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58 posts, 11:04 hrs
Cheers. I found a seller nearby and convinced her to leave the plates on for a week. I'll pick it up today I think, and I got an appointment for Monday at 8 am surprisingly! The problem is we haven't…
1,954 posts, 11:00 hrs
On top of that the solution is already been implemented. New coins do not use mining anymore, instead of Proof of Work they use Proof of Stake to generate new blocks. Obviously it will take time to…
4 posts, 10:36 hrs
I am not sure what kind of visa your parents will be on but friends of mine without permanent residency just had extreme difficulty getting a mortgage. She is German earning close to 3700 net, he…
1,817 posts, 09:58 hrs
express.co.uk/news/uk/14... I know it’s the Daily Express. But this utterance is why many normal folk won’t vote Labour now. ( I would have.. probably did ..Yes : DID ) say the same crap in my…
2 posts, 07:28 hrs
Dear Altruists, I recently got an offer to do a PhD at a University. Currently I am working with a Service company. From January the service company have put me in 100% Kurzarbeit. After I got…
1,993 posts, 00:29 hrs
Bullshit continues. Always same shit when quarter results are about to come in: cnbc.com/2021/04/22/tesl... So this idiot puts weight on the steering wheel, weight on the seat and keeps the…
10 posts, 22:30 yesterday
Used to be one next to my office in Hamburg. When they saw my license plates (SH) they told me to go away. Whenever I go to the SH dump, after a cellar clearout, seems to a lottery ticket as to…
283 posts, 18:44 yesterday
Wow! We went to the house today to take final pictures and to leave the key. That young boy and his mates did a good job. Absolutely empty - they even took the knives and forks, the rubbish bin, the…
16 posts, 17:58 yesterday
I think he means after the covid hysteria has died down and we return to normal. Remember that life returned to normal after the Spanish flu of 1918 - when we had no vaccines to stop it…
7 posts, 13:22 yesterday
Well, it isn’t a business and technically you did pay tax on the vet care you received. That person is just paying you for what you paid for. But I’m not an accountant...
4,456 posts, 11:44 yesterday
I made an Italian dish: Pasta alla Norma. An old friend showed me the receipt his granma gave to him...wow! Can't describe it properly. Please if you like Italian coucine...try it! The secret souce:…
3 posts, 09:41 yesterday
Some gemeinnuetzige organisations collect furniture without charge, to be sold. I booked a collection but it was cancelled because of cv. The staedtische Sperrmuell collects the stuff for free, it is…
15 posts, 07:19 yesterday
Did you have a similar problem? Btw how is your German language coming along. I can't get to grips with der. Die das or what order to put words in. As the position of words seems to skip from the…
48 posts, 03:37 yesterday
SP in a nutshell: me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me…
330 posts, 21 April
whoa.. then things are getting interesting... so many people wanting to buy right now. I'm lucky I was able to buy something in late 2018. Best time to buy was probably before 2012 before price…
5 posts, 21 April
Gross amount, i.e. the amount before the source tax got deducted. And declare the foreign source tax (as long as it is a source tax permitted by the double taxation agreement of that country with…
13 posts, 21 April
Minions are cute little creatures, sure they do not mean any harm. Certainly not on vehicles marked OHV, Ossis Haben Vorfahrt I did see a volkswagen pickup with 'fuehrerhaus' in oldstyle script…
42 posts, 21 April
Tell me about it! 😔 Canada sends all applications to one single processing centre. Just before that, when I actually applied, it said 6-8 months. Now they don't even give an estimate in numbers. They…
26 posts, 21 April
Yes - I think kitchens shifted from utility to show and obviously the materials and finish of show products is different. Trouble is they are not marked as 'this is proper kitchen stuff' and…
2 posts, 21 April
Never laid one, but ripped one out of someone else's garden. It was about 5cm under, went along the front edge of every bed, with a few wiggles for really big areas. I suspect that doesn't add…
23 posts, 21 April
Rang up my Hausarzt and have been offered 1st jab on May 15th as long as I'm happy to get AZ (which I am). Second on August 7th, which is a bit of a wait, but what the heck. Maybe there'll be a…
704 posts, 21 April
Actually looking at groups at rki.de/de/content/in... must be in group 3. The NS vaccination website currently lists conditions according to group 3, including age 70+, professions and medical…
3 posts, 20 April
They are saying that as they aren't open and aren't charging you, they will be extending your contract, seemingly to run for as many months as they aren't able to charge you for and that they are…
28 posts, 20 April
Demand CE conformity certificate BEFORE purchasing it. If you don't have it, it will be blocked by zoll. I used to work in a project where we exported stuff to USA and almost every shipment was…
11 posts, 20 April
There are at least two Forsts and at least two Frankfurts in Germany, perhaps people could use the suffixes to indicate which one they mean. There is even a nice little Berlin (Kreis Segeberg ).
9 posts, 19 April
familienportal.de/famili... Kann ich mich während der Elternzeit im Ausland aufhalten? Während der Elternzeit können Sie sich auch im Ausland aufhalten. Es ist nicht erforderlich, dass Sie in…
7 posts, 19 April
yeah, no. That's not how they operate. It's Germany, no one is going to hold your hand, as much as that would be absolutely lovely. You are supposed to be proactive and go get the forms or print them…
10 posts, 19 April
One thing we did was get an Integrationshilfer. In our town they are sourced through the Paritätische Dienst. The Landkreis ed psych came and observed my son being his usual self for one lesson…
10 posts, 19 April
so when booking a hotel, neither in a booking process nor in the confirmation I received, there is information about any restrictions that would apply. So along the #catjones question: I think it is…
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