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2,564 posts, 15:49 hrs
It was indeed an overreaction, because we were talking about princesses and all I did was mention that Princess Anne is not so important, as there are plenty more in line of succession to the throne.
41 posts, 15:44 hrs
Expressing a sentiment of fear and trepidation and examining those sentiments with other people when no longer in your familiar zone of comfort does not mean "being given everything on a plate". Grow…
93 posts, 15:20 hrs
Is there a German equivalent of the sitcom spin-off like Frasier or...Joanie Loves Chachi? I tried to explain using Die Katze, saying she was on Goodbye Deutschland and now she is...Daniella…
7 posts, 15:17 hrs
Instead of conjuring up a new password every three months that's mandated to have a certain amount of symbols, numbers, and capital letters I keep it simple especially since I have a bad memory. I…
9 posts, 15:09 hrs
Yep, that sound familiar. While it is understandably hard to find 100% perfect matches between a person's skills and qualifications and job offers, some of what the Agentur proposes is so obviously…
20 posts, 13:53 hrs
I have a Phillips Blender HR-2084 I bought 3 years ago and really like it. It has a "smoothie" function and "ice crushing" function comes with a glass jar. It has 650 watts of motor power which is…
3 posts, 13:37 hrs
Hi, I've played D&D once, but as I am also new here it would be nice to get out and meet some people, and of course, have fun in the process. Therefore, I would definitely be interested in…
490 posts, 13:34 hrs
Apparently, Trump doesn't have a toupet as Jimmy Fallon found out; m.youtube.com/watch?v=u0... PS- if this is the wrong thread, please move to "What got's you flummoxed today?"
9 posts, 13:04 hrs
What I am saying is that you have paid using a system. This system has rules and methods. It is past time for you to engage this to make all participants in the system do the right thing. If the…
15 posts, 12:22 hrs
Other members of the forum have been helping me with advice in the area: toytowngermany.co... If you have some guidance on down-payments during the buying/selling process please let me know. I…
1,848 posts, 12:20 hrs
Before 1977, no boys were named Dustin until the band Kansas released the hit song 'Dust in the wind'. Dustin is short for the lyric "Dust in the wind / All they are is dust in the wind"
16 posts, 12:16 hrs
another question ... In Canada it was normal for the buyer to make a reasonably substantial non-recoverable down payment (15% or so) in case the buyer could not close the deal. Apparently in…
27 posts, 11:38 hrs
We're not shackled to Thursdays; Tuesdays would also be an option - 18th or 25th October. There's no getting away from us! MunichMom, thanks for the reminder, and go ahead and plug your book sale…
3 posts, 11:25 hrs
Hi , i am trying to create a group to play soccer(5-A-side) 1 a week. Are you interested? i created a club, feel free to join or invite other friends. fubles.com/clubs/13309...
15 posts, 11:24 hrs
Sorry, should have thought of that myself. The doctor concerned is Dr. Rasev. However, the patient (who happens to be my girlfriend) was not seen by him but rather by one of his assistant…
3 posts, 11:08 hrs
Hi, Starting with BOB, pretty much seems everything to anything interesting leaves from Hauptbahnof ... Question from Haidhauseners/Geisingers... what nice destinations can be reached from…
386 posts, 11:05 hrs
7.30pm 8th September- SonnenscheinEtage Ask at the bar for where we're sitting! Location: sonnenscheinetage.de/... Map: google.com/maps/place/so... Facebook Event:…
2 posts, 11:03 hrs
Alright, I was up there this morning, and found some pretty good runs. Some super fast single-track, some other pretty fun downhills, and one crazy downhill with dropoffs over tree roots that forced…
502 posts, 09:50 hrs
It's estimated that there are 15,000 nuclear weapons in the world today. Even if we eliminate 99.99% of them, there will still be 1.5 nuclear bombs left somewhere in the world.
13 posts, 22:27 yesterday
Also since it is the landlords property after all, the landlord might just want to know who is living there. They might have had a good feeling about the current tenant or they might have screened…
626 posts, 20:13 yesterday
Next Girly Cocktail Night will be Tuesday 27th September 7pm at Pequeno Lehel, Gewürzmühlstraße 3, 80538 München - be careful as they have one in Haidhausen too! pequeno-muenchen.de/...
36 posts, 18:45 yesterday
The cat is back with its owners. Main problem is that they know very little of cats. The arrangement there is too complicated to describe. I was joking about the shouting. Now we know it has a…
4 posts, 17:36 yesterday
Yes. He will at the very least need power of attorney to deregister the car (not sure whether there are specific forms required - you better check). And chances are that whoever buys a car wants to…
1,228 posts, 17:28 yesterday
because of the way 4 inches FEELS in both contexts. A 4 inch spider bite is likely going to hurt. 4 inches of anything else will probably only tickle. My question is, what is the girth of the…
7 posts, 15:21 yesterday
After further research, it looks like its for not having a Vignette... which is actually a more expensive penalty than a speeding infraction (Euro 120). Apparently they now have sophisticated cameras…
480 posts, 14:43 yesterday
Earlier this summer, in my search for "fromage frais" I found Alpro Go On. Now there's a new addition - Skyr (pronounced "skeer") which is now available in Nahkauf etc, and to my taste very similar…
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The Local Germany
Merkel party leader admits sexism is a problem

Merkel party leader admits sexism is a problem

A leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party admitted Sunday that it has a problem with sexism in its ranks, after a female politician spoke out about vulgar and belittling comments.

Ethiopia's Bekele nears record as wins Berlin marathon

Ethiopia's Bekele nears record as wins Berlin marathon

Kenenisa Bekele narrowly missed out on the world record on Sunday as the Ethiopian won the Berlin marathon ahead of former winner Wilson Kipsang.

Europe needs deals to send migrants home: Merkel

Europe needs deals to send migrants home: Merkel

Germany's embattled Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that Europe needs to secure more deals with third countries on sending back migrants who do not qualify for asylum.

Germany sees 'turning point' in birth rate decline

Germany sees 'turning point' in birth rate decline

Germany has halted a three-decade-long decline in its birth rate, with data showing that the trend has started to reverse, statisticians said Friday.

 France turns to Germany for contract in assault rifles

France turns to Germany for contract in assault rifles

The French military is to buy German assault rifles to replace its venerable French-made service weapon, the FAMAS, the government's military procurement agency announced on Friday.

Trump protesters rebuild and tear down 'Berlin Wall'

Trump protesters rebuild and tear down 'Berlin Wall'

US expats gathered at the Berlin's iconic Brandenburg Gate on Friday "rebuild" the Berlin Wall and protest US presidential candidate Donald Trump's own proposed wall-building.