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Hey,

I'm not in chur but not far (buchs) - we have two small children and I'd LOVE to meet some English speakers

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Hi Alexis!

Great to hear from a fellow expat! Whereabouts are you from? Anytime you're in Chur, feel free to give me a shout! I've made some contacts here but haven't met anyone in person yet cuz we're all so busy. Anyway let me know when you're here next and we'll definitely meet up!

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I'm from Brighton, east Sussex. Where are you from?

Been here a year and so far found no expats (though tbh I haven't tried that hard!)

We're busy ish at the mo as about to move house but I'll defo give you a shout when we are free x
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Re: Moving to Chur

Hi guys! I don't know how mobile everyone is herem but seeing as more and more "ost-schweiz" English speaking people are popping up on the site, I was planning to make my first gathering at my favorite restaurant at the end of August here in Chur. Please let me know if you are interested and when would be the best time/day of the week for you.
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Hi puhutes and all fellow expats! This is a wonderful idea to have an event at the end of the month!! I'll be free that friday/saturday/Sunday -I guess it would be the 31st, 1st and 2nd of September! Wow can't believe September is coming up already. So I hope those days work for all of u and looking forward to meeting you!

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Hey Alexis, my wife and I live near Sargans- Truebbach. Are you still near Buchs?

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Hi Kyle!

It's nice to hear from a fellow expat!! I actually live and work in Chur but I tend to go to Zurich rather frequently because I'm taking German classes once a week plus I've met some friends there. If you are ever in Chur it would be great to meet up!!

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Hi Kyle, yes we are still in buchs
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Whoops posted too soon, not sure if we can make the meet this weekend but will keep eyes peeled for another!
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We're in for dinner on Friday, 7th. Wife will try to take off work (works US time zone from here) + daughter.

Looking forward to it!

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Hey all- my wife and I wouldn't mind meeting up sometime, however September weekends are overly booked... if there are any plans for October you can count us in!

Anyone want to grill out??
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Hi,
I live right around the block so to speak from Chur (in Maienfeld) and have a 5 year daughter... WOuld be nice to hook up..whatcha think???
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I live right around the block so to speak from Chur (in Maienfeld) and have a 5 year daughter... WOuld be nice to hook up..whatcha think???
Hello,

We have another event coming up this sunday for brunch in Chur.

Chur- Stars and Stripes brunch

Maybe see u there
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Hey Alexis, my wife and I live near Sargans- Truebbach. Are you still near Buchs?

Kyle
Hi Kyle, I live in Balzers and come from Iowa also. I know one person in Buchs also from Iowa. Phil
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Hey all of you! Hope you are still living in Chur as I will be there quite a lot! I am an (soon 24 yo) au pair located in Munich, but the family has a holiday house in Chur (can't remember the exact location, somewhere on the mountains anyways) and whenever I am not babysitting I would definitely like to meet up with people! We will be coming there this Friday and are going to stay until Tuesday/Wednesday, and of course when the ski season starts, will be there a lot! Feel free to msg me here, it would be super great to meet some of you the upcoming weekend

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Re: Moving to Chur

Testing 1-2-3

Any Chur-ites still checking the EF to meetup with other American/Canadian/English speakers in the surrounding area of Chur?

If you happen to be a native of a Swiss or German speaking country and feel
like practicing your English or help a non native practice his German/Schweizerdeutsch over a bier or 3, I'd enjoy to meet you as well.
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Hi,

How about meeting up with a native North American to laugh at all our faux pas here in the land of perfection!:-)
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How about meeting up with a native North American to laugh at all our faux pas here in the land of perfection!:-)
Laughing.... I like laughing
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How about meeting up with a native North American to laugh at all our faux pas here in the land of perfection!:-)
Wiki~....A faux pas ( /ˌfoʊˈpɑː/ plural: faux pas /ˌfoʊˈpɑːz/) is a violation of accepted social norms (for example, standard customs or etiquette rules).[1] Faux pas is used in most areas of the world. The term comes originally from French, and literally means "misstep" or "false step".[2]

This expression is usually used in social and diplomatic contexts. The term has been in use in English for some time and is no longer italicized when written. In French, it is employed literally to describe a physical loss of balance as well as figuratively, in which case the meaning is roughly the same as in English. Other familiar synonyms include gaffe and bourde (bourde, unlike faux pas, can designate any type of mistake).[3]

"Faux pas" also sounds similar to "Faut pas", which is French for "Must not", which coincidentally has similar meaning.

I've been noticing a trend on G+ posts that many of the inhabitants of South America have an attitude of resentment about how everyone thinks of the USA when just America or Ammi is used, and try to point out that they too are "Americans" even tho they come from a country like Columbia, Bolivia, Peru, Paraguay, or Brazil.

North America is a Continent, just like South America.
America is a country, as is Colombia (the Nationality you chose to put before American in your profile.)

A native North American could be:

1. Born in Canada
2. Born in Mexico
3. Born in the United States of America, commonly and for the last 100 years or so it has been known and shortened to plain old America.

Not all native Canadians or Mexicans speak English or American (very hacked up version of English)
Most of the native Americans do speak American English.

I'm not sure if this post was meant to "school" me on a "faux pas" of asking to speak to Americans or not... as you have yet to make a response here or to the pm I sent you, it's feeling like it, and I'm a bit disappointed that all that trivial crap can't just be left behind and all us expats try to help each-other out over here in the land of perfection.

If it was just a faux pas of your own, and you don't have some chip on your shoulder, maybe we can meet up, let the kids play and just laugh ourselves silly over stupid stuff... I could really care less what country someone is from, if you speak a form of English, want to practice German or Swiss dialect and let the kids have some fun, I'm all up for it.

To all: Have a nice day, Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or what ever you do or don't celebrate, Peace, and a happy New Year!
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Hi, I live in St Moritz but travel daily during weekday to Chur for German class. It will be nice to be able to meet up with people from this forum. I am looking forward to alot of laughter and opportunity to practice my German.

Inbox me :P
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