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and in a whole day neither you nor your friends could find a ticket machine? C'mon mate you are so full of crap!
Just read previous posts for the full story before posting.
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Just read previous posts for the full story before posting.
I have. You are so full of lies if you say that you couldn't find a machine in Zurich and that for a whole day didn't have any change! Look I live here. The machines work and they do all offer day passes
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Re: Transport system annoyed me big time!

I was going to move this thread to here, but then I realised that I'm not a mod there, so I can't.

So 220 plus posts over 2 days on a thread that's basically "got on a tram with out a ticket, got caught, and had to pay a fine". Hmmm

OP, circumstances aside, is this really so bad for you that you've now been angry about this for god knows how many days? If this had happened to me I'd have been mildly miffed for a couple of hours, but as it would have been my own fault I'd have gotten over it pretty quickly, and I certainly wouldn't have joined a forum for the sole purpose of having a rant about it.

What's done is done, and apart from writing to the ZVV and explaining the circumstances in the hope they'll refund you part of the fine, there's little else that you can do. So, isn't it really time to put this event behind you?
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I was going to move this thread to here, but then I realised that I'm not a mod there, so I can't.

So 220 plus posts over 2 days on a thread that's basically "got on a tram with out a ticket, got caught, and had to pay a fine". Hmmm

OP, circumstances aside, is this really so bad for you that you've now been angry about this for god knows how many days? If this had happened to me I'd have been mildly miffed for a couple of hours, but as it would have been my own fault I'd have gotten over it pretty quickly, and I certainly wouldn't have joined a forum for the sole purpose of having a rant about it.

What's done is done, and apart from writing to the ZVV and explaining the circumstances in the hope they'll refund you part of the fine, there's little else that you can do. So, isn't it really time to put this event behind you?
This only happened this weekend, and it was my first time in Switzerland and I have been venting about it for about 3 days only because it is a very recent event. Also, never gotten a fine before for anything so I take this one particularly personally and I can't imagine anyone would put so much energy into writing on this forum if they weren't genuinely upset? I have written to ZVV but most of the contention stems from the fact that a lot of forum members are not believing that what happened can actually happen.
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I have. You are so full of lies if you say that you couldn't find a machine in Zurich and that for a whole day didn't have any change! Look I live here. The machines work and they do all offer day passes
Right and all the machines that I've mentioned in all the stations I have been to don't accept notes, the list of stations is clearly stated above (so I don't believe you read it). If you live in Zurich you probably have an annual pass and you probably don't know how impossible it is for a short term tourist. Your input was useless.
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Right and all the machines that I've mentioned in all the stations I have been to don't accept notes, the list of stations is clearly stated above (so I don't believe you read it). If you live in Zurich you probably have an annual pass and you probably don't know how impossible it is for a short term tourist. Your input was useless.
You also told us you were with friends. You also told us you had brunch. You thus had numerous opportunities of breaking big notes into coins.
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Right and all the machines that I've mentioned in all the stations I have been to don't accept notes, the list of stations is clearly stated above (so I don't believe you read it). If you live in Zurich you probably have an annual pass and you probably don't know how impossible it is for a short term tourist. Your input was useless.
In two days you didn't manage to get a coin?? C'mom mate we are not stupid. First night OK but didn't you buy anything here?
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Re: Transport system annoyed me big time!

ninkompoop?

Smelling a troll here.
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ninkompoop?

Smelling a troll here.
No, he has already accused all of us of that
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You also told us you were with friends. You also told us you had brunch. You thus had numerous opportunities of breaking big notes into coins.
I was with friends, and I had brunch and lunch and dinner and I also had plenty of coins with me throughout various times of the day and never (NEVER) did I claim otherwise.

I did few tram rides and 1 train ride during my stay using the correct change. In fact I already mentioned that I had used the transport system from the very beginning.
Getting the right change was painstaking. I have a funny story how we were trying to break down the right change once and while we were at it, a Swiss couple came asking us to help them break down their change as well. We couldn't help though as we barely managed to scuff up the right amount for my ticket (my friends have annual passes).

Saturday night, at Altstetten I only had a 20 note with me though and a few random franc coins that weren't amounting to more than 3 altogether. It was after all only few hours before my flight out. I was more concerned about my safety at that stage to go penny picking with all the hostilities that were taking place. In threatening situations, it makes perfect sense to prioritise accordingly and it was far more important to get out asap.
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ninkompoop?

Smelling a troll here.
Ok it's funny because all I did was complain on the complain forum, so I am completely doing what I am supposed to be doing and in the right place.

What I don't understand it, why is the automatic reaction of someone who complains about something to discredit their story? And if you have no intention to help with a complain, I think you shouldn't be in the complain forum at all because none of your posts (more like accusations) have any productive input to the conversation.
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Ok it's funny because all I did was complain on the complain forum, so I am completely doing what I am supposed to be doing and in the right place.

What I don't understand it, why is the automatic reaction of someone who complains about something to discredit their story? And if you have no intention to help with a complain, I think you shouldn't be in the complain forum at all because none of your posts (more like accusations) have any productive input to the conversation.
OK firstly it is an English forum not a complaint forum, It is for English speaking people LIVING in Switzerland. You come on here. No introduction, straight to the complaint corner, give us info that makes no sense to most of us, accuse us of being trolls and then wander why we are upset about it!
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OK firstly it is an English forum not a complaint forum, It is for English speaking people LIVING in Switzerland. You come on here. No introduction, straight to the complaint corner, give us info that makes no sense to most of us, accuse us of being trolls and then wander why we are upset about it!
Hello? I'm in the Complaints corner am I not?
Where is it you're reading this from??
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Hello? I'm in the Complaints corner am I not?
Where is it you're reading this from??
I think you must be reading this from elsewhere because I am in the Complaints corner of the forum and you probably don't have access to the full thread which starts with a full introduction and the the full story that many seem to have missed.
I can understand it must be frustrated reading fragmented posts without explanation of what they are, but if you find the full post you can get a clearer picture.
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I think you must be reading this from elsewhere because I am in the Complaints corner of the forum and you probably don't have access to the full thread which starts with a full introduction and the the full story that many seem to have missed.
I can understand it must be frustrated reading fragmented posts without explanation of what they are, but if you find the full post you can get a clearer picture.
You are a troll!
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Hello? I'm in the Complaints corner am I not?
Where is it you're reading this from??
My computer screen!
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Re: Transport system annoyed me big time!

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