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6 posts, 20:44 hrs
My all time favourite happened at the Baumarkt. I wanted to return a couple of skids that I paid a deposit on. So, I pull up in front of a giant pile of skids, where an employee was driving a…
4 posts, 20:15 hrs
Hi there, I am a solicitor qualified in England and Wales and regulated by the SRA. I work between the UK and Germany. I can provide the independent legal advice you require but it may too late?…
3 posts, 19:53 hrs
you would be better off going Kitzingen as the prices are much better. I would recommend the one by the E-Center in Kitzingen or ''Stadtschnitt'' which is near to the Norma/city centre.
9 posts, 19:40 hrs
I would report it to the landlord saying it simply fell out. No need to mention that is was loose before. As a landlord, I would be grateful that nobody was injured as a result and happily replace it…
6 posts, 19:12 hrs
Oh dude thank you so much for taking the time and replying. to be honest, after reading your comment, I feel kinda afraid. I mean studying every night, good joke but just to make sure , are…
23 posts, 19:03 hrs
Don't take her with you. Something is bound to go wrong and your wedding and honeymoon should not have to put with that, especially is your future MIL is a hypocondriac. My solution: have a…
482 posts, 18:07 hrs
Which is Fried Dough in the USA. We can only get Langos at the Christmas market each year (I really should be happy about that) But I do love Langos with powder Sugar even if I can never pronounce…
5 posts, 17:38 hrs
I haven't lived in Leipzig for some time, but it was fairly bike friendly back then. ADFC ranks it #9 for bike friendliness which isn't all that bad. fahrradklima-test.de...
6 posts, 16:27 hrs
We used overnightprints.de. For 100 double-sided postcards, one side glossy, cost in total 22 Euro plus delivery, and was delivered 5 days after payment was received. That was in 2011.
1 posts, 16:26 hrs
Could anybody recommend a wedding photographer for a Munich wedding? We do not have any specific needs other than somebody who does a good, professional job; speaks at least some English; and isn't…
110 posts, 16:25 hrs
Sorry, my bad. I meant to say 'the forum usage guidlines'. Thanks for making the effort to look for a link although, since The Local's T&Cs are a fairly recent addition to the site, that…
23 posts, 16:18 hrs
I was with my family at the Zoological museum yesterday. It is part of 3 museums in the University area of Hamburg. All of them are free to visit and worth it whether you have kids or not. 1.
71 posts, 16:01 hrs
Hehe, I agree. Forget döner shops - I trust nobody, but of course still eat out and choose to ignore the possible piss in my soup. I do, however, try my hardest NOT to send food back or be insulting…
1 posts, 15:22 hrs
Hey mates I've recently moved to Cologne and would be great to meet more people passionate about music. So if you play something and are up jam, if you produce music somehow, if you write about music…
6 posts, 14:36 hrs
Sometimes you make me feel like hoping you get run over by a tank, and some days you really have me cracking up and feeling better about everything. I have no idea what to make of you.
5 posts, 14:34 hrs
Hi GringoDeutsch, Me and my friend meet up on an almost weekly basis to play chess and are currently looking for people to play with us. I can PM you the time and location of our next meetup if…
2 posts, 13:43 hrs
It's Summertime and on the 4th of July at Belushi's we'll be celebrating with our US friends. The fridges will be stocked with US and International beers and we'll have specials on pitchers of beer…
1,031 posts, 13:42 hrs
John Oliver spends nearly a half-hour picking apart every weaksauce argument DiminuitiveThinking has floated on this thread, especially his evolution from "vaccines are bad" to "I'm not anti-vaccine,…
2 posts, 13:34 hrs
I get what you are exactly talking about. Rents in Frankfurt are skyhigh for sure. There are three parameters to look at here - Time,Money and Convinience. You can accomplish only 2 of the 3…
6 posts, 12:06 hrs
It is hand bags or hand bags accessorys . And how wouls this work . Would you supply samples or are they solid viva website or brouchers . I would be intersted my girlfriend is starting to sell…
2 posts, 11:52 hrs
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Satluj, Wörthstr 9, 81667 München. Nearest station Ostbahnhof U5 and all S-Bahn´s OR Max-Weber-Platz U4, U5 OR 19, 15, 25 tram stop Wörthstr.
353 posts, 11:49 hrs
When Trump's popularity drops under 30 he will start to lose more than 4 senators. His base is starting to crumble and his rallies aren't fooling anyone anymore. He should have stuck with tv.
32 posts, 11:35 hrs
Sorry about that, Troubie! Have a good month and I hope the dropout is due to something nicer than just stress... Seems to be a tricky time. Andrea is a tentative now too: 1) crusoe 2)…
6 posts, 10:28 hrs
I'm not a lawyer, but as I understand it, switching you between accounts is something your employer could do freely, but switching you to a different department (with different responsibilities) is…
123 posts, 09:57 hrs
I read about the lady-imam on the weekend and I think its a fantastic idea. All religions (especially Islam) need people like her. I just fear for her safety (!) Some nutter is going to have a…
16 posts, 09:40 hrs
What is you cut a piece of plywood, just under the size of the opening and then attach pipe insulation around the edges? That should be flexible, and sturdy enough, to hold the wood in the…
1 posts, 08:03 hrs
I am taking the DSH test in 3 weeks as I am applying to LMU. I have lived in Munich for six years already and I need some help preparing for the exam. There are no classes offered for this exam, so I…
17 posts, 07:21 hrs
OP - sorry for hijacking your thread. Hopefully some of my comments and the responses from others somehow helped. In my case, I know I am putting myself at some risk and taking some loss by not…
51 posts, 02:25 hrs
I guess this moral superior needed an excuse to piously opine that "the law must be upheld" (watch out Trump critics- under the pious 2B doctrine, the ridiculous lèse-majesté law must be upheld until…
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