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Otherwise, I would look for shops near Sorbonne, because students have to print their university thesis somewhere. :smart-thinking-blob:
I assume most universities would have their own in-house printing facilities; at least mine did, and handled my PhD thesis as a matter of course without me spending a cent. (edit: It may have been taken on some project's budget or something... I don't remember...)

I don't recall how it was for master's and internship reports (which are much simpler/smaller print jobs anyway), but the idea of students having to hunt for shops and pay out of pocket for non-trivial printing required by a university course / diploma strikes me as wrong, even possibly against regulations. Where I am now, I'm quite sure we print students' reports if requested to do so (though some may find it simpler to print themselves).

So it's not clear to me that "proximity of university" implies "printing shops open to the public". And If Le Pertti needs this as part of a course (in a public établissement d'enseignement supérieur), the first step is to ask the ones responsible if they can handle the printing.
 
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Li Kao

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Hmm, yeah, as Gamall Wednesday Ida said, it stands to logic to ask the person asking for it, or at least the printing dept.
I'm super sorry I can't be of any help, I never printed things outside my home.
 
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It's lunchtime right now in France; when the service reprographie re-opens here, I'll have a quick chat with them and ask if my intuition that there are legal guidelines for expensive printing jobs asked of students holds any water at all.
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A quick chat later:

My current school has local policies in place (6 PhD theses / candidate + a 10€/year printing budget per student, that covers all we ask of them, as well as some private printing tasks if they so wish).

However, though the person I talked to does not know the legal context, her general impression is that there is no overarching legal framework, but purely per-establishment policies. I had assumed there was because 1° it seems right, and 2° all places I've been have had similar policies.

So beyond advising you to diplomatically protest the colour requirement (is it really a demand ? What's the rationale for it ?) and point out to whoever will listen that you're not made of gold, I'm afraid I can be of no help.
 
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Went to a printing service near Sorbonne and they were great, I got everything printed on nice paper and in colour for only 30€! Thats like half of what other places were charging. Downside is I have turn in loose pages in plastic pockets haha
 
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Since everyone is complaining about monopoly, so what’s up with cafe Richard being the only coffee one can find in paris?!?XD
 
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Since the Parisian summer was so cold and wet this year, the result is that there are so many mosquitos ! Feels like being back in northern Sweden. I live on the third floor and didn't think they could even fly this high!
 
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Casino has some crazy deals going on, every time I shop there I get a discount code for the next time and its always 30% off and that's super good! Usually its like buy for 20€ and get 6€ or 50€ and get 15€ off. It has come to the point where I buy stuff I don't need or should buy, like today bought a 4 pack expensive ginger ale! And I don't , shouldn't , can't drink soda!
 
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One day I'll go and visit France. My ex boss is married to a French citizen, maybe I'll ask him for tips the next time I see him :p

Edit: about the country not about the marriage lmao
 
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I have seriously bought groceries from Casino now for 150€ and only paid 100€! I have so much food there is no more room to store everything!XD
 
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Hey French people! Which bank is good? Thinking about finally changing bank from the online bank I have now to a real one. I have Nickel now and it works just fine but still feel like I should have a real one if I want to build a real life here in France.
 

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Hey, I have a question for the more bilingual inclined Frenchies here. How would you say that someone / something is 'bourrin' in English ? Never found a satisfying answer when I googled it some years back.
A mindless ox ? An ox ? Would the meaning jump at an English speaking person ?
 

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I was reading the lyrics for that song and noticed this

on sait bien qu'on fait pas d'mal

when put on google translator the d in d'mal seems to be pronounced with pas, or so I kind of hear? is this correct? I head "pa'd mal"
 
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I was reading the lyrics for that song and noticed this

on sait bien qu'on fait pas d'mal

when put on google translator the d in d'mal seems to be pronounced with pas, or so I kind of hear? is this correct? I head "pa'd mal"
Yeah the S is silent in pas. Consonants are usually silent at the end of a word. Took me way too long to learn that.
 
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Looks like they took a little too much inspiration from Papa Gamestop with their shit practices and added guarantees. Mama Justice told them to stop being misleading.
 
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Like I said elsewhere, I'm not too worried about this election. A good amount of people, like me, hate Macron, but at the end of the day they know the choice they have to make. Right wing shithead or far right trash. It worked five years ago. It should work again now, even if the trick is getting tired and there is a very real risk that one day people are gonna forget their sense and, by inaction, pave the way for the worst.

Next election, though ? The danger is extreme.
You still have those historic parties that amount to something together but prefer putting a bullet through their head than working together. You could say they have 5 years to change, but that's what they had already and look at how they massacred my boy.
Melenchon is not getting younger.
Le Pen will definitely be there.
Macron won't even be able to participate, two mandates only. And there is shit all guarantee that his successor will amount to anything.

Do you see the shit we are in five years from now ? And that's without the moron in chief alienating a part of the country against him again, he is able to do that, I don't have to hold his beer.

I think France voters are still very much in demand for a, let's say a father of the nation figure. A gentle giant, at least someone they perceive as such. Now let's take a look at the current political figures. Gentle giants are nowhere to be seen, and the only constant is hate.

I'm not worried today. Five years from now, I'm scared shitless.
 
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Even if it is in five years, that there is a good chance even now is a disaster for us a society.

my biggest worry is all those anti macron who would vote for melenchon instead will vote for le pen.
 
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Been a long time since I had Macarons! I think the last time I actually bought them was on a date 2019!
Well it wasn't a date, I was out with a friend and told her if she wanted some. It had been like 10 years since I properly had one!
 
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Yup, biggest % of people not voting since 1969. And biggest Far Right % ever.
Everything is fine.gif

Left and right have roughly 4 years to come back from the deeper reaches of their collective ass, or we are in for some rough times.
Even the shit party of this shit president, no one at the moment looks to fit the bill for President.

Legislatives will be interesting.
 
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