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Are you sure warmduscher means 'gay'. Duden says it means 'wimp'.

Die Synonyme im engeren Sinne waren Schimpfwörter, die – wie Warmduscher – ironisch ein allgemein verbreitetes oder zumindest allgemein als sinnvoll anerkanntes Verhalten verunglimpfen (zum Beispiel Schattenparker, Frühbucher, Balkonraucher, Sitzpinkler, Backofenvorheizer, Frauenversteher)

So anyone who behaves sensibly is called a wimp?
What would be the online variant? Something like a Suchfunktionsbenutzer?
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Can there a bigger offense than understanding women? How I shudder to think there can be such men!
I think they are called "skirts" back home. Which is probably confusing to Scots. I find them very manly. Takes a strong person to be soft. And in a skirt!

Btw - is there a word for tough women who take cold showers? <3
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Ballbreakers.
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I think they are called "skirts" back home. Which is probably confusing to Scots. I find them very manly. Takes a strong person to be soft. And in a skirt!
Kilt is most definitely not synonymous with skirt. Kilts, for a start, come completely "apart" in one piece of fabric that could, traditionally, double as a blanket to wrap the wearer in. There's also a double layer at the front. The weight of the fabric, with all the pleats, keeps it securely in place.

Source: the kilts my Scottish OH has in the wardrobe.
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Kilt is most definitely not synonymous with skirt. Kilts, for a start, come completely "apart" in one piece of fabric that could, traditionally, double as a blanket to wrap the wearer in. There's also a double layer at the front. The weight of the fabric, with all the pleats, keeps it securely in place.

Source: the kilts my Scottish OH has in the wardrobe.
The reason they are in the wardrobe is maybe because he disnae wanta frees hs bollocks off
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The reason they are in the wardrobe is maybe because he disnae wanta frees hs bollocks off
You don't know many Glaswegians, do you...
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Hey Jimmy, they don't wear kilts in Glasgow or at least they didn't in my time; now if you go to poncy Edinburgh on the other hand. The highlanders are a different race altogether.
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Hey Jimmy, they don't wear kilts in Glasgow or at least they didn't in my time; now if you go to poncy Edinburgh on the other hand. The highlanders are a different race altogether.
Family in both Edinburgh and the highlands. You're on a hiding to nowhere there pal.

Like I said, I don't think you know many Glaswegians.
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What would be the online variant? Something like a Suchfunktionsbenutzer?
Haha, good find.

To insult people on EF we can come up with: Unter-120-tausend-verdiener.

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Haha, good find.

To insult people on EF we can come up with: Unter-120-thousand-verdiener.
That would include me and everybody I know. I don't know if your thing works if it potentially offends nobody

What word is in German for "a snowflake"? In Czech we say "little sunshines" ironically, but then real wimps are "mama's skirts" that they hide under. People who run after every skirt (after girls wearing skirts) are called "skirt-ers". Not sure if it would make sense to outsiders..
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That would include me and everybody I know. I don't know if your thing works if it potentially offends nobody

What word is in German for "a snowflake"? In Czech we say "little sunshines" ironically, but then real wimps are "mama's skirts" that they hide under. People who run after every skirt (after girls wearing skirts) are called "skirt-ers". Not sure if it would make sense to outsiders..
I guess 'skirters' are called skirt-chasers in English, so not that different.
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Re: 'Private' car park -- "do not come here"..!

This is becoming a fun thread so excuse me as I schlepp this back to topic.

So besides KiwiSteve's recommendation... is that it?

We have constructed a fence which I think is 80cm-1m high, with a gate, and still people skip over it.

At first we were annoyed by "tourists" who came to look at our newly developed area. No privacy when we sit in our garden when these people take their time to browse through... When that crowd died out, we had dog walkers whose dogs did their business in our garden. So the fence came up and solved that, but now we still have people walking through. The gemeinde does not allow us to plant bushes above 1.4m in height, so we have no privacy from the trespassers. Maybe we should have built a higher fence. It will look ugly though. Stupid gemeinde not allowing us to plant higher bushes but we can put fences up as high as we want to..
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Re: 'Private' car park -- "do not come here"..!

On a more constructive note how about a framework with some climbing plants on it? Roses with big thorns? The garden centers are doing deliveries and/or collection at the moment.
In the short-term, a big notice with "Coronapositivhaushalt" on it should do the trick.
If you are in a new-build it may be that neighbours are showing their resentment at progress.
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Family in both Edinburgh and the highlands. You're on a hiding to nowhere there pal.

Like I said, I don't think you know many Glaswegians.
Nah, real Glaswegians from Govan or Parkhead do not wear kilts. Nancy boys from Bearsden or Hillhead might do before they drive off to shoot grouse.
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Sorry but the exception proves the rule:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/fo...ary-party.html
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Proof: They had to go to Edinburgh to find a kilt:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCsAIYPiRH4
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This is becoming a fun thread so excuse me as I schlepp this back to topic.

So besides KiwiSteve's recommendation... is that it?

We have constructed a fence which I think is 80cm-1m high, with a gate, and still people skip over it.
Spoilsport

As things stand the trespassers can only gain. Some may even see it as a power game and enjoy their dominance evidenced by your futile complaints.

So you need to increase their costs.

Would it be an option for you to shower the trespassers with strongly scented water? (after an explicit warning the first time or two you confront them) E.g. using a plastic water pumpgun. The water will dry soon enough but the scent will stay. I bet a man smelling like a woman all day long, or evening, will take a different route. You'd risk getting sued, e.g. for the cleaning cost, but that may be accepted as their (implicit) admission of trespassing and the proof you need for a successful police report.
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Spoilsport

As things stand the trespassers can only gain. Some may even see it as a power game and enjoy their dominance evidenced by your futile complaints.

So you need to increase their costs.

Would it be an option for you to shower the trespassers with strongly scented water? (after an explicit warning the first time or two you confront them) E.g. using a plastic water pumpgun. The water will dry soon enough but the scent will stay. I bet a man smelling like a woman all day long, or evening, will take a different route. You'd risk getting sued, e.g. for the cleaning cost, but that may be accepted as their (implicit) admission of trespassing and the proof you need for a successful police report.
A perfume? Are you kidding me, in this era of gender scale?

Fill it with water mixed with senovis a lot of senovis
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So in other words, OP can continue walking his dog in the car park as the old couple can do nothingabout it besides moaning.

But OP and partner are such nice people respecting their neighbors.
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Achtung:Videoüberwachung-- this sign should help.
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