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Old 27.05.2015, 22:49
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During the depositing of cash in other bank's ATM, the machine retained my card. I was supposed to be sent it free of charge after the talk with CS manager but they deducted CHF20 from my account. On the top of that I was sent two new cards instead of one. Hence this extra charge incurred. Now I wrote them email and wait for reply ... Can the CS admin get it ever right?
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Old 28.05.2015, 10:56
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

It is really difficult to find a bank that will allow deposits of large amounts of undeclared and of dubious origin cash.
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Old 28.05.2015, 13:19
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It is really difficult to find a bank that will allow deposits of large amounts of undeclared and of dubious origin cash.
There is a congress going on right now in Zurich with specialists in this field. Perhaps ask there?
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Old 28.05.2015, 13:28
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There is a congress going on right now in Zurich with specialists in this field. Perhaps ask there?
I tried, but most had got up early for meetings
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Old 31.05.2015, 13:18
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Sad but often true....
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Old 31.05.2015, 16:14
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Sad but often true....
Why sad? Seems perfectly normal to me - changing your place of residence doesn't suddenly change your identity too.

Although over time the visits back to the UK come more and more to remind you that it's not "home" any more, and how glad you are of that.
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Old 31.05.2015, 17:07
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Why sad? Seems perfectly normal to me - changing your place of residence doesn't suddenly change your identity too.

Although over time the visits back to the UK come more and more to remind you that it's not "home" any more, and how glad you are of that.
Sad because you can never really enjoy and integrate somewhere if you cling to your old persona and country.
But as you posted the country you remember has slowly gone away and changed into something else. We always remember the warm summers and fun days of our youth but our memory is usually very selective and you cannot go back to what is no longer there.

Then you can be marooned in No-Mans land between a country you never fully accepted and another country that no longer exists as you remember it.
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Old 31.05.2015, 17:28
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The cracks got cracked already.
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Old 01.06.2015, 09:55
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Old 01.06.2015, 10:59
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Sad because you can never really enjoy and integrate somewhere if you cling to your old persona and country.
But as you posted the country you remember has slowly gone away and changed into something else. We always remember the warm summers and fun days of our youth but our memory is usually very selective and you cannot go back to what is no longer there.

Then you can be marooned in No-Mans land between a country you never fully accepted and another country that no longer exists as you remember it.
I can share this feeling.

I don't really feel fully at home in the Uk any more. Too much has changed and the problems that there used to be seem to have got worse and more opressive whereas the good stuff is still there but feels more like a holiday thing than something I'm really part of.

I wouldn't say I don't feel accepted in CH as my Swiss friends do accept me as one of theirs, and I've often caught myself saying "we" when talking about CH, and my expat friends consider me the resident CH expert and ask me to explain loads of stuff to them. But its more the inside feeling that deep inside I know I'm not really part of it. I'm not really part of anything. I'm just me.
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Old 01.06.2015, 11:30
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Old 01.06.2015, 12:24
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Sad because you can never really enjoy and integrate somewhere if you cling to your old persona and country.
Speak for yourself!

I'll always be British, whether I like it or not, and even if I ever become Swiss as well, but I've never found problems integrating or enjoying my adopted place(s) of residence.

Anyway, I don't equate "in your heart you're still British" with "clinging" to anything.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Recovering from a headache, tired, and I've just realised that I've misplaced a CHF 10 that I shoved earlier in my pocket.
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Old 03.06.2015, 16:34
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Recovering from a headache, tired, and I've just realised that I've misplaced a CHF 10 that I shoved earlier in my pocket.
You didn't drink that much last night at the Bern dinner club, did you?
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Old 03.06.2015, 16:40
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I went to the ATM and mistyped the amount and now have 2000CHF instead of 200.
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I went to the ATM and mistyped the amount and now have 2000CHF instead of 200.
that will almost pay the professional cleaning fee on a studio apartment in the city.
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Old 03.06.2015, 16:53
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I went to the ATM and mistyped the amount and now have 2000CHF instead of 200.
I did the same thing a couple of days ago, I went to the ATM and mistyped the amount and now have 200CHF instead of 2000
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Old 03.06.2015, 16:55
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I did the same thing a couple of days ago, I went to the ATM and mistyped the amount and now have 200CHF instead of 2000
you sure you mistyped it? You may have typed it correctly and it has still debited you 2000CHF despite only doling out 200
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Old 03.06.2015, 17:03
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you sure you mistyped it? You may have typed it correctly and it has still debited you 2000CHF despite only doling out 200
You're right

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I did the same thing a couple of days ago, I went to the ATM and mistyped the amount and now have 2000CHF instead of 20000
Fixed it for you
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