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    Re: CIR Applicants 2014

    Naw man, you'd have a way easier time with that in a small town!
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    Re: CIR Applicants 2014

    Yup, all the time! Some little, a lot of big ones including all the JET conferences because I was at the prefectural government offices.



    Er, I'm not really sure if there is much that is CIR...
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    Re: CIR Interview 2015

    Naw man, potentials are encouraged to sign up there if they like :)
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    Re: CIR Applicants 2014

    Penguee: If you're worried about reading aloud then the best thing you could do is read a few articles aloud from NHK news online just to get the feel of it. News articles all have similar vocab too...
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    Re: CIR Applicants 2014

    I was a 県庁 CIR for 2 years, gots to establish the cred)

    In terms of who you work with, unless you work for a large city or in a prefecture that really needs it you will probably be the only...
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    Re: Clothing advice for new JETs

    The best advice I think that any person could do is to take stock of their current wardrobe and think: "What is the hardest to fit feature of my body, and do I have enough to to cover it for a...
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    Re: Turning down unwanted male attention...

    I agree, if you do feel actually unsafe you should call your PA and at the very least have a record of this. When it comes to harrasment (and let's hope it does not evolve in to that) it's...
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    Re: Tokyo JET intake 5>100 by 2014, 100>200 by 2015

    It's probably one of the more complex balancing acts out there.

    The COs are allowed to be very specific with their requests and CLAIR does their best to accommodate COs, particularly ones with...
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    Re: Aspiring Canadian JETs 2014

    I 100% agree with you. A job is a job, and people should always be commited to doing a good one. Particularly in education it's really unfair to your students to not try and do the very best you...
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    Re: Aspiring Canadian JETs 2014

    Can confirm. New new Group B kids arrive on the 3rd. So doing the time difference math, Canadians will leave on the 2nd for arrival on the 3rd.



    Come if you can rather clearly see how JET...
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    Re: Fun With Numbers - Acceptance Rates

    Let's not forget that that you also need to factor in what the COs themselves request in a JET. The scoring is of course really important - the outstanding candidates are probably going to be Japan...
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    Re: Genki I/II - New Versions Out

    The only thing we really want to know is if Mary and Takeshi get it on in this version.
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    Re: Incoming Hokkaido JETs

    Hey all,

    Bumping this post up. If you are looking for your Hokkaido pred. a good place to check is here. The Hokkaido JET Forum - Index page

    You'll probably be able to find whoever you're...
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    = life in Hokkaido baby :)

    = life in Hokkaido baby

    :)
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    Re: Incoming Hokkaido JETs

    Pishaw! You are aware that Hokkaido is still Japan right? My two weeks of Spring and their late May Sakura totally count.
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    1. What do you think? 2. Every morning man......

    1. What do you think?
    2. Every morning man...
    3. That's more of a January-February type thing.
    4. Haven't you ever seen that Seinfeld episode about shrinkage?
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    Re: Incoming Hokkaido JETs

    I agree with AV, the inaka, specifically of the Hokkaido variety is for the most part what you make of it. In that sense, small town Hokkaido could be the best thing ever.

    I would have to...
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    Poll: Re: So how'd your requests turn out?

    I requested Kyoto (Because I did study abroad there and have lots of friends in the area still) then Totorri and Fukuoka. I ended up in Nayoro in Northern-ish Hokkaido....

    At a glance it looks...
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    Re: Hokkaido JETS 2010

    Group B for me :)
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    This is true, I think the greatest irony is that...

    This is true, I think the greatest irony is that the reasons that there are more of us are the reasons we may end up seeing less of each other...
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    You had me at Uniqlo, damn I've missed that store.

    You had me at Uniqlo, damn I've missed that store.
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    This is the exact opinion I came to as well, but...

    This is the exact opinion I came to as well, but it is nice to hear my suspicions confirmed.
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    Being a lover of both MST3K/riff-trax and...

    Being a lover of both MST3K/riff-trax and shenanigans I'm excited.

    @jbozeThank you! I looked into my town a little more and it doesn't seem to be too bad. It has an Aeon, so at least I am...
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    Okay I promise to read the rest of this thread...

    Okay I promise to read the rest of this thread later...though the promise of MST3K themed o-rama's do seem promising.

    I've been placed in a 30,000 person city called Nayoro...it looks like it's...
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    Re: Japanese Karaoke song suggestions...

    Even though I love Bump of Chicken I would actually recommend you stay away from singing them in karaoke if you are still just learning Japanese. Their songs are good but stupidly hard to sing if...
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