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1 post, 04:18 today
Josef Ackermann becomes President of the…
Started by: Wollishofener · 23.Nov.2014 · International affairs/politics
2 posts, 03:58 today
We are opening a restaurant in Zurich! Any…
Started by: wizwozz · 22.Nov.2014 · Entertainment & dining
3 posts, 03:52 today
Kanton Polizei...totally rubbish!!
Started by: Stoker177 · 23.Nov.2014 · Complaints corner
29 posts, 03:47 today
Super Rich Switzerland!!
LUXEMBURG is, if you deduct costs from incomes, clearly richer than Switzerland. The market in Luxemburg is totally open, making a fairly low cost-level. While the fractured markets in Switzerland allow many wholesale-traders to keep…
Started by: nilesh · 27.Oct.2010 · Swiss politics/news
80 posts, 03:12 today
Your favourite French language movie
You do realize that you picked the one "colour" film where the primary language is not French! I think they're good films, but I have a problem with the endings to all three of them, which I think is literally unbelievable.
Started by: FuriousRose · 14.Nov.2014 · Daily life
11 posts, 02:30 today
Lausanne, most dangerous city in switzerland
Please be aware that the given link by the OP is about 2012. Here you find a more updated and extensive report: (chose your appropriate language, but not English) First of all, you must be aware that total figures, or rates based on…
Started by: amaraya · 27.Mar.2013 · Daily life
123 posts, 01:21 today
How to PRIVATELY import a car EU to CH
I've been driving a car here for a year now on UK plates...I have no intention of putting Swiss plates on it...it's driven rarely and I take it back to the UK couple times a year...I have both a Swiss licence and a UK licence...easy as the…
Started by: Cambo351 · 29.Jun.2012 · Transportation/driving
1 post, 01:14 today
Help! US tax law for cash gift from non-us…
Started by: lemoh · 23.Nov.2014 · Finance/banking/taxation
143 posts, 01:01 today
Russia and NATO in the News
hey marton, are you a crimean tatar? somehow I am getting this impression from your posts, even though you called them "tartars" in your first post about it... truth is, i have no idea about crimean tatar's story - it is impossible to…
Started by: bigfujitsu · 30.Oct.2014 · International affairs/politics
29 posts, 00:44 today
Can you pass this test? No one else can
This particular test could not be confirmed as an example of one given to black voters in the 1960s. The article that posted this test was written by Rebecca Onion. She received this specific test from Jeff Schwartz, a former volunteer…
Started by: MidfieldGeneral · 22.Nov.2014 · International affairs/politics
7 posts, 00:18 today
Garden leave,retirement,RAV
Correct to the extent that this holds for calendar days. The RAV numbers are "payout days" though, and those are on five days of a seven day calendar week (Mo-Fr). Which gets you to roughly three years and two calendar years.
Started by: cricketer · 20.Nov.2014 · Employment
1 post, 00:16 today
Young Deisgner, Skier, Mountain biker, Design…
Started by: David_Wells · 23.Nov.2014 · Introductions
4 posts, 00:06 today
Rules for replacement tenant
Started by: Laura567 · 22.Nov.2014 · Housing in general
15 posts, 23:49 yesterday
Where to buy protein in Switzerland? (protein…
I recommend They have a lot of stuff at very low prices, also delivery to Switzerland is free if you purchase for more than 49€ (dont get over 150€ to avoid taxes! make three orders of 60€ instead of one 180€). I've been ordering there…
Started by: arduino · 3.Oct.2014 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
2 posts, 23:45 yesterday
Gym in Winterthur
Started by: JoshFromOz · 16.Nov.2014 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
13 posts, 23:40 yesterday
Gluten free supermarket
Hey Alessio, I can also totally recommend Mr&Mrs Gluten Free, I go there whenever I can and they have the broadest (and best imho) selection of gf products in Switzerland - they also have frozen stuff, which is extremely uncommon…
Started by: bal2084 · 12.Oct.2014 · Daily life
10 posts, 23:40 yesterday
We are opening a restaurant in Zurich! Any…
First. Close on Mondays. All across the world it is the day off in the Hospitality industry. I didn't do it at first but realized it quick enough... Focus on just one thing though. and leave out the buffet. (maybe do a buffet salad bar)…
Started by: wizwozz · 22.Nov.2014 · Food and drink
7 posts, 23:37 yesterday
Lamy Pens
Started by: milsam · 29.Oct.2014 · Daily life
20 posts, 23:20 yesterday
Regarding Living cost in Lausanne
Who isn't? I mean seriously I know very few people who claim to be doing well after bills/tax/expenses. People with low incomes to high incomes in various cities. I think some of this is the way they spend their money but still rare…
Started by: vishnuvpotty · 20.Nov.2014 · Employment
2 posts, 23:15 yesterday
Repair skiing trousers
Started by: charodeika · 22.Nov.2014 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
30 posts, 23:13 yesterday
Thrift Shops?
Oh, and with respect to leaving things on the street - we do this sometimes and they always get picked up right away. If it's junk, it gets a trash sticker, of course. And I've also found some great things on the street around here as well.
Started by: mdudlik · 21.Jun.2007 · Daily life
5 posts, 23:11 yesterday
Avenir / Group Mutuel - Good?
Started by: MarioMeienberger · 20.Nov.2014 · Insurance
5 posts, 23:05 yesterday
Shipping tips?
Started by: Jasper120 · 16.Oct.2014 · Other/general
6 posts, 22:49 yesterday
Why the Hausratversicherung [home contents…
In the almost 16 years I have lived here I've paid a rather significant sum to my household and private liability insurer. And in the almost 16 years I have lived here I have never made a claim. That's pretty much how they make a…
Started by: chiheng · 1.Oct.2014 · Insurance
16 posts, 22:44 yesterday
German conversation group in Basel
If somebody is looking for an experienced tutor - also with conversartion groups - here I am :-), living near Zurich, but Switzerland is small, Basel near (Fri evening or Sat). For more details about me, send me a PM. cheers Elias
Started by: Denman · 20.Jul.2014 · Language corner
135 posts, 22:26 yesterday
The Playstation 4 Current/Future Owners Thread
Just go ahead and put it in the shopping cart anyway to see if it works, the one from gamexchange works just fine with 2.79 GBP shipping to CH totalling around 30 CHF with shipping - not a bad deal at all! Edit: I just went ahead and…
Started by: Richdog · 19.Jun.2014 · TV/internet/telephone
20 posts, 22:25 yesterday
Advice needed for choosing an laptop...
Lol. Before buying my Samsung, I bought the Sony Vaio Flip laptop or whatever it was called. I had significant problems with it, which the retailer was unable to resolve because Sony exited the market about the same time as I bought my…
Started by: happyrobbie · 17.Oct.2014 · TV/internet/telephone
71 posts, 22:13 yesterday
Latest Ecopop poll shows Swiss likely to…
but let's be clear on one thing here - a significant part of the Swiss economy is built upon the tax and treaty regime it offers multinational corporations, which makes it an entirely unique situation in terms of its need to accommodate…
Started by: zerogre · 20.Nov.2014 · Swiss politics/news
8 posts, 22:01 yesterday
Volunteer opportunities in the Bern area
Hi The Inselspital (Insel Hospital) is having a department for volunteering, you can arrange an appointment with the responsible, and you have the freedom to mention how long you want to contribute. I have done it for a while and was…
Started by: dinarae · 3.May.2013 · Employment
20 posts, 21:53 yesterday
5 month old cat on his last legs.
oh Im so sorry to hear this, I rescue a lot of cats and have fed them via a syringe and it isn't easy ! I have to wrap them on a towel the towel over one arm, and then the towel over the arm, quite tight , to prevent paws coming out I sit…
Started by: Jack of all trades. · 21.Nov.2014 · Pet corner
8 posts, 21:11 yesterday
How to check a second hand car?
Tinkiwinki, thank you for the advice. The wear was exactly why I'm worried about Honda - the gear stick completely lost colour on one side, some wear on pedals too. But the seats were fine, no noise when driving either. The car is very…
Started by: DreiKameraden · 22.Nov.2014 · Transportation/driving
3 posts, 21:05 yesterday
Wanted : Microwave & Vacuum Cleaner [Zurich]
Started by: sdiptanil · 22.Nov.2014 · Items wanted
28 posts, 20:56 yesterday
Safety of Lausanne Chauderon area
Thanks for the replies:) My wife and I have finally decided to not take this flat and not to look for any other flat in this area. I must say I'm quite pleased with the number of replies and the kind of genuine concern shown by people on…
Started by: giraffe_lion · 1.Oct.2014 · Housing in general
7 posts, 20:40 yesterday
Just read that skyr is now available in some Coop shops. Just cannot understand why they choose MS's skyr.is which is the worst of the Icelandic skyrs, but this might still be good news for somebody :)
Started by: RunningHermit84 · 9.Aug.2012 · Food and drink
2 posts, 20:33 yesterday
Wanted: Baby stroller/pram in Neuchatel
Started by: ihtxam · 21.Nov.2014 · Items wanted
13 posts, 20:29 yesterday
Registering my car as Swiss
The procedure is not difficult so no worry. I have taken three cars to Switzerland when moving here in 2010 and two other cars a few years later. If you are moving here you will not pay the 4% and VAT on import. You will find the correct…
Started by: Elisabeth17 · 22.Nov.2014 · Transportation/driving
25 posts, 20:28 yesterday
Blighted ovum- d&c cost and if insurance…
yup. they were supposedly used general anesthesia with me supposedly i had d&c because of a spine defect... however, thank God I was able to miscarried naturally. i was bleeding so hubby brought me to Unispital. before the scheduled time…
Started by: cjdavy · 6.Nov.2014 · Insurance
110 posts, 20:21 yesterday
When leaving...close bank account
Unfortunately, FATCA and other inter-governmental agreements to fight tax evasion are having a knock-on effect here in Switzerland. The banks are so scared of incurring penalties that they'll close all the loopholes they can. :(
Started by: hollisterb · 28.Apr.2010 · Leaving Switzerland
18 posts, 19:56 yesterday
Winter dizzy spells ?
Surprisingly, I wasn't aware of a hear loss, no. I was referred to the ENT to find the cause of my vertigo, and he removed the wax plug to see my eardrum better. And all my symptoms disappeared after that :eek: as we were ready to try…
Started by: vribium · 21.Nov.2014 · Family matters/health
1 post, 19:28 yesterday
Recommendations for beginner ski schools/regions…
Started by: bip · 22.Nov.2014 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
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