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43 posts, 01:40 hrs
  Maybe they do, but that shouldn't be a reason to just assume that people in general, are turning into mad dogs when they heard about Cecil. 30.000 of a certain species is definitely not a good…
28 posts, 00:02 hrs
Buy a Barkas! I've had one and they are cracking value for money. There was/is a lot of ex-Feuerwehr ones about with really low millage. A nice alternative to to VW.   If you don't fancy 2 stroke the…
112 posts, 23:17 yesterday
You generally don't have to paint or wallpaper any more but if you have put up wallpaper yourself, you may be required to strip it off and if you have painted some walls in bright colours, you may be…
290 posts, 23:16 yesterday
Thank you for your input, but I'd like to remind people of the purpose of this thread. Please kindly save such comments for other discussion forums dealing with general info and the…
7 posts, 22:59 yesterday
No pain, no gain : )   Whoever is interested - Im near playground at Georg-Freundorfer-Pl... Monday's and Wednesday's evening + two or three random days a week depending on how busy I'm at work.
27 posts, 22:58 yesterday
I hope the OP does sort thing out. It all sounds very weird- so many qualifications. Forestry has to be an area that needs people? He says his German is good, he has German spouse to help. Something…
661 posts, 22:53 yesterday
Thank you Metall. Now I understand, it is called pulled pork because you pull it off the bone when it is cooked.   You and AlexTr could always come over to Stuttgart for one of our DUMB meet ups and…
3 posts, 22:36 yesterday
Hi im new to Stuttgart (Degerloch) and new to Germany really. Im looking to make friends with artists, musicians, poets, skaters, zoo workers, cleaners or any bohemian spirit. I have more dreams than…
3 posts, 22:18 yesterday
Hallo! New member here, been in Munich for a month now i think. But there's something i've not found yet, and that's a store with superhero clothes (marvel, dc). Would be great if anyone here knows a…
1,258 posts, 22:06 yesterday
OK.. Think I am confused now, because I read somewhere that you get all freeview tv channels with a sky subscription. I thought sky also beamed these.. Anyway, I cannot find a bigger flat antenna and…
106 posts, 21:19 yesterday
Hi Rohit yes, Sunday squash is still going, we did move away from the online form though into a whatsapp group. If you send your smartphone number, we can add you.   cheers Petra
3 posts, 20:30 yesterday
I'll start this off...   Betreff: Abmeldung (Name), Steuernummer ...   Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren,   vor einem Monat hatte ich mich bei Ihnen abgemeldet und mitgeteilt, dass ich nicht weiter in…
2 posts, 20:08 yesterday
Hi Miriam,   I can see no one has replied to your post. I may not be much help, but I'm moving to Lüneburg in several months (30 year old male) from Perth, in Australia. It would be great to meet…
5 posts, 20:02 yesterday
Hi, I'm relocating to Germany from Australia early next year. I want to live near Hamburg (to be close to family already living there) and I've so far settled on Lüneburg (from all the information…
1 posts, 18:54 yesterday
Hello,   My application has been shortlisted for telephonic round of interview, as a process of taking admission in Executive MBA Course   Can anyone advise how are these interviews and what…
6 posts, 18:36 yesterday
  A bitter experience with on of driving schools in Düsseldorf and a very pleasant with another.     I failed 3 times with a Fahrschule in Düsseldorf-Friedrichsta... and was becoming hopeless. To…
1 posts, 18:10 yesterday
Hi All,   My wife and I are moving to Munich this fall from San Clemente, California. I arrive on September 1st and she follows about 45 days later. My wife is a yoga instructor at one of…
503 posts, 18:00 yesterday
Hi Jaycool, hi Frollein. I am responding and for the first time ever my name is at the top of the list.   Wednesday 12.08.2015   1. White Rose of Yorkshire 2. the frollein (ladies first) 3. Jaycool
3 posts, 17:59 yesterday
Hello.   Does anybody have any hints or tips for the Erdinger Herbstfest? I'm going this year instead of to Oktoberfest.   Btw, I don't mind Erdinger (not much weißbier choice in the UK) and I've…
6 posts, 17:52 yesterday
Fair enough.   More a case of will rhey be available on TV. I don't want to tie up my computer becaue I'l be using it while I watch. And in any case theer;s nip oint paying for a scubscrition if the…
13 posts, 17:22 yesterday
Interesting comment , I live in the US & get 2 reservations in my name ( not an agency ) every year since 2008 , I'm not a tourist , but , now at least you know 1 person from abroad that gets…
26 posts, 16:39 yesterday
Hi all!   As this thread comes up at the top of the search results when looking for "painting", I wanted to let you know that Mik Dickinson (Toytown username) and Andi just re-painted our huge flat…
5 posts, 15:39 yesterday
Hello,   I have a large penthouse apartment in Schwanthalerhoehe, within 10min walking to the Oktoberfest grounds. I have optional bikes which would make it 5mins!   Can sleep up to 6 people, or more…
1 posts, 14:44 yesterday
The weather is going to be wonderful on Wednesday! (This does not replace the Friday Beergarden) So all those who want a cool drink outdoors, the Hopfengarten, which catches the late evening sun is…
10 posts, 14:37 yesterday
Tuesday, 4th August 2015 at 7 p.m.   KOI Restaurant Wittelsbacherplatz 1 80333 Munich Phone +49 (0)89 - 890 819 26   I would try the Tapas or Izakaya   Sign-up list:     1. pretty.polly 2. kreanu
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