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Old 29.06.2011, 10:01
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All i can say is, it was so hot in downtown Geneva yesterday - that i would have jumped into the ice bucket where our wine was. But realised I had not shaved my legs, so couldn't.

They are now nice and smooth and shaved and it's cloudy... Murphy's Law...

I have seen loads of people over the years take a spontaneous dip in the Lake here in their undies. Why not?
In your skimpies, no problem.

Leg fluff / spiders' legs.

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Old 29.06.2011, 10:17
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Re: Toplessness laws?

We were throwing the ice cubes from the wine cooler at each other. Down backs, down jeans etc. Just adults being kids. Until some stupid person threw a handful of ice on a friends laptop.

The leg fluff thing comes about because the weather has been so up and down recently. One day it's 30 degrees (or 36 yesterday) and the next it's 20 degrees. I need a bit of fur to keep me warm.
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Old 29.06.2011, 10:21
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I need a bit of fur to keep me warm.
Have you considered crochet? I understand that you could save your own trimmings and assemble a rather catching form of female attire......

Don't forget to share the results on our WTF Thread on this very forum.
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Old 29.06.2011, 10:21
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........ the weather has been so up and down recently. .............

looks like it's gonna be pissin' rain before noon today.

and being a polite grynch I ain't even gonna comment on the fur comment.
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Old 29.06.2011, 10:22
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Re: Toplessness laws?

I live about 25Km outside Zürich & have several Swiss neighbours who each have private saunas & swim naked in the local river after their sauna.
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Re: Toplessness laws?

There is a "Frauenbadi" (Ladies swimming baths) just next to the Bauschänzli isle near Bürkliplatz. You can always go there. I was there yesterday afternoon and at least one third of the women was topless. So most women go there if they want to sunbathe topless. For a quick dip into the water you can strip and jump into the lake / river. But then that also depends on your age as it's mostly young people that don't care about being seen topless.

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Old 29.06.2011, 10:25
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I live about 25Km outside Zürich
Which direction...?
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Old 29.06.2011, 10:27
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There is a "Frauenbadi" (Ladies swimming baths) just next to the Bauschänzli isle near Bürkliplatz. You can always go there. I was there yesterday afternoon and at least one third of the women was topless. So most women go there if they want to sunbathe topless. For a quick dip into the water you can strip and jump into the lake / river. But then that also depends on your age as it's mostly young people that don't care about being seen topless.

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Do you have coordinates?
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Which direction...?
The sauna bathers are all over 60 but if you really want to know?
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There was a big national discussion recently as people were walking naked in the countryside. Now Appenzell has passed a law making public nudity illegal.

For the rest of Switzerland simple nudity is permitted as long as it is not offensive (Having erections in the back garden etc).

There will be no problem with having a quick dip in your underwear.
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Old 29.06.2011, 10:46
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There was a big national discussion recently as people were walking naked in the countryside. Now Appenzell has passed a law making public nudity illegal.

For the rest of Switzerland simple nudity is permitted as long as it is not offensive (Having erections in the back garden etc).

There will be no problem with having a quick dip in your underwear.
So I'll have to dismantle my gazebo?
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Old 29.06.2011, 10:49
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The sauna bathers are all over 60 but if you really want to know?
Calling LIB.
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Old 29.06.2011, 10:54
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So I'll have to dismantle my gazebo?
if my understanding of Swiss law is correct it would depend on if that Gazebo is offensive or defensive

do you still have that machine gun emplacement there?
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Old 29.06.2011, 10:59
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There was a big national discussion recently as people were walking naked in the countryside. Now Appenzell has passed a law making public nudity illegal.

For the rest of Switzerland simple nudity is permitted as long as it is not offensive (Having erections in the back garden etc).

There will be no problem with having a quick dip in your underwear.

What's soo offensive about an errection? It's a totally natural human function. I'd be more worried if someone couldn't get an errection.

Crazy swiss, so conservative and sheltered.

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Pictures - please - of proposed swimming attire and we will let you know if you can or not.

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Exactly what I was going to suggest
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Old 29.06.2011, 11:22
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There is a "Frauenbadi" (Ladies swimming baths) just next to the Bauschänzli isle near Bürkliplatz. You can always go there. I was there yesterday afternoon and at least one third of the women was topless. So most women go there if they want to sunbathe topless. For a quick dip into the water you can strip and jump into the lake / river. But then that also depends on your age as it's mostly young people that don't care about being seen topless.

Hope that helps.
Beware....sadly/thankfully the men's loos at Bauschanzli overlook the exterior women's bathing area. So while you are having a leek you are looking at scores of tepless women.
The saying goes, one shake is acceptable more than one is perverted.

I was at Letten years back, after doing training at work. Everyone was wearing businesswear but the heat was unbelievable. Some students were also there and they solved the topless dilema by simply diving in fully clothed. It looked crazy but in hindsight was quite logical
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Old 29.06.2011, 13:12
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...erections in the back garden etc.
So I'll have to dismantle my gazebo?
if my understanding of Swiss law is correct it would depend on if that Gazebo is offensive or defensive

do you still have that machine gun emplacement there?
I'm afraid, Grynch, old chap, you're giving Paddy bum advice.

What's important is whether he has a Baubewiligung.

HTH
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Old 29.06.2011, 13:23
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*frantically typing Baubewiligung into Google translate*

no , that didn't help at all.

wot ????????????????????
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*frantically typing Baubewiligung into Google translate*

no , that didn't help at all.

wot ????????????????????

Psst, "building permission"
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Old 29.06.2011, 13:28
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ok ok.. so you got that babe-willie thing then????????????
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