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Re: The First World Problem Thread

It is the forms that ask for your email address but won't allow you to type @ on any keyboard that get my goat. I have to go into my email and copy and paste one in.
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Old 07.09.2015, 10:58
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Our company has just purchased a suite of compliance training videos which we now have to watch. The actors and company purport to be our own, and yet they all have American accents, are fantastically good-looking and are based in California as opposed to the more temperate climes of Basel or Zurich.

How am I supposed to take 'Insider Trading' or 'Sexism at Work' seriously when the materials are so shoddily produced??
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Old 07.09.2015, 11:11
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Following England's victory over Ireland, I don't know if we've done enough to leapfrog Wales in the IRB rankings... and I don't know when they will be officially updated

(Don't care about the football...)
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Old 07.09.2015, 11:58
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Our company has just purchased a suite of compliance training videos which we now have to watch. The actors and company purport to be our own, and yet they all have American accents, are fantastically good-looking and are based in California as opposed to the more temperate climes of Basel or Zurich.

How am I supposed to take 'Insider Trading' or 'Sexism at Work' seriously when the materials are so shoddily produced??
Maybe you should propose to your employer that to fully comply with the videos you need some plastic surgery; you could skip the accent


I remember many years ago John Cleese and his team made some great training videos.
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Old 07.09.2015, 12:01
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Maybe you should propose to your employer that to fully comply with the videos you need some plastic surgery; you could skip the accent


I remember many years ago John Cleese and his team made some great training videos.
I remember the cleese videos too!
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Old 07.09.2015, 12:09
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How am I supposed to take 'Sexism at Work' seriously when the gorgeous bit of totty presenting is so blatently an actress??
I am pretty sure that is what you were trying to say
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Old 07.09.2015, 12:23
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I remember the cleese videos too!
I remember those too.

I just wondered at the business advice he was qualified to give.

That hotel he used to run down in Cornwall wasn't exactly well managed, was it? And when he tried to run a zoo, that wasn't really too succesful either.
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Old 08.09.2015, 13:27
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I'm having my blood taken tomorrow for tests. I don't like seeing my blood taken and I hate needles.


For all my fellow males who are saying to me, "toughen up, princess", thanks....
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Old 08.09.2015, 13:49
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I'm having my blood taken tomorrow for tests. I don't like seeing my blood taken and I hate needles.


For all my fellow males who are saying to me, "toughen up, princess", thanks....
When I was in Hawaii I was hit by my mate riding a surf board. That day I got to look right into my leg. Bones and all. Realy interesting. Especially when I flexed my muscles. I have a great "V" scar too.

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Old 08.09.2015, 13:54
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How am I supposed to take 'Insider Trading' or 'Sexism at Work' seriously when the materials are so shoddily produced??
I should have my head slammed against the wall for not seeing a slimy joke here...

Someone please help !!!
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Old 09.09.2015, 09:04
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The labels on packaged foods in Germany are inconsistent. Some list their fiber content, some don't.
Maybe that's why they are cheaper?
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Old 09.09.2015, 09:18
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I spent half an hour troubleshooting the lack of internet on my son's iPad, only to discover that it was connected to the wifi printer all along.

THIS IS WHY KIDS SHOULDN'T HAVE IPADS
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Old 09.09.2015, 09:32
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I didn't park the fun car back in the garage after I last used it - and so it is now 10 days without being driven. I've not put it on the trickle-charger so am worried the battery will have drained
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Old 10.09.2015, 10:39
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Last night, I had a dream that someone wrote iPhone application allowing intuitive resettlement of Syrian refugees in EU
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Old 12.09.2015, 21:55
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Drawing Japan in the work RWC sweepstake!
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Old 17.09.2015, 16:30
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My cleaner is unwell, I need to mop my own floor


(she only comes twice per month but i really look forward to coming home to a clean house with out cleaning it myself )
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Old 17.09.2015, 16:40
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I cannot go jogging today because it's raining. Instead, I need to settle for going to the gym and treadmill workout.
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Old 22.09.2015, 11:11
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Idiots on Amazon keep writing reviews about the delivery of the product, not the actual product
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Old 22.09.2015, 11:32
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Drawing Japan in the work RWC sweepstake!
Not such a bad pick after all, eh?


I got Romania
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Old 22.09.2015, 12:07
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Idiots on Amazon keep writing reviews about the delivery of the product, not the actual product
Idiots on Amazon keep on believing that user reviews are meaningful.
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