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20 posts, 15:09 hrs
Also you cannot discount the usual German put downs and rudeness and battle for top of the group in this type of situation. Maybe you unsettled them with your having been-there done-that with regards…
5 posts, 14:58 hrs
I actually wrote mail to Düsseldorf regarding transfer of my documents to Cologne. And they replied that they transferred them a year ago. Then, I forwarded that reply to Cologne Foreign office but…
1 posts, 14:54 hrs
Hi Forum. My car was involved in a small crash. It was parked in front of the house, but because there is construction site across the street, there is quite the traffic. One morning I found a…
8 posts, 14:54 hrs
Hi, all, I have a laptop that fell off my counter after, well after I tripped over the power cable. I need the records it contains like now! I tried to repair it myself BUT it will not even power…
65 posts, 14:50 hrs
The last paragraph of the link I gave suggested it. Food retailers do not want to piss off genuine customers but do have a problem with other people using them as a car park in some places. And use…
14 posts, 14:40 hrs
Hey! Try out bobbles.tv. You can watch Indian TV channels and movies online or via satellite. You can start with a free 30 days free trial and watch channels live or on demand. Here's a…
361 posts, 14:32 hrs
Aside from the loaded phrase "opened the borders" (not really true, as long as anyone is potentially subject to deportation at some point, fully false), the point is, why is it not rocket science?
7 posts, 14:32 hrs
No, AnswertolIfe!!! No! Public insurance prices are fixed by law! There are just a few euros between all of them because of the so-called Zusatzbeitrag! Your point is valid sometimes re private…
30 posts, 14:25 hrs
There is some speculation about that. Apparently, if Air Berlin runs out of money and has to shut down before a proper takeover is achieved, their takeoff and landing slots (which is their most…
1 posts, 14:12 hrs
Any Shisha/ Hukkah fans in Frankfurt area? Let's arrange first of it's kind meet. Venue can be chosen from one of the many parlors spread across the ever buzzing Bornheim Mitte area.
31 posts, 13:38 hrs
That's the reason we bought ours (my mom won it in a raffle so she gave it to us when we visited her in the US. We didn't get flagged, but that's a risk we took. So far we've not needed to use the…
31 posts, 13:23 hrs
Compressed version is we met online.She was an au pair.Which is how she came to the states.And we met She got pregnant sometime later.The rest is a drawn out history..All the kids are ours.
5 posts, 12:49 hrs
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Sun City, Erhardtstr 15 (corner Corneliusstr) 80469 München. Nearest station Fraunhoferstr U1, 2, 7 and 17, 27 tram OR Isartor all S-Bahn´s.
11 posts, 12:37 hrs
Yes, my concept was to add less text and more visuals / photos. Also I thought the review stars and "best of lists" are a good way to represent my (and Jari's) personal opinions. But that's why I am…
78 posts, 12:18 hrs
You can have a car worth up to a certain amount and still get Hartz iv but I think the limit is like 8500€. If you are working and getting a Hartz iv top up, you can get money from the job center to…
35 posts, 11:42 hrs
@grulix- my GP Dr Cordes offers HIV support and various other services, not 100% sure she is gay but many of the support service staff are - there is also male Dr on her staff but I have not worked…
59 posts, 11:36 hrs
I will evaluate the merits of the Climate Change narrative based on sources other than Al Gore. Keep in mind, Gore is a politician and not a scientist. Why do believe any politician who claims to…
12 posts, 11:04 hrs
No. A false comparison. I think it is just the social culture. A coincidence that some of it was behind the curtain and the OP's experience is limited to that. So far. Agree that walking that…
1 posts, 11:01 hrs
Do you want to play soccer but you do not have friends to play with? You are lucky! the BERLIGA is just about starting and some teams are still looking for players! check it out!…
6 posts, 10:55 hrs
It would have to be some kind of dye, but it will probably 1) look like crap and 2) rub off on your clothes when you sit on it. For €25, you might as well just buy a new one in a different color.
15 posts, 10:26 hrs
Bearing in mind that in Germany, many maid agencies/putzfrau offer cleaning services but do not expect to do wider domestic chores such cooking, washing. betreut.de/magazin/erwac...
2 posts, 10:19 hrs
I actually live in Ludwigsburg but don't mind going a little further. About me: Anyway, I'm a lady who is American (if that matters) married to a German and have a lot of free time. I'm looking…
189 posts, 08:30 hrs
In America, you have to have whas called "standing". A person who has reasonable control can grant permission to enter a residence ie a roomate or the homeowner. A random friend cannot have standing…
23 posts, 08:28 hrs
Yes, it does! How about we take Klinglwirt for now because it's literally stumbling distance from the S-Bahn for Chocoholic, and make a note of the others for future reference (like VERY SOON)?…
15 posts, 06:30 hrs
A handy why to find out who flies to an airport is to check Wikipedia. Istanbul currently has two airports (the third is being built) so you have to check both of them. Then look for the…
5 posts, 06:25 hrs
Ktown is a nice place. FYI, you have one year to get a job off USAJobs before your SOFA status is gone and you cant apply (if you dont have one already). If thats your job plan (as I was hoping for…
6 posts, 06:19 hrs
These two sites are generally good for computer gear, although I don't know how the prices compare for laptops; alternate.de/... computeruniverse.net/... I have used Dell in the past,…
817 posts, 01:52 hrs
Donald Trump has begun his first speech to the United Nation’s General Assembly with a plug for one of the many properties with his name on the building, just across the street ... Don't forget…
50 posts, 22:59 yesterday
You can show up for the initial application as a freelancer - just get there a couple of hours before the doors open to get a good place in line, and make sure you're standing in front of the line…
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Porn actor turned German spy guilty of trying to share state secrets

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Germans worry driverless cars will take the fun out of their favourite pastime

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15 Bavarian words you need to survive down south

15 Bavarian words you need to survive down south

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