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Old 21.03.2020, 11:23
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Just for info:
I have a booking for the periodic auto inspection (periodische Fahrzeugprüfungen) next month, I checked the Strassenverkehrsamt site today and not surprisingly all inspections are cancelled.
Surprising actually. Last time I was there, it was a huge hall with one inspector per lane = huge distance from each other.

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Just google "Schweiz bundesrat konferenzen"...or is this google thingy something that only works in the rural side of Switzerland and not in the great city of Zürich? . https://youtu.be/5VmkZy1SAyI

Now please don't cry, the medienkonferenz is 1h20m long
LOL, yeah they are very long. I got whatsapp messages while watching it - replied "Im watching press conference" - I get links sent, asking me what I think about their content - "Didn't check yet, I'm still watching press conference".

Part of them could be skipped though. Questions like "but if a family has 4 kids" .... seriously? What answer do they want to hear? Shot/sell one?

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I mean, I absolutely dont want it to happen to be honest. I'm due to move to St Gallen from the UK on saturday the 28th, to start a new job on the 1st April. The residency permits are in the works so God knows if i'll get them for me and my partner in time.

I will happily quarantine for two weeks once I've arrived, just as long as I get there
They might play the April's fool card.

From what they clearly said, you need the residence-ID. A valid contract is not enough. Do you have a rental-contract/flat waiting for you? (So they know you're going straight there).
Check with your employer and have them check with the authorities before you get your moving van rolling.

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They say it will cost the USA 1,000,000,000,000 dollars
As we all know they don't have it, who will they borrow it from? The Chinese again?

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Who's doing what today then?
I'm off to walk the dog in the woods, then cleaning the windows.
No shopping required.
Thought about cleaning the windows but it isn't any more appealing than before Corona. Thought about inventing the self-cleaning window instead but that's already done too. German. So maybe I should start pestering my landlord about getting them built in here. An email per hour might do the trick?
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Old 21.03.2020, 11:27
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Would be very good if they did this, the better the data they have the better they can take proper measurements, you biased opinions change nothing on that.
And the better they can use it when the corona virus thing is finished! Give then an inch and they will take a mile!
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Old 21.03.2020, 11:42
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McDonalds have just announced a total shut down (take away, deliveries, drive-thru) so that little treat I promised the kids will have to wait

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Old 21.03.2020, 11:51
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McDonalds have just announced a total shut down (take away, deliveries, drive-thru) so that little treat I promised the kids will have to wait

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Burger king won't cut it? I saw the drive through of one last night, they're stacked up waiting to get in the line.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Af6b_wyiwI

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Old 21.03.2020, 12:17
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McDonalds have just announced a total shut down (take away, deliveries, drive-thru) so that little treat I promised the kids will have to wait

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So another silver lining then. Not only your wallet, but your kids will be healthier too.
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Old 21.03.2020, 12:21
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contact tracing is what has saved us here - we would have thousands more cases without it. this is not the time to worry about "big brother" for once he might just save your life...https://mustsharenews.com/singapore-contact-tracers/
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Old 21.03.2020, 12:43
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contact tracing is what has saved us here - we would have thousands more cases without it. this is not the time to worry about "big brother" for once he might just save your life...https://mustsharenews.com/singapore-contact-tracers/
Yes I know all of that, I assume you intended to react towards Omtatsat
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Old 21.03.2020, 13:00
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ah yes, of course... it was referring to his comment below.


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Big brother will soon be watching you. The Swiss police want to look into your handy data to see where you are and where you move to. Total control to the state. It was all predicted!
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Old 21.03.2020, 13:03
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ah yes, of course... it was referring to his comment below.
It‘s correct, thank you Omtastat:

https://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/schweiz...story/23148777
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Old 21.03.2020, 13:28
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Could be?


"The civilized world has gone crazy"

"I don't call this corona virus any different than a psychosis and I don't let it put me off," said Lukashenko this week. "The civilized world has gone crazy, and politicians have started to use the situation for their interests."
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Old 21.03.2020, 13:31
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Contact tracing is the best way to monitor spread - that with a decent testing program will really help control contagion. The problem of course is that it’s labor intensive, people feel it is privacy invasion, and not every contact is identifiable And neither is recall always good.

My small, but densely populated neighborhood is very quiet today. People are out singly or in pairs, giving others a wide berth. So someone is listening, it would appear.
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of course. No fake news here like some EF members post!
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We decided now to split the dog walks up between the 3 of us, so that each day one of us can go and stretch their legs a little futher than to the garden fence.
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Old 21.03.2020, 13:46
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Surprising actually. Last time I was there, it was a huge hall with one inspector per lane = huge distance from each other.
Probably they are thinking about the inspector having to get into a strange car which might be coated floor to ceiling with virus, (viruses?), (viri?).
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Old 21.03.2020, 13:56
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I'm thinking of trying digital art though I don't know where to start. Can anybody tell me what site or app to try.
My kids use deviantart.com

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Big brother will soon be watching you. The Swiss police want to look into your handy data to see where you are and where you move to. Total control to the state. It was all predicted!
This news brought to you by bluewin.ch
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Wow, that‘s devastating . Had no idea...
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Old 21.03.2020, 14:07
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We decided now to split the dog walks up between the 3 of us, so that each day one of us can go and stretch their legs a little futher than to the garden fence.
I don't know why, but I read that, three times in a row and increasingly incredulously, as "We decided to split up the dog, and walk...". Oh, dear. Time for me to go and do something else than read a screen, evidently.
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Old 21.03.2020, 14:16
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I don't know why, but I read that, three times in a row and increasingly incredulously, as "We decided to split up the dog, and walk...". Oh, dear. Time for me to go and do something else than read a screen, evidently.
Yes, have the feeling that my contact lenses are failing me too. No problem, ordered my 3-month prescription of contact lenses last week (and in the meantime it was also even delivered without an email stating that this is currently out-of-stock due to the Corona virus. ). Would actually need a new prescription at the moment, but that eye test will need to wait a bit I guess.
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