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Old 16.12.2014, 11:14
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My coffee cup spoon heats up too quickly... because its silver
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Old 16.12.2014, 11:54
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My heart goes out to you, Castro. You have some really serious problems.
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Old 16.12.2014, 11:56
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My kettle did not work when my alarm went off this morning. When I got downstairs the water had not boiled.
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Old 17.12.2014, 14:23
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Just menially went to update my address details on a few of my loyalty programmes (frequent flying, staying etc.). The amount of incompetent technical hassle never fails to boggle my mind.

The cake was one website where the address details involved selecting the country, and then the drop down list for "City" (and "State/Region") is updated according to the country selected. So of course I selected "Switzerland" and let the lists update.

Sure enough, a rather short list of Swiss cities is presented in the drop down list. Lausanne isn't in the list. Now before you go, "Well, Lausanne isn't a well known city" or "They don't fly to Lausanne", consider that many other cities/towns were in the list besides Geneva, Basel or Zurich, plus if Lausanne isn't so well known internationally, then what the hell are some of the other cities/towns doing in the list, for example: Neuchatel, Aargau, Morges, Winterthur, Baden......

And the "State/Region" list doesn't get populated with a list of cantons, there's only one option: "Other". Not that it is terribly difficult to obtain a list of the 26 cantons of CH, right?
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Old 17.12.2014, 16:23
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It's throwing it down, and I have to walk the dogs. I can either get soaked, or wear my husband's army surplus camouflage-pattern waterproof trousers.

Dryness or dignity?
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Old 17.12.2014, 16:50
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I sprained my wrist scooping hard ice cream, but don't have time to go to hospital
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Old 17.12.2014, 20:14
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It's throwing it down, and I have to walk the dogs. I can either get soaked, or wear my husband's army surplus camouflage-pattern waterproof trousers.

Dryness or dignity?
My dog refuses to walk outside when it rains.

She does the fastest pee ever about one meter away from the front door, glaring at me the whole time as if it was MY fault she's getting wet.
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Old 17.12.2014, 20:31
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You should have taken it out of your mouth first.
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Old 17.12.2014, 20:45
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My dog refuses to walk outside when it rains.

She does the fastest pee ever about one meter away from the front door, glaring at me the whole time as if it was MY fault she's getting wet.
I want sensible dogs like that, instead of the Competitive Mud Wallowing Idiots.
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Old 18.12.2014, 12:16
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Would that be the spoon that was in your mouth when you were born?
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Old 18.12.2014, 12:18
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My kettle did not work when my alarm went off this morning. When I got downstairs the water had not boiled.
did you spend too much time watching Wallace and Grommit?
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Old 18.12.2014, 12:45
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My kettle did not work when my alarm went off this morning. When I got downstairs the water had not boiled.
You think you have problems, I had to wait 5 minutes for my kettle to finish updating its firmware
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My phone that measures my step count isn't ij my pocket when I run up and down stairs in my duplex apartment in the morning therefore constantly underestimating my stepping awesomeness.
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Old 19.12.2014, 09:49
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I went to update the iPod from the dock yesterday evening (with Crimbo songs) only to find the dock was turned off, the iPod drained - and it unable to connect/sync until it had more juice.

I then forgot about doing it because Masterchef was on
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

In the interests of attempting to learn the local language better, I've switched the language of my phone to French (Swiss).

As I've said many times, there are only three assessments for this move: brave, cunning or stupid.
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Old 19.12.2014, 10:01
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In the interests of attempting to learn the local language better, I've switched the language of my phone to French (Swiss).

As I've said many times, there are only three assessments for this move: brave, cunning or stupid.
Which category do you fall into?
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Old 19.12.2014, 10:02
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Which category do you fall into?
Not entirely sure and not certain that it matters...
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Old 19.12.2014, 10:03
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I had no interest in seeing 'The Interview' but now I have to otherwise the terrorists have won
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Old 19.12.2014, 10:27
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I then forgot about doing it because Masterchef was on
I now want to go to San Sebastian but it's not in the part of Spain I was originally planning to visit next year.
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It's Christmas Eve and the fridge is full, but I'm scared of eating anything in case it's for Christmas Day.
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