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Yeah, tried them on Stewart Island. Loved the whole process from cracking them open to slurping...
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Old 15.12.2015, 20:42
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Siri has been a right moody cow today
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Old 16.12.2015, 09:26
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Does anyone who says they like oysters actually genuinely enjoy eating them? I reckon it's all for show.
We certainly do.

Raw, fried, smoked, stuffed in a turkey, all great!

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Old 17.12.2015, 19:36
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My inbox is getting clogged with emails from the Kennel Club wishing our pedigree Labrador a Merry Christmas.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I have other, much bigger problems at the moment so this this thread is not useful for me any more. I wish I had those funny problems from before. Maybe I will come back here laughing, who knows.
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Old 02.01.2016, 10:01
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The airline served the food before the drinks, so I was basically done with my dinner before they brought the wine.
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The airline served the food before the drinks, so I was basically done with my dinner before they brought the wine.
Sounds more like a tactic - had they served you the wine with the meal, there is a good chance you might have wanted another drink after the meal, or even in the middle of the meal.

If it wasn't a US-based airline then I would be rather surprised.
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Old 02.01.2016, 10:29
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Sounds more like a tactic - had they served you the wine with the meal, there is a good chance you might have wanted another drink after the meal, or even in the middle of the meal.

If it wasn't a US-based airline then I would be rather surprised.
It was a European carrier, long-haul flight. On the first meal they got the order of service correct. On the second the service order was reversed and slow, which was frustrating. But still, clearly a FWP.

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Old 02.01.2016, 10:36
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It was a European carrier, long-haul flight. On the first meal they got the order of service correct. On the second the service order was reversed and slow, which was frustrating. But still, clearly a FWP.
Presumably you were in cattle class, in which case you have only yourself to blame
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Old 05.01.2016, 10:52
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My office doesn't have a wheelchair ramp, so I had to get off my hoverboard and walk inside like some sort of neanderthal man
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The train station (Hb) is too big.

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Old 09.01.2016, 18:51
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My treadmill's on/off button just broke so i have to unplug it to turn it off. And i cant call someone to come fix it next week because im off to go skiing..
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Old 15.01.2016, 16:55
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Swiss Netflix doesn't appear to have Despicable Me 2 and I can't find our DVD copy.
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Old 15.01.2016, 18:09
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My face got snowed on. Despite my expeditioner outfit, on my hike to work, grr.

And, I am teaching at wee hours tomorrow..better look for skiing goggles.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Probably more one particular country, but it bugs me that I can never find it on the drop down list, is it Great Britain, Britain, United Kingdom or England (on one recent application for a Canadian eTA it was three of the above in three different drop downs)
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My 500++ bhp super saloon wouldn't get up a snow covered 1 in 10 hill
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Old 21.01.2016, 21:42
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I started reading books in German language; currently Tote Deine Nächsten by Michael Herzig. I read them on my ebook reader which has an English dictionary so if I fail to understand a word I just click on it to get a translation.
Problem is the dictionary does not have all the words.
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Old 21.01.2016, 21:48
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I started attending the advanced German language course again to refresh my knowledge but the teacher doesn't always write all articles next to the nouns. How am I suppose to differentiate between all those der die das?

Maybe I should put it in the First Word Problems.

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Probably more one particular country, but it bugs me that I can never find it on the drop down list, is it Great Britain, Britain, United Kingdom or England (on one recent application for a Canadian eTA it was three of the above in three different drop downs)
Technically, forms should always have Great Britain (GB) as this is the name recognized according to International Standard Organisation (ISO).

If one manages to recognize the ISO currency code of a country then they will easily know the two digit country code. For example, GBP for GB, USD for US, CHF for CH etc etc.
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