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132 posts, 19:28 today
Reports of shots outside UK Parliament
At this stage of things, yes. The entire Muslim population. And anyone who converts should be flagged a terror risk. The people waging this war are ready to use every crevice and right a liberal democracy offers them, including the…
Started by: Castro · 22.Mar.2017 · International affairs/politics
23 posts, 19:14 today
Vielen Dank im Voraus. Thomas.
Today my assistant said, "There's an all blank envelope in your correspondence today. Isn't that a bit odd?" I very casually said, "Oh I'm fairly sure that's from Médecins Sans Frontières. Please feel free to open it any time."…
Started by: k_and_e · 21.Mar.2017 · Daily life
13 posts, 19:08 today
How is part-time calculated
First, thank you all for taking your time to answering. It doesn't really clarify anything, as it seems there is no formal way to do it. But thank you nonetheless. Now regarding aSwissInTheUS comment, apart from the small aggressivity I…
Started by: nicolas_imny · 23.Mar.2017 · Employment
7 posts, 18:19 today
Where to dispose of soil in basel
I would suggest burying it. or more seriously, page 34 of the following pdf has the information you need, or at least phone numbers which put you in touch with someone who will point you further in the right direction.
Started by: rackiec · 10.Apr.2010 · Daily life
21 posts, 18:17 today
Pay Disclosure outside CH
I would suggest that if you have signed an NDA with the current employer then stick with it. You have an excuse for not revealing the salary and demonstrate you integrity whihc most employers value.
Started by: evansdav · 23.Mar.2017 · Employment
8 posts, 18:09 today
Where to buy supplies for first aid kit
We keep several first aid kits, e.g decent-sized ones in backcountry skiing rucksacks, tiny one on belt when instructing, cars, holiday, etc. and to be honest I've realised over the years that the cheapest way is to buy cheap/special…
Started by: David2 · 23.Mar.2017 · Family matters/health
11 posts, 17:58 today
Anybody selling an iPad?
I just won an ipad air 2 from a migros/kellogs contest. New in box, 32gb, 2yr. guar. from melectronics, spacegray. The guarantee says it's worth 449 but I am open to a lower offer. I have 4 kids and don't see the point in handing them…
Started by: John_H · 19.Mar.2017 · Items wanted
105 posts, 17:41 today
A reminder!! Geneva Meetup
Just bumping this in case any one who's interested missed it. Details in the Events section... Looking forward to see the usual crowd tomorrow (can you have a crowd of three or four people?), plus anyone else who turns up!!!
Started by: Patsycat · 19.Nov.2016 · Daily life
10 posts, 17:41 today
Narrow booster seats
It's not for everyday use, but for the few times when I give a lift to the young neighbours! The kids are all over 6 and over 22 kgs, so the one suggested by Lausannebrit might just work. Thanks for the links; they are really useful!
Started by: Clumsy Maman · 23.Mar.2017 · Transportation/driving
141 posts, 17:30 today
4 messages in 1440 mins
I, too, know about stressful situations, as does pretty well everyone on here. We, too, needed help but we really had to work at it ourselves. We moved house, with all the accompanying problems, three times in six months. Our daughters…
Started by: swedishguy · 25.Feb.2011 · Forum support
11 posts, 17:26 today
Im owed 10,000 what to do ?
At the moment you have proof that you paid money (which in itself is already a great start). If you had granted a loan that would already be a big help even if you have no written evidence as to the conditions of the loan since you could…
Started by: fptrader · 23.Mar.2017 · Finance/banking/taxation
5 posts, 17:20 today
7-a-side Football/soccer in Zurich
Started by: scrabblegrey · 25.Jun.2016 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
9 posts, 17:17 today
Day trip with 18month old
One young member of our family went every day for a while! Mum was on bed rest in her second pregnancy and Dad took the two year old youngster to the zoo each evening to say goodnight to the animals just before it closed. A lovely way to…
Started by: umabca · 23.Mar.2017 · Travel/day trips/free time
2 posts, 17:03 today
Looking for 2 - 2.5 Zimmer furnished apartment…
Started by: vinayderock · 13.Jan.2017 · Property wanted
3 posts, 17:01 today
Looking for 3 Zimmer on Sublet or Contract
Started by: Jnk · 30.Jan.2017 · Property wanted
1 post, 16:59 today
Champittet Nyon - Recent Feedback
Started by: franchan · 23.Mar.2017 · Education
17 posts, 16:54 today
An archer looking for a space to practice
Theres an indoor range in Degersheim ( East Switzerland ) near where I live. I also have a traditional longbow and a I own 3.5 hectare of land up here so plenty of room ... I have a Danish mate who also shoots, we would be up for a…
Started by: aladin · 7.Dec.2016 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
50 posts, 16:40 today
Car servicing etc
You don't mention if you're looking for a franchised dealer or an independent, but this is the guy who services my Land Rover and does a great job: Specializes in British cars. If I were in your shoes, I would pay the German…
Started by: nextmans · 23.Mar.2017 · Transportation/driving
14 posts, 16:31 today
Swiss websites for Online Deals?
www.dealanzeiger.ch www.qoqa.ch www.daydeal.ch www.fashionfriends.ch www.my-store.ch www.eboutic.ch www.deindeal.ch there are many - most of which are consolidate in the first link. but as with online deal sites anywhere, you just…
Started by: Uncle GroOve · 21.Jun.2016 · Other/general
15 posts, 16:22 today
Switzerland-One week- Places to visit
For a short trip (not very expensive too), I send my guests to Rapperswil. Reinfalls is another option. For both these the 9 o'clock ZVV pass is all that is needed. Further afield: Gruyeres, Bellinzona and the interlaken area. We…
Started by: fromsiggenthal · 10.Apr.2013 · Travel/day trips/free time
12 posts, 16:18 today
Tax residency certificate
This list is for Kt SG, the last entry seems to be what you're looking for (Bestätigung der unbeschränkten Steuerpflicht, confirmation for unlimited tax liability). The best thing is probably to describe the situation in a mail,…
Started by: juice99 · 2.Aug.2011 · Finance/banking/taxation
56 posts, 16:17 today
Stolen car story
Wait wait, so he started with a French registered car and now he has a Swiss registered one? How does that work if he still lives in France? Does he have to re-import it in France? WTF is going on?
Started by: HIAO · 1.Oct.2016 · Daily life
12 posts, 16:16 today
Looking for Medical Laboratory-Zurich
You can do them at medica in Zurich. You dont need a doctor's referal, no appointment, walk in, done in 10min, results per email if you want in 3-4 days. They even ask you if you want to do it annonimously and only give email. I paid 170…
Started by: nasa2000 · 4.May.2008 · Family matters/health
29 posts, 16:14 today
Healthy lunch options in and around Zurich...
Spent all my life dieting so definitely understand your wish to eat properly. "Dean and David" - great salads and wraps and whole wheat sandwiches, "Not Guilty" a liitle bit not in the center but they serve really nice salads and…
Started by: Treverus · 17.Feb.2017 · Daily life
6 posts, 16:11 today
Fishing on Lake Zurich - anyone interested?
RTN - have you considered doing the SaNa licence? It doesn't seem that difficult... 50 out of a possible 150 questions (which you are given in advance in the course material and online practice tool)... all multi choice, and you can get 10…
Started by: janpenny · 23.Mar.2017 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
9 posts, 15:49 today
Schooling for the Vision Impaired
Hi Jenmat ELABasel school is a private school teaching the english curriculum. They are an excellent school and teach up to the age of 12 and have small class sizes.. They have previously taught for several years a deaf child. ( I…
Started by: jenmat · 22.Mar.2017 · Education
2 posts, 15:34 today
How does freelancing work
Started by: nicolas_imny · 23.Mar.2017 · Employment
80 posts, 14:26 today
If I speak fluent standard German, will…
I think some people don't want to be cute. Especially in roles that come with a certain authority, being slightly aloof and a tad grumpy may gain you more respect than being cute. So it's a horses for courses thing. You need to look at…
Started by: chaspire · 24.Jan.2017 · Daily life
11 posts, 14:24 today
Provisorische Rechnung received from Steueramt
This is canton Zurich we are talking about. So, the correct answer is: If it says "Provisorisch", pay as much as you like. From 0 to whatever. if you paid too less you are penalised with 0.5% interest. If you paid too much you are…
Started by: JaneF · 22.Mar.2017 · Finance/banking/taxation
125 posts, 13:45 today
Is Quality of Life in Geneva really that good?
Never heard of a funeral fondue, odd idea. A small group of friends might informally get together after the service perhaps, but not for an official wake. In which case most local restaurants would happily take a group booking,…
Started by: nickmartin · 14.Mar.2017 · Complaints corner
17 posts, 13:43 today
Cuba - where to get a visa
Hi Diyacomp, The tourist card doesn't apply to me since I'm Non Swiss/EU/US/Canadian I found it pretty easy to go directly to the embassy. The queue had 10 people ahead of me so if it's not too busy I'm sure it will be faster than the 1…
Started by: jam1 · 17.Nov.2013 · Travel/day trips/free time
12 posts, 13:38 today
Transfer Wise vs. Currency Fair vs. Currencies…
Here are a few quotes I pulled just now within a couple of minutes. Each conversion below about 100k comes out to about 2-2.5 Fr in IB's own commission plus market bid-ask spread. Spread is about 0.001-0.002% for EUR/CHF in my quotes and…
Started by: josquius · 23.Feb.2017 · Finance/banking/taxation
96 posts, 13:38 today
Waste Disposal and Recycling in Zurich 2014:…
correct - you can just leave them on the street, or you can, in fact, use them for plastic recycling (that you then need to recycle appropriately), or you can just keep them to one side for when you DO have clothes to donate...
Started by: JPrice · 5.Jan.2014 · Daily life
8 posts, 13:37 today
Wanted: Vacuum Cleaner
Started by: ykp · 9.Mar.2017 · Items wanted
66 posts, 13:36 today
Good English speaking Hairdressers in Zurich.
Pos is hands down the best cut and color for the price in Zürich. I have lived here 20 years and been to best salons.. but Pos is my man the last 12 years! Always disappointed if i cheat on him and head straight back. I get sooo many…
Started by: shonagh · 12.Oct.2010 · Other/general
16 posts, 13:29 today
Curtains Needed
I have some for sale. Not completely blackout, but dims a room nicely. Gold silk tafetta with muslin lining. 82 inches long x 50 inches wide. Self pleating at top - self pleated hooks included. 20 CHF each panel - I have six…
Started by: amandacanada · 7.Jun.2016 · Items wanted
17 posts, 13:26 today
Cat using sink as litter box
i m kind of worried that she will try another spot, but you never know. I unfortunately have to say, that she is a bit daft and falls into the toilet... :D i always have to remind my guests to close the lid as she otherwise goes for a…
Started by: njusta83 · 23.Mar.2017 · Pet corner
5 posts, 13:23 today
Somat a little exotic
Started by: nextmans · 23.Mar.2017 · Pet corner
25 posts, 13:21 today
Landlord's permission for a pet
This is terrible advice. Wearing my rescue volunteer hat, I'd go so far as to say unconscionable, for the reason Odile sites above. By not getting permission ahead of time you are putting your pet at risk. No responsible pet owner…
Started by: Tamala · 19.Mar.2017 · Pet corner
4 posts, 13:19 today
Cuba tourist card - zurich airport?
Started by: lewibrfc · 17.Jan.2017 · Travel/day trips/free time
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