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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4620 on: December 08, 2017, 11:02:12 AM »
Cloudy here today and cold, only 25C. Glad I drove the car to work and not the motorbike. I woulda froze to death. The car makes a good excuse to stop and do some Christmas shopping. Gonna put the tree up tomorrow. Excited!
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4621 on: December 08, 2017, 11:02:59 AM »
Amen to TGIF. This has been a long-ass week.

Can't say that I'll get to relax this weekend, but things will be getting done, and I'll get to talk to the attractive barista again, so it won't be so bad. I might even buy a small tree for my home. Haven't had one since coming to Korea and I miss it. Problem is it can't be bigger than my computer laptop or I won't have anywhere to put it. Really wish I could find a good fiber optics one.

Also, I want to play in the snow.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4622 on: December 08, 2017, 11:08:15 AM »
Amen to TGIF. This has been a long-ass week.

Can't say that I'll get to relax this weekend, but things will be getting done, and I'll get to talk to the attractive barista again, so it won't be so bad. I might even buy a small tree for my home. Haven't had one since coming to Korea and I miss it. Problem is it can't be bigger than my computer laptop or I won't have anywhere to put it. Really wish I could find a good fiber optics one.

Also, I want to play in the snow.

You can find really small ones about that size from Diaso for 5,000won, I think.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4623 on: December 08, 2017, 11:54:10 AM »
Amen to TGIF. This has been a long-ass week.

Can't say that I'll get to relax this weekend, but things will be getting done, and I'll get to talk to the attractive barista again, so it won't be so bad. I might even buy a small tree for my home. Haven't had one since coming to Korea and I miss it. Problem is it can't be bigger than my computer laptop or I won't have anywhere to put it. Really wish I could find a good fiber optics one.

Also, I want to play in the snow.

You can find really small ones about that size from Diaso for 5,000won, I think.

Daiso have these nice looking northern Europe santa clauses too for 3000 won.  I bought one for both of my co-teachers and I bought two for home and I have another one in my classroom now under the Christmas tree.  The tree looks much better than last year as I made a display behind it and I had some of those vertical light chains at home that I didn't need, so put them up behind the tree.  So it's looking good a cheery old corner.  After the test, I'll get the students to write their Christmas/new year wishes and messages on snowflakes and stick them to the display. 

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4624 on: December 08, 2017, 12:30:49 PM »
On the topic of clothing again...

I guess wearing an entirely different outfit every day of the week is possible (even shoes at a stretch) but why the heck do you need five different coats??!!

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« Reply #4625 on: December 08, 2017, 12:34:07 PM »
On the topic of clothing again...

I guess wearing an entirely different outfit every day of the week is possible (even shoes at a stretch) but why the heck do you need five different coats??!!

To match your 5 different pairs of shoes obviously....

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4626 on: December 08, 2017, 12:57:40 PM »
Class is actually pretty diverse. I think my Korean class is actually the most diverse out of all the current classes here (the names/class groupings were all posted the first day). The only true common tongue amongst all of us is the one we're learning, which is interesting.  Otherwise it's sometimes kinda like a big game of telephone except for the one unlucky guy who doesn't know any English/Chinese/Japanese/etc.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4627 on: December 08, 2017, 01:25:11 PM »
Amen to TGIF. This has been a long-ass week.

Can't say that I'll get to relax this weekend, but things will be getting done, and I'll get to talk to the attractive barista again, so it won't be so bad. I might even buy a small tree for my home. Haven't had one since coming to Korea and I miss it. Problem is it can't be bigger than my computer laptop or I won't have anywhere to put it. Really wish I could find a good fiber optics one.

Also, I want to play in the snow.
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4628 on: December 08, 2017, 02:41:47 PM »
Amen to TGIF. This has been a long-ass week.

Can't say that I'll get to relax this weekend, but things will be getting done, and I'll get to talk to the attractive barista again, so it won't be so bad. I might even buy a small tree for my home. Haven't had one since coming to Korea and I miss it. Problem is it can't be bigger than my computer laptop or I won't have anywhere to put it. Really wish I could find a good fiber optics one.

Also, I want to play in the snow.

You can find really small ones about that size from Diaso for 5,000won, I think.

Thanks, I'll give that a look.

@travelinpantsgirl: Not gonna be in Seoul anytime this month (I think), but thanks. xD

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4629 on: December 08, 2017, 02:55:08 PM »
I'm just staying home tonight after I get a haircut. Gonna watch the new Psych movie, some corny as hell Hallmark Christmas movie, and munch around. But I can't decide what to treat myself to tonight. I'm thinking just Mom's Touch... don't really feel like chicken or pizza, unless I could find a really good pizza.  :rolleyes:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4630 on: December 08, 2017, 02:58:55 PM »
I'm just staying home tonight after I get a haircut. Gonna watch the new Psych movie, some corny as hell Hallmark Christmas movie, and munch around. But I can't decide what to treat myself to tonight. I'm thinking just Mom's Touch... don't really feel like chicken or pizza, unless I could find a really good pizza.  :rolleyes:

Omg YES thank you for reminding me!!! 

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4631 on: December 08, 2017, 02:59:53 PM »
How about some Casablanca or Samarkand?

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4632 on: December 08, 2017, 03:00:21 PM »
I'm just staying home tonight after I get a haircut. Gonna watch the new Psych movie, some corny as hell Hallmark Christmas movie, and munch around. But I can't decide what to treat myself to tonight. I'm thinking just Mom's Touch... don't really feel like chicken or pizza, unless I could find a really good pizza.  :rolleyes:

http://www.icpk.co.kr/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Pizza_Kitchen#Description

Also, they invented chicken on pizza. The New York and Chicago crowds were too old school Italian to put chicken on their pizza, but a California chef figured he wasn't bound by the rules of the old school Italian types and started making more of the modern pizzas we see today. The Original BBQ Chicken Pizza.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4633 on: December 08, 2017, 03:00:36 PM »
I'm just staying home tonight after I get a haircut. Gonna watch the new Psych movie, some corny as hell Hallmark Christmas movie, and munch around. But I can't decide what to treat myself to tonight. I'm thinking just Mom's Touch... don't really feel like chicken or pizza, unless I could find a really good pizza.  :rolleyes:

Omg YES thank you for reminding me!!!
Haha, I have been looking forward to this for some time. But I was bummed to hear that Lassie was only going to have a cameo!

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4634 on: December 08, 2017, 03:02:01 PM »
I'm just staying home tonight after I get a haircut. Gonna watch the new Psych movie, some corny as hell Hallmark Christmas movie, and munch around. But I can't decide what to treat myself to tonight. I'm thinking just Mom's Touch... don't really feel like chicken or pizza, unless I could find a really good pizza.  :rolleyes:

http://www.icpk.co.kr/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Pizza_Kitchen#Description

Also, they invented chicken on pizza. The New York and Chicago crowds were too old school Italian to put chicken on their pizza, but a California chef figured he wasn't bound by the rules of the old school Italian types and started making more of the modern pizzas we see today. The Original BBQ Chicken Pizza.

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I do actually like their pizza, I'd never had it before coming to Korea. But unfortunately there isn't one near where I'm at.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4635 on: December 08, 2017, 03:08:14 PM »
I'm just staying home tonight after I get a haircut. Gonna watch the new Psych movie, some corny as hell Hallmark Christmas movie, and munch around. But I can't decide what to treat myself to tonight. I'm thinking just Mom's Touch... don't really feel like chicken or pizza, unless I could find a really good pizza.  :rolleyes:

Omg YES thank you for reminding me!!!
Haha, I have been looking forward to this for some time. But I was bummed to hear that Lassie was only going to have a cameo!

Yeah, I think I recall reading about some health issue that popped up; he was supposed to be more involved.  BUT they intend to make more movies :D

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4636 on: December 08, 2017, 03:10:25 PM »
I'm just staying home tonight after I get a haircut. Gonna watch the new Psych movie, some corny as hell Hallmark Christmas movie, and munch around. But I can't decide what to treat myself to tonight. I'm thinking just Mom's Touch... don't really feel like chicken or pizza, unless I could find a really good pizza.  :rolleyes:

Omg YES thank you for reminding me!!!
Haha, I have been looking forward to this for some time. But I was bummed to hear that Lassie was only going to have a cameo!

Yeah, I think I recall reading about some health issue that popped up; he was supposed to be more involved.  BUT they intend to make more movies :D
Yeah, he'd had a stroke! Glad he could even do the one scene, considering, but still. I love Lassie! But that's good news about the other movies~

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4637 on: December 08, 2017, 03:11:47 PM »
Going to Hongcheon tomorrow to help my old mak teachers filters hundreds of litres of Lotus Leaf and Pine Bud Makgeolli. The payment? Craft makgeolli by the litre. It's 미담 brand and the ajumma who makes it is awesome.

BOOM. She sells a litre (of the top layer 청주 with NO sediment/not watered down at all) of it for 40 000 and restos sell it for 65 000.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4638 on: December 08, 2017, 03:17:01 PM »
Going to Hongcheon tomorrow to help my old mak teachers filters hundreds of litres of Lotus Leaf and Pine Bud Makgeolli. The payment? Craft makgeolli by the litre. It's 미담 brand and the ajumma who makes it is awesome.

BOOM. She sells a litre (of the top layer 청주 with NO sediment/not watered down at all) of it for 40 000 and restos sell it for 65 000.

It'll be a good day tomorrow, friends.

..and Sunday?



I'm sure a maggeooli hangover, is worse than any other hangover surely?

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4639 on: December 08, 2017, 03:18:34 PM »
Going to Hongcheon tomorrow to help my old mak teachers filters hundreds of litres of Lotus Leaf and Pine Bud Makgeolli. The payment? Craft makgeolli by the litre. It's 미담 brand and the ajumma who makes it is awesome.

BOOM. She sells a litre (of the top layer 청주 with NO sediment/not watered down at all) of it for 40 000 and restos sell it for 65 000.

It'll be a good day tomorrow, friends.

..and Sunday?



I'm sure a maggeooli hangover, is worse than any other hangover surely?

We're getting back at 5PM, plenty of time to eat dinner and sober up a bit.  :laugh:......................... :huh:....................... :cry:

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