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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4760 on: December 29, 2017, 08:08:37 AM »
Welcome to another Friday, everybody! We made it!


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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4761 on: December 29, 2017, 08:58:17 AM »
Welcome to another Friday, everybody! We made it!

The FINAL FRIDAY of 2017! Gonna waste this one just like all the others!

Happy New Year waygook.org!


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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4762 on: December 29, 2017, 09:19:13 AM »
The FINAL FRIDAY of 2017! Gonna waste this one just like all the others!

Happy New Year waygook.org!


See you in the year 3000!

I'm actually looking forward to New Year's this time: when the countdown clicks on zero, I'll have just arrived in Thailand! Gonna do some serious hiking and island hopping! Whooooooo!

     
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4763 on: December 29, 2017, 09:20:55 AM »
The FINAL FRIDAY of 2017! Gonna waste this one just like all the others!

Happy New Year waygook.org!


See you in the year 3000!

I'm actually looking forward to New Year's this time: when the countdown clicks on zero, I'll have just arrived in Thailand! Gonna do some serious hiking and island hopping! Whooooooo!

     

:o No camps? So lucky. Have a good time!

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4764 on: December 29, 2017, 09:22:59 AM »
:o No camps? So lucky. Have a good time!
Oh, I have camps, but I've scheduled them for afterwards. Winter camps are so much more bearable with a tan:smiley:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4765 on: December 29, 2017, 09:25:03 AM »
:o No camps? So lucky. Have a good time!
Oh, I have camps, but I've scheduled them for afterwards. Winter camps are so much more bearable with a tan:smiley:

I am the opposite. I want to get it out of the way. Then all of Feb off :D Vietnam->Cambodia->Thailand hopefully.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4766 on: December 29, 2017, 09:26:32 AM »
I unloaded all of my uneaten snacks onto the students who come in to clean my classroom everyday. And they were happy to take it all, even the stuff they said was gross (I suspect they plan to make their friends eat them).

Here's to a new year and seeing what new weird food stuffs I end up collecting and sticking under my desk.


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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4767 on: December 29, 2017, 09:28:43 AM »
:o No camps? So lucky. Have a good time!
Oh, I have camps, but I've scheduled them for afterwards. Winter camps are so much more bearable with a tan:smiley:

I head on vacation this afternoon too! I take off for China > Hong Kong > Japan, then come back for camp, then go on vacation again, then desk warm. :P

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4768 on: December 29, 2017, 09:55:44 AM »
I am the opposite. I want to get it out of the way. Then all of Feb off :D Vietnam->Cambodia->Thailand hopefully.
Sounds like an awesome trip! I've yet to make it out to Cambodia, but it's really high on my list of things to do.
Anyway, may your journeys be pleasant, your Mai Thais chilled, and your drinking water mostly free of coliform bacteria!

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4769 on: December 29, 2017, 02:32:24 PM »
I was told that my school DOES want to renew me. (Principal left the decision solely to my Co-T, and if you recall last month, we got into a spate where she proclaimed her distaste for me). So this means my Co-T came around? She's been nothing but friendly and pleasant since I dished her back some venom during our "discussion."

CAVEAT: This means shit until the city hall budget comes out.

So.......... I leave for Indonesia on the 5th. I suppose that week there will decide my fate.

I just want to retire and drink coconut rum in a hut on a beach with Indo Girl until I die. Is that unrealistic?

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4770 on: December 29, 2017, 02:42:33 PM »
I just want to retire and drink coconut rum in a hut on a beach with Indo Girl until I die. Is that unrealistic?

Retire - Yes
Hut on beach - Yes
Indo girl - Yes
Until I die - Ok
Coconut rum - No chance

*arrives back in Incheon and buys a Bacchus-F*

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4771 on: December 29, 2017, 02:46:06 PM »
Coconut rum - No chance

*arrives back in Incheon and buys a Bacchus-F*

I trusted you as a culinary mind! Why would you say that!?!
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4772 on: January 03, 2018, 10:11:37 AM »
Found out this morning that a childhood friend's father passed away.

Then proceeded to drudge through Day 1 of midterms.

Every so often mortality rears its ugly, beautiful head to remind us of how inconsequential the day to day plights truly are.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4773 on: January 03, 2018, 11:24:58 PM »
Anyone know a place that will buy PS4 games for cash? Seoul, South Gyeonggi?
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4774 on: January 04, 2018, 07:17:28 AM »
Anyone know a place that will buy PS4 games for cash? Seoul, South Gyeonggi?

Video game alley in Yongsan would probably be your best bet. They definitely sell secondhand games, but I'm not sure what their policy on buying is.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4775 on: January 04, 2018, 07:58:10 AM »
I know camp is basically free babysitting, but if the parents could stop sending their kids 20 minutes early to class that would be great.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4776 on: January 04, 2018, 08:11:39 AM »
At dinner, my wife handed me a spoon, which I politely rejected.  Wondering why, I had to admit to her that there are some spoons that I don't like using.  There is some cutlery I take a dislike to.  Weird.  I know.    :-[

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4777 on: January 04, 2018, 11:07:38 AM »
At dinner, my wife handed me a spoon, which I politely rejected.  Wondering why, I had to admit to her that there are some spoons that I don't like using.  There is some cutlery I take a dislike to.  Weird.  I know.    :-[

I have a favorite pair of chopsticks. They are functionally identical to all of my other chopsticks.

Sometimes I suspect that when I abandoned my religion, I subconsciously filled the gap with different superstitions or ideas, such as not wearing my favorite team's jersey when they're making a playoff run, or having a favorite pair of chopsticks.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #4778 on: January 04, 2018, 11:17:23 AM »
At dinner, my wife handed me a spoon, which I politely rejected.  Wondering why, I had to admit to her that there are some spoons that I don't like using.  There is some cutlery I take a dislike to.  Weird.  I know.    :-[

I have a favorite pair of chopsticks. They are functionally identical to all of my other chopsticks.

Sometimes I suspect that when I abandoned my religion, I subconsciously filled the gap with different superstitions or ideas, such as not wearing my favorite team's jersey when they're making a playoff run, or having a favorite pair of chopsticks.

 ;D

I have a superstition when I'm watching Arsenal play.  If it is 0-0 or they are losing 1-0 and it gets towards the end of the first half, I'll move my position on the sofa.  If that doesn't work then I'll move to a different seat on the sofa.  If that doesn't change, then I'll move to another seat in the room.  If Arsenal are winning then I don't move. 

I took some getting used to metal chopsticks when I first came to Korea.  They just seemed cold and functional.  I kind of like my fork to have a biggish surface area.  I don't like big handles on knives and forks.  Not sure what my problem with spoons is, the only noticeable thing with our ones are that they are gold (colour, not material)  :P

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« Reply #4779 on: January 22, 2018, 11:41:27 AM »
So, I've been asked about my Indonesia trip, and as I've said before, writing things oat helps process things.

I went to try. I've loved this woman for the last 8 months and I've made my position very clear. She knows that I like her a lot, and she knows that I'm coming to visit her. She's always been reticent and never told me specifically about loving me, but I know deep down she likes me and I went to go see if it would work.

Saturday 10AM: Land in Jogjakarta. R (the one I like) and Y (one of her best friends that I've met before in Korea, she's cool) are at the airport. I can't believe I'm here!

Hang out all day, Me, R, Y and Y's BF, who is our driver. Y owns a car (a little red car) but can't drive so BF is driving. hahaha It's a bit awkward because I don't flirt well in a group dynamic, never have. And it's been 6 months since I saw them. But it's fun, I'm on vacation, right?

We go to the main drag, Malioboro Street, and I try to hold R's hand. She's Muslim, we're in a Muslim majority country and she's a bit hesitant. Y pipes, in "Kevin, you two are not dating!  :azn:"

R drops my hand. Thanks, Y. FFS

Sunday: All day with the four of us again, going to see Borobudur and Prambanan. Borobudur is insane. But I can't get any quality time with R. Until Prambanan. Y and BF stay in the car so I have some time with R! Yay! We walk around, talking about whatever, our past relationships, the fact that I like her a lot. It was nice.

That night I go back to my guesthouse. R is from a town 200km west and is sleeping at Y's, who lives in Jogja.

I text R about today. About having more time with her over the next days. "Kevin, I just want you to be a best friend." FFS. She knows why I came, EVERYONE KNOWS why I came. It's like an open secret no one wants to talk about.

There's a bar next door. I go have a few (not too much, I have plans the next day obv). I meet Rico, nice guy. He learns about my situation and the fact that R is from *town 200km west*

Mon: Volcano Jeep Tour of Merapi Mtn. Insane. Go out for coffees later.

 :police: Girls, I love you, but I need a day to myself? Is that OK? (I ask this because R and BF took unpaid time off to hang around M-F this week, it's not going my way, per se, but I'm not a complete Ahole).

 :-* Yeah, that's fine. We'll do girls stuff.

Tues: Now, I have ulterior motives here. I knew before I came that it might not work. So I Tinder Plus'd my location to Jogja a few weeks prior. Korean matches over 8 months; 17. Jogja matches over 2 weeks; 180.  :laugh:

So, without going into too sordid a detail, I wants to meet me. She's very honest about why. I'm not Indonesian and she's................ open to new things. So I agree to meet for 3PM at the train station. (I would also like to make clear that I did not come to Jogja to smash R. If that happened I would be so happy, but I came because I'm in love with her, I still am.)

3 rolls around. I'm a 10 min walk from the station.

 :police: "Kevin, WTF are you doing. This isn't why you came. You came here to get THE girl, not A girl."

I call R, last ditch effort.

 :police: Do you trust me?

 :-* What, why?

 :police: Do you trust me? Come to the guesthouse, I need to talk to you.

 :-* You said you wanted the day off, what is going on?

 :police: Because I have a date in 10 mins, and I don't want to go on it. I came to see you.

Various banter
 

:-* What happens when I come to the guesthouse and you do something to me, because you're a man?

 :police: Jesus H Christ (I'm pissed now) See ya, R.

I'm going on this date. F this.

Go, to a. hotel. We both enjoy ourselves. But I've paid for the guesthouse and the hotel for the same night (Guest house/no guests in the rooms, IRONIC), so I want to get some shit from the GH for the hotel. It's 7PM at this point.

I comes into the lobby with me. Cue the owner.

 :afro: Ahhhhhhhhh, you're friends with the girl with the little red car.

Keep in mind R and Y have picked me up and dropped me off for 3 days at this point.

 :police: Hahaha, yeah! Haha  :huh: *please stop talking*

 :-* ??

So we go to the bar NEXT DOOR for some drinks. Rico is there.

 :afro: Oh, you must be the girl from *town 200km west*

 :police: FFS

I can't win, can I? Anyway, great date and then we spend the night at the hotel again,  :afro: :afro: :afro: :afro:

Wed: I have a lunch alone with R. This had been decided prior to the tiff yesterday.

 :police: I'm going to say things you don't like, you're going to say things that I don't like, but they need to be said. So let's not get angry okay?

 :-* OK.

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