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95 posts, 18:49 today
Latest Billag tactic; new official-looking…
On what basis? The described situation is a true radio license only one. And radio license is paid. From the BILLAG FAQ That is a conditional if. The law does not say that you have to declare any non existing devices which have never…
Started by: makeabigwish · 29.May.2013 · TV/internet/telephone
11 posts, 18:46 today
5 Rappen coins
Where do you get all of these little coins in the first place? Are you all cash only users?? At work we have a resto and vending which is paid via our ID cards, recharged with maestro. Out of work, I just use maestro for everything…
Started by: Ormsby · 24.Oct.2014 · Daily life
68 posts, 18:46 today
Swiss Border Controls
now I was wondering myself. Police is Cantonal matter. Mentioned was explicitely Canton Bern, From its Polizeigesetz : The problem lies in "Gefahr in Verzug", which means if the police has probable cause and they think they can not…
Started by: Ttt · 23.Oct.2014 · Swiss politics/news
1 post, 18:45 today
Wanted - MIgros Klubschule Book for B1, Zuerich
Started by: phils_swiss · 24.Oct.2014 · Items wanted
2 posts, 18:39 today
Zurich/Rüschlikon/anywhere near WARDROBES…
Started by: bengal gal · 7.Sep.2014 · Items wanted
67 posts, 18:24 today
SVP Gold Referendum could succeed!
If you bought bitcoin when it was priced at $0.01, you'd be a rich man by now. If you bought into the US stock market in 1950 with $50k, you'd have $5million today. As I wrote before, holding money is a losing proposition. It has to be…
Started by: Dack Rambo · 23.Oct.2014 · Swiss politics/news
20 posts, 18:18 today
Indians paid just $1.21 (75p) per hour by…
Easily done in IT, and I've been there. You go into a firm where the work needs to done at 5pm on a Friday - they can't take the systems offline during the week so the only time to do major work is at the weekend. You keep going…
Started by: Medea Fleecestealer · 24.Oct.2014 · International affairs/politics
4 posts, 18:02 today
Indian family in Bern
Started by: neeraj.kumar · 24.Oct.2014 · Introductions
73 posts, 17:59 today
Samsung 50" 4K TV, 777.00 in Migros
Anyone got one of these? It is getting very good user feedback on AV forums, so tempted to pick one up myself tomorrow for my bedroom, and then move my other TV to the living room to replace my plasma..
Started by: TiMow · 1.Oct.2014 · TV/internet/telephone
7 posts, 17:58 today
Time to leave - Bye Switzerland - bye forum
so the time has now come to say Good bye to Switzerland and Basel, and look for new adventure. was looking forward to this moment for quite some time, glad that leaving before it gets gloomy, rainy and cold :) have been living here for…
Started by: Newbee · 24.Oct.2014 · Leaving Switzerland
2 posts, 17:47 today
International Comedy Club Basel - Dane Baptiste…
Started by: The Laundry Man · 14.Oct.2014 · Commercial events
1 post, 17:45 today
Pub Quiz
Started by: StirB · 24.Oct.2014 · Social events
16 posts, 17:44 today
Underfloor heating-how to put it on??
We have it turned off in our bedroom. Economy doesn't come into it. We want to sleep in a colder room. No really with underfloor heating. When you do the Swiss airing with all windows open each morning (or evening, or both),…
Started by: Mawina23 · 24.Oct.2014 · Housing in general
13 posts, 17:43 today
Where to buy protein in Switzerland? (protein…
Hi there! I've just discovered your post about buying Protein Supplements. I have just launched my own Product line info.ct-nutrition.com These are some of the very best products available on the market right now. Let me know if…
Started by: arduino · 3.Oct.2014 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
29 posts, 17:37 today
Unemployment Benefits while studying?
Maybe I am a little late on this, but I would not suggest applying for benefits on permit be for a sole reason: They will not renew it. Don't want to give wrong info and unsure if it is so in all cantons, but in Vaud it happens all the…
Started by: decider10 · 23.Jan.2010 · Employment
14 posts, 17:36 today
Living legally in a commercial property
An apartment is an apartment, irrespective if it is attached to a workplace. The rental price will be similar. I think the OP has found that offices/workplaces can be rented for only a few hundred francs a month and wants to know whether…
Started by: consultrant2k1 · 15.Aug.2014 · Other/general
2 posts, 17:32 today
Bike pumpstation in Winterthur
Started by: manurunga · 24.Oct.2014 · Daily life
2 posts, 17:04 today
Swiss International School Rotkreuz
Started by: rachu61 · 13.Dec.2013 · Education
31 posts, 16:45 today
Migros: Dictator-Mania [coffee creamer packaging…
Unfortunately no, but that doesn't make the Hitler mugs look any better. Just thinking of it, I had a colleague in high-school who nicknamed his father "Stalin". I got to know the man, and apart from being a bit ahem, rigid (and a bit…
Started by: aSwissInTheUS · 22.Oct.2014 · Swiss politics/news
93 posts, 16:36 today
Gluten free/lactose free diet. Will it ever…
F.R.U.I.T. I know you said no melons or bananas, but apples and oranges are available at practically every kiosk or coffee shop. Please eat something, you'll feel better. (BTW condolences on the corn allergy but you are really really…
Started by: IzabelaInZug · 27.Sep.2014 · Daily life
45 posts, 16:19 today
Migros Captormania- here we go again
Many thanks to everyone who has helped so far. I will post this evening the ones that we have spare if anyone needs them. Happy to post free of charge. I am away in the UK from Saturday for a week, Ill be able to check my mail but there…
Started by: jain · 8.Sep.2014 · Daily life
1 post, 16:13 today
Piano Recitals by Turkish master interpreter…
Started by: prof. taratonga · 24.Oct.2014 · Commercial events
26 posts, 16:07 today
Can a neighbour shut off my drains?
I find this all very strange, about them dumping soil onto your side. Usually, even to trim a bush, or weed, if one needs to step over the boundary one goes and asks permission to have ones feet on their piece of land! For instance,…
Started by: Penelopy · 21.Oct.2014 · Housing in general
58 posts, 16:07 today
1/3rd of food wasted Swiss households
As carrots are hard veggies this is OK but you should really cut at least 1cm away. Most moulds are pretty nasty toward us and you really need to minimise the amount you consume. Anything soft and mouldy, even if just a corner, should…
Started by: Odile · 21.Oct.2014 · Food and drink
5 posts, 16:05 today
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Started by: Zombi · 21.Oct.2014 · TV/internet/telephone
4 posts, 16:03 today
Zurich - appartment or room for 11 days…
Started by: number30 · 24.Oct.2014 · Property wanted
113 posts, 15:54 today
Zürich Sunday Football
Hi Folks, We had a great game last Sunday afternoon.. We will be playing again this Sunday if there are enough people interested. At the moment, we have 4 players confirmed. Please register your interest to join us by posting…
Started by: drkarthiks · 26.May.2014 · Social events
13 posts, 15:40 today
Big warehouse in Zurich
Yes I know Zurich, and it is the most neat city in the world indeed, but i was hoping to find something like that. And you're right, i just looked at the first photo and assumed there were just shops. But it looks really cool inside.…
Started by: Cosmia · 21.Oct.2014 · Other/general
44 posts, 15:19 today
Monthly drinks in Baden
Why yes, of course you can join! It is a public event, anyone who understands the invitation is welcome! And frankly I don't think I've ever seen anyone English there, or maybe I've just forgotten. Americans, South Africans, Aussies and…
Started by: an-gina · 7.Feb.2014 · Social events
2 posts, 15:13 today
Asthma/stress
Started by: Englishleeds · 23.Oct.2014 · Family matters/health
47 posts, 15:08 today
Mobile car wash/valet. Good business idea…
Back on track (and a classic thread resurrection :D ) has anyone used these guys here? It looks like the kind of thing that the thread was chasing in its earlier years and I quite fancy using them on an old Merc cabriolet I have just…
Started by: grumpygrapefruit · 25.May.2011 · Business & entrepreneur
4 posts, 14:52 today
Cast Iron Skillet
Started by: Lena_Ziegler · 24.Oct.2014 · Food and drink
30 posts, 14:50 today
Is it legal to ask prepayment for apartment…
Thank you very much for advice! Well, I am not too sure about cash... Cash is good, but in case something happens it will be hard to prove that I have really given it... To me a bank transfer is certainly safer for that case... But I…
Started by: Kay77 · 23.Oct.2014 · Housing in general
16 posts, 14:46 today
Estavayer-le-Lac (Garage de la Croix de…
:eek: You need a new car! Fyi, France is a little more distance wise. 50-60k between those rest stops that have fuel with ones that don't interspersed at around 15-20k. I think they seem closer together because France has spaced…
Started by: Newbee · 22.Oct.2014 · Daily life
13 posts, 14:28 today
Awkward Sie/ Du moments..
Confession: I rely on the Sie / polite form, because it means less conjugations to mess up across the various verb forms out there. This translates into less stutter starts as a search for the proper phrasing, with the added bonus of,…
Started by: Susan57 · 24.Oct.2014 · Daily life
34 posts, 14:22 today
Ecopop immigration initiative translation error
Ecopop allows for the outflow of unproductive people to be compensated for by the inflow of productive foreign workers. Ecopop is about restricting population growth rather than specifically limiting immigration. With ecopop in place,…
Started by: Hoppy · 25.Aug.2014 · Swiss politics/news
16 posts, 14:19 today
Snowdays in Vaud (driving motorbike)
Yeah. this is pretty spot on. I try to commute all year round to Geneve from near Nyon... it is a 37km commute and two thirds is on the auto route. The number of days I have to take public transport really varies. Last year it was…
Started by: necto · 8.Oct.2014 · Transportation/driving
7 posts, 13:59 today
Share transport UK -> CH in early/mid October…
Hi Lapiz, No worries, I think I was a bit vague in my post and the situation is a bit different from normal - I'm moving my stuff from CH -> UK, but I'm starting in the UK! So I'm looking for people wanting to move / travel from UK -> CH…
Started by: Seeds · 18.Sep.2014 · Transportation/driving
1 post, 13:47 today
Working with Swiss companies from outside
Started by: Modernstyle · 24.Oct.2014 · Business & entrepreneur
9 posts, 13:42 today
Sweden Hunts Russian sub / Cold War II
It has to be the Russian sub :) "Sweden has had the syndrome of Russian submarines since 1981, when a Soviet submarine, due to a navigation error, entered Swedish territorial waters and ran aground near the main base of the Swedish…
Started by: esto · 20.Oct.2014 · International affairs/politics
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