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1,128 posts, 04:16 hrs
I would be shocked too if I took the whole thing seriously. But since I don't have to milk the cow, I don't care who feeds her. Since the remarkable fast rise of the AfD this story came to my…
28 posts, 00:32 hrs
Lega4, you are oversimplifying and being overoptimistic. You are falling for the usual trap that "buying is cheaper on the long run". Not always. As an example, you are not considering fuel costs…
32 posts, 00:30 hrs
That was his polite way of asking whether you had gotten thrown out of the flat by your partner/fled the flat in agitation to escape from him, without your keys, and your partner had then left the…
49 posts, 23:50 yesterday
Well, that certainly escalated quickly! OP- you seem to have managed to really annoy some of the most experienced and helpful TT posters. This is an open forum and many have good advice, but need…
203 posts, 23:10 yesterday
A program that focuses on a group based solely on their colour is racist. Notice that I have not mentioned what the program is, but as it just focuses on a group based on their colour alone, makes…
19 posts, 22:39 yesterday
As the old saying goes Germans love to take the simple and make it complicated. Having to register as a free lance is one small example. It only takes a few mins but it's still an extra step. Having…
16 posts, 22:22 yesterday
Hello, it's been two weeks now that I've been browsing the Frankfurt region of the forum. It is such a treasure of information for new comers, really helping and descriptive for someone who spends…
8 posts, 21:41 yesterday
As for me, it's convenient in few cases: 1. Go from home to subway stop. I cannot use my own bike because it will be stolen when left at public transport stop (I've got one stolen and dont want to…
983 posts, 20:09 yesterday
In my own circumstances, that's exactly what I have done more or less, I have cashed in BTC at various stages and not bought anymore. I still have a little more than half my original BTC to speculate…
10 posts, 19:53 yesterday
Just an update: I did look at Glassdoor but was nothing specific for data scientist at basf but I did look at data science positions at other companies. So it gave me a little help. I did go…
4 posts, 19:29 yesterday
Hi everyone, my friends and i (we are about 6 or 7) are having regular meetups every 3 months or so at a clinic in town, where we get a Botox treatment together. Because we are a group, we are…
183 posts, 18:23 yesterday
What I see missing here are the "Grundbetrag", which is the fee paid to get yourself enrolled to the fahrschule, "Antragsgebühr" paid for the official application to the traffic office, first aid,…
919 posts, 18:06 yesterday
Translation: a fireman (ie man ) is a " fighter " (a man? Stereotype?). Can no one see what would be a more logical/sensible approach? If you´re a woman, you´re a firewoman, if you´re a man you´re…
3 posts, 16:49 yesterday
here is a shortcut that might answer a lot of your questions: take the full url from immobilienscout and past it into google translate. then you can see what each section means. there is a…
50 posts, 16:36 yesterday
Is it OK with you that I consider this to be very thin ice you're trying/recommending to walk on? :-) Again, I respect your duty and your experience of a quarter of a century...
131 posts, 15:33 yesterday
Oh man this is one crazy situation; only now found the thread. Which part of the Caribbean are you from? I'm form Guyana and have had to deal with bad tenants for years. The courts are extremly…
1 posts, 15:31 yesterday
I would like to invite my friends here at Toytown Germany to a very cool and FREE event in ENGLISH taking place in Duesseldorf on Friday November 17th! PORTFOLIOS & PINTS Register for FREE…
7 posts, 14:52 yesterday
You do not need a license to buy, own and register a car. Only insurance company will be interested in your license, but since you do not have accident free record in Germany, you will not get any…
613 posts, 14:51 yesterday
The problem is that the document is valid for EU nationals - what happens when the underlying status as EU national is lost? Personally, I expect the Germans will honor it, unlike the Home Office.
11 posts, 14:02 yesterday
I don't know which ones to be honest. All I know is that we are supposed to have cable connection for internet, telephone and television. The building is filled to the rafters with all the necessary…
11 posts, 13:35 yesterday
@SmurfLee Did you manage to repair your phone? If not maybe you should give us the information what brand and model you have? Maybe someone knows exactly where to buy the parts
3 posts, 13:29 yesterday
Bit of a long shot but wondering if anyone has had any experience with SEO ranking or Management tools. Hiring a Word Press manager is seriously expensive, starts at 500€ a month and goes from there.
4 posts, 13:26 yesterday
The only "official" language at our workplace is English, written and spoken. In reality, all languages are present. When we meet with families at the yearly company event: adult colleagues speak…
1 posts, 11:57 yesterday
Hi, my wife and I are taking in consideration the possibility to move in a bigger flat for a cheaper price (compared to what we are paying atm in PBerg) in Treptow Niederschöneweide. With our family…
3 posts, 11:45 yesterday
First Aid Course in English for Babies and Children Learn to overcome any reluctance to act in emergency situations and to recognize and care for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies…
8 posts, 11:32 yesterday
Hey everyone, I'm Bart and I've been living in Berlin since last November. As I myself was looking for someone to help me with some things around the house in English and with quality customer…
56 posts, 10:52 yesterday
oof that does not sound like a good idea Kinda sorta full on fraud? my thinking is: she should get canadian citizenship, I think this would expand her options Regarding German citizenship,…
2 posts, 09:01 yesterday
Hello all, We are at the point of shipping most of our stuff ( no furnitures) to Germany. We've been searching for shipping companies online and also in the forum. Based on our location, we…
48 posts, 19 October
No way! We are coming and bringing our entire kid’s soccer league in tow. You guys have created something special, and we will come year after year. My wife actually met her current boss at your…
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