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You have a back-up car camera? With no windshield wiper?

You should turn it around so you can video yourself singing along to the radio - and then put it on Facebook.
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Old 16.01.2015, 18:16
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Hanging around Americans for so long means my car no longer recognises my slight mid-Atlantic accent.
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Old 19.01.2015, 10:27
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Because there was another guy in the men's toilets, we both had to wash our hands like we were going to perform surgery or something.
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Old 19.01.2015, 23:32
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The SNCF Swiss website doesn't accept Postfinance card as a method of payment.

Not only that, but the CHF converted prices for the TGV Lyria on both SNCF and CFF still use the peg rate of exchange from EUR.
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Old 20.01.2015, 09:51
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My baby sprouted his first two teeth.

I only noticed them because he used them to viciously bite my nipple while nursing!
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Old 20.01.2015, 11:48
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My baby sprouted his first two teeth.

I only noticed them because he used them to viciously bite my nipple while nursing!
Sounds like the sensation when a vampire goes to feasting!
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Old 20.01.2015, 12:04
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The demise of page 3.
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Old 20.01.2015, 12:39
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The demise of page 3.
Pity the rest of it still exists
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Old 24.01.2015, 13:16
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Local library only has 300 ebooks in English
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Old 26.01.2015, 12:46
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Just got some suits dry-cleaned and ready for a big 3-day meeting, and now they tell us that the dress code is business casual. Nothing to wear.
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Old 26.01.2015, 13:45
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My iPhone keeps on capitalising the word 'apple' in my shopping list, but funnily enough not cantaloupe, guava, kiwi or lychee.

Self-important POS
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Old 26.01.2015, 13:47
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My iPhone keeps on capitalising the word 'apple' in my shopping list, but funnily enough not cantaloupe, guava, kiwi or lychee.

Self-important POS

Teaches you to be so vague and uncommital.

I normally write "brambley" or "granny smith" and never have this problem.
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Old 26.01.2015, 13:55
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Just got some suits dry-cleaned and ready for a big 3-day meeting, and now they tell us that the dress code is business casual. Nothing to wear.
Isn't business casual = suit minus jacket and tie?
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Old 26.01.2015, 13:56
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Teaches you to be so vague and uncommital.

I normally write "brambley" or "granny smith" and never have this problem.
I don't spend hundreds of [insert currency] on iCrap and buy phones that don't autocorrect normal words into smut...
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Old 26.01.2015, 14:08
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Isn't business casual = suit minus jacket and tie?
Not necessarily for women?
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Old 26.01.2015, 14:29
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Isn't business casual = suit minus jacket and tie?
In Europe it's suit minus tie, while our American colleagues will show up in polo shirts. And it's a total pain for women. So everybody will look either over- or underdressed, depending on whom they're talking to at the moment.
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Old 26.01.2015, 15:53
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Teaches you to be so vague and uncommital.

I normally write "brambley" or "granny smith" and never have this problem.
I would just turn off autocorrect. I did when I had an iDevice; with my Samsung there is the option for autocorrect but also the option to have the three suggested spellings above the keyboard. I turn off the former but keep the latter - works a charm.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Had my first formal French class today (two week intensive for level A1/A2).

Made so many basic mistakes in class today that I wouldn't normally outside of class. Felt like you prepared for an exam and then you stuff up when you sit it.

Yes I know it is all part of the learning experience, but still felt like a dope and that's why I'm posting here.
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Isn't business casual = suit minus jacket and tie?
Wha!? Most certainly not. That's what I wear for conference presentations or interviews.

No, more like smart jeans (dark colour, not faded, not torn) and a normal long-sleeved collared shirt.
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No, more like smart jeans (dark colour, not faded, not torn) and a normal long-sleeved collared shirt.
That's just casual...

You really don't even wear a tie to interviews???? In this country?
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