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Old 11.03.2015, 11:27
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Swiss (Airlines) spam

Not only is the title patronising and stupid, but the fares are nothing special either

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Men only! Fly with SWISS to London

Dear Castro

Is this the year for your long-intended “boys’ trip” but you can quite decide on a destination? Then we have the solution. Fly with SWISS to London!

Regardless of whether you’re keen to visit a museum, yet at the same time can’t imagine being in London without going on a shopping spree, or absolutely long to attend a Champions League match – London offers you the full range of possibilities.

Following an eventful day, start your evening off with a visit to The Collection.
Round out your evening with a late-night stop at the Purl Bar, which is located in a vaulted basement that gives it the look and feel of a New York speakeasy.

From Zurich in SWISS Economy:
London Heathrow from CHF 199.–
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Old 11.03.2015, 11:34
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Re: Swiss (Airlines) spam

I got one for 'ladies only' to go shopping in London, at least they got their sexes right I guess. but yes, agree the fare is nothing special and why should only girls want to go shopping? or only guys to museums? weird interpretations of the Swiss marketing people
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Old 11.03.2015, 11:42
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Re: Swiss (Airlines) spam

Not the first slightly sexist airline advertising.



Prices ok though!
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Old 11.03.2015, 11:48
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Not only is the title patronising and stupid, but the fares are nothing special either
It's an outrage, who would want to go to London to visit a museum!
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Old 11.03.2015, 11:59
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Not the first slightly sexist airline advertising.



Prices ok though!
Nothing new under the sun..
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Old 11.03.2015, 12:05
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I agree the fare is nothing special
...particularly given that a couple of weeks ago they were offering CHF 119 return including baggage and everything
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Old 11.03.2015, 14:01
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It's an outrage, who would want to go to London to visit a museum!
You're Swiss, you tell us. Do Swiss stag weekends usually involved museum visits, wine tasting, pheasant shooting and other genteel pursuits?
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Old 11.03.2015, 14:09
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Prices ok though!
But that is just the "from" prices. Wait, till you add the luggage, credit card fee, processing fee, breathing fee, sitting fee, toilet fee! That could easily go in the 1000's
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Old 11.03.2015, 14:34
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You're Swiss, you tell us. Do Swiss stag weekends usually involved museum visits, wine tasting, pheasant shooting and other genteel pursuits?
It makes a pleasant break from Olten I guess, where the only entertainment on offer involves either a strip joint or a hooker.
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It makes a pleasant break from Olten I guess, where the only entertainment on offer involves either a strip joint or a hooker.
I've always enjoyed the chess games with the hooker next door.
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Old 12.03.2015, 17:20
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Re: Swiss (Airlines) spam

Yay! A Friday thread on Thursday! I don't get these emails so I feel left out.
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Old 12.03.2015, 17:41
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Re: Swiss (Airlines) spam

Had an email from them a couple of weeks ago to buy something special for the special lady in my life. Send an email asking why the *** do they think that all Senators are only men?
So at least good to see they finally got it sorted out whom to send specific emails to
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Old 12.03.2015, 17:48
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Had an email from them a couple of weeks ago to buy something special for the special lady in my life. Send an email asking why the *** do they think that all Senators are only men or lesbians?
So at least good to see they finally got it sorted out whom to send specific emails to
Fixed that for you
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Old 18.03.2015, 21:49
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Re: Swiss (Airlines) spam

Want cheap fares and no sexist marketing?
Simple - just book via the UK.
I got this from the Switzerland Travel Centre in London today
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Old 18.03.2015, 21:53
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It makes a pleasant break from Olten I guess, where the only entertainment on offer involves either a strip joint or a hooker.
What's wrong with strip joints and hookers?
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Old 18.03.2015, 22:26
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What's wrong with strip joints and hookers?
Nothing. As long as they're not in Olten
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