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Old 30.01.2014, 11:30
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No at an uber swiss company. Everyone goes running or some other sport at lunch time and need a shower afterwards.

The only sweat I build up is munching on my kebab
So that you are not "everyone" ?

Many of those runners do not realize that if they overdo it, it may even be bad for their health. And simply walking the same distance has the same positive aspect then running. I often see runners who look like being close to a heart attack
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Old 30.01.2014, 11:36
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well, not really a first world problem
http://www.theguardian.com/global-de...ping-countries
they are eating first world stylee aren't they?
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Old 30.01.2014, 11:47
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Zurich Airport security confiscated my can of drink and an unopened tube of hair gel As far as I'm concerned the terrorists have won

1:0 to Mr Bin Laden
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Old 30.01.2014, 11:49
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Zurich Airport security confiscated my can of drink and an unopened tube of hair gel As far as I'm concerned the terrorists have won

1:0 to Mr Bin Laden
that man cost me 2 bottles of shampoo!
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Old 30.01.2014, 12:05
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Starbucks sell milk - not coffee!




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Old 30.01.2014, 12:29
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

All the time i've been on ef i havnt been able to find out how to 'strike through' words, you know like bold, italic, underline are there but 'strike through' no.
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All the time i've been on ef i havnt been able to find out how to 'strike through' words, you know like bold, italic, underline are there but 'strike through' no.

Square brackets with S.
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Old 30.01.2014, 12:40
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All the time i've been on ef i havnt been able to find out how to 'strike through' words, you know like bold, italic, underline are there but 'strike through' no.
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Old 30.01.2014, 12:41
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well I never

Or perhaps that should read "D'oh", given that I've been using this sort of thing for years.
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Old 30.01.2014, 13:41
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Zurich Airport security confiscated my...unopened tube of hair gel...
You're just weird. What dude needs more than 100 ml of hair gel for a short trip?
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Old 30.01.2014, 13:52
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I need coffee because mine is almost done but I don't feel like going.

I keep complaining it is too hot but now it's too cold.

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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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...

How did people get by in Kettle BC?
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Old 30.01.2014, 15:23
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You're just weird. What dude needs more than 100 ml of hair gel for a short trip?
My OH does. That's why I call him 'playmobile hair'.
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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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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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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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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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Why not using the microwave???
That's an arrestable offence where I come from.
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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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