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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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