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'First world problems' revealed in study


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Posted 23 August 2013 - 05:35 PM

The Telegraph said:


Earphones becoming tangled in your bag, Weetabix not fitting into a round breakfast bowl and being in-between dress sizes after losing weight have been named on a list of common 'first world problems'.



Other issues which plague us daily amid our hi-tech, pampered lives include Pimms not being sufficiently chilled, the cleaner taking a day off and the glare of the sun affecting the screen of our laptops, phones or tablets.


Snagging designer clothing, the area we live in being too nice for a corner shop which sells cheap wine and having to stand up to reach for a cup on the coffee table also made the list.

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Posted 23 August 2013 - 06:07 PM

Oh man, I would pit screen glare against any problem the third world could throw at me. :P

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 03:48 AM

... These are problems? All these things I don't generally consider problems.


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Posted 24 August 2013 - 04:25 AM

Too true. The tv media which the first-worlders are subjected to insulates them from the real problems of life which will eventually come back to bite the lives of their kids in the derrier. It's a strange problem.

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 09:06 PM

Idiots spamming your fave website with links for 'deluxe kitchens' is a real problem too.  And food from the microwave being so damn hot it burns your tongue off.  And neighbours with a parrot that won't stop singing.  I could go on for days.  It's my age, I think.





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