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308 posts, 21:13 hrs
More progress! I asked my technical guy in Hamburg to order me a brand new computer! And he has! So when we get back to Hamburg soon- my biggest wish: a BIG screen! 27 inches!😇❤️😄 So I can see…
119 posts, 18:03 hrs
Here is the basis on which they have agreed they can discuss: Ergebnis der Sondierungen.pdf_bn-2344... (welt.de) There are an awful lot of platitudes about cutting red tape and digitalisation,…
1,915 posts, 17:12 hrs
Likewise. Everyone has their tastes and all, but his oddball, meandering, deadpan delivery (of sometimes intentionally corny jokes) was, for me, hilarious. There are few comedians who could roast and…
40 posts, 16:24 hrs
Especially gumpf that is near impossible to understand. When it mentions an exception for example it's not clear whether the exception applies to that sub section or the whole thing or something else…
8 posts, 16:08 hrs
Does it matter for the priority if a parent is working 38,5h or 40h? Meaning will the system assign the higher priority for an available space for the parent with 40h per week?
2 posts, 14:42 hrs
Short answer: Zero. Everyone wants at least 3 months of verifiable income. "Just starting" a job means you are in the probation period and can be fired at any time within 6 months, making the risk…
9 posts, 11:47 hrs
Thanks for the feedback, I have just booked my ferry to the UK (Amsterdam-Newcastle). This is so I only need to transit the Netherlands. Planning to stay overnight on the German border and drive…
16 posts, 09:57 hrs
Considering registering a car in Italy is expensive (not like here that it costs like 20 bucks), if they registered it there only for one month it was most probably just to create a fake history and…
83 posts, 09:12 hrs
@itsthejib You're "leaving Germany" and "will probably deregister" and you are "wondering what ... happens". I think leaving Germany or deregistering will end your chances at citizenship. I…
3 posts, 00:09 hrs
Thank you for your quick reply. Actually, i must set germany as country inside the acocunt in order to issue invoices with the same address. I can create account with US or Canada, but that will…
22 posts, 21:43 yesterday
^ This. A buyer that is informed about your plans is less likely to put up a legal fight to get the place a few months in advance than when you plan to leave. Also, read your rental contract and see…
4 posts, 21:41 yesterday
@robinson100 yes, meter readings are accurate. I checked with the provider, and they say that their tariff rates were the same for both years. @vivanco ah, the math works out for both water…
10 posts, 19:42 yesterday
Fair enough... but it is highly distressing... maybe you have never been there but i once found myself summoned to the jugendamt after the shite neighbours reported us out of spite and our kid was…
12 posts, 12:58 yesterday
The motor itself can be had for around €60 if you forgo the bells and whistles (like wireless remote control). I'm sure most of that bill will be for labor, not parts. Now that you know what…
18 posts, 13 October
Hi guys, Yeah he would have to prove that electricity use has increased substantially when compared to periods during which other tenants lived. Now this is a WG, so how can he prove it's my fault…
10 posts, 13 October
The country specification does matter when importing a vehicle into the German system. My Ford truck is a European model purchased over six months before I retired, so the process of leaving the U.S.
2,349 posts, 13 October
The writing is on the wall.... Volkswagen CEO warns shift to electric vehicles could cost 30,000 jobs -sources  "A debate is now underway and there are already many good ideas. There are no…
14 posts, 13 October
That ticket is valid until 3:00 AM the next day (I'm certain you know); there's a suitable train at 22:50 from Munich Central Station according to bayern-fahrplan.de/de/au... - NJ 420 to…
4 posts, 13 October
The Western Roman Empire was a hostile environment for the early Christian Church until the conversion of Constantine and the Edict of Milan. With that guarantee of religious tolerance, however, the…
57 posts, 13 October
5% is normally standard, but should be written in the contract. It never harms to ask the rate for higher sondertilgung option. In my case, I was able to get 10% without any change in the plan.
3 posts, 13 October
Just in case this helps anyone else. I ended up using a complete service…Felg... Really easy and cost effective. I ordered online and received sturdy packing boxes the next day. Access to the online…
301 posts, 13 October
No, never touched his toes! He is the type of manager who is happy if things get done. He used to laugh his head off at myself and a colleague, who always do things exactly by the book and…
677 posts, 13 October
11v11.com/teams/greece/t... I love history! This is Greece against Sweden! Just for the record😂..the following: Xmas 1970, I was alone in Malmo and little money. I found a cheap ( I think!)…
3 posts, 12 October
I guess paying €400 would just about be okay if the silver fish were gone, but it seems they are not gone! I guess you have already searched the internet for tips to get rid of silver fish? So,…
4 posts, 12 October
Das Vorsorge-Set: Patientenverfügung, Testament, Betreuungsverfügung, Vorsorgevollmacht I Von Stiftung Warentest Provides templates for the various neccessary aspect of hospitialisation, last…
3 posts, 12 October
Hi, I recently bought my Bahncard for a year. But I found that in my DB app, the effective period of my Bahncard is only around 1 month. I have my screen shot in the attachment. Is there any…
46 posts, 12 October
Well that went as expected. TLDR - man caught out embarrassingly tries to make the topic about someone else while saying someone goes though removed threads, while also trying to say TT is…
3 posts, 11 October
Hi, Im also interested in this. I read about ACR-Frankfurt in the past. I think I sent them an email but never got a reply back. Aditionally, they looked very upmarket. Anyone knows their prices?
81 posts, 11 October
Heresy! But yeah, to me pain belongs to biking as much as the beer and cake on top of the mountain (has to be earned) and the joy of the downhills.. in that regard we're a bit Masochistic. but it…
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