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Friday off — what to do?

Decided to take Friday off on short notice. No plans but want to make best out of the good weather. I am in Zurich. Need a 5—6 hrs plan. Done all the touristy stuff so any original or exotic idea would be welcomed.
And if this is a wird question, then scroll on and have a sunny day.
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Old 24.07.2019, 15:33
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Re: Friday off — what to do?

Go to Thun. Get inflate a boat. Float down to Bern. Bring a grill to BBQ on the way.
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Old 24.07.2019, 15:41
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Go to Thun. Get inflate a boat. Float down to Bern. Bring a grill to BBQ on the way.
I was just thinking the same thing!!
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Old 24.07.2019, 15:48
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Re: Friday off — what to do?

I'd spend a whole day SUPing (Strandbad).
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Old 24.07.2019, 16:47
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Decided to take Friday off on short notice. No plans but want to make best out of the good weather. I am in Zurich. Need a 5—6 hrs plan. Done all the touristy stuff so any original or exotic idea would be welcomed.
And if this is a wird question, then scroll on and have a sunny day.
Buy a canvas, or a pad and crayons, find a shady spot at the lake, try sketching or painting something - a tree, a building, the skyline - or writing a poem or letter. Visit a cafe you were never at, order something off the menu you never ate, and a drink you never drank.

In other words, same stuff but new.
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Re: Friday off — what to do?

If youre in Zurich, then you might wanna do the floating thing but on the Limmat rather than travelling to Thun.


SUP in Zurich: Try at the GZ (Gemeinschaftszentum) in Wollishofen!
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Old 24.07.2019, 17:10
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Buy a canvas, or a pad and crayons, find a shady spot at the lake, try sketching or painting something - a tree, a building, the skyline - or writing a poem or letter. Visit a cafe you were never at, order something off the menu you never ate, and a drink you never drank.

In other words, same stuff but new.
It is never the same. Hunting for surprises is the best.
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Old 25.07.2019, 06:57
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Re: Friday off — what to do?

Thank you lovely people. I like the idea of floating and also contemplating via art. Cheers to good days
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Old 25.07.2019, 07:30
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Re: Friday off — what to do?

Sleep.

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Old 25.07.2019, 12:47
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OP ain't a cat and there's too much fun to do!

Actually, it's so warm that people cancel plans and keep indoors, looks like. Except Paleo, I feel for overheated hipsters.

Just plant yourself in a shade somewhere, get buddies together and play some games outside. I think that's what we will do, pools have our names on'em.
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Old 25.07.2019, 14:38
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OP ain't a cat and there's too much fun to do!

Actually, it's so warm that people cancel plans and keep indoors, looks like.
Hookers and cocaine then...
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Old 25.07.2019, 15:37
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Re: Friday off — what to do?

I think I am just gonna do a lil mo sports

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Re: Friday off — what to do?

You could do what I’m going to do and get married, but... probably not the best short notice option.
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Old 26.07.2019, 07:21
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You could do what I’m going to do and get married, but... probably not the best short notice option.
Hey - that is the best Friday plan I've heard of!

Congratulations! How does one say "I do" in Danish? Be a tad nervous, you should be

And yes, one can do it short notice, although planes to Vegas do take a lil while
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Old 26.07.2019, 10:32
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You could do what I’m going to do and get married, but... probably not the best short notice option.
Not a bad idea, but my suggestion of hookers and cocaine would be cheaper...
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Old 26.07.2019, 23:22
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You could do what I’m going to do and get married, but... probably not the best short notice option.
I said one day-off, not a life sentence!

You’re probably already married now. Congrats and all the best to you and your partner. I’m sure your Friday was better than mine
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Old 27.07.2019, 11:41
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What did you end up doing?
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Old 27.07.2019, 23:11
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What did you end up doing?
Worked until lunch, then a book and chill by the lake until my friend got out of work and then met up for stroll and drinks. Turned out a relaxing and not a bad day after all even though I was aching for an active day.

I have now left the active part for next week with the upcoming longish weekend.
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Bit of a thread hijack, but as it’s dormant now...

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Hey - that is the best Friday plan I've heard of!

Congratulations! How does one say "I do" in Danish? Be a tad nervous, you should be

And yes, one can do it short notice, although planes to Vegas do take a lil while
Thanks (and for the greenies that brought me back to this thread)! And as we had guests from all over the world, and all Danes speak English more or less fluently, I just said “I do.” (to answer your question, the exact translation would depend on the context, and I haven’t yet asked my instructor about this context )

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Not a bad idea, but my suggestion of hookers and cocaine would be cheaper...
Truth. This is not what one would consider strong financial planning on my part, but I suppose there are other reasons.

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I said one day-off, not a life sentence!

You’re probably already married now. Congrats and all the best to you and your partner. I’m sure your Friday was better than mine
Yup, done and dusted now. Thanks! As for the Friday being better, there was a massive ropes park with lots of zip lines at the venue, and the sun was shining....
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Congrats Mr Corbets!

Wishing you and your bride every happiness.

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