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Old 23.02.2018, 19:28
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Shooting at Zurich Europaallee

Really surprised I haven’t found a thread on this yet, but the search function does suck... anyway, two shot dead outside my office a bit after lunch. Swiss media, not linked because it’s not in English, reports that one of them was a UBS employeee.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-43170894
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Old 23.02.2018, 19:54
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Re: Shooting at Zurich Europaallee

Should really be merged with the "A shooting just happened in..." thread, no?
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Old 23.02.2018, 20:08
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Should really be merged with the "A shooting just happened in..." thread, no?
Why? This is close to home, and shouldn't get lost among the massive mount of sh*t that gets lost or ignored on that thread
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Old 23.02.2018, 20:13
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Really surprised I haven’t found a thread on this yet, but the search function does suck... anyway, two shot dead outside my office a bit after lunch. Swiss media, not linked because it’s not in English, reports that one of them was a UBS employeee.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-43170894
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Should really be merged with the "A shooting just happened in..." thread, no?
It is all over "that" shooting thread, and probably getting out of control there. I can't imagine how awful that would have been to witness. Just 2 people who, supposedly, knew each other, imagine how awful the mass shootings in the U.S. are. So sad and so crazy.... families and loved ones tonight all trying to come to terms with this.
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Old 23.02.2018, 20:32
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Re: Shooting at Zurich Europaallee

I know quite a few people who work in that area - some close colleagues. I am sometimes working in the buildings close by. Shocking.
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Old 23.02.2018, 20:49
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Re: Shooting at Zurich Europaallee

Well, these "extended suicides" are quite a thing in Switzerland.

It's the "Swiss version" of the School-Shooting, if you want to see it like this.

It's scary, yes. But it was a targeted attack. I doubt the guy would have killed you, even if you stood right next to him.

And there's nothing one could have done anyway.

As workplace stress and problems due to population density increases, so will stress in partnerships and so will psychiatric problems.

We'll see more of this.

Might even warrant its own mega-thread at some point....
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Old 23.02.2018, 20:50
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I know quite a few people who work in that area - some close colleagues. I am sometimes working in the buildings close by. Shocking.
I'm a UBS employee who is often there
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Re: Shooting at Zurich Europaallee

Two Italian citizens, the woman was a UBS employee:

https://www.blick.ch/news/schweiz/zu...id8027890.html

https://www.tio.ch/svizzera/cronaca/...ttere-privato-
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Re: Shooting at Zurich Europaallee

It seems the typical way that alot of males handle relationship conflicts. With alot of violence and in this case with a gun.
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Old 24.02.2018, 20:35
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Two Italian citizens, the woman was a UBS employee
Clearly the solution is to reduce the number of foreigners.

Oh, they did that themselves!

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Old 24.02.2018, 22:26
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Clearly the solution is to reduce the number of foreigners.

Oh, they did that themselves!
You really are a sicko, aren't you?
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Old 24.02.2018, 22:39
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It seems the typical way that alot of males handle relationship conflicts. With alot of violence and in this case with a gun.
Name a few cases in CH then.
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Name a few cases in CH then.
Google "familiendrama" and limit your results to Switzerland.

Even if you discard the elderly couples where one partner kills them both out of "mercy" (Affoltern am Albis, Jan. this year), and the Ausländer, you'll see it does happen here.

I would dispute omtatsat's use of "a lot", but it does happen.
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You really are a sicko, aren't you?
He's trolling big time.
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Old 20.03.2018, 15:46
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He's trolling big time.
Like shooting fish in a barrel!

Anyway, they were probably smokers.

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Anyway, they were probably smokers.

Tom
Well, Tom is still posting so it can't have been him "doing something about it".
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Old 11.04.2018, 15:33
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Marriage gone sour.


I guess she really hated his jokes.
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Old 11.04.2018, 16:07
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Well, Tom is still posting so it can't have been him "doing something about it".
I respect the laws of every country I live in.

If you get so offended by what people say on this forum when their views do not match yours then feel free to find another forum (along with Curley).

As far as I know, Switzerland does allow free-speech.
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Old 11.04.2018, 16:11
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As far as I know, Switzerland does allow free-speech.
Warning: Do not mistake for: Consequence-free speaking :-)
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If you get so offended by what people say on this forum
You're far too unimportant to be able to offend me, Tom. If anything I pity you.
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