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Re: Frankfurt Master Thread I'm not sure if this belongs here or somewhere else, so if a mod wants to move this feel free, or if someone wants to make a Wiki with this info that could be done as well.

In short here is my TR from Frankfurt. (I do have pics if anyone wants I could add, I tried taking some "identifying" pics so it could be easy to explain where the locations are)

I arrived around 7 am, met some friends that landed about an hour later. We rented a van (as we were 7 people) with a GPS, and went to Worms. In Worms we davened in the Rashi Shul, checked out the Mikvah, dent in the wall, and the room where they say Rashi would learn/ talk to people. There is a chair built into the wall which they say is Rashi’s chair. We went to the Museum, not a whole lot of interesting things there but they gave us a map which helped us find the cemetery (info below)

We then went to Michelstadt, from Michelstadt we went back to Frankfurt. We went to the Old Old Cemetery, then to Zohar to eat and went back to the Airport. Below are all the addresses and or tips I have on finding these locations:

Worms:
Hintere Judengasse 6 67547 Worms – is the address for the Jewish Museum in the Rashi House
If you google “synagogenplatz 67547 Worms” you’ll see the parking lot where we parked and the Shul is right there.

According to Google, this is the address for the cemetery: Willy-Brandt-Ring 21, 67547 Worms, Germany ‎ if you look on Google maps it puts the location pretty close if not exactly by the entrance. We parked illegally on the sidewalk, I am not sure where there is real parking close by.

Michelstadt:
Am Stadion 11, Michelstadt, Germany
GPS brought us there with no issue it’s on the left side of the street. There are street signs directing you there as well.

Frankfurt:
Old Old Cemetery:
Battonnstraße 32 Frankfurt, Germany   
It will be on your right side. If you go to google maps and type this address in, if you click onto street view you will see the fence of the cemetery on the right side. I didn’t realize this and drove right by it..
(if you notice on the fence of the cemetery they have a small “brick” attached to the wall with a name, DOB, DOD & Location for each Jew from Frankfurt that was murdered during WW2) (1 very famous one there is Anne Frank)

Food:
Zohar
Savignystrasse 66 Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60325
It’s a large building, seems like it’s a Community Center. They have security there, and they asked us for ID before they let us into the building. The food was good, not great. They only wanted cash and may have overpriced the conversion as we only had US dollars. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Preferred language there was Yiddish or Hebrew.

September 16, 2013, 12:17:12 PM
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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
Bmg Shuk open now?
Yes

October 15, 2016, 10:34:15 PM
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Re: Drones Master Thread
Wish it was a tad cheaper.
Just buy your wife another birthday present

May 24, 2017, 02:18:59 PM
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Re: Private Island Paradise: Something Fishy's Anniversary Adventure
Minimum three nights, preferably four. I think longer than that and you'd get island fever.

My wife disagrees and says shes fine with moving here for a year ;D.

Are you picking her up on the 11th anniversary?   ;)

July 04, 2017, 10:27:04 PM
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Re: Guns Master Thread
You're right. they should make it illegal to convert guns to full auto.
We should also ban drunk driving because it kills people.
Oh oops that is the law and still happens.

October 02, 2017, 04:00:56 PM
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Re: Amex Offers Discussion Thread
I had this offer a few months ago and ended up using it.

Yippeee! Could you read the thread that you posted in?
That would be more impressive if everyone read it! NO DISCUSSION is it that hard for everyone to understand?

November 07, 2017, 12:16:04 AM
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Re: Something Fishy Photo Workshops Master Thread
I really dont understand what he is taking offense to
It's 2018 everything is offensive, including you not understanding why he's offended.

February 10, 2018, 10:48:01 PM
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Re: 2018 Arctic Expedition You got white real quickly  :P
March 26, 2018, 05:01:06 PM
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
Had a remarkably good meal on the shirt PHL-MIA hop. Borenstien Braised short ribs, cous cous, and a bunch of weird sides. Was pretty tasty.
I hope your stomach enjoyed the meal as much as your shirt

December 06, 2018, 08:36:26 PM
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Re: DDF DO: Lakewood Edition
Is that an ez-pass?
Same idea, except from another state.

December 10, 2018, 11:54:17 PM
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December 12, 2018, 07:51:14 AM
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
Here you go...
If @Something Fishy adds me as a contact.. it'll be easy enough..

Here are some more that I think you left off









"Breakfast is served"












December 12, 2018, 10:49:37 AM
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report These are from @Dan Instagram stories:






December 12, 2018, 11:09:15 AM
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December 12, 2018, 06:24:30 PM
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December 13, 2018, 06:59:08 PM
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report


December 15, 2018, 11:41:01 PM
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
Cuverville Island

https://youtu.be/hUXaE8ykhQI

December 16, 2018, 10:27:32 AM
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report Around and around

https://youtu.be/WyoW6d9-AOc

December 16, 2018, 11:35:40 PM
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report Woke up with a view





Who did it better, a mack truck, elephant seal or @Something Fishy



December 17, 2018, 06:32:04 PM
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Re: "First" in Antarctica?
Siyummmm?
Without social media there was no point in one

December 18, 2018, 09:18:33 AM
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Re: DDF DO: Lakewood Edition
You don't live in Lakewood either big talker. And I didn't see you offering to host when I was in your neighborhood either so PUOSU.
He's also not offering to host in a city where has no where to host

March 28, 2019, 05:16:12 PM
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Re: DDF DO: Lakewood Edition
Neither did I

Dunno about you, but when someone says this:

My place, tonight

In a specific city DO thread, most people would take it that you live in Lakewood and are hosting a DO

March 28, 2019, 05:41:39 PM
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Re: Succos supplies affected?
Biggest kaoher distributor is Kayco.
Facts on the ground which I deal with everyday prove home wrong. Kayco themselves had a grape juice shortage before pesach and I have the emails to prove it.

Kayco does not and did not have a grape juice shortage

April 21, 2020, 01:48:24 PM
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Re: Bird Feeders and Backyard Birding

After seeing @Something Fishy 's post, I "quickly" dug through the pictures that I had handy and came up with the following compilation of most of the birds that I identified in my backyard.
Obviously #IamNotFishy so my pictures aren't nearly as good as what he posted, but hopefully some of you enjoy them either way.

American Goldfinch

   
American Robin


Baltimore Oriole (and house finches on the move)


Baltimore Oriole with a mouthful of grape Jelly


Black vulture


Blue Grosbeak (male)


Blue Jay


a very wet Blue Jay


Brown-headed cowbird (male)


Brown-headed cowbird (female)


Carolina Chickadee


Carolina wren (female Northern Cardinal in the background)


Chipping Sparrow


Common Grackle




Downy Woodpecker (female)


Downy Woodpecker (male)


Gray catbird




House Finch (female)


House Finch (male) & White-breasted Nuthatch


Mourning dove




Northern Cardinal (male)


Northern Cardinal (female)


Northern Flicker


Red-winged Blackbird


Red-bellied Woodpecker


Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Female)


Ruby-throated Hummingbird


Tufted Titmouse


Turkey Vulture


White-breasted Nuthatch




White-throated Sparrow


Yellow-rumped Warbler



May 05, 2020, 01:26:51 PM
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Re: Bird Feeders and Backyard Birding
Can you post a picture of your whole setup?



This is what I have. The stand is not cheap but works great at keeping the squirrels away.

As @Something Fishy said go to your local Walmart, Home Depot, Lowe's and see what they have for feeders and food as they will probably be cheaper then amazon.

IIRC I bought the blue feeder in Walmart or Lowe's.

The Finch feeder (yellow) was much cheaper on Amazon when I purchased it, but there are many options available such as this, or you could opt to get a "sock" which would be similar to this

The red hummingbird feeder I bought at Lowe's when they had a clearance. Amazon does have options such as this & this.

This is the orange feeder which has a cup for grape jelly and posts for a slices Orange, @Something Fishy managed to loose the cup, and ordered replacements I am sure he would gladly show how he rigged it now so it shouldn't disappear again (I haven't have this issue)

The brown feeder I also purchased from Amazon, I like this one as if its a heavy bird or squirrel it will close so they can't get to the food.

In case you missed the app conversation this is a great app to help you identify the birds you are seeing. Also as @Something Fishy mentioned this book is great, and being that I live in NJ I like this book as well.

Regarding seeds for the feeder you could get seed in the above mentioned stores, try some and see how it goes, you could always get something more expensive like this if you want to "treat" the birds or test and see if it attracts other birds.

Keep in mind it could take a week or 2 until your yard get added to the "waze" of birds and you start noticing visitors.


May 06, 2020, 11:03:22 AM
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Re: Bird Feeders and Backyard Birding
I think this belongs in this thread

https://vm.tiktok.com/3nsbp3/

https://www.amazon.com/Droll-Yankees-DROFLIPPER-887961451702-Squirrel/dp/B00004ZB4U

May 14, 2020, 02:46:41 PM
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Re: Bird Feeders and Backyard Birding
I felt bad for the squirrel. Cruel.
Apparently squirrels hijacked this chat as well... #justSaying

May 14, 2020, 07:16:34 PM
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Re: Bird Feeders and Backyard Birding

Can anyone identify either bird?

This guy was mostly a dark grey with some darker black areas. (His head reminds me of a chicken lol)



I believe this is an immature Common Grackle

May 19, 2020, 12:05:41 AM
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Re: Where Are You Posting From Now?
New Jersey
Please leave

June 07, 2020, 01:45:31 AM
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Re: Where Are You Posting From Now?
You both need an oil change!
As well as a shower and bed

June 12, 2020, 05:29:39 PM
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Re: Bird Feeders and Backyard Critters
New species today: Northern Flicker!

Question for the pros. There are two woodpeckers that come to my feeder that I have identified as a downy woodpecker but they differ in size. One is about the size of a red bellied woodpecker and the other maybe half the size. Can they be the same species?

The larger one is most likely the Hairy Woodpecker

June 30, 2020, 03:42:55 PM
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Re: Bird Feeders and Backyard Critters Spotted on Friday...
Baltimore Oriole

September 21, 2020, 12:07:11 PM
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Re: Bird Feeders and Backyard Critters
Nice shots!

We also spotted it here but the tiny bird was darting between branches faster than my camera could focus on it...

This is sadly the only pic i could come up with... enough for a positive ID, but barely.

Species #49


Yes took me about 45 min to get those shots, that bird wouldn't stop for a second.

October 20, 2020, 12:11:04 PM
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