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Old 19.05.2011, 12:03
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What have you found for free on Switzerland's streets?

Hi everyone!

I've found so many good items for free outside people's houses, that I wondered what kind of things other people have found?

So far I have collected:

A large wooden TV stand

A kitchen table

A racing bike with a dodgy wheel (that we got fixed)

An Ikea rocking chair with white cushions

A huge silver mixing bowl

A cutlery drawer organiser


Any good finds?
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Old 19.05.2011, 12:09
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Re: What have you found for free on Switzerland's streets?

Nothing I've found but I left several items from my kitchen just outside the front door while I swept up and some bugger stole them.

I lost :

A kitchen table

A huge silver mixing bowl

A cutlery drawer organiser

they were all stacked next to my racing bike.
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Old 19.05.2011, 12:09
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Re: What have you found for free on Switzerland's streets?

Poo in orange little bags.
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Re: What have you found for free on Switzerland's streets?

sorry Nil, that was mine also.
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Old 19.05.2011, 12:15
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There was a pavement pizza outside our front door this morning.............
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Old 19.05.2011, 12:19
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Re: What have you found for free on Switzerland's streets?

Not free, but toy rental from the Ludotheken rocks! From 1 to 3 CHF to get a nice toy during a month.
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I've found so many good items for free outside people's houses, that I wondered what kind of things other people have found?
A classic Scandinavian design chair that I've been planning to buy for years - couldn't believe my luck!
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Old 19.05.2011, 12:30
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Re: What have you found for free on Switzerland's streets?

Hence proved 'Someone's trash is someone elses treasure'
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Old 19.05.2011, 12:51
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Re: What have you found for free on Switzerland's streets?

There is a group of buildings near my house which consist mostly of foreigners who, at least seems so, live only temporarly in this neighbourhood. Every Friday there is a new piece of furniture left next to the garbage container. I wouldn't consider it a great find though...
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Old 19.05.2011, 13:06
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Re: What have you found for free on Switzerland's streets?

Wooden rocking horse, not the same style, but same kind of thing as one of these:
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Hi everyone!

I've found so many good items for free outside people's houses, that I wondered what kind of things other people have found?

So far I have collected:

A large wooden TV stand

A kitchen table

A racing bike with a dodgy wheel (that we got fixed)

An Ikea rocking chair with white cushions

A huge silver mixing bowl

A cutlery drawer organiser


Any good finds?
My son and his girlfriend furnished the whole of their first flat together with what they found on the street (excepting mattresses and bed clothes).
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Old 19.05.2011, 13:25
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Re: What have you found for free on Switzerland's streets?

Empty beer bottles...lots & lots of them.
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Old 19.05.2011, 13:26
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There is a group of buildings near my house which consist mostly of foreigners who, at least seems so, live only temporarly in this neighbourhood. Every Friday there is a new piece of furniture left next to the garbage container. I wouldn't consider it a great find though...
Foreigners hardly leave any 'valuables' behind...
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Old 19.05.2011, 13:27
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Wooden rocking horse, not the same style, but same kind of thing as one of these:
I found a couple of those in the park. A bugger to pick up though.
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Old 19.05.2011, 13:28
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Re: What have you found for free on Switzerland's streets?

syringes,

so many I could open a hosiptal
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Old 19.05.2011, 13:33
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Re: What have you found for free on Switzerland's streets?

I found 2fr a couple of weeks ago.
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Old 19.05.2011, 13:38
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I found 2fr a couple of weeks ago.
I dropped 600 FR around Basel once ;( I turned back and never ever found it or any traces thereof.
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I found 50 CHF my husband told me to return them and I told him to ...
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My dignity
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Lovely neighbors

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my piece of mind and heart - totally priceless valuables for me personally.

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