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13 posts, 15:48 hrs
You're creating and selling art. If you look at the art market in Munich, you'll see that you can ask any price you want for your art. If you call it a lamp (or charger) then I guess you'll…
1,647 posts, 15:28 hrs
Pre-Brexit, I know!😜 I am too chatty for my own good sometimes😂 and your last sentence reminds me of when I was in a youth hostel in Germany or Luxemburg - can‘t remember - and , in those days-…
19 posts, 15:11 hrs
With the fire stick, you would need to jail break the stick to add a VPN . Or if you have pureVPN for example ( like me ), you can just down load an app for the stick, you can configure it with…
7 posts, 15:09 hrs
Unfortunately I can't answer the OP's bolded question with certainty, but I can say that the Mieterverein is undertaking two claims on our behalf. One is to lower our rent to the rate commensurate…
15 posts, 14:50 hrs
While I have deep sympathies, with the comments above and I have a 90 year old mother that I want to go and see, that I have not seen in almost a year. I think we should all think about whats…
14 posts, 11:33 hrs
I know this is a ridiculously old post but I thought ّI would share my experience in case someone else needs help. So I am also a non EU trained pharmacist. Here is what I did to get licensed here.
45 posts, 07:13 hrs
Although watching some parliament debates is sometimes like watching some of the other types of shows you mentioned - especially when they are shouting and laughing. I don't know if they do that in…
16 posts, 21:27 yesterday
It's my understanding that they are required to do so - and they can be fined if they don't. I've explained as much as I know in a newer thread including that subject: Everyone in our block…
4,176 posts, 20:02 yesterday
Miso soup and brown rice! I alwys slightly dry roast the brown rice in in the pot until it smells toasty, then prepare. A pressure cooker cuts cooking time to about 20 minutes.
249 posts, 18:47 yesterday
Ahh the staring! When I came to live in Germany in 2004, I never noticed the staring. In fact, I never noticed any staring until I came to live to a small town near Austria after living in Regensburg…
74 posts, 16:44 yesterday
I am making an executive decision to put a moratorium on any and all discussions on both the use of the term Neger and the tern Negerkuss/Mohrenkopf. (In case you are wondering where your post(s)…
6 posts, 16:36 yesterday
...and without wishing to make the OP even more paranoid, the "skin in the game" comment is flawed. Even if you are "apparently" on the same side, you have to be sure that your objectives are…
6 posts, 16:18 yesterday
I had lens replacement done last year, one of the best things I've spent money on. I got it done in Czech republic though for a third of the price in DE in a highly regarded eye surgery center if…
2 posts, 15:55 yesterday
Lidl has Tots available every now and then - from different producers. I imagine that the "Harvest Baked" lot was a one-time consignment to add some "spice" to Lidl's product line. Lidl on August…
17 posts, 14:56 yesterday
If you look at Mercedes, all advanced driving features need auto transmission since 5 years. My 10 year old can do cruise control with manual, but stuff like following the speed of the car in front…
11 posts, 13:54 yesterday
For a German employer, yes. If you apply online, there is usually the possibility to upload documents such as diplomas, certificates and references. If you apply by e-mail, it migh be good to scan…
5 posts, 12:23 yesterday
Thank you for the guide. Yes, I do not expect a simple on-to-one translation does the job. I can get some help from native guys to have the right format for the CV or the motive-letter. Also, the job…
14 posts, 11:53 yesterday
more on this along line of what I wrote before. The Notar is supposed to be sort of neutral, in the sense they aren't on your side or on the side of the other party to the transaction - they are…
4 posts, 11:04 yesterday
Yes, but anyways I will most probably join from 1st of February or 1st of March. I will too send an email first and then send a registered mail. By the way what do they call registered mail in…
16 posts, 25 November
From a practical viewpoint: A few weeks ago I had a customer who had sent paperwork to the Arbeitsamt via Einschreiben. The "Übergabe" kind. It had arrived at the destination and was signed for,…
95 posts, 25 November
Well, here on Crete - they don’t do receptionists ( exceptions sometimes if husband and wife teams.Or more exclusive private specialist surgeries). You go to the doc and he/ she is alone. Fine! You…
5 posts, 25 November
Here's a useful link: mietrechtslexikon... I think you should contact your liabilty insurance and they will assess how much they will pay, how much you might have to pay and also how much the…
32 posts, 25 November
Update: the Wertstoffinseln (for glass, metal, and plastic) are where you bring your packaging. A map of all of them is here: geoportal.muenche... I read somewhere that the city believes that nobody…
6 posts, 25 November
I admit right away: I am biased. Lived in Mannheim for more than 15 years and really liked it. I have only been to Munich to visit and I am not a big fan. So here's my not very objective (and not…
29 posts, 25 November
small update: so far the dealer is not answering my new emails and rejecting my phone calls regarding the registration process that I want to carry out myself. I'm wondering which lawyer I need…
1 posts, 25 November
Hello everyone, Can someone recommend a Steuerberater that offers consultation wrt capital gain taxes? I've approached quite a few Steuerberaters from google but most of them said they "do…
13 posts, 24 November
I got a letter from Eon (the electricity company), saying that my meter will be changed for a modern, digital one. There is no charge for it, but they will "anpassen" the monthly charge that I have…
712 posts, 24 November
I actually like to use grated Kerrygold for chilli and baked potatoes since it melts so well. However, I also have a "Vintage Cheddar" from Rewe Feine Welt made in Scotland that has been aged for…
5 posts, 24 November
Outside of using one of the big global accounting firms, we found it very difficult to find a firm that can handle both the US and German taxes. Last year we ended up using one of the big firms and…
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