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Old 02.06.2011, 14:20
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Why did you leave and come here? [American, Canada, U.K only]

What is your reason for leaving your country and coming to Switzerland?

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Your Age:
Country:
Heritage:
Social Class:

Thanks, it's kinda like I survey I'm doing, but not really if get me.
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Old 02.06.2011, 14:24
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Re: Why did you leave and come here? [American, Canada, U.K only]

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What is your reason for leaving your country and coming to Switzerland?

Please also tell us:

Your Age:
Country:
Heritage:
Social Class:

Thanks, it's kinda like I survey I'm doing, but not really if get me.
No, I don't get.

Heritage?
Social class?

But I think maybe is you edit out the typos and actually explain the reason why you need this research, people will answer more easily. Otherwise it comes across as some kind of immigration police stats.
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Old 02.06.2011, 14:26
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Re: Why did you leave and come here? [American, Canada, U.K only]

[American, Canada, U.K only]

I can already hear the outcry coming like a tsunami from the southern oceans and the Emerald Isle (to name but a few).

[is discrimination, based on race allowed?]
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Old 02.06.2011, 14:26
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Re: Why did you leave and come here? [American, Canada, U.K only]

Did you do a search?
Why did you come to Switzerland?
Why did you come to Switzerland when you already lived in Australia?
Why do foreigners decide to come to work in Switzerland?
Why did you come to Switzerland before you got a job?
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Old 02.06.2011, 14:27
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Re: Why did you leave and come here? [American, Canada, U.K only]

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What is your reason for leaving your country and coming to Switzerland?

Please also tell us:

Your Age:
Country:
Heritage:
Social Class:

Thanks, it's kinda like I survey I'm doing, but not really if get me.
That's not going to be easy for some Americans to answer #3 and #4.
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Old 02.06.2011, 14:29
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That's not going to be easy for some Americans to answer #3 and #4.
...... and, for some, no.2
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Old 02.06.2011, 14:30
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Re: Why did you leave and come here? [American, Canada, U.K only]

It's not racist, I just want to know from those countries.
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Old 02.06.2011, 14:37
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Re: Why did you leave and come here? [American, Canada, U.K only]

I though that Americans are "classy" but don't have class....
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Re: Why did you leave and come here? [American, Canada, U.K only]

you need to give a decent reason for asking those questions luv, your coming across a tad offensive and i highly doubt you'll get any answers that way! if your really asking for a project ry a different approach, if your genuinely peeved at the amount of people moving to this this country then just say...
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Old 02.06.2011, 14:38
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Re: Why did you leave and come here? [American, Canada, U.K only]

You say in your profile you are "pc and social engineering expert", I am curious what do you need the data for?
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Old 02.06.2011, 14:41
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What is your reason for leaving your country and coming to Switzerland?

Please also tell us:

Your Age:
Country:
Heritage:
Social Class:

Thanks, it's kinda like I survey I'm doing, but not really if get me.
I Came here because the environment got too "hot" at home.

1) 66
2) Born in Austria, now living in California.
3) Very much so.
4) As high as it get around here. Stepped down recently but "I'll be back".
5) Talk to the hand.
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Old 02.06.2011, 14:49
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Re: Why did you leave and come here? [American, Canada, U.K only]

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you need to give a decent reason for asking those questions luv, your coming across a tad offensive and i highly doubt you'll get any answers that way! if your really asking for a project ry a different approach, if your genuinely peeved at the amount of people moving to this this country then just say...

I agree.

If this is for a legitimate project, first introduce it to us, what your hypothesis is, and what you are trying to accomplish with your study.
(get our buy in)

Then ask us for help by participating in your survey.

If it isn't a legitimate project, then you can get all the information you need by sitting next to a window and pulling back the curtain every 5 minutes to make observations.
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Old 02.06.2011, 14:59
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Re: Why did you leave and come here? [American, Canada, U.K only]

I use to have to give surveys a bit similar to this for Sociology classes, so I'll play along...

Reason for moving here: Met a sexy Swiss guy on myspace, and one year later we were married.

Age: 38
Country: USA
Heritage: Irish and Polish ancestry
Social Class: Muppet
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Old 02.06.2011, 15:20
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Re: Why did you leave and come here? [American, Canada, U.K only]

How old does one have to be in ordered to be considered as "heritage" ?
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Re: Why did you leave and come here? [American, Canada, U.K only]

AOK...we'll play along.

My wife and I are coming to Switzerland in the next couple months from the US.

What is your reason for leaving your country and coming to Switzerland?

It is an opportunity for my wife to gain international work experience which is important for the advancement of her career. The offer allows us to live in one of the most beautiful countries in Europe and to travel throughout the region.

Your Age: I am 46 and my wife is 31.

Country: US

Heritage: I am third generation American with European ancestry (Italian & Czech). My wife is fourth generation American with European ancestry (Italian and Polish).

Social Class: In the US, we would be considered upper middle class based on income. As an accountant, I would say my social class is awkward.

Thanks for letting us use this as an opportunity to introduce ourselves.

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Re: Why did you leave and come here? [American, Canada, U.K only]

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Reason for leaving: Skiing
Age: Old enough
Country: USA
Heritage: 6th generation Euro-peasant-trash (German/Norwegian)
Social Class: Naco
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Old 02.06.2011, 16:19
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Re: Why did you leave and come here? [American, Canada, U.K only]

Your reason for leaving your country and coming to Switzerland: It a nice place to ride motorcycles.

Your Age: Old enough to have been riding motorcycles for over 30 years (mostly in CH)

(ex-) Country: USA

Heritage: European

Social Class: Middle

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Old 02.06.2011, 17:25
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Your Age: double figures
Country: UK
Heritage: My paternal grandmother's great great ... grandad was part of Napolean's bodyguard.
Social Class: Upper
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