The First World Problem Thread...Voice Your Struggle

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  1. inaudio

    inaudio Hack Fraud

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    My wireless headphones died on me so now when I'm working I can't just get up and walk to the bathroom, I actually have to take the headphones out of my ears first and then endure a whole minute of silence while I do my business. Life totally sucks, man.
     
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    I bought an old Charvel Model 2 and an 80s JB to put in it, got the pickup yesterday, but the new pot and jack won't be here until next week and the parts to fix the bridge won't be here for a couple more weeks. And I want to play it, but what's the point in playing it if I can't use the whammy bar?
     
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    Demiurge Intrepid Jackass

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    I bought a new laptop, but it's much smaller than my last one, which means the bag I used for the last one is overkill. Also, I'm very paranoid my cat is going to get hair all over it. Sooooo I guess that means I'll need one of those sleeve things, but those aren't great for carrying on a bike, so I'll ALSO means I need to put that bag in another bag. A small portable computer is weirdly inconvenient to travel with, despite that being the point of a small portable computer.
     
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    My fully funded PhD program (plus stipend/salary) makes it difficult to find time to do my hobbies.
     
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    p0ke 7-string guitard

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    I carry mine in a messenger bag with an additional (cheap chinese) sleeve for it to prevent other stuff in the bag from scratching it. Problem solved, but still annoying to have to carry an additional bag.

    My first problems today: Just moved into our new house, and now I have to worry about all kinds of things breaking because I'm the only one who'll be responsible for fixing them if they break :lol: Can't just call the landlord and wait for them to have it fixed...
    Also, my home internet is now a 4G connection that costs me 12,90 a month for a 150/50 connection. But I can't be bothered placing the modem in place with proper reception, so the speed is now only about 20/10 (which is about the same as I used to have before, but costs 6 euros less per month now).
    And there's more: my TV-antenna seems to be pointing the wrong way and I'd need to climb up to the roof and adjust it... Blah. I'd rather not watch TV, but the wife disagrees. I'd tell her to climb up herself but she's so scared of heights, she can't even stand on a chair without being afraid to die, so I guess I'll just to bite the bullet and do it... I just can't take it :lol:
     
  7. p0ke

    p0ke 7-string guitard

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    I carry mine in a messenger bag with an additional (cheap chinese) sleeve for it to prevent other stuff in the bag from scratching it. Problem solved, but still annoying to have to carry an additional bag.

    My first problems today: Just moved into our new house, and now I have to worry about all kinds of things breaking because I'm the only one who'll be responsible for fixing them if they break :lol: Can't just call the landlord and wait for them to have it fixed...
    Also, my home internet is now a 4G connection that costs me 12,90 a month for a 150/50 connection. But I can't be bothered placing the modem in place with proper reception, so the speed is now only about 20/10 (which is about the same as I used to have before, but costs 6 euros less per month now).
    And there's more: my TV-antenna seems to be pointing the wrong way and I'd need to climb up to the roof and adjust it... Blah. I'd rather not watch TV, but the wife disagrees. I'd tell her to climb up herself but she's so scared of heights, she can't even stand on a chair without being afraid to die, so I guess I'll just to bite the bullet and do it... I just can't take it :lol:
     
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  8. p0ke

    p0ke 7-string guitard

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    Argh, todays' first world problem: Accidental double post and now I can't remove nor edit either one of the posts. End of the world for sure.

    Oh and another. The gate into my yard is too narrow so it's a fucking pain in the ass to reverse the car in there. The upside is that I get to park it exactly one step away from the door, but it's still a pain to get there. I will be tearing up the post on the right side once the ground melts, and then I'll move it about a meter further. Doing that is a pain too.
     
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    lurè Thy Art Is Mambo

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    Had an x-ray radiography this morning but I've not developed any superpower.

    Assuming that looking through the nurse's clothes is a common skill.
     
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  10. steinmetzify

    steinmetzify CHUG & SLUDGE

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    That moment when you get home early as fuck on Friday all ready for gaming your ass off and THE FUCKING INTERNET IS DOWN
     
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    Im hungry. I ate about 6 hours ago but im fucking "starving" lol.
     
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    need to eat some food I have as its about to go bad. Reason been Im too lazy to cook, so I always end up buying takeaways
     
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    You could play offline but I understand we don't live in the dark ages anymore.
     
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    speaking of internet. I need to walk all the way from my accomodation to the next block of accomodation to use the staff room for free slow internet. Its annoying, but then if I staff at my room I got nothing to watch on the TV.
     
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  16. steinmetzify

    steinmetzify CHUG & SLUDGE

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    Oh the horror, the horror...
     
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    p0ke 7-string guitard

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    I have a power outlet in the garage that can be turned on and off using a switch in the basement. It's convenient to plug the cars engine block heater into, then I can turn it on in the morning without having to go outside. But... It's a pain in the ass to go all the way to the basement to do it.
     
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    The Tone Zone/Air Norton combo, along with the JB and Jazz, are ubiquitous when it comes to gentrified “premium” guitar spec bulletpoints. They’re all swell pickups, but I personally hate them after having sold twenty or more sets I’ve taken out of guitars. I’ve even bought used guitars that have been “upgraded” with those combos; and I buy knowing I’m going to have to rip them out and list them on Reverb for a month while “Billy Bob’s Gitfiddle Empornium” in Rats Asshole, Kentucky repeatedly PMs me with lowballs because I disabled the “Make an Offer” box.

    So imagine my loathing for all things upon realizing that the Air Norton is my current favorite bridge pickup; and that I have no spares to put in my new guitar. And I know, when I search on eBay and Reverb right now, that I’m likely going to pay more than the $30 or so I’ve sold more than a dozen for in the last 15 years.
     
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    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire Contributor

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    I've had two guitars advertised locally for sale for a while now as to fund some gear for a live rig (mainly wireless and travel cases for my amp/cab/pedal board). The reason I was selling those guitars in particular was because I wasn't playing them at all, I'd gravitate towards other stuff on the rack. I picked one of them up the other day and it's all of a sudden inspired new content and I love it again - now have to work out what else to sell xD
     
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    I signed up to work overtime at work again.

    And now I have to do it. *sigh* Just gotta focus on that sweet sweet cash.
     
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