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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My smartwatch just congratulated me on getting up from the sofa and being active.

I was getting up to get another packet of crisps; so I feel guilty for accepting such praise
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Old 24.10.2017, 01:35
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We went to buy a winter jacket and came back with pink fluffy bunny onesie PJs.
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Old 24.10.2017, 07:29
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There are worse things in life of course but anyone else affected by that insane traffic jam on A1 towards Geneva yesterday? 4 hrs I was in my car last night

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Old 24.10.2017, 07:41
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There are worse things in life of course but anyone else affected by that insane traffic jam on A1 towards Geneva yesterday? 4 hrs I was in my car last night

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Heard about it on the local radio and saw the pics on 20min on line. Looked dreadful!
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There are worse things in life of course but anyone else affected by that insane traffic jam on A1 towards Geneva yesterday? 4 hrs I was in my car last night

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http://m.20min.ch/schweiz/romandie/story/18604973

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Old 24.10.2017, 13:50
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There are worse things in life of course but anyone else affected by that insane traffic jam on A1 towards Geneva yesterday? 4 hrs I was in my car last night

Denner
Nope, but hubby got caught in the one last week in the Arrissoules tunnel.

Meanwhile back at the washing machine, it seems the likely cause is a faulty tumbler so off to Conforama later to see if we can organise a replacement. Hubby coming home early to video the shaking as evidence.
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Old 24.10.2017, 16:50
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4hrs in a car..that's some of my US friends' commute times a day.

The trains are getting really packed too, but I'd always prefer chilling on a train here, lush.
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Old 24.10.2017, 17:05
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My smartwatch just congratulated me on getting up from the sofa and being active.

I was getting up to get another packet of crisps; so I feel guilty for accepting such praise
I KNEW I needed a Smartwatch, thanks
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Old 24.10.2017, 17:09
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In a multiverse there is a parallel, but complementary. ~Neddy just opened her dryer expecting to see a sea of pink frilly Hello Kitty socks, and found 3 green, 7 black, and 1.4 grey.
Agree (well, that or a leak in the rubber bit around the round thing you use to open the machine, which sucks everything into it's orbital going-on stuff).
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Old 24.10.2017, 18:27
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What is this bull**** of Europe, USA and Brazil all choosing different dates to set the clocks back/forward?

Brazil has already moved forward, Europe is going back this coming weekend (28/29), and the US is going back on Sat 4/Sun 5.

Pick a single darn date and stick with it instead of confusing people all over the globe!!!!

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Agree (well, that or a leak in the rubber bit around the round thing you use to open the machine, which sucks everything into it's orbital going-on stuff).
Where? LOL.
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Old 24.10.2017, 18:45
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What is this bull**** of Europe, USA and Brazil all choosing different dates to set the clocks back/forward?

Brazil has already moved forward, Europe is going back this coming weekend (28/29), and the US is going back on Sat 4/Sun 5.

Pick a single darn date and stick with it instead of confusing people all over the globe!!!!

[Look forward to multi-time zone conference calls...not]
Oh I don't know. Used to work quite well sometimes when the UK and France weren't in the same time zone. You could actually have a couple of weeks when the UK and France were the same time and not have to change your clocks when you holidayed in either country.
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Old 25.10.2017, 16:47
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I discovered a salted peanut butter ice-cream by Ben & Jerry's but when I went back for more, my Coop no longer had any.
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Old 25.10.2017, 22:36
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The Sat Nav lady keeps interrupting my favourite song
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Old 26.10.2017, 18:40
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Spotted at the Coop: Ham and cranberry flavored potato chips.

Which begs the question: Why?
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Old 26.10.2017, 18:49
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I discovered a salted peanut butter ice-cream by Ben & Jerry's but when I went back for more, my Coop no longer had any.
I feel your pain.

Invariably after discovering a delightful new product I go back later to purchase it again, only to find the desired item has inexplicably disappeared, never to return.

I have now learned to buy multiples of any new discovery I think I will like.

FWP: In the land of minimilism, Swiss retail stock practices have turned me into something of a hoarder.

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Old 26.10.2017, 19:08
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Spotted at the Coop: Ham and cranberry flavored potato chips.

Which begs the question: Why?
Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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Old 26.10.2017, 19:09
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Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
If only they were gluten, salt and fat free.
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Old 26.10.2017, 19:14
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I do not know what is in the EPFL salad dressing.
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Old 26.10.2017, 20:01
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I do not know what is in the EPFL salad dressing.
Considering what they do in their labs over there, if I were you I’d be worried!
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Old 26.10.2017, 20:03
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I feel your pain.

Invariably after discovering a delightful new product I go back later to purchase it again, only to find the desired item has inexplicably disappeared, never to return.

I have now learned to buy multiples of any new discovery I think I will like.

FWP: In the land of minimilism, Swiss retail stock practices have turned me into something of a hoarder.

#needmorestoragespace
I’ve got the same issues.

I actually think consumer people at Coop and Migros keep a careful eye on my shopping, and when there’s an item I seem to particularly like they suspect there must be something with it, so it needs to be discontinued. Perhaps I have totally opposite tastes to the rest of the Swiss population?
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