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Old 26.01.2014, 22:11
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The smilies won't work when I use my home computer...


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Old 26.01.2014, 22:29
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so can't find brown sugar and don't know whether to buy the mini iPad or iPhone?
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Old 26.01.2014, 23:02
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so can't find brown sugar and don't know whether to buy the mini iPad or iPhone?
All 3 are a waste of money.
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Old 26.01.2014, 23:08
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Brushed my teeth, flossed and pee. Went to bed, shake the pillows, get comfy and warm to realize I need to pee again.

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Old 27.01.2014, 10:41
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I can’t stick magnets to my stainless steel Gorenje refrigerator
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Old 27.01.2014, 10:46
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Worried that the shortbread will run out before I go back to the UK and I will have to buy expensive shortbread in COOP.
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Old 27.01.2014, 10:53
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I was watching a recording on my horizon box and forgot to fast forward the adverts
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Old 27.01.2014, 11:03
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My old Kurdish barber has been replaced by a young guy who speaks perfect English; I can no longer enjoy my haircut in silence
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Old 27.01.2014, 11:18
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Thanks to Nil (and others) on the weird "gotta love the EF thread," I am craving cookies. However, we are out of butter. I have to get OH's lunch on, so there is not enough time for me to walk to the store before it closes for 2.5 hours over lunch. Life is so unfair.
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Old 27.01.2014, 12:02
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My mouse model is "Anywhere MX"

Turns out it should be called "Almost Anywhere, but Definitely Not in the Bath, MX"
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Old 27.01.2014, 12:12
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

my favorite first world problem is that people are discussing about how to comfortably live on 120k per year.

some perspective: 120k CHF is:
98K EUR
134k USD
81k GPB
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Old 27.01.2014, 12:53
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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.
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uncomfortable... Bumholes.

You can get haemorrhoid cream over the counter nowadays, you know.
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Old 27.01.2014, 13:27
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Good to know if I ever get them!
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Old 27.01.2014, 13:52
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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, 14:11
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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, 14:19
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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, 14:37
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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, 14:39
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Oh, I have to do the recycling and there's a blizzard!
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Old 27.01.2014, 14:54
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Oh, I have to do the recycling and there's a blizzard!
Beautiful blue skies now!
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