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Re: Riots in Switzerland! Is it possible?

I have been to many a football match in the UK. (OK not in the 70's) I believe the UK police are very good as defusing situations which in other countries, Switzerland included, FCZ v FCB getting totally out of hand and ending up in the Hauptbahnof looking like a war zone!
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It would make for some great telly.
Doesn't really fit to Mid Sommer murders!
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Almost everyone knows about what happening in London and other big cities in UK. My opinion, police in UK don’t do their job properly or someone does not let police to do their job. (Possibly stupid laws in England or stupid Euro-tolerance).

Unbelievable, but police decided to employ rubber bullets after3 days (!) of lootings, burnings and vandalism. Police do nothing to protecttheir citizens. I cannot imagine it happen in USA (for instance). Stupid tanagers are throwing stones to police officers, burning down their cars and police stations and police don’t shot idiots back. What is it? This is not police,this is kindergarten!

Do you think it can happen in Switzerland (especially in the German part)?
Maybe we should employ sheriff wild bill Hickok and Wyatt Earp to sort it out, may be everything will quiet down if those two saddle up and ride into town...

Maybe the reason that Americans don't riot is their society induced malaise and general confusion as to what is actually going on, heavy handed policing tactics have become the norm in that country to such an extent that nobody thinks twice about a New York police man shooting a 16 yr old black kid in the back, as long as he did something 'wrong'.

We don't really want Britain to be like that.
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Maybe the reason that Americans don't riot is their society induced malaise and general confusion as to what is actually going on, heavy handed policing tactics have become the norm in that country to such an extent that nobody thinks twice about a New York police man shooting a 16 yr old black kid in the back, as long as he did something 'wrong'.
Or, perhaps, Americans might be, in general, more law-abiding than the savage inhabitants of England?
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Here are some US police preventing a riot.



Or something.
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Or, perhaps, some trolls come to start certain threads have no true understanding of countries they claimed to haved live in. Edit: response to DB, not directed at.

Americans don't riot. Hah. We throw better riots in the stix than you kids ever will in your capitals. NCAA basketball, anyone?
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I blame the Vikings!
The Norwegian ones, the Danish ones, the Swedish ones or the French ones?


Or the polite, English ones...?

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Americans don't riot. Hah. We throw better riots in the stix than you kids ever will in your capitals. NCAA basketball, anyone?

Not sure Americans are as good at looting but the storeowners in Los. Ang. were well armed (not that I am necessarily advocating that gun rights would be the answer to the UK riots, just saying)
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The Norwegian ones, the Danish ones, the Swedish ones or the French ones?


Or the polite, English ones...?

All of em. I mean it's someone to blame!
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And how do the Swiss deal with rioters?
They call the German army to protect them...happens every G7, G8 and G20
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And how do the Swiss deal with rioters?



From here

I, for one, find spraying rioters with sh!t not only super effective, but funny as hell as well.
I think this would be perfect for Britain. I only left London 4 weeks ago........I was feeling homesick but all of a sudden feeling rather happy to be here!!
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I think this would be perfect for Britain. I only left London 4 weeks ago........I was feeling homesick but all of a sudden feeling rather happy to be here!!
I don't know how long for before it kicks of in CH with the CHF rising rocket high and nothing stopping it even with SNB injecting 40 billion CHF
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I don't know how long for before it kicks of in CH with the CHF rising rocket high and nothing stopping it even with SNB injecting 40 billion CHF
I believe the Swiss banks bought Euros to try and calm things down??

I am going back to the UK next week. Going to by loads of homeware, food and general things to LIVE as its just so much better value over there!!
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Re: Riots in Switzerland! Is it possible?

Oh and another thing..........the 'riots' reminds me of a film I watched a few years ago where rage turned people into Zombies as they killed and destroyed everything in sight

28 days later....
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They remind me of several evenings out I enjoyed a few years ago where Special Brew turned people into Zombies as they killed and destroyed everything in sight.
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Not in a trillion gazillion years.
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In that case I can't help wondering what the death toll would be if this had happened stateside...
Given the direction the US is headed, I fear we may have the unfortunately privilege of being witnesses to such an event.

Once people start to run out of money and the social safety nets are no longer available... there will be riots.
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Given the direction the US is headed, I fear we may have the unfortunately privilege of being witnesses to such an event.

Once people start to run out of money and the social safety nets are no longer available... there will be riots.
There's already calls for demonstrations and the organizers is getting heavy support from Egyptians from their experience US Day of Rage 17 September 2011

It won't be long till we see an uprise on the stateside
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