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Having to take the door off the hinges cos the sofa is a little too big.
You should have had it delivered.

(They have vans with larger doors.)
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Having to take the door off the hinges cos the sofa is a little too big.
Oh, the joy of new houses.
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Old 26.08.2018, 23:07
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You should have had it delivered.

(They have vans with larger doors.)
We did. But we wanted it in a different room after realising it didn't work in the original location. It came in a ginormous van.
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Old 27.08.2018, 10:07
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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Having to take the door off the hinges cos the sofa is a little too big.
You can take most sofas to bits (or at least remove the sides/arm rests).

I had to take a sofa upstairs inside our place not so long ago and the stairs are really quite narrow.

If you unstaple the dust cover underneath the sofa then you get access to the bolts which old the sides on. You can unscrew these making three manageable bits to carry.

Then you just need to re-attach the sides and re-staple the bottom and you're finished.

Having said that, taking a door off the hinges is easier but if that doesn't work then...
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My strawberry plants are producing so much fruit, I can barely eat them all.
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Old 27.08.2018, 19:26
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I got a pay rise.
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Old 27.08.2018, 19:35
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My strawberry plants are producing so much fruit, I can barely eat them all.
Can I help?
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Old 27.08.2018, 20:28
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Old 27.08.2018, 20:37
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I got a pay rise.
Can be a problem if you only just barely slipped into the next higher tax-category.
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Old 27.08.2018, 21:44
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You can take most sofas to bits (or at least remove the sides/arm rests).

I had to take a sofa upstairs inside our place not so long ago and the stairs are really quite narrow.

If you unstaple the dust cover underneath the sofa then you get access to the bolts which old the sides on. You can unscrew these making three manageable bits to carry.

Then you just need to re-attach the sides and re-staple the bottom and you're finished.

Having said that, taking a door off the hinges is easier but if that doesn't work then...
Not this one. Door was easier.
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Old 27.08.2018, 23:06
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My gym is on the third floor and the lift was out of order.. can you fricking believe it?
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Old 28.08.2018, 00:47
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How do you wave "Howdy" when the woman of your dreams walks by when you have your hands full?

See
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Old 28.08.2018, 19:33
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Some guys from an art auction house in Bern show up today for a visit.

Ask the wife, "how much are you looking to get for this one?"

Me, expecting her to say "10", she says "40", and they say "70 is more like it".

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My sons teacher is really good.
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Old 29.08.2018, 17:53
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I never see posters informing people that the pet cat or dog they lost has been found.
It's stressful for me. Do the owners realise they had stirred some emotional response from the neighbourhood and left it at that? I want my 'found' press release on my bus stop now!
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Old 29.08.2018, 18:39
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I have dissertated my brain inside out today. I hope my haemorrhage is g'nuff.
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"dissertated"?

I think you must have broken something.

Feet up, large bowl of ice cream, and binge watch is my suggestion.
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"dissertated"?

I think you must have broken something.

Feet up, large bowl of ice cream, and binge watch is my suggestion.
Study groups lingo, sorry. The terms are virtually universal but not worn proudly.

I am not really somebody to unwind in a traditional sense. I could learn, I know. I unwind through creating something, it is a b$%^#ch I tell, ya. It is probably a 2-3rd world problem, though. Neighbors getting fed and warm, family eating from irregular handmade dishes, lol.
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I can't find my PJs.
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I can't find my PJs.
You left them here.
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