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Old 02.03.2016, 21:03
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I want to vote for Bernie Sanders, but I'm English and live in Switzerland
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Old 03.03.2016, 09:06
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Got an 80CHF bill for a call I made in South Africa that I'd thought was using whatsapp...

I think I'll stop doing mobiley things for while. I'm obviously quite prone to error.
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Old 03.03.2016, 17:36
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I want to vote for Bernie Sanders, but I'm English and live in Switzerland
Its not often you get to use the word 'valiant' in this day and age but i think it describes him well.
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Old 03.03.2016, 22:00
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On Sunrise, when you order a new sim card, it does it immediately. When you suddenly realise that you ordered it for the wrong number on the account... there's no cancel!

I'll give them a call tomorrow... doh!
Instead I used their online "contact us". We got a nice apology for calling her Mr NotAllThere instead of Mrs, and an assurance that if we send the incorrect SIM card, they'll refund the money.

Kudos to Sunrise.
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Old 03.03.2016, 22:20
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I started turning a moment before the guy behind me honked his horn. Now he thinks that he pressured me into turning
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Old 07.03.2016, 12:07
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The car has made be grumpy the last few times I have taken it out on a cold morning because the "auto" program on the climate control doesn't clear the drivers side very quickly - the wife's suggestion of "stop breathing" was dismissed and purely temporary.

This morning I located the reason why - the Head Up Display unit removes the large vent in front of the driver's side of the windscreen.
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Old 07.03.2016, 15:19
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

My OH wants us to go skiing on Friday. I dont like skiing much
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Old 10.03.2016, 17:52
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

While waiting for a train, I ran into an old friend who I hadn't seen in years.

We started chatting and as the train approached we made for the second class section. I have a 1st class GA but I assumed he didn't. It was only at the end of our trip that it turned out he had made the same assumption about me.
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Old 10.03.2016, 18:20
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I never know if my country will be listed as "United Kingdom", "Great Britain", "British Isles" or "England"
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Old 10.03.2016, 18:55
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The tune for "Wheels on the bus" on my daughter's nursery rhyme CD is all wrong.
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Old 13.03.2016, 22:43
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

The dishes are never fully dry when dishwasher finishes
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Old 14.03.2016, 09:32
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The dishes are never fully dry when dishwasher finishes


There is an elegant 1st world solution to this problem. Get a 2nd Dishwasher and a pair of magnets/stickers, one red, the other green. Put the red magnet and all dirty dishes into one dishwasher. When the red machine is full run it and swap the magnets over. At mealtimes take cutlery and such from the machine with the green magnet. Repeat.

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Old 17.03.2016, 14:31
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I've since memorised my credit card number, expiry date and CVV for internet purchases, but unfortunately it will be replaced in April
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Old 17.03.2016, 14:58
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Hallelujah, a parking place. Thank You God!!!


Oh no, a bloody smart car is in there!!
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Old 17.03.2016, 15:14
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I booked Easter holidays in Italy months ago using other CC than I normally do. Must I really take same CC I made the booking with or can use my favourite CC for which I remember pin by heart?
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I booked Easter holidays in Italy months ago using other CC than I normally do. Must I really take same CC I made the booking with or can use my favourite CC for which I remember pin by heart?
Depending on the reservation

Hotels need a credit Card number during booking, in case you cancel it and if they then may charge something regarding the policies.

Some hotels "hold" some amount during booking (might be a night price or something else) on your credit card for your possible spendings but this is mostly done before checking in, not during reservation. This "hold" is not a charge but a "hold", again depending on the policies.

So most probably you need to bring your new credit card while your already expired card will not function
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Old 17.03.2016, 16:17
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I've since memorised my credit card number, expiry date and CVV for internet purchases, but unfortunately it will be replaced in April
There was a time that I knew my credit card number, expiry date and CVV heart but I could not remember my phone number.
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Old 17.03.2016, 22:56
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Depending on the reservation

Hotels need a credit Card number during booking, in case you cancel it and if they then may charge something regarding the policies.

Some hotels "hold" some amount during booking (might be a night price or something else) on your credit card for your possible spendings but this is mostly done before checking in, not during reservation. This "hold" is not a charge but a "hold", again depending on the policies.

So most probably you need to bring your new credit card while your already expired card will not function
Actually all my three CC's still work. Too many accounts is another First World Problem of mine.
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Old 18.03.2016, 00:11
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

All but one of the devices I can watch Netflix on need charging, apart from the TV, but the remote for that is all the way over there...
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Old 18.03.2016, 00:23
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The wife has decided that rather than take my spacious Ford Focus wagon for our road trip to Trieste tomorrow, we will take the Boxster, which means that I will have to reduce my stuff to the minimum, as she can't!

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