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by Hank W.
Tue Sep 25, 2012 1:43 am
Forum: Jobs and Entrepreneurship in Finland
Topic: Looking for Job in Finland
Replies: 29
Views: 1581

Re: Looking for Job in Finland

It can be done in six months, don't listen to those who say that is not possible. ... If you are fast learning you can learn the language in 6 months for sure (i've seen real cases). Yes exactly, and theres also cases of people who have lived here 20 years or more, and still can't form a coherent s...
by Hank W.
Mon Apr 02, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: Living in Finland
Topic: PETS IN FINLAND
Replies: 33
Views: 3072

Re: PETS IN FINLAND

Tyzhao, I may be rude, but where are you from?
We are getting very mixed up cultural signals here.
You might be in very big trouble
by Hank W.
Wed Aug 20, 2008 7:33 pm
Forum: Moving To Finland
Topic: Question about Population Registry and Finnish ID
Replies: 6
Views: 1145

Re: Question about Population Registry and Finnish ID

mrshourula wrote:are you saying she should wait one week between registering and apply for ID?
once you are "in the computer" theres far much less confusion... she is *in* the computer but not as a Tampere resident
by Hank W.
Wed Aug 20, 2008 7:31 pm
Forum: Moving To Finland
Topic: Question about Population Registry and Finnish ID
Replies: 6
Views: 1145

Re: Question about Population Registry and Finnish ID

ID is 40 euros in cash at hand (or a bank card which is not electron)...
by Hank W.
Sun Jul 13, 2008 12:24 am
Forum: Moving To Finland
Topic: Another American moving to Finland next month
Replies: 43
Views: 4364

Re: Another American moving to Finland next month

south of the border ones are universally available
by Hank W.
Sat Jul 12, 2008 6:37 pm
Forum: Moving To Finland
Topic: $7000 USD for a residence permit?? Get real!
Replies: 34
Views: 3894

Re: $7000 USD for a residence permit?? Get real!

AlexTroublemaker wrote:...not to make it more difficult or stressful!
o rly? :lol:
by Hank W.
Sat Jul 12, 2008 6:21 pm
Forum: Jobs and Entrepreneurship in Finland
Topic: Business stories
Replies: 15
Views: 754

Re: Business stories

Depends also on what kind of trends your business is depending on. Say you run a lounaspaikka in Nowheremäki across from the factory... One fine day globalization bites and the factory is closed down and your lunch dates are gone. So if - now that is the question, if you aren't able to adapt to the ...
by Hank W.
Sat Jul 12, 2008 6:05 pm
Forum: Kielikoulu
Topic: tapahtui Hyvinkään Sveitsissä
Replies: 3
Views: 665

Re: tapahtui Hyvinkään Sveitsissä

Tai tuomita tekoväline valtiolle.
by Hank W.
Sat Jul 12, 2008 6:01 pm
Forum: Jobs and Entrepreneurship in Finland
Topic: Business stories
Replies: 15
Views: 754

Re: Business stories

Useful information: If you are not versed in how the "system" in Finland works, going on a business course and actually learning what all it takes, maybe getting into a business incubator - before starting a business without an illusion of becoming rich overnight? Apparently there is nothing fundame...
by Hank W.
Sat Jul 12, 2008 5:09 pm
Forum: Jobs and Entrepreneurship in Finland
Topic: Business stories
Replies: 15
Views: 754

Re: Business stories

So its always somebody elses fault the business fails - and not the person's who had a "think"? Er, where did I say that? Bureaucracy, @#$% over by suppliers or late payers, business dried up....? not the person admitting he didn't know what he was getting into and it was his own fault. Always some...
by Hank W.
Sat Jul 12, 2008 4:06 pm
Forum: Kielikoulu
Topic: tapahtui Hyvinkään Sveitsissä
Replies: 3
Views: 665

tapahtui Hyvinkään Sveitsissä

Vastaan käveli puukkorunkkari.
by Hank W.
Sat Jul 12, 2008 3:57 pm
Forum: Studying in Finland
Topic: Entrance Exam for MBA.
Replies: 28
Views: 3014

Re: Entrance Exam for MBA.

rinso wrote: A little edgy?
prinsessa ruusu linnassa, linnassa, linnassa, prinsessa ruusu linnassa, on pahan noidan pauloissa, pauloissa, pauloissa. :lol:
by Hank W.
Sat Jul 12, 2008 3:49 pm
Forum: Moving To Finland
Topic: Whyis My Residence permit processing time taking so long?
Replies: 155
Views: 11307

Re: Whyis My Residence permit processing time taking so long?

And marriage isn't any automatic reason to get a residence permit. They can say "its fake" and then its up to you to prove it isn't, and it isn't poetry that is going to help, but proof of family life.
by Hank W.
Sat Jul 12, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: Moving To Finland
Topic: Whyis My Residence permit processing time taking so long?
Replies: 155
Views: 11307

Re: Whyis My Residence permit processing time taking so long?

soulfromhighplaces wrote:are you aware that anybody can choose to live where he/she wants to live..?
Living in Finland is a privilege, not a right.
by Hank W.
Sat Jul 12, 2008 3:27 pm
Forum: Moving To Finland
Topic: Whyis My Residence permit processing time taking so long?
Replies: 155
Views: 11307

Re: Whyis My Residence permit processing time taking so long?

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