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    German Translation

    I forgot, the mugs we received at the rally say " NICHT UBER...MAX". What does it mean?

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    I'm guessing. . . . "Nothing better"?

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    I saw that also...
    maybe
    "Don't over fill"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hodag View Post
    I saw that also...
    maybe
    "Don't over fill"
    Ding Ding Ding!!

    We have a winner!!

    Now, can anyone tell us where it came from!!!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rasbutan View Post
    Ding Ding Ding!!

    We have a winner!!

    Now, can anyone tell us where it came from!!!?
    I heard it used it in regards to filling oil


    btw umlauts were missing

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hodag View Post
    I heard it used it in regards to filling oil


    btw umlauts were missing
    Hogans Heros, episode 13,1966 the blonde bar maid to Bob Craine at the local Haufbrau discussing the amount of nitro it would take to blow up the nazi train...

    Werner Klemperer thought they were talking beer here....
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    It comes right off of the oil dipstick in your airhead.
    " Do not go over... maximum

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    This phrase can be found on EVERY airhead oil dipstick.

    NICHT UBER MAX ... STAND AUFFULLEN


    It means "Do Not Overfill ... Stand Upright"


    I just had to take it from our BMW motorcycles and put it onto the rally mugs.
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    With all the dipsticks around, we should have known.
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    I'm sure the Beer Committee will have something to say about those mugs...and the inscription!
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    Nicht ?£ber Max Stand Auff??llen. I have always thought it meant: "Do not fill above the 'max' mark"

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    judjones,
    You are correct with your translation

    As a True German I am aware of how difficult the German language can be.


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    Eventually I'm going to have to take the bubble wrap off ours and see how they endured the journey home. Maybe next time free shipping could be included.

    I'm sure Lisa will enjoy bringing her Beer Stein to school to show off...
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    Quote Originally Posted by SheRidesABeemer View Post
    Eventually I'm going to have to take the bubble wrap off ours and see how they endured the journey home. Maybe next time free shipping could be included.
    Hi Gail --- The MOA would have been happy to ship it for you. I am sorry that wasn't communicated.

    I hope yours made it home okay. If not, we do have a couple of spares ... just-in-case...

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    Quote Originally Posted by judjones View Post
    Nicht ?£ber Max Stand Auff??llen. I have always thought it meant: "Do not fill above the 'max' mark"
    Interesting to see how things get translated... All the other previous one's were close but no cigar.

    If you need anything translated you can send it my way, as I am fluid in German, not always in English... However, I am sure that I am not by myself in that category in this forum/website...
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