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    Re: Arrested for but not charged with a DUI

    If it shows up you can get it expunged from your record. Talk to a local lawyer about how to do it, it should be VERY affordable.
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    Who is on Izu Oshima?

    Anyone know who the current JET is on Izu Oshima (Tokyo prefecture)? I'm heading over there soon and would like to see if I can get in touch with them in advance. I sort of lost touch with my...
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    Database Errors

    Yo BB, database errors are coming up every time you click a personal profile.

    That is all.
  4. Sticky: Careful there, though. If there's an expiration...

    Careful there, though. If there's an expiration date on the document (a lot of states' DMVs arbitrarily put 30 or 90 days on it) they won't accept it after that date.
  5. Sticky: Congratulations!

    Congratulations!
  6. Thread: US Job Market

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    Re: US Job Market

    You take that job, and run like hell with it. Don't look back.
  7. Noobs: a video that perfectly summarizes your future JET experience

    I know Wicket posted this earlier, but it needed its own thread. Shit Japanese Students Say 日本の生徒がよく言うこと - YouTube
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    Re: ToA Application

    I highly doubt that on both fronts: just get belligerently drunk before you go and you'll have the super confidence.
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    Re: ToA Application

    If you don't make it as a TOA, do what I did, and orientation will be a blast. Gatecrash orientation, show the noobs around Tokyo, and go to all the parties. Hell, I even ended up with a girlfriend...
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    Re: JET -> Money -> Laptop opinion

    I've got a G51J-A1 laptop that I used to use in Cambodia for gaming. It's in good shape, but now that I'm settled down I don't need it anymore. It's a damn solid laptop and I got it new at the end of...
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    I was an idiot and brought $200, and assumed I...

    I was an idiot and brought $200, and assumed I could pull the rest out when I got to Japan. My card didn't like that idea though, and the magnetic strip stopped working once I arrived.

    Very...
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    Re: Wasting time until results...

    Thread is tl;dr, but seriously, everyone who is holding their breath waiting: GO ENJOY YOUR HOME COUNTRY! You're going to miss it horribly when you're away.
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    Re: Volunteer Abroad

    How about a "Let's clean up Sendai" trip?
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    Re: Volunteer Abroad

    double post
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    Re: Volunteer Abroad

    Oh boy, you’ve hit on something that I’m very opinionated about here, but I’ll try and keep it short...

    The article that Word posted absolutely nailed it. I lived in Siem Reap and worked with PEPY...
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    Hey, did you get it via GoLloyds? My account was...

    Hey, did you get it via GoLloyds? My account was frozen and money was held because I had my successor send me money via GoLloyds. Since it had her name on the furikomi form, they froze the transfer...
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    Re: BOE claims I owe last Pension payment still

    You're gonna get more yens this way if the Baron is right.
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    Re: Quitting Docomo For Softbank's Iphone

    You get one year of warranty built-in, but 90 days and one issue of phone support. If you get Applecare, you get two years total not including physical damage. If you elect for the extra Applecare,...
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    I bought a 90cm suitcase in Himeiji once -- in...

    I bought a 90cm suitcase in Himeiji once -- in Japan they're not uncommon.
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    I'm going to go ahead and agree with this one. I...

    I'm going to go ahead and agree with this one. I lived on an island of 8,000 old people and my first year kind of sucked balls because I didn't speak Japanese, and none of my English teachers really...
  21. Thread: Mobile Access

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    Unfortunately it's not quite that simple. For...

    Unfortunately it's not quite that simple. For some reason our copy of vBulletin isn't compatible with the mod that you specified, so I'll try and find one that works with it when I get a little bit...
  22. Thread: Mobile Access

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    Re: Mobile Access

    Working on it...
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    Re: Preparing to Live in Japan

    I think what he was trying to say was that Japanese haircuts are fucking expensive -- not that they'll specifically overcharge YOU.
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    Preparing to Live in Japan

    Lots of applicants don't realize that once you move to Japan, there are quite a few oddities that will challenge the way that you think, and pretty much bend your brain in every way possible. I...
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    In the states... Actually, in the neighborhood I...

    In the states... Actually, in the neighborhood I grew up in. Got a hell of a deal on a foreclosure auction -- $82,000 for a four-bedroom all-hardwood-floor house that could probably double as a...
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