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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5000 on: April 25, 2018, 09:13:56 AM »
I'm doing a week on Australia with my kids and I wanna have them make fairy bread.

The sprinkles I need I can only find on gmarket have "fee on delivery" and I'm too chicken to buy them and figure out how to pay said fee.

Wat do

http://item2.gmarket.co.kr/English/detailview/item.aspx?goodscode=1344161052

all the sprinkles in the world (300g) and the delivery charge is paid in advance


That's pretty expensive though. If you can wait 3 days get these:

http://www.coupang.com/vp/products/11688148?itemId=50303254&vendorItemId=3078343009&q=sprinkles&itemsCount=36&searchId=75239ba2d2ae4c4aaf5665cca36cfc1e&rank=6 

or buy them at homeplus  / lotte


or these are next day delivery :

http://www.coupang.com/vp/products/52674389?itemId=185711355&vendorItemId=3442151880&q=%EC%8A%A4%ED%94%84%EB%A7%81%ED%81%B4&itemsCount=36&searchId=4c6fa62d5594414e8a9e4d54537ba8a5&rank=0

Sadly the sprinkles for Fairy Bread are the little round rainbow ones, 100's and 1000's. I can't find them anywhere except in a 5kg bag for $50.

I suppose I COULD buy them and just make a lot of sprinkle cookies after??

Does Coupang do the whole "fee on delivery" thing too? Idunno how to handle it. Do I give the guy cash when he gives me the box? I found the ones I need but I'm only used to Gmarket
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5001 on: April 25, 2018, 09:25:15 AM »
As someone who consumed fairy bread at every birthday party I attended from ages 2-7, I can tell you that there is no specified type of sprinkle that has to be used. Yes, the little round 100s and 1000s were the norm, but that's becuase in 1980s/early 90s NZ, that was all that was available. The typical sprinkle-type are fine and I've seen them used on fairy bread in my adult years.
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5002 on: April 25, 2018, 09:39:42 AM »
Oh thank god.

I'm doing an Around the World semester with my kids and wanted to make Fairy Bread but my S/O and everyone else I know pointed out that they should be the little round ones and I could not for the life of me find them in the store.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5003 on: April 25, 2018, 10:17:03 AM »
Well this is a first: One of my CoTs just had another CoT help give him acupuncture right here in the office.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5004 on: April 25, 2018, 10:20:08 AM »
Well this is a first: One of my CoTs just had another CoT help give him acupuncture right here in the office.
Actual acupuncture or the indigestion thumb pricking? I would be a bit scared and impressed if it's the former...

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« Reply #5005 on: April 25, 2018, 10:32:05 AM »
Well this is a first: One of my CoTs just had another CoT help give him acupuncture right here in the office.
Actual acupuncture or the indigestion thumb pricking? I would be a bit scared and impressed if it's the former...

Actual acupuncture. He has the tube for tapping the needle in and everything.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5006 on: April 25, 2018, 11:22:21 AM »
Well this is a first: One of my CoTs just had another CoT help give him acupuncture right here in the office.
Actual acupuncture or the indigestion thumb pricking? I would be a bit scared and impressed if it's the former...

Actual acupuncture. He has the tube for tapping the needle in and everything.
Oh my. Ask him to do you next. I still haven't gone for it before, though I would like to to try to take care of some pain and scar tissue in my knees.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5007 on: April 25, 2018, 11:44:58 AM »
Well this is a first: One of my CoTs just had another CoT help give him acupuncture right here in the office.
Actual acupuncture or the indigestion thumb pricking? I would be a bit scared and impressed if it's the former...

Actual acupuncture. He has the tube for tapping the needle in and everything.
Oh my. Ask him to do you next. I still haven't gone for it before, though I would like to to try to take care of some pain and scar tissue in my knees.
Doesn't getting acupuncture from somebody who barely knows what they're doing run the risk of deadening nerves?

I remember that, back in highschool when eyebrow piercings were all the rage, my friends would want to get them done, but couldn't afford/get permission for it, so we did it old-skool with an ice cube, a cork, some rubbing alcohol, and a safety pin. Must've pierced like 6 or 7 eyebrows. Years later I learned that home piercings can lead to eyebrow paralysis...  oops... :huh:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5008 on: April 25, 2018, 12:18:32 PM »
My school is having asbestos removed this summer.  In fact, our first semester will end a little earlier than usual.  I'm hoping and praying that this means that summer english camp will be cancelled and I won't have to deskwarm. 

I know it's not likely, but one can hope.......

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« Reply #5009 on: April 25, 2018, 12:23:02 PM »
My school is having asbestos removed this summer.  In fact, our first semester will end a little earlier than usual.  I'm hoping and praying that this means that summer english camp will be cancelled and I won't have to deskwarm. 

I know it's not likely, but one can hope.......

Careful. My friend had this done and he couldn't go to school for the summer break (even to deskwarm) and then he had to make up all his days that Jan/Feb and had no time off then (not even a vacation).
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5010 on: April 25, 2018, 12:31:12 PM »
My school is having asbestos removed this summer.  In fact, our first semester will end a little earlier than usual.  I'm hoping and praying that this means that summer english camp will be cancelled and I won't have to deskwarm. 

I know it's not likely, but one can hope.......

Careful. My friend had this done and he couldn't go to school for the summer break (even to deskwarm) and then he had to make up all his days that Jan/Feb and had no time off then (not even a vacation).

My contract ends at the end of August and I'm not renewing.  Believe me, I will make sure I have all my ducks in a row before being cheated out of something. 

I do appreciate the concern, though.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5011 on: April 25, 2018, 01:27:36 PM »
My school is having asbestos removed this summer.  In fact, our first semester will end a little earlier than usual.  I'm hoping and praying that this means that summer english camp will be cancelled and I won't have to deskwarm. 

I know it's not likely, but one can hope.......

Careful. My friend had this done and he couldn't go to school for the summer break (even to deskwarm) and then he had to make up all his days that Jan/Feb and had no time off then (not even a vacation).

I'm going to have a similar situation this year. I'll have to teach through most of January at my one school.  At least I'll still have February off.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5012 on: April 25, 2018, 01:45:35 PM »
The hen in the local 7/11 never says hello to me when I walk in. While I'm checking out the goods and I hear/see other folk walk into the store she greets them with a hello.  :sad:

To counter this. I always wait until I've collected my change or receipt before staring her down for a good few seconds, staring at the food/drinks and then eventually asking for a bag like this.... bag? Man, she looks so pissed every time. We could end this all if she'd acknowledge my presence like a normal human being when I walk through the door in the first place.

Not a good idea to play the passive aggressive game with me because I can't be beaten and I've got nothing to lose.  :wink:
Can I refill your eggnog for you? Get you something to eat? Drive you out to the middle of nowhere and leave you for dead?

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5013 on: April 25, 2018, 03:06:14 PM »
A Korean phone conversation:

네?
네.
네 네 네!
네?
네~~~ *hangs up*

And Avec, lemme know if you finally crack her!

   
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5014 on: April 26, 2018, 09:07:26 AM »
So I chose to watch the new Avengers movie instead of sleep last night because friends were being assholes and kept talking about it.

Who else have seen it, already?

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5015 on: April 26, 2018, 09:37:13 AM »
So I chose to watch the new Avengers movie instead of sleep last night because friends were being assholes and kept talking about it.

Who else have seen it, already?

Over 2 hours of my life I won't get back.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5016 on: April 26, 2018, 09:37:55 AM »
So I chose to watch the new Avengers movie instead of sleep last night because friends were being assholes and kept talking about it.

Who else have seen it, already?

Over 2 hours of my life I won't get back.

I take it you don't consider that a worthy sacrifice.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5017 on: April 26, 2018, 01:00:09 PM »
The hen in the local 7/11 never says hello to me when I walk in. While I'm checking out the goods and I hear/see other folk walk into the store she greets them with a hello.  :sad:

To counter this. I always wait until I've collected my change or receipt before staring her down for a good few seconds, staring at the food/drinks and then eventually asking for a bag like this.... bag? Man, she looks so pissed every time. We could end this all if she'd acknowledge my presence like a normal human being when I walk through the door in the first place.

Not a good idea to play the passive aggressive game with me because I can't be beaten and I've got nothing to lose.  :wink:
The ranting thread is over there.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5018 on: April 26, 2018, 01:35:19 PM »
오늘 한국어 수업 시간에...

선생님 (학생에게): 내일은 네가 생일이에요. 뭐 먹을래요?

다른 학생: 여자 친구!
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나밖에 안 들은 것 같아요...

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5019 on: April 26, 2018, 01:36:27 PM »
The hen in the local 7/11 never says hello to me when I walk in. While I'm checking out the goods and I hear/see other folk walk into the store she greets them with a hello.  :sad:

To counter this. I always wait until I've collected my change or receipt before staring her down for a good few seconds, staring at the food/drinks and then eventually asking for a bag like this.... bag? Man, she looks so pissed every time. We could end this all if she'd acknowledge my presence like a normal human being when I walk through the door in the first place.

Not a good idea to play the passive aggressive game with me because I can't be beaten and I've got nothing to lose.  :wink:
The ranting thread is over there.
To add, this is the pettiest thing I've ever seen. haha
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