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Bohemian is also this fiy.




back to house safety..
The one on the left nicked my car!
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Old 15.08.2011, 15:49
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I STRONGLY RESENT THAT AND I THINK YOU SHOULD RETRACT THAT POST!!




















( I showered this morning so would prefer if you would address me as clean and fragrant scum.. with just a hint of Irish Spring )
Can he? That sounds like a direct analogy to his new avatar...
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Old 15.08.2011, 15:51
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ahh... the fairies have come for their own?
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ahh... the fairies have come for their own?
and the man with the century cat and the gooseberries is coming on Friday
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Old 15.08.2011, 16:09
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Re: filthy stinking scum alert ( la cote, VD )

Is pepper spray legal in Switzerland? I'm alone quite a bit as my husband travels internationally and nearly had a heart attack when I heard someone messing with the lock on our front door a couple of weeks ago. It turned out that it was our upstairs neighbour getting a little confused (he couldn't work out why his key didn't work)

But it did make me think about how little I am protected when my husband is away (and there is no exit out of the building other than by the front door). Maybe I should listen to my father and keep one of these next to the bed...



This way if someone breaks in (as my god fearing father would say) I can show them the light... and then hit them with it
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Old 15.08.2011, 16:11
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pepper spray?.. legal?.. I don't know.. but it is sold in GE
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Re: filthy stinking scum alert ( la cote, VD )

I'm wondering when the government will finally propose Police Forces who are PRO-ACTIVE as opposed to be reactive...


Right now it's (hardly) reactive: thieves roam around, rob you. Then you go to the police report, blablabla.

Possible Active mesures: patrols, tracking of suspicious persons, etc...

Possible Pro-active actions: discreetly trapping thieves; putting an hidden team in possible target locations; distributing "away surveillance kits" to voluntary citizen (so they put the equipment in empty homes and to allow police forces to react immediately); putting tempting vehicles and catching the thieves "on the act"; patrolling hidden agents with "tourists look/behavior" so when they get mugged they immediately act on the thieves; etc...

I don't think it would be "tempting innocents" because you really need to be screwed up to steal a car or rob a place.
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Is pepper spray legal in Switzerland? It did make me think about how little I am protected when my husband is away
Pepper spray IS legal here, you can buy it in any gun shop. The problem is many gentlemen that regularly eat hot chilies are immune! The torch isn't a good idea either as an intruder would easily disarm you and use it against you, as unlike him, you don't get much practice!

I advise you to ask at the police station for an approved security installer, and fit a strong chain or link to the door. Cheap and very effective.

Most of the stuff sold here is illegal in Switzerland, but the postman can still bring them...
https://www.securicount.fr/shop/cate...aram=cid%3D%26
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The one on the left nicked my car!
Did you lure her in saying you need a crash course in czech beers?
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Old 15.08.2011, 16:31
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Old 15.08.2011, 16:34
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The problem is many gentlemen that regularly eat hot chilies are immune!
But that doesn't occur much in Switzerland, even among immigrants (although this is an issue in England).

Get yourself one of these:

http://www.piexon.com/
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Old 15.08.2011, 16:41
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It's time to set up a community watch thing! It could help 2 fold, protect our quiet villages and give us immigrants something to do later than 10pm!

win-win!
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Old 15.08.2011, 16:43
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It's time to set up a community watch thing! It could help 2 fold, protect our quiet villages and give us immigrants something to do later than 10pm!

win-win!
but 3:am is going to get awful lonely without an all night donut shop to check in at.
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It's time to set up a community watch thing! It could help 2 fold, protect our quiet villages and give us immigrants something to do later than 10pm!

win-win!
Only 1 problem...
It seems the thiefs are targeting flats during office hours
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Old 15.08.2011, 16:46
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Only 1 problem...
It seems the thiefs are targeting flats during office hours
you might want to have a re.read of my original post.


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but 3:am is going to get awful lonely without an all night donut shop to check in at.
No kidding... Hmmmm, well we can get those kids on the "what do you cook in CH" on the job! I can't wait to get back home! It's going to so fun!!!

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Only 1 problem...
It seems the thiefs are targeting flats during office hours
Ummm... One word: TrailingSpouses!

Seriously people you ARE losing your creativity. You need to get out of CH for a while.... (and give me your job). :P
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Walkie talkies. Why aren't they a #1 seller here?

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Ummm... One word: TrailingSpouses!
Because everybody's partner is chuffed to bits to leave their career and become an unpaid house sitter ..

We don't need anything else than a proper official protection. Cops patrolling, etc. I like the idea of neighbor watch, I think it is a great way to socialize, and it will motivate the commune to actually see safety as a priority.
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Because everybody's partner is chuffed to bits to leave their career and become an unpaid house sitter ..

We don't need anything else than a proper official protection. Cops patrolling, etc. I like the idea of neighbor watch, I think it is a great way to socialize, and it will motivate the commune to actually see safety as a priority.
it's a joke.
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