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Old 18.04.2011, 21:54
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Re: What to ship from US to Zurich?

If you are into cocktails / mixed drinks.. you need to bring your favorite liqueurs (as opposed to liquors, liqueurs are the flavored, usually low alcohol content - high sugar content, booze you frequently mix with liquors). I find in switzerland they have most of the things you drink straight like scotch or cognac and surprisingly a lot of fine imported rums but little to no liqueurs, mixers or flavored vodka/rum (other than the suntan lotion smelling Malibu). Oh and there is not very much tequila here (nor mexican food LOL).

Side benefit is you can import more of the lower alcohol content drinks than the high content.
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Re: What to ship from US to Zurich?

Captain Graybeard: very sane advice! Thank you.

Well I don't expect a man to know all-so-complicated women's clothing sizes
FYI, they come in 3 different length: petite(5'2" under), normal, tall. And different wast sizes: 2,4,6,8,........ European 32, 34, etc will be too long. I need "short person's" size
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Captain Graybeard: very sane advice! Thank you.

Well I don't expect a man to know all-so-complicated women's clothing sizes
FYI, they come in 3 different length: petite(5'2" under), normal, tall. And different wast sizes: 2,4,6,8,........ European 32, 34, etc will be too long. I need "short person's" size
And in fact, it's not even that simple. Sometimes petites are 5'2" and sometimes they are 5'4 and under. In the Netherlands, I think petites must be 5'6 and under - sleeves and so forth seem much longer.
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And in fact, it's not even that simple. Sometimes petites are 5'2" and sometimes they are 5'4 and under. In the Netherlands, I think petites must be 5'6 and under - sleeves and so forth seem much longer.
LOL Yeah, Dutch are the tallest of all nationalities so it' too funny to hear that. If I have to live in Holland, I need "miniature" size for sure!
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Re: What to ship from US to Zurich?

Open an account with myusa.com. They will buy and ship for you, plus provide you with a us shipping address and a telephone. Very handy when you want to export things!
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Well, since my OH is a genuine American, US size included, I have no real experience concerning petite size clothing. I made that remark based on the simple fact that, when I spend an hour at a Walmart in the USA, I see more oversize people than in a whole year in Switzerland. .
Don't mention to them that it's Michigan Captain...hey he's talking about Texas
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Re: What to ship from US to Zurich?

Never was in Texas, and, by the way, I hardly ever am at Walmart either. I mentioned Walmart because most people here won't know what Meijer is.
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Never was in Texas, and, by the way, I hardly ever am at Walmart either. I mentioned Walmart because most people here won't know what Meijer is.
OMG I miss Meijer...I think it is the coolest store in the world!!!
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