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For Friday: be careful if you have a dog in geneva

A woman was fined 350 CHF in Geneva because her dog peed on the pavement.
http://www.20min.ch/schweiz/romandie...Busse-28614137

Of course this will never happen to EF members as their dogs are perfectly trained but you never know...
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Re: For Friday: be careful if you have a dog in geneva

Love the headline - Pudel Pinkelt
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A woman was fined 350 CHF in Geneva because her dog peed on the pavement.
Just out of curiosity, does anyone know how much I (i.e. a human) would be fined for relieving myself in public? I know there was a thread about this recently but it's Friday and I just can't be bothered to look it up.
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Just out of curiosity, does anyone know how much I (i.e. a human) would be fined for relieving myself in public? I know there was a thread about this recently but it's Friday and I just can't be bothered to look it up.
Piss on the street and find out !

I too can't be arsed to look this up as it's not something i would remember as i have sufficient self-restraint not to need to piss on the street like a common guttersnipe.
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Re: For Friday: be careful if you have a dog in geneva

Don't they have bigger problems in Geneva than a dog peeing on the street?!
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Just out of curiosity, does anyone know how much I (i.e. a human) would be fined for relieving myself in public? I know there was a thread about this recently but it's Friday and I just can't be bothered to look it up.
It depends on Kanton and Gemeinde, 50-200CHF. Some communes let you pay right away, otherwise you'll have to pay additional costs (Schreibgebühren) as did the woman with the dog.
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Don't they have bigger problems in Geneva than a dog peeing on the street?!
they are showing off with first world problems
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Don't they have bigger problems in Geneva than a dog peeing on the street?!
Not since you left
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Re: For Friday: be careful if you have a dog in geneva

If people don't want to be responsible out of their own volition, then you have to force them to be. Now let's start fining cyclists who think they're allowed to use zebra crossings.
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Not since you left
In solidarity with the dog, we ought to all go down to Geneva and piss on it. #pissongenevachallenge
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Just out of curiosity, does anyone know how much I (i.e. a human) would be fined for relieving myself in public? I know there was a thread about this recently but it's Friday and I just can't be bothered to look it up.
It's in the article
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Während Hunde in dem meisten Städten noch in die Strassen pinkeln dürfen, ist dies den Menschen nicht erlaubt. Je nach Ort drohen den Wildpinklern höhere oder tiefere Bussen. In Basel, Bremgarten oder Solothurn kostet das 50 Franken. In St. Gallen zahlt man 60 Franken. Zürich und Winterthur stellen Bussen über 80 Franken aus. Zug, Luzern, Freiburg und Biel verlangen 100 Franken und Lausanne 120. In Genf zahlen Mensch und Hund gleich viel: 350 Franken
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While in most cities, dogs are allowed to pee in the street, people aren't. Each place has a higher or lower fine for a publislash.

In Basel, Bremgarten or Solothurn it costs 50 CHF. In St. Gallen you pay 60 CHF. Zurich and Winterthur have fines of 80 CHF. Zuf, Luzern, Freiburg and Biel charge 100 CHF and Lausanne 120.

In Geneva, people and dogs [presumably their owner] pay the same: 350 CHF.
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In Geneva, people and dogs [presumably their owner] pay the same: 350 CHF.
this must be an EF dog owner's dream: man and dog are seen as equal
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Re: For Friday: be careful if you have a dog in geneva

Adding the link to the other "peeing" thread :
The best places in Switzerland to avoid peeing in public
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It's in the article
Thanks, I really appreciate it! I couldn't be bothered to read the article either.
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Just out of curiosity, does anyone know how much I (i.e. a human) would be fined for relieving myself in public? I know there was a thread about this recently but it's Friday and I just can't be bothered to look it up.
(480.- * L) * A + C

L = quantity in liters (police will measure)
A = area occupied by the lake
C = cantonal constant fee
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(480.- * L) * A + C

L = quantity in liters (police will measure)
watching them having to that would already be worth the fine.
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Old 02.12.2016, 14:18
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In Geneva, people and dogs [presumably their owner] pay the same: 350 CHF.
And I thought slavery was illgal here

While your translation is accurate the article isn't (the source in french is):
The fine in Geneva is "only" 200.-, the remainder are Schreibgebühren.
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And I thought slavery was illgal here

While your translation is accurate the article isn't (the source in french is):
The fine in Geneva is "only" 200.-, the remainder are Schreibgebühren.
Bargain!

To be fair to the article, it says "zahlen", so it's sort of right, but sort of not too.
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Re: For Friday: be careful if you have a dog in geneva

The headline is "350 Franken Busse". I would think that's what sticks.
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Re: For Friday: be careful if you have a dog in geneva

I love the top comment on that story. SHould fine spitters too. In fact since spitters can read and know it's wrong, should fine them double.

My dog can wee on command but alas I can't stop her from weeing where she's not supposed to. I think it would be the top 1% of dogs/owners who can master that so the fine is a complete joke.

Fun fact: Dog tax is higher than person tax. That's right.. I pay about 200 tax for the dog but when my soon-to-be-exwife wasn't earning anything, the tax for her existence was a mere 24 franks.
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