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Old 26.04.2017, 10:23
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It is not acceptable anymore to see anything like this (they could have labeled it in a different way because tbh I noticed there's a need for some people of both genders, especially after a certain age), but I guess some women do appreciate these parking places.
Besides, nobody forces anyone to park there.
Where I work there are parkings paces reserved for directors.

It is shocking that directorism is still so blatantly rampant in this day and age.
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Old 26.04.2017, 10:59
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Where I work there are parkings paces reserved for directors.

It is shocking that directorism is still so blatantly rampant in this day and age.
Does it also say Frauendirectorparkplatz? You know...just to economize?
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Old 26.04.2017, 11:08
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Re: Female and Asian here in Switzerland

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Whaddup with such lack of 3D vision
They obviously haven't played enough Minecraft as kids.

While this....Well, I can't find the right words. Great sardine parking skills.

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Old 26.04.2017, 11:10
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No it isn't. As I will not be attacked within the few meters in bright light to my car, in view of other people coming/going/paying tickets, under the video-cam that is installed maybe not for me but for the till.

I personally can not be identified as my number plates are blocked for the public to look up (for other reasons).
So, how do you know when exactly you're getting attacked?
If you park in "Frauenparkplätze" you're basically giving away that you're a female...it has nothing to do with the license plate.

PS: Many parking garages are not equipped with cameras.

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PS: I'm lazy.
I suspect that is the main reason.
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Old 26.04.2017, 11:20
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Where I work there are parkings paces reserved for directors.

It is shocking that directorism is still so blatantly rampant in this day and age.
I merely stated what is acceptable and what is not (if you don't believe me let's have a poll). My personal opinion is something else though, but I would avoid very carefully to expose it on EF- learned my lesson to reduce at minimum some discussions. I don't mind when I see these parking places as long as there is some sense in all of this. As with positive discrimination, if not abused might be quite beneficial.
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Old 26.04.2017, 11:34
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So, how do you know when exactly you're getting attacked?
If you park in "Frauenparkplätze" you're basically giving away that you're a female...it has nothing to do with the license plate.

PS: Many parking garages are not equipped with cameras.


I suspect that is the main reason.
You suspect correctly.

I have never in my life had the urge to hide the fact that I am female And actually I believe it's pretty obvious too, so whether I walk shortly to the Frauenparkplatz or just past them, they will know I am

I don't know when I'll be attacked (never have been) but there is no need to give them lots of time to decide whether they wanna go for me or not, don't you think? The closer my car to the till the shorter their chance.
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Old 26.04.2017, 11:47
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Whaddup with such lack of 3D vision
That reminds me of the time a girl in Germany did not see that tank on her right and took it's right of way... well, attempted to. (She survived...)


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Re: Female and Asian here in Switzerland

In my short time here I have definitely picked up on the sexism too.
Switzerland is definitely very advanced and functional as a country in terms of technology, infrastructure etc etc but unfortunately not very progressive in terms of mentality - especially when it comes to this particular topic.
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Old 26.04.2017, 12:05
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That reminds me of the time a girl in Germany did not see that tank on her right and took it's right of way... well, attempted to. (She survived...)
Those things are camouflaged ..... and then expected to be seen? Make up your minds, boys

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In my short time here I have definitely picked up on the sexism too.
Switzerland is definitely very advanced and functional as a country in terms of technology, infrastructure etc etc but unfortunately not very progressive in terms of mentality - especially when it comes to this particular topic.
No, they're not (mentally progressive). Two things make me smile: The astonished gape they give me when I park my car and their endless back and forth when they try parking theirs. But hey, if it keeps them happy?
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Re: Female and Asian here in Switzerland

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In my short time here I have definitely picked up on the sexism too.
Switzerland is definitely very advanced and functional as a country in terms of technology, infrastructure etc etc but unfortunately not very progressive in terms of mentality - especially when it comes to this particular topic.
True. Men are still being discriminated by law. But I guess that's not what you mean
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Old 26.04.2017, 13:16
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Re: Female and Asian here in Switzerland

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In my short time here I have definitely picked up on the sexism too.
Switzerland is definitely very advanced and functional as a country in terms of technology, infrastructure etc etc but unfortunately not very progressive in terms of mentality - especially when it comes to this particular topic.
it is so bad, that they even came up with a saying for that.
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Old 26.04.2017, 18:46
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Re: Female and Asian here in Switzerland

I certainly could have avoided seeing a man masturbating in front of me at the Mont Blanc parking in Geneva some years ago if they had had ladies parking at the time!!

It was a Saturday night and packed with cars. But, luckily a male friend came along and frightened him off!! The friend then tripped over the chain at the front of the car!!

Overall, a rather good evening out...
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Old 26.04.2017, 19:00
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I certainly could have avoided paying a man to masturbate in front of me at the Mont Blanc parking in Geneva some years ago if they had had ladies parking at the time!!
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