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1 post, 09:38 today
Freeride session in Engelberg/Andermatt…
Started by: adam17 · 16.Dec.2017 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
60 posts, 09:12 today
Swisscom TV and Internet with Fibre Optic
Well taking the free Swisscom TV L package (inOne) you would be saving in a year 420 CHF. Which is probably the amount that you give out to another provider in 3 months ( notice ) for a 3 in 1 offer. So in theory you are getting this money…
Started by: expathere · 26.Nov.2017 · TV/internet/telephone
36 posts, 08:42 today
Scammers in Bahnhof Stadelhofen
What is it with 2 francs? A few months ago a guy saw me putting some money into my wallet, as I got change after purchasing my train ticket, and asked if I have 2 francs. I couldn't say no and I just handed them to him...:rofl: He looked…
Started by: Confloozed · 1.Apr.2017 · Other/general
35 posts, 07:24 today
Do I need to file taxes in Switzerland?…
Aha. The pieces are coming together now. I am still confused about the uncertainties of your tax liability when you know your income. And why tax payments fluctuates every month. But at least the tax on gross pay explains the…
Started by: stef3232 · 29.Mar.2013 · Finance/banking/taxation
14 posts, 07:05 today
Move to Zurich or Geneva?
From the experience of friends, you get smaller, more run down property for the same money in Geneva compared to Zurich and more of the complaints on here about asshole landlords seem to come from the west.
Started by: potatoairlines · 14.Dec.2017 · Daily life
11 posts, 06:40 today
Adopted doggo!
Thanks for the smile on a Saturday morning! My very first dog ever was a rescue, and she remained the best dog I’d ever had until the most recent addition to our family. It felt like she really appreciated having a caring family -…
Started by: tnt · 15.Dec.2017 · Pet corner
7 posts, 05:59 today
Recipes for Christmas
We are having raclette for Christmas dinner, but the OP's problem is going to be finding the equipment in the US to make this. I have seen caquelons in the US in Sur la Table and Williams Sonoma, but only for cheese fondue and chocolate…
Started by: Dayfalls · 15.Dec.2017 · Food and drink
1 post, 03:48 today
Looking for a reweaver to mend sweaters
Started by: catem · 16.Dec.2017 · Daily life
55 posts, 03:40 today
Instant Pot - Making Chicken Stock [+/-…
Why do I only spot this thread now... I splashed out (thanks to some minor $£$£ windfall and a family member's staff discount) and got myself a Moulinex Cookéo+ recently. Love the appliance and am feeling a little bit like my avatar…
Started by: Traubert · 21.Oct.2017 · Food and drink
2 posts, 22:18 yesterday
New low-cost 3a offering: VIAC
Started by: rightoveraker · 3.Dec.2017 · Finance/banking/taxation
1 post, 21:11 yesterday
Parking at Kloten station
Started by: poot · 15.Dec.2017 · Transportation/driving
4 posts, 21:09 yesterday
Working 70-100%
Started by: potatoairlines · 15.Dec.2017 · Employment
54 posts, 21:07 yesterday
Failed MFK, how to pass?
i got an invite for 22nd January. inspired by this thread, I had a MFK pre-test done by TCS today for 120 CHF. i learned that: - it is mechanically ok - lights need to be adjusted - one of the fog lights was a bit blurred. perhaps need…
Started by: clawhammer · 7.Dec.2017 · Transportation/driving
6 posts, 20:04 yesterday
English/Italian speaking midwife Schlieren…
I'm a midwife from Australia but I don't have registration here. I just met an Italian midwife who works in the German speaking part in an online course we were doing. I will ask her if she knows anyone that would visit Schlieren. …
Started by: ligiutza · 15.Dec.2017 · Family matters/health
52 posts, 19:54 yesterday
Easyjet cancelled flight & refuse to compensate
The flight was cancelled a little over 2 hours after scheduled departure time (scheduled departure was 18.50). Next step was to leave the airport because the next available flights weren't until the next day. The procedure in UK…
Started by: saiya-jin · 19.Jul.2017 · Transportation/driving
76 posts, 19:53 yesterday
Don't Drink and Drive
The main problem - I think - is; The drunker you get the more convinced you are to be perfectly okay to drive. I guess that's where the getting older comes in. You kind of remember having learnt sometime that that's not correct.
Started by: McTAVGE · 14.Dec.2017 · Daily life
20 posts, 19:42 yesterday
Contractor - Negotiating Salary raise after…
If you feel that they want you and can't do without you then you can play it as if you're otherwise not going to accept the extension. The agency might get very nervous but they might also say ok we withdraw our offer. If the role that…
Started by: Levithani · 13.Dec.2017 · Employment
15 posts, 19:09 yesterday
Mieterverband / Asloca - a word of warning
ahahaha can't tell you- yet. Will get back to you, if and when :p Mietverband/Asloca is a non profit organisation, I believe- so in the same league as a club. Thanks for the warning - but it is all in a good cause and not massively…
Started by: eng_ch · 15.Dec.2017 · Complaints corner
32 posts, 18:13 yesterday
Divorce lawyer - Zürich
Can also recommend this lawyer - had the first meeting today, and she ticks all our boxes for someone I/we can trust in terms of know-how, integrity, efficiency / saving costs due to good advice. Could have been a complicated situation…
Started by: Trollemor · 10.Jul.2017 · Family matters/health
127 posts, 18:01 yesterday
No kids, outrageous alimony claim, bailing…
Phil nailed it long time ago, I think - same little boy who was whining continuously about the price of water. Unless it’s an active member of the forum imitating that one, in which case I would expect the mods to ban that account…
Started by: pleasehelp · 14.Dec.2017 · Family matters/health
32 posts, 17:42 yesterday
Caring for stubborn elder: Decisions, POA,…
Hello, I don't have any advice on your particular situation... But when I was living in Switzerland I was placed under a legal guardianship (curatelle) buy the Justice de la Paix in Lausanne. The office concerned was the OCTP (Office…
Started by: Montagnard · 12.Dec.2017 · Family matters/health
5 posts, 17:19 yesterday
Vintage Xmas...to put you in the mood!
Started by: McTAVGE · 13.Dec.2017 · Daily life
10 posts, 17:09 yesterday
Ready made samosa pastries!!!anyone???
This is a place I frequent often. As it's a little hole in the wall, I normally get a takeaway. The daily special of a beef/lamb/chicken curry, veg curry, daal and rice for 10CHF. Very cheap and very good. I must stress though,…
Started by: appelles60 · 28.Dec.2013 · Food and drink
4 posts, 17:00 yesterday
Strike at Euroairport.
Started by: NotAllThere · 14.Dec.2017 · TV/internet/telephone
22 posts, 16:29 yesterday
Can I reject an offer while on RAV?
@miniMia I guess I could just not put it on the list. It feels like lying but on the other hand at 30+ I obviously can't put everything I did on a CV and keep it nice and short. But it's hard to get fired if you tried really hard and did…
Started by: alanmack · 23.Sep.2011 · Employment
32 posts, 16:16 yesterday
Countries with reciprocal alimony agreements
Started by: pleasehelp · 15.Dec.2017 · Family matters/health
3 posts, 16:04 yesterday
Can low-cost ski passes help lure…
Started by: Helvetia1967 · 15.Dec.2017 · Daily life
8 posts, 16:00 yesterday
B1.3 private lessons at a reasonable rate…
Hello! I hope this post doesn't break protocol - I am a student looking for other students with whom to make a private German learning group. This is for German learners in B1.3/B2 levels looking for classes. I've found an excellent…
Started by: Gradstudentjoys · 21.Oct.2017 · Language corner
15 posts, 15:43 yesterday
Swiss Pass for permanent residents
We don't own a car so this is the best deal ever. We also got one for our 13year old son so that he can travel on his own if he so wishes (vs Fr30 for the Junior Card which has the same privileges but must travel with one parent). This…
Started by: mnet · 15.Dec.2017 · Transportation/driving
3 posts, 15:40 yesterday
English/Italian speaking Pediatrician Schlieren…
Started by: ligiutza · 15.Dec.2017 · Family matters/health
4 posts, 15:25 yesterday
Star Wars movie for 8 y.o?
Started by: Mindset · 15.Dec.2017 · Daily life
9 posts, 15:17 yesterday
How many times can you claim RAV?
Actually on the site " I found the following: "si pendant le délai-cadre d’indemnisation l’assuré a travaillé pendant 6 mois consécutifs au moins avant de retomber au chômage pour un salaire supérieur à son gain assuré…
Started by: TramLinieZwei · 11.Dec.2017 · Employment
4 posts, 14:11 yesterday
RAV payment calculation question
Started by: Dack Rambo · 12.Oct.2017 · Employment
2 posts, 13:12 yesterday
RAV "10 Questions" - Translated
Started by: Mullhollander · 8.Dec.2017 · Employment
4 posts, 12:12 yesterday
Ebike conversions
Started by: KiwiSteve · 1.Sep.2017 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
6 posts, 11:58 yesterday
Comparing UK and Swiss contracting rates
Thanks very much guys. I saw an old post recommending to just numerically double the day rate - good to get your feedback. Has eFinancialcareers got good coverage for Switzerland or should I be looking elsewhere? Thanks
Started by: croreal · 25.Oct.2017 · Business & entrepreneur
2 posts, 11:50 yesterday
Swiss SME list or directory
Started by: Orac · 15.Dec.2017 · Business & entrepreneur
26 posts, 11:13 yesterday
Let the bells ring out
I like bells so much that I've asked the farmer whose sheep graze on our property to feel free to outfit them all with bells. Occasionally all the stars align and the local cows have bells, the lambs are bleating, my rooster starts crowing…
Started by: Medea Fleecestealer · 14.Dec.2017 · Swiss politics/news
7 posts, 10:45 yesterday
Romanian dentist working in Switzerland
There is a Romanian dentist working in Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne. I have forgotten her name but I think it's Mihaela. Why not contact them and have a chat with her. They are located on Route d'Yverdon across from BCV.
Started by: Mire · 7.Oct.2017 · Business & entrepreneur
2 posts, 08:44 yesterday
Dog Boarding
Started by: Trixabella · 14.Dec.2017 · Pet corner
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