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Re: If you would win 20 million CHF in the lottery, would you stay in Switzerland

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or would you move somewhere else? Where/why?
I'd blow the lot in one go buy the house next door to us that's up for sale. Same views, same location with a walk to work that I love.
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No, I would move somewhere near the ocean and where the weather and people are nicer and more laid-back.
Sounds fairly much like where I live now :-)

With CHF20M I am not sure if I would ever go to Switzerland again - I had about the worst time in my life and am reminded whenever I am back.
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Old 01.10.2011, 03:07
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Sounds fairly much like where I live now :-)
No, not really - when some of us say "near", we're just sparing other people's feelings, like yours - what we really mean is beside, we just don't want to rub folks' noses in it, unless we have to. Like now.

This is what we mean by "near" for a lot of us, for example...

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Halfway up a barren hillside with a shimmer of light off some water way off in the distance just doesn't cut it. Not for us coastal people. Sorry.

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Re: If you would win 20 million CHF in the lottery, would you stay in Switzerland

Hehe. I know what you mean, my parents house was 15m from the Baltic (at high tide). I would not like to live _that_ close to the Atlantic, and as things are we have to make do with 800m to open sea.

You can have a look here

Even with 20M, I think I would stay.
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Old 01.10.2011, 20:48
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Re: If you would win 20 million CHF in the lottery, would you stay in Switzerland

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or would you move somewhere else? Where/why?

Me, I'd move TO Switzerland and not worry about a job anymore (i suspect the Swiss wouldn't mind)

Full time mountain climbing, expanding and researching my collecting interests, etc. - great!
I'd go home, - immediately! where people dont walk around with faces like a cat's arse all the time
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Re: If you would win 20 million CHF in the lottery, would you stay in Switzerland

Without a shred of doubt.
This one's an absolute no brainer.
I'd move to a cheaper European or Carribean country and live like a King, or move to Bali and live like an Emperor.
If Switzerland is that amazing, then why not live somewhere like Italy or Spain for the cheap, sunny, relaxed Mediterranean lifestyle, while at the same time being close enough for a visit to Switzerland whenever you feel like it.

There's a reason Lewis Hamilton moved to Geneva.....and then later made a swift exit, citing the boredom of living there. If you got cash to burn why not live somewhere exciting with a year-round hospitable climate, and where your money goes a lot further! 20,000,000 living in CH probably equates to 30,000,000 living in Spain.
2 million in will buy you a standard run-of-the-mill house in Zurich.....or a mansion in Florida.....I know which one I'd prefer.
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2 million will be you a fabulous mansion in some lovely parts of Switzerland too.
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Re: If you would win 20 million CHF in the lottery, would you stay in Switzerland

I'd stay, but I'd also setup a proper burger joint and BBQ place so expats wouldn't have to suffer anymore
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Old 01.10.2011, 22:10
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Re: If you would win 20 million CHF in the lottery, would you stay in Switzerland

why would you move if you got that much money? youre living here when youre not making as much hehe

personally, i love this country and i wouldnt move, specially if i had that much money id buy a bigger place here and id travel around europe more frequently to see new places and maybe look for a way to increase my 20 million heheh
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Old 01.10.2011, 23:12
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Re: If you would win 20 million CHF in the lottery, would you stay in Switzerland

Sure would stay in CH. Would probably buy a modest house, set up a huge music room, a large library, a large media room and never work another day of my life. I would be able to spend the 8 to 12 hours a day I sell to my employer in something I REALLY enjoy, and with my family rather than with colleagues. Oh, man...why did you have to go and ask the question ?
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Re: If you would win 20 million CHF in the lottery, would you stay in Switzerland

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Sure would stay in CH. Would probably buy a modest house, set up a huge music room, a large library, a large media room and never work another day of my life. I would be able to spend the 8 to 12 hours a day I sell to my employer in something I REALLY enjoy, and with my family rather than with colleagues. Oh, man...why did you have to go and ask the question ?
Sorry, I was probably day dreaming in the office
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Re: If you would win 20 million CHF in the lottery, would you stay in Switzerland

Yes I would keep CH as a base. Would probably also buy a mountain retreat plus a beach retreat in a nice peaceful country and then divide my time between.
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Yes I would keep CH as a base. Would probably also buy a mountain retreat plus a beach retreat in a nice peaceful country and then divide my time between.
Yup, thats the best thing to do
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