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It says that he deposited the money in his Sparbuch with his former bank. That he needs to confirm his identity to collect the money with his birthday certificate, that he requested this birthday…
346 posts, 19:58 hrs
snowingagain, thanks for the suggestion, it sounds really practical. My husband already called the product service center and they are coming out next week to fix it. Probably cost a small fortune.
81 posts, 17:34 hrs
Well, I can pick up a case of beer but that doesn't mean I would carry it anywhere. Carrying things out in front of you is not good. The trick is to bend your knees and go down with your back…
4 posts, 17:33 hrs
Hi all, I researched in the forum, bu there are threads from 2004, other newer but got confused with the current requirements. I will change house soon in Frankfurt and was wondering with the…
647 posts, 16:39 hrs
Artistic expression is covered under freedom of speech in the US. It is exactly the thing for which the law in the US was designed. You may demonstrate your displeasure by not buying the album.
288 posts, 16:25 hrs
Hello Ladies I'm new to the group, but not to Munich. Would love to join for the March 29, 2017 meet up. It's very near to where I live and I haven't tried it yet. I look forward to meeting you all.
23 posts, 16:13 hrs
Technically it doesn't as the limitations statute (time-wise) under French law has passed since its erection. What's copyrighted is the art installation lighting it at night. Panorama freedom in…
9 posts, 15:03 hrs
Hey guys. I know alot of routes in south bavaria. I use an app called ViewRangerGPS, its one of the few that actually works w minimum of BS.  U can upload routes to it n stuff. As far as routes go, I…
11 posts, 13:34 hrs
The Ärztekammer (Chamber of Physiicans) is the right address for complaints, but don't expect any quick advice from them. For that, the the consumer protection office might be better suited, see…
124 posts, 12:00 hrs
The cost divide is only per-building, though. So he might actually be heating the empty apartment. But either way an empty apartment is still better than an outside wall. Like already said the…
12 posts, 11:25 hrs
Why do you need to lie? Facebook will ask you to change password, that's it. Not a big deal to think about it. And if you want to prevent this in future, (your son should) use this:…
5 posts, 10:42 hrs
Hi Gywn, will you, (or anyone else reading) be there before 6pm? I have to be South of the city at 6.45pm but was thinking to pop along early, if anyone will be at CaVa earlier.
47 posts, 10:39 hrs
They recently released a 2nd trailer also revealing they switched us tv networks so it now airs on vh1 in late march. I hope that means it still airs on uktv sat channel trutv. Anyway - the 2nd…
370 posts, 10:03 hrs
That's lovely UN, especially when he drops his stick and can't pick it up quickly enough - he's back right on rhythmn straight away, though. And when he doesn't want to stop. A real 3 year old,…
11 posts, 08:22 hrs
@emkay yes i mentioned to them about my condition which was cured before arriving here but requires monitoring. anyways will try to ask the Hausarzt as you mentioned for suggestions. thanks.
20 posts, 23:30 yesterday
Yes, it's only important for cars used for business/freelancing. The business/freelancer will also pay the full price but may be able to deduct the VAT later with his tax return.
13 posts, 22:29 yesterday
If you lived in the UK I presume you had National Insurance (NI). Contact @Starshollow or John g. who are forum members. They know the ropes. Don't try sorting it yourself when there is expert…
20 posts, 19:01 yesterday
You'd have to be here in Germany (you can stay here for 90 days visa-free) and available for interviews to get hired, plus you have to get a salary offer that isn't too low to garner visa approval…
3 posts, 17:16 yesterday
Looks like this place has been mentioned a couple of times in the forum but not for a while. We stumbled across this place last week. They had a rather odd assortment of things - Sweet Baby Ray's…
3 posts, 16:10 yesterday
Hausarzt or allgemine Arzt is a GP. You were lucky to get in and out of the ER so fast. Sometimes one must wait for hours when I isn't anything too serious. I would suggest my GP but he will…
1 posts, 15:54 yesterday
I would like to do a Dip. Trans. (CIoL) single subject paper in Law by distance learning. (I already have the Diploma.) I used to use the City University of London but they seem to have moved away…
1 posts, 15:48 yesterday
We've just moved into an apartment in Neuenheim. We're looking for a reliable handyman for small around the house jobs like fixing shelves to walls that I don't have the skill or inclination for. Can…
56 posts, 15:22 yesterday
Hi everyone! Any updates on this debate? My husband, son (1year old) and I will be moving to the area this summer and are wondering where to live. On one hand I'm a city person myself, but am…
5 posts, 15:06 yesterday
Yes I have a copy of the original agreement. The renovation is not finished. I have photos and the workers said the same. Is the contract still valid? I have to pay rent but now there are two…
4 posts, 14:53 yesterday
8 Euro per month currently; 3 Euro for one week. One-day tickets (1 Euro) are available from the machine, for other tickets go to the attending guard. The concerns about theft are valid;…
50 posts, 14:08 yesterday
-- Lawyers for former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. have convinced federal officials that his bipolar disorder was "caused" by the stress of being a congressman and thus that he is entitled to "total…
166 posts, 14:02 yesterday
No, not in a crimal law case, only in civil law. And that is key to answering your objections. The principle of innocent until proven guilty only applies in criminal law. There is no right to be…
2 posts, 13:52 yesterday
I can't be of much help, because I don't know of any gyms with Muy Thai or jujitsu training, but I would recommend checking out FitX as a basic gym. FitX has multiple sites in Berlin, is open 24/7,…
132 posts, 13:22 yesterday
I am really baffled by his threads...they are years and years old and seem to simply be a personal link bunker for the op - and half those links are connected back to the thread itself? I think…
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