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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #2000 on: October 25, 2016, 02:49:26 PM »

I just play football manager on my work PC. Been doing it for years. If I get bored of that I usually go for a 30 minute poo and solitaire session.

If it was a 30 minute poo and tetris I'd be more impressed.  Poo tetris.  Good way to kill time.
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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #2001 on: October 25, 2016, 02:58:11 PM »
If you are in the thrown for more than a minute to do your business, you best go see a doctor, change your diet, and drink more water.

30 minutes? Uffdah.  You're going to blow a gasket.

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #2002 on: October 25, 2016, 02:59:47 PM »
It always blows my mind when in a TV show or a movie, someone will use slang for a private part and my GF will ask me what it is and I say that it means dick/vag etc and she'll say, "No, it can't be that."

Yes, that's what schlong means. Sorry.

It's the same with Koreans and drugs. I know a lot about drugs because people do drugs where I'm from. It's on TV, movies, people can talk about it. It isn't completely ignored like it is here and when it's brought up no one says "NO, THAT'S WRONG BECAUSE WRONG."

I'm sure we all look like demonic, drug addled sex fiends. Sorry if I know what "Nose Candy" means.


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« Reply #2003 on: October 25, 2016, 03:13:20 PM »
What's this w2k extra taxi fare thing all about? I'm interested. Have they rigged the meter or something?

I hate it when the taxi driver let's someone else in your taxi and makes 2 stops and then when he let's the first dude out he charges em like w5k and then he charges you the actual fare. That's illegal by the way but it's happened to me half a dozen times.

That is illegal, and has been for years.  Tell the driver "No" and take a pic of his ID on the dash.  He will quickly apologise and relent.  this usually happens when it rains, as there are more fares to be had. 

it is called 합승.  Just tell him 합승 안해요
I had that happen once. It was only my second taxi ride in Korea and third ever, so I didn't know it was illegal, but it sure seemed fishy. It was after the subway shut down at night.

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« Reply #2004 on: October 25, 2016, 03:13:21 PM »
It always blows my mind when in a TV show or a movie, someone will use slang for a private part and my GF will ask me what it is and I say that it means dick/vag etc and she'll say, "No, it can't be that."

Yes, that's what schlong means. Sorry.

It's the same with Koreans and drugs. I know a lot about drugs because people do drugs where I'm from. It's on TV, movies, people can talk about it. It isn't completely ignored like it is here and when it's brought up no one says "NO, THAT'S WRONG BECAUSE WRONG."

I'm sure we all look like demonic, drug addled sex fiends. Sorry if I know what "Nose Candy" means.

WRONG.

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« Reply #2005 on: October 25, 2016, 03:17:40 PM »
What's this w2k extra taxi fare thing all about? I'm interested. Have they rigged the meter or something?

I hate it when the taxi driver let's someone else in your taxi and makes 2 stops and then when he let's the first dude out he charges em like w5k and then he charges you the actual fare. That's illegal by the way but it's happened to me half a dozen times.

That is illegal, and has been for years.  Tell the driver "No" and take a pic of his ID on the dash.  He will quickly apologise and relent.  this usually happens when it rains, as there are more fares to be had. 

it is called 합승.  Just tell him 합승 안해요
I had that happen once. It was only my second taxi ride in Korea and third ever, so I didn't know it was illegal, but it sure seemed fishy. It was after the subway shut down at night.

I've had it happen to me a couple of times, too -- didn't know if that was okay, wanted to say something about it but just let it go. Now I wish I'd said something. xD

I also hate it when I get the odd driver who tries to short me on my change. Like, really, dude? I may not know Korean, but I know how to math just fine. I can see the meter right there.

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« Reply #2006 on: October 25, 2016, 03:18:50 PM »
What do you guys do to not let super crappy classes get under your skin? On Tuesday I have the worst class at the end of the day and by the end, I feel so crappy and upset. Right now I'm listening to the Studio Ghibli relaxing piano collection.

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #2007 on: October 25, 2016, 03:21:08 PM »
If you are in the thrown for more than a minute to do your business, you best go see a doctor, change your diet, and drink more water.

30 minutes? Uffdah.  You're going to blow a gasket.

Don't you ever just take your phone to the restroom, drop your pants, open your favorite app, and just sit until your legs start falling asleep? :lipsrsealed:

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« Reply #2008 on: October 25, 2016, 03:22:57 PM »
Tidus. I hate your voice. You ruin dramatic scenes.
I feel like I'm missing something. All I can think of is Titus from Kimmy Schmidt.

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« Reply #2009 on: October 25, 2016, 03:23:30 PM »
If you are in the thrown for more than a minute to do your business, you best go see a doctor, change your diet, and drink more water.

30 minutes? Uffdah.  You're going to blow a gasket.

Don't you ever just take your phone to the restroom, drop your pants, open your favorite app, and just sit until your legs start falling asleep? :lipsrsealed:

Nice euphemism.  'I'm just downloading a new app' just took on a new meaning.

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« Reply #2010 on: October 25, 2016, 03:25:29 PM »
What do you guys do to not let super crappy classes get under your skin? On Tuesday I have the worst class at the end of the day and by the end, I feel so crappy and upset. Right now I'm listening to the Studio Ghibli relaxing piano collection.

Hoho Halo3 I just got out of one such class. You reminded me of a post I wanted to make here.

So this is the demon 3-3 class, the one after which my jerk cot is always hassling me. I feel like every class lately is worse than the last, because it's the last semester for them before they move on to high school and finals are in 2 weeks. This is also the class that the infamous Donghun is in (the one who I called annoying).

As soon as I walk into class, Donghun stands up and starts yelling at me WHY ENGLISH CLASS WHY and I just say sorry, I have to teach you. He keeps on with I HATE ENGLISH WHY ENGLISH and starts banging his head against the wall hard

That's the kind of greeting I love to receive upon walking into my classroom  :undecided: :cry:  :blank:

Anyways right now I'm listening to a mix of trot music with "Unconditional" as the seed

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« Reply #2011 on: October 25, 2016, 03:31:10 PM »
Tidus. I hate your voice. You ruin dramatic scenes.
I feel like I'm missing something. All I can think of is Titus from Kimmy Schmidt.



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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #2012 on: October 25, 2016, 03:31:10 PM »
Tidus. I hate your voice. You ruin dramatic scenes.
I feel like I'm missing something. All I can think of is Titus from Kimmy Schmidt.

Final Fantasy X. Nearly every time he speaks I wanna chuck something at the TV. I'd rather listen to Navi from Zelda.

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« Reply #2013 on: October 25, 2016, 03:31:20 PM »
What do you guys do to not let super crappy classes get under your skin? On Tuesday I have the worst class at the end of the day and by the end, I feel so crappy and upset. Right now I'm listening to the Studio Ghibli relaxing piano collection.

Hoho Halo3 I just got out of one such class. You reminded me of a post I wanted to make here.

So this is the demon 3-3 class, the one after which my jerk cot is always hassling me. I feel like every class lately is worse than the last, because it's the last semester for them before they move on to high school and finals are in 2 weeks. This is also the class that the infamous Donghun is in (the one who I called annoying).

As soon as I walk into class, Donghun stands up and starts yelling at me WHY ENGLISH CLASS WHY and I just say sorry, I have to teach you. He keeps on with I HATE ENGLISH WHY ENGLISH and starts banging his head against the wall hard

That's the kind of greeting I love to receive upon walking into my classroom  :undecided: :cry:  :blank:

Anyways right now I'm listening to a mix of trot music with "Unconditional" as the seed
Ugh. Mine is MS grade 2. At least they don't shout at me that they hate English though. Today I literally taught to 2 students while the rest talked, threw paper or played paper baseball, or played some insanely loud desk/hand slapping game.

I don't have a co at all, even though I have requested one for AT LEAST this class. I have been told that "they will work on it," to deal with it, and to report the students (but that I should be aware they can't actually punish the students and that apparently the only thing they are scared of is older students),

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #2014 on: October 25, 2016, 03:32:32 PM »
If you are in the thrown for more than a minute to do your business, you best go see a doctor, change your diet, and drink more water.

30 minutes? Uffdah.  You're going to blow a gasket.

Don't you ever just take your phone to the restroom, drop your pants, open your favorite app, and just sit until your legs start falling asleep? :lipsrsealed:

Nice euphemism.  'I'm just downloading a new app' just took on a new meaning.

It's a portmanteau :afro:

(I really wasn't getting at that, but worried others might go there.)

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #2015 on: October 25, 2016, 03:33:46 PM »
Can we stop pretending and just own the drug thing, at least the weed part?

Yeah, we've all smoked a bunch of pot. Most of us stopped when we came here. Some of us smoke when we go on vacation. A few of us are stupid/slick enough to smuggle it in. In all honesty, you're probably right to be suspicious of us because if you didn't test or come down hard, this place would be overflowing with it and teachers would be stoned out of their gourd most of the time and truth be told, it's probably for the best we aren't.

Let's stop acting like this is some unwarranted accusation and besmirching of our character. We smoke pot. Our countries are slowly coming around to legalizing it. It is what it is. If we want legal bud at home, we're going to have to accept the reputation as a bunch of stoners in other countries. When our two most popular shows on TV are about A) A High-school teacher turned meth cook and dealer and B) A borderline celebratory biographical series of the most notorious drug dealer of all time, we're going to be under the microscope. That's just how it is. I guess that's what the Dutch have been dealing with all this time. Whatever, they can handle it, so can I.

I was hanging out with a couple of Korean girls and the subject of weed came up. One of them was like "did you know some foreigners got caught with it?? Sometimes foreigners grow weed here!" and her friend goes, "yeah, but Koreans do it too!" and the first girl's eyes went wide like... "REALLY?" it totally blew her mind that a Korean person would engage in illegal drug activity.

To be fair, if some random Korean mentioned that they smoked pot all through college, you'd be pretty surprised too.

I mean the person out there who just shrugs when a Korean person says "Yeah, I grow dope over at my apartment in Nowon" is one cool cucumber.

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #2016 on: October 25, 2016, 03:37:54 PM »
Tidus. I hate your voice. You ruin dramatic scenes.
I feel like I'm missing something. All I can think of is Titus from Kimmy Schmidt.



Tidus is shocked you've never heard of him
Oh my. He looks like he would have an annoying voice. And I was never a gamer on any level. I only know Cloud from FF.  :lipsrsealed:

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #2017 on: October 25, 2016, 03:38:02 PM »
I wonder how Korea will react once the US legalizes weed in the rest of the states. Like you can't be surprised if it shows up in a drug test anymore around summer and xmas vacation lol

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #2018 on: October 25, 2016, 03:48:30 PM »
Tidus. I hate your voice. You ruin dramatic scenes.
I feel like I'm missing something. All I can think of is Titus from Kimmy Schmidt.



Tidus is shocked you've never heard of him
Oh my. He looks like he would have an annoying voice. And I was never a gamer on any level. I only know Cloud from FF.  :lipsrsealed:

Tidus would be much more tolerable as a silent protagonist type. Alas

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #2019 on: October 25, 2016, 03:52:18 PM »
That's a he?

 



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