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Amen!

I just tossed a whole stalk (or bunch, to those so inclined) into the compost - bitter, bitter, dry, and bitter! And that was the one stalk that actually looked good among the entire bin.

This time of year should be prime celery time. What the Truck indeed.

My kingdom for some decent celery.
Celery is awful here. I've learned to substitute fennel when i need the crunch.
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Old 23.08.2017, 22:05
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My FB feed is full of junk advertisements for people shirts with dog themes, and dog shirts. I have never owned a dog in my life.
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Old 23.08.2017, 22:08
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My FB feed is full of junk advertisements for people shirts with dog themes, and dog shirts. I have never owned a dog in my life.
Maybe you should get one.
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Old 23.08.2017, 22:36
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My new plug-in mosquito lamp casts an eerie blue light across the bedroom
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Old 23.08.2017, 23:21
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Celery is awful here. I've learned to substitute fennel when i need the crunch.
I cant complain as well about the quality of celery because i hate celery
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Old 24.08.2017, 10:08
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My new plug-in mosquito lamp casts an eerie blue light across the bedroom
Are you having trouble finding your veins now?
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Old 24.08.2017, 10:20
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My new plug-in mosquito lamp casts an eerie blue light across the bedroom
Actually a first world plus - I like the fact the pillow glows gently, no need to turn on the light to find the bed.
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Old 24.08.2017, 11:15
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Actually a first world plus - I like the fact the pillow glows gently, no need to turn on the light to find the bed.
Reminds you of that one time in Amsterdam, huh?
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Old 24.08.2017, 11:42
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Reminds you of that one time in Amsterdam, huh?
I seem to remember it being red light... but my memory is a bit hazy from other Amsterdam pastimes...
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Old 24.08.2017, 11:59
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

It is too hot to go running. And gym stinks.
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Old 24.08.2017, 13:24
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The hotel I booked in Turkey has just slipped to #4 (of 232) on TripAdvisor
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Old 24.08.2017, 13:26
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The hotel I booked in Turkey has just slipped to #4 (of 232) on TripAdvisor
Does that mean #1-3 increased their astroturf budget? then you're OK

Or does it mean the real reviews are catching up with #4s astroturf? then you're screwed
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Old 24.08.2017, 14:47
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Does that mean #1-3 increased their astroturf budget? then you're OK

Or does it mean the real reviews are catching up with #4s astroturf? then you're screwed
In the scurrilous world of tripadvisor ratings, it probably means that the man employed to give one star reviews to his competitors got married and is on honeymoon.
As soon as he's back my hotel will soar up the rankings again

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Old 24.08.2017, 17:07
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

When deciding whether or not to take my umbrella with me this morning: I chose not to. Like Walter Donovan in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: I chose poorly.
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Old 24.08.2017, 18:59
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My wifi doesn't work in the kitchen, which is steps away from the silly modem.
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Old 24.08.2017, 19:02
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I had a free lunch (a friend has a fishmonger). Now I have to revise my theory on no free lunch.

And, it was pretty amazing. I gotta revise my theory on pre-cooked fish lunches, too.

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Old 24.08.2017, 19:30
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Celery is awful here. I've learned to substitute fennel when i need the crunch.
Didn't we have a thread about the difference between celery and celeriac somewhere? Because I've forgotten what it is, again
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Old 24.08.2017, 19:43
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Didn't we have a thread about the difference between celery and celeriac somewhere? Because I've forgotten what it is, again
Starting on page 5 of this EF Classic:
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Old 24.08.2017, 19:46
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Gosh, people were very active with their thanking & groaning back then. Are we all losing the button in old age, going blind or busy knitting?
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Old 24.08.2017, 19:49
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Starting on page 5 of this EF Classic:
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What a memory!
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