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Old 01.07.2014, 16:56
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I really want Switzerland to win, but at the same time the noise from tooting horns and screaming fans will make putting the kids to sleep very difficult.



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Old 02.07.2014, 13:28
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

never mind football

this is what the english get up to the rest of the time.

A nation of 'pet parents': Third of Brits arrange play dates for their furry friends and 70% allow them to sleep in their in bed

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Old 02.07.2014, 19:05
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Those stats are just the result of a poll with ambiguous questions. When they said "furry friends", it wasn't a reference to post-marriage shaving habits
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Old 02.07.2014, 20:18
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I can't face the walk from the third floor where the settee is to the first floor where the gym is.

Why don't we have a lift?
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Old 02.07.2014, 21:58
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Knowing a bit more about dogs compared to before, I totally would do this. Dogs who are well socialized with other dogs tend to behave WAY better on (or off) leash in the presence of other dogs compared to ones that are isolated.

Also... yep, pets in bed means warmer bed in winter.


So, my "first world problem" issue is that my neighbors new chair lift to help him get up the stairs makes it tough for me to get past if I've got bags of groceries in each hand. I'm pleased for him that the landlady made some improvement to help his troubles, but for the rest of us, especially since he lives on the 1st (2nd if you're American) floor, things have gotten slightly worse.
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Old 02.07.2014, 22:39
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Knowing a bit more about dogs compared to before, I totally would do this. Dogs who are well socialized with other dogs tend to behave WAY better on (or off) leash in the presence of other dogs compared to ones that are isolated.

Also... yep, pets in bed means warmer bed in winter.


So, my "first world problem" issue is that my neighbors new chair lift to help him get up the stairs makes it tough for me to get past if I've got bags of groceries in each hand. I'm pleased for him that the landlady made some improvement to help his troubles, but for the rest of us, especially since he lives on the 1st (2nd if you're American) floor, things have gotten slightly worse.
Can't you use it? At least for your bags....
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Old 02.07.2014, 23:13
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My dunking biscuit broke off into my cup of tea, swiftly followed by the recon biscuit sent to rescue it
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Old 15.07.2014, 15:33
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Can you believe it? We have 11 different types of vinegar in the cupboard but not a single bottle of soy sauce
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Old 15.07.2014, 15:35
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Can you believe it? We have 11 different types of vinegar in the cupboard but not a single bottle of soy sauce

We really need to know how the cactus is!!!!!! how is it?? did the little guy make it?????
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Old 15.07.2014, 19:12
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I saw a little mouse in the cellar this morning!

I only know about frogs (they dehydrate if you don`t supply a basin of water).

It got a fright when it saw me (I hadn`t had my coffee yet) and it looked SO cute trying to run fast to get down the drainpipe thing that hasn`t been finished yet for the new sauna.

Do I tell O/H about this little mouse? It was SO cute!

He might "hire" the next door cat.
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Old 15.07.2014, 19:35
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

every mouse should have a house or do i mean every house should have a mouse.

i loved my little mouse until she had a baby mouse then i panicked..
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every mouse should have a house or do i mean every house should have a mouse.

i loved my little mouse until she had a baby mouse then i panicked..
That means she wasn`t "home alone" .... or she was a "lady of the night" going walk-about. Shame, only ONE baby?

In your panic .... did you murder the mother and child?
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Old 21.07.2014, 16:31
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I asked for a new keyboard and IT gave me a French one. Do you know they have even reversed the number pad? Why???
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Old 21.07.2014, 16:48
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

We bought a nice big box of apricots, to make a fresh aprikosenwahe (apricot pie thingy). Wouldn't you know it, I only have savory puff pastry on hand.
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Old 21.07.2014, 17:23
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Ooh I feel your pain... As to "why" they've never really moved on from the typewriter...
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Old 21.07.2014, 17:30
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I don't live paycheque to paycheque, so pay day isn't particularly exciting for me.
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Old 21.07.2014, 17:37
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I've just paid 61francs for a couple of pieces of wire to be able to connect my ipad to the television.
What is the world coming to?
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Old 21.07.2014, 17:40
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I don't live paycheque to paycheque, so pay day isn't particularly exciting for me.
That's too bad. Why don't you route this month's cheque to me, maybe even next month just to be sure, so you feel a little more excited come September?
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Old 21.07.2014, 18:12
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I have my holidays up ahead in few weeks time but I'm too tired from work to enjoy them. This actually is my number two problem.


Foremost, I cannot insert smilies in my text.
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Old 21.07.2014, 18:19
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Foremost, I cannot insert smilies in my text.
I'm glad. Boo to smilies. It's my contribution to the 1st world thread. That and too much butter on my crisp fresh piece of dark bread.
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