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Old 15.12.2020, 12:10
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Tuesday thread, Christmas comes early with December rent refund

I pay my rent by standing order so it's not normally something I think about.

So I was surprised yesterday to see my December rent had been returned.

My initial reaction was panic. Maybe I've been evicted without knowing it?

And then I went through all the logical steps. Maybe I payed the rent twice by mistake?

But nope.

And finally I checked my snailmail and there was a letter saying they had had such a good year financially that as an Xmas present everybody was getting their December rent refunded.

Yee Haa.

So what's the word for being Switzerlanded positively?
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Old 15.12.2020, 12:12
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Re: Tuesday thread, Christmas comes early with December rent refund

How very nice of them. Rare these days too methinks. Send them some chocolates or similar as a thank you.
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Re: Tuesday thread, Christmas comes early with December rent refund

drinks are on you. Socially-distanced, 10 people, from two households (isn't that the rule? )
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Old 15.12.2020, 13:01
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Re: Tuesday thread, Christmas comes early with December rent refund

a miracle and in switzerland too! better than free beer...happy xmas to you amogles
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Old 15.12.2020, 14:56
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Re: Tuesday thread, Christmas comes early with December rent refund

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I pay my rent by standing order so it's not normally something I think about.

So I was surprised yesterday to see my December rent had been returned.

My initial reaction was panic. Maybe I've been evicted without knowing it?

And then I went through all the logical steps. Maybe I payed the rent twice by mistake?

But nope.

And finally I checked my snailmail and there was a letter saying they had had such a good year financially that as an Xmas present everybody was getting their December rent refunded.

Yee Haa.

So what's the word for being Switzerlanded positively?
Merry Christmas!!!!

Was it one of the huge real estate companies we all rent from or just one big hearted landlord?
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Old 17.12.2020, 19:26
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How very nice of them. Rare these days too methinks. Send them some chocolates or similar as a thank you.
Rare? Never heard of it!

That's pretty amazing, amogles. Enjoy! (Do not burn down the house during Christmas, please?).
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Re: Tuesday thread, Christmas comes early with December rent refund

I'm guessing it was cooperative housing rent ? Or a partiularly socially minded pension fund owner ?
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