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Old 03.09.2021, 14:09
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Re: Isn't Zurich extremely boring?

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The statement was not about where to move but whether a particular city is boring. These are two completely orthogonal things.
My comment was over the top as the thread itself is worthwhile nomination to Friday Thread.

If safety and comfortable life style is boring to anyone then seriously one needs a reality check in other places less privileged. I am sure that many would gladly exchange places with those who endlessly complain.
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Old 03.09.2021, 14:25
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Zurich is a boring city
Shops close early and there is no nightlife during the week
People of Zurich are introverted and not so open.
People don’t smile. Many of Zurichs people are arrogant and stuck up
Its a quiet place if you like quiet and boring its your place
No Place is perfect ....
This is fun considering the city of Zürich has 32% of foreigners as inhabitants. 1 out of 3 is not from there. Damned auslanders!!!
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Old 03.09.2021, 14:33
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Zurich is a boring city
Shops close early and there is no nightlife during the week
People of Zurich are introverted and not so open.
People don’t smile. Many of Zurichs people are arrogant and stuck up
Its a quiet place if you like quiet and boring its your place
No Place is perfect ....
My local supermarket closes at 9pm. That's late enough for me.

Nightlife every night of the week. I actually prefer weekdays as its less crowded and more relaxed.

I know plenty of fun and open people in Zürich.

People smile, same as anywhere else. Go in smiling and people smile back. Go in grumpy and people grump back.
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This is fun considering the city of Zürich has 32% of foreigners as inhabitants. 1 out of 3 is not from there. Damned auslanders!!!
London/Paris/Amsterdam/Munich: “let’s deport this year’s boring wannabees…”
Zürich: “again, seriously?”
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Old 03.09.2021, 14:40
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It's not Zurich people, Swiss people are arrogant and stuck up.
They are also ignorant. (Hey, my lovely Swiss Dad ate with his mouth open), but was still wonderful,, an engineer. Thankfully, the mix of ‚us‘ has helped to dampen that a little
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Old 03.09.2021, 14:52
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Munich is much better than Zurich tho
Population of Munich: 1.4 M
Population of Zurich: 0.4 M

Yes, Zurich has suburbs of another half million or so... guess what: Munich even more so.

I think the key to this endless discussion is expectation. Anyone comparing Zurich with London and complaining that a in comparison tiny city has less to offer is frankly speaking a bit stupid. Given its size is the cultural offer over average, mostly because its the larges Swiss city, so many events are happening here. What is still lacking a bit is the gastronomy... Swiss prices and under average offerings as the Swiss customers seem to not know better...
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Old 03.09.2021, 14:54
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Far better than anywhere in the US.

NYC in particular is a craphole.

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NY is miles better than Zurich, at least there is variety of stuff and it works 24/7. It's noisy, dirty and unliveable but this is okay.

Chicago is way better than Zurich too.
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NY is miles better than Zurich, at least there is variety of stuff and it works 24/7. It's noisy, dirty and unliveable but this is okay.

Chicago is way better than Zurich too.
This is why all of us Swiss want to leave it for vacations etc. for destinations like Chicago. It is just so boring and „nice“ here
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Old 03.09.2021, 15:03
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NY is miles better than Zurich, at least there is variety of stuff and it works 24/7. It's noisy, dirty and unliveable but this is okay.

Chicago is way better than Zurich too.
Pretty much every one of your posts that I see is complaining about Switzerland. Why are you here and why don’t you go to one of the multitude of places you seem to think is better?
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They are also ignorant. (Hey, my lovely Swiss Dad ate with his mouth open), but was still wonderful,, an engineer. Thankfully, the mix of ‚us‘ has helped to dampen that a little
Did you gather this impression from the population’s (native and foreign) stubborn refusal to accept your divine wisdom as benign over the many years you’ve laboured against their ignorance – or did it only recently dawn you? Either way, shocking behaviour, I agree.
BTW: eating with your mouth open might well be regarded as a lack of table manners – up to you to provide a direct co-relation with “ignorance”
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Old 03.09.2021, 15:04
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Zurich is not boring. Especially floating on the river. I hope it will be added to the Wedn event
True, are you on an SUP - wonderful! (wish I could find the confidence to do it)
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Old 03.09.2021, 15:28
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They are also ignorant. (Hey, my lovely Swiss Dad ate with his mouth open), but was still wonderful,, an engineer. Thankfully, the mix of ‚us‘ has helped to dampen that a little
Have you ever tried eating without opening your mouth?
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Old 03.09.2021, 15:46
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Pretty much every one of your posts that I see is complaining about Switzerland. Why are you here and why don’t you go to one of the multitude of places you seem to think is better?
Pardon, I always get confused when talking about Switzerland, as it spans 3 parts. All above meant to be about German part only.

I love Italian part of Switzerland, and Lugano is great. This is why I'm here
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Old 03.09.2021, 15:50
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This is why all of us Swiss want to leave it for vacations etc. for destinations like Chicago. It is just so boring and „nice“ here
Show me an idiot 2ho goes on holidays to Zurich.

One can pass it or stop over on way to ski resort, but going to the city just to spend time there is insane.
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Old 03.09.2021, 15:51
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Pardon, I always get confused when talking about Switzerland, as it spans 3 parts. All above meant to be about German part only.

I love Italian part of Switzerland, and Lugano is great. This is why I'm here
So you think Lugano has more to offer than Zurich?
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Show me an idiot 2ho goes on holidays to Zurich.

One can pass it or stop over on way to ski resort, but going to the city just to spend time there is insane.
I've known multiple people who came to see the city. There's all sorts in this world.
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Old 03.09.2021, 16:14
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Not long ago there was a rant on EF about noisy youngsters partying on Seefeld and leaving a mess behind them. Maybe there's some kind of nightlife.
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So you think Lugano has more to offer than Zurich?
Oh yeah, weather already separates them by a light year.
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Old 03.09.2021, 16:30
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I love Italian part of Switzerland, and Lugano is great. This is why I'm here
Its so great and exciting that you come here daily to stir some shit?
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Old 03.09.2021, 16:31
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Oh yeah, weather already separates them by a light year.
And the fact that you live there.
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