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Old 03.05.2011, 22:03
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Re: Why England has got nothing on Switzerland!

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Somehow you remind me of the Nazis.

Sorry, but may I ask you to abstain from comparisons with the Nazis ? Thanks ! In none of the posts above is anything even distantly close to the Nazi ideology.
I think he might have been trying to provoke a Godwin closure.
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Old 03.05.2011, 22:06
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Blocher, just to keep you updated, no longer is Justice Minister. This job now is in the hands of Mrs Simonetta Sommaruga ! The policemen here will check up your house-entrance and your apartment-entrance, file a report, get back to HQ . Not so much of a difference really. BUT the commands do not come from Mrs Sommaruga eighter as police is a matter of the cantons, so that the commands come from the Cantonal Police & Army Minister in charge In case, your remark is to be understood as a joke, it is a terribly lame one
Sorry for the lame joke
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Old 03.05.2011, 22:11
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My job forced me to move to England but after living there for 4 years I am finally back to sweet Switzerland. NEVER AGAIN! English seem to moan about Switzerland but after getting a whiff of England I can confirm that joke is on England. Here are some reasons why Switzerland is superior to England.

Women- England is one big national park full of whales and penguins. God almighty initially I thought that all the ladies were pregnant but my colleague informed me that they were fat and not pregnant. No wonder English find Swiss girls hard to pull as women in England are just too easy. Show them a packet of Walkers crisps and they will jump into bed with you.

English language- In North England they don't even speak English but mumble some horrible accent that they pass for English.

Filthy- Rubbish all over the streets. Not even talking about the prego teenagers. It's actually filthy and like a third world country. In a third world country I could blame lack of education but what can I blame in England? Yes the English.

AA- God do they have an alcohol problem.

Yellow teeth- It's true

I could continue all day but I need to dump my English girlfriend from Newcastle now that I am back in Switzerland. The one good thing about England is the Queen. She is a classy lady and know how to rule the English peasants.
Can't tell if you're being sarcastic or not...but if not...

Here's where UK truly beats Switzerland:
- Music
- Humor
- Football
- Movies and Series
- Manners

Here is where Switzerland truly beats UK:
- no monarchy
- way better food
- way more clean & organized
- was no former colony power
- less violent
- not a warmonger
- climate
- skiing
- geographic diversities
- language diversities
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Old 03.05.2011, 22:13
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Sorry Wolli, but chips are not Pommes Frites. The French (and Belgian) type are thin and crispy, true chips are thick, a bit soggy and fried in beef dripping and are also perfect served with "scraps" (for those kids like what I was who couldn't afford a fish - or could, but preferred a bottle of cider)
What is served in Britain as "chips" to me is some sort of Pommes Frites.

While what is served here as "chips" is in Britain "crisps"

Belgian cuisine btw. is superb
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Can't tell if you're being sarcastic or not...but if not...

Here's where UK truly beats Switzerland:
- Music
- Humor
- Football
- Movies and Series
- Manners

Here is where Switzerland truly beats UK:
- no monarchy
- way better food
- way more clean & organized
- was no former colony power
- less violent
- not a warmonger
- climate
- skiing
- geographic diversities
- language diversities
Clean it's covered from head to toe in grafiti!! AND fOOD??
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Old 03.05.2011, 22:22
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Clean it's covered from head to toe in grafiti!! AND fOOD??
I never had a bad meal in Switzerland...in UK on the other hand...starts with the breakfast...beans, toast, egg and bacon...pls...

Graffiti is vandalism...doesn't disturb me so much as piles of garbage on the streets...
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Old 03.05.2011, 22:26
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I never had a bad meal in Switzerland...in UK on the hand...starts with the breakfast...beans, toast, egg and bacon...pls...

Graffiti is vandalism...doesn't disturb me so much as piles of garbage on the streets...
Beans are not part of the true British breakfast but a cheap American addition. Most Swiss I meet (and I meet many, and most of those that I do meet are seriously into good food) actually admit that the great British breakfast is one of the greatest culinary inventions ever.
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I never had a bad meal in Switzerland...in UK on the other hand...starts with the breakfast...beans, toast, egg and bacon...pls...
To be honest I've only seen this type of breakfast in hotels and B&Bs in the UK. I don't know anyone who serves this up for themselves each morning.

My grandmother used to cook it for my grandfather one Sunday a month but the rest of the time it was cereal and toast.
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What is served in Britain as "chips" to me is some sort of Pommes Frites.


Belgian cuisine btw. is superb
You're wrong, they're more akin to saute potatoes than pomme frite. And Benelux food is the world's worst, fried, beige uurrgh.

Try splashing Sarsons on fries, it doesn't absorb.
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Old 03.05.2011, 22:37
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Beans are not part of the true British breakfast but a cheap American addition. Most Swiss I meet (and I meet many, and most of those that I do meet are seriously into good food) actually admit that the great British breakfast is one of the greatest culinary inventions ever.
really...british breakfast greatest culinary inventions ever? ...you're truly a jester sir bravo...
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Old 03.05.2011, 22:39
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You're wrong, they're more akin to saute potatoes than pomme frite. And Benelux food is the world's worst, fried, beige uurrgh.

Try splashing Sarsons on fries, it doesn't absorb.
Benelux ? I do NOT speak about the Netherlands but only about Belgium. And Belgian cuisine is a sister to the French cuisine. Theoretically inferior, but in practice rather a step ahead. The nice old ferryboats between Dover and Ostend of course are long gone, but on board of them (two "Reine ....") you could enjoy, actually in the 2nd class restaurant, the best cuisine of Europe.
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really...british breakfast greatest culinary inventions ever? ...you're truly a jester sir bravo...
I really don't get the anti-british food vibe. I have no idea why rosti and wurst is a noble invention where dripping fried cod and chips is the food of scum. I just don't see the difference.
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Benelux ? I do NOT speak about the Netherlands but only about Belgium.
It's crap Wolli.
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Re: Why England has got nothing on Switzerland!

His girlfriend has had a lucky escape if you ask me.

I'm English, I love my country, I also love Switzerland which is why I'm moving there. I'd better get down to weightwatchers pronto as I'd simply hate to offend all those hot Swiss men (not that I've ever noticed any in the years I've been visiting). I'm off to the shops now to stock up on walkers crisps to add to my shipment.
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I'm off to the shops now to stock up on walkers crisps to add to my shipment.
You can get them here. Pack pickled onion Monster Munch, quavers, skips and wotsits.
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His girlfriend has had a lucky escape if you ask me.

I'm English, I love my country, I also love Switzerland which is why I'm moving there. I'd better get down to weightwatchers pronto as I'd simply hate to offend all those hot Swiss men (not that I've ever noticed any in the years I've been visiting). I'm off to the shops now to stock up on walkers crisps to add to my shipment.
I am so lucky - I am allowed to look like a whale, as I am Swiss
Plenty of Swiss whales around- even though we are quite a way from the ocean.
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Old 03.05.2011, 22:50
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Nice, but what the OP has in mind are
I've been seeing quite a few of these around Neuch recently... and they've been speaking French...
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