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Old 22.06.2010, 10:51
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I remember sitting on a French beach one summer around lunch time. We were having a family picnic when a very sophisticated looking young lady came on to the beach in her office clothes and sat down next to us. It was a very nice day so we thought nothing unusual when she removed her suit to sunbathe until she then pulled some tweezers from her handbag to pluck out her bikini line - dropping the errant hairs onto the sand next to where we as a family of four were eating our sandwiches.

yuck yuck
it didn't matter how glam she looked again 30mins later when she put her suit back on ------

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IS this true
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Old 22.06.2010, 10:52
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Imagine the lipstick when the train goes over a set of points.
What bugs me and this is not confined to the Swiss are people scratching their brains through the nose when their cars are stopped at a set of lights.
Seriously, you care about what people do in their property?

Look at the lights next time you are stopped at them.
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Old 22.06.2010, 10:54
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

I don't mind the application of makeup on the train - much preferable to the often witnessed alternative of applying it in the car when attempting to drive to work zig-zagging across the road!

Did not like a woman sitting nearby on a recent S2 train up to the airport who spent the whole trip filing her fingernails which must have been huge as she kept swatting the accumulated nail grindings off her trouser-legs.
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Old 22.06.2010, 10:55
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

Oh yes miss Bean - I was 14 and with my younger sister and parents and it is still something we cringe and feel slightly ill over and I am getting on a bit now

and it was obviously something she did regularly as she was equipped and had no shame

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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

Thats the thing..I've seen people do much more discuting things than apply make-up...

such as the homless man who peed into a cup on a bus here in basel..and then set the cup down on the floor when he got off (needless to say I was the next stop)

or all the noses pickers out there

or the woman in my buisness law class who brought a pair of nail clippers and proceeded to clip her nails during the lecture

and all the other stories out there..get over it! Make-up is not grose
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Old 22.06.2010, 11:01
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I remember sitting on a French beach one summer around lunch time. We were having a family picnic when a very sophisticated looking young lady came on to the beach in her office clothes and sat down next to us. It was a very nice day so we thought nothing unusual when she removed her suit to sunbathe until she then pulled some tweezers from her handbag to pluck out her bikini line - dropping the errant hairs onto the sand next to where we as a family of four were eating our sandwiches.

yuck yuck
it didn't matter how glam she looked again 30mins later when she put her suit back on ------

Caz
I saw a woman do this too, she sitting next to the pool on a sun lounger in a wellness hotel in Tessin.

I know someone who thinks nothing of flossing her teeth at the table after a meal, whether she is in a restaurant or at someone elses home.
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Old 22.06.2010, 11:02
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

this thread has descended once again into penis/nosepicking jokes...gotta love EF
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Old 22.06.2010, 11:04
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Imagine the lipstick when the train goes over a set of points.
I don't need to. I've seen Airplane.

I don't really understand makeup. I think women look fine without it - but many won't leave the house without putting it on.
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Old 22.06.2010, 11:04
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

I frequently do it myself. I got into the habit when I used to leave home at sparrow's fart to catch a flight to visit my then fiance for the weekend. It was as much as I could do to jump in the shower before flying out of the door, so being able to do full make on the train was a relief, and relaxing somehow.
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Old 22.06.2010, 11:04
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

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Old 22.06.2010, 11:09
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Personally I can't stand people who stare at me on the trains and notice what I'm doing, and then go and post about it on internet forums when it has no effect on them.
With due respect, I understand what you say and its quite subjective . But isn't Train a public place and its natural for people to look at or notice if you do "Uncommon" things. Honestly I try my best not to stare at , but I can't help noticing it.. especiallly when the session lasts longer than 20 minutes ..feels like a LIVE fashion channel
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Old 22.06.2010, 11:22
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

omg,

I have to say I have done my make up in the train few times......




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Old 22.06.2010, 11:23
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

It seems to me like you have been having some very bad days, I could not care less if someone applies make up in front of me, poor girl probably leaves home in a hurry every morning.
Sometimes we have to learn to mind our own business
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Old 22.06.2010, 11:26
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

I have to say that I think that most women put far too much make up on.

All this foundation, lipstick etc etc.

A lot look worse than when they wore no make-up or just eye-liner.

I wonder how many guys would agree with me on this one and that women do not realise this?
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Old 22.06.2010, 11:28
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I wonder how many guys would agree with me on this one and that women do not realise this?
I liked the rule that my gf in college had: it should appear as if you aren't wearing any.
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It generally is considered a private function, like a part of getting dressed. While it's too bad that you all don't have more time in the morning, that doesn't make people feel any more comfortable with watching you complete your morning preparations in public.
Some people just are at the look-out of something they can get annoyed about! Get a grip and your life will be a lot less stressful!
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one day on the way to Zurich HB on a weekend I witnesses 2 young Swiss girls (18-20) actually applying spray deodorant to their armpits as well as most of the upper body...they seemed not to care about their surroundings and the stink they have caused....
I can undestand why this is annoying, though...
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Some people just are at the look-out of something they can get annoyed about! Get a grip and your life will be a lot less stressful!
So, I can trim my nose hairs next to you on the train next time? I'm getting too many stares as it is. It would be nice to have someone stand up for me whilst I complete my morning ritual.
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Old 22.06.2010, 11:41
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So, I can trim my nose hairs next to you on the train next time? I'm getting too many stares as it is. It would be nice to have someone stand up for me whilst I complete my morning ritual.
That's fine, but just don't ask your neighbour to trim your ear hairs for you
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Old 22.06.2010, 11:53
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Re: Applying "Make up" in the train

I don't see what's so personal about applying make up. She's fully dressed and she's not invading your space with body parts.

In her place, I'd rather have the extra time in bed, than get up early to just stare into space for half an hour on the train.

Plucking bikini lines though....
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