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Old 27.01.2014, 14:27
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Good to know if I ever get them!
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Old 27.01.2014, 14:52
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While I am very much in favour of a system where most medications are prescription only, when you've had a VERY COMMON problem before and you know what it is but you have to wait until 2 until your doctor's office opens so they can fax a prescription to the pharmacy and go back again in the afternoon, it's extremely annoying. And uncomfortable...

Bumholes.
Some doctors agree to give you a prescription for the 'in case this happens again' for recurrent issues, so that you have the meds at home at all time. Could be worse asking him if he agrees to do so?
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Old 27.01.2014, 15:11
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It's not a recurrent problem (I always have a stock of antibiotics for a recurrent problem which thankfully I haven't had to use for months). I've just had it twice before and know what it is. I don't even have to see the doctor, I just have to ring and ask her to fax the prescription to the pharmacy. Seems pointless to need a prescription if the doctor doesn't even have to see me!
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Old 27.01.2014, 15:19
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

As OH and I shuffle towards our dotage, we have reached the stage where we can no longer polish off a bottle of wine with dinner.

Why oh why are so few fine French burgundies bottled in 375s?

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Old 27.01.2014, 15:37
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As OH and I shuffle towards our dotage, we have reached the stage where we can no longer polish off a bottle of wine with dinner.

Why oh why are so few fine French burgundies bottled in 375s?

The solution is here: http://www.amazon.com/Vacu-Vin-3-Pie.../dp/B00004SAF4

We use ours every day. Presently have 2 whites in the fridge, and one red on the counter.
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Old 27.01.2014, 15:39
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Oh, I have to do the recycling and there's a blizzard!
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Old 27.01.2014, 15:54
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Oh, I have to do the recycling and there's a blizzard!
Beautiful blue skies now!
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Old 27.01.2014, 16:08
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Bloody weather.
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Old 27.01.2014, 16:56
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Bloody weather.
Don't know what you're on about, it's beautiful here.
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Old 27.01.2014, 17:13
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I've been shopping here for almost 5 years and every time I tell you that I don't have a Supercard... What makes today the day that I finally see the light?
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I went to the toilet with my phone. I usually get 4G but could only get 3G (which doesn't work for some reason) so had to leave as soon as my dump was finished
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Old 27.01.2014, 17:18
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I've been shopping here for almost 5 years and every time I tell you that I don't have a Supercard... What makes today the day that I finally see the light?
ah but! a Supercard costs nothing, and I'm now and again asked if I'dl like to pay for all my fish, veg etc. with Supercard points I've hardly been aware of collecting over the years.
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Old 27.01.2014, 17:24
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Bloody weather.
I agree! This morning it was snowing.

Then after I`d breakfasted after sleeping late (because it was snowing) - found the sun shining and blue skies, so decided to go for a nice walk in sunshine.

Took some time to decide which shoes to wear and which jacket ....... and then it was snowing again!

At this rate am thinking I`ll have to give up sleeping late and /or going for walks.
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Old 27.01.2014, 17:27
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I accidentally used low fat spread. Now I have wet toast.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I'm using my iPad to learn how to use my Macbook, when I don't really understand either.
Why is life so complicated?
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Old 27.01.2014, 17:52
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I'm using my iPad to learn how to use my Macbook, when I don't really understand either.
Why is life so complicated?
I hope for your sake you'll never meet my daughter! At 2.5 she's so good with an iPad she scares me!
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I sent my Johnny 5 robot to the moon and now it's experiencing a mechanical control abnormality due to the moon's complicated lunar surface environment.

I think it's b0rked.
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Old 27.01.2014, 19:38
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I've been shopping here for almost 5 years and every time I tell you that I don't have a Supercard... What makes today the day that I finally see the light?
its the reason i positively enjoy shopping at a aldi,

the exchange is

cashier : gruzi
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Wine and book problems, sigh...

Wine: I like a nice glass of red from one of my favorites after dinner. Problem is, I cannot drink the whole bottle by myself and I cannot find one-portion bottles of my favorites, and if I open the bottle and just drink one glass, savig the rest for the next day, it tastes awful. No special corks, etc. work. I think I am doomed

Books: once upon a time, I only bought books I could read in their original language, so, easily enough, I always arranged them neatly by language. Then, realizing I was missing out on a lot of awesome literature, I started buying books in languages other than the original, and just stacked them at my parents'. Now that I finally have my own place, the time has come to have all my books shipped and arrange them. But what do I do with, say, a book from a Japanese author written in French???

The problem arises because, one evening, I might want to browse Japanese literature, but another, I might feel like reading something in French. Any suggestions?
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Wine and book problems, sigh...

Wine: I like a nice glass of red from one of my favorites after dinner. Problem is, I cannot drink the whole bottle by myself and I cannot find one-portion bottles of my favorites, and if I open the bottle and just drink one glass, savig the rest for the next day, it tastes awful. No special corks, etc. work. I think I am doomed

Books: once upon a time, I only bought books I could read in their original language, so, easily enough, I always arranged them neatly by language. Then, realizing I was missing out on a lot of awesome literature, I started buying books in languages other than the original, and just stacked them at my parents'. Now that I finally have my own place, the time has come to have all my books shipped and arrange them. But what do I do with, say, a book from a Japanese author written in French???

The problem arises because, one evening, I might want to browse Japanese literature, but another, I might feel like reading something in French. Any suggestions?
i want to say arrange them by colour..

how about just buy them all again in english, its such a rich language, french can't really capture all the nuances that english can?
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