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    Re: Will eikaiwa ruin my chances of JET next year?

    Merry Christmas!
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    Re: Time to call it a day

    It is a great archive, I'm reading some of my old posts - feels like a different world!
  3. Thread: 15 Years

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    Re: 15 Years

    15 years, amazing!
  4. Thread: Applying for 2019

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    Re: Applying for 2019

    Old timer here too - for all my moans about living in BFI, those five years changes my life in ways I couldn't have even imagined to begin with (good ways!).

    Go for it.
  5. Re: Inneed advice regarding disabilities and medical history

    :107:
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    Re: Importing Birth Control

    You can have one month's worth of a prescribed item sent in the post. The two months' allowance is for OTC meds.
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    Re: My JTE is ignoring meeee

    weepinbell is it literally your aim to use the word literally in every post you write?
  8. Thread: Health Checks

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    Re: Health Checks

    Actually, the law states it is mandatory for employers to OFFER one. It is NOT mandatory for employees to take one. You are allowed to opt out of the bits that you don't want.
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    Re: Do you use your iPad in Japan?

    I don't understand those of you with schools that say you can't bring in outside technology. As long as you're not hooking it up to their network then what's their problem I you're just using your...
  10. Re: Discrepancy between Self-Assessment Medical Form and CoH

    How did you get on?
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    Re: Best and worst parts of Rural life in Japan

    Controversial perhaps, but I would say if you have a conbini and/or a direct bus link to a major city (and/or "many restaurants")... you ain't rural :lol:
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    Re: UK JETs paying Income Tax

    You don't pay UK tax on your Japanese earnings.

    You pay Japanese tax on your JET earnings. Nothing to do with HMRC. There is no reciprocal agreement or anything like that.
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    Re: Rant first, positive remarks after

    "only comes once every 20 minutes or so"

    LOLOLOLOLOL
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    Re: Rant first, positive remarks after

    You're allowed to use the English words "first, second and third grade" on here. Your kanji skills are amazing though.
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    Re: 2016 JET Program Application

    One of the most inaka placements in the country (so I was told)... Enjoy! :lol:
  16. Thread: Life after JET?

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    Re: Life after JET?

    CPD is definitely not a thing in Japan.
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    Re: 2016 JET Program Application

    How totally bizarre to think that someone on this thread may be my successor next year. ;)
  18. Thread: Dental things

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    Re: Dental things

    Is it just me who wouldn't even dream of letting a 'dentist' here go anywhere near their mouth?

    This is the country that thinks it's ok (indeed - mandatory!) to brush within minutes of eating,...
  19. Re: Worried about getting rid of everything in my apartment if successor changes loca

    you're
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  20. Sticky: Re: Official "Things that can and cannot be found in Japan"

    You can order Costco stuff online and get it delivered to you
  21. Re: Postgraduate studies while on JET/ALT-ing in Japan

    Argh. There is no problem with doing an online distance course and being on Jet. None. Nada. Zilch. Save your time investigating visa conditions and legislation because there is nothing there. ...
  22. Thread: EARTHQUAKES!!!

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    Re: EARTHQUAKES!!!

    Yup, me too. Also the Tokai Earthquake "theory" has been disproved, hasn't it? So yeah. Whatever.
  23. Re: 6 classes a day at elementary school, plus before school class.

    How big are the individual classes? Could they combine 1st and 2nd grade, for example?
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    Re: Thank you, forum donors!!

    How much is it to get the VIP access? :popcorn:
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    Re: Japanese to know upon arrival

    What do I say instead?

    "Bye, see you tomorrow!" / "Bye, have a nice weekend!"
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