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re: German man films walking down a street in Munich - tccdc
[quote]He is in the city center by the Bahnhof. My wife goes through the Munich Bahnhof everyday for work and calls the center Munichstan.[/quote] I used to work regularly in Munich and would always stay at the Courtyard at the Hauptbanhof because it was always an easy walk. And over the past ...
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re: Dublin In November - tccdc
[quote]How's the nightlife?[/quote] Depends on what you like. Temple Bar - Think Bourbon St without the beads...loads of bars/pubs full of tourists paying for overpriced beers, with about 20% at most Irish (and most of those are from outside Dublin) with many British, Scots, Americans, etc. I...
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re: I think the Bears will be a playoff contender - tccdc
Chicago and playoffs...two things that do not belong in the same sentence. The best you can hope for is 7-9... And they will they be improved...but Bears are going to Bears...
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re: Vehicle attack in Barcelona - tccdc
Per Sky in the UK..13 dead...Spanish Paper is saying 10...either way, prayers for those killed. and now on Spanish news...Driss Oukabir, a Moroccan national named as the driver...
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re: Nature Boy in ICU - tccdc
[quote]but recently C.M. Punk held the title for what, like 400+ days? a dude like Flair could lose the title twice and win it back[/quote] don't you ever put someone like CM Punk in the same sentence as the GOAT...
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re: Montreal Recommendations - tccdc
I always say this, but one of my favorite charcuterie restaurants is Hambar there. Great drinks also. And if you love charcoal broiled steaks, go to Moishes Steakhouse. ...
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re: Why aren't there statues of Hitler? - tccdc
To the OP, it is obvious that you have never been to Germany. You can see busts of Hitler in Nuremberg, Kehlsteinhaus (Eagle's nest), etc to remind people of the horror that was Hitler. It is framed as a reminder of what evil can happen. ...
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re: Loria agrees to sell Marlins to Jeter-led group for $1.2 billion - tccdc
So torn...happy that the the Marlins will get a new owner who is not a terrible human being, but pissed off Luria is going to make so much money off this. :banghead:...
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re: 4 hrs in Singapore Airport - tccdc
http://thesmartlocal.com/read/airport-things-to-do This is not a joke, when i used to go to Singapore for work, my Singapore friends would take me to this food court. It is damn good. Also, not sure if you have a layover. But I have done the pool also.(screw you Guda air for delays)...
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re: 2016 Election Results by Precinct - How did your precinct vote? - tccdc
From current home to youth Alexandria, VA - Clinton 84%, Trump 13% (somehow much more terrible than Vermont and Chicago :banghead: :banghead: ) Burlington, VT - Clinton 76%, Trump 10% Vienna, VA - Clinton 67%, Trump 25% Chicago, IL - Clinton 78%, Trump 12% Naples, FL - Clinton 63%, Trump 33...
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re: 2016-2017 Season long ski thread. All are welcome. - tccdc
Booked my trip to Ischgl in Austria in January for a week of skiing and then going to Hahnekamm (The Streif) for the downhill. Pretty pumped to see the race....
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re: ESPNU transforms to ESPN8: "The Ocho" on August 8 (A one-day event) - tccdc
[quote]Kabaddi is on right now. Iran vs. India. I have no idea what is going on.[/quote] fancy game of tag...went to one of the pro games in India...it is interesting and rather violent. Big guys for that part of the world....
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re: Favorite game you've ever been to? - tccdc
Ireland - NZ at Soldier field last year. It was incredible to watch Ireland finally get the monkey off their back. The Irish pubs were crazy after the game. I was at the 2013 game in Dublin when NZ scored on a miracle last play try that crushed my soul. Barely beats out going to Game 5 when th...
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re: Does flying scare you still? - tccdc
I used to do a lot of international work (racking up 150-200k miles a year) but was always on the big boys (747, Dreamliner, etc) going across the Atlantic or Pacific and it never bothered me. Now that I fly domestically on these regional jets, the constant up and downs and being cramped up has m...
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re: Hot Springs suggestions? - tccdc
Was there for work two weeks ago, but saw some people doing the baseball tour. http://www.hotspringsbaseballtrail.com/ I love history, so this might be fun....
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re: Washington DC first week of October - tccdc
Lots of things about DC on here, but I live in Alexandria, and it is 10-15 minutes from DC so here are my Alexandria recommendations. - Mount Vernon - it is cliche, but is a great day to spend a half day or full day. - Masonic Temple - the views from the top are unique in the area (only go if go...
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re: Baltimore Orioles Caps - tccdc
I hate the Orioles but their hat is great...only thing better is their Swinging Orioles Logo [img]http://content.sportslogos.net/logos/53/52/full/gnk356weka7e940qfvthk7uhf.gif[/img] ...
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re: D.C. bar districts - tccdc
If you are 27...then: Georgetown - more expensive, but a DC tradition Adams Morgan - more eclectic, can find something for everyone... H St - a pretty hot neighborhood with all kinds of bars and clubsh Or you can go to the old standbys around Dupont Circle. ALso, you have got the bourbon ...
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re: D.C. bar districts - tccdc
[quote]Best areas to drink. Going to a concert over the weekend in December, and I want to stay close to as many good bars as possible. Will also be going to the concert which is located down by District Wharf(?) and nationals park. TIA Also by good bars I mean popular places with a lot of p...
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re: Dublin In November - tccdc
Couple things: As others have said, November, June, etc the weather is not going to be that much different overall. Ireland is always green, year round. If you are there during November, that is during the International Rugby calendar, so the weekend when South Africa is in town, it will be...
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