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22 posts, 18:22 hrs
Price increases may take place at the production level or distributor level. A producer of mozzarella minis might produce for multiple grocery store chains and a distributor probably does as well.
7 posts, 18:20 hrs
Yes. No, you will still pay the top contribution: tk.de/tk/... You will have to tell your public health insurer that you will be freelancing, and send them your income tax returns every year…
535 posts, 18:13 hrs
As for the Franken thing, that photo sure looks like he was mocking fondling her breasts. There are shadows under his fingers that make it look like he may not have even touched that 3 inch thick…
20 posts, 18:02 hrs
The house I'm living in at the moment--two bedrooms, two full baths, living room and kitchen--is slightly more than 80m² (not including the garage). It was purchased by my late husband, before we…
791 posts, 17:37 hrs
Robert Guillaume, the first black actor to win an Emmy for best lead actor in a comedy. My favorites among his body of work are his character Benson on the series "Soap" and Isaac Jaffe on Sorkin's…
77 posts, 17:37 hrs
There's this whole idiot subculture that obsesses over small statistical variations in haplogroup presence and terribly abused data and he always struck me as fitting in really well with those people.
90 posts, 16:45 hrs
Booked it!decided to go last three weeks september plus first week october,saved a 1000€ because the return ferry is in october,so now gotta buy some waterproof clothes (goretex) before we go :)
994 posts, 16:06 hrs
I hear you but this won't help. And it was the states themselves as well who got rid of many ACA exchanges or didn't join the national exchange, etc. that caused the costs to go up. If you look…
1 posts, 14:15 hrs
Hi! As we do not have any possibility to have a DSL connection the only way for my flat is to get connected to skyDSL, as far as we need unlimited and atleast 15-20 mbit/s internet connection.
65 posts, 13:01 hrs
Great then! You really are allowed to choose motherhood and a family if thats what you prefer. And you can always do something new for personal fulfillment if you get bored. Just make sure you have…
892 posts, 11:31 hrs
Not really, especially on real time systems. And I heard, from a project leader of a well know car manufacturer, that switching to linux is only starting recently (past 2 years).
31 posts, 11:23 hrs
@MRyan : as others have already said, while there is a clear and irrefutable right for you to be admitted into the BASIS-Tariff with any German private health insurance company in lieu of both public…
3 posts, 10:57 hrs
I agree, contact them soonest. In situations like this, best not be in any way aggressive or the person you are speaking to can just say that you sending an email isn't sufficient to cancel the order…
32 posts, 09:38 hrs
The last EVER fashion police airs in just over a week. Hoping for some unseen Joan Rivers footage to send off the show. Kathy Griffin is also in Germany next Monday - next week is shaping up to…
54 posts, 09:35 hrs
My understanding of the bias is that if a woman is married and has kids, people will think she's going to have to take time off to mind them when they're sick, collect them from kindergarten etc. =…
782 posts, 02:45 hrs
Another lost word that needs resuscitation.. I went to lunch today and my work mate conveniently forgot his purse lanspresado - a person having conveniently forgotten their wallet, or having some…
25 posts, 00:57 hrs
Exactly! My landlord's daughter replied me yesterday. She said I had to turn my music on. And if the volume level was not just like in a concert, no one could complain my TV and music.
2,688 posts, 22:38 yesterday
Here is a list of the non approved ( banned) kodi addons, which can stream ilegal content kodi.wiki/view/official:... provided by Kodi, kodi has nothing to do with the illegal addons The…
14 posts, 20:39 yesterday
Good evening, Starshollow! I personally am sometimes uncomfortable about the whole system re payments for my work. On the one hand, it may be a good idea to offer fee-based advice to potential…
2 posts, 20:06 yesterday
Welcome to TT! I think you should be happy to be out of this WG - if the main tenant isn't capable of having just a little chat with you about cleaning the place, then this is not an ideal person…
16 posts, 19:41 yesterday
Easier is relative of course: for us the GGH was a dead end. They do have new projects (now Mark Twain Village, for example) but space in their existing buildings elsewhere can be really hard to come…
1 posts, 18:55 yesterday
Once again this year, the Anglican Chaplaincy of Bonn and Cologne is holding its traditional services of nine lessons and carols, with music from the Bonn English Singers. Mince pies and mulled wine…
26 posts, 18:11 yesterday
I'd never even heard of them! Squeezed out: widely mocked startup Juicero is shutting down Juicero, a Silicon Valley juicer startup that raised $120m from investors and was widely ridiculed…
96 posts, 18:01 yesterday
So almost 3 months on and they still haven't managed to form a coalition government! German coalition talks ‘hanging by thread’ Angela Merkel’s prospects of forging a coalition government…
1 posts, 17:36 yesterday
Hi everyone, In Kiel just opened an English speaking International Church. (Christian - non denominational) If someone is interested, here is their website: www.kielchurch... Open to any…
9 posts, 17:29 yesterday
Hi everyone, In Kiel just opened an English speaking international church. (Christian - non denominational) If someone is interested, here is their website: www.kielchurch... Open to any…
616 posts, 16:51 yesterday
I second McDee, sounds bad. Please confirm: You have never seen your landlord nor the flat, you have no phone number and only some dubious address, you transferred money to an account 4 weeks ago and…
4 posts, 13:53 yesterday
Hi Snowingagain, I thought it was a prepaid, but it was a SIM card with a 19.99 monthly tariff that I could cancel anytime. I have no record of sending that mail, because i just literally walked…
10 posts, 13:31 yesterday
Ah, this looks promising too, SP. Will give it a try of the JB Weld doesn't work. It was cheaper, and I know it's good. Maybe something for you to try, too. Still got the transit van?
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