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Old 25.08.2015, 17:41
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Kinda shows that what is called "politically correct" is sometimes hypocrisy in disguise.
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Re: What's up with the people in Switzerland?

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Case 1:
I bought some hot food from the COOP grocery store to the COOP restaurant.
Can't she see that the food is not from the COOP restaurant?
As already somebody said restaurant is not a place for a picnic, no surprise you were charged.

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I was talking down the street and crossing one of the small street ON the yellow pedestrian stripe.
Stop, stop, stop. Are you sure yellow means here pedestrian zone? I guess it could be bike or even bus line.

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I was waiting for a bus at the bus stop today. And the bus finally arrived and the bus driver clearly saw me and we even made eye contact. But he didn't stop for me.
Well, if it was express bus, #660 for example - they don't stop at every Haltestelle, that's normal.
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As already somebody said restaurant is not a place for a picnic, no surprise you were charged.


Stop, stop, stop. Are you sure yellow means here pedestrian zone? I guess it could be bike or even bus line.


Well, if it was express bus, #660 for example - they don't stop at every Haltestelle, that's normal.

You're telling me this as if I were a tourist and came to CH for the first time.
Say whatever you wanna say. I don't want to argue again.
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Old 25.08.2015, 18:55
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You're telling me this as if I were a tourist and came to CH for the first time.
Say whatever you wanna say. I don't want to argue again.
Tough audience, ain't it lulumink? Welcome to EF! Looking forward to more stories from you.
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Tough audience, ain't it lulumink? Welcome to EF! Looking forward to more stories from you.
Yea fo sho!
Everyone blamed me for being a dick. That's fine. I can live with that.
Still happy to be here though. Hopefully there won't be any stories from my side. Haha.
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Yea fo sho!
Everyone blamed me for being a dick. That's fine. I can live with that.
Still happy to be here though. Hopefully there won't be any stories from my side. Haha.
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Shit, boring troll post is shit and boring.
All well and good, but do you have any opinion on the matter…?
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No, no, keep them coming. We'll try to keep you honest.
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Yea fo sho!
Everyone blamed me for being a dick. That's fine. I can live with that.
Still happy to be here though. Hopefully there won't be any stories from my side. Haha.
Only because you proved so conclusively that you really are a dick
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Re: What's up with the people in Switzerland?

nice, I don't think I would be much help I live in Ireland.

for restaurant not in Ireland this doesn't happen but in russia where I grew up in Moscow you won't be allowed in restaurant with your own food, you leave your food at counter, receptionist so that you don't eat your food in restaurant so that they get more money I suppose.

and for grumpy bike driver hm I don't know, sometime happens here in Ireland, some idiots drivers here, I once got pissed off and screamed fick off on the street, was embarasing, but other pedestrians smiled about it for some reason, but was embarasing and awkward. usually pedestrians who swear at bicyclists who cycle on pavements rather than road.

in dublin if you don't wave your hand to the bus driver then the bus won't stop, and if they do stop when you don't wave your hand to stop a bus and bus driver stops, decides to stop and you didn't want that bus the bus driver shakes his or her head and grumpily drives away.

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Re: What's up with the people in Switzerland?

Thinking about the posts, some things make me so mad that I want to swear too. Otherwise, people (for instance cyclists) don't pay attention.


Not sure what the Duliner means, there are about 10 verbs: " in dublin if you don't wave your hand to the bus driver then the bus won't stop, and if they do stop when you don't wave your hand to stop a bus and bus driver stops, decides to stop and you didn't want that bus the bus driver shakes his or her head and grumpily drives away." I must use that in my English class :-)


I find the bus and tram drivers are great at stopping, but not nice when they leave in impatience when the ticket machine holds me up. Fortunately, other passengers tend to keep the door open so it cannot drive away.
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These working class scum ought to know their place, eh?

Don't they know who you are???
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqXNOMTXWqY


Seriously, though, lulumink, you sound really tired, or jittery, or disappointed. You lived in Switzerland for many years, were away for some years and have just returned. Okay. Sometimes, people returning to the place that used to be "home" expect they'll just fit in, right away, since they know how it all works. And then it can come as a surprise to a new returner to find out they they are, contrary to the emotional logic, a newcomer and even a foreigner, at least for a while.

You can't swim in the same river twice; the water moves on. Sure, absolutely, yes, Switzerland has changed since you were last here. So has everywhere else. And so have you. So give yourself a bit of time to adjust, to find out how the new you (changed from 5 years ago) will fit into the new Switzerland (changed from 5 years ago). It can never be the same match as it was back then.

As others have said, your posts contain quite a lot of swearing, and that comes across as anger, perhaps a feeling of entitlement, and maybe even aggression. Apart from any other factors in your life, immigration in and of itself makes everyone's nerves a bit frazzled. It's a process that takes over a year, I think, till one can start to feel settled in. Even for those who do want to be here. And even for those who have lived here before, years ago.

So... I wish you the time and circumstances so that you can get enough healthy food, good sleep, get outdoors every day especially now that autumn is approaching. One trick is to leave the flat each day with a challenge to yourself: "How can I make at least one stranger happier today?" If you find time to take good care of yourself, (and maybe of some others) you will probably find the annoying things that other people do don't bother you as much.
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