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5 posts, 13:55 hrs
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Taj Krishna, Nymphenburger Str 193, 80639 München. Nearest station: Rotkreuzplatz U1/7 and 53, 62, 63 bus OR Neuhausen 12 tram. If the…
3 posts, 13:51 hrs
I read this ( berlin.de/labo/willkomme... ), it says pension is a must, but then pension isn't required for freelancers. I'm a bit confused. Do I have to pay the pension back in order to fulfil this…
12 posts, 13:20 hrs
our local Penny has been out of PB for weeks, but the Netto ("orange Netto", not "Hunde Netto") nearby still has it. I don't know if Netto has a different supplier or if Netto customers don't eat as…
5 posts, 11:48 hrs
ha ha typical TT with no replies never mind there is other places to advertise events nowadays so I will pop in here every now and again to promote that my meet up is happening But the meet up will…
4 posts, 11:18 hrs
maybe this works? muenchen.de/rathaus/stad... eta: the appointment system is different for the ausländerbehörde - I got that link from here: muenchen.de/rathaus/stad... if you continue…
13 posts, 09:20 hrs
If you're talking about streaming in the way I assume you mean, then that is not a 'normal website'. Unless you are paying a subscription, of which at least a percentage goes to the creator of the…
5 posts, 09:14 hrs
Hi all, I am Noosh! 33 years old and moved to Frankfurt last year. I find it hard to meet new people. I was wondering if there is anyone who wants to hang out, grab a coffee, go for dinner, or…
21 posts, 09:07 hrs
The best solution is honesty. At least with one's self. I won't be gaslighted and I won't gaslight myself. But when you're stuck, you're stuck. Nothing stays the same however and this one will…
28 posts, 08:06 hrs
I've integrated my Tardis. The only thing just there for show is the vertical white box at the back. Everything else actually has a purpose. The Tardis has a USB hub, and a pyboard with display…
60 posts, 17:50 yesterday
Things must have changed now - Just my luck!! I just called my Telc examination centre to find out if this is true...they said, if I don't make the grade then I will have to resit the whole exam,…
2 posts, 17:24 yesterday
Hello, First of all I want to apologize in case this topic doesnt belong to this section (I am not sure). I moved to Munich two weeks ago and I am still looking for a legal way to watch anime…
7 posts, 17:12 yesterday
Hi Kommentarlos, Thanks for your reply. Yes. I have Goethe B1 certificate (except speaking) for three parts. I have paid pension for more than 24 months.(because I worked as working student…
22 posts, 14:07 yesterday
Oh, and most clubs have their own guns. They might not be the best or the fanciest, but since everyone has to be a member for over a year and needs to shoot regularly, before even applying for a…
166 posts, 13:26 yesterday
In my view general anesthesia for an operation as elective as this one in a newborn is irresponsible as the risk for babies is higher than for older kids/adults. Anesthetic blocks don´t always work…
3 posts, 11:27 yesterday
Hi Paul, The famous FBG: Friday Beergarden moved away from TT to meetup: meetup.com/muni... British, Americans, locals, some Frenchies and Italians, one Kiwi, etc. can be found there.
7 posts, 09:55 yesterday
A know several people who run a car here on UK plates, UK insurance and go back to the UK to get a MOT. It all seems to work just fine, one friend, had an accident on the A9 and the UK insurance…
3 posts, 07:34 yesterday
Hi all, I am undertaking research for a dissertation as part of a Master's Degree in Strategic HR Management with Anglia Ruskin University. My study aims to measure levels of extra-contractual…
30 posts, 01:01 yesterday
I have not had one but I witnessed one where someone was presumably killed. I was deployed to Iraq in 2009. During a guard shift at night at the main gate to our small base, an Iraqi man came up to…
1 posts, 14 July
Hi everyone! My name is Paul and I just moved here a few months ago with my wife (she's a native Muenchener) from Atlanta, GA and am looking to meet some new friends in Munich. My German is limited…
1 posts, 14 July
Hi everyone. I am Agnes Yu a fluent English and Chinese speaking personal trainer based in Munich Personal Training Lounge. As you are aware wellness and fitness is a super important aspect…
5 posts, 14 July
If your employer is getting reimbursed, all the more reason to get your sick note changed so they don't get the benefit of you working as well as cashing money from the insurance because you are…
10 posts, 14 July
Thank you all again for all of your valuable input. May be I just expected that kindergarten carer are well trained and will know when to call doctor. Her arm was swollen and she couldn't move and as…
31 posts, 14 July
catjones, there is also the rule of law, not just pure winner take all capitalism. The social democracy that is Germany gives renters certain rights, as well as owners. Don't like it, move to…
7 posts, 14 July
That's why the OP shouldn't organize a march, but a "Demonstrationszug". In this document, write "Demonstrationszug" in the field "Art der Veranstaltung" and "Wir demonstrieren gegen die…
17 posts, 14 July
My car was hit by somebody, while it was parked on the street, and i don't know the perpetrator. Since it is an old car, i want to continue driving it as it is, without getting it repaired, as the…
116 posts, 13 July
Well I don't know why I came here tonight, I got the feeling that something ain't right, I'm so scared in case I fall off my chair, And I'm wondering how I'll get down the stairs, Clowns to the left…
2 posts, 13 July
I just want to add, that i probably don't want to be consider a freelances but rather a trader. as i will have an expense to create a particular product that i want to sell. i am guessing that…
2 posts, 13 July
Sn0wman, This may sound strange but it really works: get a couple of cotton rags/cloths and spray where the paint is with WD40 or PB Blaster (it's a solvent for rusted bolts). Rub/wipe the paint…
7 posts, 13 July
HI there, first you have to figure out, which is the regulatory authority for that. In most German states it is the IHK (International Chamber of Trade and Commerce). But in some states it is the…
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