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Old 18.07.2012, 12:27
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Just what Geneva needs? ( Segway rental )

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We deal with buses, trams, wild taxi drivers, lost motorists, bikes, motorbikes, scooters and bewildered pedestrians on a daily basis...but this.. this I tell you ...

it's just a step too far, I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore!!

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( seriously I give it a week before some hapless tourist gets killed zipping down the Rue des Alpes. )

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Re: Just what Geneva needs? ( Segway rental )

You forgot those odd rickshaw-type things that have started to appear everywhere; a total pain in the neck.
Quiet stroll around the Botanical Gardens last week ruined by one honking at me to get out of it's way..... on a path!
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Old 18.07.2012, 12:34
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Re: Just what Geneva needs? ( Segway rental )

Have you tried one of them?

They're very good fun and fairly safe as long as you don't go too crazy...
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Old 18.07.2012, 12:37
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Have you tried one of them?

They're very good fun and fairly safe as long as you don't go too crazy...
have I tried one?..........no.

do you know Geneva? ........the rental location is across from the main train station in one of the busiest sections of town and a good 4-5 blocks from the lakeside-pedestrian area.
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We deal with buses, trams, wild taxi drivers, lost motorists, bikes, motorbikes, scooters and bewildered pedestrians on a daily basis...but this.. this I tell you ...

it's just a step too far, I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore!!

[/rant]

( seriously I give it a week before some hapless tourist gets killed zipping down the Rue des Alpes. )

http://geneva.citywheels.ch/




Maybe they need reminding about this incident ....


http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Wellnes...ry?id=11736855
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do you know Geneva? ........the rental location is across from the main train station in one of the busiest sections of town and a good 4-5 blocks from the lakeside-pedestrian area.
I don't know it very well but I've been there on a few occasions...

Sounds the location is very central there is a bit of a risk I guess but I wouldn't worry too much.
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Old 18.07.2012, 12:43
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I don't know it very well but I've been there on a few occasions...

Sounds the location is very central there is a bit of a risk I guess but I wouldn't worry too much.
I'm not worried about them.. .I'm worried about me... one of these idiots get's in my way, while I'm heading downtown for a beloved shawarma, I'm gonna kick their silly butts right into the middle of traffic.




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Re: Just what Geneva needs? ( Segway rental )

Well, this is funny.

My girlfriend is actually one of their tour guides and runs a really tight ship safety-wise. I know from experience of years of being bossed around.

They're open to people who want to try them out. Say hi some time and have some fun instead of complaining, you old curmudgeon you!
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Old 18.07.2012, 12:54
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Re: Just what Geneva needs? ( Segway rental )

Yikes. There is no more room in Geneva. It's full.
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Old 18.07.2012, 12:58
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Say hi some time and have some fun instead of complaining, you old curmudgeon you!
but from what I understand from the site in addition to tours they offer rentals`?

take the obligatory safety course and off you go, disrupting peaceful law-abiding folks just trying to get a sandwich.
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The sandwich-eater raids are somewhat of an anomaly. You'll be fine.
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The sandwich-eater raids are somewhat of an anomaly. You'll be fine.
Can I bring a foghorn to use as i sneakily and silently approach grynch while he indulges in a shawarma?
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Old 18.07.2012, 13:15
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Can I bring a foghorn to use as i sneakily and silently approach grynch while he indulges in a shawarma?
try it and you're going to have to clean the street.. and it won't be shawarma I'll be dropping.

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Re: Just what Geneva needs? ( Segway rental )

Geneva is a $hithole anyways...don't think that Segways will make it any worse.
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Foghorns? Hah!

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Geneva is a $hithole anyways...don't think that Segways will make it any worse.
oh ya, and Olten is a cultural paradise

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Geneva is a $hithole anyways...
KFC management has been informed of your protest to the closure of its Geneva branch and regrets to inform you that one customer, albeit extremely devoted, wasn't deemed enough to justify continued operation.
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They're open to people who want to try them out.
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I had in mind something like this racing down the Cologny ramp...
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oh ya, and Olten is a cultural paradise

Well, at least we don't have to deal with bougy wanna be politicians, the stench, litter and all that rubbish that Geneva stands for...and yes, Olten is a cultural paradise, we have 16 Kebab shops.
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...and yes, Olten is a cultural paradise, we have 16 Kebab shops.
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