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Old 29.09.2014, 14:15
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Wife said yesterday that worrying about which side of the valley to live on wrt amount of sun on the property is a first world problem. I want the forums to tell me if she is right.
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Old 29.09.2014, 16:17
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The neighbor brought over ice cream cake for afternoon dessert. The nutrition information on the box is per 100 ml. I can weigh the cake of course but that's in grams not ml. Am I supposed to melt the whole thing to get the volume so I get a proper calorie count?
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Old 29.09.2014, 16:21
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You could just squish it into a measuring jug. The more you squish it down, the less calories it has.

Edit.. Like broken biscuits. Broken biscuits have no calories. It's true. Honest.
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Old 29.09.2014, 16:28
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Why don't I have enough time to sit at my computer and find out which star has cancer and which one is getting married???

My social life is suffering because I don't have anything interesting to contribute to discussions.
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Old 29.09.2014, 16:28
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The neighbor brought over ice cream cake for afternoon dessert. The nutrition information on the box is per 100 ml. I can weigh the cake of course but that's in grams not ml. Am I supposed to melt the whole thing to get the volume so I get a proper calorie count?
The specific density of ice cream is ~0.8, so for example 100 ml = 80g

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Old 29.09.2014, 16:45
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The specific density of ice cream is ~0.8, so for example 100 ml = 80g

Ooh, aren't we a clever boy? Now tell me the specific density of the cake that is layered in between the ice cream and we might get somewhere. OTOH, maybe I'm just going to eat the cake no matter how many kcals it has.
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Old 29.09.2014, 17:23
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Ooh, aren't we a clever boy? Now tell me the specific density of the cake that is layered in between the ice cream and we might get somewhere. OTOH, maybe I'm just going to eat the cake no matter how many kcals it has.


The top two returns on my Google search didn't help me answer this question.


measuring the density of heterogeneous material


I give up.
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Old 30.09.2014, 11:44
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Wife said yesterday that worrying about which side of the valley to live on wrt amount of sun on the property is a first world problem. I want the forums to tell me if she is right.
If you stay in bed until after the sun rises and you like the sun then you need to live on the side of the valley that gets the first morning sun.

If on the other hand you enjoy late evenings and sitting outdoors then you need to live on the opposite side.

If you sometimes sleep late and are not concerned about sunshine, and evenings you spend watching TV, then you could live in the middle of the valley, where there`s only sunshine during the middle of the day.

If you always get up early, and go to bed early, then it doesn`t matter where you live.

Yes, your wife is correct - you have a first world problem.
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Old 30.09.2014, 12:14
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I receive lots of emails with unwanted services which ask me to unsubscribe in case I do not wish to receive them anymore. How do they get hold of my email address? Why do I need to unsubscribe from something that I have never requested at the first place? Mind boggling!
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I receive lots of emails with unwanted services which ask me to unsubscribe in case I do not wish to receive them anymore. How do they get hold of my email address? Why do I need to unsubscribe from something that I have never requested at the first place? Mind boggling!
It is a bait, if you respond, they will know that the email is real and attended, and will you even more crap.
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Old 30.09.2014, 13:47
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I got calluses from playing golf yesterday and now my iPhone won't recognise my thumb.
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Old 01.10.2014, 23:12
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I don't know how to recycle in Switzerland. Seriously.

I am debating whether to spend 2.5k or 3k.....on a mattress.

Sunrise mobile operator guy gave me crappy internet. Told me first 500mb would be 4g and the rest is unlimited at normal 3G speeds. Lies.
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Old 01.10.2014, 23:20
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Flying to Dublin this weekend, I cannot decide whether I should use public transport from Baden to Basel which will cost us CHF60 in total or use airport parking which will cost us CHF66. But we are still excited about the whole trip nonetheless
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Old 01.10.2014, 23:27
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Flying to Dublin this weekend, I cannot decide whether I should use public transport from Baden to Basel which will cost us CHF60 in total or use airport parking which will cost us CHF66. But we are still excited about the whole trip nonetheless
Great, what takes you to Dublin? My former hometown, so if you need advice, just go on to tripadvisor
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Old 01.10.2014, 23:28
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Great, what takes you to Dublin? My former hometown, so if you need advice, just go on to tripadvisor
Love of people and Guinness factory
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Old 01.10.2014, 23:35
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Ah good man, you should also check out the Jameson distillery. It's not that far from the Guinness storehouse. It's in a place called Smithfield which can sometimes feel a bit rough but is usually ok, and there are some great pubs in the pedestrian square there where you will get some good trad music.

I wouldn't spend too much time in Temple bar - too many stags and hen parties at night and the prices are a rip off, even by Irish standards. But it's certainly worth a walk through during the day.
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Old 01.10.2014, 23:42
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Ah good man, you should also check out the Jameson distillery. It's not that far from the Guinness storehouse. It's in a place called Smithfield which can sometimes feel a bit rough but is usually ok, and there are some great pubs in the pedestrian square there where you will get some good trad music.

I wouldn't spend too much time in Temple bar - too many stags and hen parties at night and the prices are a rip off, even by Irish standards. But it's certainly worth a walk through during the day.
Sounds like a plan. We will stay for 5 nights close to St Stephen's Green and visit family in Bray. I cannot wait to hit some local pubs. Last time I went to Temple Bar and looked at Liffey river from Half Penny bridge was about 20 years ago. Very curious how the place looks like now.

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Hubby and I were left with many bottles of Dom Perignon Special Edition after our wedding this summer but we don't drink champagne...
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Old 02.10.2014, 00:46
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Hubby and I were left with many bottles of Dom Perignon Special Edition after our wedding this summer but we don't drink champagne...
Donate it too an old peoples charity; be there in 10 mins to collect
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Hubby and I were left with many bottles of Dom Perignon Special Edition after our wedding this summer but we don't drink champagne...
I will come and eliminate them gladly!

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