Greetings from Austria

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Mm hm, figured that would be the reply, to (try to) turn it around on me. Pretending a lame joke by adding a winking smiley to welcome another poster to the board? Yeesh.

Whatever dude. I was just having a bit of fun with you and Solar regarding our recent chats on RB's while welcoming a new member. If you want to take it some other way, that's your prerogative. Have a nice day.
 

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That's really unfortunate. I think that Salzburg and Vienna are always worth a visit, even if it is only for a couple of days.
Many people don't know but there are actually a few surveys, that place Vienna at number 1 in a quality of living ranking. For example the Mercer study:
https://www.mercer.com/newsroom/2019-quality-of-living-survey.html

I always wanted to visit Zell Am See after seeing it in the final episode of Band of Brothers many years ago. It looked stunning.

Then I found out many years later they cheated and filmed those scenes in Switzerland.

I have never found those places in Switzerland, all places I have ever been have been dull (I have a theory that the Swiss are famous for clocks because they are always wondering if it is time for bed yet). I have been to Austria a couple of times for business and that was much nicer.

I do know a couple of people that holiday regularly in Austria which is not really a common destination for Brits. They swear by the lakes there and say that they can have 30 degrees and sunshine on the lakes beaches then 30 minutes later be skiing.
 

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I do know a couple of people that holiday regularly in Austria which is not really a common destination for Brits. They swear by the lakes there and say that they can have 30 degrees and sunshine on the lakes beaches then 30 minutes later be skiing.
That's funny because I actually don't know anyone that has ever done that. But yeah, we have a few skiable glaciers for summer skiing, so it's certainly possible.
 

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That's funny because I actually don't know anyone that has ever done that. But yeah, we have a few skiable glaciers for summer skiing, so it's certainly possible.

To be fair, I don't think they have ever done it either. I think they were just trying to point out the variety of activities available.
 
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I always wanted to visit Zell Am See after seeing it in the final episode of Band of Brothers many years ago. It looked stunning.

Then I found out many years later they cheated and filmed those scenes in Switzerland.

I have never found those places in Switzerland, all places I have ever been have been dull (I have a theory that the Swiss are famous for clocks because they are always wondering if it is time for bed yet). I have been to Austria a couple of times for business and that was much nicer.

I do know a couple of people that holiday regularly in Austria which is not really a common destination for Brits. They swear by the lakes there and say that they can have 30 degrees and sunshine on the lakes beaches then 30 minutes later be skiing.

Similar to Az then. Some days you can water ski in the morning & snow ski in the afternoon. Of course you have to drive a few hours to accomplish it but it can be done. 30 degrees is cold btw unless you mean celsius. :)
 

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Similar to Az then. Some days you can water ski in the morning & snow ski in the afternoon. Of course you have to drive a few hours to accomplish it but it can be done. 30 degrees is cold btw unless you mean celsius. :)

Oh yeah we're set to Celsius over here :)
 

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Welcome! Your English is waaaaaaaay better than my German. Always nice to have the international perspective especially with our new tight end.

P.S. I love Vienna. Or at least I did when I visited in 1983. Maybe there have some changes since then?!?
 

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Wow, what a...snide way to welcome someone to the board while insulting other posters. But winking makes it better? smh Thanks for the @, @BritCard, I guess?

Welcome to the board, @AustrianCardFan! As you can see, we're like a giant family here lol Also, newbies buy dinner, but I don't want anything but schnitzel with mushroom gravy. Schnitzel for an appetizer, a main dish, and desert. Nothing to drink--the gravy will suffice. Oh, I guess we can throw in some pomme frites to dip in the gravy, too.

Insult others on here? Never happen. :stick::biglaugh:
 
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