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17 posts, 09:59 today
Police checking on bicycle lights
right well tell that to the person getting run over in that subsecond where attention is being diverted needlessly to some asshole with a blinking light in the distance. it takes time before you can "detach attention" it should not…
Started by: Wollishofener · 20.Oct.2014 · Daily life
4 posts, 09:58 today
Hello everyone
Started by: z0ro · 16.Oct.2014 · Introductions
13 posts, 09:56 today
Zurich here I am
Most concert Venues here inn switzerland are not that big, the biggest (hallenstadion) has a capacity of 12-13000 people, other venues like the schüür in Luzern (around 500) or the kaufleuten in zurich around 300. Most concerts take place…
Started by: adpucci · 16.Oct.2014 · Introductions
10 posts, 09:56 today
Just moved to Basel - Hello!
Hey Janice - I went to Chapel Hill High. Such a small world. I'm with you on how much it's changed. We spent a few days there last month visiting family before we moved -- its crazy how much development there has been. I'd love…
Started by: meggielou · 14.Oct.2014 · Introductions
49 posts, 09:56 today
Female only seats on the bus?
My first thought was that if a woman occupies such a seat then they may just make themselves a target for male sexual predators and/or be considered a scardy cat by others. At the end of the day the whole question seems subjective. And…
Started by: Switzerlanded · 18.Oct.2014 · Complaints corner
10 posts, 09:54 today
New to Lausanne
Fellow Lausannois here; now 1.5 months into it. Also a doctor, but not the kind like you who would be useful to someone with a medical condition. (Although I can give first aid, but that's it). Bienvenue! :)
Started by: AndersonMD · 17.Oct.2014 · Introductions
5 posts, 09:53 today
Dutch frontalier living in France, working…
Started by: Rannasha · 17.Oct.2014 · Introductions
7 posts, 09:53 today
Howdy - Looking to expand my friends circle
Hi All I've been living in Zurich since Feb 2011 having moved from England. Originally it was temporary, but I love being here and will likely stay for the long term. I work for an internet advertising company and I've mainly been…
Started by: SiriTheG · 17.Oct.2014 · Introductions
21 posts, 09:51 today
The Android beasts thread, 2014 edition
An overriding need to buy useless crap. Bragging rights at the cafe with mates. Not patient enough to wait 0.00001ms for the phone to react. Taking onboard opinions read in the lastest mainstream fashion magazine made by…
Started by: lewton · 17.Oct.2014 · TV/internet/telephone
8 posts, 09:48 today
Looking forward to the next 2 years!
Hey all, My name is Matt, I recently moved here from Dallas, Texas. I'm doing my Masters degree at ETH and I'm about one month in, which leaves me another 23 months here in Zurich. I'm looking forward to interacting with you guys on…
Started by: mkren · 16.Oct.2014 · Introductions
3 posts, 09:40 today
Young person new in Kreuzlingen/Konstanz/Thurgau.…
Started by: antoniaotter · 19.Oct.2014 · Introductions
13 posts, 09:40 today
Hello everybody
Hi Andrea I'm Italian and I live near Zurich, I'm a developer in web CMS. If you speak English fluently you can found a job but with German is better even if they don't speak German but a Swiss-german dialect. I 'm here from 1year and I…
Started by: mcpandre · 17.Oct.2014 · Introductions
1 post, 09:38 today
English speaking tailor in Basel
Started by: connor1a · 20.Oct.2014 · Daily life
6 posts, 09:38 today
Buy or rent?
I pay 800 a month on interest for a similar mortgage. I ammortise 6k per annum. Shared costs on the apartment are about 8k per annum. That covers heating and water and the repairs fund for the building. I've not factored in the rental…
Started by: MustachianPost · 20.Oct.2014 · Housing in general
65 posts, 09:38 today
Expat vs. Immigrant
Theoretically YES but in reality an expat is coming from a fairly rich Nation North--northwest while an Immigrant Comes from the African or Asian continent or from Southern Europe - I myself got emigrated by my uncle in Gêneva --- Mum…
Started by: nickatbasel · 4.Nov.2007 · Daily life
43 posts, 09:23 today
Do you need to be a Swiss [Passionate] to…
Belgian you say eh? Do you plan on getting a drivers licence? Knowledge and understanding are not the same. Talking to friends, reading up and diving into the forums will get you knowledge. But... To understand what life in SUI…
Started by: GVA-BRU · 19.Oct.2014 · Daily life
15 posts, 08:53 today
Christmas dinner - ideas
I remember a couple of years ago when I was sent on Christmas eve to get a turkey. There was some family strop of something and we were not having Christmas dinner until the black cloud moved on. Anyway, to avoid any TL;DR, I found the…
Started by: John_H · 19.Oct.2014 · Food and drink
2 posts, 08:51 today
Looking for a good divorce lawyer Geneva
Started by: para · 19.Oct.2014 · Family matters/health
6 posts, 08:31 today
Daylight Savings Time Ends Sunday 26th 3am
Started by: Uncle Max · 25.Oct.2008 · Swiss politics/news
5 posts, 07:55 today
English speaking hairdresser Schaffhausen???
Started by: eko · 7.May.2010 · Other/general
15 posts, 07:46 today
Zürich <3
We visited our friends in canton Schwyz yesterday and we passed by Zurich. Seeing a bit of the city along the lake from the top and being aware that there is some human existence present, we were glad that we live where we live. Sometimes…
Started by: Island Monkey · 19.Oct.2014 · Daily life
22 posts, 07:29 today
We are leaving Swiss in late Nov.
Original Post or Poster. CatFiona, I am sorry things are not working out. Just do not know what to say as it's only your 8th post, and just to anounce you are leaving. Perhaps you could tell us a bit about circumstances if you'd like a…
Started by: catFiona · 15.Oct.2014 · Leaving Switzerland
41 posts, 06:26 today
Big shock recievng a parcel this morning
Newbees usually get used to lifecycle by showing their initiative in early stage. In general, by EF standards it is preferred to babysit babies which present behaviour like: The above is much more appreciated than:
Started by: herman.mitt · 13.Oct.2014 · Daily life
1 post, 01:10 today
Source tax B vs C question for german resident…
Started by: dmed · 20.Oct.2014 · Finance/banking/taxation
2 posts, 01:04 today
Any British folk living in Lucerne?
Started by: Turtledove23 · 19.Oct.2014 · Daily life
55 posts, 00:14 today
Opinions on the Zürich " crane"
I am new to Switzerland, so I was unaware that this was a relatively new installation. I think it looks great. General opinion here seems to go along with the trend of people hating everything new. And as sure as night follows day,…
Started by: omtatsat · 13.Apr.2014 · Daily life
6 posts, 00:01 today
Bilingual Daycare in Kusnacht
We are looking at options for my 4yo son (5 in Jun 2015) and not finding much on offer for the 6-8 months before he starts Kindergarten. We are currently in DE (since Jan 2014 and are native English speakers) and have found that his…
Started by: grungina · 1.Feb.2013 · Education
2 posts, 23:27 yesterday
What do use Amaranth for?
Started by: njusta83 · 19.Oct.2014 · Food and drink
10 posts, 23:25 yesterday
Ebay.de - any easy way to get a forwarding…
Looking to buy my christmas child presents I find a wide selection in ebay.de of what I want, that I cannot find in ricardo.ch. BUT, most sellers explicitly state they only ship to German address. Is there an easy way for me to get an…
Started by: Venturello · 28.Nov.2010 · Other/general
22 posts, 23:12 yesterday
Are you an Expat or an Immigrant?
Started by: Sbrinz · 19.Oct.2014 · Daily life
49 posts, 23:09 yesterday
How long did it take you to make friends here?
One of the first things I did when I got here was to sign up for an intensive 6 week language course. Everyone in the class became friends. None of us were from the same country, none of us Swiss, but we wandered around the city together…
Started by: Switzerlanded · 18.Oct.2014 · Complaints corner
3 posts, 23:09 yesterday
Christmas Tree and Decor
Started by: harrypotterfan · 19.Oct.2014 · Items wanted
1 post, 23:08 yesterday
Banking fees - make your choice knowingly
Started by: MustachianPost · 19.Oct.2014 · Finance/banking/taxation
40 posts, 22:58 yesterday
Any ideas for quick ,Easy veg dish?
The Complete Italian Vegetarian Cookbook is my favorite vegetarian cookbook. It's mainly for lacto-ovo vegetarians and great for parties and guests. Some recipes are quick and easy, and all that I've tried turned out great. For me,…
Started by: great_lakes · 1.Sep.2014 · Food and drink
2 posts, 22:49 yesterday
Cheap bars in Basel!
Started by: happyneuron · 19.Oct.2014 · Food and drink
24 posts, 22:43 yesterday
What's included in your Nebenkosten?
The apartment I am applying for right now is a 28m2 1-room and furnished, and NK amount to 383 CHF :D - a bit on the high end, no? 175 CHF - heating, warm water, collective electricity etc. 159 CHF - water usage, sewage etc. 49 CHF -…
Started by: Horatio Gonzales · 13.Oct.2014 · Housing in general
6 posts, 22:37 yesterday
Offer: opening in private bilingual kindergarten…
Unfortunately it is not a question of interpreting a contract, I have it, it says very clearly the terms, and I did talk to the manager. She says we may go earlier only if we find a replacement. So we need to find a replacement asap…
Started by: Ekaterina · 18.Aug.2014 · Education
10 posts, 22:35 yesterday
Squash/Badminton partner, Luzern
I'm resurrecting this thread as my friend (male) and I have just started playing badders after a long break and are looking for some more people to join us. We have a court booked in Wurzenbach from 8.30pm next Tuesday 29th May and would…
Started by: Mabli · 11.Sep.2010 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
5 posts, 22:29 yesterday
KENDO classes in zurich
Started by: bal2084 · 18.Oct.2014 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
3 posts, 22:26 yesterday
Reporting Internet crime to Federal Police
Started by: Ittigen · 26.Aug.2010 · Daily life
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