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    Re: The deal with "omiyage"

    Don't get things, get food. Individually wrapped if possible.
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    "a friend of mine"

    "a friend of mine"
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    Where are you from and what do they charge for an...

    Where are you from and what do they charge for an unlimited net plan?
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    I know, I know - most JETs are just pathetic...

    I know, I know - most JETs are just pathetic man-children with no sense of responsibility. But that doesn't make it okay.
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    Re: Quick Car Tax Question

    The way it worked when I bought my car was that I paid them for the taxes they'd already paid (on top of the price of the car). e.g. my car was 20 man but they had just paid the taxes on it so I...
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    I understand this, but my point is that if the OP...

    I understand this, but my point is that if the OP says they don't want it, that person has a responsibility to get rid of it before they leave. It's the same as any renting situation in your own...
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    ahahaha
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    Just because it's always happened doesn't mean...

    Just because it's always happened doesn't mean it's right (even though this is Japan we're talking about). I think most people are happy to have some stuff to use as soon as they move in, but that...
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    This. Although a few of the people in my area...

    This. Although a few of the people in my area did inherit houses full of crap, it was generally okay for those people: they only stayed a year, their houses were big, some of the crap, like a...
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    Re: pred trying to sell stuff

    If you don't want it, tell them to get rid of it (and the sooner the better). If it's useful stuff then they should be able to sell or give it to someone else easily enough; if it's junk then they...
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    Re: Foreign pop culture?

    What music do you play for you kids? I've only had on chance to do a significant music activity (apart from an NZ only one), and I used Phil Collins - True Colors. It went down well but I would like...
  12. Thread: Okayama-Ken

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    Word. In all honesty I would take back admitting...

    Word. In all honesty I would take back admitting which prefecture I was in, if a mod would allow that (would a mod allow that? please delete my post!)
  13. Thread: Okayama-Ken

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    Re: Okayama-Ken

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  14. Re: Does getting pension refund neg. affect permanent residency chances later?

    I did hear from someone near me that when they got their refund they inadvertently reset the time required for citizenship. I'd definitely look into it further if I were you.
  15. Thread: Okinawa Yeah!

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    Re: Okinawa Yeah!

    If you're prefectural, are you sure you've got a pred? *someone* should contact you sometime soon, but if they haven't it may be because they don't have your details. You could always troll the...
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    Why/Because game or activity ideas please!

    Does anyone have an awesome game/activity idea for why and because? It's their first lesson on it so basically anything where they have to create their own sentences will just get blank stares. I...
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    lol where the hell were(are?) you living? Bought...

    lol where the hell were(are?) you living? Bought a 5kg from my expensive local supermarket for 1800 yen yesterday.
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    Re: Getting surgery in Japan

    I think it might be... I have no clue what that should've said.
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    Re: How many JETs in your town of how many people?

    Plenty of time to save and buy an iPad/kindle before you leave.... sounds like you're going to have a lot of free time at work.
  20. Thread: US Job Market

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    Re: US Job Market

    If you home town is too small, there are always other places to go - does it have to be "home town or Japan"? Just throwing it out there....
  21. Re: Catching a cold each month! Has this happened to you?

    Every month definitely sounds excessive though. It can't hurt to go to the doctor at least once to see what they say.
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    Re: Understanding your income...

    Sure, but what!? You mean I don't have to pay income tax? Since when is that a normal thing, for your employer to pay your income tax for you?
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    Re: Understanding your income...

    Okay, I've got a question for ya. In this months pay slip, for the first time ever, my pay increased by 7000 (e.g. before tax it was 307000 when it has always been 300000 before). There's also a...
  24. Thread: US Job Market

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    Re: US Job Market

    Word. It's just the people who don't (okay, depending on where you are it *could* be can't, but you can always move), make the best of their opportunities that end up making a comfortable living....
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    Re: NHK easy Japanese News

    That looks awesome, cheers.

    Along the same lines, ESL students might be interested in this http://simple.wikipedia.org/
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