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Thread: You know what really grinds my gears? II

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    Missing the point. They delegated all the work to you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FaaipDeOiad View Post
    What I mean is that I can see how as a teacher it is easy to be harsh on a student who doesn't give much of a **** as compared to a student who tries hard but has significant barriers to success. Obviously it's not what should happen, however.
    Ahhh, yes. Fair enough.

    I think the problem lies with them getting in to uni in the first place if they're obviously going to struggle, but you do feel sorry for students who have been elevated beyond their means (although often you'll find there have been opportunities to sit down with them and counsel them on what needs to be done to reach the level they want, and for some reason this has been ignored - usually by the school due to financial concerns or pressure from the student (which comes back to financial concerns)).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Adamc View Post
    Missing the point. They delegated all the work to you.
    I know what he is trying to say. But what can you do when they don't turn up to group meetings.

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    And that concludes this edition of 'How to Ruin a Joke'.


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    posting in the wrong thread /spark
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    Quote Originally Posted by Adamc View Post
    And that concludes this edition of 'How to Ruin a Joke'.
    this statement is pretty apt for this thread
    And smalishah's avatar is the most classy one by far Jan certainly echoes the sentiments of CW

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    Oh Korea...

    MBC's The Shocking Reality About Relationships With Foreigners - YouTube

    To be fair, there are a number of Koreans giving support to the foreign teacher's campaign to have something done about this type of thing being broadcast.

    Edit: I should know better than to comment on YouTube videos...
    Last edited by Son Of Coco; 02-06-2012 at 08:58 AM.

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    To anyone thy was in the musical stop posting s*** photos. And filing my news feed,
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    This, despite the fact that not a day goes by without sixteen mundane, meaningless, grammatically incorrect statuses, as well as random pictures galore. Pot. Kettle. Black.

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    Generally delete those kinds of people, it's very rare that there's any real reason to stay connected with them. Probably time to do some Facebook culling myself...
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    Quote Originally Posted by rvd619323 View Post
    Hypocritical people on Facebook


    This, despite the fact that not a day goes by without sixteen mundane, meaningless, grammatically incorrect statuses, as well as random pictures galore. Pot. Kettle. Black.

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    Amateur Drama groups who have over zealous producers who take themselves way too seriously

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    Quote Originally Posted by fredfertang View Post
    Amateur Drama groups who have over zealous producers who take themselves way too seriously
    Been told to rein in your Lear again, huh?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Been told to rein in your Lear again, huh?


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    facey is much better when you put 99% on ignore

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    Useless updates are precisely why I don't log onto facebook any more than once a month or so. The worst of those are the 'checking in' posts.

    On the plus side, my inactivity means I won't have any issues with potential employers wanting to check me out on the site.

    What do you guys reckon sounds less disturbing from an interviewers pov?

    (a) I don't have a facebook.

    or

    (b) I have an account, but I'm not an active user.

    I'm guessing (b), since (a) could sound like I have something to hide.
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