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4,233 posts, 20:21 hrs
So from the official stats the risk of getting hospitalised for someone aged 12-17 is 2.9 times more than if they were unvaxxed. What exactly does that mean ? Surely if you're a fit and healthy 15…
3 posts, 20:16 hrs
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Manzil, Grünwalderstr 14d 81547 München. We will sit outside on the terrace at the rear of the restaurant. Nearest station: Wettersteinplatz…
16 posts, 19:06 hrs
We need to replace our electric oven and hob as they are ancient. The hob only half works. A gas hob isn’t an option. I’ve never bought an oven or hob before and just not sure what’s best. Electric…
675 posts, 19:03 hrs
John, here's a page that gently explains what gas was used to fill your eye (and keep everything nicely in place), and how the body gradually replaces it with the natural fluid. The red wave or line…
4 posts, 18:12 hrs
You can ask to talk to an English talking person !, book a meeting with them Talk all your documents with you, they know what to do ... they should be able to find your insurance number apart…
3 posts, 17:45 hrs
These type of questions you typically ask at the DB Reisezentrum or DB Info point at your local Hbf, ie. Mannheim. I wouldn’t buy a new ticket since the ticket collector can see your original train…
639 posts, 17:06 hrs
Did a 1400km trip with my FIL Ioniq 5 a few weeks ago, in Portugal. Overall it's a very fine EV, charging is quite fast, very comfortable, but SW is still a pain. Phone app looks good and lots…
8 posts, 12:47 hrs
Winter tyres grooves are very important to giving extra grip on snow, the ADAC, recommends keeping depth of the groves much deeper than the law demands, because it i improves the grip to a great…
2,046 posts, 11:50 hrs
Fun fact to lighten the sad passing of a childhood screen crush; she was also known (in Britain anyway) as "Olivia Neutron-Bomb", oh how little did we know, her Grandfather was Max Born,
3 posts, 09:29 hrs
I just sow diacon seed a week or 2 ago (end of july), and transplanted onto vege bed just last week, it is now bolted! unbelievable! I planted beet in spring without bolting problem, just after…
5 posts, 07:37 hrs
Go to atu website, select RadWechsel, then give postcode to select nearest workshop followed by selection of reifenmontage. It will show the price.. Should cost around 100 including balancing for 4…
27 posts, 20:46 yesterday
I think I have puzzled out how the new stores are financed. The law requires prices per Kg or Liter to be shown. Saw a very small kiddysurprise egg at the till in another store where a child…
1 posts, 14:48 yesterday
Hello everyone, I have a situation which is a bit complicated, I hope someone can advise me on this. Im Jordanian, and I have lived in Germany with my family for 12 years; Im working in IT…
5 posts, 14:06 yesterday
Thats why I lost interest honestly, and I consider Bayern to be my favorite team. I really wish they could implement a salary cap like in the NFL, it definitely makes the league more competitive…
29 posts, 11:50 yesterday
As far as I know the problem with selling gold is the buyer needs to check it's purity unless it comes from an unimpeachable source. If they buy from a dealer they are getting exactly what they…
32 posts, 08:44 yesterday
A thousand a month is not a lot considering that laser printers are rated at around 30 to 50 thousand clicks a month. Something like a Lexmark 415, refurbished and around 100 Euros, they are rock…
324 posts, 7 August
Oh that's so true  - what luxury, just doing the bits you like! Until a job change this year, we've been obliged to pay through the nose and attend 'social' functions at least twice a year for…
1 posts, 7 August
I guess many expat football fans will still be following their favourite clubs back where they came from, but surely coming to a new country also means taking an interest in the local scene.
11 posts, 7 August
Thank you very much! Our account is joint but in the USA and we send a monthly stipend to her sister in discussion through (Transfer) Wise, which was suggested here. Fewer transfers would be better…
90 posts, 7 August
In the same vein, more breathless hyperbole from ExBerliner's food critic "Jane Silver" exberliner.com/food/from... I have been underwhelmed by Bahadur, Agni, Chutnify; rather liked Swadesh;…
2 posts, 6 August
01-10.08.2022 Summer Festival Markplatz Esslingen estival-esslingen.de/... 13-14 08.2022 Die Stuttgarter Steillagentage, das "schönste Weinfest direkt am Neckar", findet zum zwölften…
4 posts, 6 August
Due to the weather, the venue and time have been changed, it is now at 19:30: Trattoria Bellini Nymphenburgerstrasse 120 80636 München trattoria-bellini.de/... Let me know if you're…
23 posts, 6 August
The autotrain that runs from Böckstein (above Bad Gastein) has put on bike carriage(s) so it is easy to go through the alps from Böckstein to Mallnitz. Das neue Angebot Seit 9. Juli bis 11.
1 posts, 5 August
Hello, Is anyone here interested to play badminton on the weekends? We are looking for interested people who can join our group. we usually play 2-3 times a week, in Badminton-Oase, Hemsbach.
3 posts, 3 August
Think it is all speculative at the moment. But Tageschau have an article about it but cannot link Too much sun and sand where I am in N Germany at the mo. Sea very warm too. So try googling Tageschau…
130 posts, 3 August
I wish I had a life after so many years in Germany to not spend so much time interacting within an expat forum with so few members. Even after asking him I was told to #disingage
17 posts, 1 August
Pauschal miete is when you and the tenant agree that there is a nebenkosten of x€ per month and no calculations will be done later. This means that your tenant can take multiple baths or long hot…
4 posts, 1 August
You could also look for a doggy school that offers something you and your dog are interested in - dummy training, man trailing etc. That way you could learn fun stuff, but mostly meet other dog…
13 posts, 30 July
My Dad took me out a bit in the UK where it's fine with a provisional licence. I stalled on a roundabout and my helpful Dad squished himself as low in his seat/footwell as he could and said that…
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