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Old 22.02.2014, 10:28
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Call me pedantic, but it irritates the hell out of me when my wife misspells 'Caviar', 'Foie gras', 'Parmigiano-Reggiano' or Saffron on the Globus shopping list
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Old 22.02.2014, 11:57
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My son's class is working on a yearly project of being pen-friends with a class of Madagascar, which implies learning about each other's ways of living.

So now my son plays at 'being poor' and builds toys out of recycled junk. He's having a blast and thinks the kids over there are terribly lucky
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Old 26.02.2014, 23:06
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

It will be March in a few days.
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Old 27.02.2014, 16:41
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I don't know which is worse

the supermarket running out of this stuff (like last friday)
or
having a full supply (like today)

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Old 27.02.2014, 23:17
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

When the dishwasher is running, I have to increase the volume on my TV up loud.
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Old 28.02.2014, 09:07
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

When my neighbor runs the dishwasher and compensates by turning the TV up loud, I have to bang on the radiator.
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Old 28.02.2014, 17:48
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I was just about to write an amusing post but then realised I didn't know how to attach photos from my smartphone.
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Old 28.02.2014, 20:34
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I woke up this morning because the birds outside were singing too loud.
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Old 28.02.2014, 22:19
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

All the dishes in the dishwasher are dirty, so I had to eat my dinner off a Tupperware lid.
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Old 03.03.2014, 19:34
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

it just gets worse and worse

not only is this stuff all natural

it also does not give me spots (even in the quantities I've been eating it)

there is no 'stop' button

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Old 06.03.2014, 08:05
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The string on my teabag fell into the water.
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Old 06.03.2014, 08:49
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

we have an ant invasion in my kitchen!
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Old 06.03.2014, 09:41
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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we have an ant invasion in my kitchen!
That's more a third world problem I'm afraid.
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Old 06.03.2014, 09:46
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I was pulled over for speeding today, it was so embarrassing I had to ask the officer to hold my phone, coffee and electric razor whilst I searched for my licence.
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Old 06.03.2014, 09:48
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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The coffee machine wouldn't accept any of my coins because they've made the coffee free.
It gets worse. They changed the machine, now I have to choose between free normal coffees, free milk based coffees and free chocolate based drinks, and choose what kind of coffee beans to use. This can involve up to three extra button presses.
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Old 06.03.2014, 09:49
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The blue string on the garbage bag broke whilst tying a knot.

In this age of wind tunnels and fluid dynamics can't some geek in California invent a friggin' piece of string that allows 0.5lbs of pressure before simply caving in and giving up its molecular structure?
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It gets worse. They changed the machine, now I have to choose between free normal coffees, free milk based coffees and free chocolate based drinks, and choose what kind of coffee beans to use. This can involve up to three extra button presses.
This is not a first world problem.
It would be a first world problem if you can only choose between 3 kinds of milk and 7 kinds of coffee beans
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Old 06.03.2014, 10:26
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Our new Dyson vacuum cleaner is so powerful, it fills up twice as fast as our previous cleaner
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Old 06.03.2014, 10:32
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It would be a first world problem if you can only choose between 3 kinds of milk and 7 kinds of coffee beans
OMG! That's a good point. If I can get my latte at work, I'm less likely to go to Starbucks.

I may struggle to keep my Starbucks Gold Card
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Old 06.03.2014, 10:32
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Now we've got our own washing machine I'm no longer motivated to do the washing by the prospect of waiting another fortnight to have access to the laundry room... which means I never get round to doing it at all.
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