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    Re: UK app is out boys and girls!

    Rejected too, but then again I'd stopped caring anyway.

    Getting my chavtastic Mini back on the road this summer instead, gonna be great!

    (By great I mean deafening and annoying when it breaks...
  2. Just tell 'em you have meat/fish/cheese allergy...

    Just tell 'em you have meat/fish/cheese allergy that only gaijin get. Then complain about how hard it is to live in America where everybody eats burgers at least twice a day.
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    Re: UK app is out boys and girls!

    Was umming and aahing but may as well try this again. I read my statement from last year and by god was it painful! Even I wouldn't have accepted me! Writing a better and shorter one, plus I'll get...
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    Re: Post your SOPs here:

    Ohai. Leaving this to the last minute this time!
    Any views on mentioning reasons for putting no-preference rural/suburban placement choices in the SOP? Something like a wordier version of "You don't...
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    Re: Applying for 2012.....

    Might as well have another go at this. I wasn't going to bother but my friend talking about London orientation got me thinking.

    Then again there's a lot of fiddly paperwork to do and I love my...
  6. Re: Will the earthquake affect the JET programme?

    You would too if you had Uniqlo clothes. I got this hoodie for about 3000 yen in Narita airport because "they always crank up the air on on planes". I'd rather have frozen.

    Also I predict in the...
  7. Re: Will the earthquake affect the JET programme?

    When you turn up to a really big school but are teaching a really small class, it might not be very tactful to ask why. Just a heads up.
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    Re: Calling all Brits (and Irish) 2011

    REEEEEEEEJECTED-ah. And they took their time about it too.

    Will I apply again? maybe. Or perhaps i'll give a private company a go in Augustish. More likely i'll just have another holiday there...
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    LOL. Oh well if he's that lazy and can't be...

    LOL. Oh well if he's that lazy and can't be bothered to research stuff, when he phones you up asking where in Japan "Bamu fuku inaka" is, tell him it's a small "happening" district between the...
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    Haha, my work was like what she said about her...

    Haha, my work was like what she said about her family but the forum cut off her bit and I can't be bothered to manually multiquote.

    The day after i posted my application i happened to book a day...
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    Hurry up with my rejection letter, JET, you lazy...

    Hurry up with my rejection letter, JET, you lazy sods. Can't you even do that on time?

    Heh, I remember once reading a rant by somebody who "OMG cwearwy stated" on her application that she was...
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    Re: Calling all Brits (and Irish) 2011

    Are august intakes on commercial companies 6 month contracts as that's halfway through the academic year? (I suppose JET's, though they go in July, actually properly start in August) Or do you get...
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    Re: Calling all Brits (and Irish) 2011

    Are august intakes on commercial companies 6 month contracts as that's halfway through the academic year? (I suppose JET's, though they go in July, actually properly start in August) Or do you get...
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    Re: The why JET, and why Japan thread

    "It's not France"
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    Re: Calling all Brits (and Irish) 2011

    My friend told me some of the questions but also said if you go posting the questions online they will kick you out. So I won't repeat them XD. They were really easy though, the test will be a...
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    Re: Calling all Brits (and Irish) 2011

    Wasn't Sinders alternate'd in 2010? To not even (yet) get an interview this year means the applicants must have been amaaazing.
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    Not so long ago I was saying "Japan is like...

    Not so long ago I was saying "Japan is like Britain was 100 years ago, only with more porn". It looks like they've caught up pretty quickly and are now just like the Britain of today. With more porn.
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    Reet. The "proper" TEFL qualification seems like...

    Reet. The "proper" TEFL qualification seems like a time/money commitment I'd have a hard time making anyway. Japanese evening classes aiming for JLPT N3 it is, then!
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    Re: Calling all Brits (and Irish) 2011

    I'm already looking into evening classes for the basic TEFL qualification and trying to get 4/3 kyuu (depending on how confident i feel) for next time. If there is a next time... might just blow the...
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    Wasn't Rowan Atkinson declared king? I saw this...

    Wasn't Rowan Atkinson declared king? I saw this documentary back in 2000...

    If we're having a good old "everything controversial about Japan" thread, is it time for the Whales yet?
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    Re: BBC apologises over QI.

    Mind you though, a society where you can easily buy a nazi uniform if you want to, and where you can easily broadcast people fooling about in blonde wigs and big fake noses if you want you, is a...
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    Oh. Would have helped if i'd spelled the sodding...

    Oh. Would have helped if i'd spelled the sodding name right.
    Anyway it looks like they are after people who are already in Japan and have experience working as an ALT. Might be worth considering...
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    Well considering some people on here have had...

    Well considering some people on here have had their interviews, others have theirs later and others are still waiting to hear... no, they aren't all done in one day XD
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    Anybody know any more / got a web address for...

    Anybody know any more / got a web address for this company? Or have they gone bust? They sound alright but all I can find on Google is a company that makes pumps and a manga.
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    Re: BBC apologises over QI.

    Oh bloody hell, it must be my browser or something
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