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Old 26.11.2015, 23:23
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Not sure this is a taboo here - you see it all the time on buses and trains, to the point that some are practically having BBQs.
I believe it is not allowed on the bus.
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Old 26.11.2015, 23:37
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I believe it is not allowed on the bus.
I believe different towns have different rules
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Old 26.11.2015, 23:44
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Re: The Swiss Rules you love to break

I never bind paper and cardboard separately before putting it out on the official recycling days.

This week, again I was kindly reminded by my neighbour that paper and cardboard was to be bound separately for recycling.

I looked her in the eyes and said -

I know!



Mind you, I am not recalcitrant enough not have it in the official A4 sizing, with the "cross" binding...


One can only push ones rebellion so far...
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Old 26.11.2015, 23:49
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Re: The Swiss Rules you love to break

At my local recycling depot, you can take unbound paper in a paper carrier bag ..... but you must empty the bag out and then place the paper carrier bag in the cardboard skip ().

Sometimes when no one is looking, I just toss the whole full bag into the paper skip.
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Old 26.11.2015, 23:54
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Not sure this is a taboo here - you see it all the time on buses and trains, to the point that some are practically having BBQs.
BBQ is Ok.
Today there was a person with an endless pile of heisse maroni in her hands, spreading this awful smell everywhere in ZVV train.
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Old 26.11.2015, 23:57
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Today there was a person with an endless pile of heisse maroni in her hands, spreading this awful smell everywhere in ZVV train.
'Tis the season!

Funny enough, I'm guessing that for those English devices which haven't yet had to type heisse maroni, those two words could be autocorrected into something rather bad and also foul smelling.
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Old 27.11.2015, 00:07
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'Tis the season!

Funny enough, I'm guessing that for those English devices which haven't yet had to type heisse maroni, those two words could be autocorrected into something rather bad and also foul smelling.
Heiße or Heisse - they are still incredibly unedible.
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Re: The Swiss Rules you love to break

I never get off my bike when crossing the pedestrian crossing. I just find it unnecessary
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Old 27.11.2015, 12:40
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Re: The Swiss Rules you love to break

I don't shake hands with every person in the room when leaving because

1. I don't know half their names anyway
2. Half the people don't know my name
2. I don't want to spend another 30 minutes saying goodbye
3. A lot of people would be happy if the person would just leave without much ado.
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I don't shake hands with every person in the room when leaving because

1. I don't know half their names anyway
2. Half the people don't know my name
2. I don't want to spend another 30 minutes saying goodbye
3. A lot of people would be happy if the person would just leave without much ado.
Is this even a rule?
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Old 27.11.2015, 13:00
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There's two of you doing this?!!

That's anarchy!




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Old 27.11.2015, 14:41
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Re: The Swiss Rules you love to break

I told my Swiss Hubby that I didn't think he could do laundry on a Sunday (we have our own machine in the flat) and his response was
'I'll do what I like... I'd like to see someone try to stop me'
and he proceeded to do 3 loads of laundry.....
he even hoovered up the mud that his golf shoes left on the floor on the same day.......

I always leave the tops on the wine bottles when I recycle them..... and I throw paper in the general rubbish bin... and I have a bath every evening before bed, sometimes as late as midnight.
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Re: The Swiss Rules you love to break

This needs a bump.

I washed my clothes yesterday.
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Old 29.08.2016, 12:01
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Re: The Swiss Rules you love to break

I usually overpay at Pay and Display car parks because I never have change, so I always make a point of giving my ticket to someone else when I'm leaving.

Non transferable my foot!!

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Old 29.08.2016, 12:06
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Re: The Swiss Rules you love to break

The Swiss have rules?

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Old 29.08.2016, 12:08
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The Swiss have rules?

Tom
The Italian speaking parts of the world tend to think of them more as challenges, or puzzles, in my experience.
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Old 29.08.2016, 17:32
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I'll run my car to warm it up the in the winter if needed.
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Old 29.08.2016, 17:44
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I told my Swiss Hubby that I didn't think he could do laundry on a Sunday (we have our own machine in the flat) and his response was
'I'll do what I like... I'd like to see someone try to stop me'
and he proceeded to do 3 loads of laundry.....
With your hubby on that one. I do my laundry mostly on Sundays (machine in the apartment), hoover on Sundays and even hammer the odd nail (ok, twice a year) on Sundays. None of my neighbors have ever complained and I've lived in quite a few places.

I also put together carton and newspaper in the same bundle. Have yet to be "fined" for that or even "nicely reminded" that it's not ok.

I'm a total badass, I know.
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Old 29.08.2016, 17:54
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At my local recycling depot, you can take unbound paper in a paper carrier bag ......
In Avenches, I put my loose old newspapers in a paper carrier bag and left it by the road for collection later that day.

An hour later I noticed that someone had tied the 2 handles together with a short piece of string.....was that you TiMow?...
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The Swiss have rules?

Tom



some Cantons DO have rules

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