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Forum: SLC 04 July 2018, 11:04 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
So not House Slytherin, then.

So not House Slytherin, then.
Forum: Rantidote 04 July 2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 85,600
Posted By Don Enrico
Germany Not even that can be right. Here ...

Not even that can be right. Here (https://www.bka.de/SharedDocs/Downloads/DE/Publikationen/PolizeilicheKriminalstatistik/2017/pks2017ImkBericht.html?nn=96600)is the official statistics on crime in...
Forum: SLC 04 July 2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,481
Posted By Don Enrico
According to the German Sportschau website...

According to the German Sportschau website (https://www.sportschau.de/fifa-wm-2018/kolumbien-gegen-england-spielbericht-100.html), the members of the English team did run, walk, jogg or trott a...
Forum: SLC 03 July 2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,481
Posted By Don Enrico
Germany Turn your head to the right to get the Belgian fl... no, wait, that doesn't work!

Having won the last time around, the German team this year decided to let the others have a go, if only to prove the old saying wrong ("...and in the end the Germans win").

:D

I'm supporting...
Forum: SLC 03 July 2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 54,316
Posted By Don Enrico
Is it named after a horse?

Is it named after a horse?
Forum: SLC 03 July 2018, 11:11 AM
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Views: 63,616
Posted By Don Enrico
Cheer I did the PADI "open water diver" course many...

I did the PADI "open water diver" course many years ago (still have the card), and after that I enjoyd going on the occasional "guided dive" when on vacation. I did have problems one time with...
Forum: SLC 03 July 2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,481
Posted By Don Enrico
That's only true in the second part of the...

That's only true in the second part of the tournament, when each match decides wich one of the teams has go go home, and which one goes on to the next round.

In the first part of the tournament...
Forum: SLC 03 July 2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,005
Posted By Don Enrico
As the father of a 11 year old soccer player,...

As the father of a 11 year old soccer player, I've been following this, too, and I did gete some dust in my eyes on reading the good news.

Now, they are able to get food and first aid to the kids...
Forum: SLC 02 July 2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 85,455
Posted By Don Enrico
Thanks for the good intention nevertheless! ...

Thanks for the good intention nevertheless!

:)
Forum: SLC 02 July 2018, 05:42 AM
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Views: 85,455
Posted By Don Enrico
France Please turn your head to the right to get the Dutch flag

Cranberries are growing wild on the Dutch islands Terschelling and Vlieland.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terschelling#Cranberries

You can even go there to pick them yourself during the...
Forum: SLC 02 July 2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 54,316
Posted By Don Enrico
Has the postage recently be raised? I could...

Has the postage recently be raised?

I could imagine that the contract the organisation has with the post office is "you can use this bar code, and when you print it on an envelope, it's worth 70...
Forum: Rantidote 29 June 2018, 04:20 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 85,600
Posted By Don Enrico
In Hamburg, in an effort to make bus travel...

In Hamburg, in an effort to make bus travel faster, they are rebuilding bus stops to get rid of the pull in lane and have the bus stop on the right-most traffic lane. It has been shown that the...
Forum: SLC 29 June 2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 85,455
Posted By Don Enrico
It depends. :p There are all kind of tax and...

It depends. :p

There are all kind of tax and tariff excemptions and special regulations. Hamburg, for more than 100 years, used to have a "free port". You could unload goods within a special area...
Forum: SLC 28 June 2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 85,455
Posted By Don Enrico
Since you are surrounded (not to say: cornered...

Since you are surrounded (not to say: cornered ;)) by the EU, I suspect most of Switzerlands imports come from EU countries. According to this statistik...
Forum: SLC 28 June 2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 54,316
Posted By Don Enrico
Icon18 It was....

It was. http://message.snopes.com/images/icons/icon218.gif
Forum: Police Blotter 27 June 2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,026
Posted By Don Enrico
On the other hand, people who upload their DNA...

On the other hand, people who upload their DNA into those databases do it to connect to possible distant relatives or find out something about their ancestors. I'm not sure how prominent GEDmatch...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 26 June 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 146,281
Posted By Don Enrico
1. Cygnus X-1 was the first object in the Milky...

1. Cygnus X-1 was the first object in the Milky Way accepted to be what type of celestial object?

Guessing: An asteroid from outside the solar system.

2. Before Chevrolet introduced the...
Forum: SLC 26 June 2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By Don Enrico
You are absolutly morally in the right to kep and...

You are absolutly morally in the right to kep and invest your windfall.

When your creditor agreed on the payment plan, he checked your credit worthiness - whether he could trust you to pay the...
Forum: Rantidote 25 June 2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,728
Posted By Don Enrico
Adding to the diskussion about Hitler's...

Adding to the diskussion about Hitler's "democratic raise to power", there is the Enabling Act of 1933 (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enabling_Act_of_1933), the law that gave the German Cabinet—in...
Forum: Rantidote 20 June 2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,728
Posted By Don Enrico
Flame <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"...

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="de"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Crime in Germany is up 10% plus (officials do not want to report these crimes) since migrants were accepted. Others countries...
Forum: Rantidote 19 June 2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 85,600
Posted By Don Enrico
No, Mr. Trump, crime in Germany isn't "way up"! ...

No, Mr. Trump, crime in Germany isn't "way up"!

In fact, the crime rate has fallen by 10 percent in 2017 to the lowest figures in more than 25 years.
...
Forum: Rantidote 18 June 2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 74,488
Posted By Don Enrico
Well, you're definitly embracing the "good karma"...

Well, you're definitly embracing the "good karma" part!
Forum: SLC 18 June 2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,005
Posted By Don Enrico
What a great story to tell, Richard! ...

What a great story to tell, Richard!



That could have been us (my then partner, now wife and I). We were sitting in a pub (in the old lighthouse on the small island of Neuwerk...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 June 2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By Don Enrico
There are still protests against the "big player...

There are still protests against the "big player globalism", for example last year in Hamburg for the G20.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_G20_Hamburg_summit#Protests
Forum: Business Bytes 14 June 2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,042
Posted By Don Enrico
The video makes a very good point: If I'm...

The video makes a very good point: If I'm expected to monitor the road and keep control at all times, it's not a self-driving car - it's a car with driving assitance systems.

Tesla shouldn't call...
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