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Re: Deskwarming game suggestions
« Reply #740 on: July 21, 2015, 08:30:23 am »
So it's deskwarming time again -

What are some good online games you play at work to pass the time?

My suggestion - http://agar.io/

Move a circle around collecting other circles whilst trying not to be eaten by bigger circles  :laugh: It's very addictive and infuriating!

damn, some of the guys on there are huge (that's what she said).


Re: Deskwarming game suggestions
« Reply #741 on: July 21, 2015, 08:41:54 am »
So it's deskwarming time again -

What are some good online games you play at work to pass the time?

My suggestion - http://agar.io/

Move a circle around collecting other circles whilst trying not to be eaten by bigger circles  :laugh: It's very addictive and infuriating!

How do I make my circle go faster?


Re: Deskwarming game suggestions
« Reply #742 on: July 21, 2015, 08:41:54 am »
All suggestions pale in comparison to this:

http://play.pokemonshowdown.com/
Open your mind.


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Re: Deskwarming game suggestions
« Reply #743 on: July 21, 2015, 08:44:10 am »
So it's deskwarming time again -

What are some good online games you play at work to pass the time?

My suggestion - http://agar.io/

Move a circle around collecting other circles whilst trying not to be eaten by bigger circles  :laugh: It's very addictive and infuriating!

How do I make my circle go faster?

You can't. As it gets bigger it gets slower, but you don't need to be fast...just greedy.


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Re: Deskwarming game suggestions
« Reply #744 on: July 21, 2015, 08:50:53 am »
So it's deskwarming time again -

What are some good online games you play at work to pass the time?

My suggestion - http://agar.io/

Move a circle around collecting other circles whilst trying not to be eaten by bigger circles  :laugh: It's very addictive and infuriating!

There goes any hope of productivity i ever had, so addictive!


Re: Deskwarming game suggestions
« Reply #745 on: July 21, 2015, 08:53:26 am »
So it's deskwarming time again -

What are some good online games you play at work to pass the time?

My suggestion - http://agar.io/

Move a circle around collecting other circles whilst trying not to be eaten by bigger circles  :laugh: It's very addictive and infuriating!

How do I make my circle go faster?

You can't. As it gets bigger it gets slower, but you don't need to be fast...just greedy.

so I lied...the circle game is much more fun  :P
Open your mind.


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Re: Deskwarming game suggestions
« Reply #746 on: July 21, 2015, 09:08:58 am »
hopelessly addicted to the circle game.

question, space is to split the cell, what do you press to combiine split cells back together again like i cna see some players doing?


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Re: Deskwarming game suggestions
« Reply #748 on: July 21, 2015, 09:25:48 am »
managed to get into the top 10 for 2 seconds in the circle game. at one stage i was the size of a small planet. then i got chowed by something the size of a spirit bomb  :laugh:


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Re: Deskwarming game suggestions
« Reply #749 on: July 21, 2015, 09:27:53 am »


Re: Deskwarming game suggestions
« Reply #750 on: July 21, 2015, 09:30:32 am »
You could make learning a fulfilling game  8)

http://www.gurl.com/2015/04/06/websites-that-will-make-you-smarter/

http://www.lifehack.org/articles/technology/25-killer-websites-that-make-you-cleverer-2.html

http://inktank.fi/40-websites-that-will-make-you-cleverer-right-now/

http://www.businessinsider.com.au/25-websites-that-will-make-you-smarter-2014-11

http://beebom.com/2013/08/13-websites-that-will-make-you-smarter

http://www.duolingo.com/[1]
https://www.khanacademy.org/[2]
http://justinguitar.com/[3]
http://www.cookingforengineers.com/[4]
http://www.thedatingspecialist.com/[5]
http://www.nerdfitness.com/[6]
http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm[7]
http://www.investopedia.com/[8]
http://www.quora.com/[9]
http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/[10]
http://spreeder.com/[11]
http://www.gutenberg.org/[12]
http://www.codecademy.com/[13]
http://www.geographyiq.com/[14]
http://ankisrs.net/[15]
http://www.lumosity.com/[16]
http://www.ted.com/[17]
http://www.cliffsnotes.com/[18]
http://pinfruit.com/[19]
http://www.mindtools.com/index.html[20]
http://www.learnstreet.com/[21]
http://www.howstuffworks.com/[22]
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/[23]
http://www.onelook.com/[24]
http://lizardpoint.com/ [25]
http://mathrun.net/ [26]
http://unplugthetv.com/ [26]
http://www.instructables.com/ [27]
http://ureddit.com/ [28]
http://www.brainmetrix.com/ [29]
http://www.lumosity.com/ [30]
https://www.codecademy.com/ [31]
http://mentalfloss.com/ [32]

you. we don't like you. How dare you try to sneak learning onto this holy thread.

Open your mind.


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Re: Deskwarming game suggestions
« Reply #751 on: July 21, 2015, 09:40:57 am »
You could make learning a fulfilling game  8)


you. we don't like you. How dare you try to sneak learning onto this holy thread.



Agree. Try those simple mind tricks on your students not us. Give us some honest time wasting websites. 

Speaking for myselfsome, Im edumakated enough.


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Re: Deskwarming game suggestions
« Reply #752 on: July 21, 2015, 09:40:57 am »
You could make learning a fulfilling game  8)

http://www.gurl.com/2015/04/06/websites-that-will-make-you-smarter/

http://www.lifehack.org/articles/technology/25-killer-websites-that-make-you-cleverer-2.html

http://inktank.fi/40-websites-that-will-make-you-cleverer-right-now/

http://www.businessinsider.com.au/25-websites-that-will-make-you-smarter-2014-11

http://beebom.com/2013/08/13-websites-that-will-make-you-smarter

http://www.duolingo.com/[1]
https://www.khanacademy.org/[2]
http://justinguitar.com/[3]
http://www.cookingforengineers.com/[4]
http://www.thedatingspecialist.com/[5]
http://www.nerdfitness.com/[6]
http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm[7]
http://www.investopedia.com/[8]
http://www.quora.com/[9]
http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/[10]
http://spreeder.com/[11]
http://www.gutenberg.org/[12]
http://www.codecademy.com/[13]
http://www.geographyiq.com/[14]
http://ankisrs.net/[15]
http://www.lumosity.com/[16]
http://www.ted.com/[17]
http://www.cliffsnotes.com/[18]
http://pinfruit.com/[19]
http://www.mindtools.com/index.html[20]
http://www.learnstreet.com/[21]
http://www.howstuffworks.com/[22]
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/[23]
http://www.onelook.com/[24]
http://lizardpoint.com/ [25]
http://mathrun.net/ [26]
http://unplugthetv.com/ [26]
http://www.instructables.com/ [27]
http://ureddit.com/ [28]
http://www.brainmetrix.com/ [29]
http://www.lumosity.com/ [30]
https://www.codecademy.com/ [31]
http://mentalfloss.com/ [32]

you. we don't like you. How dare you try to sneak learning onto this holy thread.



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Edit: lol. f*uk was in the image title. couldn't link but here I downloaded it for you guys

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Re: Deskwarming game suggestions
« Reply #753 on: July 21, 2015, 12:33:53 pm »
Away an bile yer heid ya numpty,ye dinnae ken whit yer talkin aboot.


Re: Deskwarming game suggestions
« Reply #754 on: July 21, 2015, 05:02:56 pm »
You could play fantasy football, you can spend endless hours tinkering with your team.

http://www.waygook.org/index.php?topic=78247.0


Re: Deskwarming game suggestions
« Reply #755 on: July 21, 2015, 06:54:18 pm »
So it's deskwarming time again -

What are some good online games you play at work to pass the time?

My suggestion - http://agar.io/

Move a circle around collecting other circles whilst trying not to be eaten by bigger circles  :laugh: It's very addictive and infuriating!

I f*ck*ng hate you for introducing me to this game. ;-)


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Get Out Of Desk Warming?
« Reply #756 on: July 24, 2015, 05:31:46 pm »
Okay, so we all hate desk warming and look for a way out of it... and I know it's probably useless to even have hope to get out of it (in my case anyway) but I had this convo on FB with this person who gets out of it and says I am letting my school "push" me around...

see image attached.

now really, how in the hell is he pulling this off? And 2nd, has anyone else done this and is sitll here and not facing a volatile work environment - coz I know my main school vice would flip!

Answers??

Is it because of his residency?

how how how??

UPDATE:
I'd never sacrifice my good relationships with my schools for time off desk warming (I can take unpaid leave if I want it that bad) I have been here already 2 years , I know the drill and I pick my battles.

Turns out he is just a jerk and now works privately at home , online - probably where he belongs, I feel sorry for his co-workers.
« Last Edit: July 24, 2015, 06:26:27 pm by janet1992 »


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Re: Get Out Of Desk Warming?
« Reply #757 on: July 24, 2015, 05:47:19 pm »
If you do this, be prepared to have all your jeong flushed down the toilet and have a hellish fall semester. Just because this guy's school declined to take it to the labor board doesn't excuse his behavior. Having an F visa is not a
 license to be a knob. I wouldnt expect any reference letters either.

 Why not have him post to waygook to share the secrets of his visa?


Re: Get Out Of Desk Warming?
« Reply #758 on: July 24, 2015, 05:57:43 pm »
It is every employee's duty to abide by the contract, which clearly states that we are required to come to school Monday-Friday, 8 hours a day, except for our paid vacation days and holidays.

This guy sounds like he's either BSing or happens to be one of the lucky few where their schools allow them to stay home, and he's just playing it up to sound like he's a big shot. Refusing to abide by the contract is certainly not going to put you in any good light with the school and IS grounds for getting you fired. Contract teachers are also required to come in, not just us. It's not discrimination against NETs, it's abiding by what your contract clearly states.

OP, ignore that guy and what he says. Do your duty and do it without complaint, like the rest of us.

RE: desk warming... bring a kindle and read, bring an instrument and write music, work on upping your credentials, prepare for whatever future lessons you have...be productive and it will not be time wasted.


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Re: Deskwarming FAQ/Thread [MEGA THREAD]
« Reply #759 on: March 21, 2016, 02:48:01 pm »
I had a question. I'm barely into my first year as a GEPIK teacher and first time in Korea so I'm still trying to understand desk warming etiquette. What do you guys usually do during this time?

BIG QUESTION: Does your co teacher sit in the same room as you during this time? Me and my co teacher get along very well but we usually sit in complete silence during the "desk warming" periods. I just don't feel like I could get away with watching movies and stuff because my co teacher is in the room and she also seems to not listen to music or anything. (I'd love to listen to music.)
« Last Edit: March 21, 2016, 03:20:31 pm by antmar »