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    Word: meaning for "another overly paid ALT who...

    Word: meaning for "another overly paid ALT who has too much time on its hands and another reason why JET needs to be axed".

    Hey, I wasn't the one who took it off topic here. If you are going to...
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    Ozawa doesn't watch Fox News enough.

    Ozawa doesn't watch Fox News enough.
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    Re: A little honest Amity information

    Hey, whistleblower, thanks for the info. Before I started working where I am now, I had applied to Amity. A rep from there got all pissy and said haughtily, "We bring teachers from overseas on OUR...
  4. Thread: Packing

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    Re: Packing

    Just moved out of my JET apartment and in with my girlfriend yesterday.

    Felt kinda sad to be leaving the apartment...............................................
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    NTT should be sending you a bag to put all your...

    NTT should be sending you a bag to put all your rented equipment in. You will then take the bag to either a post office or Lawson's for them to send back. You don't have to pay any shipping fees.
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    They may ask "Why ESL?"; "How do you like kids?";...

    They may ask "Why ESL?"; "How do you like kids?"; "How would you handle such-and-such a situation?". Your friend could teach colors or numbers to imaginary children for a demo lesson. If it is a...
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    Well, if living 30 minutes from her is considered...

    Well, if living 30 minutes from her is considered long distance, then, yeah, I will be doing an LDR.

    BTW, I am addressing this question to everybody. My PA told me that previous departing CIRs...
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    I am not worried about the sick part. I am a...

    I am not worried about the sick part. I am a mild hemophiliac and am worried an accident might happen. However, I am not a reckless person by nature. I had checked into insurance for four days,...
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    I am in Sendai and working with the Miyagi kencho...

    I am in Sendai and working with the Miyagi kencho for only one more week!!!!!

    I work a half-day today and head down to Watari-cho to meet the BoE. From August 1, I will be their ALT. Immi even...
  10. Thread: JETAA?

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    I thought some of the ones in LA were a bit...

    I thought some of the ones in LA were a bit cliquey and arrrogant because they had lived in Japan whereas they had assumed most of us had not lived there as long as they had (for the record: I had...
  11. Thread: Altia

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    Re: Altia

    Tell me about. I would have been pissed off had I not caught with this one outfit in Miyagi. The Altia positions would have required me to drive.
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    No wonder why Interac told me there were no...

    No wonder why Interac told me there were no Miyagi positions available LOL
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    Re: Leaving? Stress here!

    My CO has decided to bombard me with translation requests up to the time my contract ends. I think someone here is trying to deny my using my nenkyuu.
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    No wonder why my girlfriend tells me to keep my...

    No wonder why my girlfriend tells me to keep my voice down when I talk in her apartment.

    The thin walls don't stop her from making noises during sex.
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    We were in Tomiya-cho. BTW, hanging out with...

    We were in Tomiya-cho. BTW, hanging out with diemjay and his friends is a blast.
  16. Thread: Altia

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    Re: Altia

    I was going to interview in Tokyo with them, but the hiring guy backed out at the last minute.
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    Yes, Paladia, I know that you are a New Yorker. ...

    Yes, Paladia, I know that you are a New Yorker. That is why I was looking forward to what you had to say. I meant to say that I knew Manhattan would be "mega-EXPENSIVE". I've never been to...
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    Re: Leaving? Stress here!

    I need to go to my ward office today so that I can get an income verification certificate in order to change my visa to an ALT one. I am also wondering what I am going to do for health insurance...
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    Wow! No wonder why my tax was so low this year. ...

    Wow! No wonder why my tax was so low this year. Good thing I have said my money for when I have to pay more next year.
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    And who said being a human tape recorder doesn't...

    And who said being a human tape recorder doesn't have its perks??!!!
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    I can say now because I signed a contract. I...

    I can say now because I signed a contract. I signed it with Temp Staff Kamei in Sendai. I will be an ALT in southern Miyagi Prefecture. I will go to 4 junior highs and 6 elementary schools. I am...
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    Re: JET vs. Interac

    On many days since I have become a CIR, I wish I could have returned to teaching eikaiwa in the 90s.

    Not sure how I'd feel if I had become a JET ALT instead of a JET CIR.
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    I liked the NYC program because it seemed to let...

    I liked the NYC program because it seemed to let in a few more "fellows" than the other programs I have been looking at. In addition, I have never been to th Big Apple and would like to experience...
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    Yes, I can tell you that my office is VERY stingy...

    Yes, I can tell you that my office is VERY stingy when it comes to granting time off. With my new non-Interac ALT job, I will have ample time. I think I still get paid during the days school is not...
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    I am thinking down the road.

    I am thinking down the road.
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