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Hello everyone, So I just received delivery of my new car 2 weeks ago and the dealership took care of registering the car for me. To my surprise however, I received nothing from the Finanzamt…
219 posts, 21:06 hrs
jeremy: thank you for calling me Jesus John! I do not deserve that honour!! Yep, too much pressure on kids in Japan ( for example )... Some old-fashioned relaxation:…
70 posts, 21:05 hrs
I know of literally no conservative or right winger that supports the KKK. Their membership has dropped to basically 0 compared to what it was in the 1960s and public support is definitely in single…
215 posts, 21:02 hrs
No, they changed me from standard DSL to hybrid. I live in a small village and apparently VDSL won't be available till September. Also, there are no other providers here. When we first came here…
10 posts, 20:57 hrs
This week we will return to an old favourite, Ganesha in Rosenheimerstr. They also do real onion bhajis, but not quite as good as Maharani! Please sign up in the usual way, latest booking 17:30…
4 posts, 20:15 hrs
Hallo Godsdeputy, I just googled G25 and found this post on TT (which I'm a member of too) .. wondering if you eventually had your G25 and what you can say about it if anything? My friend is…
19 posts, 20:12 hrs
In general, I find the Germans I know are quite gardening friendly. I do live next door to an ex-Stadt Gartnerin, and we have a Kleingarten, so this is perhaps not a surprise. Of my oldies, who…
3,041 posts, 19:57 hrs
You must be Canadian, Prairie Oysters is similar to a Bloody Mary (Drink) without Vodka but with an egg, Rocky Mountain Oysters which is Calves balls sliced and fried could be what you mean but…
26 posts, 19:52 hrs
It depends on how you look at it. If this is the case then they wouldn't need to hire external lawyers to deal with this. But their staff still needs paying, and the more work they have the more…
18 posts, 19:10 hrs
Thought about creating a post on this subject but might just revive this one. I would like to know where to buy honeycombs. So, not just honey, honeycombs. I used to love this ones inside of honey…
798 posts, 19:02 hrs
Hi KaterinaAS, I've included you for the table tmrw night. The restaurant is full and getting a table enlarged was a bit of a problem. We'll be at the bar and high chairs. Hope you all don't…
2 posts, 18:36 hrs
Hallo to all! My name is Tarang from India. I have got job i Hockenheim. So, I am moving to 1 zimmer apartment in Schwetzingen for 1 year. My rent for the house doesnt include electricity and…
1,251 posts, 17:16 hrs
Ah okay I didn't interpret it that way. I meant that after 2020 people who fulfil the requirements will of course still be able to get citizenship. I didn't consider the people who probably…
8 posts, 16:05 hrs
I am trying to find a laptop for myself, only for surfing on internet at home. By the end of last year, there were more choices, on Otto but now, their choices after flitering are very limited.
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This is very true. I know few people received NE without language certificate here in Hamburg. How long your current visa is valid? I think you can apply for NE during the end of your current visa…
16 posts, 14:58 hrs
I believe if you only have American citizenship at the birth and aren't eligible to pass it on (which you don't seem to be, unfortunately - although you might be able to convince the consular officer…
43 posts, 13:57 hrs
it's NOT jeremy or jeremytwo, in case anyone's confused. The guy in my post "dared" to do a lot of things, many of them truly awful, and which were removed from the public's eye.
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The main problem is, the credit card company refunded you your money. They are therefore the 'damaged' party and if anyone could file a complaint it's them, not you. The system is build to absorb…
140 posts, 13:04 hrs
Hello All, We were not allowed to have our appeal heard at the state level and so we're in the midst of discussing that at the Supreme Court level. We have a couple of fundraising events to…
1 posts, 12:52 hrs
The American Drama Group has generously donated tickets to their performances of Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet to support ELKI! Book your tickets now to reserve your spot. Tickets are €23 each.
24 posts, 12:51 hrs
And it's very hard to organise a trip if you don't have the numbers. Costs are usually based on the number of people attending and if people randomly pull out it makes it impossible to organize it…
1 posts, 12:45 hrs
Please join us again for 2 hours of Yoga and Pilates 💕 with kiddie care so you can practice with us without worrying 😊 ✨ Date: 26.01 ✨ Time: 14.30-16.30 ✨ Place: Elki Schwabing, Nordendstraße 53…
18 posts, 12:08 hrs
Just as an add on how it usually works: We bought a house and sent the info to the insurance. They sent us our policy, transfered with all the bells and whistles the old owners had signed up for.
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Before you hand it over.. make sure they have added ALL the classes of driver entitlement to your new one.. If they havent, then tell them you wish to have the entitlement added or retain the old…
235 posts, 08:56 hrs
Friday playgroup for English-speaking parents and young kids from 10:00-12:00. All are welcome! The playgroup is located at Kidlerstraße 15 of the Himmelfahrtskirche in Sendling. Walk through the…
164 posts, 08:54 hrs
Thank you very much for sharing your experiences as a teacher. I really appreciate. My daughter was born in Turkey and lived there until she was 3.5 years old. She is now 5.5, and only immersed…
48 posts, 06:22 hrs
She might need to check exactly what her contract says about workplace with that much overseas work. Employers often face implications when workers spend majority time in another nation. The odd long…
15 posts, 01:01 hrs
"ETA: You can get a good free alternative to MS Office from OpenOffice.org which, with the right plug-ins, will convert almost all your MS Office data to OO docs or Writer, Calc, Draw, Impress, Math…
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Hi there! My name is Eveliz Gatica, I’m 26 years old, and I studied psychology. I can speak German, English and Spanish. For the moment I’m looking for a babysitting job mostly In the mornings. I…
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