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Old 27.12.2017, 11:42
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Surprisingly, I got so much tax refund for 2016 from cantonal office that I don’t know where to spend it!
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Old 27.12.2017, 11:50
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Surprisingly, I got so much tax refund for 2016 from cantonal office that I don’t know where to spend it!
I'll pm my account
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Old 27.12.2017, 15:55
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Three days of vacation left and I have a terrible cold!
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Old 28.12.2017, 12:24
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Three days of vacation left and I have a terrible cold!
Same here...wait, is it still a first world problem if someone else has it too?
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Old 28.12.2017, 14:31
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Same here...wait, is it still a first world problem if someone else has it too?
Probably, but I feel better knowing I have a fellow sufferer. Misery loves company and all that.
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Old 28.12.2017, 15:02
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Probably, but I feel better knowing I have a fellow sufferer. Misery loves company and all that.
Well, actually fellow sufferer make me feel healthy.

When ever there is something wrong and someone says "yeah, I got that too" it causes me to think "ah, alright then" and interestingly enough it often goes away real quickly

The great thing is: You almost always find someone who says "yeah, me too"
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Old 28.12.2017, 15:46
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Is it me, or is the coffee in Costa Coffee cafes truly awful?

Anyone tried coffee from there on trips to the UK?
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Old 28.12.2017, 15:50
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Is it me, or is the coffee in Costa Coffee cafes truly awful?

Anyone tried coffee from there on trips to the UK?
It's not you. I used to manage a site that had a branch of Costa Coffee, and I couldn't drink it without getting indigestion. Put me off lattes for good. So even thought the coffee was free to me, I took my own into work.
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Old 28.12.2017, 15:55
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Is it me, or is the coffee in Costa Coffee cafes truly awful?

Anyone tried coffee from there on trips to the UK?
It is pretty bland and meh, not surprising given that the parent company is the Whitbread Pub chain. I much prefer Caffe Nero, one of the few chains that give you a double shot of espresso as standard.
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Old 28.12.2017, 16:48
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Ever since they put the Eurolotto price up to 3.50, claiming we'll have two chances to win now I never won a single penny anymore.
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Old 28.12.2017, 19:58
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The great thing is: You almost always find someone who says "yeah, me too"
Well, especially recently. Though, not sure how great it actually is.
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Old 28.12.2017, 20:04
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I hung out in Deutschland looking forward to practice German, and we did not need it at all.

Btw, we are a little bit hooked on the Goethe Institute vids, they are weirdly cute.

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Old 28.12.2017, 20:56
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Applied for C permit. It might involve tax repercussions.
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Old 28.12.2017, 22:12
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Our cleaning lady decided to retire. We need to find a new one and educate her according to our needs. Who has time for this!
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Old 28.12.2017, 23:17
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I flew business class for the first time ever (short haul but still!) and now i dont want to go back to economy again
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Old 28.12.2017, 23:34
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Probably, but I feel better knowing I have a fellow sufferer. Misery loves company and all that.
Yeah, it was really unpleasant. I've got a few casseroles with food from friends who left for Prague right after Christmas....my first reaction was "wait, we have so much food...not some more please.." lol but it proved to be a providential thing, apart from a lovely gesture of course, because they saved me from cooking for an entire day so I just spoiled myself with gallons of hot tea and plenty of rest, which helped a lot.
It's so good to have friends who usually cook way too much than needed...
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"educate her according to our needs." Are you for real?
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Old 30.12.2017, 09:12
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Is it me, or is the coffee in Costa Coffee cafes truly awful?

Anyone tried coffee from there on trips to the UK?
It is all over CZ, spread like Marks n Sparks, Next, Tesco, and alike.

I actually never expected real coffee, so the gingerbread holidays drinks aren't that bad.
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Old 30.12.2017, 09:34
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Is it me, or is the coffee in Costa Coffee cafes truly awful?

Anyone tried coffee from there on trips to the UK?
Better than Starbucks. We often go into a Costas for coffee when we're in the UK. Mind you I usually have hot chocolate. Prefer that over coffee or tea.
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Old 30.12.2017, 10:33
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Is it me, or is the coffee in Costa Coffee cafes truly awful?

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Definitely got worse over recent years, used to love it.
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