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60 posts, 23:48 today
International Women's Day: (not)…
You see it's that sort of ranting, raving and wild shrieking, with hands waving wildly that really cements the picture of someone as a green-haired-Socialist-W... 1970's style feminist nutjob that does the movement absolutely no credit…
Started by: stephaniefeeney · 25.Feb.2015 · Daily life
46 posts, 23:30 today
Indian Restaurants in Zürich
Have to report back on the trip to Mundial on date night Friday. Walked in at 7pm and felt like we'd walked into someone's lounge while they were in the kitchen. We sat ourselves down and It took 15 mins for anyone to serve us. There…
Started by: Wollishofener · 25.Oct.2012 · Food and drink
84 posts, 23:30 today
Disgusting Coffee at Zurich HB
-- pizze are just part of their menu --- primarily a restaurant .-- -- two places in Zürich a positive surprise recently -- *** so much for that. But what explains the success of Starbucks in Zürich ? Simple.…
Started by: lost_inbroad · 30.Sep.2013 · Complaints corner
5 posts, 23:24 today
New to Vacallo, Ticino
Started by: Darles · 24.Feb.2015 · Introductions
56 posts, 23:15 today
Danish guy that wants to move to Switzerland
Dude, there's an extremely fine line between confidence and arrogance and you are leaning towards the latter, to put it nicely. Needless to say that's based on what you write here and as others have said, not an attitude that does and will…
Started by: Ravenio · 22.Feb.2015 · Employment
12 posts, 23:14 today
Mums on the gold coast. Advice needed!
I know that we would have to cancel our contract by the end on March, and than still pay till June, but I guess it is not such a good idea to cancel it before we have a new contract signed? That means if we do not find anything before the…
Started by: Alicja · 26.Feb.2015 · Housing in general
8 posts, 23:06 today
Unbeliavable FUST
You do realize that a washing machine runs on electricity. So it has to be connected to the main power supply and if they needed extra materials you are expected to pay for it. But during the installation someone should have explained…
Started by: misir · 26.Feb.2015 · Daily life
30 posts, 23:06 today
Fat bellied gentlemen - Suck it up or..
Shirts are better than t-shirts. Break up your lines with a smart-casual jacket. Wear jeans that are the right waist size or slightly above in order to reduce bulging. I'm beginning to think that the traditional story of less food/more…
Started by: John_H · 26.Feb.2015 · Daily life
4 posts, 22:57 today
New 20 euro note -- does the ECB know something…
Started by: 22 yards · 25.Feb.2015 · International affairs/politics
9 posts, 22:50 today
Filling out nachmieter application
Right, this is what I was trying to say -- the "Stockwerk" may be mentioned in the tenancy contract or in a new building sales or rental prospectus, for internal identification purposes, but it doesn't form part of the address for postal…
Started by: Cygnet · 25.Feb.2015 · Housing in general
10 posts, 22:28 today
The Android beasts thread, 2015 edition
I am secretly cheering for Sony to quietly push a Z4 next to the M4 they announced this week (is it fair to say "announced" if a handful of blogs mentioned it between banners?). I want their MX230 sensor badly. In other news, I'm…
Started by: Russkov · 26.Feb.2015 · TV/internet/telephone
43 posts, 22:22 today
Ignored no-free-newspaper sticker
Alright. I some two or three years ago informed the SVP that I would put their "News" into the Mailbox of the nearest postoffice with the remark "refusé -- retour an Absender" and I no longer got the stuff :D
Started by: glowjupiter · 20.Mar.2012 · Complaints corner
34 posts, 22:21 today
The Hang- a great Swiss invention
Wow - must be really sorry times if I missed *this* thread. I've been aching for a Hang for a lifetime. I still have their phone # somewhere. Tried calling them many times and never got through. I played one once, think it was tuned to D…
Started by: Odile · 23.Sep.2014 · Concerts
70 posts, 22:16 today
US Embassy calls the cops
This explains the opportunity that ISIS exploited, which is common knowledge. It is still not the cause of the situation, it is the circumstances of today. In whatever course of events that could have or will take place, there is…
Started by: MennoFloyd · 16.Feb.2015 · Swiss politics/news
13 posts, 22:08 today
Zürich Canton - Tax Guide in English
Expat = nothing to worry about (assuming the contract defines the domicile) IE the US Your employer will deal with it as part of "tax equalisation". This is where the employer is held responsible for ensuring the employee is not liable…
Started by: prof. taratonga · 29.May.2012 · Finance/banking/taxation
1 post, 22:05 today
Street Food Market this weekend in Zürich
Started by: TobiasM · 26.Feb.2015 · Food and drink
1 post, 22:03 today
Public Transportation System in Canton of…
Started by: Stella12343 · 26.Feb.2015 · Transportation/driving
11 posts, 21:54 today
Buying a french bulldog
I just want to add my 3 cents: taking care of a puppy can become exhausting. Yes, you have another family members willing to help you, but after all, you will be the owner. You will be responsible for taking the dog out even during the…
Started by: steven93 · 26.Feb.2015 · Pet corner
49 posts, 21:51 today
Broken oven
I don't know what you cook in your oven but I can assure you that there is no grease dripping down the hinges when I use the oven. There is nowhere behind the door that I can't reach so I see no need to ever take the door off so I…
Started by: Kamarate · 24.Feb.2015 · Insurance
3 posts, 21:39 today
Waiting for Admission response in ETHZ
Started by: henrystorm · 26.Feb.2015 · Education
6 posts, 21:33 today
Passport restrictions coming into the UK...
here you go no problems https://www.gov.uk/uk-bo... You’re from an EEA country or Switzerland You can enter the UK with either a valid passport or a national identity card issued by a EEA country. It must be valid for the whole of…
Started by: Grass-Hopper · 26.Feb.2015 · Daily life
42 posts, 21:25 today
Goat Meat
Hi, there is a butcher in Staefa called Geren-Metzg ( Even though they don't have goat meat on their regular selection, you can order it and they always have special offers around Easter. They don't sell pork. Meat quality is…
Started by: Me Myself & I · 7.Jun.2009 · Food and drink
22 posts, 20:57 today
Solar eclipse
A transit of Venus isn't that spectacular. What I saw was something like this: The sky was clear at the beach in Normandy in 1999. The birds all went quiet during totality. You could see the shadow of the moon sweep across.
Started by: Pixie B · 25.Feb.2015 · Daily life
5 posts, 20:56 today
Food banks?
Started by: Bell · 16.Apr.2009 · Food and drink
6 posts, 20:52 today
What to do with old computers in Switzerland?
If it were me and it wasn't anything with real value, I'd take the HD out, physically smash it (having wiped it before hand), and dump the rest of the computer at an electrical shop here (as they have to take old stuff back for recycling).…
Started by: alienausland · 23.Feb.2015 · Other/general
5 posts, 20:43 today
Self employed in UK, wor
Started by: xylo · 25.Feb.2015 · Finance/banking/taxation
4 posts, 20:42 today
Has anyone used iOops(ioops.ch) for iPhone…
Started by: BigB.ZH · 26.Feb.2015 · Daily life
4 posts, 20:34 today
Retirement savings for US citizens - what's…
Started by: AroundTown · 24.Feb.2015 · Finance/banking/taxation
17 posts, 20:34 today
Which area to live near Zurich? Pls help.
That closed just before Christmas last year - apparently someone (mentioning no names) clogged the drain pipe, this caused the shower water to seep into the nearby farmland - and not exit through the filters that were installed (at the…
Started by: Stella12343 · 25.Feb.2015 · Housing in general
49 posts, 20:13 today
More girls running off to join ISIS
After all the indoctrination of their superiority to the kuffār, you don't need blood lust to motivate this kind of action. The mosques and the elders of their communities have done all the groundwork for ISIS. The've already…
Started by: me.anon · 20.Feb.2015 · International affairs/politics
25 posts, 20:12 today
Buying Meat in Swiss?
Yeah, cause its a troll thread to get you to click on that link. Hopefully, nobody clicked and got infected. Mods, you ought to consider deleting this thread altogether if that link is has malicious code.
Started by: luzernlucerne · 26.Feb.2015 · Food and drink
15 posts, 20:05 today
Responsibility of boiler maintenance bill
Actually it's quite a small bill. I'm amazed here in Switzerland that we get seemingly random bills in the thousands that need paying within a couple of weeks or so. Apparently it's quite normal.
Started by: Darcy1 · 25.Feb.2015 · Housing in general
17 posts, 19:47 today
Pillar 3a stock funds
Hmmm, I asked at Raiffeisen and they said that the 0.2% yearly fee that would be charged if you purchased the fund from them is not charged when you buy it as part of your pillar 3a. Possibly the yearly fees are rolled into what comes out…
Started by: landoa · 18.Dec.2014 · Finance/banking/taxation
2 posts, 19:37 today
Can you sell bottles of spirits privately…
Started by: Goosfraba · 26.Feb.2015 · Other/general
1 post, 19:21 today
Calculating vat and duty on importations…
Started by: Goosfraba · 26.Feb.2015 · Finance/banking/taxation
14 posts, 19:01 today
Thieves tried to break in, door is damaged,…
Thanks to all of you, it felt great to hear from so many people in such short time :) I send an email to LIVIT saying that I have no insurance and another email to ASLOCA to learn my rights. Once I get the answer, I let you…
Started by: milkamilk · 26.Feb.2015 · Insurance
1 post, 18:57 today
No Excuses Lifestyle - Look better naked
Started by: EF Advertising · 26.Feb.2015 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
6 posts, 18:33 today
Covering the costs of returning a wrong…
Thanks all for the input. Obviously now I just have to wait for them to email me back, and most likely have to pay to return this phone. It's just frustrating having to pay money and effort for other peoples mistakes. If it was my…
Started by: Chemmie · 26.Feb.2015 · Daily life
10 posts, 18:30 today
2 two year old fantail goldfish looking…
If you don't find someone who can take your goldfish, you could contact the Fischauffangstation, Tierheim for homeless fish in Embrach. If they can't take them in, perhaps they might be able to help or advise you on rehoming. (You are in…
Started by: suze2807 · 25.Feb.2015 · Pet corner
19 posts, 18:29 today
Where to buy sheet glass (table top)
I just got back from my local Jumbo (Crissier) and I took a couple of photos of their glass ordering display. They will definitely have what you need. Several thicknesses of glass as well as finishes. They offer regular safety glass…
Started by: the_bela · 23.Feb.2015 · Housing in general
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