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@Janx Spirit, I'm unsure if the occupancing network works in scale good enough for parking sensors. One thing is a 30cm accuracy (estimated by many) when driving, another is a 30cm accuracy when…
109 posts, 16:10 yesterday
If no one knowedgable gets back to you I suggest trying variations of filling these fields out: one or the other, and both. And see which gets flagged as Fehler when you finish. And they give…
4 posts, 1 October
Normally, I would not do this, but in your case I would seriously recommend doing things the German way. First thing on Tuesday morning, get on the phone to your local school/your first-choice…
4 posts, 22 September
Not a recommendation, but I do wedding photography. You can take a look at my website here (some sections are currently undergoing an update, but the wedding section is up): nicholasolesenphot...
3 posts, 22 September
We haven't received post in about a month. We called the central post line, but they say we are indeed receiving it (?!?) and that they would look into the matter further. I googled it and there were…
30 posts, 20 September
My new computer is fine to watch movies on. Maybe not quite as good as my old 8gb one , but good enough. I may try to change the settings for this , but I am always afraid that I will not be able…
2 posts, 16 September
I spoke to my Grundversorger (N-Ergie) last week and they said that they have to inform me (in writing) of any price rises 6 weeks in advance and that no rises were immediately planned. As I've not…
1 posts, 15 September
Hi guys, So, there has not been a post about english-speaking schools in a while.  I guess it's an evergreen though. So, looking to sign up my kid next summer for first grade. We are looking…
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