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Old 26.10.2012, 20:51
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do they trust strangers or they just don't care?

Today a lady sitting in front of me in the train, left her iphone and wallet and went to the bathroom.

She didn't ask if I could watch over her stuff, she just left, and I was between surprised and in panic the two other seats were empty.

I don't understand how much people trust strangers, I don't see this that often, but Switzerland keeps surprising me.
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Old 26.10.2012, 20:57
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Re: do they trust strangers or they just don't care?

Just dont take this for granted. She was lucky. Its not how its done here. Leave your expensive items unattended and you can kiss them goodbye most of the time
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Old 26.10.2012, 20:58
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Re: do they trust strangers or they just don't care?

This is not unusal however usually its more common to ask someone to look after their items. This behaviour however of high trust in things not being stolen is a sign of the trust the swiss have in people being trustworthy but sadly trains are becoming more targeted by thieves.

I certainly wouldn't take this chance.
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Old 26.10.2012, 20:59
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Re: do they trust strangers or they just don't care?

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Today a lady sitting in front of me in the train, left her iphone and wallet and went to the bathroom.

She didn't ask if I could watch over her stuff, she just left, and I was between surprised and in panic the two other seats were empty.

I don't understand how much people trust strangers, I don't see this that often, but Switzerland keeps surprising me.
maybe she was hoping for a free upgrade to the iphone5
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Old 26.10.2012, 22:09
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Re: do they trust strangers or they just don't care?

maybe she didn't realise you were an auslander?




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