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moving to CH from South Africa.

Good day to all of you readers. My name is Reuben and I am from George's Valley in Tzaneen. My wife Haidee stays in allschwil Basel and I will be joining her on 20/12,
I was the owner of a driver training academy in SA but won't want to do that in CH.. I am handy with most things from landscaping to servicing motor vehicles ..fitting cupboards...fixing plumbing...its a south African male thing...we do the work. I have practices Mixed Martial arts for 38 yrs Ninjutsu being my focus.
I hold drivers licences for all types of motor vehicles .
I only speak English or afrikaans but will be doing a High German. Course in January.
I belong to the New Apostolic church and play silver flute. I play guitar and various other instruments and I enjoy the outdoors.
I have been to CH and hope that with the spouse visa I can get a work permit.

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Kindest regards Reuben Coskey.i
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Howzit Welcome to the forum and thank you for the lovely intro!
May your move go smoothly. Wishing you all the best for your future here in CH
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Re: moving to CH from South Africa.

Dankie meisie....van waar is jy en waar epon jy in ch
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Re: moving to CH from South Africa.

'N goeie welkom aan 'n nuwe suid-afrikaner. Ek glo dat ek moet jy die warskuwing gee, dat hierdie forum met andere suid-afrikaners gatvol is
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Re: moving to CH from South Africa.

Nee wat M niks pla my nie ek was mos al deur die hell en terug. Afrikaners is plesierig. Ek gaan daar wees vir my familie nie ander mense se stront nie. Ek het mos nou al 52 jaar se verdrukking verduur.
Switzerland is a magic place crime does not pay as in SA where it pays.
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I'm from a little town called Krugersdorp and now I live Zurich. Sorry, I have to reply in English as this is an English forum . I wonder how popular an Afrikaans forum would be in CH?
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Re: moving to CH from South Africa.

When last were you in krugersdorp its not a little dorp my friend has a bed factory there
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When last were you in krugersdorp its not a little dorp my friend has a bed factory there
The last time I was there was 10 years ago.
Lol! I say 'little town' as depending in where you're from, it canbe very little indeed . Oh and thank you for not making fun of me I often get laughed at for being from the "Wild West"!
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Re: moving to CH from South Africa.

Welcome to the forum

It is a forum requirement that you bring me Charlize Theron.
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It is a forum requirement that you bring me Charlize Theron.
Ok and then what Ouchie? Are you going to dazzle her with your lolcats?
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Ok and then what Ouchie? Are you going to dazzle her with your lolcats?

well.... yes.
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well.... yes.
Aww, she'd be so lucky
Go to SA, there are tons of gorgeous girls there!
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Re: moving to CH from South Africa.

George's valley is a farming community just outside a small town called tzaneen
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Howzit Boet!
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Ja well, no fine, ek sŤ - welcome to Switzerland!
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I'm from a little town called Krugersdorp and now I live Zurich. Sorry, I have to reply in English as this is an English forum . I wonder how popular an Afrikaans forum would be in CH?
Thanks for the translation of the third post. Can someone help out with a translation of 4 and 5 please. I can guess at the content, but I'd prefer someone who speaks the language better to do it. With quotes please, so that we can see where the text comes from and who wrote it.

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'N goeie welkom aan 'n nuwe suid-afrikaner. Ek glo dat ek moet jy die warskuwing gee, dat hierdie forum met andere suid-afrikaners gatvol is
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Nee wat M niks pla my nie ek was mos al deur die hell en terug. Afrikaners is plesierig. Ek gaan daar wees vir my familie nie ander mense se stront nie. Ek het mos nou al 52 jaar se verdrukking verduur.
Switzerland is a magic place crime does not pay as in SA where it pays.

If you think I'm being pernickety wanting translations, you should see what happens if we let a couple of you get away with it. English Forum adieu!
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'N goeie welkom aan 'n nuwe suid-afrikaner. Ek glo dat ek moet jy die warskuwing gee, dat hierdie forum met andere suid-afrikaners gatvol is
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A pleasant welcome to a new South African. I believe that I should warn you that this forum contains numerous South Africans.

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It is a standing joke among South Africans who travel or emigrate abroad that they leave SA to get away from other South Africans.

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Thanks for the translation of the third post. Can someone help out with a translation of 4 and 5 please. I can guess at the content, but I'd prefer someone who speaks the language better to do it. With quotes please, so that we can see where the text comes from and who wrote it.

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If you think I'm being pernickety wanting translations, you should see what happens if we let a couple of you get away with it. English Forum adieu!
Rather an uncalled for threat, but OK, fine, please delete my account if it will make you happy.
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Old 05.12.2011, 16:52
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Thanks for the translation of the third post. Can someone help out with a translation of 4 and 5 please. I can guess at the content, but I'd prefer someone who speaks the language better to do it. With quotes please, so that we can see where the text comes from and who wrote it.

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If you think I'm being pernickety wanting translations, you should see what happens if we let a couple of you get away with it. English Forum adieu!
Tell it like it is :-)

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...Ek glo dat ek moet jy die warskuwing gee, dat hierdie forum met andere suid-afrikaners gatvol is
I believe I should warn you that this forum has had enough of other South Africans ;-)


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Nee wat M niks pla my nie ek was mos al deur die hell en terug. Afrikaners is plesierig. Ek gaan daar wees vir my familie nie ander mense se stront nie. Ek het mos nou al 52 jaar se verdrukking verduur.
Switzerland is a magic place crime does not pay as in SA where it pays.
Yes well M, nothing bothers me. I have already been through hell and back. Afrikaaners are pleasant. I am going to be there for my family, not other people's crap. I have put up with it for 52 years.
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Re: moving to CH from South Africa.

I am a Soutie my wife Afrikaans we have been in the UK 8 years and we Move to Basel in Jan. Is there a SA expat group who meet in Basel?
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Re: moving to CH from South Africa.

Gatvol didnt really get translated :-)
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