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Onemunki says: We live in a world of genuine tragedy, starvation and terror. So, after hearing stories of cruise line passengers complaining at the air conditioning breaking down, what stories of sheer single-minded self-pity get your goat?

(, Thu 1 Mar 2012, 12:00)
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Not whining, but definitely a first-world interpretation
Returning to work after becoming a father for the first time, a colleague asked the usual question, "So, how do you feel now you're a parent?"

I replied that the hardest thing to get used to was the knowledge that, no matter how hard you try to protect your offspring, something bad could still happen to them. You just had to live with that fear.

She thought for a moment, then said "Yes, I suppose it's like having a white carpet, isn't it?"

Probably best if she waited a while before having her own, I reckon.
(, Fri 2 Mar 2012, 12:33, 5 replies)
Hahahahaha awesome.
I want to drink with this woman.
(, Fri 2 Mar 2012, 12:35, closed)
A white carpet costs a helluva lot more to replace, though.

(, Fri 2 Mar 2012, 13:12, closed)
Why would anyone in their right mind have a white carpet?
Or a kid?
(, Fri 2 Mar 2012, 15:30, closed)
Or a white carpet and a kid!

(, Fri 2 Mar 2012, 16:34, closed)
Or a carpet and a white kid?
Hold on...
(, Sat 3 Mar 2012, 8:53, closed)

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