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Old 07.01.2014, 23:04
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

i was annoyed by the Steam holiday sales. they only gave 66% discount on the games that i wanted but i expected at least 75%. cheap bastards didnt make me buy enough
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Old 07.01.2014, 23:17
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I bought paint for the stairs. The idea was to buy a yellow-beige, but I changed my mind at the last minute because I can and I am a woman and who asked for your opinion anyway...

The new green-beige clashes with the wallpaper I was going to use on one wall.

I haven't slept since...
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Old 07.01.2014, 23:27
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as far as I know, BH means boobholder.
makes it a very strange post to me.
really hope that I am wrong.

if not, pics please
If one boob-holder invited another boob-holders there would have been quad tits party.

In this specific case I meant my better half. hope I won't get in trouble with this post

I have just finished stringing clients racket in the basement. Towards my amusement old Swiss lady did knock-knock. "Please come in!" I said. She said "I saw the light and thought that somebody uninvited was in". "No, it was just me stringing the racket at night for my impatient client " She was amazed that I knew how to string the rackets.

My problem with that is that I did not expect to have a good conversation in German with my neighbour. Sometimes I'm surprised with myself.
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Had to suck all my crisps because crunching them means I couldn't hear Eastenders properly.
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Old 08.01.2014, 00:11
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The timing on the light in the communal hallway is too short. I have to press the button again as I get out of the lift.

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Old 08.01.2014, 00:21
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Can't they make a Kindle with two screens so that everyone on the tram knows that I'm reading Dostoyevsky?
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Old 08.01.2014, 00:23
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Can't they make a Kindle with two screens so that everyone on the tram knows that I'm reading Dostoyevsky?
You don't read out loud?
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Old 08.01.2014, 00:52
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I have a continuing dilemma as to which shower I should use in the appartment.
I have a similar dilemma every time I come home after working out...steam shower in bathroom 1 or bubble bath in bathroom 2? Choices, choices...

In another world, the dry cleaner ruined my beautiful handmade fair-trade scarf. Bl**dy dry cleaner!

Since I am tracking my calories like a watchdog after stuffing my face in multiple countries over the holidays, my only options for dinner tonight are either white cheddar broccoli soup or lobster bisque, and I can't decide.
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Old 08.01.2014, 01:10
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I clicked on "new posts" twice and now I have to wait 5 seconds.
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Old 08.01.2014, 04:35
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Ran out of milk so I had to put whipped cream in my coffee.
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Old 08.01.2014, 09:01
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I don't have a schteamer. Will I still be accepted by other housewives?
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Old 08.01.2014, 09:37
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I put a glass bottle in my mother-in-law's dust bin. She might get in trouble with authorities.
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Old 08.01.2014, 09:50
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Pine needles from Christmas trees. crafty little buggers, I hate them
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Old 08.01.2014, 09:53
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I put a glass bottle in my mother-in-law's dust bin. She might get in trouble with authorities.
Wrong thread, this is about problems, not achievements
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Old 08.01.2014, 09:59
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I'm getting so sick and tired of reading about other people's first world problems every freaking time I open up my laptop, tablet or smartphone...
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Old 08.01.2014, 10:15
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I can't delete any spam threads because there are too many Spam Deputies on the EF
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Old 08.01.2014, 10:17
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I'm getting so sick and tired of reading about other people's first world problems every freaking time I open up my laptop, tablet or smartphone...
I bet your latte got cold as you were ploughing through all 5 pages, didn't it?
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Wrong thread, this is about problems, not achievements

Then his mother-in-law can come here post her problem
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Old 08.01.2014, 10:33
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

After 5 pages, none of the posts has reached the quality of a regular first world problem in the complaints corner. Making up first world problems just does not work.
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Old 08.01.2014, 10:37
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After 5 pages, none of the posts has reached the quality of a regular first world problem in the complaints corner. Making up first world problems just does not work.
k_and_e thinks our first world problems are made up.
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