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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7520 on: March 30, 2018, 11:57:20 am »
It drives me nuts when one kid will be talking to another kid relatively quietly and discreetly, and then 5 other kids will scream out
"조용히해~~~~~!!!!!"

Like, dammit, you are being 10 times louder and 30 times more annoying than the other kid. STFU.

So annoying. And they always say it in the whiniest voice.


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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7521 on: March 30, 2018, 12:03:13 pm »
It never fails to blow my mind whenever I come across a student who forgets that I'm an adult with life experiences beyond their own, and that I'm more educated than they are because they're still in ****** middle school. The arrogance of some kids at this age is beyond just a phase, I swear to gawd.  :cry: :laugh:

Makes for some really hilarious moments whenever I beat them at their own games, though. xD

These are the same kids who will get a hard slap from reality when they actually have to grow up.
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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7522 on: March 30, 2018, 12:08:23 pm »
Go on................. ......... I smell a juicy anecdote.

Sorry, really can't, I have coTs who get on this site and they would know exactly who I am, and I like having my Clark Kent persona kept alive.

I will say that one of my students thinks he's a literal genius, but that a certain something that's meant to be kept on the down-low absolutely proves that he is, in fact, just a Korean Pauly Shore. Let your imagination run wild.



Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7523 on: March 30, 2018, 12:49:08 pm »
It never fails to blow my mind whenever I come across a student who forgets that I'm an adult with life experiences beyond their own, and that I'm more educated than they are because they're still in ****** middle school. The arrogance of some kids at this age is beyond just a phase, I swear to gawd.  :cry: :laugh:

Makes for some really hilarious moments whenever I beat them at their own games, though. xD

These are the same kids who will get a hard slap from reality when they actually have to grow up.

No, these are the same kids who hole up in PC rooms to binge-play LoL or Overwatch, troll around on forum boards to vent their frustrations because ****-it-that's-why, then go on to blame specific groups or humanity in general for their own shortcomings. They never grow up because nothing is ever their fault.

That, or they're coming from enough money that being told your shit is made of gold is somehow a fact of life.

I actually feel sorry for a couple of them, though. They're good kids, just spoiled as **** and way too sheltered.


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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7524 on: March 30, 2018, 01:01:49 pm »
i must have accidentally left a fan on low setting after i left the classroom last night.

there was just a 4 teacher meeting with the principal and the korean teacher who i teach with in my after school program to find out what happened. now i am, apparently, in "big trouble". err sorry guys, i'll pay the 50won electricity fee if that's what the problem is  :rolleyes:


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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7525 on: March 30, 2018, 01:02:29 pm »
i must have accidentally left a fan on low setting after i left the classroom last night.

there was just a 4 teacher meeting with the principal and the korean teacher who i teach with in my after school program to find out what happened. now i am, apparently, in "big trouble". err sorry guys, i'll pay the 50won electricity fee if that's what the problem is  :rolleyes:

You left a fan on at night?

You could've killed someone!


Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7526 on: March 30, 2018, 01:18:52 pm »
He couldn't help it, you guys, he was drunk.



Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7527 on: March 30, 2018, 01:32:48 pm »
i must have accidentally left a fan on low setting after i left the classroom last night.

there was just a 4 teacher meeting with the principal and the korean teacher who i teach with in my after school program to find out what happened. now i am, apparently, in "big trouble". err sorry guys, i'll pay the 50won electricity fee if that's what the problem is  :rolleyes:

At my old shcool in Gwangmyeong, I left my computer on when I left. Co-T kakaoed me,

 :-* Kevin, you left your computer on.

 :police: Oh, sorry.............. ........ So, what now?

 :-* Oh, I turned it off. Just remember to turn it off in the future. Bye.

Sooooo............. ........ this couldn't wait until the next morning when we all came in to work again? hahaha I admit I should have turned it off, fair play, but this is the farthest thing from texting someone outside work hours. 


Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7528 on: March 30, 2018, 01:36:00 pm »
Sooooo..................... this couldn't wait until the next morning when we all came in to work again? hahaha I admit I should have turned it off, fair play, but this is the farthest thing from texting someone outside work hours.

You never get a drunk text from a coT or boss?

Because I have. Not sure if it makes a difference, but all of them were men, too. xD


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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7529 on: March 30, 2018, 01:45:41 pm »
i must have accidentally left a fan on low setting after i left the classroom last night.

there was just a 4 teacher meeting with the principal and the korean teacher who i teach with in my after school program to find out what happened. now i am, apparently, in "big trouble". err sorry guys, i'll pay the 50won electricity fee if that's what the problem is  :rolleyes:

You left a fan on at night?

You could've killed someone!
haha. that's true

to me this whole non-incident is totally korean

if this happened in england it would go

"you left the fan on last night btw"
"ah. sorry. didn't know"
"it's ok"

or, even more likely, it wouldn't have even come up.

a few days ago i was "scolded" for not "tidying up" the classroom at the end of the day. turns out, there was a single pencil on the floor. this was a big deal for the teacher who used the classroom the next morning. who the hell cares? do these people have nothing more important to get bothered by?
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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7530 on: March 30, 2018, 02:18:55 pm »
do these people have nothing more important to get bothered by?

Nailed it.


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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7531 on: March 30, 2018, 02:41:49 pm »
Have you ever told someone to pick their litter up before?

I told a guy who threw his cigarette packet on the ground to pick it up and he basically said '**** off'.  :laugh:

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7532 on: March 30, 2018, 02:43:43 pm »
Also held the door open for a early 30s looking woman yday in Olive Young and she basically scowled at me for having the audacity to do such a thing so I said out loud in English 'you're welcome'. Not sure why these things bother me so much, who knows.
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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7533 on: March 30, 2018, 02:47:16 pm »
Yeah Korean door etiquette is f*cking shocking, slam the doors on the people behind for no apparent reason. How hard is it to hold it open as you walk through?  :undecided: Definitely with you on this one Fritz
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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7534 on: March 30, 2018, 03:14:00 pm »
Also held the door open for a early 30s looking woman yday in Olive Young and she basically scowled at me for having the audacity to do such a thing so I said out loud in English 'you're welcome'. Not sure why these things bother me so much, who knows.

She was probably actually early 20's, and resented that you were treating her as an elder.


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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7535 on: March 30, 2018, 05:11:06 pm »
Oh my god.

Why would you pull out a tub of gochujang, call my attention, open it and then tip it out in the middle of class.

WHY DO YOU EVEN HAVE A TUB OF GOCHUJANG IN THE FIRST PLACE???  :cry: :cry: :cry:


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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7536 on: March 30, 2018, 05:30:26 pm »
First afterschool class of the semester today.  I take my pc, but there is already a computer in the room.  I tell students to wait while I go get my usb and return my pc to the teachers' room. 

I return.  The pc does not work.  A teacher comes to tell me that it doesn't work in that room.  She finds me another room for the class.

I don't know if the teacher who assigned me to the first room knew about the computer not working. I can get things straightened out on Monday.

As long as I've been here, things like this shouldn't bother me.  But they still do.



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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7537 on: March 30, 2018, 05:38:56 pm »
Yeah Korean door etiquette is f*cking shocking, slam the doors on the people behind for no apparent reason. How hard is it to hold it open as you walk through?  :undecided: Definitely with you on this one Fritz

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7538 on: March 30, 2018, 05:43:11 pm »
You left a fan on at night?
haha. that's true

to me this whole non-incident is totally korean

if this happened in england it would go

"you left the fan on last night btw, dickhead"
"ah. sorry. didn't know, you ballbag"
"it's ok, fookwit"

a few days ago i was "scolded" for not "tidying up" the classroom at the end of the day. turns out, there was a single pencil on the floor. this was a big deal for the teacher who used the classroom the next morning. who the hell cares? do these people have nothing more important to get bothered by?

Fixed it for authenticity.

It's a completely Korean non-event.  If you spend enough time with Koreans, you realise that it is exactly how they speak to each other about the smallest non-events.  To me, it is really abrasive and I'd never imagine picking up someone on something like that, but then again that's the culture.   A couple of Christmases ago, on Christmas Eve in my sister's house, someone left a gap in the snake house.  So it escaped into the living room.  After fifteen minutes we found it, without anyone being bollocked.  Could you imagine how that would go down in a Korean house?
it's true. i was trying to explain cultural stuff like this to a friend from the uk. he finally came to visit and before he left he did say "yeah...i get it now".

anyway, i figured it out. i met/was confronted by the woman who complained at the end of the day, turns out she's just an utter bitch. she was complaining again, this time that a single chair wasn't tucked in 1cm more, about non-existent dust on the floor, accusing me of changing the layout of the classroom (i didn't), yadda yadda.

well, i will out-petty her this year. being petty is what i do best ;)


Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7539 on: March 30, 2018, 05:54:55 pm »
well, i will out-petty her this year. being petty is what i do best ;)

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