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Old 26.10.2015, 14:27
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I just received a notification from my landlord that the Nebernkosten are going up by 4CHF as from January.
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Old 26.10.2015, 14:53
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

We sent off for Migros SuisseMania Boerse on Friday - and then over the weekend we accrued 2 of the 9 we sent for.


We do now have 41 (+7 in the post) of the 54.

To clarify - it is FWP because this is our team effort at work - and is the first time we have worked productively as a team
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Old 26.10.2015, 15:10
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I just received a notification from my landlord that the Nebernkosten are going up by 4CHF as from January.
What?? Each month??
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Old 29.10.2015, 10:16
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Neither my 2 nor 4 year old were particularly scared by my latest creation

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Old 29.10.2015, 10:33
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I am so bored at work this week. It's either everything at once - go go go, or nothing.

I have great pay, vacation and benefits. Poor me
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Old 29.10.2015, 13:32
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My internet was so slow that I had to type my whole query into google because the suggestions wouldn't load fast enough
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Old 29.10.2015, 19:30
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I did receive applause one time after a class. Why doesn't everyone do that?
In German and Swiss German universities, students repeatedly bang their fists on their tables at the end of lectures to signify thanks and approval.

The first time they did it to me I thought they were going to lynch me!

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I only clap when at some point during the landing the wings are at more than 45 degrees to the horizontal and we still land OK.

But Russians generally still clap all the time as they're still not used to things functioning normally.
Ever been in a plane full of Portuguese? They even cheer aloud

Each time my Portuguese hubby is so ashamed he wants to hide under his seat
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Old 29.10.2015, 21:53
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Cypriots as well

On topic: I cant figure out how to remove pictures from my ipad. I also did a backup but i have no clue what it actually backed up...
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Old 06.11.2015, 13:54
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I've had a long week (month, year...) and I had to leave home in the morning in a bit of a hurry.

When I arrived at work at noticed I had applied mascara only on one eye...
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Old 10.11.2015, 11:02
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Some unknown device in my office beeps 10 times at 06:00 and then remains silent until the following day. Once I get my hands on it, I'm going to CRUSH IT
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Old 10.11.2015, 11:05
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Some unknown device in my office beeps 10 times at 06:00 and then remains silent until the following day. Once I get my hands on it, I'm going to CRUSH IT
Err, is this office a room in your house? If not, there's a very simple solution...
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Old 10.11.2015, 11:18
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Err, is this office a room in your house? If not, there's a very simple solution...
It is in the house and I can hear it from the bedroom.
If the solution is to clean up the office.... well its not really that annoying, the beeping thing.
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Old 10.11.2015, 11:40
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It is in the house and I can hear it from the bedroom.
If the solution is to clean up the office...
Ah no, the simple solution, if not in the house, would have been along the lines of: "wtf are you doing in at work that early anyway?".

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well its not really that annoying, the beeping thing.
Haha. Almost a definition of the thread title, really. Enough to annoy you, but not enough to be arsed to do anything about it.
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Old 10.11.2015, 11:45
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

When you report threads getting cluttered up by off-topic posts made by mods they don't delete the posts. It makes a mockery of thread tidy-ups.

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Old 10.11.2015, 12:13
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When you report threads getting cluttered up by off-topic posts made by mods they don't delete the posts. It makes a mockery of thread tidy-ups.

When you try and help individual posters by separating their own threads to make them more usable they just whinge about it anyway.
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Old 10.11.2015, 12:56
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Some unknown device in my office beeps 10 times at 06:00 and then remains silent until the following day. Once I get my hands on it, I'm going to CRUSH IT
We had something that beeped once an hour NOT ON THE HOUR for years. Across multiple flats in the UK. YEARS I TELLS YOU.

Since we moved to Switzerland, nothing. best decision of my life to relocate here now you know the real reason
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Old 18.11.2015, 11:55
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UBS credit card fraud protection is so good, that I can't go on a spending binge without having to explain myself to them
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Old 18.11.2015, 12:27
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Shitty day to try and get advice on EF about motorcyles in the Ticino or selfish smoking habits in Zürich.

Where are Tom & Tom when you need them?

I suggest we have two minutes silence for our banned brethren at 1PM to mark this solemn occasion.

And in future we should all have November 17 off respecting "Tom Day" and wear chips on our shoulders to mark our loyalty.
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I've run out of cool gadgets to buy
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Old 23.11.2015, 11:44
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Unusually for a Monday morning, the traffic into Zurich was so light that I got into work 30 minutes earlier than I wanted to
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