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Forum: Off-Topic 04-24-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,694
Posted By The Swede
It must be the US companies that have juiced up...

It must be the US companies that have juiced up the prices or something then.

Flying is cheaper than ever in Europe (inflation counted for) and last time I went to the US was last summer and then...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-14-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 59,722
Posted By The Swede
Yes you can buy a 316 or a 318 (both only in a...

Yes you can buy a 316 or a 318 (both only in a sedan), but those are very rare on the roads in Sweden (considered underpowered). The best-selling 3-series is the 320d (sold in the US as 328d). 320...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-14-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 59,722
Posted By The Swede
German cars and especially BMW are very popular...

German cars and especially BMW are very popular here and you see them everywhere. You see more BMWs than American cars in total on the roads in Sweden. Even many taxis here are BMW, Audi or Mercedes....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-09-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,116
Posted By The Swede
I've driven diesels since I got my driving...

I've driven diesels since I got my driving license in the 1990:is. I've had some petrol cars but they have been "fun-cars" (like the RS4 I had before). My everyday cars have always been diesels.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-26-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,044
Posted By The Swede
Are you sure that the 28d is a rebadged 20d and...

Are you sure that the 28d is a rebadged 20d and not a detuned 30d (in order to meet American environmental standards)? It sounds strange that they would take a 20d and just rebadge it. What would be...
Forum: European Delivery 03-24-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By The Swede
Flying is in reality at least 2 hours because you...

Flying is in reality at least 2 hours because you have to navigate around Munich Airport and then take the S-Bahn or bus into the city center anyway, while the train as you already know stops in...
Forum: European Delivery 03-24-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,065
Posted By The Swede
Yes, several times. It's one of the newest...

Yes, several times. It's one of the newest high-speed railways in Europe and the train reaches 320 km/h (around 210 mph) long part of the journey. It's a very special experience. You only know you're...
Forum: European Delivery 02-28-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By The Swede
I've been to the Ring several times but I've only...

I've been to the Ring several times but I've only rented a car once. I used rent4ring and rented a VW Scirocco (with their all inclusive package) and both the car and rent4ring really delivered. :)
Forum: Off-Topic 02-22-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,245
Posted By The Swede
Helping the American economy with some...

Helping the American economy with some Californian microbrew. Quite good and enjoyable, but I've had better IPA from other American and European breweries.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-18-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,455
Posted By The Swede
Remember that the F31 with the 320dx (same engine...

Remember that the F31 with the 320dx (same engine that will be called 28d in the US) has been around in Europe since the F30 was introduced in the US, so the F31 you buy will not be the first F31...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-14-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,104
Posted By The Swede
Wow, thanks a lot everybody for all the...

Wow, thanks a lot everybody for all the recommendations! But it sure didn't make it any easier. I guess hotels in Vegas is like burger chains, everybody has their favorite. The "sandwich trick" is...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-14-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,104
Posted By The Swede
Anybody here that knows Vegas? I'm looking into...

Anybody here that knows Vegas? I'm looking into hotels and I don't have a clue on what's good and not. Al the hotels/casinos seems to have around the same rating at Tripadvisor.

I'm willing to...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-10-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,104
Posted By The Swede
Cool and thanks! I've been to the Alps multiple...

Cool and thanks! I've been to the Alps multiple times in the winter to ski (usually go once a year to Austria or Switzerland) but only visited a few times in the summer. I've never been to Interlaken...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-09-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,104
Posted By The Swede
Thanks for your input! :) I'm a person who...

Thanks for your input! :)

I'm a person who likes to do things and very easily get bored. I can't just hang out at a beach or gamble several days at a casino (that's why the GC trip when we visit...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-09-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,104
Posted By The Swede
Yes, my cousin who is 19 works as a server at a...

Yes, my cousin who is 19 works as a server at a steak house and she makes 18 USD/hour after taxes and according to her that's normal in the business (we don't have minimum wages in the same way as...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-09-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By The Swede
I heard about it on the news here. It's...

I heard about it on the news here. It's sensitive because for many heating horse is like eating dog.

Personally I don't have a problem eating horse and I sometimes buy horse...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-09-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,104
Posted By The Swede
The 12 % VAT is noted on the receipt but prices...

The 12 % VAT is noted on the receipt but prices are always showed with the VAT on the menu and no service charges are added afterwards (they are always baked into the price). So if the menu says 139...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-08-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,104
Posted By The Swede
Ok, so in general it's never considered rude to...

Ok, so in general it's never considered rude to tip? :)
Forum: Off-Topic 02-08-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,104
Posted By The Swede
Thanks, that seems reasonable (the hotter the...

Thanks, that seems reasonable (the hotter the girl is, the more I tip)! :D I can understand that it’s obvious for you when to tip and not. But for me who is not used to the tipping culture it can be...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-08-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,104
Posted By The Swede
Tipping in the US, can you help me out?

I have been to the US several times and studied a semester at collage in New England. But still I really don’t understand how the American tipping culture works. Can you help me out? Would you or...
Forum: European Delivery 02-05-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By The Swede
Take a trip to the lovely island Rügen and have a...

Take a trip to the lovely island Rügen and have a look for yourself. Ze Germans like to go to the ocean too you see. ;) Seaside resort towns like Sassnitz, Binz and Sellin where built with beautiful...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-04-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 161,910
Posted By The Swede
Nice! :thumbup: What model is your smoker?...

Nice! :thumbup:

What model is your smoker? Are you happy with it? I'm planning on getting one to smoke some game and fish in.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-04-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By The Swede
I don't know anything about Hürth but Cologne is...

I don't know anything about Hürth but Cologne is a really nice city that few dislike. It's the fourth largest city in Germany and with around one million inhabitants in the city and three millions...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-02-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,148
Posted By The Swede
Same here. I'm going to drive stick as long as...

Same here. I'm going to drive stick as long as it's possible. For me it doesn't matter how good they make the automatics in terms of fuel efficiency, gears, smoothness of shifts, paddles etc. It's...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-01-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,245
Posted By The Swede
Brew Dog 77, quite nice micro lager. When...

Brew Dog 77, quite nice micro lager.

When it's finished I will hit the cabinet and take out some Amarula liqueur to have when I'm calculating on a new house.
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