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filthy stinking scum alert ( la cote, VD )

( lets see how long THAT title lasts ... I feel tho it's a fair representation of the thread )

ok kids, it's summertime and you know what that means.. open windows, open patio doors... just as a word use a bit of caution... mrs. and I live in the tiny quiet village of Mies.. quiet except for saturday afternoon when police stopped to question two young "gentlemen" on suspicion of breaking and entering... the kids bolted into the woods and every patrol car in the area descending on our village.. not sure if they caught them or not

and... after telling this on facebook one of my friends just down the road ( tiny village above Nyon ) reported this...

Quiet villages in this area are on the decline. During the wee hours of Friday morning this week someone tried to break into our house by jimmying open the shutters and drilling through the window frame to flip the release. For whatever reason, they were scared away by something. They even snipped the handle of a bucket of ours in the back yard to use to open the shutters! We reported to police and apparently several people in the village actually had the thieves entre the house while they were sleeping and rob them."


anyway.. if you are living in laCote..be aware...well.. all Switzerland I'm afraid.
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Old 15.08.2011, 14:48
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Re: filthy stinking scum alert ( la cote, VD )

*insert derogatory remark from Basler or Zuricher about Geneva and to move to a real city*
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Scumbags...thanks for warning. Hope police are aware.
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*insert derogatory remark from Basler or Zuricher about Geneva and to move to a real city*
Vaud is not Geneva. However, it seems the filth is speading.
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Re: filthy stinking scum alert ( la cote, VD )

move to a real city.. or a city period?.. I'd rather have my eyeballs plucked out.


p.s.. I'm very proud of myself that I got thru that entire post without a racial or ethnic slur.



p.p.s.... ohh.. on a positive note , not really related I found out that the Swiss-French word for gypsie is Gitan.. which translates back to Bohemian
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move to a real city.. or a city period?.. I'd rather have my eyeballs plucked out.


p.s.. I'm very proud of myself that I got thru that entire post without a racial or etnic slur.



p.p.s.... ohh.. on a positive note , not really related I found out that the Swiss-French word for gypsie is Gitan.. which translates back to Bohemian
So what colour were they?
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Old 15.08.2011, 14:58
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So what colour were they?
the two kids I saw?.. they looked a little green
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What? His eyeballs?
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move to a real city.. or a city period?.. I'd rather have my eyeballs plucked out.


p.s.. I'm very proud of myself that I got thru that entire post without a racial or ethnic slur.



p.p.s.... ohh.. on a positive note , not really related I found out that the Swiss-French word for gypsie is Gitan.. which translates back to Bohemian
Heyyyy......hahaha. I am Bohemian, both nonofficially and officially. I am not a Gitan. Though envy their musical skills, for sure.

Now, police has broken down 14 camps of Gitans last week in the area, not sure where exactly. What happened with the folks?
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Old 15.08.2011, 15:08
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. What happened with the folks?
sorry... which folks... the evicted gypsies? ( maybe thats why they were drifting thru Mies )

or my friends from the above post ?.. they are fine.. shaken, not stirred ? However the womans husband is going on a two week business trip next week so she is a bit nervous about staying home alone... especially as their house backs on to apple orchard ( easy access, easy escape if need )
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Re: filthy stinking scum alert ( la cote, VD )

I'm just curious. Do any of these break ins happen on upper-level apartments with no easy means of reaching them from the outside other than the front door?
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Old 15.08.2011, 15:12
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I'm just curious. Do any of these break ins happen on upper-level apartments with no easy means of reaching them from the outside other than the front door?
the recent ones I am aware of were in single family homes however years ago.. before she was mrs. G... mrs.G's second floor flat was broken into.. the guy used a ladder to get to first floor balcony's and then pulled himself up over the balcony to the next level.... broke in 5 aptms that night ( broke in -- mostly thru balcony doors left open due to the heat )
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sorry... which folks... the evicted gypsies? ( maybe thats why they were drifting thru Mies )

or my friends from the above post ?.. they are fine.. shaken, not stirred ? However the womans husband is going on a two week business trip next week so she is a bit nervous about staying home alone... especially as their house backs on to apple orchard ( easy access, easy escape if need )
Ook, I found it, looks like last week the last 14 Gitans caravans or Gitans finally left their Nyon camp place, where they have settled, I think since Paleo. There were around 60 caravans, at times. They paid 4000fr to the community for repairs and clean up and left direction France.

I'd suggest your friend to have a 2wk pj party.

Just have some friends over, really, if she is nervous. Or allarm cops and local commune, go there and discuss what she can do to protect herself beter, technology wise.
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Old 15.08.2011, 15:17
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Re: filthy stinking scum alert ( la cote, VD )

In many appt blocks, the top-floor appts seem to be the most vulnerable as there is unlikely to be any "passing traffic", so to speak. Just before we moved to our place, the roof appt was burgled.
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Just have some friends over, really, if she is nervous. Or allarm cops and local commune, go there and discuss what she can do to protect herself beter, technology wise.
I like the idea of PJ party... how much wine would be neede for two weeks?

re. Tech... I've got a portable alarm... mrs. G bought it after the break in described above.. motion sensor and ear splitting alarm.
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p.p.s.... ohh.. on a positive note , not really related I found out that the Swiss-French word for gypsie is Gitan.. which translates back to Bohemian
Bohemian is also this fiy.




back to house safety..
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another new thing I learned... I had thought bohemians originated from the Black Forest.


but again.........back to topic
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In many appt blocks, the top-floor appts seem to be the most vulnerable as there is unlikely to be any "passing traffic", so to speak. Just before we moved to our place, the roof appt was burgled.
Oh thanks for that!
I'm now in a roof-top apartment and without the dog whose barking saved too much damaged when I was burgled in Chardonne a couple of year's ago
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Actually, when I read the thread title and saw the OP, I thought it was grynch announcing the lifting of his ban (again).
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Actually, when I read the thread title and saw the OP, I thought it was grynch announcing the lifting of his ban (again).
I STRONGLY RESENT THAT AND I THINK YOU SHOULD RETRACT THAT POST!!




















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