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    Re: Multiple JETs in the same house?

    I have heard of a unique scenario where a few JETs share a house, but it is a massive house with multi-levels and they basically flat together.
    Not sure how the situation came about... or who I...
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    +1 on the headlamp! It was by far the most useful...

    +1 on the headlamp! It was by far the most useful thing I had.

    Other tips...

    - personally I was glad I didn't get a walking stick... never had the need for one and would have found it a...
  3. Thread: Ask Uncle Dom

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    Can you get a migraine specific pill prescription...

    Can you get a migraine specific pill prescription from your doc, order a bulk supply and bring them over with the meds form?
    I take Imigran and brought enough to last me two years... I have had at...
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    heehee :)

    heehee :)
  5. Thread: Ask Uncle Dom

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    Re: Ask Uncle Dom

    There is also a JET Christian Fellowship group, you should be able to find them online. Last year they held prayer sessions during orientation so they might do the same this year, and I think they...
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    Yes yes but you still proved my point which is...

    Yes yes but you still proved my point which is that lots of people don't get anything from the BOE... so noobs shouldn't assume that a cost is taking this piss... cost it probably isn't ;)
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    Re: Posting stuff home: Post office convenience

    Cheers... will have to do a bit of research. I was going to use shipmates but now as I pack up our stuff I think that there might not be as much as I first thought... not enough to make their cost...
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    Re: Predecessor Prices

    Totally everyone should find out what is provided and the condition - know what you're paying for...
    BUT in reading this thread it seems like a lot of people assume that everyone gets at least...
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    Re: Posting stuff home: Post office convenience

    How about insurance?
  10. Re: 英語ノート is officially ruining elementary school

    Speaking of creative lesson planning and building on things... I did a third grade lesson the other week where the kids had already learnt colours, and also had learnt animals. So the school bought a...
  11. I've been using eigo noto without *too* many...

    I've been using eigo noto without *too* many problems, mostly cos my JTEs are amazing and use the book as a supplement only, levelling up when appropriate (though I thought the counting lesson sucked...
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    Ahhh right, I know who :)

    Ahhh right, I know who :)
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    PS. cabby you should have been contacted by your...

    PS. cabby you should have been contacted by your pred by now - if not, PM me your school and I'll chat to your pred :)
    PPS. if you're in an SHS that means its a prefectural position, and yes you...
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    Re: Nara!! The land of deer...

    There are no new prefectural JET positions in Nara, but there are a couple of extra municipal positions, only in Nara-shi - some municipalities have opted out of JET.

    Sleeprivet, who are you?...
  15. Thread: Couples Thread

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    Re: Couples Thread

    And there is always an opportunity for one of you to move if the BOE is okay with it (depending on the commute)
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    I didn't ship stuff over... try and pack lightly...

    I didn't ship stuff over... try and pack lightly if you can - I know we get shafted by the 20 kilo limit but I managed to get 25 in with no fees, and then got winter clothing on a return trip for a...
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    Heehee, I dunno - maybe... My crew is all...

    Heehee, I dunno - maybe... My crew is all encompassing...
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    I'm in onsite accomodation :cool: Bringing a...

    I'm in onsite accomodation :cool:
    Bringing a crowd of around 40 from our area, mix of foreigners and Japanese mates. Last year was heaps of fun, and I don't doubt this year will be too.
    Frisbee in...
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    Re: Nara!! The land of deer...

    My startup costs were shared with my fiance and we had key money but my school let me take out a loan for it...

    I can't say anything for certain now because I just found out that the couple coming...
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    Re: Nara!! The land of deer...

    MTS - your placement will most likely require a car... your pred will tell you the story but all the people I know in those areas have to drive - it isn't an option. Sometimes cars are BOE cars......
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    Wow I didn't know she was leaving...?! But you...

    Wow I didn't know she was leaving...?! But you will have a much better idea than me melty! I don't go down there that often... (PS. miss you!)
    Anyway MTS you'll find out soon who you're pred is :)
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    Was there something in what I said which made it...

    Was there something in what I said which made it sound like I was hating on him? He is a friend of mine, and he is a super JET.
    Can't tell if you were directing that at me or just firing comments...
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    Re: Nara!! The land of deer...

    PS. movingthestars - WELCOME to Nara!
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    No he's not on ITIL anymore... Hey melty who is...

    No he's not on ITIL anymore... Hey melty who is the current ALT there - trying to think who's placement that is?
  25. Thread: Prefectural ALT?

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    I know of someone who got fired for doing just...

    I know of someone who got fired for doing just that
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