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I guess you don’t know Germany. Unlike Americans, the German police don’t have much tolerance for scheming BS.

That is for sure. My wife lives there but is Chinese. When I was visiting, she bought me a 5 day ticket for the rail but accidentally started it 5 days in the future. We got randomly asked for our tickets, she had a pass, the police said my ticket wasn't valid yet and I had to pay a fine. She try to explain that it was an error

Police: you speak German?
Wife: a little bit but not well (I. German)
Police: you understand enough. Even if you don't, doesn't matter. 88 euro fine.
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