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And I thought I this was automatic!
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Old 07.02.2015, 14:59
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Nah, it's necessary for the moonlight to actually strike a majority of lycocytes in the skin for metamorphosis to begin. That's why these types of people prefer to dance naked under the light of a full moon: it gets things going a bit quicker.

There's a surprising amount of science behind it.
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Old 07.02.2015, 16:48
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Nah, it's necessary for the moonlight to actually strike a majority of lycocytes in the skin for metamorphosis to begin. That's why these types of people prefer to dance naked under the light of a full moon: it gets things going a bit quicker.

There's a surprising amount of science behind it.
But it only works when the wolves are howling.. You forgot about the wolves.
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Old 07.02.2015, 18:41
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Why do you need to see the moon?
To see if its full moon - so I can tan.


I just wish the snow was warmer.
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Old 08.02.2015, 13:33
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The sun is too bright. I can't see the screen unless I put the blinds down.

Oh well perhaps it time to go out for a walk.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

It's a FWP when all you can complain about is being woken at 03:00 by the caretaker doing his job.

Diligently setting about clearing the snow effectively at that time on a Sunday night/Monday morning. Carefully clearing the car park, access to the garages, salting the paths effectively to ensure that we can all get to work in the morning without slipping and sliding everywhere. Shocking, just shocking.
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My Siberian winter goose down pillow is too noisy
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My Siberian winter goose down pillow is too noisy
Are you sure the goose is not in there ..... with his feathers in situ?
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I accidentally picked up cheese and onion crisps instead of salt and vinegar because society can't pick a standard colour for them.
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Old 01.03.2015, 18:15
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Several tractors went past today pulling Fastnacht decorated wagons but I cannot find out where the parade is
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Old 02.03.2015, 13:19
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Walking past the Coop fresh bakery section last weekend a 'Neue Einheit!' sign caught my eye. Could it actually be that rarest of treasures, that holy grail of baked confections, a real honest-to-goodness Sesame Bagel? Here in the wilds of Schwyz?

Popped two in the toaster, slathered on the cream cheese, anticipating an almost proustian moment in that first bite of dense, chewy delight...

Only to have my hopes cruelly dashed. Again. Round bread, shape being the only commonality with my longed-for bagel. Worse yet, fluffy round bread. Again.

The triumph of hope over experience. Why do I do it?
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Old 02.03.2015, 13:49
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I live in CH.
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Old 02.03.2015, 14:27
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I live in CH.
I felt that today, as a bus, not slowing to take a corner hit a puddle and soaked me in cold muddy street water. Then I remembered buses are almost never late here, so I shouldn't complain...
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Old 02.03.2015, 14:44
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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Walking past the Coop fresh bakery section last weekend a 'Neue Einheit!' sign caught my eye. Could it actually be that rarest of treasures, that holy grail of baked confections, a real honest-to-goodness Sesame Bagel? Here in the wilds of Schwyz?

Popped two in the toaster, slathered on the cream cheese, anticipating an almost proustian moment in that first bite of dense, chewy delight...

Only to have my hopes cruelly dashed. Again. Round bread, shape being the only commonality with my longed-for bagel. Worse yet, fluffy round bread. Again.

The triumph of hope over experience. Why do I do it?
Reminds me of the lamentations of my sister (she has come to visit me and do a bit of touring around CH for the past two weeks). We went to Paris one weekend and bought a baguette from a recommended boulangerie, which was crowned best baguette of 2013. We tasted it and now we know why.

Back in Lausanne (French speaking Switzerland) and despite her repeated excursions to supermarkets and boulangeries, she has failed to find the same kind of baguette parisienne, but instead just white bread moulded into a baguette shape (and, more often than not, over baked).

For baguettes, she's pretty much ruined for the foreseeable future.
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Old 02.03.2015, 15:10
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The washing up liquid I got free from Migros smells horrible and it's a big bottle too.

I have to use it though because it was free and I'm from Yorkshire.
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The washing up liquid I got free from Migros smells horrible and it's a big bottle too.

I have to use it though because it was free and I'm from Yorkshire.
COOP has 3 for 2 on their Bio-Washing up liquid.

I bought it - it is utter rubbish.

Now have 2 bottles in the cellar which will never be used
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Old 02.03.2015, 15:23
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COOP has 3 for 2 on their Bio-Washing up liquid.

I bought it - it is utter rubbish.

Now have 2 bottles in the cellar which will never be used
I'll swap you for a large bottle of disgusting smelling Migros stuff if you like.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The Basel prosecutor here has published pictures of two hooligans to ask for identification but with their faces disguised

They say if they are not recognised they will publish the pictures with correct faces. Why not now
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Deciding where to go on summer holidays.
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The Basel prosecutor here has published pictures of two hooligans to ask for identification but with their faces disguised

They say if they are not recognised they will publish the pictures with correct faces. Why not now
Swiss way to say to do the right thing and turn in
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