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Old 06.04.2011, 16:41
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I think to understand the OP, you have to follow the Politics forum.

But really, who would want to do that if you have the boobies thread?
Do as I do. Work less and follow both threads.

You know, they always say work smarter not harder.
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Dude, you need to get the chip off your shoulder and relax. Have a read of "Stiller" by Max Frisch, and then try defending Switzerland again, because right now you're Getting It Wrong.
Maybe-
But even if they are not "defensible" it certainly won't make them more tolerant if we classify them as "racist" and "discriminatory" (even if partially true).
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Old 06.04.2011, 16:42
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I referred to a topic with responses in Spanish only, in Englishforum.ch
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Which were met with reminders to ad a translation

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where the guy feel the need to organize meetups for "Spanish speaking people" only.
As he wants to speak spanish. No nationality, sex or gender is excluded.
i don't get offended when people want to stitch since i don't know how to.

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Now there's not much wrong in that except that those people have already the opportunity to meet the overwhelming majority of English speakers on the planet. ...
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Let's just say he wants to replace obtuse specimens like you for others.
Also OMG the "overwhelming majority" what does that even mean: douchebags like you???



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(and meet any people whatever their origin)
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Then as you said why they don't create "Spanishforum.ch" instead?
He might, that's why he asked.
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Old 06.04.2011, 16:45
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But even if they are not "defensible" it certainly won't make them more tolerant if we classify them as "racist" and "discriminatory" (even if partially true).
When people are thick, discriminatory or outright bigoted it's more fun to wind them up and watch them unwind than to tell them outright what their problem is. Works very well for me.
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Old 06.04.2011, 16:47
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When people are thick, discriminatory or outright bigoted it's more fun to wind them up and watch them unwind than to tell them outright what their problem is. Works very well for me.
Thats a little harsh on yourself isnt it?
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Old 06.04.2011, 16:49
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it's not very clear so far.
Swiss people are discriminating against foreigner, that's proven. "We" have established that point with certitude. It has also been made clear that old Swiss people were racist.





That's what I'm upset about.
73 Years and up I know what you mean . I don`t care who serves me my Margarita in cancun, as long it is a Gorgeus looking Senorita
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As he wants to speak spanish. No nationality, sex or gender is excluded.
i don't get offended when people want to stitch since i don't know how to.

Let's just say he wants to replace obtuse specimens like you for others.
Also OMG the "overwhelming majority" what does that even mean: douchebags like you???
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1) You can't meetup with them if you don't speak spanish.


2) "Overwhelming minority..." Ask Dougal's (Martians in EF?) I was just reusing his expression.




Thanks for the "douchebag" also, hey i'm not Swiss therefore not racist, so I had to be stereotyped, isn't?
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Old 06.04.2011, 16:52
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Thats a little harsh on yourself isnt it?
They say it takes one to know one
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Old 06.04.2011, 16:55
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They say it takes one to know one
Aha a thick ,discriminitory, outright bigotted schizo, never met one of them before !
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Old 06.04.2011, 16:58
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1) You can't meetup with them if you don't speak spanish.
You can't meetup the toastmasters if you are deaf mute, I mean you can but you won't improve your skills

you can't join the wall climbers if you have no hands. You can physically be there but the purpose of the experiment is moot.

Should we stop this guys because they are not allowing handicapped people to do what they do ?



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Thanks for the "douchebag" also, hey i'm not Swiss therefore not racist, so I had to be stereotyped, isn't?
I'll take the opportunity to apoplogize to Douchebags around the world for adding you to their rank actually....
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Old 06.04.2011, 17:03
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Re: Marsians in EF?

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I really don't get what the fuss is about. Using a foreign language without translation for the benefit of non-speakers of that language is unfair, I agree - but I don't see that happening on Seyon's thread.

Asking to meet other speakers of your own language, on the other hand, is perfectly reasonable. How often do we see requests to meet other South Africans or Australians? How often do we see people looking for fellow cyclists or rowers?

The English Forum itself is not the be-all-and-end-all of foreigner life in Switzerland. Rather, it is the marketplace through which new friendships and acqaintances are made, whether by shared language, shared interest or shared origin.

So long as we all use English on the forum itself, I don't see a problem.


So what's up, Mr Return?
I am guessing we should cancel any pregnant women meet up around Switzerland since it is a discrimination against all the women who aren't pregnant and all the men.

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OMG! Cancel the Stitch 'n Bitch!
There you go!

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Who said "entirely" the fault?
Who blamed "Spanish speakers of the forum?"

I referred to a topic with responses in Spanish only, in Englishforum.ch where the guy feel the need to organize meetups for "Spanish speaking people" only.
Now there's not much wrong in that except that those people have already the opportunity to meet the overwhelming majority of English speakers on the planet. (and meet any people whatever their origin) but no it has to be "for spanish speakers only". Then as you said why they don't create "Spanishforum.ch" instead?


And that some other people are complaining about discrimination made by Swiss people towards "foreigners".
So you are saying that if someone doesn't speak spanish, they will refuse to meet with him/her? Did you asked them?

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No seriously Swiss people can read the forum, what will be their reaction towards "foreigners in Switzerland" if they read they are called racists and discriminatory? Do you really think that's constructive and will help "them and us" share their beautiful country???

That's what I'm upset about.
Their reactions are already in place, way before the forum. I am being called terrorist on this forum and in this country because of the religion I have on my resident permit. I see discriminatory adds all over the country.... If they come on the forum and can't deal with the member's opinions, let me tell you a sentence that we see on this forum so often:

If you don't like it here, go back where you from. (this sentences sounds as shitty as usual ) Same for someone who doesn't like what he sees on the forum... No one is forcing them to read it and stick around.

Don't you think it works just in one way? Foreigners are not allowed to do discriminations but native do?
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I'll take the opportunity to apoplogize to Douchebags around the world for adding you to their rank actually....
Yes let's make peace and apoplogize together!
And don't worry I won't discriminate you for your alzheimer.
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Old 06.04.2011, 17:09
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Yes let's make peace and apoplogize together!
And don't worry I won't discriminate you for your alzheimer.


LOL, your fail at spanish is far far worse than my typo.....

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Don't you think it works just in one way? Foreigners are not allowed to do discriminations but native do?
Yeah... But it won't help us integrate if we also discriminate them.
It's a no win behavior.

And as you know it's already difficult to integrate so we don't need "foreigners" to start a stupid "appellation" war with "the Swiss people".

They might be discriminating foreigners, like anywhere else in the world. Let's not be like them we will all lose and we have much more to lose than "them".
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Yeah... But it won't help us integrate if we also discriminate them.
It's a no win behavior.

And as you know it's already difficult to integrate so we don't need "foreigners" to start a stupid "appellation" war with "the Swiss people".

They might be discriminating foreigners, like anywhere else in the world. Let's not be like them we will all lose and we have much more to lose than "them".
I hope that "lets" doesnt include me.
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If you don't like it here, go back where you from. (this sentences sounds as shitty as usual )
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Yeah... But it won't help us integrate if we also discriminate them.
It's a no win behavior.

And as you know it's already difficult to integrate so we don't need "foreigners" to start a stupid "appellation" war with "the Swiss people".

They might be discriminating foreigners, like anywhere else in the world. Let's not be like them we will all lose and we have much more to lose than "them".
In that case, we are already screwed on that. The forum title is already discriminatory to the swiss and the majority of the people in here since it is calles: Englishforum.ch.

When I invite someone to my house, I don't act all swiss to please them, I act my way. They want us to ajust to their culture, I am all fine with it and I do it. But internet has no border.

And what this has to do with a bunch of people who have something in common and want to meet?

I am pregnant, maybe I want to meet with other pregnant women.... Are you feeling discriminated?
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If you don't like it here, go back where you from. (this sentences sounds as shitty as usual )
I have heard this to, in Your Country,often I like it when I get some attentions
Don't worry, I heard it too from the english speakers about us, french speakers...
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I am pregnant, maybe I want to meet with other pregnant women.... Are you feeling discriminated?
Ok, ok point taken.
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I am pregnant, maybe I want to meet with other pregnant women.... Are you feeling discriminated?
Yes. Very.


That's not what we all agreed before...


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