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146 posts, 16:37 hrs
I was reaching a broadly similar conclusion: namely, a smaller (cheaper) system might work for me. A battery isn't so crucial as I work from home, which means I can use the power when it is being…
5 posts, 15:00 hrs
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Sitar, Robert-Koch-Str 4 (corner Tattenbachstr) 80538 München. Nearest station: U4,5 Lehel and 16 Tram. Weather permitting we will sit…
15 posts, 14:55 hrs
At the risk of sounding like a scratched record (ie repeating myself), a property purchase is for most of us, the single most expensive purchase in our lives. There are all sorts of technical and…
6 posts, 14:38 hrs
Hi there, Brexit is in full swing, and On the Global Blue website it clearly states that UK citizens can buy tax free in Germany... My cousin is visiting soon and wanted to know how it all…
14 posts, 14:09 hrs
It all depends on when you will be going, and of coarse which site you will be visiting. The last two weeks of the bavarian school holidays are pretty relaxed as only Bavaria and Baden Würrtemberg…
2 posts, 10:27 hrs
you have two "problems": 1. you don't own the apartment, you just rent. So, for anybody staying with you, you'll need the landlord's permission if the visitor stays longer than 6 weeks. Those 6…
4 posts, 19:28 yesterday
Not seen them in the supermarkets, amazon has a wide selection though. A google search for einweg backform aluminium also seems to show up lots of other shops with simialr things that might be what…
4,305 posts, 19:11 yesterday
What have you done today to earn your place in this crowded world? Dear vaxed mor.. I mean people. Please treat me as your equal, I was infected with Rona 2 months ago, and I'm…
23 posts, 16:25 yesterday
It's not so bad, I was expecting worst, but some guys do integrate! Unfortunately younger developers come with these pre-made design patterns and coding practices that they apply to everything,…
2 posts, 14:39 yesterday
Edit: just realized that you bought not rented, than same as below but talk to the previous owner. If the utilities (water heat ) are included in the NK than it's the landlords responsibility to…
10 posts, 12:35 yesterday
Sorry to hear about the child. Hope he's got someone he is able to speak with about all the stuff going through his mind. Haven't come across Creepypasta yet, but if that's doing the pre-teen…
3 posts, 10:53 yesterday
Over the summer there has been a group of 10 or so of what I can only describe as micro racing cars driving through the streets of the Au and I'm sure elsewhere in Munich. I noticed them regularly on…
2,986 posts, 10:20 yesterday
Most owners charge at night or during off-peak hours during the day. There is a lot of wasted energy during off-peak hours. As an example, Portugal produces almost 3x more than it consumes.
90 posts, 07:17 yesterday
I don't want to shout "CORRUPTION", but if you look earlier in this thread you'll see links to ADAC etc rescue flights increasing over the years and the city declaring it a success, thus increasing…
18 posts, 01:29 yesterday
Recyclinghof, if you please😉 There is a place near me that does Ersatzbrennstoff/replace... fuel, or "Restmuell" = Other Rubbish. Includes a lot of waste food and has a distinctive odor😕
2,051 posts, 15 August
Karl Senne (87) - ran the "Aktuellen Sportstudio" in ZDF for many years. One of the few to include the sport of gliding in his presentations. His daughter-in-law Katherine Senne holds a…
681 posts, 15 August
Fourth😂👍👍 Next step: 9 am tomorrow! Check up at the lovely Egyptian eye doc's place tomorrow!! I had an ice cream in the park this afternoon! I could even see it with my " bad " eye open!!
330 posts, 15 August
Awful hot weather this week, next week is the last full week of Nein-Euro travel, and there are lots of places I still want to visit. But being out on the train and in the weather all day is…
1 posts, 14 August
Hey everyone, I am a student here who receives a monthly BAföG allowance. Recipients of such are allowed to hold assets of up to a value of 15.000€. I thought about opening a business and…
3 posts, 14 August
It´s a few years ago now, but when I changed my name after getting married, I had to present my marriage certificate everywhere. Thus, I would assume that you will have to present your…
355 posts, 14 August
Yeah I thought I would be receiving more because the Notar still has more work to do, but my step father thought otherwise. Invoice 1: KV 21200 beurkundungsverfahren §§ 97, 53: 800€ Invoice…
16 posts, 13 August
This is why you need to read the small print on your travel insurance policy. Only then is there a chance that you won't be out of pocket should your train be so delayed that you also miss a…
1 posts, 13 August
My kids will need braces and I'm reading up how it's graded on a 1-5 severity scale. If it's 3-5 then it's paid by the statutory insurance we have. I'm also looking at supplementary orthodontic…
4 posts, 13 August
No, I just remember reading about it a while ago. You could ask round the care services, English is quite a common language. If they employ people from the Philippines or other distant there…
2 posts, 13 August
Minor speeding tickets are basically paid and forgotten about, when its paid it will be deleted from the system. Only if you get points will there be a check to see whether you already have…
30 posts, 13 August
Reminds me of 'The Emperor's New Clothes'. Sure physically owning gold is a PITA for any quantity, but you are sure you actually have something. I wonder how many people they sold that same gold bar…
35 posts, 13 August
Just thought I'd post my two cents' worth, however late to the discussion it may be, if only because I have an opinion on the matter. The FBU is extremely unresponsive via email. The last two…
34 posts, 12 August
To return to the original post: Five years ago I moved into my apartment, and needed some kind of electric cooktop. I'd been cooking with gas for years, so did the research. *What do you want to do?…
34 posts, 12 August
In 2016, I bought a Ricoh SP 220SNW on Amazon for 125€. The biggest reason was it handles transparent film, which I need for work. Although it's not a colour printer, it does a fantastic job and is…
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