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Re: Common ways to make it big in Zürich?

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I wonder if I could become a high-end prostitute? Go under the stage name...: "Slammer the human bouncy-castle!"
I was just once in Amsterdam but there seems to be a market for everything
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Old 20.02.2019, 15:19
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Re: Common ways to make it big in Zürich?

I know it’s a high goal. Please stay on topic. If you have fun I’m happy but please add some knowledge as well. Inheritance and extreme outliers are not interesting. Sex, Crime, Scams not interesting. Has to be an honest profession.
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Old 20.02.2019, 15:24
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Sex, Crime, Scams not interesting. Has to be an honest profession.
In Switzerland, being a sex-worker IS an honest profession.

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Old 20.02.2019, 15:27
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I wonder if I could become a high-end prostitute? Go under the stage name...: "Slammer the human bouncy-castle!"
Hmn... "Slammer the Hammer"?
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Old 20.02.2019, 15:27
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Re: Common ways to make it big in Zürich?

Work hard, play hard and find something that combines both.


Do you really think someone would share the golden tip?


PS: a lot of those fancy big cars are leased...
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Old 20.02.2019, 15:29
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I wonder if I could become a high-end prostitute? Go under the stage name...: "Slammer the human bouncy-castle!"
Well, you have made it big!

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Old 20.02.2019, 16:15
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I know it’s a high goal. Please stay on topic. If you have fun I’m happy but please add some knowledge as well. Inheritance and extreme outliers are not interesting. Sex, Crime, Scams not interesting. Has to be an honest profession.
Be like us, use your imagination instead of wanting us to provide you with a lined out future for you.
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Old 20.02.2019, 16:15
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A less common option (but therefore a big hole in the market) is to start your own religion or cult.....
Not wrong there. That actually did cross my mind after I've observed some of these people in action and what's more: The reaction of the crowds. Scary yet fascinating.
A bit like football crowds only you don't need to run around as much and easier to bottle.
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Old 20.02.2019, 16:16
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In Switzerland, being a sex-worker IS an honest profession.

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I would make a bad prostitute, way to expensive to keep paying my customers
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Old 20.02.2019, 16:16
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Re: Common ways to make it big in Zürich?

Yeah wanna reinforce sharing of the best opportunities in today’s industries. Stuff like this no educational advisor will tell you and you kind of have to be in a field for long to know the true pros and cons of what appears appealing. So for webdevelopment & finance seems to do the job but outsourcing is getting more more common. Yes you probable never will get around having to put in at least 3-5 years to touch these jobs but it possible with focus and dedication
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Old 20.02.2019, 16:23
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Yeah wanna reinforce sharing of the best opportunities in today’s industries. Stuff like this no educational advisor will tell you and you kind of have to be in a field for long to know the true pros and cons of what appears appealing. So for webdevelopment & finance seems to do the job but outsourcing is getting more more common. Yes you probable never will get around having to put in at least 3-5 years to touch these jobs but it possible with focus and dedication
The people I know who "have made it big" in the way you're apparently thinking of it do have focus, and they are attentive.

But...

Not one of them would ever ask "What should I do?" the way you have. Ever. (Some will ask "How can I do this?" type questions, but that is different.)
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Old 20.02.2019, 16:37
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In Switzerland, being a sex-worker IS an honest profession.

Tom
Possibly even just about the only profession where you can legitmately make big money without either having a rare skill or doing anything that's not dodgy or illegal or unethical.
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Old 20.02.2019, 16:50
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I wonder if I could become a high-end prostitute? Go under the stage name...: "Slammer the human bouncy-castle!"
As a male prostitute, "Slammer" is the only stage name you need.
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Old 20.02.2019, 17:03
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Yeah wanna reinforce sharing of the best opportunities in today’s industries. Stuff like this no educational advisor will tell you and you kind of have to be in a field for long to know the true pros and cons of what appears appealing. So for webdevelopment & finance seems to do the job but outsourcing is getting more more common. Yes you probable never will get around having to put in at least 3-5 years to touch these jobs but it possible with focus and dedication
OK, I'll bite.
You have to figure it out for yourself. Many people follow the same path in theory but end up in different places financially. For instance (I can't think of any other example for the moment) if you ask if IT industry is still profitable you'll definitely get different answers. Many a time opposing views. Get better at whatever is that you're doing or can do and the money might follow.

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Re: Common ways to make it big in Zürich?

Common ways to make it big in Zürich?


Tip: If you don't have a lady friendthen go to this place:

https://www.tripadvisor.ch/Restauran...ne-Zurich.html

You will soon find someone that has much experience in "making it big", but be careful that the gender really is what you think it should be.... It is the meeting point of all "self-employed" women in Zurich, and the food is also not bad. Someone told me he met Marc Faber there when he visited Zurich....



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Old 21.02.2019, 12:47
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I'm actually amazed at the number of ETH students (friends of my daughter) who are still doing their masters etc. while having already made big successes of their own start-up companies

And they don't tend to flaunt the money or their success (still stay in WG etc.), while counting their bitcoins, bank accounts or latest investments.

That's one hell of a good recipe in my books.
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In Switzerland, being a sex-worker IS an honest profession.

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it's an honest profession everywhere, maybe not just legal everywhere.

certainly more honest than the banking industry!
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Old 21.02.2019, 13:02
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it's an honest profession everywhere, maybe not just legal everywhere.

certainly more honest than the banking industry!
Or Pharma!

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Old 21.02.2019, 16:23
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And later he can use his over 30yrs of sexual experience to make them squirt to the ceiling.
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I know it’s a high goal. Please stay on topic.
Agreed. Never seen that before.
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Here's a seminar freshly advertised on EF to show you how to make your millions, but it'll cost you CHF 350 for the privilege.
Yes but you must be quick! Places are limited
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