[German] Couch surfing host wanted
longobord at gmail.com
Fri May 13 16:13:26 UTC 2011
I wanted to point out that this person is not subscribed to the German list,
so please direct all replies to them directly.
I'm the kind of person who finds and makes choices where there appear to be
On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 8:42 AM, Uwe Geuder <noisebridge-ugeuder at snkmail.com
> Hi everybody!
> As recommended by Mitch Altman I forward my shameless begging message
> to the noisebridge-german list and also cc the noisebridge-discuss
> list. Most recipients of the latter list might not be interested in
> the German stuff. So please just ignore that part and we have to come
> up with another compensation.
> Btw that dates would be ~ May 19 - May 26.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Uwe Geuder <noisebridge-ugeuder at snkmail.com>
> Date: 13 May 2011 03:14
> Subject: German in S.F.
> To: maltman23 at hotmail.com
> I just found your pages about your German learning group at
> Noisebridge. As a native German I found this pretty cool and wish you
> the best success with your efforts!
> Actually, the reason why I was visiting noisebridge site was that I
> was investigating about reasonably priced or even free accommodation
> possibilities in S.F. (well anything close less than a mile walking
> distance from a BART station will do)
> I'm thinking about attending MeeGo Conf in S.F. later this
> month. Being a starving hacker for the time being, the flight would be
> expensive enough, and I'd rather avoid to spend a lot of money on
> Elements Hostel was already recommended to me on IRC. Doesn't look too
> bad, but reading the reviews and looking at
> http://bedbugregistry.com/metro/sf/ I'd guess the probability of
> getting bed bugs is some 70% - 90%. I know you can get them even at
> Hilton and they won't kill you, but still the effort to avoid bringing
> them home or even having to fight them leater for several months later
> does not really encourage me...
> To make a long story short, do you think anybody would be willing to
> let me couch surf in exchange for some support/help with learning
> German? Of course my time in S.F. will be limited but I can be
> also available later via Skype and IRC. I'm not a professional language
> teacher, but having lived abroad and speaking 3.5 foreign languages
> myself, I think I have quite some background on studying languages.
> Also other low-budget ideas you might have are highly welcome.
> Viele Grüße aus Finnland
> Uwe Geuder
> German mailing list
> German at lists.noisebridge.net
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