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Old 18.08.2017, 20:30
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Wife is coming back and she will see the house is dirty.
Hire someone to break in. Pretend to be traumatized by the chaos.
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Old 18.08.2017, 20:41
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Hire someone to break in. Pretend to be traumatized by the chaos.
That's what I normally do but she won't buy it this time. She used to say: "Fool me once shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me".

Another Jacek's FWP, I wanted to go to https://www.badenfahrt.ch but it has rained out.
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Old 18.08.2017, 20:48
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Re: The First World Problem Thread



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Old 18.08.2017, 20:59
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That's what I normally do but she won't buy it this time. She used to say: "Fool me once shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me".

Another Jacek's FWP, I wanted to go to https://www.badenfahrt.ch but it has rained out.
Tell her you need to talk...on a very serious tone... that would buy you some time.
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Old 18.08.2017, 21:10
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That's what I normally do but she won't buy it this time. She used to say: "Fool me once shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me".
Pretend to be having brain seizures.
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Old 18.08.2017, 21:19
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Tell her you need to talk...on a very serious tone... that would buy you some time.
After 10 years of marriage, I ran out of all options.
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Old 18.08.2017, 21:20
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Steve Bannon was fired/resigned (news sources are still conflicted).

He was not my pick in our "White House Survivor" office poll, aka "Who will Trump axe next?", so I lost
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Old 18.08.2017, 22:20
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After 10 years of marriage, I ran out of all options.
If that's the case - clean the house! Knock her out!
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Old 18.08.2017, 22:23
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If that's the case - clean the house! Knock her out!
Completely the wrong strategy. If Yacek cleans the house for the first time in 10 years when she's away then she'll immediately presume he's got something to hide.

Yacek, throw yourself under a bus.
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Old 18.08.2017, 22:24
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

even first world cats have problems ! First World Cat Problems
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Old 18.08.2017, 22:25
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I refuse to watch Game of Thrones because I'm not a hormonal teenager... unlike the rest of my work colleagues <sigh>
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Old 18.08.2017, 22:27
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Completely the wrong strategy. If Yacek cleans the house for the first time in 10 years when she's away then she'll immediately presume he's got something to hide.
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I was about to give the same advice...
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Old 18.08.2017, 22:33
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If that's the case - clean the house! Knock her out!
I think you are onto something here
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Old 18.08.2017, 22:42
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Completely the wrong strategy. If Yacek cleans the house for the first time in 10 years when she's away then she'll immediately presume he's got something to hide.

Yacek, throw yourself under a bus.
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I was about to give the same advice...
No, there is no other than the mme's perfume aroma that would be detectable in the house that don't belong to the missus. I won't, no suicidal tendencies!
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Old 18.08.2017, 22:51
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I refuse to watch Game of Thrones because I'm not a hormonal teenager... unlike the rest of my work colleagues <sigh>
The only thing i know about game of thrones, is that there is a lady with some dragons
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Old 18.08.2017, 22:58
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I got soaked in the rain so I made hot chocolate and burned my tongue.

What if I can't talk tomorrow?

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Old 19.08.2017, 08:42
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My breakfast is ready.
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Old 19.08.2017, 09:05
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No, there is no other than the mme's perfume aroma that would be detectable in the house that don't belong to the missus. I won't, no suicidal tendencies!
Ups, sorry for getting your name wrong.
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Old 19.08.2017, 09:58
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Ups, sorry for getting your name wrong.
Oh, too late now. Damage's been done. It requires some green blobs to redeem oneself.
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Old 19.08.2017, 10:01
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

For once an FWP that, for me, actually is a real problem:

Amuse bouche.

So what's not to like about a freebie appetizer and glass of wine?

If there are things you cannot eat, either due to a medical condition or simply because you don't like X,Y, or Z, you choose your meal carefully, so that you can enjoy the evening.

Then along comes the 'Greetings from the kitchen'... which as it is designed to showcase the chef's skill and creativity often is based on 'novel' ingredients, and unfortunately often something I cannot eat.

The chef usually comes out and asks you how you liked the amuse bouche...

Refusing the freebie appetizer is churlish, not eating it impolite, you risk offending the chef...

I've come to dread what is intended to be a nice thing, so much so that I've stopped going to a few very good restaurants because of the akwardness it presents.

A very 'FW' FWP...
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