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Old 19.05.2011, 14:16
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Re: Temporary appartment experience with kids?

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Beside being insulting, what is your point?



Source here
It isn't racist or pejorative when used in a historical sense. They were, in fact, the Moors.

EDIT: Ah, I read it again, he was calling you a Moor.

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Old 19.05.2011, 14:27
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It isn't racist or pejorative when used in a historical sense. They were, in fact, the Moors.

EDIT: Ah, I read it again, he was calling you a Moor.
Yes, it is as bad as calling someone by the N word.
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Yes, it is as bad as calling someone by the N word.
OK, dealt with, back on topic now please.
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Re: Temporary appartment experience with kids?

So the packing company is going to send some of our stuff into our temporary appartment. Which is a good news since I don't have to over pack too many luggages. The only hic is that it can take up to 2 weeks to get the boxes.

So we'll put the meds, favorite toys and basic clothes into the luggages and I am now in touch with the person in charge of the temporary appartment to see if I need to bring the crib, kettle, etc. We'll make sure to have all the favorite kid's movies on cds, all chargers with us, DVD player, etc.

Thanks to all for the good tips (like arriving early when shops are still open to buy food, etc) We have people over there to help us with informations of what is where, if we need a doctor, etc.
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Re: Temporary appartment experience with kids?

Relax, shops open late in the evenings and the culture is much more child orientated.
A kettle would not be the norm, bring a travel one with you or buy it when you arrive.
And don't worry I bet you'll find it great fun!
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Re: Temporary appartment experience with kids?

Besides all the good things to have that people mentioned in the previous posts my suggestion is to collect information while you are online. You might not get an internet connection directly so you should already have collected phone numbers to hospitals, doctors, police and so on. Opening hours for the stores and location maybe even printed a few maps from the new surroundings.

I wish you good luck!
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