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How good should one be to participate in Pasporta Servo?

I completely agree with the two previous answers. The only reason I am replying, is because I am the one behind the main e-mail account for the service. And I would encourage you to ask more questions ...
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How good should one be to participate in Pasporta Servo?

My wife and I did our first PS trip after we'd been learning a year. I recall I told our hosts that we were "beginners" and a few were surprised that we were actually able to speak Esperanto. (I ...
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What is the easiest way to find Esperantized names of cities?

A good way is to find the city on English Wikipedia then click the Esperanto on the list of languages. Of course, that supposes that the city is large enough to have an Esperanto Wikipedia page.
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How good should one be to participate in Pasporta Servo?

During IJK in Wroclaw this year, Lars Sözüer presented the new version of Pasporta Servo (the website). He also anwered questions afterwards such as "Is it allowed to bring partners/family-members who ...
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What is the easiest way to find Esperantized names of cities?

OpenStreetmap(OSM) is a free/open database of geographical info in the world. Many city nodes contain their Esperanto translation. (anybody can contribute in OSM to add more translations) You can ...
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How good should one be to participate in Pasporta Servo?

I'd just like to add that the border is very blurry between the "leechers" who just want to be hosted for free, barely speaking Esperanto, and the beginners who often have the Impostor syndrome but ...
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Why is Pasporta Servo Not Allowing Me to Register?

developer here. First, it’s clear that there is a User Experience issue, as you don’t receive any feedback after a not successful form sending. Nevertheless, if your password are matching, it boils ...
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What is the easiest way to find Esperantized names of cities?

I have to add that on pasportaservo at this point the search option is not in its best state. In theory, you can type in Esperanto, or "local" names with latin spelling, but you might not get good ...
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Feasible trip itineraries using only Pasporta Servo?

I'm in the US and routinely receive guests who arrive by public transport. Pick your area of interest, contact hosts, go there, and be flexible. It will be great.
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What is the easiest way to find Esperantized names of cities?

The easiest way to find out what the esperanto name for a city, if it doesn't appear on the numerous lists of city names on the internet, is to search up if that city has an esperanto community. If ...
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What is the easiest way to find Esperantized names of cities?

Another automatic way will be to ask Wikidata to give you all the Esperanto cities fetched. http://tinyurl.com/zsmtlb6
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