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Old 10.07.2014, 12:04
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I'm cool. I know this from the reception I get in the Migros restaurant on those afternoons when I go for coffee and a piece of carrot cake. The ladies there, most of them now widows and so freed of the shackles of marriage tend to appreciate male coolness in the highly developed form practised by me after years of studying the works of Jean-Paul Sartre. This utter coolness, a form of Zen really, takes a long time to perfect. Add white hair, (a lock hanging cheekily over one eye), wrinkles, a slow sort of High Noon walk, perfected in the mirror at home, and with my Migros Budget mobile phone clutched in a sinewy hand plus blue jeans turned up to show no socks in my Timberlands - and the required degree of absolute coolness is guaranteed. Should the weather improve in the next few days I'll be going down in my vest again with my feet splayed (and displayed) in sandals. Warm weather adds a tremendous boost to my image. And, let's admit it, bare feet are/is the true sign of intense, worthwhile coolness. Now that I'm part of the Migros-Restaurant picture, I often don't have to pay for a second coffee and accept that this sign of appreciation by the not-so-with-it crowd tends to underline the efforts one has to make to make one's mark in the world.


What I'd reeeaaaallllly like is one of those trike motorbike things that I sometimes see on the roads, I know this involves getting tattooed, wearing a blue vest and growing a moustache but it would free me of the walk down to the Migros which is sometimes difficult for me at my age without my walking stick. But one can't have everything and turning up for coffee and carrot cake in leather trousers could ruin my chances of retaining my lifestyle.
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Old 10.07.2014, 12:16
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For those interesting, tonight for a few beers at Mousetrap in Viadukt is always a interesting fun time.

I'll be heading over around 18:30, but many are there earlier to enjoy some fine beers, cheeses and good times.
I'm in!
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hahahaha.


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I'm cool. I know this from the reception I get in the Migros restaurant on those afternoons when I go for coffee and a piece of carrot cake. The ladies there, most of them now widows and so freed of the shackles of marriage tend to appreciate male coolness in the highly developed form practised by me after years of studying the works of Jean-Paul Sartre. This utter coolness, a form of Zen really, takes a long time to perfect. Add white hair, (a lock hanging cheekily over one eye), wrinkles, a slow sort of High Noon walk, perfected in the mirror at home, and with my Migros Budget mobile phone clutched in a sinewy hand plus blue jeans turned up to show no socks in my Timberlands - and the required degree of absolute coolness is guaranteed. Should the weather improve in the next few days I'll be going down in my vest again with my feet splayed (and displayed) in sandals. Warm weather adds a tremendous boost to my image. And, let's admit it, bare feet are/is the true sign of intense, worthwhile coolness. Now that I'm part of the Migros-Restaurant picture, I often don't have to pay for a second coffee and accept that this sign of appreciation by the not-so-with-it crowd tends to underline the efforts one has to make to make one's mark in the world.


What I'd reeeaaaallllly like is one of those trike motorbike things that I sometimes see on the roads, I know this involves getting tattooed, wearing a blue vest and growing a moustache but it would free me of the walk down to the Migros which is sometimes difficult for me at my age without my walking stick. But one can't have everything and turning up for coffee and carrot cake in leather trousers could ruin my chances of retaining my lifestyle.
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Friends are over-rated lol if you go to the gym at ASVZ send me a PM
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I'm going to try this out tonight too. See you there.
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I'm going to try this out tonight too. See you there.
how many are going to this now? and what time?
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how many are going to this now? and what time?
The market closes at 8, but on Thursdays we stay open until about 9 (it's my bar BTW, I'm not as scary as y avatar suggests)... most folk turn up at between 6 and 7, afterwards some of us go off to other bars or to eat.

Say hello to me behind the cheese counter and I'll introduce you to some of the irregulars......
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The market closes at 8, but on Thursdays we stay open until about 9 (it's my bar BTW, I'm not as scary as y avatar suggests)... most folk turn up at between 6 and 7, afterwards some of us go off to other bars or to eat.

Say hello to me behind the cheese counter and I'll introduce you to some of the irregulars......
I'll be cutting it close then, probably getting there between 8:30 and 9. Will I still be able to get into the markthalle to access the bar?
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The market closes at 8, but on Thursdays we stay open until about 9 (it's my bar BTW, I'm not as scary as y avatar suggests)... most folk turn up at between 6 and 7, afterwards some of us go off to other bars or to eat.

Say hello to me behind the cheese counter and I'll introduce you to some of the irregulars......
thank you, I read the thread about your bar

might see you later

pm me if anyone else wants to hold hands through an awkward first outing ?
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I'll be cutting it close then, probably getting there between 8:30 and 9. Will I still be able to get into the markthalle to access the bar?
The bar is right by the front glass doors, just knock on them and smile and someone will let you in!

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thank you, I read the thread about your bar

might see you later

pm me if anyone else wants to hold hands through an awkward first outing ?
Don't worry, it won't be awkward!
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So that was fun.

Also, Punk IPA on tap is a brilliant, brilliant thing. Thanks for the amazing evening, guys.
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Re: Looking for cool people to hang out with

I first stared to post to get notifications for the next impromptu event.. but I'll
keep typing... I'm 31, m, living in Wallisellen so just a quick hop to Zurich HB although to be honest I don't head into town that often.. but should probably do it more!!

Happy to meet up with anyone, so SwissSurfer or others, if you're keen for a beer once in a while let me know!

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Re: Looking for cool people to hang out with

After a few unsuccesful attempts at socializing (mainly with random people I met during a night out at Paddy's) I am still interested in meeting new people here in Zürich. I like watching sports, attending gigs and travelling in general. I am pretty normal I guess and have a good sense of humour. If you are fun and have a good personality then drop me a line.




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I am 32 years old and live in Zurich, I am somewhat local but currently trying to expand my small social circle. I tried to meet new people at work but that is impossible due to lack of shared interests and mentalities so I joined some language classes but that was also another fail. Lately I also joined a gym but that was even worse. No one speaks to each other there either:-) Maybe this here will prove more fruitful. It would be great to be able to hang out with a group of people once in a while rather than hanging out with one friend I still have from school and being dependant on her availability. Recently I tried glocals but the people there seemed quite superficial and after meeting up once no one seemed too bothered to contact each other anymore...despite having a good time together.

I like concerts, bars, travelling, hiking, skiing and trying out new things in general. Nothing too crazy, just trying to have a good time and find something else to do apart from go to work and go home and watch TV.

If anyone is interested in catching up please drop me a line.
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Re: Looking for cool people to hang out with

There are a lot of meetup groups to go skiing, checking out restaurants /bars, seeing movies etc in Zurich. It is like glocals. You should try going to these meetings/activities number of times until you meet and connect some people. Like everything else meeting the right people and making friends take time.
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