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16 posts, 23:59 yesterday
When I said “as a child” I assumed it was clear that I was not born in Germany (like many of us here) because if I was, and am a German citizen I would not be in TT. I guess I did not explain it…
9 posts, 22:11 yesterday
Hi and welcome, soyoungsogone, you did it perfectly! Veteran Zefy forgot to add herself though  The 29th is OK for everyone so I'll fix it as the date. As always, PLEASE PLEASE let me know asap…
11 posts, 21:38 yesterday
For Munich or Online ... Would like to ask where can I find a generic 28" wheel with generator used or at same price as example below ? B'TWIN 28 Hybrid Front Single-Walled Wheel with Shimano…
1,053 posts, 16:11 yesterday
As you probably already know, Mil's is permanently closed. It's been replaced by another restaurant, which wants lots of money to rent a room. They've doubled down on the sports bar theme, removing…
4 posts, 13:49 yesterday
Second Smaugs advice. You will also have more flexible tenant protection laws to deal with. Not to forget: it can be a royal pain in the ass to deal with property from afar let alone abroad. I do…
1 posts, 22 March
 Bake This English Improv Comedy  Come join Bake This for our April improv show! We'll take your suggestions and use them as inspiration to discover new characters, scenes, and songs on the spot.
13 posts, 21 March
Earth leakage breakers perform the same function as the more modern RCCBs (Residual current circuit breaker) which is to switch off if a person or animal is being electrocuted, hopefully before there…
1 posts, 21 March
Recently I went for an annual TUV for my bmw 1i(2006). It failed emission test, need to check for any oil leak and change of rear seat belts. Does anyone suggest a reliable workshop in Munich…
157 posts, 21 March
I know this is an old thread but I want to share my experience with the highly recommended wzt tax consultancy toytowngermany.com/munic... My situation was a total mess when I asked Armin for…
10 posts, 21 March
Hello. I'm the Curry Empress this week while Paul is away. I have made a reservation at a new restaurant, Daawat, in Belgradstr. just next to the Scheidplatz Haltestelle. I had lunch there on…
3 posts, 19 March
Hi We´re currently also trying to find a Kita place so I can share what we have seen. 1. We applied to 1 private place and found they weren´t that good on communication, emails go unanswered or…
243 posts, 19 March
Friday playgroup for English-speaking parents and young kids from 10:00-12:00. All are welcome! The playgroup is located at Kidlerstraße 15 of the Himmelfahrtskirche in Sendling. Walk through the…
58 posts, 18 March
I have tried to message them, no reply since a week... I am having a business partner over, so the 7am running into the tents is not fully on the agenda Thanks a lot, guess its worth a shot to…
1 posts, 17 March
Our legendary gloves-off, no-holds barred, spice 'em up and knock ‘em down chili cook-off is back. Sunday March 31 at The Keg You think lime juice or chocolate is the secret ingredient that will…
11 posts, 15 March
Hi everyone! We are looking for a long term babysitter for our two kids, 5 & 6 years old bilingual English german, attending kita/Grundschule. We are looking for someone who is native or 100%…
16,681 posts, 15 March
Excellent food and great company! Maybe we can go back there soon since we were such a small group. There is a new Indian on Begradstr. called Daawat. I hope to try it soon and see if it's any…
22 posts, 14 March
I've never heard of the term 'skaters ankle', but the most common form of sprained ankle which is when your ankle is bent toward the instep (lateral) side of the foot is called an 'inversion or…
366 posts, 14 March
One of the best schools and for the price I would say the best, is the DKFA. It's a collaboration with the LMU university and the teachers are fully qualified to teach German as a foreign language,…
4 posts, 14 March
Can anyone give a current recommendation for an English-speaking immigration lawyer in either Regensburg or Munich? My wife and I are investigating retiring to Germany from the US and we will be…
2 posts, 13 March
Does it offer free drinks and snacks like canapés? I visited many company presentations in the UK while being a student, mainly because of free drinks and food at the end. Thanks BP, United…
5 posts, 13 March
We always thought our song should have sounded like this - more R & B! This is how we would like to be remembered. the video is our present to German football fans. We hope you like it. Free…
3 posts, 12 March
Un repertorio di farse provenienti dalla tradizione italiana che ha come protagonista Arlecchino, accompagnato dagli amici della Commedia dell’Arte, unite in uno spettacolo che mescola dialoghi…
14 posts, 12 March
I'm on your side but also be warned that people can and do at times lie about their occupation. Don't waste too much of your time looking for the needle in the haystack Moritz man but rather, if you…
1 posts, 11 March
Bake This English Improv Comedy Show Bake This is back to bring your suggestions to life right before your eyes! You give us the ingredients, and we'll bake-up stories and songs for you on the spot!…
11 posts, 11 March
it sounds like there is a recurring pattern. trash in machine, dirt in machine, closing of drawer that holds detergent (so it is not visible to the eye), cutting off decorations, pulling off flowers.
24 posts, 9 March
SCAM. just tell her, Dear Flora, I have already wire transfered the money to your name. Please check. Just give false tracking number. If she says it’s still not there, tell her to check…
5 posts, 8 March
Hihi, I am currently an AuPair in Berg am Laim right by the S-bahn station. I'm from Southern California and an anglophone English speaker. I can speak a bit of Spanish and German, currently in a B1…
4 posts, 8 March
Thanks @kiplette, didnt think to check status! Hope all is ok for him. @maffia, you're another fab contributor whose brain I'd love to pick if you have the time. Do you still live in Landsberg?…
2 posts, 7 March
Sent my daughter to Infanterix in Neuhausen. Was quite expensive, but half English, half German, with a mix of German kids and international. One Irish teacher, one Spanish in here group that…
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Germany fans filmed shouting racist and Nazi chants turn themselves in

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