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6 posts, 16:09 hrs
No - because the developers had put everything in place, as I said. It's always done like that in my experience. I doubt I would have proceeded without them, for just the reasons that concern you.
19 posts, 16:01 hrs
a quick search: Cost of living by country: 11 New Zealand 80.77 32 Germany 65.50 If you make the same income, you'll be better off. If you have to take a cut, your cost of living…
31 posts, 15:51 hrs
Hi, we are a US/German family looking for a baby-sitter for one day per week to pick up our 3 year-old twins from kita, play with them, help to prepare dinner (when one of the parents comes home),…
2 posts, 14:50 hrs
I can't recommend a tutor, but I can recommend a book that might help for self-tutoring. When I started my degree course, I found that the A-Levels maths course I had done was very old-fashioned and…
4 posts, 14:47 hrs
Just for the record: In Germany, the urgent advice of the fire brigades is to stay in the apartment and make yourself felt at the window if there is an imminent danger. What the fire brigade…
5 posts, 14:45 hrs
Any suggestion ? I am really in hurry to apply to one of them. I was going to pull the trigger on mieterverein-muenche... but then I thought to look for some review online and they are really…
38 posts, 14:30 hrs
Hey there, I hope you are enjoying Berlin! If you are looking to play football in Berlin, come and join our community! We organise friendly games every week which you can sign up to on the…
3 posts, 14:28 hrs
Hey there, I hope you are enjoying Berlin! If you are looking to play football in Berlin, come and join our community! We organise friendly games every week which you can sign up to on the…
3 posts, 14:25 hrs
Hey there, I hope you are enjoying Berlin! If you are looking to play football in Berlin, come and join our community! We organise friendly games every week which you can sign up to on the…
23 posts, 14:23 hrs
This made me look up alternative meanings for PC, turns out there are a few and you can make a sentence out of them! urbandictionary.com/defi... I got some P.C on my PC while watching some…
4 posts, 14:16 hrs
Hey there, I hope you are enjoying Berlin! If you are looking to play football in Berlin, come and join our community! We organise friendly games every week which you can sign up to on the…
31 posts, 14:11 hrs
Blimey 2B, that's a shocking story. Amazing you managed to survive. One thing I don't get, is why the perpetrator isn't behind bars (or is he)? As for the self-defence issues, whilst I agree that…
2 posts, 14:01 hrs
Hi Sn0wman, Congratulations on the birth. My little one is a bit older than yours (21 months), but I have had the same issue and have been looking for some kind of playgroup (like the Friday…
1,953 posts, 13:59 hrs
"Unite the Right" organizer gets yelled at by his dad, in whose house he is living, because he's live-streaming from dad's bedroom. I'll say it again: until they haven't got a pot to piss in nor a…
1 posts, 13:58 hrs
The 2018 Rugby Championship is playing at Belushi's Bar, Berlin! We'll be bringing all of the action to you LIVE on our massive projector screen and 13 HD TVs for the duration of the tournament. The…
1 posts, 13:54 hrs
The FA Cup is back! The 2018/19 Football Association Challenge Cup has kicked off and there’s nowhere better in Berlin to watch it than at Belushi’s Bar! We’ll be streaming every match LIVE on…
15 posts, 13:05 hrs
Totally correct, I've let my husband take over this one  . The new delivery will be here next Tuesday. I would never criticize someone for speaking Turkish (all my friends and neighbours here in…
3 posts, 12:51 hrs
This is also an issue if you work internationally and have people on longer term assignments. I suggest that you start to draw up guidelines or ways of working for how to handle these situations…
2,856 posts, 11:57 hrs
Galaktobureko! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ga... It's a fairly simple, flat but tasty Greek cake consisting mostly of pastry dough (Blaetterteig) I bought in the store and a sweet semolina filling…
1 posts, 11:09 hrs
Top Notch Comedy Club (English Stand Up Comedy) Wed 12th September 2018 @ Motte     Yes, after the fantastic summer break another great show is up for grabs with a top notch line up not to be…
13 posts, 09:47 hrs
Heey Guys Our Next Tuesday Chinese German English Language Exchange event will be 19:00-21:00 at Chinese tower in English Garden, please find the beer table with a yellow umbrella around the…
75 posts, 09:34 hrs
Friday 10th August 2018, 21:30 Schönwetter Bernauer Str. 63, 13355, Berlin goo.gl/maps/xzpi59zkpvt2... Look for the Meetup sign on the tables outside, and check the comments on Meetup
676 posts, 08:25 hrs
Hopefully on time. For those of you who've met others before and are, do group up and find a seat. For the new ones, I'll be there with a Toytown sign. Will be at the entrance of the Residenz…
966 posts, 03:44 hrs
I think there's also a gender difference often in how things are viewed. I don't see some loser male with a self-styled idealogical basis for driving a car into people as much different to, say,…
7 posts, 01:17 hrs
Good question. I didn't get that either* but the wording did look quite familiar. A quick dive into the TT archive revealed it to be just (a cut and paste of?) the same opening paragraph the OP…
20 posts, 00:52 hrs
I went with TK (or rather my employer sent my details off to TK after I hadn't sorted out anything myself, and so they kind of made the insurance provider decision for me) and used some numbers that…
97 posts, 23:17 yesterday
It is, I'm sorry I haven't been updating this as much as I should. This Sunday (Aug. 12th) we fight, next Sunday there is no fighting here because everybody will be at Battlevaria!
5 posts, 20:56 yesterday
Hi guys, thank you very much. This was my first post and I didn't realize, it's all in English. I was so much involved with the issue and my German improved quite well since I came here, that I just…
58 posts, 20:21 yesterday
You can check my other posts for that, at this moment this only is remained as already 3 weeks for court action have passed away so no chance to challenge that . Lawyer fees made it impossible to…
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