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Old 24.01.2013, 18:07
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Hope to be welcome even if I'm Swiss ;-)

Hello everyone,

I know this is a forum for english speaking peoplen in Switzerland, well, with me it's the opposite - I'm Swiss and Swiss (-german) speaking in Switzerland

I hope to get some advise about your country as I'll visit Goodwood in summer.

In the past, I've been to London for many times, but haven't been there for years.

I love english cars!! I don't love english weather... I love pubs! And I love the humour And I love the small clubs with loud concerts of completely unknown bands...

Oh, and I LOVE New Zealand

If you find any miss-spellings or totaly wrong gramatic in my posts, feel free to keep them. If you have the time to post any corrections, I'd really appreciate it, as I want to do some progress in my english

On the opposite, if you have any questions about Switzerland that I, might answer, I'd be more than happy to do so, as good as I can.

See you later then, I'll try to post my first question now...

Cheers, Daniel
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Old 24.01.2013, 18:13
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Re: Hope to be welcome even if I'm Swiss ;-)

Hi and welcome. Goodwood, eh? Glorious Goodwood races (horse racing that is) in July/August, also I think the Festival of Speed (old British cars) in the same month/s.
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Old 24.01.2013, 18:14
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Re: Hope to be welcome even if I'm Swiss ;-)

Hello there, and welcome.

First question, your name, was that on purpose?
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Old 24.01.2013, 18:15
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Re: Hope to be welcome even if I'm Swiss ;-)

Hi Daniel, you are definitely not the only Swiss here, and not the only Swiss German, lol- look out for Wollishoffener, and a few more.

I am a Romande (Neuchateloise), but lived in several locations in the UK for near on 40 years, married to a Brit- now back (with him) in the Jura now we are both retired. Have fun
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Old 24.01.2013, 18:24
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Re: Hope to be welcome even if I'm Swiss ;-)

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Hello everyone,

I know this is a forum for english speaking peoplen in Switzerland, well, with me it's the opposite - I'm Swiss and Swiss (-german) speaking in Switzerland

I hope to get some advise about your country as I'll visit Goodwood in summer.

In the past, I've been to London for many times, but haven't been there for years.

I love english cars!! I don't love english weather... I love pubs! And I love the humour And I love the small clubs with loud concerts of completely unknown bands...

Oh, and I LOVE New Zealand

If you find any miss-spellings or totaly wrong gramatic in my posts, feel free to keep them. If you have the time to post any corrections, I'd really appreciate it, as I want to do some progress in my english

On the opposite, if you have any questions about Switzerland that I, might answer, I'd be more than happy to do so, as good as I can.

See you later then, I'll try to post my first question now...

Cheers, Daniel
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Old 24.01.2013, 18:26
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Re: Hope to be welcome even if I'm Swiss ;-)

Thanks for your welcome :-)

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First question, your name, was that on purpose?
Well, ''swiss'' was not available... I hope, ''ssiws'' does not mean something stupid in english
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Old 24.01.2013, 18:34
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Well, ''swiss'' was not available... I hope, ''ssiws'' does not mean something stupid in english
Lol, fair enough.

I don't think it means anything, but I'm sure someone will come up with a very weird and totally made-up definition.
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Old 24.01.2013, 18:47
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Hello everyone,

I know this is a forum for english speaking peoplen in Switzerland, well, with me it's the opposite - I'm Swiss and Swiss (-german) speaking in Switzerland

I hope to get some advise about your country as I'll visit Goodwood in summer.

In the past, I've been to London for many times, but haven't been there for years.

I love english cars!! I don't love english weather... I love pubs! And I love the humour And I love the small clubs with loud concerts of completely unknown bands...

Oh, and I LOVE New Zealand

If you find any miss-spellings or totaly wrong gramatic in my posts, feel free to keep them. If you have the time to post any corrections, I'd really appreciate it, as I want to do some progress in my english

On the opposite, if you have any questions about Switzerland that I, might answer, I'd be more than happy to do so, as good as I can.

See you later then, I'll try to post my first question now...

Cheers, Daniel
Great first post!
I love the bit I've highlighted, thank you, that is very kind!
Enjoy the forum!
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Old 24.01.2013, 18:54
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Welcome to the Forum, Daniel! Hope you will enjoy being part of the community
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Old 24.01.2013, 18:58
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Re: Hope to be welcome even if I'm Swiss ;-)

Hoi Daniel, willkommen an Bord.

Bisch nöd allei
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Old 24.01.2013, 19:01
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Re: Hope to be welcome even if I'm Swiss ;-)

Hi ssiws - you're not backward in coming forward, are you?

Goodwood? ...... geegees or brmmbrmms?
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Old 24.01.2013, 19:29
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Hi ssiws - you're not backward in coming forward, are you?
No, I'm straight (not offensive )

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yes, very biiiggg brmmbrmms
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Re: Hope to be welcome even if I'm Swiss ;-)

Welcome to the forum. You might be keen to discover what the late founder of the forum mentioned:

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Inclusion - everyone is welcome: Using terms which are not universally understood by all our visitors excludes people. When it becomes widespread, visitors from one region may feel that the system is "not for them". It was never the goal of this system to encourage any particular group of people, or to appear as if there is a clique to outsiders. The only thing which should unite us is that English is used here, hopefully correctly. In this way, access is encouraged for all, even the Swiss who speak English.
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For many of us, it is our native tongue. So this site is not just for English people, or even native speakers - it's for anyone who is living in (or interested in) Switzerland and would like to communicate in English. And since we don't believe in discrimination or excluding anyone, even the Swiss are welcome too!
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Welcome from a swiss-french
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Re: Hope to be welcome even if I'm Swiss ;-)

Ciao Daniel

Härzlich willkomme im EF. Esch en gueti Sach obwohl ech au erscht sit es paar Wuche debi bin. Han schon velli gueti Diskussione gha und Lüt troffe. Für dich als Kiwi Fan hätt ich eventuell öppis wo härzlich willkomme besch. Am 16.02 findet s Winter Aussie und Kiwi BBQ statt. Falls wottsch schick dr de Link jedefalls bisch härzlich willkomme und kei Angscht wäge de Fähler das interessiert da inne niemmert solang mer verstaht was schriebe wottsch.

Vell Spass us de Zentralschwiz

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Welcome aboard Daniel!
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Sorry, other than English, only Italian is allowed!

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Guess Dani boy thinks he's the only Swiss in the village
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Welcome to the forum, Daniel....and wow, thanks to Andy I've just realized that I can actually read Swiss German pretty well!

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Thannks to everyone for the warm welcome
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