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Forum: Politics Yesterday, 20:24
Replies: 49
Views: 1,808
Posted By Tubtui
Yes, basically this. It's not surprising it's...

Yes, basically this. It's not surprising it's happening in East Germany. It's even less surprising it's taking place in Dresden, a city which regularly attracts far-right groups demonstrating there...
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2014, 14:24
Replies: 26
Views: 850
Posted By Tubtui
Germany never had tuition fees until 2005 (just...

Germany never had tuition fees until 2005 (just when I started university) and my state got rid of them again in 2011 (after I had already finished... lucky me, eh).

During that time the tuition...
Forum: General Discussion 28-11-2014, 23:47
Replies: 40
Views: 1,148
Posted By Tubtui
Indeed. We have an aging population and a very...

Indeed. We have an aging population and a very low child birth rate. We do need immigrants.
Forum: General Discussion 28-11-2014, 23:31
Replies: 40
Views: 1,148
Posted By Tubtui
Yes? How does that relate to the benefits system?...

Yes? How does that relate to the benefits system? We do have a contribution based system, but we don't let people starve if they have never contributed.
Forum: General Discussion 28-11-2014, 23:21
Replies: 40
Views: 1,148
Posted By Tubtui
Of course they are. People who have never had a...

Of course they are. People who have never had a job do receive benefits.

There is Alg I, that's the one you pay insurance for and receive 60% (up to 70% if you have children) of your previous...
Forum: General Discussion 28-11-2014, 11:28
Replies: 111
Views: 2,788
Posted By Tubtui
I know enough bodybuilders who think of...

I know enough bodybuilders who think of competitions as pageants. I think the main reason to make it out as a sport is because a) it sounds cooler, and b) bodybuilders consider themselves athletes...
Forum: General Discussion 27-11-2014, 13:08
Replies: 111
Views: 2,788
Posted By Tubtui
If you think posing is a sport though, then...

If you think posing is a sport though, then beauty contests would all be sporting events.

I know that building up muscle is hard and i regularly roll my eyes (especially at women) who think that...
Forum: General Discussion 27-11-2014, 12:36
Replies: 111
Views: 2,788
Posted By Tubtui
Exactly, it's about looks. You think women in...

Exactly, it's about looks.

You think women in beauty contests don't do sports to look good on stage? I'll assume they are more into aerobic exercises, rather than strength training. And of course...
Forum: General Discussion 27-11-2014, 12:15
Replies: 111
Views: 2,788
Posted By Tubtui
Have you been to bodybuilding competitions? What...

Have you been to bodybuilding competitions? What kind of skill did they compete in? It's a competition of looks, not skill. Obviously to get these looks you need dedication and training, same applies...
Forum: General Discussion 27-11-2014, 11:25
Replies: 111
Views: 2,788
Posted By Tubtui
These events do involve skill though....

These events do involve skill though.
Bodybuilding competitions are about aesthetics and.bodybuilders get judged solely on appearance. It doesn't have anything to do with strength either, physically...
Forum: General Discussion 27-11-2014, 09:56
Replies: 111
Views: 2,788
Posted By Tubtui
Weightlifting is the sport recognised by the IOC,...

Weightlifting is the sport recognised by the IOC, not bodybuilding. Lifting weights is a sport, posing in a speedo isn't.
Forum: General Discussion 23-11-2014, 21:01
Replies: 1,954
Views: 49,638
Posted By Tubtui
I don't know much about this case apart from him...

I don't know much about this case apart from him obviously dividing opinion. Which is why I don't understand why anyone would want him in their team, regardless of whether they think he is guilty or...
Forum: General Discussion 23-09-2014, 18:14
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By Tubtui
Of the current EU candidates Islam is the...

Of the current EU candidates Islam is the majority religion in Albania, Turkey and Kosovo. If I was a betting person, I'd put my money on Albania to be the first to join out of the 3.
In Macedonia...
Forum: General Discussion 20-09-2014, 16:54
Replies: 81
Views: 1,936
Posted By Tubtui
I love the Scottish accent*, I think it's sexy....

I love the Scottish accent*, I think it's sexy. The media obviously showed a few interviews with Scots in recent days and I didn't always understand what they were saying, but I didn't care as long...
Forum: General Discussion 28-07-2014, 16:09
Replies: 27
Views: 1,365
Posted By Tubtui
That's true for most sports and I read that is...

That's true for most sports and I read that is one of the reasons why separate gender competitions seem preferable, even if physical differences aren't that important.
In most sports there is a...
Forum: General Discussion 28-07-2014, 14:01
Replies: 27
Views: 1,365
Posted By Tubtui
I just read that women and men used to compete...

I just read that women and men used to compete together in the skeet shooting. Then a woman finally won the gold in the 1992 Olympics and they immediately went and separated the genders and lowered...
Forum: General Discussion 24-07-2014, 14:29
Replies: 78
Views: 8,397
Posted By Tubtui
In Germany you're legally required to have an ID...

In Germany you're legally required to have an ID card. You don't have to carry it on you though.

I have 3 photo IDs: ID card, driver's license and health insurance card. I carry them with me most...
Forum: 2014 FIFA World Cup 14-07-2014, 22:54
Replies: 106
Views: 8,377
Posted By Tubtui
Umlaute () are always written ae - ; ue - ...

Umlaute () are always written ae - ; ue - ; oe- in German if it is technically not possible to use an Umlaut on your computer or in crossword puzzles. So ue, oe, ae is how you correctly write...
Forum: 2014 FIFA World Cup 14-07-2014, 18:30
Replies: 1,421
Views: 43,913
Posted By Tubtui
Meier blames Fifa. And Blatter took it...

Meier blames Fifa. And Blatter took it personally. Meier was congratulated by one of the German tv hosts, because he has managed to be called names by Blatter. Really got under his skin.
Forum: 2014 FIFA World Cup 14-07-2014, 18:21
Replies: 1,421
Views: 43,913
Posted By Tubtui
That one will forever go down in the history of...

That one will forever go down in the history of football interviews. :D
The German media was collectively pouting afterwards.
Forum: 2014 FIFA World Cup 14-07-2014, 18:20
Replies: 1,421
Views: 43,913
Posted By Tubtui
Ah, over here ARD and ZDF (both public...

Ah, over here ARD and ZDF (both public broadcasters) share the coverage, though the final was only shown on ARD. Yes, the pundits were in Rio at the Copacabana...
Forum: 2014 FIFA World Cup 14-07-2014, 18:01
Replies: 1,421
Views: 43,913
Posted By Tubtui
"Argentina bored itself into the quarter final"...

"Argentina bored itself into the quarter final" (match commentator after Argentina vs. Switzerland)
"The Greek coach had the choice of agony before this game" (Greece vs. Japan)
"Suarez is fixing his...
Forum: 2014 FIFA World Cup 14-07-2014, 17:21
Replies: 1,421
Views: 43,913
Posted By Tubtui
What is British coverage like? I can't watch the...

What is British coverage like? I can't watch the videos on the BBC website because they are only available in the UK.
Forum: 2014 FIFA World Cup 14-07-2014, 17:15
Replies: 1,421
Views: 43,913
Posted By Tubtui
I think the pundits are entertaining most of the...

I think the pundits are entertaining most of the time. Usually they work in pairs, meaning one ex-footballer and a tv host, the ex-footballers currently being Mehmet Scholl and Oliver Kahn.
Kahn...
Forum: 2014 FIFA World Cup 14-07-2014, 13:58
Replies: 106
Views: 8,377
Posted By Tubtui
Neuer completed more passes than Messi......

Neuer completed more passes than Messi...
http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/statistics/players/player-comparison.html#h229397a228912
Neuer 244
Messi 242
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