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You must be new here, welcome to Switzerland!
Long enough to know that the Swiss do nothing for themselves, involving electricians to change lightbulbs, plumbers to change washers and mechanics to change tyres. Insurance is king here. The Swiss culture is risk averse. They tend to do things by the book and properly. Which means calling out qualified personnel, and charging, and smiling.
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Long enough to know that the Swiss do nothing for themselves, involving electricians to change lightbulbs, plumbers to change washers and mechanics to change tyres. Insurance is king here. The Swiss culture is risk averse. They tend to do things by the book and properly. Which means calling out qualified personnel, and charging, and smiling.
Yeh, you tell 'em! I sure have to smile at that comment..!
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Re: Dropped keys down lift shaft - advice required

oh im am so sorry to have questioned you all seeing and knowledgeable master... i didnt realise you had full knowledge of insurance legislation and what my hauswart is and isnt qualified to do. please do forgive me i should never doubt you.

do you happen to know my mother? she knows everything also.

oh shall i use 2 or 3 ply toilet paper sheets and how many sheets? what if its a bit runny or soild does that make a difference?
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oh shall i use 2 or 3 ply toilet paper sheets and how many sheets? what if its a bit runny or soild does that make a difference?
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oh im am so sorry to have questioned you all seeing and knowledgeable master... i didnt realise you had full knowledge of insurance legislation and what my hauswart is and isnt qualified to do. please do forgive me i should never doubt you.

do you happen to know my mother? she knows everything also.

oh shall i use 2 or 3 ply toilet paper sheets and how many sheets? what if its a bit runny or soild does that make a difference?
Another post from you lacking in anything useable in the debate. Sarcasm may be your logic substitute , but how about defending with facts ?
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sarcasm.. no im being deadly serious...

so what about the sheets issue?

you can also put me on ignore btw, in fact i would welcome it, please pretty please darling
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Re: Dropped keys down lift shaft - advice required

I did this last week. If the keys fall near the side of the lift, you just need a long piece of wood from VonMoos (or similar) with another piece of wood stuck on the end at 90 degrees with a magnet on it. Feed it down the gap and then turn it round so that the keys attach to the magnet.
I fished mine out from the bottom of the lift shaft because the Hauswart claimed they didn't have a key and that I would have to wait until the next lift service to get them back....I did, however, pay a locksmith to get me into the flat before I realised that the fishing was possible....
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