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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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The adapter for our UK-imported kettle (still going!) has broken and until we buy a replacement I have to boil water in a saucepan!!

Which means I basically have to anticipate whether I want a cuppa or not about 10 mins before I want one...
Why not using the microwave???
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Old 30.01.2014, 15:24
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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I keep complaining it is too hot but now it's too cold.
Put an ice cube in it and give someone €4.
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Old 30.01.2014, 15:39
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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Why not using the microwave???

For tea?


That's just wrong.
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Old 30.01.2014, 15:44
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For tea?


That's just wrong.
Reminds me that I missed the opportunity for your dear wife to prepare me a real English cuppa, so that I can learn what I'm missing!

That being said, I do not like to use the microwave to heat water for tea or coffee either...
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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Why not using the microwave???
That's an arrestable offence where I come from.
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Old 30.01.2014, 16:02
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

For some reason water boiled in a saucepan rather than a kettle doesn't taste right for tea.
Obviously a new saucepan would be fine, but my 30 year old stainless steel ones certainly aren't to good for that, even though they're veryclean.
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Old 30.01.2014, 16:28
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Why not using the microwave???
What microwave??? I don't have one!
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Old 30.01.2014, 17:43
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What microwave??? I don't have one!
I hate cooking, so I do food for 2-3 days, and then heat it up in the microwave.

It's also great to warm the kiddies' milk, it doesn't dirty a saucepan!
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Old 30.01.2014, 18:14
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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What microwave??? I don't have one!
How do you cook your tatties and veggies then? Don't tell me you go through all than old-fashioned business of heating water up and boiling them for half an hour? What a faff.
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Old 30.01.2014, 18:19
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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How do you cook your tatties and veggies then? Don't tell me you go through all than old-fashioned business of heating water up and boiling them for half an hour? What a faff.
Well not half an hour, I don't like mush. But yeah, old fashioned pan or even oven-roasting.
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Old 30.01.2014, 20:37
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I'm very nervous about starting my new job on Monday.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

England lost again!
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Old 01.02.2014, 23:05
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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England lost again!
Sorry, this thread is for 1st world problems only, so England's problems don't count.
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Old 01.02.2014, 23:23
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

It took me two weeks and a half to decide where to and which hotel to book for ski holidays starting on Monday. Never mind my wife's irritation, I must admit I have lost my touch completely. Clearly it must be a sign of me getting old.
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Old 01.02.2014, 23:58
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For some reason water boiled in a saucepan rather than a kettle doesn't taste right for tea.
Obviously a new saucepan would be fine, but my 30 year old stainless steel ones certainly aren't to good for that, even though they're veryclean.
I have two very old pans I use for making tea, and they are perfect
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Old 02.02.2014, 00:37
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For tea?


That's just wrong.
tea per microwave is horror
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Old 02.02.2014, 00:54
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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Reminds me that I missed the opportunity for your dear wife to prepare me a real English cuppa, so that I can learn what I'm missing!

That being said, I do not like to use the microwave to heat water for tea or coffee either...
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For some reason water boiled in a saucepan rather than a kettle doesn't taste right for tea.
Obviously a new saucepan would be fine, but my 30 year old stainless steel ones certainly aren't to good for that, even though they're veryclean.
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I have two very old pans I use for making tea, and they are perfect
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tea per microwave is horror

Why would I want to complicate my life so much? I keep drinking ice tea. It eliminates need for all these complicated appliances you are referring to and it doesn't burn my tongue in process either.
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Old 02.02.2014, 01:02
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

For some reason, my Starbucks Gold card didn't work this morning and I had to actually tell the barista my name.
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My dog snores loudly.
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My dog snores loudly.
mono, get stereo , i love it when my girls give a little belchyburp after dinner too

and yes nice girls do snore
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