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86 posts, 15:26 today
Moms who decided to stay home-convince me!
I'm at home, too. My daughter is now in the fourth class in the local school. I worked as a consultant until she was two and then we moved here. I worked for a little while as a lecturer before setting up my own music teaching business,…
Started by: swiss_in_training · 16.Sep.2014 · Family matters/health
4 posts, 15:19 today
Diferent people on EF
Started by: luisvb · 18.Sep.2014 · Other/general
10 posts, 15:19 today
Migros 50% off = 150% payment
Checking supermarket /food receipts dates back a couple of decades ago. Both of us gasped at the final amount, wondering what extravagance the other had put in the trolley? Some item like 17.90, the cashier had added a digit (by…
Started by: moggy · 18.Sep.2014 · Daily life
1 post, 15:17 today
Scottish referendum: any scots in Lausanne?
Started by: Penelopeee · 18.Sep.2014 · Daily life
9 posts, 15:16 today
From Porto to Zurich, some help please?
- For enough information on living in Switzerland: Including information about unpaid bills, how to sort garbage, where to buy the special garbage bags, help lines, etc. - Portuguese Consulate YOU NEED TO CALL AND BOOK AN…
Started by: Mónica Lopez · 14.Sep.2014 · Introductions
42 posts, 15:13 today
No, you can't get ahead of me at the cash…
What I really hate is when someone in front of me want to be kind and let someone goes first. He is making a decision for me. if He let someone take his place he should go to the back of the queue. If there is nobody behind him in the…
Started by: glowjupiter · 16.Sep.2014 · Complaints corner
16 posts, 15:10 today
Has anyone successfully used keyboard stickers…
I think you are completely misunderstanding the point of the thread, which is to take a UK layout keyboard, and then add Swiss layout stickers to it. I do realise that in the st2lemans world of pure black and white absolutes, this may be…
Started by: Richdog · 18.Sep.2014 · TV/internet/telephone
2 posts, 15:10 today
Look for a temporary place in/near Zürich…
Started by: profetas · 18.Sep.2014 · Property wanted
7 posts, 15:10 today
New in Lausanne
Haha, great, just what you want to hear.;) Thanks for your welcome though! To be honest at the moment my bigger concern is me having to learn french (I am still in the sweet "still 3 years to go" phase for my thesis)
Started by: Cindy_McAwesome · 15.Sep.2014 · Introductions
58 posts, 15:00 today
Mediocre (and that's being generous) Swiss…
When I first started coming to Switzerland I was working in London in the creative/marketing fields, mostly producing large format displays for exhibitions and creative signage. I though that with Zürich being a biggish, well off…
Started by: 22 yards · 17.Sep.2014 · Daily life
30 posts, 14:59 today
Netflix Switzerland starting September 18
It was to be expected I guess. That House of Cards is missing is not something I can forgive, though. Apparently, they had carelessly signed a 10-year exclusivity deal with Sky Germany for that one before they decided to expand in the…
Started by: dawiz · 12.Sep.2014 · TV/internet/telephone
3 posts, 14:57 today
Looking for a Stereo Amplifer [Basel]
Started by: sebitti · 2.Sep.2014 · Items wanted
5 posts, 14:53 today
Wanted - Dirndl Dresses and Lederhosen
Started by: angelica2611 · 17.Sep.2014 · Items wanted
4 posts, 14:51 today
New French/Arab guy near Zurich
Started by: mollyguy · 17.Sep.2014 · Introductions
3 posts, 14:48 today
DS Autistic Spectrum disorder
Started by: Niceyes · 18.Sep.2014 · Family matters/health
7 posts, 14:44 today
Australians in Basel
Welcome! By stations, do you mean cattle stations? Because there's not a lot of those around here (given that a single WA or NT station can be bigger than the whole of Switzerland ...). There my be some work going mustering four cows to…
Started by: nkelly · 22.Jul.2010 · Introductions
1 post, 14:28 today
WANTED (ZUG): HP color laser printer with…
Started by: rachu61 · 18.Sep.2014 · Items wanted
91 posts, 14:17 today
IPhone 6
I do know that. Not sure what it has to do with the highlighted post, which is about the up front cost with orange & that people were confused by the statment that it would be 0- upfront on all tariffs Although it's avail to order on…
Started by: Island Monkey · 27.Aug.2014 · TV/internet/telephone
17 posts, 14:15 today
Is Swisscom Natel Infinity surfing speed…
Well, I was not satisfied. Half of our office (Adliswil, 10 min from Zurich) wasn't covered, and my desk was a dead zone for calls or data. So yes, there is a price difference, but sometimes you just have to bite the bullet and go to…
Started by: Hippocrates · 6.Apr.2014 · TV/internet/telephone
5 posts, 14:13 today
St Patricks day in Luzern
Started by: Horatio Gonzales · 4.Feb.2014 · Entertainment & dining
38 posts, 14:03 today
New to the English Forum, From Pennslyvania…
I wouldn't be so sure of that tbh. European country names and nationalities probably don't figure very highly in the average school curriculum in the US. The OP may have made a couple if little mistakes in his posts but Sbrinz's…
Started by: joebagofdonuts · 17.Sep.2014 · Introductions
84 posts, 13:51 today
[proposed] new health insurance system
According to this recent poll from the 20 Minuten, if the vote were held on the day of questioning, it would be close: 49% for, 49% against, 2% uncertain. The usual division along the Rostigraben lines - in the Romandie the majority…
Started by: simple_person · 19.Mar.2014 · Insurance
2 posts, 13:45 today
Share transport UK -> CH in early/mid October…
Started by: Seeds · 18.Sep.2014 · Transportation/driving
4 posts, 13:41 today
Rushed into a job
Started by: tebee · 18.Sep.2014 · Employment
2 posts, 13:40 today
Danes moving to Zug
Started by: tobiasn · 18.Sep.2014 · Introductions
28 posts, 13:27 today
TEDxZurich Arrogance
Theoretically they should be very useful, whenever I started watching there was something that put me off them. The author of this article has nailed what I think the problem is. It's become all about the style and less about the…
Started by: makeabigwish · 12.Sep.2014 · Complaints corner
8 posts, 13:26 today
Used Car Lots Switzerland
I'm going to piggyback this thread folks on a related matter. Has anyone seen an option on any of those site to filter by Right Hand Drive (RHD) cars? I reckon RHD cars for export back to the UK would be good value here. Any tips on…
Started by: amandacanada · 17.Sep.2014 · Transportation/driving
15 posts, 13:19 today
A nice cuppa
I'm quite a fan tbh. Albeit not the perfect cuppa but then again what is the alternative especially when one is at work, Teapot to go doesn't really work. I do miss the teapot mind, sadly one of life's fading traditions.
Started by: Onebasepair · 12.Jan.2007 · Food and drink
7 posts, 13:04 today
Translation help [German]
There's always risk - you could have someone come and say, "oops sorry not enough in my wallet, I'm going to nip to the hole in the wall" and then do a runner. Unless you manage that risk, of course. The answer to the question on the…
Started by: Island Monkey · 17.Sep.2014 · Language corner
7 posts, 12:58 today
Spielgruppen and toilet training
I would recommend talking to the playgroup leader and asking them how they ask the children is they need to go to the toilet. Then teach your child that phrase. Everyone seems to have a slightly different way of saying it, which confused…
Started by: pinguin · 17.Sep.2014 · Family matters/health
10 posts, 12:38 today
‘Mass murder’ reported off Malta, 500 drowned
The immigration from Africa to Europe is about 100'000 per year. These people are willing to work, speak the language and they spend huge money to get smuggled. Why not create a 5-10 year work visa for them that would cost about that…
Started by: Castro · 15.Sep.2014 · International affairs/politics
4 posts, 12:25 today
Looking for a microwave
Started by: oksana p. · 15.Sep.2014 · Items wanted
9 posts, 12:15 today
Possibly moving from France
Yes there is a few houses there that are not to bad cost wise - it's still a bit shock compared to rural France though. We have 3 two bedroomed houses we rent out locally, the rent we get is around 300 euros per month each, but they…
Started by: tebee · 9.Sep.2014 · Introductions
4 posts, 12:11 today
Started by: Cowboys & Bimmers · 17.Sep.2014 · Introductions
6 posts, 12:08 today
IPhone 4S on/off button repair
I use the website iFixit.com. It's got all of the step by step guides to replacing phone/computer parts. It also tells you how difficult it could be. My advice, if you're adventurous and want to try, go for an easy-moderate installation.…
Started by: fduvall · 9.Sep.2014 · TV/internet/telephone
45 posts, 11:47 today
Buying Dog food cheaper...
I continue to order my Terra Canis from Zooplus Germany where the prices are far better than CH retail shops and even from Zooplus Schweiz. They still seem to ship from SG, but to stay on the safe side I keep the order under 50 Euro and so…
Started by: darkhorsedrea · 7.Sep.2011 · Pet corner
39 posts, 11:46 today
Broken ribs - worst pain ever??
One of the most painful injuries to be had. Initially you cannot feel much, especially if skiing accident happened in cold temps up the top, but then when you get home into higher temps then you are in pain as hell. Should take some time…
Started by: cricketer · 17.Sep.2014 · Daily life
1 post, 11:44 today
Ikea stolmen shoe rack
Started by: Aleke · 18.Sep.2014 · Items wanted
1 post, 11:43 today
October 1st
Started by: Dexy24 · 18.Sep.2014 · Concerts
1 post, 11:27 today
English speaking doctor - Lausanne area
Started by: CFDraper · 18.Sep.2014 · Family matters/health
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