy

How is your poor pussy managing in this heat, Lib?
She's at wor...wait, the hairy one, she's curled up on the couch and does suffer a bit from the heat. I keep her in a well ventilated room and change her water frequently.
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Tomorrow is Friday.
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Old 03.08.2017, 23:21
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Cat sitting for my neighbours, today introduced the middle-aged cat to some special cat milk. She absolutely loved it. I am dreading telling my neighbours that, oh yeah, you should start buying posh milk for your cat! It ain't cheap btw...
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Old 04.08.2017, 07:10
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Cat sitting for my neighbours, today introduced the middle-aged cat to some special cat milk. She absolutely loved it. I am dreading telling my neighbours that, oh yeah, you should start buying posh milk for your cat! It ain't cheap btw...
Ah, but did she love it more than the ordinary stuff?
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Old 04.08.2017, 09:22
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Ah, but did she love it more than the ordinary stuff?
I am not a cat expert, but i have never seen an elderly cat drink the stuff in such an undignified and greedy way.
I think i shall have to buy a year's worth of that stuff and give it to my neighbours...
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Old 04.08.2017, 09:33
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Maybe she doesn't get given milk at home. Not all cats are fans of the stuff. My last cat only asked for some very, very occasionally. Otherwise preferred water.
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Old 04.08.2017, 09:38
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Maybe she doesn't get given milk at home. Not all cats are fans of the stuff. My last cat only asked for some very, very occasionally. Otherwise preferred water.
I am cackling! The proper FWP: the cat that is not even mine may cost me 100s of francs in food despite the fact that i don't understand its eating preferences!
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Old 04.08.2017, 09:58
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Then that's your real First World Problem. Neighbours who ask you to look after their cat and don't even provide food/drink for it!
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I am cackling! The proper FWP: the cat that is not even mine may cost me 100s of francs in food despite the fact that i don't understand its eating preferences!
Congratulations! I think you have now got part ownership of a cat.

It will sleep at the neighbours, but have its meals at yours.. and might eventually move in with you.

Gotta love cats, terribly smart
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Old 04.08.2017, 10:28
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Maybe she doesn't get given milk at home. Not all cats are fans of the stuff. My last cat only asked for some very, very occasionally. Otherwise preferred water.
It's not really necessary for cats to have milk and in many cases may actually be bad for them. Cats are very often lactose intolerant and normal milk gives them diarrhoea. If you want to given them milk then give them special cat milk but all they really need is a supply of fresh water to keep them hydrated.
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Old 05.08.2017, 00:46
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

An old school mate who dropped out of uni just Facebooked me. I see he has a successful plumbing business, holidays in Dubai and lives in a mansion with an Aston Martin parked outside.

And.I.Don't
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An old school mate who dropped out of uni just Facebooked me. I see he has a successful plumbing business, holidays in Dubai and lives in a mansion with an Aston Martin parked outside.

And.I.Don't
I'd not think too much about it. In fact, nothing about it at all.

Yes, some people who drop out of school indeed manage to make a great life afterwards. But the majority won't be better off.

And MANY. Actually, more than just MANY, I'd say almost all of those posting those pictures from "their" expensive cars, their "luxury holidays", are actually living on the edge.

A rental car / a leased Aston Martin doesn't have to be expensive, or at least being affordable, if you skip other expenses I'd prefer to have..

And an expensive house doesn't mean anything either. With current interest rates, you can easily get a really expensive house. There are reasons why the Swiss housing market is still stable, despite being crazy expensive..

A week of holidays in Dubai at a 5* in summer is actually CHEAPER than a week in a Swiss hotel in the mountains (3*). Summer is low season, both for flights as well as accommodation there. 5* Sofitel for 40€ a night, incl. breakfast..

All of their locals are in Interlaken anyway, driving on the wrong side of the road in a tunnel, or getting stuck at a train crossing..
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Old 05.08.2017, 01:24
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I'd not think too much about it. In fact, nothing about it at all.

Yes, some people who drop out of school indeed manage to make a great life afterwards. But the majority won't be better off.

And MANY. Actually, more than just MANY, I'd say almost all of those posting those pictures from "their" expensive cars, their "luxury holidays", are actually living on the edge.

A rental car / a leased Aston Martin doesn't have to be expensive, or at least being affordable, if you skip other expenses I'd prefer to have..

And an expensive house doesn't mean anything either. With current interest rates, you can easily get a really expensive house. There are reasons why the Swiss housing market is still stable, despite being crazy expensive..

A week of holidays in Dubai at a 5* in summer is actually CHEAPER than a week in a Swiss hotel in the mountains (3*). Summer is low season, both for flights as well as accommodation there. 5* Sofitel for 40€ a night, incl. breakfast..

All of their locals are in Interlaken anyway, driving on the wrong side of the road in a tunnel, or getting stuck at a train crossing..
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Old 05.08.2017, 02:01
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An old school mate who dropped out of uni just Facebooked me. I see he has a successful plumbing business, holidays in Dubai and lives in a mansion with an Aston Martin parked outside.

And.I.Don't
First part was great.
Second: Wrong attitude
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An old school mate who dropped out of uni just Facebooked me. I see he has a successful plumbing business, holidays in Dubai and lives in a mansion with an Aston Martin parked outside.

And.I.Don't
Do you know why your plumbing business isn't successful?
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Flying to European destinations.
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Old 05.08.2017, 12:19
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Overuse of hyperbolic words in mass media:

'Devastated passengers' - as in 'waiting longer to get through passport/hand luggage control during the peak August season'.

'Treacherous conditions' - as in 'it has rained in the UK, drivers be careful'.

Oh reading these in newspapers and on the net makes me 'fly with rage'.
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Old 05.08.2017, 12:27
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Too much hyperbole on EF.

Uuuuuge.
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Too much hyperbole on EF.

Uuuuuge.
bigly.............
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I have a few days off to go somewhere and its school holidays...
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