Facepalms on Facebook

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Re: Facepalms on Facebook

Postby Big Vern » Wed Apr 11, 2018 23:23

Kal El wrote:
Big Vern wrote:
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Big Vern wrote:They are taking information about me and using it to make lots of money.

Good luck with my info. From Krypton, living in Smallville, previously worked for Star Fleet, and graduated from Star Fleet Academy and the Vulcan Science Instritute. :roflmao:

Well, now the Man knows who you are. Good luck with finding a phone booth. In fact, that's probably why they've got rid of them.

I use elevators and stairwells these days. So ... :idunno: Whatevs.


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Re: Facepalms on Facebook

Postby Kal El » Thu Apr 12, 2018 08:03

Big Vern wrote:
Kal El wrote:
Big Vern wrote:
Kal El wrote:
Big Vern wrote:They are taking information about me and using it to make lots of money.

Good luck with my info. From Krypton, living in Smallville, previously worked for Star Fleet, and graduated from Star Fleet Academy and the Vulcan Science Instritute. :roflmao:

Well, now the Man knows who you are. Good luck with finding a phone booth. In fact, that's probably why they've got rid of them.

I use elevators and stairwells these days. So ... :idunno: Whatevs.


Get back to me when you've figured out correct underpant usage.

Dude! Have you not seen my recent movies?
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Re: Facepalms on Facebook

Postby Kal El » Wed May 16, 2018 12:48

Original Post wrote:I thought that I'd have tasted some pretty horrible medicine in my lifetime...not until I started taking Chinese medicine. Wow, this stuff is pretty awful tasting...but it is all natural and probably healthier than popping sleeping tablets. Let's hope this helps with my bad sleeping.


Random Comment wrote: Congratulations, you've become more Taiwanese than Taiwanese. We need you here on this island :smile: :smile: :smile:


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Re: Facepalms on Facebook

Postby Icon » Thu May 17, 2018 00:01

Please no one tell him what is inside that powder...more Western medicine than he can handle. Ayioo.

The reply is..epic.
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Re: Facepalms on Facebook

Postby jimipresley » Sat May 19, 2018 09:13

I was having a look through my "memories" on Facebook, and worked out where so many of my "unfriends" come from. People get really upset when you ask them why they are wishing a celebrity (who isn't their Facebook friend and won't see their post) "happy birthday". :grin:
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Re: Facepalms on Facebook

Postby Kal El » Sat May 19, 2018 09:23

jimipresley wrote:I was having a look through my "memories" on Facebook, and worked out where so many of my "unfriends" come from. People get really upset when you ask them why they are wishing a celebrity (who isn't their Facebook friend and won't see their post) "happy birthday". :grin:

I don't get why that upsets people, but I guess the reason people post wishing celebrities "happy birthday" is likely the same reason people post celebrity deaths with "RIP" etc. It's more an announcement to their friends that someone they like or admire is having a birthday or just died and it somehow emotionally affects them. :idunno:
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Re: Facepalms on Facebook

Postby Tempo Gain » Thu Dec 06, 2018 19:37

A particularly annoying buzzword is "double down"
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Re: Facepalms on Facebook

Postby Big Vern » Thu Dec 06, 2018 22:52

Tempo Gain wrote:A particularly annoying buzzword is "double down"

I dunno. It can be quite a pleasant experience.
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Re: Facepalms on Facebook

Postby jimipresley » Thu Dec 06, 2018 23:02

Big Vern wrote:
Tempo Gain wrote:A particularly annoying buzzword is "double down"

I dunno. It can be quite a pleasant experience.

Quite frankly, I don't have the energy.
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Re: Facepalms on Facebook

Postby Big Vern » Thu Dec 06, 2018 23:34

jimipresley wrote:
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Tempo Gain wrote:A particularly annoying buzzword is "double down"

I dunno. It can be quite a pleasant experience.

Quite frankly, I don't have the energy.

Stop being so defeatist.
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Re: Facepalms on Facebook

Postby Kal El » Fri Jan 18, 2019 13:17

A 46 year old bloke I know in Tainan.

Today is my last day of employment. Can't remember wanting a work week to last longer. Leaving an excellent elementary school in which I am proud to say I was part of the start of teaching English in the Taiwan curriculum. Due to gov't regulation changes, I'm somehow no longer qualified to teach the materials I have made and taught, but am qualified to hand it all over to someone else to teach. Bummed, but blessed.


I feel for him, but all he has is a two year diploma (not in Education or any related field), no degree or CELTA/DELTA/TEFOL/TESOL etc. I remember six years ago talking to another bloke at the beach about getting a proper teaching certification/license and the pros and cons of an M.Ed or just a PGCE etc. His take at the time was, "Yeah, not interested in any of that. Being Canadian I'll always have a good job here."

:idunno: :facepalm:
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Re: Facepalms on Facebook

Postby Kal El » Tue Jan 22, 2019 13:03

One of my good old school mates made this status update.

Let's face it, we're all one lotto win away from becoming complete arseholes. In my case it'll be anything more than R 25.


To which I responded:
How many beers can you buy with 25 Rand in South Africa? In Taiwan that won't even buy you half a draft.


We go into a long exchange about differences in prices and how good meat and liquor is much cheaper in South Africa, the whys etc, as we like to have these conversations from time to time.

Out of nowhere some woman comments:
It's this kind of stupid comment that reminds me why so many South Africans hate Saffers who live abroad. The cost of living is relative to what you earn in the same currency.

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Re: Facepalms on Facebook

Postby jimipresley » Fri Feb 01, 2019 21:56

#hashtags

I fucking hate #hashtags.
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Re: Facepalms on Facebook

Postby Kal El » Sun Feb 03, 2019 15:28

jimipresley wrote:#hashtags

I fucking hate #hashtags.

Same here. Some samples from my feed.

Standing on a very average beach.
#viewsfordays #beachplease #beachlife #sandytoesandsaltyhair #andabeach #andaphilippines #philippines #islandlife #islandliving #whitebeach #andawhitebeach #yesplease


Standing on a very average hill with a shitty view.
#anda #andabohol #andaphilippines #philippines #ilovethephilippines #explorethephilippines #andaviews #blueheavenandabohol #exploreasia #travelasia #ilovethephilippines


My "favorite". Lying on a beach in Tainan, with skies that look cloudy, but it was actually one of those heavily polluted days. Not so clean sand.
#sunday #sundaze #beach #books #beer #beachplease #bookstagram #beer #beachtime #Taiwan #islandlife #Tainan #anping #myhood #expatlife #exploreasia #exploretaiwan #exploretainan #sunnies #bikini #hat #chilltime #downtime
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Re: Facepalms on Facebook

Postby Kal El » Sun Feb 03, 2019 15:35

And from a bloke who openly admits he learned his English in Taiwan and couldn't speak a word when he got here, who basically brags about how he was fired from his first job after two weeks when they finally realised he couldn't speak English.

Now, 16 years later, I present the Pride of Afrikanerdom in Taiwan:
As Western world getting back in routine for the year. We here in Asia is about to celebrate Chinese New Year


Yes, indeed. Some people should stick to making boerewors.
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