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Landi is still open, here in Neuchâtel at least, you can get practically anything there.
Local Landi had a guard outside yesterday, very strict on how many allowed in.

I think they will stay open, farmer necessity
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Worry about your traditional white family and f^ck all with the rest of the world?
It means ALL FAMILIES regardless of race, creed, colour, sexual orientation or religious denomination, mate !!
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Old 17.03.2020, 12:31
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Is there a list anywhere of exactly which type of stores have to be closed.
I could imagine my home gradually sinking into darkness as bulbs fail if hardware stores are closed.
There are some supply chain problems.

Some specific LED lamps have been unavailable now for weeks.
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Are they?
They’re all closed here.
Online service is still operating though.
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Old 17.03.2020, 12:32
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Local Landi had a guard outside yesterday, very strict on how many allowed in.

I think they will stay open, farmer necessity
They sell pet food and beer, I think they’re classed as a necessity.
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Old 17.03.2020, 12:37
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If you're stuck at home and want something to do, there's always books...

Where's Waldo? Coronavirus edition

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Are they?
They’re all closed here.
Online service is still operating though.
Maybe I'm wrong on the building markets, or some are still open depending on location and brand.

However there is online and there are supermarkets, I'd expect everyone sort of always having some spare bulbs at home anyway :P
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Re: Coronavirus

It's a bummer .. I often shop over the border at Carrefour, it's same distance as my nearest COOP and so much cheaper for many things.. Plus it was much better stocked last week.

We don't need to shop for a week or so.. Will be interesting.
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Old 17.03.2020, 12:41
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I could imagine my home gradually sinking into darkness as bulbs fail if hardware stores are closed.
I moved last time 2 years ago. I installed on the new flat the same LED "bulbs" I bought on 2013....maybe they'll outlive me hahaha

Well, they're rated for 25K hours. If you use them 12 hours per day (an exaggeration to be on the safe side) , the should last at least ~6 years https://www.jumbo.ch/de/led-st-cla-6...25?sku=1332376
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Old 17.03.2020, 12:42
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There are some supply chain problems.

Some specific LED lamps have been unavailable now for weeks.
I completely understand. They were out of my favorite kopi luwak-scented candles yesterday and I'm completely miffed. This is an outrage and utterly unacceptable.
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Old 17.03.2020, 12:44
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I completely understand. They were out of my favorite kopi luwak-scented candles yesterday and I'm completely miffed. This is an outrage and utterly unacceptable.
Not quite the same thing as a fairly standard 12V dimmable ceiling spot lamp bulb.
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Old 17.03.2020, 12:52
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Re: Coronavirus

Some weird stuff/decisions these days.
The Austrians are calling their inhabitants back from Switzerland.
Last night they stopped all flights and trains from Switzerland.

So who exactly will transport their citizens back to Austria?

German
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Old 17.03.2020, 12:54
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There are some supply chain problems.

Some specific LED lamps have been unavailable now for weeks.
Made in China for the most part.
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Old 17.03.2020, 13:13
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Some weird stuff/decisions these days.
The Austrians are calling their inhabitants back from Switzerland.
Last night they stopped all flights and trains from Switzerland.

So who exactly will transport their citizens back to Austria?

German
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Old 17.03.2020, 13:14
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Made in China for the most part.

Good thing medical ventilators are made in Graubünden https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/hamilto...id-19/45622132
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Building markets are open, tho supermarkets also sell lightbulbs.
From the Bau&Hobby front page:

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Die Schweiz befindet sich derzeit in einer Ausnahmesituation. Alle Bau+Hobby Filialen bleiben bis auf Weiteres geschlossen. Die Bestellung im Onlineshop ist weiterhin möglich und die Lieferung erfolgt. Aufgrund der erhöhten Anzahl von Online-Bestellungen wird es zu Verzögerungen bei der Auslieferung kommen. Wir geben unser Bestes, um Ihre Bestellungen schnellstmöglich auszuliefern. Ihr Team von Coop Bau+Hobby
Hornbach also shut but both have online shopping available.
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Old 17.03.2020, 13:24
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Positive Aspects of the Coronavirus Lockdown

1. Home burglary rates should be close to zero (while offices get burgled like never before?). So obviously our home contents insurance premiums will be significantly lower next year.
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Old 17.03.2020, 13:25
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Hornbach also shut but both have online shopping available.
They're hardware stores, not building supplies stores.
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They're hardware stores, not building supplies stores.
Yeah, sort of but not really. 95% of all of my building supplies that I have purchased in Switzerland over the years have been from Coop B&H and Hornbach. Definitely not to be compared to a hardware store like ACE or TrueValue in the States where you can't really buy lumber.

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Old 17.03.2020, 13:31
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They're hardware stores, not building supplies stores.
I guess the building merchants may be open but only for tradespeople not for the general public.
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