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Old 02.02.2010, 19:02
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Wednesday [1.2.2012] is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

Just in case you haven't seen this in newspapers or TV...

Tomorrow (first Wednesday of February) is the Siren Testing day (and I am holding myself not to comment on that) :-)

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http://www.ch.ch/private/00108/00111...x.html?lang=en

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Old 02.02.2010, 19:06
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

i probably wont get to reading yesterdays paper until some time next week
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Old 02.02.2010, 19:23
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

So i might actually wake up early enough to go skiing! What time they will test do we know?
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Old 02.02.2010, 19:31
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

1.30 and onwards

further info

http://www.bevoelkerungsschutz.admin...renentest.html
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Old 03.02.2010, 14:41
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

....and it just started in 8001 Zurich....
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Old 03.02.2010, 14:43
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

Yes, here in Zurich 8048 as well. But it did not really sound well. More like the alien communication in "war of the worlds" than a proper WW2 air raid alarm...
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Old 03.02.2010, 14:44
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

They went off a little while ago, I knew I had read this info somewhere
Thanks for posting!
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Old 03.02.2010, 14:45
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

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Yes, here in Zurich 8048 as well. But it did not really sound well. More like the alien communication in "war of the worlds" than a proper WW2 air raid alarm...
Just saying to my colleague, reminds me of the siren in the original Time Machine, when the Eloi (?) are summoned by the Morloks to be eaten. Or something.
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Old 03.02.2010, 14:45
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

They've gone off in 8125 Zollikerberg as well. Now, are we all sitting still, listening to the radio, got our torches and emergency supplies at hand?
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Old 03.02.2010, 14:46
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

They sound crazy! There is the monotone pulse and then a four note minor run going up and down....
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

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....and it just started in 8001 Zurich....
Nope, that was me...sorry

My german colleagues didn't find it funny either
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Just in case you haven't seen this in newspapers or TV...

Tomorrow (first Wednesday of February) is the Siren Testing day (and I am holding myself not to comment on that) :-)

More info:

http://www.ch.ch/private/00108/00111...x.html?lang=en

Cheers,
time for a complaint?!
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Old 03.02.2010, 14:47
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

I am under the desk
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Old 03.02.2010, 14:47
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

Was it as good for everyone else as it was for me?
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

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Nope, that was me...sorry

My swiss german colleagues didn't find it funny either
im german and i do. i think i fixed that for you?!
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Old 03.02.2010, 14:48
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While you're down there.....
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Old 03.02.2010, 14:50
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

B4stards woke me up!
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

Hmh didn't hear a thing over here. If this is how it's supposed to be, we're all going to die here when the real alarm sounds. Great.
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Old 03.02.2010, 14:53
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

Gone off in Kusnacht a couple of minutes ago too. Didnt hear it till I opened my windows. If this wasnt a drill, I would have perished
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