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    I kinda like Hull, but Grimsby is...well...grim....

    I kinda like Hull, but Grimsby is...well...grim. I can't say I really cared that much for Callais, just a bit of a bleak place.
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    Grade 12 will be going back to school as normal...

    Grade 12 will be going back to school as normal here, although I am guessing with masks and social distancing. Not that matters much to given the grades I teach.
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    Sticky: The protests are still going on. The Prime...

    The protests are still going on. The Prime Minister just quit. What a 2021!
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    Sticky: There were some pretty sizable protests here...

    There were some pretty sizable protests here yesterday afternoon then went well into the late evening. A few days a ago a lady who had just given birth tested positive for COVID. She was woken in the...
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    Because walking in agony is so alpha-male...

    Because walking in agony is so alpha-male...
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    Got the annual are you going to finish your two...

    Got the annual are you going to finish your two year contract, please don't run away email 555
    I am glad the contract finishes in 2022, I don't think this would be a great year to be moving...
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    Welcome back! I get cracked heels due to the dry...

    Welcome back! I get cracked heels due to the dry cold weather here- you need to lather them in Vaseline for a couple of nights. You'll have plenty left other to use with that big wad of tissues.
  9. Looking very unlikely that we will be going back...

    Looking very unlikely that we will be going back until September, and even that is up in the air somewhat. Back to e-school today and if I am totally honest it is challenging to find the enthusiasm...
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    Pretty happy what I am doing. But if I were to...

    Pretty happy what I am doing. But if I were to dream, is billionaire trust fund kid a legit job?
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    Was able to get on the river today, which is...

    Was able to get on the river today, which is still mostly frozen solid
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    Poll: Well my grandmother is now totally inoculated....

    Well my grandmother is now totally inoculated. Reported side effects were a slightly sore arm. Sometime next month is when some vaccines are due to arrive in Mongolia,
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    Walks are permitted, so explored somewhere new...

    Walks are permitted, so explored somewhere new
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  14. I'm not really convinced e-school is really...

    I'm not really convinced e-school is really "learning", it's more just going through the motions to keep parents happy. Another year where Cambridge Checkpoint gets canceled, you would have thought...
  15. More than likely you will be able to go, you just...

    More than likely you will be able to go, you just will probably have to do some time in quarantine.
    I really hope that the border with Mongolia opens before September 2021, another year of picking...
  16. ^ It used to be 21 days here, now it is 14 with...

    ^ It used to be 21 days here, now it is 14 with an additional week at home in self isolation. Mongolia is still doing better than the UK. The community outbreak was apparently due to a breakdown in...
  17. Poll: I guess air pollution, a more possibly imminent...

    I guess air pollution, a more possibly imminent way for me to go would be slipping on the ice and giving myself a life ending blow to the head.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_Df39PjkwA

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_Df39PjkwA
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPz9Fcvb1II
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    If you like Vampire Weekend... ...

    If you like Vampire Weekend...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJy2R31xpl8
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    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2020/12/679.j...

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    A Mongolian IPA and I must say after a shitty Zoom meeting with admin this hits the spot rather nicely.
  22. I can see why Thailand is doing this, we just...

    I can see why Thailand is doing this, we just don't know how long immunity lasts after this jab yet. In my mind it is more important to keep the healthcare system functioning and finding a way to get...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1fzJ_AYajA Well...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1fzJ_AYajA
    Well there certainly won't be any comedown from the euphoria 2020, literally of figuratively.
    This song takes me back to aimlessly wandering around parks...
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    Poll: The chances of having an adverse reaction to the...

    The chances of having an adverse reaction to the vaccine are much less than having one to COVID. I'll take a sore arm and slight fever over being on a ventilator.
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    Poll: Yeah, I want to travel again and see my family,...

    Yeah, I want to travel again and see my family, they certainly aren't getting any younger and from my Skype conversations it is pretty clear their mental health is in the shitter at the moment. I...
  26. Thread: Daily Moan

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    Apparently it got down to -40 last night, the...

    Apparently it got down to -40 last night, the difference in inside and outside temperature was so extreme it caused the window to crack!
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  27. Thread: Dinner

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    Some Boxing Day nibbles and wine while I finish of Alice in Borderland on Netflix
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    Booze ban mercifully not happening this time, but...

    Booze ban mercifully not happening this time, but only if it is 17% or below. That's fine, I'm not a big spirit drinker.
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    ^ Flocked with ingrained sparkles that give you...

    ^ Flocked with ingrained sparkles that give you static shocks, it's horrendous. I also have a faux Versace sofa wish is a real site to behold.
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    I should stop jinxing shit like his, tomorrow we...

    I should stop jinxing shit like his, tomorrow we return to a strict lockdown. I least I was able to prepare better this time thanks to a two day warning....
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    We are in a pseudo lockdown here and I don't...

    We are in a pseudo lockdown here and I don't think it will lift fully until the vaccine arrives.
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    Sichuan style hotpot after dropping all the visa...

    Sichuan style hotpot after dropping all the visa renewal stuff off at work.
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    Sorry, those were beer prices, I was quite...

    Sorry, those were beer prices, I was quite hungover when I wrote the reply. A bottle of Moet will set you back 80USD-100USD in a bar here, around 50USD in a shop.
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    1500 Tugrik in a shop, that's around 0.60USD In...

    1500 Tugrik in a shop, that's around 0.60USD
    In a bar from 3000-7000 Tugrik, so 1.25USD- 3USD ish
  36. Thread: Dinner

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    A break from mutton and chicken was badly needed. If you're ever in UB and want sushi come...
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    Lockdown is over so we pushed the boat out last night. Hello holidays and a Google Hangouts free month or so.Bliss.
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    It appears all of Google is "broken" according to...

    It appears all of Google is "broken" according to the news. A bit tricky if it has gone down when you are supposed to be teaching and a pretty big reminder at how this new "normal" isn't really...
  39. Last one lasted for 4 years, cost under 300USD...

    Last one lasted for 4 years, cost under 300USD and was a cheap ACER from a tiny shop in Mandalay. Current one as already giving my grief after 2 years- a top of the range Dell (at least it was at the...
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    We told him that it bites and not to pet it ...

    We told him that it bites and not to pet it

    1986-2020
  41. Thread: Daily Moan

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    This whole lockdown has been an odd one: I could...

    This whole lockdown has been an odd one: I could have had Louis Vuitton and Burberry delivered but not a pizza. I am hoping that come Monday people don't just start throwing house parties or I fear...
  42. Thread: Daily Moan

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    On Monday it seems that pubs and restaurants here...

    On Monday it seems that pubs and restaurants here in UB will be able to sell beer and wine- so long as the venue has a food menu you are good to go, the customer does not have to order food but the...
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    So I managed to get a leadership in name only...

    So I managed to get a leadership in name only role because of drama and people threatening to quit 555. It turns out that managing four adults who are all sensitive and somewhat introverted (yet...
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    It just reminds me we will probably never get a...

    It just reminds me we will probably never get a conclusion to Deus Ex

    #triggeredgamer
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    Day 33: I found beer! ...

    Day 33: I found beer!
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    Not my usual brew by any means, but it tastes and feels so good.
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    Daily walks and a slice of normal and some sanity...

    Daily walks and a slice of normal and some sanity
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    It's only -22 tonight-balmy!
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    https://teakdoor.com/attachments/travel-the-world-...

    https://teakdoor.com/attachments/travel-the-world-travellers-tales-forum/60974d1607171238-best-poster-c06654af3c32583c616c19af8d5d8892-silk-art-silk-thread-jpg
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    Stay strong, sounds like you have it sorted. Beer...

    Stay strong, sounds like you have it sorted. Beer and good food. TD zoom based Christmas drinks meetup? :friday:
    Despite a lockdown pics of crowded stores are doing the rounds on Mongolian FB news...
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    Tonight I will sample some more 0% beers. Please oh please let this ban end on the 11th as mooted, could a dull holiday otherwise.
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