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Poland Compare to Switzerland!

its like one week that i came to Switzerland for studying but every hours of staying in this place i damn myself because of choosing this place, very boring place and nothing to do , perhaps good for ppl around 70 - 80 aged but not for young ppl , no fun..

at least i would know if this place is better or Poland ?
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Old 04.09.2010, 00:06
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its like one week that i came to Switzerland for studying but every hours of staying in this place i damn myself because of choosing this place, very boring place and nothing to do , perhaps good for ppl around 70 - 80 aged but not for young ppl , no fun..

at least i would know if this place is better or Poland ?

Without knowing WHERE in Poland you were, what the city / town was like, it is very hard to say which is better.

Without being YOU, it is hard to say which would be more interesting FOR you.


Meanwhile, for me personally, one week is hardly enough time to get to know what is going on and what there is to do... so bored for a week really is a bit of a "so what" for me. Give it a chance... more like a couple of months so that you have time to meet others and see what is there.

What do you like to do? There are other forum members in Lugano, if you have a specific interest, make an event on the Social Events calendar for your area and see if there may be others who'd like to join you for whatever it is.
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Without knowing WHERE in Poland you were, what the city / town was like, it is very hard to say which is better.

Without being YOU, it is hard to say which would be more interesting FOR you.


Meanwhile, for me personally, one week is hardly enough time to get to know what is going on and what there is to do... so bored for a week really is a bit of a "so what" for me. Give it a chance... more like a couple of months so that you have time to meet others and see what is there.

What do you like to do? There are other forum members in Lugano, if you have a specific interest, make an event on the Social Events calendar for your area and see if there may be others who'd like to join you for whatever it is.
i would compare Lugano switzerland to Wroclaw in Poland because i also had admission from university in Wroclaw thats why i would know if i did really big mistake by choosing here to Poland or ....?
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Old 04.09.2010, 08:14
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Re: Poland Compare to Switzerland!

Sounds like you made a big mistake. I'd seek a transfer to London or Berlin as quickly as possible.

You say there's "nothing to do". What would you like to do that isn't available?
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Re: Poland Compare to Switzerland!

Yes probably best to leave so that some who is lucky enough and appreciates the opportunity to be here can take the place instead.
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Yes probably best to leave so that some who is lucky enough and appreciates the opportunity to be here can take the place instead.
then could u plz tell me what s so special about this country, ?
if thats wonderful nature of this country i really do not care about nature ,
as far as i know millions of millions ppl every year go to the middle of desert in Las Vegas and they get best fun , so i m more desert minded than nice nature..
but perhaps there is something i am missing please let me know then , by the way i don like chocolate if this is opportunity that i am missing...!
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its like one week that i came to Switzerland for studying but every hours of staying in this place i damn myself because of choosing this place, very boring place and nothing to do , perhaps good for ppl around 70 - 80 aged but not for young ppl , no fun..

at least i would know if this place is better or Poland ?
Choosing Lugano was your mistake methinks, get yourself to Zurich!
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Old 04.09.2010, 14:32
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Re: Poland Compare to Switzerland!

I have to admit that I do not know a whole lot about the other areas of Switzerland and I know even less about Poland.

What I do know a little something about is "university towns" and that is that the university "drives" the excitement - other than student doings, unless it is a uni in a large city, the town tends to be otherwise quite sleepy.

The thing about this situation is that often, the first week (or three) that someone arrives to such a town as a student, their life is fairly well consumed with getting settled into their new dorm / apartment / house as well as getting settled with their classes. The first couple weeks therefore tends to be relatively quiet - except among "upper classmen" (which is to say the students further along in their studies, perhaps on their 2nd or 3rd year there).

Then, once one knows how their classes actually suit and potential shifts are done, things start picking up. Whether it be study group or party crowd, it takes a little settling in and getting to know one another before connections are made.

So... give it another week or two. Talk to your classmates. Talk to your neighbors and get settled. Once you get to know people you'll have a better idea what - if anything - is going on.

Even Daytona Beach (with two universities and a junior college), which is "famous" for Spring Break craziness has it's "sleepy" times. Plus, I get the idea that that area of Switzerland tends to be it's own version of Florida.
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then could u plz tell me what s so special about this country, ?
Don't you have any opinions of your own? Look around you. Do you like it? If so, stay. If not, go.

Why should WE tell you what's good about this country if you're simply going to reply with stuff like "i really do not care about nature". How did you get here - boot of a car, legs and arms tied, blindfolded?
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Choosing Lugano was your mistake methinks, get yourself to Zurich!
I second that. Zurich rocks.
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as far as i know millions of millions ppl every year go to the middle of desert in Las Vegas and they get best fun , so i m more desert minded than nice nature..
I don't think the millions of people who go to Las Vegas actually go because it is in the middle of desert. And Las Vegas 'fun' is probably even harder on the purse than Switzerland. I'll stick to 'nature'. It's a long cheaper.

Hope things improve for you soon though. As others have said, it takes a while to get settled in and find out what is going on.
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thank u guys for all responses this forum is really helpful..
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then could u plz tell me what s so special about this country, ?
if thats wonderful nature of this country i really do not care about nature ,
as far as i know millions of millions ppl every year go to the middle of desert in Las Vegas and they get best fun , so i m more desert minded than nice nature..
but perhaps there is something i am missing please let me know then , by the way i don like chocolate if this is opportunity that i am missing...!
I am not familiar with Lugano nor Poland so I apologise if it felt I was commenting from within your shoes. Only you can know what is suitable for you and what is not. I have lived once before in Switzerland and found it to be completely stressful and boring the first time. The second time I have quickly grown to love it and appreciate that I am one of the lucky ones who can live here without having to worry about permits and such. This could be an age thing as well. Switzerland probably appeals to older folk like myself who are seeking a bit of a quieter lifestyle.

There are many thousands and millions who would love the opportunity to live in this country and study here, but will never get the chance. My only advice is to give it a chance, see between what is causing you angst and take the experience as a positive because when the time comes to leave, you may look back, think it was not so bad, and then have a desire to be back. Life is what you make of it, in the now. I wish you luck with it and hope it improves for you soon.
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Re: Poland Compare to Switzerland!

you should have gone to the uk. university there is the best workout your liver could possibly get.
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its like one week that i came to Switzerland for studying but every hours of staying in this place i damn myself because of choosing this place, very boring place and nothing to do , perhaps good for ppl around 70 - 80 aged but not for young ppl , no fun..

at least i would know if this place is better or Poland ?
no no no no no!!!
don't do that castromj. just because its a little tough right now you wanna move on?
you don't know Poland but you imagine it is gonna be better there than here?

I don't know. Isn't it a bit early to run away already say?
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its like one week that i came to Switzerland for studying but every hours of staying in this place i damn myself because of choosing this place, very boring place and nothing to do , perhaps good for ppl around 70 - 80 aged but not for young ppl , no fun..

at least i would know if this place is better or Poland ?
Go to Aberdeen in Scotland, the place is full of Poles!!! Probably something there for you to enjoy.
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no no no no no!!!
don't do that castromj. just because its a little tough right now you wanna move on?
you don't know Poland but you imagine it is gonna be better there than here?

I don't know. Isn't it a bit early to run away already say?
ya hon i m out, i had enough like this places before in my life i cant have it again and do same mistake again..
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Re: Poland Compare to Switzerland!

I studied/ lived in Wroclaw for 8 years . It's a wonderful place but you cannot compare it to Lugano. Everything is different between these two.

I would say stick here for some time and try make the best out of it. Some of the above posters told you to switch to Zürich and I think it's a good idea.

Good luck!
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Choosing Lugano was your mistake methinks, get yourself to Zurich!
Zürich is not that better than Lugano, only bigger. And I would say the Luganese are way friendlier.

plus weather in Zürich really sucks.
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