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Old 06.05.2015, 11:59
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The cleaning person at work who cleans my desk every night sometimes presses the caps lock key on my keyboard.
I physically remove the caps-lock on my keyboards because it annoys me too much (yes, I know one can do it in software but we don't have admin permissions on our workstations and is easier than putting in the change request). idem for right Windows and menu keys.
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Old 06.05.2015, 16:36
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I am thinking about buying a quad-copter, but the choice is bewildering
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Old 06.05.2015, 17:25
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I was making a biscuit base (you know - blitzed biscuits with melted butter) for a lime pie, but couldn't find any digestive biscuits (or as they say in the UK, Hob Nobs) in Migros.

I had to settle for these: https://produits.migros.ch/m-budget-biscuit-rond
Turned out fine, but I miss the somewhat more oatmeal-ish flavour of digestives, which would have likely been a nicer complement to the lime filling. I now also have about 100 g left over of said biscuits which taste a bit like an inferior version of shortbread.

What should I have purchased / looked for / used instead?
We get McVities digestive biscuits from Coop.
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Old 06.05.2015, 19:14
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Arm sling.

3 weeks done, 3 more to go.

Hate that thing.
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Old 08.05.2015, 16:40
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Cancelling a holiday and losing 450chf as the non-refundable part (having booked "economy" instead of "saver-economy" in order to upgrade).

Then realising 6 weeks later the gold credit card includes travel insurance including cover for this sort of thing
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Old 08.05.2015, 16:45
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My cleaner is away on vacation and I will have to sweep & mop my own floors, why does she have to take vacation
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Old 08.05.2015, 16:49
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Mileagebargains never have flights to places I want to go to nor are that much of a bargain compared to the rarely available business class seats when flying as a couple (2*70k vs 1*105k + 1*52.5k)
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Old 11.05.2015, 08:16
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I was rudely awoken this morning by machines digging my neighbour's new pool.
I never had these problems when I was living in the ghetto
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Old 11.05.2015, 09:03
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I was rudely awoken this morning by machines digging my neighbour's new pool.
I never had these problems when I was living in the ghetto
I raise you: pine tree pollen in the pool.
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Old 20.05.2015, 15:06
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I've just noticed that Coke Zero has 2 calories per 500ml bottle... Anyone want to join my class action lawsuit?
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Old 24.05.2015, 13:11
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My arm sling doesn't match my dress...
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Old 24.05.2015, 13:21
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My arm sling doesn't match my dress...
You need to copy this...
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

behind with our pool by one week now !!!! how are we going to survive , just how ?
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Old 24.05.2015, 16:34
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The only problem with this incredible new diet is that I'm losing weight too quickly
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Old 24.05.2015, 22:19
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The only problem with this incredible new diet is that I'm losing weight too quickly
You did look great today. Got to share the diet!
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Old 24.05.2015, 23:21
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

You are in a parking garage and you've been circling for minutes to find a spot. Then you see it...there at the end of the driveway. Excited you push on the accelerator fearing that a rival will nick it. You're almost there reaching the holly grail......only to realize at the last second that a SMART car is already on the spot.

Damn! I hate those SMART cars and their drivers.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Little Jobs body prick at the post office won't accept my drivers license as valid ID. No idea what the rules officially say but I've absolutely never had a problem with that before.
Little git probably votes for far right parties.
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Old 27.05.2015, 15:50
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Little Jobs body prick at the post office won't accept my drivers license as valid ID. No idea what the rules officially say but I've absolutely never had a problem with that before.
Little git probably votes for far right parties.
From my experience, it's a fairly standard rule in Switzerland that the driver's license isn't a valid form of ID.

Interestingly, when I was in Canada and asked for ID while buying a beer, the official Swiss ID and Swiss passport was not acceptable. I had to show them my Swiss driver's license in order to get a pint.
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Old 27.05.2015, 15:51
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Little Jobs body prick at the post office won't accept my drivers license as valid ID. No idea what the rules officially say but I've absolutely never had a problem with that before.
Little git probably votes for far right parties.
If it's a swiss one I think it's official Post policy that they accept it. At any rate I have no problems picking up registered mail using my drivers license. Usually a foreing issued document other than a passport will be no use in CH
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

my mini-kegerator at home continues to keep my beer at 6C instead of the desired 3C.

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