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It's even hard to get Germans to speak English when they immigrate to an English speaking country. I worked for a company in Canada that had recruited a few Germans and they regularly had problems…
115 posts, 00:33 hrs
Any good bike shops for second hand bikes? I dont want to pay the earth, but would like a functional and relative lightweight bike to get around town , c.200-250 euros. Noticed this thread was a…
3 posts, 23:59 yesterday
I've always thought of the social media element from 2 perspectives: a.) Does not having a social media presence exclude you from being considered for a job? (usually it shouldn't, although…
8 posts, 23:34 yesterday
onemark had a lot of good comments here, but I would add that 50% of your health insurance and social contributions should be deductible from your taxable income, thus reducing (somewhat) the income…
10 posts, 23:16 yesterday
Hi JoeJosefJoey. I occassionally write stuff but too scared to show it to anyone yet! U mind if I send you a draft of something i've been working on tol? Im hook atappy to return the favor.
4 posts, 22:19 yesterday
That's a very good question. tbh: I have no idea. Generally one would have to pay not only VAT (19% or 7% for vintage cars older than 30 years) but also customs (10%). It might be different since…
14 posts, 22:17 yesterday
I wouldn't recommend you get a lawyer unless things get ugly down the line. I once received a similar letter because my ex-roommate ordered a shitload of steriods and had his as well as my name…
45 posts, 21:37 yesterday
REITs behave like stocks, so you can lose or gain money and are exposed to the same market risk. Rental properties (residential) have far more stable stream of income and are not directly affected by…
63 posts, 21:35 yesterday
People passing you on the sidewalk with millimeters to spare when there is loads of space on their side. That took some getting used to. Also, the complete and utter inability to form a queue.
626 posts, 20:38 yesterday
No worries, sr5! Artists/photographers will be artists/photographers! ... course, I don´t know the person personally...maybe he´s weird..., which is ok ..as long as he´s not a psychopath and…
40 posts, 20:32 yesterday
I'll have to try that. I speak decent German but I'm often so surprised by the suddenness of their approach that I just sit there not knowing what to say. I daydream through the rides.
4 posts, 20:32 yesterday
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Satluj, Wörthstr 9, München 81667 satluj-restaurant.de/1/m... Nearest station Ostbahnhof U5 and all S-Bahn´s plus lots of buses. OR…
11 posts, 19:34 yesterday
Hello mates, Just found this topic which is very similar to my friend's case.. Hope someone can add some more tips My friend wants to leave her room 2 months earlier than the end of her…
10 posts, 18:34 yesterday
I've been to the place opposite Görlitzer Park a couple of times. http://www.barraval.de If you live in a small village in The Black Forest as I do, and you're a bit of a foodie as I am, then…
2,499 posts, 18:18 yesterday
What about me, vpn has saved my life more than once. Thank to it I’ve been able to stream geo-restricted series all over the globe. I’ve installed a proper vpn on my router (here I’ve found it…
45 posts, 17:41 yesterday
You're right; I didn't word my post correctly. I would apply for the student visa then have to get permission to take the integration course. Hopefully I can start one before our 90 days run out.
4 posts, 17:38 yesterday
de.wikipedia.org/wiki/ev... If he knew (or should have known?) that his action (or in this case, lack of it) could lead to the crime and he played it down it's already vorsatz
39 posts, 17:24 yesterday
I've used eBay Kleinanzeigen many times without any serious problems, it's a good service. I sold my trailer on it within a few hours of posting an ad last month. I've also found cars, pets,…
138 posts, 17:23 yesterday
In UK I had it with clements worldwide. I will check if they can provide in Germany also. Will check directline also as they were one of the popular ones in UK. In UK everything was simple, be it…
31 posts, 16:56 yesterday
Sorry everyone for my many posts in the last few day i am really alone here , and i dont have any friends or anyone to discuss these things with ,... beside my german is not good to understand the…
4 posts, 16:55 yesterday
Well, the Speedport routers do most of the basic tasks fine. They don't have a lot of features but from your description it might not matter. Most Telekom customers either get a Speedport from…
73 posts, 16:05 yesterday
I hate to be the one to tell you this but, from my minimal knowledge of the data recovery possibilities open to the tech-savvy, nothing sensitive you've deleted or logged out of is actually gone out…
316 posts, 15:20 yesterday
Hi all... I just got off the phone to my local Standesamt and asked if my UK certified copy of a Birthcertificate and Marriagecertificate need an Apostille... I was adivsed that for UK…
3 posts, 15:17 yesterday
Hello 2B, thank you for the helpful and quick response! The thing is my mom has done her courses here so she doesn't know where and with whom should I talk to in order to check if the diploma I…
32 posts, 14:25 yesterday
No. Police is an auxiliary to the state lawyers, police and state lawyers are both parts of the executive but separated authorities. Sometimes (weeks, rather months) later – you go to the…
244 posts, 13:51 yesterday
Hello Ladies, I have been in Munich for a little over a year and I would love the opportunity to be a part of this group. Please do count me in. The weather seems to be getting into Spring mode…
1 posts, 12:37 yesterday
John O'Donnell will lead this session, introducing different techniques you can use to develop characters. From accents to posture and voice, you'll learn many tricks to give your scenes that extra…
13 posts, 10:43 yesterday
Ruth was very considerate and thorough when explaining matters of Germany insurance to me. She treated me like a person, not simply like a client, and I really appreciated that. I highly recommend…
7 posts, 09:44 yesterday
According to this site you should have the same number days off as a full-time worker. I would also assume that if you only have a 6 month contract the Probezeit would be shorter, as robinson100…
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