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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3880 on: July 20, 2017, 11:50:36 AM »
The VP and secretary are silently bouncing (not a full on jump) with their eyes closed,on opposite sides of the room. I don't know what's happening but there's music from Steamboat Willy (Willie?) playing in the background and I feel uncomfortable. I'm typing this as quietly as I can so as not to break their concentration.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3881 on: July 20, 2017, 12:37:08 PM »
Are these people angry at each other or is that just how they talk?: A Typical Day in Korea  :laugh:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3882 on: July 20, 2017, 12:41:36 PM »
You talk the talk, but do you 딱 the 떡?
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3883 on: July 20, 2017, 12:52:36 PM »
Even my rowdiest kids loved Boss Baby. They all showed up to class early today so that we could start the movie sooner. I definitely recommend it.

It shouldn't surprise me since Boss Baby has a lot of that insane humor that the kids tend to love here. But, originally, I thought a lot of the older students might think it was too weird and awkward.

The tests say it's a go, though, so I guess I'm downloading it as a future option.

Thanks for the feedback.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3884 on: July 20, 2017, 01:09:36 PM »
You talk the talk, but do you 딱 the 떡?

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3885 on: July 20, 2017, 01:31:21 PM »
You talk the talk, but do you 딱 the 떡?



Wooooaahhhhhhhhhhh! WWIII incoming.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3886 on: July 20, 2017, 01:33:59 PM »
Follow-up to the movie recommendations:

I haven't shown it myself, but KTs are reporting that the students are really enjoying Sing in their classes.

Also, Wreck-It Ralph goes over well with the students, too. The Korean name for it is something else, but I don't remember what that is. Translates to something like King Ralph or Big-Hand Ralph or whatever.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3887 on: July 20, 2017, 01:37:05 PM »
Follow-up to the movie recommendations:
I haven't shown it myself, but KTs are reporting that the students are really enjoying Sing in their classes.

One of the best film related channels on Youtube; I Hate Everything




The best? Ralph the Movie Maker

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3888 on: July 20, 2017, 01:39:16 PM »
Ah, finally the last day of classes (unless I'm mistaken again and there are classes next Wed. but the last day of school is usually a funky schedule)!  I thought today's travel school had tests (the original schedule was for last week but ended up teaching classes that day) but turns out that was yesterday.  Good thing I double checked with that coT. 

Me:  Today is a fun day!

Students:  Ohhh no study??

Me:  Yes!  No studying today! 

Students:  Game?!? Game?!

Me:  First we'll watch a video, and then we'll play games!

Students:  YAYYYY

That kid:  Teacher!  I'm hungry! 

I'm a little obsessed with marble sodaI downloaded the video and edited out the profanity (near the middle and at the very end), so I don't advise showing it to your students as is.    One of the kids was so entranced he wrote down the title of the video.   8)

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3889 on: July 20, 2017, 02:01:04 PM »
Are these people angry at each other or is that just how they talk?: A Typical Day in Korea  :laugh:

I think it was either a strange exercise routine or they were trying to establish dominance. They did that for a while and ignored a few phone calls. Then they eventually started swinging their arms and clapping (while still bouncing). After about half an hour of this they started talking about the popcorn I brought in for the kids this morning and how strange it was but it smelled good (it was microwave popcorn, I didn't know it was such a rarity). The arm flailing calmed down then they sat down at their desks and started doing their work(?).

It was a very strange occurrence.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3890 on: July 20, 2017, 02:27:51 PM »
The teacher sitting next to me just burst into song without any warning. 

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3891 on: July 20, 2017, 03:15:06 PM »
Finally! I got to inflict 떡 onto to everyone else (a snack I am not a fan of).  But I did feel a little like Santa, going around and giving rice cake to all the teachers and staff.   mwhahahahahahaha ... 'twas nice.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3892 on: July 20, 2017, 03:24:57 PM »
Finally! I got to inflict 떡 onto to everyone else (a snack I am not a fan of).  But I did feel a little like Santa, going around and giving rice cake to all the teachers and staff.   mwhahahahahahaha ... 'twas nice.

Did you just get married / have a child / have a child reach 100 days of age?

If so, good job. And congratulations.

C.

Nicely guessed (I did leave out that info didn't I?) Yes, child made to 100 days without incident. 

Thank you and thanks.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3893 on: July 20, 2017, 03:31:15 PM »
The teacher sitting next to me just burst into song without any warning.

This is awesome. I wish the world around me would do that sometimes.  You know, like an 80's movie, where people randomly start dancing and singing at just the right moment...... I would probably understand life better if this happened more often.
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3894 on: July 21, 2017, 10:15:51 AM »
I have so much to do today. Prepping for camp. I have just spent 2 hours on the internet taking quizzes to see which of Ted Mosby's girlfriends I am and which breed of dog I should adopt etc etc I can't stop.
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3895 on: July 21, 2017, 11:50:05 AM »
Finally! I got to inflict 떡 onto to everyone else (a snack I am not a fan of).  But I did feel a little like Santa, going around and giving rice cake to all the teachers and staff.   mwhahahahahahaha ... 'twas nice.

Did you just get married / have a child / have a child reach 100 days of age?

If so, good job. And congratulations.

C.

Nicely guessed (I did leave out that info didn't I?) Yes, child made to 100 days without incident. 

Thank you and thanks.

C. C is for 'Congratulations!' My baby girl just popped out on Sunday. We had a couple days in he hospital and we had booked a joriwon to transition directly into, but when we called them after the birth they said there was no space and we had to wait two days. We spent two days at home, one with the mother-in-law (which was nice, in our case) and one without, and I must say, one infant is much harder than a room full of sixth graders. ("Nobody knew raising a kid was so hard!") We're in the joriwon now and happy to be there. But 100 days without incident; that's Certainly Cause for Celebration! D. D is for 'Deok.' Ddeok the system!

콩그레츄레이숀!
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3896 on: July 21, 2017, 11:57:29 AM »
Congratulations to the new daddies. Be sure to tease your kids like dad champs.

In other news, what I wouldn't give for a savory, non-sweet burrito right now. I realize I could try making my own, but they never turn out right for me. Anyone have any referrels for where I can find a good one anywhere in Korea?

I don't care where I got to go for one, I'll make a day-trip out of it.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3897 on: July 21, 2017, 12:16:06 PM »
Congratulations to the new daddies. Be sure to tease your kids like dad champs.

In other news, what I wouldn't give for a savory, non-sweet burrito right now. I realize I could try making my own, but they never turn out right for me. Anyone have any referrels for where I can find a good one anywhere in Korea?

I don't care where I got to go for one, I'll make a day-trip out of it.

Have you tried Coreanos? I've heard amazing things.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3898 on: July 21, 2017, 12:26:27 PM »
Congratulations to the new daddies. Be sure to tease your kids like dad champs.

In other news, what I wouldn't give for a savory, non-sweet burrito right now. I realize I could try making my own, but they never turn out right for me. Anyone have any referrels for where I can find a good one anywhere in Korea?

I don't care where I got to go for one, I'll make a day-trip out of it.

Have you tried Coreanos? I've heard amazing things.

Nope, but I think I remember reading about it a while back, and so I'm sticking it on my list.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #3899 on: July 21, 2017, 12:26:43 PM »
Finally! I got to inflict 떡 onto to everyone else (a snack I am not a fan of).  But I did feel a little like Santa, going around and giving rice cake to all the teachers and staff.   mwhahahahahahaha ... 'twas nice.

Did you just get married / have a child / have a child reach 100 days of age?

If so, good job. And congratulations.

C.

Nicely guessed (I did leave out that info didn't I?) Yes, child made to 100 days without incident. 

Thank you and thanks.

C. C is for 'Congratulations!' My baby girl just popped out on Sunday. We had a couple days in he hospital and we had booked a joriwon to transition directly into, but when we called them after the birth they said there was no space and we had to wait two days. We spent two days at home, one with the mother-in-law (which was nice, in our case) and one without, and I must say, one infant is much harder than a room full of sixth graders. ("Nobody knew raising a kid was so hard!") We're in the joriwon now and happy to be there. But 100 days without incident; that's Certainly Cause for Celebration! D. D is for 'Deok.' Ddeok the system!

콩그레츄레이숀!

C right back at ya Donovan! YAY.  Happy and healthy with all appendages accounted for one hopes.  How's the wife recovering? Don't forget about her with all the ogling of the new young'un.  Well done and good luck.  Oh yeh, they're tricky little blighters some times, but when those eyes finally focus on you, and that smile comes and it's finally not just gas.... yeh, that's worth it. 

Joriwon was good for us, up until about day 10, when the wife had had enough and just wanted out! Hope it works for you guys.  Make sure that other thread about having kids is updated (didn't you start that anyhow?)

Congratulations to the new daddies. Be sure to tease your kids like dad champs.

 

You better believe I will.