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Hey DUMBers.. J.R and I offered to moderate for the month and then I checked my schedule and I recalled having committed to another NEAT theater performance taking place this week so, vice going out…
10 posts, 23:07 yesterday
when I was growing up, we had a "townie" who went by the name of "jogger john". Homeless (mostly by choice), nutty as a bedbug, but..somehow he was a solid dependable chap all the same. He'd help out…
2 posts, 23:03 yesterday
Otoneurology is a sub-specialty of ENT. Are you looking for help with vertigo, Meniere's disease, vestibular imbalance etc? Then many ENT specialists will specialise in this area. Discuss with your…
3 posts, 22:53 yesterday
Your employer's wage accounting department queries the ELStAM database (= Lohnsteuermerkmale aus ELStAM Datenbank abrufen) and receives as an answer the "correct" tax class. It's not rocket science.
3 posts, 22:25 yesterday
Welcome to Bayern. i worked for a while helping a nice lady empty a "Denk mal" and while I adore old stuff I grabbed old axes and ancient garden stuff when we did this) getting rid of the Denkmal…
91 posts, 22:19 yesterday
Why would you want to kill dragons? I am one, a protector dragon, and rather proud. Have a huge dragon tattoo on me right arm. Flat is full of celtic dragon artwork, something the house lass…
65 posts, 21:53 yesterday
In general. And it's been discussed a couple of times before ... Doctors/practices have budgets, set by the (public) insurances. When they exceed that budgets (per patient or drug wise) they have to…
3 posts, 21:43 yesterday
the statutory notice period for EMPLOYEES is 4 weeks to the 15th or end of the month no matter how long you have been employed. Under the standard gesetzliche rules the employer notice period…
12 posts, 21:10 yesterday
Or you could spend 3 days in the Harz Mountains e.g. using Wernigerode or Quedlinburg as a base. Picturesque, wild, historic, half-timbered houses and crooked streets galore, probably snow ...
8 posts, 20:49 yesterday
...I reckon you have a good chance of public insurance , then, punkfan. Your wife can get a spousal visa if she can show legit health insurance. Feel free to PM me if you wish and please write down…
15 posts, 20:47 yesterday
I receive Vermögungswirksamen Leistungen from my employer on a monthly basis and have that account with ING Diba, along with a current account. Unfortunately no personal experience with the…
742 posts, 20:35 yesterday
It wasn`t the young (most affected by high house prices) that voted for Brexit. It was the older generation which more or less own their own house which voted for Brexit.
146 posts, 19:44 yesterday
Yes, sorry, should have said we resealed the bath straight away. I had forgotten this tip but my wife remembered to fill the bath 3/4 full of water and leave it while the sealant was drying for…
32 posts, 19:31 yesterday
Do not apply, apply apply because you will get reject, reject, reject. The people who give you this advice have probably never even applied for a job here. You lack of confidence suggests that a…
1,302 posts, 19:01 yesterday
I've never hear of coffee maker salmon! I do know about dishwasher salmon , and it works perfectly, cooks the fish at sous vide temperature. You can even wash dishes at the same time.
39 posts, 18:03 yesterday
Happened to me a few times, and with Sellers, not Amazon itself. As for DPD: I had bought a Lenovo laptop from Am and it had problems within the guarantee. They sent me a DPD label and told e to…
20 posts, 18:01 yesterday
When I was working/living in Munich, I used to walk around Alte Pinakotheken in the summer and look at all the college-aged women lying around in their bikinis. Free and one of the best things in…
1,313 posts, 16:36 yesterday
Bitcoin Futures Surge In First Day Of Trading On their first day of trading, bitcoin futures surged past $18,000, adding to a streak for the digital currency that began the year at just $1,000…
820 posts, 15:41 yesterday
I forgot that was an episode - thought it was just a youtube. Thanks. I'll have to find the complete episode. I did listen to all of his songs on youtube yesterday. He did a great rendition of…
8 posts, 15:39 yesterday
Apologies for the delay in responding. It's been a rather hectic few days. You are right, the company is being flexible now. As of now, the break time is added to the time sheet. Hopefully this…
7 posts, 14:54 yesterday
If you'd care to post the website - either in the thread or via PM - I can take a look. I used to run an online shop back in the day. In any case, as noted above, the safest thing is to refuse…
14 posts, 14:13 yesterday
This probably depends on the state you are and the contract you have with the Kita. In our case, IIRC, we paid the Jugendamt for the food. So good luck trying to get something back from them, it…
40 posts, 14:08 yesterday
Jeff, do you know anything about Islam? Tell us what you know. if you mean moderate Islam, well that hasn't actually existed since the late 90s when the corrupt elements of the US and UK bombed the…
2 posts, 14:07 yesterday
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Ashoka, Wolfgangstr 19 (opposite Leonhardstr), 81667 München. ashoka-indiancuisine.de/... Nearest station Max-Weber-Platz U4-U5 or Tram…
1,537 posts, 13:17 yesterday
Actually the Advent candles and calendars are all protestant traditions that the catholic adopted. Advent does not play a big role in the Netherlands as the biggest celebration is on…
1 posts, 13:11 yesterday
Our Christmas concert is in the St Martins Church on 17th December 2017 at 15:00. We are playing Mary Poppins! I always used to watch it at Christmas when I was still in the UK We are also…
1 posts, 12:32 yesterday
We've quite a complicated Junkers heating system and have just learned that the Wartung (services) we've had over the last few years have been inadequate and now we're likely to be faced with a big…
23 posts, 10:04 yesterday
RF is correct. You can even sleep in the living room and it should be OK. The conditions for the 1 year separation is not sharing bed, not eating/cooking together and I think not washing clothes…
547 posts, 09:05 yesterday
Thanks for the link. I found another "authentic" recipe which didn't use any cornflour or lemon juice so I'm thinking your one might be much better. I have to admit I somewhat underestimated the…
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‘Historic’ opening of Berlin-Munich high-speed rail line hit by delays, cancellations

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