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Road rage in Zurich

So far I thought that this only happens in movies, or in places far, far away (like the US ) but I just witnessed a road rage incident in the middle of Zurich!
I was out getting lunch and hear some honking... look and there's a car stuck in the middle of an intersection, and a huge black SUV honking non-stop behind it.
Then this huge bald/shaved guy in a black suit gets out of the SUV, opens the right-hand front door of the other car and shouts "WOT DA FOCK DO YA THINK YAR FOCKING DOIN?!"
At which point the other guy scrambles out of his seat, the huge guy comes around the car to meet him and they start a fist fight.
Just then two trams drove through and blocked the view, when they were gone the cars were gone as well.

Moral of the story: Keep your doors locked, even in Zurich.
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Old 30.03.2017, 15:46
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Sounds like Hausamsee based on some of their posts.
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...reminded me of this:
https://youtu.be/6nZMM4nMqyQ
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Weird, they all seem so docile, so no road rage for me only speeding tickets...
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Weird, they all seem so docile, so no road rage for me only speeding tickets...
Who is "they"?
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Old 30.03.2017, 16:17
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Re: Road rage in Zurich

I've witnessed the very same in Zurich before. Full on fist fight because some guy was slightly blocking the traffic. Not a single incident.

Swiss people are in general extremely anti-confrontational and I have the impression that some of them use traffic to release the steam they build up during the day.
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Old 30.03.2017, 16:23
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I've witnessed the very same in Zurich before. Full on fist fight because some guy was slightly blocking the traffic. Not a single incident.

Swiss people are in general extremely anti-confrontational and I have the impression that some of them use traffic to release the steam they build up during the day.
Without contradicting your theory, I'd just like to mention that the aggressive guy was definitely British
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Old 30.03.2017, 16:25
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Without contradicting your theory, I'd just like to mention that the aggressive guy was definitely British
He might just be homesick then...
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Big bald/shaved guys of course
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Without contradicting your theory, I'd just like to mention that the aggressive guy was definitely British
Probably a Remoaner
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Errm, No.
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Re: Road rage in Zurich

We love this one.
American discovering Maltese traffic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5q3acDm-rw
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They might be filiming the new "FAST AND FURIOUS 22/3, Swiss Road Rage"

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Without contradicting your theory, I'd just like to mention that the aggressive guy was definitely British
Geordie, if my phonetic reading of your text is correct.

Unless it actually started with "WHA" and finished with "DOON" in which case maybe Weegie.
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Old 31.03.2017, 10:37
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Geordie, if my phonetic reading of your text is correct.

Unless it actually started with "WHA" and finished with "DOON" in which case maybe Weegie.
I doubt it, it's canny difficult to get a Geordie that annoyed when they're sober. In fact, they tend to be decidedly chill.
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