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carburetors? I have owned 40 year old cars fitted with fuel injection
Perhaps, but FI was crap 40 years ago.

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Old 23.11.2017, 08:04
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There I was wandering the miles of aisles, muttering "What do you mean (insert Swiss specialty ingredient) isn't available here? How on earth am I going to cook my famous (insert Swiss specialty dish)?"
That's the mid-west for you.

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Old 23.11.2017, 08:06
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who cares, wish i had been there with zürirollt
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Old 25.11.2017, 09:41
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

We're not prepared for today's Christmas market!

Fortunately, it's been postponed due to rain, and we are occupied on the alternate date, so now we have another year to prepare!

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Old 25.11.2017, 11:28
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Queensland State Election today.

Voting comprises of selecting the least worst candidate, not your most preferred.

This is a first world problem.
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Old 25.11.2017, 16:28
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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Queensland State Election today.

Voting comprises of selecting the least worst candidate, not your most preferred.

This is a first world problem.
Oh, so a bit like many people felt about the U.S. presidential election in 2016?
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Old 25.11.2017, 17:04
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It’s not dark enough.
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Old 25.11.2017, 22:01
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Perfect Pitch 1 is better than 2.
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Old 25.11.2017, 22:03
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Perfect Pitch 1 is better than 2.
Definitely! Almost got thrown out of business class that time I as laughed out loud so many times
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Old 25.11.2017, 22:07
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Still really good to gut out all the tunes to... We shall walk undecover everywhere tomorrow.

The no. 3 is getting out in a few weeks. Yo.
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Old 25.11.2017, 22:49
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Oh, so a bit like many people felt about the U.S. presidential election in 2016?
Pretty much! The additional fly in our soup is that one of the non-major parties was apparently prepolling quite well. While it may be understandable that no one wants to vote for the two major parties, giving this "popular" non-major party the balance of power in parliament is even worse. Like, really - think far, far right.

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Perfect Pitch 1 is better than 2.
Ah yes... the curse of the sequel...
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Old 26.11.2017, 14:04
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I am defeated. I had to bring my sun umbrella inside
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Old 26.11.2017, 15:51
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Came home today to an empty fridge, so treated myself to lunch out... and paid CHF 70 for two poached eggs.



Okay, cards on the table. It was Verlorenes Ei, served on a bed of barely-wilted spinach in perigord sauce, covered in a veritable avalance of white truffle.

Lawdy, it was delicious - and all things considered, CHF 70 well spent.



FWP: It'll be beans on toast for the rest of the week to recoup my food budget.
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Old 26.11.2017, 16:18
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Came home today to an empty fridge, so treated myself to lunch out... and paid CHF 70 for two poached eggs.



Okay, cards on the table. It was Verlorenes Ei, served on a bed of barely-wilted spinach in perigord sauce, covered in a veritable avalance of white truffle.

Lawdy, it was delicious - and all things considered, CHF 70 well spent.



FWP: It'll be beans on toast for the rest of the week to recoup my food budget.
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Old 27.11.2017, 10:01
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My courtesy car will be an automatic, diesel mini cooper.. the runt of the BMW group litter
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Old 27.11.2017, 22:51
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I seem to be terribly Swiss after all. I just realized I went after all the DeLuxe stuff when I checked out Lidl
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Old 30.11.2017, 15:37
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I'm buzzing from trying coffee brands at the coffee roastery (last part of my "coffee-project").
It's a REALLY weird feeling
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Old 01.12.2017, 13:29
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It's the 1st December. I've got to start writing Christmas cards and planning meals over the holiday period.
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Old 01.12.2017, 13:45
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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It's the 1st December. I've got to start writing Christmas cards and planning meals over the holiday period.
Plenty of time! Don't you have a printer and can't you just order take away?
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Already have the cards, I stock up in the UK from time to time. Just have to take the time to do them all.

Actually, never had any takeaway here or in the UK really, at least not ordering for delivery to the door. We pick up fish and chips sometimes on the way home in the UK, but that's it. Still, maybe a few ready meals would be a good alternative for some days.

It's the working out when we have our main meal at lunchtime and when we have it at dinner. Can't miss my horse racing so Boxing Day is a quick, easy lunch before that starts and trying to get a quick meal between the New Year's Day concert from Vienna and the horse racing can prove a challenge.
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