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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5100 on: May 11, 2018, 02:41:19 PM »
I made an Native English Teacher Bingo board. I'm attaching the word file so have at it if you are so inclined.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5101 on: May 11, 2018, 03:00:39 PM »
I made an Native English Teacher Bingo board. I'm attaching the word file so have at it if you are so inclined.

 :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Is this meant to be played within one day or what? 

My condolences for those who get bingo if the former. 

There are only about 8 of these I haven't experienced (got 3 bingos!)  :laugh:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5102 on: May 11, 2018, 03:04:54 PM »
I made an Native English Teacher Bingo board. I'm attaching the word file so have at it if you are so inclined.

 :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Is this meant to be played within one day or what? 

My condolences for those who get bingo if the former. 

There are only about 8 of these I haven't experienced (got 3 bingos!)  :laugh:

Oh yeah, this is daily bingo. I'm having a productive day, as you can see.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5103 on: May 11, 2018, 03:16:58 PM »
*Sees an interesting thread has been bumped.*

*Almost clicks it.*

*Sees it was bumped by ESL Turtle.*

*Finds something else to do instead.*

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5104 on: May 11, 2018, 03:17:57 PM »
*Sees an interesting thread has been bumped.*

*Almost clicks it.*

*Sees it was bumped by ESL Turtle.*

*Finds something else to do instead.*


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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5105 on: May 12, 2018, 08:24:03 AM »
Not sure if getting tonsillitis this week was a blessing or curse.

I got to skip all except for one day of class, but the pain sucks. Hooray for the low healthcare costs, I guess?
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5106 on: May 12, 2018, 09:53:56 AM »
My avocados 🥑 🥑  came with a small packet of wasabi mix.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5107 on: May 12, 2018, 12:18:19 PM »
My avocados 🥑 🥑  came with a small packet of wasabi mix.

????

I once bought a pack of AA batteries with a veggie peeler taped to it.

I'm going to miss the freebies when I leave.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5108 on: May 12, 2018, 01:45:17 PM »
Alas, not enough to make you stay  :wink:

This wasnít one of those taped-five-times-round-the-package freebies, though. This was contained in the packaging, and the mix had images of both avocados and wasabi on it, the implication being you could make wasabi with your avocados. They were American made avocados, so I imagine this is some advertising execís idea to get Asia to consume more of them. I didnít end up making wasabi, but the mix did add a nice little kick to my guacamole~

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5109 on: May 12, 2018, 03:29:30 PM »
Where's the depressing ramblings thread

one of the kittens passed suddenly about 30 mins ago and I'm devastated

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5110 on: May 14, 2018, 08:48:26 AM »
I made an Native English Teacher Bingo board. I'm attaching the word file so have at it if you are so inclined.

 :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Is this meant to be played within one day or what? 

My condolences for those who get bingo if the former. 

There are only about 8 of these I haven't experienced (got 3 bingos!)  :laugh:
If it weren't for the Bathroom Disaster square, I would have a blackout.  :laugh:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5111 on: May 14, 2018, 08:49:37 AM »
I told my principal that I worry about the noise levels of my class sometimes, and one of her first recommendations to quiet things down is to get... a speaker...  :undecided:
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5112 on: May 14, 2018, 08:54:30 AM »
Finally, I've managed to nail down the age of the cleaning lady at my school, she's somewhere between 90-140.

At my old gig the afternoon/night security guard was 87 years old. One of the nicest people I've ever met and spoke English very well, so well in fact, he was better than my co teacher at English. He told me once over a fruit salad in the rest room that he said I could chill in at any time, that he earns w3000 per hour but it's better than sitting in the house doing nothing as his wife had passed away years ago. One of my biggest regrets is that I didn't say goodbye to him when i changed schools as he wasn't at work on my last few days in the vacation period.
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5113 on: May 14, 2018, 11:59:21 AM »
I don't understand reality anymore. My entire worldview has been turned on its head.

For my entire life, I've hated coffee. I tried multiple times to get into it, but I just couldn't. I even dated a coffee snob who had me try all sorts of fancy blends and styles, some based on what she knew about my tastes in other foods and drinks, and still I came away hating the stuff.

Once every several years I try to give it another shot, just to see if things have changed or if there is a style I missed that might be palatable. I had been seeing random people mention cold brew coffee a lot lately, so when I saw a bottle of it at the local CU, I decided what the hell.

I'll be damned if I haven't been drinking coffee every day since then. I'm almost angry that none of my friends has said "Hey Tim, why don't you try cold brew? It's not as tongue-f*ckingly awful as regular coffee."

I mean, it still wasn't good right off the bat or anything. It still had that "stale Guinness out of a dirty ashtray" thing that coffee has going, but without the bitterness or acidity. Apparently those were the two main hurdles for me, because I was able to power my way through that first can, and now four or five days later I'm not only drinking it every day, I actually look forward to my next drink.

I've even been looking into contraptions for making it myself to save on money and garbage, and this morning I was pestering my friend for info on different kinds of beans. It's a whole new world for me, so I've got a lot to learn. Hell, maybe cold brew is my gateway and some day I'll actually be able to drink "regular" coffee.

So yeah. I don't understand life anymore.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5114 on: May 14, 2018, 02:12:02 PM »
I think picking up a coffee habit later in life is akin to smoking.  It's not good for you, costs money, unnecessary and gives you disgusting breath.  All the other teachers here are women so I am glad I don't have to deal with early morning nicotine breath, but coffee drinkers, be aware, your breath stinks!!!

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5115 on: May 14, 2018, 02:23:52 PM »
I wanna die

Went to a site to get an image for a kid for a class project

Ad pops up

It's porn

It was on the projector

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5116 on: May 14, 2018, 02:25:05 PM »
This might be a dumb question, but have you ever tried like, putting a bit of milk in your coffee? I've been drinking coffee daily since I was about 16, and probably drink about three or four cups every day. I genuinely like the taste of coffee - as long as it's got a little milk in it. But if you give me black coffee, I have to choke it down and I genuinely don't enjoy it.

Milk, creamer, actual cream, half and half, sugar, various flavored syrups. You name it, I've probably tried it. I always saw it as ruining perfectly good milk, haha.

Oddly, I also tried the sweetened cold brew GS25 has, and didn't like it as much as the black version.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5117 on: May 14, 2018, 02:26:06 PM »
I don't understand reality anymore. My entire worldview has been turned on its head.

For my entire life, I've hated coffee. I tried multiple times to get into it, but I just couldn't. I even dated a coffee snob who had me try all sorts of fancy blends and styles, some based on what she knew about my tastes in other foods and drinks, and still I came away hating the stuff.

Once every several years I try to give it another shot, just to see if things have changed or if there is a style I missed that might be palatable. I had been seeing random people mention cold brew coffee a lot lately, so when I saw a bottle of it at the local CU, I decided what the hell.

I'll be damned if I haven't been drinking coffee every day since then. I'm almost angry that none of my friends has said "Hey Tim, why don't you try cold brew? It's not as tongue-f*ckingly awful as regular coffee."

I mean, it still wasn't good right off the bat or anything. It still had that "stale Guinness out of a dirty ashtray" thing that coffee has going, but without the bitterness or acidity. Apparently those were the two main hurdles for me, because I was able to power my way through that first can, and now four or five days later I'm not only drinking it every day, I actually look forward to my next drink.

I've even been looking into contraptions for making it myself to save on money and garbage, and this morning I was pestering my friend for info on different kinds of beans. It's a whole new world for me, so I've got a lot to learn. Hell, maybe cold brew is my gateway and some day I'll actually be able to drink "regular" coffee.

So yeah. I don't understand life anymore.

This might be a dumb question, but have you ever tried like, putting a bit of milk in your coffee? I've been drinking coffee daily since I was about 16, and probably drink about three or four cups every day. I genuinely like the taste of coffee - as long as it's got a little milk in it. But if you give me black coffee, I have to choke it down and I genuinely don't enjoy it.

Also, CU branded cold brew was really good, but I haven't bought it in about a year. Don't know if it's still good.

I can't stand coffee myself. I've tried coffee with and without milk.
I also don't like the taste of tea.
I usually try to stick to plain cold water. :D

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5118 on: May 14, 2018, 02:29:59 PM »
I wanna die

Went to a site to get an image for a kid for a class project

Ad pops up

It's porn

It was on the projector

Brb kms

This happened to me on Friday. Though, the students didn't know what 'cricket' is, so I decided to use the internet to show them. And the first ad on the website, was a porn ad. And couldn't close it for 15 seconds. Had to 'nope' out of that site quick. It wasn't a pop-up ad.
Luckily, the students were just talking to each other while the web browser was loading, and while I was searching. (The PC is a fossil and takes forever to load stuff), so no student saw the ad.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #5119 on: May 14, 2018, 02:30:05 PM »
I think picking up a coffee habit later in life is akin to smoking.  It's not good for you, costs money, unnecessary and gives you disgusting breath. 

It's cheaper than and not as bad for me as the energy drinks I had been drinking, so it's a net gain.

I hadn't really heard anything about plain ol' black coffee being bad for me, though. What have you heard? Something "gives you lung cancer"-level bad?