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by matt86
Wed Oct 16, 2002 8:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.Net Nationalities
Replies: 91
Views: 7429

RE: A.Net Nationalities

I am 100% German, all of my forefathers were Germans, too. But I can tell the different German tribes "in me": Franconia, Saxony, Bavaria, alsace-lorraine (was German at that time), Brandenburg and Swabia. [perhaps i have a little bit austria/italy in me... my grand-grand-father lived in riva, lago ...

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by matt86
Tue Oct 08, 2002 12:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Important City?
Replies: 42
Views: 3665

RE: Most Important City?

Germany 1. Berlin [biggest city, capital of Germany] 2. München (Munich) [big city, often said to be the most beautiful city, hightechindustry, culture, ...] 3. Frankfurt [for economy and the biggest airport] 4. Hamburg [second biggest city of Germany, big harbor] 5. Köln (Cologne) [fourth biggest c...

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by matt86
Fri Oct 04, 2002 9:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite German Sports Car
Replies: 14
Views: 2485

RE: Favorite German Sports Car

Well, I think all of them are really nice  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> My favorite: Porsche 911 360 HP 3461ccm 7200rpm 0-100kmh: 4,7s 300kmh (aroung 187mph) <img src="http://a332.g.akamai.net/f/332/936/12h/www.edmunds.com/edweb/news/Geneva99/photos/Porsche.911.GT3.re...

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by matt86
Wed Oct 02, 2002 12:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grand Theft Auto III
Replies: 13
Views: 2160

RE: Grand Theft Auto III

Well, I have an
Athlon XP 2200+
256 megs PC Siemens DDR Ram
120GB 5600 RPM hard drive
Asus V8420 GeForce4 Ti 4200 64MB DDR-RAM
Asus A7V8X Mainboard
48x16x48 CD-RW
16x DVD
Windows XP

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by matt86
Mon Sep 30, 2002 8:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grand Theft Auto III
Replies: 13
Views: 2160

RE: Grand Theft Auto III

I got this game yesterday and I really like it =))

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by matt86
Wed Sep 25, 2002 2:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Is Bush So Pissed At The German Government?
Replies: 63
Views: 4060

RE: Why Is Bush So Pissed At The German Government?

I just want to say something for this Anti-Americanism again. before, i posted that there is nearly no anti-americanism here. and there are still only single persons who are anti-american here in Germany but I can say there ARE some. Today we talked about USA/Germany/EU/Isreal/Iraq/etc. And there wa...

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by matt86
Tue Sep 24, 2002 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: General Election In Germany
Replies: 75
Views: 2645

RE: General Election In Germany

Well, I think Munich is SPD ruled because Christian Ude is a very good politician ("Persönlickeitswahl") and, as Udo already said, in Munich, often called the most beautiful city of Germany, live a lot of non-Bavarians. About the SPD in Bavaria, Bundestag 2002 in Bavaria: CSU 58,6% and 43 "Wahlkreis...

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by matt86
Tue Sep 24, 2002 4:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: General Election In Germany
Replies: 75
Views: 2645

RE: General Election In Germany

<i>I've been watching from the sidelines....just wondering, from what I understand, there wasn't a great deal of difference between what Gerhard stood for (his policies for the future) and what Stoiber stood for....why excatly were you guys in favour of Gerhard? Is he a better statesman, more modera...

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by matt86
Tue Sep 24, 2002 4:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Is Bush So Pissed At The German Government?
Replies: 63
Views: 4060

RE: Why Is Bush So Pissed At The German Government?

<i>But what, she was thrown out of the government for this reason and the chancellor apologized to Bush in a letter.</i> Was she really thrown out!? She was removed quietly after the elections. Schröder did not fire her. But I think that's not a problem. She has done something wrong, so she should g...

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by matt86
Tue Sep 24, 2002 12:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shroeder Wins!
Replies: 25
Views: 1170

RE: Shroeder Wins!

The SED was a communistic party, the PDS is the SED. They killed many people from the GDR until 1990 and they have done a lot of injustice to them. This party shouldn't be allowed as it is (was at least) anti-democratic. And the SPD is normally called Socialists (listen to CNN, BBC World, etc.), and...

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by matt86
Tue Sep 24, 2002 12:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: General Election In Germany
Replies: 75
Views: 2645

RE: General Election In Germany

Another thing, what I wanted to say. Every vote (doesn't matter whether it is for SPD, CSU/CDU, FDP, Greens, PDS, Schill, Rep, PBC, etc.) is ok, but I want people (like most of you) who can account for their oppionion. I have mine, you have yours, others have theirs. But i can't stand persons who ar...

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by matt86
Mon Sep 23, 2002 10:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shroeder Wins!
Replies: 25
Views: 1170

RE: Shroeder Wins!

I can only hope the socialists stay away from a centrally planned economy."

The socialists have exactly 2 of the 603 seats in the parliament...

These two seats are not the socialists, they are the communists.

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by matt86
Mon Sep 23, 2002 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: General Election In Germany
Replies: 75
Views: 2645

RE: General Election In Germany

<i>"Matt, I learned the national anthem in school, if you're not learning it, blame BAVARIA and the CSU as education is "Ländersache" - I was in school in Hessen when the SPD was in the government, and I learned all 3 parts of the anthem."</i> Well, we learned "Gott mit dir du Land der Bayern". Bava...

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by matt86
Mon Sep 23, 2002 12:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: General Election In Germany
Replies: 75
Views: 2645

RE: General Election In Germany

<i>Matt86, take a look at this link (posted by Racko yesterday here on the forum): http://www.achse-des-boesen.de Do you really want to see these racists and idiots on top of our government? Patrick (who is glad that so many a.net members vote for Red-Green) </i> Well, i said my opinion on this link...

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by matt86
Sun Sep 22, 2002 9:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: General Election In Germany
Replies: 75
Views: 2645

RE: General Election In Germany

Well, as I'm not 18 years old I'm not allowed to go voting. But I would the CSU by first vote and by second vote FDP or CSU. I would like not to see the PDS again. They have done so many bad things to the people of the former GDR and I don't want Germany to become communist one day. I also can't sta...

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by matt86
Sun Sep 22, 2002 9:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Interested In An A.net Counterstrike Clan, Anyone?
Replies: 21
Views: 2423

RE: Interested In An A.net Counterstrike Clan, Anyone?

<i>Dan, count Matt in! Those Germans are damn good at CS!! </i> Hehe, thank you  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> <i>Last match we did was vs. the Xerox team, some German internet clan. Those guys are amazing! They even have their own website : http://www.team-xerox.com O...

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by matt86
Sun Sep 22, 2002 9:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany More Pro Arab Than The Arab League?
Replies: 59
Views: 2743

RE: Germany More Pro Arab Than The Arab League?

I just looked at the link "http://www.achse-des-boesen.de/" and picked out some excerpts... First of all, I want to say that there are really a lot of excerpts that are bad and that i would never want to support. But there are also lots that are good. (and i want to say my politcal thinking is right...

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by matt86
Sun Sep 22, 2002 9:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany More Pro Arab Than The Arab League?
Replies: 59
Views: 2743

RE: Germany More Pro Arab Than The Arab League?

<i>"I'll agree with whoever said that many persons of minority ethnicities in the United States for some reason feel that modern Germans are racists/white supremacist."</i> Perhaps there's another reason. I just heard in radio, that over 30% of the US population believe that World War Two stills goe...

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by matt86
Sat Sep 21, 2002 7:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany More Pro Arab Than The Arab League?
Replies: 59
Views: 2743

RE: Germany More Pro Arab Than The Arab League?

<i>"No, it´s not. It would be extremely out of character for Mrs. Däubler-Gmelin to support such a ludicrous statement. Herta Däubler-Gmelin did not compare Bush with Hitler. When the comparison came up in the discussion, she rebuffed it instantly. The smalltown reporter present at the meeting appar...

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by matt86
Sat Sep 21, 2002 7:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Just Got My First Kiss!
Replies: 27
Views: 4098

RE: I Just Got My First Kiss!

I got my first one in the age of 16 years 5 months and 22 days. It was on my holidays this year in Hungary. (end of august 2002) The girl and I lived in the same house and at the first evening in the next discotheque. We were both a little bit drunk and we danced together on a table in the middle of...

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by matt86
Sat Sep 21, 2002 7:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Interested In An A.net Counterstrike Clan, Anyone?
Replies: 21
Views: 2423

RE: Interested In An A.net Counterstrike Clan, Anyone?

I would perhaps be interested... i played in a (now very good) clan until the end of 2001. Then this game became boring for me and I uninstalled it. But Sometimes I would like to play it again... so, why not here? [but not for sure]

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by matt86
Fri Sep 20, 2002 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany More Pro Arab Than The Arab League?
Replies: 59
Views: 2743

RE: Germany More Pro Arab Than The Arab League?

Well, i wouldn't say germany is pro-saddam. Germany is just against wars. And i can't see anti-americanism here. The Americans are very popular here, there are for example thousands of American words that found their way into the german language in the last years. Most people here like the US very m...

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by matt86
Thu Sep 05, 2002 6:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite US Cities
Replies: 22
Views: 2509

RE: Favorite US Cities

Zachary, Louisiana

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by matt86
Tue Aug 20, 2002 6:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Adolf Hitler", "Oshvitz", "Hail Hitler"
Replies: 66
Views: 6781

RE: "Adolf Hitler", "Oshvitz", "Hail Hitler&q

<I>Israel (as recognized by FIFA and UEFA and the AFC) is part of Europe no more and no less than France, Germany, Spain, or England.</i> UEFA means "the Union of European Football Associations ". So, why are countries like Israel, Kasakhastan, Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia members of it!? I ...

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by matt86
Mon Aug 19, 2002 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Adolf Hitler", "Oshvitz", "Hail Hitler"
Replies: 66
Views: 6781

RE: "Adolf Hitler", "Oshvitz", "Hail Hitler&q

Russia is a part of Europe
hmm... I would say it's a part of Asia, because there's only a small part in the west that is in Europe.

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by matt86
Tue Aug 13, 2002 8:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Speed Limits
Replies: 43
Views: 6543

RE: Speed Limits

@Sydneysider,Munich: It's very nice to hear Bayreuth here  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> I come from Bayreuth, and I'm still often there, I really like this city. In my opinion, it's one of the most beautiful cities in the world.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/s...

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by matt86
Mon Aug 12, 2002 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If U Cld Wipe 1 Artist's Music From Face Of Earth
Replies: 67
Views: 6423

RE: If U Cld Wipe 1 Artist's Music From Face Of Earth

I would like to wipe out every rap music, so my vote goes for
EMINEM

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by matt86
Sat Aug 03, 2002 1:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Do Emergency Vehicles Look In Your Country?
Replies: 46
Views: 7123

RE: How Do Emergency Vehicles Look In Your Country?

<i>They are not in real use, they´re only presented at shows so everyone can see how cool the police is, driving around in Porsches.</I> That's the same in Munich. The Munich Police has got a BMW Mini Cooper, looks really nice  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> At Nurember...

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by matt86
Tue Jul 16, 2002 3:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Names Of Countries And Their Meanings
Replies: 22
Views: 8613

RE: Names Of Countries And Their Meanings

<I>England is a corruption of Angla Terra which is latin for Land of the Angels. When the Romans arrived the English seamed very pale like angels.</I> I thought the angels were a tribe that lived in the area where now is north Germany and Danmark. (die Angeln) Together with parts of the Saxons and s...

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by matt86
Sat Jul 13, 2002 3:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ever Been In A Life-threatening Situation?
Replies: 21
Views: 3716

RE: Ever Been In A Life-threatening Situation?

At Wednesday, 19th Juny 1996 I had an accident with my bike. I flew over the handle bar and my head hit the road first... I thought I was ok, walked home and after perhaps half an hour I started feeling very, very bad and i lost consciousness. Then I was brought to the local hospital by the father o...

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by matt86
Fri Jul 12, 2002 5:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Languages Do You Speak?
Replies: 47
Views: 4852

RE: Which Languages Do You Speak?

German (with a lot of different dialects  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile">) English French and then some small parts of "tourist language"  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> : Hungarian, Danish, Italian... and languages which seem ...

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by matt86
Wed Jul 10, 2002 6:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Is Austria Not Part Of Nato
Replies: 21
Views: 17578

RE: Why Is Austria Not Part Of Nato

<I>I´m not aware of any such limitation for the german armed forces. If anything, our allies would want us to have a bigger army... It was largely due to massive internal protests that we didn´t get nuclear weapon systems in the 1960´s as some had hoped.</I> I think Germany is still not allowed to b...

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by matt86
Tue Jul 09, 2002 8:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Is Austria Not Part Of Nato
Replies: 21
Views: 17578

RE: Why Is Austria Not Part Of Nato

<i>My guess...North Atlantic Treaty Organization...They are in the southern hemisphere so they weren't wanted. </I> Is this the famous American knowledge of the World!?  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> -- After WWII, Austria had assure their "Immerwährende ...

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by matt86
Mon Jul 08, 2002 5:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who'll Most Likely Be Your Country's Next Leader?
Replies: 95
Views: 2826

RE: Who'll Most Likely Be Your Country's Next Leader?

>By the way, it´s for a reason that Germany is one of the biggest exporters >for renewable energy technology. But, of course, we could destroy all that >in favour of a still unreliable dinosaur technology. Well, I am for new energy technology, but as far as we don't have enough of it, and this will ...

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by matt86
Mon Jul 08, 2002 3:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who'll Most Likely Be Your Country's Next Leader?
Replies: 95
Views: 2826

RE: Who'll Most Likely Be Your Country's Next Leader?

<i>Gerhard Schröder will stay in office as german chancellor after the september elections. </i> *waaH* I hope that this stupid communists will be kicked out of the <b>Kanzleramt</b>. He he has promised a lot, and our country is running down. e.g. he has promised that in 2002 there will be an umempl...

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by matt86
Mon Jun 24, 2002 8:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official Lanuguage Of The EU
Replies: 36
Views: 2642

RE: Official Lanuguage Of The EU

I vote for English as official language of the European Union, because it's not so difficult and most people already learn it in school. But on the other way it should be German, because is the most often spoken language in the European Union. German: Germany(>80'000'000),Austria(8'000'000), Norther...

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by matt86
Sun Jun 23, 2002 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Think The European Union Should Become A Country
Replies: 155
Views: 6612

RE: I Think The European Union Should Become A Country

Btw, look here: https://www.airliners.net/discussions/non_aviation/read.main/184993/
United States Of Europe: What Do You Think?

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by matt86
Sun Jun 23, 2002 10:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Think The European Union Should Become A Country
Replies: 155
Views: 6612

RE: I Think The European Union Should Become A Country

Now, you are on my respected user list  Smile

I totally agree with your post.
THE EUROPEAN UNION, MY HOMECOUNTRY

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by matt86
Tue Jun 18, 2002 3:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fritz Walter Died :(
Replies: 2
Views: 941

RE: Fritz Walter Died :(

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R.I.P.

<---Matze--->

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by matt86
Mon Jun 17, 2002 10:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Traffic Rules :D
Replies: 6
Views: 1235

RE: New Traffic Rules :D

The link has been posted a few days ago
Hmm... didn't read it. But I also do not read every thread. I just found this movie sooooo funny  Big thumbs up

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by matt86
Mon Jun 17, 2002 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Traffic Rules :D
Replies: 6
Views: 1235

New Traffic Rules :D

Look at this:
http://www.radarfalle.de/bilder/bdw/23_02.html

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by matt86
Mon Jun 17, 2002 4:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World's Ugliest Car
Replies: 63
Views: 5704

RE: World's Ugliest Car


Fiat Multipla

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by matt86
Sun Jun 16, 2002 8:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated World Cup Winner Prediction
Replies: 10
Views: 1598

RE: Updated World Cup Winner Prediction

<i><b>Semifinals</B> Italy beats Germany--penalty kicks</I> I wouldn't say that. Italy has a good chance to beat Germany in the game, but Germany is very good in penalties, so I think Germany would have very much better chances then. Especially with the world's best goalkeeper, Oliver Kahn, playing ...

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by matt86
Fri Jun 14, 2002 2:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany's LDP Uses Hitler Slogan?
Replies: 21
Views: 1465

RE: Germany's <b>FDP</B> Uses Hitler Slogan?

<i>He said Friedman and Sharon are responsible for Anti-Semitism</I> hmm... i only heard that he said Friedmann is (/should be) responsible for it. Never heard that he named Sharon, too. <i>If I find Friedman is an arrogant, slimy and respectless person, that is my personal opinion and doesn´t make ...

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by matt86
Thu Jun 13, 2002 11:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany's LDP Uses Hitler Slogan?
Replies: 21
Views: 1465

RE: Germany's LDP Uses Hitler Slogan?

I have never heard about "18" standing for Adolf Hitler. I think nearly nobody here in Germany would call this a nazisymbol. Like Clipperhawaii said, there is 88 standing for "Heil Hitler", and this one is known as a nazisymbol. I can't stand this whole Discussion about Nazism, Racism and Antisemiti...

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by matt86
Wed Jun 05, 2002 4:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Username-game
Replies: 69
Views: 1848

RE: Username-game

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MM..MM.....W......W.....W
M...M..M......W...WW...W
M.........M......W.W..W..W
M.........M.......WW...WW
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by matt86
Wed Jun 05, 2002 3:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Countries Have You Been To?
Replies: 83
Views: 8580

RE: What Countries Have You Been To?

Deutschland-Germany (home) Österreich - Austria (more than 10 times) Italia - Italy (7 times) Hrvatska - Croatia (2 times and 2 times in the Croatian part of the former Yugoslavia) Slovenija - Slovenia (as often as Croatia for a break) Danmark - Denmark (1 time) France (1 time) Lëtzebuerg - Luxembou...

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by matt86
Sat Jun 01, 2002 5:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: National Nicknames
Replies: 8
Views: 4185

RE: National Nicknames

I have another one:
Austrians = Schuchtenscheißer *fg*

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by matt86
Fri May 31, 2002 4:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dual Citizenship
Replies: 44
Views: 1708

RE: Dual Citizenship

Nope, the US allows dual citizenships. Many other countries, such as Germany, do not.
You are wrong. Germany does allow dual citizenships.

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by matt86
Mon May 13, 2002 9:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Live In A Big City Or In A Small Town?
Replies: 44
Views: 3419

RE: Do You Live In A Big City Or In A Small Town?

I live in Fuerth, Germany. It has 120000 residents. But it is grown together with a lot of other cities. (you can't see a border, there are two houses side by side but they are in different cities... you can also drive with subway between these cities) Some of the other cities are Nuremberg (>500000...

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