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Old 13.02.2020, 21:27
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Stay in the car?

Without the engine running.

Why should I turn off the motor?

The lock is at window height but still its an arms length away.

They could of built a roof over it but ...
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Old 13.02.2020, 21:36
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Why should I turn off the motor?

The lock is at window height but still its an arms length away.

They could of built a roof over it but ...
Our's got a remote control

I always press it before I even turn the corner, so by the time I actually pull up to the door, it is open.
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Old 13.02.2020, 21:49
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Why should I turn off the motor?

The lock is at window height but still its an arms length away.
To wait for the rain to stop?

Sometimes I wish that the trains made a little detour, right by my door.

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Old 15.02.2020, 10:20
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Wow, it sounds really scary. Good luck! (You got a mask?)
There's not enough smoke around to bother with atm, and most masks people were wearing were pretty much useless - the particle size of wood smoke is small enough to get through anyway. Also of little to no help against catching somebody else's disease, but polite to help catch a lot of your own germ sprays.

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Not sure you're going to get cold... Its been 10+ far too many days this winter!
Anything below 25 will be most welcome! Went to a wedding today in 33 degree heat ... that's Celsius, btw, otherwise I would've been both surprised and happy.
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Old 15.02.2020, 10:58
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I want to ski but I miss spring already.
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Old 18.02.2020, 03:11
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Have to work hard over the next two days to ensure my backpack full of Tim Tams doesn't melt while transporting it ...
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Old 18.02.2020, 13:56
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My 11-year old has a cold, so I "have to" work from home. Have to have several meeting online, and the bloody iPhone headphones hurt my ears.
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Old 18.02.2020, 22:24
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My 11-year old has a cold, so I "have to" work from home. Have to have several meeting online, and the bloody iPhone headphones hurt my ears.
Just get a normal pair of bluetooth headphones with microphone which are comfortable. Usually they're listed as "gaming headsets" when you search online retailers. Bulky, yes, but far more comfortable - and when you're at home, it doesn't really matter how bulky they are.

If you need to be able to hear your 11-y-o as well, just slip the headphones off one ear ...

Admittedly this won't help this time, but you can be prepared for the next ...
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Old 20.02.2020, 12:50
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Made a sandwich. Nice wholemeal bread, cucumber, roast pork, lettuce and Branston pickle. When I tried to slice it across the diagonal, the whole thing fell apart.

And my tea isn't strong enough.
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Old 17.03.2020, 18:59
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My tomato juice tasted funny. Out of date?
Nope - veggie juice (with sourcrout and celery root?!? ).

Stacked on the wrong shelf obviously (the others were tomato as desired) - and that was before the Corona stress they are under now.
Ah well, one more litre to go and I'm actually getting used to the taste.
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Old 20.03.2020, 12:40
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Looking for a solution for Felix's problem to keep up swimming therapy, I noticed that this company might want to change the name of it's pool-roofing in the near future.
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Old 20.03.2020, 12:56
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Because of the corona virus, Netflix might not be available in UHD quality
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Old 20.03.2020, 13:27
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Discussions with colleagues that took 5 min in the office are now 1 hour skype calls
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Old 20.03.2020, 14:44
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I need a trim
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Old 24.03.2020, 16:45
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Was hit by a hot flush (no, I don't have those habitually ). It's Corona time so I thought "oh shit" and took my temperature. All well. Then I checked the room temperature: 27.5C!

Floor heating is having a hard time these days with the temperatures going up and down and the sun shining through the (not very up-to-date = night problem) huge windows now. It doesn't seem to be very concerned about thermostat settings (set to 22C). The whole system is simply too sluggish.
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Old 24.03.2020, 17:06
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Discussions with colleagues that took 5 min in the office are now 1 hour skype calls
Tell me about it. Everything is 3x as much..or 10.
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Old 24.03.2020, 20:37
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Be grateful we have plenty of toilet paper available in Switzerland. The US is shi**ing its pants over the lack of toilet paper in stock.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Spent so many hours on the phones today that I got cut off more than once just because their battery charges were too low.
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Running out of paper .. A4 printer paper for the kids school work..

Normally I appropriate it from the office..
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Old 24.03.2020, 21:18
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

We normally basically live outside, either schools, work, beaches, slopes or gyms, wherever. I am dreading the power bill.
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