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32 posts, 00:47 today
New Cembra Mastercard
Can I still use the old Cembra Cumulus Mastercard to to collect Migros points until end of its validity ? .. Or do I have to switch to the new Cembra Certo! card (which has arrived unsolicited in the mail) which would give me the…
Started by: freak · 1.Jul.2022 · Finance/banking/taxation
12 posts, 23:35 yesterday
Just received my crumpets today.
Basically I use the flour for Brotbackmischung, or the lazy man´s readymix flour for breadbaking, you can get it anywhere. Mix it with milk, or Quark or even sour cream and add a bit of baking soda. It´s so easy to do this way and it…
Started by: pauljay · 13.Aug.2022 · Food and drink
9 posts, 23:29 yesterday
Play groups/Indoor playgrounds with Sunday…
Spielgruppe is the wrong word to use. That is a set group they attend as a pre-kindergarten. All the indoor playgrounds are open on Sunday and very busy. But mostly you will have to stay there with your children. Bouncelab is a hit…
Started by: higgsboson · 12.Aug.2022 · Family matters/health
2 posts, 23:17 yesterday
Holiday let care
Started by: Stoker177 · 11.Aug.2022 · Housing in general
110 posts, 23:17 yesterday
Landlord threatening eviction because of...…
If a tenant has been given notice, trying to find a new place is a huge challenge. Some rental applications ask if the aplicant was given notice. Then there is the issue of getting a reference from the previous landlord. So it is…
Started by: nonswissi · 12.Aug.2022 · Housing in general
30 posts, 22:54 yesterday
Teachers without education in kanton Zurich
Information came from speaking with Swiss teachers getting more degrees in my university. Probably varies greatly from canton to canton—what doesn’t in Switzerland? I agree that in general Switzerland is better off as far as the…
Started by: Excad · 5.Jul.2022 · Education
12 posts, 22:50 yesterday
Schattdorf UR: Holiday closure notice FAIL
It is, but then again it isn´t, at least not in the Volksschulen, there the topic of WW2 is done and dusted in a week or two and the mandatory visit to a KZ hasn´t been done in quite a while. Sad really, all German kids learn these days…
Started by: meloncollie · 11.Aug.2022 · Swiss politics/news
15 posts, 22:48 yesterday
Pulled Pork: Alternatives to BBQ Sauce
A good chimichurri is excellent on any meat ... I love it so much that I could almost eat it as a main dish spooned onto slices of fresh bread. https://www.bonappetit.c... https://cafedelites.com/... Please make it fresh and don't buy…
Started by: Elu · 11.Aug.2022 · Food and drink
4 posts, 22:00 yesterday
Repatriating rental deposit after leaving CH
Started by: eunoneu · 13.Aug.2022 · Finance/banking/taxation
38 posts, 21:12 yesterday
Dog owner who never picks up poop - what to do?
Art. 10 para. 2 in conjunction with Art. 21 Lege sui Cani should have you covered. Would love to see the maximum fine applied... (https://m3.ti.ch/CAN/RL... "Art. 10 The Municipalities make available in public areas special containers…
Started by: itsjess · 12.Aug.2022 · Pet corner
32 posts, 20:53 yesterday
E-gamers or couch potatoes ? - the new Olympic…
Well the way things are going with the Air Forces of 'the future' that could consist solely of UAV's and drone fighters and bombers - it will be the Video gamers that will be taking the place of the redundant air force aviators to pilot…
Started by: John William · 6.Aug.2022 · International affairs/politics
2 posts, 20:05 yesterday
TNW 2 Zone Ticket Duration
Started by: SwissMorgs · 13.Aug.2022 · Transportation/driving
4 posts, 19:43 yesterday
Salman Rushdie stabbed during lecture in NY
Started by: meloncollie · 12.Aug.2022 · International affairs/politics
5 posts, 18:48 yesterday
Opening a e-shop while working
Started by: LanaDrahperus · 12.Aug.2022 · Business & entrepreneur
57 posts, 17:44 yesterday
Prorperty company in my postzahl wont rent…
Update on my sub-rent situation: I negotiated with my agency, and they accepted a monthly sub-rent of around 40% my total rent. AOZ will transfer money into my Ukrainian guests account, and they will transfer them to me. I will receive a…
Started by: irish_marmot · 24.May.2022 · Housing in general
5 posts, 15:47 yesterday
Hi, everyone!
Started by: Aldel · 13.Aug.2022 · Introductions
3 posts, 09:37 yesterday
What happens wiht tenants when a building…
Started by: Gravity · 12.Aug.2022 · Housing in general
66 posts, 09:16 yesterday
There's been 368 cases in CH since May. (You can check here, it's updated daily: https://www.bag.admin.ch... Yes, COVID is more deadly. Public health responses don't need to be zero-sum. And it's not a new disease. Scientists in…
Started by: bowlie · 23.May.2022 · Family matters/health
98 posts, 00:30 yesterday
Perseid meteor shower
well, apparently, the full moon will block out the view a bit, but perseids may still put on a good show. enjoy. But the Perseids are so bright and numerous that it could still be a decent show. Best viewing will be from a dark location…
Started by: fatih.erol · 8.Aug.2011 · Travel/day trips/free time
11 posts, 23:52 12.Aug.2022
Right of way question
The signpost ahead just says "speed limit 30km/h ends here, back to the default" so it's again a normal 50km/h road. Note the circular signs. The sub-50 speed limit would end anyway at the next intersection or crossing, if the 30km/h limit…
Started by: krlock3 · 12.Aug.2022 · Transportation/driving
16 posts, 22:41 12.Aug.2022
New Hobby in Zurich
There is, in fact, a team in Bern. If you scroll down the Underwater Hockey Switzerland website, you'll see the contact details for Bern. The site is mostly correct, although it looks like it needs a new update for some info - the…
Started by: MomsSpaghetti · 10.Aug.2022 · Other/general
19 posts, 20:35 12.Aug.2022
Credit Suisse for a low budget startup
The advantage is that Indian Rupee is not an 'exotic currency' for CS. In fact CS is the intermediary bank when I send money from BCF to India. and this : "In collaboration with our partner Worldline, we are offering you an…
Started by: sva · 9.Aug.2022 · Business & entrepreneur
6 posts, 20:14 12.Aug.2022
Event Emcee/host.
I know of a couple capable and qualified individuals to cover your event. Though, before I call on them or transfer contact details, please PM me with basic event details (date, location, number of guests and any other known facts) along…
Started by: Chepster · 11.Aug.2022 · Concerts
126 posts, 18:59 12.Aug.2022
The Vet Thread (Recommendations)
If you‘re in Winterthur or the surrounding area I highly recommend Dr Venessa Schifferle in Henggart. We started seeing her in April, for mostly palliative care for our pup, and she diagnosed heart disease, something our other vets…
Started by: Guest · 7.Sep.2010 · Pet corner
16 posts, 18:39 12.Aug.2022
USD $$ --- need some USD $
It really wasn't a straight forward question that you asked. You asked roughly the same question multiple times in different ways and added extraneous information which only served to distract the reader. As an adult, you could…
Started by: Jamboree · 10.Aug.2022 · Finance/banking/taxation
1 post, 15:40 12.Aug.2022
English park play for kids 0-10
Started by: CANinCH · 12.Aug.2022 · Family matters/health
4 posts, 15:08 12.Aug.2022
Buying a used car - steps to take
Started by: PedroCZ · 25.Mar.2019 · Transportation/driving
109 posts, 14:36 12.Aug.2022
Waste Disposal and Recycling in Zurich 2014:…
To my knowledge, in Switzerland none of these containers is public, each of them belongs to a building and each inhabitant knows where their one is located. The chain is irrelevant, it only reinforces the default usage (and prevents the…
Started by: Guest · 5.Jan.2014 · Daily life
26 posts, 14:29 12.Aug.2022
The lockdown has given me a new respect…
Three types of people emerged from the lock-down: Chunk, Drunk, or Hunk i.e. people who ate too much, drank too much, or exercised all the time. If you fall into the first two categories, then time for a lifestyle change :)
Started by: Chuff · 26.Apr.2020 · Food and drink
32 posts, 13:50 12.Aug.2022
Dispute with neighboring restaurant extending…
Quick update: my landlord (management company - not the owner) requested that I take photos. I did and provided them to him and he sent a registered letter to the owner of the restaurant asking for proof of permission to extend onto their…
Started by: Susie-Q · 5.Aug.2022 · Housing in general
11 posts, 12:50 12.Aug.2022
Red light camera - other person driving
The point is quite simply, if the "different driver" decided not to pay as they were no longer in the country, the fine is still due and as the owner of the car, it is considered you gave permission to the "different driver" so you are…
Started by: Enohzee · 11.Aug.2022 · Transportation/driving
1 post, 12:30 12.Aug.2022
Recurrent purchase and import of goods from…
Started by: flavio · 12.Aug.2022 · Business & entrepreneur
8 posts, 09:41 12.Aug.2022
Moving cantons - (GVA to Schwyz) taxes
Mini-update on this topic. We received a 2022 Tax bill from Canton Schwyz. We had filed departure docs at Geneve where we lived. On one of the Geneva departure tax forms to submit, we had to get the receiving canton (Canton Schwyz) to…
Started by: mkz · 8.Jun.2022 · Finance/banking/taxation
34 posts, 09:26 12.Aug.2022
Twenty day tickets for the price of eight!
To add to this: several times conductors were unable to see our Freizeit Abo activated day on their scanners. They had to somehow scan differently (or look in a different part of their app?) in order to see it. I generally make 100%…
Started by: Jim2007 · 24.Jun.2022 · Transportation/driving
24 posts, 08:38 12.Aug.2022
Landlord wants to charge for the existing…
It's irrelevant what you "think". Unless you have evidence, there is not much you can do. Clearly the landlord is of the opinion that you did it and, with nothing on the handover checklist when you moved in, it looks like you will have…
Started by: McClane · 25.Jul.2022 · Housing in general
1 post, 23:44 11.Aug.2022
Looking for German tutor in Zurich
Started by: itorelli · 11.Aug.2022 · Education
45 posts, 22:29 11.Aug.2022
HPV Vaccine - Gardasil - for males
Just in case any other adults are interested, I have now had my second HPV vaccination and the third and final will be in 4 months time. The only place I could find when Googling the HPV vaccine was a sexual health clinic in Zürich called…
Started by: gtrob · 9.Feb.2012 · Family matters/health
12 posts, 17:02 11.Aug.2022
USD transfer to UBS account, is this possible?
I recently inherited a six-figure amount in GBP. I no longer have an account in the UK and didn't want it transferred into an existing CHF account with a random exchange rate. My bank opened a GBP bank account for me and the money was…
Started by: tumblatum · 9.Aug.2022 · Finance/banking/taxation
28 posts, 16:48 11.Aug.2022
Mercedes turn nasty
Adding our similarly anecdotal Mazda experience. We've bought three in the last 11 years, 2 from Mazda dealers in Geneva, and another from Aargau. The buying experience was excellent and the staff's helpfulness and knowledge of…
Started by: DCI Taggart · 30.Jan.2022 · Complaints corner
24 posts, 16:02 11.Aug.2022
Buying a flat
Agreed - do check that out. We didn't buy one apartment after we reviewed the common costs. As the ground floor apartment, costs were more than the penthouse that was a much larger apartment. The reason was they were including the…
Started by: zuzi666 · 2.Aug.2022 · Housing in general
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