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Old 08.12.2010, 11:03
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ONE IS NOT AMUSED AND ONE IS NOT SHOWERED
Which "one" is not amused ?
Which "one" is not showered ?

Silly joke...I know...but hey...he didn't shower
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Old 08.12.2010, 11:04
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..not sure I'd like to see an onversized Scott in my bathtub.
Better have a big sponge..



on topic : can you do that here in Switzerland, not paying rent untill the problem is solved?

In Ireland i had a simliar problem, rang up the agency and told them i would not pay, 30 min later the handyman came around to check what the problem was.
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Old 08.12.2010, 11:05
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on topic : can you do that here in Switzerland, not paying rent untill the problem is solved?
No. In CH you are not allowed to withhold payment for services rendered. You are allowed to ask for a refund/discount, in cases of dissatisfaction or poor service, but payment must still be made. AFAIK, this applies across the board.
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Old 08.12.2010, 11:07
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Re: No Hot Water

..hot water is one thing Porsch, but do you have soap?
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Old 08.12.2010, 11:11
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ONE IS NOT AMUSED AND ONE IS NOT SHOWERED
* Joey strums guitar *

Smelly Cat, Smelly cat what are they feeding you?
Smelly Cat, smelly cat it's not your fault...
They won't take you to the vet.
You're obviously not their favorite pet.
You may not be a bed of roses,
And you're no friend to those with noses.
Smelly cat, smelly cat what are they feeding you?
Smelly cat, smelly cat it's not your fault!

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But seriously now.. did you check with the other residents ,or is the problem just in your place?
When need to be, boil some water..its not a great deal of help i know but it beats cold water in cold times
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Old 08.12.2010, 11:13
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* Joey strums guitar *

SNIP

but seriously now.. did you check with the other residents ,or is the problem just in your place?
It happened on Monday and I emailed and he said it was a building wide problem.

I saw some plumber type people coming in the building while I was leaving though so hopefully it will be sorted for lunch time when I go home for a shower so I stop being made fun off!
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Old 08.12.2010, 11:15
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Hey how come everyone else makes stupid complaint threads and get sympathy and I just get made fun off


THERE IS NO JUSTICE
Hey! Perfectly good advice was given and you chose to focus on the ridicule...

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If it really is a building-wide problem, get together with your neighbours - you know, those Swiss people that live around you - and write a formal letter of complaint asking for a refund in rent.

It is only a small amount, but it should make the letting agent sit up and take notice and potentially fix a recurring problem properly.
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Old 08.12.2010, 11:18
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Hey! Perfectly good advice was given and you chose to focus on the ridicule...
Apologies. I have thanked your post to confirm that I did in fact read it.

I will seriously consider that if this happens again though
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Old 08.12.2010, 11:19
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It happened on Monday and I emailed and he said it was a building wide problem.

I saw some plumber type people coming in the building while I was leaving though so hopefully it will be sorted for lunch time when I go home for a shower so I stop being made fun off!
I hope so for you it get fixed, having a cold shower in summer is ok, but in winter brrrr..

There is such a thing as a " farmers shower " also :


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Old 08.12.2010, 11:19
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I saw some plumber type for lunch time
..I thought you preferred firemen?
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Old 08.12.2010, 11:20
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Re: No Hot Water

I just sent a very sternly worded email to the agency. I tapped extra hard on the keyboard for added effect.
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Old 08.12.2010, 11:22
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Re: No Hot Water

Check this I got an autoreply saying this

'Je vous remercie pour votre courrier électronique. En raison de l'immaculé conception, toute la succursale de Fribourg sera fermée aujourd’hui (08.12.2010) pour toute la journée. Nous serons de nouveau à votre disposition dès le jeudi 9 décembre 2010.'

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'Thank you for your email. Because of immaculate conception, the whole branch will be closed today Fribourg (12.08.2010) all day. We'll be back to you as soon as Thursday, December 9, 2010.'

Made my day
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Old 08.12.2010, 11:25
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Check this I got an autoreply saying this

'Je vous remercie pour votre courrier électronique. En raison de l'immaculé conception, toute la succursale de Fribourg sera fermée aujourd’hui (08.12.2010) pour toute la journée. Nous serons de nouveau à votre disposition dès le jeudi 9 décembre 2010.'

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'Thank you for your email. Because of immaculate conception, the whole branch will be closed today Fribourg (12.08.2010) all day. We'll be back to you as soon as Thursday, December 9, 2010.'

Made my day


Have you gone back to check if previous hot-water shortages coincided with Catholic holidays? It's the Pope's fault!
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Old 08.12.2010, 11:25
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Re: No Hot Water

Meanwhile in Neuchatel ...

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Have you gone back to check if previous hot-water shortages coincided with Catholic holidays? It's the Pope's fault!
Ah right it's a holiday...I was under the impression that everyone was popping out children
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Old 08.12.2010, 11:31
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Check this I got an autoreply saying this

'Je vous remercie pour votre courrier électronique. En raison de l'immaculé conception, toute la succursale de Fribourg sera fermée aujourd’hui (08.12.2010) pour toute la journée. Nous serons de nouveau à votre disposition dès le jeudi 9 décembre 2010.'

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'Thank you for your email. Because of immaculate conception, the whole branch will be closed today Fribourg (12.08.2010) all day. We'll be back to you as soon as Thursday, December 9, 2010.'

Made my day
immaculate conception is the best way to get amused if you don't have an operating shower on a holy day.
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Old 08.12.2010, 11:32
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I just sent a very sternly worded email to the agency. I tapped extra hard on the keyboard for added effect.

May I suggest a stiff letter instead of a stern e-mail?

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Old 08.12.2010, 11:39
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immaculate conception is the best way to get amused if you don't have an operating shower on a holy day.
All Right ! Giggity Giggity..


However the problems re-presents again as after the conception part, most want to take a shower..
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May I suggest a stiff letter instead of a stern e-mail?

I love Hugh Laurie :d
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I love Hugh Laurie :d

Yup - I know the feeling. madly in love with that man - he just gets better with age. Nom.
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