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Old 07.12.2010, 10:04
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Re: I smiled because...

...because the Gemeinde-lady signed and stamped a bit of paper for me, handed it back with a smile and didn't charge me anything.
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Old 07.12.2010, 10:29
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Things that make you smile in Switzerland

I like the toiletries range in Denner called "Jovial" (always makes me smile) and discovered at the weekend that fishfingers are called "Cracksticks". Equally amusing.

What things make you smile here?
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Old 07.12.2010, 10:29
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Re: I smiled because...

Just my little girls having their first proper snow ball fight with me and my father at the weekend.

also AA Gill's description of a naked Tom Ford in the Sunday Times magazine this weekend
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Re: Things that make you smile in Switzerland

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Re: Things that make you smile in Switzerland

The former Do It Yourself department of Migros, now called "Do It."

I don't care what Daddy says, just do it.
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Old 07.12.2010, 11:07
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Re: Things that make you smile in Switzerland

It made me smile yesterday in 20min where they were talking about if the Swiss have a sense of humor or not. I think the essence was that the Swiss like laughing but their sense of humor is not so developed. As if we didn't know
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Old 07.12.2010, 11:08
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Re: Things that make you smile in Switzerland

Our friendly local lawnmower stockist......Mr. Willy Hurter.
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Old 07.12.2010, 11:09
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Re: Things that make you smile in Switzerland

It makes me smile, that on a thread about "what makes you smile in Switzerland" there are only half-a**ed answers, except the one where the OP clearly states her fascination with some discount toiletries.
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Old 07.12.2010, 11:11
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Re: Things that make you smile in Switzerland

i smile when the yokels in more rural areas blatantly stare at me for lengthy periods of time, because what else am i going to do?
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Re: Things that make you smile in Switzerland

When I head to the airport
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i smile when the yokels in more rural areas blatantly stare at me for lengthy periods of time, because what else am i going to do?
...at least they don't poke you with a stick.
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Re: I smiled because...

something that often tickles me is not so much the traditional, but the typical swiss breakfast. or at least that of anyone below the age of about 30. anyone who catches an s-bahn to work in zurich during their morning commute is surely acquainted with said breakfast: a fag and a can of redbull (or migros budget energy drink). they may also have treated themselves to an espresso before boarding the train, so that when they inevitably burp, us fellow passengers are greeted with a devastating marriage of smells that makes you want to wet-heave.
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Old 07.12.2010, 11:22
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Re: I smiled because...

the sun is shining and the views are beautiful!!!
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Old 07.12.2010, 11:41
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Re: I smiled because...

Just got a special delivery from work - a beautiful basket of fruit, nuts,dates, etc.
Christmas prezzie from my employers.
Fantastic!!
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Re: I smiled because...

Random but I only have one pound to go before I am no longer classified as clinically obese and I KNOW I can do it by the end of the week.
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Random but I only have one pound to go before I am no longer classified as clinically obese and I KNOW I can do it by the end of the week.
Yay!!! You go girl.
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Re: I smiled because...

..... there are so many people smiling on here today. Also Simpa's signature

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Re: Things that make you smile in Switzerland

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Our friendly local lawnmower stockist......Mr. Willy Hurter.
Ouch.



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Random but I only have one pound to go before I am no longer classified as clinically obese and I KNOW I can do it by the end of the week.

Well done Kittster, are you sharing how you've achieved it ;-)
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