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anywhere to go in Geneva with proper aircon?

I do hope somebody has some ideas on this. Other than hanging out in the frozen food sections of supermarkets (bit weird and boring), is there anywhere that has aircon which is better than a couple of degrees cooler than outside? So, I exclude, for example, all the good hotels, none of which have proper aircon.
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Old 03.08.2017, 16:47
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Re: anywhere to go in Geneva with proper aircon?

It's pretty cold in my office right now..

But again, a bit boring like the food dept in supermarkets
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Cinema? that's what Radio Zurichsee suggested!
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It's pretty cold in my office right now..

But again, a bit boring like the food dept in supermarkets

Why, is somebody getting the sack or is the aircon turned up ?
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Old 03.08.2017, 17:05
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Cinema? that's what Radio Zurichsee suggested!
I am not aware of any cinemas in Geneva that have proper aircon. I have been in ones in summer that have been stifling early on and I don't go to them anymore until it gets colder.
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It's pretty cold in my office right now..
You have aircon in your office? Wow, my partner's work has none and it is so hot there that he stays home in this weather. 35C inside (or whatever it is) is so much better than his work!
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Old 03.08.2017, 17:16
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Work, home, the car, all have AC.

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Tie an air matras to a tree and lay in it's shadow in the river, while your feet and some cold beers hang in the water.

I can't wait till my kid is old enough to take it to the water.
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Re: anywhere to go in Geneva with proper aircon?

You could try lurking on some of the newer trams, they get quite chilly at times. Or just inside the doorway of Grand Passage (globus), seem to remember there's a horrible, cold downdraft there.

This heat won't last... in a few weeks time everyman and his wife will be whinging that it's too cold!
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Re: anywhere to go in Geneva with proper aircon?

I have a fan as close to me as possible, on 24 hours a day. I keep my shutters down most of the day.

I did notice that wall of heat when I popped outside today. It was quite pleasant when i came home.

Also, i live on the seventh floor, so have any breeze that comes. I often go and sit on a terrace on the rue Dancet (shady side) where there is, most days, a bit of wind. Warm but pleasant. And a great place to "people watch"!!

Wear loose fitting cloths, which for me at the moment is everything!!

Otherwise, drink lots of cool drinks, have cool showers and emerge yourself in a cool bath!!

I am dreading the cold weather. But this heat is just a bit OTT!
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Re: anywhere to go in Geneva with proper aircon?

Go to the basement?

Bunker coffee shop/ underground shop?
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Work, home, the car, all have AC.

Tom
You need to update your location Tom. Congratulations on the move to Geneva. Looking forward to reading how everything is different/better there.
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You need to update your location Tom. Congratulations on the move to Geneva. Looking forward to reading how everything is different/better there.
EF met-up tomorrow at six-thirty in the Equinox in Carouge, Tom... see you there???
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Re: anywhere to go in Geneva with proper aircon?

Seeing that picture of him with James Joyce sort of changed my image of the rugged man "who gets better looking with age" pic i had in my mind!!

But then I look like a bald, skinny runt so can't really talk!!
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Seeing that picture of him with James Joyce sort of changed my image of the rugged man "who gets better looking with age" pic i had in my mind!!

But then I look like a bald, skinny runt so can't really talk!!
Indeed, wasn't quite how I'd pictured him either!!!
But then FMF wasn't the prickly piece of work I was expecting.
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I do hope somebody has some ideas on this. Other than hanging out in the frozen food sections of supermarkets (bit weird and boring), is there anywhere that has aircon which is better than a couple of degrees cooler than outside? So, I exclude, for example, all the good hotels, none of which have proper aircon.
You could try and hang out in Manor maybe? Other than that no other options than a swim in the lake to cool off.

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You could try and hang out in Manor maybe? Other than that other options than a swim in the lake to cool off.
Here in Baden H&M has much better aircon than Manor.
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EF met-up tomorrow at six-thirty in the Equinox in Carouge, Tom... see you there???
Damn it! Why do i always work when you plan those things?!?
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Very old house with thick stone walls at about 1000m - and it is always cool enough in front, and delicious at the back...
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Damn it! Why do i always work when you plan those things?!?
I'm doing it deliberately... can't you tell???!

If you suggest another day that suits you better then Patsy snd I are usually up for an excuse to pop out for a drink.
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