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Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #160 on: November 24, 2022, 02:00:45 pm »
You can get bigger amounts using a prescription. Talk to your doctor. The misses did this and got a bag full, cheap.


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Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #161 on: November 24, 2022, 02:04:10 pm »

Economy bottles of Tylenol. Instead you have to buy blister packs in
small quantities which probably doubles or triples the price.




you can get 100 caplets of 500mg tylenol at walmart for $11.48  the same amount would cost 31,250 won.   (12.5 packs of 8 x 2,500won)

so yes.  i agree with you, and also hate this.
« Last Edit: November 24, 2022, 02:09:34 pm by Bakeacake »


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Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #162 on: November 24, 2022, 02:46:42 pm »
I might buy one new tire next year.

Don't do that. Replacing one tire only is a very bad idea and no sane mechanic would recommend it.


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Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #163 on: November 24, 2022, 02:48:22 pm »
you can get 100 caplets of 500mg tylenol at walmart for $11.48  the same amount would cost 31,250 won.   (12.5 packs of 8 x 2,500won)

so yes.  i agree with you, and also hate this.

Actually, there are 10 pills in a small package. It might be 3.000 krw though nowadays.

But why would someone need a hundred? It's not candy.


Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #164 on: November 24, 2022, 02:53:36 pm »
Don't do that. Replacing one tire only is a very bad idea and no sane mechanic would recommend it.

Exactly! I posted about having to get 2 new tires a couple of months back. One was shot from a puncture, so the other side had to be replaced as well. Always the same unless you are driving around in a disposable.


Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #165 on: November 24, 2022, 02:59:02 pm »

Economy bottles of Tylenol. Instead you have to buy blister packs in
small quantities which probably doubles or triples the price.

The blister packs are great because the humidity doesn't destroy your pills. Don't buy hundreds. They'll expire before you can use them all.
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Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #166 on: November 24, 2022, 03:01:51 pm »
The blister packs are great because the humidity doesn't destroy your pills. Don't buy hundreds. They'll expire before you can use them all.

My little bottle of 365 allergy pills (I take one every day, and it's good for at least a year) begs to differ. Because of Corona, I'm stuck buying them in packs of ten. Definitely a mark-up.


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Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #167 on: November 24, 2022, 03:23:50 pm »
The blister packs are great because the humidity doesn't destroy your pills. Don't buy hundreds. They'll expire before you can use them all.
Depends on how many daily soju bottles you consume. lol


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Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #168 on: November 24, 2022, 03:25:46 pm »
Don't do that. Replacing one tire only is a very bad idea and no sane mechanic would recommend it.

Exactly, always replace both tyres on the same axle ie. both front or both back, at the same time. Time to find a new mechanic VI.
There is no known medical cure for stupidity!


Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #169 on: November 24, 2022, 03:35:51 pm »
And my bear feet (finding size 310 in stores is difficult). Stores haven't caught on to the fact that millions in this country are now ( over six feet ) tall. Online shopping for shoes is annoying when one usually tries on several pairs before choosing the most comfortable ones.


Back in my hometown we couldn't just buy bear feet online. we had to go out into the freezing cold, kill a bear with our bare hands, skin it,  and make our bear feet moccasins on the spot so we didn't get frostbite in our toes. You kids have it easy with your online stores and the shopping channel. Just dial a number, tell em your credit card number and voila! Two weeks later a pear of shoes lands on your doorstep! young'uns are spoiled these days.
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Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #170 on: November 24, 2022, 03:41:23 pm »
The blister packs are great because the humidity doesn't destroy your pills. Don't buy hundreds. They'll expire before you can use them all.

My Tramadol pills have a 3 year shelf life. I checked the other week because I don't take them every day and was worried about expiry. Better than Tylenol by a long shot  8)


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Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #171 on: November 24, 2022, 03:56:21 pm »
My Tramadol pills have a 3 year shelf life. I checked the other week because I don't take them every day and was worried about expiry. Better than Tylenol by a long shot  8)

Did you get a prescription for them?

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Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #172 on: November 24, 2022, 04:17:39 pm »
Yes. Not available over the counter as they are an opioid.


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Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #173 on: November 25, 2022, 08:52:53 am »
Real pizza.....
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Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #174 on: November 25, 2022, 09:22:38 am »
Real pizza.....

Please define 'real pizza' for me. Every pizza I have ever eaten tastes like real pizza. Some toppings are good some are not. However, I would love to know what real 'real pizza' is. Please tell!


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Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #175 on: November 25, 2022, 09:41:15 am »
Please define 'real pizza' for me. Every pizza I have ever eaten tastes like real pizza. Some toppings are good some are not. However, I would love to know what real 'real pizza' is. Please tell!
I'll take the softball.

Real pizza doesn't have corn.
Real pizza doesn't have potato. Or sweet potato.
Real pizza has tomato sauce (hit or miss here - no, no ketchup added later does NOT count).
Real pizza is never sliced into a piece to be shoved cringed into a paper cup.
Pizza and mozzarella are a match. Whereas, string crust processed cheese (clogging those arteries; no gut-healthy bacteria) is standard hereabouts.

All that said,... we are all aware that this is an ethno-centric perspectice. But we still do what we do, like what we like.
« Last Edit: November 25, 2022, 09:49:37 am by VanIslander »
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Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #176 on: November 25, 2022, 09:54:42 am »
My friend made pizza. How does it look?


Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #177 on: November 25, 2022, 10:01:59 am »
See, to me that looks like good pizza. Well done your friend! Guess what I'm going to make for dinner now you posted that scrumptious looking pie?


Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #178 on: November 25, 2022, 10:27:17 am »
Real pizza has tomato sauce (hit or miss here - no, no ketchup added later does NOT count).

What do you mean by this? Do you dip your pizza in ketchup after it's cooked?


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Re: Things that haven't caught on in Korea
« Reply #179 on: November 25, 2022, 10:41:37 am »
Do Canadian's who havent lived in the west for 2 decades count as the authority on what makes a pizza a pizza?
Does Canada even make real pizza?
Is the consensus on waygook that American style or Italian style pizza is more 'real'?
What about 2am kebab shop pizza?
Are those Chicago pies pizza?