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Pity that Swisscom TV offers no erotik on there film rentals. Conservative Swisscom!
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Pity that Swisscom TV offers no erotik on there film rentals. Conservative Swisscom!
I'm sure you can rent a video if you want to jerk off
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Well Cablecom does supply erotic if you buy the monthly subscription.

One thing that really bugs me in Switzerland are the small adverts in newspapers from prostitutes. They really lower the tone of some (admittedly fairly low standard) newspapers. Why we have to look at these is beyond me: they can only appeal to less than half of the population and it sends a signal to some idiots that abusing women is acceptable.

In Germany and Holland prostitution, and offering prostitution, is only allowed in certain areas of a city, so why do the Swiss allow it to be pushed in our faces when we are reading a newspaper? As you are probably well aware, many of the women are forced or co-erced into doing it, so permiting an advert for a crime is strange for me.
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Re: Swisscom no erotik!

yes but it's also pushed onto us in TV etc etc also. it's a fact of life that you have to live with
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yes but it's also pushed onto us in TV etc etc also. it's a fact of life that you have to live with
Unless you have Swisscom.

However, I've never seen a TV advert for a prostitute, have you?
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Re: Swisscom no erotik!

yes. from 12 middnight to 0600 on erotik channels
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Old 06.01.2011, 12:22
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yes. from 12 middnight to 0600 on erotik channels
You don't get much sleep then, I presume.
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Re: Swisscom no erotik!

Doesn't everyone get their porn from the internet now?

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Old 06.01.2011, 12:42
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However, I've never seen a TV advert for a prostitute, have you?
Well, they don't use that particular word, but I don't know how else to interpret the concept of a "fantasy club", especially one that advertises in the places it does.
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Re: Swisscom no erotik!

It isn't quite the same. If you go to the erotic (read: porn) channels, you'd expect to see ads for all sorts of sexual-related services and products. But during normal TV programming, no, which would be the same as the ads in the newspaper.
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Pity that Swisscom TV offers no erotik on there film rentals. Conservative Swisscom!
Try half closing your eyes whilst watching the National Geographic channel, I'm reliably informed that they feature all different types of mammals breeding, even before the evening watershed. You might even learn something too.
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One thing that really bugs me in Switzerland are the small adverts in newspapers from prostitutes. They really lower the tone of some (admittedly fairly low standard) newspapers. Why we have to look at these is beyond me: they can only appeal to less than half of the population and it sends a signal to some idiots that abusing women is acceptable.
I noticed last evening that the tram stop at Markthalle, Basel has an ad for a brothel on its main advertising hoarding (where you'd normally see ads for Coop and Mediamarkt).

The interesting thing is that it has no mention of what kind of business it is, just a website address and a picture (admittedly suggestive) of a woman eating honey. It's certainly not clear that it's a brothel (I knew the brothel name from elsewhere... )

Such a prominent ad with just a website address is going to lead to some interesting conversations when youngsters and the betrothed enter the URL.
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Pity that Swisscom TV offers no erotik on there film rentals. Conservative Swisscom!
Who needs erotic film rentals... that's so 1990's You have the internet, therefore unlimited porn at your disposal. Use it.

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One thing that really bugs me in Switzerland are the small adverts in newspapers from prostitutes. They really lower the tone of some (admittedly fairly low standard) newspapers. Why we have to look at these is beyond me: they can only appeal to less than half of the population and it sends a signal to some idiots that abusing women is acceptable.
Since when has a man going to a legal prostitute signified "abuse"? Are women who go to gigolos abusing them too? Bit (ok, a lot, bordering on the ridiculous) over the top methinks.

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I noticed last evening that the tram stop at Markthalle, Basel has an ad for a brothel on its main advertising hoarding (where you'd normally see ads for Coop and Mediamarkt).
Yawn. The Zurich airport also has one.
One of the first things people see when exiting the airport.
Admittedly, Zurich is not really a family/tourist destination - and the stressed-out hi-po business-traveller may be thankful for some...relaxation.

There was an article in tagesanzeiger a few months ago about this.
Seems like due to the legality of prostitution of 16 year-olds, Zurich has developed a reputation of being some sort of "special interest" hot-spot for the financially better-off
Unlike other European cities, the authorities don't give a crap about it.
And you don't have to deal with the problems that all those 3rd-world countries where the above also applies are usually fraught with...

Ah, I found it:
http://dasmagazin.ch/index.php/sex-in-the-bankenstadt/
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There was an article in tagesanzeiger a few months ago about this.
Seems like due to the legality of prostitution of 16 year-olds, Zurich has developed a reputation of being some sort of "special interest" hot-spot for the financially better-off
Alas, it's no longer legal (they changed the law last summer).

http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/politics...ml?cid=9020586

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Alas, it's no longer legal (they changed the law last summer).

http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/politics...ml?cid=9020586

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I don't think "Alas" is the term I would use for it being now being banned... it's deifnitely a good thing.
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In Germany and Holland prostitution, and offering prostitution, is only allowed in certain areas of a city, .
I can't say whether it was legal or not, but I saw plenty adverts in the papers in NL while I was there
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Since when has a man going to a legal prostitute signified "abuse"? Are women who go to gigolos abusing them too? Bit (ok, a lot, bordering on the ridiculous) over the top methinks.
Generally speaking, I agree with you. However, I can't help having flashbacks to Requiem for a Dream when I think about why women choose that profession.
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Generally speaking, I agree with you. However, I can't help having flashbacks to Requiem for a Dream when I think about why women choose that profession.
Legal (I'm obviously not talking trafficked women, which I think is one of the most reprehensible things in this world along with paedophilia) prostitutes make their own choices, and imo you have to respect that whether you agree with that choice or not.
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So where do the illegally trafficked women work? Or are they all sold on to other countries? I think not, they work here in small one appartment brothels. If they worked in "official" brothels their permits would be checked and they would soon be arrested and deported.

In France, Germany, Britain, and I think almost all other EU countries, you do not open a newspaper (NOT a sexy magazine) and be confronted with adverts for prostitutes. I enjoy pornography, and if I needed a brothel I would ask a taxi driver.

These adverts are for the semi illegal side, the small flat in a cheap area, with the pimp nearby in case either person needs a little persuasion. Otherwise why are there so many adverts for these entertainments in every town?

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