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Re: RAVING/HAPPY SH!T MEGATHREAD
« Reply #2240 on: September 29, 2017, 11:23:33 AM »
I don't have to see my control freak co-teacher for 10  :laugh: whole  :cheesy: days!

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« Reply #2241 on: September 29, 2017, 11:39:54 AM »
I don't have to see my control freak co-teacher for 10  :laugh: whole  :cheesy: days!

I thought that about mine but then she wormed her way into a possible dinner to meet my mom...... Up side is free dinner, down side is she's already trying to make it into a culture/let-me-practice-my-English tour. I could maybe get out of it by claiming mommy has jet lag...

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Re: RAVING/HAPPY SH!T MEGATHREAD
« Reply #2242 on: October 11, 2017, 11:37:49 AM »
Wore silver lips today. 

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« Reply #2243 on: October 11, 2017, 01:17:58 PM »
My main coT just arranged for me to stay at my main school my last two days.  She's the absolute best.  I was pretty bummed about not getting to be at my main school my last day of work, and now I get to spend my last two days there ^^ Entirely her idea, too. 

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Re: RAVING/HAPPY SH!T MEGATHREAD
« Reply #2244 on: October 18, 2017, 07:43:55 AM »
My worst third grade class was cancelled today.

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Re: RAVING/HAPPY SH!T MEGATHREAD
« Reply #2245 on: October 18, 2017, 08:32:54 AM »
I have this Friday off. I am thinking about a spontaneous trip to Sapporo...Thoughts?
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Re: RAVING/HAPPY SH!T MEGATHREAD
« Reply #2246 on: October 18, 2017, 08:40:50 AM »
I have this Friday off. I am thinking about a spontaneous trip to Sapporo...Thoughts?

You already know in your heart that you want to go.

DO IT.
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« Reply #2247 on: October 18, 2017, 08:50:29 AM »
I have this Friday off. I am thinking about a spontaneous trip to Sapporo...Thoughts?

You already know in your heart that you want to go.

DO IT.

Just DO IT

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« Reply #2248 on: October 18, 2017, 08:55:20 AM »
I have this Friday off. I am thinking about a spontaneous trip to Sapporo...Thoughts?
--->  :lipsrsealed:
Don't tell your coteachers.

Last month, the uni I hang out at was audited. One of the things that came up is that many of the foreign teachers were travelling internationally without letting the university know that they were leaving the country. Apparently, that was a big deal: the teachers got called in for a meeting and were politely reamed out.

Fast forward a week or two, there was a four day holiday and a friend of mine was planning on heading out to Fukuoka for some shenanigans and dutifully let the administration know (about travel plans, not shenanigans).

The university denied his 'request'. Apparently, teachers aren't allowed to travel internationally on weekends -- something to do with being on salary and therefor 'on-call' during non vacation periods.

I've heard a *lot* of complaining about this revelation.
So, for the sake of your friends, don't tell your school that you're going anywhere.  :smiley:
« Last Edit: October 18, 2017, 08:56:55 AM by kyndo »

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« Reply #2249 on: October 18, 2017, 09:06:31 AM »
Last month, the uni I hang out at was audited. One of the things that came up is that many of the foreign teachers were travelling internationally without letting the university know that they were leaving the country. Apparently, that was a big deal: the teachers got called in for a meeting and were politely reamed out.

Fast forward a week or two, there was a four day holiday and a friend of mine was planning on heading out to Fukuoka for some shenanigans and dutifully let the administration know (about travel plans, not shenanigans).

The university denied his 'request'. Apparently, teachers aren't allowed to travel internationally on weekends -- something to do with being on salary and therefor 'on-call' during non vacation periods.

Shit like this drives me insane.

My free time is mine, butt the f out.

If I'm late on Monday due to... WHATEVER reason, then reprimand me.

I'm 32, fukk off outta my life.
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Re: RAVING/HAPPY SH!T MEGATHREAD
« Reply #2250 on: October 18, 2017, 09:59:00 AM »
If I'm late on Monday due to my underpants being on fire and I can't sit down properly, then reprimand me.
;D

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« Reply #2251 on: October 18, 2017, 12:37:08 PM »
A. I don't have CTs AT ALL (Yay!) B. my school doesn't care.
Last time during finals (I don't work) English head teacher: travelinpants teacher what are you going to do during exams?
me: nothing.
Her: you should go somewhere? How about Japan? Have you been?
Me: yes, it's lovely.
Her: you should travel.
Me: not this time, perhaps next time.
LOL. TLDR: my school doesn't give poop...lol
I have this Friday off. I am thinking about a spontaneous trip to Sapporo...Thoughts?
--->  :lipsrsealed:
Don't tell your coteachers.

Last month, the uni I hang out at was audited. One of the things that came up is that many of the foreign teachers were travelling internationally without letting the university know that they were leaving the country. Apparently, that was a big deal: the teachers got called in for a meeting and were politely reamed out.

Fast forward a week or two, there was a four day holiday and a friend of mine was planning on heading out to Fukuoka for some shenanigans and dutifully let the administration know (about travel plans, not shenanigans).

The university denied his 'request'. Apparently, teachers aren't allowed to travel internationally on weekends -- something to do with being on salary and therefor 'on-call' during non vacation periods.

I've heard a *lot* of complaining about this revelation.
So, for the sake of your friends, don't tell your school that you're going anywhere.  :smiley:
Ignoranţa este adesea o boală fatal şi cretin nu poate fi vindecata.

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« Reply #2252 on: October 18, 2017, 12:41:39 PM »
alright, I am checking out flights. And if it isn't too much I am going lol
If only Korean air companies weren't so IE dependent, it's driving me nuts.
Ignoranţa este adesea o boală fatal şi cretin nu poate fi vindecata.

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« Reply #2253 on: October 19, 2017, 11:26:25 AM »
Yesterday was great.  After the kids took their exams, most of the teachers and I took off after lunch to a nearby city to see an art exhibition.  The principal was even in tow (was a fine art major!).  Bunch of ink works, mainly, pretty neat. 

Then we hit up a coffee shop for drinks and snacks (which was a really nice treat as there are zero cafes on my island).  Caught the last ferry back and had dinner at a local restaurant.  Love me some 깐풍기~

What a lovely day!

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« Reply #2254 on: October 19, 2017, 11:54:27 AM »
That does sound like a treat. How difficult is it to get off the island, I mean, how long is it to the nearest larger city or town?


Yesterday was great.  After the kids took their exams, most of the teachers and I took off after lunch to a nearby city to see an art exhibition.  The principal was even in tow (was a fine art major!).  Bunch of ink works, mainly, pretty neat. 

Then we hit up a coffee shop for drinks and snacks (which was a really nice treat as there are zero cafes on my island).  Caught the last ferry back and had dinner at a local restaurant.  Love me some 깐풍기~

What a lovely day!
Ignoranţa este adesea o boală fatal şi cretin nu poate fi vindecata.

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« Reply #2255 on: October 19, 2017, 11:58:25 AM »
That does sound like a treat. How difficult is it to get off the island, I mean, how long is it to the nearest larger city or town?


Yesterday was great.  After the kids took their exams, most of the teachers and I took off after lunch to a nearby city to see an art exhibition.  The principal was even in tow (was a fine art major!).  Bunch of ink works, mainly, pretty neat. 

Then we hit up a coffee shop for drinks and snacks (which was a really nice treat as there are zero cafes on my island).  Caught the last ferry back and had dinner at a local restaurant.  Love me some 깐풍기~

What a lovely day!

Roughly 1.5 ~ 2 hours on average!  From school to port, sail the merry seas, then mainland port to actual city! 

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« Reply #2256 on: October 19, 2017, 02:52:07 PM »
Yikes! I definitely couldn't do that.


That does sound like a treat. How difficult is it to get off the island, I mean, how long is it to the nearest larger city or town?


Yesterday was great.  After the kids took their exams, most of the teachers and I took off after lunch to a nearby city to see an art exhibition.  The principal was even in tow (was a fine art major!).  Bunch of ink works, mainly, pretty neat. 

Then we hit up a coffee shop for drinks and snacks (which was a really nice treat as there are zero cafes on my island).  Caught the last ferry back and had dinner at a local restaurant.  Love me some 깐풍기~

What a lovely day!

Roughly 1.5 ~ 2 hours on average!  From school to port, sail the merry seas, then mainland port to actual city!
Ignoranţa este adesea o boală fatal şi cretin nu poate fi vindecata.

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« Reply #2257 on: October 19, 2017, 03:01:17 PM »
Yikes! I definitely couldn't do that.

Yeah, it's certainly not for everyone, haha!  Switching gears now though.  Gonna have a nice long break back home once I finish up my contract then hopefully head back over to study Korean at one of the language institutes.  Try out that city life for fun; I imagine it'll be quite the fun culture shock after having lived so isolated for so long!  :laugh:  But I'm ready for a new experience~

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« Reply #2258 on: October 19, 2017, 03:10:30 PM »
Why an institute and not one of the university programs?

Yikes! I definitely couldn't do that.

Yeah, it's certainly not for everyone, haha!  Switching gears now though.  Gonna have a nice long break back home once I finish up my contract then hopefully head back over to study Korean at one of the language institutes.  Try out that city life for fun; I imagine it'll be quite the fun culture shock after having lived so isolated for so long!  :laugh:  But I'm ready for a new experience~
Ignoranţa este adesea o boală fatal şi cretin nu poate fi vindecata.

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« Reply #2259 on: October 19, 2017, 03:13:16 PM »
Why an institute and not one of the university programs?

Yikes! I definitely couldn't do that.

Yeah, it's certainly not for everyone, haha!  Switching gears now though.  Gonna have a nice long break back home once I finish up my contract then hopefully head back over to study Korean at one of the language institutes.  Try out that city life for fun; I imagine it'll be quite the fun culture shock after having lived so isolated for so long!  :laugh:  But I'm ready for a new experience~


That's what I mean.  I've seen them called "Korean language institutes" that are a part of the university, to my understanding.  Pretty certain we speak of the same thing  :smiley:; I don't intend to go to a hagwon or anything like that.