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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3080 on: March 28, 2017, 02:51:50 PM »
I stopped by the bakery near my travel school today and there was the cutest little puppy inside!!  Still had that new puppy smell too.  It immediately trotted over to me and was just falling all over my feet.  And followed me around as I looked at the wares. 

And the baker gave me a free bun (I didn't even spend that much).  Awesome. 

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3081 on: March 28, 2017, 03:19:56 PM »
I stopped by the bakery near my travel school today and there was the cutest little puppy inside!!  Still had that new puppy smell too.  It immediately trotted over to me and was just falling all over my feet.  And followed me around as I looked at the wares. 

And the baker gave me a free bun (I didn't even spend that much).  Awesome.


It really grosses me out when food places have animals running around inside.


If the animal looks cleanly it doesn't bother me.  There used to be a cat (presumably for mice?) but I didn't see it around. 

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3082 on: March 28, 2017, 03:49:04 PM »
The lights are all turned off in the hallways in my school, so it's like a dark tunnel with the open doors and light at the end. There was a very small child walking in the halls today (staff baby), but all I could see was the silhouette, so it was very eerie looking.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3083 on: March 28, 2017, 03:55:08 PM »
^That reminds me.  Today I showed my 3rd grade elementary kids "What's This?" from Nightmare Before Christmas and many of them started asking, "Slenderman???"

My, how times have changed. 

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3084 on: March 29, 2017, 12:25:56 PM »
Awwwww, the "We shall remember you Madiba" sign really hit me in the feels.
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3085 on: March 29, 2017, 01:00:48 PM »
So there's a new visiting teacher and I greeted him and he responded in kind. 

Then he kind of kept looking at me as though he expected me to say something else.  Slowly I realize that maybe he's wondering if I'm going to introduce myself.  By this time the silence has become palpable and slightly awkward (we both had smiles pasted to our faces) but then another teacher swooped in to guide him to his classroom. 

On the bright side, he seems much nicer than the last samul nori teacher who refused to even say hello (I always gave my greetings in Korean) and would literally just glare at me. 

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3086 on: March 29, 2017, 01:06:34 PM »
seeyou Later.

 :police: Okay, class how do we fix this?

 ;D :laugh: Big s!

 :police: Yeah, a capital at the start of a sentence! Very good! What's next?

 :afro: Seeyou!

 :police: What about it, Minseong? See, what, you?

 :afro: We need a jump.

 :police: ---->  :huh: A jump?

 :afro: Yes, jump button.

 :huh: Minseong, this isn't Overwatch. hahahahah It's a "space bar."







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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3087 on: March 29, 2017, 01:24:28 PM »
seeyou Later.

 :police: Okay, class how do we fix this?

 ;D :laugh: Big s!

 :police: Yeah, a capital at the start of a sentence! Very good! What's next?

 :afro: Seeyou!

 :police: What about it, Minseong? See, what, you?

 :afro: We need a jump.

 :police: ---->  :huh: A jump?

 :afro: Yes, jump button.

 :huh: Minseong, this isn't Overwatch. hahahahah It's a "space bar."

 :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3088 on: March 29, 2017, 01:38:25 PM »
^That kid would probably be my favorite.

I'm trying to adapt the board game "Sorry" into a 5 player version but I think I'm just giving myself a headache.  I've made a mini mock up using a pentagon shape and I can't decide if the inner negative space looks ugly.  And how will adding a 5th color affect gameplay?  Probably just overthinking it.  The way the board pieces are now, the 5th piece can be optional. 

(One of my relevant classes has 5 students whereas the others have less so it isn't an issue except for the one class)

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3089 on: March 29, 2017, 02:40:20 PM »
I went ahead and renewed my gym membership because I'm fierce, and one of the trainers that I accidentally made eye-contact with a couple of weeks back is now trying to chat me up whenever I go in.

So I've decided that I'm going to take a page out of the tales of waygook and start announcing my presence at the gym with a loud fart every time I go in.

I hope you're ready for me, world.

In other news, Bored Panda has inspired me to try to sculpt and decorate a cake to look like a bowl of kimchi jigae. I shall bring it to work for the office to share, should I be successful.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3090 on: March 29, 2017, 02:56:47 PM »
I went ahead and renewed my gym membership because I'm fierce, and one of the trainers that I accidentally made eye-contact with a couple of weeks back is now trying to chat me up whenever I go in.

So I've decided that I'm going to take a page out of the tales of waygook and start announcing my presence at the gym with a loud fart every time I go in.

I hope you're ready for me, world.

In other news, Bored Panda has inspired me to try to sculpt and decorate a cake to look like a bowl of kimchi jigae. I shall bring it to work for the office to share, should I be successful.

You're the hero we need.

But cake is poison.

Delicious poison.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3091 on: March 29, 2017, 03:06:08 PM »
You're the hero we need.

But cake is poison.

I eat cake for breakfast.

If you can nail this puppy, you will receive legend status. 



I was going to do this for my parents' camp, but that plan got nixx'd for reasons... but, yeah, this seems a lot easier than the kimchi jigae cake. xD

These skillz tho.
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3092 on: March 29, 2017, 04:40:14 PM »
Those cakes look amazing but I'm not fond of the flavor of fondant.  Or maybe I've just never had good fondant.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3093 on: March 29, 2017, 05:03:49 PM »
Those cakes look amazing but I'm not fond of the flavor of fondant.  Or maybe I've just never had good fondant.

My wife makes a marshmallow based one that is ok.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3094 on: March 29, 2017, 07:37:34 PM »
My wife and I went to snag some lunch today. I got my usual coffee + milk. I pick up the cup and it's like half full. Take a sip and it's ice cold and tastes like milk.

Upon hearing Americano + milk the lady behind the counter took an espresso shot and then dumped a full thing of milk in with it.

We go back up and the manager just looks at us, listens to what my wife says and knows what I need instantly. He's doing this massive eye roll response as the adjumma behind him is saying she had never heard of that before. The other two college kids behind the counter + adjumma watch him make the drink like he is turning water into wine.

I was surprised as this was on the campus of a major university with a large contingent of foreign students (and I imagine exchange students). I can't be the first white guy who can't handle black coffee.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3095 on: March 29, 2017, 08:07:34 PM »
Upon hearing Americano + milk the lady behind the counter took an espresso shot and then dumped a full thing of milk in with it.



Uh, keep it goin, keep it goin, keep it goin FULL STEAM

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3096 on: March 29, 2017, 08:44:19 PM »
My wife and I went to snag some lunch today. I got my usual coffee + milk. I pick up the cup and it's like half full. Take a sip and it's ice cold and tastes like milk.

Upon hearing Americano + milk the lady behind the counter took an espresso shot and then dumped a full thing of milk in with it.

We go back up and the manager just looks at us, listens to what my wife says and knows what I need instantly. He's doing this massive eye roll response as the adjumma behind him is saying she had never heard of that before. The other two college kids behind the counter + adjumma watch him make the drink like he is turning water into wine.

I was surprised as this was on the campus of a major university with a large contingent of foreign students (and I imagine exchange students). I can't be the first white guy who can't handle black coffee.
It could be that others simply order a coffee and then add milk by themselves at the condiment counter.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3097 on: March 30, 2017, 07:57:58 AM »
It could be that others simply order a coffee and then add milk by themselves at the condiment counter.

What fancy coffee shop do you frequent? The only things the condiment counters have in my area are straws, napkins, and, occasionally, sweetener.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3098 on: March 30, 2017, 08:59:21 AM »
Upon hearing Americano + milk the lady behind the counter took an espresso shot and then dumped a full thing of milk in with it.



Uh, keep it goin, keep it goin, keep it goin FULL STEAM

Too sweet to be sour, too nice to be MEAN

Another dimension, new galaxy

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RIP MCA

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3099 on: March 30, 2017, 10:53:27 AM »
Whenever I see the thread "Doing Privates in Korea" pop up, I just think, "Phrasing!"

I've seen too many episodes of Archer.