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Old 16.08.2017, 16:09
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Re: Smoking on the train platforms.uughh

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Because it's a closed space.
Most train stations and platforms in Switzerland are NOT closed spaces.

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Most train stations and platforms in Switzerland are NOT closed spaces.

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Lots of them are, though, and people smoke there anyway.
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Lots of them are, though, and people smoke there anyway.

No, some are becoming closed, but the majority are open

You haven't been here too long have you ?
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Re: Smoking on the train platforms.uughh

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You haven't been here too long have you ?
No, but this doesn't change the fact that people smoke in closed train stations and platforms, does it?
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Old 16.08.2017, 17:20
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Yes, the anti-smokers are indeed!

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And the tourists who arrive here by plane and get a train into Zurich and then, because the come from a country where smoking is more restricted, notice how smelly Zurich HBf and and other stations are.

I've just been using some trains in Italy and I have to stay that the stations were so much more pleasant and clean than the dirty, smelly Swiss ones.

My point being that this isn't the image that Switzerland portrays in it's brochures and adverts to attract foreign tourists.
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I also get a wave of testosterone when in the morning tram there's a bunch of people who smoke right until the very moment they walk in the tram and half the smoke ends up inside. They don't feel it, as they are disgusting already anyway, but everyone else does. I am glad the whole world is moving on, the Swiss will eventually have to catch-up.
We do? Says who? The expat community?

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What does testosterone have to do with it? and how exactly are you getting a wave of it?
You wouldn't believe what turns some people on
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No, but this doesn't change the fact that people smoke in closed train stations and platforms, does it?
Your first statement was fairly emphatic "Lots of them are, though, and people smoke there anyway"

But it doesn't change people smoke in closed stations, this is true
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Re: Smoking on the train platforms.uughh

The Swiss also smell.( the smokers )
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And the tourists who arrive here by plane and get a train into Zurich and then, because the come from a country where smoking is more restricted, notice how smelly Zurich HBf and and other stations are.

I've just been using some trains in Italy and I have to stay that the stations were so much more pleasant and clean than the dirty, smelly Swiss ones.

My point being that this isn't the image that Switzerland portrays in it's brochures and adverts to attract foreign tourists.
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I've just been using some trains in Italy and I have to stay that the stations were so much more pleasant and clean than the dirty, smelly Swiss ones.
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Yes, they were, and it made the whole 1,5 hour waiting time because of the train delay so much more pleasant...
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Yes, they were, and it made the whole 1,5 hour waiting time because of the train delay so much more pleasant...
There weren't any delays but yes, the lovely food and decent espresso would have made the wait a pleasure rather than a pain.
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Old 16.08.2017, 20:41
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We do? Says who? The expat community?
I know lots of Swiss who can't stand people smoking everywhere.

Does that make them not real Swiss?

If you're not sure about this, perhaps you ought to look at the last vote on smoking?

Again, please don't think you speak for all the Swiss people. You don't.
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No.

Why should it be?

What next, make it illegal to fart or wear perfume?

Tom
Because its very unpleasant to us non smokers??

I would sooner get a face full of perfume than the disgusting stink of smoke.

I would like to see a smoke ban at all train stations and tram stations,but Im realistic and know it will never happen.
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Yes, they were, and it made the whole 1,5 hour waiting time because of the train delay so much more pleasant...
Lol we have just spent six days in Lake Garda.

In the whole time we were there, not one train was on time. I must admit I didn't see much of a difference regarding smoking on the platforms at all. Maybe slightly less but didn't really seem noticeable if Im being honest.

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I just returned back from UK and was pleased to see that UK has banned smoking on the train platforms
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He gets excited by all the smoking hot women smoking.

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Very close to a groan there...bit sexist no?
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I know lots of Swiss who can't stand people smoking everywhere.

Does that make them not real Swiss?

If you're not sure about this, perhaps you ought to look at the last vote on smoking?

Again, please don't think you speak for all the Swiss people. You don't.
Oh I'm not.
But it's kind of amusing to see you go in circles, getting all worked up about this. And I definitely don't want this "problem" to be solved for you because God only knows what next thing you want to force on us. It might not be as petty as this one.
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Because its very unpleasant to us non smokers??
I'm a non-smoker, and I don't find it un-pleasant.

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The Swiss also smell.( the smokers )
So do the foreigners who don't shower.

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Old 16.08.2017, 22:26
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I'm a non-smoker, and I don't find it un-pleasant.

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Funny. Sitting in the garden tonight with a friend. She suddenly says: "Somebody started smoking". A bit puzzled I answer: "Yes, I am". She says, "No, not your type".
LOL. I roll my own. Not the first time non-smokers distinguish between smokers.
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