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I think my FWP is with the word disco.

A DJ can save your life.
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Old 20.07.2019, 11:06
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Encountered plantar fasciitis and cannot do too much involving feet at the moment.
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Old 20.07.2019, 11:14
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I wanted to sleep in while it's nice and cool but the neighbor started trimming hedges at 8:30.
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Old 20.07.2019, 11:33
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I wanted to sleep in while it's nice and cool but the neighbor started trimming hedges at 8:30.

Mine waited til 9:30. Now that's consideration.
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Old 20.07.2019, 11:40
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A DJ can save your life.
Right. Sure beans.

My FWP today is fatigue, falling off them yoga poses isn't so graceful.
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Old 20.07.2019, 19:42
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"Encountered plantar fasciitis and cannot do too much involving feet at the moment."

I have a bunion and it gives me the long range weather forecast i.e. if it throbs on Sunday it's going to rain on Thursday. Husband refers to it as "My Left Foot"

Grether's Pastilles were the wrong ones!

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Old 21.07.2019, 12:30
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I’m away from home with only a mobile device that is not registered to my NY Times subscription.

Sunday isn’t Sunday without the Times...
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Old 21.07.2019, 12:45
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"Encountered plantar fasciitis and cannot do too much involving feet at the moment."

I have a bunion and it gives me the long range weather forecast i.e. if it throbs on Sunday it's going to rain on Thursday. Husband refers to it as "My Left Foot"

Grether's Pastilles were the wrong ones!
No volunteers to do the foot massage so I will befriend a tennis ball.
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Old 21.07.2019, 13:00
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No volunteers to do the foot massage so I will befriend a tennis ball.
Would refrain from playing tennis with it for now on.
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Old 21.07.2019, 13:08
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Would refrain from playing tennis with it for now on.
I took a 10-day long break from jogging and tennis altogether, only do low impact sports like cycling at the moment. Plenty of stretching also helps.
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Old 21.07.2019, 13:30
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No volunteers to do the foot massage so I will befriend a tennis ball.
I bought some massage balls from Amazon a few years back. The one with little spikes on it is fantastic for the feet! The one that's like a tennis ball is better on the hip.
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Old 21.07.2019, 13:46
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I bought some massage balls from Amazon a few years back. The one with little spikes on it is fantastic for the feet! The one that's like a tennis ball is better on the hip.
The TV remote in skillful hands is also a good way of knocking off the pain.
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Old 21.07.2019, 13:52
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No volunteers to do the foot massage so I will befriend a tennis ball.
Ice packs help, 5 minutes twice daily!
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Old 21.07.2019, 17:25
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The water in Annecy lake confuses us, the beautiful turquoise color is very tropical.

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Old 24.07.2019, 13:08
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My yoghurt wasn't fermented enough

Want it so fermented it moves on its own.
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Old 01.08.2019, 22:30
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The fireworks are so loud that I can't hear the sound of the Netflix movie while watching on the balcony.
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Old 05.09.2019, 21:52
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I have had a whinge a few pages ago about owners not writing if lost pets have been found. Yesterday we had a poster on the bus shelter about a lost little sod. Today there was another poster saying the little booger was found, along with a nice photo of the found cat.

Generally, it's not a whinge, but a boast that someone may have read the original whinge and acted on it.
Now I have nothing to complain about - yes, my head is firmly buried in the sand (brexit, climate, etc)...
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Re: First World Problems

Here's my perennial FWP, both in CH and USA:



I try to buy all the kitchenware I need from the Salvation Army (which I browse monthly) where silverware is about 1/2 CHF per utensil, a mug or glass or dish is 2 CHF, etc. Always better to reuse than to buy new, even if it all looks mismatched.



But then once a year I visit a megastore (last week I visited Ikea) where I discover silverware at 10 for 3 CHF, glasses at .90 each, dishes for 1 CHF, etc., all new and sparkling and matching!


Serves us right for our social conscience. F... M... L!
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Old 27.09.2019, 19:36
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Here's my perennial FWP, both in CH and USA:



I try to buy all the kitchenware I need from the Salvation Army (which I browse monthly) where silverware is about 1/2 CHF per utensil, a mug or glass or dish is 2 CHF, etc. Always better to reuse than to buy new, even if it all looks mismatched.



But then once a year I visit a megastore (last week I visited Ikea) where I discover silverware at 10 for 3 CHF, glasses at .90 each, dishes for 1 CHF, etc., all new and sparkling and matching!


Serves us right for our social conscience. F... M... L!
I think you did well. Also for recycling. I buy clothes in thrift stores and turn them into chic ones, by taking them apart and redoing them completely. FWP happens once a while when I realize that after a few hrs of work they don't fit.
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Old 27.09.2019, 22:56
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Re: First World Problems

Here´s one.
I had to give my company Mercedes back to the leasing company and got a brand spanking new Passat with all the Glocken und Pfeifen to junket around in.
It´s a nice car but what annoys me is that when you are on the Motorbahn going at a fair lick I find that lesser cars don´t move out of the way as spryly when they see a Passat in the rear view mirror as they did in the Mercedes.
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