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Old 15.06.2010, 23:08
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I need to meet people in this country

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i am a high school student from New York, living in Montreux, Switzerland.I have been living here 1.5 years, and Its sweet that the drinking age is not 21 here, and clubbing is awesome lac leman side. i know tons of international people here. a few of them are chill like ma boys back home in new york. but the majority i find flashy and low class. (russians, wealthy arabs ect.) However when im out, i have meet very few swiss people, other than people who are working ect.
Alot of what i see, are 15 - 19 year old guys of latin descent, who gel their hair, act all aggressive "putain! putain!". only when i travel in the swiss german part do i find people ive met on a similar page as me. however with swiss german there are serious language barriers, and i cant really get to know people that well with that. I can speak a little of french and standard german. at what age do swiss people know english well enough for me to mix german / english (french / english)? and where should i go to meet girls who speak english? also i figure sometimes that if they're not out taking advantage of what we do, are they even on the same page as us?
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Old 15.06.2010, 23:17
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hi,

i am a high school student from New York, living in Montreux, Switzerland.I have been living here 1.5 years, and Its sweet that the drinking age is not 21 here, and clubbing is awesome lac leman side. i know tons of international people here. a few of them are chill like ma boys back home in new york. but the majority i find flashy and low class. (russians, wealthy arabs ect.) However when im out, i have meet very few swiss people, other than people who are working ect.
Alot of what i see, are 15 - 19 year old guys of latin descent, who gel their hair, act all aggressive "putain! putain!". only when i travel in the swiss german part do i find people ive met on a similar page as me. however with swiss german there are serious language barriers, and i cant really get to know people that well with that. I can speak a little of french and standard german. at what age do swiss people know english well enough for me to mix german / english (french / english)? and where should i go to meet girls who speak english? also i figure sometimes that if they're not out taking advantage of what we do, are they even on the same page as us?
....so you're looking to meet girls, either local or not local....and you're in high school. Shocking.
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....so you're looking to meet girls, either local or not local....and you're in high school. Shocking.
he doesnt want the snobby russians girls from his school me thinks
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he doesnt want the snobby russians girls from his school me thinks
doesn't want or can't get?
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You's really should relax. Girls gots'ta be attracted t'a cool dude regardless uh de language he speaks. Good luck, broder. Ah be baaad...

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hahaha it is true tho Montreux is horrible for that as you only have the international hotel schools that go out there.

Go a little more to the bars instead of the Black pearl. try harry's or even Imperia.

Just fyi also the Jazz cafe in Montreux by beijing town has HIM students but the owner is American. Students there are a little less $$$$$ (still but less)

reason they are likely not wanting to meet with you as they might associate you with the students...out of luck on that one.

If you do want to go out and party and "get lucky" is suggest the Black pearl on thursdays when school is back in session (end of July)
If you want to meet Swiss girls....Well just get a Swiss friend first and then you can get into the little group...



EDIT: for the ones joking on him, go out and see for yourself ones....these schools are basically boarding schools for the richest people in the world, specially as described Russians and Middle East. It is very interesting to see how some of them spend 2x a montly wage on booze just to look cool.

I find it sad but that is the way it is in Montreux
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Welcome to the Forum. Teens here are pretty decent with English and you're likey to meet those in the same book by doing whatever you enjoy doing. Bring the mountain to Mo'hamed.
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hahaha it is true tho Montreux is horrible for that as you only have the international hotel schools that go out there.

Go a little more to the bars instead of the Black pearl. try harry's or even Imperia.

Just fyi also the Jazz cafe in Montreux by beijing town has HIM students but the owner is American. Students there are a little less $$$$$ (still but less)

reason they are likely not wanting to meet with you as they might associate you with the students...out of luck on that one.

If you do want to go out and party and "get lucky" is suggest the Black pearl on thursdays when school is back in session (end of July)
If you want to meet Swiss girls....Well just get a Swiss friend first and then you can get into the little group...



EDIT: for the ones joking on him, go out and see for yourself ones....these schools are basically boarding schools for the richest people in the world, specially as described Russians and Middle East. It is very interesting to see how some of them spend 2x a montly wage on booze just to look cool.

I find it sad but that is the way it is in Montreux







ya its so pathetic. i feel like people are just trashy rich people or "putain putain". where are there people who are local but classy (swiss equivalent to refined americans)?
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