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Old 01.12.2016, 12:22
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Re: 9 months in Switzerland - a honest report.

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Also, thanks for reviving this idiotic thread with an even more idiotic statement that couldn't be less relevant...
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Old 01.12.2016, 12:42
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Sometimes you guys are not very sharp, or at least contextually aware.
And a very merry Thursday to you Mr Dog. I confess I do lose some, how you say, "contextual awaremess" after 11pm. But, you know, I'll, like, live with it. Or something.
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Old 01.12.2016, 12:45
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Re: 9 months in Switzerland - a honest report.

I have lived here now for 10 years. The Swiss are a very conservative. I now just this year became Swiss and finally feel welcome. My partner is Swiss so I'm accepted automatically. Why because I'm white and American. I've seen definitely some racism in this country but for every bad one you find many more nice ones. Don't let the bad ones turn you off. They love to tell you how you should act in their country. You should read the new book the Naked Swiss. It gives you insight into the 10 myths about Swiss people.
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Old 01.12.2016, 12:51
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Sometimes you guys are not very sharp, or at least contextually aware.
It was late. I was on my second Aperol. At least I asked for clarification.
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Old 01.12.2016, 12:55
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It was late. I was on my second Aperol. At least I asked for clarification.
You know our problem? We are just not entirely perfect all of the time. Must. Do. Better.
How's the kitchen coming along btw?
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Re: 9 months in Switzerland - a honest report.

This thread is not complete without Ariaz complaining about the snobbish, cold, selfish etc etc Russian women. 'cause it's always women's fault, apparently.
It would be a perfect circle.
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You know our problem? We are just not entirely perfect all of the time. Must. Do. Better.
How's the kitchen coming along btw?
All booked in for 19-22 December when my OH will be in the UK for a few days thanks, and the kitchen fitter still ends his texts and emails with 'xx' He's doing this job as a cash in hand foreigner whilst he's on his Christmas holidays from his full time job, which is fitting kitchens for one of the biggest UK suppliers. He's a friend of a friend...

The plumber's team are in this week doing the new central heating system and bathroom, much to the consternation of my mate who looks after the house. He's in the habit of calling round on his way home from dropping his kids off at school, and 'uses the facilities' whilst he's there, except yesterday he was met by an empty, newly plastered bathroom
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It was obvious to anyone with half a brain what she was referring to, namely that while Switzerland is foreigner-friendly and English-speakers can get by in daily life perfectly fine, Russia is not. It was at least a valid response to the OP's criticisms.

Seems like you are are playing the idiot here.
I thought her comment was rather amusing too. BTW, it matches a friend's tales - he spent a lot of time in Moscow and hated every moment of it.
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