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4 posts, 10:27 hrs
If you're talking about hobs for travel (boats and caravans) then the answer from @franklan covers the technical part. What this means is that for every new country/adapter you'll need a new gas…
13 posts, 10:26 hrs
@GoBike... Dont worry about it... do you know how many car crashes I see in a week and almost every single one has leaked all their aircon gas into the atmosphere? Every modern car that…
2 posts, 10:25 hrs
You could try as students seem to be accepted when they start employment. Plan 2: Is it possible for you to live in another EU country for a period be covered by that country's health insurance and…
26 posts, 07:35 hrs
No, you cannot just cancel your current German private insurance without proof you have been accepted by another German private provider. It is not legally possible! It would also be extremely…
60 posts, 00:01 hrs
Right then, So we're in Israel in let's hope a rocket-free evening (Palestinians give them an evening off from shelling). Rock not rockets please. Now Israel's most famous singer in…
30 posts, 23:24 yesterday
In the end, I finally got my Ballot Paper from the UK, delayed at this end because of an incorrect PLZ (an added zero in the middle). This delay means that even if i send it off first thing on…
253 posts, 21:27 yesterday
The grudging affection between Arya and the hound was the high point of episode 5. Of course Sandor showed how much he felt for her by grabbing her roughly and shouting but anything else would not…
1 posts, 20:54 yesterday
We want to find a babysitter for a few certain days when we cannot pick up the kid (5 years old) from the Kita and would arrive home late (around 8 pm). So, Initially, it'd be only for 2-3 days per…
884 posts, 14:31 yesterday
Hello all, Our next meetup will be on Wednesday, May 22 at 6:30pm. Das Weinheim Bauerstr. 2 Ubahn: Giselastrasse/Hohenzolle... They don't have their menu online, but there are veggie, lactose-free…
28 posts, 13:23 yesterday
That was my understanding as well based on the common sense. However, I was afraid that being registered at a friend's place and then leaving for 3-4 months might be interpreted as not actually…
16 posts, 12:29 yesterday
I do not know because I have not done it. But even if i had, I would say it in a public way, because I believe it is illegal and therefore I could be prosecuted for it - it would almost be like…
14 posts, 12:11 yesterday
I cannot give you any address, but I can tell you a few things you can do right now. Make sure all the dog's vaccinations are current, including Zwingerhusten - sorry, I have no idea what this in…
1 posts, 11:21 yesterday
For anyone interested in trying Aikido, the Japanese martial art of self-defense, we are holding two demonstrations on Sunday 2 June and an introductory seminar on Saturday 8 June. Here are some…
3 posts, 06:57 yesterday
If you rent the whole house, then the answer would simply be to switch off the heating system altogether! And if you were planning to stay there longer, I would suggest getting your own heating…
4 posts, 00:20 yesterday
(1) You have to pay for 3 more months after moving. You need to send a cancellation and the official proof ((Um-)meldebescheinigung... (2) So far nothing is known about any specific increase.
3 posts, 17 May
For those of you like me who don't want facebook tracking with your links, here is a direct link to the survey if anyone is interested. OP You might want to only post this once instead of three…
25 posts, 17 May
@LeonG Update. I clarified all my questions with company A and B. B assured me that there is quite good amount of projects to work on. Apart from that what ever we discussed is right. A wont be…
43 posts, 17 May
Service?? Oil change.. air filter.. fuel filter, Sparkplugs?? As for the Garage bit.. you are right... but these are un-registered cars... brand new... covered in plastic cover sitting in the…
10 posts, 17 May
Ok I could not use the letter I took with me with old PZ, it only worked with new address. I had no way of registering previous address and pay 3 months - system did not allow. I did register…
1,181 posts, 17 May
What a lovely story, dear Bayrisch! πŸ˜πŸ™πŸ»πŸ‘πŸΌ I sincerely hope that we two/too can have a beer together over a game of snooker before we clog it! Dear TT folks- I joined TT the other week or…
21 posts, 17 May
Hello Guys, I am looking for people who want to start own business or maybe earn some money beside his job, if you are interested this message is exactly for you, I am a beekeeper from Lithuania…
4 posts, 17 May
I hope I can help. I have TK and a 8 month old daughter. My doctor reccomended she get the vaccine before we return to vacation in the USA. He said if TK doesn't cover it, two injections would be…
25 posts, 17 May
I would avoid N26 at any cost. You can have a look here for a start: Lawyer to sue (or legal advice) against a bank (N26). Their cyber security is in a mess, which is a problem if you brand yourself…
3,285 posts, 17 May
I made a cauliflower chick pea tikka masala over coriander and lime rice. It was a Hello Fresh meal for two, but I got four meals out of it. I really like Hello Fresh. On Wednesday I did another…
8 posts, 16 May
This is how grades work in Berlin AFAIK: - Class 3: Parents vote if they want grades or not. Teachers normally push for no grades. - Class 4: Parents vote if they want grades or not. Teachers…
145 posts, 16 May
Ah Bayrisch— you remind me.. when I was 18, I got a job in a varnish factory in Bonn and I made friends with Mike who had a British father and German mother and was bilingual - Brummie accent in…
8 posts, 16 May
I seem to recall that they imposed a new limit a little while back - something like €300 per case plus lawyer fees. I don't know if it applies here, however. IIRC the standard demand was around…
5 posts, 16 May
Thanks for the replies guys! The van is a converted Renault Trafic 2008, with 120k miles on the clock, so not worth too much. It is however converted very nicely in the back and just seems such a…
26 posts, 16 May
Having the room isnt a problem... beleive me!! The problem is finding a suitable place to install it and get the pipes layed without it being a hazard... I will be getting a few different…
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