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318 posts, 17:42 hrs
Indeed, because you never clarified what you meant. *Ahem...Shall we return our attention to the topic at hand? Any new attacks on the subway today, did they ever catch those bad guys? Is bacon…
2,048 posts, 17:21 hrs
Yes. I presume you understand German, if so, please read the link: pfefferspray-kauf... It is legal for your dog to protect you or someone else in danger. dog-control.de/...
12 posts, 17:11 hrs
@djandy With reference to my No.2 above I didn't have to do this as the rules have since changed. However, I thought it worth pointing out that you may not find a Lawyer/Notar here in Germany…
3 posts, 16:59 hrs
Hi, i was wondering if there is any clubs/groups for outdoor activities (such as hiking, biking, skiing, mountain climbing) in NS area? is anyone here interests in any kind of outdoor activities?
6 posts, 16:17 hrs
You should read your tarifvertrag first and if it doesn't say anything about it, ask your boss for 25% from 23:00 to 6:00 and tell him it's the law. Let him prove it to you if he says it's not. I…
43 posts, 16:10 hrs
30 minutes ago the sun was shining & apart from being a bit windy all was OK. Now the sky is dark grey, the wind is howling & there was a clap of thunder just now. Update: Taken out…
146 posts, 15:52 hrs
I expressed myself poorly, Alex, there. I was trying to take the piss out of the press - I know that that little boy cried and NOT lied...it was supposed to be a play on words but it worked out…
985 posts, 15:47 hrs
The EU humane laws and punishment are too mild for these hardcore rapists/terrorists...no wonder they go raping and abusing children, women and the elderly.. The US probably was right in handling…
21 posts, 15:27 hrs
I'm actually wondering what made people think it's not legal in the first place. There was some sort of discussion here, but I didn't get involved in it. There are so many shows on TV showing women…
63 posts, 15:12 hrs
Not only that, but let's talk about what's really important: Winter in spring means we've had no base accumulate for skiing, so any additional snow doesn't help us. It means putting more clothing on…
87 posts, 15:04 hrs
Greetings! Yes! I'm up for meeting and catching up, but not much to show and tell in the way of polished. So, sure, why not? Tomorrow or next Wednesday are good for me. Maria
915 posts, 13:19 hrs
Actually, I was reading some news articles the other day on one of the developed countries being ranked low for literacy and numeracy, which was based on a recently-released OECD report. I was…
30 posts, 12:31 hrs
In case anyone ever comes back to this and sees this, I spoke with a German judge about this yesterday. It IS legal and is common for folks here to use Pfefferspray as long as it is used in…
299 posts, 12:23 hrs
An elderly Chinese man had two large pots, each hung on the ends of a pole which he carried across his neck. One of the pots had a crack in it while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a…
14 posts, 12:20 hrs
Hi there, Thanks for the input Robin!. RIght at the beginning I said I would update on the progress as well - so in part in reponse to your email and in part as promised: HR Abteilung from…
3 posts, 12:00 hrs
Hi my name is Tony I live in Wurzburg and next month I move to wieseboden let me know if you still detecting in this area will be nice to go detecting together. I'm detecting here in Wurzburg…
102 posts, 11:41 hrs
A little late, but very good point. I pay a little less in Friedrichshain for a huge penthouse apartment with an equally huge private roof terrace than I did in Boston, Massachusetts for a dark…
1,129 posts, 11:21 hrs
Mrs Bonos clitoris wrote the song that was to become a huge hit whilst having an oral sex session! It was originally called " You still havent found what you're looking for"
7 posts, 11:14 hrs
So to be straightforward - where are you located? "Germany" is a bit vague, tbh. * Not that I'm interested in being/having a wingman, thankyouverymuchI'mfine,... but your post is not worded very…
279 posts, 10:04 hrs
@MaggieQuigs This is great news! I am leaving today, will be back on Tuesday only. I will definitely up for Wednesday (or Thursday-Friday). How can I find you there? Regards to everyone =)
1 posts, 09:55 hrs
Feb Stammtisch (Meet-Up) of 2016 @ Café Sax (Hans-Sachs-Str. 5, UBahn: Fraunhoferstraße or Sendlinger Tor) starting from 8:00pm on Friday, 12 February. Feel free to stop by at any time throughout…
10 posts, 08:39 hrs
Hi there! Has anybody tried the intensive courses at the University of mannheim, daf.uni-mannh... I'm looking during the months of Feb and Mar to do some intensive language training.
3 posts, 08:15 hrs
Hi! I am due in June too :-) I used the one Elfenstar recommended and also this one: hebammensuche.de/hebamme... It also lists if they speak English etc. I live in Stuttgart area and…
22 posts, 00:09 hrs
Hey @DavColVinBen, that's me! Well, I defended my MA thesis back in November, so I'm officially a Master . I guess that means I made it work? I feel really conflicted about my time in the…
229 posts, 23:32 yesterday
Our next meeting will be on Sunday 14th of February. We meet at EU Business School, Theresienhöhe 28, 80339 München; at 10 am. As always. guests are welcome and will not be asked to…
4 posts, 21:15 yesterday
The place you want to take all that paperwork is your local Burgeramt. I didn't give them my UK plates, nor did they ask for them. I didn't even have my German plates with me but I'd reserved a…
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