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    Re: Ladies clothing

    I wear skinny jeans all the time when I go out, and I've seen a lot of women here wear them. Never had any problems with that. I was explicitly told not to wear tight pants or short skirts by one of...
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    Re: Ladies clothing

    Wait until you hear from your predecessor. I didn't, and bought too many blouses and dress pants. It turns out most of the female teachers at my two junior high schools wear non-denim jeans (lots of...
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    Re: Japan and Phones

    Yeah, cancel the contract and get a new phone in Japan. If you choose to have the cost of the phone built into your plan, there aren't a lot of upfront costs for a new smart phone when you start JET....
  4. Re: Changing Decisions After Signing Your Contract

    I do know it has happened before, but it was a local placement (not prefectural) and the BOE was willing to jump through all the hoops to get the ALT back because they really liked them.
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    Re: A random laundry question

    I'm having a similar problem, but I actually managed to find some (the Japanese brand equivalent) of Febreeze Fabric stuff at the Juntendo home improvement store closest to me. It's actually really...
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    Re: Shipping/Packing for JET

    Thanks for the flat rate suggestion! I was only looking at custom sized boxes, so that does make things easier. Seems like they are basically the same price as Kuroneko.
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    Re: Shipping/Packing for JET

    Just winter clothing. I don't want my suitcases to be bogged down, and I won't need them for a while anyways with my placement.

    So I'm looking at maybe one or two medium sized boxes. 7x15 is what...
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    Shipping/Packing for JET

    Hi all, I am a first year JET and I could use some input and advice. Now that placements are out, I'm trying to tackle all of the packing and organizing for moving to Japan. I just wanted to know if...
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