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    Teaching scene in Malaysia?

    Hi,

    I am considering pursuing a teaching job in Malaysia.

    I'm wondering what the current teaching scene is like there.

    I have over 4 years teaching experience in Asia and an additional
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    California - SF Bay Area, to be exact, Frisco:).

    California - SF Bay Area, to be exact, Frisco:).
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    I agree. Some hookers appear to be better than...

    I agree. Some hookers appear to be better than 'nice' thai women. They are more westernized at least.
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    How are you today?

    I am doing well:). The weather is starting to heat up here in CA. What about you?
  5. Poll: Oh I believe it! He wouldn't be King if he wasn't...

    Oh I believe it! He wouldn't be King if he wasn't :).
  6. Poll: two?, two what?, two face?...LOL

    two?, two what?, two face?...LOL
  7. Poll: You fooled me! I thought you were one:18:.

    You fooled me! I thought you were one:18:.
  8. Ok, thanks PB:)

    Ok, thanks PB:)
  9. Generally, how long is a background check considered valid?

    After you get it from your homecountry with the intention of applying to your Asian teaching job?

    In other words, if it is over 6 months old can you still use it with a potential employer? or...
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    You may be better off teaching in Nong Khai, and...

    You may be better off teaching in Nong Khai, and then travel to Laos for your holidays. I am not sure what the teaching scene is like in Nong Khai. Hopefully someone will chime in soon. Good Luck.
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    IME, when I became friends with bar owners, I...

    IME, when I became friends with bar owners, I would find out where the after hour places are or if they have after hours parties when their bar closes I have access to them. So it would help if you...
  12. Poll: What is your purpose of using a forum and do you consider it useful?

    I am talking about forums in general here, not directed at TD:).

    IMO, they are informative and can be useful. Although, sometimes you have to consider the source you are getting info from. Most...
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    What is you favorite Thai meal?

    For me it's Gai Yen, Kow Now, and Som Tom-pet mak (BBQ chicken, sticky rice, and spicy Papaya salad) - this is my all time favorite. Of course, with the dipping sauces included.

    What about you?
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    Are you trying to equate your circumstances with...

    what do you think would happen if someone posted a 'distress' message here on this board for example.. not a newbie but someone who has been posting for a while and is better known? do you think...
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    I appreciate you understanding my point:). ...

    Careful what you say, you'll be thrown to the wolves for condoning the fathers actions but I know where you're coming from.

    [/QUOTE]

    I appreciate you understanding my point:).

    Well just to...
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    How sad :(. This man should have been taken care...

    How sad :(. This man should have been taken care of as soon as he came down with the symptoms. Unbelievable!:confused: Personally, I blame his family. The reason is because they should have seen...
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    Care to clarify? I am not following you.

    Care to clarify? I am not following you.
  18. I am sure you have been called this a zillion...

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    info here linky[/QUOTE]

    I am sure you have been called this a zillion times KW; you're a smartass!:)
  19. What are you getting at partner?

    What are you getting at partner?
  20. Not sure about Korea, I am sure I could get a...

    Not sure about Korea, I am sure I could get a job there in a flash though. Once I posted my resume on Dave's, despite stating I was interested in South Asia only loads of Korean schools were...
  21. I have worked in Taiwan, Japan, and Thailand. Out...

    I have worked in Taiwan, Japan, and Thailand. Out of those three I prefer Thailand mainly because I prefer the culture, weather, and lifestyle. Of course you are sacrificing money for lifestyle going...
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    I agree, ASEAN countries will play a big role in...

    before or after Obama saves the world?

    I think the impact they have will be little different to the past 50 years. I think that ASEAN countries have more chance of changing Mynmar.[/QUOTE]

    I...
  23. You could be right there, DD. I did forward them...

    You could be right there, DD. I did forward them my details the other day. Time will tell.
  24. Thread: Yo!

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    Yeah, they're steel toe!:)

    Yeah, they're steel toe!:)
  25. Well, at the end of the day it is all about being...

    Well, at the end of the day it is all about being articulate.

    Some people want to embrace traditions, which is cool, but more importantly, be understood.
  26. LOL:)

    LOL:)
  27. Thread: Yo!

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    Thanks, Nat. Happy New Year! I hope all is well:).

    Thanks, Nat. Happy New Year! I hope all is well:).
  28. Thread: Yo!

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    Not really, just because part of your username is...

    Not really, just because part of your username is named after a province, doesn't necessarily mean you live there. It could have some other significance. Nevertheless, it is a great username (has a...
  29. Thread: Yo!

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    Actually, I thought that's what he was referring...

    Actually, I thought that's what he was referring to but wasn't sure there boss!
  30. Thread: Yo!

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    Pikey? What's that? JB, Your avatars rock!...

    Pikey? What's that?

    JB, Your avatars rock! Keep'em coming!!
  31. Good point!

    Good point!
  32. BB, I did contact them, by the way. I...

    BB,

    I did contact them, by the way. I appreciate your input.

    Cheers!
  33. Maybe 'controversy' wasn't the right word, more...

    Maybe 'controversy' wasn't the right word, more like 'confusion'.
  34. What makes you think that I am not interested in...

    really?

    so as a yank, you are not really interested in the said job, thought you'd ask about it for fun?

    or it is a joke that you spelt your nic with one 'l' ?

    or that you making excuses...
  35. It's a joke, anyone that takes it seriously...

    It's a joke, anyone that takes it seriously doesn't have a sense of humor.
  36. Ok, it was hard to tell:).

    Ok, it was hard to tell:).
  37. Are you being serious or sarcastic? :)

    Are you being serious or sarcastic? :)
  38. Are there RSS feeds regarding tourist/expat info for a given country?

    For example, let's say someone is considering a move to Thailand and they need to know the current situation regarding visas, etc. Is there an RSS feed that focuses on this? Perhaps coming from the...
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    Cool!, I never went to 'Doi Wow' or even 'Mae...

    Cool!, I never went to 'Doi Wow' or even 'Mae Sot' - what did you think of these places?

    There is also an Elephant sanctuary somewhere up there. There was a 100KG snake there as well! - Did you go...
  40. Thread: 4000 islands

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    I second that!:)

    I second that!:)
  41. Thanks for the PM. I replied, check your PM...

    Thanks for the PM.

    I replied, check your PM box.

    I think 'traveler' is the American spelling, and 'traveller' is the British spelling. There is always some controversy between American Vs....
  42. Come on, man! I was trying to be serious:).

    Come on, man! I was trying to be serious:).
  43. Thread: Yo!

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    8 years, that's great. What do you do out there?...

    near enough 8 years now, maybe slightly more.

    plenty of more settled areas of Thailand.

    the North is great.[/QUOTE]

    8 years, that's great. What do you do out there?

    I used to live in...
  44. Thread: Yo!

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    Thanks. So how long have you been in LOS? ...

    Thanks. So how long have you been in LOS?

    Unfortunately, I was at the Hat Yai bombing of 06'. Luckily, I did not get badly hurt (small shrapnel wound on my forearm - about the size of 10 baht). I...
  45. Thread: Yo!

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    I see. Well, CN, you seem like a decent bloke....

    might well be.
    but as forum admin, he is cock.



    only when kingwilly takes a vacation.[/QUOTE]

    I see. Well, CN, you seem like a decent bloke. Good to meet you:).
  46. Thread: Yo!

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    Yep! He is a good guy though. He is back in the...

    Louis?

    he has a hard on for us.

    bless him.[/QUOTE]

    Yep! He is a good guy though. He is back in the UK.

    So, you are an Admin here?
  47. Thread: Yo!

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    Now you've opened a can of worms!...LOL, better...

    Now you've opened a can of worms!...LOL, better you than me!

    Did you get banned?

    It's funny, when I was living in Southern LOS I met 'one of the main Admin's' and he jokingly said, 'Damn...
  48. Hmmmm. so what other outfits are there in...

    Hmmmm. so what other outfits are there in Singapore that a Yankee-doodle has a chance with?
  49. Thread: Yo!

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    Well, what about the one that starts with an...

    Well, what about the one that starts with an "A"?....:)
  50. Teaching gig with the British Council in Singapore...

    I came across a job opportunity with them in Singapore. I am wondering if American citizens could apply or do they give preferential treatment to UK citizens? Thanks.
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