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Old 01.11.2019, 20:43
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The masseuse i wanted to try was busy so i had to book with another one
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Old 08.11.2019, 11:02
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Since this morning, my keyboard started giving me a > when I need an apostrophe - but only in libre office, not in this forum for example.
It drives me nuts.

edit: solved. Thanks to other people's rants on internet

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Old 23.11.2019, 14:48
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The ski area opened earlier than expected and I see that just now
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Old 23.11.2019, 14:52
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The ski area opened earlier than expected and I see that just now
Although probably closed today due to the Föhn wind.
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Old 23.11.2019, 14:56
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The ski area opened earlier than expected and I see that just now
I still got last season pass attached to my jacket and people think I've already been skiing.
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Old 23.11.2019, 15:06
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Although probably closed today due to the Föhn wind.
Webcam says no
But not many people.
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Old 30.11.2019, 00:16
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The cat fell in the bath tub full of water and I didn't see it
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Old 01.12.2019, 00:57
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Too many people to catch up with in one weekend ... :/

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It's the not seeing that's the tragedy here, as I'm sure you meant ...
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Old 04.12.2019, 20:26
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

This is definitely not (only) a first world problem but I have no other thread to rant.
So....
Products who have discounts, usually because there's one large pack or two of the same kind packed together. Or whatever other reason. You think hmm, it's a good deal, you go to the Kasse, pay, and later on you check out of curiosity the receipt and notice there was no discount and on the receipt it's the old price. It happens predominantly in Coop, but not only. It's not a big deal, maybe a few francs usually, though it can defo be a lot more....
Yes, I know Coop is a franchise but it's not only one store. I checked.

But seriously....WTF? I am not stingy, I can give you the coat I am wearing if you're cold and poor, but it is about principles here.

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Old 04.12.2019, 20:33
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This is definitely not (only) a first world problem but I have no other thread to rant.
So....
Products who have discounts, usually because there's one large pack or two of the same kind packed together. Or whatever other reason. You think hmm, it's a good deal, you go to the Kasse, pay, and later on you check out of curiosity the receipt and notice there was no discount and on the receipt it's the old price. It happens predominantly in Coop, but not only. It's not a big deal, maybe a few francs usually, though it can defo be a lot more....
Yes, I know Coop is a franchise but it's not only one store. I checked.

But seriously....WTF? I am not stingy, I can give you the coat I am wearing if you're cold and poor, but it is about principles here.

Rant over.
... especially when you only wanted ONE in the first place!
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Old 04.12.2019, 20:36
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This is definitely not (only) a first world problem but I have no other thread to rant.
So....
Products who have discounts, usually because there's one large pack or two of the same kind packed together. Or whatever other reason. You think hmm, it's a good deal, you go to the Kasse, pay, and later on you check out of curiosity the receipt and notice there was no discount and on the receipt it's the old price. It happens predominantly in Coop, but not only. It's not a big deal, maybe a few francs usually, though it can defo be a lot more....
Yes, I know Coop is a franchise but it's not only one store. I checked.

But seriously....WTF? I am not stingy, I can give you the coat I am wearing if you're cold and poor, but it is about principles here.

Rant over.
Funny that you didn't see this one or did you?
https://www.englishforum.ch/daily-li...w-bargain.html
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Old 04.12.2019, 20:38
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I bought something in Co-op this evening too (their furniture shop Livique) and paid for it.

They had checked it was in stock. I waited ages and then they said they couldn't find it in their warehouse so I couldn't have it.

They said they'd order it for me. I said no so they gave me my money back.

They asked for my mobile number. I said I didn't know what it was.
In response to the cashier's surprised look, I told him that I didn't know my mobile number as I never called myself.
He then asked for my home number. I said I didn't remember it and even if I did, he couldn't have it as I had enough telemarketers calling me already.

When he looked confused and unsure of how to proceed, I said I could make up a phone number if that helped.

In the end he said it didn't matter.

We walked out of the shop with my two kids who were with me giving me that "Why do you always embarrass us, Dad?" look.
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Old 04.12.2019, 20:44
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Or maybe not even one! Maybe it wasn't even on your list, but thought you're gonna use it anyway and since they have a good price now.....
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Old 04.12.2019, 20:45
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I bought something in Co-op this evening too (their furniture shop Livique) and paid for it.

They had checked it was in stock. I waited ages and then they said they couldn't find it in their warehouse so I couldn't have it.

They said they'd order it for me. I said no so they gave me my money back.

They asked for my mobile number. I said I didn't know what it was.
In response to the cashier's surprised look, I told him that I didn't know my mobile number as I never called myself.
He then asked for my home number. I said I didn't remember it and even if I did, he couldn't have it as I had enough telemarketers calling me already.

When he looked confused and unsure of how to proceed, I said I could make up a phone number if that helped.

In the end he said it didn't matter.

We walked out of the shop with my two kids who were with me giving me that "Why do you always embarrass us, Dad?" look.
They'll say it out loud soon, brace yourself.

(Or memorize the number.)
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Old 07.12.2019, 12:38
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My Anti Virus just sent a program I created in for evaluation upon running it.
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Old 09.12.2019, 15:57
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All these idiots at work with their huge, unnecessary SUVs

I struggle to find space to park mine
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Old 23.12.2019, 22:46
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Paused ghostery and couldn't find out how to reactivate it again. The worst 5 minutes on internet in my life!
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My big son complained that his younger brother watched YouTube on his smartphone and thus polluted the recommendation algorithm of YouTube so instead of suggesting him his usual stuff he is now stalked with videos for preteens...
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I can't find a bowl big enough for the size of trifle I need to make...
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