If you live in the US, you have definitely experienced a plethora of First World Problems. In fact, if you represent the middle and upper classes of society, the vast majority of your daily problems are probably first world problems. According to KnowYourMeme.com, First World Problems are defined as “frustrations and complaints that are only experienced by privileged individuals in wealthy countries.” To elucidate the concept, below are a collection of some of my favorites I’ve come across.
“My GPS drove me through the ghetto.”
“I lost my debit card, and now I have to see a bank teller to get cash.”
“My bottled water makes my purse too heavy.”
“My Starbucks coffee is too hot.”
There was a time where I was eagerly hoping to buy the URL domain “firstworldproblems” and create a user driven website similar to FML.com. However the current owner of the domain, who isn’t actually using the domain (ie. there is no website), chose not to sell it to me. So even though I offered hundreds of dollars, I was denied….#firstworldproblems.
Luckily there does exist other “resources,” if I can even call them that, that better elaborate on firstworldproblems. I’ve listed them below.
What is a hashtag? (#) (for those note in the twitter revolution, helps explain why I write #firstworldproblems)
If you so desire, leave some of your own firstworldproblems within the comments.