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Note that some [[SeriousBusiness serious problems]] don't rise to the food, clothing, and shelter level. Racist hatred, spousal abuse, and school bullying aren't ''always'' life-threatening, and may indeed cause no physical injury at all. Still, these problems should probably not be considered First World Problems -- even when they happen to a bonafide rich (or otherwise comfortable) First Worlder.

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Note that some [[SeriousBusiness serious problems]] don't rise to the food, clothing, and shelter level. Racist hatred, spousal abuse, misogyny, and school bullying aren't ''always'' life-threatening, and may indeed cause no physical injury at all. Still, these problems should probably not be considered First World Problems -- even when they happen to a bonafide rich (or otherwise comfortable) First Worlder.


* ''Series/TheWalkingDead'': Sasha's BerserkButton is smashed flat when an Alexandrian tells her how "worried" she is that she'll accidentally cook something Sasha can't stand. Sasha was in the middle of having some ''hella'' PTSD flashbacks involving her dead lover, her dead boyfriend, and the numerous zombies that have tried to eat her by this point.

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* ''Series/TheWalkingDead'': Sasha's BerserkButton is smashed flat when an Alexandrian tells her how "worried" she is that she'll accidentally cook something Sasha can't stand. Sasha was in the middle of having some ''hella'' PTSD flashbacks involving her dead lover, her dead boyfriend, brother, and the numerous zombies that have tried to eat her by this point.


* InvokedTrope by [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Phoebe]] on ''{{Series/Friends}}''. At first, [[BrokenBird her mother's suicide and teenage homelessness]] were occasionally played for BlackComedy, but later became part of her CharacterDevelopment.

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InvokedTrope by [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Phoebe]] on ''{{Series/Friends}}''.Phoebe]]. At first, [[BrokenBird her mother's suicide and teenage homelessness]] were occasionally played for BlackComedy, but later became part of her CharacterDevelopment.



-->'''Rachel''': OH MY GOD, you guys have SUCH problems, I feel so terrible for you!

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-->'''Rachel''': --->'''Rachel:''' OH MY GOD, you guys have SUCH problems, I feel so terrible for you!


* Subverted by Music/TaylorSwift's song Champaign Problem from ''Music/{{evermore}}'': The phrase is used to described this trope, and the song certainly started out with a heartbreaking but relatively minor problems: The girl rejected her boyfriend's proposal, but the song also heavily alluded to the societal judgment of the girl for not wanting marriage and think she is "fucked in the head".

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* Subverted by Music/TaylorSwift's song Champaign Problem "Champagne Problems" from ''Music/{{evermore}}'': ''Music/{{evermore|2020}}'': The phrase is used to described this trope, and the song certainly started out with a heartbreaking but relatively minor problems: The girl rejected her boyfriend's proposal, but the song also heavily alluded to the societal judgment of the girl for not wanting marriage and think she is "fucked in the head".

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* Subverted by Music/TaylorSwift's song Champaign Problem from ''Music/{{evermore}}'': The phrase is used to described this trope, and the song certainly started out with a heartbreaking but relatively minor problems: The girl rejected her boyfriend's proposal, but the song also heavily alluded to the societal judgment of the girl for not wanting marriage and think she is "fucked in the head".


* Music/{{Aerosmith}}'s "EatTheRich" is about [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney rich people that think their wealth entitles them to look down on others and whine about trivial problems]].
-->Cause I'm sick of your complainin' about how many bills,
-->And I'm sick of all your bitchin' 'bout your poodles and your pills,
-->And I just can't see no humor about your way of life,
-->And I think I can do more for you with this here fork and knife!



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* Music/{{Aerosmith}}'s "EatTheRich" is about [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney rich people that think their wealth entitles them to look down on others and whine about trivial problems]].
-->Cause I'm sick of your complainin' about how many bills,
-->And I'm sick of all your bitchin' 'bout your poodles and your pills,
-->And I just can't see no humor about your way of life,
-->And I think I can do more for you with this here fork and knife!


* The Website/JollyRogerTelephoneCompany is an Internet-based company which provides bots that are designed to talk to telemarketers and other unwanted callers. Recordings of these calls are sometimes posted on [=YouTube=]. One of the bots, Salty Sally, has a routine about not being able to figure out her "new cable thing" and how she's missing her shows. This plays particularly entertainingly against telemarketers and scammers who are calling from a third-world country and clearly cannot empathize at all, nor help her when she asks "do you know about all that stuff?"

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* The Website/JollyRogerTelephoneCompany is an Internet-based company which provides bots that are designed to talk to telemarketers and other unwanted callers. Recordings of these calls are sometimes posted on [=YouTube=]. [=YouTube=].
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One of the bots, Salty Sally, has a routine about not being able to figure out her "new cable thing" and how she's missing her shows. This plays particularly entertainingly against telemarketers and scammers who are calling from a third-world country and clearly cannot empathize at all, nor help her when she asks "do you know about all that stuff?"stuff?"
** The Jolly Jenny bot, New Year's version, says that she's getting ten hours of sleep a day and wants to try to get more because she doesn't think it's enough. As founder Roger Anderson points out in his text commentary, this isn't something that agents in foreign countries struggling to stay awake trying to meet their quota on just a few hours of sleep are likely to appreciate.


** "Fatbeard" confronts this head on. Cartman, thinking that recent news reports of pirates in Somalia is a return to the days of 16th century swashbucklers, leads a bunch of the kids there so they can live a pirates life. Eventually, one of the real pirates, asks Butters and Ike why they left America in the first place and they tell him how crummy their lives were with school and being disciplined by their parents. The pirate then reveals such a life is a dream for him and that he was forced into piracy because of his family's poverty and spends every moment afraid of getting killed or his family dying if he can't support them. Hearing this, [[HeelRealization the two realize they all took their lives for granted]] and decide to go home.

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** "Fatbeard" confronts this head on. Cartman, thinking that recent news reports of [[RuthlessModernPirates pirates in Somalia Somalia]] is a return to the days of 16th century swashbucklers, leads a bunch of the kids there so they can live a pirates life. Eventually, one of the real pirates, pirates asks Butters and Ike why they left America in the first place and they tell him how crummy their lives were with school and being disciplined by their parents. The pirate then reveals such a life is a dream for him and that he was forced into piracy because of his family's poverty and spends every moment afraid of getting killed or his family dying if he can't support them. Hearing this, [[HeelRealization the two realize they all took their lives for granted]] and decide to go home.



* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken,'' after the show gets cancelled, Creator/SethGreen meeting up with Creator/SethMacFarlane and asking him he had any work available for him. Seth points out that Green already provides the voice of Chris on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''.

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* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken,'' after the show gets cancelled, Creator/SethGreen meeting up with Creator/SethMacFarlane and asking him he had any work available for him. Seth [=MacFarlane=] points out that Green already provides the voice of Chris on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''.


* Music/ShaniaTwain’s "Honey I’m Home" details a "hard day" full such earth-shattering catastrophes as [[IBrokeANail breaking a nail]], her hair going flat, a visible panty line, and getting a run in her stockings. Now she's thoroughly stressed and demanding that her partner immediately drop everything and pamper her.

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* Music/ShaniaTwain’s "Honey I’m Home" details a "hard day" full of such earth-shattering catastrophes as [[IBrokeANail breaking a nail]], her hair going flat, a visible panty line, and getting a run in her stockings. Now she's thoroughly stressed and demanding that her partner immediately drop everything and pamper her.


* Shania Twain’s “Honey I’m Home” details a “hard day” full of problems such as her hair going flat and having a run in her hosiery.

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* Shania Twain’s “Honey Music/ShaniaTwain’s "Honey I’m Home” Home" details a “hard day” "hard day" full of problems such earth-shattering catastrophes as [[IBrokeANail breaking a nail]], her hair going flat flat, a visible panty line, and having getting a run in her hosiery.
stockings. Now she's thoroughly stressed and demanding that her partner immediately drop everything and pamper her.




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\n* The Website/JollyRogerTelephoneCompany is an Internet-based company which provides bots that are designed to talk to telemarketers and other unwanted callers. Recordings of these calls are sometimes posted on [=YouTube=]. One of the bots, Salty Sally, has a routine about not being able to figure out her "new cable thing" and how she's missing her shows. This plays particularly entertainingly against telemarketers and scammers who are calling from a third-world country and clearly cannot empathize at all, nor help her when she asks "do you know about all that stuff?"


Note that some [[SeriousBusiness serious problems]] don't rise to the food, clothing, and shelter level. Racist hatred, spousal abuse, and school bullying aren't ''always'' life-threatening, and may indeed cause no physical injury at all. Still, these problems [[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment should probably not be considered First World Problems]] -- even when they happen to a bonafide rich (or otherwise comfortable) First Worlder.

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Note that some [[SeriousBusiness serious problems]] don't rise to the food, clothing, and shelter level. Racist hatred, spousal abuse, and school bullying aren't ''always'' life-threatening, and may indeed cause no physical injury at all. Still, these problems [[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment should probably not be considered First World Problems]] Problems -- even when they happen to a bonafide rich (or otherwise comfortable) First Worlder.

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* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce'' had Shake angsting over having to get a job at a fast food restaurant and deliberately invoking this trope, screaming to Frylock “These are third world problems! And I am from the FIRST!”

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** While Rachel is worried her relationship with Joey is fractured due to the complicated feelings between each other, Monica and Chandler are having an issue with their music [=CDs=] not being in the right case, annoying Rachel to no end:
-->'''Rachel''': OH MY GOD, you guys have SUCH problems, I feel so terrible for you!

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