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8 posts, 12:09 hrs
He specifically mentioned "Die Gesamtaktion des Zentrums für Politische Schönheit" (my bold), so I have to assume he means the installation, too. Spineless, gutless, ballless wonder.
187 posts, 12:05 hrs
Maybe in germany, but in the circles I move in it tends to be the centre right that like it. Possibly because they like the idea of getting money for nothing just like the poor do (not my thoughts,…
16 posts, 12:05 hrs
I saw a report about an elderly woman in Berlin. It took her more thank a minute to find her ticket, so the guy wrote out a fine. She found the ticket but he would not cancel the fine. The Ubahn…
30 posts, 11:44 hrs
I have actually heard later on that they don't operate for gallstones until you've had a couple of gallstone attacks. They might have to explain to the KK if they did it right away. I wouldn't have…
9 posts, 10:36 hrs
I just got moved to the new digital O2 service, and it insists I run my DECT phone through its modem, suggesting to me (well, to the IT savvy people in my office), I'm now on voice-over-IP. I sure am…
106 posts, 10:23 hrs
Your timing is impeccable - it looks like that is indeed the case. According to a Tagesspiegel report today TÜV Rheinland has found "grave defects in technical systems", particularly in those for…
1 posts, 10:19 hrs
KIDStory is an improvised musical for children. The kids determine which story we bring to the stage: From superheroes to space exploration, unicorns to dragons, Bake This will take your family on an…
129 posts, 10:15 hrs
@Stephen1 Can I just say one thing, if what you say is true which I doubt for one minute unless you just want to compare supermarket carrier bags which believe it or not are fixed, then why do we…
1 posts, 10:10 hrs
Tis the season to be jolly, so why not have a laugh with Bake This improv? Join us for our Winter Special as we take your suggestions and turn them into wintery scenes and songs live on stage! Make…
4 posts, 09:58 hrs
Additional information I forgot to add, just in case it's useful: -We lived in Germany for a year together (mid 2016-mis 2017). I did this through a visa for a work exchange program by the…
33 posts, 09:44 hrs
This is a problem depending on which side of the fence you land. The contract has to either be auto or manual renew. Auto renew for a full year is a pain but imagine your telecom provider…
8 posts, 09:10 hrs
Not a bad price for a really awesome pillow. I finally broke down and spent some money on one for myself and I loved it so much that I bought a second one for the boat. Luckily, mine were on sale for…
9 posts, 08:59 hrs
Anyone familiar with PayPal would know that in most complaints they side the buyer. And PayPal kind of mislead people, they are insterested in the buyer because he is the one bringing the business so…
20 posts, 07:41 hrs
Hi OP, I was in a similar situation when I first arrived here - registered at my first temporary accommodation and neglected to register at my new address when I moved to something more…
53 posts, 01:02 hrs
If you had filled in a "soft" job title like "Business Consultant" (which can mean anything) into line 25 of your Fragebogen zur steuerlichen Erfassung, they would have asked you about it.
462 posts, 23:53 yesterday
Hello Ladies, The name of that second hand/vintage/antique furniture and home goods place I mentioned at the meet up tonight is "Kommbar". It's in Obersendling. they have a lot of their items…
10 posts, 22:50 yesterday
Sorry, but that's not what the "Bestellerprinzip" is. It's 'the order pays the bill'. If you order the Makler, then you pay. You are the Besteller then. Has nothing to do with renter or not.
15 posts, 22:22 yesterday
Just make sure what you're getting isn't a fake, like this piece that was supposed to be from the Royal Canadian Mint. The one-ounce wafer in the mint's packaging didn't pass the acid test.
14 posts, 22:22 yesterday
You don't pay taxes for businesses is good, so you should be fine.  However you have to be sure that you do not pay taxes, because if you do not accumulate a lot of taxes in some years
2 posts, 21:39 yesterday
I'm not aware of a checklist, but there are lawyers who offer to check a website. For a fee, of course. If your friend uses a renowned german shop software (for ex. Shopware) chances are that the…
64 posts, 20:43 yesterday
And great news, zattoo is working again! Please visit this page getflix.com.au/manage/re... and change your Channel Group C to Switzerland if you have Swiss account or Germany if you have German…
1 posts, 19:33 yesterday
My husband and I are hoping to move to Munich with a self employment visa and obtain a residency permit in the next few years. We would like to hire a relocation service/lawyer to help us in this…
3 posts, 18:38 yesterday
If you leave employment in Germany and stay on for a month or two- you have to inform your insurer and switch to voluntary insurance. You have to deregister from Germany and give a copy of…
8 posts, 18:22 yesterday
Yes, I asked about meals and if it was a problem that my children were vegetarian. They said all the lunches are vegetarian and that on Wednesdays we pack our own. This notion of sharing was never…
193 posts, 17:19 yesterday
I don't know which one it is. There's this too: TÜV Hessen Begutachtungsstelle für Fahreignung Fulda Bahnhofstr. 26 (Einkaufszentrum Centhof, 2. OG, Treppenhaus A) 36037 Fulda
5 posts, 16:28 yesterday
Good for business usually means bad for regular working folks. If you think businesses are here to help the average person to get ahead and fulfill his potential then I have a bridge in Brookyn I'd…
18 posts, 16:25 yesterday
Hello everyone! My name is Irene! I'm an 20 Italian girl. I currently live in monaco, in Sendling West Park, and I study dance at "Iwanson International School of Contemporary Dance in…
11 posts, 16:12 yesterday
Some cars are pre-wired for pulling trailers, and there is a plug in the back that you can just attach your wiring kit to - easy. Mounting the hitch is the easy part, just a matter of doing up a few…
44 posts, 16:10 yesterday
What is there to say? you can hold your demise only so long and as I'm in a position to die any time now, I'm glad to get out of the bathroom when I'm done with the daily chores. Don't let anyone…
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