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Old 16.08.2017, 22:39
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But that's when you're most active on EF!
True. Simone has to do this EF'ing job!

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I could clean out your wine cellar?
I will even dispose of the empty bottles
Feel free. You are lucky if you find one not empty.
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Old 16.08.2017, 23:13
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That doesn't sound too bad. I am away between 08h30 - 18h30 each day. All volunteers are more than welcome.
We're too busy to clean.

Is that a FWP in itself?



I have a pink grapefruit sorbet headache...
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Old 16.08.2017, 23:18
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Want us to start an EF-action cleaning your house? After all they knit blankets for others too .....
We do crafts to avoid our OWN housework! No chance of taking on someone else's!!
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Old 16.08.2017, 23:22
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We're too busy to clean.

Is that a FWP in itself?



I have a pink grapefruit sorbet headache...
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We do crafts to avoid our OWN housework! No chance of taking on someone else's!!
Perfect solution to your FWP's.
https://www.englishforum.ch/2642375-post1.html
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Old 16.08.2017, 23:32
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Perfect solution to your FWP's.
https://www.englishforum.ch/2642375-post1.html
Ta muchly but she'd have one hell of a commute.
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Old 17.08.2017, 00:25
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We do crafts to avoid our OWN housework! No chance of taking on someone else's!!
This. Exactly.
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Old 17.08.2017, 08:39
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Perfect solution to your FWP's.
https://www.englishforum.ch/2642375-post1.html
lol....I think you solved your own at the same time. Three solved in one post....the Swiss efficiency is rubbing off on you
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Old 17.08.2017, 08:53
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The post rescheduled the delivery of my coffee from yesterday to today (without giving a reason!) so now I lack my morning coffee

What's the point of perfect organization if people don't keep their own terms?
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Old 17.08.2017, 09:11
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The little tab on the petrol pump wasn't working, so I had to squeeze the handle for what seemed like 1 min 26 seconds
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Old 17.08.2017, 09:14
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The little tab on the petrol pump wasn't working, so I had to squeeze the handle for what seemed like 1 min 26 seconds
I hate that too! LOL.

But .... you go to the petrol station for 10 dl?
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Old 17.08.2017, 09:17
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I have fantastic hearing aids (please don't ask the price) but now I can understand the negative remarks people are making about me behind by back.
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Old 17.08.2017, 09:18
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I hate that too! LOL.

But .... you go to the petrol station for 10 dl?
Castro is an avid fan of the Prius.
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Old 17.08.2017, 09:45
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I have fantastic hearing aids (please don't ask the price) but now I can understand the negative remarks people are making about me behind by back.
Can't you just turn them to only point forwards?
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Old 17.08.2017, 09:53
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I have had sound level reduced for the 'rear'' microphones but not hearing things coming up behind you is a PROBLEM and dead scary.

Another FWP with aids is that folks look at me oddly in the train when I request that they make less noise rustling the pages of their free newspapers.
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Old 17.08.2017, 10:19
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

This morning I ran out of unscented deodorant so had to use some Axe Africa which I found in a drawer.
I find it really clashes with my aftershave, creating a confused bouquet.
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Old 17.08.2017, 10:22
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I need to clean my house and i missed the deadline to book a cleane. I have to wait until next week now
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Old 17.08.2017, 10:32
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This morning I ran out of unscented deodorant so had to use some Axe Africa which I found in a drawer.
I find it really clashes with my aftershave, creating a confused bouquet.
Gaah. Why is it so difficult to find unperfumed anti-perspirent? Some (French) supermarkets usually have it in the 'female' range, but not all the time. At the moment I'm having to make do with a lightly-scented Nivea one that's not too bad and at least doesn't make me sneeze like so many of them. And I find the 'masculine' scents to be even worse.

But honestly, if I wanted to smell perfumed I'd buy perfume[1].

[1] Aka aftershave, which I haven't used in decades.
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Old 17.08.2017, 10:58
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Axe is Lynx in the UK. Unacceptably confusing.
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Old 18.08.2017, 20:08
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I opened my sock draw and found socks.
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Old 18.08.2017, 20:21
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I opened my sock draw and found socks.
Ah, someone lives a more exciting life than I do. Always a pleasure.
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