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Old 26.01.2014, 09:02
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i noticed last night that i got some red ones from nil, because of the extreme reaction, i thought immediately that perhaps i had interfered with her ocd tendencies (that she freely admits on the forum). i mean no one normally gets that upset about light hearted banter.

would your son have a tantrum if you did the library in another way?

you have to admit this colour coding thing is not a method you could sell to the british library. nor surprisingly a recommendation you would expect from a ex-teacher (which is what nil is)
Don't go personal, you won't do yourself any favor.

It wasn't about the library it was about the quote lower. I wrote : enough already!

And now, You are a stirring the shit again, by lying and being obnoxious.

But we know that from you already.

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Easy, easy..

Some people just can't deal with you having different opinion, heh, and will punish you when nobody's looking.

Why justify your opinion, unless you want to challenge the interior decorator ideas or make them see rainbow coded order looks ocd or kitch to some people. You can also see rainbows all over some squats. Kids love it.

I do like fabric stores. Have you seen how they range color envelopes in Manor? Those are empty, though, books fortunately aren't.

This is what I gave her a red blob for:

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racial profiling, discrimination against minorities, cronyism, workshy laziness

who'd a thought it was still alive and well in first world, switzerland

sometimes even the littlest of power brings out the worst in people eh


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if someone else had put this up would the mod outcome have been the same?

shitstiring is alive and well for sure
Washing dirty clothes in public, aka stirring the shit. Which she is doing right now.
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I have no fond memories of being poor. Having money and possessions is much better in every imaginable way.
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Old 26.01.2014, 09:07
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When your daughter is an adult and maybe has her own children, you could well wish you hadn't thrown out the wool you used to knit her something in 2013.
you'll probably recall what was going on in her life, while you're knitting, and the reason she wanted that particular style and colour
Although you might want to chuck out the wool you used to make those gloves she threw at you when she screamed out "I hate you Mum, you're ruining my life'
Hahahah, true..but loggin onself through life with fabric or yarn one might use one day.. I think you can, if you have somebody to rely on. Not yourself, only, nor knowing where you will find yourself and your kid in a few weeks. Mobility, and mental one, too, is a precious skill I am glad I learned long time ago, through periods that were harsh. It took me a while to appreciate the other coin of what seems like restlessness it brings. Not sure if that is the perks of the 1st world I have pushed myself to discover, or, whatever upbringing the 3rd world (2nd?) offered when I was younger. But, nobody was rich. People had very little. But big lives.

I better practice screaming "I hate you, Mom, you're ruining my life" now with her, shouldn't I..Maybe she won't feel like it later.

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Old 26.01.2014, 09:18
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Ayit, Nil, CatHarmony, cat fights might be a specific 1st world Problem, but others might be really disinterested. Mocking, pointless red blobs, pseudo policing threads and povs...like how exactly hard is it to one up somebody online, where everyone poses for the smartest? Or coolest? Or most entertaining?

I bet irl you would actually like eachother. It's mostly like that.

DB, I am not trying to mock your rough times in life, I have been there, for too long. Just see it as Sky did. Sorry if it come out offensively or disrespectfully.
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Old 26.01.2014, 09:27
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Old 26.01.2014, 09:29
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Ayit, Nil, CatHarmony, cat fights might be a specific 1st world Problem, but others might be really disinterested. Mocking, pointless red blobs, pseudo policing threads and povs...like how exactly hard is it to one up somebody online, where everyone poses for the smartest? Or coolest? Or most entertaining?

I bet irl you would actually like eachother. It's mostly like that.

DB, I am not trying to mock your rough times in life, I have been there, for too long. Just see it as Sky did. Sorry if it come out offensively or disrespectfully.
To do a cat fight, both has to fight, bite, pull hair, bitch.

I just explained what really happened.

Hey, I don't know the girl, she might be a real joy to be around in real life. On the forum, she could try to keep on the facts and not try to get sympathy with lies.

What about that? She is my first world problem. I am going to have breakfast now and puff!! She is not there.
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Old 26.01.2014, 09:35
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Not quite derailed.....
- poverty in a 1st world country is a truth
- Sunday morning pussy-cat fights are simply a 1st world problem being played out instead of described

My own:
Reading EF on Sunday morning in bed with loads of soft cushions and feeling too lazy to leave the cosy duvet to get a cup of coffee.
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Old 26.01.2014, 09:43
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I don't like people harping about their 1st world problems, hahahah, my own 3rd world problem, that is.

But to be serious, right now, I am peeved coz my gym only opens in 20mins, on the bloody weekends. And people are still not washing their hands, after they used the wc. Didn't we nag about it roughly about 5 years ago? And, they redecorated it, dark colors, which to sweat in is a tad spooky.
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There once were two cats of Kilkenny.
Each thought there was one cat too many.
So they fought and they fit
They scratched and they bit
Til instead of two cats there weren't any.

My problem now is I want to watch the Australian Open Men's finals, but I also want to watch Andrew Marr on BBC 1, and I can't remember how to record on my v.old television.
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Old 26.01.2014, 09:50
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Got my new medical alert bracelet to identify my allergies. Turned out, I am allergic to the bracelet...

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This is true, as a former rucksack period survivor, I actually have fond memories to what it taught me, despite all the horror it came with. There is nothing noble about poverty, tbh. But one gets to find out about oneself. And others. And how little one needs. And despite the fact I still did decluttered my rucksack periodically, so I should know better, I still have a problem tossing a gift that might be useless (or giving to sb else).
Gahndi didn't find it so hard, many christians take a vow of poverty, there is something about not wanting that leaves you to reflect on other things?
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The maximum number of birds english custard tins i could put in my migros home delivery was 1! i mean really its a rationed commodity in the first world? life is harder than i thought it was going to be.

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Ayit, Nil, CatHarmony, cat fights might be a specific 1st world Problem, but others might be really disinterested. Mocking, pointless red blobs, pseudo policing threads and povs...like how exactly hard is it to one up somebody online, where everyone poses for the smartest? Or coolest? Or most entertaining?

I bet irl you would actually like eachother. It's mostly like that.

DB, I am not trying to mock your rough times in life, I have been there, for too long. Just see it as Sky did. Sorry if it come out offensively or disrespectfully.
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There once were two cats of Kilkenny.
Each thought there was one cat too many.
So they fought and they fit
They scratched and they bit
Til instead of two cats there weren't any.

My problem now is I want to watch the Australian Open Men's finals, but I also want to watch Andrew Marr on BBC 1, and I can't remember how to record on my v.old television.
Our own whatever 1-2-3rd world Tomáš Berdych got beat, I am not watching anymore

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Gahndi didn't find it so hard, many christians take a vow of poverty, there is something about not wanting that leaves you to reflect on other things?
I am glad you brought that up. I think the will to minimize and reduce is very inward. I like that, and have friends who are pulled in it, myself included. It does not make any judgment on those who previously owned nothing and finally have a chance to have something.

Alas, there is a flee market now and we will go. I just want to see how others efficiently reduce, while recycling, while making cash on it. While I am not, really not, going to get any more 1fr yarn to knit stuff for others
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I don't know what birds eye custard is. Serious 1st world problem. I don't like the word custard, though.
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While watching Australian Open 2014 final, I'm not sure whom I'm supposed to be supporting Nadal or Wawrinka
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the cuter one?
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the cuter one?
Well, I will go with more injured one
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So, I thought I'd organised history, travel, politics, biographies, English language, foreign languages, linguistics... I'd even got special sections for Greek, Ottoman and Byzantine history... it was all sorted. Tomorrow, I thought, I can make a start on poetry and literature.

... and then I found another box of history books!

Now I wonder what else is lurking in the unopened boxes in the living room, and find myself paralysed in my mission to organise our library.

Waily waily!
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I've been there, and rather than shit, it was a time when I felt truly free. I had nothing so therefore there was nothing to lose.

I can look around at all the stuff I've amassed since living here, and sometimes I just feel weighed down by it. And that really is a first world problem.
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