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Offline Dave Stepz

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1680 on: October 18, 2016, 08:35:23 AM »
it's bread

it's not going to kill me

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1681 on: October 18, 2016, 08:39:36 AM »
>:( you left this bread on your desk. we don't do that
:undecided: uh I'm sorry
>:( you shouldn't leave the bread on your desk like that
:undecided: ok
>:( you need to put it in a box, because of the bugs
:undecided: where should I have gotten a box?
>:( you can put it in a box
:undecided: where can I get a box?
>:( or in a plastic bag
:undecided: ok
 >:( you shouldn't eat it because of the bugs
:undecided: ok
>:( it's up to your decision but I recommend not to eat it
:undecided: ok
>:( (continues looking at me expectantly)

Less than 5 minutes in the door and this woman finds something to hassle me about

sometimes I feel like I get unreasonably annoyed at her but it's not that hard to be like "oh, here are some boxes/plastic bags, if you are going to leave some bread at school it's better to put it in a box"

but nah, she always has to make it as if I'm a child who has never done anything in my life and made some terrible mistake that I should have known better not to do, and practically lecture me about it while being unsatisfied with my responses

it's bread

it's not going to kill me
Also, they totally do do that. I see teachers passing out slices of cake and bread and everything and just leave it sitting on the others desks. No boxes or anything, just on a piece of paper.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1682 on: October 18, 2016, 08:43:11 AM »
yeah things that are left out for a while are totally fine... and of all the things that would attract bugs, bread is one of the least likely. the biggest risk with bread is that it will get stale, so I covered it with a napkin

meanwhile sliced fruit is left out all day until it's swarming with fruit flies and people still eat it

I think she gets off on giving me a hard time about trivial and completely pointless things
« Last Edit: October 18, 2016, 08:44:59 AM by moonbrie »

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1683 on: October 18, 2016, 08:54:04 AM »
yeah things that are left out for a while are totally fine... and of all the things that would attract bugs, bread is one of the least likely. the biggest risk with bread is that it will get stale, so I covered it with a napkin

meanwhile sliced fruit is left out all day until it's swarming with fruit flies and people still eat it

I think she gets off on giving me a hard time about trivial and completely pointless things

I had a co-teacher like that in my first year. She loved to criticise me so she would go out of her way to find things to criticise. She was always really passive aggressive about it, too, like "How can you find anything on your desk?" *smirk* like okay bitch, your own desk has wrappers from snacks from two weeks ago, your socks that you took off the other day, a banana from a few days ago, and a small paper cup full of your own phlegm as well as the usual papers, pens, and books all over the place. My desk just had the textbooks from all the different grade levels and my file folders strewn all over and my mug. Granted, I didn't wash my cup at the end of each day; I usually washed it the next morning but it's just coffee. It's not going to grow mould overnight and it was still a lot better than leaving my phlegm in a cup on my desk for days and continuing to spit in it daily.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1684 on: October 18, 2016, 10:42:02 AM »
Just a rant..

Is anyone else irritated with the new education rules where all classrooms must have the kids sitting in groups? having taught here for over 6 years, I have found this to be highly unproductive, as the kids just talk to one another. (I've always had them in rows/columns, all facing the front)

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1685 on: October 18, 2016, 10:45:05 AM »
Just a rant..

Is anyone else irritated with the new education rules where all classrooms must have the kids sitting in groups? having taught here for over 6 years, I have found this to be highly unproductive, as the kids just talk to one another. (I've always had them in rows/columns, all facing the front)

I'm not aware of this rule... All of my students sit in the rows / columns and some of the homerooms at my school have their classrooms set up in the same way. Is this a regional policy?? :huh: Also, I agree that sitting in groups makes the class unproductive. I just have the kids form groups when the activity calls for it.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1686 on: October 18, 2016, 11:40:07 AM »
It's always strange when the co-teachers pick pop songs to sing in class. Hearing a bunch of ten year olds yelling

Who cares if we're trashed, got a pocket full of cash we can blow oh oh oh,
Shots of patron,
And it's on, girl.

I imagine they go home and ask their parents what "Dancing Juice" is.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1687 on: October 18, 2016, 11:42:23 AM »
>:( you left this bread on your desk. we don't do that
:undecided: uh I'm sorry
>:( you shouldn't leave the bread on your desk like that
:undecided: ok
>:( you need to put it in a box, because of the bugs
:undecided: where should I have gotten a box?
>:( you can put it in a box
:undecided: where can I get a box?
>:( or in a plastic bag
:undecided: ok
 >:( you shouldn't eat it because of the bugs
:undecided: ok
>:( it's up to your decision but I recommend not to eat it
:undecided: ok
>:( (continues looking at me expectantly)

You really captured the nuance of her speech! Konglish perfectly executed~

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1688 on: October 18, 2016, 11:48:56 AM »
It's always strange when the co-teachers pick pop songs to sing in class. Hearing a bunch of ten year olds yelling

Who cares if we're trashed, got a pocket full of cash we can blow oh oh oh,
Shots of patron,
And it's on, girl.

I imagine they go home and ask their parents what "Dancing Juice" is.
Don't be obtuse. It's about the message of the song: getting married on a reckless, drunken whim. You know, follow your heart. :undecided:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1689 on: October 18, 2016, 11:50:58 AM »
Just a rant..

Is anyone else irritated with the new education rules where all classrooms must have the kids sitting in groups? having taught here for over 6 years, I have found this to be highly unproductive, as the kids just talk to one another. (I've always had them in rows/columns, all facing the front)

I'm not aware of this rule... All of my students sit in the rows / columns and some of the homerooms at my school have their classrooms set up in the same way. Is this a regional policy?? :huh: Also, I agree that sitting in groups makes the class unproductive. I just have the kids form groups when the activity calls for it.

It's in effect over in Daegu. Not sure about other regions.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1690 on: October 18, 2016, 11:54:27 AM »
Just a rant..

Is anyone else irritated with the new education rules where all classrooms must have the kids sitting in groups? having taught here for over 6 years, I have found this to be highly unproductive, as the kids just talk to one another. (I've always had them in rows/columns, all facing the front)

I'm not aware of this rule... All of my students sit in the rows / columns and some of the homerooms at my school have their classrooms set up in the same way. Is this a regional policy?? :huh: Also, I agree that sitting in groups makes the class unproductive. I just have the kids form groups when the activity calls for it.

It's in effect over in Daegu. Not sure about other regions.

Okay, so that's why I haven't heard of it but that's a stupid policy. Some teachers like having group seating assignments and if that works for them, great, but typically, there is a reason certain teachers choose certain seating arrangements. I feel for you. :cry:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1691 on: October 18, 2016, 12:00:43 PM »
Just a rant..

Is anyone else irritated with the new education rules where all classrooms must have the kids sitting in groups? having taught here for over 6 years, I have found this to be highly unproductive, as the kids just talk to one another. (I've always had them in rows/columns, all facing the front)

I'm not aware of this rule... All of my students sit in the rows / columns and some of the homerooms at my school have their classrooms set up in the same way. Is this a regional policy?? :huh: Also, I agree that sitting in groups makes the class unproductive. I just have the kids form groups when the activity calls for it.

It's in effect over in Daegu. Not sure about other regions.

Okay, so that's why I haven't heard of it but that's a stupid policy. Some teachers like having group seating assignments and if that works for them, great, but typically, there is a reason certain teachers choose certain seating arrangements. I feel for you. :cry:

I'm in Daegu but I've never heard of this rule. :shocked: I always start my kids off in rows and columns and have them make groups later if needed, for the same reason you both mentioned.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1692 on: October 18, 2016, 12:22:48 PM »
It's always strange when the co-teachers pick pop songs to sing in class. Hearing a bunch of ten year olds yelling

Who cares if we're trashed, got a pocket full of cash we can blow oh oh oh,
Shots of patron,
And it's on, girl.

I imagine they go home and ask their parents what "Dancing Juice" is.
At my first school, there was an English singing festival. We did that song and some Maroon 5 song which also was not that great. After the students had already memorized them, my CoT decided to ask me if the songs were ok.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1693 on: October 18, 2016, 12:30:31 PM »
The seating arrangement seems to change every so often, varying from rows/columns to rows of connected desks to cluster groupings. Or at least for my travel school where I go from homeroom to homeroom. Grade 6 has been pretty consistent though as are my middle schools

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1694 on: October 18, 2016, 12:54:31 PM »
It's always strange when the co-teachers pick pop songs to sing in class. Hearing a bunch of ten year olds yelling

Who cares if we're trashed, got a pocket full of cash we can blow oh oh oh,
Shots of patron,
And it's on, girl.

I imagine they go home and ask their parents what "Dancing Juice" is.
At my first school, there was an English singing festival. We did that song and some Maroon 5 song which also was not that great. After the students had already memorized them, my CoT decided to ask me if the songs were ok.

I don't wanna play no games
You don't gotta be afraid
Don't give me all that shy shit
No make-up on
That's my

Sugar

We did this song. Oi vey.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1695 on: October 18, 2016, 01:47:17 PM »
These days, I feel like yirgacheffe, moonbrie, and CO2 are the best reasons to keep coming back to Waygook.

Thanks, Mister.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1696 on: October 18, 2016, 02:01:56 PM »
It's always strange when the co-teachers pick pop songs to sing in class. Hearing a bunch of ten year olds yelling

Who cares if we're trashed, got a pocket full of cash we can blow oh oh oh,
Shots of patron,
And it's on, girl.

I imagine they go home and ask their parents what "Dancing Juice" is.
At my first school, there was an English singing festival. We did that song and some Maroon 5 song which also was not that great. After the students had already memorized them, my CoT decided to ask me if the songs were ok.

I don't wanna play no games
You don't gotta be afraid
Don't give me all that shy shit
No make-up on
That's my

Sugar

We did this song. Oi vey.

We also did both in my school. Is that weird? Why are schools are copying each other?

Anyway, to be fair, Korean kids usually have pretty innocent minds and it's usually the radio edit of the songs. :)

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1697 on: October 18, 2016, 02:02:07 PM »
These days, I feel like yirgacheffe, moonbrie, and CO2 are the best reasons to keep coming back to Waygook.

Thanks, Mister.

I have some like 2.5 - 3 year old 누룩. Will it still be decent if I try to make some mack? My 찹쌀 is like 2 years old, too. And my yeast is like 3 years old. But it's been in the fridge.

Do I need to buy new stuff, or can I just use this old stuff that I never got around to using?  I need fall mack.

You could give it a shot but I wouldn't expect it to A) ferment (at all or properly) and B) taste alright. That's a long damn time. My general rule for nuruk is a year, and you're well past that. The rice might be okay, if it was sealed and dry.

I'd make a simple danyangju with 100g of steamed chapssal/100 ml of good water and 15g of your nuruk just to see what happens. Won't take too long to prep and you can see what happens. Don't use the yeast, because then you can control for just the nuruk.

Keep me updated, I'm interested to see what happens with your ancient brewing supplies. hahaha

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1698 on: October 18, 2016, 02:53:09 PM »
These days, I feel like yirgacheffe, moonbrie, and CO2 are the best reasons to keep coming back to Waygook.

Thanks, Mister.

I have some like 2.5 - 3 year old 누룩. Will it still be decent if I try to make some mack? My 찹쌀 is like 2 years old, too. And my yeast is like 3 years old. But it's been in the fridge.

Do I need to buy new stuff, or can I just use this old stuff that I never got around to using?  I need fall mack.

You could give it a shot but I wouldn't expect it to A) ferment (at all or properly) and B) taste alright. That's a long damn time. My general rule for nuruk is a year, and you're well past that. The rice might be okay, if it was sealed and dry.

I'd make a simple danyangju with 100g of steamed chapssal/100 ml of good water and 15g of your nuruk just to see what happens. Won't take too long to prep and you can see what happens. Don't use the yeast, because then you can control for just the nuruk.

Keep me updated, I'm interested to see what happens with your ancient brewing supplies. hahaha

Okay. 100 / 15 ratio? I'll give that a shot tonight or tomorrow.

Yeah, there are more complicated recipes but a simple single fermentation is even steamed rice and water. Usually I'd say use 10 percent nuruk to rice ratio but it's old so I'm suggesting you jack it up a bit to 15.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #1699 on: October 18, 2016, 03:01:21 PM »
These days, I feel like yirgacheffe, moonbrie, and CO2 are the best reasons to keep coming back to Waygook.

Thanks, Mister.

dang my second compliment about my internet posts, I feel so validated

now to post another rant about the same teacher in the ranting thread!

(today has been pretty shit so I wasn't being sarcastic in saying that I appreciate your words lol)

 



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