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You mean on this forum? Most here are not Swiss.
Speak for yourself
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The global community of what?
Of the world, what else.
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Old 02.02.2011, 15:02
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The global community of the world,

They're the ones who own the Department of Redundancy Department, right??
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Old 02.02.2011, 15:04
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The global community of the world,

They're the ones who own the Department of Redundancy Department, right??
Run by the Minister for Administrative Affairs?
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Old 02.02.2011, 15:06
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OK, can I just say why I think you're being picked on?

Your 1st post is a somewhat contentious remark about the EU (that Switzerland is not part of, nor likely to be so in the near future) and you continue to eulogise about a country that you admit to know very little about. You then make simplistic presumptions about Swiss naturalisation, a long-winded, often stressful process that many of us have been through. You have to realise that many of the people on EF have a deep affection for the country (or not, as the case may be), yet many certainly have a detailed knowledge of it and its people. Notwithstanding that, your overt political ideologies will definitely ruffle a lot of feathers in here.

If you'd started off a little more polite and a lot more humble, you probably would have had a far better receptoin than you did.

Having said all that, I do agree with you on the EU.
I apologize for ruffling feathers with my remark regard my opinions on the EU. I suppose I was under the impress that y'all Swiss would look at my comment with smug appreciation that others out there are on your side. Any confidence about naturalization is strictly found in a God that I believe in, not that I am some special case. I am well aware that it is a difficult process. Also, I never said that I was not knowledgeable, you made that assumption. Why? I don't know.

With all due respect, perhaps you might try being more humble, yourself.
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Old 02.02.2011, 15:08
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The global community of the world,

They're the ones who own the Department of Redundancy Department, right??
I'm not the one asking what the global community was.
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Old 02.02.2011, 15:09
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y'all swiss
We are not "y'all swiss"


We are the English-Language community website for Switzerland. As stated in that damn awful homepage.

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Well that is truly a disappointment. So is it safe for me to discredit all the negative feedback I have received.
Like it as not, no. Most of the advice is accurate.

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With all due respect, perhaps you might try being more humble, yourself.
I must disagree with my fellow Vet. Naive posters - or shall we say people who post in a way which suggests vast naivety - will get the kind response you have been subjected to.

We're all a bit jaded. What can I say?
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Re: Swiss Euroskepticism

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Well that is truly a disappointment. So is it safe for me to discredit all the negative feedback I have received.

And by the way, those "dyslexic rednecks" are the same people that made this country an extremely commanding power in the global community within a very short time (relative to European countries).
If you like skiing, snowboarding or hiking around,and seeing some other European countries, Switzerland maybe for you. It has good and bad points, but it's certainly no paradise, as no place is. Has this Swiss fascination, always been your dream, or does the current economic and political climate in America have anything to do with it?
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Old 02.02.2011, 15:11
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I apologize for ruffling feathers with my remark regard my opinions on the EU. I suppose I was under the impress that y'all Swiss would look at my comment with smug appreciation that others out there are on your side. Any confidence about naturalization is strictly found in a God that I believe in, not that I am some special case. I am well aware that it is a difficult process. Also, I never said that I was not knowledgeable, you made that assumption. Why? I don't know.

With all due respect, perhaps you might try being more humble, yourself.
As mentioned above, the majority of EF members are NOT Swiss.
Believe me, God has no influence on your naturalisation process. Unless your local Bürgermeister is God.

Oh, and my humility knows no bounds.
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We are not "y'all swiss"


We are the English-Language community website for Switzerland. As stated in that damn awful homepage.
I suppose it was a gross miscalculation to assume that a website where English-speaking Swiss come together would represent anything to do with overall Swiss opinion. I mean, since no one in Switzerland can speak English anyway, right?
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And by the way, those "dyslexic rednecks" are the same people that made this country an extremely commanding power in the global community within a very short time (relative to European countries).
Ever thought about relocating to China rather than Switzerland ?
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As mentioned above, the majority of EF members are NOT Swiss.
Believe me, God has no influence on your naturalisation process. Unless your local Bürgermeister is God.

Oh, and my humility knows no bounds.
If your humility truly knew no bounds, you would stop being so hostile toward my beliefs in God.

Also I find it highly paradoxical, to state a humble sentiment such as "my humility knows no bounds".
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I suppose it was a gross miscalculation to assume that a website where English-speaking Swiss come together would represent anything to do with overall Swiss opinion. I mean, since no one in Switzerland can speak English anyway, right?
yep; it was.
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Ever thought about relocating to China rather than Switzerland ?
Why does being significant bring to mind me wanting to relocate to China? Also, I was just stating a fact, not implying some underlying motive about being commanding over other countries.
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If your humility truly knew no bounds, you would stop being so hostile toward my beliefs in God.
Wrong thread. You want this one if you are going to talk about that.

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I suppose it was a gross miscalculation to assume that a website where English-speaking Swiss come together would represent anything to do with overall Swiss opinion. I mean, since no one in Switzerland can speak English anyway, right?
yep; it was.
Indeed. However it is an excellent place to get opinions from people who might be from the same part of the world as you, or have been through what you plan on going through... In šāʾ Allāh...
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Why does being significant bring to mind me wanting to relocate to China? Also, I was just stating a fact, not implying some underlying motive about being commanding over other countries.
You don't really give Americans a good name do you?!
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I was trying to be sarcastic about the gross miscalculation, but apparently it was a correct assessment.
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You don't really give Americans a good name do you?!
You think he's American?

I wonder... has Daboy been online at all today?
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Old 02.02.2011, 15:22
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You don't really give Americans a good name do you?!
If you expected the usual left-wing, I suppose not. But, on the whole, I find myself to be a person that encompasses a decent amount of what my country used to symbolize.

Look, sorry for saying America is a commanding power, seriously.
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