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6 posts, 22:19 today
Asthma/stress
asthma is caused by a lot of things but i've heard a ton about it being brought about by feeling stiffled, stressed, overly controlled- the whole freudian over bearing mother (which is up for debate but i'm throwing it out there) which…
Started by: Englishleeds · 23.Oct.2014 · Family matters/health
28 posts, 22:19 today
IPhone -> Android
Question 1: if it was the screen size that had been bothering you about the iPhone: no, it's no longer worth switching. Question 2: depends on where your priorities are. If you need a phone with the best camera, the biggest ecosystem,…
Started by: Kash_Z · 3.Nov.2012 · TV/internet/telephone
3 posts, 22:17 today
Cost for eye examination (driving license…
Started by: jasieek · 24.Oct.2014 · Complaints corner
72 posts, 22:17 today
SVP Gold Referendum could succeed!
And yet you demand proof from me for the claim that it *could* (and I stress I only claim a probability, not a definite event) in the future lose it's value. You keep parroting this counterargument that it has never happened in the…
Started by: Dack Rambo · 23.Oct.2014 · Swiss politics/news
6 posts, 22:15 today
Moving to Lausanne on January-…
Welcome!! It's true that it can be tricky finding somewhere to live but it totally depends on your requirements!! We didn't want to live in the city and took a 6 month rental which has been the best move ever! There are plenty of places…
Started by: tamar.pmaoz · 23.Oct.2014 · Introductions
69 posts, 22:15 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
15 posts, 22:14 today
Awkward Sie/ Du moments..
wow. am i glad i'm here in lausanne :D. tu/vous and all the mix up i do to them is accepted really sweetly here and!!! my impulsive three kiss hug combo when greeting people seems to be appreciated most of the time too. usually i'm half…
Started by: Susan57 · 24.Oct.2014 · Daily life
27 posts, 21:58 today
Can a neighbour shut off my drains?
Remember: A Good neighbor is better than a far friend. Before going all legal on everything and everyone I would suggest the bottle of wine idea and see everything that is going on. Legal advice is likely going to be a loss of money for…
Started by: Penelopy · 21.Oct.2014 · Housing in general
101 posts, 21:50 today
Latest Billag tactic; new official-looking…
In the past, when only televisions could be used to watch tv, and they weren't used for anything else, then it was reasonable to conclude (for the purpose of policing said law) that if you owned a television you more than likely used it to…
Started by: makeabigwish · 29.May.2013 · TV/internet/telephone
2 posts, 21:42 today
Recycling days in basel
Started by: ribeisx · 24.Oct.2014 · Daily life
3 posts, 21:40 today
Where to buy a fuse?
Started by: jmf · 24.Oct.2014 · Daily life
33 posts, 21:39 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
20 posts, 21:05 today
Champagne and Absinthe day
La Maison de l'Absinthe doesn't have to be booked. But Mauler does- so final numbers by Wednesday please for that- so if you have people interested they should sign up and not just turn up on the day. I need to know who is coming for…
Started by: Odile · 18.Oct.2014 · Social events
47 posts, 21:03 today
Audi Q7 needs new brakes
For discs and pads, I would take my car across the border to ATU. It's not like they're particularly high-tech or require a lot of expertise to fit. I had four discs and pads fitted to my Range Rover, including new sensors, and the bill…
Started by: rikkezp · 23.Oct.2014 · Transportation/driving
6 posts, 20:36 today
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Started by: Zombi · 21.Oct.2014 · TV/internet/telephone
13 posts, 20:31 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
2 posts, 20:29 today
Continuing education
Started by: HudaCH · 11.Sep.2014 · Education
15 posts, 20:27 today
Ukulele players in Zurich
Hey thanks for the reply. Actually I would prefer to try out ukuleles first before buying one. I know they're not as expensive as guitars but it would make me feel more comfortable if I have more information on the different types and on…
Started by: divindaiana · 3.Sep.2014 · Other/general
6 posts, 20:17 today
Indian family in Bern
Hi All We are an Indian family based in Bern. We have been living in Bern for last 6 years. We have not been very active on EF so far but have got quite some information from here. Currently my wife is looking for a 1 night or two…
Started by: neeraj.kumar · 24.Oct.2014 · Introductions
3 posts, 20:05 today
Zurich/Rüschlikon/anywhere near WARDROBES…
Started by: bengal gal · 7.Sep.2014 · Items wanted
3 posts, 19:55 today
International Comedy Club Basel - Dane Baptiste…
Started by: The Laundry Man · 14.Oct.2014 · Commercial events
35 posts, 19:35 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
46 posts, 19:33 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
6 posts, 19:21 today
Anyone driving from Sion to Zurich at the…
hahahaha, Confloozed you are RIGHT! of course! I apologize, it´s just my way of talking, but don´t take it so seriously. In any case, I should have said, expensive FOR ME. Thank you for pointing it out. (you remind me of my brother!! he…
Started by: KiaCF · 22.Oct.2014 · Transportation/driving
5 posts, 19:13 today
Source tax B vs C question for german resident…
Started by: dmed · 20.Oct.2014 · Finance/banking/taxation
70 posts, 19:01 today
New US Ambassador to Switzerland/ Liechtenstein
"The Local Sweden" says that Azita Raji is an Iranian-American: "The United States Embassy in Stockholm is set to get its first female ambassador after the White House announced it was nominating the Iranian-American ex-investment…
Started by: DuePonte · 2.Jun.2013 · Swiss politics/news
17 posts, 18:54 today
Underfloor heating-how to put it on??
I guess it all depends on the heating system. Ours runs for 23 hrs. a day (just centrally switched off for the statutory hour between 11 and 12). But during the night hours the temperature setting is several degrees lower than the day…
Started by: Mawina23 · 24.Oct.2014 · Housing in general
1 post, 18:45 today
Wanted - MIgros Klubschule Book for B1, Zuerich
Started by: phils_swiss · 24.Oct.2014 · Items wanted
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
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
1 post, 17:45 today
Pub Quiz
Started by: StirB · 24.Oct.2014 · Social events
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
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
1 post, 16:13 today
Piano Recitals by Turkish master interpreter…
Started by: prof. taratonga · 24.Oct.2014 · Commercial events
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
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