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42 posts, 23:10 hrs
I won't make it tonight due to illness. nblank, you're up.   Venue information has been sent out via Toytown private messages!   My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin Tuesday, June 30, at 7:30 p.m.
480 posts, 22:29 hrs
Signup for DUMB on Wednesday, July 15 at 7:00 pm   Venue tbd - looks like quite a few people are gone on holiday, so we might want to postpone a meetup at Tim's BBQ until there's a larger group.   1.
57 posts, 22:22 hrs
A playgroup for English-speaking parents and young kids. All are welcome!  Please note: The playgroup takes place every Friday from 10:00-12:00 noon.  On sunny days, we will be in the garden at the…
15 posts, 22:13 hrs
I did it earlier this year and instead of the 6 weeks I was informed it could take, I got it back in less than 3.   Just make sure you send everything required, not forgetting to get a witness to…
203 posts, 21:28 hrs
I am an ADAC Plus member, and have only had to use their services once, but that was in Italy!   It was one of those silly things with the car - it simply stopped on the motorway, and refused to do…
2 posts, 21:04 hrs
In my experience, it can be a headache getting hooked up but that's everybody, not just Kabel D. My experience with them after I got hooked up was good. I hardly ever lost my connection but the speed…
14 posts, 20:51 hrs
Exactly as @‌liebling says. Baptism is one of only two sacraments for Lutherans. Even if the family is not overly pious, the baptism is a great day for them. Try to honour the child and parents by…
1 posts, 19:50 hrs
It's getting to be that time of year again folks -- the 2015 16th Annual Munich Chili Cookoff and Cookie Contest is happening on August 1 at the Zar Bar, where we've been for the last few years.
7 posts, 19:41 hrs
  Btw, pretty much all of those towns in the area have a foreigner quota of 8-10%, i.e. foreigners usually amount to something on the order of about 1,000 people in those villages. The big difference…
11 posts, 19:15 hrs
Shredders you can get at kaufhof, saturn, some stationers and occasionally at places like aldi or lidl. Theyre called aktenvernichter. I think nowadays most shredders shred in a cross-cut pattern for…
6 posts, 19:11 hrs
As I noted in the other thread, I've just moved to Rosenheim. I'm originally from near Frankfurt, but lived in London the last 8 years and would love to meet up with English speakers :-)
3 posts, 19:09 hrs
I've only just moved to Rosenheim after having lived in London for 8 years. BUT I am German, so I'm not really an expat. And it's probably too early to comment very much. It depends on what you are…
111 posts, 17:36 hrs
Hi everybody, I am thinking we are overdue for a meet up. I can host tomorrow, Thursday, July 2nd at 2.00pm. Anybody feels like joining me for a cup of coffee or apperol spritz on the balcony?
310 posts, 17:29 hrs
What: Walk in Englischer Garten, then possibly sit down at a cafe When: Wednesday, July 8th at 10:30am Where: Giselastraße U-bahn station entrance, by the Häagen-Dazs (Leopoldstraße 19) 1. Lydia 2.
5 posts, 16:59 hrs
OK - I'll take a look at the links but I dont think we have access at the sendmail level & have to work via Mailman.   My Unix/admin knowledge was once expansive but has serverely corroded over…
4 posts, 15:42 hrs
I stay in one but have not vacated so far, so cannot comment on the smoothness of exit. From my limited experience, you will get atleast 2 sets of keys ( if not 3). You will also get an unlimited…
28 posts, 14:48 hrs
The only open issue is that the child in question is transported by the school district because of a disability.They are covering it for the rest of this school year but it isn't clear if they will…
18 posts, 14:10 hrs
Right. For a very typical Swabian it doesn't really matter if you are born in Hamburg or Sydney, Australia. Both are far away for a typical Swabian. But how many of those very typically Swabians are…
4 posts, 13:38 hrs
I would assume that a reservation is required only if the facilities are marked as being the property of a Verein, with an indication of whom to contact if you want to use them (see Boots' post,…
3 posts, 13:36 hrs
Hi, I have checked out of few specialist rennrad shops and non do the profi set up where you sit on your bike and they measure you up.    The the best way I did it was go cycling with. Someone who…
3 posts, 13:26 hrs
Hi I go out a few times a week generally to templehof. I guess if their is no group we should start one :-). I know a few guys who ride so maybe we should put something together.   
125 posts, 13:11 hrs
We Have been using a putz boy for cleaning (someone has referred to us quite sometime ago) and we found him very honest and nice in his work. Someone may give him a chance. His contact is…
18 posts, 12:59 hrs
Hi all,   I am due in end of October'15 and just came across this meetup group. I would love to join in the next meetup (if it happens on an evening or weekends, as I am working on weekdays).  …
1 posts, 12:58 hrs
This Thursday we will check out the famous Club der Visionäre, have drinks together and enjoy the live dj's. Join us to discover one of the coolest places in Berlin and meet other similarly-minded…
2,311 posts, 12:53 hrs
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