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Another one bites the dust...

Leaving at the end of the month. Quite relieved to be going. Lived in 10 countries now, this one has been by far the most difficult to live in. It's a pity...nice scenery...shame about everything else.
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Oh good luck! Why has it been so difficult?
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Leaving at the end of the month. Quite relieved to be going. Lived in 10 countries now, this one has been by far the most difficult to live in. It's a pity...nice scenery...shame about everything else.
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Hello! Goodbye!

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Had very very bad experiences with dealing with the system here and been ripped off more in the last 2 years here than all of my previous 4 decades put together. Most dishonest place I've ever been. That was a big surprise...the Swiss have a good reputation abroad. I was warned about them by some French and German friends but chose to ignore it. Now I know...
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Re: Another one bites the dust...

A really good quote I read somewhere on this forum once about foreigners coming here:

'He who would trade liberty for some temporary security, deserves neither liberty nor security.'

I leave the cage soon. Looking forward to breathing the free air of the outside world again, looking forward to people with personalities, being able to afford a meal out now and again, not worrying about health insurance, and not worrying about scowling disapproving locals. Best of luck to those who stay...I hope you don't feel locked in.
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It's nice of you to join the forum to say goodbye.

Welcome.

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A really good quote I read somewhere on this forum once about foreigners coming here:

'He who would trade liberty for some temporary security, deserves neither liberty nor security.'

I leave the cage soon. Looking forward to breathing the free air of the outside world again, looking forward to people with personalities, being able to afford a meal out now and again, not worrying about health insurance, and not worrying about scowling disapproving locals. Best of luck to those who stay...I hope you don't feel locked in.
You sound a little bit bitter? What happened to you to make you so miserable, and glad?

You know that old saying ... "You can`t make everyone happy?" - well, you, apparently are the one who, well, you know, ..... is not happy.

Cheers. Bon Voyage. And may you find your happiness.
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I'll leave a few posts around detailing my experiences...wouldn't want others to suffer the same fate.
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Leaving at the end of the month. Quite relieved to be going. Lived in 10 countries now, this one has been by far the most difficult to live in. It's a pity...nice scenery...shame about everything else.
and out of the 10 countries the Swiss Salary was one of the best.

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Had very very bad experiences with dealing with the system here and been ripped off more in the last 2 years here than all of my previous 4 decades put together. Most dishonest place I've ever been. That was a big surprise...the Swiss have a good reputation abroad. I was warned about them by some French and German friends but chose to ignore it. Now I know...
Being ripped off against the 50% of your Swiss salary you managed to save on a monthly basis?
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Unfortunately that's the great myth of Switzerland. The big salary gets eaten up fast by the orange slip machine. My standard of living here has been much lower than in Canada, Netherlands, Belgium and France.

It was embarrassing to have visitors from other countries - the looks on their faces as their credit cards got raped.
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Re: Another one bites the dust...

Bon Bon...you must be single with no responsibilities.

When you grow up you'll figure it out.
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Unfortunately that's the great myth of Switzerland. The big salary gets eaten up fast by the orange slip machine. My standard of living here has been much lower than in Canada, Netherlands, Belgium and France.

It was embarrassing to have visitors from other countries - the looks on their faces as their credit cards got raped.
That's because visitors from those countries don't get a paid a Swiss salary.
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Sorry it didn't work out for you, make sure to piss in everyone's Cheerios on
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Unfortunately that's the great myth of Switzerland. The big salary gets eaten up fast by the orange slip machine. My standard of living here has been much lower than in Canada, Netherlands, Belgium and France.

It was embarrassing to have visitors from other countries - the looks on their faces as their credit cards got raped.
Only because expats in the Netherlands get a better income tax rate than us locals...
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Where are you moving to offski?
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Bon Bon...you must be single with no responsibilities.

When you grow up you'll figure it out.
Now that is funny!

Another funny thing is, all the threads in the complaints section complaining about Swiss salaries, its full of them.


I am sure wherever your next stop is you'll have a good start up due to your savings from your salary over the past 2 years.
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Re: Another one bites the dust...

Hey, wish you good luck, and each to their own. Hope all your dreams come true - where are you headed?

But really, why didn't you join earlier - you could have had lots of help and tips from here, avoided being 'ripped-off' perhaps, to some extent. Could have made friends too, been to events, shared experiences, good and bad.

But you choose to join now- just to pour your guts out - a bit late, really. What is the flipping point

Anyway, tara me duck, and may your God go with you, as Dave Allen used to say.
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Sooo...... how long do you think before s/he posts in the for sale section?
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Yeah, sales or blog
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