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Old 03.02.2010, 14:53
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

So, if anyone launches a nuclear attack at about 13.30 on the first Wednesday in February, we're all going to die.
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

I missed to read your post , and just got scared by hearing the crazy siren, in Luzern 6006.

Was wondering what is happening , your thread relaxed me
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Old 03.02.2010, 14:54
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

I know. The cheek of them, right?

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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

When the real alarm sounds () I won't be going to any bunker in any case.

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Hmh didn't hear a thing over here. If this is how it's supposed to be, we're all going to die here when the real alarm sounds. Great.
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Old 03.02.2010, 14:55
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

The Martians are coming!!! The Martians are coming!!!

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Old 03.02.2010, 14:55
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

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When the real alarm sounds () I won't be going to any bunker in any case.
I dont even know where my nearest bunker is.
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Old 03.02.2010, 14:56
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Don't worry, the Soviet Union ain't what it used to be.

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Old 03.02.2010, 14:56
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

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When the real alarm sounds () I won't be going to any bunker in any case.
Of course. The instructions were: wrap yourself in a bodybag or in absence of this, a white sheet and crawl slowly towards the cemetery.

Why slowly, you ask? Well, not to cause panic, of course.
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So, if anyone launches a nuclear attack at about 13.30 on the first Wednesday in February, we're all going to die.
In a similar vein, I have always worried that the rest of the world knows if it wants to attack Switzerland it should invade just after 8am on a Saturday morning when the weekday-warriors are on their way home for some R & R at mummy's for the weekend.

Or if the invaders fancy a quickie fight, come on a Wednesday evening when they have their night off to go to the cinema.

Say n'more...
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

I intent to be standing by a white-coloured wall. I want me nuclear shadow to immortalise me as I vapourise.


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Of course. The instructions were: wrap yourself in a bodybag or in absence of this, a white sheet and crawl slowly towards the cemetery.

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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

http://www.swisster.ch/national-warn...wednesday.html

"During the general alarm, the population is expected to turn on the radio, follow official instructions and inform their neighbors. On hearing the flooding alarm, inhabitants are required to leave the scene of the disaster."

hmmmm....
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Old 03.02.2010, 15:00
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

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Don't worry, the Soviet Union ain't what it used to be.
I didn't think the Soviets were the problem, rather the German tax authorities.
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

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I dont even know where my nearest bunker is.
Isn't there one in your basement?! I was amazed when I found mine, looks like something out of the Blair Witch Project

Does anyone know what the siren is officially for by the way...apart from the end of the world or that someone found the gold??
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Old 03.02.2010, 15:02
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

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I dont even know where my nearest bunker is.
Your bunker is easily identifiable as being the dark place
where you chuck all your household junk "temporarily"
whilst repeating the ages-old mantra "I'll sort it all out soon."

May also contain a wine collection.
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Old 03.02.2010, 15:02
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

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The Swiss have one department for all of those things? Glad they're taking everything seriously.



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"During the general alarm, the population is expected to turn on the radio, follow official instructions and inform their neighbors. On hearing the flooding alarm, inhabitants are required to leave the scene of the disaster."

hmmmm....
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"During the general alarm, the population is expected to turn on the radio, follow official instructions and inform their neighbors. On hearing the flooding alarm, inhabitants are required to leave the scene of the disaster."

hmmmm....
Leave a slightly acidic Post-it note on neighbour's front door with a PS to turn their music down.
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Isn't there one in your basement?! I was amazed when I found mine, looks like something out of the Blair Witch Project

Does anyone know what the siren is for by the way...apart from the end of the world or that someone found the gold??
here dan :The_hills_are_alive_with_the_sound_of_sirens.
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

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On hearing the flooding alarm, inhabitants are required to leave the scene of the disaster."
Maybe I should offer a home to that kayak, after all!?!?
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Old 03.02.2010, 15:06
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Re: Tomorrow is Switzerland's Siren test day - do not get scared ;-)

Can't be as bad as the speakers at Kreuzplatz that announce transit issues. Completely sound like Nazi prison camp announcements. Muffled and staticy just like in the movies.
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May also contain a wine collection.
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Fab - thanks for the idea. Time to start stocking up then.
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