Read 1674327 times

Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11380 on: February 11, 2020, 11:24:54 am »
Just racists being racists. I hadn't been to this particular cafe in a while, so the staff have all cycled out since the last time I was there, and the ones who're there now clearly have a problem with foreigners. Started off with a guy following me around the pastry shop which eventually escalated to him accusing me of damaging product, even though I hadn't touched a thing, and was trying to force me to buy said product. He made a big scene of it, but refused to go and review the CCTV footage (yes, the owner of this cafe has CCTV installed, it's in a rather large building and I guess she might have had some problems in the past, I don't know). He finally backed off when I told him that I was going to call the police so that we could review the CCTV footage together, and that I was going to file charges of harassment against him if it turns out he was wrong (which we both knew he was).

I've thought about going back to the cafe to lodge a complaint against this particular employee to the owner, but she isn't usually around. I don't even think she's in Korea atm.


  • CO2
  • Waygook Lord

    • 5078

    • March 02, 2015, 03:41:14 pm
    • Gunpo
    more
Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11381 on: February 13, 2020, 02:21:17 pm »
This is a bad meme and I'm seeing it EVERYWHERE. His last two movies are essentially English language movies with Hollywood casts, especially Okja which was produced by Plan B (Brad Pitt's production company) and Netflix for a cool 50 MILLION dollars.  Also, the interviewer specifically said "When you've had other films in English," prior to the quote in this meme.

Self hating Americans are the worst "OMG, aren't we, like, so ignorant?"  UGH

« Last Edit: February 19, 2020, 04:49:41 pm by kyndo »


Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11382 on: February 13, 2020, 02:41:40 pm »
I saw this nugget make its way around the interwebs that day.

Miller later clarified that he meant Hollywood. Uhm...sure?
Now before everyone gets super political, yes he was on the right, but I follow a number of right-wing people on twitter, and a lot of them were quick to condemn him as well. He was also pretty much the only high-profile right-winger personality to make a stink over it.
« Last Edit: February 19, 2020, 04:50:28 pm by kyndo »


Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11383 on: February 13, 2020, 02:47:49 pm »
Self hating Americans are the worst "OMG, aren't we, like, so ignorant?"  UGH

Don't remind me, definitely some of the worst people in a lot of the other expat groups I'm in. They're so quick to hop on the anti-American bandwagon, and it's just so cringy. Even a lot of the expats living in America are like, "Wtf is wrong with these people? America has its problems, but it's NOTHING like these nuts are making it out to be."

And this is coming from some Dutch folk who LOVE to criticize anything and everything, lol.

It's like what can I say? You have edgelords in every bunch. Americans just tend to be some of the more outspoken ones.  :laugh:


  • CO2
  • Waygook Lord

    • 5078

    • March 02, 2015, 03:41:14 pm
    • Gunpo
    more
Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11384 on: February 13, 2020, 02:49:49 pm »
This guys a real charmer. He can't believe Parasite won over............ Joker ( I like Joker, but it had as much a chance to win as FvF or Little Women did, bottom third).

The best part?

Quote "What is more important to our culture than The Joker, about a movie that talks about mental illness...about how people in high places look down and frown upon the poor, the poverty.......and how we need to take this more serious. BUT  NO, forget all these fu**in social problems Joker touched upon, let's have a better 'WOKE AGENDA."

Like, bro................ ........... You clearly, ONE HUNDRED percent have no idea what Parasite is about, nor have seen even the trailer for it.

Also, "Why should it be nommed in Best International Feature AND BEST PICTURE? They made a Best Animated Section for that reason."

Ugh, dude. Toy Story 3 and Up were both nommed for Best Picture. You dunce.

If you like to get riled up and indignant, watch this video. It's an absolute maddening trainwreck.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTr6sYWWCNI
« Last Edit: February 13, 2020, 02:51:42 pm by CO2 »


Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11385 on: February 13, 2020, 03:12:13 pm »
Self hating Americans are the worst "OMG, aren't we, like, so ignorant?"  UGH

Are they really self-hating or just stupid?  Strikes me as something a MAGA hat-wearing dumbass would say.  Hollywood is amazing and we lost to some foreigner, how is that possible?  We're told daily how great we are.  Given 45% of the population probably would struggle to concentrate and follow subtitles as well, it's not entirely surprising.  Also, modern SNS gives people the idea that their stupid thoughts are worthy of sharing with others.     


  • stoat
  • Expert Waygook

    • 654

    • March 05, 2019, 06:36:13 pm
    • seoul
Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11386 on: February 13, 2020, 03:17:11 pm »
Quote
Are they really self-hating or just stupid? 

Both, in the case of that first meme.


Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11387 on: February 13, 2020, 03:22:55 pm »
Don't remind me, definitely some of the worst people in a lot of the other expat groups I'm in. They're so quick to hop on the anti-American bandwagon, and it's just so cringy. Even a lot of the expats living in America are like, "Wtf is wrong with these people? America has its problems, but it's NOTHING like these nuts are making it out to be."

And this is coming from some Dutch folk who LOVE to criticize anything and everything, lol.

It's like what can I say? You have edgelords in every bunch. Americans just tend to be some of the more outspoken ones.  :laugh:
Yeah, that's just dumb criticism. Like you all said "Okja" and "Snowpiercer".

Back home people talk like America is in utter crisis and falling apart and blah blah blah. Like, do these people not realize that every country has its share of problems?


  • CO2
  • Waygook Lord

    • 5078

    • March 02, 2015, 03:41:14 pm
    • Gunpo
    more
Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11388 on: February 13, 2020, 03:28:48 pm »
Are they really self-hating or just stupid?  Strikes me as something a MAGA hat-wearing dumbass would say.  Hollywood is amazing and we lost to some foreigner, how is that possible?  We're told daily how great we are.  Given 45% of the population probably would struggle to concentrate and follow subtitles as well, it's not entirely surprising.  Also, modern SNS gives people the idea that their stupid thoughts are worthy of sharing with others.     

I find it's the left that is self hating. "America is racist and awful."

I find this meme uses the noble savage trope. "Look at this poor Asian man being  asked this insipid question from an ignorant American."

Bong's worth thirty million and has 4 Oscars. He's not exactly the minority they're looking for to defend, haha.


Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11389 on: February 17, 2020, 07:38:24 am »
yoooooooooooooo one of my new schools is like an hour and a half away. thanks office of education  >:(


Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11390 on: February 17, 2020, 07:43:50 am »
yoooooooooooooo one of my new schools is like an hour and a half away. thanks office of education  >:(

Ouch.  By subway, Tyler?

The most I've had was one that was 50 minutes by bus, and the buses were only every hour. 

Plenty of time for you to get on 'War and Peace'. 


Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11391 on: February 17, 2020, 07:53:07 am »
Ouch.  By subway, Tyler?

The most I've had was one that was 50 minutes by bus, and the buses were only every hour. 

Plenty of time for you to get on 'War and Peace'. 

by bus (and they come ever 30 mins). the bus ride itself is maybe 50 minutes (depending on traffic and if i get the express bus) + some walking. the bus stop to school is 15 mins according to naver. ive been reading a lot and i don't really mind that it will take so long, just that i have to get up that much earlier


  • oglop
  • The Legend

    • 2983

    • August 25, 2011, 07:24:54 pm
    • Seoul
Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11392 on: February 17, 2020, 07:53:51 am »
yoooooooooooooo one of my new schools is like an hour and a half away. thanks office of education  >:(
how many schools do you work at? why did you have to change schools?


Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11393 on: February 17, 2020, 07:58:46 am »
how many schools do you work at? why did you have to change schools?

2 and idk the office just moved me. the school didn't want me to go either, but the new teacher coming here is also working at a school close to here so i guess it's easier for her (not me...)


  • Aristocrat
  • Hero of Waygookistan

    • 1997

    • November 10, 2014, 01:04:27 pm
Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11394 on: February 17, 2020, 08:35:33 am »
2 and idk the office just moved me. the school didn't want me to go either, but the new teacher coming here is also working at a school close to here so i guess it's easier for her (not me...)

Last year, the MOE tried to pull that stunt on me. Thankfully, they asked if I'd like to transfer to a school an hours drive away and had a bad reputation, to boot.

The supervisor actually brought it up that "She asked me because I had a car and that it would be easier on some noob who just arrived from orientation"... I had to decline her offer three times. This might come as a hot newsflash, lady, but I didn't buy a car to add 2hrs to my commute or make life easier for someone I've never met, at my own expense.

Still, things are a lot better now. The supervisor asked and respected my decision to decline.

In previous years, the previous supervisor (Mr Asshole) decided that transfering every NET in the city to new schools might be a cracking idea. Not only that, a few NETs lived 2min walk from some schools, but he'd give those schools to NETs who lived 30min away and give the schools in those NETs neighbourhoods to those who lived on the other side of town. The guy was genuinely out of his mind.


  • kyndo
  • Moderator LVL 1

    • 5494

    • March 03, 2011, 09:45:24 am
    • Gyeongsangbuk-do
Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11395 on: February 17, 2020, 08:35:51 am »
 
WTF is wrong with... Dutch folk? ... ...definitely some of the worst people...America has its problems, but it's NOTHING like these nuts...
Looks like you have a real problem with Dutch people. So intolerant!  >:(


 :wink:


Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11396 on: February 19, 2020, 12:07:29 pm »
Looks like you have a real problem with Dutch people. So intolerant!  >:(


 :wink:



Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11397 on: February 19, 2020, 12:45:54 pm »
Just found out that another teacher at my school who went abroad on Winter vacation (but nowhere near China) got sent home for two weeks by the VP.

I had a stopover in Beijing and got told to come to school as normal.  Not bowled over by the news to be honest  >:(


  • Cohort 2019
  • Super Waygook

    • 324

    • August 17, 2019, 08:09:23 pm
    • 90S.- 0'E
    more
Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11398 on: February 19, 2020, 03:53:02 pm »
Quote from: kyndo
Dutch people. So intolerant!

Source please?
I know they have Sinterklaas and racism at football games, schools, work place, neighborhoods, but most Dutch claim to be very tolerant. ;D
incumbo studiis


  • kyndo
  • Moderator LVL 1

    • 5494

    • March 03, 2011, 09:45:24 am
    • Gyeongsangbuk-do
Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #11399 on: February 19, 2020, 04:49:05 pm »
 
I know they... Sin... at football games, schools, work place, neighborhoods. Dutch ... rant.
*sigh* Another one. :sad: