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Does that belong in this thread. The UBS IT microwaves were recently banned to Indians .
Now THAT wasn't mentioned in Inside Paradeplatz
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Old 10.08.2017, 22:06
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Next Tuesday is a day off.
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Old 10.08.2017, 22:50
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Next Tuesday is a day off.
Not for you if your ZH in the profile is still correct
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Old 11.08.2017, 08:39
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Next Tuesday is a day off.
Yes, but why is that a problem?

(unless you live in Ticino and want to go shopping in Italy due to it being a holiday in Ticino, only to find that everything in Italy is also closed)

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Old 11.08.2017, 09:56
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I can't decide on my Fantasy Football team, and there's only 9 hours and 45 minutes until deadline.
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Old 11.08.2017, 11:07
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I have a day off today and its raining
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Old 11.08.2017, 14:41
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I can't decide on my Fantasy Football team, and there's only 9 hours and 45 minutes until deadline.
There are two in this house driving me nuts with the non-stop talk about their fantasy football teams.

No pressure, but you better hurry.. the clock is ticking
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Old 11.08.2017, 14:53
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We have too many apples.
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Old 11.08.2017, 16:42
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My neighbour, who is even older than I am and refuses to use anything in the electronics line, came down to our flat nursing a lap-top in her arms. It belongs to her husband but he is away. While her grandchildren were here on holiday they had had permission to use it but they had gone home and left it running. She wanted to put it away "without any lamps burning". She hadn't the faintest idea how to switch it off.


P.S. Nor had I! First it wanted the password and the commands were in English whereas my computer speaks German. Most confusing. Mr. Longbyt to the rescue again.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Having a drink with a friend and chatting about the movie 'Candyman', and I've just noticed the wall mirror behind her. And I don't know how many times I said it?!
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Old 12.08.2017, 19:03
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

there were too many winter videos in the August fail compilation.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Footballers should be paid more.
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Old 12.08.2017, 19:45
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Didn't buy food earlier this morning for long weekend in CH. Now need to drive all the way to Kaufland in DE
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Footballers should be paid more.
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Old 12.08.2017, 21:46
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My cheese is too cold and I do not want to wait for it to get warmer.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The effort of removing a 10-day Austrian highway vignette is disproportionate to its lifespan
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Old 14.08.2017, 14:00
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

*Does make-up in bathroom mirror*

Me: Oh my God, my make-up looks amazing!

*Later that day, catches glimpse of reflection in natural light*

Me: Sweet Jesus! What have I done?!
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

So my jamming operation is in full swing, a cauldron of peaches simmering away. I reach for the bottle of Framboise to give the brew a little extra je ne sais quoi, when I remember that I had used the last of it a week ago.

Run to the store... no Framboise! Quelle horreur!

So, what could I use as a substitute? I never drink liqueurs, only cook with them, don't really know my way around the spirits aisle. Here's a bottle of something red, cherry like, hmmm... that might work well with peaches.

I'm usually a pour first, ask questions later kind of cook, but something told me to taste this ersatz red stuff first...

Holy Hemlock, Batman!

Bündner Röteli.




Looks like this will be a batch of 'innocent' jam...
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Old 15.08.2017, 00:07
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The effort of removing a 10-day Austrian highway vignette is disproportionate to its lifespan
I am in Austria at least once a month.

If you use the rented car like I do, that should delegate this specific FWP to the rental company.
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Old 15.08.2017, 00:19
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If I remember correctly, the UK version covers the Indian subcontinent, i.e. India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. I think it started out as "Asian community (of UK immigrants)", but I'm not entirely sure.
I think the term rose to prominence when all of the various ex-Indians were kicked out of Uganda by Idi Amin back in the '70s. Many of them had been there for several generations, predating Indian independence and partition, so when they came to Britain it was recognised that referring to them as Indian was clearly incorrect, so Asian was adopted instead in an early example of Political Correctness.
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