Ah yes, and what I wanted to say: Please do not put the adress on the
contact-pages until I have received confirmation of the post (together
with the first 20-francs-per-year-bill) that the adress is up and
running. Then, we can also use the adress for Switch Registry

On 3/31/06, Michael Bimmler <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'd like to notify you that I have created the "Feste Vereinsadresse"
> today 1 hour ago (Friday, 11.00) at a small post office in Zurich.
> There is one little problem: He told me that we cannot have "8000
> Zürich", as 8000 is not an official post code, but only used as
> placeholder for all other Zurich post codes (e.g. if you don't know
> the post code of the area/quartier of you friend, you can write 8000).
> He could also not give me 8001 (for reasons I didn't really
> understand, the post office was in the 8001-area), so we agreed on
> 8008 as third-best solution (at least symmetric). He had to send the
> form now to the centrale in Berne, it will take about 1 week to be
> processed. The whole business was by the way quite funny:
> I went into the post office (Rämistrasse, quite small, but next to my
> school), and first talked to an elderly employee who had no idea, that
> this service existed. So she called her boss, a quite young, "dynamic"
> guy, very friendly, but didn't want to believe in the existence of
> Freie Vereinsadresse either. So we used his computer to go to the
> post-homepage and find the leaflet about the Vereinsadresse and he
> admitted that he had never heard of this before (and that it must be
> an extremely new feature). Then he went into his office and started
> looking for the form that was needed. He then came back with a
> 2-pages, small-print form and we spent nice 20 minutes filling out
> this form. (We both laughed about it's bureaucracy and both wondered,
> why a couple of the fields were there. Then he remarked that he needed
> a copy of the resolution (I printed it already out at home) and, as
> the Post-customer service had not told me, a copy of the bylaws. So we
> again went into internet and he printed out the bylaws full-length.
> Then the only remaining were about 3 signatures + my ID card, + his
> signature + the postal stamp and we were finally finished.
> So he clipped everything together and now it must be on its way to
> Berne... (However when I look at the lot of fine-print legal stuff on
> the sheet, I would not wonder, if we have forgotten one little
> information, but we both did our best...
> --
> Regards
> Michael Bimmler

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