[German] Couch surfing host wanted

Christie Dudley longobord at gmail.com
Fri May 13 09:13:26 PDT 2011


I wanted to point out that this person is not subscribed to the German list,
so please direct all replies to them directly.

Christie
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I'm the kind of person who finds and makes choices where there appear to be
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On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 8:42 AM, Uwe Geuder <noisebridge-ugeuder at snkmail.com
> wrote:

> 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.
>
> Regards,
>
> Uwe
>
>
> ---------- 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
>
>
> Hi!
>
> 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
> accommodation.
>
> 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
>
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