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(The Local)   Nine jobs one can only do in Germany. And no, you can't do that one anymore   (thelocal.de) divider line 70
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2014-03-25 06:44:44 AM
Eeehm... The bottle recycling one isn't particularly specific to Germany. I know several people who had that as their first job in school here in Denmark.
 
2014-03-25 07:05:02 AM
Wrong, subby. What you're looking for is #7 with some additional paperwork.
 
2014-03-25 08:20:04 AM

Badgerlad: Eeehm... The bottle recycling one isn't particularly specific to Germany. I know several people who had that as their first job in school here in Denmark.


Sweden here. Also saying THIS^
 
2014-03-25 08:21:31 AM
Also Norway has Pant (deposit) system for ALU cans and PET flasks.
 
2014-03-25 08:22:38 AM
You know who else had a job unique to Germany?

/not trying to raise a furor here...
 
2014-03-25 08:22:54 AM

uttertosh: Also Norway has Pant (deposit) system for ALU cans and PET flasks.


flasks bottles.

Sorry, my internal translator is on the blink.
 
2014-03-25 08:23:41 AM
Do any of them involve excrement?
 
2014-03-25 08:24:19 AM
I'm fairly sure every one of those jobs exist in one form or another pretty much everywhere.
 
2014-03-25 08:24:21 AM

PunGent: You know who else had a job unique to Germany?

/not trying to raise a furor here...


OH! I know this :-) It's the dude who designs the banknotes there!!
 
2014-03-25 08:24:44 AM

Badgerlad: Eeehm... The bottle recycling one isn't particularly specific to Germany. I know several people who had that as their first job in school here in Denmark.


And Germany isn't the only place in the world with legalized prostitution.
 
2014-03-25 08:25:10 AM
Legal Sex Worker. Yes, yes they are
 
2014-03-25 08:25:57 AM

phrawgh: Do any of them involve excrement?


Yes. #7.
 
2014-03-25 08:26:27 AM
Click HERE to see the list

how about you go fark yourself
 
2014-03-25 08:27:15 AM
The 1516 Reinheitsgebot (purity laws) define what can go into beer - just barley, hops and water - and nothing else.

No sugar or yeast?

Also, good. They need this here. Fark your stupid moon dust gimmick beers
 
2014-03-25 08:28:44 AM
My personal favorite: Beer Police.
 
2014-03-25 08:33:15 AM
 
2014-03-25 08:34:55 AM

AirForceVet: My personal favorite: Beer Police.


I thought the purtiy laws were gone. Either way we have them in the USA also. We call them health inspectors. Most of the jobs elsewhere.
 
2014-03-25 08:35:59 AM
Scat artist?
 
2014-03-25 08:36:32 AM

uttertosh: phrawgh: Do any of them involve excrement?

Yes. #7.


Made me look, flip through a slide show. I should have known. Scheiße!

Well played.
 
2014-03-25 08:37:24 AM
...and well, technically, the Reinheitsgebot is no longer an absolute law, meaning there is no beer cop to enforce it.  There are certainly other regulations concerning beer and even ingredients in Germany, but again, not unique to Germany.
 
2014-03-25 08:41:06 AM

Plant Rights Activist: Click HERE to see the list

how about you go fark yourself


How does this kind of shiat get greenlighted?
 
2014-03-25 08:41:19 AM
Legal prostitution and nude beaches?  How did Germany get the reputation for being so uptight.
 
2014-03-25 08:45:38 AM
Get off the blocks or you will be shot, maggot!!!!
 
2014-03-25 08:46:28 AM

Pumpernickel bread: Legal prostitution and nude beaches?  How did Germany get the reputation for being so uptight.


Sure they have them. The problem is that they are German women. A lot of moustaches and such.
 
2014-03-25 08:48:13 AM

Mid_mo_mad_man: Pumpernickel bread: Legal prostitution and nude beaches?  How did Germany get the reputation for being so uptight.

Sure they have them. The problem is that they are German women. A lot of moustaches and such.


I like moustaches.
 
2014-03-25 08:49:37 AM

Mid_mo_mad_man: AirForceVet: My personal favorite: Beer Police.

I thought the purtiy laws were gone. Either way we have them in the USA also. We call them health inspectors. Most of the jobs elsewhere.


The purity law isn't upheld anymore, but there's plenty of breweries who claim to still follow it.
As someone else mentioned, lots of European countries have legalized prostitution. There's also plenty of European countries that do the bottle and can sorting mentioned in that shiatty slideshow.
 
2014-03-25 08:51:49 AM
There are thousands of stock photos of absurdly hot Oktoberfest dirndl beer girls, and this is the photo they went with???

www.thelocal.de

I guess you're welcome, farkettes.
 
2014-03-25 08:54:18 AM
Does genocide pay well?
 
2014-03-25 08:55:50 AM

Pumpernickel bread: Legal prostitution and nude beaches?  How did Germany get the reputation for being so uptight.


Where did you hear they had that reputation? Germany is known for making some of the filthiest porn in the world, sexually speaking I would never call them uptight.
 
2014-03-25 08:58:08 AM

Tax Boy: There are thousands of stock photos of absurdly hot Oktoberfest dirndl beer girls, and this is the photo they went with???

[www.thelocal.de image 550x368]

I guess you're welcome, farkettes.


Totally gay.
 
2014-03-25 08:59:19 AM
I'm fairly certain that bylaw enforcement officers exist pretty much everywhere.
 
2014-03-25 08:59:58 AM

abhorrent1: The 1516 Reinheitsgebot (purity laws) define what can go into beer - just barley, hops and water - and nothing else.

No sugar or yeast?

Also, good. They need this here. Fark your stupid moon dust gimmick beers


I looked it up.  TL;DR is they use yeast and grain mash. Yeast was added to the list later on.  The grain is germinated by soaking and left moist for a bit to activate the natural sugars, then roasted to kill the sprout from eating the sugars up.  From there, normal brewing occurs to make wort and then ferment with yeast.

I think I'll try this method on my next batch of brew.
 
2014-03-25 09:01:31 AM
I assume there are a few thousand government and ancillary government jobs that non-Germans can't do... like chancellor.
 
2014-03-25 09:03:30 AM
1) They have something similar in Singapore

2) food purity laws are policed by the FDA here and similar organizations around the globe

6) Many counties including the USA are still sorting those things out

7) Holland?

8) already covered

9) most places police the other way, keeping nudists from straying onto the other sections of beach
 
2014-03-25 09:09:36 AM
Nein...Nein jobs...ah ahh ahhhhh..
 
2014-03-25 09:10:20 AM

child_god: abhorrent1: The 1516 Reinheitsgebot (purity laws) define what can go into beer - just barley, hops and water - and nothing else.

No sugar or yeast?

Also, good. They need this here. Fark your stupid moon dust gimmick beers

I looked it up.  TL;DR is they use yeast and grain mash. Yeast was added to the list later on.  The grain is germinated by soaking and left moist for a bit to activate the natural sugars, then roasted to kill the sprout from eating the sugars up.  From there, normal brewing occurs to make wort and then ferment with yeast.

I think I'll try this method on my next batch of brew.


They used to only use natural yeast I think, just like whatever happens to grow in there gets to be what's used.  I guess that's the way it used to be with bread and everything before they knew about yeast.  Once yeast was discovered and people elsewhere making beer were selecting their yeasts and having more stable, predictable batches, they decided to add yeast to the list.
 
2014-03-25 09:15:13 AM

Dingleberry Dickwad: Mid_mo_mad_man: AirForceVet: My personal favorite: Beer Police.

I thought the purtiy laws were gone. Either way we have them in the USA also. We call them health inspectors. Most of the jobs elsewhere.

The purity law isn't upheld anymore, but there's plenty of breweries who claim to still follow it.
As someone else mentioned, lots of European countries have legalized prostitution. There's also plenty of European countries that do the bottle and can sorting mentioned in that shiatty slideshow.


Many a lad in the US had bottle sorting job in highschool.
 
2014-03-25 09:17:18 AM

Mid_mo_mad_man: Dingleberry Dickwad: Mid_mo_mad_man: AirForceVet: My personal favorite: Beer Police.

I thought the purtiy laws were gone. Either way we have them in the USA also. We call them health inspectors. Most of the jobs elsewhere.

The purity law isn't upheld anymore, but there's plenty of breweries who claim to still follow it.
As someone else mentioned, lots of European countries have legalized prostitution. There's also plenty of European countries that do the bottle and can sorting mentioned in that shiatty slideshow.

Many a lad in the US had bottle sorting job in highschool.


Many a lad in the US had a bottle sorting job in highschool.
 
2014-03-25 09:19:19 AM

ReapTheChaos: Pumpernickel bread: Legal prostitution and nude beaches?  How did Germany get the reputation for being so uptight.

Where did you hear they had that reputation? Germany is known for making some of the filthiest porn in the world, sexually speaking I would never call them uptight.


Plenty of U.S. Americans formed their impression of Germany from what grampaw told them about The War. The Bavarian corporal's pals, while often secretly freaky, were very uptight in their public morality pronouncements, and that reputation still has some credence among people who have never been to Europe and who probably never will go.

It's been my understanding that Germans are the most sexually promiscuous people in the world (although, apparently they're behind the Brits), which would be somewhat more awesome if the women believed in shaving their armpits and legs a bit more often.
 
2014-03-25 09:21:03 AM

child_god: TL;DR is they use yeast and grain mash. Yeast was added to the list later on.  The grain is germinated by soaking and left moist for a bit to activate the natural sugars, then roasted to kill the sprout from eating the sugars up.  From there, normal brewing occurs to make wort and then ferment with yeast.

I think I'll try this method on my next batch of brew.


Yeah, yeast wasn't included because no one knew about yeast when the law was written. They thought fermentation was a gift from god. The krausen on top of the fermenting beer was actually called "Godisgood" for a time.

Also, what your describing (germinated, sprouting) is the malting process, not a mash. The latter was what you do with the malted grain.
 
2014-03-25 09:21:47 AM
What a stupid article. Like others have said, most of the items aren't even close to germany only jobs. On top of the other ones mentioned, the first one "Order Officer" sounds like the exact same thing as a bylaw officer which they have everywhere I have ever lived and enforces things like noise and litter bylaws.
 
2014-03-25 09:22:47 AM

uttertosh: Badgerlad: Eeehm... The bottle recycling one isn't particularly specific to Germany. I know several people who had that as their first job in school here in Denmark.

Sweden here. Also saying THIS^


Michigan as well. We were one of the first states to have a bottle bill. Every supermarket does this in Michigan. It's a grubby, unpleasant job.

The Beer Hall Worker isn't unique to Germany, either. In Michigan we have a Bavarian town named Frankenmuth, and they have Oktoberfest every year.

This was a dumb slideshow by someone who didn't do much research.
 
2014-03-25 09:23:43 AM
doesn't one of the asian countries have their version of order officers?

a need for Oktoberfest staff can be found in any area with a high german population at one time, see the texas hill country


Legal Sex workers, also known as politicians can be found world wide


most of them, probably
 
2014-03-25 09:24:15 AM

MylesHeartVodak: Plant Rights Activist: Click HERE to see the list

how about you go fark yourself

How does this kind of shiat get greenlighted?


This and this times a brazillion.

Fark needs a link Reformation.
 
2014-03-25 09:24:18 AM

LrdPhoenix: child_god: abhorrent1: The 1516 Reinheitsgebot (purity laws) define what can go into beer - just barley, hops and water - and nothing else.

No sugar or yeast?

Also, good. They need this here. Fark your stupid moon dust gimmick beers

I looked it up.  TL;DR is they use yeast and grain mash. Yeast was added to the list later on.  The grain is germinated by soaking and left moist for a bit to activate the natural sugars, then roasted to kill the sprout from eating the sugars up.  From there, normal brewing occurs to make wort and then ferment with yeast.

I think I'll try this method on my next batch of brew.

They used to only use natural yeast I think, just like whatever happens to grow in there gets to be what's used.  I guess that's the way it used to be with bread and everything before they knew about yeast.  Once yeast was discovered and people elsewhere making beer were selecting their yeasts and having more stable, predictable batches, they decided to add yeast to the list.


They didn't know they were using yeast because it was kind of unknown at the time. Here's the wiki on the subject.
 
2014-03-25 09:26:18 AM
One Ticket please..

.graphics8.nytimes.com
 
2014-03-25 09:28:32 AM
Oh man, I'd love to be an Ordnungsamt.
 
2014-03-25 09:28:34 AM

LazyMedia: ReapTheChaos: Pumpernickel bread: Legal prostitution and nude beaches?  How did Germany get the reputation for being so uptight.

Where did you hear they had that reputation? Germany is known for making some of the filthiest porn in the world, sexually speaking I would never call them uptight.

Plenty of U.S. Americans formed their impression of Germany from what grampaw told them about The War. The Bavarian corporal's pals, while often secretly freaky, were very uptight in their public morality pronouncements, and that reputation still has some credence among people who have never been to Europe and who probably never will go.

It's been my understanding that Germans are the most sexually promiscuous people in the world (although, apparently they're behind the Brits), which would be somewhat more awesome if the women believed in shaving their armpits and legs a bit more often.


I take it you haven't actually been to Germany in the last 20 some odd years. I can't speak for before the 90s, but I spent 7 years over there starting in the mid 90s. The women most certainly shave their legs and pits and some even shave their snatch. It could be something from the older generations where the women didn't shave, but most modern women do.
 
2014-03-25 09:28:37 AM

LazyMedia: ReapTheChaos: Pumpernickel bread: Legal prostitution and nude beaches?  How did Germany get the reputation for being so uptight.

Where did you hear they had that reputation? Germany is known for making some of the filthiest porn in the world, sexually speaking I would never call them uptight.

Plenty of U.S. Americans formed their impression of Germany from what grampaw told them about The War. The Bavarian corporal's pals, while often secretly freaky, were very uptight in their public morality pronouncements, and that reputation still has some credence among people who have never been to Europe and who probably never will go.

It's been my understanding that Germans are the most sexually promiscuous people in the world (although, apparently they're behind the Brits), which would be somewhat more awesome if the women believed in shaving their armpits and legs a bit more often.


Germans are uptight, about following laws.

They aren't prudes though.

I lived in Germany, and i never once saw a female hairy armpit. Or hairy lip on a female, that i can recall.
 
2014-03-25 09:38:41 AM
Shiza videos?

/Mom, you'd tell me right?
 
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